The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Java Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 49 72
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.74% 1.65% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 526 475 532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.94% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 433 410 390
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,576 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Watford

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Watford.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Watford

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Spring
3 18 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (75.00%) J2EE
4 16 (66.67%) Finance
5 15 (62.50%) Oracle
6 13 (54.17%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) XML
7 12 (50.00%) Java EE
8 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
9 10 (41.67%) Web Services
10 9 (37.50%) SOA
11 8 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
12 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
12 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 5 (20.83%) Scrum
14 5 (20.83%) SDLC
15 4 (16.67%) Coaching
15 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
15 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (16.67%) UML
15 4 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (16.67%) OO
15 4 (16.67%) hybris
15 4 (16.67%) System Testing
15 4 (16.67%) Retail
16 3 (12.50%) Subversion

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 18 (75.00%) J2EE
1 18 (75.00%) Spring
2 12 (50.00%) Java EE
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) Struts
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) GWT
6 1 (4.17%) JSF
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) hybris