Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 86 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.28% 0.82% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.84% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 26
Watford median annual salary £75,000 £86,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +50.00% +25.00%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 909 950 1,029
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 97.34% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 701 863 862
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
2 11 (91.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (83.33%) Spring Boot
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 10 (83.33%) Spring MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) JAXB
4 9 (75.00%) SAX
4 9 (75.00%) OO
4 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (75.00%) JDBC
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) DOM
4 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (75.00%) Java SE
4 9 (75.00%) Java EE
4 9 (75.00%) User Stories
5 7 (58.33%) Front End Development

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 11 (91.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Spring Boot
2 10 (83.33%) Spring MVC
3 9 (75.00%) DOM
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) Java EE
3 9 (75.00%) Java SE
3 9 (75.00%) JAXB
3 9 (75.00%) JDBC
3 9 (75.00%) SAX
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) Kafka
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
3 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
4 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle