Senior Java Developer / Engineer
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Designs or improves computer software using the JAVA computer programming language. Analyzes complex problems related to JAVA software application development. May evaluate the development process, review coding and develop or review documentation.. May assist with upgrades or maintenance.
There were 1482 Senior Java Developer / Engineer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 34358 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Software Developer / Engineer industry, which includes the Senior Java Developer / Engineer career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Senior Java Developer / Engineer jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $118,717.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $118,660.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Senior Java Developer / Engineer postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $108,596.
Education and Experience
Posted Senior Java Developer / Engineer jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Senior Java Developer / Engineer jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||6%|
|3 to 5 years||43%|
|6 to 8 years||31%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Senior Java Developer / Engineer positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (32%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (28%)
- Problem Solving (21%)
- Writing (16%)
- Troubleshooting (16%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Java (98%)
- Software Engineering (41%)
- SQL (38%)
- Software Development (36%)
- Spring Boot (34%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Scrum (18%)
- Kubernetes (18%)
- Unit Testing (17%)
- DevOps (16%)
- Docker Software (15%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Big Data (5%)
- Microservice (5%)
- Selenium (5%)
- Hibernate (5%)
- Scala (4%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Senior Java Developer / Engineer skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Senior Java Developer
- Senior Java Engineer
- Lead Java Developer
- Java Lead
- Software Engineer Java
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Java Developer / Engineer
- Senior Software Developer / Engineer
- C# Developer / Engineer
- Python Developer
- Mobile Developer / Engineer
- Application Developer / Engineer
Here are the employers that have posted the most Senior Java Developer / Engineer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- JP Morgan Chase Company (1007)
- Travelers (988)
- Wells Fargo (507)
- Deloitte (359)
- Infosys (289)
- Wells Fargo (83)
- Lowe's Companies, Inc (36)
- Infosys (31)
- Cynet Systems (25)
- Bank of America (20)