The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 127 123 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.93% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.01% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 36
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior Java Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2225 2171 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 91.64% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1655 1562
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) J2EE
3 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
7 5 (31.25%) GWT
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) EJB
8 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (25.00%) Struts
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
9 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) JSF
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (18.75%) Java EE
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 2 (12.50%) Perl
10 2 (12.50%) UML
10 2 (12.50%) JBoss

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
2 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
3 5 (31.25%) GWT
4 4 (25.00%) EJB
4 4 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) JSF
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) JPA
7 1 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) OSGi
7 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft