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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 103 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 41 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 11
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2220 2223 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 93.32% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1665 1618
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,955 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (72.22%) Spring
2 39 (72.22%) J2EE
3 25 (46.30%) Hibernate
4 24 (44.44%) MySQL
4 24 (44.44%) Web Services
5 22 (40.74%) GWT
6 19 (35.19%) Spring Security
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.63%) Maven
9 15 (27.78%) Linux
10 13 (24.07%) SOA
10 13 (24.07%) Ant
10 13 (24.07%) Finance
10 13 (24.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
10 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
11 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 11 (20.37%) Scrum
12 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
12 11 (20.37%) Degree
13 9 (16.67%) Document Management
13 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 9 (16.67%) RESTful
13 9 (16.67%) Riak
13 9 (16.67%) TDD
13 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
13 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
1 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.11%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Liferay
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) MySQL
2 13 (24.07%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.67%) Riak
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Maven
2 13 (24.07%) Ant
2 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.26%) Subversion
5 4 (7.41%) Log4j
5 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) JBehave
6 1 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) J2EE
1 39 (72.22%) Spring
2 25 (46.30%) Hibernate
3 24 (44.44%) Web Services
4 22 (40.74%) GWT
5 19 (35.19%) Spring Security
6 9 (16.67%) RESTful
7 8 (14.81%) jQuery
8 7 (12.96%) HTML
9 5 (9.26%) Ajax
9 5 (9.26%) JSON
9 5 (9.26%) XML
9 5 (9.26%) EJB
9 5 (9.26%) JSP
9 5 (9.26%) Servlets
9 5 (9.26%) Struts
9 5 (9.26%) HTML5
9 5 (9.26%) REST
10 4 (7.41%) Spring Integration
10 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) SOA
3 11 (20.37%) Scrum
4 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 9 (16.67%) TDD
4 9 (16.67%) Document Management
4 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.41%) B2B
6 4 (7.41%) B2C
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Use Case
6 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.41%) System Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.70%) V-Model
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) XPath
5 4 (7.41%) XQuery
6 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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