The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 263 270 309
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 204 190 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 184 173 146
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Senior Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +38 57 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Surrey -17 35 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Kent +37 26 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Sussex -2 24 £43,500 -8.42% 1
West Sussex +17 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +11 20 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Hampshire -4 10 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Middlesex +9 6 £52,500 -32.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £42,500 -20.93%
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 350 (100.00%) Java
2 250 (71.43%) Spring
3 201 (57.43%) J2EE
4 149 (42.57%) SQL
5 147 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (40.86%) Hibernate
7 135 (38.57%) JavaScript
8 131 (37.43%) Web Services
9 114 (32.57%) Tomcat
10 97 (27.71%) TDD
11 95 (27.14%) HTML
12 91 (26.00%) MySQL
13 90 (25.71%) Linux
14 88 (25.14%) MVC
14 88 (25.14%) Maven
15 86 (24.57%) XML
16 83 (23.71%) JUnit
17 81 (23.14%) Eclipse
18 78 (22.29%) Subversion
19 72 (20.57%) JSP
20 71 (20.29%) CSS
21 69 (19.71%) Spring MVC
22 68 (19.43%) Git (software)
22 68 (19.43%) Ant
23 65 (18.57%) OO
24 63 (18.00%) Scrum
24 63 (18.00%) Degree
25 59 (16.86%) Oracle
26 58 (16.57%) Software Engineering
27 57 (16.29%) SOAP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 114 (32.57%) Tomcat
2 46 (13.14%) JBoss
3 36 (10.29%) Apache
4 16 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.57%) Jetty
5 15 (4.29%) Apache Solr
6 14 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.29%) Apache Pig
7 8 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.71%) Confluence
9 4 (1.14%) Node.js
9 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (1.14%) Liferay
9 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.57%) nginx
11 2 (0.57%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.00%) SaaS
2 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.71%) HTTP
2 6 (1.71%) AMQP
3 2 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.00%) MySQL
2 31 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 29 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.43%) Relational Database
5 23 (6.57%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.00%) Riak
9 6 (1.71%) Big Data
9 6 (1.71%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.43%) Redis
11 4 (1.14%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.86%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.86%) BaseX
12 3 (0.86%) SQLite
13 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (25.14%) Maven
2 83 (23.71%) JUnit
3 81 (23.14%) Eclipse
4 78 (22.29%) Subversion
5 68 (19.43%) Ant
5 68 (19.43%) Git (software)
6 36 (10.29%) JIRA
7 32 (9.14%) Jenkins
8 25 (7.14%) Mockito
9 14 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.29%) jMock
10 8 (2.29%) TestNG
10 8 (2.29%) Gradle
11 6 (1.71%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.71%) JMeter
11 6 (1.71%) Log4j
12 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.29%) Selenium
12 1 (0.29%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 47 (13.43%) Finance
2 24 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.86%) Retail
4 11 (3.14%) Publishing
4 11 (3.14%) Banking
5 7 (2.00%) Games
5 7 (2.00%) Marketing
6 5 (1.43%) Electronics
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (71.43%) Spring
2 201 (57.43%) J2EE
3 143 (40.86%) Hibernate
4 131 (37.43%) Web Services
5 95 (27.14%) HTML
6 86 (24.57%) XML
7 72 (20.57%) JSP
8 71 (20.29%) CSS
9 69 (19.71%) Spring MVC
10 57 (16.29%) SOAP
11 56 (16.00%) Java EE
12 53 (15.14%) Ajax
13 52 (14.86%) Servlets
14 48 (13.71%) JSON
15 46 (13.14%) jQuery
16 45 (12.86%) Struts
17 42 (12.00%) GWT
18 40 (11.43%) RESTful
19 39 (11.14%) REST
20 34 (9.71%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.86%) Open Source
4 15 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.86%) Semantic Web
6 9 (2.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.00%) Online Games
8 6 (1.71%) Life Science
8 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.71%) User Experience
9 5 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.43%) iPad
9 5 (1.43%) iPhone
9 5 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.43%) DTV
10 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.86%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.57%) GIS
12 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.71%) Linux
2 41 (11.71%) UNIX
3 17 (4.86%) Windows
4 14 (4.00%) Android
5 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (27.71%) TDD
3 88 (25.14%) MVC
4 65 (18.57%) OO
5 63 (18.00%) Scrum
6 58 (16.57%) Software Engineering
7 46 (13.14%) OOD
8 43 (12.29%) SOA
9 37 (10.57%) UML
10 33 (9.43%) Multithreading
11 28 (8.00%) Web Development
11 28 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 27 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.43%) Mentoring
14 20 (5.71%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.43%) OOP
16 17 (4.86%) BDD
16 17 (4.86%) Content Management
17 16 (4.57%) AOP
18 15 (4.29%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 350 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (42.57%) SQL
3 135 (38.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.29%) XQuery
4 22 (6.29%) XPath
5 20 (5.71%) Scala
5 20 (5.71%) Perl
5 20 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.57%) Groovy
7 15 (4.29%) AspectJ
7 15 (4.29%) C#
8 14 (4.00%) Ruby
8 14 (4.00%) HQL
9 10 (2.86%) SPARQL
10 6 (1.71%) Python
10 6 (1.71%) C++
10 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.43%) C
12 4 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (18.00%) Degree
2 6 (1.71%) PhD
3 4 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.57%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (0.57%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.57%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Puppet
1 5 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (16.86%) Oracle
2 16 (4.57%) hybris
3 15 (4.29%) Google
3 15 (4.29%) IBM
4 13 (3.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.71%) Endeca
5 5 (1.43%) SAP
6 4 (1.14%) VMware
6 4 (1.14%) Sun
7 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
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