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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 257 269 298
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 196 185 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.82% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 179 165 144
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £25,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +10 54 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Surrey -21 38 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Kent +30 21 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Sussex -6 21 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Oxfordshire +16 20 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Sussex +6 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -13 9 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Middlesex +13 8 £52,500 -32.25%
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Java
2 235 (70.15%) Spring
3 194 (57.91%) J2EE
4 151 (45.07%) SQL
5 145 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (39.70%) Hibernate
7 131 (39.10%) JavaScript
8 127 (37.91%) Web Services
9 105 (31.34%) Tomcat
10 96 (28.66%) TDD
11 89 (26.57%) MySQL
12 87 (25.97%) MVC
13 85 (25.37%) HTML
14 83 (24.78%) XML
15 82 (24.48%) JUnit
16 81 (24.18%) Linux
17 77 (22.99%) Maven
18 74 (22.09%) Eclipse
19 73 (21.79%) Subversion
20 67 (20.00%) Software Engineering
20 67 (20.00%) Spring MVC
20 67 (20.00%) CSS
21 65 (19.40%) Degree
21 65 (19.40%) Git (software)
22 63 (18.81%) JSP
23 59 (17.61%) Ant
24 58 (17.31%) SOAP
25 57 (17.01%) Oracle
26 56 (16.72%) OO
26 56 (16.72%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 105 (31.34%) Tomcat
2 45 (13.43%) JBoss
3 34 (10.15%) Apache
4 14 (4.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.18%) Jetty
5 13 (3.88%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.39%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.09%) Confluence
8 7 (2.09%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.49%) Node.js
10 4 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.19%) Liferay
10 4 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.60%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.60%) nginx
11 2 (0.60%) CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.97%) HTTP
2 6 (1.79%) AMQP
3 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.57%) MySQL
2 29 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.87%) Relational Database
5 21 (6.27%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.18%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.58%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.79%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.49%) Redis
10 5 (1.49%) Big Data
11 4 (1.19%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.19%) Riak
11 4 (1.19%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.90%) BaseX
12 3 (0.90%) SQLite
13 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 82 (24.48%) JUnit
2 77 (22.99%) Maven
3 74 (22.09%) Eclipse
4 73 (21.79%) Subversion
5 65 (19.40%) Git (software)
6 59 (17.61%) Ant
7 37 (11.04%) JIRA
8 28 (8.36%) Jenkins
9 21 (6.27%) Mockito
10 12 (3.58%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.28%) Gradle
12 8 (2.39%) TestNG
13 6 (1.79%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.79%) Log4j
14 5 (1.49%) jMock
15 4 (1.19%) JMeter
16 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
16 1 (0.30%) Selenium
16 1 (0.30%) JBehave
16 1 (0.30%) DbUnit
General
1 42 (12.54%) Finance
2 24 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.78%) Retail
4 12 (3.58%) Publishing
4 12 (3.58%) Banking
5 7 (2.09%) Games
5 7 (2.09%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Electronics
6 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (70.15%) Spring
2 194 (57.91%) J2EE
3 133 (39.70%) Hibernate
4 127 (37.91%) Web Services
5 85 (25.37%) HTML
6 83 (24.78%) XML
7 67 (20.00%) CSS
7 67 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 63 (18.81%) JSP
9 58 (17.31%) SOAP
10 56 (16.72%) Java EE
11 55 (16.42%) Ajax
12 44 (13.13%) Struts
12 44 (13.13%) RESTful
13 43 (12.84%) Servlets
14 42 (12.54%) jQuery
15 41 (12.24%) JSON
16 39 (11.64%) GWT
17 36 (10.75%) REST
18 35 (10.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.72%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.07%) Open Source
4 13 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.99%) Semantic Web
7 7 (2.09%) Online Games
8 6 (1.79%) Life Science
8 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.79%) User Experience
9 5 (1.49%) iPad
9 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.49%) iPhone
9 5 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.49%) DTV
10 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.90%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.60%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.18%) Linux
2 42 (12.54%) UNIX
3 17 (5.07%) Windows
4 13 (3.88%) Android
5 7 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (28.66%) TDD
3 87 (25.97%) MVC
4 67 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 56 (16.72%) OO
6 52 (15.52%) Scrum
7 41 (12.24%) SOA
8 35 (10.45%) OOD
9 31 (9.25%) Multithreading
10 30 (8.96%) Web Development
11 29 (8.66%) UML
12 27 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.76%) Mentoring
14 25 (7.46%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.57%) E-Commerce
16 18 (5.37%) BDD
17 16 (4.78%) Content Management
18 15 (4.48%) OOP
19 13 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 11 (3.28%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 335 (100.00%) Java
2 151 (45.07%) SQL
3 131 (39.10%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.87%) XQuery
4 23 (6.87%) XPath
5 21 (6.27%) Scala
5 21 (6.27%) Perl
5 21 (6.27%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.97%) Groovy
7 15 (4.48%) Ruby
8 13 (3.88%) C#
9 12 (3.58%) HQL
10 10 (2.99%) AspectJ
11 9 (2.69%) SPARQL
12 7 (2.09%) C++
13 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.49%) C
14 5 (1.49%) Python
15 4 (1.19%) PHP
15 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (19.40%) Degree
2 6 (1.79%) PhD
3 4 (1.19%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.90%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (0.60%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.60%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) Puppet
1 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (17.01%) Oracle
2 14 (4.18%) Google
2 14 (4.18%) hybris
3 12 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.28%) IBM
4 11 (3.28%) Endeca
5 5 (1.49%) Sun
5 5 (1.49%) SAP
6 4 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Zend
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
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