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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 311 245 241
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 135 214 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.04% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 122 190 219
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Hampshire -5 35 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey -41 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Berkshire -52 27 £52,500 -4.54% 5
East Sussex - 15 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 9 £57,500 -17.85%
Kent +5 9 £47,500 +14.45% 2
West Sussex -21 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Middlesex +6 3 £65,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £52,500 -
Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 316 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (53.48%) Spring
4 164 (51.90%) J2EE
5 153 (48.42%) SQL
6 131 (41.46%) JavaScript
7 113 (35.76%) Hibernate
8 93 (29.43%) Software Engineering
9 88 (27.85%) Web Services
10 87 (27.53%) TDD
11 81 (25.63%) Degree
12 80 (25.32%) HTML
13 76 (24.05%) XML
14 75 (23.73%) Oracle
15 74 (23.42%) MVC
15 74 (23.42%) Computer Science
16 71 (22.47%) Tomcat
17 68 (21.52%) CSS
18 63 (19.94%) MySQL
19 60 (18.99%) Spring MVC
20 56 (17.72%) JUnit
21 53 (16.77%) SOAP
22 52 (16.46%) Subversion
23 50 (15.82%) Linux
24 48 (15.19%) RESTful
25 47 (14.87%) Eclipse
26 46 (14.56%) Java EE
27 45 (14.24%) MongoDB
28 44 (13.92%) Struts
29 41 (12.97%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 71 (22.47%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.96%) JBoss
3 21 (6.65%) Apache
4 10 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.58%) Confluence
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.95%) Node.js
11 2 (0.63%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.63%) nginx
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.75%) SaaS
2 10 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.96%) HTTP
2 8 (2.53%) Internet
3 5 (1.58%) Wireless
4 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.94%) MySQL
2 45 (14.24%) MongoDB
3 30 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.75%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.11%) Big Data
9 10 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.53%) HBase
10 8 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.22%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.95%) Redis
14 2 (0.63%) Apache Accumulo
15 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (17.72%) JUnit
2 52 (16.46%) Subversion
3 47 (14.87%) Eclipse
4 41 (12.97%) Maven
5 38 (12.03%) Git (software)
6 35 (11.08%) JIRA
6 35 (11.08%) Ant
7 16 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.48%) Hudson
8 11 (3.48%) Gradle
9 7 (2.22%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.22%) Selenium
9 7 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.90%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.58%) TestNG
12 4 (1.27%) Mockito
13 3 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.63%) jMock
General
1 40 (12.66%) Finance
2 23 (7.28%) Banking
3 17 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.80%) Retail
5 9 (2.85%) Publishing
6 6 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (53.48%) Spring
2 164 (51.90%) J2EE
3 113 (35.76%) Hibernate
4 88 (27.85%) Web Services
5 80 (25.32%) HTML
6 76 (24.05%) XML
7 68 (21.52%) CSS
8 60 (18.99%) Spring MVC
9 53 (16.77%) SOAP
10 48 (15.19%) RESTful
11 46 (14.56%) Java EE
12 44 (13.92%) Struts
13 38 (12.03%) JDBC
13 38 (12.03%) Ajax
14 36 (11.39%) JSP
15 33 (10.44%) jQuery
16 28 (8.86%) GWT
17 23 (7.28%) EJB
18 20 (6.33%) JPA
18 20 (6.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 74 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.75%) Open Source
3 12 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.90%) DTV
5 6 (1.90%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.90%) Life Science
5 6 (1.90%) iPad
6 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.95%) iPhone
7 3 (0.95%) Semantic Web
7 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) Statistics
8 2 (0.63%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.63%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.82%) Linux
2 33 (10.44%) UNIX
3 8 (2.53%) Windows
4 5 (1.58%) Android
5 3 (0.95%) Solaris
5 3 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.43%) Software Engineering
3 87 (27.53%) TDD
4 74 (23.42%) MVC
5 39 (12.34%) Web Development
6 35 (11.08%) Scrum
7 34 (10.76%) OO
8 31 (9.81%) Mentoring
9 29 (9.18%) BDD
10 27 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.33%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.06%) Automated Testing
13 16 (5.06%) SOA
14 14 (4.43%) Service Management
15 13 (4.11%) OOD
16 12 (3.80%) Integration Testing
16 12 (3.80%) Multithreading
17 10 (3.16%) Change Control
17 10 (3.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 316 (100.00%) Java
2 153 (48.42%) SQL
3 131 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.49%) PL/SQL
5 21 (6.65%) Groovy
6 19 (6.01%) Scala
7 16 (5.06%) Perl
8 14 (4.43%) C
8 14 (4.43%) C++
8 14 (4.43%) XQuery
8 14 (4.43%) XPath
9 13 (4.11%) Ruby
10 8 (2.53%) PHP
11 7 (2.22%) C#
12 6 (1.90%) VB
13 5 (1.58%) Python
14 4 (1.27%) VB6
14 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (25.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.22%) PhD
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.63%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.32%) HNC
4 1 (0.32%) HND
4 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) HDFS
2 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (23.73%) Oracle
2 11 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.48%) Google
3 6 (1.90%) hybris
4 5 (1.58%) Remedy
5 3 (0.95%) ATG
5 3 (0.95%) Demandware
6 2 (0.63%) Zend
6 2 (0.63%) Sun
6 2 (0.63%) SAP
6 2 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.32%) Endeca
7 1 (0.32%) GigaSpaces
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago