The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 158 174 202
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 84 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.79% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5871 4816 5591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 95.01% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 4167 4952
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Dorset +19 25 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Bristol +4 24 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Wiltshire +9 21 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Gloucestershire -14 4 £42,500 - 1
Devon -22 2 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Somerset -23 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 137 (65.24%) Spring
3 121 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (35.24%) TDD
4 74 (35.24%) SQL
5 68 (32.38%) Maven
6 66 (31.43%) Oracle
7 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 56 (26.67%) J2EE
9 51 (24.29%) JUnit
10 50 (23.81%) Hibernate
11 49 (23.33%) Scrum
11 49 (23.33%) Unit Testing
12 48 (22.86%) HTML
12 48 (22.86%) Ant
13 45 (21.43%) XML
14 44 (20.95%) Eclipse
15 39 (18.57%) Web Services
15 39 (18.57%) Subversion
16 38 (18.10%) OO
16 38 (18.10%) jQuery
17 35 (16.67%) CSS
18 34 (16.19%) Jenkins
19 29 (13.81%) Finance
20 26 (12.38%) Java EE
21 25 (11.90%) Banking
21 25 (11.90%) NetBeans
22 24 (11.43%) EJB
22 24 (11.43%) Git (software)
22 24 (11.43%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 21 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.10%) Apache ServiceMix
3 11 (5.24%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.81%) Apache
5 7 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.48%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) Internet
1 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.48%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.05%) MySQL
3 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.10%) Big Data
4 14 (6.67%) HBase
5 13 (6.19%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.38%) DB2
9 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (32.38%) Maven
2 51 (24.29%) JUnit
3 48 (22.86%) Ant
4 44 (20.95%) Eclipse
5 39 (18.57%) Subversion
6 34 (16.19%) Jenkins
7 25 (11.90%) NetBeans
8 24 (11.43%) Git (software)
8 24 (11.43%) Selenium
9 15 (7.14%) JMeter
9 15 (7.14%) Hudson
10 4 (1.90%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.95%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.95%) jMock
11 2 (0.95%) JIRA
11 2 (0.95%) Mockito
11 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (13.81%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Banking
3 23 (10.95%) Marketing
4 13 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.76%) Electronics
6 6 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.86%) Retail
7 5 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (65.24%) Spring
2 56 (26.67%) J2EE
3 50 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 48 (22.86%) HTML
5 45 (21.43%) XML
6 39 (18.57%) Web Services
7 38 (18.10%) jQuery
8 35 (16.67%) CSS
9 26 (12.38%) Java EE
10 24 (11.43%) EJB
11 23 (10.95%) HTML5
12 21 (10.00%) JPA
13 19 (9.05%) OSGi
14 16 (7.62%) SOAP
14 16 (7.62%) JSF
15 15 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
16 14 (6.67%) Spring MVC
17 13 (6.19%) Ajax
18 12 (5.71%) J2SE
18 12 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.81%) GIS
5 5 (2.38%) Open Source
5 5 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.38%) Derivative
5 5 (2.38%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.95%) DTV
7 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.57%) Linux
2 11 (5.24%) UNIX
3 9 (4.29%) Android
3 9 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) CentOS
5 1 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.24%) TDD
3 49 (23.33%) Scrum
3 49 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 38 (18.10%) OO
5 23 (10.95%) UML
6 22 (10.48%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 20 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 14 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.67%) MVC
9 13 (6.19%) Analytics
10 12 (5.71%) Pair Programming
11 10 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (4.76%) BDD
12 8 (3.81%) OOD
12 8 (3.81%) Machine Learning
12 8 (3.81%) Android Development
12 8 (3.81%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (35.24%) SQL
3 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.62%) PHP
5 13 (6.19%) C++
6 6 (2.86%) Python
6 6 (2.86%) Ruby
7 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) PHP5
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (6.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) HND
2 6 (2.86%) PhD
3 3 (1.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (6.67%) Puppet
1 14 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (31.43%) Oracle
2 11 (5.24%) JBoss
3 9 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.48%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.48%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) Sybase
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