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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 183 149 202
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 57 69 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 16
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
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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
Bristol -4 22 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Gloucestershire - 11 £42,000 -
Dorset -22 9 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Devon +2 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Wiltshire -13 3 £57,500 +53.33%
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (65.42%) Spring
3 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
5 44 (41.12%) HTML
6 43 (40.19%) XML
7 42 (39.25%) CSS
7 42 (39.25%) Web Services
7 42 (39.25%) J2EE
8 38 (35.51%) Hibernate
9 34 (31.78%) JUnit
9 34 (31.78%) Tomcat
10 33 (30.84%) SQL
11 31 (28.97%) MySQL
11 31 (28.97%) TDD
11 31 (28.97%) Subversion
12 28 (26.17%) jQuery
13 27 (25.23%) SOAP
14 20 (18.69%) XHTML
15 19 (17.76%) HTTP
16 18 (16.82%) Linux
16 18 (16.82%) BDD
16 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
17 17 (15.89%) Content Management
18 16 (14.95%) Ajax
18 16 (14.95%) Eclipse
19 15 (14.02%) ColdFusion
19 15 (14.02%) Spring MVC
19 15 (14.02%) HTML5
20 14 (13.08%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 34 (31.78%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.02%) ColdFusion
3 9 (8.41%) JBoss
4 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.80%) Mule
6 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) SaaS
3 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.97%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.67%) Big Data
5 4 (3.74%) HBase
5 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (31.78%) JUnit
2 31 (28.97%) Subversion
3 16 (14.95%) Eclipse
4 12 (11.21%) Maven
4 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.35%) Hudson
6 9 (8.41%) Ant
7 8 (7.48%) Selenium
8 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
8 7 (6.54%) JIRA
9 4 (3.74%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.80%) NUnit
10 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.87%) RSpec
11 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.87%) TestNG
11 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Advertising
3 8 (7.48%) Marketing
4 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.67%) Electronics
4 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (65.42%) Spring
2 44 (41.12%) HTML
3 43 (40.19%) XML
4 42 (39.25%) Web Services
4 42 (39.25%) J2EE
4 42 (39.25%) CSS
5 38 (35.51%) Hibernate
6 28 (26.17%) jQuery
7 27 (25.23%) SOAP
8 20 (18.69%) XHTML
9 16 (14.95%) Ajax
10 15 (14.02%) HTML5
10 15 (14.02%) Spring MVC
11 13 (12.15%) .NET
12 10 (9.35%) Ext JS
13 9 (8.41%) JPA
13 9 (8.41%) Semantic HTML
14 8 (7.48%) JSF
15 7 (6.54%) REST
15 7 (6.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) DTV
2 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Open Source
3 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) UNIX
3 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Solaris
4 2 (1.87%) Fedora
4 2 (1.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.97%) TDD
3 18 (16.82%) BDD
3 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
4 17 (15.89%) Content Management
5 14 (13.08%) MVC
6 12 (11.21%) Scrum
7 10 (9.35%) Kanban
8 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.61%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.67%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.67%) OO
11 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.74%) SOA
12 4 (3.74%) UML
13 3 (2.80%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.80%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 13 (12.15%) C#
5 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.74%) Ruby
6 3 (2.80%) Clojure
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) PHP5
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
1 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.87%) logstash
2 2 (1.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle
2 5 (4.67%) SAP
3 3 (2.80%) Google
4 2 (1.87%) Terracotta
4 2 (1.87%) IBM
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
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