The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 314 294 319
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 978 1015 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.94% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.99% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 862 914 855
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK.

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England -27 890 £52,500 -4.54% 125
London -58 448 £62,500 +4.16% 53
South East -5 162 £48,500 -3.00% 17
City of London -33 133 £62,500 +4.16% 17
East of England +25 67 £50,000 - 7
South West -8 64 £45,000 +2.85% 9
North West -11 64 £45,000 +2.85% 17
Scotland +9 59 £46,000 -16.36% 4
Manchester -4 52 £46,500 +9.41% 9
Hampshire +36 48 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -16 45 £45,000 +3.44% 14
West Midlands -32 36 £49,000 +3.15% 7
Berkshire -25 32 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bristol +18 31 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow -15 29 £62,500 +13.63%
Edinburgh +15 28 £37,500 -7.97% 2
West Yorkshire -18 28 £45,000 +3.44% 9
Hertfordshire 0 27 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey -49 24 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 22 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -25 21 £42,500 -2.29% 9
East Sussex 0 17 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +25 16 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Newbury +20 16 £41,250 -13.15%
Brighton +6 16 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Cambridge +6 15 £42,500 -10.52%
Dorset 0 15 £48,750 +8.33%
Southampton +17 13 £44,000 -7.36% 1
Bournemouth -5 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry -17 13 £49,000 +3.15% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2169 (100.00%) Java
2 1161 (53.53%) Spring
3 1148 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
4 806 (37.16%) SQL
5 723 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 711 (32.78%) J2EE
7 671 (30.94%) TDD
8 645 (29.74%) JavaScript
9 530 (24.44%) HTML
10 508 (23.42%) Web Services
11 483 (22.27%) XML
12 479 (22.08%) Oracle
12 479 (22.08%) Finance
13 459 (21.16%) OO
14 403 (18.58%) CSS
15 399 (18.40%) Linux
16 395 (18.21%) Software Engineering
17 382 (17.61%) Scrum
18 375 (17.29%) Maven
19 364 (16.78%) Degree
20 361 (16.64%) Tomcat
21 356 (16.41%) JUnit
21 356 (16.41%) MVC
22 349 (16.09%) Multithreading
23 298 (13.74%) E-Commerce
24 292 (13.46%) Computer Science
25 263 (12.13%) Banking
25 263 (12.13%) JSP
26 260 (11.99%) Java EE
27 254 (11.71%) MySQL

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 361 (16.64%) Tomcat
2 174 (8.02%) JBoss
3 144 (6.64%) Apache
4 96 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 91 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 86 (3.96%) Apache Solr
7 45 (2.07%) GlassFish
8 43 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 29 (1.34%) Node.js
11 26 (1.20%) Jetty
12 25 (1.15%) Mule
13 23 (1.06%) CMS
13 23 (1.06%) Alfresco
14 22 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
14 22 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
15 20 (0.92%) MQSeries
16 14 (0.65%) Confluence
16 14 (0.65%) Apache Spark
16 14 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (0.69%) Magento
2 9 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.046%) Summit
4 1 (0.046%) RMDS
4 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.63%) SaaS
2 40 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.88%) GitHub
5 17 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.092%) PaaS
7 2 (0.092%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.046%) IaaS
8 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.046%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.47%) Internet
2 92 (4.24%) HTTP
3 30 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.88%) SNMP
5 8 (0.37%) Broadband
6 5 (0.23%) Wireless
7 4 (0.18%) Intranet
8 3 (0.14%) IPv4
8 3 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.092%) Multicast
9 2 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.092%) SSL
10 1 (0.046%) VoIP
10 1 (0.046%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.046%) SAN
10 1 (0.046%) DAB
10 1 (0.046%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (11.71%) MySQL
2 238 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 226 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 190 (8.76%) SQL Server
5 170 (7.84%) Big Data
6 166 (7.65%) MongoDB
7 130 (5.99%) Hadoop
8 110 (5.07%) RDBMS
9 64 (2.95%) DB2
10 63 (2.90%) HBase
11 62 (2.86%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 42 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 27 (1.24%) Impala
16 25 (1.15%) Redis
17 17 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
19 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 375 (17.29%) Maven
2 356 (16.41%) JUnit
3 233 (10.74%) Eclipse
4 216 (9.96%) Subversion
5 204 (9.41%) Ant
6 185 (8.53%) Jenkins
7 176 (8.11%) Git (software)
8 153 (7.05%) Selenium
9 85 (3.92%) JIRA
10 84 (3.87%) Cucumber
11 54 (2.49%) Hudson
12 46 (2.12%) Mockito
13 28 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.06%) NetBeans
14 23 (1.06%) SoapUI
14 23 (1.06%) Gradle
15 22 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
15 22 (1.01%) Mercurial
16 21 (0.97%) JMeter
16 21 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 479 (22.08%) Finance
2 263 (12.13%) Banking
3 119 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 108 (4.98%) Games
5 107 (4.93%) Front Office
6 106 (4.89%) Retail
7 98 (4.52%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.40%) Marketing
9 35 (1.61%) Advertising
9 35 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.15%) Back Office
11 24 (1.11%) Publishing
12 17 (0.78%) Electronics
13 14 (0.65%) Legal
14 10 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.18%) Automotive
18 4 (0.18%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1161 (53.53%) Spring
2 723 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 711 (32.78%) J2EE
4 530 (24.44%) HTML
5 508 (23.42%) Web Services
6 483 (22.27%) XML
7 403 (18.58%) CSS
8 263 (12.13%) JSP
9 260 (11.99%) Java EE
10 246 (11.34%) SOAP
11 240 (11.07%) jQuery
12 234 (10.79%) Spring MVC
13 215 (9.91%) REST
14 200 (9.22%) Struts
15 196 (9.04%) JSON
16 195 (8.99%) Ajax
17 190 (8.76%) Servlets
18 177 (8.16%) RESTful
19 158 (7.28%) JDBC
20 154 (7.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 149 (6.87%) Open Source
3 119 (5.49%) Mathematics
4 116 (5.35%) Algorithms
5 102 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
6 85 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 63 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 54 (2.49%) Physics
10 53 (2.44%) Fixed Income
11 50 (2.31%) Client/Server
12 45 (2.07%) Visualisation
13 41 (1.89%) User Experience
14 38 (1.75%) Equities
15 34 (1.57%) Hedge funds
16 32 (1.48%) Derivative
17 29 (1.34%) Statistics
17 29 (1.34%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.29%) Grid Computing
19 25 (1.15%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 399 (18.40%) Linux
2 237 (10.93%) UNIX
3 63 (2.90%) Windows
4 46 (2.12%) Android
5 29 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.74%) AIX
7 15 (0.69%) Solaris
7 15 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.32%) Debian
9 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.046%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.046%) Fedora
12 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1148 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (30.94%) TDD
3 459 (21.16%) OO
4 395 (18.21%) Software Engineering
5 382 (17.61%) Scrum
6 356 (16.41%) MVC
7 349 (16.09%) Multithreading
8 298 (13.74%) E-Commerce
9 241 (11.11%) BDD
10 217 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 213 (9.82%) Mentoring
12 189 (8.71%) Unit Testing
13 157 (7.24%) UML
14 155 (7.15%) SOA
15 140 (6.45%) OOP
16 137 (6.32%) Low Latency
17 128 (5.90%) Web Development
18 116 (5.35%) OOD
19 112 (5.16%) Pair Programming
20 69 (3.18%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2169 (100.00%) Java
2 806 (37.16%) SQL
3 645 (29.74%) JavaScript
4 136 (6.27%) C++
5 100 (4.61%) Python
6 99 (4.56%) PL/SQL
7 97 (4.47%) C#
8 90 (4.15%) Scala
9 73 (3.37%) Groovy
10 64 (2.95%) Perl
11 60 (2.77%) C
12 55 (2.54%) Ruby
13 53 (2.44%) PHP
14 36 (1.66%) XPath
15 32 (1.48%) R
16 29 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.24%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.65%) XQuery
19 11 (0.51%) Korn
20 8 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 364 (16.78%) Degree
2 40 (1.84%) PhD
3 11 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.32%) HND
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.18%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.092%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.092%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.046%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.046%) MBCS
9 1 (0.046%) CFA
9 1 (0.046%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.046%) CITP
9 1 (0.046%) HNC
9 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.046%) EMIR
4 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (1.29%) HDFS
2 7 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.046%) Docker
4 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (1.61%) Puppet
2 34 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.88%) StatsD
3 19 (0.88%) logstash
3 19 (0.88%) Kibana
4 13 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.092%) YUM
8 1 (0.046%) MOM
8 1 (0.046%) Netcool
8 1 (0.046%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.046%) Oozie
Vendors
1 479 (22.08%) Oracle
2 78 (3.60%) Google
3 55 (2.54%) Sybase
4 44 (2.03%) hybris
5 43 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 36 (1.66%) ATG
7 32 (1.48%) Demandware
8 29 (1.34%) Microsoft
9 26 (1.20%) IBM
10 23 (1.06%) New Relic
11 18 (0.83%) Adobe
12 17 (0.78%) Endeca
13 16 (0.74%) Intershop
14 14 (0.65%) Canoo
14 14 (0.65%) Sun
15 13 (0.60%) 29West
15 13 (0.60%) Terracotta
16 12 (0.55%) SAP
17 11 (0.51%) Perforce
18 10 (0.46%) Red Hat
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Benefits & Car Allowan
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonuse + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago