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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 303 278 324
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1049 1215 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.09% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1097 811
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,650 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 7 July 2015 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 7 July 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
England -23 979 £55,000 - 137
London +13 547 £65,000 +4.00% 63
City of London +41 159 £65,000 +4.00% 21
South East -2 158 £52,500 -4.54% 19
East of England +5 63 £50,000 +5.26% 18
South West -74 55 £47,500 +5.55% 12
North West +30 52 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Scotland -25 50 £45,000 -18.18% 6
West Midlands -6 43 £50,000 +2.04% 2
Berkshire +8 41 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire -4 36 £41,250 -2.94% 7
Manchester +14 31 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Cambridgeshire +27 30 £47,500 - 7
Bristol -31 27 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Surrey -29 26 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Edinburgh -4 24 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire +16 23 £62,500 +28.86% 3
Hampshire +8 22 £45,000 -12.19% 7
Kent +19 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Birmingham -8 21 £50,000 - 1
Reading +18 20 £60,000 -11.76% 3
Essex +18 20 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cambridge +27 19 £44,000 -23.47% 6
Somerset +28 18 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East 0 18 £37,500 -20.21% 1
Glasgow -23 18 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -7 17 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South Yorkshire +8 15 £40,000 +3.22%
Sheffield +3 15 £40,000 +3.22%
Oxford +2 15 £55,000 +13.40% 3

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2167 (100.00%) Java
2 1336 (61.65%) Spring
3 1290 (59.53%) Agile Software Development
4 793 (36.59%) TDD
5 773 (35.67%) J2EE
6 762 (35.16%) Hibernate
7 703 (32.44%) JavaScript
8 702 (32.40%) SQL
9 586 (27.04%) HTML
10 581 (26.81%) Web Services
11 554 (25.57%) XML
12 520 (24.00%) Oracle
13 499 (23.03%) Scrum
14 480 (22.15%) CSS
15 462 (21.32%) Finance
16 445 (20.54%) Maven
17 429 (19.80%) OO
18 416 (19.20%) Tomcat
19 407 (18.78%) MVC
20 376 (17.35%) Linux
21 351 (16.20%) Software Engineering
22 349 (16.11%) E-Commerce
23 347 (16.01%) MySQL
24 343 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
25 341 (15.74%) jQuery
26 335 (15.46%) JUnit
27 331 (15.27%) REST
28 314 (14.49%) Degree
29 292 (13.47%) Multithreading
30 291 (13.43%) SOAP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 416 (19.20%) Tomcat
2 217 (10.01%) JBoss
3 201 (9.28%) Apache
4 158 (7.29%) Apache Solr
5 127 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
6 99 (4.57%) WebSphere
7 95 (4.38%) WebLogic
8 76 (3.51%) CMS
9 75 (3.46%) Node.js
10 57 (2.63%) GlassFish
11 52 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 48 (2.22%) Jetty
13 42 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 33 (1.52%) Apache Spark
15 24 (1.11%) Mule
16 23 (1.06%) MQSeries
17 16 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (0.69%) OpenStack
19 14 (0.65%) Alfresco
20 13 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.046%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 22 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.18%) RMDS
3 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.092%) Staffware
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 171 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.37%) SaaS
3 22 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.55%) PaaS
7 10 (0.46%) OpenShift
7 10 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.18%) GitHub
9 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.046%) Force.com
10 1 (0.046%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.046%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.69%) HTTP
2 29 (1.34%) Internet
3 23 (1.06%) AMQP
4 20 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.37%) Broadband
6 7 (0.32%) Network Security
6 7 (0.32%) LDAP
7 6 (0.28%) SNMP
8 5 (0.23%) DNS
9 4 (0.18%) Firewall
9 4 (0.18%) SSL
9 4 (0.18%) IPv4
9 4 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.14%) SAN
11 2 (0.092%) SMTP
11 2 (0.092%) FTP
11 2 (0.092%) Wireless
12 1 (0.046%) NFC
12 1 (0.046%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.046%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (16.01%) MySQL
2 272 (12.55%) NoSQL
3 228 (10.52%) Big Data
4 219 (10.11%) Relational Database
5 160 (7.38%) SQL Server
6 158 (7.29%) MongoDB
7 133 (6.14%) Hadoop
8 104 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 104 (4.80%) RDBMS
9 103 (4.75%) Oracle Database
10 76 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.66%) Redis
12 26 (1.20%) Riak
13 25 (1.15%) MarkLogic
14 23 (1.06%) DB2
15 21 (0.97%) HBase
16 18 (0.83%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.78%) OLAP
18 14 (0.65%) CouchDB
19 9 (0.42%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 445 (20.54%) Maven
2 335 (15.46%) JUnit
3 290 (13.38%) Git (software)
4 263 (12.14%) Eclipse
5 239 (11.03%) Subversion
6 219 (10.11%) Jenkins
7 210 (9.69%) Ant
8 105 (4.85%) Mockito
9 95 (4.38%) JIRA
10 84 (3.88%) Selenium
11 55 (2.54%) jMock
11 55 (2.54%) Cucumber
12 36 (1.66%) Gradle
12 36 (1.66%) IntelliJ
13 33 (1.52%) Hudson
14 31 (1.43%) JMeter
15 25 (1.15%) Spock
16 21 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.83%) FishEye
18 16 (0.74%) EasyMock
General
1 462 (21.32%) Finance
2 172 (7.94%) Banking
3 138 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 126 (5.81%) Retail
5 80 (3.69%) Games
6 64 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.45%) Marketing
8 49 (2.26%) Front Office
9 44 (2.03%) Online Betting
10 35 (1.62%) Back Office
11 32 (1.48%) Law
11 32 (1.48%) Publishing
12 29 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.29%) Legal
14 23 (1.06%) Electronics
15 19 (0.88%) Automotive
16 18 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.78%) Advertising
18 9 (0.42%) Billing
19 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1336 (61.65%) Spring
2 773 (35.67%) J2EE
3 762 (35.16%) Hibernate
4 586 (27.04%) HTML
5 581 (26.81%) Web Services
6 554 (25.57%) XML
7 480 (22.15%) CSS
8 341 (15.74%) jQuery
9 331 (15.27%) REST
10 291 (13.43%) SOAP
11 279 (12.87%) Java EE
12 273 (12.60%) Spring MVC
13 269 (12.41%) RESTful
14 263 (12.14%) JSP
15 245 (11.31%) Struts
16 198 (9.14%) JSON
17 192 (8.86%) JPA
18 186 (8.58%) Servlets
19 172 (7.94%) JMS
20 161 (7.43%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 128 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 71 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 59 (2.72%) Equities
6 54 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 48 (2.22%) Grid Computing
7 48 (2.22%) User Experience
8 43 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.29%) Online Games
12 25 (1.15%) Derivative
13 22 (1.02%) DTV
13 22 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 20 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (0.88%) Fixed Income
16 18 (0.83%) Semantic Web
17 14 (0.65%) Data Integration
17 14 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 376 (17.35%) Linux
2 249 (11.49%) UNIX
3 112 (5.17%) Windows
4 74 (3.41%) Android
5 54 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.46%) CentOS
6 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.32%) Solaris
8 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.28%) Debian
9 5 (0.23%) AIX
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.18%) Fedora
10 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.14%) HPUX
11 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.14%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.046%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1290 (59.53%) Agile Software Development
2 793 (36.59%) TDD
3 499 (23.03%) Scrum
4 429 (19.80%) OO
5 407 (18.78%) MVC
6 351 (16.20%) Software Engineering
7 349 (16.11%) E-Commerce
8 343 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
9 292 (13.47%) Multithreading
10 235 (10.84%) BDD
11 233 (10.75%) SDLC
12 212 (9.78%) Unit Testing
13 203 (9.37%) Mentoring
14 181 (8.35%) Open Source
15 151 (6.97%) SOA
16 139 (6.41%) UML
17 132 (6.09%) OOD
18 114 (5.26%) Kanban
19 99 (4.57%) Web Development
20 88 (4.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2167 (100.00%) Java
2 703 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 702 (32.40%) SQL
4 234 (10.80%) Scala
5 153 (7.06%) Python
6 137 (6.32%) Groovy
7 117 (5.40%) PL/SQL
8 105 (4.85%) Ruby
9 103 (4.75%) C#
10 93 (4.29%) C++
11 70 (3.23%) PHP
12 58 (2.68%) AspectJ
13 55 (2.54%) XPath
14 53 (2.45%) C
15 47 (2.17%) XQuery
16 44 (2.03%) Perl
17 33 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.25%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.20%) Clojure
20 18 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 314 (14.49%) Degree
2 33 (1.52%) Sun Certification
3 23 (1.06%) PhD
3 23 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.32%) OCP
7 6 (0.28%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.23%) OCMJD
9 4 (0.18%) MCPD
9 4 (0.18%) OCPJWCD
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.18%) MCP
10 2 (0.092%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.046%) OCAJ
11 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.046%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.78%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.046%) SLA
3 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (1.15%) Docker
2 17 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.28%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.092%) vSphere
5 2 (0.092%) HDFS
6 1 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (3.00%) Puppet
2 49 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.06%) logstash
4 21 (0.97%) StatsD
4 21 (0.97%) Kibana
5 10 (0.46%) Mesos
6 8 (0.37%) Nagios
7 6 (0.28%) Salt
8 5 (0.23%) Ansible
9 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.092%) Graphite
12 1 (0.046%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 520 (24.00%) Oracle
2 108 (4.98%) hybris
3 54 (2.49%) TIBCO
4 52 (2.40%) Endeca
5 51 (2.35%) IBM
6 43 (1.98%) Microsoft
7 41 (1.89%) ATG
8 38 (1.75%) Demandware
9 34 (1.57%) Intershop
10 32 (1.48%) Sybase
11 28 (1.29%) Google
12 25 (1.15%) New Relic
13 24 (1.11%) SAP
14 17 (0.78%) Adobe
14 17 (0.78%) VMware
15 16 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.74%) Sun
16 14 (0.65%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.60%) FatWire
18 8 (0.37%) HP
York, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare Etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum based on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Stock Options and Benefi
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits (possibly including equity)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago