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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 314 304 302
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1010 919 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.93% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 899 823 891
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 18 September 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 18 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
(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 -16 912 £55,000 - 108
London -33 470 £62,500 +4.16% 52
South East +9 181 £50,000 - 13
City of London -14 134 £65,000 +8.33% 26
South West +39 89 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Scotland +3 62 £55,000 - 6
Surrey -22 53 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West -25 50 £45,000 +4.65% 12
East of England +12 43 £50,000 -23.07% 7
Yorkshire -30 42 £45,000 +3.44% 12
Manchester +1 40 £45,000 +16.88% 10
Berkshire -25 38 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Hampshire +10 36 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -29 33 £49,000 +8.88% 4
Glasgow -15 32 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Edinburgh +8 28 £41,250 -1.78% 3
Dorset +15 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol +6 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bournemouth +8 24 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Wiltshire +8 22 £45,000 -8.16% 1
West Yorkshire -37 22 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Newbury +21 20 £55,000 +18.91% 2
Leeds -27 20 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Hertfordshire -4 18 £50,000 -28.57% 2
North Yorkshire -16 18 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry +2 17 £49,000 +2.08% 1
Swindon - 15 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 14 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Wales +7 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South Wales +7 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2269 (100.00%) Java
2 1228 (54.12%) Spring
3 1182 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
4 835 (36.80%) SQL
5 798 (35.17%) Hibernate
6 756 (33.32%) J2EE
7 682 (30.06%) TDD
8 670 (29.53%) JavaScript
9 587 (25.87%) HTML
10 547 (24.11%) Web Services
11 525 (23.14%) XML
12 513 (22.61%) Finance
13 502 (22.12%) Oracle
14 494 (21.77%) OO
15 434 (19.13%) CSS
16 404 (17.81%) Scrum
17 400 (17.63%) Maven
18 398 (17.54%) Software Engineering
19 391 (17.23%) Linux
20 385 (16.97%) Tomcat
21 383 (16.88%) MVC
22 364 (16.04%) Degree
23 361 (15.91%) Multithreading
24 350 (15.43%) JUnit
25 304 (13.40%) E-Commerce
26 303 (13.35%) Computer Science
27 292 (12.87%) JSP
28 285 (12.56%) Java EE
29 267 (11.77%) Banking
30 263 (11.59%) SOAP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 385 (16.97%) Tomcat
2 146 (6.43%) Apache
3 106 (4.67%) WebLogic
4 104 (4.58%) WebSphere
5 83 (3.66%) Apache Solr
6 43 (1.90%) GlassFish
7 42 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (1.54%) Jetty
9 31 (1.37%) Alfresco
10 27 (1.19%) CMS
10 27 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
11 25 (1.10%) Node.js
12 22 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (0.97%) MQSeries
13 21 (0.93%) Mule
14 18 (0.79%) Confluence
15 16 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
16 13 (0.57%) IIS
17 8 (0.35%) Magnolia
Applications
1 26 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (0.88%) Magento
2 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.044%) Global One
5 1 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.044%) RMDS
5 1 (0.044%) Summit
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.29%) SaaS
2 39 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (0.93%) GitHub
4 18 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.18%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.088%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.044%) PaaS
7 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.63%) HTTP
2 97 (4.28%) Internet
3 38 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.97%) SNMP
5 8 (0.35%) Broadband
6 5 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.22%) Wireless
6 5 (0.22%) Intranet
7 3 (0.13%) LDAP
7 3 (0.13%) AMQP
8 2 (0.088%) SAN
8 2 (0.088%) SSL
9 1 (0.044%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.044%) VoIP
9 1 (0.044%) DNS
9 1 (0.044%) Firewall
9 1 (0.044%) SS7
9 1 (0.044%) SMPP
9 1 (0.044%) DAB
9 1 (0.044%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (11.24%) Relational Database
2 244 (10.75%) MySQL
3 236 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 211 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 168 (7.40%) Big Data
6 157 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 135 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 126 (5.55%) RDBMS
9 71 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 70 (3.09%) DB2
11 63 (2.78%) HBase
12 46 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 44 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (1.28%) Impala
16 21 (0.93%) Redis
17 15 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 400 (17.63%) Maven
2 350 (15.43%) JUnit
3 251 (11.06%) Eclipse
4 235 (10.36%) Ant
5 226 (9.96%) Subversion
6 206 (9.08%) Jenkins
7 175 (7.71%) Git (software)
8 155 (6.83%) Selenium
9 78 (3.44%) JIRA
10 75 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 68 (3.00%) Hudson
12 46 (2.03%) Mockito
13 32 (1.41%) Bitbucket
14 31 (1.37%) NetBeans
15 25 (1.10%) JMeter
15 25 (1.10%) SoapUI
16 23 (1.01%) Mercurial
17 22 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
18 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
19 19 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 513 (22.61%) Finance
2 267 (11.77%) Banking
3 116 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 115 (5.07%) Games
5 109 (4.80%) Retail
6 103 (4.54%) Front Office
7 100 (4.41%) Telecoms
8 66 (2.91%) Marketing
9 42 (1.85%) Advertising
10 39 (1.72%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.15%) Publishing
12 24 (1.06%) Back Office
13 20 (0.88%) Electronics
14 13 (0.57%) Legal
15 12 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
19 4 (0.18%) Automotive
20 3 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1228 (54.12%) Spring
2 798 (35.17%) Hibernate
3 756 (33.32%) J2EE
4 587 (25.87%) HTML
5 547 (24.11%) Web Services
6 525 (23.14%) XML
7 434 (19.13%) CSS
8 292 (12.87%) JSP
9 285 (12.56%) Java EE
10 263 (11.59%) SOAP
11 250 (11.02%) REST
12 247 (10.89%) jQuery
13 236 (10.40%) Spring MVC
14 228 (10.05%) Servlets
15 206 (9.08%) Struts
15 206 (9.08%) JSON
16 197 (8.68%) Ajax
17 178 (7.84%) JMS
18 167 (7.36%) JPA
19 160 (7.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 303 (13.35%) Computer Science
2 180 (7.93%) Open Source
3 143 (6.30%) Mathematics
4 113 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 66 (2.91%) Physics
9 54 (2.38%) Fixed Income
10 49 (2.16%) Client/Server
11 44 (1.94%) Visualisation
12 41 (1.81%) Hedge funds
13 38 (1.67%) User Experience
14 37 (1.63%) Derivative
14 37 (1.63%) Equities
15 31 (1.37%) Statistics
16 29 (1.28%) Grid Computing
17 27 (1.19%) Clustering
17 27 (1.19%) Market Risk
18 21 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 391 (17.23%) Linux
2 237 (10.45%) UNIX
3 69 (3.04%) Windows
4 54 (2.38%) Android
5 32 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.75%) Solaris
7 15 (0.66%) AIX
8 12 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.26%) Debian
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.088%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.044%) HPUX
13 1 (0.044%) Fedora
13 1 (0.044%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1182 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (30.06%) TDD
3 494 (21.77%) OO
4 404 (17.81%) Scrum
5 398 (17.54%) Software Engineering
6 383 (16.88%) MVC
7 361 (15.91%) Multithreading
8 304 (13.40%) E-Commerce
9 236 (10.40%) BDD
10 220 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
11 198 (8.73%) Unit Testing
12 197 (8.68%) Mentoring
13 180 (7.93%) SOA
14 176 (7.76%) UML
15 164 (7.23%) Low Latency
16 148 (6.52%) OOP
17 133 (5.86%) OOD
18 127 (5.60%) Pair Programming
19 124 (5.46%) Web Development
20 75 (3.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2269 (100.00%) Java
2 835 (36.80%) SQL
3 670 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 144 (6.35%) C++
5 109 (4.80%) Scala
6 96 (4.23%) Python
7 94 (4.14%) C#
8 87 (3.83%) PL/SQL
9 70 (3.09%) Groovy
10 63 (2.78%) C
11 58 (2.56%) PHP
12 52 (2.29%) Perl
13 51 (2.25%) Ruby
14 34 (1.50%) R
15 30 (1.32%) XPath
16 29 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.71%) Clojure
19 11 (0.48%) Korn
20 10 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 364 (16.04%) Degree
2 44 (1.94%) PhD
3 19 (0.84%) Sun Certification
4 11 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.31%) HND
6 4 (0.18%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.088%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.088%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.088%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.044%) HNC
8 1 (0.044%) MBCS
8 1 (0.044%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.044%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.044%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.61%) QA
2 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.044%) EMIR
3 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (1.41%) HDFS
2 8 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (1.45%) Puppet
2 32 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.66%) logstash
3 15 (0.66%) Kibana
3 15 (0.66%) StatsD
4 7 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.18%) Ansible
6 3 (0.13%) MOM
7 2 (0.088%) YUM
7 2 (0.088%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.044%) Oozie
Vendors
1 502 (22.12%) Oracle
2 208 (9.17%) JBoss
3 83 (3.66%) Google
4 58 (2.56%) Sybase
5 45 (1.98%) hybris
6 40 (1.76%) ATG
6 40 (1.76%) TIBCO
7 37 (1.63%) Demandware
8 28 (1.23%) Microsoft
9 25 (1.10%) IBM
10 20 (0.88%) SAP
11 19 (0.84%) New Relic
12 18 (0.79%) Adobe
13 17 (0.75%) Endeca
14 16 (0.71%) Canoo
14 16 (0.71%) Intershop
15 14 (0.62%) Sun
16 13 (0.57%) 29West
17 11 (0.48%) Terracotta
18 10 (0.44%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Holidays (23)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 40 holidays, final salary pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £50 - £63 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago