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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 288 306 283
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1098 889 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.84% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.89% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 980 795 949
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 1000 £55,000 - 119
London +12 532 £62,500 +4.16% 63
South East +21 199 £50,000 -3.38% 12
City of London -32 126 £65,000 +8.33% 29
South West +47 109 £45,000 - 8
Surrey 0 67 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Scotland +7 64 £55,000 +4.76% 7
North West -13 45 £45,000 +8.43% 13
East of England +11 44 £50,000 -11.11% 10
Berkshire -15 44 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire -45 38 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Manchester +5 34 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Glasgow -7 33 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Bristol +16 32 £45,000 -
Dorset +20 30 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Bournemouth +15 29 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -2 28 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -7 28 £49,000 +15.29% 4
Edinburgh +10 27 £46,000 +9.52% 1
Wiltshire +5 27 £45,000 -8.16%
Newbury +12 25 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 22 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Hertfordshire -12 22 £50,000 -16.66% 5
West Yorkshire -40 20 £42,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -12 19 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Leeds -30 19 £42,500 - 2
Swindon - 16 £47,500 -
Coventry +15 15 £49,000 +3.15%
Oxfordshire +11 14 £48,500 +7.77% 1
South Wales +7 14 £39,000 -13.33% 4

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2312 (100.00%) Java
2 1267 (54.80%) Spring
3 862 (37.28%) SQL
4 811 (35.08%) Hibernate
5 794 (34.34%) J2EE
6 701 (30.32%) TDD
7 683 (29.54%) JavaScript
8 620 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
9 614 (26.56%) HTML
10 562 (24.31%) Web Services
11 539 (23.31%) XML
12 520 (22.49%) Finance
13 519 (22.45%) Oracle
13 519 (22.45%) OO
14 445 (19.25%) CSS
15 431 (18.64%) Scrum
16 412 (17.82%) Maven
17 408 (17.65%) MVC
18 400 (17.30%) Software Engineering
19 387 (16.74%) Tomcat
20 384 (16.61%) Linux
21 363 (15.70%) Degree
22 352 (15.22%) Multithreading
23 339 (14.66%) JUnit
24 309 (13.37%) E-Commerce
25 308 (13.32%) JSP
26 303 (13.11%) Computer Science
27 302 (13.06%) Java EE
28 270 (11.68%) Banking
29 259 (11.20%) SOAP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 387 (16.74%) Tomcat
2 144 (6.23%) Apache
3 116 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 113 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 80 (3.46%) Apache Solr
6 44 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 40 (1.73%) Jetty
8 39 (1.69%) GlassFish
9 35 (1.51%) Alfresco
10 26 (1.12%) Confluence
10 26 (1.12%) CMS
11 25 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
12 24 (1.04%) Node.js
13 23 (0.99%) MQSeries
14 20 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
15 18 (0.78%) Mule
16 15 (0.65%) IIS
17 13 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
17 13 (0.56%) Magnolia
Applications
1 29 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (0.95%) Magento
2 13 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.087%) Global One
8 1 (0.043%) Summit
8 1 (0.043%) RMDS
8 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.03%) SaaS
2 43 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.82%) GitHub
5 18 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.46%) HTTP
2 97 (4.20%) Internet
3 45 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.04%) SNMP
5 6 (0.26%) LDAP
6 5 (0.22%) Broadband
6 5 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.22%) Intranet
7 3 (0.13%) AMQP
7 3 (0.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.087%) SSL
8 2 (0.087%) IPv4
8 2 (0.087%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.043%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.043%) Multicast
9 1 (0.043%) SAN
9 1 (0.043%) DNS
9 1 (0.043%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.043%) VoIP
9 1 (0.043%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 248 (10.73%) MySQL
3 240 (10.38%) NoSQL
4 227 (9.82%) SQL Server
5 164 (7.09%) Big Data
6 161 (6.96%) MongoDB
7 129 (5.58%) RDBMS
8 126 (5.45%) Hadoop
9 83 (3.59%) DB2
10 72 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 60 (2.60%) HBase
12 47 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (1.99%) Apache Hive
14 43 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.25%) Impala
16 18 (0.78%) Redis
17 16 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 412 (17.82%) Maven
2 339 (14.66%) JUnit
3 255 (11.03%) Eclipse
4 241 (10.42%) Ant
5 234 (10.12%) Subversion
6 219 (9.47%) Jenkins
7 172 (7.44%) Git (software)
8 161 (6.96%) Selenium
9 80 (3.46%) JIRA
10 77 (3.33%) Hudson
11 69 (2.98%) Cucumber
12 50 (2.16%) Mockito
13 40 (1.73%) NetBeans
14 32 (1.38%) Bitbucket
15 31 (1.34%) JMeter
16 30 (1.30%) SoapUI
17 24 (1.04%) Mercurial
18 22 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 21 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
20 20 (0.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 520 (22.49%) Finance
2 270 (11.68%) Banking
3 118 (5.10%) Games
4 115 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 114 (4.93%) Retail
6 105 (4.54%) Telecoms
7 101 (4.37%) Front Office
8 69 (2.98%) Marketing
9 44 (1.90%) Advertising
10 39 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.43%) Publishing
12 23 (0.99%) Back Office
13 22 (0.95%) Electronics
14 14 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.43%) Legal
16 9 (0.39%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.17%) Automotive
18 4 (0.17%) Law
19 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1267 (54.80%) Spring
2 811 (35.08%) Hibernate
3 794 (34.34%) J2EE
4 614 (26.56%) HTML
5 562 (24.31%) Web Services
6 539 (23.31%) XML
7 445 (19.25%) CSS
8 308 (13.32%) JSP
9 302 (13.06%) Java EE
10 259 (11.20%) SOAP
10 259 (11.20%) REST
11 255 (11.03%) jQuery
12 247 (10.68%) Spring MVC
12 247 (10.68%) Servlets
13 222 (9.60%) JSON
14 219 (9.47%) Struts
15 202 (8.74%) Ajax
16 184 (7.96%) JMS
17 180 (7.79%) JPA
18 152 (6.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 303 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 194 (8.39%) Open Source
3 146 (6.31%) Mathematics
4 114 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 95 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 71 (3.07%) Physics
6 71 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 52 (2.25%) Fixed Income
9 44 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 39 (1.69%) Equities
11 38 (1.64%) Visualisation
12 37 (1.60%) Derivative
13 31 (1.34%) Statistics
14 29 (1.25%) Clustering
15 27 (1.17%) Grid Computing
16 26 (1.12%) Market Risk
17 24 (1.04%) N-Tier
18 23 (0.99%) iPad
19 17 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 384 (16.61%) Linux
2 239 (10.34%) UNIX
3 77 (3.33%) Windows
4 57 (2.47%) Android
5 33 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.61%) Solaris
7 12 (0.52%) AIX
8 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.30%) Debian
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.043%) Fedora
13 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.043%) HPUX
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (30.32%) TDD
2 620 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (22.45%) OO
4 431 (18.64%) Scrum
5 408 (17.65%) MVC
6 400 (17.30%) Software Engineering
7 352 (15.22%) Multithreading
8 309 (13.37%) E-Commerce
9 244 (10.55%) BDD
10 221 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
11 213 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 197 (8.52%) SOA
13 192 (8.30%) UML
14 160 (6.92%) Low Latency
15 151 (6.53%) OOP
16 144 (6.23%) OOD
17 134 (5.80%) Pair Programming
18 118 (5.10%) Web Development
19 79 (3.42%) OOA/OOD
19 79 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2312 (100.00%) Java
2 862 (37.28%) SQL
3 683 (29.54%) JavaScript
4 148 (6.40%) C++
5 114 (4.93%) Scala
6 100 (4.33%) C#
7 95 (4.11%) Python
8 81 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 73 (3.16%) Groovy
10 68 (2.94%) C
11 56 (2.42%) PHP
12 47 (2.03%) Perl
13 45 (1.95%) Ruby
14 34 (1.47%) R
15 29 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 23 (0.99%) XPath
16 23 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 21 (0.91%) Clojure
18 13 (0.56%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 363 (15.70%) Degree
2 51 (2.21%) PhD
3 20 (0.87%) Sun Certification
4 13 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.26%) HND
6 4 (0.17%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.087%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.043%) CITP
8 1 (0.043%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.043%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.043%) MBCS
8 1 (0.043%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.57%) QA
2 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.043%) EMIR
3 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 30 (1.30%) HDFS
2 11 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.087%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (1.38%) Puppet
3 13 (0.56%) StatsD
3 13 (0.56%) logstash
3 13 (0.56%) Kibana
4 7 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.13%) Ansible
5 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.13%) MOM
6 2 (0.087%) YUM
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.043%) Oozie
Vendors
1 519 (22.45%) Oracle
2 224 (9.69%) JBoss
3 83 (3.59%) Google
4 61 (2.64%) Sybase
5 55 (2.38%) hybris
6 48 (2.08%) ATG
7 43 (1.86%) Demandware
8 39 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 33 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 26 (1.12%) SAP
10 26 (1.12%) IBM
11 20 (0.87%) Intershop
12 19 (0.82%) Endeca
13 18 (0.78%) Canoo
14 16 (0.69%) New Relic
15 15 (0.65%) Adobe
16 14 (0.61%) Sun
17 12 (0.52%) Vignette
17 12 (0.52%) Perforce
17 12 (0.52%) VMware
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