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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 320 292 310
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 958 1031 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.01% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 841 928 849
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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 -45 871 £52,500 -4.54% 126
London -53 436 £62,500 +4.16% 61
South East -11 159 £47,500 -5.00% 19
City of London -17 135 £62,500 +4.16% 20
East of England +40 71 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Scotland +17 58 £45,500 -17.27% 4
North West -28 57 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South West -6 56 £43,750 +2.94% 8
Hampshire +31 48 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 48 £45,000 +3.44% 7
Manchester -9 47 £46,500 +9.41% 6
West Midlands -22 40 £48,500 +2.10% 6
West Yorkshire -7 29 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Berkshire -31 29 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Bristol +9 28 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Edinburgh +12 27 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Hertfordshire -10 27 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Glasgow -12 27 £60,000 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire +22 23 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey -50 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Leeds -15 21 £45,000 +3.44% 5
East Sussex +7 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Brighton +8 18 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +27 16 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Cambridge +9 16 £41,250 -13.15%
Newbury +23 14 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Birmingham -13 14 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Coventry -10 13 £49,000 +5.94% 1
North Yorkshire -17 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Essex - 12 £47,500 - 4

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2126 (100.00%) Java
2 1148 (54.00%) Spring
3 1126 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
4 790 (37.16%) SQL
5 720 (33.87%) Hibernate
6 691 (32.50%) J2EE
7 661 (31.09%) TDD
8 639 (30.06%) JavaScript
9 518 (24.37%) HTML
10 488 (22.95%) Web Services
11 474 (22.30%) XML
12 469 (22.06%) Oracle
13 462 (21.73%) Finance
14 445 (20.93%) OO
15 403 (18.96%) Linux
16 400 (18.81%) CSS
17 396 (18.63%) Software Engineering
18 371 (17.45%) Maven
19 367 (17.26%) Scrum
20 366 (17.22%) Degree
21 362 (17.03%) Tomcat
22 359 (16.89%) JUnit
23 353 (16.60%) MVC
24 338 (15.90%) Multithreading
25 292 (13.73%) E-Commerce
26 287 (13.50%) Computer Science
27 259 (12.18%) MySQL
28 257 (12.09%) JSP
29 255 (11.99%) Java EE
30 249 (11.71%) Banking

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 362 (17.03%) Tomcat
2 171 (8.04%) JBoss
3 147 (6.91%) Apache
4 93 (4.37%) WebLogic
5 91 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 83 (3.90%) Apache Solr
7 45 (2.12%) GlassFish
7 45 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (1.27%) Node.js
10 26 (1.22%) Mule
11 24 (1.13%) Jetty
12 23 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
12 23 (1.08%) CMS
13 21 (0.99%) Alfresco
14 19 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
15 18 (0.85%) MQSeries
16 14 (0.66%) IIS
16 14 (0.66%) Confluence
16 14 (0.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (0.66%) Magento
2 9 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.047%) Summit
5 1 (0.047%) RMDS
5 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.78%) SaaS
2 40 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.89%) GitHub
5 16 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.094%) PaaS
7 2 (0.094%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.047%) Heroku
8 1 (0.047%) IaaS
8 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.47%) Internet
2 90 (4.23%) HTTP
3 26 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.85%) SNMP
5 8 (0.38%) Broadband
6 5 (0.24%) Wireless
7 4 (0.19%) Intranet
7 4 (0.19%) IPv4
8 3 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.094%) SSL
9 2 (0.094%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.094%) Multicast
10 1 (0.047%) DAB
10 1 (0.047%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.047%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.047%) SAN
10 1 (0.047%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.047%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (12.18%) MySQL
2 229 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 218 (10.25%) NoSQL
4 185 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 176 (8.28%) Big Data
6 168 (7.90%) MongoDB
7 128 (6.02%) Hadoop
8 110 (5.17%) RDBMS
9 62 (2.92%) DB2
10 61 (2.87%) HBase
11 59 (2.78%) Oracle Database
12 43 (2.02%) Apache Hive
12 43 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.22%) Impala
15 24 (1.13%) Redis
16 19 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 371 (17.45%) Maven
2 359 (16.89%) JUnit
3 224 (10.54%) Eclipse
4 212 (9.97%) Subversion
5 191 (8.98%) Ant
6 181 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 171 (8.04%) Git (software)
8 147 (6.91%) Selenium
9 90 (4.23%) JIRA
10 85 (4.00%) Cucumber
11 57 (2.68%) Hudson
12 44 (2.07%) Mockito
13 26 (1.22%) Bitbucket
14 25 (1.18%) Gradle
15 23 (1.08%) Mercurial
16 22 (1.03%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.03%) SoapUI
17 19 (0.89%) JMeter
17 19 (0.89%) NetBeans
18 18 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
General
1 462 (21.73%) Finance
2 249 (11.71%) Banking
3 117 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 107 (5.03%) Games
5 105 (4.94%) Front Office
6 102 (4.80%) Retail
7 98 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.30%) Marketing
9 34 (1.60%) Advertising
10 32 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.18%) Publishing
12 23 (1.08%) Back Office
13 15 (0.71%) Electronics
13 15 (0.71%) Legal
14 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1148 (54.00%) Spring
2 720 (33.87%) Hibernate
3 691 (32.50%) J2EE
4 518 (24.37%) HTML
5 488 (22.95%) Web Services
6 474 (22.30%) XML
7 400 (18.81%) CSS
8 257 (12.09%) JSP
9 255 (11.99%) Java EE
10 236 (11.10%) Spring MVC
11 235 (11.05%) SOAP
12 233 (10.96%) jQuery
13 205 (9.64%) REST
14 197 (9.27%) Ajax
15 195 (9.17%) JSON
16 191 (8.98%) Struts
17 183 (8.61%) RESTful
18 172 (8.09%) Servlets
19 153 (7.20%) JDBC
19 153 (7.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 287 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 141 (6.63%) Open Source
3 113 (5.32%) Algorithms
4 110 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 102 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 83 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 53 (2.49%) Fixed Income
10 49 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 47 (2.21%) Physics
12 44 (2.07%) Visualisation
13 41 (1.93%) User Experience
14 40 (1.88%) Equities
15 35 (1.65%) Derivative
16 30 (1.41%) Data Structures
17 28 (1.32%) Hedge funds
17 28 (1.32%) Statistics
17 28 (1.32%) Grid Computing
18 21 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 403 (18.96%) Linux
2 241 (11.34%) UNIX
3 66 (3.10%) Windows
4 44 (2.07%) Android
5 27 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.75%) AIX
7 15 (0.71%) Solaris
7 15 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.33%) Debian
9 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.14%) CentOS
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.047%) Fedora
12 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1126 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (31.09%) TDD
3 445 (20.93%) OO
4 396 (18.63%) Software Engineering
5 367 (17.26%) Scrum
6 353 (16.60%) MVC
7 338 (15.90%) Multithreading
8 292 (13.73%) E-Commerce
9 243 (11.43%) BDD
10 208 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
11 205 (9.64%) Mentoring
12 175 (8.23%) Unit Testing
13 151 (7.10%) SOA
14 142 (6.68%) UML
15 129 (6.07%) Web Development
16 128 (6.02%) OOP
17 121 (5.69%) Low Latency
18 112 (5.27%) OOD
19 109 (5.13%) Pair Programming
20 64 (3.01%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2126 (100.00%) Java
2 790 (37.16%) SQL
3 639 (30.06%) JavaScript
4 123 (5.79%) C++
5 100 (4.70%) C#
5 100 (4.70%) PL/SQL
6 97 (4.56%) Python
7 94 (4.42%) Scala
8 71 (3.34%) Groovy
9 68 (3.20%) Perl
10 57 (2.68%) C
11 55 (2.59%) Ruby
12 51 (2.40%) PHP
13 32 (1.51%) XPath
14 31 (1.46%) R
15 29 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.27%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.66%) XQuery
18 12 (0.56%) Korn
19 8 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 366 (17.22%) Degree
2 37 (1.74%) PhD
3 9 (0.42%) Sun Certification
3 9 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.28%) HND
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.094%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.094%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.047%) HNC
8 1 (0.047%) CITP
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.047%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.047%) MBCS
8 1 (0.047%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.44%) QA
2 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.047%) SLA
4 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.047%) EMIR
4 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 20 (0.94%) HDFS
2 7 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.094%) Docker
5 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.047%) Squid
5 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (1.65%) Puppet
2 34 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.89%) StatsD
3 19 (0.89%) logstash
3 19 (0.89%) Kibana
4 13 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.094%) YUM
8 1 (0.047%) Netcool
8 1 (0.047%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.047%) Oozie
Vendors
1 469 (22.06%) Oracle
2 74 (3.48%) Google
3 57 (2.68%) Sybase
4 42 (1.98%) hybris
5 40 (1.88%) TIBCO
6 35 (1.65%) ATG
7 30 (1.41%) Demandware
8 29 (1.36%) IBM
8 29 (1.36%) Microsoft
9 23 (1.08%) New Relic
10 17 (0.80%) Adobe
11 16 (0.75%) Endeca
12 15 (0.71%) Intershop
13 14 (0.66%) Terracotta
14 13 (0.61%) Canoo
15 12 (0.56%) Sun
15 12 (0.56%) SAP
16 11 (0.52%) Perforce
16 11 (0.52%) 29West
17 10 (0.47%) Red Hat
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum up to £55k DOE + up to 25% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + lucrative bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday