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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 329 292 314
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 958 1029 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 842 931 856
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 £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 24 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 24 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 -38 872 £52,500 -4.54% 123
London -45 446 £62,500 +4.16% 54
South East -15 156 £48,500 -3.00% 17
City of London -19 135 £62,500 +4.16% 19
East of England +30 68 £50,000 - 8
North West -31 60 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Scotland +4 58 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South West -15 57 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Manchester +6 49 £46,500 +9.41% 8
Hampshire +30 47 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -33 44 £45,000 +3.44% 13
West Midlands -26 38 £48,500 +2.10% 7
Bristol +17 28 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Edinburgh +10 28 £37,500 -9.63% 2
Berkshire -38 28 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Glasgow -18 27 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -6 26 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Yorkshire -22 26 £45,000 +3.44% 9
Cambridgeshire +23 22 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey -42 22 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Leeds -11 19 £45,000 +3.44% 9
East Sussex +7 18 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +26 17 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Brighton -2 17 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridge +8 15 £40,000 -15.78%
Coventry -12 14 £49,000 +3.15% 2
Newbury +24 13 £40,000 -15.78%
Essex - 13 £47,500 - 4
Oxford +24 12 £49,250 -14.34% 1
Southampton +17 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 2163 (100.00%) Java
2 1164 (53.81%) Spring
3 1143 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
4 806 (37.26%) SQL
5 725 (33.52%) Hibernate
6 708 (32.73%) J2EE
7 669 (30.93%) TDD
8 646 (29.87%) JavaScript
9 526 (24.32%) HTML
10 506 (23.39%) Web Services
11 482 (22.28%) XML
12 481 (22.24%) Oracle
13 475 (21.96%) Finance
14 456 (21.08%) OO
15 405 (18.72%) Linux
16 404 (18.68%) CSS
17 395 (18.26%) Software Engineering
18 382 (17.66%) Scrum
19 375 (17.34%) Maven
20 365 (16.87%) Degree
21 363 (16.78%) Tomcat
22 361 (16.69%) JUnit
23 357 (16.50%) MVC
24 345 (15.95%) Multithreading
25 299 (13.82%) E-Commerce
26 292 (13.50%) Computer Science
27 264 (12.21%) JSP
28 261 (12.07%) Java EE
29 260 (12.02%) Banking
30 259 (11.97%) MySQL

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 363 (16.78%) Tomcat
2 174 (8.04%) JBoss
3 143 (6.61%) Apache
4 94 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 94 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 85 (3.93%) Apache Solr
6 45 (2.08%) GlassFish
6 45 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (1.34%) Node.js
9 26 (1.20%) Mule
10 25 (1.16%) Jetty
11 22 (1.02%) Alfresco
11 22 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
11 22 (1.02%) CMS
12 21 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
13 20 (0.92%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.65%) IIS
14 14 (0.65%) Confluence
14 14 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (0.69%) Magento
2 9 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.046%) Summit
4 1 (0.046%) RMDS
4 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.68%) SaaS
2 39 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.88%) GitHub
5 16 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.092%) PaaS
7 2 (0.092%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.046%) Heroku
8 1 (0.046%) IaaS
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.48%) Internet
2 90 (4.16%) HTTP
3 28 (1.29%) 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%) AMQP
8 3 (0.14%) IPv4
9 2 (0.092%) SSL
9 2 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.092%) Multicast
10 1 (0.046%) DAB
10 1 (0.046%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.046%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.046%) SAN
10 1 (0.046%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.046%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (11.97%) MySQL
2 236 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 226 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 190 (8.78%) SQL Server
5 175 (8.09%) Big Data
6 167 (7.72%) MongoDB
7 130 (6.01%) Hadoop
8 111 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 64 (2.96%) DB2
10 63 (2.91%) HBase
11 61 (2.82%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 43 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
14 38 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 27 (1.25%) Impala
16 24 (1.11%) Redis
17 18 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
19 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 375 (17.34%) Maven
2 361 (16.69%) JUnit
3 232 (10.73%) Eclipse
4 217 (10.03%) Subversion
5 202 (9.34%) Ant
6 183 (8.46%) Jenkins
7 175 (8.09%) Git (software)
8 151 (6.98%) Selenium
9 87 (4.02%) JIRA
10 84 (3.88%) Cucumber
11 55 (2.54%) Hudson
12 46 (2.13%) Mockito
13 28 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.11%) Gradle
15 23 (1.06%) SoapUI
15 23 (1.06%) Mercurial
15 23 (1.06%) NetBeans
16 21 (0.97%) JMeter
16 21 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 21 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
General
1 475 (21.96%) Finance
2 260 (12.02%) Banking
3 120 (5.55%) Investment Banking
4 109 (5.04%) Games
5 107 (4.95%) Retail
6 105 (4.85%) Front Office
7 100 (4.62%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.40%) Marketing
9 35 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.62%) Advertising
10 26 (1.20%) Publishing
11 25 (1.16%) Back Office
12 16 (0.74%) Electronics
13 15 (0.69%) Legal
14 10 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.23%) Online Betting
19 4 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (53.81%) Spring
2 725 (33.52%) Hibernate
3 708 (32.73%) J2EE
4 526 (24.32%) HTML
5 506 (23.39%) Web Services
6 482 (22.28%) XML
7 404 (18.68%) CSS
8 264 (12.21%) JSP
9 261 (12.07%) Java EE
10 241 (11.14%) SOAP
11 240 (11.10%) jQuery
12 235 (10.86%) Spring MVC
13 211 (9.75%) REST
14 198 (9.15%) JSON
14 198 (9.15%) Ajax
15 197 (9.11%) Struts
16 186 (8.60%) Servlets
17 177 (8.18%) RESTful
18 158 (7.30%) JDBC
19 155 (7.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 148 (6.84%) Open Source
3 117 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 116 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 104 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 84 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 82 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 60 (2.77%) Mobile App
9 53 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 52 (2.40%) Physics
11 49 (2.27%) Client/Server
12 45 (2.08%) Visualisation
13 42 (1.94%) User Experience
14 41 (1.90%) Equities
15 32 (1.48%) Derivative
15 32 (1.48%) Hedge funds
16 30 (1.39%) Data Structures
16 30 (1.39%) Grid Computing
17 29 (1.34%) Statistics
18 24 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 405 (18.72%) Linux
2 241 (11.14%) UNIX
3 66 (3.05%) Windows
4 46 (2.13%) 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 2 (0.092%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.046%) Fedora
13 1 (0.046%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1143 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (30.93%) TDD
3 456 (21.08%) OO
4 395 (18.26%) Software Engineering
5 382 (17.66%) Scrum
6 357 (16.50%) MVC
7 345 (15.95%) Multithreading
8 299 (13.82%) E-Commerce
9 241 (11.14%) BDD
10 215 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 187 (8.65%) Unit Testing
13 157 (7.26%) SOA
14 153 (7.07%) UML
15 136 (6.29%) OOP
16 130 (6.01%) Low Latency
17 128 (5.92%) Web Development
18 115 (5.32%) OOD
19 110 (5.09%) Pair Programming
20 66 (3.05%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2163 (100.00%) Java
2 806 (37.26%) SQL
3 646 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 132 (6.10%) C++
5 100 (4.62%) Python
6 99 (4.58%) C#
6 99 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 94 (4.35%) Scala
8 74 (3.42%) Groovy
9 68 (3.14%) Perl
10 59 (2.73%) C
11 56 (2.59%) Ruby
12 52 (2.40%) PHP
13 33 (1.53%) XPath
14 32 (1.48%) R
15 30 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.25%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.65%) XQuery
18 11 (0.51%) Korn
19 8 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 365 (16.87%) Degree
2 39 (1.80%) PhD
3 9 (0.42%) 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%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.092%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.092%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.046%) HNC
9 1 (0.046%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.046%) CITP
9 1 (0.046%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.046%) MBCS
9 1 (0.046%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.47%) 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 25 (1.16%) HDFS
2 7 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.046%) Docker
4 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (1.62%) 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
1 481 (22.24%) Oracle
2 76 (3.51%) Google
3 56 (2.59%) Sybase
4 44 (2.03%) hybris
5 43 (1.99%) TIBCO
6 36 (1.66%) ATG
7 31 (1.43%) Demandware
8 30 (1.39%) Microsoft
9 28 (1.29%) IBM
10 23 (1.06%) New Relic
11 17 (0.79%) Adobe
12 16 (0.74%) Endeca
13 15 (0.69%) Intershop
14 14 (0.65%) Canoo
15 12 (0.55%) Terracotta
15 12 (0.55%) 29West
15 12 (0.55%) Sun
15 12 (0.55%) SAP
16 11 (0.51%) Perforce
17 10 (0.46%) Red Hat
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago