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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 290 282 326
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1090 1178 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.01% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.06% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1060 796
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 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 30 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 -7 1023 £55,000 - 147
London +25 558 £65,000 +4.00% 73
South East -28 155 £52,500 - 14
City of London +35 143 £65,000 - 20
East of England +27 75 £50,000 +5.26% 9
South West -79 59 £50,000 +11.11% 14
North West +6 51 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Yorkshire +14 50 £46,250 +8.82% 7
West Midlands +22 44 £50,000 +2.04% 7
Scotland -24 43 £44,750 -18.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +42 38 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +7 35 £55,000 - 6
Bristol -18 33 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Surrey -28 30 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Manchester +10 29 £47,500 +5.55% 9
West Yorkshire +9 29 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Oxfordshire +21 26 £59,250 +22.16% 2
Hampshire +7 26 £45,500 -9.00% 3
Leeds +3 26 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Birmingham +13 23 £50,000 - 3
Essex +12 22 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Cambridge +26 21 £47,500 -7.31%
North East -1 21 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Somerset +23 18 £46,250 -6.56%
Oxford +6 18 £52,500 +8.24% 2
Tyne and Wear +3 17 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Glasgow -8 17 £42,000 -30.00% 3
Edinburgh -14 17 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading +11 15 £60,000 -11.76% 3
Cheshire +14 14 £47,500 +8.57% 7

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2162 (100.00%) Java
2 1363 (63.04%) Spring
3 1333 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
4 802 (37.10%) TDD
5 766 (35.43%) Hibernate
6 739 (34.18%) J2EE
7 721 (33.35%) JavaScript
8 710 (32.84%) SQL
9 600 (27.75%) HTML
10 599 (27.71%) Web Services
11 540 (24.98%) XML
12 516 (23.87%) Oracle
13 503 (23.27%) Scrum
14 502 (23.22%) CSS
15 463 (21.42%) Finance
16 443 (20.49%) Maven
17 440 (20.35%) OO
18 402 (18.59%) Tomcat
19 398 (18.41%) MVC
20 381 (17.62%) REST
21 369 (17.07%) Software Engineering
22 368 (17.02%) Linux
23 354 (16.37%) MySQL
24 344 (15.91%) jQuery
25 336 (15.54%) E-Commerce
26 328 (15.17%) JUnit
27 316 (14.62%) SOAP
27 316 (14.62%) Degree
28 314 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
29 298 (13.78%) Git (software)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 402 (18.59%) Tomcat
2 205 (9.48%) JBoss
3 177 (8.19%) Apache
4 149 (6.89%) Apache Solr
5 131 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 94 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 94 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 76 (3.52%) Node.js
8 64 (2.96%) CMS
9 56 (2.59%) GlassFish
10 52 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 48 (2.22%) Jetty
12 43 (1.99%) Apache Spark
13 35 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 31 (1.43%) Mule
15 24 (1.11%) MQSeries
16 20 (0.93%) Mule ESB
17 13 (0.60%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.046%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.093%) Staffware
3 2 (0.093%) RMDS
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.046%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (3.42%) SaaS
3 24 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.60%) PaaS
7 12 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.28%) GitHub
10 3 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.046%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.046%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.046%) Route 53
11 1 (0.046%) Force.com
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.28%) HTTP
2 30 (1.39%) Internet
3 23 (1.06%) AMQP
4 21 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.42%) LDAP
6 8 (0.37%) Broadband
7 7 (0.32%) Network Security
8 5 (0.23%) DNS
9 4 (0.19%) SSL
9 4 (0.19%) Firewall
10 3 (0.14%) SNMP
10 3 (0.14%) SAN
11 2 (0.093%) Wireless
11 2 (0.093%) SMTP
11 2 (0.093%) FTP
11 2 (0.093%) ATM
11 2 (0.093%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.046%) Multicast
12 1 (0.046%) Skype
12 1 (0.046%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (16.37%) MySQL
2 292 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 237 (10.96%) Big Data
4 221 (10.22%) Relational Database
5 164 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 164 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 145 (6.71%) Hadoop
7 112 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 102 (4.72%) RDBMS
9 100 (4.63%) Oracle Database
10 71 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (1.62%) Redis
12 27 (1.25%) DB2
13 25 (1.16%) Riak
14 24 (1.11%) MarkLogic
14 24 (1.11%) HBase
15 19 (0.88%) OLAP
16 18 (0.83%) Apache Hive
17 14 (0.65%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 443 (20.49%) Maven
2 328 (15.17%) JUnit
3 298 (13.78%) Git (software)
4 246 (11.38%) Eclipse
5 236 (10.92%) Subversion
6 213 (9.85%) Jenkins
7 210 (9.71%) Ant
8 110 (5.09%) Mockito
9 96 (4.44%) JIRA
10 95 (4.39%) Selenium
11 66 (3.05%) Cucumber
12 64 (2.96%) jMock
13 44 (2.04%) IntelliJ
14 33 (1.53%) Gradle
15 31 (1.43%) Hudson
16 27 (1.25%) JMeter
16 27 (1.25%) Spock
17 20 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 15 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
18 15 (0.69%) FishEye
General
1 463 (21.42%) Finance
2 176 (8.14%) Banking
3 137 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 115 (5.32%) Retail
5 73 (3.38%) Games
6 67 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 55 (2.54%) Marketing
7 55 (2.54%) Front Office
8 42 (1.94%) Online Betting
9 38 (1.76%) Back Office
10 34 (1.57%) Law
11 29 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.20%) Publishing
13 24 (1.11%) Legal
13 24 (1.11%) Electronics
14 23 (1.06%) Advertising
15 14 (0.65%) Automotive
16 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.46%) Billing
18 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1363 (63.04%) Spring
2 766 (35.43%) Hibernate
3 739 (34.18%) J2EE
4 600 (27.75%) HTML
5 599 (27.71%) Web Services
6 540 (24.98%) XML
7 502 (23.22%) CSS
8 381 (17.62%) REST
9 344 (15.91%) jQuery
10 316 (14.62%) SOAP
11 285 (13.18%) RESTful
12 273 (12.63%) Java EE
13 269 (12.44%) Spring MVC
14 263 (12.16%) JSP
15 226 (10.45%) Struts
16 195 (9.02%) JSON
17 189 (8.74%) JPA
18 184 (8.51%) Servlets
19 176 (8.14%) JMS
20 158 (7.31%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 203 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 133 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 70 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 68 (3.15%) Equities
6 54 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 47 (2.17%) Grid Computing
9 46 (2.13%) User Experience
10 39 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.43%) Derivative
12 29 (1.34%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.06%) Online Games
14 23 (1.06%) DTV
15 19 (0.88%) Fixed Income
16 18 (0.83%) Semantic Web
17 16 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
17 16 (0.74%) Blog
18 15 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 368 (17.02%) Linux
2 249 (11.52%) UNIX
3 115 (5.32%) Windows
4 60 (2.78%) Android
5 53 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.51%) CentOS
7 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.28%) Debian
10 5 (0.23%) Solaris
10 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.14%) openSUSE
12 3 (0.14%) Fedora
12 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.093%) AIX
13 2 (0.093%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1333 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (37.10%) TDD
3 503 (23.27%) Scrum
4 440 (20.35%) OO
5 398 (18.41%) MVC
6 369 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 336 (15.54%) E-Commerce
8 314 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
9 296 (13.69%) Multithreading
10 244 (11.29%) BDD
11 213 (9.85%) Mentoring
12 212 (9.81%) SDLC
13 198 (9.16%) Unit Testing
14 189 (8.74%) Open Source
15 149 (6.89%) SOA
16 136 (6.29%) UML
17 131 (6.06%) OOD
18 124 (5.74%) Kanban
19 93 (4.30%) OOP
20 89 (4.12%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2162 (100.00%) Java
2 721 (33.35%) JavaScript
3 710 (32.84%) SQL
4 249 (11.52%) Scala
5 165 (7.63%) Python
6 139 (6.43%) Groovy
7 119 (5.50%) PL/SQL
8 104 (4.81%) Ruby
9 89 (4.12%) C#
10 83 (3.84%) C++
11 69 (3.19%) PHP
12 53 (2.45%) AspectJ
13 51 (2.36%) C
14 50 (2.31%) XPath
15 48 (2.22%) XQuery
16 41 (1.90%) Perl
17 35 (1.62%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 25 (1.16%) Clojure
20 21 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 316 (14.62%) Degree
2 24 (1.11%) PhD
2 24 (1.11%) Sun Certification
3 20 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (0.37%) OCP
5 8 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.23%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.19%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.19%) MCPD
7 4 (0.19%) OCPJWCD
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.046%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.93%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.046%) SLA
3 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (1.30%) Docker
2 13 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.093%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.093%) vSphere
5 2 (0.093%) HDFS
6 1 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (3.01%) Puppet
2 52 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.97%) logstash
4 20 (0.93%) StatsD
4 20 (0.93%) Kibana
5 12 (0.56%) Mesos
6 8 (0.37%) Nagios
7 7 (0.32%) Ansible
8 6 (0.28%) Salt
9 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.046%) Graphite
10 1 (0.046%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 516 (23.87%) Oracle
2 100 (4.63%) hybris
3 50 (2.31%) IBM
4 48 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 38 (1.76%) Microsoft
5 38 (1.76%) Endeca
6 33 (1.53%) Sybase
6 33 (1.53%) ATG
7 31 (1.43%) Demandware
8 28 (1.30%) Google
8 28 (1.30%) Intershop
9 26 (1.20%) New Relic
10 25 (1.16%) SAP
11 16 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 16 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.69%) Adobe
13 13 (0.60%) VMware
14 10 (0.46%) Sun
15 9 (0.42%) FatWire
16 8 (0.37%) HP
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(15%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
WANdisco
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday