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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 292 269 320
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1056 1263 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.06% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.12% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1098 817
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -28 974 £55,000 - 120
London 0 529 £62,500 +4.16% 72
South East +8 192 £55,000 +4.76% 14
City of London +3 149 £65,000 +8.33% 27
South West -14 60 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +39 58 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Scotland -6 58 £45,500 -4.21% 4
North West -8 49 £42,500 - 10
Yorkshire -54 48 £45,000 - 4
East of England -2 47 £52,500 +2.43% 5
Reading +30 40 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Manchester -15 40 £42,500 - 7
Edinburgh +7 37 £44,750 +5.29% 1
Surrey -7 34 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands -17 34 £45,000 -5.26% 6
West Yorkshire -1 29 £45,000 - 1
Kent +30 27 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Leeds -8 26 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +36 23 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Cambridge +35 22 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East Sussex +5 20 £43,500 -17.14%
West Sussex +7 19 £52,500 +16.66%
Brighton +1 19 £43,500 -17.14%
Birmingham -4 19 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +20 17 £42,500 +9.67%
Oxfordshire +6 17 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Bristol -2 14 £45,750 +5.81% 2
Newbury +19 13 £57,500 +9.52%
Bournemouth -1 13 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Dorset -8 13 £47,500 -34.48% 2

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1979 (100.00%) Java
2 1221 (61.70%) Spring
3 1083 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
4 725 (36.63%) Hibernate
5 715 (36.13%) J2EE
6 696 (35.17%) TDD
7 604 (30.52%) SQL
8 587 (29.66%) JavaScript
9 538 (27.19%) Web Services
10 517 (26.12%) XML
11 468 (23.65%) HTML
12 434 (21.93%) Maven
13 427 (21.58%) Finance
14 411 (20.77%) Tomcat
15 408 (20.62%) Oracle
16 397 (20.06%) Scrum
17 391 (19.76%) MVC
18 369 (18.65%) CSS
19 367 (18.54%) OO
20 361 (18.24%) Linux
21 340 (17.18%) E-Commerce
22 314 (15.87%) JUnit
23 306 (15.46%) Software Engineering
24 304 (15.36%) Degree
25 296 (14.96%) MySQL
26 287 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
27 284 (14.35%) Spring MVC
28 282 (14.25%) Multithreading
29 281 (14.20%) jQuery
30 260 (13.14%) Java EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 411 (20.77%) Tomcat
2 219 (11.07%) Apache
3 204 (10.31%) JBoss
4 158 (7.98%) Apache Solr
5 111 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
6 106 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 93 (4.70%) WebLogic
8 70 (3.54%) CMS
9 59 (2.98%) Node.js
10 42 (2.12%) Jetty
11 41 (2.07%) GlassFish
12 39 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 31 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
14 20 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.01%) MQSeries
15 16 (0.81%) Mule
16 15 (0.76%) ColdFusion
17 14 (0.71%) OpenStack
18 13 (0.66%) Apache Spark
19 11 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.051%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.20%) RMDS
4 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.10%) Staffware
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (3.23%) SaaS
3 18 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.66%) PaaS
6 9 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.25%) GitHub
9 4 (0.20%) Boomi
10 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.15%) IaaS
10 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.051%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.40%) HTTP
2 30 (1.52%) Internet
3 17 (0.86%) AMQP
3 17 (0.86%) IPv4
4 14 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.40%) SNMP
6 6 (0.30%) Broadband
7 5 (0.25%) DNS
8 4 (0.20%) Firewall
8 4 (0.20%) SSL
8 4 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.10%) LDAP
9 2 (0.10%) SMTP
9 2 (0.10%) FTP
10 1 (0.051%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.051%) NFC
10 1 (0.051%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.051%) NAS
10 1 (0.051%) SAN
10 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (14.96%) MySQL
2 238 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 173 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 169 (8.54%) Big Data
5 127 (6.42%) SQL Server
6 119 (6.01%) MongoDB
7 94 (4.75%) Hadoop
8 90 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 77 (3.89%) Oracle Database
9 77 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (1.41%) Redis
12 22 (1.11%) MarkLogic
13 21 (1.06%) HBase
14 19 (0.96%) DB2
15 17 (0.86%) Riak
16 16 (0.81%) OLAP
16 16 (0.81%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.61%) CouchDB
18 9 (0.45%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 434 (21.93%) Maven
2 314 (15.87%) JUnit
3 253 (12.78%) Git (software)
4 252 (12.73%) Eclipse
5 234 (11.82%) Subversion
6 215 (10.86%) Ant
7 199 (10.06%) Jenkins
8 80 (4.04%) JIRA
9 75 (3.79%) Mockito
10 63 (3.18%) Selenium
11 53 (2.68%) Cucumber
12 48 (2.43%) Hudson
13 32 (1.62%) jMock
14 30 (1.52%) JMeter
15 28 (1.41%) Gradle
16 25 (1.26%) IntelliJ
17 21 (1.06%) Spock
18 20 (1.01%) TestNG
19 19 (0.96%) SoapUI
20 18 (0.91%) FishEye
General
1 427 (21.58%) Finance
2 174 (8.79%) Banking
3 134 (6.77%) Retail
4 109 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.89%) Games
6 63 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 55 (2.78%) Front Office
8 46 (2.32%) Online Betting
9 44 (2.22%) Marketing
10 29 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.41%) Publishing
12 26 (1.31%) Back Office
13 24 (1.21%) Law
13 24 (1.21%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.06%) Legal
15 19 (0.96%) Automotive
16 18 (0.91%) Advertising
17 15 (0.76%) Electronics
18 5 (0.25%) Interactive Media
19 3 (0.15%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1221 (61.70%) Spring
2 725 (36.63%) Hibernate
3 715 (36.13%) J2EE
4 538 (27.19%) Web Services
5 517 (26.12%) XML
6 468 (23.65%) HTML
7 369 (18.65%) CSS
8 284 (14.35%) Spring MVC
9 281 (14.20%) jQuery
10 260 (13.14%) Java EE
11 254 (12.83%) SOAP
12 232 (11.72%) Struts
13 230 (11.62%) REST
14 223 (11.27%) RESTful
15 205 (10.36%) JSP
16 185 (9.35%) JPA
17 180 (9.10%) JSON
18 157 (7.93%) JDBC
19 144 (7.28%) Servlets
19 144 (7.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.94%) Computer Science
2 150 (7.58%) Open Source
3 98 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (3.34%) Client/Server
6 47 (2.37%) User Experience
7 45 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 41 (2.07%) Equities
9 39 (1.97%) Grid Computing
10 36 (1.82%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.77%) Online Games
12 29 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.11%) Derivative
15 17 (0.86%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.76%) Semantic Web
16 15 (0.76%) Physics
16 15 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 361 (18.24%) Linux
2 197 (9.95%) UNIX
3 79 (3.99%) Android
4 72 (3.64%) Windows
5 42 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.66%) Solaris
7 11 (0.56%) CentOS
7 11 (0.56%) AIX
8 10 (0.51%) HPUX
9 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.20%) Fedora
11 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.15%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.15%) openSUSE
12 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (35.17%) TDD
3 397 (20.06%) Scrum
4 391 (19.76%) MVC
5 367 (18.54%) OO
6 340 (17.18%) E-Commerce
7 306 (15.46%) Software Engineering
8 287 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
9 282 (14.25%) Multithreading
10 204 (10.31%) BDD
11 181 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 169 (8.54%) Mentoring
13 137 (6.92%) SOA
14 116 (5.86%) Web Development
15 110 (5.56%) OOD
16 99 (5.00%) UML
17 93 (4.70%) Pair Programming
18 69 (3.49%) Kanban
19 67 (3.39%) Content Management
19 67 (3.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1979 (100.00%) Java
2 604 (30.52%) SQL
3 587 (29.66%) JavaScript
4 179 (9.04%) Scala
5 120 (6.06%) Python
6 117 (5.91%) C#
7 107 (5.41%) Groovy
8 99 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 90 (4.55%) C++
10 84 (4.24%) Ruby
11 59 (2.98%) XPath
12 48 (2.43%) C
13 47 (2.37%) AspectJ
14 39 (1.97%) Perl
15 38 (1.92%) PHP
15 38 (1.92%) XQuery
16 36 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 17 (0.86%) Clojure
19 16 (0.81%) HQL
Qualifications
1 304 (15.36%) Degree
2 27 (1.36%) Sun Certification
3 19 (0.96%) PhD
4 18 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.25%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.15%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.051%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.051%) OCP
9 1 (0.051%) OCA
9 1 (0.051%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.99%) QA
2 2 (0.10%) SLA
2 2 (0.10%) MiFID
3 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.81%) Docker
3 13 (0.66%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.051%) HDFS
5 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.051%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (2.43%) Puppet
2 31 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.21%) logstash
4 22 (1.11%) StatsD
4 22 (1.11%) Kibana
5 6 (0.30%) Salt
6 4 (0.20%) Nagios
6 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.15%) Mesos
7 3 (0.15%) Ansible
8 2 (0.10%) Graphite
9 1 (0.051%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 408 (20.62%) Oracle
2 122 (6.16%) hybris
3 74 (3.74%) Endeca
4 61 (3.08%) ATG
5 52 (2.63%) Demandware
6 49 (2.48%) Intershop
6 49 (2.48%) TIBCO
7 44 (2.22%) IBM
8 41 (2.07%) Microsoft
9 36 (1.82%) Sybase
10 32 (1.62%) Google
11 22 (1.11%) New Relic
12 20 (1.01%) VMware
13 18 (0.91%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.86%) SAP
15 15 (0.76%) FatWire
16 14 (0.71%) Sun
17 13 (0.66%) Adobe
18 11 (0.56%) Terracotta
19 9 (0.45%) Hitachi
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, training
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +?12.?5%? bonus +? 10%? pension + be
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension and Private health care
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago