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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 309 277 331
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 986 1227 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1084 778
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 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 29 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 -28 910 £57,500 +4.54% 162
London +15 508 £62,500 +4.16% 85
South East +11 169 £55,000 +4.76% 19
City of London +22 150 £65,000 +8.33% 34
South West -51 60 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Scotland -9 58 £44,750 -10.50% 6
Berkshire +45 49 £55,000 +12.24% 5
North West +12 46 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East of England -1 42 £50,000 - 12
West Midlands -4 37 £45,000 -6.25% 9
Yorkshire -45 35 £45,000 - 8
Manchester +14 34 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Reading +26 32 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Edinburgh +9 29 £44,750 -18.63% 4
Surrey -3 28 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Kent +25 25 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 22 £47,500 +6.74% 4
Cambridge +28 19 £44,000 -23.47% 2
West Sussex +21 18 £52,500 +20.68% 2
West Yorkshire -12 18 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Bristol -16 18 £45,750 +1.66% 7
Leeds -4 17 £45,000 - 5
Birmingham -9 17 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Glasgow -19 17 £53,750 -10.41% 1
East Sussex +16 15 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Somerset +20 14 £55,000 +30.17% 2
Oxfordshire +4 14 £61,250 +22.50% 2
Brighton +5 13 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Hampshire -6 13 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Warwickshire -14 13 £50,000 -2.91% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 2002 (100.00%) Java
2 1230 (61.44%) Spring
3 1143 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
4 740 (36.96%) J2EE
5 717 (35.81%) Hibernate
5 717 (35.81%) TDD
6 620 (30.97%) SQL
7 614 (30.67%) JavaScript
8 543 (27.12%) Web Services
9 515 (25.72%) HTML
10 514 (25.67%) XML
11 450 (22.48%) Oracle
12 431 (21.53%) Maven
13 425 (21.23%) Scrum
14 419 (20.93%) Finance
15 418 (20.88%) Tomcat
16 409 (20.43%) CSS
17 384 (19.18%) MVC
18 379 (18.93%) OO
19 353 (17.63%) Linux
20 333 (16.63%) E-Commerce
21 315 (15.73%) JUnit
22 310 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
23 306 (15.28%) Software Engineering
24 302 (15.08%) MySQL
25 298 (14.89%) Degree
26 296 (14.79%) jQuery
27 279 (13.94%) Multithreading
28 273 (13.64%) Spring MVC
29 267 (13.34%) Java EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 418 (20.88%) Tomcat
2 209 (10.44%) JBoss
3 204 (10.19%) Apache
4 161 (8.04%) Apache Solr
5 116 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
6 111 (5.54%) WebSphere
7 97 (4.85%) WebLogic
8 77 (3.85%) CMS
9 63 (3.15%) Node.js
10 46 (2.30%) GlassFish
11 45 (2.25%) Jetty
12 44 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 40 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (1.15%) MQSeries
15 21 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (0.90%) Apache Spark
17 16 (0.80%) Mule
18 14 (0.70%) OpenStack
19 13 (0.65%) Alfresco
19 13 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.050%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.20%) RMDS
4 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.100%) Staffware
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 132 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.25%) SaaS
3 20 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.65%) PaaS
6 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.30%) GitHub
9 4 (0.20%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.15%) IaaS
10 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.050%) Boomi
11 1 (0.050%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.10%) HTTP
2 30 (1.50%) Internet
3 17 (0.85%) AMQP
3 17 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.45%) IPv4
5 8 (0.40%) Broadband
5 8 (0.40%) SNMP
6 5 (0.25%) DNS
7 4 (0.20%) Firewall
7 4 (0.20%) SSL
7 4 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.15%) LDAP
9 2 (0.100%) SMTP
9 2 (0.100%) FTP
10 1 (0.050%) NFC
10 1 (0.050%) NAS
10 1 (0.050%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.050%) SAN
10 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.050%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (15.08%) MySQL
2 241 (12.04%) NoSQL
3 191 (9.54%) Big Data
4 188 (9.39%) Relational Database
5 141 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 135 (6.74%) SQL Server
7 109 (5.44%) Hadoop
8 97 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 92 (4.60%) Oracle Database
10 88 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (1.50%) Redis
13 26 (1.30%) MarkLogic
14 22 (1.10%) HBase
15 21 (1.05%) DB2
16 19 (0.95%) Riak
17 17 (0.85%) OLAP
18 16 (0.80%) Apache Hive
19 12 (0.60%) CouchDB
20 9 (0.45%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 431 (21.53%) Maven
2 315 (15.73%) JUnit
3 262 (13.09%) Eclipse
4 258 (12.89%) Git (software)
5 225 (11.24%) Subversion
6 216 (10.79%) Ant
7 210 (10.49%) Jenkins
8 82 (4.10%) Mockito
9 79 (3.95%) JIRA
10 75 (3.75%) Selenium
11 44 (2.20%) Cucumber
12 43 (2.15%) Hudson
13 40 (2.00%) jMock
14 33 (1.65%) JMeter
15 32 (1.60%) Gradle
16 29 (1.45%) IntelliJ
17 21 (1.05%) Spock
18 18 (0.90%) FishEye
19 17 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 16 (0.80%) EasyMock
General
1 419 (20.93%) Finance
2 165 (8.24%) Banking
3 129 (6.44%) Retail
4 121 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.55%) Games
6 59 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 47 (2.35%) Front Office
8 44 (2.20%) Marketing
9 41 (2.05%) Online Betting
10 33 (1.65%) Publishing
11 31 (1.55%) Law
12 29 (1.45%) Back Office
13 25 (1.25%) Legal
13 25 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 24 (1.20%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.95%) Automotive
16 18 (0.90%) Electronics
17 17 (0.85%) Advertising
18 5 (0.25%) Billing
18 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1230 (61.44%) Spring
2 740 (36.96%) J2EE
3 717 (35.81%) Hibernate
4 543 (27.12%) Web Services
5 515 (25.72%) HTML
6 514 (25.67%) XML
7 409 (20.43%) CSS
8 296 (14.79%) jQuery
9 273 (13.64%) Spring MVC
10 267 (13.34%) Java EE
11 250 (12.49%) REST
12 249 (12.44%) SOAP
13 237 (11.84%) Struts
14 231 (11.54%) RESTful
15 229 (11.44%) JSP
16 184 (9.19%) JPA
17 177 (8.84%) JSON
18 165 (8.24%) Servlets
19 159 (7.94%) JMS
20 147 (7.34%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.69%) Computer Science
2 106 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 49 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 45 (2.25%) User Experience
7 43 (2.15%) Equities
8 41 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 40 (2.00%) Grid Computing
10 37 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.60%) Online Games
11 32 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.05%) Derivative
13 21 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (0.85%) Physics
14 17 (0.85%) GIS
14 17 (0.85%) DTV
15 15 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 353 (17.63%) Linux
2 213 (10.64%) UNIX
3 89 (4.45%) Windows
4 78 (3.90%) Android
5 42 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.55%) Solaris
7 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.40%) CentOS
8 7 (0.35%) AIX
9 6 (0.30%) HPUX
9 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.20%) Fedora
11 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
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 (0.050%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1143 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (35.81%) TDD
3 425 (21.23%) Scrum
4 384 (19.18%) MVC
5 379 (18.93%) OO
6 333 (16.63%) E-Commerce
7 310 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
8 306 (15.28%) Software Engineering
9 279 (13.94%) Multithreading
10 219 (10.94%) SDLC
11 205 (10.24%) BDD
12 196 (9.79%) Unit Testing
13 180 (8.99%) Mentoring
14 159 (7.94%) Open Source
15 145 (7.24%) SOA
16 121 (6.04%) UML
17 118 (5.89%) OOD
18 106 (5.29%) Web Development
19 86 (4.30%) Kanban
20 83 (4.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2002 (100.00%) Java
2 620 (30.97%) SQL
3 614 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 198 (9.89%) Scala
5 130 (6.49%) Python
6 109 (5.44%) C#
7 107 (5.34%) Groovy
8 105 (5.24%) PL/SQL
9 90 (4.50%) C++
10 87 (4.35%) Ruby
11 60 (3.00%) XPath
12 54 (2.70%) AspectJ
13 48 (2.40%) C
14 46 (2.30%) PHP
15 39 (1.95%) XQuery
16 37 (1.85%) Perl
17 33 (1.65%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.15%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.90%) Clojure
20 15 (0.75%) HQL
Qualifications
1 298 (14.89%) Degree
2 27 (1.35%) Sun Certification
3 19 (0.95%) PhD
4 14 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.30%) OCPJP
6 6 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.20%) OCP
7 4 (0.20%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.100%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.050%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.050%) OCA
10 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (0.25%) MiFID
3 1 (0.050%) HL7
3 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.80%) Docker
3 9 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.050%) HDFS
5 1 (0.050%) vSphere
5 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 55 (2.75%) Puppet
2 39 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.15%) logstash
4 21 (1.05%) StatsD
4 21 (1.05%) Kibana
5 7 (0.35%) Nagios
6 6 (0.30%) Salt
7 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.20%) Mesos
8 3 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.15%) Ansible
9 2 (0.100%) Graphite
10 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 450 (22.48%) Oracle
2 114 (5.69%) hybris
3 65 (3.25%) Endeca
4 55 (2.75%) TIBCO
5 53 (2.65%) ATG
6 49 (2.45%) IBM
7 48 (2.40%) Demandware
8 44 (2.20%) Intershop
9 36 (1.80%) Microsoft
10 33 (1.65%) Sybase
11 27 (1.35%) Google
12 21 (1.05%) New Relic
13 20 (1.00%) VMware
14 19 (0.95%) SAP
15 17 (0.85%) Adobe
16 15 (0.75%) FatWire
16 15 (0.75%) Sun
16 15 (0.75%) Red Hat
17 8 (0.40%) Hitachi
17 8 (0.40%) Atlassian
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Salary: Competitive Market Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 72000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare Etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + private healthcare + pension + more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 9 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 13 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus + benefits
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Essex
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Salary: Salary £45-55k DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago