The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 247 261 321
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1262 1313 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.20% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.25% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1180 935
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 1182 £62,500 +13.63% 164
London +34 661 £70,000 +7.69% 87
City of London +60 169 £78,750 +12.50% 30
South East +14 167 £52,500 +5.00% 20
South West -8 89 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North West +35 86 £47,500 +5.55% 17
East of England +26 86 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Manchester +36 76 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Scotland +32 41 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Yorkshire +3 41 £47,750 -2.55% 8
Berkshire +11 40 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Surrey +18 36 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +30 35 £55,000 - 7
Bristol -10 29 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 27 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Midlands +33 25 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Buckinghamshire +26 25 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Milton Keynes +40 24 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Essex +20 24 £62,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire 0 24 £48,000 -4.00% 6
Gloucestershire -3 23 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 22 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Leeds +11 22 £48,000 -4.00% 6
Cheltenham +6 22 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Edinburgh +29 20 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Glasgow +22 20 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -40 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Somerset 0 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South Wales +14 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Watford +12 15 £62,500 +35.86% 2

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 2424 (100.00%) Java
2 1499 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1300 (53.63%) Spring
4 818 (33.75%) TDD
5 740 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 692 (28.55%) Hibernate
7 669 (27.60%) SQL
8 648 (26.73%) Finance
9 622 (25.66%) Scrum
10 538 (22.19%) HTML
11 530 (21.86%) Oracle
12 523 (21.58%) Web Services
13 516 (21.29%) J2EE
14 478 (19.72%) OO
15 470 (19.39%) NoSQL
16 463 (19.10%) Scala
17 462 (19.06%) Maven
17 462 (19.06%) Software Engineering
18 444 (18.32%) JUnit
19 402 (16.58%) REST
20 401 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
21 389 (16.05%) RESTful
22 374 (15.43%) Degree
23 362 (14.93%) Java EE
24 361 (14.89%) CSS
25 357 (14.73%) MVC
26 341 (14.07%) Linux
27 335 (13.82%) Mentoring
28 330 (13.61%) Jenkins
29 329 (13.57%) Banking

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 291 (12.00%) JBoss
2 272 (11.22%) Tomcat
3 174 (7.18%) WebSphere
4 138 (5.69%) WebLogic
5 134 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
6 124 (5.12%) Apache Spark
7 99 (4.08%) Apache
8 80 (3.30%) Jetty
9 77 (3.18%) GlassFish
10 69 (2.85%) Mule
11 61 (2.52%) Apache Solr
12 58 (2.39%) Mule ESB
13 40 (1.65%) WildFly
14 38 (1.57%) CMS
15 37 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 33 (1.36%) OpenStack
17 29 (1.20%) Confluence
18 25 (1.03%) nginx
19 19 (0.78%) Apache Pig
20 14 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.083%) HipChat
4 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.041%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.041%) Endur
5 1 (0.041%) Magento
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.041%) RMDS
5 1 (0.041%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.041%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 245 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (2.89%) SaaS
3 41 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.24%) GitHub
7 17 (0.70%) IaaS
7 17 (0.70%) PaaS
8 11 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.33%) Heroku
10 7 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.17%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.083%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.55%) HTTP
2 58 (2.39%) Internet
3 23 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.21%) SSL
5 4 (0.17%) LDAP
6 3 (0.12%) ATM
6 3 (0.12%) DNS
7 2 (0.083%) AMQP
7 2 (0.083%) Broadband
8 1 (0.041%) CTI
8 1 (0.041%) FTP
8 1 (0.041%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.041%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.041%) MQTT
8 1 (0.041%) Multicast
8 1 (0.041%) Skype
8 1 (0.041%) SMS
8 1 (0.041%) SNMP
8 1 (0.041%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (19.39%) NoSQL
2 303 (12.50%) MySQL
3 296 (12.21%) MongoDB
4 273 (11.26%) Big Data
5 251 (10.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 198 (8.17%) Relational Database
7 186 (7.67%) Hadoop
8 172 (7.10%) SQL Server
9 126 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
10 89 (3.67%) Oracle Database
11 87 (3.59%) RDBMS
12 61 (2.52%) Redis
13 57 (2.35%) Neo4j
14 48 (1.98%) Couchbase
15 43 (1.77%) Hazelcast
16 31 (1.28%) Data Mining
17 28 (1.16%) Apache Hive
18 27 (1.11%) DB2
19 25 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 19 (0.78%) HBase
Development Applications
1 462 (19.06%) Maven
2 444 (18.32%) JUnit
3 330 (13.61%) Jenkins
4 319 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 212 (8.75%) Gradle
6 152 (6.27%) Mockito
7 151 (6.23%) Eclipse
8 148 (6.11%) Subversion
9 145 (5.98%) JIRA
10 140 (5.78%) Cucumber
11 133 (5.49%) Ant
12 93 (3.84%) Selenium
13 83 (3.42%) IntelliJ
14 66 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 51 (2.10%) TestNG
16 47 (1.94%) Spock
17 44 (1.82%) Hudson
18 43 (1.77%) EasyMock
18 43 (1.77%) JBehave
19 41 (1.69%) jMock
General
1 648 (26.73%) Finance
2 329 (13.57%) Banking
3 128 (5.28%) Retail
3 128 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 114 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 107 (4.41%) Front Office
6 98 (4.04%) Marketing
7 78 (3.22%) Games
8 57 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 49 (2.02%) Electronics
10 35 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.20%) Advertising
12 25 (1.03%) Automotive
13 23 (0.95%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.62%) Publishing
15 13 (0.54%) Back Office
16 8 (0.33%) Legal
16 8 (0.33%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1300 (53.63%) Spring
2 692 (28.55%) Hibernate
3 538 (22.19%) HTML
4 523 (21.58%) Web Services
5 516 (21.29%) J2EE
6 402 (16.58%) REST
7 389 (16.05%) RESTful
8 362 (14.93%) Java EE
9 361 (14.89%) CSS
10 319 (13.16%) AngularJS
11 314 (12.95%) JMS
12 310 (12.79%) XML
13 303 (12.50%) SOAP
14 211 (8.70%) Spring MVC
15 199 (8.21%) Node.js
16 182 (7.51%) HTML5
17 173 (7.14%) JSON
18 164 (6.77%) JPA
19 153 (6.31%) JDBC
20 148 (6.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.35%) Computer Science
2 103 (4.25%) Mathematics
3 94 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (3.01%) User Experience
6 66 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 59 (2.43%) Derivative
8 55 (2.27%) Equities
9 52 (2.15%) Fintech
10 48 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 39 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 35 (1.44%) iPad
15 24 (0.99%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.83%) Data Centre
16 20 (0.83%) Data Integration
16 20 (0.83%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.83%) Market Risk
17 19 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 341 (14.07%) Linux
2 124 (5.12%) Unix
3 103 (4.25%) Android
4 77 (3.18%) Windows
5 61 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.33%) CentOS
8 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.12%) Solaris
10 3 (0.12%) VMS
11 2 (0.083%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.041%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.041%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.041%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1499 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (33.75%) TDD
3 622 (25.66%) Scrum
4 478 (19.72%) OO
5 462 (19.06%) Software Engineering
6 401 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
7 357 (14.73%) MVC
8 335 (13.82%) Mentoring
9 316 (13.04%) BDD
10 292 (12.05%) Open Source
11 282 (11.63%) Multithreading
12 242 (9.98%) Microservices
13 223 (9.20%) E-Commerce
14 220 (9.08%) Kanban
15 203 (8.37%) SDLC
16 195 (8.04%) Unit Testing
17 170 (7.01%) SOA
18 166 (6.85%) OOP
19 154 (6.35%) DevOps
20 148 (6.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2424 (100.00%) Java
2 740 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 669 (27.60%) SQL
4 463 (19.10%) Scala
5 231 (9.53%) Python
6 194 (8.00%) Groovy
7 140 (5.78%) C#
8 117 (4.83%) Ruby
9 113 (4.66%) PL/SQL
10 92 (3.80%) C++
11 76 (3.14%) Clojure
12 63 (2.60%) PHP
13 48 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 42 (1.73%) C
14 42 (1.73%) Go
14 42 (1.73%) Perl
15 34 (1.40%) Haskell
16 23 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.54%) F#
17 13 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 374 (15.43%) Degree
2 49 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.20%) PhD
5 25 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.70%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.25%) OCP
9 2 (0.083%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.083%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.041%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.64%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) SLA
3 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.041%) GAAP
7 1 (0.041%) SDET
System Software
1 122 (5.03%) Docker
2 29 (1.20%) HDFS
3 19 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.041%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.041%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.041%) LXC
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 88 (3.63%) Puppet
2 46 (1.90%) Ansible
3 38 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.99%) Packer
5 23 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.87%) logstash
6 21 (0.87%) Terraform
7 20 (0.83%) Kibana
8 19 (0.78%) Salt
9 18 (0.74%) Grafana
10 15 (0.62%) Graphite
11 14 (0.58%) Uchiwa
12 11 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.17%) Mesos
14 1 (0.041%) Control-M
14 1 (0.041%) Nagios
14 1 (0.041%) StatsD
Vendors
1 530 (21.86%) Oracle
2 71 (2.93%) Sybase
3 60 (2.48%) SAP
4 53 (2.19%) Google
4 53 (2.19%) IBM
5 39 (1.61%) Facebook
6 37 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 35 (1.44%) TIBCO
8 33 (1.36%) MuleSoft
9 29 (1.20%) Microsoft
10 25 (1.03%) hybris
10 25 (1.03%) Twitter
11 23 (0.95%) WSO2
12 22 (0.91%) Apple
12 22 (0.91%) StreamBase
13 18 (0.74%) Splunk
14 12 (0.50%) Sun
15 11 (0.45%) Talend
16 10 (0.41%) PayPal
17 9 (0.37%) Adobe
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum 40+ holidays per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + unlimited holiday, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + 25 days holiday + life ins + Pension + much more!!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago