The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 267 307 241
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1210 892 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 0.82% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.87% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 807 1125
Average salary £55,000 £52,875 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.01% -3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -4.21%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
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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 +48 1096 £55,000 - 94
London +13 571 £62,500 +4.16% 56
South East +20 188 £53,750 +7.50% 8
City of London -22 155 £62,500 +8.69% 23
South West +87 141 £45,000 - 8
Scotland +30 87 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Surrey +30 73 £52,500 - 2
East of England +22 64 £47,500 -7.31% 3
Yorkshire -64 45 £42,500 - 4
Glasgow +2 44 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol +30 42 £45,000 -
North West +18 37 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Wiltshire +21 34 £39,000 -29.09% 4
West Midlands +12 33 £49,500 +16.47% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 33 £55,000 - 2
Dorset +21 32 £61,250 +53.12% 3
Edinburgh +3 32 £55,000 +4.76%
Berkshire -21 32 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Hertfordshire -17 31 £50,000 - 2
Bournemouth +24 28 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Manchester +19 27 £45,000 +3.44% 8
West Yorkshire -52 27 £42,500 - 2
Leeds -56 27 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +3 24 £62,500 +13.63%
Hampshire -8 20 £50,000 +11.11%
Newbury +8 19 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hertford +1 19 £50,000 - 1
Chippenham +5 17 £39,000 -29.09%
North Yorkshire -19 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +17 15 £48,500 -

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2503 (100.00%) Java
2 1412 (56.41%) Spring
3 946 (37.79%) SQL
4 910 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 897 (35.84%) J2EE
6 747 (29.84%) TDD
7 715 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 708 (28.29%) HTML
9 675 (26.97%) Web Services
10 634 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
11 598 (23.89%) XML
12 564 (22.53%) OO
13 557 (22.25%) Finance
14 552 (22.05%) Oracle
15 522 (20.85%) Maven
16 481 (19.22%) CSS
17 478 (19.10%) Scrum
18 461 (18.42%) MVC
19 418 (16.70%) Software Engineering
20 417 (16.66%) Tomcat
21 411 (16.42%) Linux
22 404 (16.14%) Java EE
23 395 (15.78%) Degree
24 352 (14.06%) JSP
25 349 (13.94%) Multithreading
26 346 (13.82%) E-Commerce
27 335 (13.38%) JUnit
28 324 (12.94%) Eclipse
29 313 (12.50%) Ant
30 309 (12.35%) Computer Science

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 417 (16.66%) Tomcat
2 165 (6.59%) Apache
3 141 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 132 (5.27%) WebSphere
5 71 (2.84%) Apache Solr
6 47 (1.88%) Alfresco
7 42 (1.68%) Jetty
7 42 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (1.28%) CMS
9 27 (1.08%) Confluence
9 27 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 26 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
11 22 (0.88%) Node.js
12 20 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 20 (0.80%) TeamSite
12 20 (0.80%) Magnolia
13 19 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
15 12 (0.48%) IIS
15 12 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (1.36%) Magento
2 12 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.20%) Summit
7 2 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.080%) Global One
8 1 (0.040%) RMDS
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (1.44%) SaaS
4 24 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.48%) GitHub
6 11 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.040%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.35%) HTTP
2 91 (3.64%) Internet
3 49 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.00%) SNMP
5 10 (0.40%) LDAP
6 8 (0.32%) Firewall
7 7 (0.28%) SSH
7 7 (0.28%) Broadband
7 7 (0.28%) IPv4
8 6 (0.24%) DNS
9 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.20%) Intranet
10 3 (0.12%) SSL
11 2 (0.080%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.080%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.040%) AMQP
12 1 (0.040%) Multicast
12 1 (0.040%) SAN
12 1 (0.040%) VoIP
12 1 (0.040%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (10.43%) MySQL
2 260 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 243 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 231 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 176 (7.03%) MongoDB
6 157 (6.27%) Big Data
7 145 (5.79%) RDBMS
8 132 (5.27%) Hadoop
9 104 (4.16%) DB2
10 69 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 51 (2.04%) HBase
12 50 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (1.84%) Apache Hive
14 31 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (1.20%) Impala
16 20 (0.80%) Redis
17 12 (0.48%) Hazelcast
18 11 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (0.36%) Neo4j
19 9 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 522 (20.85%) Maven
2 335 (13.38%) JUnit
3 324 (12.94%) Eclipse
4 313 (12.50%) Ant
5 305 (12.19%) Subversion
6 248 (9.91%) Jenkins
7 191 (7.63%) Git (software)
8 182 (7.27%) Selenium
9 101 (4.04%) Hudson
10 93 (3.72%) JIRA
11 75 (3.00%) NetBeans
12 57 (2.28%) Mockito
13 55 (2.20%) Cucumber
14 49 (1.96%) JMeter
15 46 (1.84%) Apache Ivy
16 30 (1.20%) Bitbucket
17 28 (1.12%) SoapUI
18 27 (1.08%) Mercurial
19 23 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 22 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 557 (22.25%) Finance
2 258 (10.31%) Banking
3 118 (4.71%) Games
4 115 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 115 (4.59%) Retail
5 104 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 91 (3.64%) Front Office
7 68 (2.72%) Marketing
8 46 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.72%) Advertising
10 40 (1.60%) Publishing
11 29 (1.16%) Back Office
12 17 (0.68%) Electronics
13 14 (0.56%) Law
14 13 (0.52%) Online Betting
15 10 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.36%) Legal
17 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.080%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1412 (56.41%) Spring
2 910 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 897 (35.84%) J2EE
4 708 (28.29%) HTML
5 675 (26.97%) Web Services
6 598 (23.89%) XML
7 481 (19.22%) CSS
8 404 (16.14%) Java EE
9 352 (14.06%) JSP
10 303 (12.11%) jQuery
11 299 (11.95%) SOAP
12 284 (11.35%) Servlets
13 280 (11.19%) REST
14 269 (10.75%) Spring MVC
15 251 (10.03%) Struts
16 229 (9.15%) JPA
17 226 (9.03%) JSON
18 206 (8.23%) Ajax
19 204 (8.15%) JMS
20 170 (6.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 309 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 241 (9.63%) Open Source
3 159 (6.35%) Mathematics
4 123 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 99 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 74 (2.96%) Physics
7 72 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 49 (1.96%) Equities
10 46 (1.84%) Hedge funds
11 45 (1.80%) Fixed Income
12 41 (1.64%) Derivative
13 38 (1.52%) Visualisation
14 33 (1.32%) Statistics
15 29 (1.16%) N-Tier
16 28 (1.12%) Digital Media
17 26 (1.04%) Social Media
17 26 (1.04%) iPad
17 26 (1.04%) Clustering
18 24 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 411 (16.42%) Linux
2 248 (9.91%) UNIX
3 105 (4.19%) Windows
4 69 (2.76%) Android
5 42 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.56%) Solaris
7 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.32%) AIX
7 8 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.24%) Debian
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.12%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.080%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.040%) Fedora
11 1 (0.040%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (29.84%) TDD
2 634 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (22.53%) OO
4 478 (19.10%) Scrum
5 461 (18.42%) MVC
6 418 (16.70%) Software Engineering
7 349 (13.94%) Multithreading
8 346 (13.82%) E-Commerce
9 282 (11.27%) Unit Testing
10 238 (9.51%) UML
11 237 (9.47%) SOA
12 236 (9.43%) BDD
13 234 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 166 (6.63%) Low Latency
15 163 (6.51%) OOP
16 142 (5.67%) OOD
17 125 (4.99%) Pair Programming
18 109 (4.35%) Web Development
19 77 (3.08%) OOA/OOD
19 77 (3.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2503 (100.00%) Java
2 946 (37.79%) SQL
3 715 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 161 (6.43%) C++
5 141 (5.63%) Scala
6 117 (4.67%) C#
7 92 (3.68%) Groovy
8 87 (3.48%) Python
9 76 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 72 (2.88%) C
11 66 (2.64%) PHP
12 48 (1.92%) Ruby
13 47 (1.88%) Perl
14 39 (1.56%) R
15 34 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.32%) Clojure
17 32 (1.28%) Shell Script
18 25 (1.00%) XPath
19 15 (0.60%) Objective-C
20 14 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 395 (15.78%) Degree
2 45 (1.80%) PhD
3 25 (1.00%) Sun Certification
4 15 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.24%) HND
6 5 (0.20%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.12%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.040%) MBCS
9 1 (0.040%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.040%) CITP
9 1 (0.040%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.040%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (6.43%) QA
2 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.080%) HL7
4 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (1.20%) HDFS
2 11 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.040%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.72%) Puppet
3 7 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.24%) StatsD
4 6 (0.24%) logstash
4 6 (0.24%) Kibana
5 4 (0.16%) YUM
6 3 (0.12%) MOM
7 2 (0.080%) Ansible
7 2 (0.080%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.040%) Oozie
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 552 (22.05%) Oracle
2 295 (11.79%) JBoss
3 89 (3.56%) Google
4 77 (3.08%) hybris
5 66 (2.64%) ATG
6 59 (2.36%) Sybase
7 58 (2.32%) Demandware
8 41 (1.64%) TIBCO
9 31 (1.24%) Microsoft
10 29 (1.16%) IBM
11 27 (1.08%) Intershop
12 25 (1.00%) Endeca
12 25 (1.00%) SAP
13 23 (0.92%) Perforce
14 20 (0.80%) Sun
15 19 (0.76%) Vignette
16 17 (0.68%) VMware
17 16 (0.64%) Canoo
18 15 (0.60%) Twitter
18 15 (0.60%) Adobe
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