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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 276 315 252
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1157 1052 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.99% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.02% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 959 1095
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +45 1114 £57,500 +4.54% 141
London -6 521 £67,500 +12.50% 59
South East +80 254 £55,000 +4.76% 25
City of London +36 155 £72,500 +20.83% 19
East of England 0 76 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +26 73 £50,000 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +8 71 £50,000 +6.38% 17
South West +2 54 £47,500 +18.75% 13
West Yorkshire +25 52 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Leeds +30 51 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West +38 46 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Oxfordshire +26 42 £58,000 -22.66%
Surrey +17 42 £55,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +36 37 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Cambridgeshire +18 34 £52,500 -7.07% 1
Manchester +37 31 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Hampshire +23 31 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Berkshire -6 30 £62,500 +13.63% 8
Essex +19 29 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire +5 29 £52,500 - 2
Milton Keynes +20 28 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Warwick -4 28 £52,500 - 2
Cambridge +6 27 £45,000 -20.35% 1
Bristol -11 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex +19 25 £41,500 - 1
Oxford +15 24 £60,000 -20.00%
West Sussex +13 24 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Coventry +6 23 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Scotland -30 23 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Brighton +11 21 £41,000 -1.20% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2476 (100.00%) Java
2 1528 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1398 (56.46%) Spring
4 843 (34.05%) SQL
5 814 (32.88%) JavaScript
6 777 (31.38%) Hibernate
7 774 (31.26%) TDD
8 647 (26.13%) Web Services
9 642 (25.93%) HTML
10 611 (24.68%) Finance
11 582 (23.51%) J2EE
12 549 (22.17%) XML
13 547 (22.09%) Scrum
14 515 (20.80%) Oracle
15 503 (20.32%) OO
16 502 (20.27%) CSS
17 467 (18.86%) Tomcat
18 450 (18.17%) Degree
19 436 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
20 431 (17.41%) Software Engineering
21 426 (17.21%) Maven
22 414 (16.72%) Linux
23 405 (16.36%) JUnit
24 401 (16.20%) RESTful
25 366 (14.78%) NoSQL
26 355 (14.34%) REST
27 353 (14.26%) Java EE
28 332 (13.41%) E-Commerce
29 318 (12.84%) SOAP
30 315 (12.72%) Git (software)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 467 (18.86%) Tomcat
2 237 (9.57%) JBoss
3 198 (8.00%) Apache
4 117 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 117 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 99 (4.00%) Node.js
6 94 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 87 (3.51%) Apache Solr
8 82 (3.31%) Jetty
9 65 (2.63%) GlassFish
9 65 (2.63%) Mule
10 42 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 39 (1.58%) Mule ESB
12 35 (1.41%) Apache Spark
12 35 (1.41%) CMS
13 34 (1.37%) nginx
14 21 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
15 20 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
16 18 (0.73%) GemFire
17 17 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.12%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.12%) Demantra
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.040%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 179 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (5.53%) SaaS
3 49 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.61%) Bluemix
6 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.40%) Heroku
9 9 (0.36%) PaaS
10 7 (0.28%) GitHub
10 7 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.20%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.081%) IaaS
14 1 (0.040%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.040%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 114 (4.60%) HTTP
2 78 (3.15%) Internet
3 30 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.36%) LDAP
5 7 (0.28%) SMS
5 7 (0.28%) SSL
6 5 (0.20%) ATM
6 5 (0.20%) Intranet
7 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.12%) Multicast
9 2 (0.081%) AMQP
9 2 (0.081%) Unicast
9 2 (0.081%) WAN
10 1 (0.040%) Extranet
10 1 (0.040%) LAN
10 1 (0.040%) Network Security
10 1 (0.040%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.040%) SAN
10 1 (0.040%) SSH
10 1 (0.040%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 314 (12.68%) MySQL
3 276 (11.15%) Relational Database
4 235 (9.49%) MongoDB
5 218 (8.80%) Big Data
6 189 (7.63%) SQL Server
7 166 (6.70%) RDBMS
8 134 (5.41%) Oracle Database
9 119 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
10 91 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 84 (3.39%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.29%) Neo4j
13 29 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (1.09%) Hazelcast
15 24 (0.97%) Redis
16 22 (0.89%) HBase
17 19 (0.77%) Couchbase
17 19 (0.77%) DB2
17 19 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 426 (17.21%) Maven
2 405 (16.36%) JUnit
3 315 (12.72%) Git (software)
4 235 (9.49%) Jenkins
5 215 (8.68%) Subversion
6 203 (8.20%) Eclipse
7 148 (5.98%) JIRA
8 139 (5.61%) Ant
9 133 (5.37%) Selenium
10 124 (5.01%) Gradle
11 118 (4.77%) Cucumber
12 99 (4.00%) Mockito
13 64 (2.58%) Hudson
14 57 (2.30%) IntelliJ
15 39 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (1.29%) jMock
17 29 (1.17%) TestNG
18 28 (1.13%) JBehave
19 26 (1.05%) RSpec
20 25 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 611 (24.68%) Finance
2 224 (9.05%) Banking
3 124 (5.01%) Games
4 111 (4.48%) Retail
5 104 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 93 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 86 (3.47%) Front Office
8 49 (1.98%) Marketing
9 36 (1.45%) Law
9 36 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.29%) Advertising
10 32 (1.29%) Electronics
11 27 (1.09%) Back Office
11 27 (1.09%) Billing
12 21 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.57%) Automotive
13 14 (0.57%) Publishing
14 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.32%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1398 (56.46%) Spring
2 777 (31.38%) Hibernate
3 647 (26.13%) Web Services
4 642 (25.93%) HTML
5 582 (23.51%) J2EE
6 549 (22.17%) XML
7 502 (20.27%) CSS
8 401 (16.20%) RESTful
9 355 (14.34%) REST
10 353 (14.26%) Java EE
11 318 (12.84%) SOAP
12 303 (12.24%) jQuery
13 269 (10.86%) JSP
14 265 (10.70%) AngularJS
15 260 (10.50%) JSON
16 206 (8.32%) JMS
17 189 (7.63%) JPA
18 187 (7.55%) Servlets
18 187 (7.55%) Spring MVC
19 171 (6.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 280 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 121 (4.89%) Mathematics
3 115 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (3.80%) Equities
5 73 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 66 (2.67%) Derivative
7 66 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 65 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 51 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 45 (1.82%) Semantic Web
11 37 (1.49%) Clustering
12 36 (1.45%) User Experience
13 31 (1.25%) Market Risk
14 29 (1.17%) Data Integration
15 26 (1.05%) Fintech
16 23 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
17 22 (0.89%) Fixed Income
17 22 (0.89%) iPad
18 20 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 414 (16.72%) Linux
2 246 (9.94%) Unix
3 98 (3.96%) Windows
4 92 (3.72%) Android
5 58 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.57%) CentOS
7 13 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.53%) Solaris
8 9 (0.36%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
9 6 (0.24%) Debian
9 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.12%) AIX
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.081%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.040%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1528 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 774 (31.26%) TDD
3 547 (22.09%) Scrum
4 503 (20.32%) OO
5 436 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
6 431 (17.41%) Software Engineering
7 332 (13.41%) E-Commerce
8 297 (12.00%) MVC
9 278 (11.23%) Multithreading
10 261 (10.54%) Open Source
11 258 (10.42%) BDD
12 247 (9.98%) Mentoring
12 247 (9.98%) SOA
13 190 (7.67%) SDLC
14 162 (6.54%) Unit Testing
15 160 (6.46%) OOD
16 157 (6.34%) Microservices
17 147 (5.94%) Kanban
18 146 (5.90%) UML
19 135 (5.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2476 (100.00%) Java
2 843 (34.05%) SQL
3 814 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 264 (10.66%) Scala
5 146 (5.90%) Python
6 119 (4.81%) Ruby
7 115 (4.64%) Groovy
8 102 (4.12%) C++
9 98 (3.96%) PL/SQL
10 84 (3.39%) C#
11 50 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 46 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.74%) Clojure
14 38 (1.53%) Perl
15 35 (1.41%) PHP
16 29 (1.17%) Go
17 26 (1.05%) XPath
18 23 (0.93%) C
19 19 (0.77%) T-SQL
20 15 (0.61%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 450 (18.17%) Degree
2 28 (1.13%) Sun Certification
3 25 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
3 25 (1.01%) PhD
4 17 (0.69%) OCP
5 13 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.24%) HND
8 4 (0.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.081%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.081%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.040%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.040%) ISEB
11 1 (0.040%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.68%) QA
2 5 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.12%) HL7
3 3 (0.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.081%) MiFID
5 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (2.34%) Docker
2 16 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.24%) HDFS
4 5 (0.20%) vCloud
4 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.081%) LXC
5 2 (0.081%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.040%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 45 (1.82%) Puppet
2 26 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.73%) Kibana
4 14 (0.57%) logstash
5 12 (0.48%) Salt
6 11 (0.44%) Ansible
6 11 (0.44%) Grafana
6 11 (0.44%) StatsD
7 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.12%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.081%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.040%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 515 (20.80%) Oracle
2 76 (3.07%) hybris
3 74 (2.99%) IBM
4 40 (1.62%) Google
5 35 (1.41%) SAP
6 31 (1.25%) Apple
7 27 (1.09%) Twitter
8 24 (0.97%) Sybase
8 24 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 23 (0.93%) Sun
10 21 (0.85%) Microsoft
10 21 (0.85%) Splunk
11 17 (0.69%) New Relic
12 15 (0.61%) WSO2
13 14 (0.57%) Adobe
13 14 (0.57%) StreamBase
14 11 (0.44%) ATG
14 11 (0.44%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.40%) Informatica
16 8 (0.32%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £64000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Remarkable Benefits/Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago