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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 302 259 322
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1041 1231 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.16% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1056 795
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -27 967 £55,000 - 141
London +6 512 £60,000 - 71
South East +1 189 £55,000 +4.76% 24
City of London -8 157 £62,250 -0.40% 23
South West -34 57 £42,000 -1.17% 14
Scotland -5 56 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +2 55 £52,500 - 5
Yorkshire -42 55 £45,000 - 9
Berkshire +17 51 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North West -28 42 £42,500 - 12
West Yorkshire -6 39 £45,000 - 7
Manchester -22 37 £42,500 - 11
Surrey -16 36 £60,000 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -25 36 £45,000 - 5
Leeds +2 31 £45,000 - 7
Edinburgh -9 31 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +37 30 £52,500 +21.38%
Reading +13 30 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cambridge +33 25 £52,500 +2.43%
Bristol -4 22 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Kent +28 21 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Oxfordshire +13 20 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Brighton -6 20 £39,500 -16.84%
East Sussex -7 20 £39,500 -16.84% 1
Newbury +29 18 £57,500 +9.52% 2
West Sussex +7 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +32 17 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham +2 15 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Hertfordshire -26 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Glasgow -2 13 £53,750 -10.41% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1952 (100.00%) Java
2 1169 (59.89%) Spring
3 1035 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
4 707 (36.22%) Hibernate
5 706 (36.17%) J2EE
6 645 (33.04%) TDD
7 608 (31.15%) SQL
8 568 (29.10%) JavaScript
9 495 (25.36%) Web Services
10 491 (25.15%) XML
11 430 (22.03%) HTML
12 425 (21.77%) Finance
13 414 (21.21%) Maven
14 398 (20.39%) Oracle
15 394 (20.18%) Tomcat
16 389 (19.93%) MVC
17 352 (18.03%) Scrum
18 344 (17.62%) OO
19 341 (17.47%) Linux
20 335 (17.16%) CSS
21 334 (17.11%) JUnit
22 331 (16.96%) E-Commerce
23 317 (16.24%) Degree
24 309 (15.83%) Software Engineering
25 283 (14.50%) Spring MVC
25 283 (14.50%) MySQL
26 276 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
27 256 (13.11%) Multithreading
28 252 (12.91%) jQuery
29 251 (12.86%) Java EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 394 (20.18%) Tomcat
2 213 (10.91%) Apache
3 197 (10.09%) JBoss
4 139 (7.12%) Apache Solr
5 104 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
6 103 (5.28%) WebSphere
7 95 (4.87%) WebLogic
8 57 (2.92%) CMS
9 50 (2.56%) Node.js
10 37 (1.90%) GlassFish
11 34 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
12 33 (1.69%) Jetty
13 22 (1.13%) MQSeries
14 21 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (1.02%) Mule
16 16 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.77%) ColdFusion
18 14 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
19 11 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
19 11 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.051%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.20%) RMDS
4 2 (0.10%) Staffware
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.87%) SaaS
2 26 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.72%) PaaS
3 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.36%) GitHub
6 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.051%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.051%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.15%) HTTP
2 29 (1.49%) Internet
3 21 (1.08%) IPv4
4 11 (0.56%) AMQP
5 8 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.31%) SNMP
7 4 (0.20%) Broadband
8 3 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.10%) LDAP
9 2 (0.10%) SSL
10 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.051%) SAN
10 1 (0.051%) NFC
10 1 (0.051%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.051%) NAS
10 1 (0.051%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (14.50%) MySQL
2 216 (11.07%) NoSQL
3 154 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 152 (7.79%) Big Data
5 117 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 116 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 86 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 74 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 71 (3.64%) Oracle Database
10 63 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (0.97%) Redis
13 17 (0.87%) DB2
14 15 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 15 (0.77%) HBase
15 14 (0.72%) MarkLogic
15 14 (0.72%) OLAP
15 14 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 414 (21.21%) Maven
2 334 (17.11%) JUnit
3 247 (12.65%) Eclipse
4 234 (11.99%) Subversion
5 221 (11.32%) Git (software)
6 187 (9.58%) Ant
7 175 (8.97%) Jenkins
8 85 (4.35%) JIRA
9 66 (3.38%) Mockito
10 63 (3.23%) Selenium
11 53 (2.72%) Hudson
12 52 (2.66%) Cucumber
13 28 (1.43%) Gradle
14 26 (1.33%) jMock
15 24 (1.23%) JMeter
16 19 (0.97%) Mercurial
17 18 (0.92%) TestNG
17 18 (0.92%) SoapUI
18 16 (0.82%) IntelliJ
19 15 (0.77%) FishEye
General
1 425 (21.77%) Finance
2 182 (9.32%) Banking
3 135 (6.92%) Retail
4 101 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 81 (4.15%) Investment Banking
6 77 (3.94%) Games
7 63 (3.23%) Front Office
8 40 (2.05%) Online Betting
9 37 (1.90%) Marketing
10 29 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.43%) Publishing
12 25 (1.28%) Advertising
13 24 (1.23%) Back Office
14 19 (0.97%) Automotive
14 19 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.92%) Legal
16 16 (0.82%) Law
17 10 (0.51%) Electronics
18 9 (0.46%) Interactive Media
19 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1169 (59.89%) Spring
2 707 (36.22%) Hibernate
3 706 (36.17%) J2EE
4 495 (25.36%) Web Services
5 491 (25.15%) XML
6 430 (22.03%) HTML
7 335 (17.16%) CSS
8 283 (14.50%) Spring MVC
9 252 (12.91%) jQuery
10 251 (12.86%) Java EE
11 240 (12.30%) SOAP
12 232 (11.89%) Struts
13 214 (10.96%) RESTful
14 200 (10.25%) JSP
15 187 (9.58%) REST
16 171 (8.76%) JSON
17 168 (8.61%) JPA
18 150 (7.68%) Ajax
19 145 (7.43%) JDBC
20 138 (7.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 193 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 130 (6.66%) Open Source
3 96 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 53 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 49 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (2.51%) Equities
8 39 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 36 (1.84%) User Experience
9 36 (1.84%) Grid Computing
9 36 (1.84%) Online Games
9 36 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 32 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.54%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.38%) Derivative
13 19 (0.97%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.77%) Physics
15 14 (0.72%) GIS
15 14 (0.72%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 341 (17.47%) Linux
2 197 (10.09%) UNIX
3 69 (3.53%) Android
4 66 (3.38%) Windows
5 37 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.82%) Solaris
7 12 (0.61%) AIX
8 10 (0.51%) HPUX
9 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.36%) CentOS
10 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.10%) Fedora
13 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.051%) Debian
13 1 (0.051%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1035 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (33.04%) TDD
3 389 (19.93%) MVC
4 352 (18.03%) Scrum
5 344 (17.62%) OO
6 331 (16.96%) E-Commerce
7 309 (15.83%) Software Engineering
8 276 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
9 256 (13.11%) Multithreading
10 199 (10.19%) BDD
11 175 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 171 (8.76%) Mentoring
13 130 (6.66%) SOA
14 120 (6.15%) Web Development
15 100 (5.12%) OOD
16 91 (4.66%) UML
17 90 (4.61%) Pair Programming
18 66 (3.38%) OOP
19 56 (2.87%) Android Development
19 56 (2.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1952 (100.00%) Java
2 608 (31.15%) SQL
3 568 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 163 (8.35%) Scala
5 113 (5.79%) C#
6 102 (5.23%) Python
7 98 (5.02%) PL/SQL
8 91 (4.66%) C++
8 91 (4.66%) Groovy
9 65 (3.33%) Ruby
10 57 (2.92%) XPath
11 48 (2.46%) Perl
12 47 (2.41%) C
13 33 (1.69%) XQuery
14 32 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.64%) AspectJ
15 29 (1.49%) PHP
16 22 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.77%) HQL
18 11 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 317 (16.24%) Degree
2 24 (1.23%) Sun Certification
3 21 (1.08%) PhD
4 20 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.26%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.15%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.051%) OCA
8 1 (0.051%) CFA
8 1 (0.051%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.74%) QA
2 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.51%) VirtualBox
2 10 (0.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.10%) HDFS
3 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.051%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (1.79%) Puppet
2 24 (1.23%) logstash
3 22 (1.13%) StatsD
3 22 (1.13%) Kibana
4 20 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.10%) Graphite
6 1 (0.051%) Salt
6 1 (0.051%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.051%) Netcool
6 1 (0.051%) Nagios
Vendors
1 398 (20.39%) Oracle
2 116 (5.94%) hybris
3 72 (3.69%) Endeca
4 62 (3.18%) ATG
5 53 (2.72%) TIBCO
6 49 (2.51%) Demandware
7 46 (2.36%) Intershop
8 41 (2.10%) IBM
8 41 (2.10%) Microsoft
9 38 (1.95%) Sybase
10 29 (1.49%) Google
11 21 (1.08%) New Relic
12 16 (0.82%) VMware
13 15 (0.77%) FatWire
13 15 (0.77%) Terracotta
14 14 (0.72%) Sun
15 13 (0.67%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.61%) SAP
17 10 (0.51%) Adobe
18 8 (0.41%) Informatica
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
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Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Very Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
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