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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 267 316 245
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1176 877 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.81% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 792 1073
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 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 29 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
(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 +41 1071 £55,000 - 110
London +7 558 £62,500 +4.16% 60
South East +37 192 £52,500 +2.94% 16
City of London -34 144 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South West +93 143 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Scotland +26 78 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Surrey +19 73 £52,500 - 1
East of England +20 53 £47,500 -9.52% 2
North West +14 44 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Bristol +28 39 £45,000 -5.26%
Glasgow -1 39 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire -6 39 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire -63 39 £42,500 - 5
Dorset +24 35 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Wiltshire +18 35 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bournemouth +18 33 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Edinburgh +14 33 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Manchester +27 32 £45,000 +7.78% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +7 26 £49,000 +15.29% 4
Hampshire +9 25 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Hertfordshire -10 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire -46 25 £42,500 - 2
Leeds -48 25 £42,500 - 1
Newbury +12 23 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Milton Keynes +3 17 £55,000 -
Chippenham +1 16 £39,000 -29.09% 1
North Yorkshire -19 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hertford 0 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Gloucestershire - 15 £40,000 -

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 2445 (100.00%) Java
2 1369 (55.99%) Spring
3 933 (38.16%) SQL
4 879 (35.95%) Hibernate
5 861 (35.21%) J2EE
6 744 (30.43%) TDD
7 702 (28.71%) JavaScript
8 678 (27.73%) HTML
9 639 (26.13%) Web Services
10 630 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
11 580 (23.72%) XML
12 549 (22.45%) OO
13 548 (22.41%) Finance
14 544 (22.25%) Oracle
15 486 (19.88%) Maven
16 471 (19.26%) Scrum
17 464 (18.98%) CSS
18 431 (17.63%) MVC
19 411 (16.81%) Software Engineering
20 408 (16.69%) Tomcat
21 395 (16.16%) Linux
22 383 (15.66%) Degree
23 367 (15.01%) Java EE
24 356 (14.56%) Multithreading
25 342 (13.99%) E-Commerce
26 333 (13.62%) JSP
27 329 (13.46%) JUnit
28 307 (12.56%) Computer Science
29 300 (12.27%) Eclipse
30 293 (11.98%) Ant

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 408 (16.69%) Tomcat
2 157 (6.42%) Apache
3 133 (5.44%) WebLogic
4 128 (5.24%) WebSphere
5 73 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 46 (1.88%) Alfresco
7 44 (1.80%) Jetty
8 42 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (1.23%) GlassFish
10 28 (1.15%) Confluence
11 27 (1.10%) CMS
11 27 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
12 22 (0.90%) Node.js
13 21 (0.86%) MQSeries
14 19 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.70%) Magnolia
16 16 (0.65%) TeamSite
16 16 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
16 16 (0.65%) Mule
17 13 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (1.27%) Magento
2 11 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.20%) Summit
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.082%) Global One
7 1 (0.041%) RMDS
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (1.55%) SaaS
4 21 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (0.65%) GitHub
6 9 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.041%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.29%) HTTP
2 97 (3.97%) Internet
3 48 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.06%) SNMP
5 10 (0.41%) LDAP
6 5 (0.20%) Broadband
6 5 (0.20%) IPv4
6 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.16%) SSH
7 4 (0.16%) Intranet
7 4 (0.16%) Firewall
7 4 (0.16%) DNS
8 2 (0.082%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.082%) SSL
8 2 (0.082%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.041%) AMQP
9 1 (0.041%) Multicast
9 1 (0.041%) VoIP
9 1 (0.041%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.041%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (10.18%) MySQL
2 248 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 240 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 231 (9.45%) SQL Server
5 172 (7.03%) MongoDB
6 157 (6.42%) Big Data
7 144 (5.89%) RDBMS
8 130 (5.32%) Hadoop
9 101 (4.13%) DB2
10 68 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 59 (2.41%) HBase
12 50 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (1.88%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (1.31%) Impala
16 18 (0.74%) Redis
17 11 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 486 (19.88%) Maven
2 329 (13.46%) JUnit
3 300 (12.27%) Eclipse
4 293 (11.98%) Ant
5 280 (11.45%) Subversion
6 239 (9.78%) Jenkins
7 182 (7.44%) Git (software)
8 177 (7.24%) Selenium
9 95 (3.89%) Hudson
10 88 (3.60%) JIRA
11 66 (2.70%) NetBeans
12 60 (2.45%) Cucumber
13 54 (2.21%) Mockito
14 44 (1.80%) JMeter
15 36 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
16 32 (1.31%) Bitbucket
17 30 (1.23%) SoapUI
18 27 (1.10%) Mercurial
19 22 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 21 (0.86%) TestNG
General
1 548 (22.41%) Finance
2 273 (11.17%) Banking
3 122 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 118 (4.83%) Games
5 115 (4.70%) Retail
6 106 (4.34%) Telecoms
7 96 (3.93%) Front Office
8 70 (2.86%) Marketing
9 44 (1.80%) Advertising
10 43 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 39 (1.60%) Publishing
12 27 (1.10%) Back Office
13 18 (0.74%) Electronics
14 11 (0.45%) Law
14 11 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.45%) Online Betting
15 10 (0.41%) Legal
16 7 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.12%) Automotive
18 2 (0.082%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1369 (55.99%) Spring
2 879 (35.95%) Hibernate
3 861 (35.21%) J2EE
4 678 (27.73%) HTML
5 639 (26.13%) Web Services
6 580 (23.72%) XML
7 464 (18.98%) CSS
8 367 (15.01%) Java EE
9 333 (13.62%) JSP
10 286 (11.70%) jQuery
11 281 (11.49%) SOAP
12 275 (11.25%) Servlets
13 273 (11.17%) REST
14 252 (10.31%) Spring MVC
15 244 (9.98%) Struts
16 230 (9.41%) JSON
17 210 (8.59%) JPA
18 202 (8.26%) Ajax
19 197 (8.06%) JMS
20 170 (6.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 307 (12.56%) Computer Science
2 225 (9.20%) Open Source
3 156 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 115 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
5 106 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 75 (3.07%) Physics
7 72 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.62%) Client/Server
9 49 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 46 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 45 (1.84%) Equities
12 39 (1.60%) Visualisation
13 37 (1.51%) Derivative
14 33 (1.35%) Statistics
15 29 (1.19%) Clustering
16 27 (1.10%) N-Tier
17 26 (1.06%) Market Risk
18 25 (1.02%) iPad
19 23 (0.94%) Grid Computing
20 22 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 395 (16.16%) Linux
2 240 (9.82%) UNIX
3 96 (3.93%) Windows
4 63 (2.58%) Android
5 37 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.57%) Solaris
7 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.33%) AIX
8 6 (0.25%) Debian
8 6 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.12%) CentOS
10 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.041%) Fedora
11 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.041%) HPUX
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (30.43%) TDD
2 630 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (22.45%) OO
4 471 (19.26%) Scrum
5 431 (17.63%) MVC
6 411 (16.81%) Software Engineering
7 356 (14.56%) Multithreading
8 342 (13.99%) E-Commerce
9 260 (10.63%) Unit Testing
10 244 (9.98%) BDD
11 234 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 229 (9.37%) SOA
13 223 (9.12%) UML
14 171 (6.99%) Low Latency
15 159 (6.50%) OOP
16 144 (5.89%) OOD
17 133 (5.44%) Pair Programming
18 111 (4.54%) Web Development
19 82 (3.35%) Analytics
20 78 (3.19%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2445 (100.00%) Java
2 933 (38.16%) SQL
3 702 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 159 (6.50%) C++
5 132 (5.40%) Scala
6 113 (4.62%) C#
7 86 (3.52%) Python
8 81 (3.31%) Groovy
9 73 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 68 (2.78%) C
11 64 (2.62%) PHP
12 46 (1.88%) Perl
13 41 (1.68%) R
14 40 (1.64%) Ruby
15 33 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.19%) Clojure
17 26 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.98%) XPath
19 14 (0.57%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 383 (15.66%) Degree
2 48 (1.96%) PhD
3 23 (0.94%) Sun Certification
4 15 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.25%) HND
6 4 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.12%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.082%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.041%) MBCS
9 1 (0.041%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.041%) CITP
9 1 (0.041%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.041%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.082%) HL7
5 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (1.23%) HDFS
2 11 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.041%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.041%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.02%) Puppet
3 9 (0.37%) StatsD
3 9 (0.37%) logstash
3 9 (0.37%) Kibana
4 7 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.12%) YUM
5 3 (0.12%) MOM
6 2 (0.082%) Ansible
6 2 (0.082%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.041%) Oozie
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 544 (22.25%) Oracle
2 277 (11.33%) JBoss
3 87 (3.56%) Google
4 71 (2.90%) hybris
5 62 (2.54%) ATG
5 62 (2.54%) Sybase
6 55 (2.25%) Demandware
7 40 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 31 (1.27%) Microsoft
9 28 (1.15%) IBM
10 26 (1.06%) SAP
10 26 (1.06%) Intershop
11 24 (0.98%) Endeca
12 19 (0.78%) Perforce
12 19 (0.78%) Sun
13 18 (0.74%) Canoo
14 16 (0.65%) Vignette
14 16 (0.65%) VMware
15 14 (0.57%) Adobe
15 14 (0.57%) Twitter
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