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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 275 295 320
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1158 1087 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 969 796
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +32 1095 £55,000 - 115
London +35 584 £65,000 +4.00% 53
South East -16 168 £50,000 - 17
City of London +21 131 £67,500 +3.84% 20
East of England +53 87 £50,000 - 4
South West -37 74 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +17 53 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Yorkshire +17 52 £47,500 +5.55% 8
West Midlands -1 43 £48,750 -0.51% 1
Cambridgeshire +40 40 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 37 £49,000 +15.29% 7
Bristol -18 36 £51,250 +13.88% 6
Leeds +27 35 £49,000 +15.29% 7
Manchester +5 35 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Berkshire -1 35 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Surrey -30 35 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland -36 34 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Hampshire +28 31 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Oxfordshire +14 30 £56,000 +15.46%
Birmingham +21 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxford +10 25 £53,750 +10.82%
North East +12 21 £35,000 -
Essex +4 21 £50,000 +17.64%
Hertfordshire -3 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Cambridge +23 19 £47,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +8 18 £35,000 -
Glasgow -16 17 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Reading +6 15 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Huntingdon - 15 £47,500 -
Somerset +16 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2144 (100.00%) Java
2 1364 (63.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1361 (63.48%) Spring
4 785 (36.61%) Hibernate
5 780 (36.38%) TDD
6 767 (35.77%) SQL
7 725 (33.82%) JavaScript
8 674 (31.44%) J2EE
9 611 (28.50%) HTML
10 586 (27.33%) Web Services
11 528 (24.63%) XML
12 519 (24.21%) Finance
13 518 (24.16%) CSS
13 518 (24.16%) Oracle
14 500 (23.32%) Scrum
15 460 (21.46%) OO
16 427 (19.92%) Maven
17 404 (18.84%) REST
18 395 (18.42%) Software Engineering
19 376 (17.54%) Linux
20 373 (17.40%) Tomcat
21 363 (16.93%) MVC
22 356 (16.60%) Degree
23 346 (16.14%) jQuery
24 338 (15.76%) SOAP
24 338 (15.76%) MySQL
25 322 (15.02%) E-Commerce
26 309 (14.41%) NoSQL
27 305 (14.23%) JUnit
28 302 (14.09%) Multithreading

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 373 (17.40%) Tomcat
2 186 (8.68%) JBoss
3 141 (6.58%) Apache
4 127 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (5.83%) Apache Solr
6 92 (4.29%) WebLogic
7 91 (4.24%) WebSphere
8 68 (3.17%) Node.js
9 57 (2.66%) CMS
10 54 (2.52%) GlassFish
11 47 (2.19%) Apache Spark
12 44 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
13 42 (1.96%) Mule
14 41 (1.91%) Jetty
15 28 (1.31%) MQSeries
16 26 (1.21%) Mule ESB
17 25 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 21 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (0.65%) GemFire
20 13 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.19%) Mathematica
3 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.047%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.047%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 192 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.94%) SaaS
3 24 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 11 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.28%) PaaS
9 5 (0.23%) GitHub
10 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.14%) IaaS
11 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.093%) Route 53
13 1 (0.047%) Force.com
13 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.047%) Boomi
13 1 (0.047%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.31%) HTTP
2 40 (1.87%) Internet
3 24 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.75%) AMQP
5 9 (0.42%) LDAP
6 8 (0.37%) Network Security
7 6 (0.28%) Broadband
8 5 (0.23%) DNS
8 5 (0.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.19%) SAN
9 4 (0.19%) Firewall
10 3 (0.14%) ATM
11 2 (0.093%) SNMP
11 2 (0.093%) LAN
11 2 (0.093%) WAN
11 2 (0.093%) SMTP
11 2 (0.093%) FTP
11 2 (0.093%) Wireless
12 1 (0.047%) SSH
12 1 (0.047%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (15.76%) MySQL
2 309 (14.41%) NoSQL
3 242 (11.29%) Big Data
4 223 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 182 (8.49%) MongoDB
6 170 (7.93%) SQL Server
7 152 (7.09%) Hadoop
8 109 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 103 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 86 (4.01%) Oracle Database
11 60 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (1.77%) Redis
13 27 (1.26%) HBase
14 26 (1.21%) DB2
15 24 (1.12%) Riak
16 20 (0.93%) OLAP
17 19 (0.89%) MarkLogic
18 18 (0.84%) Apache Hive
19 15 (0.70%) CouchDB
20 12 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 427 (19.92%) Maven
2 305 (14.23%) JUnit
3 301 (14.04%) Git (software)
4 223 (10.40%) Subversion
5 219 (10.21%) Eclipse
6 211 (9.84%) Jenkins
7 197 (9.19%) Ant
8 127 (5.92%) Mockito
9 106 (4.94%) JIRA
10 98 (4.57%) Selenium
11 83 (3.87%) Cucumber
12 67 (3.13%) jMock
13 50 (2.33%) IntelliJ
14 34 (1.59%) Gradle
15 33 (1.54%) Spock
15 33 (1.54%) Hudson
16 25 (1.17%) JMeter
17 23 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (0.89%) NetBeans
19 18 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 519 (24.21%) Finance
2 197 (9.19%) Banking
3 134 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 111 (5.18%) Retail
5 71 (3.31%) Games
6 67 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.47%) Marketing
8 47 (2.19%) Front Office
9 41 (1.91%) Online Betting
10 39 (1.82%) Back Office
11 38 (1.77%) Law
12 30 (1.40%) Advertising
13 29 (1.35%) Manufacturing
14 27 (1.26%) Electronics
15 20 (0.93%) Publishing
16 19 (0.89%) Legal
17 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.51%) Billing
19 10 (0.47%) Automotive
20 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (63.48%) Spring
2 785 (36.61%) Hibernate
3 674 (31.44%) J2EE
4 611 (28.50%) HTML
5 586 (27.33%) Web Services
6 528 (24.63%) XML
7 518 (24.16%) CSS
8 404 (18.84%) REST
9 346 (16.14%) jQuery
10 338 (15.76%) SOAP
11 291 (13.57%) RESTful
12 286 (13.34%) Java EE
13 269 (12.55%) JSP
14 247 (11.52%) Spring MVC
15 217 (10.12%) Struts
16 188 (8.77%) JSON
17 186 (8.68%) Servlets
18 175 (8.16%) JMS
19 165 (7.70%) JPA
20 161 (7.51%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 133 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 77 (3.59%) Equities
5 73 (3.40%) Client/Server
6 58 (2.71%) Mathematics
7 54 (2.52%) Grid Computing
8 52 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 50 (2.33%) User Experience
10 47 (2.19%) Derivative
11 42 (1.96%) Algorithms
12 39 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.31%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.21%) DTV
15 23 (1.07%) Semantic Web
16 21 (0.98%) Xbox
17 18 (0.84%) Data Integration
17 18 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
18 17 (0.79%) Statistics
18 17 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 376 (17.54%) Linux
2 248 (11.57%) UNIX
3 112 (5.22%) Windows
4 60 (2.80%) Android
5 53 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.61%) CentOS
7 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.28%) Debian
10 6 (0.28%) Solaris
11 5 (0.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.14%) openSUSE
13 3 (0.14%) Fedora
14 2 (0.093%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.047%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1364 (63.62%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (36.38%) TDD
3 500 (23.32%) Scrum
4 460 (21.46%) OO
5 395 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 363 (16.93%) MVC
7 322 (15.02%) E-Commerce
8 302 (14.09%) Multithreading
9 290 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
10 256 (11.94%) BDD
11 216 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 206 (9.61%) SDLC
13 192 (8.96%) Unit Testing
14 177 (8.26%) Open Source
15 151 (7.04%) SOA
16 138 (6.44%) UML
17 137 (6.39%) Kanban
18 130 (6.06%) OOD
19 93 (4.34%) Low Latency
20 91 (4.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2144 (100.00%) Java
2 767 (35.77%) SQL
3 725 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 229 (10.68%) Scala
5 154 (7.18%) Python
6 133 (6.20%) Groovy
7 127 (5.92%) PL/SQL
8 96 (4.48%) Ruby
9 89 (4.15%) C++
10 81 (3.78%) C#
11 70 (3.26%) PHP
12 53 (2.47%) C
13 45 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 43 (2.01%) XQuery
15 39 (1.82%) Perl
16 38 (1.77%) AspectJ
17 35 (1.63%) XPath
18 26 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 26 (1.21%) Clojure
19 24 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 356 (16.60%) Degree
2 28 (1.31%) PhD
3 24 (1.12%) Sun Certification
4 20 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (0.47%) OCP
7 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.28%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.19%) OCMJD
9 4 (0.19%) MCPD
9 4 (0.19%) OCPJWCD
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.19%) MCP
9 4 (0.19%) HND
10 3 (0.14%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.047%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.047%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.50%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) MiFID
3 4 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.093%) SLA
5 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (1.35%) Docker
2 11 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.33%) vCloud
5 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.093%) HDFS
6 2 (0.093%) vSphere
7 1 (0.047%) Squid
7 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.047%) LXC
7 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 60 (2.80%) Puppet
2 56 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.84%) StatsD
3 18 (0.84%) logstash
3 18 (0.84%) Kibana
4 13 (0.61%) Ansible
5 12 (0.56%) Mesos
6 8 (0.37%) Nagios
7 6 (0.28%) Salt
8 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 518 (24.16%) Oracle
2 84 (3.92%) hybris
3 49 (2.29%) IBM
4 42 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 34 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 33 (1.54%) Sybase
7 29 (1.35%) SAP
8 26 (1.21%) Google
9 24 (1.12%) New Relic
10 22 (1.03%) Demandware
10 22 (1.03%) Endeca
11 21 (0.98%) ATG
12 20 (0.93%) Intershop
13 17 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.75%) Adobe
15 15 (0.70%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.56%) Apple
17 11 (0.51%) VMware
18 9 (0.42%) HP
19 8 (0.37%) Sun
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits Package available
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago