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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 307 253 303
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 989 1210 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.15% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1049 858
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 February 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 February 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
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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 -67 916 £55,000 - 175
London -6 483 £60,000 - 77
South East -38 170 £55,000 +4.76% 37
City of London -1 163 £60,000 -4.00% 29
East of England +1 61 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Yorkshire -23 56 £45,000 - 9
Scotland -18 49 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West -48 48 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Berkshire -18 43 £55,000 - 17
West Yorkshire +2 40 £45,000 -5.26% 8
West Midlands -10 38 £45,000 - 3
Surrey -31 36 £60,000 +14.28% 6
North West -64 34 £42,500 - 17
Cambridgeshire +23 29 £53,500 +33.75% 1
Leeds -9 28 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Manchester -51 27 £42,500 - 14
Edinburgh -11 24 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Bristol -18 23 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Kent +18 22 £51,500 +14.44% 3
Cambridge +15 22 £53,500 +29.69% 1
East Midlands +38 20 £42,500 -26.08% 5
Hertfordshire -19 20 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Newbury +15 19 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Reading -6 18 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Oxfordshire +10 17 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Glasgow -7 17 £52,500 -12.50%
East Sussex -6 16 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Brighton -7 16 £43,500 -8.42%
Coventry -17 13 £40,000 -
Watford +8 12 £45,000 -18.18%

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1921 (100.00%) Java
2 1103 (57.42%) Spring
3 1012 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
4 685 (35.66%) Hibernate
5 661 (34.41%) J2EE
6 612 (31.86%) SQL
7 606 (31.55%) TDD
8 545 (28.37%) JavaScript
9 460 (23.95%) Web Services
10 455 (23.69%) XML
11 423 (22.02%) Finance
12 411 (21.40%) HTML
13 403 (20.98%) Oracle
14 402 (20.93%) Maven
15 386 (20.09%) Tomcat
16 355 (18.48%) OO
17 353 (18.38%) Linux
17 353 (18.38%) MVC
18 341 (17.75%) Scrum
19 337 (17.54%) Degree
20 336 (17.49%) JUnit
21 327 (17.02%) Software Engineering
22 316 (16.45%) CSS
23 294 (15.30%) E-Commerce
24 277 (14.42%) MySQL
25 257 (13.38%) Multithreading
26 256 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
26 256 (13.33%) Spring MVC
27 255 (13.27%) Java EE
28 238 (12.39%) Eclipse

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 386 (20.09%) Tomcat
2 212 (11.04%) Apache
3 179 (9.32%) JBoss
4 120 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 92 (4.79%) WebLogic
6 91 (4.74%) WebSphere
7 87 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
8 48 (2.50%) CMS
9 42 (2.19%) Node.js
10 34 (1.77%) GlassFish
11 27 (1.41%) Jetty
11 27 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
12 24 (1.25%) MQSeries
13 23 (1.20%) Mule
14 21 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.62%) ColdFusion
15 12 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
15 12 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.052%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.21%) RMDS
4 2 (0.10%) Staffware
5 1 (0.052%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.86%) SaaS
2 21 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.62%) GitHub
5 11 (0.57%) PaaS
6 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.052%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.052%) IaaS
10 1 (0.052%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.27%) HTTP
2 37 (1.93%) Internet
3 21 (1.09%) IPv4
4 10 (0.52%) AMQP
5 6 (0.31%) Broadband
6 5 (0.26%) SNMP
6 5 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) Wireless
8 2 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.10%) SAN
9 1 (0.052%) Intranet
9 1 (0.052%) Multicast
9 1 (0.052%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.052%) NAS
9 1 (0.052%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (14.42%) MySQL
2 208 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 171 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 141 (7.34%) Big Data
5 126 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 115 (5.99%) SQL Server
7 96 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 78 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 62 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 54 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 52 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.25%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.15%) Redis
14 19 (0.99%) DB2
15 17 (0.88%) HBase
16 12 (0.62%) MarkLogic
16 12 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.57%) OLAP
17 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.42%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 402 (20.93%) Maven
2 336 (17.49%) JUnit
3 238 (12.39%) Eclipse
4 230 (11.97%) Subversion
5 190 (9.89%) Git (software)
6 170 (8.85%) Ant
7 159 (8.28%) Jenkins
8 82 (4.27%) JIRA
9 72 (3.75%) Selenium
10 57 (2.97%) Hudson
11 55 (2.86%) Cucumber
12 49 (2.55%) Mockito
13 26 (1.35%) Gradle
14 23 (1.20%) JMeter
15 20 (1.04%) jMock
16 19 (0.99%) Mercurial
17 18 (0.94%) TeamCity
18 17 (0.88%) SoapUI
19 16 (0.83%) TestNG
20 11 (0.57%) Redmine
General
1 423 (22.02%) Finance
2 192 (9.99%) Banking
3 114 (5.93%) Retail
4 92 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 91 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 70 (3.64%) Games
7 62 (3.23%) Front Office
8 32 (1.67%) Marketing
9 31 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.51%) Online Betting
11 27 (1.41%) Publishing
12 25 (1.30%) Advertising
13 21 (1.09%) Legal
14 20 (1.04%) Back Office
15 15 (0.78%) Automotive
16 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.47%) Law
17 9 (0.47%) Interactive Media
18 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1103 (57.42%) Spring
2 685 (35.66%) Hibernate
3 661 (34.41%) J2EE
4 460 (23.95%) Web Services
5 455 (23.69%) XML
6 411 (21.40%) HTML
7 316 (16.45%) CSS
8 256 (13.33%) Spring MVC
9 255 (13.27%) Java EE
10 237 (12.34%) SOAP
11 230 (11.97%) jQuery
12 216 (11.24%) RESTful
13 208 (10.83%) Struts
14 193 (10.05%) JSP
15 164 (8.54%) REST
16 157 (8.17%) JPA
17 151 (7.86%) JSON
18 146 (7.60%) Ajax
19 133 (6.92%) JDBC
20 131 (6.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 211 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 121 (6.30%) Open Source
3 99 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 54 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 43 (2.24%) Equities
8 43 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 41 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 39 (2.03%) User Experience
11 34 (1.77%) Fixed Income
12 32 (1.67%) Online Games
13 29 (1.51%) Derivative
13 29 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.35%) Grid Computing
15 19 (0.99%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.83%) Physics
17 15 (0.78%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 353 (18.38%) Linux
2 194 (10.10%) UNIX
3 60 (3.12%) Windows
3 60 (3.12%) Android
4 30 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.04%) Solaris
6 16 (0.83%) AIX
7 10 (0.52%) HPUX
8 8 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.31%) CentOS
9 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.26%) Debian
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.052%) Fedora
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (31.55%) TDD
3 355 (18.48%) OO
4 353 (18.38%) MVC
5 341 (17.75%) Scrum
6 327 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 294 (15.30%) E-Commerce
8 257 (13.38%) Multithreading
9 256 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 197 (10.26%) BDD
11 183 (9.53%) Mentoring
12 174 (9.06%) Unit Testing
13 133 (6.92%) Web Development
14 127 (6.61%) SOA
15 94 (4.89%) Pair Programming
16 91 (4.74%) OOD
17 83 (4.32%) UML
18 68 (3.54%) OOP
19 57 (2.97%) Low Latency
20 51 (2.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1921 (100.00%) Java
2 612 (31.86%) SQL
3 545 (28.37%) JavaScript
4 139 (7.24%) Scala
5 106 (5.52%) C#
6 101 (5.26%) C++
7 94 (4.89%) Python
8 83 (4.32%) Groovy
9 82 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 58 (3.02%) Ruby
11 57 (2.97%) Perl
12 55 (2.86%) XPath
13 52 (2.71%) C
14 35 (1.82%) PHP
15 31 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.56%) XQuery
17 21 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.99%) AspectJ
19 11 (0.57%) HQL
20 9 (0.47%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 337 (17.54%) Degree
2 27 (1.41%) VCP4
3 23 (1.20%) PhD
4 22 (1.15%) Sun Certification
5 19 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.16%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.052%) OCA
10 1 (0.052%) HNC
10 1 (0.052%) HND
10 1 (0.052%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.052%) CFA
10 1 (0.052%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.01%) QA
2 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.52%) VirtualBox
3 9 (0.47%) Docker
4 5 (0.26%) HDFS
5 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.052%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.052%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (1.56%) Puppet
2 22 (1.15%) logstash
3 20 (1.04%) Kibana
3 20 (1.04%) StatsD
4 13 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.21%) Ansible
6 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.10%) Graphite
8 1 (0.052%) Netcool
8 1 (0.052%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 403 (20.98%) Oracle
2 86 (4.48%) hybris
3 59 (3.07%) Endeca
4 57 (2.97%) TIBCO
5 54 (2.81%) ATG
6 42 (2.19%) Microsoft
7 41 (2.13%) Demandware
8 40 (2.08%) Sybase
9 39 (2.03%) IBM
10 38 (1.98%) Intershop
11 36 (1.87%) Google
12 20 (1.04%) New Relic
13 15 (0.78%) Terracotta
14 13 (0.68%) Sun
15 12 (0.62%) Adobe
15 12 (0.62%) VMware
16 11 (0.57%) FatWire
16 11 (0.57%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.47%) Informatica
18 8 (0.42%) 29West
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension,
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and amazing benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Kent
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum
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East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
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South East
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