The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 853 858 880
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 47 52 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.045% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.048% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 12
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,400 £54,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%

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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer 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
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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 +11 45 £57,500 +4.54% 6
London -6 30 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +15 6 £47,500 -
City of London 0 5 £70,000 +40.00%
East Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Brighton - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge +16 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +8 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South West - 3 £47,500 - 2
Fareham - 2 £47,500 -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol - 2 £51,250 -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Poole - 1 £47,500 - 1
York - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £46,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £47,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £46,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (50.00%) Spring
4 34 (39.53%) TDD
5 25 (29.07%) Finance
6 24 (27.91%) Web Services
7 21 (24.42%) JUnit
8 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
9 19 (22.09%) Multithreading
10 18 (20.93%) Hadoop
10 18 (20.93%) J2EE
11 17 (19.77%) SQL
11 17 (19.77%) JMS
12 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
12 16 (18.60%) Mockito
12 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
13 15 (17.44%) BDD
13 15 (17.44%) RESTful
14 14 (16.28%) Banking
14 14 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
15 13 (15.12%) TestNG
15 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
15 13 (15.12%) Risk Management
16 12 (13.95%) Hibernate
16 12 (13.95%) QA
16 12 (13.95%) REST
17 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
17 11 (12.79%) Apache Camel
17 11 (12.79%) Degree

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (12.79%) Apache
4 6 (6.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) Mule
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) SNMP
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) Hadoop
2 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.63%) Apache Hive
4 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.47%) MySQL
5 9 (10.47%) Redis
6 6 (6.98%) Big Data
7 5 (5.81%) MarkLogic
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.49%) HBase
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) JUnit
2 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.60%) Mockito
3 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 13 (15.12%) TestNG
5 9 (10.47%) Liquibase
5 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.14%) Maven
7 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.33%) JIRA
8 2 (2.33%) Ant
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) JMeter
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) Gradle
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Publishing
4 4 (4.65%) Front Office
5 3 (3.49%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.00%) Spring
2 24 (27.91%) Web Services
3 18 (20.93%) J2EE
4 17 (19.77%) JMS
5 15 (17.44%) RESTful
6 12 (13.95%) Hibernate
6 12 (13.95%) REST
7 11 (12.79%) Apache Camel
7 11 (12.79%) JSON
8 10 (11.63%) XML
9 9 (10.47%) Spring MVC
9 9 (10.47%) FreeMarker
9 9 (10.47%) Ehcache
9 9 (10.47%) Memcached
10 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (6.98%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.81%) Lucene
12 5 (5.81%) Guice
12 5 (5.81%) HTML
13 4 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Algorithms
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.81%) Social Media
4 4 (4.65%) Semantic Web
4 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.16%) Tandem
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.53%) TDD
3 19 (22.09%) Multithreading
4 15 (17.44%) BDD
5 13 (15.12%) Risk Management
5 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.63%) MVC
7 9 (10.47%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.98%) Scrum
10 6 (6.98%) HOOD
11 5 (5.81%) OO
11 5 (5.81%) Low Latency
11 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Microservices
12 4 (4.65%) Functional Programming
12 4 (4.65%) User Stories
12 4 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (19.77%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.14%) Scala
5 4 (4.65%) Haskell
5 4 (4.65%) Erlang
6 3 (3.49%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Apple
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
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