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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 713 810 813
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 236 161 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 135 167
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 +68 221 £60,000 +7.14% 20
London +23 78 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +28 48 £50,000 -16.66% 7
East of England +54 46 £59,500 +16.09% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 24 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridge +23 23 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South West +7 16 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Reading +18 14 £50,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +14 14 £50,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +23 13 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Oxfordshire +6 13 £45,000 -35.71% 4
Abingdon - 13 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +30 12 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -20 12 £52,500 +31.25%
City of London +45 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +4 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +18 10 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Leeds +15 10 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Essex +11 10 £48,750 -2.50%
West Sussex -2 9 £52,500 -16.00%
North West +31 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Glasgow +2 7 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Warwickshire -7 7 £52,500 +13.51%
Warwick -14 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Burgess Hill - 7 £57,500 -
Manchester - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +6 6 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden - 5 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +8 4 £42,500 -15.00%

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 296 (63.79%) Software Engineering
3 268 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (40.52%) Spring
5 179 (38.58%) SQL
6 161 (34.70%) TDD
7 153 (32.97%) Degree
8 144 (31.03%) Oracle
9 134 (28.88%) JavaScript
10 132 (28.45%) Scrum
11 116 (25.00%) Maven
12 113 (24.35%) Linux
13 100 (21.55%) Jenkins
14 99 (21.34%) HTML
15 96 (20.69%) Web Services
15 96 (20.69%) Computer Science
16 95 (20.47%) Hibernate
17 92 (19.83%) J2EE
18 90 (19.40%) OO
19 87 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
20 84 (18.10%) JMS
21 83 (17.89%) Tomcat
22 82 (17.67%) JUnit
22 82 (17.67%) Mentoring
23 79 (17.03%) Finance
24 77 (16.59%) MVC
25 76 (16.38%) Selenium
26 74 (15.95%) QA
27 70 (15.09%) Python
28 68 (14.66%) MySQL

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 83 (17.89%) Tomcat
2 59 (12.72%) JBoss
3 34 (7.33%) Apache
4 29 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 28 (6.03%) GlassFish
6 24 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (4.74%) Node.js
8 13 (2.80%) Mule
9 12 (2.59%) Apache Spark
9 12 (2.59%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.37%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.16%) Confluence
12 7 (1.51%) nginx
13 6 (1.29%) Jetty
14 4 (0.86%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.86%) PegaRULES
15 3 (0.65%) Apache TomEE
15 3 (0.65%) SAS
15 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.02%) SaaS
4 12 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.72%) PaaS
6 7 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.29%) GitHub
8 5 (1.08%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.68%) Internet
2 9 (1.94%) HTTP
3 7 (1.51%) ATM
4 6 (1.29%) AMQP
4 6 (1.29%) MQTT
5 5 (1.08%) LDAP
5 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) DVB
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.66%) MySQL
2 67 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 53 (11.42%) Relational Database
4 43 (9.27%) Big Data
4 43 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (7.76%) Hadoop
6 22 (4.74%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.53%) Couchbase
7 21 (4.53%) SQL Server
8 19 (4.09%) Apache Hive
9 18 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.23%) MongoDB
11 11 (2.37%) Riak
12 7 (1.51%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.51%) Hazelcast
12 7 (1.51%) HBase
13 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.86%) DB2
14 4 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 116 (25.00%) Maven
2 100 (21.55%) Jenkins
3 82 (17.67%) JUnit
4 76 (16.38%) Selenium
5 67 (14.44%) Git (software)
6 58 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 48 (10.34%) JIRA
8 38 (8.19%) Hudson
9 35 (7.54%) Eclipse
10 33 (7.11%) Mercurial
11 28 (6.03%) WATIR
12 25 (5.39%) RSpec
13 24 (5.17%) Ant
14 21 (4.53%) Mockito
15 20 (4.31%) IntelliJ
16 19 (4.09%) Gradle
16 19 (4.09%) WebDriver
17 18 (3.88%) JMeter
18 16 (3.45%) jMock
19 14 (3.02%) Subversion
General
1 79 (17.03%) Finance
2 21 (4.53%) Billing
2 21 (4.53%) Retail
3 18 (3.88%) Banking
4 15 (3.23%) Front Office
5 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.51%) Automotive
6 7 (1.51%) Games
7 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.86%) French Language
8 4 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (40.52%) Spring
2 99 (21.34%) HTML
3 96 (20.69%) Web Services
4 95 (20.47%) Hibernate
5 92 (19.83%) J2EE
6 84 (18.10%) JMS
7 67 (14.44%) XML
8 66 (14.22%) RESTful
9 59 (12.72%) CSS
9 59 (12.72%) Spring MVC
10 56 (12.07%) Java EE
11 54 (11.64%) JPA
12 46 (9.91%) JSON
13 43 (9.27%) AngularJS
14 34 (7.33%) REST
15 33 (7.11%) jQuery
15 33 (7.11%) JSP
15 33 (7.11%) SOAP
16 26 (5.60%) HTML5
17 25 (5.39%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 67 (14.44%) Mathematics
3 58 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.03%) Algorithms
5 26 (5.60%) Physics
6 20 (4.31%) Fintech
7 13 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.80%) User Experience
8 11 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (1.94%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.51%) EFT
11 7 (1.51%) iPad
12 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.86%) BBC
13 4 (0.86%) iDTV
13 4 (0.86%) Social Media
13 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.35%) Linux
2 41 (8.84%) Unix
3 30 (6.47%) Windows
4 15 (3.23%) Android
5 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.16%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.86%) Debian
8 2 (0.43%) CentOS
8 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (63.79%) Software Engineering
2 268 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (34.70%) TDD
4 132 (28.45%) Scrum
5 90 (19.40%) OO
6 87 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (17.67%) Mentoring
8 77 (16.59%) MVC
9 65 (14.01%) SOA
10 63 (13.58%) Open Source
11 59 (12.72%) BDD
12 47 (10.13%) Multithreading
13 41 (8.84%) E-Commerce
14 36 (7.76%) Unit Testing
15 33 (7.11%) Test Automation
16 32 (6.90%) DevOps
16 32 (6.90%) User Stories
17 31 (6.68%) Automated Testing
17 31 (6.68%) OOP
18 30 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 179 (38.58%) SQL
3 134 (28.88%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.09%) Python
5 54 (11.64%) Ruby
6 48 (10.34%) C++
7 44 (9.48%) C#
8 33 (7.11%) Scala
9 20 (4.31%) Groovy
10 16 (3.45%) C
11 15 (3.23%) Perl
12 14 (3.02%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.80%) XQuery
14 12 (2.59%) XPath
15 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.51%) Go
17 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.86%) AspectJ
18 4 (0.86%) PHP
18 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 153 (32.97%) Degree
2 14 (3.02%) ISEB
2 14 (3.02%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
4 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (15.95%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.22%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.22%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (6.68%) Docker
2 8 (1.72%) HDFS
3 6 (1.29%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (4.74%) Puppet
2 7 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.65%) Ansible
3 3 (0.65%) Apache Shiro
3 3 (0.65%) Oozie
4 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.22%) Packer
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 144 (31.03%) Oracle
2 15 (3.23%) IBM
3 13 (2.80%) Google
3 13 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.37%) SAP
4 11 (2.37%) Sophos
4 11 (2.37%) WSO2
5 9 (1.94%) Rally
5 9 (1.94%) WorldPay
6 8 (1.72%) Talend
7 7 (1.51%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.51%) webMethods
8 5 (1.08%) Pega
9 4 (0.86%) Altova
9 4 (0.86%) Fiorano
9 4 (0.86%) ILOG
9 4 (0.86%) Splunk
10 3 (0.65%) Informatica
10 3 (0.65%) Intel
10 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Contract: £450-£550
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Attractive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Global Travel Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow City Centre
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Private Medical + 36 days holiday
Posted: 23 days ago