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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 839 862 898
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 50 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.012% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 5
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,700 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £84,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -11.90%

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
108233 100307 110663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87592 83387 94376
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 16 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 12 September 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 +16 44 £55,000 -21.42% 7
London +15 35 £55,000 -24.13% 7
City of London +26 22 £47,500 -38.70% 5
South East -6 7 £57,500 +9.52%
Oxfordshire +10 6 - -
Oxford +10 6 - -
County Antrim - 3 - - 1
Belfast - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 £43,750 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Hertford - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (81.73%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (58.65%) Software Engineering
4 53 (50.96%) Web Services
5 49 (47.12%) TDD
6 48 (46.15%) J2EE
7 39 (37.50%) Scrum
8 33 (31.73%) Spring
9 30 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (28.85%) Finance
10 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
11 27 (25.96%) Banking
12 26 (25.00%) Grails
12 26 (25.00%) HTML
13 21 (20.19%) OO
14 17 (16.35%) CSS
14 17 (16.35%) Visualisation
14 17 (16.35%) Mobile App
15 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
15 15 (14.42%) MySQL
16 14 (13.46%) Oracle
16 14 (13.46%) Tomcat
16 14 (13.46%) Hibernate
16 14 (13.46%) Scala
16 14 (13.46%) Big Data
17 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
17 13 (12.50%) JSP
17 13 (12.50%) Servlets
18 12 (11.54%) SQL
18 12 (11.54%) Multithreading

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 14 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) MySQL
1 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.46%) Big Data
3 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.85%) Mahout
9 2 (1.92%) HBase
9 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.96%) DB2
10 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) JUnit
2 4 (3.85%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) Ant
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.92%) TestNG
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 30 (28.85%) Finance
2 27 (25.96%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) Web Services
2 48 (46.15%) J2EE
3 33 (31.73%) Spring
4 26 (25.00%) Grails
4 26 (25.00%) HTML
5 17 (16.35%) CSS
6 14 (13.46%) Hibernate
7 13 (12.50%) JSP
7 13 (12.50%) Servlets
8 11 (10.58%) XML
9 10 (9.62%) RESTful
10 7 (6.73%) REST
10 7 (6.73%) Play Framework
10 7 (6.73%) JMS
10 7 (6.73%) LAMP
11 6 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (5.77%) jQuery
12 4 (3.85%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (3.85%) JSF
12 4 (3.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Visualisation
1 17 (16.35%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.81%) Open Source
4 3 (2.88%) Social Network
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 8 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (81.73%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (58.65%) Software Engineering
3 49 (47.12%) TDD
4 39 (37.50%) Scrum
5 30 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (20.19%) OO
7 12 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.62%) Pair Programming
8 10 (9.62%) MVC
9 9 (8.65%) BDD
10 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.73%) SOA
11 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (3.85%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.85%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.85%) Time Management
13 4 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.46%) Scala
4 12 (11.54%) SQL
5 7 (6.73%) Groovy
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
7 3 (2.88%) C++
8 2 (1.92%) Haskell
8 2 (1.92%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 4 (3.85%) Sony
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) Sun
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Google
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