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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 852 857 897
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 52 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 4
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 12 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 22 August 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 +21 49 £55,000 -26.66% 9
London +21 39 £55,000 -26.66% 7
City of London +10 22 £50,000 -42.02% 5
South East - 5 - - 2
Oxford - 5 - - 1
East of England - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Hertford - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (59.18%) Software Engineering
3 51 (52.04%) Web Services
4 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (45.92%) TDD
6 43 (43.88%) J2EE
7 38 (38.78%) Scrum
8 31 (31.63%) Finance
8 31 (31.63%) Spring
8 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
10 27 (27.55%) Banking
11 26 (26.53%) Grails
12 25 (25.51%) HTML
13 19 (19.39%) OO
13 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
13 19 (19.39%) Mobile App
14 17 (17.35%) CSS
14 17 (17.35%) MySQL
15 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
16 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
17 14 (14.29%) Scala
17 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
18 13 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (13.27%) Oracle
18 13 (13.27%) JUnit
18 13 (13.27%) JSP
18 13 (13.27%) Servlets
18 13 (13.27%) MongoDB
19 12 (12.24%) Big Data

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) SMS
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) MySQL
2 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.27%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.24%) Big Data
5 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.10%) Mahout
8 2 (2.04%) HBase
8 2 (2.04%) Impala
8 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) JUnit
2 4 (4.08%) Ant
3 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) TestNG
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) Hudson
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 27 (27.55%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Publishing
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) Web Services
2 43 (43.88%) J2EE
3 31 (31.63%) Spring
4 26 (26.53%) Grails
5 25 (25.51%) HTML
6 17 (17.35%) CSS
7 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 13 (13.27%) JSP
8 13 (13.27%) Servlets
9 11 (11.22%) RESTful
10 9 (9.18%) XML
11 8 (8.16%) REST
11 8 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (8.16%) jQuery
12 6 (6.12%) Play Framework
12 6 (6.12%) JMS
12 6 (6.12%) LAMP
13 4 (4.08%) .NET
14 3 (3.06%) SOAP
14 3 (3.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
1 19 (19.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.08%) Open Source
4 4 (4.08%) Social Network
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Software Engineering
2 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (45.92%) TDD
4 38 (38.78%) Scrum
5 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.39%) OO
7 12 (12.24%) MVC
8 11 (11.22%) Pair Programming
9 9 (9.18%) SOA
10 8 (8.16%) BDD
10 8 (8.16%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.12%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.10%) Kanban
13 4 (4.08%) Refactoring
13 4 (4.08%) Time Management
13 4 (4.08%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.29%) Scala
4 11 (11.22%) SQL
5 9 (9.18%) Groovy
6 4 (4.08%) Ruby
7 3 (3.06%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) R
8 2 (2.04%) Haskell
8 2 (2.04%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle
2 3 (3.06%) Sony
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Sun
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City of London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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