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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 699 798 743
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 240 139 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 215 125 187
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
(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 +112 225 £52,500 -4.54% 21
London +33 98 £60,000 - 6
South East +38 40 £55,000 -8.33% 7
City of London +54 26 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England +10 24 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South West +5 20 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Sussex - 19 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -10 17 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Burgess Hill - 15 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire -5 13 £52,500 +31.25%
Warwick - 13 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +4 11 £87,500 +75.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Leeds +11 10 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridge +7 10 £58,750 +11.90% 1
West Yorkshire +3 10 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 10 £50,000 -
Manchester - 10 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +1 9 £45,000 -40.00% 2
South Yorkshire +16 6 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Sheffield +15 6 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Welwyn Garden City +12 6 £100,000 -
Berkshire -11 6 £56,250 -31.81% 3
Wiltshire - 6 £42,000 - 1
Abingdon - 6 £45,000 -
Reading +4 5 £55,000 -33.33% 2
Swindon - 5 £42,000 - 1
East Sussex +14 4 - -
Edinburgh +5 4 £42,500 -7.10%

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 462 (100.00%) Java
2 325 (70.35%) Software Engineering
3 266 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (43.29%) Spring
5 186 (40.26%) SQL
6 163 (35.28%) Degree
7 151 (32.68%) JavaScript
7 151 (32.68%) TDD
8 138 (29.87%) Linux
9 126 (27.27%) Scrum
10 120 (25.97%) Oracle
10 120 (25.97%) Jenkins
11 119 (25.76%) Hibernate
12 104 (22.51%) Maven
12 104 (22.51%) HTML
13 99 (21.43%) OO
14 98 (21.21%) Tomcat
15 95 (20.56%) Web Services
15 95 (20.56%) Computer Science
16 92 (19.91%) Selenium
17 88 (19.05%) MVC
18 85 (18.40%) MySQL
18 85 (18.40%) Git (software)
19 83 (17.97%) Cucumber
19 83 (17.97%) JUnit
20 82 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
21 80 (17.32%) Mentoring
22 76 (16.45%) J2EE
23 72 (15.58%) JMS
23 72 (15.58%) QA

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 98 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 56 (12.12%) JBoss
3 48 (10.39%) Apache
4 32 (6.93%) GlassFish
5 30 (6.49%) WebSphere
6 29 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (4.76%) Node.js
8 18 (3.90%) Confluence
9 14 (3.03%) Apache Solr
9 14 (3.03%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.81%) Mule
11 6 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.08%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.08%) CMS
12 5 (1.08%) Drupal
12 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.87%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.81%) SaaS
4 12 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.95%) PaaS
6 7 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.08%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.43%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.43%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.41%) Internet
2 19 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.25%) HTTP
4 7 (1.52%) AMQP
4 7 (1.52%) MQTT
5 5 (1.08%) SMTP
6 4 (0.87%) DNS
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.40%) MySQL
2 60 (12.99%) Big Data
3 56 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 54 (11.69%) Relational Database
5 52 (11.26%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (8.66%) Hadoop
7 31 (6.71%) RDBMS
8 26 (5.63%) SQL Server
9 23 (4.98%) MongoDB
10 21 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (4.33%) Couchbase
12 19 (4.11%) Apache Hive
13 13 (2.81%) HBase
14 12 (2.60%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.52%) Hazelcast
15 7 (1.52%) Riak
16 5 (1.08%) Pentaho
16 5 (1.08%) Redis
17 4 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 120 (25.97%) Jenkins
2 104 (22.51%) Maven
3 92 (19.91%) Selenium
4 85 (18.40%) Git (software)
5 83 (17.97%) Cucumber
5 83 (17.97%) JUnit
6 49 (10.61%) JIRA
7 47 (10.17%) Hudson
8 37 (8.01%) Mercurial
9 32 (6.93%) Mockito
10 30 (6.49%) WATIR
11 25 (5.41%) JMeter
12 23 (4.98%) Ant
12 23 (4.98%) Eclipse
12 23 (4.98%) RSpec
13 22 (4.76%) Gradle
14 16 (3.46%) jMock
14 16 (3.46%) WebDriver
15 15 (3.25%) Artifactory
15 15 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (12.12%) Finance
2 23 (4.98%) Billing
3 18 (3.90%) Retail
4 16 (3.46%) Front Office
4 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.03%) Banking
6 7 (1.52%) Automotive
6 7 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (43.29%) Spring
2 119 (25.76%) Hibernate
3 104 (22.51%) HTML
4 95 (20.56%) Web Services
5 76 (16.45%) J2EE
6 72 (15.58%) JMS
6 72 (15.58%) RESTful
7 67 (14.50%) XML
8 65 (14.07%) Spring MVC
9 59 (12.77%) CSS
10 55 (11.90%) JSP
11 54 (11.69%) AngularJS
12 53 (11.47%) Java EE
13 47 (10.17%) JPA
14 43 (9.31%) JSON
15 41 (8.87%) jQuery
16 36 (7.79%) SOAP
17 30 (6.49%) HTML5
18 29 (6.28%) Servlets
19 28 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 68 (14.72%) Mathematics
3 52 (11.26%) Algorithms
4 51 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.49%) Physics
6 25 (5.41%) Data Structures
7 20 (4.33%) Semantic Web
8 17 (3.68%) Fintech
9 13 (2.81%) Digital Media
10 12 (2.60%) Mainframe
10 12 (2.60%) User Experience
11 10 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (1.73%) Wiki
13 7 (1.52%) iPad
13 7 (1.52%) Social Media
14 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 138 (29.87%) Linux
2 35 (7.58%) Unix
3 21 (4.55%) Android
4 17 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (3.68%) Windows
5 15 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.73%) Debian
7 6 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (70.35%) Software Engineering
2 266 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (32.68%) TDD
4 126 (27.27%) Scrum
5 99 (21.43%) OO
6 88 (19.05%) MVC
7 82 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (17.32%) Mentoring
9 69 (14.94%) SOA
10 67 (14.50%) BDD
11 62 (13.42%) Open Source
12 43 (9.31%) Multithreading
13 39 (8.44%) Automated Testing
14 38 (8.23%) E-Commerce
15 33 (7.14%) Project Management
16 31 (6.71%) High Availability
17 30 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
17 30 (6.49%) Unit Testing
18 28 (6.06%) Workflow
19 24 (5.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 462 (100.00%) Java
2 186 (40.26%) SQL
3 151 (32.68%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.15%) Python
5 61 (13.20%) Ruby
6 38 (8.23%) C++
7 34 (7.36%) Scala
8 33 (7.14%) C#
9 19 (4.11%) Groovy
9 19 (4.11%) Perl
10 12 (2.60%) PHP
11 11 (2.38%) C
12 10 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.16%) XPath
12 10 (2.16%) XQuery
13 9 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.52%) Clojure
14 7 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 163 (35.28%) Degree
2 16 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.81%) ISEB
3 13 (2.81%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.65%) CCNA
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.65%) CISSP
6 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.65%) GIAC
6 3 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (0.65%) MCSE
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.65%) SANS
6 3 (0.65%) SSCP
7 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.58%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.22%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.22%) ISO20022
System Software
1 38 (8.23%) Docker
2 21 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.60%) Xen
4 2 (0.43%) KVM
4 2 (0.43%) LXC
5 1 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 29 (6.28%) Puppet
2 11 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.73%) Ansible
4 4 (0.87%) Apache Shiro
4 4 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 120 (25.97%) Oracle
2 23 (4.98%) VMware
3 14 (3.03%) IBM
4 10 (2.16%) Google
4 10 (2.16%) Intel
4 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.95%) WorldPay
6 7 (1.52%) Rally
6 7 (1.52%) SAP
6 7 (1.52%) webMethods
6 7 (1.52%) WSO2
7 5 (1.08%) Adobe
7 5 (1.08%) Sun
8 4 (0.87%) ATG
8 4 (0.87%) Demandware
8 4 (0.87%) hybris
8 4 (0.87%) Perforce
8 4 (0.87%) Sophos
8 4 (0.87%) Talend
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