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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 861 912 876
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 42 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 5
Average salary £63,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 10 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 17 April 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 +47 42 £63,000 +20.00% 5
London +29 34 £63,500 +43.50% 4
City of London +24 10 £45,000 +3.44% 1
South East +2 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £57,500 -
South West - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.72%) TDD
4 36 (46.15%) Web Services
5 33 (42.31%) Spring
6 31 (39.74%) J2EE
6 31 (39.74%) Multithreading
7 25 (32.05%) REST
8 22 (28.21%) Algorithms
8 22 (28.21%) JMS
9 21 (26.92%) Apache Camel
10 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
10 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 15 (19.23%) Banking
11 15 (19.23%) JUnit
12 14 (17.95%) JSON
13 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 13 (16.67%) SOA
13 13 (16.67%) Linux
14 12 (15.38%) OO
15 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
16 10 (12.82%) SOAP
16 10 (12.82%) MySQL
16 10 (12.82%) Degree
16 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
17 9 (11.54%) Mockito
17 9 (11.54%) JAX-RS
17 9 (11.54%) SQL
18 8 (10.26%) XML
18 8 (10.26%) HTML

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (10.26%) Mule
2 6 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.82%) MySQL
3 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.69%) Big Data
5 5 (6.41%) Couchbase
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) JUnit
2 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.54%) Mockito
4 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) Fiddler
5 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.41%) Subversion
6 4 (5.13%) Maven
7 2 (2.56%) Ant
8 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 15 (19.23%) Banking
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) Web Services
2 33 (42.31%) Spring
3 31 (39.74%) J2EE
4 25 (32.05%) REST
5 22 (28.21%) JMS
6 21 (26.92%) Apache Camel
7 14 (17.95%) JSON
8 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
9 10 (12.82%) SOAP
10 9 (11.54%) JAX-RS
11 8 (10.26%) HTML
11 8 (10.26%) Java EE
11 8 (10.26%) XML
11 8 (10.26%) Spring Boot
12 5 (6.41%) JSF
12 5 (6.41%) PrimeFaces
12 5 (6.41%) Grails
13 4 (5.13%) JSP
13 4 (5.13%) Servlets
13 4 (5.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Algorithms
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.72%) TDD
3 31 (39.74%) Multithreading
4 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.67%) SOA
6 12 (15.38%) OO
7 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.26%) HOOD
7 8 (10.26%) Microservices
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.69%) OOP
10 5 (6.41%) UML
10 5 (6.41%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 5 (6.41%) DevOps
10 5 (6.41%) BDD
10 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Splunk
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Sony
London
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Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago