The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 714 790 804
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 195 175 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 161 139 192
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -1.05%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 186 £60,000 +9.09% 14
London +40 70 £65,000 +8.33% 6
East of England +62 39 £59,500 +19.00% 2
South East +6 38 £51,250 -14.58% 3
Cambridge +33 26 £60,000 +29.03% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 26 £60,000 +29.03% 2
Oxfordshire +7 16 £60,000 -11.11% 1
South West +7 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Abingdon - 13 £45,000 -
City of London +48 10 £61,250 +36.11% 2
West Yorkshire +16 10 £63,750 +59.37%
Yorkshire +11 10 £63,750 +41.66%
Leeds +8 10 £63,750 +59.37%
Essex +15 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +29 8 £50,000 +19.04% 2
North West +22 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Manchester -2 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 7 £52,500 +17.97%
Scotland -1 6 £45,500 +1.11%
Bristol -3 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Glasgow -11 6 £45,500 +13.75%
Reading +10 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Berkshire -3 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Saffron Walden - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +13 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Oxford +6 3 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Somerset -6 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Warwickshire -8 3 £52,500 +5.00%

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

1 440 (100.00%) Java
2 293 (66.59%) Software Engineering
3 259 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (37.50%) Spring
5 162 (36.82%) SQL
6 146 (33.18%) TDD
7 137 (31.14%) Oracle
8 134 (30.45%) Degree
9 125 (28.41%) Scrum
10 117 (26.59%) JavaScript
11 113 (25.68%) Maven
12 103 (23.41%) Linux
13 89 (20.23%) Web Services
13 89 (20.23%) Jenkins
14 88 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (19.77%) J2EE
16 85 (19.32%) Hibernate
17 84 (19.09%) HTML
18 83 (18.86%) Computer Science
19 80 (18.18%) OO
19 80 (18.18%) Finance
20 79 (17.95%) Mentoring
21 78 (17.73%) JMS
22 76 (17.27%) Python
23 71 (16.14%) QA
24 70 (15.91%) JUnit
25 69 (15.68%) NoSQL
26 66 (15.00%) Selenium
27 65 (14.77%) Git (software)
28 64 (14.55%) Tomcat

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 49 (11.14%) JBoss
3 26 (5.91%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.68%) Apache
5 23 (5.23%) GlassFish
5 23 (5.23%) Node.js
6 20 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.41%) Mule
8 13 (2.95%) Confluence
9 12 (2.73%) Apache Spark
10 10 (2.27%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.05%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.36%) nginx
13 5 (1.14%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.14%) Jetty
14 4 (0.91%) SAS
15 3 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
15 3 (0.68%) CMS
15 3 (0.68%) PegaRULES
15 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.41%) SaaS
3 14 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.82%) GitHub
5 8 (1.82%) PaaS
6 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.14%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.23%) IaaS
10 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.27%) Internet
2 9 (2.05%) HTTP
3 7 (1.59%) ATM
4 5 (1.14%) LDAP
5 3 (0.68%) AMQP
5 3 (0.68%) MQTT
6 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) SMTP
6 2 (0.45%) SS7
6 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.68%) NoSQL
2 55 (12.50%) MySQL
3 50 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 37 (8.41%) Big Data
5 34 (7.73%) Hadoop
5 34 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.77%) Couchbase
6 21 (4.77%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.32%) SQL Server
8 16 (3.64%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.95%) Riak
12 9 (2.05%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.59%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.36%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.36%) HBase
15 5 (1.14%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 113 (25.68%) Maven
2 89 (20.23%) Jenkins
3 70 (15.91%) JUnit
4 66 (15.00%) Selenium
5 65 (14.77%) Git (software)
6 52 (11.82%) Cucumber
7 44 (10.00%) JIRA
8 36 (8.18%) Eclipse
9 34 (7.73%) Hudson
10 28 (6.36%) Ant
11 25 (5.68%) Mercurial
12 24 (5.45%) RSpec
13 23 (5.23%) IntelliJ
13 23 (5.23%) WATIR
14 19 (4.32%) Gradle
15 16 (3.64%) Mockito
15 16 (3.64%) WebDriver
16 14 (3.18%) jMock
17 13 (2.95%) JMeter
18 12 (2.73%) Subversion
General
1 80 (18.18%) Finance
2 18 (4.09%) Billing
2 18 (4.09%) Retail
3 16 (3.64%) Banking
4 11 (2.50%) Front Office
4 11 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.36%) Games
7 5 (1.14%) Automotive
7 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (0.91%) French Language
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (37.50%) Spring
2 89 (20.23%) Web Services
3 87 (19.77%) J2EE
4 85 (19.32%) Hibernate
5 84 (19.09%) HTML
6 78 (17.73%) JMS
7 63 (14.32%) XML
8 60 (13.64%) RESTful
9 55 (12.50%) Java EE
10 52 (11.82%) CSS
11 49 (11.14%) JPA
11 49 (11.14%) Spring MVC
12 43 (9.77%) AngularJS
13 41 (9.32%) JSON
14 32 (7.27%) SOAP
15 30 (6.82%) jQuery
15 30 (6.82%) REST
16 26 (5.91%) JSP
17 25 (5.68%) Ajax
18 24 (5.45%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.86%) Computer Science
2 59 (13.41%) Mathematics
3 58 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.91%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.55%) Physics
6 13 (2.95%) Fintech
7 11 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.50%) User Experience
8 10 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.59%) Derivative
10 7 (1.59%) EFT
11 5 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.14%) iPad
12 4 (0.91%) BBC
12 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (23.41%) Linux
2 43 (9.77%) Unix
3 32 (7.27%) Windows
4 11 (2.50%) Android
5 10 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.91%) Debian
7 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.45%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (66.59%) Software Engineering
2 259 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (33.18%) TDD
4 125 (28.41%) Scrum
5 88 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (18.18%) OO
7 79 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 63 (14.32%) MVC
9 62 (14.09%) SOA
10 60 (13.64%) Open Source
11 50 (11.36%) BDD
12 49 (11.14%) Multithreading
13 41 (9.32%) Unit Testing
14 38 (8.64%) DevOps
15 37 (8.41%) E-Commerce
16 33 (7.50%) Pair Programming
17 32 (7.27%) Test Automation
18 31 (7.05%) High Availability
18 31 (7.05%) OOP
19 28 (6.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 440 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (36.82%) SQL
3 117 (26.59%) JavaScript
4 76 (17.27%) Python
5 52 (11.82%) C++
6 47 (10.68%) C#
6 47 (10.68%) Ruby
7 34 (7.73%) Scala
8 22 (5.00%) C
9 18 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.41%) Groovy
10 15 (3.41%) Perl
11 12 (2.73%) XQuery
12 11 (2.50%) XPath
13 9 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.59%) Go
14 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.14%) PHP
16 4 (0.91%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 134 (30.45%) Degree
2 13 (2.95%) ISEB
2 13 (2.95%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (1.14%) PhD
4 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (16.14%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO15022
2 1 (0.23%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (6.59%) Docker
2 9 (2.05%) HDFS
3 7 (1.59%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (5.45%) Puppet
2 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.91%) Oozie
4 2 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Shiro
5 1 (0.23%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 137 (31.14%) Oracle
2 15 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.41%) Sophos
3 14 (3.18%) IBM
4 13 (2.95%) Google
5 11 (2.50%) WSO2
6 10 (2.27%) SAP
7 9 (2.05%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.59%) Rally
8 7 (1.59%) Sybase
8 7 (1.59%) webMethods
8 7 (1.59%) WorldPay
9 6 (1.36%) Talend
10 4 (0.91%) Altova
10 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.91%) Fiorano
10 4 (0.91%) ILOG
10 4 (0.91%) Pega
10 4 (0.91%) Splunk
10 4 (0.91%) Sun
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Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Contract: £450-£550
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58k-60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Open Table
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
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Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + benefits
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