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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 847 881 869
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 45 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.041% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.043% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 11
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,700 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +18.75%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 18 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 31 July 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 +18 44 £57,500 +4.54% 5
London +27 32 £57,500 - 2
South East - 7 £47,500 -
Brighton - 5 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
City of London +13 4 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £55,000 +30.95%
Cambridge +12 3 £55,000 +37.50%
East of England -2 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire - 2 £47,500 -
Fareham - 2 £47,500 -
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 £46,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £46,500 - 1
South West - 1 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Senior Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.31%) Spring
4 34 (38.20%) TDD
5 28 (31.46%) Web Services
6 25 (28.09%) J2EE
6 25 (28.09%) Multithreading
7 23 (25.84%) Finance
8 22 (24.72%) JUnit
8 22 (24.72%) JMS
9 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.10%) Mockito
10 17 (19.10%) Banking
11 16 (17.98%) Apache Camel
11 16 (17.98%) JSON
12 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
13 14 (15.73%) REST
13 14 (15.73%) XML
14 13 (14.61%) Tomcat
14 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
14 13 (14.61%) SQL
14 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
14 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
14 13 (14.61%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
14 13 (14.61%) BDD
14 13 (14.61%) NoSQL
15 12 (13.48%) TestNG
15 12 (13.48%) Degree
16 11 (12.36%) RESTful

Senior Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (14.61%) Tomcat
1 13 (14.61%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.99%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.49%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
1 13 (14.61%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.99%) Redis
3 8 (8.99%) Apache Hive
3 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 5 (5.62%) MarkLogic
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.49%) Big Data
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) JUnit
2 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.10%) Mockito
4 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
5 12 (13.48%) TestNG
6 9 (10.11%) Maven
7 8 (8.99%) WebDriver
7 8 (8.99%) Liquibase
8 3 (3.37%) Ant
9 1 (1.12%) JIRA
9 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Publishing
4 4 (4.49%) Front Office
5 3 (3.37%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) Spring
2 28 (31.46%) Web Services
3 25 (28.09%) J2EE
4 22 (24.72%) JMS
5 16 (17.98%) JSON
5 16 (17.98%) Apache Camel
6 14 (15.73%) REST
6 14 (15.73%) XML
7 11 (12.36%) RESTful
8 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
9 8 (8.99%) Memcached
9 8 (8.99%) Spring MVC
9 8 (8.99%) FreeMarker
9 8 (8.99%) Ehcache
10 7 (7.87%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (7.87%) SOAP
11 6 (6.74%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.62%) Guice
12 5 (5.62%) Lucene
12 5 (5.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
2 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.62%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.49%) Social Media
6 2 (2.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 25 (28.09%) Multithreading
4 13 (14.61%) BDD
4 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
4 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.99%) HOOD
5 8 (8.99%) MVC
5 8 (8.99%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.74%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.62%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.62%) Microservices
7 5 (5.62%) SOA
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Garbage Collection
8 4 (4.49%) Functional Programming
8 4 (4.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.62%) Scala
4 4 (4.49%) Haskell
4 4 (4.49%) Erlang
5 3 (3.37%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 2 (2.25%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) Apple
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