The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 885 911 854
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 17 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 25
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.56%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +29 17 £60,000 -
London +10 12 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £72,500 -

Senior Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (45.16%) Scrum
6 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
7 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
8 10 (32.26%) XML
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
9 9 (29.03%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) TDD
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (19.35%) JBoss
13 5 (16.13%) J2EE
13 5 (16.13%) E-business
13 5 (16.13%) MVC
13 5 (16.13%) SDLC
13 5 (16.13%) User Stories
13 5 (16.13%) RESTful
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) QA
13 5 (16.13%) Kanban
13 5 (16.13%) JPA

Senior Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ATM
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) Hudson
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Spring
2 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) JPA
6 5 (16.13%) RESTful
6 5 (16.13%) Java SE
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) JSP
7 4 (12.90%) Servlets
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) Ember.js
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.45%) GWT
9 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
9 2 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) OO
3 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) User Stories
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) E-business
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) StatsD
2 1 (3.23%) logstash
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) New Relic