The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer
Rank 871 944 972
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 38 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.020% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 33
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%

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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer 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 +40 38 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +49 22 £62,500 +25.00%
Essex +22 16 £62,500 +25.00%
London +43 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Colchester - 12 £62,500 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £40,000 -
South East +20 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +12 2 £52,500 +16.66%
South West +10 2 £52,500 +16.66%
City of London - 2 £50,000 -
Farnham - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -

Senior Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (68.35%) Software Engineering
4 53 (67.09%) JavaScript
5 48 (60.76%) OO
6 45 (56.96%) JBoss
7 44 (55.70%) CSS
7 44 (55.70%) HTML
8 40 (50.63%) Degree
9 35 (44.30%) Spring
10 34 (43.04%) Computer Science
11 32 (40.51%) SQL
11 32 (40.51%) J2EE
11 32 (40.51%) Oracle
12 29 (36.71%) Python
13 27 (34.18%) OOP
14 25 (31.65%) Swing
14 25 (31.65%) WebLogic
14 25 (31.65%) Hibernate
14 25 (31.65%) WebSphere
14 25 (31.65%) Oracle Database
15 24 (30.38%) Relational Database
15 24 (30.38%) Open Source
15 24 (30.38%) Ajax
15 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
16 23 (29.11%) Tomcat
16 23 (29.11%) Unix
16 23 (29.11%) Scrum
16 23 (29.11%) TDD
17 21 (26.58%) QA

Senior Java Programmer 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 45 (56.96%) JBoss
2 25 (31.65%) WebLogic
2 25 (31.65%) WebSphere
3 23 (29.11%) Tomcat
4 18 (22.78%) Node.js
5 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
6 4 (5.06%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.27%) Jetty
8 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle Database
2 24 (30.38%) Relational Database
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.86%) MySQL
6 4 (5.06%) Big Data
6 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) HBase
7 3 (3.80%) Impala
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Redis
8 1 (1.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) JUnit
2 20 (25.32%) Cucumber
3 19 (24.05%) Subversion
4 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) CSS
1 44 (55.70%) HTML
2 35 (44.30%) Spring
3 32 (40.51%) J2EE
4 25 (31.65%) Hibernate
4 25 (31.65%) Swing
5 24 (30.38%) Ajax
6 18 (22.78%) JSP
6 18 (22.78%) RESTful
6 18 (22.78%) XHTML
7 5 (6.33%) ELK Stack
7 5 (6.33%) Web Services
8 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.06%) Django
8 4 (5.06%) Hystrix
8 4 (5.06%) jQuery
8 4 (5.06%) JSON
8 4 (5.06%) RxJava
8 4 (5.06%) Underscore.js
8 4 (5.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.04%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (22.78%) Client/Server
4 8 (10.13%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.80%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Unix
2 6 (7.59%) Android
2 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (68.35%) Software Engineering
3 48 (60.76%) OO
4 27 (34.18%) OOP
5 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
5 24 (30.38%) Open Source
6 23 (29.11%) Scrum
6 23 (29.11%) TDD
7 21 (26.58%) MVC
8 20 (25.32%) User Stories
9 19 (24.05%) Kanban
10 18 (22.78%) BDD
10 18 (22.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.39%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.80%) Data Privacy
12 3 (3.80%) Security Architecture
12 3 (3.80%) SOA
12 3 (3.80%) UML
12 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (67.09%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.51%) SQL
4 29 (36.71%) Python
5 18 (22.78%) Groovy
5 18 (22.78%) Ruby
6 17 (21.52%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.13%) C++
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
9 5 (6.33%) C
9 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) Go
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Docker
1 3 (3.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Kibana
1 5 (6.33%) logstash
2 4 (5.06%) Grafana
2 4 (5.06%) StatsD
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) New Relic
3 2 (2.53%) Rackspace