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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 898 846 890
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 4 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.030% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 11
Average salary £68,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.60% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £44,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+22.35% +11.11%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 5 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 19 September 2014. 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 -45 4 £68,500 +9.60%
London -52 3 £85,000 +30.76%
Hampshire - 1 £52,000 -
South East - 1 £52,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,000 -

Senior Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (65.22%) XML
3 27 (58.70%) Oracle
4 26 (56.52%) HTML
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 22 (47.83%) E-Commerce
6 21 (45.65%) Linux
6 21 (45.65%) Spring
7 20 (43.48%) Multithreading
8 19 (41.30%) J2EE
9 18 (39.13%) Web Services
9 18 (39.13%) UNIX
10 16 (34.78%) Eclipse
10 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
11 15 (32.61%) Servlets
11 15 (32.61%) SOAP
11 15 (32.61%) MySQL
11 15 (32.61%) Ant
11 15 (32.61%) JUnit
11 15 (32.61%) MVC
12 14 (30.43%) CSS
12 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
12 14 (30.43%) Ajax
12 14 (30.43%) Spring MVC
13 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
13 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
13 13 (28.26%) JSON
13 13 (28.26%) JDBC
13 13 (28.26%) XSL

Senior Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) Jetty
2 6 (13.04%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) Mule
4 1 (2.17%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) MySQL
2 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Eclipse
2 15 (32.61%) Ant
2 15 (32.61%) JUnit
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) VisualVM
4 6 (13.04%) IntelliJ
4 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.04%) FishEye
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) ANTLR
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) XML
2 26 (56.52%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) Spring
4 19 (41.30%) J2EE
5 18 (39.13%) Web Services
6 15 (32.61%) Servlets
6 15 (32.61%) SOAP
7 14 (30.43%) CSS
7 14 (30.43%) Ajax
7 14 (30.43%) Spring MVC
8 13 (28.26%) JSON
8 13 (28.26%) JDBC
8 13 (28.26%) XSL
9 12 (26.09%) jQuery
10 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
11 4 (8.70%) Middleware
12 3 (6.52%) Struts
13 2 (4.35%) XSLT
13 2 (4.35%) Java EE
13 2 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) E-Commerce
2 20 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) MVC
4 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) SOA
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) OO
10 1 (2.17%) RAD
10 1 (2.17%) CRM
10 1 (2.17%) B2B
10 1 (2.17%) Scrum
10 1 (2.17%) UML
10 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.17%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) JBoss
3 6 (13.04%) Perforce
3 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) Google