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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 874 881 887
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 19 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.033% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 20
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £27,000 £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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 14 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 1 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 -4 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
London +36 9 £60,000 +4.34% 1
East of England +9 5 £50,000 +13.63%
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
City of London - 1 £72,500 -
North West - 1 £43,500 -
South East - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £43,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Spring
3 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (45.00%) SQL
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Web Services
6 15 (37.50%) TDD
7 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
8 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
8 13 (32.50%) HTML
9 12 (30.00%) JSON
10 11 (27.50%) XML
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) Hibernate
12 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
12 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
13 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.00%) JBoss
13 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
14 7 (17.50%) Linux
14 7 (17.50%) OO
14 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
14 7 (17.50%) Degree
14 7 (17.50%) jQuery
15 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 6 (15.00%) RESTful
15 6 (15.00%) Apache Solr
15 6 (15.00%) Maven

Senior Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Hudson
6 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Spring
2 15 (37.50%) Web Services
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) JSON
5 11 (27.50%) XML
6 10 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
8 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 6 (15.00%) JSP
8 6 (15.00%) J2EE
9 5 (12.50%) Java SE
9 5 (12.50%) REST
9 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.50%) JPA
10 4 (10.00%) Servlets
11 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
11 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) OO
8 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 6 (15.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (15.00%) Build Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Android Development
8 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) E-business
9 5 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (10.00%) Kanban
11 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
11 3 (7.50%) OOP
12 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Haskell
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) StatsD
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) New Relic
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
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