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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 859 882 871
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 14 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.031% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.033% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 12 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 29 May 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 +24 14 £50,000 +11.11%
London +42 5 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England +21 3 £50,000 +13.63%
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £43,000 -
Manchester - 2 £43,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £75,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
South East - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Spring
3 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) Web Services
4 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
5 16 (36.36%) HTML
6 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
6 15 (34.09%) JSON
7 14 (31.82%) XML
7 14 (31.82%) Eclipse
8 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
8 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
8 13 (29.55%) J2EE
8 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (29.55%) TDD
9 12 (27.27%) Scrum
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) Degree
10 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 10 (22.73%) Banking
12 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
12 9 (20.45%) CSS
13 8 (18.18%) Maven
13 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 8 (18.18%) Build Automation
13 8 (18.18%) Android Development
13 8 (18.18%) User Experience
13 8 (18.18%) Android
13 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development

Senior Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) Apache Solr
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Heroku
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Eclipse
2 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Maven
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) JMeter
5 3 (6.82%) Hudson
6 2 (4.55%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.09%) Games
5 3 (6.82%) Retail
6 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Publishing
7 1 (2.27%) Front Office
7 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Spring
2 18 (40.91%) Web Services
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) JSON
5 14 (31.82%) XML
6 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
6 13 (29.55%) J2EE
7 9 (20.45%) CSS
8 7 (15.91%) JPA
8 7 (15.91%) REST
8 7 (15.91%) RESTful
9 5 (11.36%) Ember.js
9 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
9 5 (11.36%) JSP
10 4 (9.09%) Servlets
10 4 (9.09%) XSLT
10 4 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (9.09%) Java EE
10 4 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Equities
5 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Android
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
2 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 8 (18.18%) Android Development
4 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) Web Development
6 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Functional Programming
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) Kanban
9 3 (6.82%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Scala
4 4 (9.09%) Haskell
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (6.82%) Splunk
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Informatica
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase