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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 874 870 877
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 21 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.033% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 26
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 19 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 31 March 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 -25 21 £60,000 +4.34%
London +5 9 £75,000 +20.00%
Manchester - 4 £42,500 -
North West - 4 £42,500 -
South East - 3 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
Oxford - 3 £75,000 -
York +22 2 £35,000 -6.66%
North Yorkshire +13 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire -19 2 £35,000 -12.50%
South West - 2 £57,500 -
City of London +6 1 £80,000 +39.13%
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £57,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £55,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £75,000 -

Senior Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) Spring
3 17 (36.96%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) J2EE
4 16 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
6 14 (30.43%) Eclipse
6 14 (30.43%) Web Services
6 14 (30.43%) JSON
7 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.09%) XML
8 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.09%) Banking
9 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.74%) Degree
10 10 (21.74%) HTML
11 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
11 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
11 9 (19.57%) TDD
11 9 (19.57%) Maven
11 9 (19.57%) Mobile Development
12 8 (17.39%) User Experience
12 8 (17.39%) Android
12 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.39%) Build Automation
12 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.39%) Android Development
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
13 7 (15.22%) XSLT

Senior Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Heroku
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
1 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) OLAP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 9 (19.57%) Maven
3 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) JMeter
5 2 (4.35%) NetBeans
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (15.22%) Retail
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Games
5 3 (6.52%) Front Office
6 2 (4.35%) Back Office
7 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Spring
2 16 (34.78%) J2EE
3 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
4 14 (30.43%) JSON
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) XML
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) XSLT
9 6 (13.04%) Struts
9 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC
9 6 (13.04%) RESTful
9 6 (13.04%) REST
9 6 (13.04%) Akka
10 5 (10.87%) Java EE
10 5 (10.87%) JSP
10 5 (10.87%) Servlets
11 4 (8.70%) DOM
11 4 (8.70%) Swing
11 4 (8.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.52%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Android
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Unit Testing
2 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Mobile Development
5 8 (17.39%) Build Automation
5 8 (17.39%) Android Development
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Functional Programming
7 6 (13.04%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.87%) Web Development
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Haskell
4 6 (13.04%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Sybase
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) ION Trading