The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 839 842 838
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 66 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.031% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 58 21 55
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,100 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +10 62 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East +10 23 £50,000 -16.66%
Oxfordshire - 11 £50,000 -
London 0 10 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Kidlington - 10 £50,000 -
East of England -7 9 £50,000 -
South West -29 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £50,000 -
St Albans - 8 £50,000 -
Manchester - 7 £45,000 -
North West - 7 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £45,000 -
Swindon - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire 0 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Surrey -8 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Reading - 5 £82,500 -
Bristol -6 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -7 2 - -
North East -9 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £77,500 -
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 148 (99.33%) Software Engineering
3 89 (59.73%) SQL
4 81 (54.36%) Spring
5 69 (46.31%) Oracle
6 65 (43.62%) Linux
7 63 (42.28%) XML
8 60 (40.27%) J2EE
8 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (38.93%) HTML
10 52 (34.90%) UNIX
11 47 (31.54%) Degree
12 46 (30.87%) Web Services
13 43 (28.86%) Multithreading
14 40 (26.85%) Computer Science
15 39 (26.17%) E-Commerce
16 38 (25.50%) Hibernate
17 35 (23.49%) Tomcat
17 35 (23.49%) JavaScript
18 30 (20.13%) CSS
18 30 (20.13%) Scrum
18 30 (20.13%) NoSQL
19 29 (19.46%) TDD
19 29 (19.46%) Python
20 28 (18.79%) OO
20 28 (18.79%) SOAP
21 25 (16.78%) MVC
22 22 (14.77%) MySQL
22 22 (14.77%) C
22 22 (14.77%) C#

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (23.49%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.41%) Apache Solr
3 14 (9.40%) GlassFish
4 13 (8.72%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.04%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.37%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (4.03%) Apache
8 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.36%) Node.js
9 3 (2.01%) GemFire
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.34%) Moodle
10 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) FTP
3 2 (1.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) NoSQL
2 22 (14.77%) MySQL
3 14 (9.40%) Big Data
4 13 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.36%) DB2
7 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.01%) KDB
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.67%) BigTable
11 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Eclipse
1 21 (14.09%) Ant
2 18 (12.08%) Maven
3 16 (10.74%) JUnit
4 10 (6.71%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.70%) Selenium
6 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.34%) Gradle
8 2 (1.34%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.67%) Subversion
9 1 (0.67%) Trac
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Games
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) French Language
3 3 (2.01%) Front Office
4 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (54.36%) Spring
2 63 (42.28%) XML
3 60 (40.27%) J2EE
4 58 (38.93%) HTML
5 46 (30.87%) Web Services
6 38 (25.50%) Hibernate
7 30 (20.13%) CSS
8 28 (18.79%) SOAP
9 21 (14.09%) JDBC
10 20 (13.42%) Spring MVC
11 18 (12.08%) Java EE
11 18 (12.08%) JSON
12 16 (10.74%) Ajax
13 15 (10.07%) Servlets
13 15 (10.07%) XSL
14 13 (8.72%) Middleware
15 11 (7.38%) XSLT
15 11 (7.38%) RESTful
15 11 (7.38%) Lucene
16 10 (6.71%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.85%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.08%) Open Source
3 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.01%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.01%) Equities
6 2 (1.34%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.67%) VLE
7 1 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.62%) Linux
2 52 (34.90%) UNIX
3 12 (8.05%) Android
4 10 (6.71%) Windows
5 5 (3.36%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (99.33%) Software Engineering
2 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.86%) Multithreading
4 39 (26.17%) E-Commerce
5 30 (20.13%) Scrum
6 29 (19.46%) TDD
7 28 (18.79%) OO
8 25 (16.78%) MVC
9 20 (13.42%) BDD
10 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
12 15 (10.07%) User Stories
13 14 (9.40%) Integration Testing
13 14 (9.40%) Test Automation
14 13 (8.72%) Information Security
15 10 (6.71%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (6.71%) OOD
16 5 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
17 4 (2.68%) Web Development
17 4 (2.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (59.73%) SQL
3 35 (23.49%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.46%) Python
5 22 (14.77%) C
5 22 (14.77%) C#
5 22 (14.77%) C++
6 15 (10.07%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.70%) XPath
7 7 (4.70%) Perl
8 6 (4.03%) Scala
9 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.68%) Erlang
11 2 (1.34%) Groovy
12 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.67%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (31.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.34%) StatsD
1 2 (1.34%) logstash
1 2 (1.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Oracle
2 16 (10.74%) JBoss
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.01%) IBM
4 3 (2.01%) VMware
4 3 (2.01%) Google
4 3 (2.01%) StreamBase
5 2 (1.34%) New Relic
5 2 (1.34%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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