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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 858 832 843
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 37 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.065% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 34 53 51
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 17 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 18 December 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 -21 37 £50,000 -4.76%
London +18 15 £57,500 -8.00%
Hertfordshire -17 12 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -20 12 £50,000 -4.76%
St Albans - 11 £50,000 -
South East -8 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Oxfordshire +5 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Kidlington - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey -11 3 £42,500 -19.04%
West Midlands - 2 £54,750 -
Guildford -16 1 £42,000 -20.00%
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
Coventry - 1 £48,000 -
Woking - 1 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £61,500 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (98.13%) Software Engineering
3 65 (60.75%) SQL
4 59 (55.14%) Spring
5 54 (50.47%) J2EE
5 54 (50.47%) XML
6 47 (43.93%) Linux
7 41 (38.32%) Web Services
7 41 (38.32%) Oracle
7 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (37.38%) Degree
9 39 (36.45%) UNIX
10 37 (34.58%) Computer Science
11 36 (33.64%) Multithreading
12 33 (30.84%) HTML
13 26 (24.30%) OO
14 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
15 24 (22.43%) TDD
15 24 (22.43%) Python
15 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
16 21 (19.63%) SOAP
16 21 (19.63%) NoSQL
17 20 (18.69%) JDBC
17 20 (18.69%) C++
17 20 (18.69%) MVC
18 19 (17.76%) Maven
18 19 (17.76%) C
18 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
18 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (16.82%) Algorithms

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (14.95%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.28%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.41%) JBoss
3 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.54%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.61%) Node.js
6 5 (4.67%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.74%) Apache
8 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.80%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.87%) GemFire
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.87%) Confluence
10 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) HTTP
2 5 (4.67%) LDAP
3 4 (3.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.08%) MySQL
3 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.41%) Big Data
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.87%) KDB
7 2 (1.87%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Maven
2 12 (11.21%) JUnit
3 10 (9.35%) Ant
4 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.80%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.87%) Gradle
7 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Games
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) French Language
5 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (55.14%) Spring
2 54 (50.47%) J2EE
2 54 (50.47%) XML
3 41 (38.32%) Web Services
4 33 (30.84%) HTML
5 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
6 21 (19.63%) SOAP
7 20 (18.69%) JDBC
8 18 (16.82%) Servlets
9 16 (14.95%) Spring MVC
10 15 (14.02%) CSS
11 14 (13.08%) JSON
12 12 (11.21%) XSLT
13 10 (9.35%) XSL
13 10 (9.35%) Ajax
14 9 (8.41%) JMS
14 9 (8.41%) RESTful
15 8 (7.48%) Java EE
15 8 (7.48%) WebSphere MQ
15 8 (7.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.58%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.82%) Algorithms
3 13 (12.15%) Open Source
4 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.80%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.80%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.87%) Equities
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Linux
2 39 (36.45%) UNIX
3 9 (8.41%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (98.13%) Software Engineering
2 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.64%) Multithreading
4 26 (24.30%) OO
5 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
5 24 (22.43%) TDD
6 20 (18.69%) MVC
7 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.95%) Scrum
8 16 (14.95%) BDD
9 14 (13.08%) Test Automation
9 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.28%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.41%) User Stories
12 7 (6.54%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (6.54%) OOD
13 6 (5.61%) Information Security
14 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.74%) UML
15 4 (3.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (60.75%) SQL
3 24 (22.43%) Python
4 20 (18.69%) C++
5 19 (17.76%) C
5 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.82%) C#
7 10 (9.35%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.48%) Groovy
9 7 (6.54%) XPath
10 4 (3.74%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.87%) Erlang
12 2 (1.87%) Scala
13 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.93%) PHP
13 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Oracle
2 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.74%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) IBM
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.93%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.93%) SAP