The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 813 865 849
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 88 22 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.020% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.021% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 84 21 47
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,650 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +35 83 £49,250 -14.34% 6
London -29 30 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South East +6 27 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Surrey +7 14 £48,750 -15.21%
South West -1 14 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £49,250 - 1
Bristol - 7 £57,500 -
North West +10 6 £45,000 -
Manchester +6 6 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Staines - 5 £37,500 -
Oxford - 5 £48,500 -
Kidlington - 5 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 4 £50,000 -
East of England -6 4 £50,000 -
Scotland - 4 £50,000 -
City of London - 4 £65,000 -
St Albans - 4 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £45,000 - 1
North East +2 2 - - 2
Reading +2 2 £82,500 +37.50%
Tyne and Wear -1 2 - - 2
Berkshire -4 2 £82,500 +37.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 - - 2
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £70,000 -
Crawley +11 1 £45,000 -21.73%
York -4 1 £45,000 +21.62%
West Sussex -5 1 £45,000 -21.73%
North Yorkshire -11 1 £45,000 +21.62%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 152 (99.35%) Software Engineering
3 87 (56.86%) Spring
4 85 (55.56%) SQL
5 76 (49.67%) Oracle
6 63 (41.18%) Linux
7 56 (36.60%) J2EE
8 53 (34.64%) HTML
9 52 (33.99%) UNIX
10 47 (30.72%) XML
11 45 (29.41%) Hibernate
12 41 (26.80%) Multithreading
13 40 (26.14%) Degree
14 37 (24.18%) JavaScript
15 36 (23.53%) E-Commerce
15 36 (23.53%) Computer Science
16 35 (22.88%) Web Services
17 34 (22.22%) Tomcat
18 33 (21.57%) Scrum
19 31 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (19.61%) OO
21 28 (18.30%) Python
21 28 (18.30%) CSS
21 28 (18.30%) C++
21 28 (18.30%) TDD
21 28 (18.30%) NoSQL
22 27 (17.65%) Finance
23 26 (16.99%) SOAP
24 25 (16.34%) C#
25 24 (15.69%) C

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 14 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.15%) GlassFish
4 8 (5.23%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.92%) Apache
7 5 (3.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.96%) GemFire
8 3 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.96%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.31%) Moodle
9 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.31%) LDAP
2 2 (1.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) NoSQL
2 21 (13.73%) MySQL
3 16 (10.46%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.15%) Big Data
5 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.23%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.58%) DB2
8 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.96%) KDB
11 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.65%) BigTable
11 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (12.42%) Ant
1 19 (12.42%) Eclipse
2 17 (11.11%) Maven
3 16 (10.46%) JUnit
4 10 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.88%) Selenium
6 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (1.96%) Trac
7 3 (1.96%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.96%) Subversion
8 2 (1.31%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.31%) JIRA
8 2 (1.31%) Gradle
8 2 (1.31%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Games
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Publishing
5 3 (1.96%) French Language
5 3 (1.96%) Front Office
5 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (56.86%) Spring
2 56 (36.60%) J2EE
3 53 (34.64%) HTML
4 47 (30.72%) XML
5 45 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 35 (22.88%) Web Services
7 28 (18.30%) CSS
8 26 (16.99%) SOAP
9 19 (12.42%) Java EE
10 17 (11.11%) Middleware
11 16 (10.46%) JSON
11 16 (10.46%) Spring MVC
11 16 (10.46%) JDBC
12 15 (9.80%) JSP
13 14 (9.15%) Ajax
14 13 (8.50%) XSL
15 11 (7.19%) Struts
15 11 (7.19%) J2SE
15 11 (7.19%) Lucene
16 9 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.15%) Open Source
3 12 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.96%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.96%) Equities
6 3 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.65%) Robotics
8 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) VLE
8 1 (0.65%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.18%) Linux
2 52 (33.99%) UNIX
3 14 (9.15%) Windows
4 11 (7.19%) Android
5 7 (4.58%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (99.35%) Software Engineering
2 41 (26.80%) Multithreading
3 36 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 33 (21.57%) Scrum
5 31 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (19.61%) OO
7 28 (18.30%) TDD
8 21 (13.73%) MVC
9 20 (13.07%) Information Security
9 20 (13.07%) User Stories
10 16 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (9.15%) BDD
12 13 (8.50%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.88%) Integration Testing
14 8 (5.23%) OOD
14 8 (5.23%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (3.27%) UML
15 5 (3.27%) OOP
16 4 (2.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (55.56%) SQL
3 37 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.30%) Python
4 28 (18.30%) C++
5 25 (16.34%) C#
6 24 (15.69%) C
7 13 (8.50%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.58%) Perl
9 6 (3.92%) Scala
10 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.61%) Erlang
11 4 (2.61%) XPath
12 2 (1.31%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (26.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.31%) StatsD
1 2 (1.31%) logstash
1 2 (1.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 76 (49.67%) Oracle
2 18 (11.76%) JBoss
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.96%) StreamBase
5 3 (1.96%) VMware
5 3 (1.96%) Google
5 3 (1.96%) IBM
5 3 (1.96%) Apple
5 3 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.31%) Sybase
6 2 (1.31%) Perforce
6 2 (1.31%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.31%) hybris
6 2 (1.31%) New Relic
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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