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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 843 824 835
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 53 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.052% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.055% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 51
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 26 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 24 October 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 -17 50 £50,000 - 6
South East -1 21 £50,000 -4.76%
Oxfordshire +24 12 £50,000 -28.57%
Kidlington - 12 £50,000 -
London +9 11 £57,500 +4.54% 6
East of England -19 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire -19 9 £50,000 -4.76%
St Albans - 9 £50,000 -
South West -20 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire -3 3 £82,500 +17.85%
Surrey -7 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £82,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £45,000 -
North West -20 2 £41,250 -20.67%
Manchester - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £52,500 -
Bristol +2 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Woking - 1 £65,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (99.30%) Software Engineering
3 94 (66.20%) SQL
4 85 (59.86%) Spring
5 69 (48.59%) J2EE
5 69 (48.59%) Oracle
6 66 (46.48%) XML
7 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (40.85%) Linux
9 57 (40.14%) HTML
10 51 (35.92%) Web Services
11 46 (32.39%) UNIX
12 38 (26.76%) E-Commerce
12 38 (26.76%) Hibernate
12 38 (26.76%) Degree
12 38 (26.76%) Multithreading
13 35 (24.65%) Tomcat
14 34 (23.94%) JavaScript
14 34 (23.94%) TDD
15 33 (23.24%) Computer Science
16 32 (22.54%) NoSQL
17 30 (21.13%) Scrum
18 27 (19.01%) SOAP
19 26 (18.31%) CSS
19 26 (18.31%) MVC
20 24 (16.90%) BDD
21 23 (16.20%) Python
22 22 (15.49%) OO
22 22 (15.49%) JDBC
22 22 (15.49%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (24.65%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.97%) Apache Solr
2 17 (11.97%) JBoss
3 14 (9.86%) GlassFish
4 13 (9.15%) WebSphere
5 11 (7.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.63%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (4.23%) Apache
8 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.52%) Node.js
9 3 (2.11%) GemFire
9 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.70%) Moodle
10 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) HTTP
2 5 (3.52%) LDAP
3 3 (2.11%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) NoSQL
2 21 (14.79%) MySQL
3 16 (11.27%) Big Data
4 13 (9.15%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.52%) DB2
7 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.11%) KDB
8 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.70%) BigTable
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Maven
2 17 (11.97%) Ant
2 17 (11.97%) Eclipse
3 16 (11.27%) JUnit
4 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.93%) Selenium
6 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.11%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.41%) Gradle
8 2 (1.41%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Games
3 4 (2.82%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Front Office
4 3 (2.11%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (59.86%) Spring
2 69 (48.59%) J2EE
3 66 (46.48%) XML
4 57 (40.14%) HTML
5 51 (35.92%) Web Services
6 38 (26.76%) Hibernate
7 27 (19.01%) SOAP
8 26 (18.31%) CSS
9 22 (15.49%) JDBC
10 21 (14.79%) Spring MVC
11 19 (13.38%) Java EE
12 18 (12.68%) JSON
13 16 (11.27%) Ajax
14 15 (10.56%) Servlets
14 15 (10.56%) XSL
15 14 (9.86%) Middleware
16 12 (8.45%) Lucene
17 11 (7.75%) RESTful
18 10 (7.04%) J2SE
18 10 (7.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.38%) Open Source
3 14 (9.86%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.11%) Equities
7 2 (1.41%) Physics
8 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.70%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.85%) Linux
2 46 (32.39%) UNIX
3 12 (8.45%) Android
4 10 (7.04%) Windows
5 5 (3.52%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (99.30%) Software Engineering
2 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.76%) E-Commerce
3 38 (26.76%) Multithreading
4 34 (23.94%) TDD
5 30 (21.13%) Scrum
6 26 (18.31%) MVC
7 24 (16.90%) BDD
8 22 (15.49%) OO
8 22 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.97%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.97%) Integration Testing
10 16 (11.27%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.86%) User Stories
12 11 (7.75%) Information Security
13 9 (6.34%) OOD
13 9 (6.34%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (3.52%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (2.82%) Web Development
15 4 (2.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (66.20%) SQL
3 34 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.20%) Python
5 16 (11.27%) C++
6 15 (10.56%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.56%) C
6 15 (10.56%) C#
7 7 (4.93%) XPath
7 7 (4.93%) Perl
8 6 (4.23%) Scala
9 5 (3.52%) Groovy
10 4 (2.82%) Erlang
10 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (26.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.41%) StatsD
1 2 (1.41%) logstash
1 2 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (48.59%) Oracle
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.11%) IBM
3 3 (2.11%) VMware
3 3 (2.11%) Google
3 3 (2.11%) StreamBase
4 2 (1.41%) New Relic
5 1 (0.70%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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