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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 853 841 848
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 30 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.059% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 37
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 25 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 22 May 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 +7 30 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South East -2 12 £53,750 -2.27% 2
London +40 8 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Milton Keynes -15 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Harrogate - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £62,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +10 1 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 - 1
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Brighton - 1 £70,000 -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (92.16%) Software Engineering
3 28 (54.90%) Spring
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.98%) Web Services
5 21 (41.18%) J2EE
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) OO
6 20 (39.22%) Scrum
7 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
8 15 (29.41%) REST
8 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
10 12 (23.53%) JSON
10 12 (23.53%) Linux
10 12 (23.53%) OOP
10 12 (23.53%) SaaS
10 12 (23.53%) Spring MVC
11 11 (21.57%) XML
11 11 (21.57%) C#
11 11 (21.57%) JUnit
12 10 (19.61%) TDD
12 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 10 (19.61%) RESTful
12 10 (19.61%) Open Source
13 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
13 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
13 9 (17.65%) Finance
14 8 (15.69%) C++
14 8 (15.69%) Struts

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (13.73%) Node.js
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.88%) Jetty
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.84%) JasperReports
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.84%) CouchDB
4 4 (7.84%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) JUnit
2 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) Subversion
4 5 (9.80%) Ant
5 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
5 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.88%) jMock
6 3 (5.88%) Maven
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.96%) Hudson
8 1 (1.96%) RSpec
8 1 (1.96%) WATIR
8 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Games
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Spring
2 26 (50.98%) Web Services
3 21 (41.18%) J2EE
4 15 (29.41%) REST
5 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (23.53%) JSON
6 12 (23.53%) Spring MVC
7 11 (21.57%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) HTML
8 10 (19.61%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) Struts
10 7 (13.73%) JDBC
10 7 (13.73%) Servlets
11 6 (11.76%) JMS
11 6 (11.76%) SOAP
11 6 (11.76%) Ajax
11 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (11.76%) Protocol Buffers
12 5 (9.80%) jQuery
13 4 (7.84%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (19.61%) Open Source
3 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.92%) User Experience
8 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.96%) DTV
8 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Android
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Software Engineering
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) OO
3 20 (39.22%) Scrum
4 12 (23.53%) OOP
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
6 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.73%) Product Management
7 7 (13.73%) MVC
8 6 (11.76%) User Stories
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
9 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.84%) B2B
10 4 (7.84%) UML
10 4 (7.84%) WFM
10 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.84%) Kanban
10 4 (7.84%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 6 (11.76%) Python
7 5 (9.80%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
3 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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