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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - Java
Rank 815 894 908
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 137 77 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.072% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 110 60 94
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016 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 28 April 2016. 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 +84 124 £57,500 +22.34% 11
London +57 46 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South East +26 31 £50,000 -16.66% 5
East of England +27 22 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Berkshire +16 13 £50,000 -20.00%
Reading +11 13 £50,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +25 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Scotland +8 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +7 11 £47,500 -24.00%
City of London +68 10 £60,000 -25.00%
Oxfordshire +8 9 - - 2
Abingdon - 9 - -
Glasgow +1 7 £45,500 +13.75% 1
North West +36 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Yorkshire +10 5 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Manchester - 5 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
Saffron Walden - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £59,000 - 1
Essex - 5 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +8 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Bristol -2 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -33 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Cambridge - 4 £59,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +17 3 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Sheffield +14 3 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Gloucestershire +5 2 £62,500 -
Cheltenham -2 2 £62,500 -
Surrey -3 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -11 2 £45,000 +8.43%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Java
2 257 (97.72%) Software Engineering
3 148 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (44.11%) Spring
5 107 (40.68%) JavaScript
6 92 (34.98%) Maven
7 88 (33.46%) Oracle
8 85 (32.32%) TDD
9 84 (31.94%) Degree
10 77 (29.28%) HTML
11 75 (28.52%) OO
12 74 (28.14%) Mentoring
13 71 (27.00%) SQL
14 69 (26.24%) J2EE
14 69 (26.24%) MVC
15 64 (24.33%) Computer Science
16 62 (23.57%) Scrum
17 60 (22.81%) Linux
18 59 (22.43%) Tomcat
19 56 (21.29%) JUnit
19 56 (21.29%) Web Services
20 55 (20.91%) Spring MVC
21 54 (20.53%) Jenkins
22 49 (18.63%) JMS
23 48 (18.25%) Python
24 47 (17.87%) Hibernate
24 47 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (17.87%) Open Source
24 47 (17.87%) NoSQL
25 46 (17.49%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 59 (22.43%) Tomcat
2 23 (8.75%) JBoss
3 18 (6.84%) Node.js
4 17 (6.46%) Apache
5 16 (6.08%) WebSphere
6 15 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.18%) Mule
8 9 (3.42%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.52%) PegaRULES
10 3 (1.14%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.14%) Apache TomEE
10 3 (1.14%) CMS
10 3 (1.14%) Confluence
10 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.14%) nginx
10 3 (1.14%) SAS
10 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.76%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.94%) SaaS
3 12 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.04%) PaaS
6 7 (2.66%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.28%) GitHub
8 5 (1.90%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.79%) Internet
2 7 (2.66%) AMQP
2 7 (2.66%) ATM
2 7 (2.66%) MQTT
3 6 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.52%) HTTP
4 4 (1.52%) LDAP
5 2 (0.76%) SMTP
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.87%) NoSQL
2 35 (13.31%) MySQL
3 25 (9.51%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.75%) Big Data
5 22 (8.37%) Hadoop
6 21 (7.98%) Couchbase
7 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.42%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.66%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.76%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 92 (34.98%) Maven
2 56 (21.29%) JUnit
3 54 (20.53%) Jenkins
4 39 (14.83%) Git (software)
5 29 (11.03%) Selenium
6 26 (9.89%) Mercurial
7 16 (6.08%) Mockito
8 15 (5.70%) jMock
9 12 (4.56%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.80%) Hudson
11 9 (3.42%) Ant
11 9 (3.42%) Gradle
11 9 (3.42%) Subversion
12 7 (2.66%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.66%) git-flow
12 7 (2.66%) JMeter
13 6 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.28%) JIRA
13 6 (2.28%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.52%) Grunt
General
1 17 (6.46%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Banking
4 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) French Language
5 4 (1.52%) Games
5 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (44.11%) Spring
2 77 (29.28%) HTML
3 69 (26.24%) J2EE
4 56 (21.29%) Web Services
5 55 (20.91%) Spring MVC
6 49 (18.63%) JMS
7 47 (17.87%) Hibernate
8 43 (16.35%) CSS
8 43 (16.35%) XML
9 36 (13.69%) AngularJS
10 33 (12.55%) JSON
11 27 (10.27%) JSP
12 26 (9.89%) RESTful
12 26 (9.89%) SOAP
13 24 (9.13%) jQuery
14 20 (7.60%) HTML5
15 19 (7.22%) JPA
16 18 (6.84%) Java EE
16 18 (6.84%) Struts
17 17 (6.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.33%) Computer Science
2 47 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.41%) Mathematics
4 26 (9.89%) Physics
5 20 (7.60%) Algorithms
6 12 (4.56%) User Experience
7 8 (3.04%) Internet of Things
8 7 (2.66%) EFT
9 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.52%) BBC
10 4 (1.52%) iDTV
10 4 (1.52%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.52%) Social Media
11 3 (1.14%) Derivative
11 3 (1.14%) Fintech
11 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.81%) Linux
2 25 (9.51%) Unix
3 24 (9.13%) Windows
4 5 (1.90%) Debian
4 5 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (97.72%) Software Engineering
2 148 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (32.32%) TDD
4 75 (28.52%) OO
5 74 (28.14%) Mentoring
6 69 (26.24%) MVC
7 62 (23.57%) Scrum
8 47 (17.87%) Open Source
9 46 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (15.21%) BDD
11 35 (13.31%) SOA
12 27 (10.27%) OOP
12 27 (10.27%) Pair Programming
13 26 (9.89%) High Availability
14 25 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (8.75%) E-Commerce
16 22 (8.37%) OOD
16 22 (8.37%) User Stories
17 21 (7.98%) Multithreading
18 20 (7.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 263 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 71 (27.00%) SQL
4 48 (18.25%) Python
5 42 (15.97%) C++
6 37 (14.07%) C#
7 21 (7.98%) Scala
8 16 (6.08%) C
9 12 (4.56%) Perl
9 12 (4.56%) XPath
9 12 (4.56%) XQuery
10 10 (3.80%) Groovy
11 9 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.42%) Ruby
11 9 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.28%) Go
13 4 (1.52%) AspectJ
13 4 (1.52%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (31.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.31%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.38%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.38%) ISO20022
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) Docker
2 3 (1.14%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.60%) Puppet
2 6 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 88 (33.46%) Oracle
2 13 (4.94%) Google
2 13 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.56%) Sophos
4 7 (2.66%) webMethods
4 7 (2.66%) WSO2
5 5 (1.90%) Pega
6 4 (1.52%) Intel
6 4 (1.52%) SAP
6 4 (1.52%) Sun
6 4 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.14%) CyberSource
7 3 (1.14%) iRise
7 3 (1.14%) Sybase
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) hybris
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Talend
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Contract: £450-£550
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Global Travel Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow City Centre
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Private Medical + 36 days holiday
Posted: 21 days ago