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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 848 841 847
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 49 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.053% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.056% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 50
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,000 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 31 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 31 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 -30 46 £50,000 - 5
South East 0 19 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Oxfordshire +21 11 £50,000 -28.57%
London +6 11 £57,500 +1.76% 4
Kidlington - 11 £50,000 -
East of England -25 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire -19 9 £50,000 -4.76%
St Albans - 9 £50,000 -
Berkshire +19 3 £82,500 - 1
South West -22 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Swindon - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £82,500 -
Surrey -15 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £52,500 -
North West -23 1 £37,500 -27.88%
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Woking - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 137 (99.28%) Software Engineering
3 90 (65.22%) SQL
4 83 (60.14%) Spring
5 68 (49.28%) J2EE
6 65 (47.10%) Oracle
7 64 (46.38%) XML
8 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (40.58%) Linux
10 54 (39.13%) HTML
11 49 (35.51%) Web Services
12 44 (31.88%) UNIX
13 39 (28.26%) Degree
14 38 (27.54%) Hibernate
15 37 (26.81%) E-Commerce
16 36 (26.09%) Multithreading
17 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
17 34 (24.64%) Tomcat
18 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
18 33 (23.91%) TDD
19 31 (22.46%) NoSQL
20 28 (20.29%) Scrum
21 27 (19.57%) MVC
22 26 (18.84%) SOAP
23 25 (18.12%) CSS
24 22 (15.94%) Python
24 22 (15.94%) OO
24 22 (15.94%) BDD
24 22 (15.94%) Spring MVC
25 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (24.64%) Tomcat
2 17 (12.32%) Apache Solr
3 16 (11.59%) JBoss
4 14 (10.14%) GlassFish
5 13 (9.42%) WebSphere
6 11 (7.97%) WebLogic
7 7 (5.07%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (4.35%) Apache
9 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.62%) Node.js
10 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.45%) GemFire
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.72%) Moodle
12 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) HTTP
2 5 (3.62%) LDAP
3 3 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) NoSQL
2 20 (14.49%) MySQL
3 16 (11.59%) Big Data
4 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.90%) DB2
8 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.45%) KDB
9 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.72%) BigTable
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Maven
2 16 (11.59%) Ant
2 16 (11.59%) Eclipse
3 15 (10.87%) JUnit
4 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.35%) Selenium
5 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.45%) Gradle
7 2 (1.45%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Games
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) French Language
5 2 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (60.14%) Spring
2 68 (49.28%) J2EE
3 64 (46.38%) XML
4 54 (39.13%) HTML
5 49 (35.51%) Web Services
6 38 (27.54%) Hibernate
7 26 (18.84%) SOAP
8 25 (18.12%) CSS
9 22 (15.94%) Spring MVC
10 21 (15.22%) JDBC
11 18 (13.04%) Java EE
12 17 (12.32%) JSON
13 15 (10.87%) Servlets
13 15 (10.87%) Ajax
14 14 (10.14%) XSL
15 13 (9.42%) Middleware
16 12 (8.70%) Lucene
17 11 (7.97%) RESTful
18 10 (7.25%) J2SE
18 10 (7.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.04%) Open Source
3 14 (10.14%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.45%) Equities
7 2 (1.45%) Physics
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.72%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.58%) Linux
2 44 (31.88%) UNIX
3 12 (8.70%) Android
4 10 (7.25%) Windows
5 5 (3.62%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (99.28%) Software Engineering
2 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.81%) E-Commerce
4 36 (26.09%) Multithreading
5 33 (23.91%) TDD
6 28 (20.29%) Scrum
7 27 (19.57%) MVC
8 22 (15.94%) OO
8 22 (15.94%) BDD
9 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.59%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.59%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.59%) Integration Testing
11 13 (9.42%) User Stories
12 10 (7.25%) Information Security
13 9 (6.52%) OOD
13 9 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (2.90%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (2.90%) Change Control
15 3 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (65.22%) SQL
3 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.94%) Python
5 16 (11.59%) C++
6 15 (10.87%) C
6 15 (10.87%) C#
7 14 (10.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.07%) XPath
9 6 (4.35%) Scala
9 6 (4.35%) Perl
10 5 (3.62%) Groovy
11 4 (2.90%) Erlang
12 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.45%) StatsD
1 2 (1.45%) logstash
1 2 (1.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 65 (47.10%) Oracle
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.17%) IBM
3 3 (2.17%) VMware
3 3 (2.17%) Google
4 2 (1.45%) StreamBase
4 2 (1.45%) New Relic
5 1 (0.72%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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