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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 871 882 845
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 29 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.054% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 47
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 29 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 21 April 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 +26 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South East -6 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £82,500 +6.45%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Milton Keynes -6 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Maidenhead - 4 - -
London +36 3 £67,500 +3.84% 1
East Midlands +9 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £82,500 -
Harrogate - 3 £45,000 -
North West +9 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex +4 2 £47,750 +6.11%
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £46,250 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +24 1 £80,000 +23.07%
East of England +17 1 £50,000 -
Surrey +5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Crawley -3 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Hertfordshire -18 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (91.07%) Software Engineering
3 30 (53.57%) Spring
4 28 (50.00%) SQL
5 27 (48.21%) J2EE
6 26 (46.43%) Web Services
7 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (35.71%) Linux
9 19 (33.93%) OO
10 18 (32.14%) Multithreading
11 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
12 15 (26.79%) Scrum
12 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
12 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (25.00%) Open Source
14 13 (23.21%) JSON
14 13 (23.21%) C#
14 13 (23.21%) UNIX
14 13 (23.21%) XML
14 13 (23.21%) REST
15 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
15 12 (21.43%) SaaS
15 12 (21.43%) JUnit
15 12 (21.43%) JDBC
15 12 (21.43%) MySQL
15 12 (21.43%) Degree
16 11 (19.64%) Oracle
16 11 (19.64%) Spring MVC
17 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
17 10 (17.86%) C++

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.71%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) SaaS
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
1 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.14%) JasperReports
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JUnit
2 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 5 (8.93%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Ant
4 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) jMock
6 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) WATIR
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Games
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Spring
2 27 (48.21%) J2EE
3 26 (46.43%) Web Services
4 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 13 (23.21%) JSON
5 13 (23.21%) XML
5 13 (23.21%) REST
6 12 (21.43%) JDBC
7 11 (19.64%) Spring MVC
8 10 (17.86%) Ajax
8 10 (17.86%) SOAP
9 8 (14.29%) Servlets
10 7 (12.50%) Struts
10 7 (12.50%) RESTful
11 6 (10.71%) HTML
11 6 (10.71%) Protocol Buffers
12 5 (8.93%) JSP
12 5 (8.93%) JMS
12 5 (8.93%) jQuery
13 4 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (25.00%) Open Source
3 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.57%) User Experience
8 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.79%) DTV
8 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) Software Engineering
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) OO
4 18 (32.14%) Multithreading
5 15 (26.79%) Scrum
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 8 (14.29%) SOA
8 7 (12.50%) OOP
8 7 (12.50%) MVC
8 7 (12.50%) Product Management
9 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.93%) User Stories
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.14%) Microservices
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.14%) B2B
11 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.14%) WFM
12 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) C#
5 10 (17.86%) C++
6 9 (16.07%) Python
6 9 (16.07%) C
7 5 (8.93%) Groovy
8 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
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