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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 872 851 853
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 26 82 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.068% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.072% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 21 81 27
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £38,000
% 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -18 25 £51,250 +2.50% 7
London -2 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +5 7 £62,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex +5 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Bristol -9 2 £52,500 -8.69%
South West -18 2 £52,500 +16.66% 2
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland +15 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 2
Oxford -1 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes -18 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Brighton - 1 £70,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £70,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (62.75%) Spring
3 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) Web Services
5 23 (45.10%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) OO
6 21 (41.18%) SQL
6 21 (41.18%) J2EE
7 18 (35.29%) REST
8 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (31.37%) TDD
10 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
10 15 (29.41%) Spring MVC
10 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (27.45%) OOP
12 13 (25.49%) JUnit
13 12 (23.53%) JSON
13 12 (23.53%) SaaS
14 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
14 11 (21.57%) Finance
15 10 (19.61%) XML
15 10 (19.61%) MVC
15 10 (19.61%) Open Source
15 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
16 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
16 9 (17.65%) RESTful
16 9 (17.65%) Ant
16 9 (17.65%) Oracle
16 9 (17.65%) HTML

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) JBoss
1 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) Node.js
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.84%) Apache
4 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.88%) Jetty
6 2 (3.92%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) SaaS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.69%) MySQL
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.84%) CouchDB
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.84%) JasperReports
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.92%) SQLite
7 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JUnit
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.65%) Ant
4 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
5 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
6 6 (11.76%) Maven
7 5 (9.80%) Subversion
8 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
9 3 (5.88%) jMock
10 2 (3.92%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.96%) JIRA
11 1 (1.96%) WATIR
11 1 (1.96%) Selenium
11 1 (1.96%) Hudson
11 1 (1.96%) RSpec
11 1 (1.96%) Mockito
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Games
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) Spring
2 29 (56.86%) Web Services
3 21 (41.18%) J2EE
4 18 (35.29%) REST
5 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 15 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 12 (23.53%) JSON
7 10 (19.61%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) HTML
8 9 (17.65%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) Servlets
10 7 (13.73%) Struts
10 7 (13.73%) JMS
11 6 (11.76%) Ajax
11 6 (11.76%) JSP
11 6 (11.76%) jQuery
11 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (9.80%) Protocol Buffers
12 5 (9.80%) SOAP
12 5 (9.80%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.96%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) 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
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Software Engineering
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) OO
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 14 (27.45%) OOP
7 10 (19.61%) MVC
7 10 (19.61%) Open Source
8 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.69%) User Stories
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Product Management
10 6 (11.76%) Kanban
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) UML
11 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.80%) OOD
11 5 (9.80%) SOA
11 5 (9.80%) Procedural Programming
12 4 (7.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) BEA
4 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
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