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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 825 838 825
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 78 26 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.025% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 54
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,800 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.00%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 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 +33 73 £49,250 -14.34% 9
South East +16 26 £50,000 -13.04% 2
London 0 23 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £50,000 -
Surrey +5 10 £48,750 -15.21%
South West -4 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester - 7 £45,000 -
Kidlington - 7 £50,000 -
North West - 7 £45,000 -
East of England -1 5 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 5 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 5 £48,500 -
St Albans - 5 £50,000 -
Swindon - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol +5 4 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London - 4 £65,000 -
Reading 0 3 £82,500 +37.50% 2
Berkshire -10 3 £82,500 +37.50% 2
Staines - 3 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 2 - -
North East -1 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -2 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland - 2 £70,000 -
Crawley +7 1 £45,000 -21.73%
York -3 1 £45,000 +21.62%
North Yorkshire -12 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Redhill -16 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Reigate -19 1 £45,000 -21.73%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 144 (99.31%) Software Engineering
3 83 (57.24%) SQL
4 80 (55.17%) Spring
5 71 (48.97%) Oracle
6 62 (42.76%) Linux
7 53 (36.55%) XML
8 52 (35.86%) J2EE
8 52 (35.86%) HTML
9 49 (33.79%) UNIX
10 42 (28.97%) Degree
11 38 (26.21%) Hibernate
12 37 (25.52%) Web Services
12 37 (25.52%) Computer Science
12 37 (25.52%) Multithreading
13 34 (23.45%) E-Commerce
14 33 (22.76%) Tomcat
14 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
15 30 (20.69%) Scrum
15 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (19.31%) TDD
16 28 (19.31%) NoSQL
17 27 (18.62%) CSS
17 27 (18.62%) Python
18 26 (17.93%) OO
18 26 (17.93%) SOAP
19 24 (16.55%) C++
19 24 (16.55%) Finance
20 23 (15.86%) MVC
20 23 (15.86%) C#

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (22.76%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.72%) Apache Solr
3 14 (9.66%) GlassFish
4 13 (8.97%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.52%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
7 6 (4.14%) Apache
8 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.07%) Node.js
9 3 (2.07%) GemFire
10 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.38%) Moodle
11 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) LDAP
3 2 (1.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) NoSQL
2 20 (13.79%) MySQL
3 15 (10.34%) Big Data
4 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.14%) DB2
8 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.07%) KDB
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) BigTable
11 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Ant
1 19 (13.10%) Eclipse
2 18 (12.41%) Maven
3 16 (11.03%) JUnit
4 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.83%) Selenium
6 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.07%) Trac
7 3 (2.07%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.38%) Gradle
8 2 (1.38%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Games
3 4 (2.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.07%) French Language
4 3 (2.07%) Front Office
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.17%) Spring
2 53 (36.55%) XML
3 52 (35.86%) HTML
3 52 (35.86%) J2EE
4 38 (26.21%) Hibernate
5 37 (25.52%) Web Services
6 27 (18.62%) CSS
7 26 (17.93%) SOAP
8 18 (12.41%) Spring MVC
9 17 (11.72%) Java EE
9 17 (11.72%) JDBC
10 16 (11.03%) JSON
11 15 (10.34%) Middleware
12 14 (9.66%) Ajax
13 13 (8.97%) XSL
14 11 (7.59%) Servlets
14 11 (7.59%) Lucene
15 10 (6.90%) JSP
15 10 (6.90%) XSLT
15 10 (6.90%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.52%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.34%) Open Source
3 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.07%) Equities
6 3 (2.07%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.38%) Physics
7 2 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.69%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.69%) Robotics
8 1 (0.69%) VLE
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Linux
2 49 (33.79%) UNIX
3 12 (8.28%) Android
4 11 (7.59%) Windows
5 5 (3.45%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 37 (25.52%) Multithreading
3 34 (23.45%) E-Commerce
4 30 (20.69%) Scrum
4 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (19.31%) TDD
6 26 (17.93%) OO
7 23 (15.86%) MVC
8 18 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.72%) BDD
10 15 (10.34%) Information Security
10 15 (10.34%) User Stories
11 13 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
12 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.21%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (6.21%) OOD
14 5 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (2.76%) Web Development
15 4 (2.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (57.24%) SQL
3 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.62%) Python
5 24 (16.55%) C++
6 23 (15.86%) C#
7 21 (14.48%) C
8 13 (8.97%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.83%) Perl
10 6 (4.14%) Scala
10 6 (4.14%) XPath
11 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.76%) Erlang
13 2 (1.38%) Groovy
14 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.69%) PHP
14 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (28.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.38%) StatsD
1 2 (1.38%) logstash
1 2 (1.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (48.97%) Oracle
2 16 (11.03%) JBoss
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.07%) Apple
4 3 (2.07%) IBM
4 3 (2.07%) VMware
4 3 (2.07%) Google
4 3 (2.07%) StreamBase
5 2 (1.38%) New Relic
5 2 (1.38%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.69%) Perforce
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