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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 869 838 825
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 23 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.055% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 21 55 59
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 23 £45,000 -18.18% 8
South East -21 10 £63,750 +15.90% 5
Berkshire +3 6 £82,500 +6.45% 2
London +33 5 £67,500 +5.88% 2
Reading - 4 £82,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
North West +8 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
York - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +6 1 £80,000 +23.07%
East of England +6 1 £50,000 +8.10%
West Sussex +5 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £50,000 +8.10%
Surrey -8 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Crawley -12 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (95.00%) Software Engineering
3 33 (55.00%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) J2EE
5 29 (48.33%) Spring
6 27 (45.00%) Web Services
7 26 (43.33%) Linux
8 24 (40.00%) Multithreading
9 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (33.33%) XML
10 20 (33.33%) OO
11 19 (31.67%) UNIX
12 17 (28.33%) Oracle
13 16 (26.67%) C#
13 16 (26.67%) Open Source
14 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 15 (25.00%) C++
14 15 (25.00%) JDBC
14 15 (25.00%) Degree
15 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
15 14 (23.33%) Python
15 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
16 13 (21.67%) SOAP
16 13 (21.67%) C
17 12 (20.00%) Scrum
17 12 (20.00%) TDD
17 12 (20.00%) JSON
17 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
18 10 (16.67%) Ajax

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) JBoss
3 6 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) Big Data
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.67%) JasperReports
6 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Maven
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
2 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Ant
4 4 (6.67%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) J2EE
2 29 (48.33%) Spring
3 27 (45.00%) Web Services
4 20 (33.33%) XML
5 15 (25.00%) JDBC
6 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
7 13 (21.67%) SOAP
8 12 (20.00%) JSON
9 10 (16.67%) Ajax
9 10 (16.67%) REST
10 8 (13.33%) Spring MVC
10 8 (13.33%) Servlets
11 7 (11.67%) HTML
12 6 (10.00%) XSL
12 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 5 (8.33%) Struts
13 5 (8.33%) JSP
14 4 (6.67%) OpenGL
14 4 (6.67%) Struts2
14 4 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Open Source
2 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (20.00%) TDD
5 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 6 (10.00%) Product Management
9 5 (8.33%) BDD
10 4 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (6.67%) Workflow
10 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.67%) WFM
10 4 (6.67%) OOP
10 4 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) C#
4 15 (25.00%) C++
5 14 (23.33%) Python
6 13 (21.67%) C
7 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.00%) Groovy
8 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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