The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - Java
Rank 824 875 868
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 87 106 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 85 128
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 82 £59,000 +12.38% 7
London +49 33 £75,000 +25.00% 4
South East +10 23 £50,000 -16.66%
South West -7 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire +5 10 £50,000 +19.04%
East of England +23 9 £59,000 +28.96%
Oxfordshire -14 9 £52,500 -19.23%
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £59,000 +28.96%
Cambridge +8 8 £59,000 +28.96%
Somerset - 7 £34,000 -
City of London +77 6 £72,500 -3.33%
Taunton - 6 £33,000 -
South Wales - 5 £50,000 - 1
Wales - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -2 4 £65,000 -5.45%
Torfaen - 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 - -
Cwmbran - 4 - -
Oxford -19 3 £65,000 -
Cheshire +39 2 £42,500 -16.66%
North West +18 2 £42,500 -11.45% 1
Reading +8 2 £68,000 +13.33%
Berkshire -10 2 £68,000 +13.33%
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Fareham -15 1 £45,000 +7.14%
Winchester - 1 £62,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Bath - 1 £46,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £62,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 224 (100.00%) Java
2 219 (97.77%) Software Engineering
3 124 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (32.14%) Spring
5 63 (28.13%) Degree
6 62 (27.68%) JavaScript
7 59 (26.34%) TDD
8 57 (25.45%) Maven
9 54 (24.11%) Oracle
10 53 (23.66%) J2EE
11 52 (23.21%) Python
12 51 (22.77%) SQL
13 47 (20.98%) Web Services
14 46 (20.54%) OO
15 45 (20.09%) HTML
15 45 (20.09%) Scrum
16 44 (19.64%) C++
16 44 (19.64%) Mentoring
17 43 (19.20%) NoSQL
18 42 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (17.86%) Linux
19 40 (17.86%) Computer Science
20 38 (16.96%) Open Source
21 37 (16.52%) RESTful
22 36 (16.07%) JUnit
23 34 (15.18%) Hibernate
23 34 (15.18%) QA
23 34 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (15.18%) Big Data
24 33 (14.73%) Git (software)

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.57%) Apache Pig
2 8 (3.57%) JBoss
2 8 (3.57%) SAS
3 7 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.68%) Mule
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) CMS
5 5 (2.23%) Confluence
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.34%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.34%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.13%) SaaS
3 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.68%) GitHub
4 5 (2.23%) Google App Engine
4 5 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.16%) Internet
2 7 (3.13%) ATM
3 4 (1.79%) HTTP
3 4 (1.79%) LDAP
4 2 (0.89%) Firewall
4 2 (0.89%) SMTP
4 2 (0.89%) SS7
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.20%) NoSQL
2 34 (15.18%) Big Data
3 28 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 18 (8.04%) MySQL
4 18 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.57%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.23%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.79%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.34%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.89%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (25.45%) Maven
2 36 (16.07%) JUnit
3 33 (14.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.25%) Ant
5 14 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.36%) Mockito
7 10 (4.46%) Selenium
7 10 (4.46%) Vagrant
8 9 (4.02%) jMock
9 8 (3.57%) JIRA
10 7 (3.13%) Gradle
11 6 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.68%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.79%) Grunt
12 4 (1.79%) RSpec
12 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.34%) QUnit
13 3 (1.34%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.02%) Retail
4 8 (3.57%) Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.23%) Games
7 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.79%) French Language
8 3 (1.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.14%) Spring
2 53 (23.66%) J2EE
3 47 (20.98%) Web Services
4 45 (20.09%) HTML
5 37 (16.52%) RESTful
6 34 (15.18%) Hibernate
7 29 (12.95%) AngularJS
8 26 (11.61%) Java EE
9 23 (10.27%) CSS
9 23 (10.27%) JSON
10 18 (8.04%) JMS
10 18 (8.04%) XML
11 17 (7.59%) Ajax
11 17 (7.59%) Spring MVC
12 15 (6.70%) Node.js
12 15 (6.70%) SOAP
13 14 (6.25%) Struts
14 13 (5.80%) HTML5
15 10 (4.46%) Apache Camel
15 10 (4.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.80%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.57%) User Experience
7 7 (3.13%) Derivative
7 7 (3.13%) EFT
7 7 (3.13%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.23%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.79%) BBC
9 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.89%) Fintech
11 2 (0.89%) Life Science
11 2 (0.89%) Physics
12 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.86%) Linux
2 26 (11.61%) Windows
3 24 (10.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.34%) Debian
4 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.89%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (97.77%) Software Engineering
2 124 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (26.34%) TDD
4 46 (20.54%) OO
5 45 (20.09%) Scrum
6 44 (19.64%) Mentoring
7 38 (16.96%) Open Source
8 34 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (12.95%) Multithreading
10 27 (12.05%) High Availability
11 26 (11.61%) OOP
11 26 (11.61%) Pair Programming
12 25 (11.16%) E-Commerce
13 24 (10.71%) BDD
13 24 (10.71%) DevOps
13 24 (10.71%) MVC
14 19 (8.48%) Low Latency
15 18 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (6.25%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 52 (23.21%) Python
4 51 (22.77%) SQL
5 44 (19.64%) C++
6 32 (14.29%) Scala
7 27 (12.05%) C#
8 22 (9.82%) C
9 12 (5.36%) Go
9 12 (5.36%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.91%) Ruby
11 10 (4.46%) Groovy
12 9 (4.02%) Perl
13 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.13%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.23%) F#
16 4 (1.79%) AspectJ
17 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.89%) XPath
17 2 (0.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 63 (28.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.34%) PhD
4 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.18%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.36%) Docker
2 8 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 8 (3.57%) HDFS
3 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) Puppet
2 10 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.57%) Oozie
4 3 (1.34%) Grafana
4 3 (1.34%) Kibana
5 2 (0.89%) StatsD
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 54 (24.11%) Oracle
2 15 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.80%) Sophos
4 9 (4.02%) SAP
5 7 (3.13%) Sybase
6 6 (2.68%) Google
6 6 (2.68%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.23%) Perforce
8 3 (1.34%) CyberSource
8 3 (1.34%) Sun
9 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) PayPal
10 1 (0.45%) Pega
10 1 (0.45%) Splunk
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