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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 862 838 862
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 36 89 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.076% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.080% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 31 85 21
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,250 £44,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,250 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £48,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -15.65%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £26,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -31 32 £50,000 - 6
London +2 10 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South West -15 8 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East -10 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Bristol -18 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Oxfordshire +2 4 - -
Oxford -3 4 - -
North West -4 4 £48,000 +6.66% 2
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £43,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £51,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £39,000 - 1
Weymouth - 2 £39,000 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £70,000 -
Northampton - 2 £35,000 -
East of England +13 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +10 1 £42,500 -48.48%
Scotland +4 1 £50,000 -
Reading -5 1 £42,500 -48.48%
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £45,000 -
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (92.19%) Software Engineering
3 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (62.50%) Spring
5 34 (53.13%) Scrum
6 32 (50.00%) Web Services
7 31 (48.44%) OO
8 28 (43.75%) SQL
9 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
10 24 (37.50%) JUnit
10 24 (37.50%) TDD
11 23 (35.94%) Hibernate
11 23 (35.94%) J2EE
12 22 (34.38%) REST
13 20 (31.25%) Spring MVC
14 19 (29.69%) Degree
15 18 (28.13%) Oracle
15 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
16 17 (26.56%) OOP
16 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
17 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (23.44%) Ant
18 15 (23.44%) JSP
19 14 (21.88%) MVC
19 14 (21.88%) Eclipse
20 13 (20.31%) Finance
20 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
20 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
20 13 (20.31%) Maven

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
2 11 (17.19%) JBoss
3 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
4 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 7 (10.94%) Apache
5 7 (10.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (6.25%) Apache Pig
6 4 (6.25%) Jetty
7 2 (3.13%) Node.js
8 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) SaaS
2 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Big Data
3 9 (14.06%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.50%) MySQL
4 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.38%) JasperReports
5 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.25%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.13%) SQLite
9 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) JUnit
2 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 15 (23.44%) Ant
4 14 (21.88%) Eclipse
5 13 (20.31%) Maven
6 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.38%) CruiseControl
7 6 (9.38%) Subversion
7 6 (9.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.25%) Mockito
9 4 (6.25%) Selenium
9 4 (6.25%) jMock
10 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.69%) JMeter
11 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
11 2 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (1.56%) JIRA
12 1 (1.56%) WATIR
12 1 (1.56%) RSpec
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Games
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) Spring
2 32 (50.00%) Web Services
3 23 (35.94%) J2EE
3 23 (35.94%) Hibernate
4 22 (34.38%) REST
5 20 (31.25%) Spring MVC
6 15 (23.44%) JSP
7 12 (18.75%) JMS
7 12 (18.75%) HTML
8 11 (17.19%) JSON
8 11 (17.19%) XML
9 10 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (14.06%) Servlets
10 9 (14.06%) jQuery
11 8 (12.50%) RESTful
11 8 (12.50%) SOAP
11 8 (12.50%) Struts
12 7 (10.94%) OSGi
13 6 (9.38%) XSLT
13 6 (9.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.38%) SWIFT
3 6 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.25%) Semantic Web
4 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.69%) Physics
5 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 10 (15.63%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Software Engineering
2 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.13%) Scrum
4 31 (48.44%) OO
5 24 (37.50%) TDD
6 17 (26.56%) OOP
7 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.88%) MVC
9 11 (17.19%) UML
10 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 10 (15.63%) Open Source
10 10 (15.63%) BDD
11 9 (14.06%) Product Management
12 8 (12.50%) User Stories
13 7 (10.94%) WFM
14 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
14 6 (9.38%) Kanban
14 6 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (9.38%) B2B
15 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Sybase
2 6 (9.38%) BEA
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.69%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Zend
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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