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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 859 808 814
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 27 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.065% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 60
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £41,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 20 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 23 January 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 -24 27 £57,500 +4.54% 2
London -20 11 £60,000 -2.04% 1
East of England -5 8 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 8 £50,000 -
St Albans - 7 £50,000 -
South East -49 3 £82,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
Berkshire 0 2 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
York - 2 £35,000 -
Reading - 2 £82,500 - 1
City of London -1 1 - -
Surrey -28 1 £42,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £61,500 -
Coventry - 1 £48,000 -
Guildford - 1 £42,000 -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (98.77%) Software Engineering
3 50 (61.73%) SQL
4 47 (58.02%) J2EE
5 41 (50.62%) XML
6 40 (49.38%) Spring
7 38 (46.91%) Web Services
8 33 (40.74%) Multithreading
9 32 (39.51%) Degree
9 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (38.27%) Linux
11 29 (35.80%) UNIX
11 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
12 27 (33.33%) Oracle
13 25 (30.86%) OO
14 22 (27.16%) HTML
15 20 (24.69%) TDD
15 20 (24.69%) C++
16 19 (23.46%) C#
16 19 (23.46%) JDBC
16 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
17 18 (22.22%) C
17 18 (22.22%) Python
18 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
19 16 (19.75%) SOAP
20 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
20 15 (18.52%) Hibernate
20 15 (18.52%) JSON
21 14 (17.28%) BDD
22 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.64%) Node.js
4 6 (7.41%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.47%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 8 (9.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Maven
2 6 (7.41%) JUnit
2 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.17%) Ant
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.02%) J2EE
2 41 (50.62%) XML
3 40 (49.38%) Spring
4 38 (46.91%) Web Services
5 22 (27.16%) HTML
6 19 (23.46%) JDBC
7 16 (19.75%) SOAP
8 15 (18.52%) Hibernate
8 15 (18.52%) JSON
9 13 (16.05%) Servlets
10 11 (13.58%) Spring MVC
11 9 (11.11%) Ajax
11 9 (11.11%) XSL
12 8 (9.88%) RESTful
12 8 (9.88%) CSS
13 7 (8.64%) REST
14 6 (7.41%) Struts
14 6 (7.41%) XSLT
14 6 (7.41%) Middleware
15 5 (6.17%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
3 12 (14.81%) Open Source
4 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Physics
8 1 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Linux
2 29 (35.80%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (98.77%) Software Engineering
2 33 (40.74%) Multithreading
3 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) OO
5 20 (24.69%) TDD
6 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.28%) BDD
8 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.05%) MVC
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Scrum
11 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.17%) User Stories
13 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (4.94%) Workflow
13 4 (4.94%) OOD
13 4 (4.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (61.73%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) C++
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 18 (22.22%) C
5 18 (22.22%) Python
6 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.41%) Groovy
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.23%) VMware
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