The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 72 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.82%
Senior Java Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 595 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.90% 96.12% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 398 452 215
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Watford region.

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Senior Java Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
6 4 (44.44%) IPv4
6 4 (44.44%) JUnit
6 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 4 (44.44%) Release Management
6 4 (44.44%) RESTful
6 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) Subversion
7 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (33.33%) JAXB
7 3 (33.33%) SAX
7 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
7 3 (33.33%) SoapUI

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Senior Java Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) GWT
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (33.33%) JSF
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) EJB
5 3 (33.33%) JDBC
5 3 (33.33%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
5 3 (33.33%) DOM
5 3 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) HPUX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) BPR
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware