The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 86 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 22 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.59% 1.29% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.31% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 27
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -2.42%
Java Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1333 1446 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.30% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1219 1518
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 26 (61.90%) Degree
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
5 16 (38.10%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) OO
7 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
9 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) Python
10 8 (19.05%) OOP
10 8 (19.05%) SDLC
11 7 (16.67%) Big Data
11 7 (16.67%) QA
11 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Apache
11 7 (16.67%) C++
11 7 (16.67%) HTML
11 7 (16.67%) J2EE
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) XML
12 6 (14.29%) Unix
12 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
13 5 (11.90%) Git (software)

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) AMQP
1 5 (11.90%) MQTT
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
1 7 (16.67%) J2EE
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) JMS
3 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 5 (11.90%) WebSockets
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.38%) GWT
6 1 (2.38%) JAXB
6 1 (2.38%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) Lucene
6 1 (2.38%) STL
6 1 (2.38%) Swing
6 1 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Fintech
2 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.14%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Biology
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.05%) OOP
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
11 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.38%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Sybase
2 4 (9.52%) WorldPay
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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