The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 285 295 315
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 12 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.26% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 11
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £43,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -21.56%
Java Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8862 11022 11265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.85% 92.68% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7643 9266 9968
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Java Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Java 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) Web Services
4 14 (51.85%) J2EE
5 13 (48.15%) RESTful
6 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
7 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
7 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
7 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) Docker
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) Spring
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) OOD
10 5 (18.52%) OO
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
10 5 (18.52%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (18.52%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) Big Data
11 4 (14.81%) HBase
11 4 (14.81%) JAX-RS
11 4 (14.81%) Microservices
11 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.81%) Scala
11 4 (14.81%) Semantic Web
11 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Java 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Calabash
3 1 (3.70%) eggPlant
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.70%) Appium
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Web Services
2 14 (51.85%) J2EE
3 13 (48.15%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) JAX-RS
6 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) HATEOAS
7 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) OAuth
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.70%) JDBC
8 1 (3.70%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) JAXP
8 1 (3.70%) SAML
8 1 (3.70%) JMX
8 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) Semantic Web
3 3 (11.11%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) OOD
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Scala
4 3 (11.11%) Go
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) LXC
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Apple
1 1 (3.70%) WorldPay