The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 664 591 596
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 221 321 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 202 303 255
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £67,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
Java Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Java Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +38 80 £57,500 -4.16% 12
South East +16 77 £42,500 -19.04% 6
East of England -12 34 £45,000 +7.14% 5
South West -68 16 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Yorkshire +1 14 £43,750 +9.37%
West Midlands -16 14 £45,000 -26.53% 2
North West +15 9 £60,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +18 6 £38,500 -1.91%
Java Software Engineer
UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 445 (100.00%) Java
2 396 (88.99%) Software Engineering
3 244 (54.83%) Spring
4 221 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (40.22%) J2EE
6 171 (38.43%) JavaScript
7 147 (33.03%) SQL
8 129 (28.99%) MVC
9 125 (28.09%) HTML
10 123 (27.64%) Degree
11 120 (26.97%) Hibernate
12 117 (26.29%) Linux
13 105 (23.60%) XML
14 100 (22.47%) OO
15 99 (22.25%) MySQL
16 98 (22.02%) Scrum
17 95 (21.35%) JSP
17 95 (21.35%) Open Source
18 91 (20.45%) TDD
19 90 (20.22%) Tomcat
20 89 (20.00%) Eclipse
21 86 (19.33%) Finance
22 85 (19.10%) Web Services
22 85 (19.10%) JUnit
22 85 (19.10%) Oracle
23 84 (18.88%) CSS
24 83 (18.65%) Computer Science
25 79 (17.75%) Ajax
25 79 (17.75%) Git (software)
26 75 (16.85%) jQuery

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 90 (20.22%) Tomcat
2 73 (16.40%) JBoss
3 59 (13.26%) WebSphere
4 47 (10.56%) Apache
5 43 (9.66%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.04%) Node.js
7 10 (2.25%) CMS
7 10 (2.25%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.35%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.35%) Jetty
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.45%) Liferay
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.07%) SaaS
2 21 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.24%) Internet
2 34 (7.64%) HTTP
3 13 (2.92%) LDAP
4 10 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.67%) ATM
6 2 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (22.25%) MySQL
2 43 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 37 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 21 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.82%) Big Data
9 14 (3.15%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.80%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.90%) Redis
12 4 (0.90%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.90%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.67%) DB2
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 89 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 85 (19.10%) JUnit
3 79 (17.75%) Git (software)
4 67 (15.06%) Maven
5 42 (9.44%) Subversion
6 41 (9.21%) Ant
7 33 (7.42%) Selenium
8 30 (6.74%) JIRA
9 28 (6.29%) Jenkins
10 19 (4.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 17 (3.82%) Cucumber
12 14 (3.15%) SoapUI
13 11 (2.47%) TestNG
13 11 (2.47%) JBehave
13 11 (2.47%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.80%) Hudson
15 7 (1.57%) NetBeans
16 6 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (1.12%) jMock
18 4 (0.90%) EasyMock
General
1 86 (19.33%) Finance
2 35 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.42%) Retail
4 31 (6.97%) Banking
5 25 (5.62%) French Language
6 14 (3.15%) Games
7 9 (2.02%) Publishing
8 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.35%) Advertising
9 6 (1.35%) Marketing
10 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.90%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (54.83%) Spring
2 179 (40.22%) J2EE
3 125 (28.09%) HTML
4 120 (26.97%) Hibernate
5 105 (23.60%) XML
6 95 (21.35%) JSP
7 85 (19.10%) Web Services
8 84 (18.88%) CSS
9 79 (17.75%) Ajax
10 75 (16.85%) jQuery
11 72 (16.18%) Servlets
12 64 (14.38%) JSON
13 63 (14.16%) Spring MVC
14 54 (12.13%) SOAP
15 47 (10.56%) Java EE
16 44 (9.89%) RESTful
16 44 (9.89%) JMS
17 43 (9.66%) REST
18 40 (8.99%) HTML5
18 40 (8.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.35%) Open Source
2 83 (18.65%) Computer Science
3 42 (9.44%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.82%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (3.82%) GIS
6 15 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.25%) SWIFT
8 10 (2.25%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.02%) Graphic Design
10 8 (1.80%) Social Media
11 5 (1.12%) User Experience
12 4 (0.90%) RIA
12 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.67%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.29%) Linux
2 59 (13.26%) UNIX
3 29 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (4.04%) Android
5 16 (3.60%) Windows
6 8 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.90%) AIX
8 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (88.99%) Software Engineering
2 221 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (28.99%) MVC
4 100 (22.47%) OO
5 98 (22.02%) Scrum
6 91 (20.45%) TDD
7 61 (13.71%) UML
8 56 (12.58%) Web Development
9 54 (12.13%) OOP
10 51 (11.46%) Multithreading
11 50 (11.24%) E-Commerce
12 48 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (8.54%) BDD
14 33 (7.42%) SOA
15 32 (7.19%) Unit Testing
16 23 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
17 20 (4.49%) Waterfall
18 19 (4.27%) Data Modelling
18 19 (4.27%) Problem Management
19 18 (4.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 445 (100.00%) Java
2 171 (38.43%) JavaScript
3 147 (33.03%) SQL
4 54 (12.13%) C#
4 54 (12.13%) C++
5 43 (9.66%) Python
6 31 (6.97%) Ruby
7 24 (5.39%) C
8 23 (5.17%) PHP
9 20 (4.49%) Scala
10 16 (3.60%) Perl
11 11 (2.47%) Groovy
12 8 (1.80%) XPath
13 5 (1.12%) AspectJ
13 5 (1.12%) Clojure
14 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.67%) Go
15 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.45%) OCaml
16 2 (0.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 123 (27.64%) Degree
2 15 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.35%) PhD
4 6 (1.35%) ISEB
5 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.76%) QA
2 10 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (19.10%) Oracle
2 31 (6.97%) Red Hat
3 28 (6.29%) IBM
4 24 (5.39%) Google
5 12 (2.70%) VMware
6 10 (2.25%) SAP
7 8 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.90%) Endeca
9 4 (0.90%) Sybase
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.67%) Coverity
10 3 (0.67%) Sencha
11 2 (0.45%) Demandware
11 2 (0.45%) hybris
11 2 (0.45%) ATG
11 2 (0.45%) Adobe
12 1 (0.22%) HP
12 1 (0.22%) CA
12 1 (0.22%) Informatica
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