The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 576 598 594
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 60 68 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 25
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +15.15%
Java Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Java Engineer Salary Trend in London

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Java Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London +3 7 £70,000 +33.33% 5
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (49.19%) Spring
4 53 (42.74%) TDD
5 48 (38.71%) Finance
6 36 (29.03%) Web Services
7 31 (25.00%) JUnit
8 30 (24.19%) JMS
8 30 (24.19%) Multithreading
9 28 (22.58%) Hadoop
9 28 (22.58%) NoSQL
9 28 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (20.97%) Mockito
11 25 (20.16%) Tomcat
12 24 (19.35%) J2EE
12 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 23 (18.55%) E-Commerce
14 21 (16.94%) Risk Management
14 21 (16.94%) Maven
14 21 (16.94%) Algorithms
15 20 (16.13%) REST
16 19 (15.32%) BDD
16 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
17 18 (14.52%) Banking
17 18 (14.52%) RESTful
18 17 (13.71%) Domain-Driven Design
18 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
19 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
19 16 (12.90%) Apache Camel
20 15 (12.10%) Guice

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 28 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (20.16%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.29%) Apache Solr
4 9 (7.26%) Apache
5 8 (6.45%) Mule
6 5 (4.03%) JBoss
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
1 4 (3.23%) SNMP
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) Hadoop
1 28 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.29%) MarkLogic
3 12 (9.68%) Apache Hive
3 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (7.26%) Redis
5 8 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.84%) Big Data
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.23%) MySQL
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.42%) HBase
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) JUnit
2 26 (20.97%) Mockito
3 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 21 (16.94%) Maven
5 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.68%) TestNG
7 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.45%) Liquibase
8 4 (3.23%) Ant
9 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 48 (38.71%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Banking
3 14 (11.29%) Publishing
4 7 (5.65%) Retail
5 6 (4.84%) Games
5 6 (4.84%) Law
6 5 (4.03%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (49.19%) Spring
2 36 (29.03%) Web Services
3 30 (24.19%) JMS
4 24 (19.35%) J2EE
5 20 (16.13%) REST
6 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
7 18 (14.52%) RESTful
8 16 (12.90%) Apache Camel
9 15 (12.10%) Guice
10 14 (11.29%) Lucene
10 14 (11.29%) JSON
11 11 (8.87%) Spring MVC
11 11 (8.87%) JAX-RS
12 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (8.06%) JSP
13 9 (7.26%) Servlets
13 9 (7.26%) XML
13 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
14 8 (6.45%) Memcached
14 8 (6.45%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Algorithms
2 14 (11.29%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.26%) Semantic Web
4 8 (6.45%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.42%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Fedwire
8 1 (0.81%) CUDA
8 1 (0.81%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) UNIX
3 5 (4.03%) Windows
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) TDD
3 30 (24.19%) Multithreading
4 23 (18.55%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.94%) Risk Management
6 19 (15.32%) BDD
7 17 (13.71%) Domain-Driven Design
7 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
8 13 (10.48%) SOA
9 12 (9.68%) MVC
10 10 (8.06%) OO
11 9 (7.26%) Microservices
12 8 (6.45%) Functional Programming
12 8 (6.45%) HOOD
12 8 (6.45%) Project Management
12 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.65%) UML
14 6 (4.84%) Scrum
14 6 (4.84%) Low Latency
15 5 (4.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (8.06%) SQL
3 9 (7.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.26%) Scala
4 5 (4.03%) Python
4 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.23%) Haskell
5 4 (3.23%) Erlang
6 3 (2.42%) Go
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby
7 2 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) LXC
3 1 (0.81%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 5 (4.03%) Oracle
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Remedy
3 3 (2.42%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.81%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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