The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 810 831 843
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 105 101 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.086% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.091% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 44
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Java Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Engineer over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
England +46 104 £57,500 +9.52% 20
London +25 60 £60,000 - 11
South East +18 17 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £43,500 +3.57% 2
Cambridge +16 10 £43,500 +8.75% 2
East of England -2 10 £43,500 -8.42% 2
City of London +15 7 £70,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £60,750 - 2
South West -10 6 £62,500 +37.36% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £60,750 - 2
Leeds - 6 £60,750 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Brighton - 5 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £62,500 -
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £62,500 -
Kent - 4 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +15 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £47,500 - 1
Guildford - 3 - -
Bristol -12 2 £61,250 +28.94%
Havant - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 £46,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -
York - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £46,500 - 1

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (41.21%) Spring
4 72 (36.18%) TDD
5 59 (29.65%) Finance
6 51 (25.63%) Web Services
7 44 (22.11%) J2EE
8 41 (20.60%) JUnit
9 37 (18.59%) JavaScript
9 37 (18.59%) HTML
9 37 (18.59%) Hibernate
10 35 (17.59%) Git (software)
11 34 (17.09%) Multithreading
11 34 (17.09%) Maven
12 33 (16.58%) REST
13 32 (16.08%) JMS
14 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
14 31 (15.58%) XML
14 31 (15.58%) JSON
14 31 (15.58%) NoSQL
14 31 (15.58%) Hadoop
14 31 (15.58%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (15.08%) Mockito
15 30 (15.08%) SQL
16 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
17 28 (14.07%) CSS
17 28 (14.07%) Software Engineering
17 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
18 24 (12.06%) Jenkins
18 24 (12.06%) RESTful

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 31 (15.58%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.04%) JBoss
4 15 (7.54%) Apache Solr
5 14 (7.04%) Apache
6 8 (4.02%) Mule
7 5 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) Node.js
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) HTTP
1 5 (2.51%) Internet
2 4 (2.01%) SNMP
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.58%) Hadoop
1 31 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 15 (7.54%) MongoDB
3 14 (7.04%) MarkLogic
4 12 (6.03%) Apache Hive
5 11 (5.53%) Redis
6 9 (4.52%) Big Data
6 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.52%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.52%) MySQL
8 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.51%) HBase
10 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 41 (20.60%) JUnit
2 35 (17.59%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.09%) Maven
4 30 (15.08%) Mockito
5 24 (12.06%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.05%) TestNG
7 8 (4.02%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.02%) Liquibase
8 7 (3.52%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.02%) Ant
10 4 (2.01%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.51%) JIRA
11 3 (1.51%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.51%) Gradle
12 2 (1.01%) Hudson
12 2 (1.01%) Grunt
12 2 (1.01%) Selenium
12 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 59 (29.65%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 15 (7.54%) Retail
4 14 (7.04%) Publishing
5 9 (4.52%) Law
6 6 (3.02%) Games
7 5 (2.51%) Front Office
8 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.21%) Spring
2 51 (25.63%) Web Services
3 44 (22.11%) J2EE
4 37 (18.59%) HTML
4 37 (18.59%) Hibernate
5 33 (16.58%) REST
6 32 (16.08%) JMS
7 31 (15.58%) XML
7 31 (15.58%) JSON
8 28 (14.07%) CSS
9 24 (12.06%) RESTful
10 20 (10.05%) SOAP
11 18 (9.05%) JSP
12 16 (8.04%) Apache Camel
13 15 (7.54%) Guice
14 14 (7.04%) Lucene
15 12 (6.03%) Java EE
15 12 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (5.53%) jQuery
16 11 (5.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.56%) Algorithms
2 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (5.53%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.52%) Semantic Web
6 8 (4.02%) Taxonomies
6 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.01%) Social Media
8 3 (1.51%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.50%) CUDA
10 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.50%) Equities
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Linux
2 21 (10.55%) UNIX
3 5 (2.51%) Windows
3 5 (2.51%) Android
3 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.18%) TDD
3 34 (17.09%) Multithreading
4 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
5 28 (14.07%) Software Engineering
5 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.06%) OO
7 21 (10.55%) BDD
8 19 (9.55%) Risk Management
9 18 (9.05%) Scrum
9 18 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.54%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (7.54%) SOA
12 13 (6.53%) Project Management
13 12 (6.03%) MVC
14 9 (4.52%) UML
14 9 (4.52%) Microservices
15 8 (4.02%) Functional Programming
15 8 (4.02%) HOOD
16 7 (3.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (18.59%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.08%) SQL
4 13 (6.53%) Scala
5 8 (4.02%) Python
6 6 (3.02%) C++
7 5 (2.51%) Perl
7 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.01%) Haskell
8 4 (2.01%) Erlang
8 4 (2.01%) C#
9 3 (1.51%) Go
10 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) Ruby
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (11.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.51%) LXC
3 1 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (4.02%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 20 (10.05%) Oracle
2 9 (4.52%) WorldPay
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.02%) Google
4 4 (2.01%) Remedy
5 2 (1.01%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.50%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.50%) Splunk
6 1 (0.50%) Apple
6 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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