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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 791 826 836
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 111 98 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.084% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 71 82 49
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,650 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 30 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 2 September 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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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
England +41 108 £57,500 +12.19% 17
London +6 66 £65,000 +18.18% 4
City of London +6 12 £70,000 +36.58% 1
South East -18 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +31 8 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cambridge +24 8 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East of England +5 8 £50,000 +14.28% 7
Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 - 1
South West -10 7 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Leeds - 7 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £37,500 -
Coventry - 6 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
Hampshire - 4 £41,250 -
Brighton - 4 £51,250 -
Bristol -11 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £62,500 -
Fareham - 3 £47,500 -
Surrey +2 2 - -
North West -3 2 £50,000 +92.30%
South Wales - 2 £40,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £40,000 - 2
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 - 2
Guildford - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Havant - 1 £35,000 -
York - 1 - -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
2 113 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (41.21%) Spring
4 73 (36.68%) TDD
5 56 (28.14%) Finance
6 42 (21.11%) J2EE
6 42 (21.11%) JUnit
6 42 (21.11%) Web Services
7 41 (20.60%) JavaScript
7 41 (20.60%) HTML
8 40 (20.10%) Hibernate
9 37 (18.59%) Git (software)
9 37 (18.59%) Hadoop
10 36 (18.09%) Tomcat
11 35 (17.59%) SQL
12 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
13 30 (15.08%) Maven
13 30 (15.08%) Software Engineering
13 30 (15.08%) Mockito
13 30 (15.08%) NoSQL
13 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
14 29 (14.57%) RESTful
14 29 (14.57%) Linux
14 29 (14.57%) CSS
15 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
16 27 (13.57%) Scrum
16 27 (13.57%) Multithreading
16 27 (13.57%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (13.07%) REST
18 24 (12.06%) XML

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (18.09%) Tomcat
2 27 (13.57%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (8.54%) Apache
4 15 (7.54%) JBoss
5 14 (7.04%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.01%) Mule
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.01%) Node.js
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) Internet
2 4 (2.01%) SNMP
3 2 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.59%) Hadoop
2 30 (15.08%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.04%) MySQL
4 15 (7.54%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.04%) Apache Hive
5 14 (7.04%) MarkLogic
6 13 (6.53%) Big Data
7 12 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.03%) Redis
9 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.02%) HBase
11 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (21.11%) JUnit
2 37 (18.59%) Git (software)
3 30 (15.08%) Mockito
3 30 (15.08%) Maven
3 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.05%) TestNG
5 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.03%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.52%) Liquibase
7 7 (3.52%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.51%) JIRA
9 5 (2.51%) Ant
9 5 (2.51%) Gradle
10 3 (1.51%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.01%) JSUnit
11 2 (1.01%) Selenium
11 2 (1.01%) Grunt
12 1 (0.50%) eggPlant
General
1 56 (28.14%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Retail
3 14 (7.04%) Publishing
4 13 (6.53%) Banking
5 12 (6.03%) 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 42 (21.11%) J2EE
2 42 (21.11%) Web Services
3 41 (20.60%) HTML
4 40 (20.10%) Hibernate
5 29 (14.57%) CSS
5 29 (14.57%) RESTful
6 26 (13.07%) REST
7 24 (12.06%) XML
8 23 (11.56%) JSON
9 22 (11.06%) JMS
10 20 (10.05%) JSP
11 15 (7.54%) Spring MVC
11 15 (7.54%) Guice
12 14 (7.04%) Lucene
13 13 (6.53%) SOAP
14 12 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (6.03%) JAX-RS
15 11 (5.53%) HTML5
16 9 (4.52%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.54%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (7.54%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.53%) Semantic Web
4 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.02%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.51%) User Experience
7 5 (2.51%) Social Media
8 3 (1.51%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.01%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.50%) Equities
10 1 (0.50%) Tandem
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.50%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.57%) Linux
2 24 (12.06%) UNIX
3 8 (4.02%) Android
4 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.01%) Windows
6 3 (1.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (36.68%) TDD
3 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
4 30 (15.08%) Software Engineering
5 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
6 27 (13.57%) Multithreading
6 27 (13.57%) Scrum
7 23 (11.56%) BDD
8 21 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.55%) Risk Management
9 19 (9.55%) OO
10 18 (9.05%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (8.54%) MVC
12 13 (6.53%) Project Management
13 11 (5.53%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.03%) SOA
15 8 (4.02%) UML
15 8 (4.02%) Pair Programming
15 8 (4.02%) Automated Testing
15 8 (4.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (20.60%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.59%) SQL
4 16 (8.04%) Scala
5 11 (5.53%) Python
6 6 (3.02%) C++
7 5 (2.51%) Perl
8 4 (2.01%) C#
8 4 (2.01%) Ruby
8 4 (2.01%) Haskell
8 4 (2.01%) Erlang
9 3 (1.51%) Go
10 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (9.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.51%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) Oracle
2 10 (5.03%) WorldPay
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.01%) Remedy
4 4 (2.01%) Google
5 2 (1.01%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.50%) Splunk
6 1 (0.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.50%) Apple
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