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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 808 849 857
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 84 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.042% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.044% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 75 46 20
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 77 £60,000 -4.00% 18
London +66 59 £63,000 -3.07% 11
City of London -5 15 £47,000 -27.69% 1
South East -3 7 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Scotland - 6 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £60,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £57,500 -
East of England +5 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Bristol -2 3 - -
South West -21 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 2 - -
Cambridge +12 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £37,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,250 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Chester - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £37,500 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £34,500 -
Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
2 145 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (47.74%) TDD
4 79 (39.70%) Spring
5 71 (35.68%) Web Services
6 69 (34.67%) Multithreading
7 65 (32.66%) Git (software)
8 62 (31.16%) Linux
8 62 (31.16%) Software Engineering
9 59 (29.65%) UNIX
10 56 (28.14%) Degree
11 53 (26.63%) Java EE
12 52 (26.13%) J2EE
12 52 (26.13%) OO
13 51 (25.63%) Computer Science
14 50 (25.13%) Hibernate
15 43 (21.61%) JavaScript
16 40 (20.10%) HTML
17 39 (19.60%) CSS
18 37 (18.59%) REST
19 36 (18.09%) MySQL
19 36 (18.09%) E-Commerce
20 34 (17.09%) Subversion
21 33 (16.58%) SQL
22 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
23 30 (15.08%) JMS
24 27 (13.57%) Algorithms
25 26 (13.07%) Hadoop
25 26 (13.07%) SOA
26 25 (12.56%) Finance

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (11.56%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (7.04%) JBoss
4 13 (6.53%) CMS
4 13 (6.53%) Mule
5 11 (5.53%) OpenCms
5 11 (5.53%) Drupal
6 9 (4.52%) Apache
7 6 (3.02%) Confluence
8 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.01%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) HTTP
1 4 (2.01%) SNMP
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.09%) MySQL
2 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
3 26 (13.07%) Hadoop
4 21 (10.55%) Big Data
5 16 (8.04%) Redis
6 14 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.53%) OLAP
8 7 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.51%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.01%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.50%) HBase
12 1 (0.50%) DB2
12 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (32.66%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.09%) Subversion
3 24 (12.06%) JUnit
4 22 (11.06%) Maven
5 15 (7.54%) Mockito
6 11 (5.53%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.03%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.02%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.02%) JIRA
10 5 (2.51%) Hudson
10 5 (2.51%) Ant
10 5 (2.51%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.50%) TestNG
11 1 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.50%) Selenium
11 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.56%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 7 (3.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.52%) Publishing
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.70%) Spring
2 71 (35.68%) Web Services
3 53 (26.63%) Java EE
4 52 (26.13%) J2EE
5 50 (25.13%) Hibernate
6 40 (20.10%) HTML
7 39 (19.60%) CSS
8 37 (18.59%) REST
9 30 (15.08%) JMS
10 25 (12.56%) jQuery
11 21 (10.55%) JSF
12 20 (10.05%) Ajax
12 20 (10.05%) JSON
12 20 (10.05%) XML
13 19 (9.55%) SOAP
14 18 (9.05%) JSP
15 17 (8.54%) Servlets
15 17 (8.54%) Apache Camel
16 16 (8.04%) RESTful
17 13 (6.53%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.63%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.57%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.52%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.52%) Open Source
4 8 (4.02%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.52%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.51%) CUDA
7 3 (1.51%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.50%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) Physics
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.16%) Linux
2 59 (29.65%) UNIX
3 5 (2.51%) Windows
4 4 (2.01%) Android
4 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (47.74%) TDD
3 69 (34.67%) Multithreading
4 62 (31.16%) Software Engineering
5 52 (26.13%) OO
6 36 (18.09%) E-Commerce
7 26 (13.07%) SOA
8 21 (10.55%) Mentoring
9 17 (8.54%) Scrum
10 13 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.53%) Microservices
11 12 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.03%) BDD
12 11 (5.53%) SEO
13 10 (5.03%) MVC
14 9 (4.52%) UML
14 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.02%) Analytics
16 7 (3.52%) DevOps
16 7 (3.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (21.61%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.58%) SQL
4 7 (3.52%) C#
5 6 (3.02%) Ruby
6 5 (2.51%) Python
6 5 (2.51%) Scala
7 4 (2.01%) C++
7 4 (2.01%) Perl
7 4 (2.01%) PHP
8 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) RPG
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (28.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.53%) Varnish
2 3 (1.51%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 18 (9.05%) Oracle
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.51%) TIBCO
2 5 (2.51%) Splunk
3 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.01%) Sony
3 4 (2.01%) Google
4 3 (1.51%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.50%) hybris
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) BT
5 1 (0.50%) Perforce
5 1 (0.50%) Demandware
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