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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 798 842 839
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 77 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 65 35 23
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 4 March 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 4 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 +40 74 £57,500 -8.00% 21
London +51 49 £61,500 -5.38% 10
City of London +3 15 £45,000 -30.76% 2
East of England +2 8 £45,000 -
Cambridge +8 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 5 - -
Bristol 0 5 £40,000 -42.85%
South West -14 5 £40,000 -42.85%
South East -18 5 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 3 £45,000 -12.19%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £57,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £57,500 - 2
Scotland +10 2 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
York - 2 £75,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £37,500 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £34,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £60,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 - 4
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
North Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 152 (74.15%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (52.20%) TDD
4 79 (38.54%) Git (software)
4 79 (38.54%) Software Engineering
5 76 (37.07%) Multithreading
6 74 (36.10%) UNIX
7 73 (35.61%) Linux
8 70 (34.15%) Spring
9 68 (33.17%) Degree
10 65 (31.71%) Java EE
10 65 (31.71%) OO
11 64 (31.22%) Web Services
11 64 (31.22%) Computer Science
12 52 (25.37%) J2EE
13 47 (22.93%) Subversion
14 43 (20.98%) Hibernate
15 41 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 40 (19.51%) HTML
17 38 (18.54%) CSS
18 37 (18.05%) E-Commerce
19 35 (17.07%) MySQL
19 35 (17.07%) SQL
20 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
21 28 (13.66%) REST
22 27 (13.17%) Algorithms
23 26 (12.68%) JSF
24 25 (12.20%) Finance
25 24 (11.71%) SOA
25 24 (11.71%) Big Data

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 20 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.34%) CMS
3 11 (5.37%) Drupal
3 11 (5.37%) OpenCms
4 10 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.39%) Mule
5 9 (4.39%) JBoss
6 8 (3.90%) Apache
7 6 (2.93%) Confluence
8 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) SaaS
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) HTTP
1 4 (1.95%) SNMP
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.07%) MySQL
2 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 24 (11.71%) Big Data
3 24 (11.71%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.32%) Redis
5 11 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.37%) OLAP
6 8 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.44%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.98%) HBase
9 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 79 (38.54%) Git (software)
2 47 (22.93%) Subversion
3 20 (9.76%) JUnit
4 19 (9.27%) Maven
5 12 (5.85%) Mockito
6 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.88%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.93%) JIRA
10 5 (2.44%) Hudson
10 5 (2.44%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.44%) Ant
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.49%) TestNG
11 1 (0.49%) Selenium
11 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.20%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Banking
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Publishing
5 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (34.15%) Spring
2 65 (31.71%) Java EE
3 64 (31.22%) Web Services
4 52 (25.37%) J2EE
5 43 (20.98%) Hibernate
6 40 (19.51%) HTML
7 38 (18.54%) CSS
8 28 (13.66%) REST
9 26 (12.68%) JSF
10 22 (10.73%) JMS
11 20 (9.76%) XML
11 20 (9.76%) Ajax
11 20 (9.76%) jQuery
12 17 (8.29%) JSP
12 17 (8.29%) Servlets
13 16 (7.80%) RESTful
14 15 (7.32%) JSON
14 15 (7.32%) SOAP
15 14 (6.83%) PrimeFaces
15 14 (6.83%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (31.22%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.17%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.39%) Open Source
5 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.44%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) CUDA
8 3 (1.46%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.49%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (36.10%) UNIX
2 73 (35.61%) Linux
3 5 (2.44%) Windows
4 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (74.15%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (52.20%) TDD
3 79 (38.54%) Software Engineering
4 76 (37.07%) Multithreading
5 65 (31.71%) OO
6 37 (18.05%) E-Commerce
7 24 (11.71%) SOA
8 23 (11.22%) Scrum
9 17 (8.29%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.85%) BDD
13 11 (5.37%) SEO
14 9 (4.39%) Microservices
14 9 (4.39%) UML
15 8 (3.90%) MVC
15 8 (3.90%) Analytics
16 7 (3.41%) DevOps
17 6 (2.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.07%) SQL
4 7 (3.41%) Scala
4 7 (3.41%) C#
5 6 (2.93%) Ruby
6 4 (1.95%) C++
6 4 (1.95%) Perl
6 4 (1.95%) Python
7 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Groovy
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) RPG
8 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (33.17%) Degree
2 8 (3.90%) VCP4
3 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Varnish
2 3 (1.46%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 17 (8.29%) Oracle
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.93%) Sony
3 5 (2.44%) Splunk
3 5 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.46%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.46%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe
6 2 (0.98%) hybris
6 2 (0.98%) Demandware
7 1 (0.49%) BT
7 1 (0.49%) Perforce
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