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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Engineer
Rank 803 808 847
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 100 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.051% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.054% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 82 52 35
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £63,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +34.21%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 23 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 20 August 2014. 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 +28 95 £52,500 -8.69% 12
London +25 71 £57,500 +2.22% 8
City of London +16 31 £52,500 -25.00% 4
East of England +7 10 £47,500 +46.15% 2
South East -8 10 £50,000 -25.92% 2
Surrey +1 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Horley - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Oxford - 5 - - 1
Redhill - 5 £50,000 -
Reigate - 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £40,000 - 1
Hertford - 4 £47,500 -
Bristol +4 3 £47,500 +11.76%
South West -8 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Suffolk - 2 £33,500 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £33,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £26,000 -
Chester - 1 £26,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £26,000 -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (47.18%) Spring
3 90 (46.15%) Web Services
4 84 (43.08%) TDD
5 82 (42.05%) Software Engineering
6 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (34.36%) Scrum
8 61 (31.28%) J2EE
9 56 (28.72%) Hibernate
10 53 (27.18%) JavaScript
11 51 (26.15%) HTML
12 47 (24.10%) Finance
12 47 (24.10%) OO
13 43 (22.05%) SQL
14 42 (21.54%) REST
15 41 (21.03%) MySQL
16 39 (20.00%) Oracle
17 37 (18.97%) SOA
17 37 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (16.92%) Degree
18 33 (16.92%) NoSQL
19 32 (16.41%) MongoDB
20 31 (15.90%) Linux
21 28 (14.36%) CSS
22 27 (13.85%) JSP
22 27 (13.85%) Banking
22 27 (13.85%) Big Data
22 27 (13.85%) Computer Science
23 26 (13.33%) Grails
23 26 (13.33%) RESTful

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.72%) Apache
3 8 (4.10%) CMS
4 5 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
6 1 (0.51%) Jetty
6 1 (0.51%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) SNMP
2 5 (2.56%) SMS
3 3 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.03%) MySQL
2 33 (16.92%) NoSQL
3 32 (16.41%) MongoDB
4 27 (13.85%) Big Data
5 20 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 13 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.56%) Mahout
8 2 (1.03%) Impala
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.03%) HBase
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.74%) JUnit
3 18 (9.23%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.59%) Maven
7 5 (2.56%) Subversion
7 5 (2.56%) Hudson
7 5 (2.56%) Mockito
8 4 (2.05%) Redmine
8 4 (2.05%) Ant
8 4 (2.05%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.05%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.03%) TestNG
10 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.51%) Mocha
General
1 47 (24.10%) Finance
2 27 (13.85%) Banking
3 16 (8.21%) Retail
4 9 (4.62%) Legal
4 9 (4.62%) Marketing
5 6 (3.08%) Publishing
6 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.05%) Electronics
8 2 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (47.18%) Spring
2 90 (46.15%) Web Services
3 61 (31.28%) J2EE
4 56 (28.72%) Hibernate
5 51 (26.15%) HTML
6 42 (21.54%) REST
7 28 (14.36%) CSS
8 27 (13.85%) JSP
9 26 (13.33%) Servlets
9 26 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
9 26 (13.33%) RESTful
9 26 (13.33%) Grails
10 24 (12.31%) XML
11 23 (11.79%) JMS
12 15 (7.69%) Ajax
12 15 (7.69%) FreeMarker
13 14 (7.18%) jQuery
13 14 (7.18%) Velocity
14 12 (6.15%) SOAP
15 11 (5.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.74%) Visualisation
4 10 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.05%) Open Source
7 4 (2.05%) Social Network
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (1.03%) Kindle
8 2 (1.03%) Physics
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.90%) Linux
2 24 (12.31%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.08%) TDD
2 82 (42.05%) Software Engineering
3 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (34.36%) Scrum
5 47 (24.10%) OO
6 37 (18.97%) SOA
6 37 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 22 (11.28%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.72%) BDD
10 14 (7.18%) Kanban
10 14 (7.18%) MVC
11 11 (5.64%) OOD
11 11 (5.64%) Pair Programming
12 9 (4.62%) Business Development
12 9 (4.62%) User Experience Design
13 8 (4.10%) E-business
13 8 (4.10%) B2B
14 7 (3.59%) UML
14 7 (3.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 195 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 43 (22.05%) SQL
4 18 (9.23%) Ruby
5 16 (8.21%) Scala
6 11 (5.64%) C
7 9 (4.62%) Groovy
8 8 (4.10%) C++
9 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.05%) Erlang
11 3 (1.54%) Python
12 2 (1.03%) Haskell
12 2 (1.03%) R
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (16.92%) Degree
2 4 (2.05%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.05%) HND
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.77%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) Oracle
2 16 (8.21%) JBoss
3 5 (2.56%) Twitter
4 3 (1.54%) Sun
4 3 (1.54%) Sony
4 3 (1.54%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.03%) Sybase
6 1 (0.51%) Apple
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