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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 803 869 862
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 93 71 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.059% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.063% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 15
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +50 85 £57,500 +9.52% 18
London +53 62 £62,500 -1.96% 13
City of London +8 16 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South East +25 11 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland - 7 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £60,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £57,500 -
Bristol +1 4 - - 1
South West -12 4 - - 1
Hampshire +6 3 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands - 3 £44,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £44,000 -
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £44,000 -
East of England +15 2 £48,250 -8.09% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Hertfordshire -14 2 £48,250 -8.09%
Kent - 2 £30,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £41,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £37,500 -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (76.76%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (48.11%) Spring
4 84 (45.41%) TDD
5 70 (37.84%) Web Services
6 55 (29.73%) Multithreading
7 49 (26.49%) Hibernate
8 48 (25.95%) J2EE
9 46 (24.86%) Git (software)
10 43 (23.24%) REST
10 43 (23.24%) HTML
10 43 (23.24%) Linux
11 41 (22.16%) NoSQL
12 40 (21.62%) Finance
13 39 (21.08%) Software Engineering
13 39 (21.08%) JMS
14 38 (20.54%) OO
14 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
15 37 (20.00%) Degree
16 36 (19.46%) CSS
16 36 (19.46%) E-Commerce
17 35 (18.92%) UNIX
18 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
19 31 (16.76%) SQL
19 31 (16.76%) Java EE
20 30 (16.22%) Maven
20 30 (16.22%) SOA
20 30 (16.22%) Algorithms
21 29 (15.68%) Hadoop
21 29 (15.68%) MySQL

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (14.59%) Tomcat
2 24 (12.97%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (9.73%) JBoss
4 13 (7.03%) Mule
5 11 (5.95%) Apache Solr
5 11 (5.95%) CMS
6 9 (4.86%) Drupal
6 9 (4.86%) OpenCms
7 8 (4.32%) Apache
8 7 (3.78%) Confluence
9 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) SNMP
2 5 (2.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.16%) NoSQL
2 29 (15.68%) Hadoop
2 29 (15.68%) MySQL
3 15 (8.11%) Big Data
4 14 (7.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.03%) Redis
6 9 (4.86%) MarkLogic
6 9 (4.86%) OLAP
7 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.24%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.16%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.62%) HBase
11 1 (0.54%) DB2
11 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (24.86%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.22%) Maven
3 27 (14.59%) JUnit
4 21 (11.35%) Mockito
5 16 (8.65%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.57%) Subversion
7 12 (6.49%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.78%) JIRA
9 6 (3.24%) Ant
9 6 (3.24%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.70%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.16%) Hudson
12 3 (1.62%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.62%) Gradle
12 3 (1.62%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.08%) Selenium
13 2 (1.08%) JSUnit
13 2 (1.08%) Grunt
14 1 (0.54%) Eclipse RCP
14 1 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 40 (21.62%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Retail
4 9 (4.86%) Publishing
5 6 (3.24%) Law
6 4 (2.16%) Front Office
7 2 (1.08%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (48.11%) Spring
2 70 (37.84%) Web Services
3 49 (26.49%) Hibernate
4 48 (25.95%) J2EE
5 43 (23.24%) REST
5 43 (23.24%) HTML
6 39 (21.08%) JMS
7 36 (19.46%) CSS
8 31 (16.76%) Java EE
9 26 (14.05%) XML
10 24 (12.97%) JSON
11 22 (11.89%) Apache Camel
11 22 (11.89%) SOAP
12 20 (10.81%) jQuery
12 20 (10.81%) Ajax
13 18 (9.73%) RESTful
13 18 (9.73%) JAX-RS
14 15 (8.11%) Struts
15 14 (7.57%) JSF
16 13 (7.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.38%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.86%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (4.32%) Semantic Web
5 8 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.78%) Open Source
7 5 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.70%) Taxonomies
8 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.62%) CUDA
9 3 (1.62%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.54%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) Physics
10 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.24%) Linux
2 35 (18.92%) UNIX
3 5 (2.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.16%) Android
4 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (76.76%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (45.41%) TDD
3 55 (29.73%) Multithreading
4 39 (21.08%) Software Engineering
5 38 (20.54%) OO
6 36 (19.46%) E-Commerce
7 30 (16.22%) SOA
8 27 (14.59%) Mentoring
9 19 (10.27%) Scrum
10 13 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.03%) UML
11 12 (6.49%) Microservices
11 12 (6.49%) BDD
12 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.86%) OOP
13 9 (4.86%) SEO
14 8 (4.32%) HOOD
14 8 (4.32%) MVC
14 8 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (3.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.76%) SQL
4 7 (3.78%) C#
5 5 (2.70%) Python
6 4 (2.16%) Ruby
6 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.16%) C++
6 4 (2.16%) Perl
6 4 (2.16%) PHP
6 4 (2.16%) Scala
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) Groovy
7 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.54%) RPG
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Varnish
2 3 (1.62%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 19 (10.27%) Oracle
2 8 (4.32%) WorldPay
3 6 (3.24%) Splunk
4 4 (2.16%) Google
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.16%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.62%) DataSynapse
6 2 (1.08%) Sony
7 1 (0.54%) BT
7 1 (0.54%) Perforce
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago