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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 328 370 338
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 955 844 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.82% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 828 741 752
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +44 923 £47,500 - 126
London +21 359 £60,000 +9.09% 40
South West +65 173 £40,000 +6.66% 25
South East +16 159 £42,500 +6.25% 30
East of England -2 81 £43,000 -4.44% 10
City of London +51 79 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Bristol +30 76 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +10 61 £46,500 -7.00% 9
West Yorkshire +28 51 £50,000 - 8
Leeds +21 50 £50,000 - 8
West Sussex +12 48 £37,500 +28.20% 3
Surrey +34 47 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 40 £45,000 - 7
Cambridge +5 38 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands -9 38 £52,500 +31.25% 3
North West +33 34 £40,000 +18.51% 8
Somerset +20 33 £35,500 +2.89% 7
Hertfordshire -6 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Burgess Hill - 28 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +20 27 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Oxfordshire +6 27 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +13 25 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Warwickshire +8 25 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Warwick - 25 £52,500 - 1
Manchester +34 24 £46,750 +43.84% 5
Hampshire -2 19 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Devon +7 18 £36,000 - 1
Berkshire -36 17 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Bath +10 15 £37,500 - 1
Southampton +17 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1907 (99.95%) Java
2 1177 (61.69%) Software Engineering
3 1084 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
4 642 (33.65%) Spring
5 613 (32.13%) SQL
6 599 (31.39%) Degree
7 518 (27.15%) TDD
8 511 (26.78%) JavaScript
9 425 (22.27%) Linux
10 412 (21.59%) Computer Science
11 408 (21.38%) Web Services
12 406 (21.28%) Oracle
13 391 (20.49%) Scrum
14 387 (20.28%) OO
15 380 (19.92%) Hibernate
16 377 (19.76%) J2EE
17 354 (18.55%) Maven
18 347 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
19 340 (17.82%) HTML
20 328 (17.19%) JUnit
21 319 (16.72%) Git (software)
22 316 (16.56%) Python
23 301 (15.78%) QA
24 288 (15.09%) Finance
25 276 (14.47%) Jenkins
26 275 (14.41%) Selenium
27 273 (14.31%) XML
28 263 (13.78%) C++
29 259 (13.57%) BDD
30 240 (12.58%) MySQL

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 215 (11.27%) Tomcat
2 161 (8.44%) JBoss
3 130 (6.81%) Apache
4 113 (5.92%) WebSphere
5 85 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
6 80 (4.19%) WebLogic
7 75 (3.93%) Node.js
8 71 (3.72%) Apache Spark
9 48 (2.52%) Confluence
10 46 (2.41%) Apache Solr
11 43 (2.25%) GlassFish
12 27 (1.42%) Apache Pig
13 22 (1.15%) Mule
14 9 (0.47%) Jetty
14 9 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.42%) CMS
16 7 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.37%) nginx
17 6 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.16%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.16%) Blender
2 3 (0.16%) Maya
2 3 (0.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.10%) HipChat
3 2 (0.10%) Mingle
3 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.21%) Magento
4 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.04%) SaaS
3 42 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 29 (1.52%) GitHub
6 28 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.00%) PaaS
8 18 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 18 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.47%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.47%) IaaS
12 6 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.21%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.052%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.25%) Internet
2 62 (3.25%) HTTP
3 51 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.05%) AMQP
4 20 (1.05%) MQTT
5 18 (0.94%) LDAP
5 18 (0.94%) SSL
6 12 (0.63%) DNS
7 10 (0.52%) SMTP
8 9 (0.47%) Firewall
9 6 (0.31%) SSH
10 5 (0.26%) SNMP
11 4 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.10%) Multicast
14 1 (0.052%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (0.052%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (0.052%) LTE
14 1 (0.052%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (12.58%) MySQL
2 233 (12.21%) Big Data
3 225 (11.79%) NoSQL
4 187 (9.80%) Hadoop
5 166 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 153 (8.02%) Relational Database
7 101 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 95 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
9 78 (4.09%) RDBMS
10 75 (3.93%) Apache Hive
11 49 (2.57%) Oracle Database
12 47 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.68%) HBase
14 31 (1.62%) Couchbase
15 22 (1.15%) GIS
15 22 (1.15%) Impala
16 18 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.89%) Hazelcast
17 17 (0.89%) Redis
18 13 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 354 (18.55%) Maven
2 328 (17.19%) JUnit
3 319 (16.72%) Git (software)
4 276 (14.47%) Jenkins
5 275 (14.41%) Selenium
6 187 (9.80%) Cucumber
7 137 (7.18%) JIRA
8 128 (6.71%) Subversion
9 120 (6.29%) Eclipse
10 117 (6.13%) Ant
11 110 (5.77%) WebDriver
12 76 (3.98%) Mockito
13 70 (3.67%) Mercurial
14 62 (3.25%) Hudson
15 57 (2.99%) TeamCity
16 49 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 48 (2.52%) JMeter
18 43 (2.25%) Gradle
19 39 (2.04%) JBehave
20 38 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 288 (15.09%) Finance
2 95 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 88 (4.61%) Banking
4 82 (4.30%) Retail
5 49 (2.57%) Front Office
6 47 (2.46%) Games
7 41 (2.15%) Marketing
8 37 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.15%) Billing
11 20 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.89%) Publishing
13 14 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.68%) Electronics
15 12 (0.63%) Advertising
15 12 (0.63%) Automotive
16 9 (0.47%) Law
17 6 (0.31%) French Language
17 6 (0.31%) Legal
18 5 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (33.65%) Spring
2 408 (21.38%) Web Services
3 380 (19.92%) Hibernate
4 377 (19.76%) J2EE
5 340 (17.82%) HTML
6 273 (14.31%) XML
7 228 (11.95%) CSS
7 228 (11.95%) REST
8 186 (9.75%) Java EE
9 179 (9.38%) RESTful
10 166 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 161 (8.44%) JMS
12 149 (7.81%) jQuery
13 146 (7.65%) JSON
14 144 (7.55%) Spring MVC
15 141 (7.39%) JSP
16 130 (6.81%) SOAP
17 126 (6.60%) HTML5
18 100 (5.24%) JPA
19 87 (4.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 412 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 165 (8.65%) Mathematics
3 160 (8.39%) Algorithms
4 149 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 66 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (3.41%) Physics
8 48 (2.52%) User Experience
9 41 (2.15%) Semantic Web
10 40 (2.10%) Digital Media
10 40 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.94%) N-Tier
12 33 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 29 (1.52%) Fintech
14 28 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (1.31%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.05%) Data Integration
17 14 (0.73%) Visualisation
18 13 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 425 (22.27%) Linux
2 237 (12.42%) Unix
3 120 (6.29%) Windows
4 83 (4.35%) Android
5 63 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.37%) CentOS
9 7 (0.37%) Debian
10 4 (0.21%) Solaris
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.052%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (61.69%) Software Engineering
2 1084 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (27.15%) TDD
4 391 (20.49%) Scrum
5 387 (20.28%) OO
6 347 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
7 259 (13.57%) BDD
8 209 (10.95%) MVC
9 207 (10.85%) Open Source
10 160 (8.39%) Mentoring
11 156 (8.18%) SDLC
12 153 (8.02%) SOA
13 152 (7.97%) Multithreading
14 147 (7.70%) Unit Testing
15 135 (7.08%) OOP
16 133 (6.97%) Automated Testing
17 132 (6.92%) DevOps
18 131 (6.87%) Test Automation
19 125 (6.55%) E-Commerce
20 113 (5.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1907 (99.95%) Java
2 613 (32.13%) SQL
3 511 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 316 (16.56%) Python
5 263 (13.78%) C++
6 234 (12.26%) C#
7 162 (8.49%) Ruby
8 145 (7.60%) Scala
9 97 (5.08%) C
9 97 (5.08%) Perl
10 67 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 61 (3.20%) PHP
12 51 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 47 (2.46%) Groovy
14 25 (1.31%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.21%) XQuery
17 22 (1.15%) Clojure
18 21 (1.10%) MATLAB
19 18 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 599 (31.39%) Degree
2 98 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.36%) ISEB
5 26 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.68%) PhD
7 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.31%) CCNA
8 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.31%) MCSE
8 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.26%) CISSP
9 5 (0.26%) GIAC
9 5 (0.26%) HND
9 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (0.26%) SANS
9 5 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (15.78%) QA
2 12 (0.63%) ISO15022
2 12 (0.63%) ISO20022
3 11 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 11 (0.58%) SDET
4 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.10%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 121 (6.34%) Docker
2 63 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.05%) Apache Flume
3 20 (1.05%) HDFS
4 18 (0.94%) VirtualBox
5 15 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.73%) Xen
7 8 (0.42%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.21%) iptables
9 4 (0.21%) KVM
9 4 (0.21%) LXC
10 1 (0.052%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.052%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.052%) vCloud
10 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 135 (7.08%) Puppet
2 105 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (4.77%) Ansible
4 26 (1.36%) Oozie
5 23 (1.21%) Mesos
6 21 (1.10%) Salt
7 14 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (0.58%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.37%) Graphite
10 7 (0.37%) Nagios
11 6 (0.31%) Ambari
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Shiro
12 4 (0.21%) logstash
13 3 (0.16%) yum
14 2 (0.10%) Cacti
14 2 (0.10%) collectd
14 2 (0.10%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.10%) Munin
Vendors
1 406 (21.28%) Oracle
2 71 (3.72%) VMware
3 61 (3.20%) Google
4 40 (2.10%) Microsoft
5 39 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 33 (1.73%) hybris
7 32 (1.68%) IBM
8 29 (1.52%) Sybase
9 25 (1.31%) Adobe
9 25 (1.31%) Facebook
10 23 (1.21%) HP
11 17 (0.89%) SAP
12 16 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 15 (0.79%) Intel
14 14 (0.73%) BEA
14 14 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 12 (0.63%) Informatica
15 12 (0.63%) Rally
15 12 (0.63%) webMethods
15 12 (0.63%) WSO2
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, training, pension, holiday...
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Jive Software
Posted: Yesterday
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago