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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 789 813 864
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 94 94 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.080% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.085% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 87 87 18
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £38,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £51,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +48.55%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 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 22 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 +39 88 £57,500 +9.52% 14
London +56 63 £62,500 -3.84% 12
City of London +18 16 £50,000 -23.07% 3
South East +14 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Scotland - 6 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 5 £30,000 -
East of England -5 4 £48,250 -8.09%
South West -10 4 £65,000 +57.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £46,750 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £46,750 -
Bristol -3 3 £67,500 +63.63% 1
Nottingham - 3 £44,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £44,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £44,000 -
Cambridge +20 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £48,250 -8.09%
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands -7 1 £37,500 -25.00%
North West - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
St Albans - 1 £41,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £62,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £37,500 -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (50.89%) Spring
4 72 (42.60%) TDD
5 64 (37.87%) Web Services
6 43 (25.44%) J2EE
6 43 (25.44%) Hibernate
6 43 (25.44%) NoSQL
6 43 (25.44%) REST
7 40 (23.67%) Finance
8 39 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 37 (21.89%) JMS
10 35 (20.71%) HTML
11 34 (20.12%) Maven
12 33 (19.53%) JavaScript
13 32 (18.93%) JUnit
13 32 (18.93%) E-Commerce
13 32 (18.93%) Git (software)
13 32 (18.93%) Hadoop
14 30 (17.75%) Algorithms
15 29 (17.16%) Tomcat
15 29 (17.16%) CSS
16 28 (16.57%) SQL
16 28 (16.57%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (16.57%) Mentoring
17 27 (15.98%) Linux
18 26 (15.38%) SOA
19 25 (14.79%) Mockito
20 24 (14.20%) MySQL
20 24 (14.20%) Software Engineering

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (17.16%) Tomcat
2 28 (16.57%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (10.06%) JBoss
4 16 (9.47%) Apache Solr
5 13 (7.69%) Mule
6 8 (4.73%) CMS
7 7 (4.14%) Drupal
7 7 (4.14%) OpenCms
8 6 (3.55%) Confluence
9 5 (2.96%) Apache
9 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.59%) Node.js
11 1 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) SaaS
2 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) HTTP
1 5 (2.96%) SNMP
2 4 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.44%) NoSQL
2 32 (18.93%) Hadoop
3 24 (14.20%) MySQL
4 14 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (8.28%) MarkLogic
5 12 (7.10%) Big Data
6 11 (6.51%) Redis
7 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.14%) OLAP
9 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.96%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.37%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.78%) HBase
13 1 (0.59%) DB2
13 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Maven
2 32 (18.93%) JUnit
2 32 (18.93%) Git (software)
3 25 (14.79%) Mockito
4 16 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.51%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.55%) JIRA
7 5 (2.96%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.96%) Ant
8 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.37%) Hudson
9 3 (1.78%) TestNG
9 3 (1.78%) Gradle
9 3 (1.78%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.78%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.18%) Subversion
10 2 (1.18%) Grunt
10 2 (1.18%) Selenium
10 2 (1.18%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Banking
3 14 (8.28%) Publishing
4 9 (5.33%) Retail
5 6 (3.55%) Law
6 4 (2.37%) Front Office
7 3 (1.78%) Games
8 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (50.89%) Spring
2 64 (37.87%) Web Services
3 43 (25.44%) J2EE
3 43 (25.44%) Hibernate
3 43 (25.44%) REST
4 37 (21.89%) JMS
5 35 (20.71%) HTML
6 29 (17.16%) CSS
7 24 (14.20%) JSON
8 23 (13.61%) XML
9 22 (13.02%) SOAP
9 22 (13.02%) Apache Camel
10 18 (10.65%) Java EE
11 17 (10.06%) JAX-RS
11 17 (10.06%) jQuery
12 16 (9.47%) Ajax
13 15 (8.88%) Guice
13 15 (8.88%) RESTful
14 14 (8.28%) Lucene
15 13 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.75%) Algorithms
2 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.28%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (5.92%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.33%) Semantic Web
6 8 (4.73%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.37%) Open Source
8 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.78%) CUDA
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.59%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.98%) Linux
2 20 (11.83%) UNIX
3 4 (2.37%) Windows
4 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.78%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (42.60%) TDD
3 39 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 32 (18.93%) E-Commerce
5 28 (16.57%) Mentoring
6 26 (15.38%) SOA
7 24 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.61%) OO
9 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.10%) BDD
10 12 (7.10%) Microservices
10 12 (7.10%) Scrum
11 11 (6.51%) UML
12 9 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (4.73%) HOOD
13 8 (4.73%) OOP
13 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (4.14%) Analytics
14 7 (4.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (19.53%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.57%) SQL
4 7 (4.14%) C#
5 6 (3.55%) Python
5 6 (3.55%) Scala
6 4 (2.37%) C++
6 4 (2.37%) Perl
6 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.78%) PHP
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) Clojure
9 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.59%) Haskell
9 1 (0.59%) Erlang
9 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.59%) RPG
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Varnish
2 3 (1.78%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 20 (11.83%) Oracle
2 7 (4.14%) WorldPay
3 5 (2.96%) Splunk
4 4 (2.37%) Google
4 4 (2.37%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.78%) DataSynapse
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.59%) Perforce
7 1 (0.59%) BT
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