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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 335 393 308
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 961 846 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.76% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.79% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 830 755 1010
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +46 919 £50,000 +6.38% 115
London +36 413 £60,000 +9.09% 54
South East +44 188 £45,000 - 25
South West +35 102 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East of England +32 102 £47,500 +11.76% 7
City of London +38 64 £55,000 - 13
Cambridgeshire +33 61 £50,000 +21.21% 7
Surrey +48 53 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge +27 52 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Bristol +18 46 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire +4 39 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Berkshire -5 38 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +22 36 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Leeds +20 35 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Gloucestershire +37 34 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West +17 33 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Hampshire +26 31 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Oxfordshire +15 30 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hertfordshire +15 28 £40,000 -11.11%
Abingdon - 28 £45,000 -
Manchester +3 26 £41,250 +19.56% 7
Reading -1 24 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -14 24 £37,500 +2.73% 2
West Midlands -31 23 £45,000 -
East Midlands 0 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Scotland -5 18 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Nottinghamshire +18 17 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Southampton +16 17 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Leatherhead - 17 £42,500 -
Nottingham +22 16 £35,000 -20.45% 1

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1893 (100.00%) Java
2 1153 (60.91%) Software Engineering
3 1016 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
4 610 (32.22%) Degree
5 607 (32.07%) SQL
6 534 (28.21%) Spring
7 515 (27.21%) TDD
8 464 (24.51%) JavaScript
9 448 (23.67%) Computer Science
10 408 (21.55%) Scrum
11 402 (21.24%) OO
12 398 (21.02%) Web Services
13 389 (20.55%) Linux
14 359 (18.96%) Oracle
15 334 (17.64%) Finance
15 334 (17.64%) QA
16 320 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
17 319 (16.85%) Maven
17 319 (16.85%) Python
18 315 (16.64%) HTML
19 307 (16.22%) Git (software)
20 302 (15.95%) C++
21 293 (15.48%) JUnit
22 278 (14.69%) Hibernate
23 277 (14.63%) C#
24 275 (14.53%) J2EE
25 271 (14.32%) Jenkins
26 252 (13.31%) XML
26 252 (13.31%) BDD
27 251 (13.26%) Selenium

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 194 (10.25%) Tomcat
2 148 (7.82%) JBoss
3 118 (6.23%) Apache
4 100 (5.28%) Apache Spark
5 99 (5.23%) WebSphere
6 83 (4.38%) Node.js
7 71 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 43 (2.27%) Apache Solr
10 35 (1.85%) Confluence
11 30 (1.58%) GlassFish
12 29 (1.53%) Mule
13 24 (1.27%) Apache Pig
14 18 (0.95%) Jetty
14 18 (0.95%) nginx
15 12 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.48%) CMS
17 8 (0.42%) SAS
18 6 (0.32%) IIS
18 6 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 158 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.32%) SaaS
3 43 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (2.06%) Amazon S3
5 35 (1.85%) GitHub
6 31 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (1.48%) PaaS
9 22 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 21 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 21 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.53%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.42%) IaaS
14 5 (0.26%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudSearch
16 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.80%) Internet
2 46 (2.43%) HTTP
3 27 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.22%) AMQP
4 23 (1.22%) MQTT
5 16 (0.85%) LDAP
6 13 (0.69%) SSL
7 12 (0.63%) DNS
8 7 (0.37%) ATM
9 5 (0.26%) Multicast
9 5 (0.26%) SMTP
9 5 (0.26%) VPN
10 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.21%) LAN
11 3 (0.16%) CTI
11 3 (0.16%) Firewall
12 2 (0.11%) CDMA
12 2 (0.11%) GSM
12 2 (0.11%) SNMP
12 2 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 205 (10.83%) MySQL
3 195 (10.30%) Big Data
4 191 (10.09%) Hadoop
5 175 (9.24%) Relational Database
6 157 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 102 (5.39%) MongoDB
8 97 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 62 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (3.12%) Apache Hive
12 57 (3.01%) Oracle Database
13 30 (1.58%) Couchbase
14 26 (1.37%) Impala
15 24 (1.27%) HBase
16 23 (1.22%) Redis
17 20 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.00%) Data Mining
18 19 (1.00%) GIS
19 16 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 319 (16.85%) Maven
2 307 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 293 (15.48%) JUnit
4 271 (14.32%) Jenkins
5 251 (13.26%) Selenium
6 172 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 156 (8.24%) JIRA
8 128 (6.76%) Subversion
9 126 (6.66%) WebDriver
10 119 (6.29%) Eclipse
11 106 (5.60%) Ant
12 74 (3.91%) Mercurial
13 59 (3.12%) TeamCity
14 55 (2.91%) Mockito
15 53 (2.80%) Hudson
16 51 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (2.32%) JBehave
18 43 (2.27%) JMeter
19 36 (1.90%) Gradle
20 34 (1.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 334 (17.64%) Finance
2 84 (4.44%) Banking
3 83 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 63 (3.33%) Retail
5 52 (2.75%) Games
6 46 (2.43%) Front Office
7 43 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 35 (1.85%) Marketing
9 24 (1.27%) Advertising
10 23 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.11%) Billing
12 18 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.74%) Electronics
15 12 (0.63%) Publishing
16 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.58%) Automotive
16 11 (0.58%) French Language
17 9 (0.48%) Law
18 7 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (28.21%) Spring
2 398 (21.02%) Web Services
3 315 (16.64%) HTML
4 278 (14.69%) Hibernate
5 275 (14.53%) J2EE
6 252 (13.31%) XML
7 225 (11.89%) CSS
8 218 (11.52%) REST
9 178 (9.40%) JMS
10 164 (8.66%) RESTful
11 158 (8.35%) AngularJS
12 145 (7.66%) Java EE
13 135 (7.13%) JSON
14 115 (6.08%) HTML5
15 112 (5.92%) jQuery
16 111 (5.86%) SOAP
17 108 (5.71%) Spring MVC
18 101 (5.34%) JPA
19 83 (4.38%) JSP
20 74 (3.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 448 (23.67%) Computer Science
2 193 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (9.77%) Mathematics
4 136 (7.18%) Algorithms
5 75 (3.96%) Physics
6 71 (3.75%) Data Structures
7 49 (2.59%) Fintech
8 47 (2.48%) Hedge funds
9 41 (2.17%) User Experience
10 39 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 38 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.90%) N-Tier
13 35 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (1.64%) Digital Media
15 28 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (1.37%) Data Integration
17 19 (1.00%) RIA
18 18 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
18 18 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 389 (20.55%) Linux
2 233 (12.31%) Unix
3 162 (8.56%) Windows
4 84 (4.44%) Android
5 53 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.53%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.21%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.21%) Debian
11 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) CentOS
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1153 (60.91%) Software Engineering
2 1016 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (27.21%) TDD
4 408 (21.55%) Scrum
5 402 (21.24%) OO
6 320 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
7 252 (13.31%) BDD
8 200 (10.57%) Open Source
9 167 (8.82%) MVC
10 159 (8.40%) Unit Testing
11 158 (8.35%) Multithreading
12 155 (8.19%) OOP
13 146 (7.71%) DevOps
13 146 (7.71%) Mentoring
13 146 (7.71%) SDLC
14 144 (7.61%) Test Automation
15 137 (7.24%) Automated Testing
15 137 (7.24%) SOA
16 127 (6.71%) Pair Programming
17 106 (5.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1893 (100.00%) Java
2 607 (32.07%) SQL
3 464 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 319 (16.85%) Python
5 302 (15.95%) C++
6 277 (14.63%) C#
7 173 (9.14%) Scala
8 165 (8.72%) Ruby
9 101 (5.34%) C
10 85 (4.49%) Perl
11 47 (2.48%) PHP
12 45 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 39 (2.06%) Groovy
15 35 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.43%) Clojure
17 19 (1.00%) XPath
17 19 (1.00%) XQuery
18 17 (0.90%) VBScript
19 14 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 610 (32.22%) Degree
2 108 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 25 (1.32%) PhD
6 22 (1.16%) ISEB
7 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.26%) HND
8 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.053%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (17.64%) QA
2 22 (1.16%) SDET
3 18 (0.95%) ISO15022
3 18 (0.95%) ISO20022
4 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (6.66%) Docker
2 46 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.48%) Apache Flume
4 23 (1.22%) HDFS
5 21 (1.11%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.16%) Snort
10 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.11%) Varnish
10 2 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.053%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.053%) KVM
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 109 (5.76%) Puppet
2 79 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (3.43%) Ansible
4 41 (2.17%) Mesos
5 26 (1.37%) Oozie
5 26 (1.37%) Salt
6 18 (0.95%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (0.37%) Nagios
9 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Shiro
10 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.16%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.11%) Graphite
11 2 (0.11%) logstash
12 1 (0.053%) Kibana
12 1 (0.053%) Nessus
12 1 (0.053%) Nmap
12 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 359 (18.96%) Oracle
2 57 (3.01%) Microsoft
3 52 (2.75%) Google
4 50 (2.64%) VMware
5 37 (1.95%) TIBCO
6 31 (1.64%) hybris
6 31 (1.64%) IBM
7 27 (1.43%) Sophos
8 25 (1.32%) Sybase
9 24 (1.27%) Informatica
10 22 (1.16%) SAP
11 19 (1.00%) Facebook
11 19 (1.00%) WSO2
12 15 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.79%) webMethods
12 15 (0.79%) WorldPay
13 14 (0.74%) Splunk
13 14 (0.74%) Talend
14 13 (0.69%) HP
15 12 (0.63%) BEA
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Landbay
Salary: Up to £70 per annum DOE + Stock options + 25 days holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago