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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 796 842 832
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 90 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 58 26 37
Average salary £48,000 £63,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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 +58 74 £48,000 -26.15% 22
London +22 48 £50,000 -23.07% 8
City of London +3 17 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 16 - -
County Antrim - 16 - -
Belfast - 16 - -
East of England 0 13 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 7 - -
Cambridge +6 7 - -
South West -4 5 £37,500 -46.42% 6
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
South East -29 4 £40,000 -20.00% 7
North Yorkshire +10 3 £75,000 +105.47%
Bristol +3 3 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Yorkshire -5 3 £75,000 +105.47%
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,000 -
York - 2 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire +7 1 - - 1
North West -1 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £36,500 -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £34,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 163 (77.99%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (56.46%) TDD
4 88 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 80 (38.28%) Spring
6 79 (37.80%) Multithreading
7 78 (37.32%) Git (software)
8 74 (35.41%) UNIX
9 72 (34.45%) Web Services
9 72 (34.45%) Linux
10 69 (33.01%) Degree
11 67 (32.06%) Computer Science
11 67 (32.06%) OO
12 59 (28.23%) Java EE
13 58 (27.75%) J2EE
14 47 (22.49%) HTML
15 45 (21.53%) JavaScript
15 45 (21.53%) Subversion
16 43 (20.57%) Hibernate
17 41 (19.62%) CSS
18 37 (17.70%) SQL
19 36 (17.22%) MySQL
19 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
19 36 (17.22%) NoSQL
20 35 (16.75%) Scrum
21 27 (12.92%) Finance
21 27 (12.92%) Big Data
22 26 (12.44%) REST
23 25 (11.96%) JSF
23 25 (11.96%) Oracle

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (8.61%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.18%) CMS
3 11 (5.26%) Drupal
3 11 (5.26%) OpenCms
4 9 (4.31%) Apache
5 7 (3.35%) JBoss
6 6 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.87%) Confluence
7 5 (2.39%) Mule
7 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.48%) Jetty
10 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) SNMP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.22%) MySQL
1 36 (17.22%) NoSQL
2 27 (12.92%) Big Data
3 23 (11.00%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.22%) Redis
5 11 (5.26%) OLAP
6 10 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.39%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.44%) HBase
9 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (37.32%) Git (software)
2 45 (21.53%) Subversion
3 21 (10.05%) JUnit
4 15 (7.18%) Maven
5 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.74%) Mockito
7 10 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.31%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.87%) JIRA
10 5 (2.39%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.44%) Hudson
12 2 (0.96%) Ant
13 1 (0.48%) Gradle
13 1 (0.48%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 27 (12.92%) Finance
2 18 (8.61%) Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Retail
4 11 (5.26%) Publishing
5 6 (2.87%) Legal
6 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.91%) Marketing
8 3 (1.44%) Law
9 2 (0.96%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.28%) Spring
2 72 (34.45%) Web Services
3 59 (28.23%) Java EE
4 58 (27.75%) J2EE
5 47 (22.49%) HTML
6 43 (20.57%) Hibernate
7 41 (19.62%) CSS
8 26 (12.44%) REST
9 25 (11.96%) JSF
10 23 (11.00%) JMS
11 21 (10.05%) Grails
11 21 (10.05%) Ajax
12 18 (8.61%) XML
13 17 (8.13%) JSP
13 17 (8.13%) Servlets
13 17 (8.13%) jQuery
14 15 (7.18%) RESTful
15 14 (6.70%) PrimeFaces
16 13 (6.22%) CSS3
16 13 (6.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (32.06%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.00%) Algorithms
3 14 (6.70%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.78%) Open Source
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.39%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.96%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.96%) CUDA
9 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.48%) Physics
10 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.41%) UNIX
2 72 (34.45%) Linux
3 4 (1.91%) Windows
3 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.44%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (77.99%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (56.46%) TDD
3 88 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 79 (37.80%) Multithreading
5 67 (32.06%) OO
6 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
7 35 (16.75%) Scrum
8 24 (11.48%) SOA
9 22 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.09%) BDD
11 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.74%) MVC
15 11 (5.26%) SEO
16 9 (4.31%) UML
17 8 (3.83%) B2B
17 8 (3.83%) Analytics
18 7 (3.35%) DevOps
19 6 (2.87%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (21.53%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.70%) SQL
4 13 (6.22%) Ruby
5 10 (4.78%) Scala
6 5 (2.39%) C
6 5 (2.39%) C#
6 5 (2.39%) C++
7 3 (1.44%) Python
8 2 (0.96%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.96%) Groovy
9 1 (0.48%) RPG
Qualifications
1 69 (33.01%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) HND
3 2 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.26%) Varnish
2 2 (0.96%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 25 (11.96%) Oracle
2 9 (4.31%) Sony
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.39%) Splunk
5 4 (1.91%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.96%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.96%) Google
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe
6 2 (0.96%) Demandware
6 2 (0.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.48%) BT
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
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