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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Engineer
Rank 788 823 860
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 99 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.050% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 39
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 27 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 16 September 2014. 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 +18 87 £50,000 -13.04% 16
London +18 64 £55,000 -4.34% 12
City of London +16 29 £52,500 -16.00% 6
South East -19 14 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Surrey - 7 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £47,500 - 2
County Antrim - 7 £47,500 - 2
Belfast - 7 £47,500 - 2
Oxford +16 6 - -
Oxfordshire +11 6 - -
East of England -20 6 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Redhill - 5 £50,000 -
Reigate - 5 £50,000 -
Horley - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 3
Bristol -4 2 £47,500 +11.76%
South West -21 2 £47,500 +15.15%
Ipswich - 2 £33,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £33,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 1 £47,500 +46.15%
North West - 1 £26,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 -
Chester - 1 £26,000 -
Hertford - 1 £47,500 -

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (73.76%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (46.53%) Spring
4 92 (45.54%) TDD
5 91 (45.05%) Web Services
6 90 (44.55%) Software Engineering
7 67 (33.17%) J2EE
8 65 (32.18%) Scrum
9 55 (27.23%) OO
10 54 (26.73%) JavaScript
10 54 (26.73%) Hibernate
11 49 (24.26%) HTML
12 45 (22.28%) Finance
13 44 (21.78%) SQL
14 41 (20.30%) REST
15 39 (19.31%) Oracle
16 38 (18.81%) Degree
17 37 (18.32%) MySQL
18 36 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (16.34%) Computer Science
19 33 (16.34%) NoSQL
20 32 (15.84%) Multithreading
21 31 (15.35%) SOA
22 30 (14.85%) Linux
23 29 (14.36%) Git (software)
24 28 (13.86%) CSS
25 27 (13.37%) JSP
25 27 (13.37%) Banking
25 27 (13.37%) Grails
25 27 (13.37%) Big Data

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (8.91%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.93%) Apache
3 8 (3.96%) CMS
4 5 (2.48%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) Jetty
6 1 (0.50%) Mule
6 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) SNMP
2 5 (2.48%) SMS
3 3 (1.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) HTTP
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.32%) MySQL
2 33 (16.34%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.37%) Big Data
4 26 (12.87%) MongoDB
5 20 (9.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (5.94%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.45%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.98%) Mahout
10 2 (0.99%) HBase
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.92%) JUnit
4 11 (5.45%) Subversion
4 11 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.46%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.47%) Maven
7 5 (2.48%) Mockito
7 5 (2.48%) Hudson
8 4 (1.98%) Redmine
8 4 (1.98%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.98%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.98%) Ant
9 2 (0.99%) TestNG
10 1 (0.50%) Mocha
10 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 45 (22.28%) Finance
2 27 (13.37%) Banking
3 17 (8.42%) Retail
4 11 (5.45%) Marketing
5 10 (4.95%) Legal
6 7 (3.47%) Publishing
7 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.98%) Electronics
9 2 (0.99%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (46.53%) Spring
2 91 (45.05%) Web Services
3 67 (33.17%) J2EE
4 54 (26.73%) Hibernate
5 49 (24.26%) HTML
6 41 (20.30%) REST
7 28 (13.86%) CSS
8 27 (13.37%) JSP
8 27 (13.37%) Grails
9 26 (12.87%) Servlets
10 25 (12.38%) XML
11 24 (11.88%) JMS
12 23 (11.39%) RESTful
13 21 (10.40%) ActiveMQ
14 15 (7.43%) Ajax
15 13 (6.44%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (5.94%) FreeMarker
16 12 (5.94%) jQuery
16 12 (5.94%) SOAP
17 11 (5.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.34%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.42%) Visualisation
4 11 (5.45%) User Experience
5 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.47%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.48%) Open Source
9 4 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.49%) Social Network
11 2 (0.99%) Kindle
11 2 (0.99%) Physics
12 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.50%) Clustering
12 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.50%) Streaming Media
12 1 (0.50%) Statistics
12 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.85%) Linux
2 26 (12.87%) UNIX
3 2 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (73.76%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.54%) TDD
3 90 (44.55%) Software Engineering
4 65 (32.18%) Scrum
5 55 (27.23%) OO
6 36 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.84%) Multithreading
8 31 (15.35%) SOA
9 25 (12.38%) E-Commerce
10 21 (10.40%) BDD
11 13 (6.44%) OOD
11 13 (6.44%) MVC
11 13 (6.44%) Kanban
12 11 (5.45%) Business Development
12 11 (5.45%) User Experience Design
13 10 (4.95%) Pair Programming
14 9 (4.46%) B2B
14 9 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.96%) E-business
16 7 (3.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 202 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.78%) SQL
4 17 (8.42%) Ruby
4 17 (8.42%) Scala
5 11 (5.45%) C
6 8 (3.96%) Groovy
6 8 (3.96%) C++
7 5 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.99%) Haskell
8 2 (0.99%) Erlang
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (18.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (1.98%) HND
3 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 39 (19.31%) Oracle
2 16 (7.92%) JBoss
3 5 (2.48%) Twitter
4 4 (1.98%) Sony
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.99%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) Sun
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase
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