The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
UK
Rank 442 494 558
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 482 496 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 381 424 408
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 459 £50,000 +11.11% 60
London +43 125 £60,000 - 9
East of England +59 86 £45,000 -7.21% 6
South West -4 79 £42,000 +5.00% 19
South East +36 62 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +32 55 £45,000 -1.63% 4
Cambridge +32 50 £45,000 - 4
North West +8 44 £58,750 +30.55% 4
Yorkshire +31 43 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Manchester +7 42 £58,750 +30.55% 3
Gloucestershire +1 32 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +30 30 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Somerset +22 30 £42,000 +23.52% 6
Leeds +21 25 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Hampshire +17 20 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +55 19 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Essex +26 18 £32,000 -50.76% 1
Bath +19 18 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cheltenham +17 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Reading +46 14 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Scotland +30 14 £45,000 - 1
City of London +13 14 £68,750 +1.85%
Sheffield +12 14 £60,000 +39.53% 2
South Yorkshire +11 14 £60,000 +39.53% 2
Surrey +16 12 £47,000 +46.87% 3
West Midlands +10 11 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Bristol -30 10 £38,750 -3.12% 6
Norwich - 10 £47,000 -
Norfolk - 10 £47,000 -
Oxfordshire +12 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1020 (100.00%) Java
2 991 (97.16%) Software Engineering
3 551 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (36.96%) SQL
5 334 (32.75%) JavaScript
6 319 (31.27%) Spring
7 276 (27.06%) Degree
8 267 (26.18%) OO
9 264 (25.88%) HTML
10 226 (22.16%) Linux
11 222 (21.76%) TDD
12 218 (21.37%) Python
13 204 (20.00%) Finance
13 204 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 203 (19.90%) NoSQL
15 197 (19.31%) C++
16 188 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
17 178 (17.45%) Scrum
18 171 (16.76%) Git (software)
19 169 (16.57%) Hibernate
20 164 (16.08%) J2EE
21 155 (15.20%) Web Services
22 150 (14.71%) Maven
23 142 (13.92%) Oracle
24 141 (13.82%) JUnit
24 141 (13.82%) CSS
25 140 (13.73%) MongoDB
26 138 (13.53%) C#
27 135 (13.24%) Big Data
28 129 (12.65%) RESTful

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 76 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (6.76%) JBoss
4 63 (6.18%) Apache Spark
5 45 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 44 (4.31%) WebLogic
7 36 (3.53%) Apache
8 24 (2.35%) Apache Pig
9 19 (1.86%) Confluence
10 18 (1.76%) Jetty
11 16 (1.57%) nginx
12 15 (1.47%) GlassFish
13 13 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (1.08%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.08%) IIS
15 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.59%) WildFly
18 5 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
18 5 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (4.22%) SaaS
3 41 (4.02%) GitHub
4 22 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.39%) iTunes
7 4 (0.39%) PaaS
8 3 (0.29%) Slack
8 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.098%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.098%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.94%) Internet
2 18 (1.76%) HTTP
2 18 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.37%) SMTP
4 10 (0.98%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.98%) VoIP
5 9 (0.88%) 802.11
5 9 (0.88%) Wireless
6 8 (0.78%) SSL
7 6 (0.59%) Firewall
7 6 (0.59%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) AMQP
8 2 (0.20%) ATM
8 2 (0.20%) SNMP
8 2 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.20%) SSH
9 1 (0.098%) DNS
9 1 (0.098%) Network Security
9 1 (0.098%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (19.90%) NoSQL
2 140 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 135 (13.24%) Big Data
4 104 (10.20%) MySQL
5 80 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 73 (7.16%) Hadoop
7 72 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 70 (6.86%) SQL Server
9 39 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 39 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 23 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.06%) Redis
13 16 (1.57%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.27%) HBase
15 13 (1.27%) OrientDB
16 12 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
17 10 (0.98%) Data Mining
18 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 171 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 150 (14.71%) Maven
3 141 (13.82%) JUnit
4 126 (12.35%) Jenkins
5 87 (8.53%) Subversion
6 72 (7.06%) Cucumber
7 64 (6.27%) Mercurial
8 57 (5.59%) Eclipse
9 56 (5.49%) Selenium
10 48 (4.71%) JIRA
11 45 (4.41%) Ant
12 40 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 38 (3.73%) Gradle
13 38 (3.73%) Mockito
14 23 (2.25%) IntelliJ
15 20 (1.96%) Hudson
16 18 (1.76%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.67%) Jasmine
18 16 (1.57%) EasyMock
18 16 (1.57%) Grunt
General
1 204 (20.00%) Finance
2 53 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.43%) Banking
3 35 (3.43%) Games
4 34 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.84%) Electronics
6 25 (2.45%) Marketing
7 23 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.06%) Prime Brokerage
9 19 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 17 (1.67%) Retail
11 16 (1.57%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.37%) Military
13 10 (0.98%) Publishing
14 8 (0.78%) Automotive
14 8 (0.78%) Online Betting
14 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.69%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.59%) Front Office
17 5 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (31.27%) Spring
2 264 (25.88%) HTML
3 169 (16.57%) Hibernate
4 164 (16.08%) J2EE
5 155 (15.20%) Web Services
6 141 (13.82%) CSS
7 129 (12.65%) RESTful
8 125 (12.25%) REST
9 118 (11.57%) Java EE
10 100 (9.80%) HTML5
11 96 (9.41%) AngularJS
12 85 (8.33%) XML
13 83 (8.14%) SOAP
14 67 (6.57%) Node.js
15 60 (5.88%) .NET
16 57 (5.59%) JPA
17 54 (5.29%) JMS
18 49 (4.80%) JSON
19 47 (4.61%) Apache Camel
20 46 (4.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 204 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 122 (11.96%) Algorithms
3 86 (8.43%) Data Structures
4 56 (5.49%) Mathematics
5 55 (5.39%) Fintech
6 36 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.43%) Physics
8 31 (3.04%) User Experience
9 26 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.35%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.76%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (1.57%) Informatics
13 13 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (1.18%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.18%) Wiki
15 11 (1.08%) Online Games
16 9 (0.88%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 226 (22.16%) Linux
2 102 (10.00%) Unix
3 56 (5.49%) Windows
4 38 (3.73%) Android
5 28 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.18%) AIX
8 6 (0.59%) CentOS
8 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (97.16%) Software Engineering
2 551 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (26.18%) OO
4 222 (21.76%) TDD
5 188 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (17.45%) Scrum
7 127 (12.45%) Microservices
8 126 (12.35%) Open Source
8 126 (12.35%) SDLC
9 120 (11.76%) BDD
10 99 (9.71%) Automated Testing
11 88 (8.63%) DevOps
12 77 (7.55%) OOP
13 75 (7.35%) Unit Testing
14 74 (7.25%) Kanban
15 72 (7.06%) MVC
16 67 (6.57%) Analytics
17 66 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
18 59 (5.78%) Multithreading
19 55 (5.39%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1020 (100.00%) Java
2 377 (36.96%) SQL
3 334 (32.75%) JavaScript
4 218 (21.37%) Python
5 197 (19.31%) C++
6 138 (13.53%) C#
7 98 (9.61%) Scala
8 84 (8.24%) C
9 57 (5.59%) Perl
10 52 (5.10%) Ruby
11 49 (4.80%) PL/SQL
12 32 (3.14%) PHP
13 31 (3.04%) Go
14 29 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.65%) Groovy
15 27 (2.65%) T-SQL
16 24 (2.35%) TypeScript
17 22 (2.16%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 276 (27.06%) Degree
2 113 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.39%) DV Cleared
4 42 (4.12%) PhD
5 29 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.39%) CCNA
7 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.39%) CISSP
7 4 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.39%) GIAC
7 4 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.39%) MCSE
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.39%) SANS
7 4 (0.39%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (0.39%) SSCP
8 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.098%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.69%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) PA-DSS
2 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.098%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (5.39%) Docker
2 23 (2.25%) HDFS
3 13 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.69%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (2.25%) Puppet
2 19 (1.86%) Ansible
3 15 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.78%) Grafana
6 6 (0.59%) Nagios
7 5 (0.49%) Kibana
7 5 (0.49%) logstash
7 5 (0.49%) Packer
7 5 (0.49%) Terraform
8 4 (0.39%) Graphite
8 4 (0.39%) Salt
8 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.29%) Oozie
10 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.098%) yum
Vendors
1 142 (13.92%) Oracle
2 31 (3.04%) Red Hat
3 28 (2.75%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.25%) SAP
5 18 (1.76%) VMware
6 17 (1.67%) Splunk
7 15 (1.47%) Talend
8 14 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.18%) Fiorano
9 12 (1.18%) IBM
9 12 (1.18%) ILOG
9 12 (1.18%) WSO2
10 11 (1.08%) Google
11 8 (0.78%) Hortonworks
11 8 (0.78%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.69%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.69%) Sun
13 6 (0.59%) Calypso
13 6 (0.59%) Murex
13 6 (0.59%) Temenos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + flexible hours, bonus, equity
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago