The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 493 536 490
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 513 459 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 441 431 455
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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 +50 492 £45,000 +9.75% 82
London +44 170 £58,000 +5.45% 22
South East +15 108 £40,000 - 23
South West +28 101 £39,000 +4.00% 20
Bristol +9 45 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England 0 39 £48,625 +15.08% 6
Surrey +31 38 £33,500 -4.28% 5
Yorkshire +18 28 £53,750 +34.37% 6
City of London +44 24 £66,250 +17.77% 4
Oxfordshire +7 24 £40,000 +28.23% 1
West Sussex -11 23 £26,500 -9.40% 1
East Midlands +17 21 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West +21 20 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Yorkshire +20 19 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Leeds +14 19 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 19 £48,500 +21.25% 5
Devon +9 18 £36,000 - 1
Cambridge 0 18 £48,500 +21.25% 5
Hampshire 0 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Manchester +24 14 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Gloucestershire +8 14 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Oxford +7 14 £40,000 -20.00%
Southampton +16 13 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Horsham +1 13 £26,500 - 1
Berkshire -12 13 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Redhill -1 12 £26,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -9 12 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Somerset +2 11 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Barnstaple +2 11 £36,000 - 1
Crawley -7 11 £26,500 -22.05%

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1011 (100.00%) Java
2 975 (96.44%) Software Engineering
3 550 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
4 388 (38.38%) Spring
5 362 (35.81%) SQL
6 355 (35.11%) Degree
7 326 (32.25%) JavaScript
8 275 (27.20%) OO
9 263 (26.01%) Computer Science
10 262 (25.91%) Oracle
10 262 (25.91%) TDD
11 247 (24.43%) Maven
12 229 (22.65%) J2EE
13 221 (21.86%) HTML
14 220 (21.76%) Linux
14 220 (21.76%) Hibernate
15 215 (21.27%) Git (software)
16 213 (21.07%) C++
17 212 (20.97%) JUnit
18 201 (19.88%) Web Services
19 197 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
20 196 (19.39%) Scrum
21 176 (17.41%) MVC
22 171 (16.91%) Python
23 165 (16.32%) C#
24 154 (15.23%) XML
25 152 (15.03%) NoSQL
26 147 (14.54%) Jenkins
27 133 (13.16%) Tomcat
28 132 (13.06%) CSS

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 133 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 96 (9.50%) JBoss
3 83 (8.21%) Apache
4 70 (6.92%) WebSphere
5 50 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
6 47 (4.65%) Node.js
7 40 (3.96%) WebLogic
8 29 (2.87%) Apache Spark
9 23 (2.27%) Apache Solr
10 21 (2.08%) GlassFish
11 20 (1.98%) Mule
12 8 (0.79%) CMS
12 8 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.59%) Jetty
13 6 (0.59%) nginx
14 5 (0.49%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.49%) Drupal
14 5 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.099%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.97%) SaaS
3 21 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.78%) PaaS
5 14 (1.38%) GitHub
5 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.79%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.79%) IaaS
9 7 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.40%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.099%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.86%) Internet
2 37 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.07%) HTTP
4 20 (1.98%) AMQP
4 20 (1.98%) MQTT
5 6 (0.59%) LDAP
5 6 (0.59%) SSL
6 5 (0.49%) Firewall
7 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.30%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.099%) CDMA
8 1 (0.099%) DNS
8 1 (0.099%) GSM
8 1 (0.099%) LTE
8 1 (0.099%) Network Security
8 1 (0.099%) SMTP
8 1 (0.099%) SNMP
8 1 (0.099%) SSH
8 1 (0.099%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.03%) NoSQL
2 132 (13.06%) MySQL
3 127 (12.56%) Big Data
4 106 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 88 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 87 (8.61%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 40 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 34 (3.36%) Apache Hive
10 33 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (2.87%) Couchbase
12 26 (2.57%) Oracle Database
13 20 (1.98%) GIS
14 18 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.29%) HBase
15 13 (1.29%) Redis
16 12 (1.19%) Hazelcast
17 8 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
18 7 (0.69%) Impala
18 7 (0.69%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 247 (24.43%) Maven
2 215 (21.27%) Git (software)
3 212 (20.97%) JUnit
4 147 (14.54%) Jenkins
5 87 (8.61%) Subversion
6 80 (7.91%) Selenium
7 76 (7.52%) Ant
7 76 (7.52%) Eclipse
8 61 (6.03%) Mercurial
9 60 (5.93%) Mockito
10 50 (4.95%) Cucumber
11 38 (3.76%) Hudson
12 36 (3.56%) JIRA
13 28 (2.77%) Gradle
14 27 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.88%) Artifactory
16 18 (1.78%) Eclipse RCP
16 18 (1.78%) jMock
17 16 (1.58%) JMeter
18 15 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 128 (12.66%) Finance
2 81 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 65 (6.43%) Banking
4 49 (4.85%) Retail
5 18 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.68%) Front Office
7 16 (1.58%) Games
7 16 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.29%) Electronics
10 12 (1.19%) Publishing
11 11 (1.09%) Automotive
11 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.09%) Marketing
12 10 (0.99%) Advertising
13 7 (0.69%) Billing
14 6 (0.59%) French Language
15 5 (0.49%) Military
16 2 (0.20%) Back Office
16 2 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (38.38%) Spring
2 229 (22.65%) J2EE
3 221 (21.86%) HTML
4 220 (21.76%) Hibernate
5 201 (19.88%) Web Services
6 154 (15.23%) XML
7 132 (13.06%) CSS
8 121 (11.97%) Java EE
8 121 (11.97%) REST
9 117 (11.57%) Spring MVC
10 114 (11.28%) JMS
11 110 (10.88%) jQuery
12 106 (10.48%) JSP
13 104 (10.29%) AngularJS
14 93 (9.20%) JSON
15 92 (9.10%) RESTful
16 91 (9.00%) SOAP
17 72 (7.12%) Servlets
18 66 (6.53%) HTML5
19 58 (5.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 263 (26.01%) Computer Science
2 107 (10.58%) Algorithms
3 90 (8.90%) Mathematics
4 83 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (6.43%) Data Structures
6 49 (4.85%) Physics
7 36 (3.56%) Digital Media
8 31 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.47%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.88%) Semantic Web
11 17 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
12 15 (1.48%) User Experience
13 13 (1.29%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.29%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.19%) SWIFT
14 12 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.89%) Derivative
15 9 (0.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 220 (21.76%) Linux
2 103 (10.19%) Unix
3 65 (6.43%) Windows
4 37 (3.66%) Android
5 35 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.69%) Debian
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (96.44%) Software Engineering
2 550 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (27.20%) OO
4 262 (25.91%) TDD
5 197 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
6 196 (19.39%) Scrum
7 176 (17.41%) MVC
8 113 (11.18%) SOA
9 110 (10.88%) Open Source
10 108 (10.68%) BDD
11 105 (10.39%) Mentoring
12 99 (9.79%) Unit Testing
13 89 (8.80%) OOP
14 80 (7.91%) SDLC
15 79 (7.81%) UML
15 79 (7.81%) Web Development
16 78 (7.72%) Multithreading
17 75 (7.42%) OOD
18 64 (6.33%) Automated Testing
19 57 (5.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1011 (100.00%) Java
2 362 (35.81%) SQL
3 326 (32.25%) JavaScript
4 213 (21.07%) C++
5 171 (16.91%) Python
6 165 (16.32%) C#
7 76 (7.52%) C
8 75 (7.42%) Scala
9 54 (5.34%) Ruby
10 48 (4.75%) Perl
11 33 (3.26%) PHP
12 27 (2.67%) Groovy
13 21 (2.08%) XQuery
14 20 (1.98%) Clojure
14 20 (1.98%) MATLAB
15 19 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.58%) XPath
17 14 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 355 (35.11%) Degree
2 72 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) CCNA
5 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.49%) CISSP
5 5 (0.49%) GIAC
5 5 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (0.49%) MCSE
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.49%) SANS
5 5 (0.49%) SSCP
6 4 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.30%) PhD
8 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.099%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.61%) QA
2 12 (1.19%) ISO15022
2 12 (1.19%) ISO20022
3 11 (1.09%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (4.35%) Docker
2 34 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.38%) Xen
4 13 (1.29%) HDFS
5 9 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.40%) KVM
8 4 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 64 (6.33%) Puppet
2 48 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (3.86%) Ansible
4 10 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.69%) Oozie
6 2 (0.20%) Mesos
6 2 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.099%) Kibana
7 1 (0.099%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.099%) logstash
Vendors
1 262 (25.91%) Oracle
2 39 (3.86%) VMware
3 33 (3.26%) Google
4 27 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (1.88%) hybris
6 17 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.68%) Sybase
7 16 (1.58%) IBM
8 15 (1.48%) Intel
9 14 (1.38%) Adobe
10 12 (1.19%) webMethods
10 12 (1.19%) WSO2
11 11 (1.09%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.99%) SAP
13 9 (0.89%) BEA
13 9 (0.89%) Informatica
14 8 (0.79%) Sophos
15 6 (0.59%) Rackspace
16 5 (0.49%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.49%) Sun
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Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, training, pension, holiday...
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Jive Software
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago