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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 435 534 578
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 517 507 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 429 442 413
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +75 494 £52,500 +10.52% 66
London +100 177 £62,500 -3.84% 19
South East +87 79 £50,000 +19.04% 12
East of England +34 74 £45,000 - 13
South West -17 68 £46,750 +10.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +20 46 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Yorkshire +8 43 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Cambridge +20 41 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Gloucestershire +22 35 £50,000 +14.28% 2
North West -9 34 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Manchester +1 31 £51,250 +28.12% 7
West Yorkshire +9 30 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Leeds +11 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +57 22 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +21 20 £49,500 +23.75% 4
Somerset +9 20 £42,000 +24.44% 3
Cheltenham - 20 £50,000 - 1
City of London +18 19 £67,500 -3.57% 4
Reading +48 18 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire +21 18 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Norfolk -3 18 £50,000 - 2
Norwich - 18 £50,000 - 2
Scotland +27 14 £40,500 -4.70% 4
Sheffield +20 14 £55,000 +42.85%
South Yorkshire +10 14 £55,000 +42.85%
West Midlands -15 14 £40,000 -23.80%
Oxfordshire +27 12 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Bath +14 11 £44,250 +4.11% 1
Bristol -25 9 £50,000 -13.04%
Cardiff +16 8 £80,000 +33.33%

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 1010 (100.00%) Java
2 996 (98.61%) Software Engineering
3 557 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
4 376 (37.23%) SQL
5 302 (29.90%) JavaScript
6 291 (28.81%) Spring
7 274 (27.13%) Degree
8 247 (24.46%) HTML
9 236 (23.37%) OO
10 216 (21.39%) TDD
11 209 (20.69%) Finance
12 208 (20.59%) Linux
12 208 (20.59%) Python
13 200 (19.80%) NoSQL
14 195 (19.31%) C++
15 193 (19.11%) Computer Science
16 177 (17.52%) Scrum
17 175 (17.33%) J2EE
18 164 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
19 161 (15.94%) Git (software)
20 159 (15.74%) Web Services
21 155 (15.35%) Oracle
22 154 (15.25%) Big Data
23 140 (13.86%) Hibernate
24 139 (13.76%) MongoDB
25 136 (13.47%) C#
26 135 (13.37%) Maven
27 132 (13.07%) BDD
28 131 (12.97%) SDLC
29 129 (12.77%) 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 84 (8.32%) Tomcat
2 82 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (6.04%) Apache Spark
4 47 (4.65%) JBoss
5 40 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 37 (3.66%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.07%) Apache
8 25 (2.48%) Apache Pig
9 16 (1.58%) nginx
10 15 (1.49%) GlassFish
11 14 (1.39%) Jetty
12 13 (1.29%) Confluence
13 10 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
14 8 (0.79%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.69%) IIS
15 7 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.69%) SAS
16 6 (0.59%) WildFly
17 5 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) HipChat
1 2 (0.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.59%) Summit
3 3 (0.30%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.56%) GitHub
3 28 (2.77%) SaaS
4 21 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.69%) iTunes
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.099%) PaaS
11 1 (0.099%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.87%) Internet
2 23 (2.28%) SMTP
3 18 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.39%) HTTP
5 11 (1.09%) VoIP
6 7 (0.69%) SSL
7 4 (0.40%) 802.11
7 4 (0.40%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.40%) Firewall
7 4 (0.40%) LDAP
7 4 (0.40%) Wireless
8 3 (0.30%) Multicast
9 2 (0.20%) SNMP
9 2 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.099%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.099%) IPv6
10 1 (0.099%) ISDN
10 1 (0.099%) SSH
10 1 (0.099%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (19.80%) NoSQL
2 154 (15.25%) Big Data
3 139 (13.76%) MongoDB
4 91 (9.01%) Hadoop
5 88 (8.71%) MySQL
6 75 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 73 (7.23%) Relational Database
8 58 (5.74%) SQL Server
9 44 (4.36%) Oracle Database
10 39 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.77%) Apache Hive
12 23 (2.28%) Neo4j
13 20 (1.98%) Redis
14 18 (1.78%) OrientDB
15 17 (1.68%) HBase
15 17 (1.68%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (1.19%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
19 9 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 161 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 135 (13.37%) Maven
3 124 (12.28%) JUnit
4 116 (11.49%) Jenkins
5 75 (7.43%) Cucumber
6 70 (6.93%) Subversion
7 61 (6.04%) Eclipse
8 52 (5.15%) Mercurial
9 51 (5.05%) Selenium
10 36 (3.56%) Gradle
11 35 (3.47%) JIRA
12 34 (3.37%) Mockito
13 32 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (2.97%) Ant
15 25 (2.48%) IntelliJ
16 14 (1.39%) Hudson
17 13 (1.29%) EasyMock
18 12 (1.19%) Grunt
18 12 (1.19%) Vagrant
19 11 (1.09%) Jasmine
General
1 209 (20.69%) Finance
2 51 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.06%) Games
4 27 (2.67%) Banking
4 27 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 27 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 27 (2.67%) Marketing
5 23 (2.28%) Retail
6 22 (2.18%) Electronics
7 20 (1.98%) Prime Brokerage
8 17 (1.68%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.49%) Publishing
10 14 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.19%) Automotive
11 12 (1.19%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.89%) Advertising
13 8 (0.79%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.69%) Military
15 6 (0.59%) Front Office
16 4 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (28.81%) Spring
2 247 (24.46%) HTML
3 175 (17.33%) J2EE
4 159 (15.74%) Web Services
5 140 (13.86%) Hibernate
6 129 (12.77%) CSS
6 129 (12.77%) RESTful
7 103 (10.20%) Java EE
8 101 (10.00%) HTML5
9 99 (9.80%) REST
10 87 (8.61%) AngularJS
11 81 (8.02%) Node.js
12 80 (7.92%) SOAP
13 63 (6.24%) XML
14 60 (5.94%) .NET
15 45 (4.46%) JMS
16 43 (4.26%) Apache Camel
16 43 (4.26%) JSON
17 41 (4.06%) JPA
18 39 (3.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 193 (19.11%) Computer Science
2 120 (11.88%) Algorithms
3 88 (8.71%) Data Structures
4 52 (5.15%) Fintech
5 49 (4.85%) Mathematics
6 41 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.67%) Physics
8 27 (2.67%) User Experience
9 22 (2.18%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.58%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.49%) Linked Data
12 12 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
13 11 (1.09%) Online Games
14 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.79%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.79%) Informatics
14 8 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 208 (20.59%) Linux
2 96 (9.50%) Unix
3 50 (4.95%) Windows
4 33 (3.27%) Android
5 29 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.99%) AIX
7 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.099%) CentOS
9 1 (0.099%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (98.61%) Software Engineering
2 557 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (23.37%) OO
4 216 (21.39%) TDD
5 177 (17.52%) Scrum
6 164 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (13.07%) BDD
8 131 (12.97%) SDLC
9 120 (11.88%) Microservices
10 113 (11.19%) Open Source
11 96 (9.50%) OOP
12 87 (8.61%) Automated Testing
13 77 (7.62%) Analytics
14 76 (7.52%) Multithreading
15 69 (6.83%) Unit Testing
16 65 (6.44%) Cybersecurity
16 65 (6.44%) DevOps
16 65 (6.44%) Kanban
17 62 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 62 (6.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1010 (100.00%) Java
2 376 (37.23%) SQL
3 302 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 208 (20.59%) Python
5 195 (19.31%) C++
6 136 (13.47%) C#
7 117 (11.58%) Scala
8 73 (7.23%) C
9 63 (6.24%) PL/SQL
10 53 (5.25%) Ruby
11 40 (3.96%) Perl
12 37 (3.66%) PHP
13 33 (3.27%) Go
14 30 (2.97%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.98%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.88%) Groovy
17 18 (1.78%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.68%) Bash Shell
19 13 (1.29%) Objective-C
20 10 (0.99%) F#
Qualifications
1 274 (27.13%) Degree
2 90 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 34 (3.37%) PhD
5 18 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.40%) CCNA
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.40%) CISSP
7 4 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.40%) GIAC
7 4 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.40%) MCSE
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.40%) SANS
7 4 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (0.40%) SSCP
8 3 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.35%) QA
2 8 (0.79%) PA-DSS
2 8 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.40%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) WCAG
5 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.099%) SDET
System Software
1 68 (6.73%) Docker
2 25 (2.48%) HDFS
3 11 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.099%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (2.97%) Puppet
2 18 (1.78%) Ansible
3 16 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.79%) Grafana
6 7 (0.69%) Kibana
6 7 (0.69%) Oozie
7 6 (0.59%) Packer
7 6 (0.59%) Terraform
8 5 (0.50%) Graphite
8 5 (0.50%) logstash
9 4 (0.40%) Salt
10 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.20%) StatsD
12 1 (0.099%) Control-M
12 1 (0.099%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.099%) yum
Vendors
1 155 (15.35%) Oracle
2 26 (2.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.38%) SAP
4 21 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.39%) Splunk
5 14 (1.39%) VMware
6 11 (1.09%) IBM
7 10 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 10 (0.99%) PayPal
7 10 (0.99%) Talend
8 9 (0.89%) Fiorano
8 9 (0.89%) ILOG
8 9 (0.89%) WSO2
9 8 (0.79%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.69%) Cloudera
10 7 (0.69%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.59%) Calypso
11 6 (0.59%) Murex
11 6 (0.59%) Sybase
11 6 (0.59%) Temenos
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-39k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £70 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £61000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, Gwynedd
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £100000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago