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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 485 513 565
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 492 524 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 413 463 393
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +6.25%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +37 467 £52,500 +16.66% 69
London +91 181 £60,000 - 23
South East +53 85 £50,000 +17.64% 11
South West -32 68 £46,000 -8.00% 8
East of England +3 52 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire +25 41 £55,000 +22.22% 7
City of London +79 36 £55,000 -16.98% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 31 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Leeds +16 28 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West +7 28 £52,500 +31.25% 6
West Yorkshire +5 28 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Berkshire +47 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Reading +28 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Gloucestershire +11 27 £49,500 +65.00% 4
Cambridge +1 25 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Somerset +11 24 £44,250 +4.11% 1
Oxfordshire -15 19 £54,000 +32.51% 3
Scotland +34 18 £50,000 +28.20% 7
Manchester -13 18 £53,750 +44.29% 6
West Sussex +26 15 £50,000 +13.63%
Edinburgh +24 15 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Cheltenham -7 15 £50,000 +66.66%
South Yorkshire +18 13 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Norfolk -5 12 £45,000 - 3
Bristol -53 12 £50,000 -25.92% 2
Hampshire +21 11 £50,000 +56.25% 4
Norwich - 11 £50,000 - 3
Surrey +26 10 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Sheffield +23 10 £55,000 - 2
Bath -1 10 £46,000 +8.23%

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 947 (100.00%) Java
2 932 (98.42%) Software Engineering
3 538 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (34.53%) SQL
5 272 (28.72%) Spring
6 267 (28.19%) Degree
7 231 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 220 (23.23%) OO
9 205 (21.65%) HTML
10 200 (21.12%) TDD
11 194 (20.49%) C++
12 188 (19.85%) Linux
12 188 (19.85%) Finance
13 184 (19.43%) Python
14 179 (18.90%) Computer Science
15 170 (17.95%) Scrum
16 164 (17.32%) J2EE
17 158 (16.68%) Oracle
17 158 (16.68%) NoSQL
18 148 (15.63%) Web Services
19 138 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
20 137 (14.47%) Git (software)
21 135 (14.26%) C#
22 133 (14.04%) Maven
23 130 (13.73%) Hibernate
24 120 (12.67%) JUnit
25 119 (12.57%) OOP
26 118 (12.46%) Big Data
27 116 (12.25%) RESTful
28 111 (11.72%) BDD

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 79 (8.34%) Tomcat
2 71 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (4.12%) Apache
4 38 (4.01%) Apache Spark
5 34 (3.59%) JBoss
6 23 (2.43%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.43%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.69%) nginx
8 14 (1.48%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.16%) Confluence
11 10 (1.06%) Mule
12 9 (0.95%) Jetty
13 8 (0.84%) CMS
14 7 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.74%) SAS
15 6 (0.63%) IIS
16 5 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 4 (0.42%) SharePoint
18 3 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 3 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.21%) HipChat
2 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.42%) Summit
3 2 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.75%) SaaS
3 22 (2.32%) GitHub
4 15 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.74%) iTunes
7 7 (0.74%) PaaS
8 6 (0.63%) IaaS
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.17%) HTTP
2 21 (2.22%) Internet
3 20 (2.11%) SMTP
4 15 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.37%) Multicast
6 9 (0.95%) VoIP
7 8 (0.84%) SSL
8 4 (0.42%) ATM
9 3 (0.32%) Firewall
9 3 (0.32%) LDAP
10 2 (0.21%) ISDN
10 2 (0.21%) SS7
11 1 (0.11%) AMQP
11 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.11%) IPv6
11 1 (0.11%) MQTT
11 1 (0.11%) SNMP
11 1 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (16.68%) NoSQL
2 118 (12.46%) Big Data
3 106 (11.19%) MongoDB
4 97 (10.24%) Hadoop
5 76 (8.03%) MySQL
6 65 (6.86%) Relational Database
7 57 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 57 (6.02%) SQL Server
8 38 (4.01%) Oracle Database
9 35 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.64%) Neo4j
11 15 (1.58%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.48%) OrientDB
13 13 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.95%) Redis
16 7 (0.74%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 137 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 133 (14.04%) Maven
3 120 (12.67%) JUnit
4 103 (10.88%) Jenkins
5 68 (7.18%) Cucumber
6 54 (5.70%) Subversion
7 45 (4.75%) Eclipse
8 43 (4.54%) Selenium
9 42 (4.44%) JIRA
10 37 (3.91%) Mercurial
11 33 (3.48%) Gradle
12 32 (3.38%) Mockito
13 27 (2.85%) Ant
14 26 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (2.32%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.58%) Hudson
17 14 (1.48%) Visual Studio
18 13 (1.37%) EasyMock
18 13 (1.37%) Vagrant
19 12 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 188 (19.85%) Finance
2 58 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.22%) Retail
4 34 (3.59%) Games
5 28 (2.96%) Banking
6 20 (2.11%) Marketing
7 19 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.69%) Advertising
8 16 (1.69%) Electronics
9 14 (1.48%) Publishing
10 13 (1.37%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.37%) Front Office
11 12 (1.27%) Music Industry
11 12 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.95%) Automotive
14 7 (0.74%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.53%) Law
16 4 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (28.72%) Spring
2 205 (21.65%) HTML
3 164 (17.32%) J2EE
4 148 (15.63%) Web Services
5 130 (13.73%) Hibernate
6 116 (12.25%) RESTful
7 107 (11.30%) CSS
8 97 (10.24%) Java EE
9 85 (8.98%) HTML5
10 81 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 81 (8.55%) REST
11 76 (8.03%) Node.js
12 69 (7.29%) SOAP
13 59 (6.23%) JMS
14 56 (5.91%) XML
15 51 (5.39%) .NET
16 48 (5.07%) JSON
17 35 (3.70%) Spring MVC
18 34 (3.59%) Ajax
18 34 (3.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 179 (18.90%) Computer Science
2 91 (9.61%) Algorithms
3 69 (7.29%) Data Structures
4 67 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.75%) Mathematics
6 29 (3.06%) Fintech
7 28 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.53%) Hedge funds
9 23 (2.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 20 (2.11%) User Experience
11 19 (2.01%) Physics
12 18 (1.90%) Linked Data
12 18 (1.90%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.58%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.27%) Taxonomies
16 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (1.16%) Virtual Team
17 10 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 188 (19.85%) Linux
2 95 (10.03%) Unix
3 65 (6.86%) Windows
4 30 (3.17%) Android
5 21 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.42%) AIX
8 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Fedora
9 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) webOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 932 (98.42%) Software Engineering
2 538 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (23.23%) OO
4 200 (21.12%) TDD
5 170 (17.95%) Scrum
6 138 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (12.57%) OOP
8 111 (11.72%) BDD
9 106 (11.19%) Open Source
10 101 (10.67%) Multithreading
11 99 (10.45%) SDLC
12 90 (9.50%) Microservices
13 80 (8.45%) Automated Testing
14 71 (7.50%) Analytics
15 68 (7.18%) DevOps
15 68 (7.18%) Mentoring
16 66 (6.97%) Unit Testing
17 59 (6.23%) High Availability
18 58 (6.12%) MVC
19 56 (5.91%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 947 (100.00%) Java
2 327 (34.53%) SQL
3 231 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 194 (20.49%) C++
5 184 (19.43%) Python
6 135 (14.26%) C#
7 106 (11.19%) Scala
8 66 (6.97%) C
9 56 (5.91%) PL/SQL
10 54 (5.70%) Ruby
11 35 (3.70%) Perl
12 27 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 23 (2.43%) Go
13 23 (2.43%) PHP
14 16 (1.69%) Clojure
15 15 (1.58%) Groovy
16 14 (1.48%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.16%) R
18 10 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 267 (28.19%) Degree
2 75 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 23 (2.43%) PhD
5 17 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) CCNA
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CISSP
10 1 (0.11%) GIAC
10 1 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) SANS
10 1 (0.11%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.60%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) PA-DSS
2 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.32%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.32%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (5.17%) Docker
2 9 (0.95%) HDFS
3 7 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.43%) Puppet
2 17 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.95%) Ansible
3 9 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.74%) Grafana
4 7 (0.74%) Graphite
4 7 (0.74%) Kibana
4 7 (0.74%) Oozie
5 5 (0.53%) logstash
6 3 (0.32%) Packer
6 3 (0.32%) Terraform
7 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.21%) StatsD
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.11%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 158 (16.68%) Oracle
2 33 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.64%) Sophos
4 24 (2.53%) TIBCO
5 20 (2.11%) SAP
6 13 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.16%) Splunk
7 11 (1.16%) Sybase
8 10 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.06%) PayPal
9 8 (0.84%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.74%) IBM
10 7 (0.74%) Perforce
10 7 (0.74%) Sun
10 7 (0.74%) Talend
11 6 (0.63%) Apple
11 6 (0.63%) Fiorano
11 6 (0.63%) ILOG
11 6 (0.63%) VMware
11 6 (0.63%) WSO2
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus £8,400 travel allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60k + 25 days holiday + Stats + Buy/Sell 5 days + Flexi + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum and benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £440000.00 - £441000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago