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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 616 645 674
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 296 227 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 263 199 204
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 +37 272 £45,000 - 34
London -9 77 £51,250 -31.66% 13
South East +5 58 £48,500 +1.04% 4
South West -5 45 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Yorkshire -25 30 £45,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +10 23 £40,000 -3.03% 4
North West -8 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Yorkshire -25 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bristol -6 18 £33,500 -4.28% 3
Leeds -18 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -4 16 £35,000 +2.94% 2
North Yorkshire -3 15 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Manchester - 15 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +24 14 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +13 14 £45,000 -21.73%
Hertfordshire +3 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Somerset -14 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
City of London -15 13 £60,000 -33.33% 1
St Albans - 13 £40,000 -
Coventry +11 11 £35,000 - 1
York +7 11 £45,000 +55.17%
Crawley +25 10 £38,750 -32.60%
West Sussex 0 10 £38,750 -32.60%
Berkshire -5 10 £80,000 +68.42% 2
Scotland -20 10 £46,500 +24.00%
Reading +4 9 £80,000 +88.23% 2
Hampshire -6 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North East 0 8 £22,500 -37.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 8 £22,500 -37.50%
Tyne and Wear -7 8 £22,500 -37.50%

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 623 (100.00%) Java
2 608 (97.59%) Software Engineering
3 280 (44.94%) Spring
4 227 (36.44%) SQL
5 204 (32.74%) Linux
6 190 (30.50%) Degree
7 185 (29.70%) J2EE
8 182 (29.21%) Computer Science
9 178 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 177 (28.41%) Oracle
11 168 (26.97%) Hibernate
12 160 (25.68%) HTML
13 157 (25.20%) OO
14 150 (24.08%) JavaScript
15 145 (23.27%) UNIX
16 144 (23.11%) XML
17 137 (21.99%) Web Services
18 129 (20.71%) Scrum
19 125 (20.06%) TDD
19 125 (20.06%) Multithreading
20 116 (18.62%) Finance
21 93 (14.93%) C#
22 88 (14.13%) JBoss
22 88 (14.13%) Python
22 88 (14.13%) Maven
22 88 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
23 85 (13.64%) Eclipse
24 81 (13.00%) CSS
25 80 (12.84%) Tomcat
25 80 (12.84%) WebSphere

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 80 (12.84%) Tomcat
1 80 (12.84%) WebSphere
2 51 (8.19%) WebLogic
3 36 (5.78%) Apache
4 19 (3.05%) GlassFish
5 18 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (2.73%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.73%) Jetty
7 16 (2.57%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (1.93%) Confluence
9 10 (1.61%) Node.js
10 9 (1.44%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.48%) FileNet
12 3 (0.48%) GemFire
12 3 (0.48%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.32%) Moodle
13 2 (0.32%) WordPress
13 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.37%) SaaS
2 13 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.64%) Force.com
4 4 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.17%) HTTP
2 12 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.61%) LDAP
4 7 (1.12%) Internet
5 6 (0.96%) VoIP
6 4 (0.64%) PSTN
7 2 (0.32%) AMQP
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) SDH
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.04%) Relational Database
2 67 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 62 (9.95%) Big Data
4 55 (8.83%) MySQL
5 43 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 34 (5.46%) RDBMS
7 31 (4.98%) DB2
8 26 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 25 (4.01%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 88 (14.13%) Maven
2 85 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 79 (12.68%) JUnit
4 69 (11.08%) Jenkins
5 50 (8.03%) Subversion
6 44 (7.06%) Ant
7 43 (6.90%) Git (software)
8 42 (6.74%) JIRA
9 36 (5.78%) Eclipse RCP
10 27 (4.33%) Hudson
11 19 (3.05%) Selenium
12 13 (2.09%) VisualVM
13 7 (1.12%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.12%) MyEclipse
14 6 (0.96%) Gradle
15 5 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.64%) FishEye
16 4 (0.64%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.64%) IntelliJ
17 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (18.62%) Finance
2 49 (7.87%) Banking
3 39 (6.26%) French Language
4 32 (5.14%) Games
5 26 (4.17%) Retail
6 12 (1.93%) Advertising
7 9 (1.44%) Publishing
8 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.12%) Front Office
9 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.80%) Automotive
11 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.64%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (44.94%) Spring
2 185 (29.70%) J2EE
3 168 (26.97%) Hibernate
4 160 (25.68%) HTML
5 144 (23.11%) XML
6 137 (21.99%) Web Services
7 81 (13.00%) CSS
8 75 (12.04%) JSP
9 74 (11.88%) Java EE
10 56 (8.99%) Servlets
11 54 (8.67%) SOAP
12 53 (8.51%) Struts
13 52 (8.35%) Ajax
14 46 (7.38%) J2SE
15 44 (7.06%) .NET
16 43 (6.90%) RESTful
17 42 (6.74%) jQuery
18 41 (6.58%) XSLT
19 39 (6.26%) GWT
20 38 (6.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 182 (29.21%) Computer Science
2 88 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (9.31%) Open Source
4 46 (7.38%) Mathematics
5 31 (4.98%) Client/Server
6 26 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 26 (4.17%) Physics
7 23 (3.69%) Inversion of Control
8 18 (2.89%) SWIFT
9 14 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.93%) Statistics
12 10 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.12%) Grid Computing
13 7 (1.12%) Clustering
14 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.80%) Equities
15 5 (0.80%) Online Games
16 4 (0.64%) RIA
16 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 204 (32.74%) Linux
2 145 (23.27%) UNIX
3 23 (3.69%) Android
4 21 (3.37%) Windows
5 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.28%) AIX
8 5 (0.80%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (97.59%) Software Engineering
2 178 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (25.20%) OO
4 129 (20.71%) Scrum
5 125 (20.06%) TDD
5 125 (20.06%) Multithreading
6 79 (12.68%) E-Commerce
7 78 (12.52%) Unit Testing
8 63 (10.11%) MVC
9 56 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (5.62%) Web Development
10 35 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 34 (5.46%) OOP
12 29 (4.65%) BDD
13 27 (4.33%) UML
14 26 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
15 25 (4.01%) OOD
16 23 (3.69%) Pair Programming
17 22 (3.53%) Data Modelling
18 21 (3.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 623 (100.00%) Java
2 227 (36.44%) SQL
3 150 (24.08%) JavaScript
4 93 (14.93%) C#
5 88 (14.13%) Python
6 73 (11.72%) C++
7 64 (10.27%) C
8 46 (7.38%) Perl
9 38 (6.10%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.49%) Scala
11 20 (3.21%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.57%) PHP
13 13 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.77%) XPath
15 9 (1.44%) Groovy
16 8 (1.28%) Clojure
17 6 (0.96%) Erlang
18 5 (0.80%) AspectJ
19 4 (0.64%) Ruby
19 4 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 190 (30.50%) Degree
2 17 (2.73%) PhD
3 11 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.42%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.28%) Puppet
3 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.48%) Nagios
4 3 (0.48%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
5 2 (0.32%) Kibana
5 2 (0.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 177 (28.41%) Oracle
2 88 (14.13%) JBoss
3 30 (4.82%) Google
4 27 (4.33%) IBM
5 24 (3.85%) hybris
6 21 (3.37%) Microsoft
7 18 (2.89%) VMware
8 16 (2.57%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.28%) Sunopsis
10 5 (0.80%) Adobe
10 5 (0.80%) Apple
10 5 (0.80%) Sybase
10 5 (0.80%) Twitter
11 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.48%) StreamBase
13 2 (0.32%) Blackboard
13 2 (0.32%) Zend
13 2 (0.32%) New Relic
13 2 (0.32%) Yahoo!
13 2 (0.32%) Perforce
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