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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
UK
Rank 446 483 555
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 483 553 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.57% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 371 460 422
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +28 462 £47,500 +5.55% 55
South West +27 102 £39,500 -1.25% 9
London -27 100 £65,000 +8.33% 20
East of England +52 83 £45,000 -7.21% 8
South East -13 56 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +50 53 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North West +28 53 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Manchester +9 52 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +39 49 £45,000 - 6
Cambridge +35 46 £45,000 - 6
West Yorkshire +31 37 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Somerset +24 36 £40,000 +22.13% 2
Leeds +34 31 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Gloucestershire +1 29 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Bristol -25 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Berkshire +29 20 £56,250 +15.38% 3
Hampshire +27 20 £45,000 -
Scotland +24 19 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Essex +30 16 £24,000 -32.86%
Bath - 15 £37,500 - 1
Reading +29 14 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Sheffield +13 14 £60,000 +39.53% 2
South Yorkshire +10 14 £60,000 +39.53% 2
Cheltenham +20 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Edinburgh +5 13 £40,000 -5.88% 4
City of London +7 11 £78,750 +18.86% 5
Hertfordshire -1 10 £50,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands -12 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Glasgow +35 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Nottingham +2 8 £40,000 +14.28%

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1012 (100.00%) Java
2 981 (96.94%) Software Engineering
3 508 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (33.10%) JavaScript
5 327 (32.31%) SQL
6 306 (30.24%) Spring
7 260 (25.69%) Degree
8 258 (25.49%) HTML
9 253 (25.00%) OO
10 235 (23.22%) Linux
11 217 (21.44%) C++
12 216 (21.34%) TDD
13 211 (20.85%) Python
14 198 (19.57%) NoSQL
15 196 (19.37%) Computer Science
16 188 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
17 185 (18.28%) Scrum
18 180 (17.79%) Finance
19 175 (17.29%) Git (software)
20 164 (16.21%) Hibernate
21 155 (15.32%) Maven
22 146 (14.43%) C#
22 146 (14.43%) CSS
23 139 (13.74%) Security Cleared
23 139 (13.74%) Open Source
24 136 (13.44%) Web Services
25 133 (13.14%) Big Data
26 129 (12.75%) J2EE
27 128 (12.65%) MongoDB
27 128 (12.65%) Algorithms

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 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 69 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (6.42%) JBoss
4 63 (6.23%) Apache Spark
5 47 (4.64%) WebSphere
6 40 (3.95%) Apache
6 40 (3.95%) WebLogic
7 24 (2.37%) Apache Pig
8 22 (2.17%) Confluence
9 19 (1.88%) Jetty
10 15 (1.48%) nginx
11 12 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 12 (1.19%) GlassFish
12 11 (1.09%) IIS
13 10 (0.99%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.59%) WildFly
18 3 (0.30%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.55%) GitHub
3 41 (4.05%) SaaS
4 25 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.40%) PaaS
8 3 (0.30%) Slack
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.099%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.099%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.099%) Force.com
10 1 (0.099%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.099%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.57%) Internet
2 15 (1.48%) HTTP
2 15 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.38%) Bluetooth
4 13 (1.28%) 802.11
4 13 (1.28%) Wireless
5 8 (0.79%) VoIP
6 7 (0.69%) Firewall
6 7 (0.69%) SSL
7 6 (0.59%) SMTP
8 4 (0.40%) ATM
8 4 (0.40%) LDAP
9 2 (0.20%) AMQP
9 2 (0.20%) DNS
9 2 (0.20%) Network Security
9 2 (0.20%) SNMP
9 2 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.20%) SSH
10 1 (0.099%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (19.57%) NoSQL
2 133 (13.14%) Big Data
3 128 (12.65%) MongoDB
4 101 (9.98%) MySQL
5 81 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 76 (7.51%) Hadoop
7 70 (6.92%) SQL Server
8 64 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 30 (2.96%) Apache Hive
12 26 (2.57%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.98%) Neo4j
14 19 (1.88%) Redis
15 18 (1.78%) HBase
16 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
17 13 (1.28%) OrientDB
18 9 (0.89%) Data Mining
19 8 (0.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 175 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 155 (15.32%) Maven
3 126 (12.45%) JUnit
4 124 (12.25%) Jenkins
5 97 (9.58%) Subversion
6 68 (6.72%) Mercurial
7 63 (6.23%) Ant
8 57 (5.63%) Eclipse
8 57 (5.63%) Selenium
9 56 (5.53%) JIRA
10 52 (5.14%) Cucumber
11 43 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (3.85%) Gradle
13 30 (2.96%) Mockito
14 23 (2.27%) Bitbucket
15 22 (2.17%) Hudson
16 20 (1.98%) EasyMock
17 18 (1.78%) IntelliJ
18 16 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
19 15 (1.48%) Grunt
General
1 180 (17.79%) Finance
2 50 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.25%) Banking
4 34 (3.36%) Games
5 29 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.67%) Electronics
7 20 (1.98%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.88%) Military
9 17 (1.68%) Marketing
10 16 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.48%) Prime Brokerage
12 14 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.19%) Retail
14 9 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.79%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.69%) Advertising
16 7 (0.69%) Automotive
16 7 (0.69%) Front Office
16 7 (0.69%) Publishing
17 3 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (30.24%) Spring
2 258 (25.49%) HTML
3 164 (16.21%) Hibernate
4 146 (14.43%) CSS
5 136 (13.44%) Web Services
6 129 (12.75%) J2EE
7 121 (11.96%) REST
8 117 (11.56%) RESTful
9 111 (10.97%) AngularJS
10 107 (10.57%) Java EE
11 97 (9.58%) XML
12 88 (8.70%) HTML5
13 73 (7.21%) SOAP
14 60 (5.93%) Node.js
15 58 (5.73%) .NET
16 55 (5.43%) JSON
17 54 (5.34%) JMS
18 53 (5.24%) JPA
19 52 (5.14%) Spring MVC
20 51 (5.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 196 (19.37%) Computer Science
2 128 (12.65%) Algorithms
3 86 (8.50%) Data Structures
4 50 (4.94%) Fintech
5 29 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.67%) User Experience
7 23 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.58%) Wiki
10 15 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.19%) Internet of Things
13 11 (1.09%) Online Games
14 10 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
15 9 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.89%) PKI
16 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.59%) Semantic Web
18 5 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (23.22%) Linux
2 98 (9.68%) Unix
3 65 (6.42%) Windows
4 44 (4.35%) Android
5 30 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.28%) AIX
8 9 (0.89%) CentOS
9 7 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 981 (96.94%) Software Engineering
2 508 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (25.00%) OO
4 216 (21.34%) TDD
5 188 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (18.28%) Scrum
7 139 (13.74%) Open Source
8 122 (12.06%) Microservices
9 121 (11.96%) SDLC
10 108 (10.67%) Automated Testing
11 94 (9.29%) BDD
11 94 (9.29%) DevOps
12 77 (7.61%) MVC
13 75 (7.41%) OOP
14 69 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
14 69 (6.82%) Unit Testing
15 68 (6.72%) Kanban
15 68 (6.72%) Mathematics
16 58 (5.73%) Analytics
17 56 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1012 (100.00%) Java
2 335 (33.10%) JavaScript
3 327 (32.31%) SQL
4 217 (21.44%) C++
5 211 (20.85%) Python
6 146 (14.43%) C#
7 103 (10.18%) C
8 84 (8.30%) Scala
9 61 (6.03%) Perl
10 50 (4.94%) Ruby
11 43 (4.25%) Groovy
12 33 (3.26%) Bash Shell
13 32 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.77%) Go
15 27 (2.67%) PHP
16 21 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.98%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.28%) Clojure
20 12 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 260 (25.69%) Degree
2 139 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 64 (6.32%) DV Cleared
4 47 (4.64%) PhD
5 37 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
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%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.40%) SANS
7 4 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (0.40%) SSCP
8 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.099%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.63%) QA
2 5 (0.49%) PA-DSS
2 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.099%) MiFID
3 1 (0.099%) SDET
System Software
1 57 (5.63%) Docker
2 23 (2.27%) HDFS
3 12 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.40%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (2.17%) Ansible
2 21 (2.08%) Puppet
3 14 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.59%) Nagios
6 5 (0.49%) Grafana
6 5 (0.49%) Salt
7 4 (0.40%) Packer
7 4 (0.40%) Terraform
8 3 (0.30%) Graphite
8 3 (0.30%) Kibana
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
8 3 (0.30%) Oozie
8 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.099%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.099%) yum
Vendors
1 121 (11.96%) Oracle
2 36 (3.56%) Red Hat
3 29 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.17%) VMware
5 16 (1.58%) SAP
6 15 (1.48%) Splunk
6 15 (1.48%) Talend
7 14 (1.38%) Google
8 13 (1.28%) Fiorano
8 13 (1.28%) ILOG
8 13 (1.28%) WSO2
9 12 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.89%) Altova
11 8 (0.79%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.69%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.69%) IBM
12 7 (0.69%) Sun
13 6 (0.59%) Adobe
14 4 (0.40%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.40%) Sybase
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Posted: 43 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 25 days holiday + B/Hols + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: negotiable, D.O.E. and inc. Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare, 25 days
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Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical care
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Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + unusual benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago