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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 624 625 648
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 287 260 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 253 229 217
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 £33,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 +20 261 £45,000 +5.88% 24
London -21 59 £52,500 -36.36% 10
South East +8 50 £50,000 - 5
South West -26 43 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East of England +3 31 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire -42 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +9 25 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Bristol -19 22 £33,500 -4.28% 2
North West -12 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Coventry +11 20 £35,000 -
Manchester +7 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hertfordshire -1 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -34 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
St Albans - 18 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire -9 15 £45,000 +13.92%
Leeds -27 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +1 13 £80,000 +60.00%
Oxfordshire +13 12 £50,000 - 3
Reading +4 10 £81,250 +80.55%
Kidlington - 10 £50,000 - 2
York - 10 £45,000 -
City of London -12 9 £60,000 -40.00% 2
Crawley +6 8 £37,500 +32.74%
West Sussex -12 8 £37,500 +32.74%
Scotland -21 8 £46,000 +26.89%
Swindon +2 7 £45,000 +9.09%
Wiltshire -1 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey -3 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -7 7 £45,000 +9.09%
Glasgow -9 7 £47,000 +34.28%

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 622 (100.00%) Java
2 606 (97.43%) Software Engineering
3 293 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (44.53%) Spring
5 236 (37.94%) SQL
6 216 (34.73%) Linux
7 198 (31.83%) J2EE
8 195 (31.35%) Degree
9 189 (30.39%) Oracle
10 178 (28.62%) Computer Science
11 176 (28.30%) HTML
12 165 (26.53%) Hibernate
13 157 (25.24%) XML
14 156 (25.08%) OO
15 155 (24.92%) Web Services
15 155 (24.92%) JavaScript
16 150 (24.12%) UNIX
17 135 (21.70%) TDD
18 133 (21.38%) Scrum
19 132 (21.22%) Multithreading
20 107 (17.20%) Finance
21 101 (16.24%) Python
22 99 (15.92%) Maven
23 93 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
24 90 (14.47%) C#
25 89 (14.31%) CSS
26 88 (14.15%) E-Commerce
27 87 (13.99%) JBoss
28 85 (13.67%) Eclipse
29 83 (13.34%) Java EE

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 82 (13.18%) Tomcat
2 79 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 49 (7.88%) WebLogic
4 38 (6.11%) Apache
5 20 (3.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (3.05%) GlassFish
6 19 (3.05%) Apache Solr
6 19 (3.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 14 (2.25%) Jetty
8 11 (1.77%) Node.js
9 10 (1.61%) Confluence
10 9 (1.45%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.48%) GemFire
14 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.32%) FileNet
14 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.54%) SaaS
2 11 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.80%) Force.com
4 4 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.18%) HTTP
2 13 (2.09%) Internet
3 11 (1.77%) LDAP
4 10 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.96%) VoIP
6 4 (0.64%) PSTN
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) AMQP
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) SDH
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.22%) Relational Database
2 66 (10.61%) Big Data
2 66 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 59 (9.49%) MySQL
4 42 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.43%) DB2
6 37 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.47%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.54%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.64%) OLAP
13 4 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 99 (15.92%) Maven
2 85 (13.67%) Eclipse
3 76 (12.22%) JUnit
4 72 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 50 (8.04%) Git (software)
6 48 (7.72%) Subversion
7 45 (7.23%) Ant
8 40 (6.43%) JIRA
9 33 (5.31%) Eclipse RCP
10 28 (4.50%) Hudson
11 19 (3.05%) Selenium
12 11 (1.77%) VisualVM
13 9 (1.45%) MyEclipse
14 7 (1.13%) Gradle
15 6 (0.96%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.48%) Mockito
16 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
16 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
17 2 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 107 (17.20%) Finance
2 45 (7.23%) Banking
3 38 (6.11%) French Language
4 32 (5.14%) Games
5 25 (4.02%) Retail
6 12 (1.93%) Advertising
7 8 (1.29%) Publishing
8 7 (1.13%) Front Office
8 7 (1.13%) Automotive
9 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Electronics
11 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.48%) Marketing
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (44.53%) Spring
2 198 (31.83%) J2EE
3 176 (28.30%) HTML
4 165 (26.53%) Hibernate
5 157 (25.24%) XML
6 155 (24.92%) Web Services
7 89 (14.31%) CSS
8 83 (13.34%) Java EE
9 68 (10.93%) JSP
10 65 (10.45%) SOAP
11 58 (9.32%) RESTful
12 55 (8.84%) Servlets
13 52 (8.36%) Ajax
14 48 (7.72%) Struts
15 45 (7.23%) REST
16 42 (6.75%) J2SE
16 42 (6.75%) XSLT
17 41 (6.59%) jQuery
18 38 (6.11%) .NET
18 38 (6.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (28.62%) Computer Science
2 93 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
3 67 (10.77%) Open Source
4 40 (6.43%) Mathematics
5 29 (4.66%) Client/Server
5 29 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.18%) N-Tier
7 24 (3.86%) Physics
8 23 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (2.89%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (1.93%) Statistics
11 8 (1.29%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.29%) RIA
12 7 (1.13%) User Experience
12 7 (1.13%) Clustering
13 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.96%) Online Games
14 5 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 216 (34.73%) Linux
2 150 (24.12%) UNIX
3 21 (3.38%) Windows
4 20 (3.22%) Android
5 10 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.96%) AIX
7 5 (0.80%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.32%) Debian
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (97.43%) Software Engineering
2 293 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (25.08%) OO
4 135 (21.70%) TDD
5 133 (21.38%) Scrum
6 132 (21.22%) Multithreading
7 88 (14.15%) E-Commerce
8 80 (12.86%) Unit Testing
9 70 (11.25%) MVC
10 66 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (7.40%) Mentoring
12 36 (5.79%) Web Development
13 35 (5.63%) Problem Management
14 31 (4.98%) OOP
14 31 (4.98%) BDD
15 28 (4.50%) OOA/OOD
16 26 (4.18%) UML
17 25 (4.02%) OOD
18 22 (3.54%) Data Modelling
19 21 (3.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 622 (100.00%) Java
2 236 (37.94%) SQL
3 155 (24.92%) JavaScript
4 101 (16.24%) Python
5 90 (14.47%) C#
6 68 (10.93%) C++
7 61 (9.81%) C
8 53 (8.52%) Perl
9 44 (7.07%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.34%) Scala
11 19 (3.05%) PHP
12 17 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.61%) XPath
15 7 (1.13%) Groovy
16 6 (0.96%) Clojure
16 6 (0.96%) Erlang
17 5 (0.80%) AspectJ
18 4 (0.64%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 195 (31.35%) Degree
2 12 (1.93%) PhD
3 8 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.79%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.29%) Puppet
3 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.48%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
5 2 (0.32%) StatsD
5 2 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 189 (30.39%) Oracle
2 87 (13.99%) JBoss
3 27 (4.34%) Google
4 26 (4.18%) IBM
5 20 (3.22%) hybris
6 19 (3.05%) Microsoft
7 18 (2.89%) VMware
8 14 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.29%) Adobe
10 6 (0.96%) Sunopsis
10 6 (0.96%) Sybase
11 4 (0.64%) Twitter
12 3 (0.48%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.48%) Apple
13 2 (0.32%) Perforce
13 2 (0.32%) Informatica
13 2 (0.32%) Talend
13 2 (0.32%) New Relic
13 2 (0.32%) Blackboard
13 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
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