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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 664 622 584
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 239 344 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 215 320 278
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 2015. 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 -35 226 £45,000 - 26
London +58 85 £57,500 -4.16% 10
South East -3 73 £41,750 -16.50% 7
East of England -2 33 £45,000 +7.14% 5
City of London +47 29 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +24 28 £45,000 -41.93% 2
West Sussex +22 26 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Crawley +14 22 £37,000 +5.71%
Hertfordshire -13 21 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Reading +6 19 £45,000 -2.17% 1
South West -55 18 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Yorkshire +6 16 £40,000 -
Bristol -15 16 £37,500 +11.94%
West Midlands -4 13 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Surrey +8 11 £26,500 -51.81% 1
Birmingham -1 11 £45,000 -35.71%
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £45,000 -
North West +8 10 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridge +7 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Maidenhead - 8 - -
West Yorkshire +5 7 £40,000 -
Redhill -1 7 £26,500 -51.81%
Horsham - 7 £26,500 - 1
Liverpool +13 6 £60,000 -25.00%
Merseyside +12 6 £60,000 -25.00%
North Yorkshire +20 5 £45,000 -
Leeds +10 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +8 5 £40,000 +1.91%
Oxfordshire -4 5 £43,750 -23.91% 2

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 481 (100.00%) Java
2 433 (90.02%) Software Engineering
3 260 (54.05%) Spring
4 234 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (41.58%) JavaScript
6 182 (37.84%) J2EE
7 163 (33.89%) SQL
8 149 (30.98%) MVC
9 146 (30.35%) HTML
10 138 (28.69%) Degree
11 133 (27.65%) Hibernate
12 123 (25.57%) Linux
13 115 (23.91%) XML
14 114 (23.70%) Scrum
15 113 (23.49%) OO
16 104 (21.62%) TDD
17 103 (21.41%) Tomcat
18 100 (20.79%) CSS
19 98 (20.37%) Open Source
20 96 (19.96%) MySQL
21 94 (19.54%) Oracle
21 94 (19.54%) JSP
21 94 (19.54%) Computer Science
22 93 (19.33%) Web Services
22 93 (19.33%) Git (software)
23 91 (18.92%) JUnit
23 91 (18.92%) Eclipse
24 88 (18.30%) Finance
25 84 (17.46%) Maven
26 81 (16.84%) JSON

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 103 (21.41%) Tomcat
2 76 (15.80%) JBoss
3 60 (12.47%) WebSphere
4 48 (9.98%) Apache
5 46 (9.56%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.95%) Node.js
7 10 (2.08%) CMS
7 10 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.46%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.83%) Jetty
11 4 (0.83%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.42%) Liferay
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.21%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.61%) SaaS
2 21 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.19%) Internet
2 34 (7.07%) HTTP
3 14 (2.91%) LDAP
4 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.96%) MySQL
2 49 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 38 (7.90%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.03%) RDBMS
6 27 (5.61%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.95%) Big Data
9 14 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.66%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.04%) DB2
13 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.83%) JasperReports
13 4 (0.83%) Redis
13 4 (0.83%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 93 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 91 (18.92%) JUnit
2 91 (18.92%) Eclipse
3 84 (17.46%) Maven
4 46 (9.56%) Ant
5 45 (9.36%) Subversion
6 37 (7.69%) Selenium
7 34 (7.07%) JIRA
8 32 (6.65%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
10 17 (3.53%) Cucumber
11 14 (2.91%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.29%) JBehave
12 11 (2.29%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.29%) TestNG
13 10 (2.08%) Hudson
14 8 (1.66%) NetBeans
15 6 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
17 4 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 88 (18.30%) Finance
2 36 (7.48%) Retail
3 35 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 34 (7.07%) Banking
5 25 (5.20%) French Language
6 15 (3.12%) Games
7 9 (1.87%) Publishing
8 7 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
9 6 (1.25%) Marketing
10 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.83%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (54.05%) Spring
2 182 (37.84%) J2EE
3 146 (30.35%) HTML
4 133 (27.65%) Hibernate
5 115 (23.91%) XML
6 100 (20.79%) CSS
7 94 (19.54%) JSP
8 93 (19.33%) Web Services
9 81 (16.84%) JSON
9 81 (16.84%) jQuery
10 79 (16.42%) Ajax
11 71 (14.76%) Servlets
12 60 (12.47%) Spring MVC
12 60 (12.47%) RESTful
13 55 (11.43%) HTML5
13 55 (11.43%) SOAP
14 51 (10.60%) Java EE
15 48 (9.98%) REST
16 40 (8.32%) JMS
17 39 (8.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.37%) Open Source
2 94 (19.54%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.37%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (3.33%) GIS
7 15 (3.12%) Client/Server
7 15 (3.12%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.91%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.08%) SWIFT
9 10 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.87%) Graphic Design
11 8 (1.66%) Social Media
11 8 (1.66%) RIA
12 5 (1.04%) User Experience
13 4 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.83%) Web 2.0
13 4 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 123 (25.57%) Linux
2 62 (12.89%) UNIX
3 28 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (4.37%) Android
5 16 (3.33%) Windows
6 13 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.83%) AIX
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (90.02%) Software Engineering
2 234 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (30.98%) MVC
4 114 (23.70%) Scrum
5 113 (23.49%) OO
6 104 (21.62%) TDD
7 66 (13.72%) UML
8 56 (11.64%) OOP
8 56 (11.64%) Web Development
9 53 (11.02%) Multithreading
10 51 (10.60%) E-Commerce
11 49 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (7.69%) SOA
13 36 (7.48%) BDD
14 32 (6.65%) Unit Testing
15 27 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
16 20 (4.16%) Waterfall
16 20 (4.16%) Mobile Development
17 19 (3.95%) Mentoring
17 19 (3.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 481 (100.00%) Java
2 200 (41.58%) JavaScript
3 163 (33.89%) SQL
4 55 (11.43%) C#
4 55 (11.43%) C++
5 44 (9.15%) Python
6 30 (6.24%) Ruby
7 24 (4.99%) C
8 23 (4.78%) PHP
9 20 (4.16%) Scala
10 18 (3.74%) Perl
11 12 (2.49%) Groovy
12 8 (1.66%) XPath
13 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.04%) Clojure
13 5 (1.04%) AspectJ
14 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.62%) Golang
16 2 (0.42%) OCaml
16 2 (0.42%) F#
Qualifications
1 138 (28.69%) Degree
2 23 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.46%) PhD
6 6 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.32%) QA
2 10 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
1 1 (0.21%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 94 (19.54%) Oracle
2 30 (6.24%) Red Hat
3 26 (5.41%) IBM
4 24 (4.99%) Google
5 12 (2.49%) VMware
6 10 (2.08%) SAP
7 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.46%) Sencha
9 6 (1.25%) Sybase
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.83%) Endeca
11 4 (0.83%) Talend
12 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.62%) Coverity
13 2 (0.42%) Adobe
14 1 (0.21%) HP
14 1 (0.21%) CA
14 1 (0.21%) Informatica
14 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.21%) Zend
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