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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 660 557 602
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 252 370 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 238 331 274
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -107 226 £41,000 -13.68% 28
London -20 61 £55,000 -12.00% 13
South East -11 49 £40,000 -20.00% 10
East of England -24 34 £43,000 +1.17% 1
South West -31 29 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 23 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bristol -5 21 £35,000 -
West Midlands +14 20 £35,000 -33.33%
Manchester -21 18 £40,000 - 1
North West -26 18 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -49 15 £40,000 - 2
St Albans - 15 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -38 14 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 14 £35,000 - 2
Coventry - 14 £35,000 -
Leeds -24 13 £40,000 - 1
City of London -8 12 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Surrey -10 10 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Oxfordshire -11 10 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Berkshire -11 9 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Kidlington +8 8 £50,000 -20.00%
Bedfordshire -4 8 £43,000 +1.17%
Hammersmith - 6 £55,000 - 1
Wales +6 5 £26,250 -19.23%
Reading +6 5 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Crawley +3 5 £26,500 -
West Sussex +2 5 £26,500 -28.37% 1
Camberley - 5 £37,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £30,000 -
Scotland +4 4 £38,500 +10.00%

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 542 (100.00%) Java
2 530 (97.79%) Software Engineering
3 258 (47.60%) Spring
4 253 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (39.67%) SQL
6 205 (37.82%) J2EE
7 186 (34.32%) Linux
8 184 (33.95%) Degree
9 183 (33.76%) Oracle
10 159 (29.34%) HTML
11 152 (28.04%) XML
12 145 (26.75%) JavaScript
12 145 (26.75%) Web Services
13 143 (26.38%) OO
14 141 (26.01%) Computer Science
15 138 (25.46%) Hibernate
16 129 (23.80%) TDD
17 113 (20.85%) UNIX
18 112 (20.66%) Scrum
19 107 (19.74%) Multithreading
20 103 (19.00%) Maven
21 97 (17.90%) MVC
22 92 (16.97%) Eclipse
23 91 (16.79%) Java EE
24 90 (16.61%) Tomcat
25 82 (15.13%) CSS
26 80 (14.76%) E-Commerce
26 80 (14.76%) JBoss
26 80 (14.76%) Finance
26 80 (14.76%) Enterprise Software

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (16.61%) Tomcat
2 80 (14.76%) JBoss
3 67 (12.36%) WebSphere
4 49 (9.04%) WebLogic
5 44 (8.12%) Apache
6 19 (3.51%) GlassFish
7 18 (3.32%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.95%) Apache ServiceMix
9 14 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (2.21%) Node.js
11 9 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.66%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.48%) Jetty
13 6 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.92%) Confluence
15 4 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (0.55%) Liferay
17 2 (0.37%) CMS
17 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
17 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.58%) SaaS
2 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.92%) Force.com
4 4 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.09%) HTTP
2 21 (3.87%) Internet
3 14 (2.58%) LDAP
4 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.74%) VoIP
5 4 (0.74%) PSTN
6 2 (0.37%) ATM
7 1 (0.18%) SDH
7 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.18%) FTP
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) MPLS
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.18%) Relational Database
2 65 (11.99%) MySQL
3 60 (11.07%) SQL Server
4 52 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (9.59%) Big Data
5 39 (7.20%) NoSQL
6 34 (6.27%) DB2
7 28 (5.17%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.58%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.74%) OLAP
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.55%) SQLite
13 3 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 103 (19.00%) Maven
2 92 (16.97%) Eclipse
3 78 (14.39%) JUnit
4 62 (11.44%) Git (software)
5 59 (10.89%) Jenkins
6 46 (8.49%) Ant
7 43 (7.93%) Subversion
8 38 (7.01%) JIRA
9 27 (4.98%) Eclipse RCP
10 21 (3.87%) Selenium
11 17 (3.14%) Hudson
12 10 (1.85%) Gradle
13 9 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.66%) MyEclipse
14 8 (1.48%) VisualVM
15 7 (1.29%) SoapUI
16 6 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (0.92%) CruiseControl
18 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
18 4 (0.74%) Gerrit
General
1 80 (14.76%) Finance
2 37 (6.83%) Banking
3 33 (6.09%) French Language
4 27 (4.98%) Games
5 25 (4.61%) Retail
6 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.29%) Publishing
7 7 (1.29%) Automotive
8 6 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.92%) Front Office
9 5 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (47.60%) Spring
2 205 (37.82%) J2EE
3 159 (29.34%) HTML
4 152 (28.04%) XML
5 145 (26.75%) Web Services
6 138 (25.46%) Hibernate
7 91 (16.79%) Java EE
8 82 (15.13%) CSS
9 79 (14.58%) RESTful
10 71 (13.10%) SOAP
11 65 (11.99%) JSP
12 63 (11.62%) Servlets
13 52 (9.59%) Spring MVC
14 49 (9.04%) Ajax
15 48 (8.86%) REST
16 47 (8.67%) JSON
17 42 (7.75%) jQuery
18 37 (6.83%) HTML5
19 35 (6.46%) JMS
19 35 (6.46%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 141 (26.01%) Computer Science
2 80 (14.76%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (12.73%) Open Source
4 37 (6.83%) Algorithms
5 25 (4.61%) Client/Server
6 23 (4.24%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (3.69%) N-Tier
9 17 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (2.95%) SWIFT
11 15 (2.77%) Physics
12 13 (2.40%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.48%) RIA
14 7 (1.29%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (1.29%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.74%) Statistics
15 4 (0.74%) GIS
15 4 (0.74%) Grid Computing
15 4 (0.74%) Clustering
15 4 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 186 (34.32%) Linux
2 113 (20.85%) UNIX
3 18 (3.32%) Windows
4 13 (2.40%) Android
5 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (97.79%) Software Engineering
2 253 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.38%) OO
4 129 (23.80%) TDD
5 112 (20.66%) Scrum
6 107 (19.74%) Multithreading
7 97 (17.90%) MVC
8 80 (14.76%) E-Commerce
9 62 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (11.25%) Unit Testing
11 57 (10.52%) UML
12 36 (6.64%) OOP
13 34 (6.27%) BDD
14 32 (5.90%) Web Development
15 29 (5.35%) Problem Management
16 28 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
16 28 (5.17%) Mentoring
17 23 (4.24%) SOA
18 16 (2.95%) OOD
18 16 (2.95%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 542 (100.00%) Java
2 215 (39.67%) SQL
3 145 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.58%) Python
5 63 (11.62%) C#
6 47 (8.67%) C++
6 47 (8.67%) Perl
7 38 (7.01%) C
8 33 (6.09%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.69%) PHP
10 18 (3.32%) Scala
11 14 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.58%) XPath
12 10 (1.85%) Groovy
13 9 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.92%) AspectJ
14 5 (0.92%) Erlang
15 4 (0.74%) Ruby
16 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 184 (33.95%) Degree
2 15 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) PhD
5 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.61%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.48%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.74%) Hyperic
4 3 (0.55%) Nagios
4 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.37%) StatsD
5 2 (0.37%) logstash
5 2 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 183 (33.76%) Oracle
2 26 (4.80%) Google
3 20 (3.69%) IBM
4 17 (3.14%) VMware
5 14 (2.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.66%) hybris
7 9 (1.66%) Talend
8 8 (1.48%) Adobe
9 7 (1.29%) Sybase
10 2 (0.37%) SAP
10 2 (0.37%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.37%) New Relic
10 2 (0.37%) Informatica
10 2 (0.37%) Perforce
10 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.18%) Coverity
11 1 (0.18%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.18%) Zend
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
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