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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 520 502 502
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 454 551 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 389 480 549
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.29%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 2016 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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 432 £50,000 +11.11% 51
London +62 189 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South East +13 99 £50,000 +13.63% 9
South West -21 52 £43,000 +7.50% 11
City of London +81 47 £57,500 +24.32% 3
East of England +38 47 £45,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +12 32 £50,000 +16.27% 5
Hampshire +30 27 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Cambridge +10 27 £57,500 +30.68% 3
Oxfordshire +10 25 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +14 24 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Yorkshire +8 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Abingdon - 20 - -
Leeds +12 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Yorkshire +2 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Bristol -13 18 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Somerset +10 17 £40,063 +6.83% 6
Gloucestershire +17 16 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Reading +5 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Taunton - 12 £40,531 - 5
North West +3 11 £47,500 +37.68% 2
Hertfordshire +26 10 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Surrey +23 10 £38,250 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -5 10 £45,000 +12.50%
West Sussex -17 10 £26,500 -39.77% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottingham +17 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Southampton +7 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Welwyn Garden City +12 8 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -8 8 £50,000 +66.66%

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 996 (100.00%) Java
2 970 (97.39%) Software Engineering
3 494 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (31.12%) Degree
5 308 (30.92%) SQL
6 265 (26.61%) OO
7 264 (26.51%) JavaScript
8 260 (26.10%) Spring
9 241 (24.20%) Computer Science
10 238 (23.90%) C++
11 233 (23.39%) TDD
12 198 (19.88%) Linux
13 195 (19.58%) C#
14 182 (18.27%) HTML
15 180 (18.07%) Oracle
16 174 (17.47%) Python
16 174 (17.47%) Maven
16 174 (17.47%) Git (software)
17 171 (17.17%) J2EE
18 163 (16.37%) Web Services
19 153 (15.36%) Scrum
20 151 (15.16%) NoSQL
21 133 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
22 130 (13.05%) Hibernate
23 128 (12.85%) JUnit
24 126 (12.65%) CSS
25 124 (12.45%) Finance
26 118 (11.85%) Open Source
27 116 (11.65%) OOP
28 108 (10.84%) XML

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 97 (9.74%) Tomcat
2 65 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
3 56 (5.62%) Apache
4 45 (4.52%) JBoss
5 36 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 30 (3.01%) Apache Spark
7 23 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 19 (1.91%) Mule
9 13 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.80%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.80%) Confluence
10 8 (0.80%) nginx
11 7 (0.70%) SAS
12 6 (0.60%) Jetty
13 3 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
13 3 (0.30%) CMS
14 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.20%) IIS
14 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.20%) HipChat
3 1 (0.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.51%) SaaS
3 19 (1.91%) GitHub
4 17 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.51%) PaaS
7 12 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.70%) IaaS
10 6 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.50%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.82%) Internet
2 34 (3.41%) HTTP
3 17 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.20%) Multicast
5 11 (1.10%) AMQP
5 11 (1.10%) MQTT
6 7 (0.70%) ATM
6 7 (0.70%) SMTP
6 7 (0.70%) SSL
7 5 (0.50%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) CDMA
8 2 (0.20%) Firewall
8 2 (0.20%) GSM
8 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.20%) ISDN
8 2 (0.20%) LTE
8 2 (0.20%) SS7
8 2 (0.20%) UMTS
8 2 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.16%) NoSQL
2 102 (10.24%) Big Data
2 102 (10.24%) Hadoop
3 96 (9.64%) MySQL
4 90 (9.04%) SQL Server
5 74 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 62 (6.22%) MongoDB
7 36 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (2.41%) Couchbase
9 24 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 20 (2.01%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.41%) Neo4j
13 13 (1.31%) GIS
14 11 (1.10%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.90%) OrientDB
16 6 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.60%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 174 (17.47%) Git (software)
1 174 (17.47%) Maven
2 128 (12.85%) JUnit
3 94 (9.44%) Jenkins
4 79 (7.93%) Subversion
5 56 (5.62%) Ant
6 54 (5.42%) Eclipse
7 46 (4.62%) JIRA
8 34 (3.41%) Mercurial
8 34 (3.41%) Selenium
9 30 (3.01%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.91%) Mockito
11 19 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.81%) Bugzilla
12 18 (1.81%) ClearCase
13 17 (1.71%) Hudson
14 16 (1.61%) Gradle
15 13 (1.31%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.20%) jMock
17 10 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 124 (12.45%) Finance
2 54 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.02%) Retail
4 47 (4.72%) Banking
5 27 (2.71%) Games
6 25 (2.51%) Front Office
7 18 (1.81%) Advertising
8 16 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.10%) Electronics
10 11 (1.10%) Marketing
11 10 (1.00%) Publishing
12 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.80%) French Language
14 7 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.40%) Law
16 4 (0.40%) Legal
17 3 (0.30%) Automotive
17 3 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (26.10%) Spring
2 182 (18.27%) HTML
3 171 (17.17%) J2EE
4 163 (16.37%) Web Services
5 130 (13.05%) Hibernate
6 126 (12.65%) CSS
7 108 (10.84%) XML
8 98 (9.84%) AngularJS
9 93 (9.34%) JMS
10 84 (8.43%) REST
11 77 (7.73%) HTML5
11 77 (7.73%) JSON
12 75 (7.53%) RESTful
13 73 (7.33%) Node.js
14 62 (6.22%) Java EE
15 57 (5.72%) Spring MVC
16 53 (5.32%) SOAP
17 49 (4.92%) jQuery
18 42 (4.22%) Ajax
19 40 (4.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 241 (24.20%) Computer Science
2 96 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (9.24%) Algorithms
4 70 (7.03%) Mathematics
5 50 (5.02%) Data Structures
6 44 (4.42%) Hedge funds
7 36 (3.61%) Physics
8 22 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.11%) N-Tier
10 20 (2.01%) Digital Media
10 20 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (1.51%) Data Integration
13 15 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.41%) Fintech
14 14 (1.41%) SWIFT
14 14 (1.41%) User Experience
15 12 (1.20%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 198 (19.88%) Linux
2 99 (9.94%) Unix
3 85 (8.53%) Windows
4 34 (3.41%) Android
5 22 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.40%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.40%) Debian
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Fedora
11 1 (0.10%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.10%) webOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (97.39%) Software Engineering
2 494 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (26.61%) OO
4 233 (23.39%) TDD
5 153 (15.36%) Scrum
6 133 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
7 118 (11.85%) Open Source
8 116 (11.65%) OOP
9 107 (10.74%) BDD
10 99 (9.94%) Multithreading
11 94 (9.44%) SDLC
12 91 (9.14%) Mentoring
13 90 (9.04%) MVC
14 86 (8.63%) Unit Testing
15 77 (7.73%) SOA
16 73 (7.33%) Pair Programming
17 65 (6.53%) Automated Testing
17 65 (6.53%) OOD
18 59 (5.92%) Microservices
19 58 (5.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 996 (100.00%) Java
2 308 (30.92%) SQL
3 264 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 238 (23.90%) C++
5 195 (19.58%) C#
6 174 (17.47%) Python
7 97 (9.74%) Scala
8 72 (7.23%) C
9 45 (4.52%) Ruby
10 39 (3.92%) Perl
11 38 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.21%) Groovy
12 22 (2.21%) PHP
13 18 (1.81%) Clojure
14 17 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.41%) Go
16 14 (1.41%) VBScript
17 11 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 310 (31.12%) Degree
2 97 (9.74%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.41%) PhD
6 5 (0.50%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.54%) QA
2 14 (1.41%) ISO15022
2 14 (1.41%) ISO20022
3 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (3.51%) Docker
2 9 (0.90%) HDFS
3 8 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.60%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (3.61%) Puppet
2 21 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.31%) Ansible
4 11 (1.10%) Oozie
5 6 (0.60%) Graphite
6 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.30%) Kibana
7 3 (0.30%) Mesos
8 2 (0.20%) Grafana
8 2 (0.20%) StatsD
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) Salt
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 180 (18.07%) Oracle
2 40 (4.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.02%) TIBCO
3 31 (3.11%) Sophos
4 23 (2.31%) Google
5 14 (1.41%) Informatica
5 14 (1.41%) SAP
6 13 (1.31%) Sybase
7 11 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.00%) hybris
8 10 (1.00%) VMware
9 6 (0.60%) Sun
9 6 (0.60%) webMethods
9 6 (0.60%) WSO2
10 5 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.40%) ESRI
11 4 (0.40%) Mapinfo
11 4 (0.40%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.30%) CyberSource
12 3 (0.30%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits & shares
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Pension 3% + 23 days holiday + Private health care + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago