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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 529 477 536
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 447 590 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 379 523 466
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -5.55%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -24 427 £52,500 +16.66% 69
London +54 183 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South East +20 99 £50,000 +13.63% 12
South West -37 52 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East of England +31 47 £45,000 - 7
City of London +92 46 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 35 £47,500 +11.11% 6
Cambridge +4 29 £56,250 +30.81% 4
Berkshire +7 28 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hampshire +9 26 £50,000 +47.05% 4
Somerset +9 24 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Yorkshire +8 24 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Leeds +19 22 £55,000 +22.22% 7
West Yorkshire -7 22 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Oxfordshire -19 22 £59,500 +58.66% 2
Reading +8 20 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Gloucestershire +13 17 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Taunton - 17 £40,531 - 1
West Sussex -6 15 £47,500 +7.95%
North West +3 13 £46,250 +34.05% 5
Abingdon - 12 - -
Cheltenham -1 11 £50,000 +66.66%
Bristol -49 10 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Scotland +10 8 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Hertfordshire +11 7 £43,000 -4.44%
Oxford -12 7 £65,000 - 1
Manchester -20 7 £50,000 +44.92% 5
Cheshire +31 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Edinburgh +8 6 £46,250 +18.58% 5
Southampton -1 6 £24,750 -50.50% 2

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 971 (100.00%) Java
2 948 (97.63%) Software Engineering
3 499 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 314 (32.34%) SQL
5 307 (31.62%) Degree
6 242 (24.92%) C++
7 241 (24.82%) Spring
8 240 (24.72%) JavaScript
8 240 (24.72%) OO
9 226 (23.27%) TDD
9 226 (23.27%) Computer Science
10 188 (19.36%) Linux
11 182 (18.74%) HTML
12 176 (18.13%) Python
13 175 (18.02%) Oracle
14 172 (17.71%) C#
15 163 (16.79%) Git (software)
16 160 (16.48%) Web Services
17 156 (16.07%) J2EE
18 154 (15.86%) Scrum
19 149 (15.35%) Maven
20 141 (14.52%) NoSQL
21 139 (14.32%) Finance
22 124 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
23 123 (12.67%) OOP
24 115 (11.84%) CSS
25 111 (11.43%) BDD
25 111 (11.43%) Big Data
26 110 (11.33%) Hibernate
27 109 (11.23%) Scala

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 89 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 52 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (5.25%) Apache
4 37 (3.81%) Apache Spark
5 28 (2.88%) JBoss
6 25 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.44%) Mule
9 12 (1.24%) Confluence
10 11 (1.13%) Apache Pig
10 11 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.93%) nginx
11 9 (0.93%) SAS
12 6 (0.62%) Jetty
13 5 (0.51%) CMS
14 3 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
15 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.21%) IIS
15 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.21%) HipChat
2 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.16%) SaaS
3 20 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.75%) GitHub
5 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.03%) PaaS
7 7 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.72%) IaaS
8 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.51%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.41%) iTunes
10 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.02%) Internet
2 29 (2.99%) HTTP
3 15 (1.54%) SMTP
4 13 (1.34%) Multicast
5 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.72%) ATM
7 6 (0.62%) AMQP
7 6 (0.62%) MQTT
7 6 (0.62%) SSL
8 5 (0.51%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) CDMA
9 2 (0.21%) Firewall
9 2 (0.21%) GSM
9 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.21%) ISDN
9 2 (0.21%) LTE
9 2 (0.21%) SS7
9 2 (0.21%) UMTS
9 2 (0.21%) VoIP
10 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (14.52%) NoSQL
2 111 (11.43%) Big Data
3 107 (11.02%) Hadoop
4 79 (8.14%) MySQL
5 77 (7.93%) SQL Server
6 68 (7.00%) Relational Database
7 67 (6.90%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (3.50%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.37%) Neo4j
11 19 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.54%) OrientDB
13 14 (1.44%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.24%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.03%) GIS
16 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (0.72%) Couchbase
18 6 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 163 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 149 (15.35%) Maven
3 108 (11.12%) JUnit
4 76 (7.83%) Jenkins
5 74 (7.62%) Subversion
6 54 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 47 (4.84%) JIRA
8 45 (4.63%) Ant
9 35 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 31 (3.19%) Mercurial
11 30 (3.09%) Selenium
12 26 (2.68%) Mockito
13 22 (2.27%) Gradle
14 21 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.75%) Bugzilla
15 17 (1.75%) ClearCase
16 15 (1.54%) Visual Studio
17 13 (1.34%) IntelliJ
17 13 (1.34%) Vagrant
18 12 (1.24%) jMock
General
1 139 (14.32%) Finance
2 53 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.43%) Retail
4 40 (4.12%) Banking
5 31 (3.19%) Games
6 22 (2.27%) Front Office
7 19 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.75%) Advertising
9 16 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.13%) Marketing
10 11 (1.13%) Publishing
11 10 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.93%) Electronics
13 8 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.72%) French Language
14 7 (0.72%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.62%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.51%) Automotive
17 4 (0.41%) Legal
18 3 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (24.82%) Spring
2 182 (18.74%) HTML
3 160 (16.48%) Web Services
4 156 (16.07%) J2EE
5 115 (11.84%) CSS
6 110 (11.33%) Hibernate
7 94 (9.68%) RESTful
8 87 (8.96%) AngularJS
9 75 (7.72%) HTML5
10 74 (7.62%) XML
11 70 (7.21%) JMS
12 67 (6.90%) Java EE
13 65 (6.69%) REST
14 64 (6.59%) Node.js
15 63 (6.49%) JSON
16 54 (5.56%) SOAP
17 41 (4.22%) Spring MVC
18 40 (4.12%) .NET
18 40 (4.12%) Ajax
19 38 (3.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 226 (23.27%) Computer Science
2 99 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (9.58%) Algorithms
4 65 (6.69%) Mathematics
5 55 (5.66%) Data Structures
6 42 (4.33%) Hedge funds
7 34 (3.50%) Physics
8 24 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.06%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (1.75%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.65%) Fintech
12 16 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.34%) User Experience
15 11 (1.13%) Linked Data
15 11 (1.13%) Public Cloud
15 11 (1.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 188 (19.36%) Linux
2 98 (10.09%) Unix
3 84 (8.65%) Windows
4 23 (2.37%) Android
5 13 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.41%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.41%) Debian
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Fedora
11 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 948 (97.63%) Software Engineering
2 499 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (24.72%) OO
4 226 (23.27%) TDD
5 154 (15.86%) Scrum
6 124 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (12.67%) OOP
8 111 (11.43%) BDD
9 105 (10.81%) Multithreading
10 99 (10.20%) Open Source
11 97 (9.99%) SDLC
12 89 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 70 (7.21%) Pair Programming
13 70 (7.21%) Unit Testing
14 68 (7.00%) MVC
15 67 (6.90%) Automated Testing
16 64 (6.59%) DevOps
17 63 (6.49%) High Availability
18 61 (6.28%) Microservices
19 57 (5.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 971 (100.00%) Java
2 314 (32.34%) SQL
3 242 (24.92%) C++
4 240 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 176 (18.13%) Python
6 172 (17.71%) C#
7 109 (11.23%) Scala
8 73 (7.52%) C
9 52 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 52 (5.36%) Ruby
10 39 (4.02%) Perl
11 26 (2.68%) Groovy
12 19 (1.96%) Clojure
12 19 (1.96%) Go
13 18 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.65%) PHP
15 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.13%) R
17 10 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 307 (31.62%) Degree
2 89 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.96%) PhD
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.40%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) ISO15022
2 10 (1.03%) ISO20022
3 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 41 (4.22%) Docker
2 11 (1.13%) HDFS
3 8 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (2.16%) Puppet
2 16 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.93%) Oozie
4 6 (0.62%) Ansible
4 6 (0.62%) Graphite
5 3 (0.31%) Mesos
6 2 (0.21%) Grafana
6 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 2 (0.21%) StatsD
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.10%) Packer
7 1 (0.10%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 175 (18.02%) Oracle
2 40 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.81%) TIBCO
4 33 (3.40%) Sophos
5 14 (1.44%) SAP
6 12 (1.24%) Google
7 10 (1.03%) Informatica
7 10 (1.03%) Sybase
8 8 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.72%) PayPal
9 7 (0.72%) Sun
10 6 (0.62%) hybris
10 6 (0.62%) VMware
11 5 (0.51%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.51%) Perforce
12 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.41%) ESRI
12 4 (0.41%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.41%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.31%) CyberSource
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £70 per annum, Benefits Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £70 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £65 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum Plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38-48k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago