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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 650 615 537
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 236 286 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 217 272 321
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 -44 217 £45,000 -5.26% 25
London +25 93 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East -11 59 £40,000 -27.27% 16
City of London +21 33 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South West -50 26 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +14 25 £26,500 -24.28%
Crawley +10 25 £35,000 -
East of England -3 24 £42,250 -1.16% 1
Bristol -19 24 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Berkshire +15 23 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Reading +14 21 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Hertfordshire +3 19 £45,000 +0.55%
Yorkshire +4 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -17 12 £26,500 -51.81% 4
West Midlands -8 10 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Scotland +8 8 £31,000 -34.04% 2
Redhill +1 8 £26,500 -55.83%
West Yorkshire -3 8 £40,000 -
Horsham -4 8 £26,500 -29.33%
Leeds -9 8 £40,000 -
North West -16 8 £60,000 +41.17%
St Albans - 7 £50,000 -
Merseyside +13 6 £60,000 -25.00%
Liverpool +11 6 £60,000 -25.00%
Birmingham -10 6 £45,000 -35.71%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £40,000 +13.47% 1
Cambridge -1 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -8 5 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire +12 4 £35,000 -22.22%

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 489 (100.00%) Java
2 457 (93.46%) Software Engineering
3 261 (53.37%) Spring
4 232 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (40.90%) J2EE
6 192 (39.26%) JavaScript
7 184 (37.63%) SQL
8 168 (34.36%) Degree
9 161 (32.92%) HTML
10 141 (28.83%) Linux
11 139 (28.43%) XML
12 137 (28.02%) MVC
13 126 (25.77%) Hibernate
14 123 (25.15%) OO
15 122 (24.95%) TDD
16 119 (24.34%) Web Services
17 118 (24.13%) Oracle
18 111 (22.70%) Scrum
19 110 (22.49%) Computer Science
20 101 (20.65%) CSS
21 98 (20.04%) Eclipse
22 97 (19.84%) JSP
22 97 (19.84%) Tomcat
23 89 (18.20%) Open Source
24 85 (17.38%) UNIX
24 85 (17.38%) Maven
25 81 (16.56%) MySQL
25 81 (16.56%) Finance
26 80 (16.36%) JBoss
26 80 (16.36%) RESTful

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 97 (19.84%) Tomcat
2 80 (16.36%) JBoss
3 66 (13.50%) WebSphere
4 55 (11.25%) WebLogic
5 39 (7.98%) Apache
6 16 (3.27%) Node.js
7 13 (2.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 10 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.84%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.43%) CMS
10 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.23%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.61%) Liferay
12 3 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.25%) SaaS
3 7 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.20%) Internet
2 28 (5.73%) HTTP
3 15 (3.07%) LDAP
4 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.56%) MySQL
2 51 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 49 (10.02%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 32 (6.54%) Big Data
6 28 (5.73%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.29%) DB2
8 19 (3.89%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.82%) Redis
14 3 (0.61%) SQLite
15 2 (0.41%) Apache Accumulo
16 1 (0.20%) Aerospike
16 1 (0.20%) MarkLogic
16 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 98 (20.04%) Eclipse
2 85 (17.38%) Maven
3 75 (15.34%) Git (software)
4 73 (14.93%) JUnit
5 41 (8.38%) Ant
6 36 (7.36%) Subversion
7 32 (6.54%) JIRA
8 28 (5.73%) Jenkins
9 25 (5.11%) Eclipse RCP
10 23 (4.70%) Selenium
11 10 (2.04%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (1.64%) MyEclipse
14 6 (1.23%) TestNG
14 6 (1.23%) NetBeans
14 6 (1.23%) JBehave
14 6 (1.23%) WebDriver
15 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 81 (16.56%) Finance
2 43 (8.79%) Banking
3 31 (6.34%) French Language
4 26 (5.32%) Retail
5 24 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.07%) Games
7 9 (1.84%) Publishing
8 7 (1.43%) Marketing
9 6 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.02%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.82%) Electronics
11 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.61%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (53.37%) Spring
2 200 (40.90%) J2EE
3 161 (32.92%) HTML
4 139 (28.43%) XML
5 126 (25.77%) Hibernate
6 119 (24.34%) Web Services
7 101 (20.65%) CSS
8 97 (19.84%) JSP
9 80 (16.36%) RESTful
10 77 (15.75%) Java EE
11 76 (15.54%) JSON
12 73 (14.93%) Servlets
12 73 (14.93%) SOAP
13 71 (14.52%) Ajax
14 58 (11.86%) jQuery
15 55 (11.25%) Spring MVC
16 50 (10.22%) HTML5
17 47 (9.61%) Struts
18 41 (8.38%) REST
19 37 (7.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.49%) Computer Science
2 89 (18.20%) Open Source
3 45 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (5.73%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.68%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.48%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.07%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.66%) SWIFT
10 12 (2.45%) GIS
11 9 (1.84%) Graphic Design
12 8 (1.64%) Social Media
13 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.02%) RIA
15 4 (0.82%) Physics
15 4 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (0.82%) User Experience
16 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.83%) Linux
2 85 (17.38%) UNIX
3 20 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.66%) Windows
5 12 (2.45%) Android
6 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.82%) AIX
8 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (93.46%) Software Engineering
2 232 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (28.02%) MVC
4 123 (25.15%) OO
5 122 (24.95%) TDD
6 111 (22.70%) Scrum
7 78 (15.95%) UML
8 75 (15.34%) Multithreading
9 60 (12.27%) E-Commerce
10 50 (10.22%) Web Development
10 50 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (9.61%) OOP
12 44 (9.00%) Unit Testing
13 38 (7.77%) BDD
14 31 (6.34%) OOA/OOD
15 29 (5.93%) SOA
16 25 (5.11%) Problem Management
17 19 (3.89%) Data Modelling
18 14 (2.86%) Web Application Development
18 14 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 489 (100.00%) Java
2 192 (39.26%) JavaScript
3 184 (37.63%) SQL
4 59 (12.07%) C#
5 57 (11.66%) C++
6 48 (9.82%) Python
7 28 (5.73%) C
8 22 (4.50%) Perl
9 19 (3.89%) Ruby
10 17 (3.48%) PHP
10 17 (3.48%) Scala
11 15 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.04%) XPath
13 8 (1.64%) Groovy
14 5 (1.02%) AspectJ
15 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.61%) Clojure
15 3 (0.61%) Golang
16 2 (0.41%) F#
16 2 (0.41%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 168 (34.36%) Degree
2 27 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) PhD
5 4 (0.82%) VCP4
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.36%) QA
2 10 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 118 (24.13%) Oracle
2 26 (5.32%) Google
3 24 (4.91%) IBM
4 21 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.07%) VMware
6 9 (1.84%) Talend
6 9 (1.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.23%) Sybase
9 5 (1.02%) Adobe
10 4 (0.82%) Endeca
11 2 (0.41%) Coverity
11 2 (0.41%) CA
11 2 (0.41%) SAP
12 1 (0.20%) Perforce
12 1 (0.20%) Informatica
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