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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 494 492 558
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 476 557 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 410 490 418
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,957 £30,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.49%

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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +5 452 £50,000 +11.11% 66
London +105 181 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South East +8 89 £50,000 +13.63% 10
South West -36 68 £45,000 -10.00% 16
East of England +19 53 £45,000 - 5
City of London +93 46 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 39 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Somerset +24 35 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Cambridge +16 32 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +14 31 £55,000 +25.71% 7
Berkshire +3 27 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Reading +14 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leeds +16 23 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Gloucestershire +7 23 £49,500 +65.00% 9
West Yorkshire -6 23 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Taunton - 20 £41,000 - 3
Hampshire +14 18 £50,000 +56.25% 1
West Sussex +10 18 £48,750 +10.79%
North West -4 18 £48,750 +30.00% 7
Scotland +15 17 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -18 17 £54,000 +44.00% 3
Edinburgh +17 15 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Cheltenham -6 13 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Bath +1 9 £46,000 +8.23%
Manchester -12 9 £48,750 +41.30% 5
Cheshire +29 8 £42,500 -15.00%
South Yorkshire +16 8 £55,000 +53.84% 2
Oxford -22 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands -32 7 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -58 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 924 (100.00%) Java
2 903 (97.73%) Software Engineering
3 500 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
4 319 (34.52%) SQL
5 275 (29.76%) Degree
6 238 (25.76%) Spring
7 221 (23.92%) OO
8 220 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 209 (22.62%) C++
10 207 (22.40%) TDD
11 186 (20.13%) Computer Science
12 185 (20.02%) HTML
13 177 (19.16%) Python
14 173 (18.72%) Linux
15 166 (17.97%) Oracle
16 161 (17.42%) Finance
17 154 (16.67%) Web Services
18 153 (16.56%) J2EE
19 152 (16.45%) Scrum
20 149 (16.13%) C#
21 144 (15.58%) NoSQL
22 139 (15.04%) Git (software)
23 133 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
24 130 (14.07%) Maven
25 119 (12.88%) Big Data
26 118 (12.77%) OOP
27 111 (12.01%) Hibernate
28 108 (11.69%) BDD
29 107 (11.58%) JUnit
30 105 (11.36%) CSS

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 80 (8.66%) Tomcat
2 65 (7.03%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (4.76%) Apache
4 38 (4.11%) Apache Spark
5 29 (3.14%) JBoss
6 22 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.52%) nginx
9 13 (1.41%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.30%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.19%) Mule
12 10 (1.08%) Confluence
13 9 (0.97%) SAS
14 8 (0.87%) CMS
15 5 (0.54%) Jetty
16 4 (0.43%) IIS
16 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
17 3 (0.32%) GlassFish
18 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.22%) HipChat
2 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.60%) SaaS
3 20 (2.16%) GitHub
4 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.97%) PaaS
7 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.76%) IaaS
7 7 (0.76%) iTunes
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.35%) Internet
2 29 (3.14%) HTTP
3 17 (1.84%) SMTP
4 13 (1.41%) Multicast
4 13 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.76%) ATM
5 7 (0.76%) SSL
6 5 (0.54%) VoIP
7 4 (0.43%) LDAP
8 3 (0.32%) AMQP
8 3 (0.32%) MQTT
9 2 (0.22%) Firewall
9 2 (0.22%) ISDN
9 2 (0.22%) SS7
10 1 (0.11%) CDMA
10 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.11%) GSM
10 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.11%) IPv6
10 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 119 (12.88%) Big Data
3 99 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 90 (9.74%) MongoDB
5 68 (7.36%) SQL Server
6 67 (7.25%) MySQL
7 61 (6.60%) Relational Database
8 45 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (3.25%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.49%) Neo4j
12 14 (1.52%) OrientDB
13 13 (1.41%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.08%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.65%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 130 (14.07%) Maven
3 107 (11.58%) JUnit
4 82 (8.87%) Jenkins
5 58 (6.28%) Subversion
6 47 (5.09%) Cucumber
7 43 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 43 (4.65%) JIRA
8 36 (3.90%) Ant
8 36 (3.90%) Selenium
9 33 (3.57%) Mercurial
10 28 (3.03%) Mockito
11 26 (2.81%) Gradle
12 22 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (2.16%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.52%) Visual Studio
15 13 (1.41%) Hudson
16 12 (1.30%) Vagrant
17 9 (0.97%) TeamCity
18 8 (0.87%) jMock
General
1 161 (17.42%) Finance
2 53 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.65%) Retail
4 33 (3.57%) Banking
5 28 (3.03%) Games
6 19 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.84%) Front Office
7 17 (1.84%) Marketing
8 15 (1.62%) Advertising
9 14 (1.52%) Electronics
9 14 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.30%) Music Industry
11 12 (1.30%) Publishing
12 9 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.65%) Automotive
15 4 (0.43%) Law
15 4 (0.43%) Legal
15 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (25.76%) Spring
2 185 (20.02%) HTML
3 154 (16.67%) Web Services
4 153 (16.56%) J2EE
5 111 (12.01%) Hibernate
6 105 (11.36%) CSS
7 102 (11.04%) RESTful
8 78 (8.44%) Java EE
9 77 (8.33%) HTML5
10 76 (8.23%) AngularJS
10 76 (8.23%) Node.js
11 71 (7.68%) REST
12 62 (6.71%) SOAP
12 62 (6.71%) XML
13 59 (6.39%) JMS
14 52 (5.63%) JSON
15 49 (5.30%) .NET
16 33 (3.57%) Spring MVC
17 32 (3.46%) jQuery
17 32 (3.46%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 186 (20.13%) Computer Science
2 83 (8.98%) Algorithms
3 82 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (6.71%) Data Structures
5 51 (5.52%) Mathematics
6 32 (3.46%) Hedge funds
7 28 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.81%) Artificial Intelligence
9 22 (2.38%) Fintech
9 22 (2.38%) Physics
10 18 (1.95%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.73%) Linked Data
11 16 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.73%) User Experience
12 13 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.30%) Taxonomies
14 10 (1.08%) Clustering
14 10 (1.08%) Derivative
14 10 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 173 (18.72%) Linux
2 89 (9.63%) Unix
3 71 (7.68%) Windows
4 25 (2.71%) Android
5 16 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.32%) AIX
7 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Fedora
8 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.11%) MeeGo
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Symbian OS
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) webOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 500 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (23.92%) OO
4 207 (22.40%) TDD
5 152 (16.45%) Scrum
6 133 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
7 118 (12.77%) OOP
8 108 (11.69%) BDD
9 98 (10.61%) Multithreading
9 98 (10.61%) SDLC
10 93 (10.06%) Open Source
11 76 (8.23%) Automated Testing
12 74 (8.01%) Microservices
13 72 (7.79%) Mentoring
14 70 (7.58%) DevOps
15 69 (7.47%) Unit Testing
16 65 (7.03%) Analytics
17 60 (6.49%) MVC
18 56 (6.06%) High Availability
19 54 (5.84%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 924 (100.00%) Java
2 319 (34.52%) SQL
3 220 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 209 (22.62%) C++
5 177 (19.16%) Python
6 149 (16.13%) C#
7 103 (11.15%) Scala
8 66 (7.14%) C
9 55 (5.95%) PL/SQL
10 48 (5.19%) Ruby
11 38 (4.11%) Perl
12 23 (2.49%) Go
13 21 (2.27%) PHP
14 20 (2.16%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.95%) Groovy
16 17 (1.84%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.84%) Clojure
16 17 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.19%) R
18 8 (0.87%) F#
Qualifications
1 275 (29.76%) Degree
2 75 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.49%) PhD
3 23 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.22%) HND
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.12%) QA
2 6 (0.65%) ISO15022
2 6 (0.65%) ISO20022
3 4 (0.43%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (4.55%) Docker
2 10 (1.08%) HDFS
3 8 (0.87%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (2.27%) Puppet
2 16 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.87%) Ansible
4 8 (0.87%) Oozie
5 7 (0.76%) Graphite
6 5 (0.54%) Grafana
6 5 (0.54%) Kibana
7 3 (0.32%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Packer
8 2 (0.22%) StatsD
8 2 (0.22%) Terraform
8 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.11%) Control-M
9 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 166 (17.97%) Oracle
2 35 (3.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.14%) TIBCO
4 27 (2.92%) Sophos
5 19 (2.06%) SAP
6 10 (1.08%) PayPal
7 9 (0.97%) Sybase
8 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.76%) Informatica
8 7 (0.76%) Perforce
8 7 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.76%) Sun
9 6 (0.65%) Apple
9 6 (0.65%) Google
9 6 (0.65%) IBM
9 6 (0.65%) Splunk
9 6 (0.65%) VMware
10 5 (0.54%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.43%) Mapinfo
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £350 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £49056.00 per annum + 20% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus £8,000 annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + good company ben
Posted: 3 days ago