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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 639 621 545
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 247 280 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 231 265 327
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 -36 225 £43,000 -9.47% 26
London -18 87 £55,000 -12.00% 13
South East -8 62 £39,000 -35.00% 7
City of London -4 26 £55,000 -12.00% 3
East of England -1 24 £42,250 +5.62% 3
South West -31 24 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +3 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -9 21 £35,000 -17.64%
Crawley +11 20 £34,500 -23.33%
West Sussex +9 20 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Berkshire +5 16 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey -4 16 £36,250 -30.95% 2
Yorkshire -8 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Reading +19 14 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Hampshire - 14 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +4 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -8 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 10 £50,000 -
Scotland +5 8 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Camberley - 8 £40,000 -
Redhill +2 7 £26,500 -55.83%
Horsham 0 7 £26,500 -29.33% 1
North West -21 6 £36,250 -14.70%
Manchester -26 6 £36,250 -14.70%
North Yorkshire +8 5 £30,000 -33.33%
York - 5 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
Glasgow +8 3 £30,000 -42.85%
Edinburgh +2 3 £31,500 -37.00% 2

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 506 (100.00%) Java
2 477 (94.27%) Software Engineering
3 255 (50.40%) Spring
4 240 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (42.49%) J2EE
6 195 (38.54%) SQL
7 181 (35.77%) Degree
8 175 (34.58%) JavaScript
9 170 (33.60%) HTML
10 156 (30.83%) Linux
11 144 (28.46%) XML
12 136 (26.88%) Web Services
12 136 (26.88%) Oracle
13 131 (25.89%) OO
14 129 (25.49%) MVC
15 126 (24.90%) Computer Science
16 123 (24.31%) TDD
17 120 (23.72%) Hibernate
18 114 (22.53%) Scrum
19 95 (18.77%) Eclipse
20 94 (18.58%) CSS
20 94 (18.58%) Maven
21 91 (17.98%) UNIX
22 90 (17.79%) JSP
23 84 (16.60%) Tomcat
23 84 (16.60%) RESTful
24 82 (16.21%) Multithreading
25 80 (15.81%) Finance
25 80 (15.81%) Java EE
26 79 (15.61%) Open Source

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (16.60%) Tomcat
2 77 (15.22%) JBoss
3 67 (13.24%) WebSphere
4 56 (11.07%) WebLogic
5 44 (8.70%) Apache
6 16 (3.16%) Node.js
7 15 (2.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 10 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.78%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.38%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.38%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.99%) CMS
12 3 (0.59%) Confluence
13 2 (0.40%) Liferay
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.98%) SaaS
3 8 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.79%) Force.com
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.30%) Internet
2 26 (5.14%) HTTP
3 16 (3.16%) LDAP
4 8 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.79%) PSTN
5 4 (0.79%) VoIP
6 2 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.45%) MySQL
2 53 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.09%) Big Data
4 45 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 33 (6.52%) DB2
7 30 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.95%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.57%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.99%) Redis
14 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.59%) SQLite
15 2 (0.40%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 95 (18.77%) Eclipse
2 94 (18.58%) Maven
3 74 (14.62%) JUnit
4 68 (13.44%) Git (software)
5 40 (7.91%) Jenkins
6 39 (7.71%) Ant
7 33 (6.52%) Subversion
8 29 (5.73%) JIRA
8 29 (5.73%) Eclipse RCP
9 21 (4.15%) Selenium
10 9 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.78%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.58%) MyEclipse
12 7 (1.38%) Hudson
13 6 (1.19%) Gradle
14 5 (0.99%) JBehave
14 5 (0.99%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.99%) TestNG
15 4 (0.79%) NetBeans
General
1 80 (15.81%) Finance
2 39 (7.71%) Banking
3 36 (7.11%) French Language
4 23 (4.55%) Retail
5 21 (4.15%) Games
6 18 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.58%) Publishing
8 7 (1.38%) Marketing
9 6 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.19%) Automotive
9 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.99%) Advertising
11 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (50.40%) Spring
2 215 (42.49%) J2EE
3 170 (33.60%) HTML
4 144 (28.46%) XML
5 136 (26.88%) Web Services
6 120 (23.72%) Hibernate
7 94 (18.58%) CSS
8 90 (17.79%) JSP
9 84 (16.60%) RESTful
10 80 (15.81%) Java EE
11 76 (15.02%) Servlets
12 72 (14.23%) SOAP
13 66 (13.04%) Ajax
14 65 (12.85%) JSON
15 57 (11.26%) Spring MVC
16 52 (10.28%) REST
17 50 (9.88%) Struts
18 47 (9.29%) HTML5
18 47 (9.29%) jQuery
19 37 (7.31%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 126 (24.90%) Computer Science
2 79 (15.61%) Open Source
3 61 (12.06%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (6.92%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (4.15%) Mathematics
5 21 (4.15%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.36%) N-Tier
8 15 (2.96%) SWIFT
9 14 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.98%) Physics
11 9 (1.78%) GIS
11 9 (1.78%) Graphic Design
12 8 (1.58%) RIA
13 7 (1.38%) Social Media
13 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (0.79%) Statistics
15 4 (0.79%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 156 (30.83%) Linux
2 91 (17.98%) UNIX
3 15 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.17%) Android
4 11 (2.17%) Windows
5 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.40%) AIX
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (94.27%) Software Engineering
2 240 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (25.89%) OO
4 129 (25.49%) MVC
5 123 (24.31%) TDD
6 114 (22.53%) Scrum
7 82 (16.21%) Multithreading
8 71 (14.03%) UML
9 59 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (11.46%) E-Commerce
11 52 (10.28%) Unit Testing
12 46 (9.09%) OOP
13 42 (8.30%) Web Development
14 38 (7.51%) BDD
15 31 (6.13%) Problem Management
16 28 (5.53%) OOA/OOD
17 23 (4.55%) SOA
18 17 (3.36%) Mentoring
19 13 (2.57%) User Stories
19 13 (2.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 506 (100.00%) Java
2 195 (38.54%) SQL
3 175 (34.58%) JavaScript
4 65 (12.85%) C#
5 63 (12.45%) Python
6 56 (11.07%) C++
7 32 (6.32%) Perl
8 31 (6.13%) C
9 19 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.77%) XPath
11 13 (2.57%) Scala
12 11 (2.17%) PHP
13 10 (1.98%) Ruby
14 7 (1.38%) Groovy
15 6 (1.19%) AspectJ
16 3 (0.59%) XQuery
17 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.40%) Golang
18 1 (0.20%) Clojure
18 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 181 (35.77%) Degree
2 24 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.40%) PhD
6 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.13%) QA
2 10 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Oozie
2 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 136 (26.88%) Oracle
2 32 (6.32%) Google
3 23 (4.55%) IBM
4 17 (3.36%) VMware
5 16 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.78%) Talend
7 8 (1.58%) Adobe
8 7 (1.38%) Sybase
9 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.79%) Endeca
11 2 (0.40%) Coverity
11 2 (0.40%) SAP
11 2 (0.40%) CA
11 2 (0.40%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - bonus, flex hours, pens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Package and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago