The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 592 667 661
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 319 204 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 220
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110250 103018 111675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.44% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90229 85711 95920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%

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 10 July 2014 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 10 July 2014. 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 +56 294 £45,000 - 23
London -17 106 £55,000 -8.33% 7
South West +34 61 £45,000 +34.32% 5
South East -5 60 £48,500 +21.25% 5
Yorkshire -42 25 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East of England -2 22 £41,500 -7.77%
Somerset -7 21 £45,000 +38.46%
Bristol +9 20 £35,000 +2.18% 3
Surrey +20 19 £45,000 -21.73%
Oxfordshire +16 15 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North West +13 14 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hertfordshire -3 14 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -30 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leeds -35 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
York +7 12 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Bridgwater +5 12 £45,000 +38.46%
North Yorkshire -3 12 £45,000 +55.17% 1
City of London -28 12 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Scotland -12 11 £44,000 +6.66% 1
Tyne and Wear +10 10 £22,500 -41.93% 2
North East +3 10 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 10 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Berkshire -3 10 £70,000 +75.00%
Wiltshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Wales -8 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Kidlington - 9 £67,500 - 2
Manchester +9 8 £43,750 +32.57% 1
Poole - 8 £30,000 -
Stevenage - 8 £41,250 -
Dorset - 8 £30,000 -

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 655 (100.00%) Java
2 641 (97.86%) Software Engineering
3 303 (46.26%) Spring
4 225 (34.35%) SQL
5 215 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (27.02%) Degree
6 177 (27.02%) Computer Science
7 176 (26.87%) Hibernate
8 174 (26.56%) JavaScript
9 173 (26.41%) OO
10 171 (26.11%) J2EE
11 170 (25.95%) HTML
12 165 (25.19%) Oracle
13 164 (25.04%) Linux
14 143 (21.83%) Web Services
15 140 (21.37%) UNIX
16 136 (20.76%) TDD
17 135 (20.61%) Scrum
17 135 (20.61%) XML
18 129 (19.69%) Finance
19 125 (19.08%) Multithreading
20 98 (14.96%) Eclipse
20 98 (14.96%) JBoss
21 96 (14.66%) C#
22 90 (13.74%) Java EE
23 89 (13.59%) WebSphere
24 87 (13.28%) JSP
25 86 (13.13%) JUnit
26 84 (12.82%) C++
27 81 (12.37%) E-Commerce

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 89 (13.59%) WebSphere
2 78 (11.91%) Tomcat
3 43 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 31 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 26 (3.97%) Apache
6 17 (2.60%) GlassFish
7 16 (2.44%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.29%) Jetty
9 12 (1.83%) Confluence
10 9 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 8 (1.22%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.61%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.46%) FileNet
15 3 (0.46%) CMS
15 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
15 3 (0.46%) Node.js
15 3 (0.46%) GemFire
16 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.60%) SaaS
3 13 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.05%) HTTP
2 9 (1.37%) Internet
3 8 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.31%) VoIP
5 2 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) FTP
5 2 (0.31%) AMQP
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.15%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.06%) Relational Database
2 76 (11.60%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.16%) MySQL
3 60 (9.16%) Big Data
4 46 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.89%) RDBMS
6 32 (4.89%) DB2
7 31 (4.73%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.83%) Redis
11 11 (1.68%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 98 (14.96%) Eclipse
2 86 (13.13%) JUnit
3 74 (11.30%) Maven
4 49 (7.48%) Subversion
5 47 (7.18%) JIRA
5 47 (7.18%) Jenkins
6 44 (6.72%) Git (software)
7 39 (5.95%) Eclipse RCP
8 37 (5.65%) Selenium
9 36 (5.50%) Ant
10 19 (2.90%) Hudson
11 15 (2.29%) MyEclipse
12 12 (1.83%) FitNesse
13 11 (1.68%) VisualVM
14 5 (0.76%) NetBeans
14 5 (0.76%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.76%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.61%) Bugzilla
15 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.61%) FishEye
General
1 129 (19.69%) Finance
2 51 (7.79%) Banking
3 36 (5.50%) Retail
4 33 (5.04%) French Language
5 27 (4.12%) Games
6 12 (1.83%) Advertising
7 10 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.22%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Front Office
11 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.31%) Marketing
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (46.26%) Spring
2 176 (26.87%) Hibernate
3 171 (26.11%) J2EE
4 170 (25.95%) HTML
5 143 (21.83%) Web Services
6 135 (20.61%) XML
7 90 (13.74%) Java EE
8 87 (13.28%) JSP
9 79 (12.06%) CSS
10 65 (9.92%) Struts
11 64 (9.77%) Ajax
12 61 (9.31%) jQuery
13 53 (8.09%) .NET
14 52 (7.94%) JSF
15 50 (7.63%) SOAP
16 43 (6.56%) Servlets
16 43 (6.56%) J2SE
16 43 (6.56%) HTML5
17 38 (5.80%) XSLT
17 38 (5.80%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 177 (27.02%) Computer Science
2 66 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 60 (9.16%) Mathematics
4 52 (7.94%) Open Source
5 26 (3.97%) Physics
6 25 (3.82%) Client/Server
7 23 (3.51%) N-Tier
8 21 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (2.14%) SWIFT
10 14 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (1.22%) Statistics
12 8 (1.22%) Grid Computing
13 7 (1.07%) Clustering
13 7 (1.07%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.76%) Social Media
14 5 (0.76%) Online Games
15 3 (0.46%) Equities
16 2 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 164 (25.04%) Linux
2 140 (21.37%) UNIX
3 29 (4.43%) Windows
4 24 (3.66%) Android
5 13 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.53%) AIX
6 10 (1.53%) Windows CE
7 9 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Debian
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (97.86%) Software Engineering
2 215 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (26.41%) OO
4 136 (20.76%) TDD
5 135 (20.61%) Scrum
6 125 (19.08%) Multithreading
7 81 (12.37%) E-Commerce
8 78 (11.91%) Unit Testing
9 53 (8.09%) Web Development
10 46 (7.02%) MVC
11 42 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (5.80%) OOP
13 37 (5.65%) OOD
14 33 (5.04%) Migration
15 31 (4.73%) Problem Management
16 30 (4.58%) Pair Programming
17 27 (4.12%) OOA/OOD
18 25 (3.82%) BDD
19 24 (3.66%) UML
20 22 (3.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 655 (100.00%) Java
2 225 (34.35%) SQL
3 174 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 96 (14.66%) C#
5 84 (12.82%) C++
6 66 (10.08%) C
7 65 (9.92%) Python
8 33 (5.04%) Scala
9 30 (4.58%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.43%) Perl
11 16 (2.44%) PHP
11 16 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.53%) Groovy
14 8 (1.22%) Clojure
15 6 (0.92%) Erlang
15 6 (0.92%) XPath
16 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.61%) Ruby
17 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (27.02%) Degree
2 22 (3.36%) PhD
3 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.63%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.29%) Puppet
2 12 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.31%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.31%) StatsD
4 2 (0.31%) logstash
4 2 (0.31%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 165 (25.19%) Oracle
2 98 (14.96%) JBoss
3 38 (5.80%) hybris
4 27 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 23 (3.51%) IBM
6 20 (3.05%) Google
7 17 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.14%) VMware
9 10 (1.53%) Sunopsis
10 7 (1.07%) Sybase
11 5 (0.76%) Apple
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.76%) Twitter
12 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe
13 3 (0.46%) Perforce
13 3 (0.46%) StreamBase
14 2 (0.31%) New Relic
14 2 (0.31%) Blackboard
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