The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 50 67 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 55 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.51% 3.05% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 3.13% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 22
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Cambridge

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Cambridge

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Cambridge

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (89.17%) Software Engineering
3 81 (67.50%) Computer Science
4 62 (51.67%) Python
5 58 (48.33%) Degree
6 52 (43.33%) C++
7 48 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 35 (29.17%) Physics
8 35 (29.17%) Algorithms
9 32 (26.67%) OOP
10 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
11 30 (25.00%) C#
11 30 (25.00%) SQL
12 29 (24.17%) Linux
13 28 (23.33%) Perl
13 28 (23.33%) PhD
14 24 (20.00%) MySQL
15 23 (19.17%) Multithreading
16 19 (15.83%) Big Data
17 18 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
17 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
17 18 (15.00%) Docker
18 17 (14.17%) QA
19 16 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
19 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (13.33%) JSON
19 16 (13.33%) OO
19 16 (13.33%) Data Structures

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 18 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) DNN
3 1 (0.83%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) 802.11
1 13 (10.83%) Bluetooth
1 13 (10.83%) Wireless
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) AMQP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) IPv6
3 1 (0.83%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) MySQL
2 19 (15.83%) Big Data
3 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (13.33%) HBase
5 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.67%) Electronics
2 10 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.33%) Automotive
4 4 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) JSON
2 13 (10.83%) 802.1X
3 10 (8.33%) J2EE
4 8 (6.67%) Web Services
5 5 (4.17%) J2SE
6 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.50%) JSP
6 3 (2.50%) Spring
7 2 (1.67%) CSS
7 2 (1.67%) HTML
7 2 (1.67%) Node.js
7 2 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (0.83%) CGI
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.83%) Servlets
8 1 (0.83%) Theano
8 1 (0.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (67.50%) Computer Science
2 35 (29.17%) Algorithms
3 16 (13.33%) Data Structures
4 11 (9.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Home Automation
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.83%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Linux
2 13 (10.83%) Android
2 13 (10.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (89.17%) Software Engineering
2 48 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 35 (29.17%) Physics
4 32 (26.67%) OOP
5 23 (19.17%) Multithreading
6 16 (13.33%) OO
7 14 (11.67%) Machine Learning
8 13 (10.83%) Android Development
8 13 (10.83%) Cross-Platform Development
9 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.17%) Bioinformatics
11 10 (8.33%) CAD
12 9 (7.50%) Informatics
13 7 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (5.00%) Distributed Algorithms
14 6 (5.00%) SDLC
14 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
15 4 (3.33%) Biology
16 3 (2.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (51.67%) Python
3 52 (43.33%) C++
4 30 (25.00%) C#
4 30 (25.00%) SQL
5 28 (23.33%) Perl
6 12 (10.00%) C
7 11 (9.17%) MATLAB
8 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (48.33%) Degree
2 28 (23.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.00%) Sun
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
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