Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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

Java Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 57 119 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.36% 3.84% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 3.97% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 54 85
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +3.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 1,617 2,996 2,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 96.68% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 2,039 1,904
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Cambridge

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (68.42%) Software Engineering
4 36 (63.16%) Spring
5 35 (61.40%) WorldPay
6 34 (59.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 32 (56.14%) TDD
8 30 (52.63%) Linux
8 30 (52.63%) Git (software)
9 28 (49.12%) Test Automation
9 28 (49.12%) Oracle
10 27 (47.37%) Scrum
11 26 (45.61%) Technical Leadership
12 25 (43.86%) PSD2
12 25 (43.86%) Banking
12 25 (43.86%) Kanban
13 17 (29.82%) Docker
14 15 (26.32%) SQL
15 14 (24.56%) Microservices
15 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
15 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (22.81%) Ansible
16 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
17 12 (21.05%) DevOps
18 11 (19.30%) RESTful
18 11 (19.30%) Spring Boot
19 10 (17.54%) Web Services
20 9 (15.79%) Degree
20 9 (15.79%) QA
20 9 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (12.28%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Gradle
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 25 (43.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) Spring
2 11 (19.30%) RESTful
2 11 (19.30%) Spring Boot
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) Akka
4 7 (12.28%) Play Framework
5 4 (7.02%) Java EE
5 4 (7.02%) Kafka
5 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Flex
6 3 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE
7 2 (3.51%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) React
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) Vue.js
7 2 (3.51%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Smart City
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) Software Engineering
3 34 (59.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 32 (56.14%) TDD
5 28 (49.12%) Test Automation
6 27 (47.37%) Scrum
7 26 (45.61%) Technical Leadership
8 25 (43.86%) Kanban
9 14 (24.56%) Microservices
10 12 (21.05%) DevOps
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.28%) API Design
12 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
12 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture
12 7 (12.28%) Technical Debt
13 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) PhD
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) PSD2
2 9 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
2 13 (22.81%) Ansible
3 7 (12.28%) Terraform
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) WorldPay
2 28 (49.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Google