Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 88 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 59 97 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.72% 3.56% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.63% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 84
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,250 £25,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +12.36%

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 2,080 2,671 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.91% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 2,088 1,867
Cambridge median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
4 17 (28.81%) Python
4 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
5 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
5 16 (27.12%) Web Services
5 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
7 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
7 14 (23.73%) SQL
7 14 (23.73%) OO
8 13 (22.03%) Degree
8 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
9 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
9 12 (20.34%) TDD
9 12 (20.34%) C++
9 12 (20.34%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) C#
10 11 (18.64%) Docker
10 11 (18.64%) Machine Learning
11 10 (16.95%) TypeScript
12 9 (15.25%) Virtual Team
13 8 (13.56%) NHS
13 8 (13.56%) QA
13 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.56%) JIRA
14 7 (11.86%) Internet of Things

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 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Slack
2 4 (6.78%) Trello
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) IPv6
3 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.86%) Big Data
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.39%) HBase
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) JIRA
3 6 (10.17%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.78%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Web Services
2 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.08%) HTML5
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.69%) JSP
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) Tapestry
6 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.25%) Virtual Team
4 8 (13.56%) NHS
5 7 (11.86%) Internet of Things
6 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
6 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
7 4 (6.78%) Biotechnology
7 4 (6.78%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (5.08%) Fintech
8 3 (5.08%) Life Science
9 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Debian
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.73%) OO
5 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
5 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) Machine Learning
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (8.47%) Distributed Algorithms
10 5 (8.47%) Kanban
10 5 (8.47%) Line Management
10 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
10 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) Python
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 11 (18.64%) C#
7 10 (16.95%) TypeScript
8 7 (11.86%) Java 8
9 5 (8.47%) C
10 2 (3.39%) Go
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
11 1 (1.69%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.69%) Scala
11 1 (1.69%) sed
11 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
1 6 (10.17%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Perforce
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) VMware