The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 62 84
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 38 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.79% 4.22% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 4.34% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 26
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,200 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1331 1153 1384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.80% 97.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 981 1168
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 60 (66.67%) Python
4 59 (65.56%) Computer Science
5 52 (57.78%) C++
6 41 (45.56%) Mathematics
6 41 (45.56%) Algorithms
7 39 (43.33%) Degree
8 35 (38.89%) Physics
9 33 (36.67%) C#
10 28 (31.11%) Multithreading
11 26 (28.89%) PhD
11 26 (28.89%) Docker
12 24 (26.67%) OOP
12 24 (26.67%) QA
13 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (24.44%) Machine Learning
14 22 (24.44%) Data Structures
14 22 (24.44%) OO
15 20 (22.22%) Linux
16 19 (21.11%) Android
16 19 (21.11%) Windows
17 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 16 (17.78%) Computer Science Degree
19 15 (16.67%) C
20 14 (15.56%) TDD
20 14 (15.56%) Artificial Intelligence
20 14 (15.56%) MongoDB
20 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
20 14 (15.56%) Big Data

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 13 (14.44%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Wireless
2 5 (5.56%) 802.11
2 5 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) AMQP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) Big Data
1 14 (15.56%) MongoDB
1 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 12 (13.33%) HBase
3 10 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.11%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) JBehave
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Electronics
3 6 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) JSON
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.56%) J2EE
3 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
4 3 (3.33%) Angular 2
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) HTML5
4 3 (3.33%) jQuery
4 3 (3.33%) MFC
4 3 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) Node.js
5 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (1.11%) J2SE
6 1 (1.11%) Lucene
6 1 (1.11%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 59 (65.56%) Computer Science
2 41 (45.56%) Algorithms
3 22 (24.44%) Data Structures
4 13 (14.44%) Smart City
5 6 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.22%) PKI
7 2 (2.22%) Smart Home
7 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.11%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.11%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.11%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) Android
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (45.56%) Mathematics
3 35 (38.89%) Physics
4 28 (31.11%) Multithreading
5 24 (26.67%) OOP
6 22 (24.44%) Machine Learning
6 22 (24.44%) OO
7 14 (15.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (15.56%) TDD
8 13 (14.44%) Distributed Algorithms
8 13 (14.44%) Smart City Simulations
9 11 (12.22%) Software Architecture
10 10 (11.11%) Complexity Analysis
10 10 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.67%) Android Development
12 6 (6.67%) CAD
13 5 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (66.67%) Python
3 52 (57.78%) C++
4 33 (36.67%) C#
5 15 (16.67%) C
6 13 (14.44%) SQL
7 12 (13.33%) MATLAB
7 12 (13.33%) Perl
8 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (43.33%) Degree
2 26 (28.89%) PhD
3 16 (17.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.33%) ISEB
5 3 (3.33%) MCP
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Ansible
1 2 (2.22%) Nagios
1 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Sun
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