Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 56 78
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 101 106 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.26% 4.71% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 4.84% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 88 72
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +10.23% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £32,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,625 £55,225
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 3019 2192 2762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.38% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1825 2395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 November 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 20 November 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (92.08%) Software Engineering
3 77 (76.24%) Computer Science
4 76 (75.25%) Degree
5 70 (69.31%) C++
6 60 (59.41%) Multithreading
7 55 (54.46%) OO
8 50 (49.50%) Mathematics
9 44 (43.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (41.58%) Python
12 39 (38.61%) Algorithms
13 35 (34.65%) Collaborative Working
13 35 (34.65%) Linux
14 34 (33.66%) Physics
14 34 (33.66%) Performance Optimisation
14 34 (33.66%) Data Structures
15 32 (31.68%) Finance
16 31 (30.69%) Windows
17 26 (25.74%) Software Architecture
18 25 (24.75%) TDD
19 21 (20.79%) QA
19 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
19 21 (20.79%) Android
20 20 (19.80%) Complexity Analysis
20 20 (19.80%) Process Improvement
21 18 (17.82%) OOD
22 16 (15.84%) Project Management
23 15 (14.85%) Apple iOS
24 14 (13.86%) NoSQL

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 7 (6.93%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.88%) GIS
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.95%) JBehave
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 32 (31.68%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Ehcache
2 4 (3.96%) Web Services
3 3 (2.97%) Spring
4 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.98%) JSON
4 2 (1.98%) JSP
4 2 (1.98%) REST
4 2 (1.98%) SOAP
4 2 (1.98%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) HTML5
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) MFC
5 1 (0.99%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 77 (76.24%) Computer Science
2 39 (38.61%) Algorithms
3 34 (33.66%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.92%) Tandem
5 6 (5.94%) Internet of Things
6 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.95%) Smart City
6 5 (4.95%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Linux
2 31 (30.69%) Windows
3 21 (20.79%) Android
4 15 (14.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (92.08%) Software Engineering
2 60 (59.41%) Multithreading
3 55 (54.46%) OO
4 50 (49.50%) Mathematics
5 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (34.65%) Collaborative Working
7 34 (33.66%) Performance Optimisation
7 34 (33.66%) Physics
8 26 (25.74%) Software Architecture
9 25 (24.75%) TDD
10 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
11 20 (19.80%) Complexity Analysis
11 20 (19.80%) Process Improvement
12 18 (17.82%) OOD
13 16 (15.84%) Project Management
14 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
15 13 (12.87%) Data Modelling
16 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (11.88%) Performance Engineering
17 7 (6.93%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (69.31%) C++
3 42 (41.58%) Python
4 10 (9.90%) C
5 6 (5.94%) C#
6 4 (3.96%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.97%) Scala
8 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.98%) Perl
8 2 (1.98%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) Tcl
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (75.25%) Degree
2 44 (43.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.94%) PhD
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) MCP
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Ansible
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Terracotta
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle
2 1 (0.99%) Perforce
2 1 (0.99%) WorldPay