Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 82 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 72 110 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.58% 3.44% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.53% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 74 87
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £40,250 £25,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,375 £69,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%

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 1,947 3,117 2,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.44% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,499 2,363 1,878
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,125 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 31 (43.06%) TDD
5 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
6 26 (36.11%) WorldPay
7 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
8 24 (33.33%) Scrum
9 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (27.78%) Docker
10 20 (27.78%) Degree
10 20 (27.78%) Linux
11 19 (26.39%) Oracle
11 19 (26.39%) Web Services
12 18 (25.00%) SQL
12 18 (25.00%) Spring
13 17 (23.61%) Kanban
14 16 (22.22%) Banking
14 16 (22.22%) PSD2
15 15 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (20.83%) OO
16 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
17 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
17 13 (18.06%) QA
17 13 (18.06%) JIRA
18 12 (16.67%) Python
18 12 (16.67%) Kubernetes
18 12 (16.67%) Ansible
19 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Slack
3 4 (5.56%) Trello
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) IPv6
3 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (9.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) HBase
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 4 (5.56%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.78%) Gradle
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.39%) Ant
7 1 (1.39%) Hudson
7 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 16 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) Web Services
2 18 (25.00%) Spring
3 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 8 (11.11%) RESTful
6 7 (9.72%) Akka
6 7 (9.72%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.94%) Apache Flex
8 3 (4.17%) .NET
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.17%) HTML
8 3 (4.17%) React
9 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.78%) HTML5
9 2 (2.78%) J2EE
9 2 (2.78%) Kafka
9 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.78%) REST
9 2 (2.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (13.89%) Virtual Team
3 7 (9.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.33%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.94%) NHS
6 4 (5.56%) Biotechnology
7 3 (4.17%) Fintech
7 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.78%) Life Science
8 2 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (2.78%) Smart City
9 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) CentOS
2 1 (1.39%) Debian
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 31 (43.06%) TDD
4 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
5 24 (33.33%) Scrum
6 17 (23.61%) Kanban
7 15 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (20.83%) OO
8 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (12.50%) Microservices
11 9 (12.50%) Multithreading
12 8 (11.11%) DevOps
12 8 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
13 7 (9.72%) API Design
13 7 (9.72%) Integration Testing
13 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
13 7 (9.72%) Software Architecture
13 7 (9.72%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 7 (9.72%) C++
6 7 (9.72%) Java 8
6 7 (9.72%) Scala
7 6 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) ES6
9 1 (1.39%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) PSD2
2 13 (18.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Ansible
1 12 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.72%) Terraform
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) WorldPay
2 19 (26.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Perforce
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat