Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Java Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 78 105
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 98 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.12% 3.47% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.56% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 55 48
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £32,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 3,040 2,164 2,815
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.39% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 1,832 2,372
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Cambridge

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Cambridge

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (98.98%) Software Engineering
3 76 (77.55%) Computer Science
4 69 (70.41%) C++
5 66 (67.35%) Degree
6 65 (66.33%) OO
7 55 (56.12%) Multithreading
8 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (47.96%) Mathematics
10 39 (39.80%) Linux
11 35 (35.71%) Windows
11 35 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 34 (34.69%) Collaborative Working
13 32 (32.65%) Data Structures
13 32 (32.65%) Algorithms
13 32 (32.65%) Performance Optimisation
13 32 (32.65%) Python
13 32 (32.65%) Finance
14 31 (31.63%) Software Architecture
15 26 (26.53%) Physics
16 25 (25.51%) OOD
17 23 (23.47%) Project Management
18 20 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (16.33%) TDD
20 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
21 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
21 14 (14.29%) GIS
22 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
22 12 (12.24%) QA
22 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing

Java Software 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 (1.02%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) GIS
1 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) Ehcache
2 2 (2.04%) REST
2 2 (2.04%) Spring
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.02%) JSON
3 1 (1.02%) JSP
3 1 (1.02%) SOAP
3 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (77.55%) Computer Science
2 32 (32.65%) Algorithms
2 32 (32.65%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.16%) Tandem
5 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Linux
2 35 (35.71%) Windows
3 11 (11.22%) Android
4 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (98.98%) Software Engineering
2 65 (66.33%) OO
3 55 (56.12%) Multithreading
4 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (47.96%) Mathematics
6 34 (34.69%) Collaborative Working
7 32 (32.65%) Performance Optimisation
8 31 (31.63%) Software Architecture
9 26 (26.53%) Physics
10 25 (25.51%) OOD
11 23 (23.47%) Project Management
12 20 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (16.33%) TDD
14 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
15 12 (12.24%) Complexity Analysis
15 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
15 12 (12.24%) Performance Engineering
15 12 (12.24%) Process Improvement
15 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
16 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (70.41%) C++
3 32 (32.65%) Python
4 9 (9.18%) C
5 5 (5.10%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) Scala
7 2 (2.04%) Tcl
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (67.35%) Degree
2 35 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Terracotta
2 6 (6.12%) WorldPay
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle