The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 33 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.42% 1.59% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.64% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 1318 1341 1446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.84% 96.89% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1088 1219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 30 April 2017, 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 61 (72.62%) Computer Science
4 52 (61.90%) C++
4 52 (61.90%) Python
5 50 (59.52%) Mathematics
6 46 (54.76%) Degree
7 37 (44.05%) Physics
8 34 (40.48%) C#
9 29 (34.52%) Perl
10 24 (28.57%) Linux
11 23 (27.38%) OOP
11 23 (27.38%) PhD
11 23 (27.38%) Algorithms
12 19 (22.62%) OO
12 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.24%) SQL
14 15 (17.86%) QA
14 15 (17.86%) MATLAB
15 14 (16.67%) Electronics
15 14 (16.67%) Windows
15 14 (16.67%) Android
16 13 (15.48%) Cross-Platform Development
16 13 (15.48%) 802.1X
16 13 (15.48%) Android Development
16 13 (15.48%) Bluetooth
16 13 (15.48%) 802.11
16 13 (15.48%) Wireless
17 12 (14.29%) CAD
18 11 (13.10%) J2EE

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 5 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.19%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) 802.11
1 13 (15.48%) Bluetooth
1 13 (15.48%) Wireless
2 1 (1.19%) AMQP
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.95%) HBase
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.67%) Electronics
2 11 (13.10%) Aerospace
2 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) 802.1X
2 11 (13.10%) J2EE
3 5 (5.95%) JSON
4 4 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.38%) JSP
5 2 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (1.19%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) RESTful
6 1 (1.19%) Theano
6 1 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (72.62%) Computer Science
2 23 (27.38%) Algorithms
3 10 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Android
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 50 (59.52%) Mathematics
3 37 (44.05%) Physics
4 23 (27.38%) OOP
5 19 (22.62%) OO
6 13 (15.48%) Android Development
6 13 (15.48%) Cross-Platform Development
7 12 (14.29%) CAD
8 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
9 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
10 8 (9.52%) Informatics
11 7 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (7.14%) Visualisation
13 5 (5.95%) Distributed Algorithms
14 4 (4.76%) SDLC
15 2 (2.38%) IT Strategy
16 1 (1.19%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (61.90%) C++
2 52 (61.90%) Python
3 34 (40.48%) C#
4 29 (34.52%) Perl
5 17 (20.24%) SQL
6 15 (17.86%) MATLAB
7 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.14%) C
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (54.76%) Degree
2 23 (27.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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