Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 109 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 63 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.34% 1.92% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.97% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 46
Cambridge median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.52% +15.88% +21.43%

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 2618 2534 2837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.43% 97.09% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 2056 2384
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 63 (100.00%) Java
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (74.60%) C++
2 47 (74.60%) Python
3 44 (69.84%) Computer Science
4 36 (57.14%) Mathematics
5 35 (55.56%) Degree
6 33 (52.38%) Algorithms
7 30 (47.62%) Physics
8 25 (39.68%) C#
9 24 (38.10%) Multithreading
10 23 (36.51%) OO
11 20 (31.75%) Windows
11 20 (31.75%) Linux
11 20 (31.75%) Docker
12 19 (30.16%) Data Structures
12 19 (30.16%) Android
12 19 (30.16%) QA
13 18 (28.57%) PhD
13 18 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (23.81%) Machine Learning
16 14 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
16 14 (22.22%) Apple iOS
16 14 (22.22%) OOP
17 13 (20.63%) Finance
17 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
17 13 (20.63%) Software Architecture
17 13 (20.63%) TDD
17 13 (20.63%) Process Improvement

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 11 (17.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Wireless
2 4 (6.35%) 802.11
2 4 (6.35%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.17%) AMQP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) Big Data
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) HBase
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) JSON
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) 802.1X
3 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Angular 2
4 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 3 (4.76%) J2EE
4 3 (4.76%) jQuery
4 3 (4.76%) MFC
4 3 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) Ehcache
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.59%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.59%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 44 (69.84%) Computer Science
2 33 (52.38%) Algorithms
3 19 (30.16%) Data Structures
4 10 (15.87%) Smart City
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
7 2 (3.17%) Smart Home
7 2 (3.17%) User Experience
8 1 (1.59%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Android
3 14 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 30 (47.62%) Physics
4 24 (38.10%) Multithreading
5 23 (36.51%) OO
6 15 (23.81%) Machine Learning
7 14 (22.22%) OOP
7 14 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
8 13 (20.63%) Complexity Analysis
8 13 (20.63%) Process Improvement
8 13 (20.63%) Software Architecture
8 13 (20.63%) TDD
8 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (15.87%) Distributed Algorithms
10 10 (15.87%) Smart City Simulations
11 5 (7.94%) Android Development
12 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.35%) CAD
12 4 (6.35%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (74.60%) C++
2 47 (74.60%) Python
3 25 (39.68%) C#
4 12 (19.05%) C
5 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 8 (12.70%) Perl
7 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.94%) SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.17%) Scala
11 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Degree
2 18 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (28.57%) PhD
3 4 (6.35%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) QA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Terracotta
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