Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Java Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 301 345
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,630 1,826 1,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.16% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,505 1,505
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,425
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 146,242 156,862 173,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118,793 126,548 147,124
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in England

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in England

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in England

Java Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 775 £67,500 +3.85% 92
North of England +7 237 £47,500 -5.00% 45
South East -42 205 £57,500 +4.55% 24
South West 0 183 £46,050 +8.35% 22
North West 0 148 £47,500 +1.60% 27
East of England +4 119 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Midlands +50 114 £54,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -13 89 £47,500 -9.52% 16
East Midlands +10 64 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Midlands +46 50 £50,750 +1.50% 7
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1,629 (99.94%) Java
2 1,079 (66.20%) Software Engineering
3 967 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
4 601 (36.87%) Spring
5 427 (26.20%) JavaScript
6 416 (25.52%) Java 8
7 412 (25.28%) Microservices
8 405 (24.85%) Scrum
9 404 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
10 402 (24.66%) TDD
11 395 (24.23%) DevOps
12 382 (23.44%) Python
13 370 (22.70%) Docker
14 368 (22.58%) SQL
15 338 (20.74%) Finance
16 333 (20.43%) Linux
17 316 (19.39%) Web Services
18 307 (18.83%) Test Automation
18 307 (18.83%) Jenkins
19 303 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
20 263 (16.13%) OO
21 261 (16.01%) REST
22 260 (15.95%) Git (software)
23 253 (15.52%) Spring Boot
24 245 (15.03%) AngularJS
24 245 (15.03%) C++
25 241 (14.79%) HTML
25 241 (14.79%) C#
25 241 (14.79%) Open Source
26 234 (14.36%) BDD

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 134 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 102 (6.26%) Apache
3 81 (4.97%) Apache Spark
4 79 (4.85%) Confluence
5 50 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.39%) Apache Pig
7 27 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 25 (1.53%) JBoss
9 23 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.10%) CMS
10 18 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.98%) IIS
12 14 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.67%) Amazon Alexa
15 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.37%) Mule
15 6 (0.37%) nginx
16 5 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.31%) Snapchat
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.12%) Simulink
5 1 (0.061%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.74%) Front Arena
1 12 (0.74%) Markit EDM
1 12 (0.74%) thinkFolio
2 10 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.061%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 404 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 56 (3.44%) SaaS
5 53 (3.25%) PaaS
6 42 (2.58%) Serverless
7 37 (2.27%) GitHub
8 29 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (1.72%) IaaS
10 27 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (1.17%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
15 10 (0.61%) npm
16 9 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.56%) HTTP
2 40 (2.45%) Firewall
2 40 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 39 (2.39%) SSL
4 28 (1.72%) Internet
5 13 (0.80%) AMQP
6 11 (0.67%) SMS
7 7 (0.43%) DNS
8 5 (0.31%) ATM
9 4 (0.25%) IPv6
9 4 (0.25%) Network Security
9 4 (0.25%) VoIP
10 3 (0.18%) SNMP
10 3 (0.18%) WebEx
11 1 (0.061%) 4G
11 1 (0.061%) Broadband
11 1 (0.061%) Intranet
11 1 (0.061%) MQTT
11 1 (0.061%) Skype
11 1 (0.061%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (11.17%) Big Data
2 172 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 165 (10.12%) MySQL
4 136 (8.34%) Hadoop
5 130 (7.98%) Relational Database
6 111 (6.81%) MongoDB
7 107 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 106 (6.50%) SQL Server
9 83 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
10 58 (3.56%) Apache Hive
11 40 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 33 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 26 (1.60%) Redis
14 25 (1.53%) Blockchain
14 25 (1.53%) HBase
15 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 15 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (0.80%) DB2
19 12 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 307 (18.83%) Jenkins
2 260 (15.95%) Git (software)
3 208 (12.76%) Selenium
4 185 (11.35%) Maven
5 181 (11.10%) JIRA
6 178 (10.92%) JUnit
7 158 (9.69%) Cucumber
8 130 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 109 (6.69%) Bitbucket
10 86 (5.28%) Gradle
11 52 (3.19%) EasyMock
12 50 (3.07%) Subversion
13 49 (3.01%) WebDriver
14 48 (2.94%) Ant
15 47 (2.88%) git-flow
16 44 (2.70%) TeamCity
17 43 (2.64%) Mockito
18 41 (2.52%) SpecFlow
18 41 (2.52%) Vagrant
19 39 (2.39%) Robot Framework
General
1 338 (20.74%) Finance
2 85 (5.21%) Retail
3 66 (4.05%) Banking
4 61 (3.74%) Games
5 57 (3.50%) Front Office
6 30 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.60%) Advertising
7 26 (1.60%) Marketing
8 18 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.86%) Automotive
10 14 (0.86%) Publishing
11 13 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.61%) Back Office
14 9 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.55%) Electronics
15 8 (0.49%) Military
16 7 (0.43%) Law
17 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (36.87%) Spring
2 316 (19.39%) Web Services
3 261 (16.01%) REST
4 253 (15.52%) Spring Boot
5 245 (15.03%) AngularJS
6 241 (14.79%) HTML
7 197 (12.09%) RESTful
8 185 (11.35%) Hibernate
9 180 (11.04%) CSS
10 173 (10.61%) Node.js
11 165 (10.12%) Java EE
12 158 (9.69%) J2EE
13 156 (9.57%) .NET
14 152 (9.33%) React
15 120 (7.36%) SOAP
16 111 (6.81%) XML
17 96 (5.89%) RabbitMQ
18 91 (5.58%) Kafka
19 71 (4.36%) Spring MVC
20 68 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 217 (13.31%) Greenfield Project
2 157 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 88 (5.40%) Fintech
4 82 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 47 (2.88%) Wiki
8 45 (2.76%) Hedge funds
9 44 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 39 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
11 38 (2.33%) Fixed Income
12 33 (2.02%) User Experience
13 32 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (1.84%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.60%) Derivative
16 23 (1.41%) Equities
17 22 (1.35%) Smartphone
18 20 (1.23%) Xbox
19 19 (1.17%) Blog
20 18 (1.10%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 333 (20.43%) Linux
2 111 (6.81%) Windows
3 74 (4.54%) Android
4 65 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 64 (3.93%) Unix
6 58 (3.56%) CentOS
7 45 (2.76%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.31%) Debian
9 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.25%) AIX
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,079 (66.20%) Software Engineering
2 967 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (25.28%) Microservices
4 405 (24.85%) Scrum
5 402 (24.66%) TDD
6 395 (24.23%) DevOps
7 307 (18.83%) Test Automation
8 303 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
9 263 (16.13%) OO
10 241 (14.79%) Open Source
11 234 (14.36%) BDD
12 161 (9.88%) Mentoring
13 154 (9.45%) Multithreading
14 145 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 133 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (7.18%) Pair Programming
17 104 (6.38%) Unit Testing
18 98 (6.01%) E-Commerce
19 97 (5.95%) Kanban
20 92 (5.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,629 (99.94%) Java
2 427 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 416 (25.52%) Java 8
4 382 (23.44%) Python
5 368 (22.58%) SQL
6 245 (15.03%) C++
7 241 (14.79%) C#
8 176 (10.80%) Scala
9 130 (7.98%) C
10 101 (6.20%) PHP
11 80 (4.91%) Ruby
12 68 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 61 (3.74%) Java 9
14 60 (3.68%) Bash Shell
15 47 (2.88%) Kotlin
16 41 (2.52%) Objective-C
17 30 (1.84%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.78%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.60%) TypeScript
20 24 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 219 (13.44%) Degree
2 105 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 93 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 40 (2.45%) CISSP
6 39 (2.39%) SANS
7 38 (2.33%) CCNA
7 38 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 38 (2.33%) GIAC
7 38 (2.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 38 (2.33%) MCSE
7 38 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 38 (2.33%) SSCP
8 35 (2.15%) PhD
9 28 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 24 (1.47%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.49%) ISEB
11 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (9.45%) QA
2 13 (0.80%) ECSS
3 5 (0.31%) MISRA
4 3 (0.18%) GDPR
4 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) PSD2
6 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
System Software
1 370 (22.70%) Docker
2 38 (2.33%) vSphere
3 21 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.92%) HDFS
5 4 (0.25%) Firmware
6 3 (0.18%) Varnish
6 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.061%) LXC
8 1 (0.061%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 95 (5.83%) Ansible
1 95 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 92 (5.64%) Terraform
3 75 (4.60%) Puppet
4 42 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (2.39%) Salt
6 16 (0.98%) Kibana
7 15 (0.92%) Grafana
7 15 (0.92%) logstash
8 13 (0.80%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.31%) Rancher
10 3 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.18%) Mesos
10 3 (0.18%) SCOM
11 2 (0.12%) Consul
11 2 (0.12%) Nagios
11 2 (0.12%) Packer
11 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.061%) Marathon
Vendors
1 153 (9.39%) Oracle
2 96 (5.89%) Google
3 72 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 25 (1.53%) Adobe
6 23 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 22 (1.35%) Splunk
8 21 (1.29%) IBM
9 16 (0.98%) WorldPay
10 15 (0.92%) Facebook
11 13 (0.80%) Hortonworks
12 12 (0.74%) Calypso
12 12 (0.74%) Charles River
12 12 (0.74%) SAP
12 12 (0.74%) SimCorp
13 11 (0.67%) Apple
13 11 (0.67%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.55%) Rackspace
15 8 (0.49%) VMware
16 7 (0.43%) Solace