Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 272 301
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 971 1,033 1,541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.23% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 826 895 1,339
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,129 £38,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +22.73% -4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -

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 74,339 83,746 129,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.61% 95.23% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 57,592 68,646 104,846
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in England

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in England

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 +18 561 £80,000 - 107
North of England +23 154 £52,500 - 30
South East +21 122 £52,500 -4.55% 16
Yorkshire +14 94 £52,500 - 11
South West -18 66 £55,000 +15.79% 15
North East +32 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Midlands -47 34 £55,000 +4.76% 8
West Midlands -5 26 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North West -20 24 £52,500 -2.33% 17
East of England +24 23 £65,000 +30.00% 10
East Midlands -45 8 £72,500 +31.82% 4
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 970 (99.90%) Java
2 626 (64.47%) Software Engineering
3 501 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
4 412 (42.43%) Microservices
5 371 (38.21%) AWS
6 357 (36.77%) Spring
7 314 (32.34%) Docker
8 285 (29.35%) SQL
9 266 (27.39%) Kubernetes
10 253 (26.06%) DevOps
11 240 (24.72%) TDD
12 217 (22.35%) Finance
13 204 (21.01%) Python
14 197 (20.29%) Spring Boot
15 188 (19.36%) Social Skills
16 169 (17.40%) NoSQL
17 164 (16.89%) Test Automation
18 163 (16.79%) JavaScript
19 161 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
20 147 (15.14%) OO
21 144 (14.83%) Kafka
22 141 (14.52%) BDD
23 140 (14.42%) Banking
24 137 (14.11%) Web Services
25 133 (13.70%) REST
26 130 (13.39%) Java 8
27 128 (13.18%) Jenkins
28 127 (13.08%) Git (software)
29 121 (12.46%) MySQL
30 117 (12.05%) Azure

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 58 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.53%) Apache
3 42 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.03%) Confluence
5 10 (1.03%) Jupyter
6 9 (0.93%) nginx
7 8 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.41%) JBoss
9 4 (0.41%) Tornado
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.21%) CICS
11 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.10%) FormScape
12 1 (0.10%) Jetty
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.10%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 371 (38.21%) AWS
2 117 (12.05%) Azure
3 107 (11.02%) GCP
4 72 (7.42%) Serverless
5 63 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
6 55 (5.66%) Amazon ECS
7 48 (4.94%) SaaS
8 38 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.47%) Apigee
10 19 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 15 (1.54%) OpenShift
13 13 (1.34%) GitHub
14 9 (0.93%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.93%) PaaS
15 6 (0.62%) CloudBees
15 6 (0.62%) npm
15 6 (0.62%) WhatsApp
16 4 (0.41%) Cloud Functions
16 4 (0.41%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.43%) HTTP
2 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
2 3 (0.31%) Internet
3 2 (0.21%) DSL
3 2 (0.21%) Firewall
3 2 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.10%) AMQP
4 1 (0.10%) Calico
4 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.10%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (17.40%) NoSQL
2 161 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
3 121 (12.46%) MySQL
4 116 (11.95%) Relational Database
5 108 (11.12%) Big Data
6 71 (7.31%) SQL Server
7 66 (6.80%) Hadoop
8 48 (4.94%) RDBMS
9 43 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
10 41 (4.22%) Amazon Aurora
11 32 (3.30%) MongoDB
12 31 (3.19%) BigQuery
13 24 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.54%) Redis
16 9 (0.93%) Blockchain
17 7 (0.72%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.72%) Hazelcast
18 5 (0.51%) CockroachDB
18 5 (0.51%) Flink
Development Applications
1 128 (13.18%) Jenkins
2 127 (13.08%) Git (software)
3 92 (9.47%) Maven
4 62 (6.39%) JUnit
5 54 (5.56%) Selenium
6 53 (5.46%) Cucumber
7 52 (5.36%) Subversion
8 48 (4.94%) Mercurial
9 44 (4.53%) JIRA
10 41 (4.22%) GitLab
11 34 (3.50%) Gradle
12 21 (2.16%) Artifactory
13 18 (1.85%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.65%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.44%) JMeter
15 14 (1.44%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.03%) REST Assured
17 8 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.82%) IntelliJ
17 8 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 217 (22.35%) Finance
2 188 (19.36%) Social Skills
3 140 (14.42%) Banking
4 73 (7.52%) Retail
5 36 (3.71%) Games
5 36 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.30%) Law
7 25 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (1.85%) Front Office
9 16 (1.65%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.34%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.24%) Electronics
13 12 (1.24%) Marketing
14 11 (1.13%) Billing
14 11 (1.13%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.72%) Publishing
17 5 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (36.77%) Spring
2 197 (20.29%) Spring Boot
3 144 (14.83%) Kafka
4 137 (14.11%) Web Services
5 133 (13.70%) REST
6 115 (11.84%) RESTful
7 90 (9.27%) Hibernate
8 74 (7.62%) gRPC
8 74 (7.62%) React
9 68 (7.00%) AngularJS
10 63 (6.49%) Node.js
11 62 (6.39%) J2EE
12 50 (5.15%) HTML
13 40 (4.12%) CSS
14 36 (3.71%) SOAP
15 35 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
16 31 (3.19%) Swagger
17 24 (2.47%) Java EE
18 23 (2.37%) OAuth
19 21 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.89%) Algorithms
2 85 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (7.42%) Data Structures
4 61 (6.28%) Hedge funds
5 38 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.71%) Pricing Data
7 27 (2.78%) Cloud Native
8 18 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
10 15 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.34%) Equities
12 12 (1.24%) Robotics
13 11 (1.13%) Blog
13 11 (1.13%) Video on Demand
14 10 (1.03%) Derivative
15 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.82%) User Experience
16 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.53%) Linux
2 22 (2.27%) Unix
3 15 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 11 (1.13%) Android
4 11 (1.13%) Windows
5 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (64.47%) Software Engineering
2 501 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (42.43%) Microservices
4 253 (26.06%) DevOps
5 240 (24.72%) TDD
6 164 (16.89%) Test Automation
7 147 (15.14%) OO
8 141 (14.52%) BDD
9 117 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
10 106 (10.92%) Open Source
11 105 (10.81%) Fintech
12 97 (9.99%) Scrum
13 89 (9.17%) Computer Science
14 84 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
15 79 (8.14%) Mentoring
16 75 (7.72%) Asset Management
17 74 (7.62%) Analytics
18 67 (6.90%) OOP
18 67 (6.90%) Pair Programming
19 65 (6.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 970 (99.90%) Java
2 285 (29.35%) SQL
3 204 (21.01%) Python
4 163 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 130 (13.39%) Java 8
6 47 (4.84%) Scala
7 43 (4.43%) TypeScript
8 42 (4.33%) C#
8 42 (4.33%) C++
9 38 (3.91%) Kotlin
10 37 (3.81%) Go
11 26 (2.68%) C
12 21 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.75%) Groovy
14 9 (0.93%) PHP
15 7 (0.72%) Haskell
16 5 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.51%) Ruby
16 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 115 (11.84%) Degree
2 55 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 52 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (1.03%) PhD
7 8 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.51%) OSCE
8 5 (0.51%) OSCP
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) HNC
10 2 (0.21%) HND
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.10%) OCP
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.60%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) GDPR
2 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.51%) NIST
2 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.51%) SOC 1
2 5 (0.51%) SOC 2
3 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.21%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 314 (32.34%) Docker
2 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 266 (27.39%) Kubernetes
2 58 (5.97%) Terraform
3 45 (4.63%) Ansible
4 25 (2.57%) Puppet
5 20 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.93%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.82%) Grafana
9 6 (0.62%) Rancher
10 5 (0.51%) Consul
10 5 (0.51%) linkerd
11 4 (0.41%) Kibana
11 4 (0.41%) SCOM
12 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.21%) yum
13 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.10%) Istio
13 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 108 (11.12%) Oracle
2 57 (5.87%) Google
3 36 (3.71%) Sybase
4 31 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.24%) SAP
6 10 (1.03%) IBM
7 7 (0.72%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe
8 6 (0.62%) Snapchat
9 4 (0.41%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.31%) Teradata
10 3 (0.31%) VMware
10 3 (0.31%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.21%) Elastic Path
11 2 (0.21%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.21%) hybris
11 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.21%) TOWER Software