Period
to 1 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 288 266
Rank change year-on-year +26 -22 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 970 1,512 2,092
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.13% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.18% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1,437 1,831
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £91,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +7.84%

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 77,756 128,482 156,394
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 96.00% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62,916 102,945 127,967
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,823 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +65 559 £80,000 +14.29% 33
South East +1 139 £57,500 +9.52% 9
North of England +19 131 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Midlands +75 68 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Yorkshire +58 67 £55,000 +15.79% 6
North West +23 61 £55,000 - 5
South West +47 54 £48,750 +8.33% 8
East Midlands +50 45 £55,000 -
West Midlands +70 23 £50,000 -2.44% 3
East of England +9 21 £50,000 +2.56%
North East +9 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 676 (69.69%) Software Engineering
3 559 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (38.87%) AWS
5 361 (37.22%) Microservices
6 352 (36.29%) Finance
7 331 (34.12%) Docker
8 316 (32.58%) Spring
9 286 (29.48%) Kubernetes
10 284 (29.28%) TDD
11 283 (29.18%) DevOps
12 276 (28.45%) JavaScript
13 214 (22.06%) Python
14 210 (21.65%) SQL
15 190 (19.59%) Java 8
16 186 (19.18%) Web Services
17 183 (18.87%) RESTful
18 179 (18.45%) Linux
19 170 (17.53%) Test Automation
20 167 (17.22%) Banking
21 162 (16.70%) Git (software)
22 157 (16.19%) Jenkins
23 156 (16.08%) Azure
24 151 (15.57%) Open Source
25 147 (15.15%) NoSQL
25 147 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
25 147 (15.15%) Spring Boot
26 143 (14.74%) React
27 140 (14.43%) Fintech
28 135 (13.92%) 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 40 (4.12%) Apache
2 34 (3.51%) Confluence
3 26 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.58%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.86%) CMS
6 15 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.41%) CICS
9 4 (0.41%) JBoss
9 4 (0.41%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.31%) Luigi
11 2 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.10%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.10%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
1 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.10%) Ripple
2 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 377 (38.87%) AWS
2 156 (16.08%) Azure
3 102 (10.52%) GCP
4 43 (4.43%) OpenShift
5 37 (3.81%) Serverless
6 29 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (2.47%) SaaS
8 21 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (2.16%) Apigee
8 21 (2.16%) GitHub
9 11 (1.13%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.62%) Amazon Cognito
11 6 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.52%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
14 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.75%) HTTP
2 14 (1.44%) Internet
3 6 (0.62%) Broadband
4 5 (0.52%) SNA
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.31%) Multicast
6 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 2 (0.21%) Tactical Data Link
7 1 (0.10%) CDMA
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) GSM
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) LTE
7 1 (0.10%) MQTT
7 1 (0.10%) Skype
7 1 (0.10%) UMTS
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 103 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (8.45%) MySQL
4 72 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 55 (5.67%) Big Data
6 53 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 50 (5.15%) SQL Server
8 29 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.75%) Redis
12 16 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.03%) Flink
16 8 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.62%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.62%) KDB
18 5 (0.52%) HBase
18 5 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 162 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 157 (16.19%) Jenkins
3 101 (10.41%) JUnit
4 99 (10.21%) Maven
5 55 (5.67%) JIRA
6 50 (5.15%) Cucumber
7 46 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 43 (4.43%) Eclipse
9 42 (4.33%) Selenium
10 27 (2.78%) Mocha
11 23 (2.37%) Artifactory
11 23 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (2.37%) Subversion
12 22 (2.27%) Gradle
13 21 (2.16%) Travis CI
14 20 (2.06%) GitLab
15 19 (1.96%) NetBeans
16 18 (1.86%) SonarQube
17 17 (1.75%) IntelliJ
18 12 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 352 (36.29%) Finance
2 167 (17.22%) Banking
3 90 (9.28%) Front Office
4 70 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.05%) Public Sector
6 20 (2.06%) Games
7 19 (1.96%) Law
8 18 (1.86%) Retail
9 12 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.82%) Back Office
10 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Marketing
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (32.58%) Spring
2 186 (19.18%) Web Services
3 183 (18.87%) RESTful
4 147 (15.15%) Spring Boot
5 143 (14.74%) React
6 133 (13.71%) AngularJS
7 122 (12.58%) Node.js
8 102 (10.52%) Kafka
9 95 (9.79%) REST
10 92 (9.48%) J2EE
11 75 (7.73%) HTML
12 70 (7.22%) CSS
13 54 (5.57%) Hibernate
14 50 (5.15%) Vue.js
15 29 (2.99%) Java EE
15 29 (2.99%) Middleware
15 29 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
16 27 (2.78%) Jest
17 26 (2.68%) JMS
17 26 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.48%) Hedge funds
2 91 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (7.11%) Fixed Income
4 65 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (6.49%) Derivative
6 60 (6.19%) Equities
7 47 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (2.58%) Cloud Native
8 25 (2.58%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.37%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.24%) IVR
15 10 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.72%) iPad
17 7 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 179 (18.45%) Linux
2 72 (7.42%) Unix
3 68 (7.01%) Mac OS X
4 32 (3.30%) Android
5 31 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.06%) Windows
7 8 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.52%) Debian
9 5 (0.52%) Solaris
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (69.69%) Software Engineering
2 559 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (37.22%) Microservices
4 284 (29.28%) TDD
5 283 (29.18%) DevOps
6 170 (17.53%) Test Automation
7 151 (15.57%) Open Source
8 147 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 140 (14.43%) Fintech
10 135 (13.92%) BDD
11 132 (13.61%) Asset Management
12 109 (11.24%) Mentoring
13 103 (10.62%) Computer Science
14 102 (10.52%) Scrum
15 93 (9.59%) OO
16 87 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (8.87%) Investment Management
18 75 (7.73%) Multithreading
19 73 (7.53%) Coaching
20 72 (7.42%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 970 (100.00%) Java
2 276 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 214 (22.06%) Python
4 210 (21.65%) SQL
5 190 (19.59%) Java 8
6 84 (8.66%) Kotlin
7 75 (7.73%) Scala
8 68 (7.01%) C++
9 39 (4.02%) Go
10 36 (3.71%) C#
11 32 (3.30%) C
12 30 (3.09%) Ruby
13 26 (2.68%) Apple Swift
14 23 (2.37%) PHP
15 18 (1.86%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.65%) Groovy
17 15 (1.55%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (8.14%) Degree
2 31 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.93%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.52%) ISEB
8 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.31%) PhD
10 2 (0.21%) SANS
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.01%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) ISO 15022
2 7 (0.72%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.10%) NIST
System Software
1 331 (34.12%) Docker
2 16 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 286 (29.48%) Kubernetes
2 54 (5.57%) Terraform
3 29 (2.99%) Ansible
4 24 (2.47%) Marathon
4 24 (2.47%) Mesos
5 21 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.82%) Puppet
7 6 (0.62%) Grafana
7 6 (0.62%) Kibana
8 5 (0.52%) logstash
9 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.41%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.31%) Oozie
11 2 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.21%) OpenNebula
12 1 (0.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 131 (13.51%) Oracle
2 78 (8.04%) Google
3 17 (1.75%) FIS
3 17 (1.75%) WorldPay
4 12 (1.24%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.13%) Veracode
6 9 (0.93%) Adobe
7 6 (0.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.41%) Calypso
9 4 (0.41%) Compuware
9 4 (0.41%) IBM
10 3 (0.31%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.31%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.31%) Solace
10 3 (0.31%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.21%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.21%) SAP
11 2 (0.21%) Splunk