Period
to 20 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 314 304
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,359 1,630 1,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.07% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,346 1,505
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%

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 120,308 146,258 156,915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.00% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 96,906 118,816 126,591
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £79,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +37 729 £80,000 +18.52% 130
South East +48 210 £55,000 -4.35% 12
North of England -15 180 £55,000 +15.79% 31
East of England +48 95 £50,000 - 8
Yorkshire +3 92 £55,000 +15.79% 13
South West -74 84 £47,500 +3.15% 21
North West -33 71 £54,559 +14.86% 17
Midlands -14 62 £50,000 -7.41% 4
East Midlands +2 38 £47,500 -13.64% 2
West Midlands +6 24 £50,000 -1.48% 2
North East - 17 £54,559 - 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 1,359 (100.00%) Java
2 903 (66.45%) Software Engineering
3 822 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (40.10%) Microservices
5 453 (33.33%) Spring
6 449 (33.04%) AWS
7 435 (32.01%) TDD
8 393 (28.92%) SQL
9 328 (24.14%) Docker
10 326 (23.99%) Finance
11 324 (23.84%) JavaScript
12 307 (22.59%) Web Services
13 266 (19.57%) DevOps
14 259 (19.06%) Python
15 254 (18.69%) Spring Boot
16 241 (17.73%) Git (software)
17 236 (17.37%) Linux
18 234 (17.22%) Jenkins
19 222 (16.34%) Kubernetes
20 221 (16.26%) Oracle
21 218 (16.04%) Java 8
22 215 (15.82%) Test Automation
23 204 (15.01%) Scrum
24 194 (14.28%) Continuous Integration
25 178 (13.10%) J2EE
26 177 (13.02%) RESTful
27 175 (12.88%) Banking
28 166 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
29 161 (11.85%) Degree
30 154 (11.33%) MySQL

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 75 (5.52%) Confluence
2 50 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (3.46%) JBoss
4 45 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 45 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 39 (2.87%) Apache
6 28 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 25 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.40%) CMS
9 14 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.96%) Headless CMS
11 7 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.52%) Mule
12 6 (0.44%) Jetty
13 4 (0.29%) Drupal
13 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.29%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.03%) MS Visio
1 14 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 14 (1.03%) Front Arena
3 14 (1.03%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.52%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.074%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 449 (33.04%) AWS
2 67 (4.93%) GCP
3 64 (4.71%) Azure
4 52 (3.83%) OpenShift
5 45 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (3.31%) Amazon ECS
6 40 (2.94%) Amazon S3
7 39 (2.87%) Sage Pay
7 39 (2.87%) Serverless
8 35 (2.58%) SaaS
9 30 (2.21%) GitHub
10 29 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (1.99%) AWS Fargate
12 16 (1.18%) PaaS
13 14 (1.03%) Apigee
14 13 (0.96%) Boomi
15 12 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
16 10 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.88%) HTTP
2 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.59%) Internet
4 6 (0.44%) Broadband
4 6 (0.44%) xDSL
5 3 (0.22%) Firewall
5 3 (0.22%) Multicast
5 3 (0.22%) Network Security
6 2 (0.15%) Tactical Data Link
7 1 (0.074%) ATM
7 1 (0.074%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.074%) DNS
7 1 (0.074%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.074%) Skype
7 1 (0.074%) SSL
7 1 (0.074%) WebEx
7 1 (0.074%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.33%) MySQL
2 151 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 135 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
4 133 (9.79%) Big Data
5 111 (8.17%) Relational Database
6 101 (7.43%) SQL Server
7 93 (6.84%) MongoDB
8 87 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 76 (5.59%) RDBMS
10 56 (4.12%) Hadoop
11 46 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
12 45 (3.31%) Amazon Aurora
13 28 (2.06%) Blockchain
13 28 (2.06%) Redis
14 18 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.25%) GIS
16 13 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
16 13 (0.96%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 241 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 234 (17.22%) Jenkins
3 127 (9.35%) JIRA
4 115 (8.46%) Maven
5 87 (6.40%) Selenium
6 81 (5.96%) JUnit
7 67 (4.93%) Cucumber
8 54 (3.97%) IntelliJ
9 52 (3.83%) TeamCity
10 47 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (2.80%) Eclipse
11 38 (2.80%) GitLab
12 36 (2.65%) Gradle
13 25 (1.84%) Ant
13 25 (1.84%) Mockito
14 22 (1.62%) JMeter
15 20 (1.47%) SonarQube
15 20 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.32%) Appium
16 18 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 326 (23.99%) Finance
2 175 (12.88%) Banking
3 116 (8.54%) Front Office
4 54 (3.97%) Games
5 52 (3.83%) Retail
6 30 (2.21%) Public Sector
7 25 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.77%) Electronics
9 21 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.32%) Marketing
11 17 (1.25%) Automotive
12 16 (1.18%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.96%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.88%) Dutch Language
15 12 (0.88%) French Language
15 12 (0.88%) German Language
15 12 (0.88%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.88%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.74%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (33.33%) Spring
2 307 (22.59%) Web Services
3 254 (18.69%) Spring Boot
4 178 (13.10%) J2EE
5 177 (13.02%) RESTful
6 124 (9.12%) AngularJS
7 122 (8.98%) Hibernate
8 118 (8.68%) REST
9 116 (8.54%) HTML
10 109 (8.02%) React
11 95 (6.99%) CSS
12 93 (6.84%) Kafka
13 71 (5.22%) J2SE
14 67 (4.93%) Node.js
15 56 (4.12%) XML
16 54 (3.97%) Dropwizard
16 54 (3.97%) Java EE
16 54 (3.97%) Play Framework
17 50 (3.68%) Akka
17 50 (3.68%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 65 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 57 (4.19%) Fixed Income
5 56 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 55 (4.05%) Equities
7 45 (3.31%) Pricing Data
8 41 (3.02%) User Experience
9 40 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
12 33 (2.43%) Cloud Native
13 32 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
14 30 (2.21%) Hedge funds
15 28 (2.06%) Reference Data
16 22 (1.62%) Data Structures
16 22 (1.62%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.40%) Mobile App
18 17 (1.25%) Derivative
18 17 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 236 (17.37%) Linux
2 57 (4.19%) Unix
2 57 (4.19%) Windows
3 56 (4.12%) Android
4 55 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.52%) CentOS
7 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.074%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (66.45%) Software Engineering
2 822 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 545 (40.10%) Microservices
4 435 (32.01%) TDD
5 266 (19.57%) DevOps
6 215 (15.82%) Test Automation
7 204 (15.01%) Scrum
8 194 (14.28%) Continuous Integration
9 166 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
10 154 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 150 (11.04%) Mentoring
12 142 (10.45%) Computer Science
13 134 (9.86%) Asset Management
14 130 (9.57%) BDD
14 130 (9.57%) Fintech
15 129 (9.49%) E-Commerce
16 128 (9.42%) OO
17 124 (9.12%) Multithreading
18 117 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
19 110 (8.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,359 (100.00%) Java
2 393 (28.92%) SQL
3 324 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 259 (19.06%) Python
5 218 (16.04%) Java 8
6 126 (9.27%) Scala
7 120 (8.83%) C#
8 94 (6.92%) C++
9 81 (5.96%) C
10 76 (5.59%) Kotlin
11 72 (5.30%) R
12 52 (3.83%) Ruby
13 48 (3.53%) Go
14 38 (2.80%) PHP
15 33 (2.43%) Groovy
16 25 (1.84%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.47%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.25%) ES6
19 13 (0.96%) Java 9
19 13 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (11.85%) Degree
2 74 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.32%) ISEB
8 8 (0.59%) HNC
8 8 (0.59%) HND
9 7 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.37%) PhD
12 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.15%) CISSP
13 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.61%) QA
2 19 (1.40%) PSD2
3 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.074%) GDPR
System Software
1 328 (24.14%) Docker
2 14 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.44%) Firmware
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.074%) HDFS
6 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 222 (16.34%) Kubernetes
2 105 (7.73%) Ansible
2 105 (7.73%) Terraform
3 32 (2.35%) Kibana
4 31 (2.28%) Puppet
5 28 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.18%) Mesos
7 15 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.10%) Marathon
8 14 (1.03%) Salt
9 13 (0.96%) Istio
9 13 (0.96%) Knative
9 13 (0.96%) logstash
10 7 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.37%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.29%) Cloudify
12 4 (0.29%) Rancher
13 3 (0.22%) Grafana
14 2 (0.15%) SELinux
15 1 (0.074%) Packer
Vendors
1 221 (16.26%) Oracle
2 68 (5.00%) WorldPay
3 54 (3.97%) Google
4 47 (3.46%) Sybase
5 39 (2.87%) Sage
6 28 (2.06%) IBM
7 27 (1.99%) Microsoft
7 27 (1.99%) SAP
8 26 (1.91%) Splunk
9 23 (1.69%) Adobe
10 20 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.47%) New Relic
11 15 (1.10%) Dell
11 15 (1.10%) MuleSoft
12 14 (1.03%) Calypso
12 14 (1.03%) Charles River
12 14 (1.03%) Dynatrace
12 14 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.03%) SimCorp
13 12 (0.88%) Red Hat