Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 296 331
Rank change year-on-year -5 +35 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,606 1,909 1,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.09% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.19% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,574 1,524
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% +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 140,998 160,198 168,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,079 129,943 142,192
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -22 715 £67,500 +3.85% 111
North of England -13 242 £47,500 -5.00% 28
South East -1 240 £52,500 -4.55% 43
South West +16 179 £45,000 - 18
North West +6 164 £50,000 - 13
East of England +2 136 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Midlands +15 96 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire -16 77 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +10 61 £55,000 +18.92% 7
West Midlands +49 35 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North East +2 1 £47,500 +75.93% 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 1,605 (99.94%) Java
2 1,068 (66.50%) Software Engineering
3 874 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (32.57%) Spring
5 384 (23.91%) DevOps
6 364 (22.67%) TDD
7 360 (22.42%) Java 8
8 356 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
9 351 (21.86%) JavaScript
10 345 (21.48%) Microservices
11 344 (21.42%) Python
12 336 (20.92%) Docker
13 335 (20.86%) Scrum
14 333 (20.73%) SQL
15 319 (19.86%) Linux
16 309 (19.24%) Test Automation
17 292 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 280 (17.43%) Finance
18 280 (17.43%) Web Services
19 276 (17.19%) Git (software)
20 275 (17.12%) OO
21 250 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
22 230 (14.32%) Spring Boot
23 227 (14.13%) C#
23 227 (14.13%) C++
24 211 (13.14%) Open Source
25 207 (12.89%) Maven
26 205 (12.76%) Degree
27 202 (12.58%) BDD
28 198 (12.33%) AngularJS

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 97 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
2 96 (5.98%) Apache
3 76 (4.73%) Confluence
4 73 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 34 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.99%) JBoss
7 25 (1.56%) Apache Pig
8 23 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.31%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 20 (1.25%) IIS
11 18 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.87%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.75%) CMS
15 10 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.37%) nginx
17 5 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
17 5 (0.31%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.25%) Snapchat
3 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (1.25%) Front Arena
2 20 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 20 (1.25%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.062%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 356 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 44 (2.74%) SaaS
5 40 (2.49%) Serverless
6 37 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (2.05%) PaaS
9 31 (1.93%) GitHub
10 30 (1.87%) OpenShift
11 21 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (1.31%) IaaS
12 12 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.62%) Slack
15 9 (0.56%) Amazon Alexa
15 9 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
15 9 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.55%) HTTP
2 27 (1.68%) SSL
3 25 (1.56%) Firewall
3 25 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.25%) Internet
5 12 (0.75%) AMQP
6 7 (0.44%) ATM
7 6 (0.37%) DNS
8 5 (0.31%) SMS
8 5 (0.31%) WebEx
9 4 (0.25%) Network Security
10 2 (0.12%) IPv6
11 1 (0.062%) 3G
11 1 (0.062%) Broadband
11 1 (0.062%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.062%) Intranet
11 1 (0.062%) SAN
11 1 (0.062%) SNMP
11 1 (0.062%) VoIP
11 1 (0.062%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.46%) MySQL
2 149 (9.28%) NoSQL
3 139 (8.66%) Big Data
4 125 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 122 (7.60%) Hadoop
6 111 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 100 (6.23%) MongoDB
8 93 (5.79%) SQL Server
9 85 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (2.62%) Apache Hive
11 38 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.56%) Redis
14 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (1.25%) HBase
16 17 (1.06%) DB2
17 16 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (0.81%) Blockchain
18 13 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 292 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 276 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 207 (12.89%) Maven
4 184 (11.46%) JUnit
5 180 (11.21%) Selenium
6 160 (9.96%) JIRA
7 149 (9.28%) Cucumber
8 104 (6.48%) Gradle
9 102 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 91 (5.67%) Bitbucket
11 63 (3.92%) Subversion
12 56 (3.49%) Mockito
13 54 (3.36%) Ant
14 53 (3.30%) WebDriver
15 47 (2.93%) EasyMock
16 46 (2.86%) TeamCity
17 41 (2.55%) JMeter
18 38 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
19 34 (2.12%) git-flow
19 34 (2.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 280 (17.43%) Finance
2 85 (5.29%) Banking
3 68 (4.23%) Retail
4 62 (3.86%) Front Office
5 45 (2.80%) Games
6 29 (1.81%) Marketing
7 28 (1.74%) Advertising
8 16 (1.00%) Automotive
8 16 (1.00%) Back Office
9 14 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.62%) Publishing
13 7 (0.44%) Electronics
13 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.44%) Law
14 5 (0.31%) Military
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (32.57%) Spring
2 280 (17.43%) Web Services
3 230 (14.32%) Spring Boot
4 198 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 193 (12.02%) REST
6 186 (11.58%) RESTful
7 179 (11.15%) HTML
8 155 (9.65%) Hibernate
9 147 (9.15%) .NET
10 141 (8.78%) Node.js
11 130 (8.09%) CSS
12 128 (7.97%) Java EE
13 120 (7.47%) J2EE
14 102 (6.35%) React
15 99 (6.16%) XML
16 82 (5.11%) Kafka
17 77 (4.79%) SOAP
18 75 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
19 59 (3.67%) JSF
20 55 (3.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 190 (11.83%) Greenfield Project
2 95 (5.92%) Fintech
3 72 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (3.24%) Algorithms
6 49 (3.05%) Hedge funds
7 47 (2.93%) Fixed Income
8 44 (2.74%) Wiki
9 43 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
11 34 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 34 (2.12%) Derivative
11 34 (2.12%) Equities
12 30 (1.87%) Public Cloud
13 25 (1.56%) User Experience
14 24 (1.49%) Cloud Native
15 21 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
16 17 (1.06%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 319 (19.86%) Linux
2 100 (6.23%) Windows
3 65 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (3.99%) Unix
5 58 (3.61%) Android
6 52 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 52 (3.24%) CentOS
7 28 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.56%) Debian
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.31%) pSOS
10 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,068 (66.50%) Software Engineering
2 874 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (23.91%) DevOps
4 364 (22.67%) TDD
5 345 (21.48%) Microservices
6 335 (20.86%) Scrum
7 309 (19.24%) Test Automation
8 275 (17.12%) OO
9 250 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
10 211 (13.14%) Open Source
11 202 (12.58%) BDD
12 144 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 144 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
13 133 (8.28%) Computer Science
14 119 (7.41%) Multithreading
15 115 (7.16%) SDLC
16 114 (7.10%) Unit Testing
17 105 (6.54%) Customer Requirements
18 98 (6.10%) Mentoring
19 86 (5.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,605 (99.94%) Java
2 360 (22.42%) Java 8
3 351 (21.86%) JavaScript
4 344 (21.42%) Python
5 333 (20.73%) SQL
6 227 (14.13%) C#
6 227 (14.13%) C++
7 131 (8.16%) Scala
8 113 (7.04%) C
9 73 (4.55%) PHP
10 71 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 63 (3.92%) Ruby
12 53 (3.30%) Java 9
13 48 (2.99%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 33 (2.05%) Kotlin
16 30 (1.87%) Go
16 30 (1.87%) Perl
17 27 (1.68%) Objective-C
17 27 (1.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (12.76%) Degree
2 86 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (3.61%) DV Cleared
5 33 (2.05%) CISSP
6 32 (1.99%) SANS
7 31 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 27 (1.68%) PhD
9 24 (1.49%) CCNA
9 24 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
9 24 (1.49%) GIAC
9 24 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
9 24 (1.49%) MCSE
9 24 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
9 24 (1.49%) SSCP
10 22 (1.37%) Master's Degree
11 17 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (8.66%) QA
2 16 (1.00%) PSD2
3 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.44%) ECSS
5 3 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
System Software
1 336 (20.92%) Docker
2 27 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.49%) vSphere
4 11 (0.68%) HDFS
5 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.12%) Varnish
8 1 (0.062%) Firmware
8 1 (0.062%) LXC
8 1 (0.062%) NFS
8 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 112 (6.97%) Kubernetes
2 108 (6.72%) Ansible
3 87 (5.42%) Terraform
4 60 (3.74%) Puppet
5 33 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.56%) Salt
7 16 (1.00%) Kibana
8 14 (0.87%) Grafana
8 14 (0.87%) logstash
9 11 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.19%) Packer
10 3 (0.19%) Rancher
10 3 (0.19%) SCOM
11 2 (0.12%) Consul
11 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) Nagios
11 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.062%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.062%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 155 (9.65%) Oracle
2 72 (4.48%) Google
3 66 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 55 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 43 (2.68%) WorldPay
6 22 (1.37%) Adobe
7 20 (1.25%) Calypso
7 20 (1.25%) Charles River
7 20 (1.25%) SimCorp
8 19 (1.18%) Splunk
9 16 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.00%) IBM
10 12 (0.75%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.68%) SAP
12 10 (0.62%) Facebook
12 10 (0.62%) Hortonworks
13 9 (0.56%) Rackspace
13 9 (0.56%) Solace
14 7 (0.44%) Reuters
15 6 (0.37%) VMware