Period
to 19 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 261 303
Rank change year-on-year -33 +42 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,479 2,081 1,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.29% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.34% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,292 1,727 1,551
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 127,547 155,278 156,270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102,344 127,176 129,583
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -23 710 £70,000 +12.00% 142
South East -20 272 £55,000 - 35
North of England -11 253 £52,500 +10.53% 26
North West -20 126 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Yorkshire -5 120 £47,500 - 7
South West -30 98 £47,500 +5.56% 25
East of England -24 77 £45,000 -10.00% 22
Midlands +20 68 £52,500 -4.55% 14
East Midlands +18 47 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +18 21 £50,000 -21.57% 9
North East +29 7 £35,000 +44.33% 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,479 (100.00%) Java
2 945 (63.89%) Software Engineering
3 875 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
4 492 (33.27%) Spring
5 444 (30.02%) TDD
6 416 (28.13%) SQL
7 415 (28.06%) Microservices
8 393 (26.57%) DevOps
9 359 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
10 348 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 326 (22.04%) Docker
12 315 (21.30%) Java 8
13 306 (20.69%) Linux
14 299 (20.22%) Python
15 297 (20.08%) Finance
16 274 (18.53%) Test Automation
17 269 (18.19%) Degree
18 255 (17.24%) Jenkins
19 249 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
19 249 (16.84%) Scrum
20 247 (16.70%) Git (software)
21 229 (15.48%) Spring Boot
22 217 (14.67%) Web Services
23 210 (14.20%) Kubernetes
24 207 (14.00%) RESTful
25 194 (13.12%) Oracle
26 190 (12.85%) Computer Science
26 190 (12.85%) Maven
27 185 (12.51%) C#
28 182 (12.31%) C++

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 82 (5.54%) Apache Spark
2 75 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 62 (4.19%) Apache
5 60 (4.06%) JBoss
6 43 (2.91%) Confluence
7 35 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 31 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.95%) IIS
11 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.34%) Jetty
14 4 (0.27%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.20%) CMS
15 3 (0.20%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.068%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 29 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.47%) Front Arena
2 7 (0.47%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.47%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.14%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 359 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.06%) SaaS
4 55 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 49 (3.31%) OpenShift
6 48 (3.25%) Serverless
7 40 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (2.23%) Amazon S3
10 30 (2.03%) GitHub
11 26 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (0.54%) Apigee
16 8 (0.54%) PaaS
17 7 (0.47%) IaaS
18 4 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 4 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.28%) HTTP
2 8 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.34%) AMQP
4 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.27%) SSH
5 3 (0.20%) DNS
5 3 (0.20%) Firewall
5 3 (0.20%) Internet
5 3 (0.20%) SSL
5 3 (0.20%) WebEx
6 2 (0.14%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.14%) Broadband
6 2 (0.14%) Network Security
6 2 (0.14%) xDSL
7 1 (0.068%) NFC
7 1 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (11.02%) NoSQL
2 146 (9.87%) Big Data
3 141 (9.53%) MySQL
4 111 (7.51%) Hadoop
5 107 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 98 (6.63%) MongoDB
7 78 (5.27%) SQL Server
8 73 (4.94%) Relational Database
9 67 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 55 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
12 53 (3.58%) Redis
13 29 (1.96%) Oracle Database
14 28 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 25 (1.69%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.49%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.35%) Neo4j
18 17 (1.15%) GIS
19 13 (0.88%) BigQuery
20 11 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 255 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 247 (16.70%) Git (software)
3 190 (12.85%) Maven
4 129 (8.72%) JIRA
5 105 (7.10%) JUnit
6 99 (6.69%) Selenium
7 77 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 72 (4.87%) Gradle
9 71 (4.80%) Subversion
10 47 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 47 (3.18%) Eclipse
11 44 (2.97%) TeamCity
12 43 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (2.77%) Bitbucket
14 39 (2.64%) Bitbucket Server
15 35 (2.37%) Ant
16 29 (1.96%) Mockito
17 24 (1.62%) JMeter
17 24 (1.62%) SpecFlow
18 22 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 297 (20.08%) Finance
2 166 (11.22%) Banking
3 87 (5.88%) Front Office
4 59 (3.99%) Games
5 43 (2.91%) Retail
6 34 (2.30%) Publishing
7 29 (1.96%) Military
8 27 (1.83%) Marketing
9 25 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.01%) Law
11 15 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.81%) Electronics
13 12 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.47%) Automotive
16 6 (0.41%) Advertising
16 6 (0.41%) Avionics
17 5 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (33.27%) Spring
2 229 (15.48%) Spring Boot
3 217 (14.67%) Web Services
4 207 (14.00%) RESTful
5 152 (10.28%) Kafka
6 144 (9.74%) HTML
7 140 (9.47%) Hibernate
8 136 (9.20%) AngularJS
8 136 (9.20%) REST
9 124 (8.38%) XML
10 122 (8.25%) CSS
11 110 (7.44%) React
12 101 (6.83%) J2EE
13 81 (5.48%) Java EE
14 75 (5.07%) Node.js
15 70 (4.73%) JSON
16 64 (4.33%) .NET
17 53 (3.58%) JSF
18 47 (3.18%) J2SE
19 44 (2.97%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 169 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
2 94 (6.36%) Algorithms
3 74 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (4.33%) Data Structures
5 55 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
6 53 (3.58%) Derivative
7 51 (3.45%) Fixed Income
8 48 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (3.11%) Hedge funds
10 43 (2.91%) Equities
11 38 (2.57%) User Experience
12 30 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (1.62%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.56%) Cloud Native
15 20 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (1.01%) Wiki
17 13 (0.88%) Client/Server
18 11 (0.74%) Public Cloud
19 10 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 306 (20.69%) Linux
2 73 (4.94%) Unix
3 69 (4.67%) Windows
4 41 (2.77%) Android
5 39 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.69%) CentOS
7 23 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.34%) Debian
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.068%) Fedora
11 1 (0.068%) SUSE
11 1 (0.068%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (63.89%) Software Engineering
2 875 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (30.02%) TDD
4 415 (28.06%) Microservices
5 393 (26.57%) DevOps
6 274 (18.53%) Test Automation
7 249 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
7 249 (16.84%) Scrum
8 190 (12.85%) Computer Science
9 180 (12.17%) OO
10 179 (12.10%) BDD
11 167 (11.29%) SDLC
12 163 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 144 (9.74%) Unit Testing
14 132 (8.92%) Open Source
15 131 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
16 122 (8.25%) Fintech
17 121 (8.18%) Artificial Intelligence
17 121 (8.18%) Mentoring
18 107 (7.23%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,479 (100.00%) Java
2 416 (28.13%) SQL
3 348 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 315 (21.30%) Java 8
5 299 (20.22%) Python
6 185 (12.51%) C#
7 182 (12.31%) C++
8 137 (9.26%) Scala
9 121 (8.18%) C
10 60 (4.06%) Kotlin
11 50 (3.38%) Java 9
12 42 (2.84%) Go
13 41 (2.77%) Ruby
14 38 (2.57%) Bash Shell
15 35 (2.37%) Groovy
16 28 (1.89%) PHP
17 27 (1.83%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.49%) TypeScript
19 18 (1.22%) PowerShell
20 17 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 269 (18.19%) Degree
2 93 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 60 (4.06%) DV Cleared
5 44 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 37 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 27 (1.83%) PhD
9 24 (1.62%) ISTQB
10 17 (1.15%) ISEB
11 8 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.54%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.27%) HNC
13 4 (0.27%) HND
14 1 (0.068%) CISSP
14 1 (0.068%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (9.40%) QA
2 21 (1.42%) PSD2
3 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.20%) GDPR
3 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) MiFID
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.068%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 326 (22.04%) Docker
2 25 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) Firmware
4 2 (0.14%) GridGain
4 2 (0.14%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 210 (14.20%) Kubernetes
2 130 (8.79%) Terraform
3 115 (7.78%) Ansible
4 52 (3.52%) Puppet
5 41 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.74%) Grafana
7 11 (0.74%) Kibana
7 11 (0.74%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.41%) Marathon
8 6 (0.41%) Mesos
9 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.20%) logstash
10 2 (0.14%) Cloudify
10 2 (0.14%) Control-M
10 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.14%) Rancher
11 1 (0.068%) Istio
11 1 (0.068%) Salt
Vendors
1 194 (13.12%) Oracle
2 55 (3.72%) WorldPay
3 43 (2.91%) Google
4 21 (1.42%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.35%) IBM
6 18 (1.22%) Splunk
7 15 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 12 (0.81%) Microsoft
8 12 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 11 (0.74%) SaltStack
10 10 (0.68%) Tableau
11 9 (0.61%) Adobe
11 9 (0.61%) AppDynamics
11 9 (0.61%) ION Trading
12 8 (0.54%) Charles River
12 8 (0.54%) HP
12 8 (0.54%) MapR
12 8 (0.54%) SAP
13 7 (0.47%) Calypso
13 7 (0.47%) SimCorp