Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 333 347
Rank change year-on-year +41 +14 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1877 1708 1931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.99% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1509 1711
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,875 £33,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +30 889 £65,000 +8.33% 81
North of England +84 303 £50,000 - 23
South East +2 260 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South West 0 191 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North West +61 171 £49,250 +6.49% 12
East of England -24 144 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Yorkshire +53 128 £52,000 -5.45% 10
Midlands +75 93 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands +85 65 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +14 28 £50,000 +25.00%
North East - 4 £27,000 - 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1877 (100.00%) Java
2 1285 (68.46%) Software Engineering
3 1071 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
4 630 (33.56%) Spring
5 589 (31.38%) TDD
6 525 (27.97%) JavaScript
7 492 (26.21%) SQL
8 424 (22.59%) Linux
9 410 (21.84%) OO
10 396 (21.10%) Python
11 394 (20.99%) Finance
12 392 (20.88%) Scrum
13 391 (20.83%) Test Automation
14 380 (20.25%) Degree
15 353 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
16 333 (17.74%) HTML
17 328 (17.47%) Git (software)
18 318 (16.94%) Web Services
19 317 (16.89%) Microservices
20 316 (16.84%) BDD
21 310 (16.52%) REST
22 301 (16.04%) DevOps
23 297 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
24 291 (15.50%) Jenkins
25 290 (15.45%) Hibernate
26 276 (14.70%) C++
27 273 (14.54%) Computer Science
28 272 (14.49%) Maven
29 265 (14.12%) QA
30 261 (13.91%) J2EE

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
1 133 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 89 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
3 86 (4.58%) Apache Spark
4 70 (3.73%) Apache
5 49 (2.61%) JBoss
6 47 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 41 (2.18%) Confluence
8 25 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (0.96%) Jetty
10 17 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.43%) IIS
12 8 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.37%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.32%) CMS
14 6 (0.32%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.32%) Mule
14 6 (0.32%) nginx
15 5 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.16%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 297 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (3.78%) SaaS
4 46 (2.45%) GitHub
5 31 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.39%) IaaS
7 23 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.23%) OpenShift
8 22 (1.17%) Serverless
9 21 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.80%) PaaS
11 11 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.27%) Heroku
14 5 (0.27%) npm
15 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.21%) Force.com
16 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.89%) Internet
2 38 (2.02%) HTTP
3 27 (1.44%) ATM
4 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.48%) AMQP
5 9 (0.48%) Firewall
6 5 (0.27%) SSL
6 5 (0.27%) Wireless
7 4 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.21%) NAS
7 4 (0.21%) SSH
8 3 (0.16%) Network Security
9 2 (0.11%) DNS
9 2 (0.11%) FTP
9 2 (0.11%) Intranet
9 2 (0.11%) LDAP
9 2 (0.11%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.11%) SMS
10 1 (0.053%) DMZ
10 1 (0.053%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (13.32%) NoSQL
2 150 (7.99%) MySQL
3 136 (7.25%) Big Data
4 123 (6.55%) Hadoop
5 120 (6.39%) MongoDB
6 116 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 100 (5.33%) SQL Server
8 89 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 86 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 31 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.44%) Blockchain
12 27 (1.44%) Redis
13 25 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 22 (1.17%) HBase
15 14 (0.75%) GIS
15 14 (0.75%) Neo4j
16 12 (0.64%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.59%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 328 (17.47%) Git (software)
2 291 (15.50%) Jenkins
3 272 (14.49%) Maven
4 241 (12.84%) JUnit
5 218 (11.61%) Cucumber
5 218 (11.61%) Selenium
6 149 (7.94%) JIRA
7 132 (7.03%) Subversion
8 96 (5.11%) Gradle
9 95 (5.06%) WebDriver
10 91 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 81 (4.32%) Eclipse
12 62 (3.30%) Mercurial
13 55 (2.93%) Mockito
14 52 (2.77%) TeamCity
15 49 (2.61%) Bitbucket
16 39 (2.08%) Ant
16 39 (2.08%) JBehave
16 39 (2.08%) JMeter
17 32 (1.70%) Hudson
General
1 394 (20.99%) Finance
2 153 (8.15%) Banking
3 101 (5.38%) Retail
4 66 (3.52%) Games
5 49 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 32 (1.70%) Marketing
7 31 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.55%) Electronics
9 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.96%) Publishing
12 16 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.69%) Advertising
14 12 (0.64%) Front Office
14 12 (0.64%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.53%) Legal
16 8 (0.43%) Law
17 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.27%) Automotive
17 5 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (33.56%) Spring
2 333 (17.74%) HTML
3 318 (16.94%) Web Services
4 310 (16.52%) REST
5 290 (15.45%) Hibernate
6 261 (13.91%) J2EE
7 258 (13.75%) CSS
8 255 (13.59%) RESTful
9 243 (12.95%) AngularJS
10 195 (10.39%) Java EE
11 190 (10.12%) XML
12 149 (7.94%) HTML5
12 149 (7.94%) Node.js
13 129 (6.87%) Spring Boot
14 125 (6.66%) SOAP
15 111 (5.91%) React
16 110 (5.86%) jQuery
17 90 (4.79%) JSON
18 85 (4.53%) JMS
18 85 (4.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 273 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 163 (8.68%) Algorithms
3 127 (6.77%) Fintech
4 123 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
5 118 (6.29%) Data Structures
6 107 (5.70%) User Experience
7 84 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (2.61%) Mobile App
10 35 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (1.44%) EFT
11 27 (1.44%) RIA
12 18 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
14 14 (0.75%) Derivative
15 13 (0.69%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.64%) Credit Risk
16 12 (0.64%) Equities
16 12 (0.64%) PKI
17 11 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 424 (22.59%) Linux
2 174 (9.27%) Unix
3 129 (6.87%) Windows
4 110 (5.86%) Android
5 60 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 13 (0.69%) CentOS
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.37%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.27%) AIX
10 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.27%) Solaris
11 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.053%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (68.46%) Software Engineering
2 1071 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (31.38%) TDD
4 410 (21.84%) OO
5 392 (20.88%) Scrum
6 391 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 353 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
8 317 (16.89%) Microservices
9 316 (16.84%) BDD
10 301 (16.04%) DevOps
11 186 (9.91%) Mentoring
12 166 (8.84%) Multithreading
13 165 (8.79%) Unit Testing
14 159 (8.47%) Open Source
15 142 (7.57%) MVC
16 122 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 113 (6.02%) SDLC
18 106 (5.65%) Web Development
19 105 (5.59%) E-Commerce
20 94 (5.01%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1877 (100.00%) Java
2 525 (27.97%) JavaScript
3 492 (26.21%) SQL
4 396 (21.10%) Python
5 276 (14.70%) C++
6 196 (10.44%) Scala
7 171 (9.11%) C#
8 119 (6.34%) C
9 113 (6.02%) Ruby
10 63 (3.36%) Groovy
11 55 (2.93%) Go
12 49 (2.61%) PHP
12 49 (2.61%) PL/SQL
13 43 (2.29%) Perl
14 41 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.65%) Clojure
16 28 (1.49%) Kotlin
17 27 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.01%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 380 (20.25%) Degree
2 155 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (6.18%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.44%) PhD
6 25 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.23%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.37%) ISEB
10 4 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.11%) MCP
13 1 (0.053%) MCITP
13 1 (0.053%) OCA
13 1 (0.053%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (14.12%) QA
2 8 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.37%) SEPA
4 6 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.32%) MIL-STD-498
4 6 (0.32%) SLA
5 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.27%) MiFID
6 3 (0.16%) ECSS
6 3 (0.16%) EMIR
6 3 (0.16%) HL7
6 3 (0.16%) MISRA
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) GCP
8 1 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.053%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 233 (12.41%) Docker
2 12 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.21%) NFS
4 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.21%) Veritas File System
5 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.11%) Xen
7 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (4.42%) Puppet
2 78 (4.16%) Ansible
3 60 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.69%) rkt
6 9 (0.48%) Kibana
6 9 (0.48%) Terraform
7 8 (0.43%) Mesos
7 8 (0.43%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.37%) Opsview
9 6 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
9 6 (0.32%) OpenNebula
10 5 (0.27%) Packer
10 5 (0.27%) Salt
11 4 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.21%) Marathon
11 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 3 (0.16%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 243 (12.95%) Oracle
2 106 (5.65%) Google
3 33 (1.76%) Microsoft
3 33 (1.76%) Splunk
4 30 (1.60%) SAP
5 24 (1.28%) AppDynamics
6 22 (1.17%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.01%) Cloudera
8 18 (0.96%) VMware
9 15 (0.80%) HP
10 13 (0.69%) Terracotta
11 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.59%) Sybase
12 10 (0.53%) IBM
12 10 (0.53%) Sun
13 9 (0.48%) Hortonworks
14 8 (0.43%) Capita
14 8 (0.43%) DevExpress
14 8 (0.43%) Sophos