Period
to 28 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 293 250 297
Rank change year-on-year -43 +47 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,297 628 1,390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.27% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.34% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 950 587 1,147
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +22.73%
75th Percentile £102,500 £83,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £128,750 £103,750 £112,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +18.18%

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 102,110 47,033 119,596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.30% 95.04% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72,075 39,915 97,884
10th Percentile £31,814 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -9 849 £90,000 +12.50% 104
North of England -54 228 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Yorkshire -55 152 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East -126 109 £67,500 +17.39% 23
North West -71 60 £60,000 -7.69% 21
Midlands -92 38 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South West -73 29 £60,000 +20.00% 18
East Midlands -47 20 £65,000 - 2
East of England -100 20 £57,500 -4.17% 7
West Midlands -97 17 £55,000 +2.33% 7
North East -24 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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 1,297 (100.00%) Java
2 926 (71.40%) Software Engineering
3 759 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
4 608 (46.88%) Microservices
5 581 (44.80%) AWS
6 499 (38.47%) Spring
7 392 (30.22%) SQL
8 390 (30.07%) Docker
9 371 (28.60%) DevOps
10 370 (28.53%) Kubernetes
11 322 (24.83%) Python
12 320 (24.67%) Finance
13 312 (24.06%) Test Automation
14 272 (20.97%) Spring Boot
15 252 (19.43%) TDD
16 248 (19.12%) JavaScript
17 243 (18.74%) GCP
18 242 (18.66%) Azure
19 235 (18.12%) Kafka
20 226 (17.42%) Full Stack Development
21 221 (17.04%) Social Skills
22 207 (15.96%) NoSQL
23 206 (15.88%) Web Services
24 205 (15.81%) Degree
25 198 (15.27%) Asset Management
26 194 (14.96%) Git (software)
26 194 (14.96%) REST
27 191 (14.73%) Jenkins
28 184 (14.19%) React
29 178 (13.72%) QA

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 63 (4.86%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (1.77%) Apache
4 21 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.08%) JBoss
6 11 (0.85%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) IIS
7 7 (0.54%) Jupyter
7 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.31%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.23%) CICS
10 3 (0.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.23%) Tornado
11 2 (0.15%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.077%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 581 (44.80%) AWS
2 243 (18.74%) GCP
3 242 (18.66%) Azure
4 108 (8.33%) Serverless
5 96 (7.40%) AWS Lambda
6 82 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
7 66 (5.09%) Amazon ECS
8 52 (4.01%) GitHub
9 36 (2.78%) SaaS
10 32 (2.47%) OpenShift
11 27 (2.08%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.31%) Datadog
13 13 (1.00%) BrowserStack
14 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.85%) PaaS
15 7 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.46%) Amazon EKS
17 5 (0.39%) AWS KMS
17 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.77%) HTTP
2 8 (0.62%) Internet
3 6 (0.46%) SMS
4 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.31%) RIP
6 3 (0.23%) Broadband
7 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.15%) Firewall
7 2 (0.15%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.15%) VPN
8 1 (0.077%) DNS
8 1 (0.077%) SMTP
8 1 (0.077%) SNMP
8 1 (0.077%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (15.96%) NoSQL
2 142 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
3 115 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 77 (5.94%) Amazon Athena
5 75 (5.78%) Amazon Aurora
6 63 (4.86%) MongoDB
7 60 (4.63%) Big Data
8 59 (4.55%) MySQL
9 49 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (3.01%) Blockchain
11 38 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.93%) Redis
14 18 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.39%) SQL Server
15 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.00%) Couchbase
16 13 (1.00%) Metadata
17 12 (0.93%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.93%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 194 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 191 (14.73%) Jenkins
3 87 (6.71%) JUnit
3 87 (6.71%) Maven
4 78 (6.01%) Subversion
5 72 (5.55%) Mercurial
6 64 (4.93%) Gradle
7 59 (4.55%) GitLab
8 48 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 44 (3.39%) JIRA
10 43 (3.32%) Selenium
11 32 (2.47%) JMeter
12 30 (2.31%) Mockito
13 21 (1.62%) SoapUI
14 19 (1.46%) Gatling
14 19 (1.46%) Postman
15 16 (1.23%) Appium
16 14 (1.08%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.00%) TestNG
18 12 (0.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 320 (24.67%) Finance
2 221 (17.04%) Social Skills
3 149 (11.49%) Banking
4 101 (7.79%) Retail
5 41 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.08%) Front Office
7 34 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.39%) Marketing
9 18 (1.39%) Public Sector
10 17 (1.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (1.16%) Law
12 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.93%) Games
14 9 (0.69%) Fire and Rescue
14 9 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (0.62%) Electronics
15 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.54%) Police
17 6 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (38.47%) Spring
2 272 (20.97%) Spring Boot
3 235 (18.12%) Kafka
4 206 (15.88%) Web Services
5 194 (14.96%) REST
6 184 (14.19%) React
7 127 (9.79%) RESTful
8 122 (9.41%) gRPC
9 120 (9.25%) AngularJS
10 82 (6.32%) Node.js
11 64 (4.93%) Hibernate
12 57 (4.39%) HTML
13 56 (4.32%) CSS
14 46 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
15 45 (3.47%) JSON
16 42 (3.24%) XML
17 40 (3.08%) Java EE
18 38 (2.93%) J2EE
19 37 (2.85%) Spring Cloud
20 32 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.41%) Algorithms
2 110 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (7.56%) Hedge funds
4 89 (6.86%) Data Structures
5 71 (5.47%) Cloud Native
6 68 (5.24%) Derivative
7 64 (4.93%) Pricing Data
8 60 (4.63%) User Experience
9 42 (3.24%) Equities
10 33 (2.54%) Fixed Income
11 32 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 29 (2.24%) Virtual Team
13 28 (2.16%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.77%) iPad
15 22 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (1.62%) Data Centre
16 21 (1.62%) iPhone
16 21 (1.62%) SWIFT
17 16 (1.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 157 (12.10%) Linux
2 49 (3.78%) Unix
3 42 (3.24%) Android
4 24 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.39%) Windows
7 14 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.077%) AIX
11 1 (0.077%) Debian
11 1 (0.077%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (71.40%) Software Engineering
2 759 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
3 608 (46.88%) Microservices
4 371 (28.60%) DevOps
5 312 (24.06%) Test Automation
6 252 (19.43%) TDD
7 226 (17.42%) Full Stack Development
8 198 (15.27%) Asset Management
9 163 (12.57%) Investment Management
9 163 (12.57%) Scrum
10 159 (12.26%) OO
11 157 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
12 149 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
13 146 (11.26%) Fintech
14 144 (11.10%) Computer Science
15 139 (10.72%) Analytics
16 138 (10.64%) Open Source
17 117 (9.02%) Artificial Intelligence
18 107 (8.25%) Data Science
19 91 (7.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,297 (100.00%) Java
2 392 (30.22%) SQL
3 322 (24.83%) Python
4 248 (19.12%) JavaScript
5 167 (12.88%) Java 8
6 126 (9.71%) TypeScript
7 114 (8.79%) Kotlin
8 97 (7.48%) Java 11
9 79 (6.09%) Scala
10 42 (3.24%) C#
11 27 (2.08%) Go
12 22 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.54%) C++
14 19 (1.46%) Perl
15 18 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.31%) Groovy
16 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.85%) PHP
19 10 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 205 (15.81%) Degree
2 89 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.16%) Master's Degree
4 15 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.31%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.31%) PhD
6 3 (0.23%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) HND
7 2 (0.15%) MBA
7 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.077%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.077%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (13.72%) QA
2 2 (0.15%) DICOM
3 1 (0.077%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.077%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.077%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.077%) SLA
System Software
1 390 (30.07%) Docker
2 9 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.46%) HDFS
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 370 (28.53%) Kubernetes
2 83 (6.40%) Terraform
3 66 (5.09%) Ansible
4 47 (3.62%) Puppet
5 46 (3.55%) Prometheus
6 45 (3.47%) Grafana
7 40 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.00%) Mesos
10 5 (0.39%) Kibana
11 2 (0.15%) Control-M
11 2 (0.15%) Istio
11 2 (0.15%) Oozie
11 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.077%) Bugsnag
12 1 (0.077%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.077%) logstash
Vendors
1 104 (8.02%) Oracle
2 67 (5.17%) Google
3 34 (2.62%) Red Hat
4 18 (1.39%) Sybase
5 15 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 13 (1.00%) BT
7 12 (0.93%) Splunk
8 10 (0.77%) IBM
9 9 (0.69%) Apple
9 9 (0.69%) VMware
10 7 (0.54%) Talend
11 5 (0.39%) SAP
11 5 (0.39%) Spotify
12 4 (0.31%) Adobe
12 4 (0.31%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.31%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.31%) New Relic
12 4 (0.31%) Twitter
13 3 (0.23%) Compuware
13 3 (0.23%) TIBCO