Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 512 551
Rank change year-on-year +58 +39 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1100 952 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 895 826 901
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,100 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £73,125 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in England

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 +72 443 £65,000 +8.33% 28
North of England +85 212 £50,750 -7.73% 22
South West +33 157 £43,000 -6.52% 7
North West +71 122 £48,750 - 10
South East -22 111 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East of England -7 110 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Yorkshire +32 89 £52,500 -4.55% 12
Midlands +77 68 £46,250 +5.11% 3
East Midlands +81 48 £45,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +15 20 £50,000 +17.65%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1100 (100.00%) Java
2 1096 (99.64%) Software Engineering
3 560 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 438 (39.82%) Spring
5 388 (35.27%) JavaScript
6 335 (30.45%) OO
7 319 (29.00%) TDD
8 300 (27.27%) SQL
9 277 (25.18%) Degree
10 262 (23.82%) Linux
11 231 (21.00%) C++
12 229 (20.82%) HTML
13 214 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
14 211 (19.18%) Python
15 209 (19.00%) Hibernate
15 209 (19.00%) Scrum
16 205 (18.64%) Finance
17 196 (17.82%) Git (software)
18 190 (17.27%) AngularJS
19 181 (16.45%) Microservices
20 180 (16.36%) Computer Science
21 177 (16.09%) CSS
22 174 (15.82%) Web Services
23 170 (15.45%) NoSQL
24 169 (15.36%) RESTful
25 163 (14.82%) REST
26 161 (14.64%) J2EE
27 152 (13.82%) DevOps
28 144 (13.09%) Oracle
28 144 (13.09%) Maven

Java Software 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 87 (7.91%) Tomcat
2 66 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (4.00%) Apache
4 42 (3.82%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.09%) JBoss
6 21 (1.91%) Confluence
7 20 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (0.91%) Jetty
11 6 (0.55%) IIS
12 5 (0.45%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.45%) Mule
13 4 (0.36%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.27%) CMS
14 3 (0.27%) Ethereum
15 2 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.64%) SaaS
3 42 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.82%) GitHub
5 13 (1.18%) Serverless
6 11 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.82%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.45%) Heroku
11 4 (0.36%) Force.com
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.27%) IaaS
13 2 (0.18%) PaaS
14 1 (0.091%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.091%) Route 53
14 1 (0.091%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.45%) Internet
2 28 (2.55%) HTTP
3 27 (2.45%) ATM
4 6 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.45%) Wireless
6 2 (0.18%) Broadband
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.091%) AMQP
7 1 (0.091%) CDMA
7 1 (0.091%) GSM
7 1 (0.091%) LTE
7 1 (0.091%) PPP
7 1 (0.091%) Skype
7 1 (0.091%) UMTS
7 1 (0.091%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.091%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (15.45%) NoSQL
2 96 (8.73%) MySQL
3 81 (7.36%) MongoDB
4 80 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 62 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (5.45%) Big Data
7 59 (5.36%) Relational Database
8 56 (5.09%) Hadoop
9 50 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.27%) GIS
11 13 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 11 (1.00%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.00%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.00%) OrientDB
14 8 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.45%) DB2
16 4 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 196 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 144 (13.09%) Maven
3 134 (12.18%) JUnit
4 120 (10.91%) Jenkins
5 104 (9.45%) Subversion
6 66 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 65 (5.91%) JIRA
8 60 (5.45%) Mercurial
9 59 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (4.45%) Gradle
11 31 (2.82%) Ant
11 31 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 30 (2.73%) Mockito
13 28 (2.55%) Bitbucket
14 24 (2.18%) Hudson
14 24 (2.18%) TeamCity
15 23 (2.09%) EasyMock
16 22 (2.00%) Visual Studio
17 21 (1.91%) Travis CI
18 18 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 205 (18.64%) Finance
2 68 (6.18%) Banking
3 62 (5.64%) Retail
4 20 (1.82%) Games
5 18 (1.64%) Electronics
5 18 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 16 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.36%) Marketing
8 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.00%) Publishing
9 11 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.82%) Legal
12 8 (0.73%) Advertising
13 7 (0.64%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.45%) Military
15 4 (0.36%) Automotive
15 4 (0.36%) French Language
15 4 (0.36%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (39.82%) Spring
2 229 (20.82%) HTML
3 209 (19.00%) Hibernate
4 190 (17.27%) AngularJS
5 177 (16.09%) CSS
6 174 (15.82%) Web Services
7 169 (15.36%) RESTful
8 163 (14.82%) REST
9 161 (14.64%) J2EE
10 138 (12.55%) Java EE
11 113 (10.27%) XML
12 100 (9.09%) HTML5
13 92 (8.36%) Node.js
14 85 (7.73%) Spring Boot
15 79 (7.18%) React
16 73 (6.64%) jQuery
17 67 (6.09%) GWT
18 65 (5.91%) JPA
19 62 (5.64%) SOAP
20 57 (5.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 180 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 127 (11.55%) Algorithms
3 105 (9.55%) Data Structures
4 65 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (4.73%) User Experience
6 50 (4.55%) Fintech
7 47 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.45%) EFT
10 15 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.00%) Wiki
12 10 (0.91%) PKI
13 9 (0.82%) Clustering
13 9 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.73%) Tandem
15 7 (0.64%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
16 6 (0.55%) Acoustics
16 6 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 262 (23.82%) Linux
2 93 (8.45%) Windows
3 76 (6.91%) Android
4 64 (5.82%) Unix
5 45 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.09%) CentOS
9 5 (0.45%) AIX
9 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.091%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.091%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1096 (99.64%) Software Engineering
2 560 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (30.45%) OO
4 319 (29.00%) TDD
5 214 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
6 209 (19.00%) Scrum
7 181 (16.45%) Microservices
8 152 (13.82%) DevOps
9 131 (11.91%) Mentoring
10 126 (11.45%) Test Automation
10 126 (11.45%) Unit Testing
11 119 (10.82%) BDD
12 109 (9.91%) Multithreading
13 107 (9.73%) Open Source
14 90 (8.18%) MVC
15 86 (7.82%) OOD
16 84 (7.64%) Mathematics
17 75 (6.82%) Web Development
18 60 (5.45%) SDLC
19 56 (5.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1100 (100.00%) Java
2 388 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 300 (27.27%) SQL
4 231 (21.00%) C++
5 211 (19.18%) Python
6 137 (12.45%) Scala
7 106 (9.64%) C#
8 97 (8.82%) C
9 50 (4.55%) Ruby
10 42 (3.82%) Go
11 33 (3.00%) Perl
12 31 (2.82%) Groovy
13 30 (2.73%) PHP
13 30 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.36%) Clojure
15 23 (2.09%) Kotlin
16 19 (1.73%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.00%) R
18 9 (0.82%) Apple Swift
18 9 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 277 (25.18%) Degree
2 105 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 101 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.82%) Sun Certification
7 17 (1.55%) PhD
8 4 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.18%) MCP
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.09%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.64%) SEPA
3 6 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.55%) MIL-STD-498
4 3 (0.27%) ECSS
4 3 (0.27%) MISRA
5 1 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.091%) GCP
5 1 (0.091%) HL7
5 1 (0.091%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.091%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.091%) PSD2
System Software
1 121 (11.00%) Docker
2 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.091%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (2.82%) Ansible
2 29 (2.64%) Puppet
3 22 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.64%) Kibana
5 7 (0.64%) Opsview
5 7 (0.64%) Terraform
6 6 (0.55%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.45%) Packer
8 4 (0.36%) Marathon
8 4 (0.36%) Mesos
9 3 (0.27%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.18%) Graphite
10 2 (0.18%) logstash
11 1 (0.091%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.091%) Nagios
11 1 (0.091%) Salt
11 1 (0.091%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 144 (13.09%) Oracle
2 70 (6.36%) Google
3 25 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.45%) VMware
5 15 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.18%) Terracotta
7 11 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.00%) Cloudera
8 10 (0.91%) SAP
8 10 (0.91%) Sun
9 8 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.64%) PayPal
10 7 (0.64%) Sybase
11 6 (0.55%) Intel
11 6 (0.55%) Sophos
12 5 (0.45%) Facebook
12 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.45%) Splunk
13 4 (0.36%) IBM
14 3 (0.27%) Apple