The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,960 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 508 499
Rank change year-on-year +47 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 475 445 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 392 388 453
Median salary £47,960 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.08% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 162 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South West +33 80 £40,000 -11.11% 9
North West +14 63 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South East -5 54 £44,000 -12.00% 7
East of England 0 47 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire +25 40 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +22 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +16 11 £35,000 -21.34% 1
North East - 4 £36,250 -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 919 (100.00%) Java
2 904 (98.37%) Software Engineering
3 430 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (33.51%) OO
5 297 (32.32%) JavaScript
6 292 (31.77%) Spring
7 274 (29.82%) SQL
8 269 (29.27%) Linux
9 260 (28.29%) C++
10 231 (25.14%) Degree
11 216 (23.50%) HTML
12 215 (23.39%) TDD
13 211 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
14 203 (22.09%) Scrum
15 180 (19.59%) Python
16 178 (19.37%) Test Automation
17 174 (18.93%) Git (software)
18 169 (18.39%) NoSQL
19 161 (17.52%) Finance
20 155 (16.87%) CSS
21 154 (16.76%) Computer Science
22 147 (16.00%) Security Cleared
23 143 (15.56%) C#
24 136 (14.80%) C
25 135 (14.69%) Hibernate
26 131 (14.25%) DevOps
27 120 (13.06%) J2EE
27 120 (13.06%) JUnit
28 119 (12.95%) Maven
29 118 (12.84%) Algorithms

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 79 (8.60%) Tomcat
2 76 (8.27%) Apache
3 55 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (5.22%) Apache Spark
5 44 (4.79%) JBoss
6 37 (4.03%) Confluence
7 34 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 31 (3.37%) WebLogic
9 23 (2.50%) IIS
10 12 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.20%) nginx
12 10 (1.09%) Jetty
13 7 (0.76%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.33%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.33%) Mule
15 2 (0.22%) CMS
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.81%) SaaS
3 28 (3.05%) GitHub
4 21 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.22%) Heroku
10 2 (0.22%) PaaS
10 2 (0.22%) Route 53
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.07%) HTTP
2 18 (1.96%) Internet
3 12 (1.31%) DNS
4 7 (0.76%) Wireless
5 6 (0.65%) 802.11
5 6 (0.65%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.54%) ATM
7 4 (0.44%) Broadband
8 3 (0.33%) AMQP
8 3 (0.33%) Firewall
9 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.22%) IPv6
10 1 (0.11%) CDMA
10 1 (0.11%) GSM
10 1 (0.11%) LDAP
10 1 (0.11%) PPP
10 1 (0.11%) SMS
10 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.11%) UMTS
10 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (18.39%) NoSQL
2 101 (10.99%) Big Data
3 99 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 84 (9.14%) MySQL
5 75 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 69 (7.51%) Relational Database
7 56 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 56 (6.09%) Hadoop
8 35 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.61%) Apache Hive
10 17 (1.85%) Neo4j
11 16 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.63%) HBase
12 15 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.52%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.20%) OrientDB
15 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.76%) DB2
16 7 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 174 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 120 (13.06%) JUnit
3 119 (12.95%) Maven
4 112 (12.19%) Jenkins
4 112 (12.19%) Subversion
5 76 (8.27%) Mercurial
6 73 (7.94%) JIRA
7 61 (6.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 52 (5.66%) Ant
8 52 (5.66%) Eclipse
9 50 (5.44%) Bitbucket
10 40 (4.35%) EasyMock
11 34 (3.70%) Gradle
12 24 (2.61%) Selenium
13 20 (2.18%) Hudson
14 19 (2.07%) Mockito
14 19 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.74%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.41%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.31%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (17.52%) Finance
2 65 (7.07%) Banking
3 44 (4.79%) Retail
4 40 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.03%) Marketing
6 34 (3.70%) Electronics
7 30 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.18%) Games
10 18 (1.96%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.63%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.31%) Advertising
12 12 (1.31%) Military
13 11 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.98%) Front Office
15 7 (0.76%) Legal
16 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.65%) Publishing
17 4 (0.44%) Automotive
17 4 (0.44%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (31.77%) Spring
2 216 (23.50%) HTML
3 155 (16.87%) CSS
4 135 (14.69%) Hibernate
5 120 (13.06%) J2EE
6 112 (12.19%) AngularJS
7 111 (12.08%) Web Services
8 108 (11.75%) Java EE
9 107 (11.64%) REST
10 101 (10.99%) RESTful
11 92 (10.01%) HTML5
12 84 (9.14%) XML
13 63 (6.86%) JSON
14 62 (6.75%) CSS3
15 55 (5.98%) Node.js
15 55 (5.98%) SOAP
16 51 (5.55%) .NET
16 51 (5.55%) JSF
17 47 (5.11%) Spring Boot
18 46 (5.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 154 (16.76%) Computer Science
2 118 (12.84%) Algorithms
3 97 (10.55%) Data Structures
4 43 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (4.46%) User Experience
6 35 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (3.59%) Wiki
8 31 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.83%) Fintech
10 18 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.09%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.87%) Cybercrime
15 8 (0.87%) Social Media
16 7 (0.76%) Bitcoin
16 7 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.76%) Smart City
17 6 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 269 (29.27%) Linux
2 77 (8.38%) Windows
3 75 (8.16%) Unix
4 51 (5.55%) Android
5 36 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.48%) CentOS
7 26 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.74%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.52%) AIX
10 13 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 430 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (33.51%) OO
4 215 (23.39%) TDD
5 211 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
6 203 (22.09%) Scrum
7 178 (19.37%) Test Automation
8 131 (14.25%) DevOps
9 117 (12.73%) Open Source
10 113 (12.30%) Microservices
11 107 (11.64%) Unit Testing
12 94 (10.23%) OOP
13 87 (9.47%) OOD
14 80 (8.71%) MVC
15 72 (7.83%) Mentoring
16 71 (7.73%) BDD
17 68 (7.40%) Mathematics
18 64 (6.96%) SDLC
19 61 (6.64%) Multithreading
20 56 (6.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 919 (100.00%) Java
2 297 (32.32%) JavaScript
3 274 (29.82%) SQL
4 260 (28.29%) C++
5 180 (19.59%) Python
6 143 (15.56%) C#
7 136 (14.80%) C
8 66 (7.18%) Scala
9 47 (5.11%) Groovy
10 41 (4.46%) Perl
11 36 (3.92%) Go
12 35 (3.81%) Ruby
13 28 (3.05%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.72%) PHP
14 25 (2.72%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.96%) Clojure
16 15 (1.63%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.63%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.20%) Delphi
18 10 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 231 (25.14%) Degree
2 147 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 66 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (5.98%) DV Cleared
5 43 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.70%) PhD
7 11 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.44%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.79%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) SEPA
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 81 (8.81%) Docker
2 5 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (3.37%) Puppet
2 26 (2.83%) Ansible
3 22 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.09%) Kibana
6 7 (0.76%) Terraform
7 5 (0.54%) Packer
8 4 (0.44%) logstash
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
9 2 (0.22%) Opsview
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 101 (10.99%) Oracle
2 41 (4.46%) Red Hat
3 22 (2.39%) SAP
4 21 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (2.18%) VMware
6 13 (1.41%) Google
7 9 (0.98%) Splunk
8 8 (0.87%) Talend
9 7 (0.76%) Altova
9 7 (0.76%) Fiorano
9 7 (0.76%) ILOG
9 7 (0.76%) WSO2
10 6 (0.65%) IBM
11 5 (0.54%) Adobe
11 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.54%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.44%) Facebook
12 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.33%) Clearswift
13 3 (0.33%) Twitter
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