Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 439 426
Rank change year-on-year +46 -13 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 581 894 1,175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 549 866 1,000
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +21.46%

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 78,649 127,834 155,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 96.00% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63,668 102,451 127,368
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Software Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in England

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +128 321 £80,000 +14.29% 27
North of England +19 88 £52,500 - 8
South East -26 69 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Yorkshire +58 55 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West +50 46 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +103 38 £55,000 - 2
North West +8 33 £52,500 -4.55% 4
East Midlands +84 30 £55,000 -
East of England +53 21 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +66 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 581 (100.00%) Java
2 578 (99.48%) Software Engineering
3 351 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (43.72%) AWS
5 252 (43.37%) Microservices
6 218 (37.52%) Finance
7 217 (37.35%) Spring
8 216 (37.18%) Docker
9 189 (32.53%) JavaScript
10 186 (32.01%) Kubernetes
11 179 (30.81%) TDD
12 153 (26.33%) DevOps
13 152 (26.16%) SQL
14 146 (25.13%) RESTful
15 133 (22.89%) Linux
15 133 (22.89%) Git (software)
16 132 (22.72%) Python
17 130 (22.38%) Java 8
18 128 (22.03%) Open Source
19 123 (21.17%) Test Automation
20 121 (20.83%) Web Services
21 106 (18.24%) Fintech
22 104 (17.90%) NoSQL
23 101 (17.38%) Node.js
24 98 (16.87%) Spring Boot
25 96 (16.52%) Azure
26 91 (15.66%) Jenkins
27 90 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
28 89 (15.32%) BDD
28 89 (15.32%) Asset Management

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 20 (3.44%) Apache
2 17 (2.93%) CMS
3 14 (2.41%) Confluence
3 14 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.24%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
1 7 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 254 (43.72%) AWS
2 96 (16.52%) Azure
3 44 (7.57%) GCP
4 38 (6.54%) OpenShift
5 18 (3.10%) Serverless
6 16 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (2.58%) Apigee
8 9 (1.55%) SaaS
9 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.86%) GitHub
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.86%) HTTP
2 2 (0.34%) Internet
2 2 (0.34%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) MQTT
3 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (17.90%) NoSQL
2 74 (12.74%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (12.22%) MySQL
4 53 (9.12%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.61%) SQL Server
7 20 (3.44%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (2.58%) Big Data
10 13 (2.24%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.38%) Flink
12 7 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.03%) Redis
14 5 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.86%) HBase
15 3 (0.52%) Blockchain
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 133 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 91 (15.66%) Jenkins
3 74 (12.74%) JUnit
4 54 (9.29%) Maven
5 34 (5.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (5.34%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 25 (4.30%) JIRA
9 23 (3.96%) Mocha
10 20 (3.44%) Travis CI
11 18 (3.10%) Subversion
12 15 (2.58%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.58%) GitLab
12 15 (2.58%) IntelliJ
13 14 (2.41%) Gradle
14 12 (2.07%) Selenium
14 12 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
16 7 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 7 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 218 (37.52%) Finance
2 77 (13.25%) Banking
3 45 (7.75%) Public Sector
4 34 (5.85%) Front Office
5 16 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.38%) Retail
7 7 (1.20%) Back Office
8 6 (1.03%) Games
9 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.69%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (37.35%) Spring
2 146 (25.13%) RESTful
3 121 (20.83%) Web Services
4 101 (17.38%) Node.js
5 98 (16.87%) Spring Boot
6 83 (14.29%) React
7 69 (11.88%) AngularJS
8 65 (11.19%) Kafka
9 55 (9.47%) HTML
10 53 (9.12%) J2EE
11 51 (8.78%) CSS
12 47 (8.09%) REST
13 23 (3.96%) Jest
13 23 (3.96%) Vue.js
14 21 (3.61%) JMS
15 20 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (3.27%) Swagger
17 17 (2.93%) Hibernate
18 16 (2.75%) gRPC
19 15 (2.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (8.78%) Hedge funds
3 27 (4.65%) Equities
4 25 (4.30%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.96%) Derivative
7 21 (3.61%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.75%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.58%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.89%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.20%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.03%) iPad
14 6 (1.03%) Wiki
15 4 (0.69%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.89%) Linux
2 68 (11.70%) Mac OS X
3 50 (8.61%) Unix
4 29 (4.99%) Android
4 29 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.41%) Windows
6 7 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.86%) Solaris
8 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (99.48%) Software Engineering
2 351 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (43.37%) Microservices
4 179 (30.81%) TDD
5 153 (26.33%) DevOps
6 128 (22.03%) Open Source
7 123 (21.17%) Test Automation
8 106 (18.24%) Fintech
9 90 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (15.32%) Asset Management
10 89 (15.32%) BDD
11 73 (12.56%) Computer Science
12 70 (12.05%) Mentoring
13 61 (10.50%) Continuous Deployment
14 60 (10.33%) OO
15 52 (8.95%) SDLC
16 49 (8.43%) Coaching
16 49 (8.43%) Machine Learning
17 44 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (7.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 581 (100.00%) Java
2 189 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 152 (26.16%) SQL
4 132 (22.72%) Python
5 130 (22.38%) Java 8
6 69 (11.88%) Kotlin
7 47 (8.09%) C++
8 33 (5.68%) Scala
9 28 (4.82%) Go
9 28 (4.82%) Ruby
10 26 (4.48%) Apple Swift
11 22 (3.79%) C
11 22 (3.79%) C#
11 22 (3.79%) PHP
12 14 (2.41%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.38%) Groovy
14 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.34%) ES6
16 2 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (10.50%) Degree
2 22 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.55%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.71%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) ISO 15022
2 7 (1.20%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 216 (37.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 186 (32.01%) Kubernetes
2 30 (5.16%) Terraform
3 24 (4.13%) Marathon
3 24 (4.13%) Mesos
4 21 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.58%) Ansible
6 3 (0.52%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (13.77%) Oracle
2 37 (6.37%) Google
3 18 (3.10%) FIS
3 18 (3.10%) WorldPay
4 8 (1.38%) Adobe
4 8 (1.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.34%) NetIQ
6 2 (0.34%) VMware
7 1 (0.17%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.17%) Xamarin