Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 465 470
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 828 1,001 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 638 827 816
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £54,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.27% +3.81% -

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 121,618 147,258 156,531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.00% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,868 119,690 126,337
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,960
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +0.97%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +99 418 £83,000 +22.96% 90
North of England -24 149 £55,000 +15.79% 23
South East +31 105 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Yorkshire +8 79 £55,000 +15.79% 13
East of England +78 71 £47,500 -2.06% 9
South West -75 65 £47,500 +5.56% 13
North West -33 53 £54,780 +15.33% 10
Midlands +7 20 £50,000 -8.26% 4
North East - 17 £54,559 -
West Midlands +18 13 £50,000 -33.33% 2
East Midlands +7 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 828 (100.00%) Java
2 807 (97.46%) Software Engineering
3 498 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
4 378 (45.65%) Microservices
5 331 (39.98%) Spring
6 319 (38.53%) AWS
7 295 (35.63%) TDD
8 271 (32.73%) SQL
9 249 (30.07%) Web Services
10 240 (28.99%) JavaScript
11 226 (27.29%) Finance
12 200 (24.15%) Docker
13 179 (21.62%) DevOps
14 168 (20.29%) Oracle
15 166 (20.05%) Spring Boot
16 162 (19.57%) Python
16 162 (19.57%) Jenkins
16 162 (19.57%) Git (software)
17 147 (17.75%) J2EE
18 146 (17.63%) Scrum
19 145 (17.51%) Kubernetes
20 142 (17.15%) Java 8
21 139 (16.79%) Linux
22 134 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
23 127 (15.34%) Asset Management
24 123 (14.86%) RESTful
24 123 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
25 120 (14.49%) MySQL
26 107 (12.92%) Degree
26 107 (12.92%) Computer Science

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 65 (7.85%) Confluence
2 36 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 35 (4.23%) JBoss
4 31 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.17%) Apache
7 15 (1.81%) CMS
8 14 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (1.57%) Headless CMS
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.85%) Jetty
14 5 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.48%) Mule
16 2 (0.24%) IIS
17 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
17 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
17 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
1 13 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.12%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 41 (4.95%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 12 (1.45%) Front Arena
3 12 (1.45%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.72%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 319 (38.53%) AWS
2 42 (5.07%) OpenShift
3 39 (4.71%) Sage Pay
4 38 (4.59%) Amazon ECS
5 35 (4.23%) GCP
6 30 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (3.62%) Amazon S3
7 26 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
7 26 (3.14%) Azure
8 24 (2.90%) AWS Fargate
9 23 (2.78%) Serverless
10 22 (2.66%) GitHub
11 16 (1.93%) SaaS
12 13 (1.57%) Apigee
12 13 (1.57%) Boomi
13 10 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (1.09%) PaaS
15 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.48%) IaaS
17 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.72%) Broadband
1 6 (0.72%) Internet
1 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
1 6 (0.72%) xDSL
2 1 (0.12%) AMQP
2 1 (0.12%) ATM
2 1 (0.12%) DNS
2 1 (0.12%) HTTP
2 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.12%) Skype
2 1 (0.12%) SSL
2 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (14.49%) MySQL
2 102 (12.32%) Big Data
3 91 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
4 82 (9.90%) SQL Server
5 81 (9.78%) Relational Database
6 79 (9.54%) NoSQL
7 67 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 67 (8.09%) MongoDB
7 67 (8.09%) RDBMS
8 46 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
9 44 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.05%) GIS
12 14 (1.69%) Redis
13 13 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
14 12 (1.45%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.21%) Blockchain
16 9 (1.09%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 162 (19.57%) Git (software)
1 162 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 80 (9.66%) JIRA
3 51 (6.16%) JUnit
4 49 (5.92%) IntelliJ
5 35 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 33 (3.99%) Maven
7 30 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (3.38%) GitLab
9 25 (3.02%) Cucumber
10 21 (2.54%) Gradle
11 19 (2.29%) Ant
12 18 (2.17%) Mockito
13 17 (2.05%) Spock
14 16 (1.93%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.57%) Selenium
15 13 (1.57%) Vagrant
16 10 (1.21%) Subversion
17 9 (1.09%) ClearQuest
17 9 (1.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 226 (27.29%) Finance
2 90 (10.87%) Banking
3 54 (6.52%) Front Office
4 39 (4.71%) Games
5 27 (3.26%) Retail
6 17 (2.05%) Public Sector
7 13 (1.57%) Electronics
8 12 (1.45%) Automotive
8 12 (1.45%) Dutch Language
8 12 (1.45%) French Language
8 12 (1.45%) German Language
8 12 (1.45%) Italian Language
8 12 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.21%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.21%) Military
9 10 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.09%) Publishing
11 8 (0.97%) Law
12 7 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (39.98%) Spring
2 249 (30.07%) Web Services
3 166 (20.05%) Spring Boot
4 147 (17.75%) J2EE
5 123 (14.86%) RESTful
6 86 (10.39%) AngularJS
7 84 (10.14%) React
8 78 (9.42%) Hibernate
9 73 (8.82%) REST
10 70 (8.45%) HTML
11 69 (8.33%) Kafka
12 67 (8.09%) J2SE
13 63 (7.61%) CSS
14 55 (6.64%) Play Framework
15 54 (6.52%) Dropwizard
16 49 (5.92%) Akka
16 49 (5.92%) gRPC
17 42 (5.07%) Node.js
18 34 (4.11%) Java EE
18 34 (4.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 45 (5.43%) Fixed Income
4 45 (5.43%) Pricing Data
5 43 (5.19%) Algorithms
6 41 (4.95%) Equities
6 41 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 32 (3.86%) User Experience
8 29 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (3.38%) Hedge funds
10 24 (2.90%) Cloud Native
10 24 (2.90%) Reference Data
11 19 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.29%) Virtual Team
12 17 (2.05%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.81%) Derivative
14 14 (1.69%) iPad
15 9 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 139 (16.79%) Linux
2 45 (5.43%) Windows
3 20 (2.42%) Android
4 19 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.17%) Unix
6 13 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (97.46%) Software Engineering
2 498 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (45.65%) Microservices
4 295 (35.63%) TDD
5 179 (21.62%) DevOps
6 146 (17.63%) Scrum
7 134 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (15.34%) Asset Management
9 123 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 107 (12.92%) Computer Science
11 103 (12.44%) E-Commerce
12 100 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
13 94 (11.35%) Mentoring
14 84 (10.14%) Test Automation
15 83 (10.02%) OO
16 79 (9.54%) Technical Leadership
17 77 (9.30%) Artificial Intelligence
18 71 (8.57%) Multithreading
19 70 (8.45%) Kanban
20 68 (8.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 828 (100.00%) Java
2 271 (32.73%) SQL
3 240 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 162 (19.57%) Python
5 142 (17.15%) Java 8
6 94 (11.35%) Scala
7 77 (9.30%) C
8 74 (8.94%) C++
9 67 (8.09%) C#
9 67 (8.09%) R
10 55 (6.64%) Kotlin
11 44 (5.31%) Ruby
12 34 (4.11%) Go
13 31 (3.74%) Groovy
14 26 (3.14%) PHP
15 18 (2.17%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.45%) Java 9
16 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.21%) ES6
18 9 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (12.92%) Degree
2 50 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.97%) HNC
7 8 (0.97%) HND
8 4 (0.48%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.04%) QA
2 19 (2.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 200 (24.15%) Docker
2 12 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 145 (17.51%) Kubernetes
2 90 (10.87%) Terraform
3 83 (10.02%) Ansible
4 17 (2.05%) Puppet
5 16 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.81%) Kibana
6 15 (1.81%) Marathon
6 15 (1.81%) Mesos
7 14 (1.69%) Salt
8 13 (1.57%) Istio
8 13 (1.57%) Knative
9 4 (0.48%) Cloudify
10 1 (0.12%) Consul
10 1 (0.12%) Control-M
10 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.12%) Grafana
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 168 (20.29%) Oracle
2 68 (8.21%) WorldPay
3 43 (5.19%) Sybase
4 39 (4.71%) Sage
5 29 (3.50%) Google
6 24 (2.90%) IBM
7 23 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 22 (2.66%) Adobe
9 18 (2.17%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.05%) Splunk
11 16 (1.93%) SAP
12 15 (1.81%) Dell
12 15 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.57%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.57%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.57%) New Relic
14 12 (1.45%) Calypso
14 12 (1.45%) Charles River
14 12 (1.45%) SimCorp
15 7 (0.85%) Apple