The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Java Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 129 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 22 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.99% 1.04% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.08% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 37
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +40.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2150 2493 2317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.33% 95.77% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1816 2063 1862
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 -
St Albans - 6 £42,500 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 - 2
Stevenage 0 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheshunt - 2 - -
Java Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Java 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Software Engineering
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Ant
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Unix
4 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (29.63%) OOP
5 8 (29.63%) Spring
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) J2SE
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) JSP
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
6 7 (25.93%) Maven
6 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) Groovy
7 6 (22.22%) Selenium
7 6 (22.22%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) Slack
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) JasperReports
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Ant
2 7 (25.93%) Maven
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (14.81%) JBehave
4 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Bower
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Grunt
6 1 (3.70%) gulp
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) J2SE
3 7 (25.93%) JSP
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) EJB
6 2 (7.41%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
6 2 (7.41%) JavaBeans
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) JSF
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Swing
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) RIA
3 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) OOP
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) API Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Groovy
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
1 4 (14.81%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Grafana
2 3 (11.11%) Graphite
2 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Google
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