The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 122 126
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 18 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.70% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 27
Median salary £43,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1275 1714 2235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.29% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1357 1663
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Reading

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Reading

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (81.82%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) C++
4 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 16 (48.48%) OOP
6 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
7 15 (45.45%) Ajax
7 15 (45.45%) SDLC
7 15 (45.45%) CSS
7 15 (45.45%) HTML
8 14 (42.42%) OO
9 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
10 9 (27.27%) Python
11 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
11 8 (24.24%) Degree
11 8 (24.24%) Microservices
11 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.18%) Java EE
13 6 (18.18%) Open Source
13 6 (18.18%) High Availability
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 6 (18.18%) OOD
13 6 (18.18%) DNS
14 4 (12.12%) Web Services
14 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Ajax
1 15 (45.45%) CSS
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) Java EE
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) OOP
3 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) SDLC
5 14 (42.42%) OO
6 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (24.24%) Microservices
7 6 (18.18%) High Availability
7 6 (18.18%) OOD
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
9 3 (9.09%) Secure Coding
9 3 (9.09%) SEO
10 2 (6.06%) BDD
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
10 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) Python
5 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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