Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 153 189
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 5 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.22% 1.22% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.27% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 52
Reading median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% -43.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £60,650 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% -21.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2194 3305 4380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.02% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 2520 3479
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP

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 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Fredhopper
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle