The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 277 312
Rank change year-on-year +34 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 157 178 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.95% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 132 155 125
Median salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year - +10.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the South East

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the South East

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the South East

Java Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +53 40 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 35 £62,500 +38.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +34 29 £39,250 +4.66% 2
Hampshire +14 23 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +10 20 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Sussex -11 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Kent +23 4 £62,500 +56.25%
East Sussex +4 1 £41,500 +10.66%
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (53.42%) Software Engineering
3 138 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (42.47%) SQL
5 115 (39.38%) JavaScript
6 96 (32.88%) Spring
7 87 (29.79%) Linux
8 81 (27.74%) XML
9 79 (27.05%) TDD
10 71 (24.32%) Web Services
11 63 (21.58%) Selenium
12 62 (21.23%) HTML
13 58 (19.86%) Scrum
14 56 (19.18%) C++
14 56 (19.18%) SOAP
14 56 (19.18%) BDD
15 51 (17.47%) Degree
16 50 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (16.78%) J2EE
17 49 (16.78%) Python
18 48 (16.44%) NoSQL
19 47 (16.10%) RESTful
20 46 (15.75%) REST
20 46 (15.75%) QA
21 45 (15.41%) CSS
21 45 (15.41%) Git (software)
22 44 (15.07%) Maven
23 43 (14.73%) OO
24 40 (13.70%) Oracle
25 39 (13.36%) Finance

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (10.62%) JBoss
2 23 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.85%) Apache
4 12 (4.11%) Confluence
5 10 (3.42%) WordPress
6 7 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.05%) WildFly
8 5 (1.71%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.71%) Jetty
9 4 (1.37%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.37%) nginx
9 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.68%) SAS
12 1 (0.34%) Drupal
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.11%) Google App Engine
2 12 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.77%) SaaS
4 7 (2.40%) GitHub
5 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) Internet
2 9 (3.08%) DNS
3 6 (2.05%) VoIP
4 5 (1.71%) HTTP
5 4 (1.37%) ATM
5 4 (1.37%) SMTP
6 3 (1.03%) LDAP
6 3 (1.03%) SSL
6 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) AMQP
7 2 (0.68%) Firewall
7 2 (0.68%) SNMP
8 1 (0.34%) CDMA
8 1 (0.34%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) GSM
8 1 (0.34%) LTE
8 1 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.44%) NoSQL
2 34 (11.64%) Big Data
3 31 (10.62%) MySQL
4 22 (7.53%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.08%) BigQuery
7 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.05%) HBase
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.68%) Redis
13 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.34%) DB2
13 1 (0.34%) DTS
13 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (21.58%) Selenium
2 45 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 44 (15.07%) Maven
4 38 (13.01%) Jenkins
4 38 (13.01%) JIRA
5 32 (10.96%) Eclipse
6 22 (7.53%) WebDriver
7 21 (7.19%) IntelliJ
8 17 (5.82%) Ant
8 17 (5.82%) Subversion
9 13 (4.45%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.45%) NetBeans
9 13 (4.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 11 (3.77%) JUnit
11 10 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (3.08%) Gradle
13 7 (2.40%) JMeter
14 6 (2.05%) QUnit
15 5 (1.71%) HP UFT
15 5 (1.71%) Mockito
General
1 39 (13.36%) Finance
2 15 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.11%) Games
4 10 (3.42%) Military
5 9 (3.08%) Legal
5 9 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.08%) Publishing
6 5 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.37%) Automotive
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (32.88%) Spring
2 81 (27.74%) XML
3 71 (24.32%) Web Services
4 62 (21.23%) HTML
5 56 (19.18%) SOAP
6 49 (16.78%) J2EE
7 47 (16.10%) RESTful
8 46 (15.75%) REST
9 45 (15.41%) CSS
10 38 (13.01%) Java EE
11 36 (12.33%) Hibernate
12 32 (10.96%) AngularJS
13 21 (7.19%) Apache Camel
13 21 (7.19%) JSF
14 19 (6.51%) Ajax
15 18 (6.16%) Spring MVC
16 15 (5.14%) JSON
16 15 (5.14%) XML Schema
17 14 (4.79%) JMS
17 14 (4.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.14%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.08%) Xbox
5 8 (2.74%) iPad
6 6 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.37%) Fintech
7 4 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.03%) iPhone
8 3 (1.03%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (29.79%) Linux
2 24 (8.22%) Unix
3 18 (6.16%) Windows
4 6 (2.05%) Solaris
5 5 (1.71%) Android
5 5 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.42%) Software Engineering
2 138 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.05%) TDD
4 58 (19.86%) Scrum
5 56 (19.18%) BDD
6 50 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (14.73%) OO
8 37 (12.67%) MVC
9 35 (11.99%) Regression Testing
10 34 (11.64%) DevOps
11 32 (10.96%) Test Automation
12 30 (10.27%) Microservices
12 30 (10.27%) OOP
12 30 (10.27%) Open Source
12 30 (10.27%) SDLC
13 28 (9.59%) Web Development
14 22 (7.53%) Automation Testing
14 22 (7.53%) Integration Testing
14 22 (7.53%) QA Automation
15 20 (6.85%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (42.47%) SQL
3 115 (39.38%) JavaScript
4 56 (19.18%) C++
5 49 (16.78%) Python
6 25 (8.56%) C
7 20 (6.85%) C#
8 19 (6.51%) Bash Shell
8 19 (6.51%) Ruby
9 17 (5.82%) Scala
10 16 (5.48%) PHP
11 13 (4.45%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.74%) Groovy
12 8 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.40%) Perl
13 7 (2.40%) R
14 6 (2.05%) HQL
15 5 (1.71%) Bourne shell
16 3 (1.03%) Go
17 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (17.47%) Degree
2 17 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.42%) ISEB
4 9 (3.08%) PhD
5 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.75%) QA
2 14 (4.79%) SDET
3 4 (1.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.45%) Docker
2 8 (2.74%) HDFS
3 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Packer
2 3 (1.03%) Ansible
2 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.03%) Terraform
3 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.68%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) Oozie
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (13.70%) Oracle
2 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.45%) Talend
3 13 (4.45%) VMware
4 12 (4.11%) Google
5 9 (3.08%) Perforce
5 9 (3.08%) SAP
5 9 (3.08%) Tableau
6 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.71%) Concur
8 3 (1.03%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.68%) F5
9 2 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.34%) Informatica
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