The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 294 316
Rank change year-on-year +44 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 134 153 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.84% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 128 133
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +31 41 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire +13 31 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 25 £43,750 +75.00% 4
Surrey +19 21 £46,250 +8.82% 2
West Sussex 0 9 £52,250 +30.62% 1
Hampshire -5 8 £90,000 +80.00%
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (48.60%) Software Engineering
4 110 (38.46%) SQL
5 103 (36.01%) Test Automation
6 87 (30.42%) Linux
7 81 (28.32%) Scrum
8 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 74 (25.87%) Spring
10 71 (24.83%) TDD
11 68 (23.78%) Selenium
12 65 (22.73%) C++
13 62 (21.68%) Finance
14 61 (21.33%) Python
15 59 (20.63%) JIRA
16 58 (20.28%) Oracle
16 58 (20.28%) XML
17 56 (19.58%) QA
18 52 (18.18%) Maven
19 51 (17.83%) OO
19 51 (17.83%) BDD
20 49 (17.13%) RESTful
20 49 (17.13%) Jenkins
21 45 (15.73%) HTML
22 43 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (14.69%) DevOps
24 41 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
25 40 (13.99%) REST
25 40 (13.99%) Big Data
26 39 (13.64%) Java EE

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 20 (6.99%) JBoss
2 18 (6.29%) Apache
3 16 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.90%) Confluence
5 9 (3.15%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.40%) Jetty
9 3 (1.05%) nginx
9 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.45%) SaaS
5 5 (1.75%) GitHub
6 3 (1.05%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.05%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Heroku
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.50%) DNS
2 6 (2.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) ATM
3 3 (1.05%) CDMA
3 3 (1.05%) GSM
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 3 (1.05%) LDAP
3 3 (1.05%) LTE
3 3 (1.05%) SSL
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) UMTS
3 3 (1.05%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.99%) Big Data
2 29 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 24 (8.39%) MySQL
4 19 (6.64%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.05%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.05%) Redis
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) DTS
12 1 (0.35%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 68 (23.78%) Selenium
2 59 (20.63%) JIRA
3 52 (18.18%) Maven
4 49 (17.13%) Jenkins
5 36 (12.59%) Git (software)
6 33 (11.54%) WebDriver
7 21 (7.34%) Eclipse
7 21 (7.34%) Subversion
8 16 (5.59%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.24%) Ant
10 14 (4.90%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (4.20%) JMeter
12 11 (3.85%) Gatling
13 9 (3.15%) JUnit
13 9 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.10%) NetBeans
15 5 (1.75%) IntelliJ
15 5 (1.75%) QUnit
15 5 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (21.68%) Finance
2 14 (4.90%) Marketing
3 11 (3.85%) Games
3 11 (3.85%) Publishing
4 10 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.80%) Military
6 7 (2.45%) Banking
7 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Electronics
9 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.40%) Automotive
10 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.87%) Spring
2 58 (20.28%) XML
3 49 (17.13%) RESTful
4 45 (15.73%) HTML
5 40 (13.99%) REST
6 39 (13.64%) Java EE
7 38 (13.29%) J2EE
8 34 (11.89%) Web Services
9 33 (11.54%) SOAP
10 32 (11.19%) CSS
11 24 (8.39%) Ajax
12 19 (6.64%) AngularJS
13 16 (5.59%) JSON
14 14 (4.90%) Apache Camel
14 14 (4.90%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.90%) XML Schema
15 13 (4.55%) .NET
15 13 (4.55%) Spring MVC
16 11 (3.85%) jQuery
17 10 (3.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.29%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.55%) iPad
4 12 (4.20%) Fintech
5 11 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.80%) Social Media
7 7 (2.45%) User Experience
8 6 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.40%) NHS
10 3 (1.05%) Xbox
11 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.35%) iPhone
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 87 (30.42%) Linux
2 26 (9.09%) Unix
3 16 (5.59%) Windows
4 8 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.10%) Solaris
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.05%) CentOS
8 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (48.60%) Software Engineering
3 103 (36.01%) Test Automation
4 81 (28.32%) Scrum
5 71 (24.83%) TDD
6 51 (17.83%) BDD
6 51 (17.83%) OO
7 43 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (14.69%) DevOps
9 38 (13.29%) OOP
9 38 (13.29%) QA Automation
10 36 (12.59%) SDLC
11 33 (11.54%) Regression Testing
12 31 (10.84%) Microservices
12 31 (10.84%) Open Source
13 28 (9.79%) Integration Testing
14 24 (8.39%) Data Integration
15 23 (8.04%) Unit Testing
16 22 (7.69%) MVC
17 20 (6.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 286 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (38.46%) SQL
3 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 65 (22.73%) C++
5 61 (21.33%) Python
6 29 (10.14%) C#
7 28 (9.79%) C
8 24 (8.39%) Ruby
9 19 (6.64%) PL/SQL
10 18 (6.29%) Bash Shell
11 16 (5.59%) Scala
12 12 (4.20%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.85%) PHP
14 8 (2.80%) R
15 6 (2.10%) Perl
16 5 (1.75%) Groovy
17 2 (0.70%) Go
17 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (13.29%) Degree
2 19 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.24%) PhD
5 8 (2.80%) ISEB
6 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.40%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.39%) Docker
2 4 (1.40%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.85%) Ansible
2 8 (2.80%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.75%) Packer
4 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.40%) Terraform
5 3 (1.05%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) Oozie
7 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 58 (20.28%) Oracle
2 14 (4.90%) Talend
3 12 (4.20%) VMware
4 8 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.45%) Google
5 7 (2.45%) SAP
6 6 (2.10%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.05%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.05%) Clearswift
7 3 (1.05%) Concur
7 3 (1.05%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.05%) HP
7 3 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.70%) F5
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.70%) Perforce
8 2 (0.70%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
9 1 (0.35%) Vertica
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