Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 316 373
Rank change year-on-year +3 +57 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 260 299 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 183 273 278
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -8.63%
10th Percentile £37,750 £30,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +52 154 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Oxfordshire +53 82 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Berkshire -5 39 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Surrey -6 38 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +38 35 £45,000 -7.22%
Hampshire +4 35 £80,000 +52.38% 3
West Sussex -27 20 £52,000 +15.56%
Sussex - 8 - - 1
East Sussex -7 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Kent +18 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Java
2 125 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (47.69%) Software Engineering
4 87 (33.46%) SQL
5 73 (28.08%) Python
5 73 (28.08%) Scrum
6 71 (27.31%) Amazon AWS
7 69 (26.54%) Jenkins
8 67 (25.77%) Test Automation
8 67 (25.77%) Spring
9 65 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 63 (24.23%) Maven
11 60 (23.08%) Linux
12 52 (20.00%) OO
13 51 (19.62%) Finance
13 51 (19.62%) Java EE
13 51 (19.62%) Cucumber
14 50 (19.23%) Selenium
15 45 (17.31%) TDD
16 44 (16.92%) QA
16 44 (16.92%) HTML
17 43 (16.54%) Unix
18 42 (16.15%) Degree
18 42 (16.15%) DevOps
18 42 (16.15%) Mentoring
19 41 (15.77%) Computer Science
19 41 (15.77%) Oracle
20 39 (15.00%) Docker
21 37 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (14.23%) CSS

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 21 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.62%) Apache
4 11 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.92%) Confluence
6 5 (1.92%) JBoss
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.54%) WildFly
8 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.31%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.31%) SaaS
4 14 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.31%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.15%) GitHub
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) FTP
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) CDMA
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) GSM
3 1 (0.38%) LTE
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.38%) Big Data
1 27 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 25 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.08%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.92%) MySQL
6 16 (6.15%) SQL Server
7 14 (5.38%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.31%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.31%) Redis
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.54%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.77%) HBase
13 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 69 (26.54%) Jenkins
2 63 (24.23%) Maven
3 51 (19.62%) Cucumber
4 50 (19.23%) Selenium
5 33 (12.69%) JUnit
6 31 (11.92%) Git (software)
7 23 (8.85%) JIRA
8 21 (8.08%) WebDriver
9 14 (5.38%) Subversion
10 12 (4.62%) SoapUI
11 11 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (3.85%) JMeter
13 7 (2.69%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.92%) Ant
14 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (1.15%) Appium
15 3 (1.15%) CruiseControl
15 3 (1.15%) Gradle
16 2 (0.77%) Gatling
16 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 10 (3.85%) Publishing
3 9 (3.46%) Marketing
4 8 (3.08%) Electronics
4 8 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.31%) Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.31%) Games
7 4 (1.54%) Digital Economy
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.77%) Spring
2 51 (19.62%) Java EE
3 44 (16.92%) HTML
4 37 (14.23%) CSS
5 34 (13.08%) J2EE
5 34 (13.08%) RESTful
6 32 (12.31%) REST
7 31 (11.92%) Web Services
8 29 (11.15%) jQuery
8 29 (11.15%) XML
9 25 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 23 (8.85%) Spring Boot
11 21 (8.08%) Ajax
12 18 (6.92%) HTML5
12 18 (6.92%) JSP
13 17 (6.54%) React
14 16 (6.15%) Hibernate
15 15 (5.77%) .NET
15 15 (5.77%) JPA
16 13 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.77%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.62%) Fintech
3 19 (7.31%) User Experience
4 17 (6.54%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.15%) NHS
8 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Clustering
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.08%) Linux
2 43 (16.54%) Unix
3 18 (6.92%) Windows
4 6 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.92%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (47.69%) Software Engineering
3 73 (28.08%) Scrum
4 67 (25.77%) Test Automation
5 52 (20.00%) OO
6 45 (17.31%) TDD
7 42 (16.15%) DevOps
7 42 (16.15%) Mentoring
8 33 (12.69%) Microservices
9 30 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (10.77%) BDD
11 21 (8.08%) OOD
11 21 (8.08%) Web Development
12 20 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (7.31%) Integration Testing
13 19 (7.31%) MVC
14 17 (6.54%) Coaching
15 16 (6.15%) AOP
16 15 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
16 15 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 260 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (33.46%) SQL
3 73 (28.08%) Python
4 65 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.69%) C++
6 31 (11.92%) C#
7 21 (8.08%) C
8 19 (7.31%) Groovy
9 18 (6.92%) Ruby
10 13 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.69%) Scala
14 6 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.31%) Perl
14 6 (2.31%) R
15 4 (1.54%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.54%) PHP
16 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 42 (16.15%) Degree
2 29 (11.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) PhD
5 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.92%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) GCP
3 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 39 (15.00%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.08%) Ansible
2 7 (2.69%) Puppet
3 5 (1.92%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (1.92%) OpenNebula
3 5 (1.92%) Packer
3 5 (1.92%) Terraform
4 4 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (15.77%) Oracle
2 16 (6.15%) Splunk
3 15 (5.77%) AppDynamics
3 15 (5.77%) Google
4 14 (5.38%) SAP
4 14 (5.38%) VMware
5 8 (3.08%) Sophos
6 7 (2.69%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.69%) Hortonworks
6 7 (2.69%) HP
6 7 (2.69%) Jaspersoft
7 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.54%) Informatica
7 4 (1.54%) Jitterbit
7 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.15%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Vertica