The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £44,000 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 Software Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 338 359
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 54 105 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 82 98
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41%  

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the South East

Java Software 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 Software 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 +20 23 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £46,250 +96.80% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire -5 8 £90,000 +80.00%
Surrey +26 4 £46,250 +20.91% 1
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Java
1 114 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (50.00%) Linux
3 50 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 50 (43.86%) C++
4 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (37.72%) OO
6 41 (35.96%) HTML
7 37 (32.46%) TDD
8 36 (31.58%) Scrum
9 34 (29.82%) SQL
9 34 (29.82%) OOP
10 29 (25.44%) CSS
11 26 (22.81%) Spring
11 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
12 25 (21.93%) Microservices
13 24 (21.05%) SDLC
13 24 (21.05%) Computer Science
14 23 (20.18%) Degree
15 22 (19.30%) Python
16 21 (18.42%) Ajax
17 19 (16.67%) Java EE
17 19 (16.67%) Open Source
17 19 (16.67%) RESTful
17 19 (16.67%) XML
18 17 (14.91%) Eclipse
18 17 (14.91%) MVC
18 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
19 16 (14.04%) REST
19 16 (14.04%) MySQL

Java Software 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 9 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.14%) Apache
3 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.51%) JBoss
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) Jetty
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.39%) GitHub
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) DNS
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) ATM
4 2 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) AMQP
5 1 (0.88%) CDMA
5 1 (0.88%) GSM
5 1 (0.88%) LTE
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) MySQL
2 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.89%) Big Data
5 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.88%) Endeca
7 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Eclipse
2 15 (13.16%) Maven
3 8 (7.02%) Ant
3 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Selenium
4 5 (4.39%) QUnit
4 5 (4.39%) Subversion
5 4 (3.51%) JUnit
6 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.89%) Marketing
2 8 (7.02%) Military
3 4 (3.51%) Publishing
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.96%) HTML
2 29 (25.44%) CSS
3 26 (22.81%) Spring
4 21 (18.42%) Ajax
5 19 (16.67%) Java EE
5 19 (16.67%) RESTful
5 19 (16.67%) XML
6 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
6 16 (14.04%) REST
7 15 (13.16%) Web Services
8 13 (11.40%) SOAP
9 12 (10.53%) J2EE
9 12 (10.53%) JSON
10 10 (8.77%) Spring Boot
10 10 (8.77%) Spring MVC
11 8 (7.02%) LAMP
12 7 (6.14%) JMS
13 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (4.39%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) Social Media
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.26%) iPad
5 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.51%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.39%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
4 2 (1.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.72%) OO
4 37 (32.46%) TDD
5 36 (31.58%) Scrum
6 34 (29.82%) OOP
7 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
8 25 (21.93%) Microservices
9 24 (21.05%) SDLC
10 19 (16.67%) Open Source
11 17 (14.91%) MVC
11 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
12 14 (12.28%) High Availability
13 12 (10.53%) OOD
14 10 (8.77%) BDD
15 9 (7.89%) Kanban
16 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
16 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (7.02%) Pay per click
16 8 (7.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (43.86%) C++
2 50 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.82%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) Python
5 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.28%) C
6 13 (11.40%) C#
7 8 (7.02%) PHP
7 8 (7.02%) Ruby
8 5 (4.39%) Groovy
9 3 (2.63%) Perl
9 3 (2.63%) R
10 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) Degree
2 15 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) PhD
6 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Packer
1 4 (3.51%) Terraform
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) VMware
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) Clearswift
4 2 (1.75%) F5
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Talend
5 1 (0.88%) Vertica
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