The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £45,000 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 Software Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 327 367
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 63 121 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 84
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 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 28 March 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 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 +42 24 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +12 19 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire -12 6 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Surrey +10 5 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Java
1 134 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 73 (54.48%) JavaScript
3 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (41.79%) HTML
5 55 (41.04%) Linux
6 50 (37.31%) TDD
7 42 (31.34%) SQL
8 40 (29.85%) Web Services
8 40 (29.85%) CSS
9 39 (29.10%) XML
9 39 (29.10%) C++
10 38 (28.36%) Spring
11 35 (26.12%) Scrum
12 30 (22.39%) OO
13 29 (21.64%) OOP
14 28 (20.90%) RESTful
14 28 (20.90%) NoSQL
14 28 (20.90%) Maven
14 28 (20.90%) SDLC
15 26 (19.40%) Python
16 25 (18.66%) MVC
16 25 (18.66%) Microservices
17 24 (17.91%) SOAP
17 24 (17.91%) Degree
17 24 (17.91%) Computer Science
18 21 (15.67%) BDD
19 20 (14.93%) Open Source
19 20 (14.93%) Selenium
19 20 (14.93%) Eclipse

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 13 (9.70%) JBoss
1 13 (9.70%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.46%) Apache
3 6 (4.48%) WildFly
4 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.99%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.24%) Confluence
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.49%) Jetty
7 2 (1.49%) nginx
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.97%) SaaS
3 6 (4.48%) GitHub
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Internet
2 6 (4.48%) DNS
3 4 (2.99%) ATM
3 4 (2.99%) SMTP
4 3 (2.24%) VoIP
5 2 (1.49%) AMQP
5 2 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.43%) Big Data
2 18 (13.43%) MySQL
3 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.48%) HBase
6 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.24%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.75%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) Maven
2 20 (14.93%) Eclipse
2 20 (14.93%) Selenium
3 17 (12.69%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.94%) Ant
5 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.72%) JUnit
7 8 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.22%) IntelliJ
8 7 (5.22%) JIRA
9 6 (4.48%) QUnit
10 5 (3.73%) Subversion
11 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.99%) Gradle
11 4 (2.99%) JBehave
11 4 (2.99%) jMock
11 4 (2.99%) Mockito
12 3 (2.24%) NetBeans
13 2 (1.49%) Hudson
13 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.46%) Military
3 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.99%) Finance
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.79%) HTML
2 40 (29.85%) CSS
2 40 (29.85%) Web Services
3 39 (29.10%) XML
4 38 (28.36%) Spring
5 28 (20.90%) RESTful
6 24 (17.91%) SOAP
7 19 (14.18%) Ajax
7 19 (14.18%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.43%) REST
9 17 (12.69%) Java EE
9 17 (12.69%) Spring MVC
10 14 (10.45%) JSF
11 13 (9.70%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.70%) JSON
12 12 (8.96%) JMS
12 12 (8.96%) Node.js
13 9 (6.72%) J2EE
14 8 (5.97%) Apache Camel
14 8 (5.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.24%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) Social Media
5 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.04%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Unix
3 9 (6.72%) Windows
4 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.31%) TDD
4 35 (26.12%) Scrum
5 30 (22.39%) OO
6 29 (21.64%) OOP
7 28 (20.90%) SDLC
8 25 (18.66%) Microservices
8 25 (18.66%) MVC
9 21 (15.67%) BDD
10 20 (14.93%) Open Source
11 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.96%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.46%) Kanban
14 10 (7.46%) SOA
15 9 (6.72%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.72%) Web Development
16 8 (5.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (54.48%) JavaScript
3 42 (31.34%) SQL
4 39 (29.10%) C++
5 26 (19.40%) Python
6 17 (12.69%) C
7 12 (8.96%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.21%) C#
9 8 (5.97%) Ruby
10 7 (5.22%) Scala
11 6 (4.48%) Groovy
11 6 (4.48%) HQL
11 6 (4.48%) PHP
12 4 (2.99%) Bourne shell
12 4 (2.99%) Perl
13 3 (2.24%) R
14 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) PhD
5 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) PA-DSS
1 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Docker
2 8 (5.97%) HDFS
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Packer
1 3 (2.24%) Terraform
2 2 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.49%) Oozie
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Oracle
2 9 (6.72%) VMware
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.24%) SAP
5 2 (1.49%) F5
5 2 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.49%) Talend
6 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
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