Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 417 498
Rank change year-on-year -20 +81 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 109 175 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 78 154 161
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £33,025 £32,429 £24,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.70% +4.44%

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 29620 33986 41473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.01% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24714 28477 34609
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 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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 +4 59 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Oxfordshire -4 34 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Hampshire +4 28 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Surrey +9 15 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £51,500 +45.07%
Berkshire +14 11 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East Sussex -3 3 £67,500 +68.75% 1
West Sussex -16 2 £40,000 -15.79%
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 25 November 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (28.44%) Linux
6 30 (27.52%) SQL
7 29 (26.61%) Spring
8 28 (25.69%) Java EE
9 24 (22.02%) TDD
9 24 (22.02%) HTML
10 23 (21.10%) OO
10 23 (21.10%) Scrum
11 20 (18.35%) Python
12 17 (15.60%) C++
12 17 (15.60%) Web Services
12 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
13 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (14.68%) CSS
13 16 (14.68%) C#
14 15 (13.76%) J2EE
14 15 (13.76%) OOD
14 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
14 15 (13.76%) SaaS
15 14 (12.84%) High Availability
15 14 (12.84%) Microservices
15 14 (12.84%) Oracle
16 13 (11.93%) Maven
16 13 (11.93%) VMware
16 13 (11.93%) Hibernate

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 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.76%) SaaS
3 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.75%) GitHub
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) CDMA
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) GSM
3 1 (0.92%) LTE
3 1 (0.92%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.17%) Big Data
3 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.42%) MySQL
6 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.92%) DB2
8 1 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.92%) GIS
8 1 (0.92%) HBase
8 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Maven
2 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.42%) JUnit
4 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.92%) Gradle
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.61%) Spring
2 28 (25.69%) Java EE
3 24 (22.02%) HTML
4 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
4 17 (15.60%) Web Services
5 16 (14.68%) CSS
6 15 (13.76%) J2EE
7 13 (11.93%) Hibernate
7 13 (11.93%) REST
8 12 (11.01%) RESTful
9 10 (9.17%) jQuery
10 9 (8.26%) JMS
10 9 (8.26%) JSON
11 8 (7.34%) .NET
11 8 (7.34%) XML
12 7 (6.42%) J2SE
12 7 (6.42%) Node.js
12 7 (6.42%) Spring Boot
13 6 (5.50%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (4.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) User Experience
3 8 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.83%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.44%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Unix
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.02%) TDD
4 23 (21.10%) OO
4 23 (21.10%) Scrum
5 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) OOD
6 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.84%) High Availability
7 14 (12.84%) Microservices
8 13 (11.93%) DevOps
8 13 (11.93%) Integration Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.01%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (8.26%) BDD
10 9 (8.26%) Machine Learning
11 7 (6.42%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (5.50%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (5.50%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.52%) SQL
4 20 (18.35%) Python
5 17 (15.60%) C++
6 16 (14.68%) C#
7 10 (9.17%) Ruby
8 7 (6.42%) C
9 5 (4.59%) Perl
10 3 (2.75%) Scala
11 2 (1.83%) PHP
11 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.83%) R
12 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.92%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.92%) F#
12 1 (0.92%) Go
12 1 (0.92%) Groovy
12 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.92%) GCP
2 1 (0.92%) HL7
2 1 (0.92%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Packer
1 4 (3.67%) Puppet
1 4 (3.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) VMware
3 6 (5.50%) Sophos
4 4 (3.67%) Google
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Capita
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Vertica