Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 164 136
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 196 199 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.91% 1.85% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.91% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 161 181 260
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £85,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the South West

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the South West

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the South West

Java Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol +53 103 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Somerset -49 36 £42,500 +1.19%
Gloucestershire -19 23 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire +15 21 £50,500 +26.25%
Dorset +10 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Devon +17 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 196 (100.00%) Java
2 174 (88.78%) Software Engineering
3 99 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (41.33%) Spring
4 81 (41.33%) JavaScript
5 76 (38.78%) Linux
6 69 (35.20%) REST
7 61 (31.12%) HTML
8 58 (29.59%) OO
9 53 (27.04%) J2EE
9 53 (27.04%) Hibernate
10 51 (26.02%) C++
10 51 (26.02%) CSS
10 51 (26.02%) Degree
11 50 (25.51%) Git (software)
12 46 (23.47%) SQL
13 45 (22.96%) Security Cleared
13 45 (22.96%) Microservices
14 44 (22.45%) AngularJS
14 44 (22.45%) UML
15 39 (19.90%) Maven
15 39 (19.90%) NoSQL
16 38 (19.39%) Jenkins
16 38 (19.39%) Scrum
17 37 (18.88%) Web Services
18 36 (18.37%) SOAP
19 34 (17.35%) Finance
20 33 (16.84%) JUnit
21 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
22 31 (15.82%) Eclipse

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 29 (14.80%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.61%) Apache
4 7 (3.57%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.06%) Confluence
6 4 (2.04%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.04%) JBoss
6 4 (2.04%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.02%) Mule
8 2 (1.02%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) SaaS
2 11 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 2 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.06%) Internet
3 4 (2.04%) SSH
4 2 (1.02%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.90%) NoSQL
2 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.78%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (9.18%) MySQL
6 14 (7.14%) Big Data
7 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.10%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.55%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.04%) DB2
12 3 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.53%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.53%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.02%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 50 (25.51%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.90%) Maven
3 38 (19.39%) Jenkins
4 33 (16.84%) JUnit
5 31 (15.82%) Eclipse
5 31 (15.82%) JIRA
6 23 (11.73%) Cucumber
7 18 (9.18%) TeamCity
8 17 (8.67%) Subversion
9 14 (7.14%) Bitbucket
10 10 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (5.10%) Selenium
11 9 (4.59%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (4.08%) EasyMock
13 7 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.55%) Mockito
15 4 (2.04%) Artifactory
15 4 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
15 4 (2.04%) Vagrant
15 4 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Electronics
3 12 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.61%) Marketing
5 8 (4.08%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) French Language
6 4 (2.04%) German Language
6 4 (2.04%) Private Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (41.33%) Spring
2 69 (35.20%) REST
3 61 (31.12%) HTML
4 53 (27.04%) Hibernate
4 53 (27.04%) J2EE
5 51 (26.02%) CSS
6 44 (22.45%) AngularJS
7 37 (18.88%) Web Services
8 36 (18.37%) SOAP
9 31 (15.82%) JPA
10 30 (15.31%) Java EE
11 29 (14.80%) HTML5
12 25 (12.76%) XML
13 21 (10.71%) GWT
14 18 (9.18%) JMS
15 17 (8.67%) Restlet
16 16 (8.16%) jQuery
17 14 (7.14%) Node.js
18 13 (6.63%) .NET
18 13 (6.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.24%) User Experience
3 13 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.06%) Acoustics
6 6 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.06%) RIA
6 6 (3.06%) Wiki
7 4 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.53%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.02%) SCADA
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.78%) Linux
2 10 (5.10%) Unix
3 6 (3.06%) CentOS
3 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.04%) Android
4 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.04%) Windows
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (88.78%) Software Engineering
2 99 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (29.59%) OO
4 45 (22.96%) Microservices
5 44 (22.45%) UML
6 38 (19.39%) Scrum
7 30 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (14.80%) Unit Testing
9 28 (14.29%) TDD
10 23 (11.73%) DevOps
11 20 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
11 20 (10.20%) Open Source
12 19 (9.69%) Validation
13 16 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (8.16%) Test Automation
14 14 (7.14%) OOD
15 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
16 12 (6.12%) Requirements Engineering
17 11 (5.61%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 196 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 51 (26.02%) C++
4 46 (23.47%) SQL
5 27 (13.78%) C
6 26 (13.27%) Python
7 22 (11.22%) C#
8 10 (5.10%) Ruby
9 8 (4.08%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.55%) Scala
11 4 (2.04%) PHP
11 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.04%) XPath
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) Ada
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (26.02%) Degree
2 45 (22.96%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (7.65%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.55%) ISEB
7 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) DO-178B
1 6 (3.06%) MIL-STD-498
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) ECSS
2 3 (1.53%) MISRA
3 2 (1.02%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.53%) Ansible
2 3 (1.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (10.71%) Oracle
2 13 (6.63%) SAP
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.06%) Intel
4 6 (3.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.04%) HP
6 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.02%) Google
7 2 (1.02%) Informatica
7 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft