The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
England / South West
Rank 107 125 166
Rank change year-on-year +18 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 142 136 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.79% 2.31% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 2.39% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 72
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
Somerset +24 51 £42,000 +27.27% 2
Gloucestershire +9 43 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Bristol -23 33 £40,000 - 4
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +15 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Devon -5 4 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (80.47%) Software Engineering
3 130 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (38.67%) C++
5 96 (37.50%) Spring
6 80 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 71 (27.73%) Scrum
8 68 (26.56%) JavaScript
9 65 (25.39%) C#
9 65 (25.39%) Hibernate
10 64 (25.00%) HTML
11 60 (23.44%) C
12 58 (22.66%) REST
13 57 (22.27%) Linux
14 56 (21.88%) Hadoop
15 54 (21.09%) Unit Testing
16 47 (18.36%) MongoDB
16 47 (18.36%) SQL
17 44 (17.19%) Python
18 41 (16.02%) SQL Server
18 41 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
19 39 (15.23%) NoSQL
19 39 (15.23%) .NET
20 38 (14.84%) Finance
20 38 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
21 37 (14.45%) Java EE
22 36 (14.06%) OO
23 35 (13.67%) Oracle
23 35 (13.67%) JUnit
23 35 (13.67%) Automated Testing

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 30 (11.72%) Apache Pig
2 29 (11.33%) Tomcat
3 25 (9.77%) Apache Spark
4 24 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (7.03%) Apache
6 17 (6.64%) IIS
7 15 (5.86%) WebSphere
8 13 (5.08%) Confluence
8 13 (5.08%) WebLogic
9 12 (4.69%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.30%) SaaS
2 6 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.34%) GitHub
3 3 (1.17%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) HTTP
2 5 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.17%) Firewall
3 3 (1.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.88%) Hadoop
2 47 (18.36%) MongoDB
3 41 (16.02%) SQL Server
4 39 (15.23%) NoSQL
5 33 (12.89%) Big Data
6 32 (12.50%) Apache Hive
7 29 (11.33%) Apache Accumulo
8 25 (9.77%) MySQL
9 23 (8.98%) HBase
10 12 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (3.52%) Data Mining
11 9 (3.52%) OrientDB
12 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.17%) Triplestore
16 2 (0.78%) SQLite
17 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
17 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (13.67%) JUnit
2 30 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.77%) Selenium
4 24 (9.38%) JIRA
5 23 (8.98%) Vagrant
6 21 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (7.42%) Maven
8 18 (7.03%) Git (software)
9 16 (6.25%) Bitbucket
10 14 (5.47%) Mockito
10 14 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (5.08%) Ant
12 11 (4.30%) EasyMock
13 10 (3.91%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.52%) Subversion
15 8 (3.13%) Robot Framework
16 7 (2.73%) Eclipse
16 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
17 5 (1.95%) IntelliJ
17 5 (1.95%) JMeter
General
1 38 (14.84%) Finance
2 29 (11.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.47%) Electronics
4 14 (5.47%) Marketing
5 10 (3.91%) Advertising
5 10 (3.91%) Banking
6 5 (1.95%) Military
7 4 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (37.50%) Spring
2 65 (25.39%) Hibernate
3 64 (25.00%) HTML
4 58 (22.66%) REST
5 39 (15.23%) .NET
6 37 (14.45%) Java EE
7 34 (13.28%) SOAP
7 34 (13.28%) Web Services
8 30 (11.72%) AngularJS
9 29 (11.33%) J2EE
10 25 (9.77%) HTML5
11 24 (9.38%) CSS
11 24 (9.38%) RESTful
12 21 (8.20%) EJB
13 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET
13 20 (7.81%) JPA
14 18 (7.03%) Spring MVC
15 17 (6.64%) JSON
16 16 (6.25%) JSF
17 15 (5.86%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.08%) Wiki
4 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (3.13%) User Experience
7 6 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.34%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.56%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.78%) PKI
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) RIA
11 1 (0.39%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.27%) Linux
2 25 (9.77%) Windows
3 16 (6.25%) Android
4 11 (4.30%) CentOS
4 11 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.30%) Unix
5 10 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.13%) AIX
6 8 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (80.47%) Software Engineering
2 130 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.73%) Scrum
4 54 (21.09%) Unit Testing
5 41 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 38 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
7 36 (14.06%) OO
8 35 (13.67%) Automated Testing
9 34 (13.28%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (12.11%) TDD
11 30 (11.72%) MVC
12 26 (10.16%) UML
13 23 (8.98%) SDLC
14 21 (8.20%) ITIL
14 21 (8.20%) OOD
15 19 (7.42%) Service Delivery
16 17 (6.64%) DevOps
16 17 (6.64%) Reverse Engineering
16 17 (6.64%) Test Automation
17 16 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (38.67%) C++
3 68 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 65 (25.39%) C#
5 60 (23.44%) C
6 47 (18.36%) SQL
7 44 (17.19%) Python
8 10 (3.91%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.52%) PHP
10 6 (2.34%) Go
10 6 (2.34%) Groovy
11 5 (1.95%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.56%) Delphi
12 4 (1.56%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.56%) Scala
13 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.17%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.67%) DV Cleared
3 23 (8.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.86%) Degree
5 6 (2.34%) PhD
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.17%) CISSP
7 3 (1.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.17%) GIAC
7 3 (1.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.17%) MCSE
7 3 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.17%) SANS
7 3 (1.17%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.17%) SSCP
8 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 31 (12.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.17%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (8.98%) Ansible
1 23 (8.98%) Oozie
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) Salt
3 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (13.67%) Oracle
2 14 (5.47%) SAP
3 11 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.34%) IBM
5 4 (1.56%) Google
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) webMethods
8 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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