The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 177 178
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 108 85 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.13% 1.44% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.49% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 98 74 65
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
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 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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucestershire +15 36 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Somerset +19 29 £42,000 -11.57% 2
Bristol -14 28 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +23 4 - - 1
Devon -11 4 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 177 (100.00%) Java
1 177 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 92 (51.98%) C++
3 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (45.20%) Security Cleared
5 69 (38.98%) Spring
6 60 (33.90%) C#
7 59 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 54 (30.51%) Linux
9 50 (28.25%) C
9 50 (28.25%) HTML
10 49 (27.68%) Scrum
11 46 (25.99%) Unit Testing
12 44 (24.86%) Hibernate
13 41 (23.16%) SQL
14 40 (22.60%) SQL Server
15 38 (21.47%) REST
15 38 (21.47%) Cybersecurity
16 36 (20.34%) MongoDB
16 36 (20.34%) Java EE
17 35 (19.77%) NoSQL
17 35 (19.77%) DV Cleared
17 35 (19.77%) .NET
18 32 (18.08%) OO
19 31 (17.51%) JUnit
20 30 (16.95%) Oracle
21 29 (16.38%) Big Data
22 28 (15.82%) Python
22 28 (15.82%) Automated Testing
23 27 (15.25%) UML

Java Software 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 18 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (9.60%) IIS
3 15 (8.47%) Apache
4 14 (7.91%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.34%) Confluence
5 13 (7.34%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 10 (5.65%) JBoss
8 7 (3.95%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) SaaS
2 6 (3.39%) GitHub
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Firewall
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
1 3 (1.69%) SSL
1 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.34%) MongoDB
3 35 (19.77%) NoSQL
4 29 (16.38%) Big Data
5 22 (12.43%) MySQL
6 19 (10.73%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.08%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.08%) Data Mining
8 9 (5.08%) OrientDB
9 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.69%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (17.51%) JUnit
2 24 (13.56%) JIRA
3 21 (11.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (10.73%) Jenkins
5 18 (10.17%) Maven
6 16 (9.04%) Bitbucket
7 14 (7.91%) Mockito
7 14 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (7.34%) Selenium
9 12 (6.78%) Ant
9 12 (6.78%) Git (software)
10 11 (6.21%) EasyMock
11 8 (4.52%) Robot Framework
12 7 (3.95%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 6 (3.39%) Subversion
14 5 (2.82%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.82%) JMeter
14 5 (2.82%) Liquibase
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.08%) Electronics
4 9 (5.08%) Marketing
5 7 (3.95%) Advertising
5 7 (3.95%) Banking
6 5 (2.82%) Military
7 4 (2.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.98%) Spring
2 50 (28.25%) HTML
3 44 (24.86%) Hibernate
4 38 (21.47%) REST
5 36 (20.34%) Java EE
6 35 (19.77%) .NET
7 25 (14.12%) Web Services
8 24 (13.56%) J2EE
8 24 (13.56%) RESTful
9 21 (11.86%) EJB
10 20 (11.30%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.30%) SOAP
11 19 (10.73%) CSS
11 19 (10.73%) HTML5
12 17 (9.60%) JPA
13 16 (9.04%) JSF
13 16 (9.04%) Spring MVC
14 15 (8.47%) Java SE
15 14 (7.91%) XML
16 13 (7.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Algorithms
2 13 (7.34%) Wiki
3 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.52%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.39%) User Experience
7 4 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.26%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.13%) RIA
10 1 (0.56%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.51%) Linux
2 23 (12.99%) Windows
3 14 (7.91%) Android
4 11 (6.21%) CentOS
4 11 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.52%) AIX
6 8 (4.52%) Unix
6 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (27.68%) Scrum
4 46 (25.99%) Unit Testing
5 38 (21.47%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (18.08%) OO
7 28 (15.82%) Automated Testing
8 27 (15.25%) UML
9 26 (14.69%) MVC
10 25 (14.12%) TDD
11 23 (12.99%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (11.30%) ITIL
13 19 (10.73%) OOD
13 19 (10.73%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.60%) Reverse Engineering
15 16 (9.04%) DevOps
15 16 (9.04%) SDLC
16 14 (7.91%) Requirements Engineering
16 14 (7.91%) Validation
17 13 (7.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (51.98%) C++
3 60 (33.90%) C#
4 59 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 50 (28.25%) C
6 41 (23.16%) SQL
7 28 (15.82%) Python
8 10 (5.65%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.39%) Groovy
10 5 (2.82%) PHP
11 4 (2.26%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.26%) Delphi
11 4 (2.26%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) R
13 1 (0.56%) Ruby
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (45.20%) Security Cleared
2 35 (19.77%) DV Cleared
3 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.65%) Degree
5 5 (2.82%) PhD
6 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) CISSP
7 3 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.69%) GIAC
7 3 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.69%) MCSE
7 3 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.69%) SANS
7 3 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.69%) SSCP
8 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Puppet
1 3 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Oracle
2 11 (6.21%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.08%) SAP
4 6 (3.39%) IBM
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago