The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Java Engineer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 351 363
Rank change year-on-year +50 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 931 872 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.92% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 788 764 813
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +41 898 £50,000 - 114
London -3 398 £65,000 +13.04% 54
South East +21 136 £50,000 - 16
South West +30 98 £40,250 -10.55% 15
North West +12 82 £43,750 +9.37% 12
East of England -12 74 £45,000 - 9
Manchester +17 72 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +26 58 £59,750 +25.78% 7
Berkshire +40 43 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -32 43 £62,500 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +24 39 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Cambridge -20 38 £67,500 +22.72% 6
Leeds +15 37 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Reading +46 34 £50,000 - 2
City of London -22 34 £57,500 +4.54% 9
Somerset +12 33 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Oxfordshire +19 31 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Hertfordshire +11 29 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +35 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +33 26 £40,000 -12.08% 3
Bristol -8 26 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 25 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Milton Keynes +12 25 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Bath +11 25 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +38 24 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +13 24 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +27 21 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Oxford +17 21 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Gloucestershire +1 21 £40,500 -12.43%
Nottinghamshire +15 18 £50,000 +11.11%

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1867 (99.95%) Java
2 1196 (64.03%) Software Engineering
3 985 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
4 537 (28.75%) SQL
5 516 (27.62%) Spring
6 514 (27.52%) TDD
7 491 (26.28%) Test Automation
8 423 (22.64%) Scrum
8 423 (22.64%) Linux
9 412 (22.06%) JavaScript
10 407 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
11 396 (21.20%) Finance
12 385 (20.61%) OO
13 373 (19.97%) Python
14 309 (16.54%) Git (software)
15 308 (16.49%) Degree
16 302 (16.17%) C++
17 295 (15.79%) HTML
18 291 (15.58%) BDD
19 282 (15.10%) QA
19 282 (15.10%) Selenium
20 272 (14.56%) DevOps
21 264 (14.13%) Oracle
22 257 (13.76%) J2EE
23 255 (13.65%) REST
24 254 (13.60%) NoSQL
24 254 (13.60%) RESTful
24 254 (13.60%) Web Services
25 253 (13.54%) JUnit
26 248 (13.28%) Hibernate

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 180 (9.64%) Tomcat
2 135 (7.23%) Apache
3 125 (6.69%) Apache Spark
4 104 (5.57%) JBoss
5 90 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (3.69%) Confluence
7 64 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 64 (3.43%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.87%) IIS
9 25 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (1.23%) Jetty
12 19 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.91%) GlassFish
14 16 (0.86%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.86%) WildFly
15 13 (0.70%) nginx
16 9 (0.48%) Ethereum
17 7 (0.37%) Hyperledger
17 7 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.054%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 227 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.18%) SaaS
3 70 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.30%) GitHub
5 34 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.64%) PaaS
9 11 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.43%) IaaS
11 8 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.32%) Heroku
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) Sauce Labs
15 2 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.94%) Internet
2 33 (1.77%) HTTP
3 12 (0.64%) DNS
4 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.54%) Firewall
6 9 (0.48%) LDAP
7 8 (0.43%) SSL
8 7 (0.37%) AMQP
8 7 (0.37%) Wireless
9 6 (0.32%) 802.11
9 6 (0.32%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.32%) VPN
10 5 (0.27%) ATM
11 4 (0.21%) Broadband
11 4 (0.21%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.21%) Network Security
11 4 (0.21%) SSH
11 4 (0.21%) VoIP
12 3 (0.16%) LTE
12 3 (0.16%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (13.60%) NoSQL
2 212 (11.35%) Big Data
3 183 (9.80%) MySQL
4 162 (8.67%) MongoDB
5 155 (8.30%) Hadoop
6 121 (6.48%) SQL Server
7 99 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 97 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 67 (3.59%) HBase
9 67 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (3.43%) Apache Hive
11 48 (2.57%) Neo4j
12 39 (2.09%) Blockchain
12 39 (2.09%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.12%) Redis
14 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.70%) DB2
16 12 (0.64%) BigQuery
16 12 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 309 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 282 (15.10%) Selenium
3 253 (13.54%) JUnit
4 245 (13.12%) Maven
5 244 (13.06%) Jenkins
6 174 (9.31%) JIRA
7 159 (8.51%) Subversion
8 151 (8.08%) Cucumber
9 112 (6.00%) WebDriver
10 86 (4.60%) Eclipse
11 78 (4.18%) Gradle
11 78 (4.18%) Mercurial
12 75 (4.01%) Ant
13 73 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 54 (2.89%) Bitbucket
15 49 (2.62%) JBehave
16 48 (2.57%) Hudson
17 46 (2.46%) JMeter
18 44 (2.36%) Appium
19 41 (2.19%) EasyMock
General
1 396 (21.20%) Finance
2 132 (7.07%) Banking
3 64 (3.43%) Games
3 64 (3.43%) Retail
3 64 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 47 (2.52%) Marketing
5 39 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 36 (1.93%) Electronics
7 31 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.34%) Front Office
10 22 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 21 (1.12%) Advertising
12 20 (1.07%) Publishing
13 18 (0.96%) Billing
13 18 (0.96%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.80%) Legal
15 12 (0.64%) Military
16 11 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (27.62%) Spring
2 295 (15.79%) HTML
3 257 (13.76%) J2EE
4 255 (13.65%) REST
5 254 (13.60%) RESTful
5 254 (13.60%) Web Services
6 248 (13.28%) Hibernate
7 217 (11.62%) CSS
8 179 (9.58%) XML
9 177 (9.48%) AngularJS
10 163 (8.73%) Java EE
11 132 (7.07%) SOAP
12 121 (6.48%) HTML5
13 107 (5.73%) .NET
14 106 (5.67%) JSON
15 97 (5.19%) Node.js
16 74 (3.96%) CSS3
16 74 (3.96%) JMS
16 74 (3.96%) Spring Boot
17 71 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 248 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 162 (8.67%) Algorithms
3 133 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
4 120 (6.42%) Data Structures
5 105 (5.62%) Fintech
6 88 (4.71%) User Experience
7 72 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 71 (3.80%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.87%) Wiki
11 28 (1.50%) Bitcoin
11 28 (1.50%) RIA
12 21 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
13 19 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.02%) iPad
14 18 (0.96%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 423 (22.64%) Linux
2 159 (8.51%) Unix
3 127 (6.80%) Windows
4 107 (5.73%) Android
5 69 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (2.30%) CentOS
8 20 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.75%) AIX
9 14 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.48%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.16%) Debian
13 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1196 (64.03%) Software Engineering
2 985 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (27.52%) TDD
4 491 (26.28%) Test Automation
5 423 (22.64%) Scrum
6 407 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
7 385 (20.61%) OO
8 291 (15.58%) BDD
9 272 (14.56%) DevOps
10 189 (10.12%) Microservices
10 189 (10.12%) Open Source
11 188 (10.06%) Unit Testing
12 176 (9.42%) OOP
13 144 (7.71%) SDLC
14 136 (7.28%) MVC
15 123 (6.58%) Mentoring
16 122 (6.53%) Multithreading
17 101 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 97 (5.19%) Kanban
19 95 (5.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1867 (99.95%) Java
2 537 (28.75%) SQL
3 412 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 373 (19.97%) Python
5 302 (16.17%) C++
6 240 (12.85%) C#
7 159 (8.51%) C
8 136 (7.28%) Scala
9 112 (6.00%) Ruby
10 73 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 68 (3.64%) Go
12 61 (3.27%) Perl
13 59 (3.16%) Groovy
14 47 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 46 (2.46%) PHP
16 28 (1.50%) Clojure
17 27 (1.45%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.18%) Kotlin
19 18 (0.96%) PowerShell
20 17 (0.91%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 308 (16.49%) Degree
2 171 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 53 (2.84%) PhD
6 45 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.96%) ISEB
8 14 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.32%) MCP
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.11%) OCP
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
16 1 (0.054%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (15.10%) QA
2 18 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.59%) SLA
4 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) SEPA
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 160 (8.57%) Docker
2 9 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.27%) vSphere
6 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) HDFS
7 3 (0.16%) XenServer
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.054%) NFS
9 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 62 (3.32%) Ansible
2 57 (3.05%) Puppet
3 54 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.07%) Kibana
6 11 (0.59%) logstash
6 11 (0.59%) Mesos
7 9 (0.48%) Oozie
8 8 (0.43%) Terraform
9 7 (0.37%) Grafana
9 7 (0.37%) Packer
10 5 (0.27%) Nagios
10 5 (0.27%) rkt
11 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.21%) StatsD
12 3 (0.16%) Consul
12 3 (0.16%) Icinga
12 3 (0.16%) SELinux
13 2 (0.11%) Opsview
13 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 264 (14.13%) Oracle
2 66 (3.53%) Red Hat
3 55 (2.94%) Google
4 29 (1.55%) Talend
5 28 (1.50%) IBM
5 28 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 27 (1.45%) SAP
7 25 (1.34%) VMware
8 19 (1.02%) PayPal
9 14 (0.75%) Cloudera
10 13 (0.70%) Splunk
11 9 (0.48%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.48%) Informatica
12 8 (0.43%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.37%) Altova
13 7 (0.37%) Fiorano
13 7 (0.37%) ILOG
13 7 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.37%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.37%) WSO2
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-58k
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - can flex dependant on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + pension and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday