The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 343 396
Rank change year-on-year +38 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 931 962 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.93% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.97% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 802 831 760
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +9.75%  

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 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +45 888 £55,000 +10.00% 126
London +20 352 £65,000 +8.33% 64
South East +32 152 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South West +18 104 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England +1 90 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West +20 78 £46,000 +15.00% 10
Manchester +23 69 £45,500 +10.30% 8
Yorkshire +36 60 £57,500 +4.54% 6
Berkshire +50 57 £50,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -2 50 £50,000 - 10
Cambridge -19 47 £50,000 - 7
Reading +41 46 £50,000 - 3
City of London +14 44 £65,000 +18.18% 12
West Yorkshire +32 43 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Leeds +21 42 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Oxfordshire +20 37 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Gloucestershire +8 33 £45,269 +0.59% 3
West Midlands +25 30 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Somerset +8 30 £39,000 -17.89% 3
Hertfordshire +18 29 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 26 £40,000 +6.66%
Milton Keynes +25 26 £40,000 +5.26%
Bristol -16 25 £40,000 - 5
Scotland +18 24 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Midlands +21 21 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Oxford +12 21 £65,500 +72.36% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Nottingham +6 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Edinburgh +12 19 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Warwickshire +32 18 £46,250 -11.90% 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1854 (99.95%) Java
2 1156 (62.32%) Software Engineering
3 923 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
4 528 (28.46%) SQL
5 484 (26.09%) Spring
6 482 (25.98%) TDD
7 413 (22.26%) JavaScript
8 394 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
9 380 (20.49%) Linux
10 361 (19.46%) Python
11 350 (18.87%) Scrum
12 339 (18.27%) OO
13 337 (18.17%) Finance
14 320 (17.25%) Degree
15 312 (16.82%) Git (software)
16 287 (15.47%) C++
17 275 (14.82%) Computer Science
18 267 (14.39%) HTML
18 267 (14.39%) J2EE
19 266 (14.34%) NoSQL
20 263 (14.18%) BDD
21 261 (14.07%) REST
22 255 (13.75%) Selenium
23 248 (13.37%) Web Services
24 247 (13.32%) DevOps
25 240 (12.94%) Hibernate
26 236 (12.72%) QA
27 231 (12.45%) Oracle
27 231 (12.45%) Jenkins
28 230 (12.40%) C#

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
1 161 (8.68%) Tomcat
2 145 (7.82%) Apache Spark
3 134 (7.22%) Apache
4 97 (5.23%) JBoss
5 81 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (3.83%) WebSphere
7 59 (3.18%) Confluence
8 48 (2.59%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.78%) Apache Pig
10 30 (1.62%) IIS
11 21 (1.13%) WildFly
12 19 (1.02%) GlassFish
13 18 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.97%) Jetty
13 18 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.86%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.75%) nginx
16 10 (0.54%) WordPress
17 9 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
18 7 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.054%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 177 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.23%) SaaS
3 47 (2.53%) GitHub
4 45 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.92%) Google App Engine
8 12 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.65%) PaaS
9 8 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.32%) IaaS
12 5 (0.27%) Heroku
13 4 (0.22%) Slack
14 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.11%) Google Play
15 2 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.64%) Internet
2 40 (2.16%) HTTP
3 17 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.86%) DNS
5 14 (0.75%) Bluetooth
6 13 (0.70%) 802.11
6 13 (0.70%) Wireless
7 11 (0.59%) iSCSI
8 10 (0.54%) Firewall
8 10 (0.54%) LDAP
8 10 (0.54%) SSL
9 8 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (0.32%) ATM
10 6 (0.32%) VoIP
11 5 (0.27%) AMQP
11 5 (0.27%) SSH
12 4 (0.22%) Broadband
13 3 (0.16%) LAN
13 3 (0.16%) VPN
13 3 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (14.34%) NoSQL
2 228 (12.29%) Big Data
3 170 (9.16%) MySQL
4 149 (8.03%) MongoDB
5 148 (7.98%) Hadoop
6 111 (5.98%) SQL Server
7 100 (5.39%) Relational Database
8 98 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 83 (4.47%) HBase
10 70 (3.77%) Apache Hive
11 62 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 43 (2.32%) Neo4j
14 38 (2.05%) Blockchain
15 33 (1.78%) Oracle Database
16 23 (1.24%) Redis
17 20 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
18 18 (0.97%) BigQuery
19 14 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 312 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 255 (13.75%) Selenium
3 231 (12.45%) Jenkins
4 226 (12.18%) Maven
5 210 (11.32%) JUnit
6 148 (7.98%) Subversion
7 144 (7.76%) JIRA
8 128 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 88 (4.74%) Eclipse
10 84 (4.53%) WebDriver
11 78 (4.20%) Ant
12 76 (4.10%) Mercurial
13 55 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 53 (2.86%) Gradle
15 51 (2.75%) Hudson
16 41 (2.21%) Appium
17 40 (2.16%) JMeter
18 38 (2.05%) Bitbucket
19 34 (1.83%) Mockito
19 34 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 337 (18.17%) Finance
2 96 (5.18%) Banking
3 74 (3.99%) Games
4 65 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 45 (2.43%) Marketing
6 34 (1.83%) Retail
7 33 (1.78%) Electronics
8 30 (1.62%) Advertising
9 27 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 20 (1.08%) Front Office
11 20 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.08%) Publishing
12 16 (0.86%) Billing
12 16 (0.86%) Military
13 15 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.75%) Legal
15 8 (0.43%) Automotive
15 8 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (26.09%) Spring
2 267 (14.39%) HTML
2 267 (14.39%) J2EE
3 261 (14.07%) REST
4 248 (13.37%) Web Services
5 240 (12.94%) Hibernate
6 223 (12.02%) RESTful
7 177 (9.54%) AngularJS
8 175 (9.43%) CSS
9 173 (9.33%) XML
10 151 (8.14%) Java EE
11 144 (7.76%) SOAP
12 103 (5.55%) JSON
13 98 (5.28%) HTML5
14 94 (5.07%) Node.js
15 90 (4.85%) .NET
16 70 (3.77%) JMS
17 68 (3.67%) J2SE
18 63 (3.40%) Middleware
19 62 (3.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 275 (14.82%) Computer Science
2 158 (8.52%) Algorithms
3 145 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
4 115 (6.20%) Fintech
5 106 (5.71%) Data Structures
6 66 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 65 (3.50%) User Experience
8 58 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.62%) Bitcoin
12 27 (1.46%) Wiki
13 23 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.02%) iPad
14 19 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
17 14 (0.75%) IVR
18 13 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 380 (20.49%) Linux
2 122 (6.58%) Unix
3 103 (5.55%) Windows
4 91 (4.91%) Android
5 57 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.83%) CentOS
8 15 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.75%) AIX
10 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.49%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) Debian
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.054%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1156 (62.32%) Software Engineering
2 923 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
3 482 (25.98%) TDD
4 394 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
5 350 (18.87%) Scrum
6 339 (18.27%) OO
7 263 (14.18%) BDD
8 247 (13.32%) DevOps
9 188 (10.13%) Automated Testing
10 177 (9.54%) Microservices
11 172 (9.27%) Open Source
12 164 (8.84%) SDLC
13 163 (8.79%) OOP
14 154 (8.30%) Unit Testing
15 134 (7.22%) MVC
16 119 (6.42%) Test Automation
17 115 (6.20%) Continuous Delivery
18 111 (5.98%) Multithreading
19 98 (5.28%) SOA
20 97 (5.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1854 (99.95%) Java
2 528 (28.46%) SQL
3 413 (22.26%) JavaScript
4 361 (19.46%) Python
5 287 (15.47%) C++
6 230 (12.40%) C#
7 153 (8.25%) C
8 146 (7.87%) Scala
9 103 (5.55%) Ruby
10 79 (4.26%) Perl
11 72 (3.88%) Go
12 65 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 59 (3.18%) PL/SQL
14 56 (3.02%) Groovy
15 53 (2.86%) PHP
16 25 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.08%) Clojure
18 18 (0.97%) MATLAB
19 17 (0.92%) TypeScript
20 16 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 320 (17.25%) Degree
2 155 (8.36%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 56 (3.02%) PhD
5 44 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.02%) ISEB
7 15 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CCNA
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CISSP
10 2 (0.11%) GIAC
10 2 (0.11%) HND
10 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.11%) MCSE
10 2 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.11%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (12.72%) QA
2 29 (1.56%) SDET
3 18 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) MiFID
5 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (6.68%) Docker
2 18 (0.97%) HDFS
3 11 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.43%) NFS
6 6 (0.32%) vSphere
7 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.16%) iptables
8 3 (0.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (3.13%) Puppet
2 54 (2.91%) Ansible
3 47 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.92%) Oozie
6 13 (0.70%) Kibana
7 9 (0.49%) logstash
7 9 (0.49%) Mesos
7 9 (0.49%) Nagios
8 7 (0.38%) Grafana
9 6 (0.32%) Salt
10 5 (0.27%) Packer
10 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.22%) Graphite
11 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.22%) StatsD
11 4 (0.22%) Terraform
12 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 231 (12.45%) Oracle
2 59 (3.18%) Red Hat
3 57 (3.07%) Google
4 37 (1.99%) IBM
5 35 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 32 (1.73%) VMware
7 31 (1.67%) Talend
8 25 (1.35%) PayPal
9 20 (1.08%) Cloudera
10 19 (1.02%) SAP
11 15 (0.81%) Hortonworks
12 12 (0.65%) Perforce
13 9 (0.49%) Informatica
13 9 (0.49%) Tableau
13 9 (0.49%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.43%) Adobe
14 8 (0.43%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.43%) NetApp
14 8 (0.43%) Splunk
14 8 (0.43%) WSO2
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Adteq
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Generous Pension and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, competitive health scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + Share Scheme + 25 days holiday + Flexi time + work from home
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Pension, competitive health scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago