Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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

Java Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 290 320
Rank change year-on-year -17 +30 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,472 1,911 1,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,561 1,560
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 133,226 159,922 169,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,023 128,869 136,019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 16 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 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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
England +7 1,350 £62,500 +8.70% 173
UK excluding London -19 774 £50,000 - 74
London +12 690 £77,500 +19.23% 109
South East +23 221 £55,000 -4.35% 13
North of England -19 202 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Yorkshire +16 108 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Scotland -33 97 £38,500 -21.03% 8
South West -71 90 £45,000 - 13
East of England +34 82 £50,000 - 11
North West -35 78 £52,500 +6.06% 14
Midlands -20 65 £50,000 -8.26% 6
East Midlands +2 41 £50,000 -8.26% 3
West Midlands +7 24 £50,000 -8.26% 3
North East - 16 £54,559 -
Wales -11 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Northern Ireland -9 9 £80,000 +77.78% 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1,472 (100.00%) Java
2 994 (67.53%) Software Engineering
3 831 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
4 534 (36.28%) Microservices
5 477 (32.40%) Spring
6 446 (30.30%) TDD
7 422 (28.67%) AWS
8 417 (28.33%) SQL
9 346 (23.51%) JavaScript
10 333 (22.62%) Docker
11 306 (20.79%) Finance
12 302 (20.52%) DevOps
13 290 (19.70%) Web Services
14 275 (18.68%) Git (software)
15 272 (18.48%) Spring Boot
16 250 (16.98%) Python
17 245 (16.64%) Linux
17 245 (16.64%) Java 8
18 242 (16.44%) Kubernetes
19 241 (16.37%) RESTful
19 241 (16.37%) Test Automation
20 229 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
21 228 (15.49%) Jenkins
22 225 (15.29%) Degree
23 211 (14.33%) Scrum
24 196 (13.32%) Oracle
25 171 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
26 167 (11.35%) C#
27 162 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
28 161 (10.94%) MySQL

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 76 (5.16%) Confluence
2 70 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 62 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (3.46%) Apache Spark
5 49 (3.33%) JBoss
6 35 (2.38%) Apache
7 27 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 24 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.02%) CMS
10 14 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 13 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.61%) Headless CMS
13 5 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.34%) Jetty
13 5 (0.34%) WildFly
14 4 (0.27%) Mule
14 4 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.27%) SugarCRM
14 4 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
1 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.068%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 40 (2.72%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 14 (0.95%) Front Arena
3 14 (0.95%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.41%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.068%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 422 (28.67%) AWS
2 73 (4.96%) Azure
3 67 (4.55%) GCP
4 51 (3.46%) OpenShift
5 43 (2.92%) SaaS
6 39 (2.65%) Sage Pay
6 39 (2.65%) Serverless
7 34 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
9 26 (1.77%) Amazon S3
10 24 (1.63%) GitHub
11 17 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
13 14 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (0.88%) PaaS
15 11 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.61%) Apigee
16 9 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.61%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.95%) HTTP
2 13 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.68%) Internet
4 6 (0.41%) Broadband
4 6 (0.41%) xDSL
5 3 (0.20%) Firewall
5 3 (0.20%) Multicast
5 3 (0.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.068%) AMQP
6 1 (0.068%) ATM
6 1 (0.068%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.068%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.068%) SSH
6 1 (0.068%) WebEx
6 1 (0.068%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.94%) MySQL
2 152 (10.33%) Big Data
3 150 (10.19%) NoSQL
4 121 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 105 (7.13%) MongoDB
6 101 (6.86%) Relational Database
7 94 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 94 (6.39%) SQL Server
8 70 (4.76%) Hadoop
9 57 (3.87%) RDBMS
10 48 (3.26%) GIS
11 43 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
12 33 (2.24%) Redis
13 30 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
14 28 (1.90%) Blockchain
15 18 (1.22%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
17 14 (0.95%) BigQuery
18 13 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 275 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 228 (15.49%) Jenkins
3 136 (9.24%) JIRA
4 123 (8.36%) Maven
5 95 (6.45%) JUnit
6 90 (6.11%) Selenium
7 68 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 54 (3.67%) IntelliJ
9 46 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 44 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (2.92%) Gradle
12 41 (2.79%) Eclipse
13 39 (2.65%) NetBeans
14 35 (2.38%) JMeter
15 31 (2.11%) Visual Studio
16 24 (1.63%) Ant
16 24 (1.63%) GitLab
16 24 (1.63%) Mockito
16 24 (1.63%) Subversion
17 22 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 306 (20.79%) Finance
2 154 (10.46%) Banking
3 97 (6.59%) Front Office
4 68 (4.62%) Games
5 57 (3.87%) Retail
6 29 (1.97%) Public Sector
7 24 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.22%) Electronics
9 18 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.22%) Marketing
10 15 (1.02%) Publishing
11 14 (0.95%) Law
12 13 (0.88%) Automotive
12 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.88%) Military
13 12 (0.82%) Dutch Language
13 12 (0.82%) French Language
13 12 (0.82%) German Language
13 12 (0.82%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (32.40%) Spring
2 290 (19.70%) Web Services
3 272 (18.48%) Spring Boot
4 241 (16.37%) RESTful
5 157 (10.67%) Hibernate
6 139 (9.44%) J2EE
7 135 (9.17%) HTML
8 129 (8.76%) REST
9 126 (8.56%) AngularJS
10 121 (8.22%) Kafka
11 112 (7.61%) React
12 91 (6.18%) CSS
13 73 (4.96%) .NET
13 73 (4.96%) Node.js
14 70 (4.76%) XML
15 66 (4.48%) JSON
16 62 (4.21%) SOAP
17 55 (3.74%) Java EE
18 54 (3.67%) Play Framework
19 51 (3.46%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (4.82%) Algorithms
3 70 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (2.92%) Equities
5 43 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 42 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
7 40 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 36 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (2.45%) User Experience
9 35 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (2.31%) Robotics
11 33 (2.24%) Hedge funds
12 31 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 29 (1.97%) Pricing Data
14 28 (1.90%) Cloud Native
15 21 (1.43%) Mobile App
16 20 (1.36%) Virtual Team
17 17 (1.15%) Derivative
18 16 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.64%) Linux
2 83 (5.64%) Windows
3 56 (3.80%) Unix
4 51 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.33%) Android
6 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.68%) CentOS
8 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.068%) Debian
10 1 (0.068%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.068%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (67.53%) Software Engineering
2 831 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 534 (36.28%) Microservices
4 446 (30.30%) TDD
5 302 (20.52%) DevOps
6 241 (16.37%) Test Automation
7 229 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 211 (14.33%) Scrum
9 171 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
10 162 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 150 (10.19%) Mentoring
12 147 (9.99%) Computer Science
13 143 (9.71%) BDD
14 142 (9.65%) Fintech
15 140 (9.51%) OO
16 128 (8.70%) Multithreading
17 125 (8.49%) E-Commerce
18 123 (8.36%) SDLC
19 107 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
20 102 (6.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,472 (100.00%) Java
2 417 (28.33%) SQL
3 346 (23.51%) JavaScript
4 250 (16.98%) Python
5 245 (16.64%) Java 8
6 167 (11.35%) C#
7 131 (8.90%) Scala
8 128 (8.70%) C++
9 83 (5.64%) C
10 72 (4.89%) Kotlin
11 52 (3.53%) Ruby
12 48 (3.26%) R
13 34 (2.31%) PHP
14 33 (2.24%) Groovy
15 32 (2.17%) Go
16 24 (1.63%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.49%) Java 9
19 13 (0.88%) ES6
20 10 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 225 (15.29%) Degree
2 80 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 34 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.90%) ISTQB
8 23 (1.56%) ISEB
9 11 (0.75%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.54%) HNC
10 8 (0.54%) HND
11 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.41%) CISSP
12 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.34%) PhD
14 4 (0.27%) CISMP
15 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.068%) AWS Certification
16 1 (0.068%) ISEB Practitioner
16 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (9.04%) QA
2 23 (1.56%) PSD2
3 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.068%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.068%) GDPR
4 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 333 (22.62%) Docker
2 18 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.068%) HDFS
7 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 242 (16.44%) Kubernetes
2 113 (7.68%) Terraform
3 110 (7.47%) Ansible
4 36 (2.45%) Puppet
5 29 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.77%) Kibana
7 20 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (1.09%) Mesos
9 15 (1.02%) Marathon
10 10 (0.68%) logstash
10 10 (0.68%) Salt
11 9 (0.61%) Istio
11 9 (0.61%) Knative
12 7 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.34%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.27%) Cloudify
14 4 (0.27%) Grafana
14 4 (0.27%) Rancher
15 1 (0.068%) Consul
15 1 (0.068%) Packer
Vendors
1 196 (13.32%) Oracle
2 61 (4.14%) WorldPay
3 47 (3.19%) Google
4 39 (2.65%) Sage
5 31 (2.11%) Sybase
6 26 (1.77%) IBM
7 21 (1.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (1.43%) SAP
8 20 (1.36%) Splunk
9 19 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.15%) Adobe
11 15 (1.02%) New Relic
12 14 (0.95%) Calypso
12 14 (0.95%) Charles River
12 14 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.95%) SimCorp
13 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.61%) Dell
14 9 (0.61%) Dynatrace
14 9 (0.61%) MuleSoft