Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 349 381
Rank change year-on-year +46 +32 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1872 1822 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.93% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1625 1711
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £77,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -3.49%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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 +44 1787 £52,500 +5.00% 139
UK excluding London +79 1122 £45,000 - 81
London +1 731 £65,000 +8.33% 67
North of England +112 291 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East +37 291 £52,000 +15.56% 22
South West +42 227 £40,000 -6.98% 13
East of England -8 154 £46,250 +2.78% 15
North West +51 151 £46,000 +15.00% 11
Yorkshire +81 132 £55,000 +13.99% 8
Midlands +73 98 £42,500 -5.56% 3
West Midlands +42 53 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland +27 49 £40,000 -11.60% 7
East Midlands +38 45 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Wales +10 17 £45,269 -4.70%
North East +28 8 £40,000 -34.69%
Northern Ireland -9 1 £42,500 +13.33% 2

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1871 (99.95%) Java
2 1200 (64.10%) Software Engineering
3 987 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
4 536 (28.63%) Spring
5 529 (28.26%) SQL
6 526 (28.10%) TDD
7 491 (26.23%) Test Automation
8 440 (23.50%) Linux
9 424 (22.65%) Scrum
10 402 (21.47%) JavaScript
11 399 (21.31%) Finance
12 394 (21.05%) OO
13 383 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
14 379 (20.25%) Python
15 327 (17.47%) Degree
16 312 (16.67%) C++
17 308 (16.45%) Git (software)
18 291 (15.54%) BDD
19 289 (15.44%) HTML
19 289 (15.44%) QA
20 283 (15.12%) Selenium
21 271 (14.48%) DevOps
22 264 (14.10%) Oracle
23 261 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
23 261 (13.94%) RESTful
24 260 (13.89%) JUnit
25 258 (13.78%) Jenkins
26 257 (13.73%) Hibernate
27 255 (13.62%) Web Services
28 252 (13.46%) J2EE

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
1 172 (9.19%) Tomcat
2 131 (7.00%) Apache
3 114 (6.09%) Apache Spark
4 95 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
5 91 (4.86%) JBoss
6 64 (3.42%) WebLogic
7 61 (3.26%) Confluence
8 60 (3.21%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.71%) IIS
10 26 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 25 (1.34%) Jetty
12 21 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 16 (0.85%) GlassFish
14 15 (0.80%) WildFly
15 10 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.48%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.48%) Ethereum
16 9 (0.48%) nginx
17 7 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Simulink
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.053%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 261 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (4.06%) SaaS
4 48 (2.56%) GitHub
5 32 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.85%) IaaS
9 13 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.64%) PaaS
11 9 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.43%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.27%) Heroku
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
15 2 (0.11%) Apcera
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.15%) Internet
2 42 (2.24%) HTTP
3 11 (0.59%) DNS
3 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.48%) AMQP
4 9 (0.48%) Firewall
5 8 (0.43%) LDAP
5 8 (0.43%) SSL
6 6 (0.32%) ATM
6 6 (0.32%) VPN
7 5 (0.27%) Network Security
7 5 (0.27%) Wireless
8 4 (0.21%) 802.11
8 4 (0.21%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.21%) Broadband
8 4 (0.21%) VoIP
9 3 (0.16%) CDMA
9 3 (0.16%) GSM
9 3 (0.16%) LAN
9 3 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (13.14%) NoSQL
2 208 (11.11%) Big Data
3 187 (9.99%) MySQL
4 156 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 156 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 129 (6.89%) SQL Server
6 96 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 93 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (3.26%) HBase
10 56 (2.99%) Apache Hive
11 45 (2.40%) Neo4j
12 40 (2.14%) Oracle Database
13 34 (1.82%) Blockchain
13 34 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.12%) Redis
14 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.69%) Couchbase
16 11 (0.59%) OrientDB
17 10 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 308 (16.45%) Git (software)
2 283 (15.12%) Selenium
3 260 (13.89%) JUnit
4 258 (13.78%) Jenkins
5 241 (12.87%) Maven
6 173 (9.24%) Cucumber
7 158 (8.44%) JIRA
8 153 (8.17%) Subversion
9 110 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 100 (5.34%) Eclipse
11 84 (4.49%) Gradle
12 81 (4.33%) Mercurial
13 76 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 64 (3.42%) JBehave
15 62 (3.31%) Ant
16 61 (3.26%) Bitbucket
17 48 (2.56%) JMeter
18 43 (2.30%) Hudson
19 42 (2.24%) Appium
20 38 (2.03%) SoapUI
General
1 399 (21.31%) Finance
2 143 (7.64%) Banking
3 72 (3.85%) Retail
4 64 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 57 (3.04%) Games
6 52 (2.78%) Marketing
7 42 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.08%) Electronics
9 32 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.28%) Front Office
11 24 (1.28%) Publishing
12 20 (1.07%) Advertising
13 18 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 18 (0.96%) Billing
13 18 (0.96%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.75%) Legal
15 10 (0.53%) Automotive
16 7 (0.37%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (28.63%) Spring
2 289 (15.44%) HTML
3 261 (13.94%) RESTful
4 257 (13.73%) Hibernate
5 255 (13.62%) Web Services
6 252 (13.46%) J2EE
7 251 (13.41%) REST
8 225 (12.02%) CSS
9 183 (9.78%) AngularJS
10 177 (9.46%) XML
11 166 (8.87%) Java EE
12 129 (6.89%) HTML5
13 124 (6.62%) SOAP
14 112 (5.98%) .NET
15 108 (5.77%) JSON
16 102 (5.45%) Node.js
17 83 (4.43%) JMS
17 83 (4.43%) Spring Boot
18 80 (4.27%) jQuery
19 77 (4.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 242 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 160 (8.55%) Algorithms
3 126 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
4 122 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 114 (6.09%) Fintech
6 108 (5.77%) User Experience
7 88 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
8 75 (4.01%) Mobile App
9 51 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.76%) RIA
11 29 (1.55%) Wiki
12 20 (1.07%) Bitcoin
13 18 (0.96%) Mainframe
14 17 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.80%) iPad
16 15 (0.80%) Smart City
17 14 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
18 13 (0.69%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 440 (23.50%) Linux
2 160 (8.55%) Unix
3 137 (7.32%) Windows
4 116 (6.20%) Android
5 76 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (1.98%) CentOS
8 18 (0.96%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.69%) AIX
11 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.37%) Solaris
13 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.053%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1200 (64.10%) Software Engineering
2 987 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
3 526 (28.10%) TDD
4 491 (26.23%) Test Automation
5 424 (22.65%) Scrum
6 394 (21.05%) OO
7 383 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
8 291 (15.54%) BDD
9 271 (14.48%) DevOps
10 202 (10.79%) Microservices
11 179 (9.56%) Unit Testing
12 169 (9.03%) OOP
13 164 (8.76%) Open Source
14 135 (7.21%) Mentoring
15 132 (7.05%) MVC
15 132 (7.05%) SDLC
16 127 (6.78%) Multithreading
17 107 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 100 (5.34%) E-Commerce
19 97 (5.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1871 (99.95%) Java
2 529 (28.26%) SQL
3 402 (21.47%) JavaScript
4 379 (20.25%) Python
5 312 (16.67%) C++
6 250 (13.35%) C#
7 164 (8.76%) Scala
8 157 (8.39%) C
9 123 (6.57%) Ruby
10 73 (3.90%) PL/SQL
11 63 (3.37%) Go
12 55 (2.94%) Perl
13 50 (2.67%) Groovy
14 45 (2.40%) PHP
15 39 (2.08%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.60%) Kotlin
17 29 (1.55%) Clojure
18 28 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.18%) PowerShell
20 18 (0.96%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 327 (17.47%) Degree
2 171 (9.13%) Security Cleared
3 113 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.56%) PhD
6 42 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.85%) ISEB
8 14 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.37%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.32%) MCP
11 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.11%) OCP
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.053%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (15.44%) QA
2 18 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.59%) SLA
4 8 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.11%) EMIR
7 2 (0.11%) SEPA
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 186 (9.94%) Docker
2 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.16%) HDFS
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) XenServer
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.053%) Squid
Systems Management
1 72 (3.85%) Ansible
2 70 (3.74%) Puppet
3 54 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.91%) Kibana
6 13 (0.69%) Mesos
7 12 (0.64%) rkt
8 10 (0.53%) Terraform
9 8 (0.43%) logstash
10 7 (0.37%) Packer
11 6 (0.32%) Oozie
12 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.16%) Consul
13 3 (0.16%) Grafana
13 3 (0.16%) Icinga
13 3 (0.16%) Nagios
13 3 (0.16%) SELinux
14 2 (0.11%) Opsview
14 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 264 (14.10%) Oracle
2 58 (3.10%) Google
3 53 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 32 (1.71%) SAP
5 28 (1.50%) IBM
6 27 (1.44%) Microsoft
7 26 (1.39%) Talend
8 23 (1.23%) VMware
9 17 (0.91%) PayPal
10 14 (0.75%) Cloudera
11 11 (0.59%) DevExpress
11 11 (0.59%) Hortonworks
11 11 (0.59%) HP
12 10 (0.53%) Splunk
13 9 (0.48%) Informatica
14 8 (0.43%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.37%) ArcSight
15 7 (0.37%) Jaspersoft
15 7 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.37%) TIBCO
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27-40k 25 days holiday + bank holidays, 6% Pension and much more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Caerusa Consulting.
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45,000-£60,000 + Benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits exceptional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE + Great corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 72000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Haley Bridge
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10-15% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday