Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 351 364
Rank change year-on-year +43 +13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1855 1745 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.91% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1541 1734
UK median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,375 £29,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +39 1762 £55,000 +4.76% 106
UK excluding London +63 1046 £47,500 - 56
London 0 786 £65,000 +8.33% 54
North of England +95 292 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East +20 265 £52,500 +5.00% 18
South West +28 200 £41,500 -7.78% 7
North West +72 160 £45,000 - 9
East of England -25 130 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Yorkshire +51 127 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Midlands +101 95 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +17 58 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +74 51 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +38 44 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +8 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northern Ireland -19 5 £34,500 -8.00%
North East - 5 £35,000 -

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1245 (67.12%) Software Engineering
3 990 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
4 595 (32.08%) Spring
5 547 (29.49%) TDD
6 546 (29.43%) SQL
7 482 (25.98%) JavaScript
8 424 (22.86%) OO
9 423 (22.80%) Linux
10 421 (22.70%) Test Automation
11 405 (21.83%) Finance
12 392 (21.13%) Degree
13 388 (20.92%) Scrum
14 379 (20.43%) Python
15 352 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
16 329 (17.74%) HTML
17 321 (17.30%) REST
18 320 (17.25%) Git (software)
19 310 (16.71%) C++
20 294 (15.85%) Hibernate
21 288 (15.53%) BDD
22 283 (15.26%) Computer Science
23 279 (15.04%) Web Services
24 275 (14.82%) Jenkins
25 273 (14.72%) DevOps
26 271 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
27 267 (14.39%) JUnit
27 267 (14.39%) CSS
28 256 (13.80%) Maven
29 254 (13.69%) QA

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
1 144 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 100 (5.39%) Apache
3 95 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (4.58%) Apache Spark
5 70 (3.77%) JBoss
6 53 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 43 (2.32%) Confluence
8 28 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 19 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.81%) IIS
11 15 (0.81%) Jetty
11 15 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.59%) WildFly
13 10 (0.54%) Ethereum
14 9 (0.49%) CMS
15 8 (0.43%) Hyperledger
16 7 (0.38%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Simulink
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 271 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (4.69%) SaaS
4 45 (2.43%) GitHub
5 34 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.08%) IaaS
9 13 (0.70%) PaaS
10 12 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.49%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.32%) Heroku
14 4 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.22%) Force.com
15 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
16 2 (0.11%) Apcera
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.26%) Internet
2 43 (2.32%) HTTP
3 16 (0.86%) ATM
4 12 (0.65%) AMQP
5 9 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.38%) SSL
7 6 (0.32%) DNS
8 5 (0.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.27%) Network Security
9 4 (0.22%) Broadband
9 4 (0.22%) SSH
10 3 (0.16%) VPN
11 2 (0.11%) CDMA
11 2 (0.11%) GSM
11 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.11%) Intranet
11 2 (0.11%) LDAP
11 2 (0.11%) LTE
11 2 (0.11%) SMS
11 2 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 167 (9.00%) MySQL
3 163 (8.79%) Big Data
4 148 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 132 (7.12%) Hadoop
6 118 (6.36%) SQL Server
7 106 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 90 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 60 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.94%) Blockchain
12 31 (1.67%) Apache Hive
12 31 (1.67%) HBase
12 31 (1.67%) Neo4j
13 26 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.35%) Redis
15 13 (0.70%) Couchbase
15 13 (0.70%) OrientDB
16 9 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 320 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 275 (14.82%) Jenkins
3 267 (14.39%) JUnit
4 256 (13.80%) Maven
5 233 (12.56%) Selenium
6 197 (10.62%) Cucumber
7 135 (7.28%) JIRA
8 127 (6.85%) Subversion
9 106 (5.71%) WebDriver
10 101 (5.44%) Gradle
11 80 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 77 (4.15%) Eclipse
12 77 (4.15%) Mercurial
13 67 (3.61%) JBehave
14 60 (3.23%) Bitbucket
15 52 (2.80%) Mockito
16 48 (2.59%) Ant
17 45 (2.43%) JMeter
18 34 (1.83%) EasyMock
18 34 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 405 (21.83%) Finance
2 166 (8.95%) Banking
3 89 (4.80%) Retail
4 60 (3.23%) Marketing
5 57 (3.07%) Games
6 55 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 48 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 42 (2.26%) Electronics
9 36 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 20 (1.08%) Front Office
13 18 (0.97%) Legal
13 18 (0.97%) Publishing
14 12 (0.65%) Advertising
15 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.59%) Billing
16 9 (0.49%) Music Industry
17 7 (0.38%) Automotive
18 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (32.08%) Spring
2 329 (17.74%) HTML
3 321 (17.30%) REST
4 294 (15.85%) Hibernate
5 279 (15.04%) Web Services
6 267 (14.39%) CSS
7 249 (13.42%) J2EE
8 232 (12.51%) RESTful
9 207 (11.16%) AngularJS
10 179 (9.65%) Java EE
11 178 (9.60%) XML
12 158 (8.52%) HTML5
13 138 (7.44%) SOAP
14 127 (6.85%) Node.js
15 116 (6.25%) JSON
16 108 (5.82%) Spring Boot
17 104 (5.61%) jQuery
18 99 (5.34%) .NET
19 83 (4.47%) React
20 79 (4.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 283 (15.26%) Computer Science
2 164 (8.84%) Algorithms
3 123 (6.63%) Data Structures
4 119 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
5 115 (6.20%) User Experience
6 114 (6.15%) Fintech
7 94 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (3.88%) Mobile App
9 53 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (2.10%) RIA
11 27 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.08%) Wiki
13 19 (1.02%) Credit Risk
14 17 (0.92%) Bitcoin
15 15 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
15 15 (0.81%) EFT
16 13 (0.70%) Streaming Video
17 12 (0.65%) Fixed Income
17 12 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 423 (22.80%) Linux
2 177 (9.54%) Unix
3 138 (7.44%) Windows
4 117 (6.31%) Android
5 72 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.24%) CentOS
8 15 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.59%) AIX
10 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.11%) Solaris
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1245 (67.12%) Software Engineering
2 990 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (29.49%) TDD
4 424 (22.86%) OO
5 421 (22.70%) Test Automation
6 388 (20.92%) Scrum
7 352 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
8 288 (15.53%) BDD
9 273 (14.72%) DevOps
10 241 (12.99%) Microservices
11 149 (8.03%) Unit Testing
12 147 (7.92%) Mentoring
13 140 (7.55%) Open Source
14 131 (7.06%) MVC
15 129 (6.95%) Multithreading
16 120 (6.47%) OOP
17 115 (6.20%) SDLC
18 104 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
19 102 (5.50%) Web Development
20 100 (5.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1854 (99.95%) Java
2 546 (29.43%) SQL
3 482 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 379 (20.43%) Python
5 310 (16.71%) C++
6 224 (12.08%) C#
7 153 (8.25%) Scala
8 134 (7.22%) C
9 119 (6.42%) Ruby
10 67 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 56 (3.02%) Groovy
12 54 (2.91%) Go
13 42 (2.26%) Perl
14 38 (2.05%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.89%) PHP
15 35 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.67%) Kotlin
17 30 (1.62%) Clojure
18 25 (1.35%) PowerShell
19 16 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 392 (21.13%) Degree
2 155 (8.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (7.17%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.94%) PhD
6 31 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.49%) ISEB
7 9 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.38%) MCP
10 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.11%) OCP
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.054%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (13.69%) QA
2 13 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.59%) SLA
4 7 (0.38%) SEPA
5 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.27%) MiFID
6 4 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.22%) MIL-STD-498
7 3 (0.16%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) ECSS
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.054%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 207 (11.16%) Docker
2 11 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.054%) HDFS
5 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (4.53%) Puppet
2 76 (4.10%) Ansible
3 55 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.75%) rkt
6 12 (0.65%) Kibana
7 11 (0.59%) Terraform
8 8 (0.43%) Packer
9 7 (0.38%) Opsview
10 6 (0.32%) Mesos
11 4 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
11 4 (0.22%) logstash
11 4 (0.22%) OpenNebula
11 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 3 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.16%) Oozie
13 2 (0.11%) Grafana
13 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.11%) Salt
14 1 (0.054%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 252 (13.58%) Oracle
2 76 (4.10%) Google
3 45 (2.43%) SAP
4 35 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 34 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 21 (1.13%) Splunk
7 18 (0.97%) VMware
8 16 (0.86%) Cloudera
9 15 (0.81%) AppDynamics
9 15 (0.81%) DevExpress
10 13 (0.70%) HP
11 11 (0.59%) Hortonworks
11 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.54%) Informatica
13 9 (0.49%) IBM
14 8 (0.43%) PayPal
14 8 (0.43%) Sophos
15 7 (0.38%) Jaspersoft
15 7 (0.38%) Talend
15 7 (0.38%) Terracotta