Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 336 353
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1993 1778 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.97% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1579 1778
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,700 £33,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +38 1877 £55,000 +4.76% 106
UK excluding London +44 1084 £50,000 +5.26% 56
London +30 880 £65,000 +8.33% 51
North of England +75 303 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South East +6 262 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West +8 204 £42,500 -5.56% 5
North West +76 169 £49,250 +9.44% 9
East of England -29 141 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Yorkshire +56 130 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Midlands +96 90 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Scotland +17 70 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +85 61 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +16 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wales +7 12 £45,000 -16.28%
Northern Ireland -18 5 £34,500 -35.81%
North East - 4 £27,000 - 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1993 (100.00%) Java
2 1373 (68.89%) Software Engineering
3 1118 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 678 (34.02%) Spring
5 615 (30.86%) TDD
6 557 (27.95%) JavaScript
7 553 (27.75%) SQL
8 442 (22.18%) Linux
9 439 (22.03%) OO
10 432 (21.68%) Degree
11 421 (21.12%) Finance
12 415 (20.82%) Test Automation
13 413 (20.72%) Python
14 406 (20.37%) Scrum
15 369 (18.51%) Git (software)
16 366 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
16 366 (18.36%) HTML
17 348 (17.46%) REST
18 330 (16.56%) Web Services
19 327 (16.41%) Hibernate
20 324 (16.26%) BDD
21 320 (16.06%) Microservices
22 313 (15.70%) C++
23 307 (15.40%) DevOps
24 299 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
25 298 (14.95%) Jenkins
26 297 (14.90%) Maven
27 290 (14.55%) Computer Science
28 287 (14.40%) CSS
29 277 (13.90%) 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
1 141 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 103 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (4.16%) Apache Spark
4 78 (3.91%) Apache
5 53 (2.66%) JBoss
6 49 (2.46%) WebLogic
7 42 (2.11%) Confluence
8 28 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 19 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.90%) Jetty
11 17 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.45%) IIS
14 8 (0.40%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.35%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.30%) CMS
16 6 (0.30%) nginx
16 6 (0.30%) SAS
17 5 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.15%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 299 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.01%) SaaS
4 58 (2.91%) GitHub
5 31 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 31 (1.56%) Serverless
6 27 (1.35%) IaaS
7 25 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 15 (0.75%) PaaS
10 12 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.25%) Heroku
13 5 (0.25%) npm
14 4 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.20%) Force.com
15 3 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.71%) Internet
2 45 (2.26%) HTTP
3 27 (1.35%) ATM
4 11 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.45%) AMQP
6 8 (0.40%) Firewall
7 6 (0.30%) Wireless
8 4 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.20%) NAS
8 4 (0.20%) SSH
8 4 (0.20%) SSL
9 3 (0.15%) DNS
9 3 (0.15%) Network Security
10 2 (0.10%) FTP
10 2 (0.10%) Intranet
10 2 (0.10%) LDAP
10 2 (0.10%) SMS
11 1 (0.050%) DHCP
11 1 (0.050%) DMZ
11 1 (0.050%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 161 (8.08%) MySQL
3 149 (7.48%) Big Data
3 149 (7.48%) MongoDB
4 127 (6.37%) Hadoop
5 122 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 115 (5.77%) SQL Server
7 88 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.46%) Blockchain
12 28 (1.40%) GIS
13 26 (1.30%) Redis
14 24 (1.20%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.15%) Neo4j
16 22 (1.10%) HBase
17 12 (0.60%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.60%) OrientDB
18 11 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 369 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 298 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 297 (14.90%) Maven
4 263 (13.20%) JUnit
5 227 (11.39%) Selenium
6 222 (11.14%) Cucumber
7 155 (7.78%) JIRA
8 146 (7.33%) Subversion
9 100 (5.02%) Gradle
10 98 (4.92%) WebDriver
11 91 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 86 (4.32%) Eclipse
13 74 (3.71%) Mercurial
14 58 (2.91%) Mockito
15 53 (2.66%) TeamCity
16 52 (2.61%) Bitbucket
17 49 (2.46%) Ant
17 49 (2.46%) JBehave
18 40 (2.01%) Visual Studio
19 39 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 421 (21.12%) Finance
2 156 (7.83%) Banking
3 97 (4.87%) Retail
4 65 (3.26%) Games
5 51 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 33 (1.66%) Marketing
6 33 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.56%) Electronics
8 25 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 22 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.90%) Publishing
11 16 (0.80%) Legal
12 15 (0.75%) Advertising
12 15 (0.75%) Front Office
13 12 (0.60%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.35%) Law
15 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.25%) Automotive
16 5 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (34.02%) Spring
2 366 (18.36%) HTML
3 348 (17.46%) REST
4 330 (16.56%) Web Services
5 327 (16.41%) Hibernate
6 287 (14.40%) CSS
7 277 (13.90%) J2EE
8 273 (13.70%) RESTful
9 260 (13.05%) AngularJS
10 208 (10.44%) XML
11 198 (9.93%) Java EE
12 177 (8.88%) HTML5
13 165 (8.28%) SOAP
14 161 (8.08%) Node.js
15 127 (6.37%) Spring Boot
16 117 (5.87%) jQuery
17 116 (5.82%) .NET
18 111 (5.57%) React
19 103 (5.17%) JSON
20 88 (4.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 290 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 170 (8.53%) Algorithms
3 127 (6.37%) Data Structures
3 127 (6.37%) Fintech
4 124 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
5 122 (6.12%) User Experience
6 105 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 29 (1.46%) RIA
11 27 (1.35%) EFT
12 20 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
14 16 (0.80%) Robotics
15 14 (0.70%) Derivative
15 14 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.65%) Equities
16 13 (0.65%) Fixed Income
17 12 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 442 (22.18%) Linux
2 193 (9.68%) Unix
3 149 (7.48%) Windows
4 125 (6.27%) Android
5 72 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (0.70%) CentOS
9 8 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.35%) AIX
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.25%) Solaris
13 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.050%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.050%) Debian
15 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1373 (68.89%) Software Engineering
2 1118 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (30.86%) TDD
4 439 (22.03%) OO
5 415 (20.82%) Test Automation
6 406 (20.37%) Scrum
7 366 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
8 324 (16.26%) BDD
9 320 (16.06%) Microservices
10 307 (15.40%) DevOps
11 185 (9.28%) Mentoring
12 169 (8.48%) Unit Testing
13 165 (8.28%) Open Source
14 161 (8.08%) Multithreading
15 142 (7.12%) MVC
16 131 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
17 130 (6.52%) SDLC
18 113 (5.67%) Web Development
19 102 (5.12%) E-Commerce
20 99 (4.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1993 (100.00%) Java
2 557 (27.95%) JavaScript
3 553 (27.75%) SQL
4 413 (20.72%) Python
5 313 (15.70%) C++
6 200 (10.04%) C#
7 197 (9.88%) Scala
8 126 (6.32%) C
9 122 (6.12%) Ruby
10 67 (3.36%) Groovy
11 60 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 56 (2.81%) Go
13 53 (2.66%) Perl
14 50 (2.51%) PHP
15 40 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.66%) Clojure
17 28 (1.40%) Kotlin
18 27 (1.35%) Shell Script
19 20 (1.00%) PowerShell
20 19 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 432 (21.68%) Degree
2 156 (7.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 128 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.30%) PhD
7 23 (1.15%) Sun Certification
8 20 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.30%) ISEB
11 4 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.15%) MCP
13 2 (0.10%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.050%) MCITP
14 1 (0.050%) OCA
14 1 (0.050%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (13.30%) QA
2 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.35%) SEPA
4 6 (0.30%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.30%) MIL-STD-498
4 6 (0.30%) SLA
5 5 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.25%) MiFID
6 3 (0.15%) ECSS
6 3 (0.15%) EMIR
6 3 (0.15%) HL7
6 3 (0.15%) MISRA
7 2 (0.10%) GCP
8 1 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.050%) PSD2
System Software
1 235 (11.79%) Docker
2 12 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.20%) NFS
4 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.20%) Veritas File System
5 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) HDFS
6 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.050%) Firmware
7 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.050%) vSphere
7 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (4.42%) Puppet
2 80 (4.01%) Ansible
3 61 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.70%) rkt
6 10 (0.50%) Kibana
7 9 (0.45%) Terraform
8 8 (0.40%) Mesos
8 8 (0.40%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.35%) Opsview
10 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.25%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.25%) OpenNebula
10 5 (0.25%) Packer
11 4 (0.20%) Marathon
11 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.20%) Salt
11 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 258 (12.95%) Oracle
2 104 (5.22%) Google
3 34 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 32 (1.61%) Splunk
5 31 (1.56%) SAP
6 23 (1.15%) AppDynamics
6 23 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 19 (0.95%) Cloudera
8 19 (0.95%) VMware
9 15 (0.75%) HP
10 13 (0.65%) Terracotta
11 12 (0.60%) IBM
12 11 (0.55%) Sybase
13 10 (0.50%) Sun
14 9 (0.45%) Hortonworks
14 9 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.40%) Capita
15 8 (0.40%) DevExpress
15 8 (0.40%) Sophos