The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 345 400
Rank change year-on-year +59 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 936 954 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.95% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 805 823 738
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 £41,750
% change year-on-year +0.59% +7.78%  

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 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 26 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 26 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 +40 891 £55,000 +10.00% 127
London +5 348 £65,000 +8.33% 59
South East +36 154 £51,250 +13.88% 17
South West +11 107 £40,250 -10.55% 16
East of England +2 90 £50,000 - 14
North West +26 77 £46,000 +15.00% 11
Manchester +16 69 £46,000 +11.51% 6
Yorkshire +47 62 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Berkshire +46 57 £50,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +1 50 £50,000 - 12
Cambridge -5 47 £50,000 -2.43% 8
Reading +44 45 £50,000 - 2
City of London +24 44 £65,000 +15.55% 12
West Yorkshire +22 43 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds +33 41 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +17 40 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Gloucestershire +15 34 £45,135 +0.29% 4
West Midlands +23 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Somerset +10 30 £39,000 -17.89% 4
Hertfordshire +20 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bristol -18 28 £40,000 - 5
Scotland +19 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 24 £40,000 +6.66%
Milton Keynes +21 24 £40,000 +5.26%
Nottingham +16 21 £46,250 +32.14% 1
East Midlands +14 21 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Oxford +10 21 £65,500 +72.36% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 21 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Edinburgh +18 20 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Warwickshire +40 18 £46,250 -11.90% 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 1847 (99.95%) Java
2 1145 (61.96%) Software Engineering
3 925 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
4 526 (28.46%) SQL
5 484 (26.19%) Spring
6 481 (26.03%) TDD
7 412 (22.29%) JavaScript
8 395 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
9 375 (20.29%) Linux
10 360 (19.48%) Python
11 352 (19.05%) Scrum
12 337 (18.24%) OO
13 335 (18.13%) Finance
14 316 (17.10%) Degree
15 311 (16.83%) Git (software)
16 282 (15.26%) C++
17 268 (14.50%) Computer Science
18 267 (14.45%) NoSQL
19 266 (14.39%) J2EE
20 265 (14.34%) HTML
21 263 (14.23%) BDD
22 260 (14.07%) REST
23 256 (13.85%) Selenium
24 249 (13.47%) Web Services
25 245 (13.26%) DevOps
26 240 (12.99%) Hibernate
27 238 (12.88%) QA
28 230 (12.45%) Jenkins
29 229 (12.39%) Big Data
29 229 (12.39%) 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
1 160 (8.66%) Tomcat
2 145 (7.85%) Apache Spark
3 134 (7.25%) Apache
4 98 (5.30%) JBoss
5 81 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (3.84%) WebSphere
7 59 (3.19%) Confluence
8 48 (2.60%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.79%) Apache Pig
10 30 (1.62%) IIS
11 21 (1.14%) WildFly
12 20 (1.08%) GlassFish
13 18 (0.97%) Jetty
13 18 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (0.87%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.76%) nginx
17 10 (0.54%) WordPress
18 9 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
19 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 15 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 175 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.30%) SaaS
3 48 (2.60%) GitHub
4 44 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (0.97%) Google App Engine
7 12 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.60%) 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 (2.65%) Internet
2 41 (2.22%) HTTP
3 17 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.87%) DNS
5 14 (0.76%) Bluetooth
6 13 (0.70%) 802.11
6 13 (0.70%) Wireless
7 11 (0.60%) 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
1 267 (14.45%) NoSQL
2 229 (12.39%) Big Data
3 169 (9.15%) MySQL
4 151 (8.17%) MongoDB
5 149 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 112 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 98 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 98 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 83 (4.49%) HBase
9 70 (3.79%) Apache Hive
10 61 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 44 (2.38%) Neo4j
13 35 (1.89%) Blockchain
14 33 (1.79%) Oracle Database
15 23 (1.24%) Redis
16 20 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
17 18 (0.97%) BigQuery
18 14 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 311 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 256 (13.85%) Selenium
3 230 (12.45%) Jenkins
4 225 (12.18%) Maven
5 207 (11.20%) JUnit
6 147 (7.95%) Subversion
7 142 (7.68%) JIRA
8 129 (6.98%) Cucumber
9 88 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 82 (4.44%) WebDriver
11 78 (4.22%) Ant
12 76 (4.11%) Mercurial
13 55 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 52 (2.81%) Gradle
15 51 (2.76%) Hudson
16 42 (2.27%) Appium
17 38 (2.06%) Bitbucket
17 38 (2.06%) JMeter
18 34 (1.84%) Visual Studio
19 33 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 335 (18.13%) Finance
2 93 (5.03%) Banking
3 74 (4.00%) Games
4 64 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.27%) Marketing
6 34 (1.84%) Retail
7 32 (1.73%) Electronics
8 29 (1.57%) Advertising
9 26 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.08%) Front Office
12 20 (1.08%) Publishing
13 19 (1.03%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.87%) Billing
14 16 (0.87%) Military
15 15 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.76%) Legal
17 8 (0.43%) Automotive
17 8 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (26.19%) Spring
2 266 (14.39%) J2EE
3 265 (14.34%) HTML
4 260 (14.07%) REST
5 249 (13.47%) Web Services
6 240 (12.99%) Hibernate
7 222 (12.01%) RESTful
8 177 (9.58%) AngularJS
9 173 (9.36%) XML
10 172 (9.31%) CSS
11 151 (8.17%) Java EE
12 144 (7.79%) SOAP
13 101 (5.47%) JSON
14 96 (5.19%) HTML5
15 92 (4.98%) Node.js
16 91 (4.92%) .NET
17 70 (3.79%) JMS
18 68 (3.68%) J2SE
19 62 (3.35%) JSF
20 61 (3.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.50%) Computer Science
2 158 (8.55%) Algorithms
3 145 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (6.11%) Fintech
5 106 (5.74%) Data Structures
6 67 (3.63%) Mobile App
7 64 (3.46%) User Experience
8 58 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.84%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.57%) Bitcoin
12 27 (1.46%) Wiki
13 22 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.03%) iPad
14 19 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
17 14 (0.76%) IVR
18 13 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 375 (20.29%) Linux
2 119 (6.44%) Unix
3 102 (5.52%) Windows
4 91 (4.92%) Android
5 59 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.84%) CentOS
8 15 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.70%) AIX
9 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1145 (61.96%) Software Engineering
2 925 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
3 481 (26.03%) TDD
4 395 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
5 352 (19.05%) Scrum
6 337 (18.24%) OO
7 263 (14.23%) BDD
8 245 (13.26%) DevOps
9 188 (10.17%) Automated Testing
10 175 (9.47%) Microservices
11 166 (8.98%) Open Source
11 166 (8.98%) SDLC
12 159 (8.60%) OOP
13 154 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 132 (7.14%) MVC
15 117 (6.33%) Test Automation
16 115 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 109 (5.90%) Multithreading
18 98 (5.30%) SOA
19 97 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1847 (99.95%) Java
2 526 (28.46%) SQL
3 412 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 360 (19.48%) Python
5 282 (15.26%) C++
6 229 (12.39%) C#
7 149 (8.06%) C
8 145 (7.85%) Scala
9 105 (5.68%) Ruby
10 78 (4.22%) Perl
11 73 (3.95%) Go
12 65 (3.52%) Bash Shell
13 59 (3.19%) PL/SQL
14 56 (3.03%) Groovy
15 52 (2.81%) PHP
16 25 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.08%) Clojure
18 18 (0.97%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.87%) Objective-C
19 16 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 316 (17.10%) Degree
2 153 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 56 (3.03%) PhD
5 43 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.03%) 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
1 238 (12.88%) QA
2 29 (1.57%) 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
1 123 (6.66%) Docker
2 18 (0.97%) HDFS
3 11 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
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%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (3.30%) Puppet
2 56 (3.03%) Ansible
3 49 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.30%) 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%) Terraform
10 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.22%) Graphite
11 4 (0.22%) StatsD
12 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.16%) Icinga
12 3 (0.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 229 (12.39%) Oracle
2 59 (3.19%) Red Hat
3 56 (3.03%) Google
4 38 (2.06%) IBM
5 34 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 32 (1.73%) VMware
7 31 (1.68%) Talend
8 25 (1.35%) PayPal
9 21 (1.14%) Cloudera
10 18 (0.97%) SAP
11 16 (0.87%) 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%) Sun
14 8 (0.43%) WSO2
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Amazing Benefits+Prospects
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 82000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago