The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
UK
Rank 279 337 390
Rank change year-on-year +58 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 948 953 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 804 808 708
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 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +57 894 £52,500 +5.00% 106
London +42 328 £65,000 +8.33% 45
South East +39 152 £50,000 +17.64% 20
South West +23 142 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East of England +30 97 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Yorkshire +32 71 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West +19 66 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Manchester +19 64 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Cambridgeshire +22 57 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridge +17 55 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Somerset +19 51 £42,000 +27.27% 3
West Yorkshire +14 49 £55,000 - 2
City of London +34 47 £65,000 +8.33% 13
Leeds +3 45 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Gloucestershire +10 43 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Berkshire +49 37 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +8 35 £62,500 +38.88% 9
Bristol -24 33 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +37 28 £39,250 +4.66% 2
Scotland +30 28 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Milton Keynes +28 28 £39,250 +3.28% 1
Reading +39 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire +23 22 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +7 21 £45,000 -32.07% 3
Surrey -4 20 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands +14 19 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Oxford +12 19 £65,000 +62.50% 7
Sheffield +23 18 £60,000 +36.36%
South Yorkshire +17 18 £60,000 +36.36% 1
Glasgow +38 17 £40,000 -18.36% 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1886 (100.00%) Java
2 1186 (62.88%) Software Engineering
3 945 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
4 566 (30.01%) SQL
5 492 (26.09%) Spring
6 473 (25.08%) TDD
7 436 (23.12%) JavaScript
8 391 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
9 387 (20.52%) Linux
10 370 (19.62%) Python
11 347 (18.40%) Scrum
12 330 (17.50%) Finance
13 326 (17.29%) Degree
14 319 (16.91%) Git (software)
15 317 (16.81%) OO
16 289 (15.32%) Web Services
17 280 (14.85%) Computer Science
18 279 (14.79%) HTML
19 275 (14.58%) C++
20 273 (14.48%) BDD
20 273 (14.48%) NoSQL
21 270 (14.32%) J2EE
22 261 (13.84%) Oracle
22 261 (13.84%) REST
23 256 (13.57%) Hibernate
24 253 (13.41%) Maven
25 248 (13.15%) Selenium
26 240 (12.73%) DevOps
27 235 (12.46%) QA
28 232 (12.30%) RESTful

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 186 (9.86%) Tomcat
2 135 (7.16%) Apache
3 134 (7.10%) Apache Spark
4 114 (6.04%) JBoss
5 96 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
6 92 (4.88%) WebSphere
7 56 (2.97%) Confluence
7 56 (2.97%) WebLogic
8 49 (2.60%) Apache Pig
9 38 (2.01%) IIS
10 24 (1.27%) GlassFish
11 23 (1.22%) Jetty
12 17 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.90%) nginx
13 16 (0.85%) WildFly
14 15 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
17 11 (0.58%) WordPress
18 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.27%) MS Office
2 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 160 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.66%) SaaS
3 65 (3.45%) GitHub
4 43 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.95%) Google App Engine
8 14 (0.74%) PaaS
9 10 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.27%) Heroku
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.16%) IaaS
12 3 (0.16%) Slack
13 2 (0.11%) Google Play
13 2 (0.11%) iTunes
14 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.053%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.81%) Internet
2 42 (2.23%) HTTP
3 21 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.85%) DNS
5 14 (0.74%) Bluetooth
5 14 (0.74%) LDAP
6 13 (0.69%) 802.11
6 13 (0.69%) iSCSI
6 13 (0.69%) Wireless
7 10 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (0.53%) Firewall
7 10 (0.53%) SSL
8 7 (0.37%) SNMP
8 7 (0.37%) VoIP
9 5 (0.27%) AMQP
9 5 (0.27%) ATM
9 5 (0.27%) SSH
9 5 (0.27%) VPN
10 4 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.48%) NoSQL
2 212 (11.24%) Big Data
3 184 (9.76%) MySQL
4 175 (9.28%) MongoDB
5 154 (8.17%) Hadoop
6 123 (6.52%) SQL Server
7 112 (5.94%) Relational Database
8 101 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 87 (4.61%) HBase
10 73 (3.87%) Apache Hive
11 68 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 43 (2.28%) Oracle Database
14 37 (1.96%) Neo4j
15 31 (1.64%) Blockchain
16 30 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
17 28 (1.48%) Redis
18 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
20 14 (0.74%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 319 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 253 (13.41%) Maven
3 248 (13.15%) Selenium
4 225 (11.93%) Jenkins
5 208 (11.03%) JUnit
6 144 (7.64%) Subversion
7 137 (7.26%) JIRA
8 132 (7.00%) Cucumber
9 102 (5.41%) Eclipse
10 86 (4.56%) Ant
11 73 (3.87%) WebDriver
12 72 (3.82%) Mercurial
13 55 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (2.49%) Gradle
15 43 (2.28%) Appium
16 42 (2.23%) Hudson
17 36 (1.91%) JMeter
18 33 (1.75%) Mockito
18 33 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
18 33 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 330 (17.50%) Finance
2 93 (4.93%) Banking
3 77 (4.08%) Games
4 71 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.80%) Marketing
6 32 (1.70%) Electronics
7 31 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.48%) Advertising
9 26 (1.38%) Retail
10 24 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.01%) Front Office
11 19 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.95%) Military
12 18 (0.95%) Publishing
13 13 (0.69%) Legal
14 12 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
16 9 (0.48%) Automotive
17 7 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (26.09%) Spring
2 289 (15.32%) Web Services
3 279 (14.79%) HTML
4 270 (14.32%) J2EE
5 261 (13.84%) REST
6 256 (13.57%) Hibernate
7 232 (12.30%) RESTful
8 192 (10.18%) XML
9 175 (9.28%) AngularJS
10 174 (9.23%) CSS
11 161 (8.54%) SOAP
12 153 (8.11%) Java EE
13 100 (5.30%) .NET
13 100 (5.30%) Node.js
14 93 (4.93%) JSON
15 92 (4.88%) HTML5
16 71 (3.76%) J2SE
17 70 (3.71%) JSF
18 69 (3.66%) Java SE
18 69 (3.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 280 (14.85%) Computer Science
2 164 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 112 (5.94%) Fintech
4 105 (5.57%) Data Structures
5 66 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (3.08%) User Experience
7 54 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 41 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 31 (1.64%) Bitcoin
11 27 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.11%) Wiki
14 19 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.95%) iPad
15 18 (0.95%) Mainframe
16 14 (0.74%) IVR
16 14 (0.74%) PKI
16 14 (0.74%) RIA
17 13 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 387 (20.52%) Linux
2 141 (7.48%) Unix
3 110 (5.83%) Windows
4 86 (4.56%) Android
5 59 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 45 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.43%) CentOS
8 15 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.64%) AIX
11 10 (0.53%) Solaris
12 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.16%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.053%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1186 (62.88%) Software Engineering
2 945 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (25.08%) TDD
4 391 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
5 347 (18.40%) Scrum
6 317 (16.81%) OO
7 273 (14.48%) BDD
8 240 (12.73%) DevOps
9 179 (9.49%) SDLC
10 176 (9.33%) Microservices
11 175 (9.28%) Open Source
12 172 (9.12%) Automated Testing
13 148 (7.85%) OOP
13 148 (7.85%) Unit Testing
14 127 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 126 (6.68%) MVC
16 120 (6.36%) Multithreading
17 118 (6.26%) Test Automation
18 101 (5.36%) SOA
19 97 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1886 (100.00%) Java
2 566 (30.01%) SQL
3 436 (23.12%) JavaScript
4 370 (19.62%) Python
5 275 (14.58%) C++
6 212 (11.24%) C#
7 144 (7.64%) C
8 143 (7.58%) Scala
9 104 (5.51%) Ruby
10 85 (4.51%) Perl
11 79 (4.19%) PL/SQL
12 74 (3.92%) Go
13 67 (3.55%) Bash Shell
14 61 (3.23%) Groovy
15 58 (3.08%) PHP
16 29 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.06%) Objective-C
18 19 (1.01%) TypeScript
19 16 (0.85%) Clojure
19 16 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 326 (17.29%) Degree
2 145 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.39%) PhD
4 63 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 38 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.85%) ISEB
8 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.37%) CISSP
10 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.21%) CEH
11 4 (0.21%) CISA
11 4 (0.21%) CISM
11 4 (0.21%) HND
12 3 (0.16%) GIAC
12 3 (0.16%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (0.16%) MCSE
12 3 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.16%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (12.46%) QA
2 30 (1.59%) SDET
3 18 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) MiFID
4 5 (0.27%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.053%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (6.57%) Docker
2 26 (1.38%) HDFS
3 19 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.53%) NFS
7 9 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.37%) vSphere
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.16%) iptables
12 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.16%) XenServer
13 1 (0.053%) Ceph
13 1 (0.053%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (3.76%) Ansible
2 62 (3.29%) Puppet
3 48 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.38%) Oozie
5 23 (1.22%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.64%) Nagios
7 11 (0.58%) Kibana
7 11 (0.58%) Mesos
8 10 (0.53%) logstash
9 8 (0.42%) Grafana
9 8 (0.42%) Salt
10 6 (0.32%) Terraform
10 6 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.27%) Packer
11 5 (0.27%) StatsD
12 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.16%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.16%) Icinga
12 3 (0.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 261 (13.84%) Oracle
2 59 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 48 (2.55%) Google
4 44 (2.33%) IBM
5 42 (2.23%) Microsoft
6 37 (1.96%) VMware
7 33 (1.75%) Talend
8 30 (1.59%) SAP
9 29 (1.54%) PayPal
10 18 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 16 (0.85%) WSO2
12 15 (0.80%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.64%) Perforce
14 10 (0.53%) Fiorano
14 10 (0.53%) ILOG
14 10 (0.53%) NetApp
14 10 (0.53%) Splunk
15 9 (0.48%) Altova
15 9 (0.48%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.48%) Tableau
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £70000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Amazing Benefits (inc Uncapped Hol
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago