Java Engineer Jobs

Java Engineer
UK

The median Java Engineer salary in the UK is £90,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 235 326 302
Rank change year-on-year +91 -24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,057 824 2,390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.01% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.10% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 421 546 1,051
10th Percentile £46,306 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £58,938 £65,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £80,294
Median % change year-on-year - +12.09% +14.71%
75th Percentile £122,500 £125,000 £112,500
90th Percentile £148,750 £152,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £69,447 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.40% +15.75% +14.29%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,229 74,951 168,159
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.81% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59,408 51,881 87,939
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,800 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Engineer.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the UK

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

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 July 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +170 736 £65,000 -6.40% 27
Scotland +118 583 £50,000 -33.82% 4
England -75 464 £95,000 +5.56% 29
Work from Home -62 356 £95,000 +3.07% 23
London -9 314 £115,000 +15.00% 7
North of England -28 52 £65,465 -9.70% 9
South West -16 44 £58,750 -15.40% 7
South East -15 34 £70,000 -11.11% 3
North West -24 30 £65,465 -20.65% 7
Yorkshire +20 13 £65,465 +0.71% 1
West Midlands -7 13 £65,465 +9.11% 3
Midlands -32 13 £65,465 +30.93% 3
North East -10 9 £65,465 -12.71% 1
East of England -8 6 £80,000 +18.52%
Wales +13 2 £55,000 -18.52% 1
Northern Ireland +1 2 £105,000 -

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Java Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1,057 (100.00%) Java
2 967 (91.49%) Software Engineering
3 832 (78.71%) Agile
4 793 (75.02%) Finance
5 592 (56.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 585 (55.35%) Law
7 547 (51.75%) AWS
8 509 (48.16%) CI/CD
9 506 (47.87%) SDLC
10 459 (43.42%) Operational Stability
11 429 (40.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 420 (39.74%) Machine Learning
13 412 (38.98%) Spring
14 391 (36.99%) SQL
15 387 (36.61%) Banking
16 347 (32.83%) JavaScript
17 334 (31.60%) Investment Banking
18 309 (29.23%) Community of Practice
19 274 (25.92%) TypeScript
20 264 (24.98%) Microservices
21 263 (24.88%) React
22 258 (24.41%) Python
23 236 (22.33%) Cloud Native
24 226 (21.38%) Continuous Improvement
25 223 (21.10%) Kafka
26 210 (19.87%) NoSQL
27 205 (19.39%) Asset Management
27 205 (19.39%) Spring Boot
28 204 (19.30%) Risk Management
28 204 (19.30%) Visualisation

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (17.22%) Apache
2 181 (17.12%) Apache Airflow
3 87 (8.23%) Apache Spark
4 42 (3.97%) FileNet
5 33 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (1.99%) GemFire
7 5 (0.47%) Confluence
8 3 (0.28%) WildFly
9 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.095%) Drupal
10 1 (0.095%) JBoss
10 1 (0.095%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 547 (51.75%) AWS
2 181 (17.12%) dbt
3 174 (16.46%) Snowflake
4 133 (12.58%) GCP
5 111 (10.50%) Azure
6 49 (4.64%) Amazon S3
7 43 (4.07%) Amazon EKS
8 34 (3.22%) GitHub
9 33 (3.12%) BlazeMeter
10 32 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
11 22 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.85%) Serverless
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.57%) Azure DevOps
13 6 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.47%) AWS Step Functions
14 5 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.61%) Kerberos
2 14 (1.32%) Network Security
3 3 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (19.87%) NoSQL
2 183 (17.31%) Amazon Athena
3 177 (16.75%) Apache Arrow
3 177 (16.75%) Apache Ignite
3 177 (16.75%) Dremio
4 173 (16.37%) Data Lake
5 90 (8.51%) Big Data
6 82 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 80 (7.57%) MongoDB
8 76 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
10 46 (4.35%) MySQL
11 38 (3.60%) CockroachDB
12 30 (2.84%) Relational Database
13 23 (2.18%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.99%) Hazelcast
15 17 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
16 15 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
18 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 119 (11.26%) JUnit
2 85 (8.04%) Cypress.io
3 81 (7.66%) Jasmine
4 65 (6.15%) Selenium
5 60 (5.68%) Karma Test Runner
5 60 (5.68%) Protractor
5 60 (5.68%) WebDriver
6 48 (4.54%) Git
7 39 (3.69%) Jenkins
8 38 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 33 (3.12%) Maven
10 28 (2.65%) JMeter
11 23 (2.18%) Mockito
12 21 (1.99%) Jaeger
12 21 (1.99%) JIRA
13 18 (1.70%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.32%) Gradle
15 9 (0.85%) IntelliJ
15 9 (0.85%) Subversion
16 7 (0.66%) GitLab
General
1 793 (75.02%) Finance
2 592 (56.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 585 (55.35%) Law
4 387 (36.61%) Banking
5 334 (31.60%) Investment Banking
6 200 (18.92%) Marketing
7 192 (18.16%) Legal
8 185 (17.50%) Front Office
9 81 (7.66%) Social Skills
10 63 (5.96%) Influencing Skills
11 44 (4.16%) Public Sector
12 24 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (2.18%) Financial Institution
14 22 (2.08%) Prime Brokerage
14 22 (2.08%) Retail
15 11 (1.04%) Private Banking
16 10 (0.95%) Tech for Good
17 6 (0.57%) Wearables
18 5 (0.47%) Games
19 4 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (38.98%) Spring
2 263 (24.88%) React
3 223 (21.10%) Kafka
4 205 (19.39%) Spring Boot
5 185 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 177 (16.75%) gRPC
6 177 (16.75%) NumPy
6 177 (16.75%) Pandas
6 177 (16.75%) Protocol Buffers
6 177 (16.75%) SciPy
7 151 (14.29%) J2EE
8 133 (12.58%) HTML
9 125 (11.83%) Hibernate
10 121 (11.45%) Node.js
11 113 (10.69%) JMS
12 108 (10.22%) CSS
13 105 (9.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 94 (8.89%) JSON
15 83 (7.85%) jQuery
16 82 (7.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 236 (22.33%) Cloud Native
2 199 (18.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 190 (17.98%) Algorithms
4 185 (17.50%) Fixed Income
5 179 (16.93%) Hedge funds
6 178 (16.84%) Equities
7 177 (16.75%) Derivative
8 72 (6.81%) Pricing Data
9 63 (5.96%) Data Structures
10 54 (5.11%) Onboarding
11 42 (3.97%) Public Cloud
12 27 (2.55%) Market Risk
13 26 (2.46%) Reference Data
14 21 (1.99%) Legacy Code
14 21 (1.99%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.99%) Replication
15 19 (1.80%) Blockchain
16 16 (1.51%) Blog
17 14 (1.32%) Credit Risk
18 13 (1.23%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (2.84%) Linux
2 26 (2.46%) Unix
3 7 (0.66%) Windows
4 5 (0.47%) AIX
5 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.095%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (91.49%) Software Engineering
2 832 (78.71%) Agile
3 509 (48.16%) CI/CD
4 506 (47.87%) SDLC
5 459 (43.42%) Operational Stability
6 429 (40.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 420 (39.74%) Machine Learning
8 309 (29.23%) Community of Practice
9 264 (24.98%) Microservices
10 226 (21.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 205 (19.39%) Asset Management
12 204 (19.30%) Risk Management
12 204 (19.30%) Visualisation
13 196 (18.54%) Full Stack Development
14 188 (17.79%) TDD
15 160 (15.14%) Investment Management
16 142 (13.43%) BDD
17 141 (13.34%) Decision-Making
18 128 (12.11%) Test Automation
19 104 (9.84%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 1,057 (100.00%) Java
2 391 (36.99%) SQL
3 347 (32.83%) JavaScript
4 274 (25.92%) TypeScript
5 258 (24.41%) Python
6 97 (9.18%) Scala
7 34 (3.22%) Kotlin
8 22 (2.08%) Groovy
9 13 (1.23%) Rust
10 12 (1.14%) C#
10 12 (1.14%) Solidity
11 10 (0.95%) Go
12 7 (0.66%) C++
13 6 (0.57%) C
13 6 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.47%) Ruby
15 1 (0.095%) Fortran
15 1 (0.095%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.095%) Perl
15 1 (0.095%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (1.99%) Degree
2 15 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.095%) AWS Certified Developer
6 1 (0.095%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.095%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.64%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.46%) QA
3 3 (0.28%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.095%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.095%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (6.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.095%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 172 (16.27%) Kubernetes
2 72 (6.81%) Terraform
3 48 (4.54%) Grafana
4 23 (2.18%) Prometheus
5 22 (2.08%) Kibana
6 21 (1.99%) HAProxy
6 21 (1.99%) ITRS Geneos
6 21 (1.99%) Zipkin
7 19 (1.80%) Ansible
8 7 (0.66%) Graphite
9 1 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 129 (12.20%) Oracle
2 42 (3.97%) Splunk
3 38 (3.60%) Databricks
4 34 (3.22%) Dynatrace
5 20 (1.89%) Google
6 15 (1.42%) Bloomberg
6 15 (1.42%) Reuters
7 11 (1.04%) SaltStack
8 9 (0.85%) TOWER Software
9 7 (0.66%) IBM
10 6 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.38%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.28%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.19%) Confluent
13 2 (0.19%) Solace
13 2 (0.19%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.19%) YouTube
14 1 (0.095%) Informatica