The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Java Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 517 566
Rank change year-on-year +34 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 466 521 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 392 429 415
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +30 431 £50,000 - 59
London -7 103 £65,000 +8.33% 21
South West +42 90 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South East +9 68 £44,000 - 8
North West +15 57 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Manchester +23 54 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +13 51 £47,500 - 7
Yorkshire +32 42 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Cambridgeshire +19 37 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Cambridge -6 34 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +36 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +19 32 £45,269 -9.46% 3
West Yorkshire +30 27 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Reading +24 27 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +20 27 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Bristol -9 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Scotland +14 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Somerset +6 20 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Edinburgh +11 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
City of London +15 14 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Sheffield +14 14 £60,000 +36.36%
Wales +13 14 £45,269 +0.59% 1
South Yorkshire +7 14 £60,000 +36.36%
Buckinghamshire +20 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Milton Keynes +19 13 £42,500 +70.00%
South Wales +18 12 £45,269 +0.59% 1
Glasgow +24 11 £40,000 -12.08% 1
East Midlands +13 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottingham -2 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 957 (100.00%) Java
2 926 (96.76%) Software Engineering
3 442 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (29.89%) JavaScript
5 274 (28.63%) OO
6 273 (28.53%) SQL
6 273 (28.53%) Spring
7 243 (25.39%) Degree
8 241 (25.18%) C++
9 231 (24.14%) Linux
10 222 (23.20%) TDD
11 209 (21.84%) HTML
12 196 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
13 188 (19.64%) Python
14 184 (19.23%) Computer Science
15 171 (17.87%) NoSQL
16 169 (17.66%) C#
16 169 (17.66%) Scrum
17 167 (17.45%) Git (software)
18 150 (15.67%) Security Cleared
19 143 (14.94%) Hibernate
20 136 (14.21%) Finance
21 135 (14.11%) Open Source
22 133 (13.90%) CSS
23 125 (13.06%) Maven
24 123 (12.85%) Subversion
24 123 (12.85%) Algorithms
25 122 (12.75%) REST
25 122 (12.75%) Web Services
26 121 (12.64%) C

Java Software 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 81 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 66 (6.90%) Apache
3 64 (6.69%) Apache Spark
4 54 (5.64%) JBoss
5 51 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (5.22%) WebSphere
7 32 (3.34%) WebLogic
8 31 (3.24%) Confluence
9 30 (3.13%) IIS
10 12 (1.25%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.04%) Jetty
12 9 (0.94%) nginx
13 8 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.63%) WildFly
16 5 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
17 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 3 (0.31%) CloudStack
19 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.24%) GitHub
2 31 (3.24%) SaaS
3 22 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.42%) PaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Slack
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.21%) Route 53
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) Force.com
10 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.82%) Internet
2 20 (2.09%) HTTP
3 14 (1.46%) Bluetooth
4 13 (1.36%) 802.11
4 13 (1.36%) Wireless
5 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.84%) DNS
7 6 (0.63%) ATM
8 5 (0.52%) Firewall
8 5 (0.52%) SSL
9 4 (0.42%) LDAP
10 3 (0.31%) AMQP
10 3 (0.31%) VoIP
11 2 (0.21%) Network Security
11 2 (0.21%) SMTP
11 2 (0.21%) SSH
12 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.10%) IPv6
12 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (17.87%) NoSQL
2 120 (12.54%) Big Data
3 106 (11.08%) MongoDB
4 82 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 79 (8.25%) MySQL
6 71 (7.42%) Hadoop
7 56 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (5.75%) Relational Database
9 30 (3.13%) Neo4j
9 30 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.72%) Apache Hive
11 21 (2.19%) HBase
12 20 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.25%) Blockchain
15 11 (1.15%) Redis
16 10 (1.04%) OrientDB
17 8 (0.84%) GIS
17 8 (0.84%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 167 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 125 (13.06%) Maven
3 123 (12.85%) Subversion
4 106 (11.08%) Jenkins
5 100 (10.45%) JUnit
6 75 (7.84%) Mercurial
7 66 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 60 (6.27%) JIRA
9 51 (5.33%) Ant
10 48 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (4.18%) Selenium
12 36 (3.76%) Bitbucket
13 34 (3.55%) Visual Studio
14 24 (2.51%) EasyMock
14 24 (2.51%) Gradle
15 21 (2.19%) Hudson
15 21 (2.19%) Mockito
16 16 (1.67%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.46%) Jasmine
18 13 (1.36%) Grunt
General
1 136 (14.21%) Finance
2 39 (4.08%) Banking
3 31 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.82%) Electronics
5 26 (2.72%) Games
6 22 (2.30%) Marketing
7 21 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.09%) Retail
9 17 (1.78%) Aerospace
10 16 (1.67%) Military
11 15 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.36%) Advertising
13 11 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.04%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.94%) Front Office
16 6 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
17 5 (0.52%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.52%) Publishing
18 4 (0.42%) Automotive
19 1 (0.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (28.53%) Spring
2 209 (21.84%) HTML
3 143 (14.94%) Hibernate
4 133 (13.90%) CSS
5 122 (12.75%) REST
5 122 (12.75%) Web Services
6 113 (11.81%) J2EE
7 109 (11.39%) RESTful
8 105 (10.97%) AngularJS
9 90 (9.40%) Java EE
10 85 (8.88%) XML
11 74 (7.73%) HTML5
12 69 (7.21%) SOAP
13 62 (6.48%) JSON
14 61 (6.37%) .NET
15 57 (5.96%) Node.js
16 49 (5.12%) EJB
16 49 (5.12%) JSF
17 45 (4.70%) Middleware
18 44 (4.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 184 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 123 (12.85%) Algorithms
3 86 (8.99%) Data Structures
4 43 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (4.39%) User Experience
6 34 (3.55%) Fintech
7 26 (2.72%) Wiki
8 23 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.88%) Mainframe
10 15 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.04%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.94%) Social Media
15 8 (0.84%) Cybercrime
15 8 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 231 (24.14%) Linux
2 69 (7.21%) Unix
2 69 (7.21%) Windows
3 43 (4.49%) Android
4 28 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.19%) CentOS
6 20 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.36%) AIX
8 12 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.15%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (96.76%) Software Engineering
2 442 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (28.63%) OO
4 222 (23.20%) TDD
5 196 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
6 169 (17.66%) Scrum
7 135 (14.11%) Open Source
8 115 (12.02%) Automated Testing
9 110 (11.49%) Microservices
10 108 (11.29%) DevOps
11 100 (10.45%) SDLC
12 95 (9.93%) OOP
13 92 (9.61%) MVC
14 84 (8.78%) Unit Testing
15 77 (8.05%) BDD
16 76 (7.94%) Mathematics
17 62 (6.48%) OOD
18 49 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
19 47 (4.91%) Multithreading
19 47 (4.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 957 (100.00%) Java
2 286 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 273 (28.53%) SQL
4 241 (25.18%) C++
5 188 (19.64%) Python
6 169 (17.66%) C#
7 121 (12.64%) C
8 74 (7.73%) Scala
9 54 (5.64%) Perl
10 45 (4.70%) Groovy
11 35 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.66%) Ruby
12 29 (3.03%) Go
13 26 (2.72%) PHP
14 18 (1.88%) MATLAB
15 15 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.25%) Clojure
16 12 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.15%) Delphi
17 11 (1.15%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 243 (25.39%) Degree
2 150 (15.67%) Security Cleared
3 57 (5.96%) DV Cleared
4 43 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 41 (4.28%) PhD
6 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.21%) CCNA
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) CISSP
8 2 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.21%) GIAC
8 2 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.21%) MCSE
8 2 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.21%) SANS
8 2 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.70%) QA
2 18 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) MiFID
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 56 (5.85%) Docker
2 14 (1.46%) HDFS
3 9 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.72%) Puppet
2 18 (1.88%) Ansible
3 16 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.63%) Nagios
6 5 (0.52%) Kibana
7 3 (0.31%) Grafana
7 3 (0.31%) Graphite
7 3 (0.31%) Packer
7 3 (0.31%) Salt
7 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 84 (8.78%) Oracle
2 39 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 26 (2.72%) IBM
4 23 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 19 (1.99%) VMware
6 17 (1.78%) Google
7 10 (1.04%) SAP
8 9 (0.94%) Talend
9 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.73%) Altova
10 7 (0.73%) Fiorano
10 7 (0.73%) ILOG
10 7 (0.73%) Splunk
10 7 (0.73%) Sun
10 7 (0.73%) WSO2
11 6 (0.63%) Adobe
12 5 (0.52%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.52%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.31%) Clearswift
13 3 (0.31%) Facebook
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