Java Software Engineer Jobs

Java Software Engineer
UK

The median Java Software Engineer salary in the UK is £95,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 17 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
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 284 463 522
Rank change year-on-year +179 +59 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 993 517 1,146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 359 265 648
10th Percentile £50,000 £49,400 £46,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,975
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +30.77%
75th Percentile £142,500 £122,500 £112,500
90th Percentile £148,750 £152,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,465 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.71% +8.33% +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 94,838 77,246 171,391
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 91.58% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 65,860 52,938 88,548
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £44,101 £43,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £51,348
% change year-on-year -5.21% +2.73% +8.10%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Engineer over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 15 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 6 months to 17 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 +172 706 £65,465 +0.71% 9
Scotland +122 604 £50,000 -31.03% 2
England +9 383 £97,500 +8.33% 11
Work from Home -10 314 £95,000 -9.52% 10
London +111 282 £115,000 +9.52% 4
North of England -4 49 £65,465 +0.71% 2
North West -18 34 £66,482 -14.22% 1
South West -19 31 £55,000 -19.68% 3
South East -44 10 £87,500 +9.38% 1
West Midlands -14 9 £65,465 +9.11% 1
Midlands -59 9 £65,465 +30.93% 1
North East - 8 £65,465 - 1
Yorkshire +16 7 £65,465 +30.93%
Wales +13 2 £55,000 -
East of England -22 1 £65,000 +18.18%

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2024, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 992 (99.90%) Software Engineering
3 830 (83.59%) Agile
4 796 (80.16%) Finance
5 611 (61.53%) Law
5 611 (61.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 523 (52.67%) CI/CD
7 521 (52.47%) SDLC
8 514 (51.76%) AWS
9 490 (49.35%) Operational Stability
10 442 (44.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 440 (44.31%) Machine Learning
12 402 (40.48%) SQL
13 385 (38.77%) Spring
14 374 (37.66%) Banking
15 331 (33.33%) Investment Banking
16 329 (33.13%) JavaScript
17 325 (32.73%) Community of Practice
18 259 (26.08%) React
19 257 (25.88%) TypeScript
20 248 (24.97%) Microservices
21 241 (24.27%) Python
22 240 (24.17%) Cloud Native
23 228 (22.96%) Continuous Improvement
24 219 (22.05%) Risk Management
25 217 (21.85%) Visualisation
25 217 (21.85%) Marketing
26 211 (21.25%) NoSQL
27 208 (20.95%) Legal
28 207 (20.85%) Kafka

Java Software 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
1 178 (17.93%) Apache Airflow
2 176 (17.72%) Apache
3 102 (10.27%) Apache Spark
4 42 (4.23%) FileNet
5 32 (3.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (2.11%) GemFire
7 2 (0.20%) Confluence
7 2 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) JBoss
8 1 (0.10%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 514 (51.76%) AWS
2 175 (17.62%) dbt
3 172 (17.32%) Snowflake
4 132 (13.29%) GCP
5 84 (8.46%) Azure
6 43 (4.33%) Amazon S3
7 41 (4.13%) Amazon EKS
8 34 (3.42%) BlazeMeter
9 27 (2.72%) GitHub
10 22 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
11 20 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.60%) Serverless
13 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.30%) SaaS
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.10%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.71%) Kerberos
2 14 (1.41%) Network Security
3 2 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (21.25%) NoSQL
2 176 (17.72%) Amazon Athena
3 175 (17.62%) Apache Arrow
3 175 (17.62%) Apache Ignite
3 175 (17.62%) Dremio
4 171 (17.22%) Data Lake
5 100 (10.07%) Big Data
6 84 (8.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 82 (8.26%) MongoDB
8 73 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
9 68 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (4.83%) MySQL
11 38 (3.83%) CockroachDB
12 29 (2.92%) Hadoop
13 28 (2.82%) Relational Database
14 21 (2.11%) Hazelcast
15 17 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
16 11 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 122 (12.29%) JUnit
2 85 (8.56%) Cypress.io
3 81 (8.16%) Jasmine
4 61 (6.14%) Selenium
5 60 (6.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 60 (6.04%) Protractor
5 60 (6.04%) WebDriver
6 37 (3.73%) Jenkins
7 31 (3.12%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.82%) JMeter
9 27 (2.72%) Git
10 26 (2.62%) Maven
11 25 (2.52%) Mockito
12 21 (2.11%) Jaeger
13 17 (1.71%) Gradle
13 17 (1.71%) JIRA
14 12 (1.21%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.50%) IntelliJ
16 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
17 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 796 (80.16%) Finance
2 611 (61.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 611 (61.53%) Law
3 374 (37.66%) Banking
4 331 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 217 (21.85%) Marketing
6 208 (20.95%) Legal
7 182 (18.33%) Front Office
8 72 (7.25%) Influencing Skills
9 60 (6.04%) Social Skills
10 36 (3.63%) Public Sector
11 24 (2.42%) Financial Institution
12 22 (2.22%) Prime Brokerage
13 16 (1.61%) Private Banking
14 12 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (1.11%) Retail
16 7 (0.70%) Tech for Good
17 3 (0.30%) Back Office
17 3 (0.30%) Electronics
17 3 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (38.77%) Spring
2 259 (26.08%) React
3 207 (20.85%) Kafka
4 190 (19.13%) AngularJS
5 182 (18.33%) Spring Boot
6 175 (17.62%) gRPC
6 175 (17.62%) NumPy
6 175 (17.62%) Pandas
6 175 (17.62%) Protocol Buffers
6 175 (17.62%) SciPy
7 153 (15.41%) J2EE
8 129 (12.99%) HTML
9 126 (12.69%) Node.js
10 124 (12.49%) Hibernate
11 113 (11.38%) JMS
12 107 (10.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 102 (10.27%) CSS
14 88 (8.86%) JSON
15 83 (8.36%) jQuery
16 72 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 240 (24.17%) Cloud Native
2 201 (20.24%) Algorithms
3 196 (19.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (18.13%) Fixed Income
5 175 (17.62%) Derivative
5 175 (17.62%) Equities
5 175 (17.62%) Hedge funds
6 72 (7.25%) Pricing Data
7 61 (6.14%) Data Structures
8 56 (5.64%) Onboarding
9 47 (4.73%) Public Cloud
10 30 (3.02%) Reference Data
11 27 (2.72%) Market Risk
12 25 (2.52%) Legacy Code
13 21 (2.11%) Private Cloud
13 21 (2.11%) Replication
14 14 (1.41%) Blockchain
14 14 (1.41%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.21%) NFT
16 11 (1.11%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.82%) Unix
2 19 (1.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (99.90%) Software Engineering
2 830 (83.59%) Agile
3 523 (52.67%) CI/CD
4 521 (52.47%) SDLC
5 490 (49.35%) Operational Stability
6 442 (44.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 440 (44.31%) Machine Learning
8 325 (32.73%) Community of Practice
9 248 (24.97%) Microservices
10 228 (22.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 219 (22.05%) Risk Management
12 217 (21.85%) Visualisation
13 204 (20.54%) Asset Management
14 187 (18.83%) Full Stack Development
15 167 (16.82%) TDD
16 161 (16.21%) Investment Management
17 147 (14.80%) Decision-Making
18 132 (13.29%) BDD
19 103 (10.37%) Test Automation
20 102 (10.27%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 402 (40.48%) SQL
3 329 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 257 (25.88%) TypeScript
5 241 (24.27%) Python
6 103 (10.37%) Scala
7 34 (3.42%) Kotlin
8 22 (2.22%) Groovy
9 17 (1.71%) C#
10 13 (1.31%) Rust
11 12 (1.21%) Solidity
12 6 (0.60%) C++
12 6 (0.60%) Go
13 5 (0.50%) Ruby
14 4 (0.40%) C
14 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.20%) PHP
16 1 (0.10%) Fortran
16 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (1.91%) Degree
2 11 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.43%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.21%) QA
3 7 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (5.14%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) HDFS
3 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 139 (14.00%) Kubernetes
2 72 (7.25%) Terraform
3 48 (4.83%) Grafana
4 22 (2.22%) Kibana
4 22 (2.22%) Prometheus
5 21 (2.11%) HAProxy
5 21 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (2.11%) Zipkin
6 18 (1.81%) Ansible
7 7 (0.70%) Graphite
8 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 135 (13.60%) Oracle
2 41 (4.13%) Databricks
3 40 (4.03%) Splunk
4 35 (3.52%) Dynatrace
5 22 (2.22%) Google
6 15 (1.51%) Bloomberg
6 15 (1.51%) Reuters
7 13 (1.31%) SaltStack
8 9 (0.91%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.40%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.30%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.20%) IBM
12 1 (0.10%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.10%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.10%) Ping Identity
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.10%) SAP