Period
to 24 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 August 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
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 551 554
Rank change year-on-year +77 +3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1001 916 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 826 798 974
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,125 £31,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,875 £69,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168479 189451 208891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135572 159352 172128
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the UK

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 August 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +53 930 £52,500 +5.00% 63
UK excluding London +76 685 £45,000 -2.17% 44
London +1 306 £65,000 +8.33% 26
North of England +103 202 £52,500 +2.44% 11
South West +58 174 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East +10 115 £50,000 - 11
North West +54 109 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire +50 87 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East of England -11 83 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Midlands +61 51 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Scotland +13 43 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +28 29 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +43 22 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wales +12 16 £45,269 -9.46% 2
North East +23 6 £41,250 -51.47%
Northern Ireland -11 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1001 (100.00%) Java
2 993 (99.20%) Software Engineering
3 487 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (35.56%) Spring
5 342 (34.17%) OO
6 317 (31.67%) JavaScript
7 301 (30.07%) SQL
8 278 (27.77%) Linux
9 271 (27.07%) Degree
10 268 (26.77%) C++
11 257 (25.67%) TDD
12 211 (21.08%) HTML
13 209 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
14 205 (20.48%) Scrum
15 188 (18.78%) Python
16 186 (18.58%) Git (software)
17 181 (18.08%) Hibernate
18 174 (17.38%) Computer Science
19 173 (17.28%) Finance
20 172 (17.18%) Test Automation
21 170 (16.98%) NoSQL
21 170 (16.98%) CSS
22 169 (16.88%) C#
23 144 (14.39%) REST
24 143 (14.29%) Web Services
25 136 (13.59%) AngularJS
26 132 (13.19%) DevOps
27 131 (13.09%) J2EE
28 127 (12.69%) Maven
29 126 (12.59%) Subversion

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 94 (9.39%) Tomcat
2 79 (7.89%) Apache
3 69 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 34 (3.40%) Apache Spark
6 33 (3.30%) Confluence
6 33 (3.30%) IIS
7 23 (2.30%) JBoss
8 21 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.60%) Jetty
13 4 (0.40%) nginx
14 3 (0.30%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.30%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.30%) Mule
15 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.20%) CMS
15 2 (0.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.100%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 110 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.40%) SaaS
3 26 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.80%) GitHub
5 17 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.60%) Heroku
10 4 (0.40%) Force.com
10 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.20%) PaaS
12 2 (0.20%) Route 53
13 1 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.00%) Internet
2 28 (2.80%) HTTP
3 11 (1.10%) ATM
4 10 (1.00%) DNS
5 4 (0.40%) Broadband
6 3 (0.30%) AMQP
6 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.20%) Intranet
7 2 (0.20%) IPv6
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.100%) CDMA
8 1 (0.100%) GSM
8 1 (0.100%) LTE
8 1 (0.100%) PPP
8 1 (0.100%) SMS
8 1 (0.100%) SMTP
8 1 (0.100%) UMTS
8 1 (0.100%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (16.98%) NoSQL
2 112 (11.19%) MongoDB
3 106 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 88 (8.79%) MySQL
5 82 (8.19%) Big Data
6 67 (6.69%) Hadoop
7 57 (5.69%) Relational Database
8 55 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.90%) Neo4j
11 21 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.70%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.40%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.20%) HBase
15 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.10%) OrientDB
16 8 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.60%) CouchDB
18 5 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 186 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 127 (12.69%) Maven
3 126 (12.59%) Subversion
4 123 (12.29%) JUnit
5 113 (11.29%) Jenkins
6 80 (7.99%) Eclipse
7 79 (7.89%) Mercurial
8 61 (6.09%) JIRA
9 57 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 47 (4.70%) Bitbucket
11 35 (3.50%) EasyMock
12 34 (3.40%) Gradle
13 31 (3.10%) Visual Studio
14 25 (2.50%) Ant
15 24 (2.40%) Mockito
16 20 (2.00%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.40%) Selenium
17 14 (1.40%) TeamCity
18 12 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 173 (17.28%) Finance
2 68 (6.79%) Banking
3 49 (4.90%) Retail
4 43 (4.30%) Marketing
5 33 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.00%) Electronics
7 26 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.50%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.80%) Games
9 18 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.40%) Advertising
10 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.30%) Publishing
12 10 (1.00%) Legal
13 9 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.90%) Front Office
14 7 (0.70%) Automotive
14 7 (0.70%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (35.56%) Spring
2 211 (21.08%) HTML
3 181 (18.08%) Hibernate
4 170 (16.98%) CSS
5 144 (14.39%) REST
6 143 (14.29%) Web Services
7 136 (13.59%) AngularJS
8 131 (13.09%) J2EE
9 124 (12.39%) RESTful
10 123 (12.29%) Java EE
11 105 (10.49%) HTML5
12 96 (9.59%) XML
13 84 (8.39%) .NET
14 73 (7.29%) SOAP
15 65 (6.49%) JSON
15 65 (6.49%) Node.js
16 63 (6.29%) CSS3
17 62 (6.19%) jQuery
18 60 (5.99%) JPA
19 59 (5.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 174 (17.38%) Computer Science
2 125 (12.49%) Algorithms
3 115 (11.49%) Data Structures
4 70 (6.99%) User Experience
5 51 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (3.70%) Fintech
8 33 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.60%) Wiki
10 20 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.80%) Mainframe
12 16 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.90%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.90%) EFT
15 9 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.80%) Smart City
16 8 (0.80%) Social Media
17 6 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 278 (27.77%) Linux
2 87 (8.69%) Windows
3 69 (6.89%) Unix
4 67 (6.69%) Android
5 42 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.70%) CentOS
6 27 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.10%) AIX
8 11 (1.10%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.100%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (99.20%) Software Engineering
2 487 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (34.17%) OO
4 257 (25.67%) TDD
5 209 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (20.48%) Scrum
7 172 (17.18%) Test Automation
8 132 (13.19%) DevOps
9 124 (12.39%) Microservices
10 122 (12.19%) Unit Testing
11 113 (11.29%) Open Source
12 110 (10.99%) BDD
13 94 (9.39%) OOP
14 91 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 89 (8.89%) OOD
16 87 (8.69%) MVC
17 75 (7.49%) Multithreading
18 73 (7.29%) Mathematics
19 70 (6.99%) Web Development
20 66 (6.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1001 (100.00%) Java
2 317 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 301 (30.07%) SQL
4 268 (26.77%) C++
5 188 (18.78%) Python
6 169 (16.88%) C#
7 120 (11.99%) C
8 91 (9.09%) Scala
9 41 (4.10%) Ruby
10 37 (3.70%) Perl
11 35 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 34 (3.40%) Go
13 31 (3.10%) PHP
14 24 (2.40%) Kotlin
15 22 (2.20%) Groovy
16 20 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 20 (2.00%) Clojure
17 13 (1.30%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.20%) MATLAB
19 11 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 271 (27.07%) Degree
2 126 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 85 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (3.50%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.40%) PhD
5 24 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.60%) MCP
6 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.100%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.100%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.100%) OCP
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.20%) QA
2 18 (1.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.70%) SEPA
5 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.20%) ECSS
5 2 (0.20%) MIL-STD-498
6 1 (0.100%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.100%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.100%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 101 (10.09%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (4.00%) Puppet
2 32 (3.20%) Ansible
3 23 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.00%) Kibana
5 10 (1.00%) Terraform
6 8 (0.80%) Packer
7 7 (0.70%) Opsview
8 4 (0.40%) logstash
9 1 (0.100%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.100%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 110 (10.99%) Oracle
2 31 (3.10%) Red Hat
3 29 (2.90%) Google
4 25 (2.50%) SAP
5 23 (2.30%) IBM
6 21 (2.10%) Microsoft
7 18 (1.80%) VMware
8 9 (0.90%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.70%) PayPal
10 5 (0.50%) Terracotta
11 4 (0.40%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.40%) Sophos
11 4 (0.40%) Sun
12 3 (0.30%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.30%) Clearswift
12 3 (0.30%) Facebook
12 3 (0.30%) Twitter
12 3 (0.30%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.20%) Splunk