The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 517 507
Rank change year-on-year +68 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 502 455 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 411 390 479
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.59% +7.05%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +56 475 £47,960 -4.08% 58
London -3 162 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South West +30 80 £40,000 -6.97% 9
North West +15 63 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Manchester +29 58 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East +5 54 £44,000 -12.00% 7
East of England +7 47 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Yorkshire +34 40 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 34 £56,250 +12.50% 6
Cambridge -11 29 £67,500 +17.39% 6
West Yorkshire +19 24 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Leeds +9 24 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Scotland +30 23 £40,000 -16.23% 3
Berkshire +29 23 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Edinburgh +16 23 £40,000 - 3
Bristol -13 23 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Gloucestershire +8 21 £40,500 -19.00%
Somerset -2 21 £35,000 -12.63% 1
Reading +26 17 £43,000 -14.00% 2
City of London -2 15 £53,750 -6.52% 6
East Midlands +29 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Nottingham +13 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bath +1 14 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Dorset - 13 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 12 £43,500 +4.81% 1
Glasgow +24 11 £40,000 -12.08%
West Midlands +17 11 £35,000 -21.34% 1
South Yorkshire - 10 £60,000 - 1
Sheffield - 10 £60,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 984 (100.00%) Java
2 968 (98.37%) Software Engineering
3 467 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (32.62%) OO
5 314 (31.91%) Spring
6 308 (31.30%) JavaScript
7 289 (29.37%) SQL
8 276 (28.05%) Linux
9 271 (27.54%) C++
10 239 (24.29%) Degree
11 236 (23.98%) TDD
12 224 (22.76%) HTML
13 214 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
14 211 (21.44%) Scrum
15 191 (19.41%) Test Automation
16 188 (19.11%) Python
17 177 (17.99%) Git (software)
18 169 (17.17%) Security Cleared
18 169 (17.17%) NoSQL
18 169 (17.17%) C#
18 169 (17.17%) Finance
19 162 (16.46%) CSS
19 162 (16.46%) Computer Science
20 158 (16.06%) Hibernate
21 143 (14.53%) Maven
21 143 (14.53%) Open Source
22 138 (14.02%) C
23 133 (13.52%) DevOps
24 132 (13.41%) Subversion
25 131 (13.31%) Web Services

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 95 (9.65%) Tomcat
2 79 (8.03%) Apache
3 55 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (5.08%) Apache Spark
5 49 (4.98%) JBoss
5 49 (4.98%) WebSphere
6 38 (3.86%) Confluence
7 35 (3.56%) IIS
8 31 (3.15%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (1.12%) nginx
11 10 (1.02%) Jetty
12 7 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.30%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.30%) Mule
15 2 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.66%) SaaS
3 28 (2.85%) GitHub
4 23 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
10 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.03%) Internet
2 19 (1.93%) HTTP
3 12 (1.22%) DNS
4 7 (0.71%) Wireless
5 6 (0.61%) 802.11
5 6 (0.61%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.51%) ATM
7 4 (0.41%) Broadband
8 3 (0.30%) AMQP
8 3 (0.30%) Firewall
9 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.20%) IPv6
9 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.10%) CDMA
10 1 (0.10%) GSM
10 1 (0.10%) LDAP
10 1 (0.10%) LTE
10 1 (0.10%) Network Security
10 1 (0.10%) PPP
10 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (17.17%) NoSQL
2 121 (12.30%) MongoDB
3 103 (10.47%) Big Data
4 92 (9.35%) SQL Server
5 86 (8.74%) MySQL
6 78 (7.93%) Hadoop
7 71 (7.22%) Relational Database
8 56 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (3.76%) Neo4j
10 36 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (2.44%) Apache Hive
12 21 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.52%) HBase
15 14 (1.42%) Blockchain
16 11 (1.12%) OrientDB
17 8 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
18 7 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
18 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 177 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 143 (14.53%) Maven
3 132 (13.41%) Subversion
4 121 (12.30%) JUnit
5 113 (11.48%) Jenkins
6 75 (7.62%) JIRA
6 75 (7.62%) Mercurial
7 73 (7.42%) Eclipse
8 62 (6.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 52 (5.28%) Ant
10 51 (5.18%) Bitbucket
11 41 (4.17%) EasyMock
12 35 (3.56%) Gradle
13 31 (3.15%) Visual Studio
14 24 (2.44%) Selenium
15 20 (2.03%) Hudson
16 19 (1.93%) Mockito
16 19 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (1.32%) Cucumber
18 12 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 169 (17.17%) Finance
2 66 (6.71%) Banking
3 44 (4.47%) Retail
4 41 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.76%) Marketing
6 34 (3.46%) Electronics
7 30 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.95%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.03%) Games
10 18 (1.83%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.52%) Aerospace
12 14 (1.42%) Advertising
13 12 (1.22%) Military
14 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.91%) Front Office
16 8 (0.81%) Publishing
17 7 (0.71%) Legal
18 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.51%) Automotive
20 4 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (31.91%) Spring
2 224 (22.76%) HTML
3 162 (16.46%) CSS
4 158 (16.06%) Hibernate
5 131 (13.31%) Web Services
6 123 (12.50%) J2EE
6 123 (12.50%) REST
7 119 (12.09%) AngularJS
8 116 (11.79%) RESTful
9 111 (11.28%) Java EE
10 93 (9.45%) HTML5
11 87 (8.84%) XML
12 74 (7.52%) SOAP
13 73 (7.42%) .NET
14 62 (6.30%) CSS3
14 62 (6.30%) JSON
15 61 (6.20%) EJB
16 56 (5.69%) Node.js
17 53 (5.39%) JSF
18 49 (4.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 162 (16.46%) Computer Science
2 127 (12.91%) Algorithms
3 104 (10.57%) Data Structures
4 54 (5.49%) User Experience
5 44 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (3.46%) Wiki
8 32 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.74%) Fintech
10 19 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (1.83%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.73%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.81%) Cybercrime
15 8 (0.81%) Social Media
16 7 (0.71%) Bitcoin
16 7 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.71%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 276 (28.05%) Linux
2 81 (8.23%) Windows
3 75 (7.62%) Unix
4 56 (5.69%) Android
5 38 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (3.35%) CentOS
7 32 (3.25%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.83%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.42%) AIX
10 13 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.10%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 968 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 467 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (32.62%) OO
4 236 (23.98%) TDD
5 214 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
6 211 (21.44%) Scrum
7 191 (19.41%) Test Automation
8 143 (14.53%) Open Source
9 133 (13.52%) DevOps
10 124 (12.60%) Unit Testing
11 112 (11.38%) Microservices
12 100 (10.16%) OOP
13 91 (9.25%) MVC
14 90 (9.15%) SDLC
15 89 (9.04%) OOD
16 87 (8.84%) BDD
17 74 (7.52%) Mentoring
18 70 (7.11%) Mathematics
19 63 (6.40%) Multithreading
20 56 (5.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 984 (100.00%) Java
2 308 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 289 (29.37%) SQL
4 271 (27.54%) C++
5 188 (19.11%) Python
6 169 (17.17%) C#
7 138 (14.02%) C
8 67 (6.81%) Scala
9 47 (4.78%) Groovy
10 41 (4.17%) Perl
11 36 (3.66%) Go
12 35 (3.56%) Ruby
13 33 (3.35%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.85%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.54%) PHP
16 18 (1.83%) Clojure
17 15 (1.52%) Kotlin
17 15 (1.52%) MATLAB
18 12 (1.22%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (24.29%) Degree
2 169 (17.17%) Security Cleared
3 68 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 44 (4.47%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.46%) PhD
7 12 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.61%) MCP
10 3 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.10%) MCSD
12 1 (0.10%) OCP
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.57%) QA
2 18 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) SEPA
5 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 81 (8.23%) Docker
2 5 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (3.15%) Puppet
2 26 (2.64%) Ansible
3 22 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.02%) Kibana
6 7 (0.71%) Terraform
7 5 (0.51%) Packer
8 4 (0.41%) logstash
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) Opsview
10 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 109 (11.08%) Oracle
2 45 (4.57%) Red Hat
3 24 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.24%) SAP
5 21 (2.13%) IBM
6 20 (2.03%) VMware
7 14 (1.42%) Google
8 9 (0.91%) Splunk
9 8 (0.81%) Talend
10 7 (0.71%) Altova
10 7 (0.71%) Fiorano
10 7 (0.71%) ILOG
10 7 (0.71%) WSO2
11 5 (0.51%) Adobe
11 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.51%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.41%) Facebook
12 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.30%) Clearswift
13 3 (0.30%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-58k
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + pension and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 450 - 575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Cov
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago