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The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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

Java Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 242 203
Rank change year-on-year -3 -39 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,155 596 112
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.55% 1.44% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.54% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 690 435 107
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £102,500 £98,750
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 69,644 38,689 8,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.45% 93.23% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42,545 29,699 7,308
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Java Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Java Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Java Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Java Engineer.

Java Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Java Engineer over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Java Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Java Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 1,155 (100.00%) Java
2 790 (68.40%) Software Engineering
3 683 (59.13%) Agile
4 682 (59.05%) AWS
5 489 (42.34%) Docker
6 484 (41.90%) Microservices
7 460 (39.83%) Spring
8 417 (36.10%) Kubernetes
9 394 (34.11%) Spring Boot
10 392 (33.94%) Kafka
11 388 (33.59%) Finance
12 342 (29.61%) JavaScript
13 305 (26.41%) TDD
14 296 (25.63%) React
15 290 (25.11%) Social Skills
16 283 (24.50%) CI/CD
17 246 (21.30%) Test Automation
18 225 (19.48%) Jenkins
19 209 (18.10%) Scrum
20 208 (18.01%) RESTful
21 199 (17.23%) GCP
22 194 (16.80%) Banking
23 193 (16.71%) Python
24 183 (15.84%) DevOps
25 174 (15.06%) Azure
26 162 (14.03%) BDD
27 161 (13.94%) SQL
28 156 (13.51%) QA
29 150 (12.99%) Hedge funds
29 150 (12.99%) Investment Management

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 41 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.65%) CMS
3 16 (1.39%) Confluence
4 6 (0.52%) Apache
5 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.26%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.087%) JBoss
8 1 (0.087%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.087%) SAS
8 1 (0.087%) Tornado
8 1 (0.087%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.087%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 682 (59.05%) AWS
2 199 (17.23%) GCP
3 174 (15.06%) Azure
4 129 (11.17%) Serverless
5 109 (9.44%) AWS Lambda
6 97 (8.40%) Amazon S3
7 70 (6.06%) GitHub
8 51 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (4.16%) Azure DevOps
9 48 (4.16%) OpenShift
10 45 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (3.55%) Datadog
12 40 (3.46%) Amazon EKS
13 24 (2.08%) SaaS
14 19 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (1.39%) Azure Functions
16 15 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
17 9 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 8 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.46%) Kerberos
2 27 (2.34%) HTTP
3 19 (1.65%) MQTT
4 10 (0.87%) Internet
5 6 (0.52%) DNS
5 6 (0.52%) PPP
6 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.087%) Broadband
7 1 (0.087%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.087%) Multicast
7 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
2 116 (10.04%) Relational Database
3 108 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 101 (8.74%) MySQL
5 81 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
6 73 (6.32%) MongoDB
7 40 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.20%) Amazon Aurora
9 28 (2.42%) DynamoDB
10 27 (2.34%) SQL Server
11 26 (2.25%) Apache Hive
12 24 (2.08%) Redis
13 22 (1.90%) Big Data
14 15 (1.30%) Flink
15 13 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.95%) HBase
17 10 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.87%) Cloudera CDH
17 10 (0.87%) OLAP
17 10 (0.87%) Presto
Development Applications
1 225 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 144 (12.47%) Git (software)
3 113 (9.78%) Maven
4 87 (7.53%) JUnit
5 84 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 66 (5.71%) JIRA
7 53 (4.59%) GitLab
7 53 (4.59%) Selenium
8 40 (3.46%) RSpec
9 39 (3.38%) Bitbucket
10 38 (3.29%) Mockito
11 33 (2.86%) WebDriver
12 26 (2.25%) SonarQube
13 24 (2.08%) Gradle
14 19 (1.65%) GoogleTest
14 19 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
14 19 (1.65%) TestRail
15 18 (1.56%) REST Assured
16 17 (1.47%) IntelliJ
17 15 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 388 (33.59%) Finance
2 290 (25.11%) Social Skills
3 194 (16.80%) Banking
4 108 (9.35%) Front Office
4 108 (9.35%) Retail
5 85 (7.36%) Games
6 73 (6.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 72 (6.23%) Law
8 45 (3.90%) Legal
9 43 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (1.99%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.90%) Marketing
12 20 (1.73%) Retail Banking
13 18 (1.56%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.30%) Advertising
14 15 (1.30%) Esports
15 14 (1.21%) Billing
16 12 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (1.04%) Public Sector
17 8 (0.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (39.83%) Spring
2 394 (34.11%) Spring Boot
3 392 (33.94%) Kafka
4 296 (25.63%) React
5 208 (18.01%) RESTful
6 114 (9.87%) AngularJS
7 106 (9.18%) GraphQL
8 103 (8.92%) gRPC
8 103 (8.92%) REST
9 102 (8.83%) Apache Camel
10 99 (8.57%) Node.js
11 79 (6.84%) Web Services
12 74 (6.41%) Vue.js
13 62 (5.37%) Swagger
14 49 (4.24%) CSS
15 48 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
16 44 (3.81%) JavaFX
17 43 (3.72%) Swing
18 40 (3.46%) OpenAPI
19 36 (3.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.99%) Hedge funds
2 98 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (5.28%) Cloud Native
4 54 (4.68%) User Experience
5 48 (4.16%) Public Cloud
6 40 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (3.29%) Algorithms
8 36 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 35 (3.03%) Data Centre
10 30 (2.60%) Sports Betting
11 25 (2.16%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.99%) Cyberattack
13 19 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
14 18 (1.56%) Fixed Income
14 18 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.39%) Online Games
15 16 (1.39%) Social Network
16 14 (1.21%) Equities
16 14 (1.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (5.63%) Linux
2 16 (1.39%) Windows
3 14 (1.21%) Ubuntu
4 11 (0.95%) Android
4 11 (0.95%) Unix
5 10 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.35%) Debian
8 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.087%) CentOS
10 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (68.40%) Software Engineering
2 683 (59.13%) Agile
3 484 (41.90%) Microservices
4 305 (26.41%) TDD
5 283 (24.50%) CI/CD
6 246 (21.30%) Test Automation
7 209 (18.10%) Scrum
8 183 (15.84%) DevOps
9 162 (14.03%) BDD
10 150 (12.99%) Investment Management
11 148 (12.81%) OO
12 142 (12.29%) Clean Code
13 123 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (10.39%) Fintech
15 116 (10.04%) Asset Management
15 116 (10.04%) Full Stack Development
16 108 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 104 (9.00%) Kanban
18 100 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
19 91 (7.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,155 (100.00%) Java
2 342 (29.61%) JavaScript
3 193 (16.71%) Python
4 161 (13.94%) SQL
5 148 (12.81%) Kotlin
6 146 (12.64%) TypeScript
7 70 (6.06%) Scala
8 53 (4.59%) C#
9 47 (4.07%) Go
10 23 (1.99%) C++
11 14 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.69%) Perl
13 6 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.43%) Rust
15 4 (0.35%) Bash
15 4 (0.35%) C
15 4 (0.35%) ES6
16 3 (0.26%) Groovy
17 1 (0.087%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.087%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (7.71%) Degree
2 60 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.51%) Master's Degree
4 25 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.087%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.087%) ISEB
9 1 (0.087%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.087%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (13.51%) QA
2 18 (1.56%) Accessibility
System Software
1 489 (42.34%) Docker
2 11 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.87%) HDFS
4 5 (0.43%) etcd
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.087%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 417 (36.10%) Kubernetes
2 125 (10.82%) Terraform
3 108 (9.35%) Ansible
4 43 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (3.12%) Docker Swarm
6 29 (2.51%) Puppet
7 16 (1.39%) Argo
7 16 (1.39%) Kubeflow
8 14 (1.21%) Grafana
9 10 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (0.87%) Kibana
9 10 (0.87%) Oozie
10 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.087%) Istio
11 1 (0.087%) Opsview
11 1 (0.087%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (4.24%) Google
2 40 (3.46%) Spotify
3 28 (2.42%) Oracle
4 27 (2.34%) Confluent
4 27 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 10 (0.87%) Marin
5 10 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (0.78%) Zopa
7 8 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.52%) Splunk
9 5 (0.43%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.43%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.43%) Okta
10 4 (0.35%) IBM
10 4 (0.35%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.26%) SAP
12 2 (0.17%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.17%) Veracode
13 1 (0.087%) BT
13 1 (0.087%) MuleSoft