The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 171 205 248
Rank change year-on-year +34 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 47 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.91% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.95% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 65
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £92,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java 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 across the City of London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (53.76%) TDD
3 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (47.31%) SQL
5 42 (45.16%) BDD
6 41 (44.09%) Maven
7 40 (43.01%) Oracle
8 39 (41.94%) Software Engineering
9 33 (35.48%) J2EE
10 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (33.33%) JDBC
11 31 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 31 (33.33%) Apache
12 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
13 29 (31.18%) Tomcat
13 29 (31.18%) Client/Server
14 28 (30.11%) Mentoring
15 27 (29.03%) PayPal
16 20 (21.51%) Finance
17 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
17 19 (20.43%) DevOps
18 18 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
19 16 (17.20%) Spring
19 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
20 13 (13.98%) JUnit
20 13 (13.98%) Scrum
21 12 (12.90%) Microservices
22 11 (11.83%) Fintech
22 11 (11.83%) Banking
23 10 (10.75%) QA

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 31 (33.33%) Apache
2 29 (31.18%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.68%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.30%) Confluence
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Big Data
1 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.30%) Redis
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.15%) GIS
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (44.09%) Maven
2 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.98%) JUnit
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium
6 7 (7.53%) Grunt
6 7 (7.53%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.38%) Gradle
8 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.30%) Gerrit
8 4 (4.30%) JIRA
8 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.23%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.23%) Hudson
9 3 (3.23%) Protractor
9 3 (3.23%) TestNG
9 3 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Front Office
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.48%) J2EE
2 31 (33.33%) JDBC
3 16 (17.20%) Spring
4 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.45%) React
5 6 (6.45%) Web Services
6 4 (4.30%) Apache Avro
6 4 (4.30%) D3.js
6 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.30%) SOAP
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.23%) CSS3
7 3 (3.23%) Guice
7 3 (3.23%) HTML5
7 3 (3.23%) JAX-RS
7 3 (3.23%) JRuby
7 3 (3.23%) OSGi
7 3 (3.23%) REST
7 3 (3.23%) RxJava
7 3 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.18%) Client/Server
2 11 (11.83%) Fintech
3 4 (4.30%) IVR
4 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.23%) Social Network
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.15%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Equities
6 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Android
2 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.76%) TDD
2 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (45.16%) BDD
4 39 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (30.11%) Mentoring
7 19 (20.43%) DevOps
8 18 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (13.98%) Scrum
10 12 (12.90%) Microservices
11 8 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.45%) OO
12 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.38%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.38%) Concurrent Programming
13 5 (5.38%) Kanban
13 5 (5.38%) Open Source
13 5 (5.38%) SDLC
14 4 (4.30%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (47.31%) SQL
3 31 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) Scala
6 6 (6.45%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) Groovy
8 3 (3.23%) Clojure
8 3 (3.23%) Jython
8 3 (3.23%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.15%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) Go
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Puppet
2 4 (4.30%) Kibana
2 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.23%) Grafana
3 3 (3.23%) logstash
3 3 (3.23%) StatsD
4 2 (2.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.08%) Mesos
5 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Oracle
2 27 (29.03%) PayPal
3 3 (3.23%) IBM
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) New Relic
4 2 (2.15%) StreamBase
4 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
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