Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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

Java Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 227 217
Rank change year-on-year +113 -10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 105 73 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.42% 0.79% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.83% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 122
Median annual salary £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +20.83%
10th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £112,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,047 8,760 9,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.26% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,522 7,672 8,914
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (50.48%) Software Engineering
3 51 (48.57%) Microservices
4 45 (42.86%) Docker
5 43 (40.95%) Kubernetes
5 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (37.14%) AWS
7 35 (33.33%) Spring
7 35 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 30 (28.57%) Big Data
9 28 (26.67%) Banking
10 26 (24.76%) Terraform
11 24 (22.86%) Fintech
12 23 (21.90%) DevOps
12 23 (21.90%) Finance
13 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
14 21 (20.00%) Python
14 21 (20.00%) GCP
14 21 (20.00%) Apache Spark
15 20 (19.05%) BDD
16 19 (18.10%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (17.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 18 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (17.14%) Hadoop
17 18 (17.14%) Private Banking
18 16 (15.24%) RESTful
18 16 (15.24%) Java 8
19 15 (14.29%) SQL
19 15 (14.29%) MySQL
20 14 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 21 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.48%) Apache
3 8 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.14%) AWS
2 21 (20.00%) GCP
3 18 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (12.38%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) Big Data
2 18 (17.14%) Hadoop
3 15 (14.29%) MySQL
4 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (9.52%) BigQuery
6 7 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (6.67%) Bigtable
6 7 (6.67%) Presto
7 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.95%) QlikView
10 1 (0.95%) Redis
10 1 (0.95%) Tableau
10 1 (0.95%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.81%) CircleCI
3 4 (3.81%) Travis CI
4 3 (2.86%) GitLab
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 28 (26.67%) Banking
2 23 (21.90%) Finance
3 18 (17.14%) Private Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Advertising
4 4 (3.81%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.33%) Spring
1 35 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 16 (15.24%) RESTful
3 13 (12.38%) Kafka
4 10 (9.52%) J2EE
5 7 (6.67%) Apache Beam
6 5 (4.76%) React
7 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.86%) .NET
8 3 (2.86%) HTML
8 3 (2.86%) Java EE
8 3 (2.86%) JPA
8 3 (2.86%) Middleware
9 2 (1.90%) LDAP
10 1 (0.95%) CSS
10 1 (0.95%) Micronaut
10 1 (0.95%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.95%) Node.js
10 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) Software Engineering
2 51 (48.57%) Microservices
3 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.86%) Fintech
5 23 (21.90%) DevOps
6 20 (19.05%) BDD
7 18 (17.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (10.48%) Analytics
9 11 (10.48%) OOP
9 11 (10.48%) TDD
10 10 (9.52%) Open Source
10 10 (9.52%) SDLC
11 9 (8.57%) Architectural Design
12 8 (7.62%) Data Engineering
13 7 (6.67%) ETL
13 7 (6.67%) Low Latency
13 7 (6.67%) Migration
13 7 (6.67%) SOA
14 6 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) Python
3 16 (15.24%) Java 8
4 15 (14.29%) SQL
5 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) Scala
7 9 (8.57%) C#
7 9 (8.57%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.76%) Go
9 4 (3.81%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 45 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (40.95%) Kubernetes
2 26 (24.76%) Terraform
3 11 (10.48%) Ansible
4 8 (7.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Google
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle
3 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.90%) Talend