The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Java Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 187 246
Rank change year-on-year -16 +59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 30 79 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 1.24% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.29% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 64
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) TDD
4 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle
6 23 (30.67%) BDD
7 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (29.33%) Maven
7 22 (29.33%) SQL
8 20 (26.67%) J2EE
8 20 (26.67%) Apache
8 20 (26.67%) Finance
8 20 (26.67%) Spring
8 20 (26.67%) Microservices
9 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
10 18 (24.00%) DevOps
11 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
12 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
13 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 15 (20.00%) JDBC
14 14 (18.67%) Client/Server
14 14 (18.67%) PayPal
15 12 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
15 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
16 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
16 11 (14.67%) Banking
16 11 (14.67%) Linux
17 10 (13.33%) OO

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 20 (26.67%) Apache
2 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.33%) Confluence
4 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.67%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.67%) Route 53
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) AMQP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.00%) MySQL
3 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.00%) Big Data
6 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.67%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Maven
2 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.00%) JUnit
5 8 (10.67%) Gradle
6 4 (5.33%) JIRA
7 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.00%) Grunt
7 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.00%) Protractor
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (4.00%) TestNG
7 3 (4.00%) webpack
8 2 (2.67%) RSpec
8 2 (2.67%) Spock
8 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.33%) Mockito
9 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) J2EE
1 20 (26.67%) Spring
2 15 (20.00%) JDBC
3 9 (12.00%) HTML
3 9 (12.00%) REST
4 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (9.33%) CSS
5 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.00%) React
5 6 (8.00%) Web Services
6 5 (6.67%) Apache Camel
7 4 (5.33%) CSS3
7 4 (5.33%) HTML5
7 4 (5.33%) Hystrix
7 4 (5.33%) JSF
8 3 (4.00%) Django
8 3 (4.00%) J2SE
8 3 (4.00%) JMS
8 3 (4.00%) Redux
8 3 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.33%) Fintech
2 4 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.33%) IVR
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Equities
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) TDD
3 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (30.67%) BDD
5 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (26.67%) Microservices
7 18 (24.00%) DevOps
8 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
9 12 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
10 10 (13.33%) OO
11 9 (12.00%) Scrum
12 7 (9.33%) Concurrent Programming
12 7 (9.33%) Software Architecture
13 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.00%) Release Management
13 6 (8.00%) SOA
14 5 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
14 5 (6.67%) Open Source
14 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (29.33%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (13.33%) Python
6 9 (12.00%) Scala
7 7 (9.33%) Clojure
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) C#
9 3 (4.00%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) Groovy
9 3 (4.00%) Jython
9 3 (4.00%) Kotlin
9 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) Erlang
10 2 (2.67%) F#
10 2 (2.67%) Go
10 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) OCP
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Kibana
3 3 (4.00%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) Grafana
3 3 (4.00%) logstash
3 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) StatsD
4 1 (1.33%) Consul
4 1 (1.33%) rkt
4 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Oracle
2 14 (18.67%) PayPal
3 3 (4.00%) New Relic
3 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.67%) StreamBase
5 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
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