Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 183 220
Rank change year-on-year +61 +37 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 113 109 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.30% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.37% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 107 106 113
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,750
25th Percentile £71,875 £65,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £90,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.14% +11.54%
75th Percentile £88,125 £111,875 £82,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £112,500 £104,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +11.54%

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 4,565 7,952 9,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 94.75% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,028 6,967 8,743
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (53.10%) Software Engineering
3 48 (42.48%) Kubernetes
4 47 (41.59%) Docker
5 45 (39.82%) Big Data
6 41 (36.28%) Microservices
7 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (29.20%) Spring
9 31 (27.43%) Spring Boot
10 30 (26.55%) GCP
10 30 (26.55%) Terraform
11 29 (25.66%) Banking
12 26 (23.01%) AWS
13 25 (22.12%) Hadoop
13 25 (22.12%) Analytics
14 23 (20.35%) Apache Spark
14 23 (20.35%) Open Source
15 22 (19.47%) BigQuery
15 22 (19.47%) Fintech
16 21 (18.58%) DevOps
17 20 (17.70%) Data Engineering
17 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure as Code
18 19 (16.81%) Java 8
18 19 (16.81%) Amazon Redshift
18 19 (16.81%) SOA
19 18 (15.93%) SQL
20 17 (15.04%) Finance
21 16 (14.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 15 (13.27%) Kafka
23 14 (12.39%) BDD

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 23 (20.35%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.55%) GCP
2 26 (23.01%) AWS
3 13 (11.50%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.31%) Azure
5 5 (4.42%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.77%) PaaS
7 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) InfiniBand
1 1 (0.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.82%) Big Data
2 25 (22.12%) Hadoop
3 22 (19.47%) BigQuery
4 19 (16.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (7.08%) MySQL
7 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.88%) HBase
10 1 (0.88%) KDB
10 1 (0.88%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) QlikView
10 1 (0.88%) Tableau
10 1 (0.88%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Babel
4 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.65%) GitLab
5 2 (1.77%) Appium
5 2 (1.77%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.77%) Maven
5 2 (1.77%) Selenium
5 2 (1.77%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Locust
6 1 (0.88%) Mockito
6 1 (0.88%) Postman
6 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (25.66%) Banking
2 17 (15.04%) Finance
3 12 (10.62%) Private Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Billing
4 4 (3.54%) Games
5 3 (2.65%) Front Office
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) Spring
2 31 (27.43%) Spring Boot
3 15 (13.27%) Kafka
4 8 (7.08%) J2EE
4 8 (7.08%) React
5 7 (6.19%) RESTful
6 6 (5.31%) Node.js
7 5 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.54%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.54%) React Native
8 4 (3.54%) Web Services
9 3 (2.65%) CSS
9 3 (2.65%) HTML
9 3 (2.65%) Java EE
9 3 (2.65%) JMS
9 3 (2.65%) JPA
9 3 (2.65%) XML
9 3 (2.65%) XSD
10 2 (1.77%) .NET
10 2 (1.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.77%) Derivative
4 2 (1.77%) Equities
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.10%) Software Engineering
2 41 (36.28%) Microservices
3 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.12%) Analytics
5 23 (20.35%) Open Source
6 22 (19.47%) Fintech
7 21 (18.58%) DevOps
8 20 (17.70%) Data Engineering
8 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure as Code
9 19 (16.81%) SOA
10 16 (14.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (12.39%) BDD
12 10 (8.85%) TDD
13 8 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.31%) Migration
14 6 (5.31%) OO
15 5 (4.42%) Data Analytics
15 5 (4.42%) Electronic Trading
15 5 (4.42%) Investment Management
16 4 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (16.81%) Java 8
3 18 (15.93%) SQL
4 11 (9.73%) Kotlin
5 9 (7.96%) Python
6 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.42%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.65%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) ES6
9 1 (0.88%) Go
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 47 (41.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (42.48%) Kubernetes
2 30 (26.55%) Terraform
3 6 (5.31%) Ansible
4 3 (2.65%) Grafana
4 3 (2.65%) SCOM
5 2 (1.77%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Google
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Solace
5 1 (0.88%) Solarflare