Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 150 224
Rank change year-on-year +37 +74 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 139 79 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.48% 1.52% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.61% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 134 78 98
10th Percentile £50,750 £63,125 £51,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £64,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £92,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.51% +19.35% +19.23%
75th Percentile £89,688 £112,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £125,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +15.38%

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 5,176 4,901 9,822
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.49% 94.20% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,626 4,295 8,799
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (44.60%) Software Engineering
3 59 (42.45%) Big Data
4 56 (40.29%) Kubernetes
5 43 (30.94%) Microservices
6 40 (28.78%) Docker
6 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (28.78%) SQL
7 38 (27.34%) Hadoop
8 34 (24.46%) Apache Spark
8 34 (24.46%) GCP
8 34 (24.46%) Spring
9 33 (23.74%) Analytics
10 32 (23.02%) AWS
11 29 (20.86%) Spring Boot
11 29 (20.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 29 (20.86%) Finance
12 28 (20.14%) Kafka
12 28 (20.14%) Terraform
13 26 (18.71%) Open Source
14 23 (16.55%) Fintech
14 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure as Code
15 22 (15.83%) Data Engineering
15 22 (15.83%) BigQuery
15 22 (15.83%) SOA
16 21 (15.11%) DevOps
17 19 (13.67%) React
17 19 (13.67%) NoSQL
17 19 (13.67%) REST
17 19 (13.67%) TDD

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 34 (24.46%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.04%) Apache
4 6 (4.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.46%) GCP
2 32 (23.02%) AWS
3 7 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.88%) Azure
5 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.16%) PaaS
6 3 (2.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (42.45%) Big Data
2 38 (27.34%) Hadoop
3 29 (20.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 22 (15.83%) BigQuery
5 19 (13.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.91%) Blockchain
7 9 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (5.04%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.04%) MongoDB
10 6 (4.32%) HBase
11 4 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.16%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.44%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.04%) JIRA
3 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (2.88%) Babel
6 2 (1.44%) Appium
6 2 (1.44%) JMeter
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.44%) Postman
6 2 (1.44%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.72%) GitLab
7 1 (0.72%) gulp
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Protractor
7 1 (0.72%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Social Skills
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.04%) Retail
6 4 (2.88%) Billing
6 4 (2.88%) Front Office
7 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.72%) Public Speaking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.46%) Spring
2 29 (20.86%) Spring Boot
3 28 (20.14%) Kafka
4 19 (13.67%) React
4 19 (13.67%) REST
5 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.35%) XML
7 10 (7.19%) RESTful
8 8 (5.76%) Node.js
8 8 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.04%) Web Services
10 5 (3.60%) React Native
11 4 (2.88%) Apache Thrift
11 4 (2.88%) HTML
11 4 (2.88%) JMS
12 3 (2.16%) CSS
12 3 (2.16%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.16%) HTML5
12 3 (2.16%) Lucene
12 3 (2.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) User Experience
2 11 (7.91%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.16%) Equities
4 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.44%) Derivative
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
6 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Linux
2 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Software Engineering
2 43 (30.94%) Microservices
3 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (23.74%) Analytics
5 26 (18.71%) Open Source
6 23 (16.55%) Fintech
6 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (15.83%) Data Engineering
7 22 (15.83%) SOA
8 21 (15.11%) DevOps
9 19 (13.67%) TDD
10 18 (12.95%) Data Science
11 13 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (8.63%) Full Stack Development
13 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (7.91%) Machine Learning
13 11 (7.91%) Product Vision
13 11 (7.91%) UX Design
14 10 (7.19%) OOP
15 8 (5.76%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (28.78%) SQL
3 16 (11.51%) Java 8
4 14 (10.07%) TypeScript
5 12 (8.63%) Python
6 9 (6.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.47%) Kotlin
7 6 (4.32%) C#
8 5 (3.60%) Java 11
8 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.16%) XPath
10 2 (1.44%) ES6
10 2 (1.44%) Go
10 2 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (1.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) OCP
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
System Software
1 40 (28.78%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (40.29%) Kubernetes
2 28 (20.14%) Terraform
3 5 (3.60%) Ansible
3 5 (3.60%) Grafana
4 3 (2.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) Mesos
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (5.04%) Talend
2 6 (4.32%) Adobe
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle
4 3 (2.16%) Google
4 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat