Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 246 252
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 109 105 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.93% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 106 104 138
City of London median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,625 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £84,250 £75,375
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (57.80%) Software Engineering
4 57 (52.29%) TDD
5 41 (37.61%) Spring
6 36 (33.03%) REST
7 33 (30.28%) Multithreading
8 29 (26.61%) Finance
8 29 (26.61%) Microservices
9 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
11 25 (22.94%) BDD
12 21 (19.27%) HTML
12 21 (19.27%) Web Services
13 20 (18.35%) DevOps
14 19 (17.43%) MongoDB
14 19 (17.43%) CSS
15 18 (16.51%) OO
15 18 (16.51%) Node.js
16 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
16 17 (15.60%) Concurrent Programming
16 17 (15.60%) SOAP
16 17 (15.60%) SQL
16 17 (15.60%) Hibernate
16 17 (15.60%) JSF
17 16 (14.68%) RESTful
18 14 (12.84%) Low Latency
18 14 (12.84%) Docker
18 14 (12.84%) Banking
18 14 (12.84%) Games

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 12 (11.01%) JBoss
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.92%) Jetty
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) Route 53
2 1 (0.92%) Serverless
2 1 (0.92%) Slack
2 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) MongoDB
2 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.09%) Big Data
4 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.42%) MySQL
6 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.83%) HBase
11 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.92%) OLAP
11 1 (0.92%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Maven
2 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.59%) JUnit
2 5 (4.59%) Selenium
3 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) RSpec
4 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) Gradle
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) Protractor
5 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
2 14 (12.84%) Games
3 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) Spring
2 36 (33.03%) REST
3 21 (19.27%) HTML
3 21 (19.27%) Web Services
4 19 (17.43%) CSS
5 18 (16.51%) Node.js
6 17 (15.60%) Hibernate
6 17 (15.60%) JSF
6 17 (15.60%) SOAP
7 16 (14.68%) RESTful
8 13 (11.93%) Ajax
9 12 (11.01%) J2EE
9 12 (11.01%) JSON
9 12 (11.01%) SVG
10 8 (7.34%) JMS
11 7 (6.42%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.50%) Apache Camel
12 6 (5.50%) Java EE
13 4 (3.67%) .NET
14 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.67%) Fintech
2 4 (3.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (0.92%) Online Games
3 1 (0.92%) Semantic Web
3 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Android
3 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.80%) Software Engineering
3 57 (52.29%) TDD
4 33 (30.28%) Multithreading
5 29 (26.61%) Microservices
6 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (22.94%) BDD
8 20 (18.35%) DevOps
9 18 (16.51%) OO
10 17 (15.60%) Concurrent Programming
11 14 (12.84%) Low Latency
12 11 (10.09%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.26%) SOA
14 7 (6.42%) MVC
15 6 (5.50%) Functional Testing
15 6 (5.50%) OOD
15 6 (5.50%) Open Source
15 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.50%) Release Management
15 6 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.60%) SQL
4 12 (11.01%) Groovy
4 12 (11.01%) Scala
5 11 (10.09%) Python
6 6 (5.50%) Clojure
6 6 (5.50%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) Go
8 4 (3.67%) C#
8 4 (3.67%) C++
8 4 (3.67%) Erlang
8 4 (3.67%) F#
8 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.92%) Lua
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Ansible
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Salt
2 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 1 (0.92%) Databricks