Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 123 260
Rank change year-on-year -24 +137 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 107 73 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 2.04% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.19% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 104 67 70
10th Percentile £50,750 " £47,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £63,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
75th Percentile £92,500 £109,375 £95,000
90th Percentile £111,750 £125,000 £105,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +15.25% +13.46%

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 5,510 3,333 9,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 93.18% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,887 2,922 8,479
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (43.93%) Microservices
3 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
4 41 (38.32%) Kubernetes
5 40 (37.38%) Spring
6 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (34.58%) AWS
7 37 (34.58%) SQL
8 35 (32.71%) Big Data
9 32 (29.91%) Spring Boot
10 27 (25.23%) Docker
10 27 (25.23%) Analytics
11 25 (23.36%) Hadoop
12 22 (20.56%) Apache Spark
12 22 (20.56%) Kafka
12 22 (20.56%) REST
13 20 (18.69%) React
13 20 (18.69%) GCP
13 20 (18.69%) Data Science
14 19 (17.76%) TDD
14 19 (17.76%) Finance
15 18 (16.82%) Fintech
15 18 (16.82%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (16.82%) Java 8
16 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
17 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
17 16 (14.95%) Full Stack Development
18 15 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
18 15 (14.02%) TypeScript
19 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning

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 22 (20.56%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.54%) Apache
3 6 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.93%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.58%) AWS
2 20 (18.69%) GCP
3 7 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.67%) Azure
4 5 (4.67%) Serverless
5 4 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.80%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.80%) GitHub
7 2 (1.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.71%) Big Data
2 25 (23.36%) Hadoop
3 18 (16.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
5 13 (12.15%) Blockchain
6 11 (10.28%) BigQuery
7 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.54%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (6.54%) Data Lake
8 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.67%) HBase
11 4 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (2.80%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.87%) Hazelcast
13 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.93%) MySQL
14 1 (0.93%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.54%) JIRA
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
5 3 (2.80%) Postman
5 3 (2.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.87%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) GitLab
7 1 (0.93%) Gradle
7 1 (0.93%) gulp
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Mocha
7 1 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.28%) Social Skills
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Front Office
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Public Speaking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.38%) Spring
2 32 (29.91%) Spring Boot
3 22 (20.56%) Kafka
3 22 (20.56%) REST
4 20 (18.69%) React
5 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.21%) XML
7 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.80%) Apache Thrift
9 3 (2.80%) Node.js
9 3 (2.80%) RESTful
9 3 (2.80%) Swagger
9 3 (2.80%) Web Services
10 2 (1.87%) HTML
10 2 (1.87%) J2EE
10 2 (1.87%) Lucene
10 2 (1.87%) SOAP
10 2 (1.87%) Spring Cloud
10 2 (1.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Public Cloud
1 13 (12.15%) User Experience
2 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.87%) Equities
4 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Android
2 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Microservices
2 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
3 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (25.23%) Analytics
5 20 (18.69%) Data Science
6 19 (17.76%) TDD
7 18 (16.82%) Fintech
8 16 (14.95%) Full Stack Development
9 15 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (13.08%) Open Source
10 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (12.15%) DevOps
11 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (12.15%) Machine Learning
11 13 (12.15%) Product Vision
11 13 (12.15%) UX Design
12 12 (11.21%) OOP
13 11 (10.28%) Data Engineering
13 11 (10.28%) SOA
14 10 (9.35%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (34.58%) SQL
3 18 (16.82%) Java 8
4 15 (14.02%) TypeScript
5 13 (12.15%) Python
6 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.54%) Java 11
7 7 (6.54%) Kotlin
7 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.67%) Go
9 4 (3.74%) C#
9 4 (3.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) ES6
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
1 1 (0.93%) OCP
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (38.32%) Kubernetes
2 12 (11.21%) Terraform
3 4 (3.74%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) Grafana
5 1 (0.93%) Kibana
5 1 (0.93%) Mesos
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Talend
2 5 (4.67%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe
4 1 (0.93%) IBM