The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £86,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 207 238 287
Rank change year-on-year +31 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 11 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 32
Median salary £86,250 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +2.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £49,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  

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 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
4 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) Scala
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Maven
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) Apache Spark
8 6 (20.69%) Fintech
8 6 (20.69%) Big Data
8 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) PhD
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
9 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
9 5 (17.24%) Grunt
9 5 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (13.79%) HDFS
10 4 (13.79%) DevOps
10 4 (13.79%) Apache Avro

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (24.14%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
2 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) GIS
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) Grunt
3 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
4 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
4 4 (13.79%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.34%) Gradle
5 3 (10.34%) TestNG
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Protractor
7 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Front Office
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Avro
3 4 (13.79%) D3.js
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) Guice
4 3 (10.34%) GWT
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
4 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) JRuby
4 3 (10.34%) OSGi
4 3 (10.34%) React
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.34%) Social Network
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) Linked Data
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
5 6 (20.69%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) MapReduce
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Scala
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Clojure
4 3 (10.34%) Groovy
4 3 (10.34%) Jython
4 3 (10.34%) Kotlin
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (13.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) StreamBase
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
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