The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Java Software Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 211 295
Rank change year-on-year -8 +84  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 16 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.74% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.77% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 19
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (38.46%) Scala
6 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
6 9 (34.62%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) Spring
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) MySQL
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Clojure
9 6 (23.08%) Gradle
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
10 5 (19.23%) Low Latency
10 5 (19.23%) Microservices
10 5 (19.23%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (19.23%) Open Source
10 5 (19.23%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (19.23%) Unix
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) JUnit
10 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) J2EE

Java Software 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Mule
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.69%) CloudFront
3 2 (7.69%) Route 53
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Gradle
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.54%) TestNG
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Spock
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Grunt
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) jMock
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Protractor
6 1 (3.85%) RSpec
6 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) CSS3
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.54%) Guice
5 3 (11.54%) GWT
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) J2SE
5 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
5 3 (11.54%) JAX-WS
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) JRuby
5 3 (11.54%) OSGi
5 3 (11.54%) React
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
1 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (19.23%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (19.23%) Low Latency
6 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
8 3 (11.54%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) Scala
4 6 (23.08%) Clojure
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 3 (11.54%) Jython
5 3 (11.54%) Kotlin
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Erlang
6 2 (7.69%) F#
6 2 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) Lua
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) StreamBase
2 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £125000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago