Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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

Java Software Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 160 302
Rank change year-on-year -74 +142 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 31 33 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.91% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.97% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 28
10th Percentile £42,500 " £58,500
25th Percentile £74,063 £72,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.94% +12.50%
75th Percentile £88,750 £97,500 £96,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £112,500 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -

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 5,565 3,402 9,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 93.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,936 2,987 8,398
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
3 18 (58.06%) Analytics
4 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
5 14 (45.16%) Big Data
5 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
6 12 (38.71%) Open Source
7 11 (35.48%) BigQuery
7 11 (35.48%) GCP
7 11 (35.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (35.48%) Data Engineering
7 11 (35.48%) Graph Analytics
8 10 (32.26%) Microservices
9 8 (25.81%) Docker
9 8 (25.81%) Kafka
9 8 (25.81%) Spring
10 7 (22.58%) AWS
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
12 5 (16.13%) Java 8
12 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
13 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (12.90%) Serverless
13 4 (12.90%) Java 11
13 4 (12.90%) Coaching
13 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Asset Management

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 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) GCP
2 7 (22.58%) AWS
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (12.90%) Serverless
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (6.45%) GitHub
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 14 (45.16%) Big Data
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (35.48%) BigQuery
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (9.68%) HBase
4 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Hazelcast
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Kafka
1 8 (25.81%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (3.23%) GWT
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) JDBC
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) JSF
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Analytics
3 12 (38.71%) Open Source
4 11 (35.48%) Data Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) Graph Analytics
5 10 (32.26%) Microservices
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
8 4 (12.90%) Coaching
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Fintech
9 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (6.45%) Informatics
10 2 (6.45%) OO
10 2 (6.45%) Product Requirements
10 2 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Java 8
3 4 (12.90%) Java 11
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle