Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 293 377
Rank change year-on-year +25 +84 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 47 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 41
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +5.93%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £84,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +23.08%

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 9633 11196 16261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.41% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 10207 14137
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £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% +0.92%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 25 November 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 47 (100.00%) Java
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.17%) TDD
6 16 (34.04%) OO
7 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
8 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (25.53%) Spring
9 11 (23.40%) Low Latency
9 11 (23.40%) Node.js
10 9 (19.15%) REST
10 9 (19.15%) SOA
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
11 8 (17.02%) Android
11 8 (17.02%) Scala
12 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 7 (14.89%) Spring MVC
12 7 (14.89%) SaaS
12 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
12 7 (14.89%) PhD
12 7 (14.89%) JSF
12 7 (14.89%) Ajax
12 7 (14.89%) MVC

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 6 (12.77%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Jetty
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) SaaS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
4 1 (2.13%) Serverless
4 1 (2.13%) Slack
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) HBase
5 1 (2.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) RSpec
3 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) Node.js
3 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 9 (19.15%) REST
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) Ajax
5 7 (14.89%) JSF
5 7 (14.89%) RESTful
5 7 (14.89%) Spring MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.77%) J2EE
6 6 (12.77%) Java EE
6 6 (12.77%) JSON
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 6 (12.77%) SVG
7 4 (8.51%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) React
9 2 (4.26%) GWT
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) OO
5 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.40%) Low Latency
8 9 (19.15%) SOA
9 7 (14.89%) MVC
10 6 (12.77%) Microservices
10 6 (12.77%) OOD
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) BDD
12 4 (8.51%) Open Source
13 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (4.26%) Concurrent Programming
14 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
14 2 (4.26%) DevOps
14 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Scala
5 6 (12.77%) Clojure
5 6 (12.77%) Groovy
5 6 (12.77%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Erlang
6 4 (8.51%) F#
6 4 (8.51%) Go
6 4 (8.51%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) Lua
7 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) PhD
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Databricks
2 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft