The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Java Developer
London / City of London
Rank 214 244 293
Rank change year-on-year +30 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 12 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 22
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £91,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.72% +8.09%  

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 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
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 £33,006
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%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the City of London

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in the City of London

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the City of London

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Lead Java Developer 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 Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Maven
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) J2EE
3 15 (60.00%) Apache
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (56.00%) PayPal
4 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
4 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
4 14 (56.00%) JDBC
4 14 (56.00%) Oracle
4 14 (56.00%) Client/Server
4 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 4 (16.00%) Scala
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) JMS
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Front Office
10 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
10 3 (12.00%) Rendezvous
10 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Lead Java Developer 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 15 (60.00%) Apache
2 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Maven
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.00%) Gradle
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.00%) Protractor
5 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) J2EE
2 14 (56.00%) JDBC
3 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (16.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (8.00%) J2SE
5 2 (8.00%) Java SE
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) React
5 2 (8.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) Akka
6 1 (4.00%) Drools
6 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) Kafka
6 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.00%) HoloLens
4 1 (4.00%) HTC Vive
4 1 (4.00%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (4.00%) Online Games
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) BDD
1 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) OOD
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Code Optimisation
9 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GCP
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
1 14 (56.00%) PayPal
2 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.00%) Solace