The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Lead Java Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 234 308
Rank change year-on-year +16 +74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 15 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 14
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £56,500 £66,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  

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 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
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 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the City of London

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Maven
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
6 12 (42.86%) J2EE
7 11 (39.29%) Oracle
7 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
7 11 (39.29%) BDD
8 10 (35.71%) JDBC
8 10 (35.71%) Apache
8 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
8 10 (35.71%) Client/Server
8 10 (35.71%) PayPal
8 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 9 (32.14%) REST
10 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
11 7 (25.00%) Spring
12 6 (21.43%) JMS
12 6 (21.43%) SOA
12 6 (21.43%) Credit Risk
13 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
13 5 (17.86%) Microservices
13 5 (17.86%) Linux
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 5 (17.86%) Banking
13 5 (17.86%) Degree

Lead Java Developer 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 10 (35.71%) Apache
1 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.29%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Maven
2 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) jMock
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Protractor
5 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) JDBC
3 9 (32.14%) REST
4 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (21.43%) JMS
6 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (7.14%) J2SE
7 2 (7.14%) Java SE
7 2 (7.14%) React
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) Drools
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) JPA
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware
8 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 6 (21.43%) Credit Risk
3 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) HoloLens
5 2 (7.14%) Fintech
5 2 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (3.57%) Derivative
6 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.57%) HTC Vive
6 1 (3.57%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
8 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) DevOps
9 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
10 2 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.14%) MVC
10 2 (7.14%) OO
10 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) PayPal
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Calypso
3 1 (3.57%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Solace
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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