Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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

Senior Java Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 195 300
Rank change year-on-year -28 +105 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 33 5 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 20
10th Percentile " £64,850 £72,375
25th Percentile £57,500 £74,000 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £80,000 £81,250
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% -1.54% +1.56%
75th Percentile £101,250 £87,750 £87,813
90th Percentile £106,250 £93,600 £89,125
Central London median annual salary £76,250 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -4.69% - +6.67%

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 5,572 3,372 9,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 93.28% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,947 2,956 8,407
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +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%

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in the City of London

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Microservices
3 16 (48.48%) Spring Boot
3 16 (48.48%) Spring
4 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
5 11 (33.33%) Fintech
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) AWS
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) OOP
6 10 (30.30%) Java 8
6 10 (30.30%) REST
7 9 (27.27%) Kafka
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 8 (24.24%) React
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
9 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
9 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
10 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) Product Vision
10 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) User Experience
10 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
10 6 (18.18%) Blockchain
10 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
10 6 (18.18%) Data Science

Senior Java 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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.03%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Blockchain
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.06%) HBase
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) REST Assured
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Postman
4 1 (3.03%) Protractor
4 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Spring
1 16 (48.48%) Spring Boot
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) REST
4 9 (27.27%) Kafka
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 8 (24.24%) React
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE
6 2 (6.06%) Lucene
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) XMPP
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) Java EE
7 1 (3.03%) JPA
7 1 (3.03%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) Microservices
2 11 (33.33%) Fintech
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) OOP
4 6 (18.18%) Data Science
4 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) Product Vision
4 6 (18.18%) UX Design
5 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) API Development
8 2 (6.06%) CQRS
8 2 (6.06%) Line Management
8 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Java 8
4 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Kotlin
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) ES6
7 1 (3.03%) Java 11
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) OCP
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle