The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £65,500 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
Senior Java Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 215 256 300
Rank change year-on-year +41 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 11 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 14
Median salary £65,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.16% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,650 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £100,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  

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%  

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

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

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the City of London

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
6 7 (30.43%) Microservices
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Fintech
8 5 (21.74%) Grunt
8 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
8 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Big Data
9 4 (17.39%) MapReduce
9 4 (17.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (17.39%) Redis
9 4 (17.39%) D3.js
9 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (17.39%) Gerrit
9 4 (17.39%) Confluence
9 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Network Design
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Selenium
9 4 (17.39%) Scala

Senior Java Engineer 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 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) Redis
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) Grunt
2 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
3 4 (17.39%) Gerrit
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
4 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Avro
3 4 (17.39%) D3.js
4 2 (8.70%) Django
4 2 (8.70%) Hystrix
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) Redux
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) RxJava
4 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Fintech
2 4 (17.39%) IVR
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Microservices
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) MapReduce
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Network Design
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) MiFID
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (17.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Kibana
3 2 (8.70%) Grafana
3 2 (8.70%) logstash
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) StatsD
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) New Relic
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