Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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

Java Engineer
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 296 307
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 743 777 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 639 653 745
London median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £100,000 £95,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 51,842 64,830 70,248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.26% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42,236 52,990 54,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,125 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -13 114 £75,000 +15.38% 44
East London +19 7 £70,000 -3.45% 4
West London -6 6 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South London -18 4 £58,747 +2.17% 2
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 743 (100.00%) Java
2 478 (64.33%) Software Engineering
3 442 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
4 369 (49.66%) Microservices
5 323 (43.47%) AWS
6 267 (35.94%) SQL
7 255 (34.32%) Finance
8 220 (29.61%) TDD
8 220 (29.61%) Spring
9 219 (29.48%) Web Services
10 192 (25.84%) Docker
11 161 (21.67%) J2EE
12 154 (20.73%) Oracle
13 153 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 151 (20.32%) Python
15 142 (19.11%) Asset Management
16 137 (18.44%) Kubernetes
17 135 (18.17%) Spring Boot
18 132 (17.77%) DevOps
19 131 (17.63%) Banking
20 128 (17.23%) Java 8
21 122 (16.42%) Jenkins
22 121 (16.29%) Fintech
23 118 (15.88%) Front Office
24 114 (15.34%) RESTful
25 102 (13.73%) Scala
25 102 (13.73%) Multithreading
26 101 (13.59%) Big Data
27 96 (12.92%) NoSQL
28 95 (12.79%) Test Automation

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (4.71%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 22 (2.96%) JBoss
6 21 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 17 (2.29%) Confluence
8 15 (2.02%) CMS
9 14 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (1.88%) Headless CMS
9 14 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.21%) Apache
11 7 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.94%) Jetty
11 7 (0.94%) Mule
12 2 (0.27%) WildFly
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.13%) CoreMedia CMS
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 40 (5.38%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (2.15%) Markit EDM
3 14 (1.88%) Front Arena
3 14 (1.88%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.94%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 323 (43.47%) AWS
2 48 (6.46%) OpenShift
3 44 (5.92%) GCP
4 42 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (5.38%) Amazon S3
6 38 (5.11%) Azure
7 36 (4.85%) Amazon ECS
8 29 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (3.63%) AWS Fargate
10 25 (3.36%) Serverless
11 16 (2.15%) GitHub
12 15 (2.02%) SaaS
13 14 (1.88%) Apigee
13 14 (1.88%) Boomi
14 11 (1.48%) PaaS
15 10 (1.35%) Sage Pay
16 9 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
18 7 (0.94%) IaaS
19 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.81%) Internet
3 3 (0.40%) HTTP
3 3 (0.40%) Multicast
3 3 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.13%) ATM
4 1 (0.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.59%) Big Data
2 96 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 87 (11.71%) SQL Server
4 82 (11.04%) MySQL
4 82 (11.04%) Relational Database
5 75 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (9.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 65 (8.75%) RDBMS
8 49 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
9 44 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
9 44 (5.92%) MongoDB
10 30 (4.04%) Hadoop
11 22 (2.96%) Blockchain
12 17 (2.29%) Redis
13 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.21%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.94%) BigQuery
16 6 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.81%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 122 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 86 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 38 (5.11%) TeamCity
4 35 (4.71%) Maven
5 33 (4.44%) JUnit
5 33 (4.44%) Selenium
6 32 (4.31%) GitLab
7 27 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (3.50%) JIRA
9 23 (3.10%) IntelliJ
10 22 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.96%) Mockito
11 18 (2.42%) Gradle
12 14 (1.88%) Spock
12 14 (1.88%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.62%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.21%) Ant
16 8 (1.08%) SonarQube
16 8 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 255 (34.32%) Finance
2 131 (17.63%) Banking
3 118 (15.88%) Front Office
4 43 (5.79%) Games
5 26 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.50%) Retail
6 12 (1.62%) Dutch Language
6 12 (1.62%) French Language
6 12 (1.62%) German Language
6 12 (1.62%) Italian Language
6 12 (1.62%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.35%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.94%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (29.61%) Spring
2 219 (29.48%) Web Services
3 161 (21.67%) J2EE
4 135 (18.17%) Spring Boot
5 114 (15.34%) RESTful
6 75 (10.09%) J2SE
7 70 (9.42%) HTML
8 56 (7.54%) REST
9 53 (7.13%) Play Framework
10 52 (7.00%) gRPC
11 50 (6.73%) Dropwizard
12 47 (6.33%) Akka
13 46 (6.19%) CSS
14 44 (5.92%) Kafka
14 44 (5.92%) XML
15 42 (5.65%) Hibernate
15 42 (5.65%) React
16 32 (4.31%) AngularJS
17 29 (3.90%) Lambda Expressions
18 21 (2.83%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.81%) Fixed Income
3 55 (7.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 53 (7.13%) Equities
5 50 (6.73%) Algorithms
6 49 (6.59%) Pricing Data
7 44 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 35 (4.71%) Cloud Native
10 32 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (4.17%) Hedge funds
12 28 (3.77%) Reference Data
13 22 (2.96%) Data Structures
13 22 (2.96%) Virtual Team
14 17 (2.29%) Derivative
14 17 (2.29%) User Experience
15 15 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (1.88%) iPad
17 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
18 8 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.44%) Linux
2 33 (4.44%) Unix
3 11 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.35%) Android
4 10 (1.35%) Windows
5 5 (0.67%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (64.33%) Software Engineering
2 442 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (49.66%) Microservices
4 220 (29.61%) TDD
5 142 (19.11%) Asset Management
6 132 (17.77%) DevOps
7 121 (16.29%) Fintech
8 102 (13.73%) Multithreading
9 95 (12.79%) Test Automation
10 90 (12.11%) Scrum
11 87 (11.71%) Artificial Intelligence
11 87 (11.71%) E-Commerce
12 85 (11.44%) Analytics
12 85 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 82 (11.04%) Machine Learning
14 78 (10.50%) Computer Science
15 75 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (9.02%) BDD
16 67 (9.02%) Data Analytics
17 60 (8.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 743 (100.00%) Java
2 267 (35.94%) SQL
3 153 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 151 (20.32%) Python
5 128 (17.23%) Java 8
6 102 (13.73%) Scala
7 73 (9.83%) R
8 40 (5.38%) C#
9 32 (4.31%) Ruby
10 29 (3.90%) Groovy
11 28 (3.77%) Kotlin
12 24 (3.23%) Go
13 18 (2.42%) C++
14 15 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.35%) C
15 10 (1.35%) PHP
16 9 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.08%) XPath
18 6 (0.81%) ES6
18 6 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (10.50%) Degree
2 34 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) PhD
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.83%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) PSD2
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 192 (25.84%) Docker
2 14 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 137 (18.44%) Kubernetes
2 74 (9.96%) Ansible
3 70 (9.42%) Terraform
4 22 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.96%) Puppet
5 21 (2.83%) Kibana
6 14 (1.88%) Istio
6 14 (1.88%) Knative
6 14 (1.88%) Salt
7 5 (0.67%) Marathon
7 5 (0.67%) Mesos
8 4 (0.54%) Rancher
9 3 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.27%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.13%) Consul
11 1 (0.13%) Control-M
11 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.13%) logstash
11 1 (0.13%) Netcool
11 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 154 (20.73%) Oracle
2 51 (6.86%) Sybase
3 40 (5.38%) WorldPay
4 32 (4.31%) Google
5 27 (3.63%) Splunk
6 21 (2.83%) New Relic
7 16 (2.15%) IBM
7 16 (2.15%) MuleSoft
7 16 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.02%) Dynatrace
9 14 (1.88%) Adobe
9 14 (1.88%) Calypso
9 14 (1.88%) Charles River
9 14 (1.88%) Dell
9 14 (1.88%) SAP
9 14 (1.88%) SimCorp
10 10 (1.35%) Sage
11 9 (1.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (0.94%) Apple
12 7 (0.94%) Bloomberg