Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 301 349
Rank change year-on-year +54 +48 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 947 754 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.07% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.12% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 868 648 687
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £91,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 65,881 67,434 81,734
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.91% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53,582 57,715 69,841
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +54 189 £60,000 -0.41% 35
West London +2 39 £56,500 -3.83% 18
South London +4 7 £65,000 +44.44% 2
North London +2 6 £48,750 -22.00% 2
East London -20 4 £76,250 -8.96% 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 947 (100.00%) Java
2 605 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 597 (63.04%) Software Engineering
4 371 (39.18%) TDD
5 351 (37.06%) Spring
6 267 (28.19%) JavaScript
7 245 (25.87%) Microservices
8 228 (24.08%) Continuous Integration
9 224 (23.65%) Finance
10 209 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
11 202 (21.33%) BDD
12 199 (21.01%) Web Services
13 198 (20.91%) Python
14 189 (19.96%) Scrum
15 188 (19.85%) DevOps
16 177 (18.69%) Scala
17 176 (18.59%) SQL
18 174 (18.37%) REST
19 153 (16.16%) J2EE
19 153 (16.16%) RESTful
20 150 (15.84%) Linux
21 144 (15.21%) Test Automation
22 142 (14.99%) HTML
23 141 (14.89%) Open Source
24 137 (14.47%) AngularJS
25 129 (13.62%) Jenkins
25 129 (13.62%) Maven
26 128 (13.52%) OO
27 122 (12.88%) QA
28 121 (12.78%) Docker

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 76 (8.03%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (3.17%) Apache
4 28 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.80%) JBoss
8 13 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.37%) Confluence
9 10 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.06%) CMS
9 10 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.74%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.63%) Mule
11 6 (0.63%) SAS
12 5 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.53%) Ethereum
12 5 (0.53%) Jetty
12 5 (0.53%) nginx
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.32%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 209 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.01%) OpenShift
5 18 (1.90%) PaaS
6 17 (1.80%) IaaS
6 17 (1.80%) Serverless
7 16 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.37%) SaaS
10 10 (1.06%) GitHub
11 7 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.63%) npm
13 5 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.42%) Heroku
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.54%) Internet
2 30 (3.17%) ATM
3 7 (0.74%) HTTP
3 7 (0.74%) OpenVPN
4 5 (0.53%) Firewall
5 4 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (0.42%) NAS
6 3 (0.32%) AMQP
6 3 (0.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.21%) 3G
7 2 (0.21%) DHCP
7 2 (0.21%) ICMP
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) LTE
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.67%) NoSQL
2 99 (10.45%) Big Data
3 98 (10.35%) Hadoop
4 88 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (7.07%) Relational Database
6 50 (5.28%) MongoDB
6 50 (5.28%) MySQL
7 36 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (3.59%) RDBMS
9 30 (3.17%) SQL Server
10 24 (2.53%) Blockchain
11 18 (1.90%) HBase
12 17 (1.80%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.80%) Redis
13 14 (1.48%) Neo4j
14 9 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.95%) OrientDB
15 5 (0.53%) Data Lake
16 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.42%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 129 (13.62%) Jenkins
1 129 (13.62%) Maven
2 117 (12.35%) JUnit
3 100 (10.56%) Selenium
4 83 (8.76%) Git (software)
5 76 (8.03%) Cucumber
6 66 (6.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 61 (6.44%) Gradle
8 56 (5.91%) JIRA
8 56 (5.91%) WebDriver
9 51 (5.39%) Hudson
10 41 (4.33%) Mockito
11 37 (3.91%) Travis CI
12 33 (3.48%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.96%) Subversion
14 26 (2.75%) Ant
15 20 (2.11%) TestNG
16 19 (2.01%) Appium
17 15 (1.58%) JMeter
18 12 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 224 (23.65%) Finance
2 110 (11.62%) Banking
3 76 (8.03%) Games
4 69 (7.29%) Retail
5 39 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.95%) Front Office
7 9 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.84%) Advertising
8 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.63%) French Language
10 5 (0.53%) Marketing
10 5 (0.53%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.42%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Law
11 4 (0.42%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.32%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (37.06%) Spring
2 199 (21.01%) Web Services
3 174 (18.37%) REST
4 153 (16.16%) J2EE
4 153 (16.16%) RESTful
5 142 (14.99%) HTML
6 137 (14.47%) AngularJS
7 118 (12.46%) Hibernate
8 106 (11.19%) Java EE
9 104 (10.98%) CSS
10 102 (10.77%) Node.js
11 85 (8.98%) React
12 83 (8.76%) Spring Boot
13 80 (8.45%) XML
14 73 (7.71%) SOAP
15 65 (6.86%) Kafka
16 57 (6.02%) HTML5
17 45 (4.75%) JSON
18 44 (4.65%) GWT
18 44 (4.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.45%) Fintech
2 79 (8.34%) Computer Science
3 74 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (6.02%) Algorithms
5 38 (4.01%) User Experience
6 30 (3.17%) EFT
7 29 (3.06%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.64%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.27%) Equities
13 12 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.16%) Derivative
14 11 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.06%) Bitcoin
15 10 (1.06%) Clustering
15 10 (1.06%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 150 (15.84%) Linux
2 80 (8.45%) Unix
3 42 (4.44%) Android
4 28 (2.96%) Windows
5 27 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.53%) AIX
7 3 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (63.04%) Software Engineering
3 371 (39.18%) TDD
4 245 (25.87%) Microservices
5 228 (24.08%) Continuous Integration
6 202 (21.33%) BDD
7 189 (19.96%) Scrum
8 188 (19.85%) DevOps
9 144 (15.21%) Test Automation
10 141 (14.89%) Open Source
11 128 (13.52%) OO
12 100 (10.56%) Mentoring
13 81 (8.55%) E-Commerce
14 74 (7.81%) MVC
15 69 (7.29%) Multithreading
15 69 (7.29%) Unit Testing
16 60 (6.34%) SOA
17 56 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
18 55 (5.81%) Kanban
19 54 (5.70%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 947 (100.00%) Java
2 267 (28.19%) JavaScript
3 198 (20.91%) Python
4 177 (18.69%) Scala
5 176 (18.59%) SQL
6 79 (8.34%) C++
7 66 (6.97%) C#
8 51 (5.39%) Ruby
9 43 (4.54%) Groovy
10 42 (4.44%) Go
11 38 (4.01%) PHP
12 23 (2.43%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.32%) Perl
14 21 (2.22%) Clojure
15 18 (1.90%) C
16 16 (1.69%) Kotlin
17 15 (1.58%) R
18 12 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.84%) Apex Code
19 8 (0.84%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 92 (9.71%) Degree
2 39 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.37%) PhD
5 9 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (12.88%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.42%) SEPA
3 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.21%) MiFID
4 2 (0.21%) PSD2
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (12.78%) Docker
2 10 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.42%) NFS
3 4 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.42%) Veritas File System
4 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (6.02%) Ansible
2 38 (4.01%) Puppet
3 32 (3.38%) Kubernetes
4 22 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.16%) Terraform
6 4 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.42%) Marathon
6 4 (0.42%) Mesos
6 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.42%) Opsview
7 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) linkerd
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Oozie
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 116 (12.25%) Oracle
2 110 (11.62%) Google
3 30 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 13 (1.37%) WorldPay
6 11 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.06%) Splunk
8 9 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 8 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.74%) Pega
11 6 (0.63%) ATG
11 6 (0.63%) Facebook
11 6 (0.63%) HP
11 6 (0.63%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.63%) Teradata
12 5 (0.53%) Capita
13 4 (0.42%) Brocade
13 4 (0.42%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.42%) NetApp