Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 254 312
Rank change year-on-year -56 +58 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 667 954 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.36% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.43% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 574 874 648
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,125 £95,875 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 59,700 66,874 67,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,835 54,289 58,124
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -23 143 £70,000 +16.67% 57
West London +15 22 £55,000 -2.65% 14
South London +9 20 £57,500 -11.54% 2
East London +33 15 £60,000 -21.31% 8
North London +6 3 £60,000 +23.08% 2
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 666 (99.85%) Java
2 363 (54.42%) Software Engineering
3 338 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (31.48%) Finance
5 202 (30.28%) TDD
6 201 (30.13%) SQL
7 181 (27.14%) Spring
8 165 (24.74%) Microservices
9 147 (22.04%) Amazon AWS
10 145 (21.74%) DevOps
11 144 (21.59%) JavaScript
12 139 (20.84%) Java 8
13 136 (20.39%) Jenkins
14 127 (19.04%) Python
15 121 (18.14%) BDD
16 119 (17.84%) Test Automation
17 115 (17.24%) Docker
18 113 (16.94%) Git (software)
19 107 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
20 104 (15.59%) C#
21 102 (15.29%) Web Services
22 101 (15.14%) Linux
23 99 (14.84%) XML
24 98 (14.69%) Degree
25 96 (14.39%) OO
26 93 (13.94%) Cucumber
27 90 (13.49%) Oracle
28 89 (13.34%) Scrum
28 89 (13.34%) RESTful
29 83 (12.44%) Scala

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 52 (7.80%) Apache Spark
1 52 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (5.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (3.75%) IIS
4 21 (3.15%) Apache
5 17 (2.55%) JBoss
6 15 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.90%) Apache TomEE
10 6 (0.90%) nginx
11 4 (0.60%) CMS
12 3 (0.45%) Confluence
12 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.30%) Snapchat
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (3.00%) Front Arena
1 20 (3.00%) Markit EDM
1 20 (3.00%) thinkFolio
2 11 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 147 (22.04%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.45%) Serverless
5 22 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (3.00%) GitHub
7 18 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.25%) IaaS
8 15 (2.25%) PaaS
9 13 (1.95%) OpenShift
9 13 (1.95%) SaaS
10 12 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.90%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.85%) HTTP
2 8 (1.20%) Internet
3 7 (1.05%) ATM
4 5 (0.75%) DNS
5 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 2 (0.30%) SMS
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) NAS
7 1 (0.15%) NFC
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.30%) Big Data
2 60 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.05%) Hadoop
5 44 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 34 (5.10%) MySQL
7 33 (4.95%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 23 (3.45%) Redis
10 21 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.35%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.20%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.20%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.05%) KDB
16 7 (1.05%) Kdb+
17 6 (0.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 136 (20.39%) Jenkins
2 113 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 93 (13.94%) Cucumber
4 73 (10.94%) Selenium
5 67 (10.04%) Maven
6 49 (7.35%) TeamCity
7 47 (7.05%) JUnit
8 38 (5.70%) Gradle
9 37 (5.55%) SpecFlow
10 30 (4.50%) Ant
11 27 (4.05%) Mockito
11 27 (4.05%) WebDriver
12 26 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (3.90%) JIRA
13 25 (3.75%) NUnit
14 21 (3.15%) Subversion
15 15 (2.25%) Appium
16 12 (1.80%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.65%) SoapUI
18 10 (1.50%) HP UFT
General
1 210 (31.48%) Finance
2 76 (11.39%) Front Office
3 66 (9.90%) Banking
4 33 (4.95%) Games
5 20 (3.00%) Retail
6 18 (2.70%) Advertising
7 17 (2.55%) Back Office
8 10 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.90%) Marketing
9 6 (0.90%) Publishing
10 4 (0.60%) Law
10 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (27.14%) Spring
2 102 (15.29%) Web Services
3 99 (14.84%) XML
4 89 (13.34%) RESTful
5 79 (11.84%) Spring Boot
6 75 (11.24%) .NET
7 73 (10.94%) HTML
8 71 (10.64%) J2EE
9 68 (10.19%) REST
10 58 (8.70%) Hibernate
11 56 (8.40%) AngularJS
12 49 (7.35%) CSS
13 45 (6.75%) JSON
13 45 (6.75%) Node.js
14 42 (6.30%) React
15 39 (5.85%) J2SE
15 39 (5.85%) Kafka
16 38 (5.70%) Gherkin
17 30 (4.50%) Akka
18 28 (4.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.24%) Fintech
2 58 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 57 (8.55%) Fixed Income
4 55 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (7.35%) Equities
7 47 (7.05%) Derivative
8 45 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (6.00%) Algorithms
10 22 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.85%) Data Structures
12 18 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (2.10%) Xbox
14 13 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.95%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.95%) User Experience
15 12 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (1.35%) Blog
17 8 (1.20%) Online Games
18 7 (1.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.14%) Linux
2 43 (6.45%) Windows
3 34 (5.10%) Unix
4 17 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.20%) Debian
6 7 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.75%) Android
7 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (54.42%) Software Engineering
2 338 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (30.28%) TDD
4 165 (24.74%) Microservices
5 145 (21.74%) DevOps
6 121 (18.14%) BDD
7 119 (17.84%) Test Automation
8 107 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (14.39%) OO
10 89 (13.34%) Scrum
11 74 (11.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 69 (10.34%) Multithreading
13 60 (9.00%) Asset Management
14 58 (8.70%) Open Source
15 55 (8.25%) SDLC
16 47 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (6.75%) Computer Science
18 43 (6.45%) API Testing
18 43 (6.45%) Machine Learning
19 40 (6.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 666 (99.85%) Java
2 201 (30.13%) SQL
3 144 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 139 (20.84%) Java 8
5 127 (19.04%) Python
6 104 (15.59%) C#
7 83 (12.44%) Scala
8 53 (7.95%) C++
9 39 (5.85%) PowerShell
10 32 (4.80%) Ruby
11 23 (3.45%) Perl
12 21 (3.15%) Kotlin
13 20 (3.00%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.25%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.10%) C
15 14 (2.10%) Groovy
16 13 (1.95%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.65%) Go
18 8 (1.20%) VB
19 7 (1.05%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 98 (14.69%) Degree
2 25 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.15%) PhD
4 16 (2.40%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.35%) CISSP
5 9 (1.35%) SANS
6 8 (1.20%) CEH
6 8 (1.20%) CISM
6 8 (1.20%) GSEC
7 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) ISEB
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.79%) QA
2 9 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 115 (17.24%) Docker
2 27 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.35%) HDFS
4 6 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) LXC
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (7.65%) Ansible
2 46 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 46 (6.90%) Terraform
3 24 (3.60%) Puppet
4 21 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.80%) Grafana
5 12 (1.80%) Kibana
5 12 (1.80%) logstash
6 8 (1.20%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.30%) Salt
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) Rancher
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (13.49%) Oracle
2 31 (4.65%) Google
3 20 (3.00%) Calypso
3 20 (3.00%) Charles River
3 20 (3.00%) SimCorp
4 18 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.25%) Adobe
6 12 (1.80%) Splunk
6 12 (1.80%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.80%) WorldPay
7 11 (1.65%) Solace
8 7 (1.05%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.05%) IBM
9 6 (0.90%) Rackspace
9 6 (0.90%) SaltStack
9 6 (0.90%) Sybase
10 5 (0.75%) SAP
10 5 (0.75%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.60%) JDA
11 4 (0.60%) Teradata