Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 243 312
Rank change year-on-year -44 +69 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 687 996 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.51% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 609 866 637
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 55,588 66,069 65,458
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.72% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 45,366 54,146 54,797
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -18 142 £73,750 +13.46% 57
West London -1 17 £55,000 -3.51% 14
South London +5 10 £58,750 +11.90% 5
East London +17 1 £55,000 -27.87% 5
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 687 (100.00%) Java
2 372 (54.15%) Software Engineering
3 366 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (36.39%) SQL
5 219 (31.88%) TDD
6 218 (31.73%) Microservices
7 214 (31.15%) Finance
8 198 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
9 195 (28.38%) Spring
10 192 (27.95%) DevOps
11 189 (27.51%) Docker
12 145 (21.11%) Linux
13 143 (20.82%) JavaScript
14 139 (20.23%) Kubernetes
15 130 (18.92%) Python
16 124 (18.05%) RESTful
17 121 (17.61%) Degree
17 121 (17.61%) Java 8
18 118 (17.18%) Web Services
19 113 (16.45%) Jenkins
20 111 (16.16%) Computer Science
20 111 (16.16%) Test Automation
21 110 (16.01%) Banking
22 104 (15.14%) Terraform
23 102 (14.85%) Continuous Delivery
24 101 (14.70%) Spring Boot
25 100 (14.56%) XML
26 96 (13.97%) Oracle
27 93 (13.54%) Scrum
28 89 (12.95%) Big Data

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 73 (10.63%) Apache Spark
2 49 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 37 (5.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 24 (3.49%) Apache
5 24 (3.49%) JBoss
6 17 (2.47%) IIS
7 12 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.73%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.73%) Confluence
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.58%) Jetty
11 3 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
11 3 (0.44%) CMS
11 3 (0.44%) nginx
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.29%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 22 (3.20%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.87%) Front Arena
2 6 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.29%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 198 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (5.09%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (4.80%) OpenShift
5 30 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (4.37%) Serverless
6 28 (4.08%) Amazon S3
7 27 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (3.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (3.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 20 (2.91%) SaaS
10 11 (1.60%) Apigee
10 11 (1.60%) GitHub
11 5 (0.73%) IaaS
12 4 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.44%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.44%) Route 53
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.77%) HTTP
2 6 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.73%) SSL
4 3 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) Internet
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) NFC
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.95%) Big Data
2 76 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 72 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 58 (8.44%) Hadoop
5 57 (8.30%) SQL Server
6 56 (8.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 51 (7.42%) Amazon RDS
8 44 (6.40%) Redis
9 43 (6.26%) MySQL
10 34 (4.95%) MongoDB
11 29 (4.22%) Relational Database
12 25 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.33%) Neo4j
13 16 (2.33%) Oracle Database
14 15 (2.18%) Blockchain
15 11 (1.60%) KDB
15 11 (1.60%) Kdb+
16 10 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.46%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.46%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 113 (16.45%) Jenkins
2 79 (11.50%) Git (software)
3 65 (9.46%) Maven
4 42 (6.11%) Cucumber
5 35 (5.09%) Selenium
6 33 (4.80%) TeamCity
7 31 (4.51%) Gradle
8 25 (3.64%) JIRA
9 22 (3.20%) JUnit
10 21 (3.06%) Ant
10 21 (3.06%) Bitbucket Server
11 20 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (2.77%) SpecFlow
13 17 (2.47%) NUnit
14 15 (2.18%) Subversion
15 12 (1.75%) Mockito
16 11 (1.60%) Artifactory
17 10 (1.46%) Hudson
18 9 (1.31%) SonarQube
18 9 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 214 (31.15%) Finance
2 110 (16.01%) Banking
3 80 (11.64%) Front Office
4 43 (6.26%) Games
5 34 (4.95%) Publishing
6 15 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.89%) Retail
8 12 (1.75%) Law
9 10 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.87%) Advertising
12 5 (0.73%) Back Office
13 4 (0.58%) Automotive
14 3 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.15%) French Language
16 1 (0.15%) German Language
16 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (28.38%) Spring
2 124 (18.05%) RESTful
3 118 (17.18%) Web Services
4 101 (14.70%) Spring Boot
5 100 (14.56%) XML
6 84 (12.23%) Kafka
7 65 (9.46%) J2EE
8 63 (9.17%) REST
9 54 (7.86%) J2SE
10 50 (7.28%) HTML
11 43 (6.26%) JSON
12 42 (6.11%) .NET
12 42 (6.11%) AngularJS
13 37 (5.39%) Akka
14 35 (5.09%) React
15 30 (4.37%) Hibernate
16 29 (4.22%) CSS
17 27 (3.93%) Play Framework
18 25 (3.64%) Java EE
19 19 (2.77%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.19%) Fintech
2 68 (9.90%) Algorithms
3 61 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (8.44%) Derivative
5 50 (7.28%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (6.99%) Fixed Income
7 47 (6.84%) Hedge funds
8 43 (6.26%) Equities
9 42 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (4.95%) Data Structures
12 27 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 23 (3.35%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.60%) Xbox
15 10 (1.46%) Cloud Native
15 10 (1.46%) User Experience
16 8 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (1.02%) Credit Risk
17 7 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 145 (21.11%) Linux
2 42 (6.11%) Unix
3 23 (3.35%) Windows
4 14 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.89%) Android
6 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.44%) Debian
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) SUSE
9 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (54.15%) Software Engineering
2 366 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (31.88%) TDD
4 218 (31.73%) Microservices
5 192 (27.95%) DevOps
6 111 (16.16%) Computer Science
6 111 (16.16%) Test Automation
7 102 (14.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 93 (13.54%) Scrum
9 82 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (11.79%) BDD
11 74 (10.77%) Mathematics
11 74 (10.77%) SDLC
12 69 (10.04%) Multithreading
13 66 (9.61%) Asset Management
14 65 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (8.01%) Machine Learning
15 55 (8.01%) OO
16 54 (7.86%) Artificial Intelligence
17 49 (7.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 687 (100.00%) Java
2 250 (36.39%) SQL
3 143 (20.82%) JavaScript
4 130 (18.92%) Python
5 121 (17.61%) Java 8
6 75 (10.92%) Scala
7 65 (9.46%) C#
8 62 (9.02%) C++
9 27 (3.93%) Kotlin
10 26 (3.78%) Go
11 24 (3.49%) Groovy
12 22 (3.20%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.91%) Ruby
14 19 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 16 (2.33%) TypeScript
16 15 (2.18%) C
17 12 (1.75%) Clojure
18 10 (1.46%) ML
19 9 (1.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (17.61%) Degree
2 52 (7.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (5.24%) Numerate Degree
4 23 (3.35%) PhD
5 7 (1.02%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.29%) CEH
8 2 (0.29%) CISM
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) GSEC
8 2 (0.29%) SANS
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (11.21%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.44%) GDPR
3 3 (0.44%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 189 (27.51%) Docker
2 24 (3.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 20 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.29%) GridGain
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 139 (20.23%) Kubernetes
2 104 (15.14%) Terraform
3 64 (9.32%) Ansible
4 39 (5.68%) Puppet
5 24 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.02%) Grafana
6 7 (1.02%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.87%) Marathon
7 6 (0.87%) Mesos
8 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.29%) Control-M
9 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.15%) Istio
10 1 (0.15%) Kibana
10 1 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 96 (13.97%) Oracle
2 28 (4.08%) Google
3 26 (3.78%) WorldPay
4 12 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 11 (1.60%) Splunk
6 10 (1.46%) ION Trading
6 10 (1.46%) SaltStack
7 8 (1.16%) Adobe
7 8 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.02%) Charles River
9 6 (0.87%) Calypso
9 6 (0.87%) SimCorp
10 5 (0.73%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.73%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.73%) Solace
11 4 (0.58%) Apple
11 4 (0.58%) HP
11 4 (0.58%) Sybase
11 4 (0.58%) Tableau
12 3 (0.44%) Sun