Period
to

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 191 214 230
Rank change year-on-year +23 +16 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1,537 563 595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.19% 1.64% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.79% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 625 458 521
10th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £51,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £108,750
90th Percentile £130,000 £115,000 £125,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +22.73%

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 64,562 31,400 36,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.80% 91.31% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33,317 24,242 30,145
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -58 103 £87,500 +9.38% 33
South London +23 102 £50,000 +66.67% 2
West London 0 84 - - 14
East London -12 52 £67,500 -40.00% 5
North London - 17 £55,000 -
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Java Engineer job roles required the following 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 1,537 (100.00%) Java
2 1,039 (67.60%) Agile
3 1,022 (66.49%) AWS
4 968 (62.98%) Microservices
5 772 (50.23%) Spring
6 755 (49.12%) Software Engineering
7 734 (47.76%) Finance
8 715 (46.52%) Docker
9 670 (43.59%) Kubernetes
10 588 (38.26%) Azure
11 552 (35.91%) CI/CD
12 521 (33.90%) TDD
13 469 (30.51%) Python
13 469 (30.51%) GCP
14 463 (30.12%) Kafka
15 452 (29.41%) RESTful
16 443 (28.82%) Git (software)
17 442 (28.76%) DevOps
18 435 (28.30%) Spring Boot
19 422 (27.46%) PostgreSQL
20 421 (27.39%) Mentoring
21 404 (26.28%) JavaScript
22 392 (25.50%) Serverless
23 388 (25.24%) Maven
24 364 (23.68%) Gradle
25 361 (23.49%) Test Automation
26 336 (21.86%) React
27 325 (21.15%) BDD
28 318 (20.69%) Jenkins
29 311 (20.23%) Google

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
1 173 (11.26%) Apache Spark
2 63 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (3.38%) CMS
4 30 (1.95%) Confluence
5 24 (1.56%) Camunda
5 24 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (1.24%) nginx
7 13 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 13 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.72%) Apache
9 5 (0.33%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.13%) JBoss
10 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.065%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.065%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,022 (66.49%) AWS
2 588 (38.26%) Azure
3 469 (30.51%) GCP
4 392 (25.50%) Serverless
5 257 (16.72%) AWS Lambda
6 149 (9.69%) OpenShift
7 126 (8.20%) Cloud Functions
8 115 (7.48%) PaaS
9 114 (7.42%) Amazon EC2
10 75 (4.88%) Amazon S3
11 64 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (3.51%) GitHub
13 31 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
14 29 (1.89%) Amazon EKS
14 29 (1.89%) SaaS
15 28 (1.82%) Azure Functions
16 16 (1.04%) Miro
17 12 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
18 9 (0.59%) AWS Fargate
18 9 (0.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 129 (8.39%) Internet
2 49 (3.19%) HTTP
3 8 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.46%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.46%) VoIP
5 6 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.065%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.065%) Multicast
7 1 (0.065%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (27.46%) PostgreSQL
2 298 (19.39%) NoSQL
3 294 (19.13%) MongoDB
4 289 (18.80%) Relational Database
5 266 (17.31%) MySQL
6 160 (10.41%) Flink
7 138 (8.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 137 (8.91%) SQL Server
9 97 (6.31%) Redis
10 68 (4.42%) Amazon Aurora
11 64 (4.16%) RDBMS
12 41 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (2.34%) Hadoop
14 31 (2.02%) Apache Hive
15 29 (1.89%) Big Data
16 19 (1.24%) BigQuery
16 19 (1.24%) Hazelcast
17 8 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
18 7 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 443 (28.82%) Git (software)
2 388 (25.24%) Maven
3 364 (23.68%) Gradle
4 318 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 193 (12.56%) JIRA
6 166 (10.80%) Mockito
7 157 (10.21%) JUnit
8 149 (9.69%) Subversion
9 128 (8.33%) Ant
10 96 (6.25%) GitLab
11 50 (3.25%) SonarQube
12 44 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 41 (2.67%) Liquibase
14 26 (1.69%) Selenium
15 25 (1.63%) Postman
16 23 (1.50%) JMeter
17 22 (1.43%) Eclipse
18 19 (1.24%) GoCD
18 19 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
18 19 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 734 (47.76%) Finance
2 258 (16.79%) Banking
3 243 (15.81%) Social Skills
4 240 (15.61%) Manufacturing
5 151 (9.82%) Retail
6 148 (9.63%) Front Office
7 112 (7.29%) Games
8 68 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (3.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 33 (2.15%) Law
11 18 (1.17%) Billing
12 17 (1.11%) Marketing
13 14 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.85%) Esports
14 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.52%) Legal
16 7 (0.46%) Wearables
17 6 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.33%) Publishing
19 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (50.23%) Spring
2 463 (30.12%) Kafka
3 452 (29.41%) RESTful
4 435 (28.30%) Spring Boot
5 336 (21.86%) React
6 259 (16.85%) REST
7 238 (15.48%) Hibernate
8 162 (10.54%) HTML
9 159 (10.34%) CSS
10 146 (9.50%) JDBC
11 145 (9.43%) .NET
12 138 (8.98%) RabbitMQ
13 128 (8.33%) gRPC
14 126 (8.20%) ASP.NET
15 121 (7.87%) JSON
16 117 (7.61%) JPA
17 116 (7.55%) AngularJS
18 103 (6.70%) GraphQL
19 91 (5.92%) Apache Camel
20 89 (5.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 240 (15.61%) Life Science
2 184 (11.97%) Algorithms
3 152 (9.89%) Hedge funds
4 132 (8.59%) Data Structures
5 128 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
6 96 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
7 95 (6.18%) Fixed Income
7 95 (6.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 94 (6.12%) Equities
9 69 (4.49%) Derivative
10 52 (3.38%) Cloud Native
11 40 (2.60%) Sports Betting
12 39 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (2.08%) Online Games
14 29 (1.89%) User Experience
15 28 (1.82%) Credit Risk
15 28 (1.82%) Social Network
16 27 (1.76%) Mobile App
17 21 (1.37%) Digital Media
17 21 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (9.43%) Unix
2 115 (7.48%) Linux
3 44 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 20 (1.30%) Android
5 6 (0.39%) OpenWrt
5 6 (0.39%) Windows
6 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.065%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,039 (67.60%) Agile
2 968 (62.98%) Microservices
3 755 (49.12%) Software Engineering
4 552 (35.91%) CI/CD
5 521 (33.90%) TDD
6 442 (28.76%) DevOps
7 421 (27.39%) Mentoring
8 361 (23.49%) Test Automation
9 325 (21.15%) BDD
10 307 (19.97%) Continuous Integration
11 297 (19.32%) Coaching
12 291 (18.93%) Scrum
13 253 (16.46%) Innovative Thinking
14 231 (15.03%) Investment Management
15 230 (14.96%) Fintech
16 220 (14.31%) Asset Management
17 210 (13.66%) OOP
17 210 (13.66%) User Stories
18 204 (13.27%) Open Source
19 200 (13.01%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,537 (100.00%) Java
2 469 (30.51%) Python
3 404 (26.28%) JavaScript
4 247 (16.07%) SQL
5 170 (11.06%) Kotlin
6 163 (10.61%) Shell Script
7 158 (10.28%) TypeScript
8 135 (8.78%) Perl
9 129 (8.39%) Ruby
10 128 (8.33%) PHP
11 126 (8.20%) PowerShell
12 92 (5.99%) Scala
13 72 (4.68%) Go
14 31 (2.02%) C#
15 12 (0.78%) C++
16 10 (0.65%) Bash
17 6 (0.39%) C
17 6 (0.39%) Groovy
17 6 (0.39%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 76 (4.94%) Degree
2 24 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.13%) ISEB
7 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.065%) CFA
8 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (13.79%) QA
2 19 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 715 (46.52%) Docker
2 51 (3.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 670 (43.59%) Kubernetes
2 187 (12.17%) Terraform
3 87 (5.66%) Ansible
4 74 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (3.97%) Docker Swarm
6 53 (3.45%) Puppet
7 27 (1.76%) Istio
8 3 (0.20%) Grafana
9 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.065%) Packer
Vendors
1 311 (20.23%) Google
2 279 (18.15%) Microsoft
3 55 (3.58%) Oracle
4 48 (3.12%) Confluent
5 21 (1.37%) BT
6 13 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 11 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.52%) LexisNexis
9 7 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.39%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.39%) Splunk
11 4 (0.26%) IBM
12 3 (0.20%) PayPal
13 2 (0.13%) Perforce
13 2 (0.13%) Spotify
13 2 (0.13%) Sun
13 2 (0.13%) Veracode
14 1 (0.065%) Black Duck
14 1 (0.065%) Dynatrace
14 1 (0.065%) Red Hat