Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 282 247
Rank change year-on-year +53 -35 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 532 695 990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.21% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.27% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 483 706 901
Median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £102,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% +3.64% +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 34,052 54,819 66,085
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.34% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27,662 44,748 53,962
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +34 109 £85,000 +13.33% 8
West London +35 12 £52,500 -4.55% 6
East London +10 4 £70,000 +27.27% 1
South London +9 3 £45,140 -23.17%
North London - 1 - - 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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.

1 532 (100.00%) Java
2 360 (67.67%) Software Engineering
3 316 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (57.33%) Finance
5 303 (56.95%) AWS
6 225 (42.29%) Docker
6 225 (42.29%) Microservices
7 211 (39.66%) Kubernetes
8 176 (33.08%) JavaScript
9 163 (30.64%) TDD
10 154 (28.95%) DevOps
11 140 (26.32%) Python
12 135 (25.38%) Java 8
13 134 (25.19%) Spring
14 133 (25.00%) Web Services
15 132 (24.81%) SQL
16 127 (23.87%) Asset Management
17 123 (23.12%) Banking
18 120 (22.56%) Fintech
19 118 (22.18%) Azure
20 105 (19.74%) RESTful
21 102 (19.17%) React
22 93 (17.48%) Test Automation
23 92 (17.29%) Linux
24 90 (16.92%) Open Source
25 88 (16.54%) Git (software)
26 87 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
27 85 (15.98%) Hedge funds
27 85 (15.98%) NoSQL
28 81 (15.23%) Front Office

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 26 (4.89%) Apache
2 17 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.26%) CMS
3 12 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.13%) Confluence
5 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.75%) CICS
6 4 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.56%) Luigi
8 2 (0.38%) Drupal
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.19%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 303 (56.95%) AWS
2 118 (22.18%) Azure
3 75 (14.10%) GCP
4 36 (6.77%) OpenShift
5 28 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (5.26%) Serverless
6 21 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
7 20 (3.76%) Apigee
8 15 (2.82%) SaaS
9 10 (1.88%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (1.13%) GitHub
12 5 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.56%) PaaS
15 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) Multicast
2 2 (0.38%) Firewall
2 2 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.98%) NoSQL
2 78 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (12.59%) MySQL
4 59 (11.09%) MongoDB
5 38 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 34 (6.39%) Big Data
7 28 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 28 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.38%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.44%) Redis
12 8 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.13%) KDB
14 5 (0.94%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (0.94%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.94%) Sqoop
15 4 (0.75%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.75%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 88 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 73 (13.72%) Jenkins
3 43 (8.08%) JUnit
4 35 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 32 (6.02%) Maven
6 27 (5.08%) Mocha
7 21 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (3.95%) Selenium
8 20 (3.76%) Artifactory
8 20 (3.76%) GitLab
8 20 (3.76%) Travis CI
9 18 (3.38%) JIRA
10 8 (1.50%) Postman
11 7 (1.32%) Mockito
11 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.94%) Gradle
13 4 (0.75%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 305 (57.33%) Finance
2 123 (23.12%) Banking
3 81 (15.23%) Front Office
4 64 (12.03%) Investment Banking
5 42 (7.89%) Public Sector
6 14 (2.63%) Retail
7 11 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.32%) Games
9 4 (0.75%) Back Office
10 3 (0.56%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (25.19%) Spring
2 133 (25.00%) Web Services
3 105 (19.74%) RESTful
4 102 (19.17%) React
5 74 (13.91%) AngularJS
6 72 (13.53%) Kafka
7 71 (13.35%) Node.js
8 58 (10.90%) Spring Boot
9 57 (10.71%) J2EE
10 54 (10.15%) REST
11 42 (7.89%) Vue.js
12 35 (6.58%) HTML
13 30 (5.64%) CSS
14 28 (5.26%) Jest
15 23 (4.32%) Swagger
16 21 (3.95%) gRPC
17 20 (3.76%) Hibernate
17 20 (3.76%) OAuth
18 10 (1.88%) JMS
19 9 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.98%) Hedge funds
2 62 (11.65%) Fixed Income
3 56 (10.53%) Derivative
3 56 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (10.34%) Equities
5 40 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (4.51%) Cloud Native
8 18 (3.38%) Data Structures
9 16 (3.01%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (0.75%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.29%) Linux
2 64 (12.03%) Mac OS X
3 51 (9.59%) Unix
4 28 (5.26%) Android
5 27 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.94%) Windows
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (67.67%) Software Engineering
2 316 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (42.29%) Microservices
4 163 (30.64%) TDD
5 154 (28.95%) DevOps
6 127 (23.87%) Asset Management
7 120 (22.56%) Fintech
8 93 (17.48%) Test Automation
9 90 (16.92%) Open Source
10 87 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (14.85%) BDD
12 77 (14.47%) Investment Management
13 76 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 72 (13.53%) Mentoring
15 65 (12.22%) Machine Learning
16 50 (9.40%) Coaching
17 46 (8.65%) Scrum
18 45 (8.46%) Continuous Deployment
18 45 (8.46%) Decision-Making
18 45 (8.46%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 532 (100.00%) Java
2 176 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 140 (26.32%) Python
4 135 (25.38%) Java 8
5 132 (24.81%) SQL
6 61 (11.47%) Kotlin
7 52 (9.77%) Scala
8 25 (4.70%) C++
9 23 (4.32%) Apple Swift
9 23 (4.32%) Ruby
10 14 (2.63%) C#
10 14 (2.63%) PHP
11 12 (2.26%) C
12 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.13%) Go
12 6 (1.13%) Groovy
13 5 (0.94%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.75%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.75%) Clojure
14 4 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.02%) Degree
2 23 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.88%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) PhD
5 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) SANS
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.90%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 15022
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 225 (42.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 211 (39.66%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.14%) Marathon
2 22 (4.14%) Mesos
3 21 (3.95%) Terraform
4 19 (3.57%) Ansible
4 19 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.13%) Grafana
6 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.56%) Oozie
7 3 (0.56%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 65 (12.22%) Google
2 50 (9.40%) Oracle
3 9 (1.69%) Adobe
4 4 (0.75%) Calypso
4 4 (0.75%) Compuware
4 4 (0.75%) IBM
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.56%) MuleSoft
5 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.56%) Solace
5 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.38%) FIS
6 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.38%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.19%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.19%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.19%) Teradata
7 1 (0.19%) VMware