Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 284 316
Rank change year-on-year -14 +32 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 754 884 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.17% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.24% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 640 801 688
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 64,101 71,509 73,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.63% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52,582 56,223 63,297
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -2 149 £70,000 +16.67% 35
West London +19 32 £50,000 - 12
East London +10 19 £68,750 -8.64% 4
South London +3 13 £53,750 -2.27% 4
North London +10 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 753 (99.87%) Java
2 429 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (56.37%) Software Engineering
4 248 (32.89%) Spring
5 232 (30.77%) Finance
6 226 (29.97%) TDD
7 220 (29.18%) Microservices
8 212 (28.12%) Amazon AWS
9 202 (26.79%) SQL
10 198 (26.26%) JavaScript
11 183 (24.27%) DevOps
12 175 (23.21%) Java 8
13 163 (21.62%) Docker
14 159 (21.09%) Jenkins
15 152 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
16 151 (20.03%) Python
17 149 (19.76%) Test Automation
18 147 (19.50%) BDD
19 141 (18.70%) Web Services
20 137 (18.17%) Scrum
21 123 (16.31%) REST
22 117 (15.52%) Git (software)
23 112 (14.85%) Scala
23 112 (14.85%) HTML
24 111 (14.72%) RESTful
25 110 (14.59%) Spring Boot
26 107 (14.19%) Linux
27 104 (13.79%) Selenium
28 102 (13.53%) Degree
29 101 (13.40%) C#

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 74 (9.81%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (8.09%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.98%) Apache
4 21 (2.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 19 (2.52%) IIS
6 16 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (1.72%) CMS
8 10 (1.33%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.33%) Confluence
9 7 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.93%) JBoss
9 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.80%) nginx
11 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.53%) Apache TomEE
12 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.27%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.27%) Jetty
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.66%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.12%) Front Arena
1 16 (2.12%) Markit EDM
1 16 (2.12%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 212 (28.12%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (6.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (4.24%) PaaS
5 30 (3.98%) Serverless
6 25 (3.32%) IaaS
7 24 (3.18%) GitHub
8 22 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (2.12%) SaaS
11 12 (1.59%) OpenShift
12 11 (1.46%) Amazon Alexa
12 11 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (1.33%) npm
14 9 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (1.06%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.39%) HTTP
2 10 (1.33%) SMS
3 8 (1.06%) Internet
4 7 (0.93%) ATM
4 7 (0.93%) SSL
4 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.80%) Firewall
6 5 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) MQTT
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.41%) Big Data
2 61 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 59 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 58 (7.69%) MySQL
5 54 (7.16%) MongoDB
6 53 (7.03%) Hadoop
7 43 (5.70%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.39%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.12%) Blockchain
11 16 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (2.12%) Redis
12 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.33%) HBase
15 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.06%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.93%) Hazelcast
18 6 (0.80%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 159 (21.09%) Jenkins
2 117 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 104 (13.79%) Selenium
4 94 (12.47%) Cucumber
5 75 (9.95%) Maven
6 64 (8.49%) JUnit
7 47 (6.23%) TeamCity
8 41 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (4.77%) Gradle
9 36 (4.77%) JIRA
10 34 (4.51%) WebDriver
11 32 (4.24%) Mockito
11 32 (4.24%) SpecFlow
12 25 (3.32%) Ant
13 20 (2.65%) NUnit
14 18 (2.39%) Vagrant
15 16 (2.12%) Subversion
16 15 (1.99%) Appium
16 15 (1.99%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.99%) TestNG
General
1 232 (30.77%) Finance
2 58 (7.69%) Front Office
3 56 (7.43%) Banking
4 43 (5.70%) Games
5 31 (4.11%) Retail
6 19 (2.52%) Advertising
7 15 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.86%) Publishing
9 13 (1.72%) Back Office
10 10 (1.33%) Marketing
10 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (32.89%) Spring
2 141 (18.70%) Web Services
3 123 (16.31%) REST
4 112 (14.85%) HTML
5 111 (14.72%) RESTful
6 110 (14.59%) Spring Boot
7 87 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 87 (11.54%) CSS
8 84 (11.14%) .NET
9 81 (10.74%) J2EE
10 72 (9.55%) Node.js
11 71 (9.42%) React
12 65 (8.62%) Hibernate
13 64 (8.49%) XML
14 62 (8.22%) Kafka
15 53 (7.03%) SOAP
16 42 (5.57%) JSON
17 30 (3.98%) Akka
17 30 (3.98%) J2SE
18 29 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.41%) Fintech
2 74 (9.81%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 50 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (6.10%) Hedge funds
6 44 (5.84%) Fixed Income
7 36 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (3.71%) Derivative
8 28 (3.71%) Equities
9 25 (3.32%) Algorithms
9 25 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (2.52%) User Experience
12 18 (2.39%) Public Cloud
13 17 (2.25%) Blog
14 15 (1.99%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.99%) Xbox
15 14 (1.86%) Smartphone
16 12 (1.59%) Online Games
17 11 (1.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (14.19%) Linux
2 42 (5.57%) Windows
3 36 (4.77%) Unix
4 16 (2.12%) Android
5 14 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (0.66%) Debian
9 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (56.37%) Software Engineering
3 226 (29.97%) TDD
4 220 (29.18%) Microservices
5 183 (24.27%) DevOps
6 152 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (19.76%) Test Automation
8 147 (19.50%) BDD
9 137 (18.17%) Scrum
10 99 (13.13%) OO
11 81 (10.74%) Open Source
12 80 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 78 (10.34%) Multithreading
14 66 (8.75%) Pair Programming
15 55 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (7.16%) E-Commerce
17 53 (7.03%) Mentoring
18 49 (6.50%) Front End Development
19 44 (5.84%) Asset Management
20 40 (5.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 753 (99.87%) Java
2 202 (26.79%) SQL
3 198 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 175 (23.21%) Java 8
5 151 (20.03%) Python
6 112 (14.85%) Scala
7 101 (13.40%) C#
8 62 (8.22%) Ruby
9 49 (6.50%) C++
10 38 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.45%) Kotlin
12 19 (2.52%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.39%) Perl
14 17 (2.25%) Bash Shell
15 16 (2.12%) PHP
16 15 (1.99%) C
17 14 (1.86%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.46%) Go
18 11 (1.46%) R
19 10 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 102 (13.53%) Degree
2 26 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (3.18%) PhD
4 15 (1.99%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.59%) CISSP
7 11 (1.46%) SANS
8 10 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.80%) CCNA
9 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.80%) CISM
9 6 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (0.80%) GIAC
9 6 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (0.80%) MCSE
9 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (0.80%) SSCP
10 5 (0.66%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (12.33%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 163 (21.62%) Docker
2 21 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.59%) HDFS
4 6 (0.80%) vSphere
5 3 (0.40%) Varnish
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) LXC
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (7.56%) Kubernetes
2 56 (7.43%) Terraform
3 50 (6.63%) Ansible
4 22 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (2.79%) Puppet
6 16 (2.12%) logstash
7 15 (1.99%) Grafana
7 15 (1.99%) Kibana
8 12 (1.59%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.93%) Salt
10 4 (0.53%) Rancher
11 3 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.27%) Nagios
12 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.13%) Mesos
13 1 (0.13%) Oozie
13 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (9.28%) Oracle
2 55 (7.29%) Google
3 27 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.52%) Adobe
4 19 (2.52%) Splunk
5 16 (2.12%) Calypso
5 16 (2.12%) Charles River
5 16 (2.12%) SimCorp
6 12 (1.59%) Facebook
6 12 (1.59%) IBM
7 10 (1.33%) Hortonworks
7 10 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.33%) WorldPay
8 9 (1.19%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.06%) Solace
10 7 (0.93%) SAP
11 6 (0.80%) Apple
12 5 (0.66%) New Relic
12 5 (0.66%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.53%) MapR