Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 212 258
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 868 296 729
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.61% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 615 277 638
10th Percentile £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.52%
75th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £99,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £136,250 £118,750
England median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +19.23% - +13.04%

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 45,343 18,391 51,645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.49% 93.56% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31,299 15,616 42,534
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,648
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.05% +6.08%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -41 115 £81,250 -4.41% 49
West London -55 27 £65,000 - 16
East London -15 7 £110,000 +120.00% 7
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 868 (100.00%) Java
2 539 (62.10%) Software Engineering
3 525 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
4 463 (53.34%) Microservices
5 439 (50.58%) AWS
6 358 (41.24%) Spring
7 304 (35.02%) Docker
8 303 (34.91%) Kubernetes
9 301 (34.68%) Finance
10 287 (33.06%) Python
11 273 (31.45%) SQL
12 218 (25.12%) DevOps
13 217 (25.00%) TDD
14 216 (24.88%) Test Automation
15 195 (22.47%) Kafka
16 180 (20.74%) Asset Management
17 178 (20.51%) GCP
18 173 (19.93%) Web Services
19 158 (18.20%) REST
20 157 (18.09%) Jenkins
21 156 (17.97%) Azure
22 154 (17.74%) Investment Management
23 152 (17.51%) QA
24 149 (17.17%) Spring Boot
25 148 (17.05%) JavaScript
26 145 (16.71%) Banking
27 142 (16.36%) Full Stack Development
28 139 (16.01%) Java 8
28 139 (16.01%) Relational Database
29 133 (15.32%) Scrum

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 58 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 22 (2.53%) Apache
3 17 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.92%) Jupyter
5 7 (0.81%) Confluence
6 6 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.58%) CICS
7 5 (0.58%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.46%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) GemFire
9 2 (0.23%) Tornado
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 439 (50.58%) AWS
2 178 (20.51%) GCP
3 156 (17.97%) Azure
4 108 (12.44%) Serverless
5 99 (11.41%) AWS Lambda
6 90 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (8.87%) Amazon ECS
8 37 (4.26%) GitHub
9 26 (3.00%) OpenShift
10 22 (2.53%) Amazon S3
11 20 (2.30%) SaaS
12 14 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (1.04%) BrowserStack
15 8 (0.92%) Datadog
16 7 (0.81%) PaaS
17 6 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
19 4 (0.46%) Cloud Functions
19 4 (0.46%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.23%) HTTP
2 6 (0.69%) Internet
2 6 (0.69%) SMS
3 4 (0.46%) RIP
4 2 (0.23%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (16.01%) Relational Database
2 121 (13.94%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (11.75%) NoSQL
4 81 (9.33%) Amazon Aurora
5 79 (9.10%) Amazon Athena
6 57 (6.57%) Big Data
7 46 (5.30%) MySQL
8 39 (4.49%) Hadoop
9 38 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (4.38%) MongoDB
10 23 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.53%) Blockchain
11 22 (2.53%) Redis
12 19 (2.19%) BigQuery
12 19 (2.19%) SQL Server
13 18 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.61%) DB2
16 13 (1.50%) Data Lake
16 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 157 (18.09%) Jenkins
2 101 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 71 (8.18%) JUnit
4 61 (7.03%) Maven
5 52 (5.99%) Cucumber
6 46 (5.30%) Gradle
7 41 (4.72%) GitLab
8 37 (4.26%) JIRA
9 31 (3.57%) Selenium
10 26 (3.00%) JMeter
11 24 (2.76%) Mockito
12 20 (2.30%) SoapUI
13 18 (2.07%) Gatling
14 17 (1.96%) IntelliJ
15 15 (1.73%) TestNG
16 14 (1.61%) GoCD
17 12 (1.38%) WebDriver
18 11 (1.27%) Appium
18 11 (1.27%) CircleCI
18 11 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 301 (34.68%) Finance
2 145 (16.71%) Banking
3 121 (13.94%) Social Skills
4 99 (11.41%) Retail
5 39 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.57%) Front Office
6 31 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 28 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 10 (1.15%) Law
9 10 (1.15%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (0.81%) Billing
12 6 (0.69%) Games
12 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.58%) Legal
13 5 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.46%) Back Office
15 3 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (41.24%) Spring
2 195 (22.47%) Kafka
3 173 (19.93%) Web Services
4 158 (18.20%) REST
5 149 (17.17%) Spring Boot
6 122 (14.06%) React
7 116 (13.36%) gRPC
8 95 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 72 (8.29%) RESTful
10 47 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 46 (5.30%) HTML
11 46 (5.30%) J2EE
12 41 (4.72%) Java EE
13 40 (4.61%) CSS
14 38 (4.38%) Node.js
15 28 (3.23%) JSON
15 28 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (3.23%) XML
16 27 (3.11%) SOAP
17 21 (2.42%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.06%) Hedge funds
2 74 (8.53%) Pricing Data
3 55 (6.34%) Cloud Native
4 52 (5.99%) Derivative
5 41 (4.72%) User Experience
6 40 (4.61%) Algorithms
7 28 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (3.23%) Equities
8 24 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (2.65%) Public Cloud
10 22 (2.53%) Fixed Income
11 21 (2.42%) iPhone
11 21 (2.42%) SWIFT
12 19 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (2.07%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.96%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (1.61%) Digital Media
16 11 (1.27%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.17%) Linux
2 25 (2.88%) Unix
3 22 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (2.42%) Android
4 21 (2.42%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.69%) Windows
7 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (62.10%) Software Engineering
2 525 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (53.34%) Microservices
4 218 (25.12%) DevOps
5 217 (25.00%) TDD
6 216 (24.88%) Test Automation
7 180 (20.74%) Asset Management
8 154 (17.74%) Investment Management
9 142 (16.36%) Full Stack Development
10 133 (15.32%) Scrum
11 110 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
12 109 (12.56%) Fintech
13 104 (11.98%) Analytics
14 101 (11.64%) Open Source
15 99 (11.41%) Artificial Intelligence
16 90 (10.37%) Data Science
17 88 (10.14%) Computer Science
18 86 (9.91%) SDLC
19 81 (9.33%) Data Management
20 79 (9.10%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 868 (100.00%) Java
2 287 (33.06%) Python
3 273 (31.45%) SQL
4 148 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 139 (16.01%) Java 8
6 92 (10.60%) Java 11
7 74 (8.53%) TypeScript
8 64 (7.37%) Kotlin
9 59 (6.80%) Scala
10 31 (3.57%) C#
11 17 (1.96%) C++
11 17 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.84%) C
13 14 (1.61%) Groovy
13 14 (1.61%) Perl
14 13 (1.50%) Go
15 10 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (8.76%) Degree
2 55 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.42%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.81%) PhD
6 6 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) OCP
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.12%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (17.51%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 304 (35.02%) Docker
2 6 (0.69%) HDFS
3 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 303 (34.91%) Kubernetes
2 71 (8.18%) Ansible
3 52 (5.99%) Terraform
4 42 (4.84%) Prometheus
5 41 (4.72%) Grafana
5 41 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (4.49%) Puppet
7 32 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (1.73%) Mesos
9 5 (0.58%) Kibana
10 2 (0.23%) Control-M
10 2 (0.23%) Istio
10 2 (0.23%) Oozie
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 88 (10.14%) Oracle
2 30 (3.46%) Google
3 25 (2.88%) Sybase
4 21 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.61%) BT
6 12 (1.38%) Splunk
7 7 (0.81%) Talend
8 6 (0.69%) IBM
9 5 (0.58%) Compuware
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.58%) Spotify
10 4 (0.46%) Adobe
10 4 (0.46%) Instagram
10 4 (0.46%) New Relic
10 4 (0.46%) Twitter
11 3 (0.35%) Cadence
12 2 (0.23%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.23%) Zend
13 1 (0.12%) Perforce