Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 506 624
Rank change year-on-year +105 +118 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 511 312 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 467 252 261
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.38% +14.63%

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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in London

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in London

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in London

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 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 +46 105 £60,000 +14.29% 21
West London +26 23 £67,500 +22.73% 7
South London 0 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East London +3 2 £65,000 -23.53%
North London -3 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 508 (99.41%) Software Engineering
3 316 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (45.21%) Spring
5 209 (40.90%) TDD
6 190 (37.18%) JavaScript
7 160 (31.31%) Microservices
8 134 (26.22%) Web Services
9 125 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
10 124 (24.27%) RESTful
11 118 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (20.74%) Scala
13 101 (19.77%) Finance
14 100 (19.57%) Scrum
14 100 (19.57%) Open Source
15 99 (19.37%) J2EE
16 96 (18.79%) SQL
17 95 (18.59%) HTML
17 95 (18.59%) Python
18 94 (18.40%) DevOps
19 91 (17.81%) AngularJS
20 89 (17.42%) Google
21 84 (16.44%) OO
22 83 (16.24%) Maven
23 77 (15.07%) Mentoring
24 75 (14.68%) Docker
25 74 (14.48%) REST
26 73 (14.29%) Hibernate
27 71 (13.89%) CSS
27 71 (13.89%) Java EE

Java Software 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 42 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.89%) Apache
3 23 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (1.76%) Confluence
5 9 (1.76%) JBoss
6 8 (1.57%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.57%) CMS
7 6 (1.17%) Mule
8 4 (0.78%) IIS
8 4 (0.78%) Jetty
8 4 (0.78%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.59%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.39%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.59%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 125 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.54%) SaaS
5 12 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.15%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.57%) GitHub
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.78%) Heroku
10 3 (0.59%) Force.com
10 3 (0.59%) Serverless
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) IaaS
11 2 (0.39%) PaaS
12 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.20%) Route 53
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.46%) Internet
2 30 (5.87%) ATM
3 6 (1.17%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.98%) NoSQL
2 49 (9.59%) Hadoop
3 47 (9.20%) Big Data
4 45 (8.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.87%) MySQL
7 27 (5.28%) SQL Server
8 26 (5.09%) MongoDB
9 24 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.74%) Blockchain
11 10 (1.96%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.76%) OrientDB
13 5 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.78%) Infinispan
14 4 (0.78%) Redis
15 2 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 83 (16.24%) Maven
2 70 (13.70%) JUnit
3 66 (12.92%) Jenkins
4 56 (10.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (8.02%) Hudson
6 37 (7.24%) Gradle
7 36 (7.05%) Git (software)
8 35 (6.85%) Travis CI
9 22 (4.31%) JIRA
10 20 (3.91%) Ant
11 19 (3.72%) Mockito
12 15 (2.94%) Subversion
12 15 (2.94%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.54%) Cucumber
14 11 (2.15%) IntelliJ
14 11 (2.15%) Selenium
14 11 (2.15%) Spock
14 11 (2.15%) TestNG
15 9 (1.76%) EasyMock
16 6 (1.17%) Appium
General
1 101 (19.77%) Finance
2 51 (9.98%) Retail
3 37 (7.24%) Games
4 32 (6.26%) Banking
5 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Advertising
7 4 (0.78%) Back Office
7 4 (0.78%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.59%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (45.21%) Spring
2 134 (26.22%) Web Services
3 124 (24.27%) RESTful
4 99 (19.37%) J2EE
5 95 (18.59%) HTML
6 91 (17.81%) AngularJS
7 74 (14.48%) REST
8 73 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 71 (13.89%) CSS
9 71 (13.89%) Java EE
10 70 (13.70%) Spring Boot
11 60 (11.74%) React
12 59 (11.55%) Node.js
13 45 (8.81%) XML
14 38 (7.44%) GWT
14 38 (7.44%) HTML5
15 36 (7.05%) Kafka
16 34 (6.65%) Swing
17 30 (5.87%) SOAP
18 29 (5.68%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.83%) Computer Science
1 40 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (7.24%) Algorithms
3 30 (5.87%) EFT
4 28 (5.48%) Fintech
5 19 (3.72%) User Experience
6 14 (2.74%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.96%) Clustering
7 10 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.57%) Online Games
9 7 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.37%) IVR
10 5 (0.98%) PKI
11 4 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
11 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.78%) Xbox
12 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.13%) Linux
2 25 (4.89%) Unix
3 18 (3.52%) Android
4 14 (2.74%) Windows
5 12 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (99.41%) Software Engineering
2 316 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (40.90%) TDD
4 160 (31.31%) Microservices
5 118 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (19.57%) Open Source
6 100 (19.57%) Scrum
7 94 (18.40%) DevOps
8 84 (16.44%) OO
9 77 (15.07%) Mentoring
10 69 (13.50%) BDD
11 55 (10.76%) MVC
12 47 (9.20%) CQRS
13 45 (8.81%) E-Commerce
14 43 (8.41%) Web Development
15 41 (8.02%) Refactoring
16 38 (7.44%) Domain-Driven Design
17 37 (7.24%) SOA
18 34 (6.65%) Multithreading
19 31 (6.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 190 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 106 (20.74%) Scala
4 96 (18.79%) SQL
5 95 (18.59%) Python
6 41 (8.02%) C++
7 33 (6.46%) Go
8 31 (6.07%) C#
9 30 (5.87%) Ruby
10 27 (5.28%) Groovy
11 23 (4.50%) PHP
12 19 (3.72%) Clojure
13 16 (3.13%) Perl
14 13 (2.54%) Kotlin
15 11 (2.15%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.96%) C
17 9 (1.76%) R
18 7 (1.37%) GraphQL
18 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (10.96%) Degree
2 21 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.96%) PhD
5 5 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.78%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.78%) SEPA
3 2 (0.39%) PSD2
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (14.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.31%) Ansible
2 13 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.76%) Terraform
4 6 (1.17%) Puppet
5 4 (0.78%) Marathon
5 4 (0.78%) Mesos
5 4 (0.78%) Opsview
6 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 89 (17.42%) Google
2 62 (12.13%) Oracle
3 27 (5.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.37%) Pega
4 7 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.17%) ATG
5 6 (1.17%) Teradata
6 5 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 5 (0.98%) Facebook
7 4 (0.78%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.39%) New Relic
8 2 (0.39%) Perforce
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.20%) IBM
9 1 (0.20%) MapR
9 1 (0.20%) Sun
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) Yahoo!