Period
to 22 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 315 404 456
Rank change year-on-year +89 +52 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 171 370 425
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.83% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 167 346 363
Median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +20.30% -1.48%
10th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £113,750 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% +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 19,167 52,471 65,239
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 95.24% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,841 42,724 53,123
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in London

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in London

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 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 +130 34 £85,000 +13.33% 19
East London +30 2 £70,000 -3.45% 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Java
2 170 (99.42%) Software Engineering
3 124 (72.51%) Finance
4 93 (54.39%) AWS
5 81 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (42.11%) Python
7 70 (40.94%) Docker
7 70 (40.94%) Microservices
7 70 (40.94%) Kubernetes
8 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 62 (36.26%) Asset Management
10 60 (35.09%) Fintech
11 59 (34.50%) Web Services
12 49 (28.65%) Computer Science
13 44 (25.73%) Greenfield Project
14 41 (23.98%) Hedge funds
15 39 (22.81%) Machine Learning
15 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
16 32 (18.71%) QA
16 32 (18.71%) Banking
16 32 (18.71%) JUnit
17 31 (18.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 31 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
17 31 (18.13%) OpenShift
17 31 (18.13%) QA Automation
18 28 (16.37%) Cucumber
19 27 (15.79%) Mocha
19 27 (15.79%) Jest
20 26 (15.20%) Linux
21 25 (14.62%) SQL

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 17 (9.94%) Apache
2 3 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 93 (54.39%) AWS
2 31 (18.13%) OpenShift
3 21 (12.28%) Azure
3 21 (12.28%) Serverless
4 19 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (8.77%) Amazon ECS
5 15 (8.77%) Apigee
5 15 (8.77%) GCP
6 5 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (11.11%) MySQL
3 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (7.02%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.85%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.75%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.75%) Flink
10 2 (1.17%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (1.17%) Big Data
10 2 (1.17%) GIS
10 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.17%) Redis
10 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.58%) NewSQL
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (18.71%) JUnit
2 28 (16.37%) Cucumber
3 27 (15.79%) Mocha
4 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
5 20 (11.70%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.77%) Artifactory
6 15 (8.77%) GitLab
7 6 (3.51%) Maven
8 4 (2.34%) Mockito
9 2 (1.17%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.17%) JBehave
9 2 (1.17%) JIRA
9 2 (1.17%) jMock
10 1 (0.58%) Gradle
10 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
General
1 124 (72.51%) Finance
2 32 (18.71%) Banking
3 22 (12.87%) Front Office
4 3 (1.75%) Back Office
4 3 (1.75%) Private Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.50%) Web Services
2 27 (15.79%) Jest
3 25 (14.62%) RESTful
4 21 (12.28%) Spring
5 19 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.53%) Node.js
7 15 (8.77%) gRPC
7 15 (8.77%) Kafka
7 15 (8.77%) OAuth
7 15 (8.77%) React
7 15 (8.77%) Spring Boot
7 15 (8.77%) Swagger
8 12 (7.02%) Vue.js
9 7 (4.09%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (2.92%) JMS
10 5 (2.92%) REST
11 4 (2.34%) Java SE
11 4 (2.34%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (2.34%) Middleware
12 3 (1.75%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.73%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (23.98%) Hedge funds
3 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (11.70%) Algorithms
5 19 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 16 (9.36%) Fixed Income
7 15 (8.77%) Equities
8 10 (5.85%) Derivative
9 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.20%) Linux
2 9 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.58%) CentOS
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (99.42%) Software Engineering
2 81 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (40.94%) Microservices
4 62 (36.26%) Asset Management
5 60 (35.09%) Fintech
6 49 (28.65%) Computer Science
7 39 (22.81%) Machine Learning
7 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
8 31 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 31 (18.13%) QA Automation
8 31 (18.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 25 (14.62%) DevOps
9 25 (14.62%) SDET
10 24 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (14.04%) SDLC
11 23 (13.45%) Investment Management
11 23 (13.45%) Mentoring
12 22 (12.87%) Multithreading
12 22 (12.87%) TDD
13 20 (11.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 171 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (42.11%) Python
3 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 25 (14.62%) SQL
5 21 (12.28%) Kotlin
6 12 (7.02%) Java 8
7 9 (5.26%) C++
8 8 (4.68%) Scala
9 6 (3.51%) Go
10 4 (2.34%) C#
11 3 (1.75%) R
12 2 (1.17%) C
12 2 (1.17%) Clojure
12 2 (1.17%) PHP
12 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.17%) Ruby
12 2 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Degree
2 18 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (7.02%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.71%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 70 (40.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (40.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Grafana
2 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) Google
3 1 (0.58%) NetIQ
3 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.58%) Talend
3 1 (0.58%) VMware