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The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £91,355 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 407 366 328
Rank change year-on-year -41 -38 +141
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 609 258 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 341 215 302
10th Percentile £56,250 £46,750 £45,625
25th Percentile £77,500 £65,625 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £91,355 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.19% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £122,500 £102,500 £112,500
90th Percentile £130,000 £132,500 £118,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -15.38% +18.18%

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 64,983 31,400 36,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.81% 91.31% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33,619 24,242 30,145
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -58 17 £125,000 +56.25% 17
West London -62 14 - - 10
South London -54 5 £50,000 +127.27% 2
North London - 2 £55,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 609 (100.00%) Java
2 607 (99.67%) Software Engineering
3 446 (73.23%) Agile
4 396 (65.02%) AWS
5 336 (55.17%) Finance
6 306 (50.25%) Microservices
7 275 (45.16%) React
8 256 (42.04%) CI/CD
9 236 (38.75%) GCP
10 225 (36.95%) Spring
11 216 (35.47%) Docker
12 214 (35.14%) JavaScript
13 212 (34.81%) Azure
14 208 (34.15%) Investment Management
15 190 (31.20%) Kafka
16 185 (30.38%) Asset Management
17 180 (29.56%) Python
18 178 (29.23%) Analytics
19 154 (25.29%) TDD
19 154 (25.29%) DevOps
20 153 (25.12%) Kubernetes
21 152 (24.96%) Hedge funds
22 149 (24.47%) Mentoring
23 148 (24.30%) QA
24 146 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
25 143 (23.48%) TypeScript
26 137 (22.50%) Front Office
27 134 (22.00%) Spring Boot
28 130 (21.35%) Test Automation
29 115 (18.88%) Full Stack Development

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 59 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (4.11%) CMS
3 24 (3.94%) Confluence
4 13 (2.13%) ColdFusion
4 13 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.82%) Apache
6 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 396 (65.02%) AWS
2 236 (38.75%) GCP
3 212 (34.81%) Azure
4 56 (9.20%) Serverless
5 53 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
6 46 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (7.55%) Amazon S3
7 31 (5.09%) GitHub
8 23 (3.78%) SaaS
9 17 (2.79%) Miro
10 12 (1.97%) OpenShift
11 7 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.15%) Vercel
12 6 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.99%) AWS Fargate
12 6 (0.99%) AWS IoT
13 5 (0.82%) GitHub Actions
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon EKS
14 1 (0.16%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.88%) HTTP
2 3 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
2 94 (15.44%) MongoDB
3 84 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 57 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 53 (8.70%) Amazon Aurora
6 52 (8.54%) Redis
7 49 (8.05%) MySQL
8 18 (2.96%) Big Data
9 17 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.31%) SQL Server
11 6 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.66%) CockroachDB
12 4 (0.66%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (11.17%) GitLab
2 56 (9.20%) Jenkins
3 39 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.40%) JUnit
4 26 (4.27%) JIRA
5 25 (4.11%) Cucumber
6 21 (3.45%) Mockito
7 19 (3.12%) Postman
8 18 (2.96%) Babel
9 17 (2.79%) Maven
9 17 (2.79%) Subversion
10 13 (2.13%) Gradle
11 9 (1.48%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.15%) IBM UrbanCode
13 7 (1.15%) Selenium
14 6 (0.99%) CMake
15 5 (0.82%) CircleCI
15 5 (0.82%) Codeship
General
1 336 (55.17%) Finance
2 137 (22.50%) Front Office
3 98 (16.09%) Social Skills
4 86 (14.12%) Banking
5 71 (11.66%) Games
6 65 (10.67%) Retail
7 27 (4.43%) Law
8 18 (2.96%) Billing
8 18 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (2.13%) Marketing
11 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.66%) Aviation
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (45.16%) React
2 225 (36.95%) Spring
3 190 (31.20%) Kafka
4 134 (22.00%) Spring Boot
5 108 (17.73%) RabbitMQ
6 102 (16.75%) gRPC
7 73 (11.99%) RESTful
8 68 (11.17%) Web Services
9 54 (8.87%) GraphQL
9 54 (8.87%) Protocol Buffers
10 51 (8.37%) REST
11 49 (8.05%) ActiveMQ
12 47 (7.72%) AngularJS
13 44 (7.22%) Apache Camel
14 41 (6.73%) Vue.js
15 35 (5.75%) Middleware
16 28 (4.60%) Hibernate
17 21 (3.45%) PowerMock
18 18 (2.96%) React Native
18 18 (2.96%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 152 (24.96%) Hedge funds
2 90 (14.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 89 (14.61%) Fixed Income
4 87 (14.29%) Equities
5 58 (9.52%) Derivative
6 51 (8.37%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.45%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.96%) Credit Risk
10 14 (2.30%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.97%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.48%) iPad
13 7 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
13 7 (1.15%) Cyberattack
13 7 (1.15%) User Experience
14 6 (0.99%) IoT
15 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.82%) Video on Demand
16 4 (0.66%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.66%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.24%) Linux
2 11 (1.81%) Unix
3 6 (0.99%) OpenWrt
4 4 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.16%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (99.67%) Software Engineering
2 446 (73.23%) Agile
3 306 (50.25%) Microservices
4 256 (42.04%) CI/CD
5 208 (34.15%) Investment Management
6 185 (30.38%) Asset Management
7 178 (29.23%) Analytics
8 154 (25.29%) DevOps
8 154 (25.29%) TDD
9 149 (24.47%) Mentoring
10 130 (21.35%) Test Automation
11 115 (18.88%) Full Stack Development
12 111 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (11.49%) Data Science
14 68 (11.17%) Front End Development
15 65 (10.67%) Deployment Automation
16 62 (10.18%) Machine Learning
17 61 (10.02%) Scrum
18 58 (9.52%) Business Analysis
19 57 (9.36%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 609 (100.00%) Java
2 214 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 180 (29.56%) Python
4 143 (23.48%) TypeScript
5 105 (17.24%) Kotlin
6 44 (7.22%) SQL
7 35 (5.75%) Go
8 30 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.27%) Scala
10 15 (2.46%) C#
11 11 (1.81%) C++
12 6 (0.99%) C
13 4 (0.66%) Dart
13 4 (0.66%) F#
13 4 (0.66%) R
13 4 (0.66%) Rust
14 3 (0.49%) Bash
14 3 (0.49%) Groovy
15 2 (0.33%) PHP
16 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (6.57%) Degree
2 17 (2.79%) Master's Degree
3 16 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (24.30%) QA
2 19 (3.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 216 (35.47%) Docker
2 48 (7.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 153 (25.12%) Kubernetes
2 96 (15.76%) Terraform
3 10 (1.64%) Ansible
4 6 (0.99%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Grafana
Vendors
1 21 (3.45%) BT
2 13 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 9 (1.48%) Google
3 9 (1.48%) Oracle
4 8 (1.31%) LexisNexis
5 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.33%) Perforce
7 1 (0.16%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.16%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.16%) Splunk
7 1 (0.16%) Spotify