Period
to 28 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 362 367 338
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29 +147
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 441 120 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.60% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 343 116 418
10th Percentile £59,500 £58,750 £54,450
25th Percentile £75,000 £72,188 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +25.93%
75th Percentile £127,500 £100,625 £108,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £136,250 £122,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -18.52% +22.73%

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 46,171 20,095 51,465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.00% 93.63% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32,263 17,153 42,342
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £103,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 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 -58 27 £80,000 -5.88% 18
East London - 6 £110,000 - 5
West London - 5 - - 7
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 441 (100.00%) Java
2 434 (98.41%) Software Engineering
3 292 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (63.49%) AWS
5 218 (49.43%) Microservices
6 207 (46.94%) Finance
7 204 (46.26%) Python
8 192 (43.54%) Asset Management
9 154 (34.92%) Web Services
10 147 (33.33%) Investment Management
11 139 (31.52%) GCP
12 133 (30.16%) Azure
13 131 (29.71%) SQL
14 125 (28.34%) Spring
15 122 (27.66%) Analytics
16 121 (27.44%) DevOps
17 120 (27.21%) Docker
17 120 (27.21%) QA
18 115 (26.08%) Test Automation
18 115 (26.08%) JavaScript
19 106 (24.04%) Banking
20 105 (23.81%) Full Stack Development
21 97 (22.00%) Hedge funds
22 89 (20.18%) gRPC
23 88 (19.95%) Kubernetes
24 84 (19.05%) Serverless
25 83 (18.82%) AWS Lambda
26 78 (17.69%) Amazon EC2
27 76 (17.23%) Amazon Athena
28 75 (17.01%) Data Science

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 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.17%) Apache
3 11 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.36%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.13%) Confluence
6 4 (0.91%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.68%) CICS
7 3 (0.68%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) IIS
8 2 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 280 (63.49%) AWS
2 139 (31.52%) GCP
3 133 (30.16%) Azure
4 84 (19.05%) Serverless
5 83 (18.82%) AWS Lambda
6 78 (17.69%) Amazon EC2
7 64 (14.51%) Amazon ECS
8 25 (5.67%) GitHub
9 18 (4.08%) SaaS
10 17 (3.85%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.81%) Datadog
12 6 (1.36%) BrowserStack
13 5 (1.13%) Amazon EKS
13 5 (1.13%) AWS KMS
13 5 (1.13%) CloudFront
13 5 (1.13%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.13%) PaaS
14 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.91%) Slack
15 3 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) HTTP
2 4 (0.91%) RIP
3 2 (0.45%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.45%) Firewall
3 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.23%) Amazon Athena
2 70 (15.87%) Amazon Aurora
3 53 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 36 (8.16%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.31%) Big Data
7 17 (3.85%) Redis
8 15 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.95%) Metadata
10 9 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.81%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.59%) BigQuery
12 7 (1.59%) SQL Server
13 6 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.13%) MySQL
15 3 (0.68%) DB2
15 3 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 62 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 39 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.12%) Maven
4 26 (5.90%) JUnit
5 20 (4.54%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.54%) GitLab
6 17 (3.85%) JIRA
7 14 (3.17%) Mockito
8 9 (2.04%) Selenium
9 8 (1.81%) Gradle
10 6 (1.36%) Appium
10 6 (1.36%) Gatling
10 6 (1.36%) JMeter
10 6 (1.36%) Serenity BDD
11 5 (1.13%) RSpec
12 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.45%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.45%) Protractor
13 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 207 (46.94%) Finance
2 106 (24.04%) Banking
3 45 (10.20%) Retail
4 38 (8.62%) Front Office
5 36 (8.16%) Social Skills
6 22 (4.99%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.59%) Games
9 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.13%) Billing
11 4 (0.91%) Back Office
11 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (0.91%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.45%) Marketing
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (34.92%) Web Services
2 125 (28.34%) Spring
3 89 (20.18%) gRPC
4 70 (15.87%) Kafka
5 61 (13.83%) Spring Boot
6 60 (13.61%) React
7 45 (10.20%) REST
8 35 (7.94%) AngularJS
9 33 (7.48%) RESTful
10 29 (6.58%) Hibernate
10 29 (6.58%) J2EE
11 28 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (5.67%) Protocol Buffers
13 16 (3.63%) HTML
14 13 (2.95%) CSS
14 13 (2.95%) PowerMock
15 12 (2.72%) Apache Avro
15 12 (2.72%) JSON
16 10 (2.27%) Spring Cloud
17 9 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (22.00%) Hedge funds
2 67 (15.19%) Derivative
3 64 (14.51%) Pricing Data
4 37 (8.39%) Equities
5 33 (7.48%) Fixed Income
6 27 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.17%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.95%) Digital Media
9 13 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.04%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.81%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.59%) Clustering
13 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.36%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.24%) Linux
2 26 (5.90%) Unix
3 12 (2.72%) Android
4 8 (1.81%) Windows
5 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (98.41%) Software Engineering
2 292 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (49.43%) Microservices
4 192 (43.54%) Asset Management
5 147 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 122 (27.66%) Analytics
7 121 (27.44%) DevOps
8 115 (26.08%) Test Automation
9 105 (23.81%) Full Stack Development
10 75 (17.01%) Data Science
11 71 (16.10%) Artificial Intelligence
11 71 (16.10%) Data Management
11 71 (16.10%) TDD
12 69 (15.65%) Project Delivery
13 64 (14.51%) Enterprise Data Management
14 50 (11.34%) Business Analysis
15 49 (11.11%) Scrum
16 48 (10.88%) Data Analytics
16 48 (10.88%) SDLC
17 47 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 441 (100.00%) Java
2 204 (46.26%) Python
3 131 (29.71%) SQL
4 115 (26.08%) JavaScript
5 46 (10.43%) TypeScript
6 42 (9.52%) Java 8
7 41 (9.30%) Scala
8 39 (8.84%) Kotlin
9 37 (8.39%) Java 11
10 15 (3.40%) Perl
11 14 (3.17%) C#
11 14 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.95%) Groovy
13 6 (1.36%) Clojure
14 4 (0.91%) C
15 3 (0.68%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.68%) COBOL
15 3 (0.68%) PHP
15 3 (0.68%) PL/1
16 2 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (5.67%) Degree
2 14 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.91%) PhD
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (27.21%) QA
System Software
1 120 (27.21%) Docker
2 6 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (19.95%) Kubernetes
2 52 (11.79%) Terraform
3 37 (8.39%) Grafana
3 37 (8.39%) Prometheus
4 17 (3.85%) Ansible
5 12 (2.72%) Puppet
6 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.68%) Kibana
8 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (8.39%) Oracle
2 13 (2.95%) BT
2 13 (2.95%) Sybase
3 11 (2.49%) Google
4 5 (1.13%) IBM
4 5 (1.13%) Spotify
5 4 (0.91%) Twitter
6 3 (0.68%) Compuware
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe
7 2 (0.45%) Citrix
7 2 (0.45%) F5
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.23%) Alibaba
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.23%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.23%) ESRI
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.23%) Perforce
8 1 (0.23%) Splunk