The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Java Developer
England / London
Rank 517 504 581
Rank change year-on-year -13 +77  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 71 152 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 145 64
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead Java Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 12 £77,500 +8.77% 1
West End of London +11 1 £100,000 +60.00% 2
Paddington - 1 £72,500 -
Lead Java Developer
England

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Lead Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.46%) SQL
4 58 (35.37%) TDD
5 49 (29.88%) Spring
6 47 (28.66%) Web Services
7 40 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 39 (23.78%) Scrum
8 39 (23.78%) Finance
9 37 (22.56%) Maven
9 37 (22.56%) HTML
9 37 (22.56%) Microservices
10 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
11 35 (21.34%) XML
11 35 (21.34%) AngularJS
12 34 (20.73%) BDD
13 33 (20.12%) Mentoring
14 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (19.51%) Oracle
15 28 (17.07%) Hibernate
15 28 (17.07%) REST
15 28 (17.07%) Scala
16 27 (16.46%) Tomcat
17 25 (15.24%) J2EE
18 23 (14.02%) CSS
18 23 (14.02%) Banking
18 23 (14.02%) Jenkins
19 21 (12.80%) Docker
19 21 (12.80%) OO
20 20 (12.20%) Apache

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 20 (12.20%) Apache
3 7 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.05%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (3.05%) JBoss
5 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.44%) CMS
6 4 (2.44%) Jetty
6 4 (2.44%) WildFly
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.22%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) SaaS
2 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) G Suite
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) FTP
2 6 (3.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.93%) MySQL
2 13 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.10%) Big Data
5 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.05%) HBase
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.44%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.83%) DB2
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.61%) LevelDB
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Maven
2 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.02%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.15%) Subversion
5 9 (5.49%) Ant
6 7 (4.27%) FitNesse
6 7 (4.27%) JUnit
7 5 (3.05%) JIRA
7 5 (3.05%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.44%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.44%) Selenium
9 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.22%) Gradle
10 2 (1.22%) Mockito
10 2 (1.22%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.61%) Airbrake
11 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 39 (23.78%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Retail
4 10 (6.10%) Games
5 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.88%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.66%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.88%) Spring
2 47 (28.66%) Web Services
3 37 (22.56%) HTML
4 35 (21.34%) AngularJS
4 35 (21.34%) XML
5 28 (17.07%) Hibernate
5 28 (17.07%) REST
6 25 (15.24%) J2EE
7 23 (14.02%) CSS
8 20 (12.20%) React
9 19 (11.59%) HTML5
10 18 (10.98%) JMS
11 15 (9.15%) jQuery
12 14 (8.54%) JDBC
13 13 (7.93%) RESTful
14 10 (6.10%) Node.js
15 9 (5.49%) Java EE
15 9 (5.49%) SOAP
16 8 (4.88%) JSP
17 7 (4.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Client/Server
2 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.88%) Derivative
4 8 (4.88%) Fintech
4 8 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.66%) Equities
6 6 (3.66%) User Experience
7 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.44%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.44%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.44%) Smart Energy
9 3 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.83%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.22%) Online Games
11 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Linux
2 12 (7.32%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.44%) Android
4 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.22%) CentOS
5 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.37%) TDD
3 39 (23.78%) Scrum
4 37 (22.56%) Microservices
5 34 (20.73%) BDD
6 33 (20.12%) Mentoring
7 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (12.80%) OO
9 20 (12.20%) Open Source
10 19 (11.59%) DevOps
10 19 (11.59%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.54%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (7.93%) MVC
13 13 (7.93%) SOA
14 11 (6.71%) Multithreading
14 11 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (6.71%) UML
15 10 (6.10%) Low Latency
16 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (41.46%) SQL
3 40 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.07%) Scala
5 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.93%) Python
7 9 (5.49%) C#
7 9 (5.49%) Groovy
8 7 (4.27%) Go
8 7 (4.27%) Perl
8 7 (4.27%) Ruby
9 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.83%) Clojure
12 2 (1.22%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.22%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) Java 9
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.22%) PhD
2 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Docker
2 5 (3.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.22%) Control-M
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (19.51%) Oracle
2 14 (8.54%) PayPal
3 7 (4.27%) Solace
4 6 (3.66%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.44%) Sybase
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
6 2 (1.22%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) Percona
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
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