Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Senior Java Engineer
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 642 593 662
Rank change year-on-year -49 +69 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 140 237 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 121 220 129
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £49,350
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%

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 60,038 66,876 68,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.12% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 49,123 54,210 58,245
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in London

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in London

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in London

Senior Java 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 Senior Java Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +24 28 £70,000 - 10
South London +1 9 £67,500 +3.85%
North London - 3 £60,000 - 1
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (59.29%) Software Engineering
4 65 (46.43%) Microservices
5 57 (40.71%) Spring
6 56 (40.00%) TDD
7 41 (29.29%) DevOps
8 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
9 38 (27.14%) Java 8
10 35 (25.00%) SQL
11 34 (24.29%) Docker
12 32 (22.86%) Finance
13 31 (22.14%) Spring Boot
14 29 (20.71%) Web Services
15 28 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 27 (19.29%) Scrum
16 27 (19.29%) BDD
17 26 (18.57%) Scala
18 25 (17.86%) Selenium
19 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (17.14%) Python
20 22 (15.71%) QA
20 22 (15.71%) Jenkins
21 21 (15.00%) REST
22 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
23 19 (13.57%) Git (software)
23 19 (13.57%) NoSQL
24 18 (12.86%) Cucumber
24 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 18 (12.86%) Google

Senior Java 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 16 (11.43%) Apache Spark
2 14 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.43%) JBoss
4 7 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.29%) Apache TomEE
5 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.86%) nginx
8 3 (2.14%) Apache
9 2 (1.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.71%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.14%) Serverless
4 16 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (7.14%) IaaS
5 10 (7.14%) PaaS
6 9 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (5.71%) SaaS
8 7 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (4.29%) OpenShift
10 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.57%) Apigee
10 5 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (2.86%) CloudFront
11 4 (2.86%) Route 53
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon Alexa
12 2 (1.43%) GitHub
12 2 (1.43%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (9.29%) Big Data
4 12 (8.57%) MySQL
5 11 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.86%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.86%) Apache Zeppelin
9 4 (2.86%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (2.14%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.43%) KDB
11 2 (1.43%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.43%) Redis
11 2 (1.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Selenium
2 22 (15.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.57%) Git (software)
4 18 (12.86%) Cucumber
5 14 (10.00%) JUnit
6 13 (9.29%) Maven
7 10 (7.14%) Mockito
8 9 (6.43%) Gradle
8 9 (6.43%) JIRA
8 9 (6.43%) WebDriver
9 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.29%) Ant
10 6 (4.29%) Subversion
11 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.43%) RSpec
11 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.71%) JBehave
12 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Banking
3 10 (7.14%) Games
4 9 (6.43%) Advertising
5 8 (5.71%) Retail
6 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 3 (2.14%) Publishing
9 2 (1.43%) Front Office
9 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.71%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Military
10 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.71%) Spring
2 31 (22.14%) Spring Boot
3 29 (20.71%) Web Services
4 21 (15.00%) REST
5 18 (12.86%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.86%) Hibernate
5 18 (12.86%) HTML
6 17 (12.14%) React
6 17 (12.14%) RESTful
7 15 (10.71%) J2EE
8 14 (10.00%) Node.js
9 12 (8.57%) Akka
9 12 (8.57%) SOAP
10 10 (7.14%) Gherkin
11 9 (6.43%) Play Framework
11 9 (6.43%) XML
12 8 (5.71%) Apache Camel
13 7 (5.00%) .NET
13 7 (5.00%) CSS
13 7 (5.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.57%) Fintech
3 9 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.00%) Blog
5 6 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.86%) Life Science
8 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.43%) Online Games
9 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.71%) Derivative
10 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (2.14%) Unix
3 2 (1.43%) Solaris
3 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (59.29%) Software Engineering
3 65 (46.43%) Microservices
4 56 (40.00%) TDD
5 41 (29.29%) DevOps
6 27 (19.29%) BDD
6 27 (19.29%) Scrum
7 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.43%) SDLC
11 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.29%) API Development
12 13 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (9.29%) OO
13 12 (8.57%) Kanban
13 12 (8.57%) Open Source
13 12 (8.57%) SOA
14 11 (7.86%) Software Architecture
15 10 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (27.14%) Java 8
3 35 (25.00%) SQL
4 28 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.57%) Scala
6 24 (17.14%) Python
7 12 (8.57%) C#
8 8 (5.71%) C++
8 8 (5.71%) Ruby
8 8 (5.71%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.29%) Kotlin
9 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.86%) F#
11 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.43%) XPath
12 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) Haskell
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.43%) ISEB
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.71%) QA
System Software
1 34 (24.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) Ansible
1 15 (10.71%) Kubernetes
1 15 (10.71%) Terraform
2 8 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.71%) Rancher
4 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Google
2 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) WorldPay
5 5 (3.57%) Adobe
5 5 (3.57%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.86%) MapR
6 4 (2.86%) Splunk
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
8 2 (1.43%) Apple
8 2 (1.43%) Canon
8 2 (1.43%) Databricks
8 2 (1.43%) Demandware
8 2 (1.43%) Facebook
8 2 (1.43%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (1.43%) hybris
8 2 (1.43%) JDA
8 2 (1.43%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 2 (1.43%) Sony