Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 708 727
Rank change year-on-year +99 +19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 210 160 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 172 149 119
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £101,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +0.83% +1.69% +2.61%

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 65,611 70,984 76,167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.76% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53,421 55,592 66,186
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 -6 36 £75,000 +7.14% 18
North London - 3 £60,000 - 1
West London +15 2 £80,000 +52.38% 3
South London +10 1 £45,000 -30.77%
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (58.10%) Software Engineering
4 109 (51.90%) Spring
5 101 (48.10%) TDD
6 91 (43.33%) Microservices
7 71 (33.81%) Java 8
8 66 (31.43%) JavaScript
9 62 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (29.52%) Docker
10 61 (29.05%) Spring Boot
11 60 (28.57%) SQL
12 59 (28.10%) BDD
13 54 (25.71%) Scala
14 53 (25.24%) DevOps
15 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (22.86%) Selenium
17 45 (21.43%) HTML
17 45 (21.43%) REST
18 44 (20.95%) Test Automation
19 43 (20.48%) Finance
19 43 (20.48%) Mentoring
20 42 (20.00%) Python
21 40 (19.05%) Scrum
22 37 (17.62%) Jenkins
23 35 (16.67%) E-Commerce
23 35 (16.67%) QA
24 34 (16.19%) RESTful
25 33 (15.71%) Web Services
25 33 (15.71%) AngularJS

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 18 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.81%) CMS
4 7 (3.33%) Apache
5 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.43%) nginx
7 2 (0.95%) JBoss
7 2 (0.95%) Jetty
7 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.48%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 62 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.48%) PaaS
3 21 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (8.10%) IaaS
5 13 (6.19%) Serverless
6 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (4.29%) GitHub
7 9 (4.29%) SaaS
8 8 (3.81%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.48%) Datadog
11 1 (0.48%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.81%) NoSQL
2 24 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 24 (11.43%) MySQL
3 20 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (9.05%) Big Data
5 14 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (3.33%) Blockchain
10 5 (2.38%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.90%) KDB
11 4 (1.90%) Kdb+
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.90%) Redis
11 4 (1.90%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.90%) SQLPlus
12 3 (1.43%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 48 (22.86%) Selenium
2 37 (17.62%) Jenkins
3 30 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
5 25 (11.90%) JUnit
6 14 (6.67%) Maven
7 11 (5.24%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.81%) JIRA
9 8 (3.81%) TestNG
10 7 (3.33%) Gradle
11 6 (2.86%) Mocha
11 6 (2.86%) Mockito
11 6 (2.86%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.38%) JMeter
13 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (20.48%) Finance
2 18 (8.57%) Games
3 17 (8.10%) Banking
4 10 (4.76%) Publishing
5 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (51.90%) Spring
2 61 (29.05%) Spring Boot
3 45 (21.43%) HTML
3 45 (21.43%) REST
4 34 (16.19%) RESTful
5 33 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 33 (15.71%) Web Services
6 32 (15.24%) Hibernate
7 28 (13.33%) Node.js
7 28 (13.33%) React
8 27 (12.86%) SOAP
9 26 (12.38%) CSS
10 17 (8.10%) Play Framework
11 16 (7.62%) .NET
12 15 (7.14%) Akka
12 15 (7.14%) HTML5
13 13 (6.19%) Apache Camel
14 11 (5.24%) Kafka
15 10 (4.76%) JPA
15 10 (4.76%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.62%) Fintech
4 13 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.76%) Blog
5 10 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (3.33%) User Experience
8 6 (2.86%) Online Gambling
8 6 (2.86%) Social Media
9 5 (2.38%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.90%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.95%) Life Science
12 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.19%) Linux
2 7 (3.33%) Unix
3 6 (2.86%) Android
3 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (58.10%) Software Engineering
3 101 (48.10%) TDD
4 91 (43.33%) Microservices
5 59 (28.10%) BDD
6 53 (25.24%) DevOps
7 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (20.95%) Test Automation
9 43 (20.48%) Mentoring
10 40 (19.05%) Scrum
11 35 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 28 (13.33%) Open Source
13 23 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (10.48%) Pair Programming
15 21 (10.00%) API Development
15 21 (10.00%) OO
16 18 (8.57%) Multithreading
16 18 (8.57%) MVC
17 16 (7.62%) Machine Learning
17 16 (7.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (33.81%) Java 8
3 66 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 60 (28.57%) SQL
5 54 (25.71%) Scala
6 42 (20.00%) Python
7 19 (9.05%) C#
8 17 (8.10%) Ruby
9 11 (5.24%) C++
10 7 (3.33%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.33%) PHP
11 6 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.90%) Groovy
12 4 (1.90%) Java 9
13 2 (0.95%) F#
13 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.95%) XPath
14 1 (0.48%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.90%) Degree
2 10 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.67%) QA
2 13 (6.19%) GCP
System Software
1 62 (29.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.10%) Ansible
3 14 (6.67%) Terraform
4 3 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.43%) Rancher
5 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.48%) logstash
5 1 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (11.43%) Google
2 13 (6.19%) Oracle
3 12 (5.71%) Splunk
4 8 (3.81%) Capita
5 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.33%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.86%) IBM
7 4 (1.90%) GigaSpaces
7 4 (1.90%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.90%) SAP
8 3 (1.43%) MapR
9 2 (0.95%) Apple
9 2 (0.95%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.95%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.95%) JDA
10 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.48%) Facebook
10 1 (0.48%) New Relic
10 1 (0.48%) Yahoo!