Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 642 713
Rank change year-on-year +13 +71 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 174 210 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 145 196 111
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £108,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

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 64,101 71,656 73,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.63% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52,615 56,320 63,489
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,132 £33,351 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +2 34 £71,250 +5.56% 4
North London - 4 £60,000 -
South London -1 3 £67,500 -1.82% 1
West London 0 2 £80,000 +52.38% 5
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 89 (51.15%) Spring
5 82 (47.13%) TDD
6 78 (44.83%) Microservices
7 57 (32.76%) Spring Boot
8 55 (31.61%) Java 8
9 54 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
10 53 (30.46%) DevOps
11 49 (28.16%) JavaScript
11 49 (28.16%) SQL
12 47 (27.01%) BDD
13 45 (25.86%) Docker
14 44 (25.29%) Scala
15 43 (24.71%) REST
15 43 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (20.69%) Selenium
17 35 (20.11%) Finance
18 34 (19.54%) HTML
18 34 (19.54%) Test Automation
19 32 (18.39%) Scrum
20 31 (17.82%) Web Services
20 31 (17.82%) Kubernetes
21 30 (17.24%) Jenkins
22 29 (16.67%) Python
23 28 (16.09%) Greenfield Project
24 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
24 26 (14.94%) E-Commerce
24 26 (14.94%) Git (software)

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 14 (8.05%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.45%) Apache
4 5 (2.87%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.30%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.30%) CMS
5 4 (2.30%) JBoss
5 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.72%) nginx
7 2 (1.15%) Jetty
7 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.57%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 54 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.49%) PaaS
3 16 (9.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (8.62%) IaaS
5 14 (8.05%) Serverless
6 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (5.17%) OpenShift
8 8 (4.60%) SaaS
9 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.72%) Apple Pay
10 3 (1.72%) GitHub
10 3 (1.72%) Google Pay
11 2 (1.15%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (1.15%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) MySQL
2 19 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.90%) Big Data
7 10 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.30%) Blockchain
10 4 (2.30%) Redis
10 4 (2.30%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.72%) Apache Zeppelin
11 3 (1.72%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.72%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.15%) KDB
12 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (20.69%) Selenium
2 30 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 26 (14.94%) Git (software)
4 21 (12.07%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.62%) WebDriver
6 13 (7.47%) JUnit
7 11 (6.32%) Maven
8 10 (5.75%) Mockito
9 9 (5.17%) Gradle
9 9 (5.17%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.02%) JIRA
11 4 (2.30%) Ant
11 4 (2.30%) Subversion
12 3 (1.72%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.15%) Grunt
13 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.15%) RSpec
13 2 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 35 (20.11%) Finance
2 16 (9.20%) Banking
3 15 (8.62%) Games
4 11 (6.32%) Publishing
5 10 (5.75%) Retail
6 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.45%) Advertising
8 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.72%) Marketing
11 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.57%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.57%) Front Office
12 1 (0.57%) Law
12 1 (0.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (51.15%) Spring
2 57 (32.76%) Spring Boot
3 43 (24.71%) REST
4 34 (19.54%) HTML
5 31 (17.82%) Web Services
6 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
6 26 (14.94%) Node.js
6 26 (14.94%) RESTful
7 25 (14.37%) Hibernate
7 25 (14.37%) React
8 21 (12.07%) CSS
8 21 (12.07%) SOAP
9 18 (10.34%) .NET
10 17 (9.77%) Akka
11 13 (7.47%) Apache Camel
12 12 (6.90%) Play Framework
13 8 (4.60%) Spring MVC
14 7 (4.02%) Gherkin
14 7 (4.02%) J2EE
14 7 (4.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.05%) Fintech
3 13 (7.47%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.90%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.75%) Blog
6 8 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.30%) Life Science
9 4 (2.30%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.72%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.15%) Social Media
11 2 (1.15%) User Experience
12 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.75%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) Android
2 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 82 (47.13%) TDD
4 78 (44.83%) Microservices
5 53 (30.46%) DevOps
6 47 (27.01%) BDD
7 43 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (19.54%) Test Automation
9 32 (18.39%) Scrum
10 26 (14.94%) E-Commerce
11 25 (14.37%) Mentoring
12 21 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (10.92%) API Development
13 19 (10.92%) Pair Programming
14 18 (10.34%) Open Source
15 15 (8.62%) Front End Development
15 15 (8.62%) SOA
15 15 (8.62%) Software Architecture
15 15 (8.62%) Software Delivery
16 14 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (31.61%) Java 8
3 49 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 49 (28.16%) SQL
4 44 (25.29%) Scala
5 29 (16.67%) Python
6 19 (10.92%) Ruby
7 16 (9.20%) C#
8 9 (5.17%) C++
8 9 (5.17%) Kotlin
9 7 (4.02%) PHP
10 4 (2.30%) F#
10 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.72%) Java 9
12 2 (1.15%) Groovy
12 2 (1.15%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.15%) ISEB
4 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.37%) QA
System Software
1 45 (25.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (17.82%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.34%) Ansible
3 14 (8.05%) Terraform
4 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.72%) Rancher
5 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.57%) logstash
6 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (10.92%) Google
2 9 (5.17%) Splunk
3 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.60%) WorldPay
4 4 (2.30%) IBM
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle
5 3 (1.72%) MapR
6 2 (1.15%) Apple
6 2 (1.15%) Canon
6 2 (1.15%) Facebook
6 2 (1.15%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (1.15%) JDA
6 2 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (1.15%) Sony
7 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.57%) Demandware
7 1 (0.57%) hybris
7 1 (0.57%) New Relic
7 1 (0.57%) Yahoo!