Lead Java Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Lead Java Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Lead Java Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £86,250 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

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

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 474 742 832
Rank change year-on-year +268 +90 -159
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Engineer 298 20 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.41% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.038% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 8
10th Percentile £65,000 £68,500 £73,125
25th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £76,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £86,250 £80,294 £86,250
Median % change year-on-year +7.42% -6.91% +32.69%
75th Percentile £91,250 £89,852 £91,250
90th Percentile £99,375 £97,290 £95,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £92,169 £100,000
% change year-on-year +13.92% -7.83% +25.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 68,121 52,440 69,419
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 89.17% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48,105 29,890 42,562
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Lead Java Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Engineer in the UK excluding London

Lead Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Java Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Lead Java Engineer in the UK excluding London

Lead Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Java Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Engineer in the UK excluding London

Lead Java Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +124 278 - -
South East - 13 £87,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
North of England +51 2 £80,000 +10.34%
North West +4 2 £80,000 +14.29%
Northern Ireland - 2 £105,000 -
Lead Java Engineer
UK

Lead Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2024, Lead Java Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Lead Java Engineer in the job title.

1 298 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (97.32%) Software Engineering
3 289 (96.98%) Agile
4 284 (95.30%) Finance
5 278 (93.29%) Law
5 278 (93.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 263 (88.26%) Operational Stability
7 247 (82.89%) SDLC
8 200 (67.11%) SQL
9 199 (66.78%) CI/CD
10 186 (62.42%) Marketing
11 185 (62.08%) Community of Practice
12 155 (52.01%) Artificial Intelligence
13 153 (51.34%) Machine Learning
14 145 (48.66%) Spring
15 140 (46.98%) Cloud Native
16 134 (44.97%) Architectural Design
17 129 (43.29%) AWS
18 124 (41.61%) NoSQL
19 116 (38.93%) Information Architecture
19 116 (38.93%) Scala
20 106 (35.57%) Performance Tuning
21 97 (32.55%) Apache Spark
22 96 (32.21%) Influencing Skills
22 96 (32.21%) Big Data
23 94 (31.54%) Banking
24 91 (30.54%) Investment Banking
25 87 (29.19%) Kafka
25 87 (29.19%) Problem-Solving
26 80 (26.85%) Continuous Delivery

Lead Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 97 (32.55%) Apache Spark
2 32 (10.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (7.05%) GemFire
4 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 129 (43.29%) AWS
2 43 (14.43%) Azure
3 39 (13.09%) GCP
4 5 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.67%) WhatsApp
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.34%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (41.61%) NoSQL
2 96 (32.21%) Big Data
3 39 (13.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 38 (12.75%) CockroachDB
4 38 (12.75%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (10.40%) MongoDB
6 21 (7.05%) Hazelcast
7 17 (5.70%) Amazon Aurora
8 15 (5.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.68%) MySQL
10 6 (2.01%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon Athena
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.34%) Impala
13 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (12.42%) Cypress.io
2 22 (7.38%) Jasmine
2 22 (7.38%) JUnit
2 22 (7.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 22 (7.38%) Protractor
2 22 (7.38%) Selenium
2 22 (7.38%) WebDriver
3 21 (7.05%) Jaeger
4 15 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.35%) Gradle
7 3 (1.01%) Maven
8 2 (0.67%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.34%) Git
9 1 (0.34%) Spock
General
1 284 (95.30%) Finance
2 278 (93.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 278 (93.29%) Law
3 186 (62.42%) Marketing
4 96 (32.21%) Influencing Skills
5 94 (31.54%) Banking
6 91 (30.54%) Investment Banking
7 22 (7.38%) Prime Brokerage
8 9 (3.02%) Social Skills
9 2 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.34%) Aviation
10 1 (0.34%) Health Technology
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (48.66%) Spring
2 87 (29.19%) Kafka
3 80 (26.85%) Spring Boot
4 52 (17.45%) React
5 42 (14.09%) REST
6 38 (12.75%) CSS
6 38 (12.75%) HTML
7 37 (12.42%) AngularJS
7 37 (12.42%) J2EE
8 33 (11.07%) Hibernate
9 24 (8.05%) JPA
9 24 (8.05%) JSON
10 22 (7.38%) Jest
10 22 (7.38%) JMS
10 22 (7.38%) jQuery
10 22 (7.38%) Node.js
10 22 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (7.05%) OpenTelemetry
12 17 (5.70%) GraphQL
12 17 (5.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 140 (46.98%) Cloud Native
2 59 (19.80%) Public Cloud
3 25 (8.39%) Private Cloud
4 22 (7.38%) Data Structures
5 21 (7.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (7.05%) Replication
6 6 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.01%) PropTech
7 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.67%) Distributed Applications
7 2 (0.67%) Distributed Systems
7 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.01%) Linux
1 3 (1.01%) Unix
2 2 (0.67%) Windows
2 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (97.32%) Software Engineering
2 289 (96.98%) Agile
3 263 (88.26%) Operational Stability
4 247 (82.89%) SDLC
5 199 (66.78%) CI/CD
6 185 (62.08%) Community of Practice
7 155 (52.01%) Artificial Intelligence
8 153 (51.34%) Machine Learning
9 134 (44.97%) Architectural Design
10 116 (38.93%) Information Architecture
11 106 (35.57%) Performance Tuning
12 87 (29.19%) Problem-Solving
13 80 (26.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 78 (26.17%) Tech Ops
15 51 (17.11%) Technical Leadership
16 44 (14.77%) TDD
17 33 (11.07%) Decision-Making
18 32 (10.74%) Microservices
19 31 (10.40%) Infrastructure as Code
20 28 (9.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 298 (100.00%) Java
2 200 (67.11%) SQL
3 116 (38.93%) Scala
4 39 (13.09%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.38%) Groovy
5 22 (7.38%) TypeScript
6 5 (1.68%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) Kotlin
7 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (15.77%) Terraform
2 27 (9.06%) Kubernetes
3 21 (7.05%) Grafana
3 21 (7.05%) HAProxy
3 21 (7.05%) ITRS Geneos
3 21 (7.05%) Kibana
3 21 (7.05%) Prometheus
3 21 (7.05%) Zipkin
4 2 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (14.09%) Oracle
2 24 (8.05%) Dynatrace
2 24 (8.05%) Splunk
3 18 (6.04%) SaltStack
4 17 (5.70%) Google
5 2 (0.67%) Solace
5 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.34%) Databricks
6 1 (0.34%) Informatica