The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1271 1604 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.04% 15.44% 18.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.14% 31.48% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1367 1672
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3617 5095 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.19% 49.06% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3238 4568 5001
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the City of London region.

Java Salary Trend in the City of London

Java
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in the City of London

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 1026 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 991 (38.10%) Finance
3 732 (28.14%) SQL
4 554 (21.30%) TDD
5 530 (20.38%) JavaScript
6 497 (19.11%) Python
7 472 (18.15%) Spring
8 449 (17.26%) Degree
9 448 (17.22%) Linux
9 448 (17.22%) Banking
10 429 (16.49%) Oracle
11 427 (16.42%) C#
12 380 (14.61%) C++
13 366 (14.07%) OO
14 365 (14.03%) Software Engineering
15 364 (13.99%) Multithreading
16 338 (13.00%) HTML
17 330 (12.69%) Unix
18 327 (12.57%) .NET
19 324 (12.46%) Computer Science
20 322 (12.38%) Front Office
20 322 (12.38%) Big Data
21 280 (10.77%) Scrum
22 272 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
23 263 (10.11%) Web Services
24 260 (10.00%) J2EE
25 256 (9.84%) Hadoop
26 249 (9.57%) Hibernate
26 249 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
27 246 (9.46%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 146 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 142 (5.46%) Apache
3 114 (4.38%) Node.js
4 105 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (3.96%) Apache Spark
6 102 (3.92%) JBoss
7 75 (2.88%) WebLogic
8 73 (2.81%) Apache Solr
9 69 (2.65%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.65%) Confluence
11 32 (1.23%) Apache Pig
12 31 (1.19%) IIS
12 31 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 30 (1.15%) CMS
14 23 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
14 23 (0.88%) SAS
15 19 (0.73%) WordPress
16 18 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 18 (0.69%) nginx
16 18 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.04%) MS Office
3 8 (0.31%) GNU Octave
3 8 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.27%) SPSS
5 6 (0.23%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.23%) MS Project
5 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.19%) HipChat
7 4 (0.15%) GIMP
8 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
2 9 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.35%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.27%) Decalog
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) HiInvest
3 7 (0.27%) LatentZero
3 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.19%) Summit
5 4 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
5 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.12%) Findur
6 3 (0.12%) Magento
6 3 (0.12%) Maximo
6 3 (0.12%) SunGard Panorama
7 2 (0.077%) AWD
7 2 (0.077%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 158 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.19%) SaaS
3 52 (2.00%) GitHub
4 33 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (1.19%) Force.com
6 20 (0.77%) IaaS
7 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.58%) iPaaS
8 8 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.23%) PaaS
11 4 (0.15%) Office 365
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.12%) Joyent
13 2 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.077%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.077%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.038%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.73%) HTTP
2 31 (1.19%) Internet
3 29 (1.11%) Firewall
3 29 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.85%) LDAP
5 17 (0.65%) Intranet
6 13 (0.50%) Broadband
7 12 (0.46%) WAN
8 10 (0.38%) DNS
8 10 (0.38%) Extranet
8 10 (0.38%) LAN
9 9 (0.35%) Network Security
10 7 (0.27%) BGP
10 7 (0.27%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.27%) IPsec
10 7 (0.27%) IPv6
10 7 (0.27%) Multicast
10 7 (0.27%) OSPF
10 7 (0.27%) VPN
11 6 (0.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (12.38%) Big Data
2 256 (9.84%) Hadoop
3 236 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 190 (7.30%) MySQL
4 190 (7.30%) SQL Server
5 161 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 131 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 104 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 93 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 75 (2.88%) RDBMS
10 69 (2.65%) HBase
11 68 (2.61%) Apache Hive
12 67 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
13 49 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (1.65%) DB2
14 43 (1.65%) Oracle Database
15 42 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 32 (1.23%) KDB
17 30 (1.15%) Redis
18 29 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 215 (8.27%) Maven
2 195 (7.50%) JUnit
3 189 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 188 (7.23%) Jenkins
5 160 (6.15%) JIRA
6 137 (5.27%) Selenium
7 125 (4.81%) Cucumber
8 106 (4.08%) Eclipse
9 91 (3.50%) Gradle
10 90 (3.46%) Subversion
11 76 (2.92%) Ant
12 56 (2.15%) WebDriver
13 50 (1.92%) Mockito
14 48 (1.85%) TeamCity
15 41 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (1.23%) IntelliJ
17 29 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
18 27 (1.04%) Hudson
19 26 (1.00%) jMock
20 25 (0.96%) Android Studio
General
1 991 (38.10%) Finance
2 448 (17.22%) Banking
3 322 (12.38%) Front Office
4 173 (6.65%) Investment Banking
5 122 (4.69%) Marketing
6 97 (3.73%) Law
7 86 (3.31%) Retail
8 65 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.00%) Games
10 46 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 44 (1.69%) Advertising
12 37 (1.42%) Back Office
13 25 (0.96%) Publishing
14 21 (0.81%) Electronics
15 20 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.69%) Legal
17 14 (0.54%) International Banking
18 11 (0.42%) French Language
19 10 (0.38%) Online Betting
20 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1613 (62.01%) Developer
2 1098 (42.21%) Java Developer
3 377 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 288 (11.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 178 (6.84%) Architect
6 161 (6.19%) Java Engineer
7 122 (4.69%) Analyst
8 100 (3.84%) Software Engineer
9 92 (3.54%) Lead Developer
10 90 (3.46%) Consultant
11 86 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
12 78 (3.00%) Agile Developer
13 74 (2.85%) Junior
14 73 (2.81%) C# Developer
15 70 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
15 70 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 70 (2.69%) Graduate
16 69 (2.65%) Scala Developer
16 69 (2.65%) Software Developer
17 68 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (18.15%) Spring
2 338 (13.00%) HTML
3 327 (12.57%) .NET
4 263 (10.11%) Web Services
5 260 (10.00%) J2EE
6 249 (9.57%) Hibernate
7 236 (9.07%) CSS
8 213 (8.19%) XML
9 197 (7.57%) jQuery
10 156 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 129 (4.96%) HTML5
12 115 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
12 115 (4.42%) JSON
13 113 (4.34%) JMS
14 109 (4.19%) RESTful
15 106 (4.08%) REST
16 80 (3.08%) Java SE
17 74 (2.85%) Java EE
18 71 (2.73%) Ajax
18 71 (2.73%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 324 (12.46%) Computer Science
2 249 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 203 (7.80%) Mathematics
5 148 (5.69%) Equities
6 136 (5.23%) Algorithms
7 112 (4.31%) Fixed Income
8 103 (3.96%) Fintech
9 100 (3.84%) Derivative
10 76 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
11 67 (2.58%) Data Structures
12 57 (2.19%) Hedge funds
13 56 (2.15%) Visualisation
14 50 (1.92%) User Experience
15 49 (1.88%) Physics
16 45 (1.73%) Mobile App
17 44 (1.69%) Management Information System
18 31 (1.19%) Clustering
19 30 (1.15%) Statistics
20 26 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 448 (17.22%) Linux
2 330 (12.69%) Unix
3 226 (8.69%) Windows
4 131 (5.04%) Android
5 95 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 50 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 47 (1.81%) Solaris
7 47 (1.81%) Windows Server
8 29 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.85%) Debian
10 16 (0.62%) CentOS
11 12 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.31%) AIX
15 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.12%) VMS
17 2 (0.077%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1026 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (21.30%) TDD
3 366 (14.07%) OO
4 365 (14.03%) Software Engineering
5 364 (13.99%) Multithreading
6 280 (10.77%) Scrum
7 272 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
8 214 (8.23%) Low Latency
9 199 (7.65%) BDD
10 180 (6.92%) DevOps
11 174 (6.69%) Open Source
12 169 (6.50%) E-Commerce
13 152 (5.84%) Concurrent Programming
14 150 (5.77%) SDLC
15 148 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 141 (5.42%) Analytics
17 134 (5.15%) SOA
18 121 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
19 120 (4.61%) MVC
20 108 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 732 (28.14%) SQL
2 530 (20.38%) JavaScript
3 497 (19.11%) Python
4 427 (16.42%) C#
5 380 (14.61%) C++
6 246 (9.46%) Scala
7 226 (8.69%) Ruby
8 137 (5.27%) PHP
9 133 (5.11%) Perl
10 102 (3.92%) C
11 88 (3.38%) Bash Shell
12 74 (2.85%) Shell Script
13 70 (2.69%) Groovy
14 62 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 52 (2.00%) T-SQL
16 51 (1.96%) R
17 46 (1.77%) Apex Code
18 37 (1.42%) Go
19 33 (1.27%) VB
20 31 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 449 (17.26%) Degree
2 72 (2.77%) PhD
3 18 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (0.65%) OCP
5 16 (0.62%) ISEB
5 16 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.35%) SANS
9 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.23%) CSSLP
10 6 (0.23%) GSSP-.NET
10 6 (0.23%) GSSP-JAVA
10 6 (0.23%) GWAPT
10 6 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (7.61%) QA
2 25 (0.96%) SDET
3 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.42%) SEPA
5 7 (0.27%) SLA
6 6 (0.23%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.12%) EMIR
9 2 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (1.42%) HDFS
2 36 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.19%) Docker
4 14 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.35%) Samba
7 8 (0.31%) Postfix
8 7 (0.27%) iptables
8 7 (0.27%) XenServer
9 5 (0.19%) KVM
9 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.15%) vCloud
10 4 (0.15%) vSphere
11 3 (0.12%) Firmware
11 3 (0.12%) XenApp
12 2 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.077%) Varnish
12 2 (0.077%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.038%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.038%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 101 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 97 (3.73%) Ansible
3 94 (3.61%) Puppet
4 29 (1.11%) Salt
5 24 (0.92%) Kibana
6 23 (0.88%) logstash
7 19 (0.73%) Mesos
8 16 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (0.46%) EnCase
9 12 (0.46%) FTK
10 11 (0.42%) Grafana
10 11 (0.42%) StatsD
11 8 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.27%) Oozie
13 6 (0.23%) AppDetective
13 6 (0.23%) Graphite
13 6 (0.23%) HP Fortify
13 6 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.23%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 429 (16.49%) Oracle
2 133 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.61%) Sybase
4 90 (3.46%) IBM
5 78 (3.00%) Google
6 66 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 62 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (2.15%) TIBCO
9 49 (1.88%) hybris
10 44 (1.69%) VMware
11 43 (1.65%) WorldPay
12 40 (1.54%) SAP
13 31 (1.19%) Hortonworks
14 25 (0.96%) Bloomberg
14 25 (0.96%) Facebook
14 25 (0.96%) Murex
15 24 (0.92%) ATG
16 23 (0.88%) Netezza
17 22 (0.85%) Tableau
18 19 (0.73%) Perforce
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, life insrnce
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits packag
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 to £79 750 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits and Bonus Available
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits - Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: Yesterday