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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1661 2001 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.69% 17.40% 18.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.38% 32.86% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1720 1857
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5293 6090 6150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.00% 52.96% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4654 5250 5538
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in the City of London

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1229 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1110 (33.42%) Finance
3 1016 (30.59%) SQL
4 738 (22.22%) Spring
5 646 (19.45%) Banking
6 626 (18.85%) Oracle
7 555 (16.71%) Linux
8 546 (16.44%) JavaScript
9 536 (16.14%) UNIX
10 506 (15.24%) Degree
11 501 (15.09%) TDD
12 480 (14.45%) C#
13 460 (13.85%) HTML
14 413 (12.44%) Hibernate
15 409 (12.32%) Scrum
16 404 (12.17%) J2EE
17 399 (12.01%) Web Services
18 393 (11.83%) .NET
19 379 (11.41%) Multithreading
20 378 (11.38%) XML
21 375 (11.29%) OO
22 358 (10.78%) Python
23 343 (10.33%) E-Commerce
24 335 (10.09%) C++
25 315 (9.49%) CSS
26 313 (9.42%) Front Office
27 308 (9.27%) Maven
28 301 (9.06%) Software Engineering
28 301 (9.06%) BDD
29 288 (8.67%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 247 (7.44%) Tomcat
2 200 (6.02%) Apache
3 139 (4.19%) WebLogic
4 128 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 99 (2.98%) JBoss
6 96 (2.89%) Apache Solr
7 78 (2.35%) CMS
8 69 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 63 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
10 59 (1.78%) GlassFish
11 57 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 52 (1.57%) Node.js
13 42 (1.26%) MQSeries
14 41 (1.23%) SharePoint
15 40 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
16 33 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
17 32 (0.96%) Apache Pig
18 30 (0.90%) Jetty
19 29 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
20 28 (0.84%) FileNet
Applications
1 112 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.63%) MS Office
3 13 (0.39%) MS Project
4 11 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.21%) SPSS
6 5 (0.15%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.090%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.030%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.030%) Mingle
8 1 (0.030%) Weka
8 1 (0.030%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 61 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 13 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
4 10 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.24%) RMDS
6 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.15%) Summit
8 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP APO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.090%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.060%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (1.26%) SaaS
3 26 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.57%) Force.com
6 10 (0.30%) IaaS
7 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (0.21%) PaaS
8 6 (0.18%) GitHub
9 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.090%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.060%) Heroku
12 2 (0.060%) Route 53
12 2 (0.060%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.060%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 114 (3.43%) Internet
2 99 (2.98%) HTTP
3 52 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.78%) DNS
5 22 (0.66%) LDAP
6 21 (0.63%) Broadband
7 20 (0.60%) Firewall
8 18 (0.54%) FTP
9 14 (0.42%) SAN
9 14 (0.42%) Multicast
10 13 (0.39%) Intranet
11 11 (0.33%) SSL
11 11 (0.33%) DHCP
12 7 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.21%) CTI
12 7 (0.21%) Network Security
13 5 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.15%) NetScaler
13 5 (0.15%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 246 (7.41%) Big Data
3 224 (6.74%) MySQL
4 191 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 185 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 181 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 140 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 97 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 94 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 64 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 56 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 54 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 53 (1.60%) DB2
14 51 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 48 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
16 46 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
17 42 (1.26%) Redis
18 35 (1.05%) HBase
19 26 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
20 21 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 308 (9.27%) Maven
2 283 (8.52%) Selenium
3 226 (6.81%) Git (software)
4 224 (6.74%) JUnit
5 212 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 195 (5.87%) WebDriver
7 189 (5.69%) Cucumber
8 133 (4.00%) Ant
9 127 (3.82%) Eclipse
10 126 (3.79%) Subversion
11 123 (3.70%) JIRA
12 85 (2.56%) Hudson
13 60 (1.81%) TestNG
14 54 (1.63%) Mockito
14 54 (1.63%) Mercurial
15 40 (1.20%) TeamCity
16 39 (1.17%) Calabash
17 38 (1.14%) JMeter
18 36 (1.08%) Gradle
19 33 (0.99%) JBehave
General
1 1110 (33.42%) Finance
2 646 (19.45%) Banking
3 313 (9.42%) Front Office
4 284 (8.55%) Investment Banking
5 232 (6.99%) Retail
6 123 (3.70%) Games
7 94 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.29%) Marketing
9 61 (1.84%) Back Office
10 52 (1.57%) Law
11 45 (1.36%) Publishing
12 44 (1.32%) Advertising
13 42 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.69%) Legal
15 20 (0.60%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.48%) Interactive Media
17 12 (0.36%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.33%) Automotive
19 8 (0.24%) International Banking
20 6 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1735 (52.24%) Developer
2 1136 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 361 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 329 (9.91%) Architect
5 309 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 266 (8.01%) Analyst
7 202 (6.08%) Consultant
8 129 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 119 (3.58%) Software Developer
10 101 (3.04%) Applications Support
11 99 (2.98%) Support Analyst
12 88 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 87 (2.62%) Technical Architect
13 87 (2.62%) Junior
14 73 (2.20%) Programmer
15 71 (2.14%) Tester
16 60 (1.81%) Java Programmer
17 59 (1.78%) Test Analyst
18 57 (1.72%) Applications Support Analyst
18 57 (1.72%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (22.22%) Spring
2 460 (13.85%) HTML
3 413 (12.44%) Hibernate
4 404 (12.17%) J2EE
5 399 (12.01%) Web Services
6 393 (11.83%) .NET
7 378 (11.38%) XML
8 315 (9.49%) CSS
9 224 (6.74%) Middleware
10 202 (6.08%) jQuery
11 199 (5.99%) HTML5
12 162 (4.88%) REST
13 156 (4.70%) SOAP
14 152 (4.58%) JSON
15 145 (4.37%) JMS
16 143 (4.31%) RESTful
17 129 (3.88%) Struts
18 124 (3.73%) Spring MVC
19 113 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
20 104 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 281 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 248 (7.47%) Open Source
3 191 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (5.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 147 (4.43%) Fixed Income
6 134 (4.03%) Derivative
7 113 (3.40%) Mathematics
8 111 (3.34%) Equities
8 111 (3.34%) Mobile App
9 95 (2.86%) User Experience
10 93 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
11 82 (2.47%) Algorithms
12 72 (2.17%) Data Structures
13 70 (2.11%) Data Integration
14 50 (1.51%) Hedge funds
15 41 (1.23%) Social Media
15 41 (1.23%) PKI
16 39 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
17 36 (1.08%) Grid Computing
18 35 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 555 (16.71%) Linux
2 536 (16.14%) UNIX
3 237 (7.14%) Windows
4 184 (5.54%) Android
5 107 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 74 (2.23%) Solaris
7 47 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.48%) AIX
11 14 (0.42%) Debian
11 14 (0.42%) CentOS
12 13 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.30%) HPUX
13 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.21%) openSUSE
15 6 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1229 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (15.09%) TDD
3 409 (12.32%) Scrum
4 379 (11.41%) Multithreading
5 375 (11.29%) OO
6 343 (10.33%) E-Commerce
7 301 (9.06%) Software Engineering
7 301 (9.06%) BDD
8 288 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
9 279 (8.40%) MVC
10 255 (7.68%) SOA
11 168 (5.06%) Analytics
12 161 (4.85%) Test Automation
13 154 (4.64%) Low Latency
14 138 (4.16%) OOP
15 130 (3.91%) Waterfall
16 124 (3.73%) Web Development
17 123 (3.70%) CRM
18 122 (3.67%) Unit Testing
19 121 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1016 (30.59%) SQL
2 546 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 480 (14.45%) C#
4 358 (10.78%) Python
5 335 (10.09%) C++
6 237 (7.14%) Scala
7 193 (5.81%) Perl
8 188 (5.66%) Ruby
9 182 (5.48%) PHP
10 125 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 105 (3.16%) C
12 100 (3.01%) Groovy
13 93 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 73 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 62 (1.87%) Objective-C
16 52 (1.57%) VBA
17 35 (1.05%) T-SQL
18 31 (0.93%) VB
19 29 (0.87%) R
20 28 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 506 (15.24%) Degree
2 49 (1.48%) PhD
3 31 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.57%) ISEB
6 12 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.12%) APMP
11 3 (0.090%) MCTS
11 3 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.090%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.090%) CISSP
12 2 (0.060%) MCP
12 2 (0.060%) MCSE
12 2 (0.060%) MCSA
12 2 (0.060%) CISM
12 2 (0.060%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.060%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (8.64%) QA
2 22 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.36%) SLA
4 8 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.21%) Basel II
6 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.12%) Basel III
8 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.12%) EMIR
8 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.090%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.060%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.060%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (0.93%) Squid
2 30 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.39%) Docker
4 12 (0.36%) HDFS
5 11 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.090%) Samba
10 3 (0.090%) XenApp
11 2 (0.060%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.060%) vSphere
11 2 (0.060%) vCloud
11 2 (0.060%) KVM
12 1 (0.030%) iptables
12 1 (0.030%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.030%) GridGain
12 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.030%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 77 (2.32%) Puppet
2 47 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.93%) Nagios
4 24 (0.72%) Kibana
5 23 (0.69%) logstash
6 21 (0.63%) StatsD
7 20 (0.60%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.45%) Ansible
9 12 (0.36%) Salt
10 9 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.21%) Cacti
11 7 (0.21%) OpenView
11 7 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.18%) Munin
12 6 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.15%) Oozie
14 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.12%) Ambari
15 3 (0.090%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.090%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 626 (18.85%) Oracle
2 154 (4.64%) Microsoft
3 129 (3.88%) TIBCO
4 102 (3.07%) IBM
5 91 (2.74%) hybris
6 84 (2.53%) Sybase
7 76 (2.29%) ATG
8 70 (2.11%) Demandware
9 64 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (1.69%) Google
10 56 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 47 (1.42%) VMware
12 42 (1.26%) Adobe
13 40 (1.20%) Endeca
13 40 (1.20%) Intershop
14 39 (1.17%) Sun
15 33 (0.99%) Business Objects
15 33 (0.99%) Siebel
16 32 (0.96%) 29West
17 31 (0.93%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £1000000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago