The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 7313 7851 9631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.92% 17.91% 19.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.50% 32.58% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6310 6643 8356
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Java
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23975 24094 27305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.19% 54.95% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20655 20615 24121
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java
Salary Trend in London

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

Java Salary Trend in London

Java
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in London

Java
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 2011 £57,500 -4.16% 311
Hounslow +6 43 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +18 37 £40,000 - 2
Bromley +10 30 £52,500 -34.37% 2
Teddington +2 27 £42,000 +20.00%
Uxbridge +5 23 £41,000 -26.78%
Docklands, London -12 21 £70,000 -1.75%
Hammersmith +4 19 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Wimbledon -4 16 £50,000 +25.00%
Surbiton +2 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Harrow - 11 £31,500 - 5
New Malden -1 10 £50,000 +81.81%
Croydon -12 10 £39,500 -17.70% 5
Canary Wharf -14 9 £92,500 +2.77%
Ealing -5 8 £60,000 +22.44%
Westminster - 7 £46,000 - 2
Sidcup - 6 £41,500 -
Isleworth -4 5 £72,500 +38.09% 2
Greenford - 5 - - 1
Hackney - 5 £50,000 - 1
Clapham +2 4 £47,500 -
Chiswick -3 4 £55,000 -
Paddington -9 3 £90,000 -
Southwark - 3 £47,500 -
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Hayes - 3 £78,000 - 3
Twickenham +1 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Brentford -6 2 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Chessington - 2 £57,500 - 2
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Enfield +1 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Wembley -2 1 - -
Orpington -5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6509 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4722 (29.25%) SQL
3 4557 (28.23%) Finance
4 3899 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 3421 (21.19%) Linux
6 3394 (21.02%) HTML
7 3382 (20.95%) Spring
8 3325 (20.60%) Degree
9 3301 (20.45%) OO
10 3085 (19.11%) TDD
11 2975 (18.43%) Oracle
12 2674 (16.56%) C#
13 2480 (15.36%) CSS
14 2478 (15.35%) C++
15 2443 (15.13%) XML
16 2369 (14.68%) UNIX
16 2369 (14.68%) Computer Science
17 2329 (14.43%) Software Engineering
18 2275 (14.09%) Web Services
19 2233 (13.83%) J2EE
20 2217 (13.73%) Scrum
21 2209 (13.68%) Python
22 2171 (13.45%) .NET
23 2105 (13.04%) Banking
24 1982 (12.28%) Hibernate
25 1928 (11.94%) Multithreading
26 1835 (11.37%) E-Commerce
27 1694 (10.49%) MySQL
28 1693 (10.49%) SQL Server
29 1536 (9.51%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1401 (8.68%) Tomcat
2 1082 (6.70%) Apache
3 573 (3.55%) Node.js
4 547 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 509 (3.15%) CMS
5 509 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 343 (2.12%) IIS
7 266 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 247 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
9 198 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
10 193 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 173 (1.07%) Drupal
12 166 (1.03%) Confluence
13 157 (0.97%) Apache Pig
14 153 (0.95%) Jetty
15 150 (0.93%) SharePoint
16 141 (0.87%) nginx
17 131 (0.81%) WordPress
17 131 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
18 128 (0.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 643 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 124 (0.77%) Photoshop
2 124 (0.77%) MS Office
3 69 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 63 (0.39%) SPSS
6 54 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 30 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.13%) MS Project
9 13 (0.081%) Weka
10 12 (0.074%) CPLEX
11 7 (0.043%) Fireworks
11 7 (0.043%) Mathematica
12 5 (0.031%) Mingle
12 5 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.031%) InDesign
13 4 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.025%) Maya
13 4 (0.025%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.025%) Blender
Business Applications
1 85 (0.53%) Magento
2 63 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
3 55 (0.34%) RMDS
4 50 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 43 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 39 (0.24%) Fredhopper
7 38 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 35 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 23 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 22 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 22 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
11 20 (0.12%) Summit
12 18 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
12 18 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 16 (0.099%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 16 (0.099%) AquaLogic BPM
15 13 (0.081%) Markit EDM
16 12 (0.074%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 422 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 410 (2.54%) SaaS
3 192 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 112 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 102 (0.63%) GitHub
6 82 (0.51%) PaaS
7 76 (0.47%) IaaS
8 58 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (0.31%) Joyent
10 43 (0.27%) Force.com
11 32 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 23 (0.14%) ElastiCache
12 23 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 16 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
14 15 (0.093%) Heroku
15 14 (0.087%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 13 (0.081%) Google Apps
16 13 (0.081%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.037%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 624 (3.87%) HTTP
2 505 (3.13%) Internet
3 437 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 238 (1.47%) Firewall
5 157 (0.97%) DNS
6 121 (0.75%) SAN
7 115 (0.71%) LDAP
8 104 (0.64%) SSL
9 94 (0.58%) SSH
10 83 (0.51%) SNMP
11 82 (0.51%) WAN
12 74 (0.46%) LAN
13 69 (0.43%) VPN
14 66 (0.41%) FTP
15 65 (0.40%) NAS
16 61 (0.38%) Intranet
17 49 (0.30%) SMTP
18 48 (0.30%) Broadband
19 46 (0.28%) Multicast
19 46 (0.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1694 (10.49%) MySQL
2 1693 (10.49%) SQL Server
3 1430 (8.86%) Big Data
4 1228 (7.61%) Relational Database
5 1107 (6.86%) Hadoop
6 1024 (6.34%) NoSQL
7 786 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 540 (3.35%) RDBMS
9 507 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 410 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 368 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 318 (1.97%) Apache Hive
13 301 (1.86%) Redis
14 276 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
15 263 (1.63%) DB2
16 240 (1.49%) HBase
17 211 (1.31%) Data Mining
18 156 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 153 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 146 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1306 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 1276 (7.90%) Maven
3 1205 (7.46%) JUnit
4 1129 (6.99%) Selenium
5 1025 (6.35%) Subversion
6 967 (5.99%) Jenkins
7 662 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 641 (3.97%) JIRA
9 629 (3.90%) Cucumber
10 502 (3.11%) Ant
11 475 (2.94%) WebDriver
12 296 (1.83%) Hudson
13 213 (1.32%) Mockito
14 193 (1.20%) Visual Studio
15 170 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 157 (0.97%) Mercurial
17 142 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 138 (0.85%) SoapUI
19 134 (0.83%) JBehave
20 127 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 4557 (28.23%) Finance
2 2105 (13.04%) Banking
3 1376 (8.52%) Front Office
4 991 (6.14%) Investment Banking
5 852 (5.28%) Games
6 768 (4.76%) Retail
7 555 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 535 (3.31%) Marketing
9 403 (2.50%) Publishing
10 339 (2.10%) Advertising
11 321 (1.99%) Financial Institution
12 295 (1.83%) Back Office
13 138 (0.85%) Law
14 107 (0.66%) Legal
15 88 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 73 (0.45%) Billing
17 58 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 53 (0.33%) French Language
19 49 (0.30%) German Language
20 48 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9101 (56.38%) Developer
2 5117 (31.70%) Java Developer
3 1688 (10.46%) Senior Developer
4 1232 (7.63%) Analyst
5 1089 (6.75%) Architect
6 1082 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 816 (5.05%) Consultant
8 660 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 650 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 449 (2.78%) Applications Support
11 441 (2.73%) Programmer
12 414 (2.56%) Android Developer
13 395 (2.45%) Junior
14 377 (2.34%) Lead Developer
15 355 (2.20%) Graduate
15 355 (2.20%) Support Analyst
15 355 (2.20%) Web Developer
16 351 (2.17%) Administrator
17 348 (2.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 325 (2.01%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3394 (21.02%) HTML
2 3382 (20.95%) Spring
3 2480 (15.36%) CSS
4 2443 (15.13%) XML
5 2275 (14.09%) Web Services
6 2233 (13.83%) J2EE
7 2171 (13.45%) .NET
8 1982 (12.28%) Hibernate
9 1307 (8.10%) jQuery
10 1293 (8.01%) HTML5
11 1134 (7.02%) REST
12 1083 (6.71%) SOAP
13 945 (5.85%) JSP
14 879 (5.45%) Ajax
15 870 (5.39%) Java EE
16 866 (5.36%) JSON
17 757 (4.69%) RESTful
18 740 (4.58%) JMS
19 671 (4.16%) Middleware
20 637 (3.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2369 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 1371 (8.49%) Open Source
3 1102 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 896 (5.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 863 (5.35%) Mathematics
6 644 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 616 (3.82%) User Experience
8 613 (3.80%) Derivative
9 538 (3.33%) Equities
10 478 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
11 432 (2.68%) Fixed Income
12 394 (2.44%) Hedge funds
13 331 (2.05%) Physics
14 321 (1.99%) Visualisation
15 248 (1.54%) Client/Server
16 241 (1.49%) Statistics
17 224 (1.39%) iPhone
18 207 (1.28%) Digital Media
19 201 (1.25%) Social Media
20 192 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3421 (21.19%) Linux
2 2369 (14.68%) UNIX
3 1536 (9.51%) Windows
4 1321 (8.18%) Android
5 883 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 342 (2.12%) Solaris
7 197 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 196 (1.21%) CentOS
9 153 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (0.66%) Debian
11 103 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (0.59%) Windows Phone
13 70 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 69 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 51 (0.32%) AIX
16 43 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 39 (0.24%) Windows XP
18 25 (0.15%) SUSE
19 23 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
19 23 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6509 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3301 (20.45%) OO
3 3085 (19.11%) TDD
4 2329 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 2217 (13.73%) Scrum
6 1928 (11.94%) Multithreading
7 1835 (11.37%) E-Commerce
8 1448 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 1292 (8.00%) BDD
10 1214 (7.52%) MVC
11 1073 (6.65%) OOP
12 983 (6.09%) SOA
13 929 (5.75%) Analytics
14 926 (5.74%) Low Latency
15 887 (5.49%) Mentoring
16 838 (5.19%) DevOps
17 756 (4.68%) Android Development
18 736 (4.56%) Unit Testing
19 653 (4.05%) Project Management
20 633 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4722 (29.25%) SQL
2 3899 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 2674 (16.56%) C#
4 2478 (15.35%) C++
5 2209 (13.68%) Python
6 1332 (8.25%) PHP
7 1327 (8.22%) Ruby
8 1013 (6.28%) Perl
9 965 (5.98%) Scala
10 789 (4.89%) C
11 526 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 508 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 482 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 359 (2.22%) Objective-C
15 338 (2.09%) Groovy
16 320 (1.98%) R
17 281 (1.74%) VB
18 265 (1.64%) VBA
19 263 (1.63%) T-SQL
20 186 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3325 (20.60%) Degree
2 399 (2.47%) PhD
3 160 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 105 (0.65%) ISEB
5 75 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 72 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 54 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 39 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (0.19%) CISSP
12 30 (0.19%) PMP
12 30 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 26 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
15 21 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (0.11%) CCNA
18 16 (0.099%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1498 (9.28%) QA
2 116 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 111 (0.69%) SLA
4 51 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.099%) HL7
7 15 (0.093%) EMIR
7 15 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.081%) ISO 14001
9 10 (0.062%) ISO 8583
9 10 (0.062%) WCAG
10 9 (0.056%) TickIT
11 8 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.050%) Basel III
11 8 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.037%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.031%) COBIT
13 5 (0.031%) IAS 39
14 4 (0.025%) Basel II
14 4 (0.025%) Solvency II
System Software
1 184 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 78 (0.48%) Varnish
3 78 (0.48%) HDFS
4 64 (0.40%) KVM
5 57 (0.35%) NFS
6 54 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 46 (0.28%) vSphere
8 29 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 24 (0.15%) Docker
10 23 (0.14%) Xen
10 23 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 22 (0.14%) vCloud
12 20 (0.12%) SRDF
13 15 (0.093%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.081%) Squid
14 13 (0.081%) Snort
15 12 (0.074%) Oracle RMAN
16 11 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (0.062%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 612 (3.79%) Puppet
2 518 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 234 (1.45%) Nagios
4 88 (0.55%) Ansible
5 85 (0.53%) ZABBIX
6 79 (0.49%) logstash
7 62 (0.38%) Opsview
8 46 (0.28%) Zenoss
9 41 (0.25%) Salt
10 40 (0.25%) Vagrant
10 40 (0.25%) HAProxy
11 38 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (0.17%) Kibana
13 25 (0.15%) StatsD
14 24 (0.15%) YUM
15 23 (0.14%) Ganglia
15 23 (0.14%) Munin
16 20 (0.12%) Control-M
17 19 (0.12%) Cacti
18 18 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2975 (18.43%) Oracle
2 924 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 690 (4.27%) JBoss
4 618 (3.83%) Google
5 509 (3.15%) Sybase
6 450 (2.79%) IBM
7 391 (2.42%) TIBCO
8 371 (2.30%) Adobe
9 297 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 289 (1.79%) VMware
11 287 (1.78%) SAP
12 274 (1.70%) Facebook
13 267 (1.65%) hybris
14 196 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 151 (0.94%) HP
16 146 (0.90%) Informatica
17 145 (0.90%) ATG
18 142 (0.88%) 29West
19 141 (0.87%) Sun
20 125 (0.77%) Zend
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Unspecified 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago