The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 8351 7763 9607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.36% 17.52% 18.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.46% 32.60% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7233 6573 8315
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25730 23814 28053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.47% 53.74% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22238 20225 24823
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 2247 £57,500 - 348
Hounslow +9 71 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Docklands, London -2 35 £72,500 +3.57%
Bromley +14 34 £50,000 -34.21% 9
Hammersmith +7 30 £60,000 +64.38%
Teddington -1 29 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Kingston Upon Thames 0 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Uxbridge +16 24 £41,000 -18.00%
Surbiton +1 17 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Wimbledon 0 17 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Canary Wharf -9 16 £100,000 +11.11% 1
Clapham - 16 £60,000 -
Croydon -20 15 £39,500 -15.95% 5
Westminster +2 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
New Malden +2 11 £27,500 -29.48%
Ealing -5 9 £60,000 +22.44% 2
Harrow +3 8 £30,250 -56.78% 4
Chessington - 7 £47,500 - 1
Southwark - 7 £47,500 -
Hayes -1 6 £75,000 +66.66% 5
Chiswick -7 6 £50,000 -28.57%
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Greenford - 3 - - 2
Ruislip - 3 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £42,000 -
Paddington -1 2 £90,000 -
Wembley -6 2 £40,000 -23.80%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £72,500 - 2
Twickenham +4 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Enfield +4 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4990 (29.59%) SQL
2 4759 (28.22%) Finance
3 4010 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 3653 (21.67%) HTML
5 3609 (21.40%) Linux
6 3583 (21.25%) Degree
7 3544 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
8 3438 (20.39%) Spring
9 3430 (20.34%) OO
10 3219 (19.09%) Oracle
11 3202 (18.99%) TDD
12 2919 (17.31%) C#
13 2614 (15.50%) C++
14 2604 (15.44%) CSS
15 2599 (15.41%) XML
16 2560 (15.18%) Computer Science
17 2507 (14.87%) UNIX
18 2462 (14.60%) Software Engineering
19 2405 (14.26%) Web Services
20 2347 (13.92%) Python
21 2335 (13.85%) J2EE
22 2334 (13.84%) Scrum
23 2239 (13.28%) .NET
24 2126 (12.61%) Banking
25 2029 (12.03%) Hibernate
26 1939 (11.50%) Multithreading
27 1917 (11.37%) E-Commerce
28 1787 (10.60%) MySQL
29 1719 (10.20%) SQL Server
30 1656 (9.82%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1506 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 1175 (6.97%) Apache
3 571 (3.39%) Node.js
4 555 (3.29%) CMS
5 529 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 527 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 323 (1.92%) IIS
8 269 (1.60%) Apache Solr
9 255 (1.51%) Adobe CQ
10 194 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 193 (1.14%) Drupal
12 182 (1.08%) Confluence
13 176 (1.04%) Apache Pig
14 167 (0.99%) Jetty
15 161 (0.95%) SharePoint
16 150 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
17 144 (0.85%) WordPress
18 130 (0.77%) GlassFish
19 129 (0.77%) Alfresco
19 129 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 661 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 151 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 144 (0.85%) MS Office
4 86 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 67 (0.40%) SPSS
6 66 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 66 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.089%) MS Project
9 13 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.065%) Mathematica
11 10 (0.059%) CPLEX
12 7 (0.042%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.036%) InDesign
14 5 (0.030%) Weka
14 5 (0.030%) Stata
15 4 (0.024%) NASTRAN
15 4 (0.024%) Blender
15 4 (0.024%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.024%) Maya
Business Applications
1 119 (0.71%) Magento
2 91 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
3 67 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 54 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 49 (0.29%) RMDS
7 40 (0.24%) Fredhopper
8 31 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 30 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
10 28 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 26 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (0.14%) Summit
12 23 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 19 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
14 16 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 16 (0.095%) IntelliMatch
15 15 (0.089%) Markit EDM
16 14 (0.083%) AquaLogic BPM
17 12 (0.071%) WebTrends
17 12 (0.071%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 469 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 410 (2.43%) SaaS
3 202 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 141 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 105 (0.62%) GitHub
6 78 (0.46%) PaaS
7 69 (0.41%) IaaS
7 69 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 56 (0.33%) Joyent
9 44 (0.26%) Force.com
10 38 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
11 30 (0.18%) Google App Engine
12 29 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.13%) ElastiCache
14 17 (0.10%) Google Apps
15 14 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
16 8 (0.047%) Heroku
17 6 (0.036%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
18 5 (0.030%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 626 (3.71%) Internet
2 624 (3.70%) HTTP
3 435 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 270 (1.60%) Firewall
5 176 (1.04%) DNS
6 131 (0.78%) SAN
7 122 (0.72%) LDAP
8 102 (0.60%) SSL
9 97 (0.58%) SNMP
10 93 (0.55%) SSH
11 85 (0.50%) VPN
12 80 (0.47%) WAN
13 76 (0.45%) LAN
14 68 (0.40%) NAS
14 68 (0.40%) Intranet
15 52 (0.31%) SMTP
16 49 (0.29%) FTP
17 48 (0.28%) Broadband
18 43 (0.26%) DHCP
19 42 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1787 (10.60%) MySQL
2 1719 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 1622 (9.62%) Big Data
4 1351 (8.01%) Relational Database
5 1281 (7.60%) Hadoop
6 1066 (6.32%) NoSQL
7 853 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 647 (3.84%) RDBMS
9 557 (3.30%) Oracle Database
10 485 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 378 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 357 (2.12%) Apache Hive
13 319 (1.89%) Redis
14 293 (1.74%) DB2
15 270 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
16 247 (1.46%) Data Mining
17 228 (1.35%) HBase
18 171 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 162 (0.96%) KDB
20 156 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1369 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 1320 (7.83%) Maven
3 1269 (7.53%) JUnit
4 1268 (7.52%) Selenium
5 1162 (6.89%) Subversion
6 973 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 713 (4.23%) Eclipse
8 682 (4.04%) JIRA
9 614 (3.64%) Cucumber
10 603 (3.58%) Ant
11 555 (3.29%) WebDriver
12 309 (1.83%) Hudson
13 245 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 223 (1.32%) Mockito
15 200 (1.19%) Mercurial
16 176 (1.04%) SoapUI
17 175 (1.04%) TeamCity
18 155 (0.92%) Xcode
19 145 (0.86%) JMeter
20 141 (0.84%) JBehave
General
1 4759 (28.22%) Finance
2 2126 (12.61%) Banking
3 1402 (8.32%) Front Office
4 996 (5.91%) Games
5 978 (5.80%) Investment Banking
6 807 (4.79%) Retail
7 594 (3.52%) Marketing
8 573 (3.40%) Telecoms
9 440 (2.61%) Publishing
10 374 (2.22%) Advertising
11 324 (1.92%) Financial Institution
12 266 (1.58%) Back Office
13 142 (0.84%) Law
14 129 (0.77%) Legal
15 100 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 63 (0.37%) Billing
17 60 (0.36%) Online Betting
18 59 (0.35%) French Language
19 56 (0.33%) German Language
20 54 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9597 (56.92%) Developer
2 5210 (30.90%) Java Developer
3 1853 (10.99%) Senior Developer
4 1320 (7.83%) Analyst
5 1156 (6.86%) Architect
6 1144 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 819 (4.86%) Consultant
8 761 (4.51%) Software Developer
9 753 (4.47%) Software Engineer
10 535 (3.17%) Programmer
11 467 (2.77%) Applications Support
12 430 (2.55%) Android Developer
13 403 (2.39%) Junior
14 384 (2.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 381 (2.26%) Graduate
16 360 (2.14%) Support Analyst
17 356 (2.11%) Lead Developer
18 354 (2.10%) C# Developer
19 353 (2.09%) Web Developer
20 348 (2.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3653 (21.67%) HTML
2 3438 (20.39%) Spring
3 2604 (15.44%) CSS
4 2599 (15.41%) XML
5 2405 (14.26%) Web Services
6 2335 (13.85%) J2EE
7 2239 (13.28%) .NET
8 2029 (12.03%) Hibernate
9 1501 (8.90%) HTML5
10 1392 (8.26%) jQuery
11 1195 (7.09%) REST
12 1139 (6.76%) SOAP
13 980 (5.81%) JSP
14 939 (5.57%) Java EE
15 938 (5.56%) Ajax
16 918 (5.44%) JSON
17 837 (4.96%) RESTful
18 727 (4.31%) JMS
19 718 (4.26%) CSS3
20 676 (4.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2560 (15.18%) Computer Science
2 1430 (8.48%) Open Source
3 966 (5.73%) Mathematics
4 879 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 781 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 645 (3.83%) Derivative
7 607 (3.60%) Equities
8 548 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
9 463 (2.75%) Fixed Income
10 462 (2.74%) Hedge funds
11 348 (2.06%) Physics
12 313 (1.86%) Visualisation
13 300 (1.78%) Client/Server
14 286 (1.70%) Statistics
15 241 (1.43%) iPhone
16 238 (1.41%) Social Media
17 217 (1.29%) Digital Media
18 203 (1.20%) Blackberry
19 200 (1.19%) iPad
20 185 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3609 (21.40%) Linux
2 2507 (14.87%) UNIX
3 1590 (9.43%) Windows
4 1457 (8.64%) Android
5 1040 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 378 (2.24%) Solaris
7 193 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 183 (1.09%) CentOS
9 153 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 144 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 101 (0.60%) Windows Phone
12 91 (0.54%) Debian
13 89 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.28%) AIX
16 47 (0.28%) Windows 7
17 46 (0.27%) Windows XP
18 36 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
19 29 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
20 27 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3544 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 3430 (20.34%) OO
3 3202 (18.99%) TDD
4 2462 (14.60%) Software Engineering
5 2334 (13.84%) Scrum
6 1939 (11.50%) Multithreading
7 1917 (11.37%) E-Commerce
8 1555 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
9 1319 (7.82%) BDD
10 1280 (7.59%) MVC
11 1142 (6.77%) OOP
12 1026 (6.09%) Analytics
13 1023 (6.07%) SOA
14 898 (5.33%) Low Latency
15 831 (4.93%) DevOps
16 763 (4.53%) Android Development
17 757 (4.49%) Unit Testing
18 716 (4.25%) Project Management
19 652 (3.87%) Web Development
20 595 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4990 (29.59%) SQL
2 4010 (23.78%) JavaScript
3 2919 (17.31%) C#
4 2614 (15.50%) C++
5 2347 (13.92%) Python
6 1508 (8.94%) PHP
7 1336 (7.92%) Ruby
8 1141 (6.77%) Scala
9 1076 (6.38%) Perl
10 883 (5.24%) C
11 551 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 524 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 514 (3.05%) Bash Shell
14 400 (2.37%) Groovy
15 385 (2.28%) Objective-C
16 352 (2.09%) R
17 282 (1.67%) VB
18 261 (1.55%) T-SQL
19 258 (1.53%) VBA
20 247 (1.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3583 (21.25%) Degree
2 437 (2.59%) PhD
3 184 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 130 (0.77%) ISEB
5 85 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 84 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 64 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 53 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 49 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 46 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 42 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (0.22%) PMP
13 34 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 32 (0.19%) CISSP
15 27 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
16 21 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (0.11%) HND
18 18 (0.11%) CCNA
19 17 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1656 (9.82%) QA
2 125 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 94 (0.56%) SLA
4 59 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.095%) HL7
7 14 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.077%) ISO 14001
9 11 (0.065%) EMIR
9 11 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.059%) Basel III
11 9 (0.053%) TickIT
11 9 (0.053%) WCAG
12 6 (0.036%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.036%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.030%) IAS 39
14 4 (0.024%) COBIT
14 4 (0.024%) MiFID
15 3 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 184 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 76 (0.45%) HDFS
4 72 (0.43%) Varnish
5 68 (0.40%) KVM
6 55 (0.33%) NFS
7 53 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 52 (0.31%) vSphere
9 33 (0.20%) vCloud
10 32 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 27 (0.16%) VMware ESX
11 27 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 20 (0.12%) Xen
14 17 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (0.095%) Docker
16 15 (0.089%) SRDF
17 12 (0.071%) Squid
17 12 (0.071%) XenApp
18 9 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 596 (3.53%) Puppet
2 545 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 218 (1.29%) Nagios
4 83 (0.49%) ZABBIX
5 78 (0.46%) logstash
6 67 (0.40%) Ansible
7 57 (0.34%) Opsview
8 53 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 51 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 46 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 44 (0.26%) Zenoss
12 43 (0.26%) Salt
13 26 (0.15%) Control-M
14 25 (0.15%) StatsD
14 25 (0.15%) YUM
15 24 (0.14%) Munin
16 21 (0.12%) SCOM
17 19 (0.11%) Kibana
17 19 (0.11%) Cacti
17 19 (0.11%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3219 (19.09%) Oracle
2 1002 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 829 (4.92%) JBoss
4 739 (4.38%) Google
5 553 (3.28%) Sybase
6 416 (2.47%) TIBCO
7 406 (2.41%) IBM
8 405 (2.40%) Adobe
9 329 (1.95%) SAP
10 328 (1.95%) Facebook
11 295 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 290 (1.72%) VMware
13 281 (1.67%) hybris
14 200 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 175 (1.04%) ATG
16 160 (0.95%) HP
17 155 (0.92%) JD Edwards
18 152 (0.90%) Informatica
19 130 (0.77%) Sun
20 117 (0.69%) Business Objects
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