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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 7305 7554 7724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.65% 16.43% 17.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.35% 31.20% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6235 6518 6525
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
23298 24213 24007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.11% 52.65% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20104 20858 20476
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -1 1607 £62,500 +8.69% 252
Docklands, London +12 36 £67,500 -3.57%
Hammersmith +4 34 £51,500 -10.43% 1
Canary Wharf +7 27 £71,250 -22.97%
Croydon +14 20 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Wimbledon 0 20 £50,000 +17.64%
Ealing -18 18 £55,000 -8.33%
Twickenham +2 17 £47,500 -13.63%
Harrow +17 16 £44,000 +45.45%
Teddington -8 16 £47,500 +23.37% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -16 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Feltham - 13 £50,250 - 1
Surbiton -5 12 £48,000 -3.03%
Brentford - 12 £72,500 - 1
Paddington +10 10 £55,000 -38.88%
Uxbridge -14 10 £45,000 +9.75% 2
New Malden 0 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Bromley -5 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Hounslow -14 6 £51,250 -2.38%
Isleworth +8 5 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Enfield +4 4 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Mayfair - 3 £50,000 -
Wembley 0 2 £61,250 -
Hayes -2 1 £67,500 -11.76%
Romford - 1 £47,500 -
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6556 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4584 (31.35%) Finance
3 4393 (30.04%) SQL
4 3373 (23.07%) JavaScript
5 3243 (22.18%) Spring
6 3129 (21.40%) Linux
7 3079 (21.06%) TDD
8 2929 (20.03%) Degree
9 2872 (19.64%) Oracle
10 2793 (19.10%) HTML
11 2771 (18.95%) C#
12 2395 (16.38%) OO
13 2366 (16.18%) Python
14 2188 (14.96%) Web Services
15 2161 (14.78%) Scrum
16 2143 (14.65%) C++
17 2109 (14.42%) Computer Science
18 2094 (14.32%) Software Engineering
19 2071 (14.16%) Banking
20 1994 (13.64%) .NET
21 1990 (13.61%) UNIX
22 1960 (13.40%) XML
23 1887 (12.90%) CSS
24 1756 (12.01%) E-Commerce
25 1641 (11.22%) J2EE
26 1636 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
27 1581 (10.81%) Hibernate
28 1557 (10.65%) Multithreading
29 1512 (10.34%) BDD
30 1444 (9.87%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1114 (7.62%) Tomcat
2 851 (5.82%) Apache
3 611 (4.18%) WebSphere
4 584 (3.99%) Node.js
5 522 (3.57%) JBoss
6 494 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
7 419 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 380 (2.60%) Apache Solr
9 346 (2.37%) Apache Spark
10 251 (1.72%) CMS
11 240 (1.64%) IIS
12 197 (1.35%) Apache Pig
13 195 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 177 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
15 167 (1.14%) SharePoint
16 160 (1.09%) Confluence
17 144 (0.98%) SAS
18 133 (0.91%) nginx
19 126 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
20 119 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 443 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 70 (0.48%) MS Office
3 63 (0.43%) SPSS
4 60 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (0.37%) MS Project
6 42 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.18%) Mathematica
9 18 (0.12%) FastStats
10 13 (0.089%) GNU Octave
11 11 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.062%) PowerPivot
13 6 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.034%) HipChat
15 4 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.027%) CPLEX
16 3 (0.021%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.021%) Mingle
17 2 (0.014%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 102 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 88 (0.60%) RMDS
3 40 (0.27%) Magento
4 38 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 31 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.16%) Fredhopper
8 21 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 19 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 17 (0.12%) Summit
10 17 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.11%) Endur
11 16 (0.11%) thinkFolio
12 15 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
13 14 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
14 13 (0.089%) LatentZero
15 12 (0.082%) MetaTrader
16 11 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 10 (0.068%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1098 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 371 (2.54%) SaaS
3 182 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 131 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 131 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 94 (0.64%) IaaS
6 90 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (0.56%) GitHub
8 80 (0.55%) PaaS
9 65 (0.44%) Force.com
10 51 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
11 39 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 38 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (0.21%) Heroku
14 27 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.16%) Google Analytics
15 24 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
16 21 (0.14%) Google App Engine
17 20 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
18 17 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 504 (3.45%) Internet
2 503 (3.44%) HTTP
3 291 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 172 (1.18%) Firewall
5 163 (1.11%) DNS
6 129 (0.88%) WAN
7 122 (0.83%) LDAP
7 122 (0.83%) Multicast
8 119 (0.81%) LAN
9 115 (0.79%) SAN
10 80 (0.55%) NAS
11 74 (0.51%) ATM
12 70 (0.48%) Intranet
13 69 (0.47%) Network Security
13 69 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
14 68 (0.47%) VPN
15 66 (0.45%) FCoE
16 62 (0.42%) SSL
17 58 (0.40%) iSCSI
18 52 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1444 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 1345 (9.20%) Big Data
3 1328 (9.08%) NoSQL
4 1279 (8.75%) MySQL
5 1132 (7.74%) Hadoop
6 1126 (7.70%) Relational Database
7 1104 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 540 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 526 (3.60%) RDBMS
10 476 (3.26%) Oracle Database
11 370 (2.53%) Apache Hive
12 369 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 342 (2.34%) HBase
14 325 (2.22%) DB2
15 287 (1.96%) Redis
16 282 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
17 198 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
18 162 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 160 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 128 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1441 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 1322 (9.04%) Maven
3 1171 (8.01%) Selenium
4 1141 (7.80%) Jenkins
5 1055 (7.21%) JUnit
6 760 (5.20%) Subversion
7 742 (5.07%) JIRA
8 736 (5.03%) Cucumber
9 583 (3.99%) WebDriver
10 531 (3.63%) Eclipse
11 399 (2.73%) Ant
12 373 (2.55%) Mockito
13 189 (1.29%) Hudson
14 184 (1.26%) JMeter
15 179 (1.22%) TeamCity
16 176 (1.20%) TestNG
17 175 (1.20%) Gradle
18 165 (1.13%) Visual Studio
19 150 (1.03%) Mercurial
19 150 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 4584 (31.35%) Finance
2 2071 (14.16%) Banking
3 1071 (7.32%) Front Office
4 966 (6.61%) Retail
5 675 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 673 (4.60%) Games
7 521 (3.56%) Telecoms
8 404 (2.76%) Marketing
9 317 (2.17%) Back Office
10 269 (1.84%) Publishing
11 233 (1.59%) Law
12 211 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 170 (1.16%) Advertising
14 165 (1.13%) Legal
15 99 (0.68%) Online Betting
16 70 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 52 (0.36%) Billing
18 45 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.28%) Electronics
20 36 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8211 (56.15%) Developer
2 4478 (30.62%) Java Developer
3 1738 (11.89%) Senior Developer
4 1119 (7.65%) Architect
5 1092 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 859 (5.87%) Analyst
7 643 (4.40%) Consultant
8 553 (3.78%) Software Engineer
9 490 (3.35%) Software Developer
10 467 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
11 464 (3.17%) Junior
12 381 (2.61%) C# Developer
13 375 (2.56%) Android Developer
14 372 (2.54%) Junior Developer
15 370 (2.53%) Tester
16 363 (2.48%) Applications Support
17 338 (2.31%) Graduate
18 337 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
19 336 (2.30%) Programmer
20 307 (2.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3243 (22.18%) Spring
2 2793 (19.10%) HTML
3 2188 (14.96%) Web Services
4 1994 (13.64%) .NET
5 1960 (13.40%) XML
6 1887 (12.90%) CSS
7 1641 (11.22%) J2EE
8 1581 (10.81%) Hibernate
9 1392 (9.52%) REST
10 1096 (7.50%) HTML5
11 1052 (7.19%) jQuery
12 886 (6.06%) RESTful
13 846 (5.79%) SOAP
14 775 (5.30%) AngularJS
15 730 (4.99%) JSON
16 718 (4.91%) JSP
17 617 (4.22%) Middleware
18 607 (4.15%) JMS
19 597 (4.08%) Java EE
20 468 (3.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2109 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 1173 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 748 (5.12%) Mathematics
4 699 (4.78%) Algorithms
5 668 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 582 (3.98%) Derivative
7 547 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 524 (3.58%) User Experience
9 522 (3.57%) Equities
10 488 (3.34%) Data Structures
11 427 (2.92%) Fixed Income
12 369 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
13 345 (2.36%) Hedge funds
14 242 (1.65%) Client/Server
15 240 (1.64%) Management Information System
16 230 (1.57%) Physics
17 221 (1.51%) Statistics
18 188 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
18 188 (1.29%) Visualisation
19 184 (1.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3129 (21.40%) Linux
2 1990 (13.61%) UNIX
3 1333 (9.12%) Windows
4 1070 (7.32%) Android
5 660 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 255 (1.74%) Solaris
7 199 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 189 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 178 (1.22%) CentOS
10 107 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (0.53%) Debian
12 65 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 59 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 58 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (0.38%) AIX
16 37 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 25 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 25 (0.17%) CoreOS
18 21 (0.14%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6556 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 3079 (21.06%) TDD
3 2395 (16.38%) OO
4 2161 (14.78%) Scrum
5 2094 (14.32%) Software Engineering
6 1756 (12.01%) E-Commerce
7 1636 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
8 1557 (10.65%) Multithreading
9 1512 (10.34%) BDD
10 1138 (7.78%) SOA
11 1108 (7.58%) Open Source
12 1072 (7.33%) MVC
13 1024 (7.00%) SDLC
14 1019 (6.97%) Analytics
15 1016 (6.95%) DevOps
16 871 (5.96%) Mentoring
17 682 (4.66%) Low Latency
18 674 (4.61%) OOP
19 641 (4.38%) Android Development
20 630 (4.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4393 (30.04%) SQL
2 3373 (23.07%) JavaScript
3 2771 (18.95%) C#
4 2366 (16.18%) Python
5 2143 (14.65%) C++
6 1341 (9.17%) Scala
7 1214 (8.30%) Ruby
8 1015 (6.94%) PHP
9 845 (5.78%) Perl
10 720 (4.92%) C
11 571 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 555 (3.80%) PL/SQL
13 533 (3.64%) Shell Script
14 510 (3.49%) Groovy
15 235 (1.61%) R
16 232 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 211 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 191 (1.31%) VB
19 186 (1.27%) Go
20 180 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2929 (20.03%) Degree
2 269 (1.84%) PhD
3 180 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 177 (1.21%) ISEB
5 133 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 86 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 81 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 61 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 60 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 42 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 41 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
13 33 (0.23%) CISSP
13 33 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 28 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (0.17%) OCP
17 20 (0.14%) CCNA
18 17 (0.12%) HND
18 17 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1345 (9.20%) QA
2 96 (0.66%) SLA
3 43 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 40 (0.27%) EMIR
5 28 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.14%) MiFID
7 19 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.12%) HL7
9 15 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.075%) Basel III
11 10 (0.068%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.055%) WCAG
12 8 (0.055%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.014%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.014%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.014%) Basel II
13 2 (0.014%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.007%) JTAG
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 211 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 203 (1.39%) Docker
3 93 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 83 (0.57%) HDFS
5 77 (0.53%) NFS
6 71 (0.49%) Active Directory
7 66 (0.45%) SRDF
8 58 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 54 (0.37%) KVM
10 52 (0.36%) Apache Flume
11 49 (0.34%) Xen
12 44 (0.30%) Varnish
13 36 (0.25%) XenServer
13 36 (0.25%) iptables
14 32 (0.22%) VirtualBox
15 29 (0.20%) vCloud
16 22 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (0.13%) Samba
18 18 (0.12%) vSphere
18 18 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 676 (4.62%) Puppet
2 616 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 323 (2.21%) Ansible
4 192 (1.31%) Nagios
5 93 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 88 (0.60%) Salt
7 79 (0.54%) Vagrant
8 62 (0.42%) logstash
9 52 (0.36%) Kibana
10 35 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 35 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 34 (0.23%) Graphite
12 30 (0.21%) Oozie
13 29 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (0.19%) Mesos
15 27 (0.18%) HAProxy
15 27 (0.18%) CFEngine
15 27 (0.18%) Capistrano
16 23 (0.16%) Data Guard
17 22 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2872 (19.64%) Oracle
2 696 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 498 (3.41%) Sybase
4 472 (3.23%) IBM
5 367 (2.51%) Google
6 349 (2.39%) hybris
7 330 (2.26%) VMware
8 329 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 325 (2.22%) TIBCO
10 212 (1.45%) Adobe
11 210 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 208 (1.42%) SAP
13 182 (1.24%) ATG
14 137 (0.94%) Informatica
15 136 (0.93%) Cisco
16 127 (0.87%) HP
17 106 (0.72%) Splunk
18 97 (0.66%) Facebook
18 97 (0.66%) EMC
19 94 (0.64%) Demandware
North London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus (c50%) + benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Really good package
Posted: 45 minutes ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Great Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Some of the best benefits ever seen
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60-80k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum deve
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90k plus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago