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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 6935 8136 9046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.30% 17.92% 18.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.55% 32.43% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 6947 7794
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,550 £36,948
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,641 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +1.60%
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
23465 25088 26194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.77% 55.24% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20328 21705 22992
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 £34,255
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 1870 £60,000 - 311
Kingston Upon Thames +19 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Hounslow +7 29 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Bromley +5 25 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Docklands, London -12 25 £45,000 -35.71%
Hammersmith +2 24 £37,500 - 1
Teddington +2 20 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Uxbridge -13 18 £41,000 -25.45% 1
Surbiton +12 15 £55,000 -
Harrow - 11 £50,000 - 2
Canary Wharf -7 10 £60,000 -33.33%
Ealing +4 9 £51,500 +5.10% 1
Wimbledon -17 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Westminster - 9 £46,000 - 1
New Malden -9 6 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Isleworth -2 5 £72,500 +38.09% 5
Orpington -4 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Sidcup - 5 £41,000 -
Hackney - 5 - -
Twickenham 0 4 £55,000 - 2
Greenford - 4 - -
Chiswick - 4 £55,000 -
Brentford +2 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Clapham -2 3 £60,000 - 1
Croydon -8 3 £42,500 -4.49% 2
Chessington - 3 £47,500 -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Mayfair +3 1 £40,000 -48.38%
Paddington -9 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £67,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6258 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4521 (29.18%) SQL
3 4377 (28.25%) Finance
4 3702 (23.89%) JavaScript
5 3310 (21.36%) Spring
6 3264 (21.07%) Linux
7 3118 (20.12%) Degree
8 3109 (20.07%) HTML
9 3069 (19.81%) OO
10 2944 (19.00%) TDD
11 2863 (18.48%) Oracle
12 2504 (16.16%) C#
13 2314 (14.93%) CSS
14 2307 (14.89%) XML
15 2289 (14.77%) C++
16 2241 (14.46%) UNIX
17 2205 (14.23%) Computer Science
18 2187 (14.12%) Python
19 2158 (13.93%) J2EE
20 2155 (13.91%) Web Services
21 2142 (13.82%) Software Engineering
22 2076 (13.40%) Scrum
23 2070 (13.36%) .NET
24 2062 (13.31%) Banking
25 1862 (12.02%) Hibernate
26 1859 (12.00%) E-Commerce
27 1799 (11.61%) Multithreading
28 1658 (10.70%) SQL Server
29 1576 (10.17%) MySQL
30 1507 (9.73%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1313 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 1034 (6.67%) Apache
3 636 (4.10%) JBoss
4 571 (3.69%) WebSphere
5 537 (3.47%) Node.js
6 522 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 469 (3.03%) CMS
8 328 (2.12%) IIS
9 275 (1.77%) Apache Solr
10 206 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
11 202 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
12 185 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
13 179 (1.16%) Drupal
14 165 (1.06%) nginx
15 162 (1.05%) Confluence
16 153 (0.99%) Apache Pig
17 142 (0.92%) Jetty
18 140 (0.90%) SharePoint
19 136 (0.88%) WordPress
20 126 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 608 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 138 (0.89%) MS Office
3 107 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 64 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 55 (0.35%) SPSS
7 49 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 27 (0.17%) MS Project
9 23 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 20 (0.13%) Weka
11 15 (0.097%) CPLEX
12 8 (0.052%) Mingle
13 7 (0.045%) Doxygen
14 4 (0.026%) NASTRAN
14 4 (0.026%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.026%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.026%) Maya
14 4 (0.026%) Stata
14 4 (0.026%) Mathematica
15 3 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 57 (0.37%) Magento
2 55 (0.35%) RMDS
3 50 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 45 (0.29%) Fredhopper
5 33 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (0.19%) Summit
8 29 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 29 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 22 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
11 21 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
13 16 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 14 (0.090%) ION MarketView
14 14 (0.090%) Markit EDM
15 13 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
16 12 (0.077%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 436 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 402 (2.59%) SaaS
3 189 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 108 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 106 (0.68%) GitHub
6 92 (0.59%) PaaS
7 87 (0.56%) IaaS
8 66 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (0.28%) Force.com
10 41 (0.26%) Joyent
11 37 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
14 18 (0.12%) Heroku
14 18 (0.12%) ElastiCache
14 18 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (0.077%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 11 (0.071%) Google Apps
17 9 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.052%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 561 (3.62%) HTTP
2 425 (2.74%) Internet
3 381 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 201 (1.30%) Firewall
5 156 (1.01%) DNS
6 107 (0.69%) SAN
7 103 (0.66%) LDAP
8 88 (0.57%) SSL
9 84 (0.54%) SSH
10 75 (0.48%) WAN
11 74 (0.48%) SNMP
12 72 (0.46%) FTP
13 63 (0.41%) LAN
14 55 (0.35%) Intranet
14 55 (0.35%) NAS
15 51 (0.33%) VPN
16 49 (0.32%) Multicast
17 48 (0.31%) AMQP
18 47 (0.30%) Broadband
19 45 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1658 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 1576 (10.17%) MySQL
3 1317 (8.50%) Big Data
4 1091 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 1020 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 1010 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 743 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 457 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 456 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 386 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 353 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 296 (1.91%) Apache Hive
13 292 (1.88%) Redis
14 271 (1.75%) DB2
15 250 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 247 (1.59%) HBase
17 179 (1.16%) Data Mining
18 140 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 133 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
20 128 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1259 (8.13%) Maven
2 1254 (8.09%) Git (software)
3 1113 (7.18%) JUnit
4 1060 (6.84%) Selenium
5 954 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 951 (6.14%) Subversion
7 617 (3.98%) Eclipse
8 603 (3.89%) Cucumber
9 602 (3.89%) JIRA
10 485 (3.13%) Ant
11 403 (2.60%) WebDriver
12 294 (1.90%) Hudson
13 228 (1.47%) Mockito
14 172 (1.11%) TeamCity
15 168 (1.08%) Visual Studio
16 155 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 150 (0.97%) Mercurial
18 126 (0.81%) JBehave
19 119 (0.77%) JMeter
20 117 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4377 (28.25%) Finance
2 2062 (13.31%) Banking
3 1282 (8.27%) Front Office
4 973 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 765 (4.94%) Retail
6 761 (4.91%) Games
7 530 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 461 (2.98%) Marketing
9 357 (2.30%) Publishing
10 308 (1.99%) Back Office
11 306 (1.97%) Financial Institution
12 271 (1.75%) Advertising
13 128 (0.83%) Law
14 109 (0.70%) Legal
15 77 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 67 (0.43%) Billing
17 54 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 48 (0.31%) French Language
19 47 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 44 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8591 (55.45%) Developer
2 4954 (31.97%) Java Developer
3 1552 (10.02%) Senior Developer
4 1185 (7.65%) Analyst
5 1085 (7.00%) Architect
6 1011 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 811 (5.23%) Consultant
8 583 (3.76%) Software Engineer
9 552 (3.56%) Software Developer
10 448 (2.89%) Applications Support
11 412 (2.66%) Programmer
12 381 (2.46%) Support Analyst
13 379 (2.45%) Web Developer
14 373 (2.41%) Android Developer
15 369 (2.38%) Lead Developer
16 364 (2.35%) Junior
17 353 (2.28%) Administrator
18 333 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
19 329 (2.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
20 320 (2.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3310 (21.36%) Spring
2 3109 (20.07%) HTML
3 2314 (14.93%) CSS
4 2307 (14.89%) XML
5 2158 (13.93%) J2EE
6 2155 (13.91%) Web Services
7 2070 (13.36%) .NET
8 1862 (12.02%) Hibernate
9 1234 (7.96%) jQuery
10 1175 (7.58%) HTML5
11 1007 (6.50%) SOAP
12 993 (6.41%) REST
13 894 (5.77%) Java EE
14 892 (5.76%) JSP
15 784 (5.06%) Ajax
16 755 (4.87%) JSON
17 688 (4.44%) JMS
18 675 (4.36%) RESTful
19 616 (3.98%) Middleware
20 613 (3.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2205 (14.23%) Computer Science
2 1292 (8.34%) Open Source
3 1055 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1001 (6.46%) Algorithms
5 831 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 746 (4.81%) Mathematics
7 596 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 587 (3.79%) User Experience
9 577 (3.72%) Derivative
10 505 (3.26%) Equities
11 470 (3.03%) Data Structures
12 448 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
13 408 (2.63%) Fixed Income
14 349 (2.25%) Hedge funds
15 280 (1.81%) Physics
16 275 (1.77%) Visualisation
17 217 (1.40%) Client/Server
18 211 (1.36%) iPhone
19 205 (1.32%) Statistics
20 197 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3264 (21.07%) Linux
2 2241 (14.46%) UNIX
3 1507 (9.73%) Windows
4 1189 (7.67%) Android
5 769 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 349 (2.25%) Solaris
7 198 (1.28%) CentOS
8 181 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 179 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 114 (0.74%) Debian
11 96 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 74 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 67 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (0.37%) AIX
15 46 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 44 (0.28%) Windows XP
17 41 (0.26%) Windows 7
18 23 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
20 18 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6258 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 3069 (19.81%) OO
3 2944 (19.00%) TDD
4 2142 (13.82%) Software Engineering
5 2076 (13.40%) Scrum
6 1859 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 1799 (11.61%) Multithreading
8 1412 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
9 1281 (8.27%) BDD
10 1169 (7.54%) MVC
11 986 (6.36%) OOP
12 945 (6.10%) SOA
13 862 (5.56%) Analytics
13 862 (5.56%) DevOps
14 847 (5.47%) Low Latency
15 838 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 709 (4.58%) Android Development
17 676 (4.36%) Unit Testing
18 608 (3.92%) Web Development
19 592 (3.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4521 (29.18%) SQL
2 3702 (23.89%) JavaScript
3 2504 (16.16%) C#
4 2289 (14.77%) C++
5 2187 (14.12%) Python
6 1317 (8.50%) Ruby
7 1231 (7.95%) PHP
8 957 (6.18%) Perl
9 826 (5.33%) Scala
10 751 (4.85%) C
11 525 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 510 (3.29%) PL/SQL
13 494 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 330 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 277 (1.79%) Groovy
16 272 (1.76%) R
17 260 (1.68%) VB
18 243 (1.57%) VBA
19 238 (1.54%) T-SQL
20 160 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3118 (20.12%) Degree
2 357 (2.30%) PhD
3 150 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 113 (0.73%) ISEB
5 81 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 79 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 45 (0.29%) Sun Certification
8 41 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 32 (0.21%) CISSP
10 32 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.19%) PMP
13 27 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.14%) CCNA
15 22 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (0.090%) HP ASE
18 13 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1373 (8.86%) QA
2 124 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 122 (0.79%) SLA
4 49 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 20 (0.13%) EMIR
7 20 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 16 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.071%) ISO 8583
9 11 (0.071%) Basel III
10 9 (0.058%) HL7
11 8 (0.052%) WCAG
12 7 (0.045%) COBIT
12 7 (0.045%) Basel II
13 6 (0.039%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.032%) IAS 39
15 4 (0.026%) TickIT
15 4 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.013%) MiFID
System Software
1 186 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (0.55%) HDFS
3 84 (0.54%) Varnish
4 80 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 70 (0.45%) KVM
6 58 (0.37%) NFS
7 46 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 37 (0.24%) Docker
9 34 (0.22%) vSphere
10 28 (0.18%) Xen
11 26 (0.17%) Hyper-V
12 22 (0.14%) SRDF
12 22 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 20 (0.13%) vCloud
14 17 (0.11%) VMware ESX
15 15 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 13 (0.084%) Snort
17 12 (0.077%) Samba
18 10 (0.065%) Ceph
19 8 (0.052%) Squid
Systems Management
1 647 (4.18%) Puppet
2 525 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 240 (1.55%) Nagios
4 118 (0.76%) Ansible
5 96 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 75 (0.48%) logstash
7 60 (0.39%) Opsview
8 59 (0.38%) Salt
9 57 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 44 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 41 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 40 (0.26%) Zenoss
13 31 (0.20%) Kibana
14 30 (0.19%) StatsD
15 27 (0.17%) Oozie
16 25 (0.16%) Ganglia
17 22 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
18 21 (0.14%) collectd
18 21 (0.14%) YUM
18 21 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2863 (18.48%) Oracle
2 861 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 538 (3.47%) Google
4 495 (3.19%) Sybase
5 438 (2.83%) IBM
6 405 (2.61%) TIBCO
7 303 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 296 (1.91%) Adobe
9 287 (1.85%) VMware
10 278 (1.79%) hybris
11 223 (1.44%) SAP
12 214 (1.38%) Facebook
13 183 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 157 (1.01%) ATG
15 149 (0.96%) HP
16 144 (0.93%) 29West
17 142 (0.92%) Informatica
18 137 (0.88%) Zend
19 136 (0.88%) Bloomberg
20 129 (0.83%) Sun
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