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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 8472 7797 9678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.65% 17.61% 18.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.75% 32.77% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 6629 8396
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
25868 23796 28295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.89% 53.74% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22356 20281 25097
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 23 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 23 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 2251 £57,500 - 349
Hounslow +10 68 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Docklands, London 0 36 £70,000 -
Bromley +12 33 £50,000 -34.21% 4
Hammersmith +6 31 £60,000 +64.38%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 27 £45,000 - 6
Teddington 0 27 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Uxbridge +13 23 £41,000 -18.00%
Surbiton +1 19 £50,000 +19.04% 2
Croydon -17 17 £39,500 -15.95% 4
Clapham - 17 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -10 16 £100,000 +11.11% 1
Wimbledon 0 15 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Westminster +2 12 £60,000 +50.00%
Harrow +2 9 £30,250 -56.78% 5
New Malden +2 9 £27,500 -29.48%
Ealing -4 9 £60,000 +22.44% 2
Hayes -1 8 £75,000 +66.66% 7
Chessington - 7 £47,500 - 1
Southwark - 7 £47,500 -
Chiswick -7 6 £42,750 -14.50%
Ruislip - 4 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £42,000 - 2
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Twickenham +5 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Wembley -4 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Greenford - 2 - - 1
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Feltham +15 1 - -
Enfield +5 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Paddington +2 1 £90,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £39,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 5116 (29.81%) SQL
2 4902 (28.56%) Finance
3 4046 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 3724 (21.70%) HTML
5 3668 (21.37%) Degree
6 3666 (21.36%) Linux
7 3646 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3520 (20.51%) Spring
9 3498 (20.38%) OO
10 3295 (19.20%) Oracle
11 3269 (19.05%) TDD
12 3009 (17.53%) C#
13 2650 (15.44%) XML
14 2626 (15.30%) CSS
14 2626 (15.30%) Computer Science
15 2617 (15.25%) C++
16 2543 (14.82%) UNIX
17 2491 (14.52%) Software Engineering
18 2458 (14.32%) Web Services
19 2383 (13.89%) J2EE
20 2378 (13.86%) Scrum
21 2377 (13.85%) Python
22 2287 (13.33%) .NET
23 2180 (12.70%) Banking
24 2064 (12.03%) Hibernate
25 1961 (11.43%) E-Commerce
26 1937 (11.29%) Multithreading
27 1797 (10.47%) MySQL
28 1709 (9.96%) SQL Server
29 1690 (9.85%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1524 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 1179 (6.87%) Apache
3 578 (3.37%) Node.js
4 569 (3.32%) CMS
5 543 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 537 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 317 (1.85%) IIS
8 270 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 264 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
10 200 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
11 188 (1.10%) Confluence
12 184 (1.07%) Drupal
13 178 (1.04%) Apache Pig
14 162 (0.94%) Jetty
15 157 (0.91%) SharePoint
16 141 (0.82%) WordPress
17 138 (0.80%) Alfresco
17 138 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
18 133 (0.78%) GlassFish
19 130 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 653 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 156 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 148 (0.86%) MS Office
4 88 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 74 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 73 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 65 (0.38%) SPSS
8 32 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.087%) MS Project
10 14 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.064%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.058%) CPLEX
13 8 (0.047%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.035%) InDesign
15 5 (0.029%) Stata
15 5 (0.029%) S-PLUS
15 5 (0.029%) Weka
16 4 (0.023%) Blender
16 4 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.023%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 124 (0.72%) Magento
2 93 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
3 74 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 59 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 58 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 47 (0.27%) RMDS
7 40 (0.23%) Fredhopper
8 29 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 29 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 28 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
10 26 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 24 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 22 (0.13%) Summit
13 18 (0.10%) Front Arena
14 17 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
15 16 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 16 (0.093%) IntelliMatch
16 15 (0.087%) Markit EDM
17 13 (0.076%) AquaLogic BPM
18 12 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 482 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (2.40%) SaaS
3 203 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 148 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 108 (0.63%) GitHub
6 77 (0.45%) PaaS
6 77 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 70 (0.41%) IaaS
8 57 (0.33%) Joyent
9 45 (0.26%) Force.com
10 37 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 34 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 30 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.12%) ElastiCache
14 17 (0.099%) Google Apps
15 13 (0.076%) Rackspace Cloud
16 9 (0.052%) Heroku
17 7 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
18 6 (0.035%) CloudFront
19 5 (0.029%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 656 (3.82%) Internet
2 628 (3.66%) HTTP
3 431 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 272 (1.58%) Firewall
5 183 (1.07%) DNS
6 136 (0.79%) SAN
7 124 (0.72%) LDAP
8 103 (0.60%) SSL
9 99 (0.58%) SNMP
10 95 (0.55%) SSH
11 88 (0.51%) VPN
12 79 (0.46%) WAN
13 76 (0.44%) LAN
14 70 (0.41%) NAS
15 67 (0.39%) Intranet
16 51 (0.30%) Broadband
17 49 (0.29%) FTP
18 47 (0.27%) SMTP
19 45 (0.26%) DHCP
19 45 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1797 (10.47%) MySQL
2 1709 (9.96%) SQL Server
3 1664 (9.70%) Big Data
4 1378 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 1296 (7.55%) Hadoop
6 1077 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 881 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 670 (3.90%) RDBMS
9 573 (3.34%) Oracle Database
10 492 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 384 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 362 (2.11%) Apache Hive
13 325 (1.89%) Redis
14 298 (1.74%) DB2
15 277 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 247 (1.44%) Data Mining
17 235 (1.37%) HBase
18 171 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 163 (0.95%) KDB
20 161 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1409 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 1363 (7.94%) Maven
3 1307 (7.62%) Selenium
4 1284 (7.48%) JUnit
5 1197 (6.98%) Subversion
6 964 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 726 (4.23%) Eclipse
8 702 (4.09%) JIRA
9 621 (3.62%) Ant
10 604 (3.52%) Cucumber
11 568 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 308 (1.79%) Hudson
13 247 (1.44%) Visual Studio
14 222 (1.29%) Mockito
15 203 (1.18%) Mercurial
16 184 (1.07%) SoapUI
17 175 (1.02%) TeamCity
18 162 (0.94%) Xcode
19 151 (0.88%) JMeter
20 145 (0.84%) JBehave
General
1 4902 (28.56%) Finance
2 2180 (12.70%) Banking
3 1440 (8.39%) Front Office
4 1024 (5.97%) Games
5 999 (5.82%) Investment Banking
6 827 (4.82%) Retail
7 612 (3.57%) Marketing
8 593 (3.46%) Telecoms
9 439 (2.56%) Publishing
10 371 (2.16%) Advertising
11 328 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 267 (1.56%) Back Office
13 144 (0.84%) Law
14 133 (0.78%) Legal
15 103 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 67 (0.39%) Online Betting
17 64 (0.37%) French Language
18 59 (0.34%) Billing
19 58 (0.34%) German Language
20 52 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9778 (56.98%) Developer
2 5292 (30.84%) Java Developer
3 1914 (11.15%) Senior Developer
4 1337 (7.79%) Analyst
5 1207 (7.03%) Architect
6 1164 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 824 (4.80%) Consultant
8 769 (4.48%) Software Developer
9 765 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 569 (3.32%) Programmer
11 482 (2.81%) Applications Support
12 433 (2.52%) Android Developer
13 395 (2.30%) Junior
14 394 (2.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 379 (2.21%) Graduate
16 368 (2.14%) C# Developer
17 366 (2.13%) Lead Developer
18 362 (2.11%) Support Analyst
19 359 (2.09%) Web Developer
20 350 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3724 (21.70%) HTML
2 3520 (20.51%) Spring
3 2650 (15.44%) XML
4 2626 (15.30%) CSS
5 2458 (14.32%) Web Services
6 2383 (13.89%) J2EE
7 2287 (13.33%) .NET
8 2064 (12.03%) Hibernate
9 1554 (9.06%) HTML5
10 1427 (8.32%) jQuery
11 1218 (7.10%) REST
12 1168 (6.81%) SOAP
13 996 (5.80%) JSP
14 972 (5.66%) Java EE
15 933 (5.44%) Ajax
16 921 (5.37%) JSON
17 855 (4.98%) RESTful
18 750 (4.37%) CSS3
19 741 (4.32%) JMS
20 687 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2626 (15.30%) Computer Science
2 1423 (8.29%) Open Source
3 988 (5.76%) Mathematics
4 885 (5.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 808 (4.71%) Mobile App
6 668 (3.89%) Derivative
7 630 (3.67%) Equities
8 559 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
9 491 (2.86%) Hedge funds
10 478 (2.79%) Fixed Income
11 367 (2.14%) Physics
12 310 (1.81%) Visualisation
13 306 (1.78%) Client/Server
14 288 (1.68%) Statistics
15 253 (1.47%) Social Media
16 242 (1.41%) iPhone
17 213 (1.24%) Blackberry
18 210 (1.22%) Digital Media
19 209 (1.22%) iPad
20 204 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3666 (21.36%) Linux
2 2543 (14.82%) UNIX
3 1632 (9.51%) Windows
4 1485 (8.65%) Android
5 1070 (6.24%) Apple iOS
6 374 (2.18%) Solaris
7 197 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 185 (1.08%) CentOS
9 157 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 153 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 101 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 92 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 92 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 90 (0.52%) Debian
14 50 (0.29%) AIX
15 49 (0.29%) Windows XP
15 49 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 38 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 27 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3646 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3498 (20.38%) OO
3 3269 (19.05%) TDD
4 2491 (14.52%) Software Engineering
5 2378 (13.86%) Scrum
6 1961 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 1937 (11.29%) Multithreading
8 1556 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
9 1324 (7.72%) BDD
10 1316 (7.67%) MVC
11 1173 (6.84%) OOP
12 1050 (6.12%) SOA
13 1028 (5.99%) Analytics
14 920 (5.36%) Low Latency
15 830 (4.84%) DevOps
16 774 (4.51%) Unit Testing
17 760 (4.43%) Android Development
18 736 (4.29%) Project Management
19 660 (3.85%) Web Development
20 605 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5116 (29.81%) SQL
2 4046 (23.58%) JavaScript
3 3009 (17.53%) C#
4 2617 (15.25%) C++
5 2377 (13.85%) Python
6 1517 (8.84%) PHP
7 1368 (7.97%) Ruby
8 1163 (6.78%) Scala
9 1111 (6.47%) Perl
10 901 (5.25%) C
11 570 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 544 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 515 (3.00%) Bash Shell
14 408 (2.38%) Groovy
15 399 (2.33%) Objective-C
16 352 (2.05%) R
17 280 (1.63%) VB
18 266 (1.55%) Clojure
19 260 (1.52%) T-SQL
20 258 (1.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3668 (21.37%) Degree
2 436 (2.54%) PhD
3 187 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 138 (0.80%) ISEB
5 86 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 86 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 68 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 52 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 50 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 49 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 43 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (0.24%) PMP
12 34 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 33 (0.19%) CISSP
14 30 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
17 21 (0.12%) HND
18 20 (0.12%) CCNA
19 19 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1690 (9.85%) QA
2 124 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 90 (0.52%) SLA
4 58 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.087%) HL7
6 15 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.076%) ISO 14001
8 13 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.058%) EMIR
9 10 (0.058%) Basel III
10 9 (0.052%) TickIT
10 9 (0.052%) WCAG
11 6 (0.035%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.035%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.029%) IAS 39
13 4 (0.023%) WAI
13 4 (0.023%) BS7799
13 4 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 181 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 77 (0.45%) HDFS
4 70 (0.41%) KVM
4 70 (0.41%) Varnish
5 55 (0.32%) NFS
6 52 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 49 (0.29%) vSphere
8 35 (0.20%) vCloud
9 32 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 28 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 28 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 20 (0.12%) Xen
13 17 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
14 16 (0.093%) Docker
15 14 (0.082%) SRDF
16 12 (0.070%) Squid
16 12 (0.070%) XenApp
17 10 (0.058%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 597 (3.48%) Puppet
2 542 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 219 (1.28%) Nagios
4 90 (0.52%) ZABBIX
5 82 (0.48%) logstash
6 66 (0.38%) Ansible
7 59 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 55 (0.32%) Opsview
9 54 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 49 (0.29%) Vagrant
11 48 (0.28%) Zenoss
12 42 (0.24%) Salt
13 25 (0.15%) StatsD
13 25 (0.15%) Control-M
14 24 (0.14%) Munin
15 23 (0.13%) YUM
16 22 (0.13%) SCOM
17 20 (0.12%) Cacti
17 20 (0.12%) Capistrano
18 18 (0.10%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3295 (19.20%) Oracle
2 988 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 862 (5.02%) JBoss
4 752 (4.38%) Google
5 557 (3.25%) Sybase
6 436 (2.54%) TIBCO
7 415 (2.42%) Adobe
8 407 (2.37%) IBM
9 340 (1.98%) SAP
9 340 (1.98%) Facebook
10 304 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 291 (1.70%) hybris
12 290 (1.69%) VMware
13 196 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 180 (1.05%) ATG
15 163 (0.95%) JD Edwards
16 156 (0.91%) HP
17 151 (0.88%) Informatica
18 124 (0.72%) Sun
19 120 (0.70%) Zend
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