Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 107 106
Rank change year-on-year -44 -1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 124 103 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.81% 2.46% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 4.05% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 116 96 349
10th Percentile £65,625 £46,250 £55,000
25th Percentile £78,750 £57,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £102,500 £94,063 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £109,000
London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,992 2,545 7,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 58.42% 60.89% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,574 2,276 6,690
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £94,688 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £95,000
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Central London.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Central London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -55 112 £95,000 +26.67% 35
West End of London -4 9 £82,500 +37.50%
Southwark - 2 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
Java 8
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (47.58%) Spring
4 54 (43.55%) Spring Boot
5 53 (42.74%) Kafka
6 49 (39.52%) AWS
7 48 (38.71%) Microservices
8 47 (37.90%) Finance
9 43 (34.68%) Fintech
10 38 (30.65%) TDD
11 35 (28.23%) Kubernetes
12 30 (24.19%) DevOps
13 29 (23.39%) Algorithms
13 29 (23.39%) MongoDB
14 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
14 28 (22.58%) Self-Motivation
15 27 (21.77%) Hadoop
16 26 (20.97%) Data Structures
17 24 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (18.55%) Azure
18 23 (18.55%) Big Data
19 22 (17.74%) AngularJS
19 22 (17.74%) Multithreading
19 22 (17.74%) JMS
20 20 (16.13%) Social Skills
20 20 (16.13%) Clean Code
21 19 (15.32%) GCP
21 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
21 19 (15.32%) ActiveMQ
22 18 (14.52%) React

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) GemFire
4 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 49 (39.52%) AWS
2 23 (18.55%) Azure
3 19 (15.32%) GCP
4 5 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.03%) Serverless
5 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.42%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) MongoDB
2 27 (21.77%) Hadoop
3 24 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (18.55%) Big Data
5 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.61%) HBase
7 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.84%) Maven
3 3 (2.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) GitLab
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Archiva
5 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) Gradle
5 1 (0.81%) gulp
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Mockito
5 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 47 (37.90%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Public Speaking
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (62.90%) Developer
2 76 (61.29%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.16%) Core Java Developer
3 25 (20.16%) Java Developer - Fintech
3 25 (20.16%) Java Engineer
4 16 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Senior Java Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Technical Leader
7 11 (8.87%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.03%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (47.58%) Spring
2 54 (43.55%) Spring Boot
3 53 (42.74%) Kafka
4 22 (17.74%) AngularJS
4 22 (17.74%) JMS
5 19 (15.32%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (14.52%) React
7 11 (8.87%) REST
8 8 (6.45%) RESTful
9 6 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.23%) HTML
11 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.42%) Java EE
11 3 (2.42%) JavaFX
11 3 (2.42%) JSON
11 3 (2.42%) Spring MVC
11 3 (2.42%) Swing
11 3 (2.42%) Web Services
12 2 (1.61%) Node.js
12 2 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Algorithms
2 28 (22.58%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (20.97%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.42%) Media Streaming
5 3 (2.42%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (38.71%) Microservices
3 43 (34.68%) Fintech
4 38 (30.65%) TDD
5 30 (24.19%) DevOps
6 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 22 (17.74%) Multithreading
8 20 (16.13%) Clean Code
9 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.29%) Technical Leadership
11 13 (10.48%) BDD
12 12 (9.68%) Full Stack Development
13 10 (8.06%) Analytics
14 9 (7.26%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.45%) Computer Vision
15 8 (6.45%) OOP
16 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
17 5 (4.03%) Decision-Making
18 4 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.52%) Java 11
4 10 (8.06%) Kotlin
5 9 (7.26%) SQL
6 6 (4.84%) Scala
7 3 (2.42%) Python
8 2 (1.61%) Groovy
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.81%) ISO 20022
1 1 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 35 (28.23%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.03%) Ansible
2 5 (4.03%) Prometheus
2 5 (4.03%) Terraform
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.03%) Oracle
2 2 (1.61%) Google
2 2 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Murex
3 1 (0.81%) New Relic
3 1 (0.81%) TIBCO