Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,226 2,482 2,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.23% 17.61% 18.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.76% 29.33% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,237 2,029
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £103,750
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%

Java 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 7,741 8,462 7,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.90% 60.05% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,921 7,652 6,403
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Central London

Java
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Central London.

Salary trend for Java in Central London

Java
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Central London over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Java in Central London

Java
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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 -1 1,747 £75,000 +7.14% 461
West End of London 0 62 £65,000 +8.33%
City of Westminster -4 27 £82,500 +50.00%
Camden +8 26 £52,000 +4.00%
Southwark -2 20 £50,000 -29.82%
Lambeth - 8 £47,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea +5 3 £47,500 -9.52%
Java
London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 956 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (30.23%) Python
3 669 (30.05%) Finance
4 552 (24.80%) SQL
5 545 (24.48%) Microservices
6 534 (23.99%) JavaScript
7 530 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 528 (23.72%) Spring
9 482 (21.65%) Docker
10 442 (19.86%) DevOps
11 432 (19.41%) Software Engineering
12 390 (17.52%) TDD
13 358 (16.08%) Kubernetes
13 358 (16.08%) Java 8
14 356 (15.99%) Fintech
15 310 (13.93%) Spring Boot
16 280 (12.58%) HTML
17 277 (12.44%) Linux
18 272 (12.22%) C#
19 271 (12.17%) Scrum
20 252 (11.32%) Degree
20 252 (11.32%) Test Automation
21 250 (11.23%) Banking
22 243 (10.92%) QA
23 240 (10.78%) Computer Science
23 240 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
24 238 (10.69%) Git (software)
25 229 (10.29%) Big Data
26 224 (10.06%) REST
27 218 (9.79%) Jenkins

Java
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
1 145 (6.51%) Apache Spark
2 75 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (3.23%) Confluence
4 70 (3.14%) Apache
5 55 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 35 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 27 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (1.12%) JBoss
9 24 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 19 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 15 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.45%) Mule
13 10 (0.45%) SAS
14 9 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.36%) IIS
15 8 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.18%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.13%) Sketch
7 2 (0.090%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.045%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.22%) RMDS
5 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) Magento
6 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.090%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.045%) Ripple
9 1 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 530 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 75 (3.37%) SaaS
5 57 (2.56%) Serverless
6 52 (2.34%) Power Platform
7 47 (2.11%) GitHub
8 46 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (1.66%) PaaS
11 33 (1.48%) OpenShift
12 26 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (0.94%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.90%) Datadog
15 20 (0.90%) IaaS
16 15 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (0.54%) Apigee
18 10 (0.45%) npm
19 9 (0.40%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.80%) Internet
2 39 (1.75%) HTTP
3 16 (0.72%) Firewall
4 8 (0.36%) Broadband
4 8 (0.36%) DNS
5 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
6 5 (0.22%) FTP
6 5 (0.22%) VPN
7 4 (0.18%) RIP
7 4 (0.18%) SSL
8 3 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.13%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.13%) SMS
9 2 (0.090%) Multicast
9 2 (0.090%) SNMP
9 2 (0.090%) Wireless
10 1 (0.045%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (10.29%) Big Data
2 215 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 143 (6.42%) MySQL
4 139 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 130 (5.84%) Hadoop
6 109 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (4.58%) MongoDB
8 99 (4.45%) Relational Database
9 82 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (2.34%) Power BI
11 49 (2.20%) Blockchain
12 48 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 46 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (1.93%) Redis
15 42 (1.89%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.80%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 36 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 238 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 218 (9.79%) Jenkins
3 159 (7.14%) Selenium
4 157 (7.05%) JIRA
5 124 (5.57%) Maven
6 104 (4.67%) Cucumber
7 84 (3.77%) JUnit
8 60 (2.70%) Mockito
9 58 (2.61%) WebDriver
10 52 (2.34%) Gradle
11 47 (2.11%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.57%) Subversion
13 32 (1.44%) Bitbucket
14 31 (1.39%) git-flow
15 28 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
16 27 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.03%) JMeter
18 21 (0.94%) Ant
18 21 (0.94%) Jasmine
19 20 (0.90%) Travis CI
General
1 669 (30.05%) Finance
2 250 (11.23%) Banking
3 130 (5.84%) Retail
4 103 (4.63%) Front Office
5 70 (3.14%) Games
6 66 (2.96%) Advertising
7 61 (2.74%) Law
7 61 (2.74%) Marketing
8 54 (2.43%) Investment Banking
9 46 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 43 (1.93%) Financial Institution
11 39 (1.75%) Back Office
12 32 (1.44%) Telecoms
13 29 (1.30%) Publishing
14 9 (0.40%) Electronics
15 8 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.18%) Automotive
18 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,181 (53.05%) Developer
2 820 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 267 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 197 (8.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 141 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 136 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 129 (5.80%) Java Engineer
8 102 (4.58%) Architect
9 84 (3.77%) Lead Developer
10 81 (3.64%) Data Engineer
11 76 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
12 74 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
13 66 (2.96%) AWS DevOps
14 63 (2.83%) Python Developer
15 59 (2.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 59 (2.65%) Python Engineer
16 56 (2.52%) Analyst
17 54 (2.43%) Java Developer - Fintech
18 53 (2.38%) Software Developer
19 51 (2.29%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (23.72%) Spring
2 310 (13.93%) Spring Boot
3 280 (12.58%) HTML
4 224 (10.06%) REST
5 216 (9.70%) RESTful
6 215 (9.66%) Node.js
7 206 (9.25%) CSS
8 194 (8.72%) AngularJS
9 182 (8.18%) React
10 181 (8.13%) .NET
11 180 (8.09%) Web Services
12 174 (7.82%) Kafka
13 121 (5.44%) Hibernate
14 100 (4.49%) XML
15 97 (4.36%) J2EE
16 91 (4.09%) HTML5
17 77 (3.46%) JSON
18 74 (3.32%) JMS
19 59 (2.65%) Java EE
20 53 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 218 (9.79%) Greenfield Project
2 184 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 86 (3.86%) User Experience
5 84 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 59 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 55 (2.47%) Hedge funds
9 53 (2.38%) iPad
10 52 (2.34%) Fixed Income
11 45 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (1.93%) Equities
12 43 (1.93%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
14 34 (1.53%) Cloud Native
15 30 (1.35%) Data Centre
16 28 (1.26%) Derivative
17 25 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
19 21 (0.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 277 (12.44%) Linux
2 129 (5.80%) Unix
3 90 (4.04%) Android
4 64 (2.88%) Windows
5 32 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.27%) AIX
7 6 (0.27%) Solaris
7 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.22%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.13%) Debian
11 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.045%) CentOS
12 1 (0.045%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (24.48%) Microservices
3 442 (19.86%) DevOps
4 432 (19.41%) Software Engineering
5 390 (17.52%) TDD
6 356 (15.99%) Fintech
7 271 (12.17%) Scrum
8 252 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 240 (10.78%) Computer Science
9 240 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
10 215 (9.66%) Analytics
11 210 (9.43%) BDD
12 197 (8.85%) OO
13 172 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
14 165 (7.41%) Mentoring
15 164 (7.37%) Machine Learning
16 158 (7.10%) E-Commerce
17 153 (6.87%) SDLC
18 121 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
19 115 (5.17%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 673 (30.23%) Python
2 552 (24.80%) SQL
3 534 (23.99%) JavaScript
4 358 (16.08%) Java 8
5 272 (12.22%) C#
6 214 (9.61%) Scala
7 194 (8.72%) C++
8 152 (6.83%) Kotlin
9 119 (5.35%) Go
10 93 (4.18%) Ruby
11 91 (4.09%) PHP
12 68 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 67 (3.01%) TypeScript
14 56 (2.52%) C
15 47 (2.11%) Perl
16 44 (1.98%) Groovy
17 40 (1.80%) ES6
18 34 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.21%) R
20 25 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 252 (11.32%) Degree
2 89 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.98%) Master's Degree
4 37 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.26%) PhD
6 16 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.31%) CISSP
10 6 (0.27%) ISEB
10 6 (0.27%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.22%) CISA
11 5 (0.22%) CISM
12 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.13%) CCNA
13 3 (0.13%) CCNP
13 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (10.92%) QA
2 8 (0.36%) PMO
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.13%) GDPR
4 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.090%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.090%) EMIR
6 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 482 (21.65%) Docker
2 20 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.49%) etcd
4 9 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.31%) HDFS
5 7 (0.31%) vSphere
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.045%) Firmware
10 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.045%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.045%) vCloud
10 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 358 (16.08%) Kubernetes
2 129 (5.80%) Terraform
3 112 (5.03%) Ansible
4 60 (2.70%) Puppet
5 47 (2.11%) Prometheus
6 45 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (1.75%) Consul
8 30 (1.35%) Packer
9 21 (0.94%) Grafana
9 21 (0.94%) Salt
10 19 (0.85%) Icinga
11 14 (0.63%) Rancher
12 9 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.36%) Oozie
14 7 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
14 7 (0.31%) Mesos
15 5 (0.22%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.22%) Kibana
16 4 (0.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 207 (9.30%) Oracle
2 143 (6.42%) Google
3 79 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 70 (3.14%) Tableau
5 40 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 40 (1.80%) SAP
6 38 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.08%) Adobe
8 21 (0.94%) hybris
8 21 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 20 (0.90%) Facebook
9 20 (0.90%) IBM
10 19 (0.85%) Splunk
11 18 (0.81%) Demandware
12 17 (0.76%) Sybase
13 16 (0.72%) Cloudera
14 13 (0.58%) YouTube
15 11 (0.49%) Informatica
15 11 (0.49%) Talend
16 10 (0.45%) ForgeRock