Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,456 2,602 2,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.04% 18.07% 17.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.07% 31.26% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,254 2,351 2,077
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 7,906 8,323 7,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 61.31% 57.80% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,203 7,387 6,826
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 0 2,080 £70,000 +3.70% 514
West End of London 0 56 £63,750 +21.43%
City of Westminster -13 26 £80,000 +18.52% 4
Southwark -2 16 £40,000 -36.00%
Camden +11 10 £55,000 -6.38%
Kensington and Chelsea -1 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Java
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,189 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (30.99%) Finance
3 620 (25.24%) TDD
4 593 (24.14%) Microservices
5 559 (22.76%) Spring
6 552 (22.48%) Java 8
7 535 (21.78%) Python
8 525 (21.38%) JavaScript
9 489 (19.91%) SQL
10 411 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
11 406 (16.53%) Software Engineering
12 393 (16.00%) DevOps
13 376 (15.31%) Linux
14 372 (15.15%) C#
15 327 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
16 326 (13.27%) Docker
17 325 (13.23%) C++
18 323 (13.15%) Big Data
19 300 (12.21%) HTML
20 291 (11.85%) RESTful
21 286 (11.64%) Computer Science
22 277 (11.28%) Degree
23 274 (11.16%) Banking
24 258 (10.50%) Scrum
25 255 (10.38%) Web Services
26 253 (10.30%) Jenkins
27 251 (10.22%) Spring Boot
28 250 (10.18%) Fintech
29 227 (9.24%) Oracle
30 221 (9.00%) Git (software)

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
1 122 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 99 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 67 (2.73%) Apache
4 66 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 51 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 37 (1.51%) JBoss
7 30 (1.22%) Confluence
8 28 (1.14%) CMS
9 21 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 19 (0.77%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (0.69%) Apache TomEE
12 15 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.53%) WordPress
14 12 (0.49%) Hyperledger
14 12 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.45%) nginx
16 8 (0.33%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.16%) InDesign
2 4 (0.16%) Maple
2 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.081%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.081%) Maya
3 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.081%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.041%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (0.041%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 12 (0.49%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.45%) Front Arena
2 11 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.20%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.20%) Ripple
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.081%) Magento
7 2 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.081%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.081%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.081%) ScheduALL
7 2 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.041%) Lawson
8 1 (0.041%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 411 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (2.69%) GitHub
5 44 (1.79%) SaaS
6 40 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (1.18%) OpenShift
8 29 (1.18%) Serverless
9 25 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (0.94%) PaaS
11 21 (0.86%) IaaS
12 20 (0.81%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.57%) Route 53
13 14 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.49%) NuGet
15 11 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.34%) HTTP
2 25 (1.02%) DNS
2 25 (1.02%) Internet
3 18 (0.73%) Firewall
3 18 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.69%) AMQP
5 12 (0.49%) SSL
6 8 (0.33%) VPN
7 7 (0.29%) VLAN
8 5 (0.20%) FTP
8 5 (0.20%) LAN
9 4 (0.16%) DHCP
9 4 (0.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.16%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.12%) BGP
10 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.12%) Network Security
10 3 (0.12%) VoIP
11 2 (0.081%) Intranet
11 2 (0.081%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (13.15%) Big Data
2 189 (7.70%) MySQL
3 181 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 133 (5.42%) SQL Server
5 123 (5.01%) Hadoop
5 123 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 111 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (3.62%) MongoDB
8 86 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 58 (2.36%) Redis
10 57 (2.32%) RDBMS
11 42 (1.71%) HBase
12 37 (1.51%) Apache Hive
13 34 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (1.34%) Blockchain
15 30 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 20 (0.81%) Oracle Database
19 16 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 253 (10.30%) Jenkins
2 221 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 194 (7.90%) Maven
4 140 (5.70%) Selenium
5 137 (5.58%) Gradle
6 107 (4.36%) Cucumber
6 107 (4.36%) JUnit
7 95 (3.87%) JIRA
8 68 (2.77%) Subversion
9 54 (2.20%) Mockito
10 46 (1.87%) WebDriver
11 39 (1.59%) Ant
12 33 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 33 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 28 (1.14%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.73%) git-flow
15 17 (0.69%) GitLab
16 16 (0.65%) SoapUI
16 16 (0.65%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 761 (30.99%) Finance
2 274 (11.16%) Banking
3 162 (6.60%) Front Office
4 101 (4.11%) Games
5 74 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 73 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 71 (2.89%) Advertising
8 69 (2.81%) Retail
9 48 (1.95%) Law
10 35 (1.43%) Publishing
11 29 (1.18%) Marketing
12 28 (1.14%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.61%) Automotive
13 15 (0.61%) Back Office
14 12 (0.49%) Electronics
15 11 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.33%) French Language
17 8 (0.33%) German Language
18 5 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,613 (65.68%) Developer
2 1,232 (50.16%) Java Developer
3 320 (13.03%) Senior Developer
4 256 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 150 (6.11%) Software Engineer
6 144 (5.86%) Java Engineer
7 107 (4.36%) Agile Developer
8 105 (4.28%) Agile Java Developer
8 105 (4.28%) Graduate
9 103 (4.19%) Lead Developer
10 99 (4.03%) Graduate Developer
11 95 (3.87%) Architect
12 88 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 81 (3.30%) Junior
14 71 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
14 71 (2.89%) Junior Developer
15 66 (2.69%) Software Developer
16 65 (2.65%) Core Java Developer
16 65 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
17 63 (2.57%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (22.76%) Spring
2 300 (12.21%) HTML
3 291 (11.85%) RESTful
4 255 (10.38%) Web Services
5 251 (10.22%) Spring Boot
6 220 (8.96%) CSS
7 212 (8.63%) REST
8 187 (7.61%) .NET
9 184 (7.49%) Kafka
10 166 (6.76%) Node.js
11 159 (6.47%) React
12 158 (6.43%) AngularJS
13 146 (5.94%) XML
14 142 (5.78%) Hibernate
15 98 (3.99%) J2EE
16 93 (3.79%) HTML5
17 83 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
18 76 (3.09%) SOAP
19 74 (3.01%) JSON
20 70 (2.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 250 (10.18%) Fintech
2 198 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 177 (7.21%) Algorithms
4 104 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 93 (3.79%) Derivative
7 88 (3.58%) Hedge funds
8 86 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
9 66 (2.69%) Equities
10 65 (2.65%) Fixed Income
11 64 (2.61%) Mobile App
12 60 (2.44%) Data Structures
13 57 (2.32%) User Experience
14 53 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (1.79%) Xbox
16 25 (1.02%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
18 18 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
19 17 (0.69%) Life Science
19 17 (0.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 376 (15.31%) Linux
2 133 (5.42%) Unix
3 95 (3.87%) Windows
4 43 (1.75%) Android
5 34 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 19 (0.77%) Solaris
9 15 (0.61%) Debian
10 14 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.37%) AIX
12 9 (0.37%) HPUX
13 7 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.16%) CentOS
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.081%) openSUSE
16 2 (0.081%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,189 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (25.24%) TDD
3 593 (24.14%) Microservices
4 406 (16.53%) Software Engineering
5 393 (16.00%) DevOps
6 327 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
7 286 (11.64%) Computer Science
8 258 (10.50%) Scrum
9 196 (7.98%) Multithreading
9 196 (7.98%) OO
9 196 (7.98%) Test Automation
10 191 (7.78%) SDLC
11 181 (7.37%) BDD
12 166 (6.76%) Mathematics
13 163 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
14 135 (5.50%) Low Latency
15 134 (5.46%) Analytics
16 127 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 113 (4.60%) Open Source
18 111 (4.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 552 (22.48%) Java 8
2 535 (21.78%) Python
3 525 (21.38%) JavaScript
4 489 (19.91%) SQL
5 372 (15.15%) C#
6 325 (13.23%) C++
7 205 (8.35%) Scala
8 101 (4.11%) PHP
9 98 (3.99%) Ruby
10 91 (3.71%) Go
11 75 (3.05%) Perl
12 66 (2.69%) Bash Shell
13 54 (2.20%) Kotlin
14 51 (2.08%) C
15 45 (1.83%) Groovy
16 43 (1.75%) Objective-C
17 37 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 35 (1.43%) PowerShell
19 31 (1.26%) PL/SQL
20 28 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 277 (11.28%) Degree
2 74 (3.01%) PhD
3 70 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.37%) CISSP
8 7 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.24%) ISEB
10 5 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.081%) CFA
12 2 (0.081%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.081%) MCSE
12 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.081%) OSCP
12 2 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (6.84%) QA
2 23 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.53%) GDPR
4 12 (0.49%) MiFID
5 10 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (0.41%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.33%) ISO 20022
8 7 (0.29%) SEPA
9 6 (0.24%) IFRS
10 4 (0.16%) SLA
11 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 326 (13.27%) Docker
2 36 (1.47%) HDFS
3 22 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.45%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.24%) Varnish
9 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.081%) XenServer
11 1 (0.041%) ACF2
11 1 (0.041%) iptables
11 1 (0.041%) NFS
11 1 (0.041%) RACF
11 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 217 (8.84%) Kubernetes
2 147 (5.99%) Ansible
3 98 (3.99%) Puppet
4 88 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (3.22%) Terraform
6 36 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (1.14%) Prometheus
8 20 (0.81%) Kibana
9 19 (0.77%) Oozie
10 18 (0.73%) Nagios
10 18 (0.73%) Salt
11 16 (0.65%) Grafana
12 12 (0.49%) Packer
13 11 (0.45%) logstash
14 10 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.37%) Mesos
16 8 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
17 7 (0.29%) Consul
17 7 (0.29%) SCOM
17 7 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 227 (9.24%) Oracle
2 57 (2.32%) Google
2 57 (2.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (1.71%) Red Hat
3 42 (1.71%) Splunk
4 41 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 37 (1.51%) IBM
6 26 (1.06%) SAP
7 20 (0.81%) Sybase
8 19 (0.77%) Cloudera
8 19 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (0.73%) AppDynamics
10 17 (0.69%) Adobe
10 17 (0.69%) Calypso
10 17 (0.69%) Hortonworks
10 17 (0.69%) StreamBase
11 16 (0.65%) Tableau
12 15 (0.61%) Terracotta
13 13 (0.53%) hybris
13 13 (0.53%) Talend