Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,572 2,246 2,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.22% 18.28% 17.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.98% 32.44% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,339 2,036 2,438
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £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 8,578 6,923 8,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.77% 56.36% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,832 6,312 7,868
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 2,107 £70,000 +3.70% 479
West End of London 0 92 £65,000 +18.18% 65
Southwark +14 35 £45,000 -25.00% 1
City of Westminster -11 27 £77,500 -6.06%
Camden +2 7 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Kensington and Chelsea -6 3 £52,500 -30.00%
Java
London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 1,174 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 891 (34.64%) Finance
3 641 (24.92%) SQL
4 615 (23.91%) TDD
5 591 (22.98%) JavaScript
6 554 (21.54%) Spring
7 534 (20.76%) Python
8 502 (19.52%) Microservices
9 494 (19.21%) Java 8
10 457 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
11 426 (16.56%) DevOps
12 403 (15.67%) Linux
12 403 (15.67%) Software Engineering
13 369 (14.35%) C#
14 355 (13.80%) HTML
15 325 (12.64%) CSS
16 323 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
17 320 (12.44%) Banking
18 312 (12.13%) Scala
19 308 (11.98%) C++
20 304 (11.82%) Fintech
21 299 (11.63%) Big Data
22 291 (11.31%) Scrum
23 288 (11.20%) Web Services
24 282 (10.96%) Degree
25 279 (10.85%) Docker
26 259 (10.07%) Computer Science
26 259 (10.07%) Maven
27 258 (10.03%) Oracle
28 256 (9.95%) 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
1 139 (5.40%) Apache Spark
2 89 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (3.19%) Apache
3 82 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 57 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 39 (1.52%) Confluence
6 33 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 29 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 28 (1.09%) CMS
8 28 (1.09%) JBoss
8 28 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 27 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
9 27 (1.05%) WordPress
10 23 (0.89%) Ethereum
11 19 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.54%) Anypoint
13 13 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.47%) Mule
15 11 (0.43%) Drupal
15 11 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.078%) Maya
7 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (0.86%) Front Arena
2 22 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 22 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 21 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.47%) Ripple
6 11 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.31%) Magento
8 4 (0.16%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.078%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.078%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.078%) ScheduALL
9 2 (0.078%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.039%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 457 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (2.53%) GitHub
5 44 (1.71%) PaaS
6 41 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 41 (1.59%) SaaS
7 39 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (1.52%) Serverless
8 37 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.97%) IaaS
12 22 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
14 17 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
15 16 (0.62%) npm
16 14 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.51%) Force.com
17 13 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.36%) HTTP
2 32 (1.24%) Internet
3 24 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.62%) DNS
5 14 (0.54%) Firewall
6 10 (0.39%) AMQP
6 10 (0.39%) VPN
7 9 (0.35%) FTP
7 9 (0.35%) SMS
8 8 (0.31%) SSL
9 7 (0.27%) BGP
10 6 (0.23%) SAN
11 5 (0.19%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.19%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.16%) LAN
13 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
13 3 (0.12%) WAN
13 3 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (11.63%) Big Data
2 199 (7.74%) MySQL
3 184 (7.15%) SQL Server
4 171 (6.65%) NoSQL
5 136 (5.29%) Hadoop
6 127 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 96 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 82 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 67 (2.60%) Blockchain
10 60 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (1.98%) Redis
12 37 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.05%) Apache Hive
16 26 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 26 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
17 25 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 259 (10.07%) Maven
2 256 (9.95%) Jenkins
3 236 (9.18%) Git (software)
4 144 (5.60%) Gradle
4 144 (5.60%) Selenium
5 129 (5.02%) JUnit
6 121 (4.70%) JIRA
7 101 (3.93%) Cucumber
8 75 (2.92%) Subversion
9 62 (2.41%) WebDriver
10 43 (1.67%) Visual Studio
11 41 (1.59%) Mockito
12 38 (1.48%) Ant
13 36 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (1.32%) Bitbucket
15 33 (1.28%) TeamCity
16 30 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (1.09%) Eclipse
18 27 (1.05%) TestNG
19 24 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 891 (34.64%) Finance
2 320 (12.44%) Banking
3 194 (7.54%) Front Office
4 111 (4.32%) Games
5 107 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 88 (3.42%) Advertising
7 83 (3.23%) Retail
8 79 (3.07%) Financial Institution
9 42 (1.63%) Law
10 39 (1.52%) Back Office
11 36 (1.40%) Publishing
12 29 (1.13%) Marketing
12 29 (1.13%) Telecoms
13 21 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 13 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.35%) Automotive
15 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.27%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Electronics
18 4 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,636 (63.61%) Developer
2 1,209 (47.01%) Java Developer
3 330 (12.83%) Senior Developer
4 254 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 152 (5.91%) Java Engineer
6 142 (5.52%) Software Engineer
7 118 (4.59%) Lead Developer
8 107 (4.16%) Architect
9 99 (3.85%) Graduate
10 98 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
11 84 (3.27%) Agile Developer
11 84 (3.27%) Graduate Developer
12 83 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
12 83 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 76 (2.95%) Software Developer
14 74 (2.88%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 72 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
16 71 (2.76%) Junior
17 70 (2.72%) Java Software Engineer
18 62 (2.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 554 (21.54%) Spring
2 355 (13.80%) HTML
3 325 (12.64%) CSS
4 288 (11.20%) Web Services
5 255 (9.91%) .NET
6 237 (9.21%) Spring Boot
7 235 (9.14%) RESTful
8 230 (8.94%) REST
9 195 (7.58%) XML
10 189 (7.35%) Kafka
11 188 (7.31%) Hibernate
12 185 (7.19%) Node.js
13 179 (6.96%) AngularJS
14 141 (5.48%) React
15 140 (5.44%) HTML5
16 103 (4.00%) Java EE
17 99 (3.85%) J2EE
18 95 (3.69%) CSS3
19 87 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
20 84 (3.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 304 (11.82%) Fintech
2 259 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 208 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
4 176 (6.84%) Algorithms
5 127 (4.94%) Derivative
6 123 (4.78%) Hedge funds
7 121 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
8 116 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 111 (4.32%) User Experience
10 108 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
11 89 (3.46%) Equities
12 74 (2.88%) Fixed Income
13 67 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
14 61 (2.37%) Data Structures
15 60 (2.33%) Mobile App
16 33 (1.28%) Public Cloud
17 32 (1.24%) Xbox
18 29 (1.13%) Market Risk
19 24 (0.93%) Bitcoin
19 24 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 403 (15.67%) Linux
2 166 (6.45%) Unix
3 128 (4.98%) Windows
4 50 (1.94%) Android
5 28 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.78%) Solaris
9 19 (0.74%) HPUX
10 15 (0.58%) AIX
11 13 (0.51%) Debian
11 13 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.47%) CentOS
13 10 (0.39%) openSUSE
14 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.078%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.039%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,174 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (23.91%) TDD
3 502 (19.52%) Microservices
4 426 (16.56%) DevOps
5 403 (15.67%) Software Engineering
6 323 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
7 291 (11.31%) Scrum
8 254 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
9 253 (9.84%) BDD
10 248 (9.64%) Test Automation
11 231 (8.98%) OO
12 222 (8.63%) Multithreading
13 198 (7.70%) SDLC
14 181 (7.04%) Low Latency
15 154 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
15 154 (5.99%) Mathematics
16 148 (5.75%) Mentoring
17 142 (5.52%) Web Development
18 134 (5.21%) Open Source
19 124 (4.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 641 (24.92%) SQL
2 591 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 534 (20.76%) Python
4 494 (19.21%) Java 8
5 369 (14.35%) C#
6 312 (12.13%) Scala
7 308 (11.98%) C++
8 169 (6.57%) PHP
9 113 (4.39%) Ruby
10 104 (4.04%) Perl
11 99 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 64 (2.49%) Go
12 64 (2.49%) Kotlin
12 64 (2.49%) Shell Script
13 61 (2.37%) C
14 51 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 51 (1.98%) R
15 44 (1.71%) Groovy
16 36 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 35 (1.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 282 (10.96%) Degree
2 64 (2.49%) PhD
3 59 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.51%) CISSP
6 13 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.35%) ISEB
10 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.16%) MCSA
13 4 (0.16%) MCSE
13 4 (0.16%) PMP
14 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (7.00%) QA
2 15 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.43%) MiFID
4 9 (0.35%) ISO 20022
5 8 (0.31%) GDPR
5 8 (0.31%) SEPA
6 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.12%) SLA
8 2 (0.078%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 279 (10.85%) Docker
2 22 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.74%) HDFS
4 17 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.23%) GridGain
9 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.078%) KVM
11 2 (0.078%) LXC
11 2 (0.078%) XenServer
12 1 (0.039%) ACF2
12 1 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.039%) RACF
Systems Management
1 164 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 159 (6.18%) Ansible
3 125 (4.86%) Puppet
4 116 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (2.49%) Terraform
6 41 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
7 38 (1.48%) Salt
8 25 (0.97%) Prometheus
9 24 (0.93%) Nagios
10 20 (0.78%) logstash
11 16 (0.62%) Kibana
11 16 (0.62%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.51%) Grafana
13 12 (0.47%) Mesos
13 12 (0.47%) Rancher
14 11 (0.43%) Graphite
15 9 (0.35%) Oozie
16 8 (0.31%) SCOM
17 4 (0.16%) Control-M
17 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 258 (10.03%) Oracle
2 101 (3.93%) Google
3 91 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 56 (2.18%) Splunk
5 52 (2.02%) TIBCO
6 48 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 39 (1.52%) IBM
8 38 (1.48%) SAP
9 34 (1.32%) hybris
9 34 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.09%) Calypso
11 26 (1.01%) Charles River
12 25 (0.97%) AppDynamics
13 24 (0.93%) StreamBase
14 22 (0.86%) SimCorp
15 21 (0.82%) Tableau
16 18 (0.70%) Solace
16 18 (0.70%) VMware
17 17 (0.66%) Sybase
18 16 (0.62%) MuleSoft