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

Java
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,553 2,330 2,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.67% 18.45% 17.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.52% 32.43% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,286 2,133 2,642
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 8,648 7,185 9,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.87% 56.91% 55.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,783 6,526 8,675
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,313 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 July 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 July 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 -1 2,050 £70,000 +7.69% 448
West End of London -2 93 £60,000 +14.29% 91
City of Westminster -2 44 £55,000 -35.29%
Southwark +5 32 £72,500 -3.33%
Camden +5 14 £50,000 -16.67%
Kensington and Chelsea -5 1 - -
Java
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 1,042 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 945 (37.02%) Finance
3 719 (28.16%) SQL
4 672 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 573 (22.44%) Spring
6 549 (21.50%) TDD
7 539 (21.11%) Python
8 441 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
9 430 (16.84%) Software Engineering
10 426 (16.69%) HTML
11 418 (16.37%) Linux
12 400 (15.67%) Java 8
13 395 (15.47%) DevOps
14 385 (15.08%) Microservices
15 372 (14.57%) CSS
16 345 (13.51%) Fintech
17 340 (13.32%) Banking
18 339 (13.28%) Degree
19 336 (13.16%) Web Services
20 329 (12.89%) C#
21 325 (12.73%) Scala
22 313 (12.26%) Scrum
23 311 (12.18%) Test Automation
24 301 (11.79%) Oracle
25 298 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
26 288 (11.28%) .NET
27 285 (11.16%) Maven
28 283 (11.08%) Docker
29 278 (10.89%) BDD
30 276 (10.81%) 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
1 193 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 108 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 105 (4.11%) Apache
4 78 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (2.55%) WebSphere
6 57 (2.23%) Confluence
7 55 (2.15%) JBoss
8 42 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 41 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 39 (1.53%) CMS
11 31 (1.21%) Ethereum
12 27 (1.06%) IIS
13 26 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
14 25 (0.98%) Mule
15 21 (0.82%) WordPress
16 19 (0.74%) Anypoint
17 16 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
18 15 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (0.55%) nginx
20 12 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
2 23 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.63%) MetaTrader
5 14 (0.55%) Ripple
6 10 (0.39%) Front Arena
6 10 (0.39%) Magento
6 10 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.20%) Sonata
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.12%) RMDS
10 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.078%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.078%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.078%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 441 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 45 (1.76%) PaaS
5 44 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (1.68%) GitHub
7 39 (1.53%) Serverless
8 35 (1.37%) SaaS
9 31 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (1.21%) IaaS
10 25 (0.98%) OpenShift
11 23 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (0.51%) Force.com
15 13 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
15 13 (0.51%) NuGet
15 13 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.80%) Internet
2 35 (1.37%) HTTP
3 25 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.59%) NetScaler
5 13 (0.51%) Firewall
6 12 (0.47%) VPN
7 10 (0.39%) SMS
8 8 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
9 7 (0.27%) DNS
9 7 (0.27%) SSL
10 6 (0.24%) AMQP
10 6 (0.24%) FTP
10 6 (0.24%) SSH
11 5 (0.20%) DMZ
11 5 (0.20%) Multicast
11 5 (0.20%) SAN
11 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.16%) BGP
12 4 (0.16%) DSL
12 4 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (10.30%) Big Data
2 218 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 192 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 189 (7.40%) MySQL
5 170 (6.66%) Hadoop
6 152 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 118 (4.62%) MongoDB
8 89 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 77 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (2.94%) Blockchain
11 71 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.45%) Data Lake
14 36 (1.41%) Redis
15 35 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.33%) Apache Hive
17 32 (1.25%) HBase
18 29 (1.14%) DB2
19 28 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
20 26 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 285 (11.16%) Maven
2 276 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 208 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 163 (6.38%) Selenium
5 141 (5.52%) JUnit
6 139 (5.44%) JIRA
7 127 (4.97%) Gradle
8 102 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 81 (3.17%) Subversion
10 77 (3.02%) WebDriver
11 63 (2.47%) Ant
12 49 (1.92%) Visual Studio
13 43 (1.68%) Eclipse
14 41 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (1.53%) TestNG
16 38 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 35 (1.37%) Bitbucket
18 33 (1.29%) JMeter
19 31 (1.21%) Mockito
20 30 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 945 (37.02%) Finance
2 340 (13.32%) Banking
3 190 (7.44%) Front Office
4 141 (5.52%) Advertising
5 113 (4.43%) Games
6 109 (4.27%) Investment Banking
7 85 (3.33%) Retail
8 67 (2.62%) Financial Institution
9 54 (2.12%) Law
10 44 (1.72%) Back Office
11 42 (1.65%) Publishing
12 37 (1.45%) Marketing
13 24 (0.94%) General Ledger
14 23 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (0.90%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.43%) Automotive
16 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.31%) Legal
18 5 (0.20%) French Language
19 4 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,531 (59.97%) Developer
2 1,058 (41.44%) Java Developer
3 325 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 229 (8.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 199 (7.79%) Java Engineer
6 153 (5.99%) Software Engineer
7 127 (4.97%) Architect
8 112 (4.39%) Lead Developer
9 111 (4.35%) Analyst
10 98 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 88 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
12 84 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 82 (3.21%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 82 (3.21%) Java Software Engineer
14 73 (2.86%) Software Developer
15 67 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
16 62 (2.43%) Scala Developer
17 59 (2.31%) Consultant
17 59 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
18 58 (2.27%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (22.44%) Spring
2 426 (16.69%) HTML
3 372 (14.57%) CSS
4 336 (13.16%) Web Services
5 288 (11.28%) .NET
6 268 (10.50%) REST
7 245 (9.60%) Hibernate
8 231 (9.05%) AngularJS
9 201 (7.87%) XML
10 197 (7.72%) RESTful
11 184 (7.21%) Node.js
12 171 (6.70%) J2EE
13 170 (6.66%) Spring Boot
14 165 (6.46%) Kafka
15 157 (6.15%) HTML5
15 157 (6.15%) React
16 152 (5.95%) Java EE
17 104 (4.07%) jQuery
18 96 (3.76%) Struts
19 92 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 345 (13.51%) Fintech
2 254 (9.95%) Computer Science
3 229 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
4 155 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 130 (5.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 116 (4.54%) User Experience
8 93 (3.64%) Hedge funds
9 90 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
10 87 (3.41%) Derivative
11 80 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 71 (2.78%) Equities
13 68 (2.66%) Data Structures
13 68 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (2.51%) Fixed Income
15 36 (1.41%) Bitcoin
16 33 (1.29%) Market Risk
17 31 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
18 28 (1.10%) Public Cloud
19 22 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 418 (16.37%) Linux
2 173 (6.78%) Unix
3 141 (5.52%) Windows
4 69 (2.70%) Android
5 32 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.14%) CentOS
8 24 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.86%) HPUX
10 21 (0.82%) Solaris
11 20 (0.78%) Windows Server
12 18 (0.71%) AIX
13 15 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.59%) openSUSE
14 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.24%) Debian
17 2 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,042 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (21.50%) TDD
3 430 (16.84%) Software Engineering
4 395 (15.47%) DevOps
5 385 (15.08%) Microservices
6 313 (12.26%) Scrum
7 311 (12.18%) Test Automation
8 298 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 278 (10.89%) BDD
10 274 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
11 255 (9.99%) Multithreading
12 235 (9.20%) OO
13 194 (7.60%) Web Development
14 189 (7.40%) SDLC
15 177 (6.93%) Low Latency
16 168 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 166 (6.50%) Open Source
18 164 (6.42%) E-Commerce
18 164 (6.42%) Machine Learning
19 154 (6.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 719 (28.16%) SQL
2 672 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 539 (21.11%) Python
4 400 (15.67%) Java 8
5 329 (12.89%) C#
6 325 (12.73%) Scala
7 263 (10.30%) C++
8 255 (9.99%) PHP
9 135 (5.29%) Perl
10 134 (5.25%) Ruby
11 88 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 75 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 72 (2.82%) Groovy
14 67 (2.62%) Kotlin
15 61 (2.39%) C
16 60 (2.35%) R
17 59 (2.31%) Go
18 56 (2.19%) PL/SQL
19 47 (1.84%) PowerShell
20 44 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 339 (13.28%) Degree
2 109 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.61%) PhD
4 30 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 17 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.55%) ISEB
7 13 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.31%) CISSP
10 8 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.24%) PMP
13 5 (0.20%) MBA
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.12%) MCSE
15 3 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (7.87%) QA
2 24 (0.94%) GCP
3 19 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.71%) MiFID
5 5 (0.20%) EMIR
6 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.078%) COBIT
8 2 (0.078%) GDPR
8 2 (0.078%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.078%) PMO
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.039%) SEPA
System Software
1 283 (11.08%) Docker
2 27 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.63%) HDFS
5 13 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.31%) GridGain
7 7 (0.27%) KVM
8 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.24%) Xen
9 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.16%) LXC
11 2 (0.078%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.078%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.039%) ACF2
12 1 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.039%) RACF
12 1 (0.039%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 122 (4.78%) Puppet
2 121 (4.74%) Ansible
3 111 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 107 (4.19%) Kubernetes
5 51 (2.00%) Terraform
6 38 (1.49%) Salt
7 27 (1.06%) logstash
7 27 (1.06%) Mesos
8 23 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (0.86%) Nagios
10 19 (0.74%) Kibana
11 18 (0.71%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.59%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.47%) Perfmon
14 11 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (0.35%) Control-M
16 9 (0.35%) HAProxy
17 8 (0.31%) Graphite
17 8 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 301 (11.79%) Oracle
2 96 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 83 (3.25%) Google
4 57 (2.23%) Splunk
5 56 (2.19%) TIBCO
6 49 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 46 (1.80%) hybris
8 44 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.68%) VMware
10 36 (1.41%) IBM
11 33 (1.29%) SAP
12 30 (1.18%) Sybase
13 24 (0.94%) Tableau
14 23 (0.90%) AppDynamics
15 22 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 22 (0.86%) StreamBase
16 21 (0.82%) MuleSoft
17 20 (0.78%) Capita
17 20 (0.78%) Cloudera
17 20 (0.78%) Hortonworks