Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,938 2,501 2,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.74% 19.08% 18.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.39% 31.08% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 2,274 2,443
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £100,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 6,593 8,047 8,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 56.95% 61.39% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,809 7,305 7,683
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 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 1,518 £75,000 +7.14% 456
West End of London +2 53 £75,000 +15.38%
City of Westminster +6 28 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Southwark -9 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lambeth - 9 £47,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea +8 6 £72,500 -
Camden -5 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Java
London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 815 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (31.06%) Finance
3 533 (27.50%) Python
4 484 (24.97%) Microservices
5 481 (24.82%) AWS
6 430 (22.19%) Spring
7 429 (22.14%) SQL
8 411 (21.21%) TDD
9 405 (20.90%) Docker
10 397 (20.49%) JavaScript
11 376 (19.40%) DevOps
12 369 (19.04%) Software Engineering
13 346 (17.85%) Kubernetes
14 316 (16.31%) Java 8
15 311 (16.05%) C#
16 301 (15.53%) Fintech
17 276 (14.24%) Linux
18 265 (13.67%) Computer Science
19 257 (13.26%) Degree
20 250 (12.90%) Spring Boot
21 241 (12.44%) Test Automation
22 226 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
22 226 (11.66%) Scrum
23 225 (11.61%) OO
24 219 (11.30%) Banking
25 208 (10.73%) React
26 203 (10.47%) RESTful
27 201 (10.37%) Git (software)
28 200 (10.32%) Azure
28 200 (10.32%) REST

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
1 118 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 65 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 60 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.94%) Apache
5 44 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 42 (2.17%) Confluence
7 28 (1.44%) CMS
8 27 (1.39%) SAS
9 22 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
10 20 (1.03%) Luigi
11 19 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.88%) JBoss
13 16 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (0.67%) Mule
15 12 (0.62%) IIS
15 12 (0.62%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.62%) nginx
16 10 (0.52%) Anypoint
16 10 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.46%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.36%) Magento
4 4 (0.21%) Actimize
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.052%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.052%) Ripple
7 1 (0.052%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 481 (24.82%) AWS
2 200 (10.32%) Azure
3 148 (7.64%) GCP
4 55 (2.84%) SaaS
5 49 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 48 (2.48%) Serverless
7 41 (2.12%) Amazon S3
8 38 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (1.86%) GitHub
10 31 (1.60%) PaaS
11 27 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (0.98%) IaaS
14 18 (0.93%) OpenShift
15 17 (0.88%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.62%) npm
18 11 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 10 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.29%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.08%) HTTP
3 18 (0.93%) Firewall
4 17 (0.88%) Internet
5 10 (0.52%) Wireshark
6 9 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
7 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.21%) VoIP
8 2 (0.10%) Network Security
9 1 (0.052%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.052%) BGP
9 1 (0.052%) Broadband
9 1 (0.052%) FTP
9 1 (0.052%) Intranet
9 1 (0.052%) MPLS
9 1 (0.052%) MQTT
9 1 (0.052%) Multicast
9 1 (0.052%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.052%) SSL
9 1 (0.052%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.11%) Big Data
2 173 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 119 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
4 110 (5.68%) Hadoop
5 99 (5.11%) SQL Server
6 98 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 79 (4.08%) MySQL
8 76 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 66 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 49 (2.53%) Power BI
13 39 (2.01%) Redis
14 38 (1.96%) Apache Hive
15 31 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (1.55%) Blockchain
17 29 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
19 26 (1.34%) RDBMS
20 24 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 201 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 175 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 135 (6.97%) Maven
4 119 (6.14%) JUnit
5 99 (5.11%) Selenium
6 90 (4.64%) JIRA
7 84 (4.33%) Cucumber
8 51 (2.63%) Gradle
9 46 (2.37%) Mockito
10 44 (2.27%) TeamCity
11 43 (2.22%) Bitbucket
12 38 (1.96%) Postman
13 33 (1.70%) Subversion
14 28 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 25 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (1.24%) Ant
16 24 (1.24%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.19%) GitLab
18 17 (0.88%) DbUnit
18 17 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 602 (31.06%) Finance
2 219 (11.30%) Banking
3 96 (4.95%) Front Office
4 74 (3.82%) Retail
5 67 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 60 (3.10%) Marketing
7 51 (2.63%) Games
8 40 (2.06%) Advertising
8 40 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.91%) Back Office
10 26 (1.34%) Law
11 20 (1.03%) Public Sector
12 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.52%) Electronics
14 9 (0.46%) Publishing
15 7 (0.36%) Billing
15 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,066 (55.01%) Developer
2 769 (39.68%) Java Developer
3 269 (13.88%) Senior Developer
4 207 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 154 (7.95%) Software Engineer
6 114 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 104 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 79 (4.08%) Data Engineer
9 71 (3.66%) Analyst
10 65 (3.35%) Architect
11 60 (3.10%) Lead Developer
12 56 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
13 55 (2.84%) Full Stack Developer
14 52 (2.68%) Software Developer
15 51 (2.63%) AWS Developer
16 49 (2.53%) Junior
17 48 (2.48%) Senior Software Engineer
18 42 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
19 41 (2.12%) QA Engineer
20 40 (2.06%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (22.19%) Spring
2 250 (12.90%) Spring Boot
3 208 (10.73%) React
4 203 (10.47%) RESTful
5 200 (10.32%) REST
6 196 (10.11%) AngularJS
7 188 (9.70%) HTML
8 187 (9.65%) Node.js
9 169 (8.72%) Kafka
10 168 (8.67%) Web Services
11 152 (7.84%) CSS
12 136 (7.02%) .NET
13 127 (6.55%) Hibernate
14 88 (4.54%) HTML5
15 73 (3.77%) JSON
16 58 (2.99%) J2EE
17 53 (2.73%) XML
18 52 (2.68%) SOAP
19 48 (2.48%) jQuery
20 43 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (5.37%) Algorithms
4 69 (3.56%) Data Structures
5 68 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 56 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 56 (2.89%) iPad
7 54 (2.79%) Hedge funds
8 52 (2.68%) Fixed Income
9 51 (2.63%) User Experience
10 49 (2.53%) Equities
11 37 (1.91%) Derivative
12 28 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 19 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 18 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 276 (14.24%) Linux
2 150 (7.74%) Unix
3 84 (4.33%) Android
4 77 (3.97%) Windows
5 38 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.93%) CentOS
7 11 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.10%) Debian
11 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.052%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (24.97%) Microservices
3 411 (21.21%) TDD
4 376 (19.40%) DevOps
5 369 (19.04%) Software Engineering
6 301 (15.53%) Fintech
7 265 (13.67%) Computer Science
8 241 (12.44%) Test Automation
9 226 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 226 (11.66%) Scrum
10 225 (11.61%) OO
11 178 (9.18%) BDD
12 141 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
13 138 (7.12%) Open Source
14 137 (7.07%) Analytics
15 133 (6.86%) Machine Learning
16 132 (6.81%) Mentoring
16 132 (6.81%) SDLC
17 106 (5.47%) Multithreading
18 104 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 533 (27.50%) Python
2 429 (22.14%) SQL
3 397 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 316 (16.31%) Java 8
5 311 (16.05%) C#
6 197 (10.17%) C++
7 169 (8.72%) Scala
8 150 (7.74%) Kotlin
9 91 (4.70%) Ruby
10 87 (4.49%) C
11 80 (4.13%) PHP
12 79 (4.08%) TypeScript
13 67 (3.46%) Go
14 52 (2.68%) Bash Shell
15 42 (2.17%) ES6
16 41 (2.12%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.86%) Perl
18 32 (1.65%) PL/SQL
19 30 (1.55%) VBA
20 29 (1.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 257 (13.26%) Degree
2 146 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 22 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 20 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.72%) PhD
8 12 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.15%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.15%) IIBA
9 3 (0.15%) OSCP
9 3 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CFA
10 2 (0.10%) CISM
10 2 (0.10%) CISSP
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.17%) QA
2 17 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.77%) SLA
4 2 (0.10%) EMIR
4 2 (0.10%) GDPR
4 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.10%) MiFID
5 1 (0.052%) Basel III
5 1 (0.052%) IFRS
5 1 (0.052%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 405 (20.90%) Docker
2 13 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.36%) HDFS
4 6 (0.31%) Firmware
5 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) KVM
5 4 (0.21%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.21%) OpenDJ
5 4 (0.21%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.052%) ACF2
6 1 (0.052%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.052%) RACF
6 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 346 (17.85%) Kubernetes
2 116 (5.99%) Ansible
3 112 (5.78%) Terraform
4 59 (3.04%) Puppet
5 47 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (1.39%) Salt
7 24 (1.24%) Prometheus
8 19 (0.98%) Consul
9 17 (0.88%) Grafana
10 14 (0.72%) Packer
11 13 (0.67%) Control-M
12 11 (0.57%) Icinga
13 9 (0.46%) Graphite
13 9 (0.46%) Kibana
14 6 (0.31%) Oozie
15 5 (0.26%) Istio
15 5 (0.26%) Rancher
15 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.21%) linkerd
Vendors
1 172 (8.88%) Oracle
2 101 (5.21%) Google
3 68 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 52 (2.68%) Adobe
4 52 (2.68%) SAP
5 32 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 32 (1.65%) Tableau
6 31 (1.60%) MuleSoft
7 30 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.39%) hybris
9 23 (1.19%) Informatica
10 22 (1.14%) Demandware
11 14 (0.72%) Talend
12 13 (0.67%) IBM
13 12 (0.62%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.62%) Splunk
13 12 (0.62%) Sybase
14 11 (0.57%) AppDynamics
15 10 (0.52%) Blue Prism
15 10 (0.52%) Red Hat