Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 101 107
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 119 104 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 2.73% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 4.48% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 114 97 263
10th Percentile £66,625 £46,250 £53,750
25th Percentile £79,688 £57,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
75th Percentile £102,500 £93,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% - +3.45%

Java 8 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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,525 2,321 6,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.81% 61.03% 60.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,169 2,045 5,467
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the City of London

Java 8
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java 8 in the City of London

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Java 8 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 City of London region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (47.06%) Microservices
4 55 (46.22%) Kafka
5 52 (43.70%) Spring
6 50 (42.02%) Finance
6 50 (42.02%) AWS
7 43 (36.13%) Spring Boot
7 43 (36.13%) Fintech
8 35 (29.41%) TDD
9 34 (28.57%) Kubernetes
10 33 (27.73%) MongoDB
11 31 (26.05%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (23.53%) Hadoop
13 27 (22.69%) Data Structures
13 27 (22.69%) Algorithms
14 24 (20.17%) Big Data
15 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
16 22 (18.49%) JMS
17 21 (17.65%) Social Skills
18 20 (16.81%) Clean Code
18 20 (16.81%) DevOps
18 20 (16.81%) Azure
19 19 (15.97%) ActiveMQ
20 18 (15.13%) GCP
20 18 (15.13%) AngularJS
21 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
22 16 (13.45%) Docker

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) GemFire
3 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.84%) JBoss
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.02%) AWS
2 20 (16.81%) Azure
3 18 (15.13%) GCP
4 5 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.20%) Serverless
5 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.84%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (0.84%) GitHub
7 1 (0.84%) IaaS
7 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MongoDB
2 28 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 28 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 24 (20.17%) Big Data
4 11 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.52%) CockroachDB
6 3 (2.52%) HBase
6 3 (2.52%) MySQL
6 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Maven
3 2 (1.68%) GitLab
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Archiva
4 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.84%) Gradle
4 1 (0.84%) gulp
4 1 (0.84%) JUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Mockito
4 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 50 (42.02%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Social Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) Front Office
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 79 (66.39%) Developer
2 77 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Core Java Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 18 (15.13%) Java Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Technical Leader
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Java Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Scala Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) AWS Software Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.22%) Kafka
2 52 (43.70%) Spring
3 43 (36.13%) Spring Boot
4 22 (18.49%) JMS
5 19 (15.97%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (15.13%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.76%) React
8 7 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (5.88%) RESTful
9 4 (3.36%) HTML
9 4 (3.36%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.52%) Apache Thrift
10 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.52%) Java EE
10 3 (2.52%) Lucene
10 3 (2.52%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (2.52%) REST
10 3 (2.52%) Spring Security
10 3 (2.52%) XMPP
11 2 (1.68%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (22.69%) Algorithms
2 27 (22.69%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.04%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.52%) Social Media
6 2 (1.68%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) Microservices
3 43 (36.13%) Fintech
4 35 (29.41%) TDD
5 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
6 20 (16.81%) Clean Code
6 20 (16.81%) DevOps
7 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.24%) Analytics
8 11 (9.24%) Technical Leadership
9 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.88%) OO
11 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.04%) BDD
11 6 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (4.20%) Decision-Making
12 5 (4.20%) MVC
13 4 (3.36%) API Development
13 4 (3.36%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.92%) Kotlin
4 11 (9.24%) Java 11
4 11 (9.24%) SQL
5 5 (4.20%) Scala
6 4 (3.36%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) C++
7 2 (1.68%) Groovy
7 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.84%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.84%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.52%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.52%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.20%) Prometheus
2 5 (4.20%) Terraform
3 3 (2.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle
2 3 (2.52%) ForgeRock
2 3 (2.52%) IBM
3 1 (0.84%) Google
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) Murex
3 1 (0.84%) New Relic
3 1 (0.84%) TIBCO