Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 101 153
Rank change year-on-year -19 +52 +155
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 276 353 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.66% 3.16% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 5.20% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 260 337 195
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £68,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% +9.60%

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 6,334 6,794 5,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.94% 60.88% 56.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,636 6,170 5,283
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,375 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 275 (99.64%) Java
2 184 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (51.81%) Spring
4 126 (45.65%) Microservices
5 110 (39.86%) TDD
6 88 (31.88%) Spring Boot
7 84 (30.43%) Docker
8 76 (27.54%) Fintech
9 75 (27.17%) Finance
10 68 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (23.55%) RESTful
12 54 (19.57%) Software Engineering
12 54 (19.57%) Kubernetes
13 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (18.12%) REST
14 49 (17.75%) Scrum
15 48 (17.39%) Kafka
16 45 (16.30%) DevOps
17 44 (15.94%) Banking
17 44 (15.94%) SQL
18 37 (13.41%) NoSQL
19 34 (12.32%) HTML
20 33 (11.96%) JavaScript
20 33 (11.96%) Jenkins
21 32 (11.59%) BDD
21 32 (11.59%) Degree
22 29 (10.51%) MySQL
23 28 (10.14%) Multithreading
23 28 (10.14%) SDLC
23 28 (10.14%) Greenfield Project

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 12 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.54%) Apache
4 5 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.81%) Mule
5 4 (1.45%) Confluence
5 4 (1.45%) JBoss
5 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.72%) Jetty
7 1 (0.36%) GemFire
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 68 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (4.71%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.26%) GitHub
4 9 (3.26%) PaaS
5 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.81%) IaaS
7 4 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.45%) Apple Pay
7 4 (1.45%) Google Pay
8 3 (1.09%) npm
8 3 (1.09%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Coveralls
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.41%) NoSQL
2 29 (10.51%) MySQL
3 25 (9.06%) Big Data
4 20 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.07%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.90%) HBase
7 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.90%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.81%) Redis
10 4 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.45%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.45%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (1.45%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.06%) Maven
3 24 (8.70%) JUnit
4 21 (7.61%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.43%) SonarQube
6 14 (5.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (3.62%) Mockito
8 8 (2.90%) Gradle
9 6 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.81%) Babel
10 5 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.81%) GitLab
10 5 (1.81%) JIRA
11 3 (1.09%) Selenium
11 3 (1.09%) Subversion
12 2 (0.72%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.72%) GoCD
12 2 (0.72%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.72%) Protractor
General
1 75 (27.17%) Finance
2 44 (15.94%) Banking
3 13 (4.71%) Games
4 12 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.35%) Law
5 10 (3.62%) Front Office
6 9 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.54%) Retail
8 4 (1.45%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 3 (1.09%) Automotive
9 3 (1.09%) Publishing
9 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 224 (81.16%) Developer
2 216 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 42 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 39 (14.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (12.32%) Java Engineer
6 27 (9.78%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 23 (8.33%) AWS Developer
8 18 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.80%) Lead Java Developer
10 13 (4.71%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (4.71%) Java Team Leader
10 13 (4.71%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.62%) Core Java Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
13 7 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.54%) Senior Java Engineer
13 7 (2.54%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.17%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (51.81%) Spring
2 88 (31.88%) Spring Boot
3 65 (23.55%) RESTful
4 50 (18.12%) REST
5 48 (17.39%) Kafka
6 34 (12.32%) HTML
7 26 (9.42%) CSS
8 22 (7.97%) Web Services
9 16 (5.80%) Node.js
10 15 (5.43%) JSON
11 14 (5.07%) React
12 13 (4.71%) HTML5
13 12 (4.35%) Ajax
13 12 (4.35%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.99%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (3.62%) CSS3
15 10 (3.62%) gRPC
16 9 (3.26%) XML
17 8 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.71%) Xbox
3 12 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.99%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.26%) User Experience
6 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.54%) Online Banking
7 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.81%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.81%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.09%) Derivative
11 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.72%) Online Games
12 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.36%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.80%) Linux
2 7 (2.54%) Unix
2 7 (2.54%) Windows
3 2 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (45.65%) Microservices
3 110 (39.86%) TDD
4 76 (27.54%) Fintech
5 54 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (17.75%) Scrum
8 45 (16.30%) DevOps
9 32 (11.59%) BDD
10 28 (10.14%) Multithreading
10 28 (10.14%) SDLC
11 27 (9.78%) Pair Programming
12 25 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
14 14 (5.07%) Asset Management
14 14 (5.07%) OO
14 14 (5.07%) Open Source
15 13 (4.71%) Concurrent Programming
15 13 (4.71%) Kanban
15 13 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 275 (99.64%) Java
2 44 (15.94%) SQL
3 33 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.16%) Python
5 16 (5.80%) Scala
6 7 (2.54%) C++
6 7 (2.54%) Kotlin
7 6 (2.17%) ES6
8 5 (1.81%) Go
9 4 (1.45%) Groovy
9 4 (1.45%) Julia
10 3 (1.09%) Ruby
10 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) C#
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (11.59%) Degree
2 15 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.71%) PhD
4 4 (1.45%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) EMIR
System Software
1 84 (30.43%) Docker
2 5 (1.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (19.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.62%) Prometheus
3 7 (2.54%) Grafana
4 6 (2.17%) Terraform
5 4 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.45%) Rancher
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (7.25%) Google
2 14 (5.07%) Oracle
3 5 (1.81%) AppDynamics
3 5 (1.81%) Splunk
4 4 (1.45%) Kony
4 4 (1.45%) Spotify
5 2 (0.72%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.36%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau