Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 115 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 -34 +35
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 130 199 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 2.41% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 4.32% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 124 183 365
10th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £47,750
25th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £103,125 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +3.57%

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 3,039 4,603 6,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.00% 55.83% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,800 4,114 5,721
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,575 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (62.31%) Microservices
4 61 (46.92%) AWS
5 53 (40.77%) Spring Boot
6 52 (40.00%) Fintech
6 52 (40.00%) Spring
7 51 (39.23%) Kafka
8 47 (36.15%) TDD
9 39 (30.00%) Kubernetes
10 38 (29.23%) Finance
11 34 (26.15%) MongoDB
12 33 (25.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 33 (25.38%) Banking
13 32 (24.62%) Self-Motivation
14 28 (21.54%) DevOps
15 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
16 26 (20.00%) Multithreading
17 24 (18.46%) Big Data
18 23 (17.69%) Hadoop
18 23 (17.69%) JMS
19 21 (16.15%) Greenfield Project
19 21 (16.15%) Data Structures
19 21 (16.15%) Algorithms
20 20 (15.38%) Docker
20 20 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
20 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
20 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (13.08%) RESTful
22 16 (12.31%) NoSQL

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 3 (2.31%) Appian
1 3 (2.31%) Camunda
1 3 (2.31%) Confluence
1 3 (2.31%) GlassFish
1 3 (2.31%) JBoss
1 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 61 (46.92%) AWS
2 13 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.69%) GCP
4 7 (5.38%) Azure
5 3 (2.31%) Apple Pay
5 3 (2.31%) GitHub
5 3 (2.31%) Google Pay
6 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) MongoDB
2 33 (25.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (18.46%) Big Data
4 23 (17.69%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.31%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (6.15%) MySQL
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.31%) CockroachDB
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.15%) JUnit
3 7 (5.38%) JIRA
3 7 (5.38%) Mockito
4 6 (4.62%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.31%) Apache Archiva
5 3 (2.31%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.31%) GitLab
5 3 (2.31%) Gradle
5 3 (2.31%) Maven
5 3 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 33 (25.38%) Banking
3 12 (9.23%) Private Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (67.69%) Developer
2 86 (66.15%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 21 (16.15%) Software Engineer
5 19 (14.62%) Core Java Developer
5 19 (14.62%) Java Engineer
5 19 (14.62%) Senior Developer
6 17 (13.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.08%) Lead Software Engineer
12 3 (2.31%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.31%) Principal Software Engineer
12 3 (2.31%) Senior Java Engineer
13 2 (1.54%) Java Development Manager
13 2 (1.54%) Software Development Manager
13 2 (1.54%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.77%) Spring Boot
2 52 (40.00%) Spring
3 51 (39.23%) Kafka
4 23 (17.69%) JMS
5 20 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
6 17 (13.08%) RESTful
7 15 (11.54%) React
8 14 (10.77%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.46%) REST
10 10 (7.69%) Node.js
11 6 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.85%) Spring Security
12 5 (3.85%) Web Services
13 4 (3.08%) Hibernate
14 3 (2.31%) Drools
14 3 (2.31%) Java EE
14 3 (2.31%) JAX-RS
14 3 (2.31%) JPA
14 3 (2.31%) Spring Batch
14 3 (2.31%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (16.15%) Algorithms
2 21 (16.15%) Data Structures
2 21 (16.15%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (10.77%) Video\Live Streaming
4 6 (4.62%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.62%) Social Media
5 3 (2.31%) Blog
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Derivative
6 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (62.31%) Microservices
3 52 (40.00%) Fintech
4 47 (36.15%) TDD
5 28 (21.54%) DevOps
6 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
7 26 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (10.77%) BDD
11 12 (9.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (6.15%) OO
13 7 (5.38%) Technical Leadership
14 6 (4.62%) Migration
15 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
15 5 (3.85%) MVC
15 5 (3.85%) Open Source
15 5 (3.85%) SOLID
15 5 (3.85%) Test Automation
16 4 (3.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.31%) Kotlin
4 12 (9.23%) Python
5 8 (6.15%) SQL
6 5 (3.85%) Scala
7 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.54%) C++
8 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.77%) C#
9 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.31%) Degree
1 3 (2.31%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) ISO 20022
1 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (2.31%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.31%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 39 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.31%) Rancher
3 1 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (5.38%) Oracle
2 5 (3.85%) IBM
3 3 (2.31%) ForgeRock
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft