Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 112 227
Rank change year-on-year +61 +115 +87
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 485 278 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.75% 2.71% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.54% 4.68% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 474 277 117
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +16.67%

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 6,430 5,938 6,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.91% 57.82% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,849 5,364 5,678
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,700 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 484 (99.79%) Java
2 388 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (58.56%) TDD
4 183 (37.73%) Microservices
5 169 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (32.78%) Big Data
7 148 (30.52%) Spring
8 137 (28.25%) Finance
9 92 (18.97%) Fintech
10 83 (17.11%) JavaScript
11 82 (16.91%) Spring Boot
12 74 (15.26%) Software Engineering
13 71 (14.64%) REST
14 69 (14.23%) DevOps
15 68 (14.02%) NoSQL
16 66 (13.61%) Degree
17 65 (13.40%) SQL
18 61 (12.58%) RESTful
19 60 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
20 59 (12.16%) Jenkins
20 59 (12.16%) Multithreading
21 57 (11.75%) Banking
22 56 (11.55%) Kafka
23 53 (10.93%) Maven
24 51 (10.52%) BDD
25 47 (9.69%) Low Latency
26 45 (9.28%) Web Services
27 44 (9.07%) Docker
28 43 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
28 43 (8.87%) MySQL

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 13 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.24%) Confluence
4 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.82%) GemFire
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.89%) GitHub
5 8 (1.65%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.62%) Apple Pay
6 3 (0.62%) Google Pay
6 3 (0.62%) IaaS
6 3 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.62%) npm
6 3 (0.62%) NuGet
6 3 (0.62%) PaaS
7 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.62%) AMQP
2 1 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (32.78%) Big Data
2 68 (14.02%) NoSQL
3 43 (8.87%) MySQL
4 29 (5.98%) Hadoop
5 25 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.33%) Redis
7 17 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.89%) Flink
8 14 (2.89%) HBase
9 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.44%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.41%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.21%) Cloud Spanner
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.93%) Maven
3 39 (8.04%) Gradle
4 30 (6.19%) JUnit
5 27 (5.57%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.71%) Mockito
7 16 (3.30%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.06%) JIRA
9 8 (1.65%) Subversion
10 6 (1.24%) Selenium
11 4 (0.82%) JHipster
11 4 (0.82%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.62%) Mocha
12 3 (0.62%) NUnit
12 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.62%) WebStorm
13 2 (0.41%) GitLab
13 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.41%) Protractor
General
1 137 (28.25%) Finance
2 57 (11.75%) Banking
3 31 (6.39%) Games
4 27 (5.57%) Front Office
4 27 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.09%) Advertising
7 11 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.86%) Law
9 5 (1.03%) Publishing
10 4 (0.82%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Retail
11 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 430 (88.66%) Developer
2 417 (85.98%) Java Developer
3 67 (13.81%) Senior Developer
4 65 (13.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (12.99%) Core Java Developer
6 54 (11.13%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 40 (8.25%) AWS Developer
8 39 (8.04%) Big Data Developer
9 30 (6.19%) Agile Developer
9 30 (6.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 27 (5.57%) Java Engineer
11 24 (4.95%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 23 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.54%) C++ Developer
13 22 (4.54%) C++/Java Developer
13 22 (4.54%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 21 (4.33%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (3.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 14 (2.89%) Lead Developer
17 12 (2.47%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (30.52%) Spring
2 82 (16.91%) Spring Boot
3 71 (14.64%) REST
4 61 (12.58%) RESTful
5 56 (11.55%) Kafka
6 45 (9.28%) Web Services
7 42 (8.66%) CSS
7 42 (8.66%) HTML
8 40 (8.25%) Ajax
9 37 (7.63%) Hibernate
10 34 (7.01%) GWT
10 34 (7.01%) React
11 20 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (3.92%) Dropwizard
13 18 (3.71%) J2SE
14 17 (3.51%) Redux
15 15 (3.09%) JAX-RS
16 14 (2.89%) Apache Avro
17 13 (2.68%) Java EE
17 13 (2.68%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (18.97%) Fintech
2 43 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (8.66%) Xbox
4 29 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.86%) Derivative
8 9 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.65%) Anti-Piracy
10 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.03%) User Experience
11 4 (0.82%) NHS
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) Equities
13 2 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.21%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.98%) Linux
2 8 (1.65%) Unix
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (58.56%) TDD
3 183 (37.73%) Microservices
4 169 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (15.26%) Software Engineering
6 69 (14.23%) DevOps
7 59 (12.16%) Multithreading
8 51 (10.52%) BDD
9 47 (9.69%) Low Latency
10 41 (8.45%) Concurrent Programming
10 41 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (8.25%) SDLC
12 38 (7.84%) Scrum
13 25 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (4.54%) Computer Science
15 20 (4.12%) Pair Programming
16 15 (3.09%) Mentoring
17 14 (2.89%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (2.68%) E-Commerce
18 13 (2.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 484 (99.79%) Java
2 83 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 65 (13.40%) SQL
4 43 (8.87%) Scala
5 30 (6.19%) Python
6 28 (5.77%) C++
7 17 (3.51%) Kotlin
8 7 (1.44%) Clojure
9 6 (1.24%) C#
9 6 (1.24%) R
10 5 (1.03%) ES6
11 4 (0.82%) Java 9
12 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.21%) Go
14 1 (0.21%) Groovy
14 1 (0.21%) Haskell
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (13.61%) Degree
2 42 (8.66%) PhD
3 18 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (9.07%) Docker
2 18 (3.71%) HDFS
3 14 (2.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.09%) Puppet
3 12 (2.47%) Terraform
4 11 (2.27%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.03%) Ansible
6 3 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.62%) Rancher
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (4.54%) Oracle
1 22 (4.54%) TIBCO
2 18 (3.71%) StreamBase
3 12 (2.47%) Google
4 4 (0.82%) Solace
5 3 (0.62%) IBM
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.41%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.21%) Charles River
7 1 (0.21%) Kony
7 1 (0.21%) Murex
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com