Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 73 114
Rank change year-on-year -39 +41 +114
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 215 401 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 3.88% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 6.26% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 238 400 320
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £107,875 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,806 6,410 6,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.56% 62.01% 59.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,264 5,751 5,688
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

Java 8
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 5 April 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
London Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Java 8
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 213 (99.07%) Java
2 118 (54.88%) Spring
3 114 (53.02%) Microservices
4 103 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (45.58%) TDD
6 96 (44.65%) Spring Boot
6 96 (44.65%) Docker
7 66 (30.70%) Kubernetes
8 54 (25.12%) AWS
9 53 (24.65%) DevOps
10 49 (22.79%) Finance
11 45 (20.93%) Fintech
12 44 (20.47%) Kafka
13 42 (19.53%) Software Engineering
14 39 (18.14%) RESTful
15 35 (16.28%) Node.js
16 33 (15.35%) JavaScript
17 32 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (14.42%) Maven
19 30 (13.95%) Banking
20 28 (13.02%) Pair Programming
21 27 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (12.56%) Greenfield Project
22 25 (11.63%) React
22 25 (11.63%) SQL
23 24 (11.16%) SDLC
24 23 (10.70%) Kotlin
24 23 (10.70%) REST
24 23 (10.70%) Open Source
24 23 (10.70%) BDD

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 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.40%) Confluence
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.47%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (25.12%) AWS
2 22 (10.23%) GCP
3 6 (2.79%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.33%) Azure
5 4 (1.86%) GitHub
5 4 (1.86%) SaaS
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.93%) Apple Pay
7 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.93%) Google Pay
7 2 (0.93%) Serverless
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) DNS
1 2 (0.93%) HTTP
1 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
1 2 (0.93%) LAN
1 2 (0.93%) SSL
1 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.93%) VPN
1 2 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.91%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.05%) Big Data
3 12 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (5.12%) MySQL
5 9 (4.19%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.79%) Redis
8 3 (1.40%) HBase
8 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (14.42%) Maven
2 20 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.84%) Gradle
4 17 (7.91%) JUnit
5 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.65%) SonarQube
6 10 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.26%) Ant
8 5 (2.33%) Gatling
8 5 (2.33%) JIRA
8 5 (2.33%) Spock
9 3 (1.40%) Mockito
9 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.93%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.93%) GitLab
10 2 (0.93%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 49 (22.79%) Finance
2 30 (13.95%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Retail
4 12 (5.58%) Marketing
5 8 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.79%) Law
7 5 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.33%) Games
8 4 (1.86%) Front Office
9 3 (1.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (72.56%) Developer
2 150 (69.77%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (13.02%) AWS Developer
6 22 (10.23%) Java Engineer
7 18 (8.37%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 16 (7.44%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
10 13 (6.05%) Lead Developer
11 11 (5.12%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) Site Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
15 6 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (54.88%) Spring
2 96 (44.65%) Spring Boot
3 44 (20.47%) Kafka
4 39 (18.14%) RESTful
5 35 (16.28%) Node.js
6 25 (11.63%) React
7 23 (10.70%) REST
8 21 (9.77%) Hibernate
9 18 (8.37%) AngularJS
10 15 (6.98%) JPA
11 13 (6.05%) JMS
12 12 (5.58%) Web Services
13 9 (4.19%) CSS
13 9 (4.19%) HTML
14 8 (3.72%) .NET
14 8 (3.72%) Vue.js
15 7 (3.26%) .NET Core
15 7 (3.26%) gRPC
15 7 (3.26%) HTML5
15 7 (3.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.56%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.19%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.72%) Fixed Income
3 8 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.86%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.86%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.40%) iPad
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.93%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.77%) Linux
2 7 (3.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (53.02%) Microservices
2 103 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (45.58%) TDD
4 53 (24.65%) DevOps
5 45 (20.93%) Fintech
6 42 (19.53%) Software Engineering
7 32 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (13.02%) Pair Programming
9 27 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (11.16%) SDLC
11 23 (10.70%) BDD
11 23 (10.70%) Open Source
12 20 (9.30%) Multithreading
13 19 (8.84%) Investment Management
14 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.98%) MVC
15 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
15 14 (6.51%) OO
15 14 (6.51%) Scrum
16 12 (5.58%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 213 (99.07%) Java
2 33 (15.35%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.63%) SQL
4 23 (10.70%) Kotlin
5 13 (6.05%) Python
6 10 (4.65%) Scala
7 7 (3.26%) C#
8 5 (2.33%) PHP
9 4 (1.86%) ES6
9 4 (1.86%) Groovy
10 2 (0.93%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.47%) Java 9
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.65%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 96 (44.65%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) HDFS
2 4 (1.86%) OpenAM
2 4 (1.86%) OpenDJ
2 4 (1.86%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 66 (30.70%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.26%) Terraform
3 6 (2.79%) Prometheus
4 5 (2.33%) Grafana
5 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.93%) Rancher
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (8.84%) Google
2 8 (3.72%) Oracle
3 4 (1.86%) AppDynamics
3 4 (1.86%) ForgeRock
3 4 (1.86%) Splunk
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.47%) SAP
4 1 (0.47%) WSO2