Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 55 116
Rank change year-on-year -56 +61 +114
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 244 482 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.69% 4.71% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 7.49% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 224 471 279
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £45,800
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -3.70%

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 5,220 6,433 6,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.60% 62.88% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,567 5,853 5,472
City of London 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 £40,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Moorgate - 3 £120,000 -
Java 8
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (55.74%) Spring
3 127 (52.05%) Microservices
4 120 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (42.62%) Spring Boot
6 88 (36.07%) TDD
7 78 (31.97%) Docker
8 68 (27.87%) Finance
9 65 (26.64%) RESTful
10 57 (23.36%) Kafka
11 55 (22.54%) Fintech
12 54 (22.13%) AWS
13 52 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 49 (20.08%) Kubernetes
15 48 (19.67%) Node.js
16 45 (18.44%) Greenfield Project
17 43 (17.62%) DevOps
18 40 (16.39%) Banking
19 38 (15.57%) Apache Cassandra
20 37 (15.16%) SDLC
21 34 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
22 31 (12.70%) Computer Science
23 29 (11.89%) Oracle
23 29 (11.89%) OO
24 28 (11.48%) Investment Management
25 27 (11.07%) JavaScript
25 27 (11.07%) Degree
26 26 (10.66%) Maven
26 26 (10.66%) React
26 26 (10.66%) Oracle Database 12c

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 5 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (2.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) GemFire
4 1 (0.41%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.13%) AWS
2 23 (9.43%) GCP
3 11 (4.51%) SaaS
4 6 (2.46%) GitHub
5 5 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.23%) Azure
6 3 (1.23%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.23%) Serverless
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.82%) Apple Pay
7 2 (0.82%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 26 (10.66%) Oracle Database
2 26 (10.66%) Oracle Database 12c
3 25 (10.25%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.51%) Big Data
4 11 (4.51%) MySQL
5 8 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.05%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.82%) Redis
9 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (10.66%) Maven
2 19 (7.79%) JUnit
3 13 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.51%) Gradle
5 8 (3.28%) Ant
6 6 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.46%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.05%) Mockito
7 5 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.82%) Gatling
10 2 (0.82%) GitLab
10 2 (0.82%) JIRA
10 2 (0.82%) Spock
11 1 (0.41%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Liquibase
General
1 68 (27.87%) Finance
2 40 (16.39%) Banking
3 14 (5.74%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.10%) Law
5 9 (3.69%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.28%) Front Office
6 8 (3.28%) Retail
7 7 (2.87%) Advertising
7 7 (2.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.64%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (79.92%) Developer
2 183 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 43 (17.62%) Senior Developer
4 41 (16.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 35 (14.34%) AWS Developer
6 22 (9.02%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 18 (7.38%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.56%) Java Engineer
9 15 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (5.74%) Lead Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Core Java Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Lead Java Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (2.87%) NoSQL Developer
13 7 (2.87%) SaaS Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Senior Java Engineer
14 6 (2.46%) Cloud Developer
14 6 (2.46%) Messaging Developer
14 6 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (55.74%) Spring
2 104 (42.62%) Spring Boot
3 65 (26.64%) RESTful
4 57 (23.36%) Kafka
5 48 (19.67%) Node.js
6 26 (10.66%) React
7 22 (9.02%) REST
8 18 (7.38%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.56%) JMS
10 14 (5.74%) gRPC
11 12 (4.92%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.92%) Vert.x
12 11 (4.51%) HTML
12 11 (4.51%) Web Services
13 9 (3.69%) CSS
13 9 (3.69%) Vue.js
14 8 (3.28%) .NET
14 8 (3.28%) .NET Core
14 8 (3.28%) JDBC
14 8 (3.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.44%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 15 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.87%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.05%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.05%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.64%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Equities
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.41%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.25%) Linux
2 22 (9.02%) Windows
3 3 (1.23%) Unix
4 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.05%) Microservices
2 120 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (36.07%) TDD
4 55 (22.54%) Fintech
5 52 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 43 (17.62%) DevOps
7 37 (15.16%) SDLC
8 34 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (12.70%) Computer Science
10 29 (11.89%) OO
11 28 (11.48%) Investment Management
12 23 (9.43%) BDD
13 22 (9.02%) Pair Programming
13 22 (9.02%) Scrum
14 20 (8.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 19 (7.79%) Multithreading
15 19 (7.79%) Test Strategy
16 17 (6.97%) Open Source
17 16 (6.56%) Machine Learning
18 15 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 244 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (11.07%) JavaScript
3 24 (9.84%) SQL
4 22 (9.02%) Kotlin
5 10 (4.10%) C#
6 9 (3.69%) ES6
7 8 (3.28%) Python
8 5 (2.05%) Scala
9 4 (1.64%) C++
10 2 (0.82%) Groovy
10 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) Java 9
11 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 25 (10.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.33%) Master's Degree
4 11 (4.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 78 (31.97%) Docker
2 4 (1.64%) OpenAM
2 4 (1.64%) OpenDJ
2 4 (1.64%) OpenIDM
3 2 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 49 (20.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.23%) Terraform
3 2 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.82%) Rancher
4 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (11.89%) Oracle
2 18 (7.38%) Google
3 6 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.05%) Tableau
5 4 (1.64%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.64%) ForgeRock
5 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (0.41%) Facebook
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Spotify