Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 169 114 115
Rank change year-on-year -55 +1 -57
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 91 108 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 2.54% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.95% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 100 227
10th Percentile £62,500 £64,250 £55,000
25th Percentile £75,625 £67,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £91,250 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.06% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £104,375 £110,000 £94,375
90th Percentile £110,250 - £110,000
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% +3.45%

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 3,602 2,733 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.26% 64.15% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,221 2,492 4,646
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (56.04%) Spring
4 43 (47.25%) Spring Boot
5 39 (42.86%) AWS
6 38 (41.76%) Microservices
7 34 (37.36%) Fintech
8 33 (36.26%) Kubernetes
9 30 (32.97%) Kafka
10 27 (29.67%) Docker
10 27 (29.67%) Finance
11 26 (28.57%) TDD
12 23 (25.27%) RESTful
13 22 (24.18%) JMS
14 21 (23.08%) MongoDB
14 21 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (21.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (20.88%) CI/CD
17 18 (19.78%) Hadoop
17 18 (19.78%) Multithreading
18 17 (18.68%) ActiveMQ
18 17 (18.68%) Big Data
18 17 (18.68%) Clean Code
19 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (17.58%) Decision-Making
19 16 (17.58%) Data Structures
19 16 (17.58%) Algorithms
20 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
21 14 (15.38%) Banking
21 14 (15.38%) Computer Science

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 2 (2.20%) Apache
1 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) AWS
2 12 (13.19%) GCP
2 12 (13.19%) GitHub
3 9 (9.89%) Azure
4 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.49%) Serverless
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 20 (21.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (19.78%) Hadoop
4 17 (18.68%) Big Data
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) GitLab
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Social Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 58 (63.74%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Java Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Core Java Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 15 (16.48%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Backend Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.10%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) Spring
2 43 (47.25%) Spring Boot
3 30 (32.97%) Kafka
4 23 (25.27%) RESTful
5 22 (24.18%) JMS
6 17 (18.68%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (13.19%) JAX-RS
7 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
7 12 (13.19%) Web Services
8 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.89%) gRPC
9 9 (9.89%) React
10 5 (5.49%) Middleware
11 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.30%) HTML
12 3 (3.30%) HTML5
12 3 (3.30%) Java SE
12 3 (3.30%) REST
12 3 (3.30%) Spring Cloud
13 2 (2.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (17.58%) Algorithms
2 16 (17.58%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Media Streaming
3 3 (3.30%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
1 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) Microservices
3 34 (37.36%) Fintech
4 26 (28.57%) TDD
5 19 (20.88%) CI/CD
6 18 (19.78%) Multithreading
7 17 (18.68%) Clean Code
8 16 (17.58%) Decision-Making
8 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 14 (15.38%) Scrum
10 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (13.19%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (13.19%) MVC
11 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
11 12 (13.19%) SOLID
12 10 (10.99%) Mobile First
12 10 (10.99%) Process Improvement
12 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.79%) Java 11
3 8 (8.79%) Kotlin
4 6 (6.59%) SQL
5 2 (2.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (29.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (36.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.10%) Google
2 1 (1.10%) Solace