Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 67 115
Rank change year-on-year -38 +48 +124
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 291 462 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.90% 4.15% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 6.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 267 445 277
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 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -

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 5,943 6,923 5,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.21% 62.13% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,171 6,301 5,320
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,125 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +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 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 15 November 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Java
2 170 (58.42%) Spring
3 156 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (50.86%) Microservices
5 133 (45.70%) Spring Boot
6 101 (34.71%) TDD
7 92 (31.62%) Docker
8 88 (30.24%) Finance
9 80 (27.49%) RESTful
10 75 (25.77%) Fintech
11 69 (23.71%) Kafka
12 65 (22.34%) AWS
13 60 (20.62%) Kubernetes
14 58 (19.93%) Software Engineering
15 57 (19.59%) DevOps
16 51 (17.53%) Greenfield Project
17 46 (15.81%) Banking
17 46 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (15.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 45 (15.46%) Node.js
19 40 (13.75%) REST
19 40 (13.75%) SDLC
20 38 (13.06%) Scrum
21 35 (12.03%) OO
22 34 (11.68%) Oracle
23 32 (11.00%) Computer Science
23 32 (11.00%) GCP
24 30 (10.31%) Degree
25 29 (9.97%) Oracle Database 12c
25 29 (9.97%) Oracle Database

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 9 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.72%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.69%) Confluence
4 2 (0.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) GemFire
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.34%) AWS
2 32 (11.00%) GCP
3 12 (4.12%) SaaS
4 9 (3.09%) GitHub
5 5 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (1.72%) Apple Pay
5 5 (1.72%) Google Pay
6 4 (1.37%) Azure
6 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.03%) PaaS
7 3 (1.03%) Serverless
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.69%) IaaS
9 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 29 (9.97%) NoSQL
2 29 (9.97%) Oracle Database
2 29 (9.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 21 (7.22%) MySQL
4 14 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.12%) Big Data
6 10 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.72%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Spanner
10 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.69%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (8.59%) Jenkins
1 25 (8.59%) Maven
2 23 (7.90%) JUnit
3 21 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.78%) Cucumber
4 11 (3.78%) Gradle
4 11 (3.78%) Mockito
5 9 (3.09%) SonarQube
6 8 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.72%) Ant
7 5 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.72%) GitLab
8 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.03%) JIRA
9 2 (0.69%) Babel
10 1 (0.34%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Flyway
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 88 (30.24%) Finance
2 46 (15.81%) Banking
3 14 (4.81%) Law
4 12 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.75%) Advertising
5 8 (2.75%) Front Office
6 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.41%) Retail
7 6 (2.06%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Automotive
8 3 (1.03%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (83.85%) Developer
2 234 (80.41%) Java Developer
3 53 (18.21%) Senior Developer
4 52 (17.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (13.06%) AWS Developer
6 29 (9.97%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 19 (6.53%) Lead Developer
8 17 (5.84%) Lead Java Developer
9 16 (5.50%) Java Engineer
9 16 (5.50%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.12%) Core Java Developer
10 12 (4.12%) NoSQL Developer
11 11 (3.78%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (2.75%) SaaS Developer
13 7 (2.41%) Architect
13 7 (2.41%) Cloud Developer
13 7 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (2.41%) Senior Java Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.06%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (58.42%) Spring
2 133 (45.70%) Spring Boot
3 80 (27.49%) RESTful
4 69 (23.71%) Kafka
5 45 (15.46%) Node.js
6 40 (13.75%) REST
7 27 (9.28%) React
8 17 (5.84%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.50%) HTML
10 15 (5.15%) gRPC
10 15 (5.15%) JMS
11 14 (4.81%) CSS
11 14 (4.81%) Hibernate
12 13 (4.47%) Vert.x
12 13 (4.47%) Web Services
13 10 (3.44%) JPA
14 9 (3.09%) HTML5
14 9 (3.09%) SOAP
14 9 (3.09%) XML
15 7 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.53%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.19%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.41%) Online Banking
4 6 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.06%) User Experience
5 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Equities
7 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.62%) Linux
2 25 (8.59%) Windows
3 2 (0.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (50.86%) Microservices
3 101 (34.71%) TDD
4 75 (25.77%) Fintech
5 58 (19.93%) Software Engineering
6 57 (19.59%) DevOps
7 46 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (13.75%) SDLC
9 38 (13.06%) Scrum
10 35 (12.03%) OO
11 32 (11.00%) Computer Science
12 28 (9.62%) BDD
13 27 (9.28%) Investment Management
14 26 (8.93%) Pair Programming
15 25 (8.59%) Test Strategy
16 24 (8.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 22 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (6.53%) Migration
19 18 (6.19%) Multithreading
20 16 (5.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 291 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.62%) SQL
3 18 (6.19%) Kotlin
4 11 (3.78%) ES6
5 8 (2.75%) C#
6 7 (2.41%) Scala
7 5 (1.72%) Python
8 4 (1.37%) C++
9 3 (1.03%) Ruby
9 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (10.31%) Degree
2 25 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.50%) Master's Degree
4 11 (3.78%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) EMIR
System Software
1 92 (31.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.03%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.03%) OpenDJ
2 3 (1.03%) OpenIDM
3 2 (0.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (20.62%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (1.72%) Rancher
2 5 (1.72%) Terraform
3 2 (0.69%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (11.68%) Oracle
2 23 (7.90%) Google
3 7 (2.41%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.06%) Tableau
5 5 (1.72%) AppDynamics
5 5 (1.72%) Splunk
6 4 (1.37%) Kony
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.03%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.03%) Spotify
8 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.34%) SAP