Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 105 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 -51 +67
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 111 251 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.60% 2.74% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 4.76% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 285 481
Median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.69% +13.46%

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 2,725 5,271 6,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.73% 57.58% 62.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 4,667 5,908
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% 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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (54.05%) Microservices
4 53 (47.75%) Spring
5 46 (41.44%) Spring Boot
6 40 (36.04%) AWS
7 39 (35.14%) Kafka
8 34 (30.63%) Finance
9 33 (29.73%) Kubernetes
10 32 (28.83%) TDD
11 29 (26.13%) Fintech
12 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
12 28 (25.23%) Multithreading
13 27 (24.32%) Software Engineering
14 26 (23.42%) MongoDB
15 25 (22.52%) JMS
15 25 (22.52%) React
16 24 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (21.62%) Banking
16 24 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (18.02%) Big Data
17 20 (18.02%) DevOps
18 19 (17.12%) Docker
19 18 (16.22%) Hadoop
19 18 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
20 17 (15.32%) REST
20 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
21 16 (14.41%) Node.js
21 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (13.51%) AngularJS

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 4 (3.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.80%) Appian
2 2 (1.80%) Camunda
2 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.04%) AWS
2 12 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.41%) Azure
4 4 (3.60%) GCP
5 3 (2.70%) Apple Pay
5 3 (2.70%) Google Pay
6 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) MongoDB
2 24 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (18.02%) Big Data
4 18 (16.22%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.91%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.60%) MySQL
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) Redis
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) JUnit
2 9 (8.11%) Mockito
3 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.90%) Gradle
6 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 24 (21.62%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Private Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (74.77%) Developer
2 77 (69.37%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 16 (14.41%) Java Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) Software Engineer
6 14 (12.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (11.71%) Core Java Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Mid-Level Java Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Lead Developer
12 2 (1.80%) Technical Leader
13 1 (0.90%) Applications Developer
13 1 (0.90%) Consultant
13 1 (0.90%) React Developer
13 1 (0.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.75%) Spring
2 46 (41.44%) Spring Boot
3 39 (35.14%) Kafka
4 25 (22.52%) JMS
4 25 (22.52%) React
5 18 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
6 17 (15.32%) REST
7 16 (14.41%) Node.js
8 15 (13.51%) AngularJS
9 13 (11.71%) RESTful
10 8 (7.21%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.50%) HTML
11 5 (4.50%) HTML5
11 5 (4.50%) JAX-RS
11 5 (4.50%) Spring Integration
11 5 (4.50%) Web Services
12 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.60%) Spring Cloud
12 4 (3.60%) Zuul
13 3 (2.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (13.51%) Algorithms
4 13 (11.71%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.50%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.50%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.60%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.70%) User Experience
9 2 (1.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.05%) Microservices
3 32 (28.83%) TDD
4 29 (26.13%) Fintech
5 28 (25.23%) Multithreading
6 27 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 20 (18.02%) DevOps
8 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.71%) BDD
9 13 (11.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (11.71%) Open Source
10 12 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.21%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.31%) SDLC
13 6 (5.41%) OO
13 6 (5.41%) SOLID
13 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
14 5 (4.50%) Migration
14 5 (4.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.11%) Kotlin
4 8 (7.21%) Scala
5 6 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.50%) Python
7 3 (2.70%) SQL
8 1 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) EMIR
1 1 (0.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (17.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (29.73%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (2.70%) Rancher
3 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) Solace
3 1 (0.90%) Google