Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 113 234
Rank change year-on-year +51 +121 +132
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 465 280 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.15% 2.74% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 4.81% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 448 278 117
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - +6.12%

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 6,941 5,821 6,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.02% 56.90% 58.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,319 5,341 6,284
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,950 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £89,625
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 463 (99.57%) Java
2 337 (72.47%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (55.48%) TDD
4 185 (39.78%) Microservices
5 159 (34.19%) Finance
6 153 (32.90%) Spring
7 152 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
8 122 (26.24%) Big Data
9 99 (21.29%) Fintech
10 89 (19.14%) SQL
11 87 (18.71%) Spring Boot
12 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
13 82 (17.63%) DevOps
14 77 (16.56%) REST
15 74 (15.91%) Multithreading
16 70 (15.05%) Software Engineering
16 70 (15.05%) Degree
17 63 (13.55%) Maven
18 62 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
19 60 (12.90%) Hibernate
20 56 (12.04%) BDD
21 55 (11.83%) NoSQL
21 55 (11.83%) CSS
22 54 (11.61%) Scala
22 54 (11.61%) Low Latency
23 53 (11.40%) Gradle
24 52 (11.18%) Scrum
24 52 (11.18%) Banking
25 51 (10.97%) RESTful
26 47 (10.11%) HTML

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 12 (2.58%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.86%) Apache
3 4 (0.86%) GemFire
4 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.65%) Confluence
4 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.94%) GitHub
5 6 (1.29%) Apple Pay
5 6 (1.29%) Google Pay
5 6 (1.29%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.86%) Serverless
7 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.65%) npm
7 3 (0.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.24%) Big Data
2 55 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 35 (7.53%) MySQL
4 33 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.52%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.58%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.37%) Redis
9 10 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.94%) Flink
10 9 (1.94%) HBase
11 7 (1.51%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.86%) DB2
12 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.43%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.22%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 63 (13.55%) Maven
2 53 (11.40%) Gradle
3 45 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 30 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 28 (6.02%) JUnit
6 16 (3.44%) Mockito
7 12 (2.58%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.94%) Subversion
9 8 (1.72%) JIRA
10 7 (1.51%) Protractor
10 7 (1.51%) Selenium
10 7 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.86%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.65%) Mocha
12 3 (0.65%) NUnit
12 3 (0.65%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.65%) WebStorm
13 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.43%) GitLab
14 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
General
1 159 (34.19%) Finance
2 52 (11.18%) Banking
3 35 (7.53%) Front Office
4 28 (6.02%) Games
5 26 (5.59%) Investment Banking
6 24 (5.16%) Advertising
7 13 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
9 5 (1.08%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Publishing
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 395 (84.95%) Developer
2 386 (83.01%) Java Developer
3 75 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 73 (15.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 52 (11.18%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 47 (10.11%) Core Java Developer
7 33 (7.10%) Java Engineer
7 33 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.88%) AWS Developer
9 28 (6.02%) Big Data Developer
10 26 (5.59%) Agile Developer
10 26 (5.59%) Agile Java Developer
10 26 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (3.87%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 17 (3.66%) C++ Developer
12 17 (3.66%) C++/Java Developer
12 17 (3.66%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.66%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 13 (2.80%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 13 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (32.90%) Spring
2 87 (18.71%) Spring Boot
3 77 (16.56%) REST
4 60 (12.90%) Hibernate
5 55 (11.83%) CSS
6 51 (10.97%) RESTful
7 47 (10.11%) HTML
8 46 (9.89%) Kafka
9 41 (8.82%) Web Services
10 35 (7.53%) Ajax
11 34 (7.31%) React
12 29 (6.24%) GWT
13 25 (5.38%) JPA
14 23 (4.95%) J2SE
14 23 (4.95%) Java EE
15 19 (4.09%) AngularJS
15 19 (4.09%) Spring Cloud
16 17 (3.66%) Dropwizard
17 16 (3.44%) Java SE
17 16 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.29%) Fintech
2 44 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (7.53%) Xbox
4 30 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (5.38%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.23%) Hedge funds
8 15 (3.23%) User Experience
9 14 (3.01%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.37%) Derivative
11 10 (2.15%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.51%) Anti-Piracy
12 7 (1.51%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.43%) Equities
15 2 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
16 1 (0.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.46%) Linux
2 14 (3.01%) Unix
3 1 (0.22%) Android
3 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (72.47%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (55.48%) TDD
3 185 (39.78%) Microservices
4 152 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (17.63%) DevOps
6 74 (15.91%) Multithreading
7 70 (15.05%) Software Engineering
8 56 (12.04%) BDD
9 54 (11.61%) Low Latency
10 52 (11.18%) Scrum
11 46 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (9.25%) Concurrent Programming
13 33 (7.10%) SDLC
14 32 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (5.38%) Mentoring
17 21 (4.52%) Pair Programming
18 16 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (3.44%) SOA
18 16 (3.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 463 (99.57%) Java
2 89 (19.14%) SQL
3 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 54 (11.61%) Scala
5 31 (6.67%) Python
6 26 (5.59%) C++
7 16 (3.44%) Kotlin
8 11 (2.37%) PHP
9 10 (2.15%) Java 9
10 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.29%) C#
11 6 (1.29%) Clojure
11 6 (1.29%) R
12 4 (0.86%) ES6
13 1 (0.22%) AspectJ
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.22%) Go
13 1 (0.22%) Groovy
13 1 (0.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 70 (15.05%) Degree
2 35 (7.53%) PhD
3 17 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.86%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.86%) MiFID
1 4 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 33 (7.10%) Docker
2 11 (2.37%) HDFS
3 9 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.66%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.15%) Puppet
3 8 (1.72%) Terraform
4 7 (1.51%) Graphite
4 7 (1.51%) logstash
4 7 (1.51%) Prometheus
5 6 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.29%) Rancher
6 2 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Shiro
7 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (5.81%) TIBCO
2 23 (4.95%) StreamBase
3 17 (3.66%) Oracle
4 10 (2.15%) Google
5 4 (0.86%) IBM
5 4 (0.86%) Solace
6 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.43%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.22%) ATG
7 1 (0.22%) hybris
7 1 (0.22%) Kony
7 1 (0.22%) Murex
7 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.22%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!