Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 113 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 -36 +34
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 96 281 438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 2.81% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 4.69% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 124 314 426
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% 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 2,240 5,995 6,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.86% 59.97% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,009 5,256 6,277
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,400
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 96 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) TDD
3 41 (42.71%) Microservices
4 36 (37.50%) Kafka
5 34 (35.42%) Spring
6 31 (32.29%) Multithreading
7 29 (30.21%) MongoDB
7 29 (30.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (28.13%) Kubernetes
8 27 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (26.04%) JMS
10 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 24 (25.00%) AWS
11 22 (22.92%) Open Source
11 22 (22.92%) Finance
12 21 (21.88%) Docker
12 21 (21.88%) Big Data
13 20 (20.83%) Spring Boot
13 20 (20.83%) React
14 19 (19.79%) Kotlin
14 19 (19.79%) Hadoop
14 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
16 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 16 (16.67%) DevOps
17 15 (15.63%) Node.js
18 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
19 13 (13.54%) REST
19 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering

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 6 (6.25%) Apache
2 4 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.04%) Azure
2 1 (1.04%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.21%) Apache Cassandra
1 29 (30.21%) MongoDB
2 21 (21.88%) Big Data
3 19 (19.79%) Hadoop
4 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.13%) MySQL
6 3 (3.13%) Redis
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.04%) HBase
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.29%) JUnit
3 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.21%) Mockito
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) JMeter
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.08%) Gradle
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (90.63%) Developer
2 81 (84.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 5 (5.21%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Junior
7 4 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) Kafka
2 34 (35.42%) Spring
3 25 (26.04%) JMS
4 20 (20.83%) React
4 20 (20.83%) Spring Boot
5 18 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (15.63%) Node.js
7 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.54%) REST
9 8 (8.33%) Apache Camel
10 7 (7.29%) RESTful
11 6 (6.25%) Web Services
12 5 (5.21%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.21%) Spring Integration
13 4 (4.17%) HTML
14 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
14 3 (3.13%) HTML5
14 3 (3.13%) JSON
14 3 (3.13%) Protocol Buffers
14 3 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (9.38%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) EPoS
5 3 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Derivative
6 2 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.71%) Microservices
2 41 (42.71%) TDD
3 31 (32.29%) Multithreading
4 22 (22.92%) Open Source
5 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.67%) DevOps
7 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (11.46%) Fintech
9 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.42%) Open Source Development
10 10 (10.42%) Pair Programming
11 9 (9.38%) OO
12 8 (8.33%) OOP
13 6 (6.25%) BDD
13 6 (6.25%) MVC
14 5 (5.21%) Analytics
14 5 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (5.21%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.79%) Kotlin
4 9 (9.38%) SQL
5 8 (8.33%) Scala
6 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) MiFID
3 1 (1.04%) EMIR
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (3.13%) Google
2 3 (3.13%) Solace
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.04%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (1.04%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.04%) Foundry
3 1 (1.04%) Tableau
3 1 (1.04%) UiPath