Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 115 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +52
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 133 282 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 2.76% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 4.54% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 162 291 359
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £46,375 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £104,750 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £71,500
% change year-on-year - +4.90% +4.38%

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 2,941 6,218 6,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.71% 60.75% 60.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,591 5,535 6,086
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.40% +4.17%

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 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 131 (98.50%) Java
2 70 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (46.62%) TDD
4 58 (43.61%) Spring
5 56 (42.11%) Microservices
6 51 (38.35%) Docker
7 45 (33.83%) Kubernetes
7 45 (33.83%) Spring Boot
8 37 (27.82%) AWS
9 35 (26.32%) Kafka
10 33 (24.81%) DevOps
11 32 (24.06%) Multithreading
12 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (19.55%) Finance
14 24 (18.05%) Open Source
14 24 (18.05%) Self-Motivation
15 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
15 23 (17.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (17.29%) Kotlin
16 20 (15.04%) Fintech
16 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
16 20 (15.04%) SQL
17 19 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 18 (13.53%) Big Data
18 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
19 17 (12.78%) Hadoop
19 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
20 15 (11.28%) JMS
20 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
20 15 (11.28%) NoSQL

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 5 (3.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.75%) Liferay
3 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) AWS
2 6 (4.51%) GCP
3 4 (3.01%) Azure
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.75%) Apple Pay
6 1 (0.75%) Google Pay
6 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) DNS
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.50%) LAN
1 2 (1.50%) SSL
1 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.50%) VPN
1 2 (1.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
2 18 (13.53%) Big Data
3 17 (12.78%) Hadoop
4 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (6.02%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) Redis
7 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.75%) HBase
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.77%) Maven
3 11 (8.27%) Gradle
4 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.26%) JUnit
6 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.01%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.26%) JMeter
9 3 (2.26%) Selenium
9 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.50%) Gatling
10 2 (1.50%) JIRA
10 2 (1.50%) Mockito
10 2 (1.50%) Spock
11 1 (0.75%) Liquibase
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Investment Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Games
4 3 (2.26%) Law
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.26%) Publishing
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Front Office
5 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (83.46%) Developer
2 108 (81.20%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.28%) AWS Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 8 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Junior
8 5 (3.76%) Junior Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Site Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (43.61%) Spring
2 45 (33.83%) Spring Boot
3 35 (26.32%) Kafka
4 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.28%) JMS
4 15 (11.28%) REST
5 14 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (8.27%) Node.js
7 9 (6.77%) Web Services
8 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.02%) JSON
9 7 (5.26%) React
10 6 (4.51%) RESTful
11 5 (3.76%) FpML
11 5 (3.76%) JPA
11 5 (3.76%) XML
12 4 (3.01%) SOAP
12 4 (3.01%) Spring MVC
13 3 (2.26%) HTML
13 3 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
4 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.76%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.76%) Derivative
5 5 (3.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (2.26%) EPoS
6 3 (2.26%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Equities
8 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Online Games
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Unix
3 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (46.62%) TDD
3 56 (42.11%) Microservices
4 33 (24.81%) DevOps
5 32 (24.06%) Multithreading
6 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (18.05%) Open Source
8 20 (15.04%) Fintech
9 19 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.02%) Pair Programming
12 11 (8.27%) BDD
12 11 (8.27%) Investment Management
13 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (6.77%) OO
14 9 (6.77%) OOP
14 9 (6.77%) SDLC
14 9 (6.77%) Test Automation
15 8 (6.02%) Open Source Development
16 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (98.50%) Java
2 23 (17.29%) Kotlin
3 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.04%) SQL
4 12 (9.02%) Scala
5 9 (6.77%) Python
6 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.50%) C++
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) Haskell
9 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) ISEB
3 3 (2.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (38.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (33.83%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.26%) Prometheus
3 5 (3.76%) Grafana
4 4 (3.01%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) Google
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.75%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (0.75%) Blue Prism
3 1 (0.75%) Foundry
3 1 (0.75%) Murex
3 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.75%) Tableau
3 1 (0.75%) UiPath
3 1 (0.75%) WSO2