Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 862 1,796 2,030
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 16.57% 17.47% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 28.79% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1,746 1,920
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

Java 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 2,984 6,239 6,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.36% 60.70% 60.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,635 5,548 6,108
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 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the City of London

Java
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java in the City of London

Java
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in the City of London

Java
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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 +2 7 £67,500 +3.85%
London Bridge +5 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 395 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (32.71%) Finance
3 235 (27.26%) Python
4 230 (26.68%) Microservices
5 209 (24.25%) Docker
6 200 (23.20%) AWS
7 180 (20.88%) Kubernetes
8 178 (20.65%) TDD
9 173 (20.07%) JavaScript
10 166 (19.26%) DevOps
11 142 (16.47%) Spring
12 141 (16.36%) Software Engineering
13 138 (16.01%) Fintech
14 137 (15.89%) Java 8
15 131 (15.20%) SQL
16 124 (14.39%) Linux
17 122 (14.15%) Kafka
18 108 (12.53%) C#
18 108 (12.53%) Banking
19 98 (11.37%) Degree
20 97 (11.25%) Scala
20 97 (11.25%) Git (software)
21 94 (10.90%) Jenkins
22 91 (10.56%) Spring Boot
22 91 (10.56%) Computer Science
23 90 (10.44%) Test Automation
23 90 (10.44%) OO
24 87 (10.09%) Azure
25 84 (9.74%) React
26 82 (9.51%) Big Data

Java
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 49 (5.68%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.25%) Confluence
4 23 (2.67%) Apache
5 20 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.81%) Luigi
8 7 (0.81%) MQSeries
8 7 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.46%) CMS
10 4 (0.46%) Mule
10 4 (0.46%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) Resin
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.35%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 200 (23.20%) AWS
2 87 (10.09%) Azure
3 64 (7.42%) GCP
4 36 (4.18%) SaaS
5 23 (2.67%) GitHub
6 13 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.28%) Serverless
8 10 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.16%) Power Platform
9 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.93%) PaaS
11 7 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.70%) Apigee
13 5 (0.58%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.36%) Firewall
2 25 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.09%) HTTP
4 9 (1.04%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.58%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.46%) AMQP
6 4 (0.46%) Network Security
6 4 (0.46%) Wireless
7 3 (0.35%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.35%) DNS
7 3 (0.35%) Internet
8 2 (0.23%) LAN
8 2 (0.23%) X.509
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) DSL
9 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.12%) SSH
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.51%) Big Data
2 75 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 55 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 54 (6.26%) SQL Server
5 53 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (3.71%) MySQL
9 19 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.97%) Neo4j
12 16 (1.86%) Snowflake Schema
13 14 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.39%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.16%) Power BI
16 9 (1.04%) DataStage
16 9 (1.04%) Redis
17 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 97 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 64 (7.42%) JIRA
4 58 (6.73%) Selenium
5 51 (5.92%) Maven
6 43 (4.99%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.02%) JUnit
8 22 (2.55%) Gradle
8 22 (2.55%) WebDriver
9 20 (2.32%) Postman
10 19 (2.20%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.09%) GitLab
12 16 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.86%) IntelliJ
13 12 (1.39%) JMeter
14 10 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.04%) REST Assured
15 9 (1.04%) SonarQube
16 8 (0.93%) Android Studio
General
1 282 (32.71%) Finance
2 108 (12.53%) Banking
3 58 (6.73%) Front Office
4 48 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.60%) Games
6 22 (2.55%) Marketing
7 21 (2.44%) Retail
8 18 (2.09%) Law
9 17 (1.97%) Advertising
10 16 (1.86%) Back Office
11 15 (1.74%) Italian Language
12 13 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.04%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.70%) Publishing
15 5 (0.58%) Billing
15 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.58%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.46%) Electronics
17 2 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 476 (55.22%) Developer
2 353 (40.95%) Java Developer
3 79 (9.16%) Java Engineer
4 76 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 58 (6.73%) Software Engineer
6 57 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 46 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (4.64%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 40 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 34 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (3.25%) Analyst
10 28 (3.25%) Lead Developer
11 26 (3.02%) AWS Engineer
11 26 (3.02%) Data Engineer
12 25 (2.90%) Junior
13 23 (2.67%) Software Developer
14 22 (2.55%) AWS Developer
14 22 (2.55%) Scala Developer
15 20 (2.32%) Lead Java Developer
16 19 (2.20%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.47%) Spring
2 122 (14.15%) Kafka
3 91 (10.56%) Spring Boot
4 84 (9.74%) React
5 73 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 73 (8.47%) Node.js
6 60 (6.96%) .NET
7 57 (6.61%) REST
8 50 (5.80%) RESTful
9 49 (5.68%) Web Services
10 40 (4.64%) HTML
11 35 (4.06%) CSS
11 35 (4.06%) Hibernate
12 31 (3.60%) JMS
13 25 (2.90%) HTML5
14 24 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
15 22 (2.55%) Middleware
16 21 (2.44%) J2EE
16 21 (2.44%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.18%) Fixed Income
6 29 (3.36%) Equities
6 29 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.78%) Derivative
8 24 (2.78%) User Experience
9 21 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.39%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.28%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.93%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.81%) Contract for Difference
15 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.39%) Linux
2 60 (6.96%) Unix
3 37 (4.29%) Windows
4 29 (3.36%) Android
5 23 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.58%) CentOS
6 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (26.68%) Microservices
3 178 (20.65%) TDD
4 166 (19.26%) DevOps
5 141 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 138 (16.01%) Fintech
7 91 (10.56%) Computer Science
8 90 (10.44%) OO
8 90 (10.44%) Test Automation
9 76 (8.82%) Multithreading
10 70 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (8.00%) Scrum
12 62 (7.19%) Open Source
13 60 (6.96%) Analytics
14 58 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (6.38%) BDD
16 53 (6.15%) Machine Learning
17 49 (5.68%) Low Latency
17 49 (5.68%) SDLC
18 42 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 235 (27.26%) Python
2 173 (20.07%) JavaScript
3 137 (15.89%) Java 8
4 131 (15.20%) SQL
5 108 (12.53%) C#
6 97 (11.25%) Scala
7 79 (9.16%) Kotlin
8 70 (8.12%) C++
9 60 (6.96%) PHP
10 49 (5.68%) Go
11 34 (3.94%) Ruby
12 33 (3.83%) TypeScript
13 27 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 27 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 26 (3.02%) Perl
15 19 (2.20%) R
16 17 (1.97%) C
17 14 (1.62%) ES6
18 11 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 98 (11.37%) Degree
2 53 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.28%) ISEB
4 11 (1.28%) Master's Degree
4 11 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.04%) PMP
6 7 (0.81%) CISM
6 7 (0.81%) CISSP
7 5 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.58%) CSSLP
8 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.12%) CRISC
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.12%) OCP
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.12%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.58%) QA
2 8 (0.93%) NIST
3 6 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.46%) SLA
5 3 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) ITGC
7 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 209 (24.25%) Docker
2 8 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 180 (20.88%) Kubernetes
2 57 (6.61%) Terraform
3 47 (5.45%) Ansible
4 36 (4.18%) Puppet
5 26 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.97%) Prometheus
7 14 (1.62%) Salt
8 13 (1.51%) Netcool
8 13 (1.51%) Opsview
9 12 (1.39%) Grafana
10 6 (0.70%) Consul
10 6 (0.70%) Icinga
10 6 (0.70%) Kibana
10 6 (0.70%) Packer
10 6 (0.70%) Pingdom
11 5 (0.58%) Control-M
12 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.46%) Istio
12 4 (0.46%) Nagios
12 4 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (7.89%) Oracle
2 38 (4.41%) Google
3 20 (2.32%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.86%) ServiceNow
5 15 (1.74%) AppDynamics
5 15 (1.74%) Remedy
6 13 (1.51%) Dynatrace
6 13 (1.51%) SevOne
6 13 (1.51%) TOWER Software
7 9 (1.04%) Informatica
8 7 (0.81%) HP
8 7 (0.81%) IBM
8 7 (0.81%) MuleSoft
8 7 (0.81%) Tableau
9 5 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.58%) Databricks
9 5 (0.58%) SaltStack
9 5 (0.58%) Splunk
9 5 (0.58%) Teradata
10 4 (0.46%) VMware