Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,921 1,924 2,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.18% 18.75% 18.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.11% 32.97% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,767 1,747 2,291
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 6,379 5,836 7,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.37% 56.89% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,727 5,272 6,825
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,150 £37,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,250
% change year-on-year +4.17% +8.60% +0.45%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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
London Bridge +5 11 £55,000 -26.67%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 796 (41.44%) Finance
2 789 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (29.88%) JavaScript
4 555 (28.89%) SQL
5 419 (21.81%) TDD
6 416 (21.66%) Spring
7 347 (18.06%) Fintech
8 340 (17.70%) Python
9 308 (16.03%) HTML
10 305 (15.88%) Java 8
11 295 (15.36%) Banking
12 282 (14.68%) Linux
13 279 (14.52%) Software Engineering
13 279 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
14 272 (14.16%) CSS
15 266 (13.85%) Microservices
16 254 (13.22%) Degree
17 241 (12.55%) DevOps
18 233 (12.13%) Scala
19 231 (12.02%) Web Services
20 225 (11.71%) PHP
21 222 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
22 219 (11.40%) REST
23 218 (11.35%) C#
24 214 (11.14%) Hibernate
24 214 (11.14%) Scrum
25 211 (10.98%) Maven
25 211 (10.98%) Git (software)
26 202 (10.52%) Big Data
27 200 (10.41%) AngularJS

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
1 156 (8.12%) Apache Spark
2 63 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 60 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
4 52 (2.71%) Apache
5 46 (2.39%) JBoss
6 37 (1.93%) Confluence
7 31 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.35%) IIS
10 20 (1.04%) Ethereum
11 18 (0.94%) CMS
11 18 (0.94%) nginx
11 18 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.78%) WildFly
13 14 (0.73%) Anypoint
14 12 (0.62%) Mule
15 10 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.47%) WordPress
17 8 (0.42%) Apache TomEE
17 8 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.26%) SPSS
4 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.09%) MetaTrader
2 11 (0.57%) Ripple
3 10 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.47%) RMDS
5 7 (0.36%) Sonata
6 3 (0.16%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.10%) Eikon
7 2 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.052%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 279 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.25%) Serverless
5 23 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (0.94%) NuGet
8 18 (0.94%) SaaS
9 16 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.68%) PaaS
11 11 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.57%) IaaS
11 11 (0.57%) npm
12 10 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.47%) GitHub
14 8 (0.42%) BrowserStack
14 8 (0.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.29%) Internet
2 24 (1.25%) HTTP
3 22 (1.15%) NetScaler
4 16 (0.83%) Firewall
5 15 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.62%) FIX Connectivity
6 12 (0.62%) SSH
7 10 (0.52%) Multicast
8 8 (0.42%) SMS
8 8 (0.42%) VPN
9 6 (0.31%) AMQP
10 5 (0.26%) DMZ
10 5 (0.26%) FTP
10 5 (0.26%) SAN
10 5 (0.26%) SSL
11 4 (0.21%) DSL
11 4 (0.21%) IPsec
11 4 (0.21%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.21%) SMTP
11 4 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (10.52%) Big Data
2 156 (8.12%) NoSQL
3 149 (7.76%) Hadoop
4 145 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 126 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 108 (5.62%) MySQL
7 101 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 63 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 55 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
11 43 (2.24%) Blockchain
12 41 (2.13%) Data Lake
13 40 (2.08%) HBase
13 40 (2.08%) Oracle Database
14 32 (1.67%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.99%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.83%) DB2
18 16 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 211 (10.98%) Git (software)
1 211 (10.98%) Maven
2 127 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 117 (6.09%) JUnit
4 95 (4.95%) JIRA
5 92 (4.79%) Selenium
6 68 (3.54%) Gradle
7 63 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 61 (3.18%) WebDriver
9 53 (2.76%) Ant
10 42 (2.19%) Eclipse
10 42 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 38 (1.98%) Visual Studio
12 36 (1.87%) Mockito
13 32 (1.67%) Subversion
14 26 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.30%) IntelliJ
15 25 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (1.15%) CA Release Automation
17 20 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 796 (41.44%) Finance
2 295 (15.36%) Banking
3 181 (9.42%) Advertising
4 151 (7.86%) Front Office
5 109 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 71 (3.70%) Games
7 53 (2.76%) Retail
8 48 (2.50%) Publishing
9 36 (1.87%) Back Office
10 35 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.82%) Law
11 22 (1.15%) Marketing
12 16 (0.83%) Legal
12 16 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.78%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.62%) Automotive
14 12 (0.62%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Billing
17 3 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,208 (62.88%) Developer
2 808 (42.06%) Java Developer
3 245 (12.75%) Senior Developer
4 171 (8.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 140 (7.29%) Java Engineer
6 108 (5.62%) Architect
7 101 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 99 (5.15%) Analyst
8 99 (5.15%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 89 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 74 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 73 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
12 63 (3.28%) Scala Developer
13 62 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 55 (2.86%) Software Developer
15 52 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
16 51 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
17 47 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (2.19%) Consultant
18 42 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (21.66%) Spring
2 308 (16.03%) HTML
3 272 (14.16%) CSS
4 231 (12.02%) Web Services
5 219 (11.40%) REST
6 214 (11.14%) Hibernate
7 200 (10.41%) AngularJS
8 184 (9.58%) .NET
9 171 (8.90%) RESTful
10 158 (8.22%) XML
11 141 (7.34%) J2EE
12 136 (7.08%) Java EE
13 128 (6.66%) React
14 121 (6.30%) Kafka
15 120 (6.25%) HTML5
16 110 (5.73%) Spring Boot
17 95 (4.95%) Node.js
18 88 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
18 88 (4.58%) JDBC
19 87 (4.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 347 (18.06%) Fintech
2 188 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 186 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
4 119 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 109 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 77 (4.01%) Hedge funds
8 73 (3.80%) User Experience
9 68 (3.54%) Fixed Income
10 65 (3.38%) Equities
10 65 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
11 57 (2.97%) Mobile App
12 46 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (2.34%) Derivative
14 36 (1.87%) Data Structures
15 27 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (1.09%) Bitcoin
17 19 (0.99%) Market Risk
18 18 (0.94%) Virtual Team
19 14 (0.73%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 282 (14.68%) Linux
2 128 (6.66%) Unix
3 102 (5.31%) Windows
4 55 (2.86%) Android
5 33 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.25%) CentOS
7 20 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.83%) Solaris
10 15 (0.78%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.47%) HPUX
12 9 (0.47%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.21%) AIX
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) VMS
15 2 (0.10%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.10%) Debian
16 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (21.81%) TDD
3 279 (14.52%) Software Engineering
4 266 (13.85%) Microservices
5 241 (12.55%) DevOps
6 222 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
7 214 (11.14%) Scrum
8 200 (10.41%) Multithreading
9 187 (9.73%) BDD
9 187 (9.73%) OO
9 187 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
10 178 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 175 (9.11%) Web Development
12 152 (7.91%) SDLC
13 135 (7.03%) Open Source
14 127 (6.61%) Low Latency
15 126 (6.56%) Mentoring
16 118 (6.14%) Analytics
17 113 (5.88%) E-Commerce
18 110 (5.73%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 574 (29.88%) JavaScript
2 555 (28.89%) SQL
3 340 (17.70%) Python
4 305 (15.88%) Java 8
5 233 (12.13%) Scala
6 225 (11.71%) PHP
7 218 (11.35%) C#
8 169 (8.80%) C++
9 107 (5.57%) Ruby
10 100 (5.21%) Perl
11 75 (3.90%) Shell Script
12 60 (3.12%) Groovy
13 49 (2.55%) Kotlin
14 45 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.93%) R
16 34 (1.77%) Bash Shell
17 31 (1.61%) ES6
17 31 (1.61%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.41%) Apex Code
18 27 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 254 (13.22%) Degree
2 90 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.51%) PhD
4 13 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 13 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.52%) PMP
7 9 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.31%) CISSP
10 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.26%) ISEB
10 5 (0.26%) MBA
11 4 (0.21%) CISM
11 4 (0.21%) MCSE
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.16%) CRISC
12 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (7.44%) QA
2 16 (0.83%) MiFID
3 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) GCP
5 5 (0.26%) EMIR
5 5 (0.26%) SLA
6 4 (0.21%) COBIT
6 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 200 (10.41%) Docker
2 27 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.73%) HDFS
5 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.21%) KVM
7 4 (0.21%) LXC
7 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.21%) Xen
8 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.16%) GridGain
9 1 (0.052%) ACF2
9 1 (0.052%) RACF
9 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (3.80%) Puppet
2 62 (3.23%) Ansible
3 61 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (2.71%) Kubernetes
5 42 (2.19%) Terraform
6 30 (1.56%) Mesos
7 25 (1.30%) logstash
8 23 (1.20%) Kibana
9 18 (0.94%) Perfmon
10 16 (0.83%) Salt
11 12 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
11 12 (0.62%) Nagios
12 11 (0.57%) Control-M
12 11 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.36%) Oozie
14 7 (0.36%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.21%) Consul
15 4 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 192 (9.99%) Oracle
2 73 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.55%) TIBCO
4 44 (2.29%) VMware
5 36 (1.87%) Sybase
6 33 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 27 (1.41%) Google
9 26 (1.35%) Splunk
10 23 (1.20%) SolarWinds
11 19 (0.99%) Cloudera
11 19 (0.99%) MuleSoft
12 18 (0.94%) StreamBase
12 18 (0.94%) Tableau
13 17 (0.88%) Hortonworks
14 16 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.83%) hybris
14 16 (0.83%) IBM
15 14 (0.73%) MapR
16 13 (0.68%) Reuters