Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2000 2093 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.58% 18.01% 17.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.45% 30.99% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 1941 2590
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.44% -3.20% +8.70%

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 5805 6753 9378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.82% 58.10% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5316 6231 8273
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -3 4 £73,750 +40.48%
Moorgate -1 1 £42,500 -34.62%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Java.

1 954 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (40.55%) Finance
3 506 (25.30%) SQL
4 481 (24.05%) TDD
5 480 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 450 (22.50%) Python
7 381 (19.05%) Banking
8 369 (18.45%) Degree
9 358 (17.90%) Spring
10 309 (15.45%) Linux
11 294 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
12 283 (14.15%) HTML
13 280 (14.00%) Software Engineering
14 274 (13.70%) Multithreading
15 273 (13.65%) Fintech
16 272 (13.60%) DevOps
17 269 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
18 268 (13.40%) Microservices
19 264 (13.20%) C++
20 260 (13.00%) Scala
21 240 (12.00%) SQL Server
22 238 (11.90%) AngularJS
23 226 (11.30%) OO
24 224 (11.20%) C#
25 216 (10.80%) Computer Science
26 213 (10.65%) Docker
27 209 (10.45%) Scrum
28 208 (10.40%) NoSQL
29 201 (10.05%) Hibernate
30 198 (9.90%) BDD

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
1 140 (7.00%) Apache Spark
2 108 (5.40%) Tomcat
3 80 (4.00%) JBoss
4 75 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (2.40%) Apache
6 45 (2.25%) IIS
7 42 (2.10%) Confluence
8 36 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.65%) Jetty
11 26 (1.30%) nginx
12 24 (1.20%) OpenStack
13 22 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 20 (1.00%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.80%) CMS
16 14 (0.70%) Anypoint
16 14 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.60%) MQSeries
18 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.35%) SPSS
4 5 (0.25%) HipChat
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Actimize
2 10 (0.50%) SAP BPC
3 9 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.35%) MetaTrader
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.10%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.050%) Kondor
7 1 (0.050%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.050%) RMDS
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.050%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 294 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.00%) SaaS
4 50 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (1.90%) PaaS
6 36 (1.80%) IaaS
7 28 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.90%) GitHub
10 15 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.75%) Office 365
11 14 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.65%) Serverless
13 12 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.55%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.40%) Heroku
15 8 (0.40%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.75%) Firewall
2 39 (1.95%) Internet
3 37 (1.85%) HTTP
4 34 (1.70%) VPN
5 23 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.10%) DHCP
6 22 (1.10%) DNS
6 22 (1.10%) WAN
7 19 (0.95%) DMZ
8 10 (0.50%) FIX Connectivity
8 10 (0.50%) FTP
9 9 (0.45%) Network Security
9 9 (0.45%) SSL
10 8 (0.40%) IPsec
10 8 (0.40%) Wireless
11 7 (0.35%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.35%) LDAP
12 6 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.30%) NetScaler
13 5 (0.25%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 208 (10.40%) NoSQL
3 194 (9.70%) Big Data
4 150 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 150 (7.50%) MySQL
5 129 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 86 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 69 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 57 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (2.40%) HBase
9 48 (2.40%) Redis
10 36 (1.80%) Blockchain
11 33 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 27 (1.35%) Couchbase
13 26 (1.30%) Apache Hive
14 23 (1.15%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 162 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 138 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 133 (6.65%) JIRA
4 126 (6.30%) Selenium
5 117 (5.85%) Maven
6 82 (4.10%) JUnit
7 72 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 68 (3.40%) WebDriver
9 54 (2.70%) Gradle
10 51 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 40 (2.00%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.70%) Mockito
13 32 (1.60%) Eclipse
14 29 (1.45%) Subversion
15 24 (1.20%) Gatling
15 24 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.00%) webpack
17 18 (0.90%) Appium
17 18 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 811 (40.55%) Finance
2 381 (19.05%) Banking
3 160 (8.00%) Front Office
4 153 (7.65%) Investment Banking
5 84 (4.20%) Advertising
6 52 (2.60%) Marketing
7 51 (2.55%) Back Office
8 43 (2.15%) Games
8 43 (2.15%) Retail
9 33 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.50%) Publishing
11 20 (1.00%) Legal
12 13 (0.65%) Law
13 12 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.15%) Digital Economy
17 2 (0.10%) Automotive
17 2 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
18 1 (0.050%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1113 (55.65%) Developer
2 785 (39.25%) Java Developer
3 293 (14.65%) Senior Developer
4 201 (10.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 109 (5.45%) Analyst
5 109 (5.45%) Java Engineer
6 102 (5.10%) Architect
6 102 (5.10%) Software Engineer
7 82 (4.10%) Junior
8 77 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 73 (3.65%) Applications Support
10 72 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 62 (3.10%) Graduate
11 62 (3.10%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 61 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 58 (2.90%) Junior Developer
14 57 (2.85%) Team Leader
15 55 (2.75%) Software Developer
15 55 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
16 54 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (17.90%) Spring
2 283 (14.15%) HTML
3 238 (11.90%) AngularJS
4 201 (10.05%) Hibernate
5 195 (9.75%) .NET
6 189 (9.45%) REST
7 186 (9.30%) CSS
8 173 (8.65%) Web Services
9 170 (8.50%) Node.js
10 167 (8.35%) React
11 155 (7.75%) RESTful
12 118 (5.90%) XML
13 108 (5.40%) HTML5
14 102 (5.10%) J2EE
15 95 (4.75%) jQuery
16 86 (4.30%) JMS
17 83 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
18 74 (3.70%) Spring Boot
19 68 (3.40%) JSON
20 65 (3.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 273 (13.65%) Fintech
2 216 (10.80%) Computer Science
3 137 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 117 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 93 (4.65%) User Experience
6 87 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 76 (3.80%) Equities
8 74 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
10 67 (3.35%) Fixed Income
11 63 (3.15%) Hedge funds
12 47 (2.35%) Mobile App
13 39 (1.95%) Derivative
14 37 (1.85%) Credit Risk
15 31 (1.55%) Market Risk
16 29 (1.45%) Virtual Team
17 28 (1.40%) Client/Server
17 28 (1.40%) SWIFT
18 22 (1.10%) Management Information System
19 19 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 309 (15.45%) Linux
2 169 (8.45%) Windows
3 158 (7.90%) Unix
4 70 (3.50%) Android
5 44 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (1.90%) CentOS
8 36 (1.80%) Windows Server
9 24 (1.20%) Solaris
10 19 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.30%) AIX
12 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.25%) Debian
13 5 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (24.05%) TDD
3 280 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 274 (13.70%) Multithreading
5 272 (13.60%) DevOps
6 269 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
7 268 (13.40%) Microservices
8 226 (11.30%) OO
9 209 (10.45%) Scrum
10 198 (9.90%) BDD
11 196 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 147 (7.35%) Low Latency
13 125 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 120 (6.00%) SDLC
15 111 (5.55%) Mentoring
16 106 (5.30%) Coaching
17 104 (5.20%) Concurrent Programming
18 103 (5.15%) Machine Learning
19 101 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
20 99 (4.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 506 (25.30%) SQL
2 480 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 450 (22.50%) Python
4 264 (13.20%) C++
5 260 (13.00%) Scala
6 224 (11.20%) C#
7 146 (7.30%) PHP
8 137 (6.85%) Ruby
9 86 (4.30%) Perl
10 81 (4.05%) Groovy
11 79 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 59 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 56 (2.80%) C
14 52 (2.60%) Go
15 42 (2.10%) R
16 28 (1.40%) Kotlin
17 27 (1.35%) MATLAB
17 27 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 25 (1.25%) ES6
18 25 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 369 (18.45%) Degree
2 87 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (2.40%) PhD
4 24 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.90%) ISEB
7 14 (0.70%) CISSP
7 14 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.60%) RHCE
9 11 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.50%) CISM
11 9 (0.45%) CREST Certified
11 9 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.45%) SANS
12 8 (0.40%) CEH
12 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.35%) GIAC
14 6 (0.30%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.30%) MCSE
14 6 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (7.55%) QA
2 13 (0.65%) SEPA
3 11 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.45%) COBIT
4 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.35%) GCP
6 7 (0.35%) MiFID
7 5 (0.25%) SLA
8 2 (0.10%) Basel III
8 2 (0.10%) EMIR
8 2 (0.10%) PMO
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 213 (10.65%) Docker
2 49 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.65%) HDFS
5 12 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.50%) Cronacle
7 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.30%) Varnish
9 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.25%) pfSense
9 5 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.20%) vSphere
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.15%) Xen
12 2 (0.10%) GridGain
13 1 (0.050%) Ceph
13 1 (0.050%) Cygwin
13 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 112 (5.60%) Puppet
2 85 (4.25%) Ansible
3 48 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.05%) Salt
6 20 (1.00%) Terraform
7 19 (0.95%) Mesos
8 17 (0.85%) Nagios
9 16 (0.80%) logstash
10 15 (0.75%) Kibana
11 9 (0.45%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.30%) Packer
13 6 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
15 4 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 4 (0.20%) Grafana
15 4 (0.20%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 182 (9.10%) Oracle
2 117 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.60%) Google
4 56 (2.80%) IBM
5 52 (2.60%) Splunk
6 45 (2.25%) VMware
7 40 (2.00%) Sybase
8 35 (1.75%) TIBCO
9 33 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.10%) Cisco
11 20 (1.00%) Citrix
11 20 (1.00%) StreamBase
12 14 (0.70%) SAP
12 14 (0.70%) webMethods
13 13 (0.65%) Apple
13 13 (0.65%) Tableau
14 12 (0.60%) Apigee
14 12 (0.60%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.60%) HP
14 12 (0.60%) Salesforce.com