Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,130 1,911 2,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.15% 19.20% 18.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.81% 33.89% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,959 1,738 2,035
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 6,914 5,639 6,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.16% 56.66% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,321 5,151 6,396
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +3 14 £40,000 -45.76%
Moorgate +2 3 £22,500 -47.06%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 963 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (34.88%) Finance
3 535 (25.12%) SQL
4 514 (24.13%) TDD
5 474 (22.25%) JavaScript
6 440 (20.66%) Java 8
7 425 (19.95%) Spring
8 419 (19.67%) Python
9 417 (19.58%) Microservices
10 354 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
11 335 (15.73%) Linux
12 326 (15.31%) Software Engineering
13 316 (14.84%) DevOps
14 281 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
15 279 (13.10%) Fintech
16 277 (13.00%) Banking
17 275 (12.91%) Big Data
18 273 (12.82%) C#
19 266 (12.49%) HTML
20 263 (12.35%) Scala
21 249 (11.69%) CSS
22 245 (11.50%) C++
23 244 (11.46%) Web Services
24 216 (10.14%) .NET
25 212 (9.95%) Scrum
26 210 (9.86%) Degree
26 210 (9.86%) Computer Science
27 209 (9.81%) Docker
28 208 (9.77%) Oracle
29 200 (9.39%) RESTful

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
1 123 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 57 (2.68%) Apache
2 57 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (1.08%) Confluence
5 23 (1.08%) JBoss
6 22 (1.03%) Ethereum
6 22 (1.03%) WordPress
7 20 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.80%) CMS
9 9 (0.42%) Drupal
9 9 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.38%) Hyperledger
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.33%) SAS
12 6 (0.28%) IIS
12 6 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.094%) Maya
5 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.03%) Front Arena
1 22 (1.03%) Markit EDM
1 22 (1.03%) thinkFolio
2 21 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 21 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (0.56%) Ripple
4 11 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.19%) MetaTrader
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.094%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.094%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.047%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.047%) Kondor
7 1 (0.047%) Magento
7 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 354 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (1.74%) GitHub
5 34 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (1.27%) OpenShift
7 27 (1.27%) SaaS
8 26 (1.22%) Serverless
9 22 (1.03%) PaaS
10 20 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 20 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (0.66%) NuGet
13 11 (0.52%) npm
13 11 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
14 10 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.27%) HTTP
2 23 (1.08%) Internet
3 18 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.52%) DNS
5 10 (0.47%) Firewall
6 9 (0.42%) AMQP
6 9 (0.42%) FTP
7 8 (0.38%) SMS
7 8 (0.38%) VPN
8 7 (0.33%) SSL
9 6 (0.28%) BGP
9 6 (0.28%) SAN
10 5 (0.23%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.23%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
11 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.14%) VLAN
12 2 (0.094%) DHCP
12 2 (0.094%) GSM
12 2 (0.094%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (12.91%) Big Data
2 157 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 149 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 147 (6.90%) MySQL
5 116 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 105 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 80 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 62 (2.91%) Blockchain
9 52 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 48 (2.25%) Redis
12 30 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (0.94%) Apache Hive
17 19 (0.89%) DB2
17 19 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (9.25%) Maven
2 183 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 176 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 119 (5.59%) Gradle
5 109 (5.12%) Selenium
6 96 (4.51%) JUnit
7 82 (3.85%) JIRA
8 71 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 53 (2.49%) Subversion
10 44 (2.07%) WebDriver
11 32 (1.50%) Mockito
12 30 (1.41%) Visual Studio
13 28 (1.31%) Ant
14 27 (1.27%) Eclipse
14 27 (1.27%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.27%) TestNG
15 21 (0.99%) Bitbucket
16 20 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (0.80%) webpack
18 16 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 743 (34.88%) Finance
2 277 (13.00%) Banking
3 187 (8.78%) Front Office
4 103 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 84 (3.94%) Advertising
6 81 (3.80%) Games
7 58 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 52 (2.44%) Retail
9 38 (1.78%) Back Office
10 37 (1.74%) Law
11 33 (1.55%) Publishing
12 25 (1.17%) Marketing
13 24 (1.13%) Telecoms
14 21 (0.99%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.33%) Billing
18 4 (0.19%) Automotive
18 4 (0.19%) Retail Finance
19 3 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,377 (64.65%) Developer
2 1,037 (48.69%) Java Developer
3 263 (12.35%) Senior Developer
4 204 (9.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 129 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 118 (5.54%) Software Engineer
7 99 (4.65%) Lead Developer
8 86 (4.04%) Graduate
9 84 (3.94%) Agile Developer
9 84 (3.94%) Architect
10 83 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
11 76 (3.57%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 75 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 73 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 72 (3.38%) Graduate Developer
15 63 (2.96%) Junior
16 61 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
17 60 (2.82%) Graduate Java Developer
18 59 (2.77%) C++ Developer
18 59 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (19.95%) Spring
2 266 (12.49%) HTML
3 249 (11.69%) CSS
4 244 (11.46%) Web Services
5 216 (10.14%) .NET
6 200 (9.39%) RESTful
7 199 (9.34%) REST
8 174 (8.17%) Spring Boot
9 166 (7.79%) Hibernate
10 161 (7.56%) Kafka
11 156 (7.32%) XML
12 148 (6.95%) AngularJS
13 131 (6.15%) Node.js
14 120 (5.63%) React
15 97 (4.55%) HTML5
16 82 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
17 77 (3.62%) Java EE
18 75 (3.52%) J2EE
19 69 (3.24%) Ajax
19 69 (3.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 279 (13.10%) Fintech
2 210 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 159 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
4 156 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 112 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 108 (5.07%) Hedge funds
7 99 (4.65%) Derivative
8 91 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
9 86 (4.04%) User Experience
10 84 (3.94%) Equities
11 78 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
12 70 (3.29%) Fixed Income
13 50 (2.35%) Data Structures
14 35 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (1.46%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.41%) Xbox
17 28 (1.31%) Market Risk
18 24 (1.13%) Public Cloud
19 23 (1.08%) Bitcoin
19 23 (1.08%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 335 (15.73%) Linux
2 114 (5.35%) Unix
3 97 (4.55%) Windows
4 35 (1.64%) Android
5 24 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 19 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.52%) Debian
10 10 (0.47%) openSUSE
11 9 (0.42%) HPUX
12 7 (0.33%) CentOS
13 6 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.28%) Solaris
14 5 (0.23%) AIX
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.047%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 963 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (24.13%) TDD
3 417 (19.58%) Microservices
4 326 (15.31%) Software Engineering
5 316 (14.84%) DevOps
6 281 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 212 (9.95%) Scrum
8 191 (8.97%) BDD
9 185 (8.69%) Test Automation
10 175 (8.22%) OO
11 174 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
12 172 (8.08%) Multithreading
13 169 (7.93%) SDLC
14 155 (7.28%) Low Latency
15 142 (6.67%) Mathematics
16 125 (5.87%) Mentoring
17 112 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 110 (5.16%) Analytics
18 110 (5.16%) Open Source
19 109 (5.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 535 (25.12%) SQL
2 474 (22.25%) JavaScript
3 440 (20.66%) Java 8
4 419 (19.67%) Python
5 273 (12.82%) C#
6 263 (12.35%) Scala
7 245 (11.50%) C++
8 146 (6.85%) PHP
9 99 (4.65%) Ruby
10 82 (3.85%) Perl
11 76 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 53 (2.49%) Go
12 53 (2.49%) Kotlin
13 50 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 39 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 36 (1.69%) Groovy
16 32 (1.50%) R
17 31 (1.46%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.41%) C
19 28 (1.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 210 (9.86%) Degree
2 54 (2.54%) PhD
3 36 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.61%) CISSP
5 13 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.42%) ISEB
7 8 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.19%) MCSA
11 4 (0.19%) MCSE
11 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.19%) PMP
12 2 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.047%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.76%) QA
2 15 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.52%) MiFID
4 10 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.38%) GDPR
5 8 (0.38%) ISO 20022
5 8 (0.38%) SEPA
6 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.28%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 209 (9.81%) Docker
2 20 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.94%) HDFS
3 14 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.094%) KVM
9 2 (0.094%) LXC
9 2 (0.094%) Xen
9 2 (0.094%) XenServer
10 1 (0.047%) ACF2
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.047%) RACF
Systems Management
1 111 (5.21%) Kubernetes
2 105 (4.93%) Ansible
3 96 (4.51%) Puppet
4 79 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (2.44%) Terraform
6 37 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
7 24 (1.13%) Prometheus
8 23 (1.08%) Nagios
8 23 (1.08%) Salt
9 20 (0.94%) logstash
10 16 (0.75%) Kibana
11 13 (0.61%) Grafana
11 13 (0.61%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.52%) Graphite
12 11 (0.52%) Rancher
13 9 (0.42%) Mesos
13 9 (0.42%) Oozie
14 5 (0.23%) SCOM
15 4 (0.19%) Cobbler
15 4 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 208 (9.77%) Oracle
2 75 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 63 (2.96%) Google
4 52 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 28 (1.31%) Calypso
6 27 (1.27%) Splunk
7 26 (1.22%) Charles River
8 24 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.13%) StreamBase
9 22 (1.03%) IBM
9 22 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.03%) SimCorp
10 21 (0.99%) Tableau
11 18 (0.85%) Solace
12 16 (0.75%) Sybase
12 16 (0.75%) Talend
13 14 (0.66%) hybris
13 14 (0.66%) SAP
13 14 (0.66%) VMware
14 13 (0.61%) Hortonworks