Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 664 1,669 2,155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 18.18% 16.77% 19.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.46% 28.07% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 710 1,682 2,024
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £49,875 £51,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +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 2,254 5,945 6,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.72% 59.74% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,027 5,202 6,333
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,150 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 8 £67,500 -43.75%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 307 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (31.93%) Finance
3 204 (30.72%) Microservices
4 186 (28.01%) Python
5 174 (26.20%) JavaScript
6 172 (25.90%) AWS
7 162 (24.40%) Docker
8 155 (23.34%) Kubernetes
9 145 (21.84%) DevOps
10 127 (19.13%) TDD
11 115 (17.32%) Software Engineering
12 99 (14.91%) Spring
12 99 (14.91%) Kafka
13 98 (14.76%) Java 8
14 96 (14.46%) C#
15 92 (13.86%) Kotlin
16 90 (13.55%) Big Data
17 89 (13.40%) React
18 87 (13.10%) Fintech
19 86 (12.95%) SQL
19 86 (12.95%) Test Automation
20 82 (12.35%) Linux
21 81 (12.20%) Jenkins
22 80 (12.05%) Azure
23 79 (11.90%) Banking
24 74 (11.14%) Scala
25 73 (10.99%) Open Source
25 73 (10.99%) AngularJS
26 71 (10.69%) NoSQL
27 68 (10.24%) Node.js

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 (7.38%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.82%) Apache
3 30 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.71%) Confluence
5 17 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.90%) CMS
9 6 (0.90%) SAS
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.15%) Camunda
11 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.15%) Liferay
11 1 (0.15%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Sketch
2 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.45%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 172 (25.90%) AWS
2 80 (12.05%) Azure
3 45 (6.78%) GCP
4 41 (6.17%) SaaS
5 19 (2.86%) Serverless
6 16 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (2.41%) GitHub
7 14 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (1.96%) Datadog
8 13 (1.96%) PaaS
9 11 (1.66%) IaaS
10 10 (1.51%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.36%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.05%) Akamai
14 6 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.90%) npm
15 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.60%) Apigee
15 4 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.71%) Firewall
2 11 (1.66%) HTTP
2 11 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.20%) Wireless
4 7 (1.05%) DNS
5 6 (0.90%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.45%) AMQP
6 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.45%) LAN
6 3 (0.45%) Network Security
7 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 2 (0.30%) X.509
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (13.55%) Big Data
2 71 (10.69%) NoSQL
3 61 (9.19%) Hadoop
4 51 (7.68%) MongoDB
5 39 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 27 (4.07%) MySQL
8 22 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.71%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.66%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.51%) Power BI
13 9 (1.36%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.20%) Impala
15 7 (1.05%) Bigtable
15 7 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.05%) Presto
16 6 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 65 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.89%) JIRA
4 55 (8.28%) Selenium
5 44 (6.63%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.61%) WebDriver
7 22 (3.31%) GitLab
7 22 (3.31%) JUnit
8 21 (3.16%) Maven
9 16 (2.41%) Gradle
10 13 (1.96%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.81%) eggPlant
11 12 (1.81%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.81%) Locust
12 11 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.66%) Postman
13 10 (1.51%) JMeter
14 9 (1.36%) Appium
15 8 (1.20%) Android Studio
15 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 212 (31.93%) Finance
2 79 (11.90%) Banking
3 32 (4.82%) Front Office
4 27 (4.07%) Games
5 25 (3.77%) Advertising
6 20 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.71%) Marketing
8 17 (2.56%) Italian Language
9 15 (2.26%) Law
10 13 (1.96%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.81%) Retail
12 8 (1.20%) Publishing
13 7 (1.05%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.90%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.45%) French Language
17 1 (0.15%) Billing
17 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 346 (52.11%) Developer
2 231 (34.79%) Java Developer
3 73 (10.99%) Java Engineer
4 49 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 43 (6.48%) Software Engineer
6 42 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
8 32 (4.82%) Java Software Engineer
9 28 (4.22%) Architect
10 25 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 23 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (3.46%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.31%) Java Software Developer
13 20 (3.01%) Python Developer
14 19 (2.86%) Lead Developer
14 19 (2.86%) Tester
15 18 (2.71%) AWS Engineer
16 17 (2.56%) Customer Support Manager
16 17 (2.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 17 (2.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.91%) Kafka
1 99 (14.91%) Spring
2 89 (13.40%) React
3 73 (10.99%) AngularJS
4 68 (10.24%) Node.js
5 55 (8.28%) .NET
6 48 (7.23%) RESTful
7 47 (7.08%) REST
7 47 (7.08%) Spring Boot
8 44 (6.63%) HTML
9 42 (6.33%) Web Services
10 35 (5.27%) JMS
11 34 (5.12%) CSS
12 24 (3.61%) HTML5
13 22 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (2.71%) Hibernate
15 15 (2.26%) React Native
15 15 (2.26%) Redux
16 14 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (2.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 27 (4.07%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.81%) User Experience
10 11 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.51%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.51%) Video\Live Streaming
12 9 (1.36%) Derivative
12 9 (1.36%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.20%) Equities
13 8 (1.20%) FMCG
13 8 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (1.05%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.35%) Linux
2 47 (7.08%) Unix
3 26 (3.92%) Windows
4 24 (3.61%) Android
5 16 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (30.72%) Microservices
3 145 (21.84%) DevOps
4 127 (19.13%) TDD
5 115 (17.32%) Software Engineering
6 87 (13.10%) Fintech
7 86 (12.95%) Test Automation
8 73 (10.99%) Open Source
9 58 (8.73%) Scrum
10 55 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (8.13%) Multithreading
12 53 (7.98%) Mentoring
13 51 (7.68%) API Testing
14 45 (6.78%) Analytics
14 45 (6.78%) OO
15 42 (6.33%) BDD
16 41 (6.17%) Computer Science
16 41 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (6.02%) SDLC
18 36 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (28.01%) Python
2 174 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 98 (14.76%) Java 8
4 96 (14.46%) C#
5 92 (13.86%) Kotlin
6 86 (12.95%) SQL
7 74 (11.14%) Scala
8 42 (6.33%) C++
8 42 (6.33%) Go
9 38 (5.72%) PHP
10 34 (5.12%) Ruby
11 33 (4.97%) TypeScript
12 19 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.41%) ES6
15 15 (2.26%) Perl
16 13 (1.96%) R
17 10 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.36%) C
18 9 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (8.58%) Degree
2 20 (3.01%) ISEB
3 17 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.96%) PMP
6 11 (1.66%) CISM
6 11 (1.66%) CISSP
7 10 (1.51%) CSSLP
8 7 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.75%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.60%) PhD
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CRISC
13 1 (0.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.04%) QA
2 10 (1.51%) NIST
3 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) EMIR
4 3 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 162 (24.40%) Docker
2 8 (1.20%) HDFS
3 5 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 155 (23.34%) Kubernetes
2 58 (8.73%) Terraform
3 43 (6.48%) Ansible
4 37 (5.57%) Puppet
5 16 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.81%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.51%) Grafana
7 10 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.36%) Netcool
8 9 (1.36%) Opsview
9 5 (0.75%) Control-M
9 5 (0.75%) Kibana
9 5 (0.75%) Pingdom
10 4 (0.60%) Istio
10 4 (0.60%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.45%) Nagios
12 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.30%) logstash
12 2 (0.30%) Salt
13 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 47 (7.08%) Oracle
2 20 (3.01%) Google
3 18 (2.71%) ServiceNow
4 17 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.56%) Remedy
5 15 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.96%) Adobe
7 11 (1.66%) AppDynamics
7 11 (1.66%) Dynatrace
7 11 (1.66%) Informatica
8 9 (1.36%) SevOne
8 9 (1.36%) TOWER Software
9 8 (1.20%) Talend
10 7 (1.05%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.05%) hybris
10 7 (1.05%) ION Trading
10 7 (1.05%) New Relic
10 7 (1.05%) SAP
10 7 (1.05%) Splunk
11 6 (0.90%) Databricks