Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,505 2,086 2,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.59% 20.16% 19.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.44% 32.20% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,367 1,902 1,922
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,275 £42,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £97,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 5,112 6,478 6,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.36% 62.60% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,492 5,859 5,637
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
London Bridge -11 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Moorgate -4 3 £120,000 +84.62%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 614 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (34.49%) Finance
3 412 (27.38%) Python
4 381 (25.32%) AWS
5 364 (24.19%) Microservices
6 333 (22.13%) Docker
7 326 (21.66%) SQL
8 325 (21.59%) JavaScript
9 301 (20.00%) TDD
10 299 (19.87%) DevOps
11 295 (19.60%) Spring
12 288 (19.14%) Kubernetes
13 263 (17.48%) Software Engineering
14 248 (16.48%) C#
14 248 (16.48%) Fintech
15 230 (15.28%) Java 8
16 214 (14.22%) Computer Science
17 201 (13.36%) Degree
18 197 (13.09%) Banking
19 190 (12.62%) Linux
20 170 (11.30%) OO
21 166 (11.03%) Test Automation
22 164 (10.90%) Spring Boot
23 155 (10.30%) Node.js
24 154 (10.23%) Azure
25 151 (10.03%) RESTful
26 150 (9.97%) Git (software)
26 150 (9.97%) React
27 149 (9.90%) Big Data
28 148 (9.83%) Scala

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 97 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 52 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.79%) Apache
4 40 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (1.33%) Confluence
6 19 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
7 18 (1.20%) CMS
7 18 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.13%) Luigi
9 15 (1.00%) JBoss
10 13 (0.86%) SAS
11 12 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 10 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.53%) Mule
14 7 (0.47%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.40%) WordPress
16 5 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.066%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.60%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.066%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.066%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.066%) Ripple
5 1 (0.066%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.066%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 381 (25.32%) AWS
2 154 (10.23%) Azure
3 138 (9.17%) GCP
4 45 (2.99%) Power Platform
4 45 (2.99%) SaaS
5 29 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 26 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (1.73%) GitHub
7 25 (1.66%) Serverless
8 20 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
10 13 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
11 12 (0.80%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.66%) npm
13 9 (0.60%) Datadog
14 8 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.40%) CloudBees
15 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.13%) Firewall
2 16 (1.06%) HTTP
2 16 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.93%) Internet
4 8 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
4 8 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.066%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.066%) BGP
6 1 (0.066%) Broadband
6 1 (0.066%) FTP
6 1 (0.066%) MPLS
6 1 (0.066%) MQTT
6 1 (0.066%) Multicast
6 1 (0.066%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.066%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.066%) VPN
6 1 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (9.90%) Big Data
2 123 (8.17%) NoSQL
3 93 (6.18%) Hadoop
4 80 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 79 (5.25%) SQL Server
6 77 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (2.99%) Power BI
11 44 (2.92%) MySQL
12 38 (2.52%) MongoDB
13 35 (2.33%) Apache Hive
14 34 (2.26%) Redis
15 29 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 26 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 22 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (1.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 150 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 124 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 93 (6.18%) Maven
4 79 (5.25%) JUnit
5 74 (4.92%) Selenium
6 63 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 56 (3.72%) JIRA
8 40 (2.66%) Gradle
9 27 (1.79%) Postman
10 21 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.33%) Subversion
12 19 (1.26%) Mockito
13 18 (1.20%) Ant
14 17 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (0.93%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.86%) CircleCI
17 12 (0.80%) git-flow
General
1 519 (34.49%) Finance
2 197 (13.09%) Banking
3 91 (6.05%) Front Office
4 64 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.79%) Marketing
6 41 (2.72%) Retail
7 39 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 37 (2.46%) Advertising
9 34 (2.26%) Games
10 29 (1.93%) Back Office
11 25 (1.66%) Law
12 17 (1.13%) Public Sector
13 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.93%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.60%) Electronics
16 7 (0.47%) Billing
17 6 (0.40%) Automotive
17 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.33%) Publishing
19 4 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 820 (54.49%) Developer
2 584 (38.80%) Java Developer
3 188 (12.49%) Senior Developer
4 144 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 124 (8.24%) Software Engineer
6 90 (5.98%) Java Engineer
7 88 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 69 (4.58%) Data Engineer
9 60 (3.99%) Analyst
10 46 (3.06%) AWS Developer
10 46 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
11 45 (2.99%) Lead Developer
12 44 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
14 40 (2.66%) Architect
15 36 (2.39%) Java Developer - Fintech
16 33 (2.19%) AWS Engineer
16 33 (2.19%) Software Developer
17 32 (2.13%) Android Developer
17 32 (2.13%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (19.60%) Spring
2 164 (10.90%) Spring Boot
3 155 (10.30%) Node.js
4 151 (10.03%) RESTful
5 150 (9.97%) React
6 146 (9.70%) Kafka
7 144 (9.57%) AngularJS
8 127 (8.44%) HTML
9 118 (7.84%) REST
10 114 (7.57%) Web Services
11 97 (6.45%) CSS
12 94 (6.25%) .NET
13 92 (6.11%) Hibernate
14 73 (4.85%) HTML5
15 52 (3.46%) JSON
16 38 (2.52%) JSP
16 38 (2.52%) XML
17 34 (2.26%) JMS
18 33 (2.19%) SOAP
18 33 (2.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 140 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 58 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 55 (3.65%) Data Structures
6 46 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 44 (2.92%) Fixed Income
8 41 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 36 (2.39%) Equities
10 31 (2.06%) Derivative
11 30 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.53%) User Experience
13 20 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.26%) Credit Risk
15 18 (1.20%) Reference Data
16 17 (1.13%) Cloud Native
17 16 (1.06%) Data Centre
17 16 (1.06%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
18 14 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 190 (12.62%) Linux
2 108 (7.18%) Unix
3 73 (4.85%) Android
4 50 (3.32%) Windows
5 33 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.86%) CentOS
7 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.13%) Debian
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (24.19%) Microservices
3 301 (20.00%) TDD
4 299 (19.87%) DevOps
5 263 (17.48%) Software Engineering
6 248 (16.48%) Fintech
7 214 (14.22%) Computer Science
8 170 (11.30%) OO
9 166 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 141 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 137 (9.10%) Scrum
12 133 (8.84%) BDD
13 129 (8.57%) Open Source
14 107 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
15 106 (7.04%) Machine Learning
16 98 (6.51%) SDLC
17 94 (6.25%) Analytics
18 82 (5.45%) Mentoring
19 79 (5.25%) Multithreading
20 78 (5.18%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 412 (27.38%) Python
2 326 (21.66%) SQL
3 325 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 248 (16.48%) C#
5 230 (15.28%) Java 8
6 148 (9.83%) Scala
7 144 (9.57%) C++
8 122 (8.11%) Kotlin
9 75 (4.98%) Ruby
10 71 (4.72%) PHP
11 67 (4.45%) TypeScript
12 57 (3.79%) C
13 48 (3.19%) Go
14 43 (2.86%) Bash Shell
15 41 (2.72%) ES6
16 28 (1.86%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.53%) Groovy
17 23 (1.53%) Perl
17 23 (1.53%) VBA
18 22 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (13.36%) Degree
2 116 (7.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.52%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 11 (0.73%) PhD
6 10 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.27%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.20%) IIBA
9 3 (0.20%) OSCP
9 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.13%) CFA
10 2 (0.13%) CISM
10 2 (0.13%) CISSP
10 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 2 (0.13%) SANS
10 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.066%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.24%) QA
2 17 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) EMIR
4 2 (0.13%) GDPR
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.066%) Basel III
5 1 (0.066%) IFRS
5 1 (0.066%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.066%) PMO
System Software
1 333 (22.13%) Docker
2 13 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.47%) HDFS
4 6 (0.40%) Firmware
5 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.27%) KVM
5 4 (0.27%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.27%) OpenDJ
5 4 (0.27%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.066%) ACF2
6 1 (0.066%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.066%) RACF
6 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 288 (19.14%) Kubernetes
2 94 (6.25%) Ansible
3 83 (5.51%) Terraform
4 47 (3.12%) Puppet
5 37 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.73%) Salt
7 23 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 18 (1.20%) Consul
9 16 (1.06%) Grafana
10 14 (0.93%) Packer
11 13 (0.86%) Control-M
12 11 (0.73%) Icinga
13 9 (0.60%) Graphite
14 6 (0.40%) Oozie
15 5 (0.33%) Rancher
16 4 (0.27%) Istio
16 4 (0.27%) linkerd
17 3 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
18 2 (0.13%) Kibana
19 1 (0.066%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 108 (7.18%) Oracle
2 89 (5.91%) Google
3 54 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (1.40%) Adobe
5 19 (1.26%) MuleSoft
6 18 (1.20%) Informatica
7 17 (1.13%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.13%) Tableau
8 13 (0.86%) Talend
9 10 (0.66%) Cloudera
9 10 (0.66%) SAP
9 10 (0.66%) Sybase
10 9 (0.60%) Blue Prism
11 8 (0.53%) IBM
12 7 (0.47%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.40%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.40%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.40%) Splunk
14 5 (0.33%) Charles River
14 5 (0.33%) New Relic