Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1906 2302 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.77% 17.90% 16.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.08% 31.47% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 2107 2807
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5761 7315 10498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.74% 56.89% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5237 6740 9224
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.80%

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 August 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 21 August 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 -4 5 £75,000 +42.86%
Moorgate +2 1 £42,500 -
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 896 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (41.87%) Finance
3 542 (28.44%) SQL
4 437 (22.93%) JavaScript
5 436 (22.88%) Python
6 409 (21.46%) Banking
7 387 (20.30%) TDD
8 370 (19.41%) Spring
9 344 (18.05%) Linux
10 339 (17.79%) Degree
11 313 (16.42%) HTML
12 273 (14.32%) SQL Server
13 260 (13.64%) Multithreading
14 256 (13.43%) C++
15 240 (12.59%) Microservices
16 239 (12.54%) C#
17 237 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
18 235 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
19 227 (11.91%) Fintech
20 225 (11.80%) DevOps
21 222 (11.65%) OO
22 221 (11.59%) Hibernate
23 218 (11.44%) NoSQL
24 217 (11.39%) Computer Science
24 217 (11.39%) Oracle
25 212 (11.12%) CSS
26 211 (11.07%) Scrum
27 209 (10.97%) BDD
28 207 (10.86%) .NET
29 204 (10.70%) 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
1 104 (5.46%) Tomcat
2 101 (5.30%) Apache Spark
3 94 (4.93%) JBoss
4 62 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 58 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 50 (2.62%) Apache
8 37 (1.94%) IIS
9 34 (1.78%) Confluence
10 27 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 24 (1.26%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.15%) OpenStack
13 19 (1.00%) Apache TomEE
14 17 (0.89%) Jetty
15 16 (0.84%) nginx
16 14 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 12 (0.63%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.63%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.63%) CMS
18 11 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.16%) HipChat
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (0.73%) SAP BPC
2 12 (0.63%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.31%) Actimize
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.10%) Magento
6 2 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.10%) StreamServe
6 2 (0.10%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.052%) Capstone
7 1 (0.052%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.052%) Kondor
7 1 (0.052%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.052%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.052%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 235 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 46 (2.41%) SaaS
5 22 (1.15%) IaaS
6 21 (1.10%) PaaS
7 17 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.73%) GitHub
9 11 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.52%) Office 365
11 9 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
12 8 (0.42%) iTunes
13 7 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
13 7 (0.37%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.26%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.21%) Datadog
15 4 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.89%) Firewall
2 38 (1.99%) Internet
3 34 (1.78%) HTTP
4 28 (1.47%) VPN
5 24 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.84%) DNS
6 16 (0.84%) WAN
7 15 (0.79%) DHCP
8 14 (0.73%) DMZ
8 14 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
9 10 (0.52%) LDAP
10 7 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.37%) WebEx
11 6 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.31%) FTP
11 6 (0.31%) IPsec
11 6 (0.31%) Network Security
12 5 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.26%) Intranet
12 5 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 218 (11.44%) NoSQL
3 156 (8.18%) MySQL
4 118 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 116 (6.09%) Hadoop
6 115 (6.03%) Big Data
7 93 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 75 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 55 (2.89%) Redis
10 50 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.84%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (1.73%) RDBMS
16 30 (1.57%) Blockchain
17 28 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (1.31%) Couchbase
18 25 (1.31%) HBase
19 24 (1.26%) KDB
Development Applications
1 159 (8.34%) Jenkins
2 153 (8.03%) Selenium
3 145 (7.61%) Maven
4 122 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 116 (6.09%) JIRA
6 109 (5.72%) JUnit
7 96 (5.04%) WebDriver
8 95 (4.98%) Cucumber
9 54 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 52 (2.73%) Gradle
11 39 (2.05%) Subversion
12 31 (1.63%) Ant
12 31 (1.63%) Mockito
13 30 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
13 30 (1.57%) TeamCity
14 29 (1.52%) Eclipse
14 29 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 24 (1.26%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 798 (41.87%) Finance
2 409 (21.46%) Banking
3 158 (8.29%) Front Office
4 124 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 59 (3.10%) Retail
6 57 (2.99%) Advertising
7 42 (2.20%) Marketing
8 39 (2.05%) Back Office
8 39 (2.05%) Legal
9 31 (1.63%) Publishing
10 24 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.15%) Games
12 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.21%) Billing
14 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.16%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.10%) Law
16 2 (0.10%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.10%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1112 (58.34%) Developer
2 786 (41.24%) Java Developer
3 298 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 218 (11.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 110 (5.77%) Analyst
6 81 (4.25%) Java Engineer
7 80 (4.20%) Architect
8 77 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 70 (3.67%) Graduate
9 70 (3.67%) Software Engineer
10 66 (3.46%) Junior
10 66 (3.46%) Lead Developer
10 66 (3.46%) Support Engineer
11 61 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 61 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 58 (3.04%) Junior Developer
13 53 (2.78%) Scala Developer
14 51 (2.68%) C# Developer
15 46 (2.41%) Consultant
15 46 (2.41%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (19.41%) Spring
2 313 (16.42%) HTML
3 221 (11.59%) Hibernate
4 212 (11.12%) CSS
5 207 (10.86%) .NET
6 193 (10.13%) AngularJS
7 162 (8.50%) Web Services
8 146 (7.66%) REST
9 135 (7.08%) XML
10 126 (6.61%) React
11 125 (6.56%) Node.js
12 124 (6.51%) RESTful
13 107 (5.61%) HTML5
14 101 (5.30%) jQuery
15 94 (4.93%) J2SE
16 89 (4.67%) JMS
17 85 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
18 83 (4.35%) J2EE
19 59 (3.10%) JSON
20 58 (3.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 227 (11.91%) Fintech
2 217 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 102 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 89 (4.67%) Algorithms
6 88 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 65 (3.41%) Equities
9 62 (3.25%) User Experience
10 61 (3.20%) Derivative
11 51 (2.68%) Credit Risk
11 51 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
12 46 (2.41%) Market Risk
13 45 (2.36%) Fixed Income
13 45 (2.36%) Hedge funds
14 27 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.26%) SWIFT
16 23 (1.21%) Data Centre
17 20 (1.05%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 344 (18.05%) Linux
2 193 (10.13%) Windows
3 183 (9.60%) Unix
4 87 (4.56%) Android
5 70 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.99%) CentOS
7 30 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.63%) Solaris
11 9 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.26%) Debian
14 5 (0.26%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.10%) AIX
17 1 (0.052%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (20.30%) TDD
3 260 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 240 (12.59%) Microservices
5 237 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
6 225 (11.80%) DevOps
7 222 (11.65%) OO
8 211 (11.07%) Scrum
9 209 (10.97%) BDD
10 201 (10.55%) Test Automation
11 182 (9.55%) Low Latency
12 179 (9.39%) Software Engineering
13 120 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 120 (6.30%) SDLC
14 113 (5.93%) Machine Learning
15 108 (5.67%) Concurrent Programming
16 102 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 98 (5.14%) Mentoring
18 93 (4.88%) E-Commerce
19 90 (4.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 542 (28.44%) SQL
2 437 (22.93%) JavaScript
3 436 (22.88%) Python
4 256 (13.43%) C++
5 239 (12.54%) C#
6 204 (10.70%) Scala
7 132 (6.93%) Ruby
8 114 (5.98%) PHP
9 80 (4.20%) Shell Script
10 72 (3.78%) Bash Shell
11 57 (2.99%) C
11 57 (2.99%) Perl
12 54 (2.83%) Groovy
13 46 (2.41%) Go
13 46 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 37 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.89%) Apple Swift
16 35 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.26%) Kotlin
17 24 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 339 (17.79%) Degree
2 94 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.78%) PhD
4 30 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.10%) ISEB
6 19 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.68%) CISSP
9 13 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.52%) CISM
11 9 (0.47%) SANS
12 8 (0.42%) CEH
13 7 (0.37%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.37%) GIAC
14 6 (0.31%) RHCA
15 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
15 5 (0.26%) LPIC
15 5 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.14%) QA
2 13 (0.68%) GCP
2 13 (0.68%) MiFID
3 7 (0.37%) SLA
4 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) SEPA
5 5 (0.26%) COBIT
5 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.10%) Basel III
6 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.052%) Basel II
7 1 (0.052%) EMIR
7 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 175 (9.18%) Docker
2 30 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.63%) HDFS
4 12 (0.63%) Varnish
5 11 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.52%) Cronacle
7 7 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.26%) pfSense
10 4 (0.21%) vSphere
11 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.052%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.052%) NFS
12 1 (0.052%) Snort
Systems Management
1 110 (5.77%) Puppet
2 92 (4.83%) Ansible
3 55 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.21%) Salt
6 20 (1.05%) Terraform
7 18 (0.94%) Mesos
8 16 (0.84%) Kibana
9 13 (0.68%) logstash
10 11 (0.58%) Control-M
10 11 (0.58%) Nagios
11 9 (0.47%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.42%) Oozie
13 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.21%) SCOM
14 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.16%) Nessus
15 3 (0.16%) Opsview
15 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 217 (11.39%) Oracle
2 128 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 61 (3.20%) Google
4 53 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 48 (2.52%) Sybase
6 46 (2.41%) IBM
7 41 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 34 (1.78%) StreamBase
9 33 (1.73%) Splunk
10 30 (1.57%) Talend
11 28 (1.47%) VMware
12 21 (1.10%) SAP
13 19 (1.00%) Tableau
13 19 (1.00%) Xamarin
14 18 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.89%) Apple
16 16 (0.84%) AppDynamics
17 15 (0.79%) Cisco
18 11 (0.58%) Citrix
18 11 (0.58%) webMethods