Period
to 19 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,694 2,197 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.86% 19.72% 19.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.51% 31.74% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,532 2,019 1,836
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 5,942 6,922 5,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.15% 62.13% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,166 6,296 5,290
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +7.88% +3.88%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £68,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.33% +4.35%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 -16 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Moorgate -4 3 £120,000 +84.62%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 702 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (34.00%) Finance
3 474 (27.98%) Python
4 428 (25.27%) AWS
5 419 (24.73%) Microservices
6 403 (23.79%) SQL
7 393 (23.20%) JavaScript
8 366 (21.61%) Spring
9 359 (21.19%) Docker
10 355 (20.96%) TDD
11 335 (19.78%) DevOps
12 323 (19.07%) Fintech
13 301 (17.77%) Kubernetes
14 281 (16.59%) Java 8
15 254 (14.99%) C#
16 244 (14.40%) Software Engineering
17 218 (12.87%) Computer Science
18 213 (12.57%) Spring Boot
19 210 (12.40%) Banking
20 206 (12.16%) Linux
21 203 (11.98%) Scrum
22 192 (11.33%) Test Automation
23 191 (11.28%) Degree
24 186 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
25 185 (10.92%) RESTful
26 184 (10.86%) Azure
27 180 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
28 177 (10.45%) Big Data
29 175 (10.33%) Scala
30 174 (10.27%) GCP

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
1 114 (6.73%) Apache Spark
2 42 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (2.42%) Confluence
4 35 (2.07%) Apache
4 35 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.94%) JBoss
8 15 (0.89%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.65%) SAS
11 10 (0.59%) CMS
11 10 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.47%) Luigi
14 7 (0.41%) Ethereum
15 6 (0.35%) IIS
16 5 (0.30%) Mule
17 4 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.059%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.41%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.18%) RMDS
3 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.059%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.059%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.059%) Ripple
3 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.059%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.059%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 428 (25.27%) AWS
2 184 (10.86%) Azure
3 174 (10.27%) GCP
4 65 (3.84%) Power Platform
5 52 (3.07%) SaaS
6 36 (2.13%) GitHub
7 29 (1.71%) Serverless
8 27 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.24%) Datadog
10 19 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.06%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.89%) AWS Fargate
12 15 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.89%) OpenShift
13 14 (0.83%) PaaS
14 13 (0.77%) Firebase
15 12 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (0.47%) Apigee
16 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.89%) HTTP
2 21 (1.24%) Internet
3 11 (0.65%) Firewall
3 11 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.47%) Broadband
5 5 (0.30%) VPN
6 4 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.24%) RIP
7 2 (0.12%) Multicast
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.059%) Network Security
8 1 (0.059%) SMS
8 1 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (10.45%) Big Data
2 129 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 112 (6.61%) Hadoop
4 106 (6.26%) SQL Server
5 98 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (5.19%) MySQL
7 83 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 83 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 77 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 66 (3.90%) MongoDB
10 65 (3.84%) Power BI
11 64 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (2.18%) Blockchain
14 36 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (2.07%) Oracle Database
16 34 (2.01%) Apache Hive
17 30 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
18 27 (1.59%) Redis
19 26 (1.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 159 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 148 (8.74%) Jenkins
3 94 (5.55%) Cucumber
4 92 (5.43%) Selenium
5 91 (5.37%) JIRA
6 88 (5.19%) Maven
7 73 (4.31%) JUnit
8 44 (2.60%) Gradle
9 40 (2.36%) Mockito
10 36 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 34 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 32 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (1.65%) Subversion
14 23 (1.36%) WebDriver
15 21 (1.24%) Ant
16 18 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
17 17 (1.00%) Eclipse
18 16 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (0.89%) IntelliJ
20 14 (0.83%) CircleCI
General
1 576 (34.00%) Finance
2 210 (12.40%) Banking
3 93 (5.49%) Front Office
4 61 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 57 (3.36%) Retail
6 52 (3.07%) Advertising
7 48 (2.83%) Marketing
8 41 (2.42%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.59%) Back Office
10 23 (1.36%) Games
11 22 (1.30%) Law
12 20 (1.18%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.77%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.30%) Automotive
15 5 (0.30%) Billing
15 5 (0.30%) Electronics
15 5 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 995 (58.74%) Developer
2 686 (40.50%) Java Developer
3 246 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 178 (10.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 93 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (4.43%) Java Engineer
7 73 (4.31%) Data Engineer
8 71 (4.19%) Software Engineer
9 66 (3.90%) AWS Developer
9 66 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 57 (3.36%) Analyst
11 55 (3.25%) Python Developer
12 53 (3.13%) Architect
13 51 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 51 (3.01%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 44 (2.60%) Android Developer
15 43 (2.54%) Agile Developer
15 43 (2.54%) Agile Java Developer
15 43 (2.54%) AWS Engineer
16 41 (2.42%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (21.61%) Spring
2 213 (12.57%) Spring Boot
3 185 (10.92%) RESTful
4 173 (10.21%) AngularJS
5 168 (9.92%) Node.js
5 168 (9.92%) React
6 158 (9.33%) HTML
7 146 (8.62%) REST
8 141 (8.32%) Kafka
9 116 (6.85%) .NET
10 112 (6.61%) CSS
11 104 (6.14%) Hibernate
12 99 (5.84%) Web Services
13 76 (4.49%) HTML5
14 71 (4.19%) JSON
15 51 (3.01%) GraphQL
15 51 (3.01%) JMS
16 43 (2.54%) Java EE
17 40 (2.36%) XML
18 37 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
2 138 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.37%) Algorithms
4 73 (4.31%) Data Structures
5 59 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.13%) Fixed Income
7 51 (3.01%) User Experience
8 41 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 39 (2.30%) Hedge funds
10 37 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.89%) Equities
12 28 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (1.53%) Cloud Native
14 25 (1.48%) Credit Risk
15 18 (1.06%) Derivative
16 17 (1.00%) Management Information System
16 17 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
17 16 (0.94%) Market Risk
18 14 (0.83%) Public Cloud
19 13 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 206 (12.16%) Linux
2 113 (6.67%) Unix
3 87 (5.14%) Android
4 58 (3.42%) Windows
5 27 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.35%) CentOS
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.12%) Debian
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.059%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (24.73%) Microservices
3 355 (20.96%) TDD
4 335 (19.78%) DevOps
5 323 (19.07%) Fintech
6 244 (14.40%) Software Engineering
7 218 (12.87%) Computer Science
8 203 (11.98%) Scrum
9 192 (11.33%) Test Automation
10 186 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
11 170 (10.04%) OO
12 158 (9.33%) BDD
13 154 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
14 139 (8.21%) Analytics
15 131 (7.73%) SDLC
16 121 (7.14%) Machine Learning
17 103 (6.08%) Open Source
18 97 (5.73%) Mentoring
19 88 (5.19%) Data Science
20 84 (4.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 474 (27.98%) Python
2 403 (23.79%) SQL
3 393 (23.20%) JavaScript
4 281 (16.59%) Java 8
5 254 (14.99%) C#
6 175 (10.33%) Scala
7 142 (8.38%) Kotlin
8 112 (6.61%) C++
9 76 (4.49%) Ruby
10 74 (4.37%) Go
11 68 (4.01%) PHP
12 65 (3.84%) TypeScript
13 44 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 39 (2.30%) ES6
15 32 (1.89%) C
15 32 (1.89%) Groovy
16 23 (1.36%) VBA
17 21 (1.24%) Shell Script
18 18 (1.06%) PowerShell
19 17 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 191 (11.28%) Degree
2 90 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.31%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.36%) PhD
5 14 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.18%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.18%) IIBA
8 3 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.18%) OSCP
8 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.059%) CISM
10 1 (0.059%) CISSP
10 1 (0.059%) SANS
10 1 (0.059%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.059%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (9.50%) QA
2 11 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.30%) SLA
4 3 (0.18%) GDPR
5 2 (0.12%) EMIR
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.059%) Basel III
6 1 (0.059%) IFRS
6 1 (0.059%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.059%) MiFID
6 1 (0.059%) PMO
System Software
1 359 (21.19%) Docker
2 8 (0.47%) vSphere
3 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.24%) HDFS
4 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.18%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.18%) OpenDJ
5 3 (0.18%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.059%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.059%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 301 (17.77%) Kubernetes
2 100 (5.90%) Terraform
3 68 (4.01%) Ansible
4 30 (1.77%) Puppet
5 23 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.24%) Consul
7 15 (0.89%) Control-M
8 12 (0.71%) Grafana
8 12 (0.71%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.53%) Rancher
9 9 (0.53%) Salt
10 8 (0.47%) Graphite
10 8 (0.47%) Oozie
10 8 (0.47%) Packer
11 5 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.24%) Istio
12 4 (0.24%) linkerd
12 4 (0.24%) Sysdig
13 3 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
13 3 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 132 (7.79%) Google
2 129 (7.62%) Oracle
3 87 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 40 (2.36%) Tableau
5 29 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.18%) Informatica
7 18 (1.06%) Adobe
8 16 (0.94%) Sybase
9 15 (0.89%) Talend
10 13 (0.77%) Facebook
11 12 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.65%) IBM
13 10 (0.59%) Splunk
13 10 (0.59%) YouTube
14 9 (0.53%) Blue Prism
15 8 (0.47%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.47%) SAP
16 7 (0.41%) Ab Initio
16 7 (0.41%) Demandware