Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,068 1,873 1,904
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 16.14% 18.79% 17.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.50% 30.44% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,782 1,829
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,000 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £103,750
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 3,748 6,154 6,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.65% 61.73% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,331 5,523 5,781
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -3 5 £45,000 -
Moorgate -1 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 458 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (33.43%) Finance
3 303 (28.37%) Python
4 269 (25.19%) Docker
5 260 (24.34%) Microservices
5 260 (24.34%) AWS
6 228 (21.35%) Kubernetes
7 206 (19.29%) TDD
8 205 (19.19%) JavaScript
8 205 (19.19%) SQL
8 205 (19.19%) DevOps
9 192 (17.98%) Spring
10 189 (17.70%) Software Engineering
11 168 (15.73%) Fintech
12 162 (15.17%) Java 8
13 160 (14.98%) Linux
14 153 (14.33%) Degree
15 144 (13.48%) C#
16 140 (13.11%) Computer Science
17 138 (12.92%) Banking
18 135 (12.64%) Kafka
19 129 (12.08%) OO
20 120 (11.24%) Spring Boot
21 117 (10.96%) Scala
22 116 (10.86%) Git (software)
23 110 (10.30%) Test Automation
24 107 (10.02%) C++
25 105 (9.83%) Azure
25 105 (9.83%) Jenkins
26 104 (9.74%) 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 63 (5.90%) Apache Spark
2 51 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.72%) Apache
4 25 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.06%) Confluence
6 18 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
7 13 (1.22%) MQSeries
8 12 (1.12%) CMS
8 12 (1.12%) Luigi
9 9 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.66%) JBoss
10 7 (0.66%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.56%) Mule
11 6 (0.56%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.094%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 260 (24.34%) AWS
2 105 (9.83%) Azure
3 83 (7.77%) GCP
4 42 (3.93%) SaaS
5 22 (2.06%) GitHub
6 17 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 15 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.40%) OpenShift
8 14 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.12%) Serverless
11 10 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.84%) PaaS
13 8 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
13 8 (0.75%) Power Platform
14 7 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
15 6 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
15 6 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.43%) Firewall
3 18 (1.69%) HTTP
4 15 (1.40%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
5 6 (0.56%) Internet
6 4 (0.37%) 3GPP
6 4 (0.37%) AMQP
6 4 (0.37%) Network Security
7 3 (0.28%) DNS
8 2 (0.19%) X.509
9 1 (0.094%) DHCP
9 1 (0.094%) FTP
9 1 (0.094%) MQTT
9 1 (0.094%) Multicast
9 1 (0.094%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.90%) NoSQL
2 89 (8.33%) Big Data
3 66 (6.18%) Hadoop
4 56 (5.24%) SQL Server
5 50 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 42 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.00%) MySQL
10 27 (2.53%) Redis
11 26 (2.43%) Snowflake Schema
12 20 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.78%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (1.22%) DataStage
16 13 (1.22%) Neo4j
17 10 (0.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 116 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 68 (6.37%) Maven
4 56 (5.24%) JIRA
5 54 (5.06%) Selenium
6 41 (3.84%) JUnit
7 40 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.62%) Gradle
9 22 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.69%) WebDriver
11 16 (1.50%) Postman
12 15 (1.40%) IntelliJ
13 12 (1.12%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.12%) git-flow
13 12 (1.12%) RSpec
13 12 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.03%) JMeter
15 10 (0.94%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.84%) GitLab
17 8 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 357 (33.43%) Finance
2 138 (12.92%) Banking
3 85 (7.96%) Front Office
4 58 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 35 (3.28%) Games
6 27 (2.53%) Back Office
6 27 (2.53%) Marketing
6 27 (2.53%) Retail
7 26 (2.43%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.78%) Advertising
9 13 (1.22%) Public Sector
10 11 (1.03%) Law
11 8 (0.75%) Billing
11 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.75%) Publishing
12 7 (0.66%) Electronics
12 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.47%) Automotive
13 5 (0.47%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 558 (52.25%) Developer
2 427 (39.98%) Java Developer
3 107 (10.02%) Software Engineer
4 99 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 94 (8.80%) Java Engineer
6 81 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 65 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 47 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 46 (4.31%) Data Engineer
10 39 (3.65%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 38 (3.56%) Analyst
12 37 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
13 31 (2.90%) Lead Developer
14 30 (2.81%) Junior
15 29 (2.72%) AWS Developer
15 29 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (2.62%) Software Developer
17 26 (2.43%) Senior Software Engineer
18 25 (2.34%) Cloud Engineer
19 24 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (17.98%) Spring
2 135 (12.64%) Kafka
3 120 (11.24%) Spring Boot
4 104 (9.74%) Node.js
5 91 (8.52%) React
6 76 (7.12%) AngularJS
7 74 (6.93%) RESTful
8 66 (6.18%) Web Services
9 65 (6.09%) .NET
10 62 (5.81%) REST
11 58 (5.43%) HTML
12 54 (5.06%) CSS
13 48 (4.49%) Hibernate
14 38 (3.56%) J2EE
15 36 (3.37%) HTML5
16 33 (3.09%) Middleware
17 28 (2.62%) Elastic Stack
17 28 (2.62%) JMS
17 28 (2.62%) XML
18 25 (2.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 51 (4.78%) Algorithms
5 48 (4.49%) Fixed Income
6 45 (4.21%) Equities
7 36 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 32 (3.00%) Derivative
8 32 (3.00%) User Experience
9 28 (2.62%) Hedge funds
10 25 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.97%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.69%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.40%) Data Centre
15 14 (1.31%) Cloud Native
16 12 (1.12%) Reference Data
17 11 (1.03%) Management Information System
18 9 (0.84%) Contract for Difference
18 9 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.98%) Linux
2 69 (6.46%) Unix
3 45 (4.21%) Windows
4 39 (3.65%) Android
5 27 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.94%) CentOS
7 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 2 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.094%) Debian
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (24.34%) Microservices
3 206 (19.29%) TDD
4 205 (19.19%) DevOps
5 189 (17.70%) Software Engineering
6 168 (15.73%) Fintech
7 140 (13.11%) Computer Science
8 129 (12.08%) OO
9 110 (10.30%) Test Automation
10 87 (8.15%) Machine Learning
10 87 (8.15%) Multithreading
10 87 (8.15%) Scrum
11 81 (7.58%) Open Source
12 80 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
13 78 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (7.02%) BDD
15 71 (6.65%) Analytics
16 59 (5.52%) Mathematics
17 56 (5.24%) Mentoring
18 55 (5.15%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 303 (28.37%) Python
2 205 (19.19%) JavaScript
2 205 (19.19%) SQL
3 162 (15.17%) Java 8
4 144 (13.48%) C#
5 117 (10.96%) Scala
6 107 (10.02%) C++
7 85 (7.96%) Kotlin
8 79 (7.40%) PHP
9 60 (5.62%) Go
10 57 (5.34%) TypeScript
11 39 (3.65%) Ruby
12 38 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 38 (3.56%) C
13 34 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 28 (2.62%) Perl
15 23 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 22 (2.06%) ES6
17 17 (1.59%) R
18 14 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 153 (14.33%) Degree
2 89 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.97%) Master's Degree
4 17 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.94%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.56%) ISEB
9 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.28%) PhD
11 2 (0.19%) CFA
11 2 (0.19%) CISM
11 2 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.094%) CISA
12 1 (0.094%) CRISC
12 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.094%) OCP
12 1 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.094%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.58%) QA
2 10 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.28%) COBIT
3 3 (0.28%) NIST
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.094%) ITGC
4 1 (0.094%) MiFID
4 1 (0.094%) PSD2
System Software
1 269 (25.19%) Docker
2 14 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.47%) HDFS
6 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Firmware
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.094%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 228 (21.35%) Kubernetes
2 81 (7.58%) Ansible
3 79 (7.40%) Terraform
4 47 (4.40%) Puppet
5 35 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.25%) Prometheus
7 21 (1.97%) Salt
8 14 (1.31%) Packer
9 13 (1.22%) Consul
10 12 (1.12%) Grafana
10 12 (1.12%) Icinga
11 9 (0.84%) Netcool
11 9 (0.84%) Opsview
12 6 (0.56%) Kibana
12 6 (0.56%) Pingdom
13 5 (0.47%) Control-M
14 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.37%) Rancher
15 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 94 (8.80%) Oracle
2 54 (5.06%) Google
3 15 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.22%) Informatica
5 12 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 11 (1.03%) AppDynamics
7 9 (0.84%) Adobe
7 9 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 9 (0.84%) Dynatrace
7 9 (0.84%) SevOne
7 9 (0.84%) TOWER Software
8 7 (0.66%) Cloudera
8 7 (0.66%) HP
8 7 (0.66%) SAP
8 7 (0.66%) Sybase
8 7 (0.66%) Tableau
9 6 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.56%) VMware
10 5 (0.47%) Teradata