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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,295 920 1,149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 17.53% 18.40% 16.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.41% 29.37% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,093 857 1,032
10th Percentile £55,250 £50,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
75th Percentile £108,750 £97,500 £97,500
90th Percentile £127,500 £115,000 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%

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 3,876 3,132 3,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.46% 62.64% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,371 2,887 3,575
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,200
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge +2 9 £90,000 +16.13%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 518 (40.00%) Agile
2 483 (37.30%) Python
3 391 (30.19%) AWS
4 364 (28.11%) Finance
5 340 (26.25%) Microservices
6 321 (24.79%) DevOps
7 282 (21.78%) SQL
8 281 (21.70%) Kubernetes
9 280 (21.62%) CI/CD
10 279 (21.54%) Docker
11 252 (19.46%) JavaScript
12 251 (19.38%) Spring
13 243 (18.76%) Azure
14 236 (18.22%) Software Engineering
15 230 (17.76%) REST
16 225 (17.37%) C#
17 222 (17.14%) TDD
18 215 (16.60%) Test Automation
19 206 (15.91%) C++
20 199 (15.37%) Social Skills
21 192 (14.83%) Spring Boot
22 182 (14.05%) QA
23 181 (13.98%) Jenkins
24 178 (13.75%) Linux
25 170 (13.13%) OO
26 167 (12.90%) Banking
26 167 (12.90%) Git (software)
27 165 (12.74%) Fintech
28 157 (12.12%) Full Stack Development
29 154 (11.89%) React

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 40 (3.09%) Apache Spark
2 37 (2.86%) Confluence
3 30 (2.32%) Jetty
4 22 (1.70%) CMS
5 18 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (0.93%) Apache
8 12 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.85%) Drupal
9 11 (0.85%) Headless CMS
9 11 (0.85%) SAS
10 10 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.54%) JBoss
12 4 (0.31%) IIS
12 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.15%) Luigi
13 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.31%) Maple
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) MetaTrader
1 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.077%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.077%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 391 (30.19%) AWS
2 243 (18.76%) Azure
3 154 (11.89%) GCP
4 60 (4.63%) Serverless
5 54 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (2.86%) GitHub
6 37 (2.86%) SaaS
7 28 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.70%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.24%) Snowflake
10 16 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (1.16%) OpenShift
12 14 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.08%) Power Platform
13 12 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
13 12 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
13 12 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
13 12 (0.93%) PaaS
14 11 (0.85%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.93%) Internet
2 14 (1.08%) Network Security
3 11 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.77%) HTTP
5 6 (0.46%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.46%) Broadband
6 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.077%) Firewall
7 1 (0.077%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.077%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.077%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.077%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.87%) NoSQL
2 82 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 77 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 72 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 64 (4.94%) Hadoop
5 64 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (4.02%) Big Data
7 42 (3.24%) MySQL
8 38 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (2.32%) Redis
11 29 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 25 (1.93%) KDB
14 16 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (1.16%) Data Lake
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 181 (13.98%) Jenkins
2 167 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 152 (11.74%) Cucumber
4 132 (10.19%) Selenium
5 101 (7.80%) Maven
6 96 (7.41%) JIRA
7 82 (6.33%) JUnit
8 79 (6.10%) Postman
9 48 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (3.55%) Gradle
11 39 (3.01%) Bitbucket
12 36 (2.78%) SonarQube
13 33 (2.55%) Mockito
14 32 (2.47%) Appium
14 32 (2.47%) JMeter
15 30 (2.32%) Ant
15 30 (2.32%) Apache Ivy
15 30 (2.32%) Concordion
16 25 (1.93%) WebDriver
17 21 (1.62%) GitLab
General
1 364 (28.11%) Finance
2 199 (15.37%) Social Skills
3 167 (12.90%) Banking
4 118 (9.11%) Front Office
5 91 (7.03%) Retail
6 70 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.78%) Public Sector
8 47 (3.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 42 (3.24%) Investment Banking
10 28 (2.16%) Advertising
10 28 (2.16%) Tech for Good
11 24 (1.85%) Law
11 24 (1.85%) Marketing
12 21 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
13 20 (1.54%) Games
13 20 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
14 17 (1.31%) Financial Institution
15 16 (1.24%) Telecoms
16 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 584 (45.10%) Developer
2 361 (27.88%) Java Developer
3 213 (16.45%) Senior Developer
4 127 (9.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 82 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 80 (6.18%) Java Engineer
7 71 (5.48%) Software Developer
8 67 (5.17%) Architect
9 65 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 54 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 52 (4.02%) Technical Leader
12 48 (3.71%) Data Engineer
13 42 (3.24%) QA Engineer
14 40 (3.09%) Test Engineer
15 34 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
16 33 (2.55%) E-Commerce Engineer
17 32 (2.47%) Salesforce Developer
18 30 (2.32%) Tester
19 29 (2.24%) Software Manager
20 28 (2.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (19.38%) Spring
2 230 (17.76%) REST
3 192 (14.83%) Spring Boot
4 154 (11.89%) React
5 139 (10.73%) Kafka
6 113 (8.73%) AngularJS
7 92 (7.10%) RESTful
8 87 (6.72%) Node.js
9 77 (5.95%) Web Services
10 76 (5.87%) HTML
11 74 (5.71%) .NET
12 69 (5.33%) JSON
12 69 (5.33%) XML
13 53 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
14 52 (4.02%) JMS
15 47 (3.63%) HTML5
16 46 (3.55%) CSS
16 46 (3.55%) Gherkin
17 37 (2.86%) JAX-RS
18 35 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (4.79%) Fixed Income
3 61 (4.71%) Derivative
4 58 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (3.94%) Cloud Native
6 47 (3.63%) Algorithms
6 47 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (3.55%) Blockchain
8 35 (2.70%) Cyberattack
8 35 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (2.63%) Data Structures
10 31 (2.39%) User Experience
11 29 (2.24%) Equities
12 28 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
15 20 (1.54%) Hedge funds
15 20 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
16 14 (1.08%) Cybercrime
16 14 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 178 (13.75%) Linux
2 90 (6.95%) Unix
3 62 (4.79%) Windows
4 42 (3.24%) Android
5 22 (1.70%) Mac OS
6 17 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.39%) VMS
8 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Debian
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.077%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (40.00%) Agile
2 340 (26.25%) Microservices
3 321 (24.79%) DevOps
4 280 (21.62%) CI/CD
5 236 (18.22%) Software Engineering
6 222 (17.14%) TDD
7 215 (16.60%) Test Automation
8 170 (13.13%) OO
9 165 (12.74%) Fintech
10 157 (12.12%) Full Stack Development
11 146 (11.27%) Multithreading
12 141 (10.89%) Mentoring
13 134 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (9.65%) Scrum
15 103 (7.95%) Low Latency
16 100 (7.72%) Computer Science
17 97 (7.49%) SDLC
18 95 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
19 89 (6.87%) Analytics
19 89 (6.87%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 483 (37.30%) Python
2 282 (21.78%) SQL
3 252 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 225 (17.37%) C#
5 206 (15.91%) C++
6 120 (9.27%) Kotlin
7 107 (8.26%) Scala
8 70 (5.41%) C
8 70 (5.41%) Go
9 52 (4.02%) Bash
10 51 (3.94%) Ruby
11 45 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 38 (2.93%) Perl
13 37 (2.86%) PHP
14 27 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 26 (2.01%) Groovy
16 20 (1.54%) R
17 16 (1.24%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.93%) Rust
19 11 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (8.88%) Degree
2 67 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.39%) PMP
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.23%) CISSP
9 3 (0.23%) OSCP
9 3 (0.23%) SANS
10 2 (0.15%) CISM
10 2 (0.15%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Scheme
10 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) GIAC
10 2 (0.15%) GPEN
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.077%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (14.05%) QA
2 16 (1.24%) GDPR
3 11 (0.85%) Accessibility
4 10 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.077%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.077%) NIST
5 1 (0.077%) SLA
5 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 279 (21.54%) Docker
2 8 (0.62%) HDFS
3 5 (0.39%) Firmware
4 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.077%) KVM
Systems Management
1 281 (21.70%) Kubernetes
2 86 (6.64%) Terraform
3 39 (3.01%) Ansible
4 23 (1.78%) Puppet
5 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.69%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.62%) Grafana
7 8 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.077%) Control-M
9 1 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.077%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.077%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.077%) logstash
9 1 (0.077%) Nessus
9 1 (0.077%) SELinux
9 1 (0.077%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 80 (6.18%) Oracle
2 38 (2.93%) Google
2 38 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
3 35 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.24%) Talend
5 14 (1.08%) New Relic
6 13 (1.00%) Adobe
6 13 (1.00%) Sybase
7 12 (0.93%) Informatica
8 11 (0.85%) SAP
9 9 (0.69%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.62%) HP
11 5 (0.39%) Remedy
12 4 (0.31%) Actuate
12 4 (0.31%) Brio
12 4 (0.31%) Perforce
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.31%) VMware
13 3 (0.23%) GoldenSource