Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1920 2179 3108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.32% 18.39% 17.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.07% 31.74% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1751 2008 2638
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 5635 6866 9780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.70% 57.94% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5151 6331 8621
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -1 2 £73,750 +40.48%
Moorgate -2 1 £42,500 -34.62%
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 929 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 823 (42.86%) Finance
3 525 (27.34%) SQL
4 454 (23.65%) JavaScript
5 443 (23.07%) TDD
6 438 (22.81%) Python
7 379 (19.74%) Banking
8 355 (18.49%) Spring
9 354 (18.44%) Degree
10 319 (16.61%) Linux
11 301 (15.68%) HTML
12 270 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
13 268 (13.96%) Multithreading
14 259 (13.49%) C++
14 259 (13.49%) DevOps
15 258 (13.44%) Microservices
16 254 (13.23%) Fintech
17 249 (12.97%) SQL Server
18 246 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
19 238 (12.40%) Scala
20 234 (12.19%) Software Engineering
21 215 (11.20%) Hibernate
21 215 (11.20%) OO
22 214 (11.15%) C#
23 210 (10.94%) Computer Science
24 207 (10.78%) NoSQL
25 202 (10.52%) CSS
25 202 (10.52%) Docker
26 195 (10.16%) BDD
27 194 (10.10%) Scrum

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
1 121 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 107 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 92 (4.79%) JBoss
4 62 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 43 (2.24%) IIS
7 42 (2.19%) Apache
8 39 (2.03%) Confluence
9 37 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 32 (1.67%) Jetty
11 27 (1.41%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.25%) OpenStack
13 23 (1.20%) nginx
14 18 (0.94%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.89%) Apache TomEE
16 14 (0.73%) CMS
17 12 (0.63%) Anypoint
17 12 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.52%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.26%) SPSS
4 4 (0.21%) HipChat
5 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) Actimize
3 10 (0.52%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.47%) MetaTrader
5 8 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.10%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.052%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.052%) Kondor
9 1 (0.052%) RMDS
9 1 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 270 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 52 (2.71%) SaaS
5 36 (1.88%) IaaS
6 34 (1.77%) PaaS
7 27 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.83%) Office 365
9 15 (0.78%) GitHub
10 9 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (0.31%) Serverless
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.26%) Google Play
14 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.21%) Datadog
14 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.13%) Firewall
2 41 (2.14%) Internet
3 35 (1.82%) VPN
4 34 (1.77%) HTTP
5 28 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.20%) WAN
7 22 (1.15%) DHCP
7 22 (1.15%) DNS
8 20 (1.04%) DMZ
9 12 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
10 10 (0.52%) FTP
11 9 (0.47%) LDAP
12 8 (0.42%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.31%) IPsec
13 6 (0.31%) WebEx
13 6 (0.31%) Wireless
14 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.26%) Network Security
14 5 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 207 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 146 (7.60%) Big Data
4 145 (7.55%) MySQL
5 133 (6.93%) Hadoop
6 124 (6.46%) MongoDB
7 83 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 69 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (2.60%) Redis
10 48 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.77%) HBase
12 30 (1.56%) Blockchain
13 28 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 24 (1.25%) Couchbase
15 24 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 22 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 141 (7.34%) Jenkins
2 137 (7.14%) Selenium
3 136 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 123 (6.41%) JIRA
5 112 (5.83%) Maven
6 88 (4.58%) JUnit
7 87 (4.53%) Cucumber
8 73 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 58 (3.02%) Gradle
10 52 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 40 (2.08%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.77%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.61%) Mockito
14 27 (1.41%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.35%) Gatling
15 26 (1.35%) Subversion
16 23 (1.20%) Ant
17 18 (0.94%) GoogleTest
18 17 (0.89%) Appium
General
1 823 (42.86%) Finance
2 379 (19.74%) Banking
3 159 (8.28%) Front Office
4 142 (7.40%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.13%) Advertising
6 49 (2.55%) Marketing
7 44 (2.29%) Back Office
8 40 (2.08%) Retail
9 39 (2.03%) Games
10 28 (1.46%) Publishing
11 27 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.30%) Legal
13 9 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
14 7 (0.36%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.16%) Billing
15 3 (0.16%) Law
15 3 (0.16%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.10%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.10%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1070 (55.73%) Developer
2 776 (40.42%) Java Developer
3 299 (15.57%) Senior Developer
4 214 (11.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 106 (5.52%) Analyst
6 96 (5.00%) Architect
7 95 (4.95%) Java Engineer
8 86 (4.48%) Software Engineer
9 82 (4.27%) Junior
10 79 (4.11%) Applications Support
11 66 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
12 65 (3.39%) Support Engineer
13 63 (3.28%) Graduate
13 63 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 59 (3.07%) Junior Developer
15 56 (2.92%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 51 (2.66%) Junior Java Developer
17 49 (2.55%) Consultant
17 49 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
17 49 (2.55%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (18.49%) Spring
2 301 (15.68%) HTML
3 215 (11.20%) Hibernate
4 202 (10.52%) CSS
5 190 (9.90%) AngularJS
6 183 (9.53%) .NET
7 180 (9.38%) REST
7 180 (9.38%) Web Services
8 149 (7.76%) RESTful
9 135 (7.03%) Node.js
10 134 (6.98%) React
11 116 (6.04%) XML
12 104 (5.42%) HTML5
12 104 (5.42%) jQuery
13 95 (4.95%) J2EE
14 83 (4.32%) FIX Protocol
15 78 (4.06%) J2SE
16 75 (3.91%) JMS
17 69 (3.59%) Ajax
18 67 (3.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 254 (13.23%) Fintech
2 210 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 121 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 78 (4.06%) Algorithms
5 78 (4.06%) User Experience
6 76 (3.96%) Equities
7 68 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (2.97%) Fixed Income
10 51 (2.66%) Mobile App
11 49 (2.55%) Hedge funds
12 43 (2.24%) Derivative
13 41 (2.14%) Credit Risk
14 38 (1.98%) Market Risk
15 26 (1.35%) SWIFT
15 26 (1.35%) Virtual Team
16 21 (1.09%) Data Centre
17 19 (0.99%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 319 (16.61%) Linux
2 188 (9.79%) Windows
3 170 (8.85%) Unix
4 74 (3.85%) Android
5 56 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.03%) CentOS
7 34 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 30 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.09%) Solaris
10 16 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.26%) Debian
14 5 (0.26%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.21%) AIX
15 4 (0.21%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.052%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 929 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (23.07%) TDD
3 268 (13.96%) Multithreading
4 259 (13.49%) DevOps
5 258 (13.44%) Microservices
6 246 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
7 234 (12.19%) Software Engineering
8 215 (11.20%) OO
9 195 (10.16%) BDD
10 194 (10.10%) Scrum
11 193 (10.05%) Test Automation
12 145 (7.55%) Low Latency
13 118 (6.15%) SDLC
14 114 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 108 (5.63%) Concurrent Programming
16 107 (5.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 107 (5.57%) Machine Learning
17 96 (5.00%) E-Commerce
18 95 (4.95%) Coaching
19 92 (4.79%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 525 (27.34%) SQL
2 454 (23.65%) JavaScript
3 438 (22.81%) Python
4 259 (13.49%) C++
5 238 (12.40%) Scala
6 214 (11.15%) C#
7 130 (6.77%) Ruby
8 119 (6.20%) PHP
9 82 (4.27%) Groovy
10 81 (4.22%) Shell Script
11 75 (3.91%) Perl
12 64 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 54 (2.81%) C
14 49 (2.55%) Go
15 33 (1.72%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.56%) R
17 27 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 23 (1.20%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.15%) Kotlin
20 19 (0.99%) ES6
Qualifications
1 354 (18.44%) Degree
2 86 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (1.98%) PhD
4 22 (1.15%) ISEB
4 22 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.73%) CISSP
6 12 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.57%) CISM
7 11 (0.57%) RHCE
8 10 (0.52%) SANS
8 10 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.42%) CEH
10 8 (0.42%) CREST Certified
11 7 (0.36%) GIAC
12 5 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (0.26%) LPIC
12 5 (0.26%) RHCA
12 5 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.24%) QA
2 12 (0.63%) GCP
3 11 (0.57%) SEPA
4 10 (0.52%) MiFID
5 9 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.42%) COBIT
6 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.31%) SLA
8 2 (0.10%) Basel III
8 2 (0.10%) EMIR
8 2 (0.10%) PMO
9 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (10.52%) Docker
2 43 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.63%) HDFS
5 10 (0.52%) Cronacle
6 9 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.47%) Varnish
6 9 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.26%) pfSense
7 5 (0.26%) vSphere
8 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.052%) Ceph
10 1 (0.052%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.052%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.052%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 113 (5.89%) Puppet
2 92 (4.79%) Ansible
3 45 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.09%) Salt
6 18 (0.94%) Terraform
7 14 (0.73%) Kibana
7 14 (0.73%) Nagios
8 12 (0.63%) logstash
9 10 (0.52%) Mesos
10 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.31%) Packer
10 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.21%) Control-M
12 4 (0.21%) Grafana
12 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 187 (9.74%) Oracle
2 127 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 68 (3.54%) Google
4 52 (2.71%) IBM
5 49 (2.55%) Splunk
6 47 (2.45%) Sybase
7 44 (2.29%) TIBCO
8 41 (2.14%) VMware
9 29 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.51%) StreamBase
10 19 (0.99%) Cisco
10 19 (0.99%) Citrix
11 17 (0.89%) Tableau
12 16 (0.83%) Apple
13 15 (0.78%) SAP
14 13 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.63%) HP
15 12 (0.63%) Talend
15 12 (0.63%) webMethods
15 12 (0.63%) Xamarin