Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,060 1,958 2,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.44% 18.76% 18.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.23% 32.27% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,914 1,827 2,361
City of London median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £101,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,199 6,067 7,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.49% 58.12% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,576 5,569 6,954
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -2 7 - - 1
Java
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 921 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (40.24%) Finance
3 581 (28.20%) JavaScript
4 505 (24.51%) SQL
5 487 (23.64%) TDD
6 415 (20.15%) Python
7 411 (19.95%) Spring
8 366 (17.77%) Fintech
9 363 (17.62%) Banking
10 345 (16.75%) Degree
11 308 (14.95%) HTML
12 299 (14.51%) Software Engineering
13 281 (13.64%) Linux
14 279 (13.54%) Microservices
15 270 (13.11%) DevOps
16 268 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
17 266 (12.91%) AngularJS
18 262 (12.72%) Multithreading
19 255 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
20 248 (12.04%) REST
21 247 (11.99%) Scala
22 243 (11.80%) C#
23 236 (11.46%) Big Data
24 234 (11.36%) CSS
25 225 (10.92%) Git (software)
26 224 (10.87%) PHP
27 221 (10.73%) Scrum
27 221 (10.73%) Docker
28 219 (10.63%) OO
29 214 (10.39%) C++

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
1 139 (6.75%) Apache Spark
2 87 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 72 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.43%) Apache
5 48 (2.33%) JBoss
6 42 (2.04%) Confluence
7 34 (1.65%) IIS
8 28 (1.36%) nginx
9 27 (1.31%) Jetty
10 21 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.73%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.68%) CMS
14 11 (0.53%) MQSeries
14 11 (0.53%) WildFly
15 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.44%) Anypoint
17 8 (0.39%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.49%) SPSS
4 7 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.097%) HipChat
7 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.49%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.39%) RMDS
3 6 (0.29%) Actimize
4 4 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.15%) Sonata
6 2 (0.097%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.097%) Magento
6 2 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.097%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.049%) Kondor
7 1 (0.049%) Ripple
7 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.049%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 268 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.33%) SaaS
4 30 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.36%) PaaS
6 25 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.12%) IaaS
8 20 (0.97%) Serverless
9 19 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.78%) GitHub
13 13 (0.63%) npm
14 11 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.53%) Office 365
15 9 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.14%) Internet
2 43 (2.09%) HTTP
3 35 (1.70%) Firewall
4 20 (0.97%) NetScaler
5 17 (0.83%) VPN
6 14 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.58%) DMZ
7 12 (0.58%) SSL
7 12 (0.58%) WAN
8 11 (0.53%) DHCP
8 11 (0.53%) DNS
8 11 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
8 11 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 11 (0.53%) SSH
9 10 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (0.49%) FTP
10 7 (0.34%) Multicast
10 7 (0.34%) SAN
11 6 (0.29%) IPsec
11 6 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (11.46%) Big Data
2 176 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 155 (7.52%) SQL Server
4 152 (7.38%) Hadoop
5 127 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 126 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 121 (5.87%) MySQL
8 71 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 57 (2.77%) HBase
11 51 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.94%) Blockchain
13 30 (1.46%) Apache Hive
14 26 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 25 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 21 (1.02%) Data Lake
17 18 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.87%) Redis
18 16 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 225 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 159 (7.72%) Maven
3 137 (6.65%) Jenkins
4 117 (5.68%) JUnit
5 116 (5.63%) JIRA
6 107 (5.19%) Selenium
7 69 (3.35%) Gradle
8 67 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 60 (2.91%) WebDriver
10 48 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 44 (2.14%) Mockito
12 41 (1.99%) Eclipse
13 40 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.55%) Subversion
15 28 (1.36%) Ant
16 25 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
17 23 (1.12%) ClearCase
18 20 (0.97%) IntelliJ
19 19 (0.92%) GitLab
19 19 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 829 (40.24%) Finance
2 363 (17.62%) Banking
3 174 (8.45%) Advertising
4 163 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 157 (7.62%) Front Office
6 65 (3.16%) Games
7 57 (2.77%) Retail
8 48 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.99%) Publishing
10 36 (1.75%) Back Office
11 33 (1.60%) Marketing
12 17 (0.83%) Law
13 14 (0.68%) Legal
14 11 (0.53%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.39%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.19%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.15%) German Language
17 3 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,245 (60.44%) Developer
2 846 (41.07%) Java Developer
3 292 (14.17%) Senior Developer
4 192 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 124 (6.02%) Java Engineer
6 109 (5.29%) Architect
7 97 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 95 (4.61%) Analyst
9 94 (4.56%) Lead Developer
10 84 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 75 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 74 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 66 (3.20%) Lead Java Developer
14 64 (3.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 63 (3.06%) Scala Developer
16 61 (2.96%) Junior
17 53 (2.57%) Consultant
17 53 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
18 51 (2.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 48 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (19.95%) Spring
2 308 (14.95%) HTML
3 266 (12.91%) AngularJS
4 248 (12.04%) REST
5 234 (11.36%) CSS
6 209 (10.15%) Hibernate
7 190 (9.22%) Web Services
8 184 (8.93%) React
9 182 (8.83%) RESTful
10 173 (8.40%) .NET
11 163 (7.91%) Node.js
12 147 (7.14%) XML
13 136 (6.60%) HTML5
14 131 (6.36%) J2EE
15 127 (6.17%) Java EE
16 114 (5.53%) Spring Boot
17 92 (4.47%) JSON
18 90 (4.37%) jQuery
19 89 (4.32%) JMS
20 83 (4.03%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 366 (17.77%) Fintech
2 208 (10.10%) Computer Science
3 183 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
4 136 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 96 (4.66%) User Experience
6 94 (4.56%) Algorithms
7 87 (4.22%) Equities
8 86 (4.17%) Hedge funds
9 85 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
9 85 (4.13%) Fixed Income
10 60 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (2.28%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.84%) Derivative
13 34 (1.65%) Client/Server
14 32 (1.55%) Virtual Team
15 28 (1.36%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (0.68%) iPad
18 13 (0.63%) Credit Risk
19 12 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 281 (13.64%) Linux
2 122 (5.92%) Windows
3 118 (5.73%) Unix
4 68 (3.30%) Android
5 56 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (1.70%) CentOS
7 34 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 30 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.21%) Solaris
10 18 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.29%) openSUSE
13 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
15 1 (0.049%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.049%) HPUX
15 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.049%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (23.64%) TDD
3 299 (14.51%) Software Engineering
4 279 (13.54%) Microservices
5 270 (13.11%) DevOps
6 262 (12.72%) Multithreading
7 255 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
8 221 (10.73%) Scrum
9 219 (10.63%) OO
10 190 (9.22%) Test Automation
11 171 (8.30%) BDD
12 154 (7.48%) Web Development
13 143 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 139 (6.75%) Low Latency
15 128 (6.21%) Mentoring
16 122 (5.92%) Open Source
17 116 (5.63%) SDLC
18 105 (5.10%) Machine Learning
19 101 (4.90%) Analytics
20 97 (4.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 581 (28.20%) JavaScript
2 505 (24.51%) SQL
3 415 (20.15%) Python
4 247 (11.99%) Scala
5 243 (11.80%) C#
6 224 (10.87%) PHP
7 214 (10.39%) C++
8 141 (6.84%) Ruby
9 105 (5.10%) Perl
10 78 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 70 (3.40%) Groovy
12 51 (2.48%) R
13 44 (2.14%) C
14 38 (1.84%) ES6
15 36 (1.75%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.65%) MATLAB
17 30 (1.46%) Go
18 25 (1.21%) PowerShell
19 24 (1.17%) Kotlin
20 22 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 345 (16.75%) Degree
2 95 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.94%) PhD
4 24 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.68%) ISEB
7 9 (0.44%) MCSE
7 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.34%) RHCE
10 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.29%) PMP
10 6 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.19%) CISSP
11 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.77%) QA
2 13 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.44%) MiFID
4 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.34%) COBIT
5 7 (0.34%) SEPA
6 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.29%) SLA
7 5 (0.24%) GCP
8 4 (0.19%) EMIR
9 2 (0.097%) Basel III
9 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.097%) PMO
10 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 221 (10.73%) Docker
2 30 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.68%) HDFS
4 11 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.19%) GridGain
6 4 (0.19%) Xen
7 3 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.097%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.049%) Ceph
9 1 (0.049%) LXC
9 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.049%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (4.61%) Puppet
2 71 (3.45%) Ansible
3 52 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 52 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.26%) Mesos
5 23 (1.12%) Terraform
6 21 (1.02%) logstash
7 20 (0.97%) Kibana
8 12 (0.58%) Salt
9 11 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.53%) Nagios
10 10 (0.49%) Perfmon
10 10 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.29%) Control-M
12 6 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.24%) Graphite
13 5 (0.24%) Oozie
14 4 (0.19%) Consul
Vendors
1 166 (8.06%) Oracle
2 80 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 51 (2.48%) VMware
4 48 (2.33%) Google
5 45 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 44 (2.14%) Splunk
6 44 (2.14%) TIBCO
7 32 (1.55%) IBM
8 31 (1.50%) Sybase
9 27 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.02%) SolarWinds
11 16 (0.78%) StreamBase
12 15 (0.73%) Citrix
13 14 (0.68%) Bloomberg
13 14 (0.68%) Cisco
14 13 (0.63%) Apigee
14 13 (0.63%) Cloudera
14 13 (0.63%) New Relic
15 12 (0.58%) Hortonworks
15 12 (0.58%) MapR