Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 26873 25470 29010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.88% 14.19% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.67% 26.75% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20766 21819 24980
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,506 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93732 95205 105715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.39% 53.04% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77783 82863 91247
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java in England

Java
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in England.

Salary trend for Java in England

Java
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in England

Java
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 0 14029 £65,000 - 1134
South East +2 4139 £50,000 - 256
North of England +1 3167 £47,500 +5.56% 323
East of England +1 1935 £49,500 +2.06% 178
Midlands +6 1818 £44,000 - 131
South West 0 1748 £44,250 -4.84% 104
North West +1 1720 £47,500 +5.56% 170
Yorkshire 0 1254 £50,000 +11.11% 128
West Midlands +5 1045 £41,500 -2.35% 67
East Midlands +3 774 £45,000 - 63
North East +1 187 £38,000 +2.70% 25
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Java.

1 13351 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 7574 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 7534 (28.04%) Finance
4 7101 (26.42%) SQL
5 6098 (22.69%) Python
6 5936 (22.09%) Spring
7 5596 (20.82%) Software Engineering
8 5347 (19.90%) TDD
9 5256 (19.56%) Linux
10 5148 (19.16%) HTML
11 4718 (17.56%) Degree
12 4591 (17.08%) C#
13 4302 (16.01%) Test Automation
14 4288 (15.96%) Scrum
15 4184 (15.57%) Banking
16 3924 (14.60%) C++
17 3880 (14.44%) Oracle
18 3873 (14.41%) CSS
19 3868 (14.39%) Web Services
20 3804 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
21 3744 (13.93%) OO
22 3680 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
23 3419 (12.72%) BDD
24 3408 (12.68%) Git (software)
25 3402 (12.66%) Computer Science
26 3342 (12.44%) .NET
27 3312 (12.32%) DevOps
28 3259 (12.13%) AngularJS
29 3184 (11.85%) REST
30 3151 (11.73%) Jenkins

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1833 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1246 (4.64%) Apache Spark
3 1219 (4.54%) Apache
4 974 (3.62%) JBoss
5 930 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
6 716 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 694 (2.58%) Confluence
8 463 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 354 (1.32%) CMS
10 304 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 281 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 260 (0.97%) OpenStack
13 236 (0.88%) nginx
14 204 (0.76%) IIS
15 201 (0.75%) SharePoint
16 200 (0.74%) SAS
17 189 (0.70%) Jetty
18 144 (0.54%) Mule
19 143 (0.53%) Apache Pig
20 118 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 218 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 183 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 70 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 50 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.17%) SPSS
7 31 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.052%) Simulink
11 12 (0.045%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
12 11 (0.041%) HipChat
12 11 (0.041%) PaintShop Pro
13 10 (0.037%) Mathematica
14 5 (0.019%) FrameMaker
14 5 (0.019%) GNU Octave
15 4 (0.015%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.015%) Maple
15 4 (0.015%) Weka
Business Applications
1 136 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
2 96 (0.36%) Magento
3 62 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 60 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 55 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 47 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 40 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 35 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 30 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 23 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
10 23 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 22 (0.082%) SAP BPC
12 21 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
13 19 (0.071%) ION MarketView
13 19 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
13 19 (0.071%) RMDS
14 17 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
15 16 (0.060%) Oracle Cash Management
16 15 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 14 (0.052%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3804 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1366 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1009 (3.75%) SaaS
4 578 (2.15%) GitHub
5 442 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 386 (1.44%) PaaS
7 326 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 323 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 281 (1.05%) IaaS
10 192 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 166 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 155 (0.58%) OpenShift
13 144 (0.54%) Serverless
14 124 (0.46%) npm
15 123 (0.46%) Google Play
16 100 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
17 97 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
18 89 (0.33%) Office 365
19 86 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
20 73 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 701 (2.61%) HTTP
2 650 (2.42%) Internet
3 397 (1.48%) Firewall
4 359 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 204 (0.76%) DNS
6 151 (0.56%) VPN
7 148 (0.55%) LDAP
8 140 (0.52%) SSL
9 113 (0.42%) FTP
10 111 (0.41%) Wireless
11 93 (0.35%) AMQP
12 91 (0.34%) WAN
13 86 (0.32%) Network Security
14 69 (0.26%) DHCP
15 65 (0.24%) Ethernet
15 65 (0.24%) SMS
16 63 (0.23%) VoIP
17 60 (0.22%) LAN
18 57 (0.21%) SMTP
19 51 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2446 (9.10%) NoSQL
2 2295 (8.54%) MySQL
3 2217 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 2210 (8.22%) Big Data
5 1852 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 1636 (6.09%) Hadoop
7 1420 (5.28%) MongoDB
8 1083 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 933 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
10 692 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 575 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 497 (1.85%) Redis
13 488 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 360 (1.34%) HBase
15 343 (1.28%) Apache Hive
16 295 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 259 (0.96%) Blockchain
18 242 (0.90%) Neo4j
19 214 (0.80%) DB2
20 180 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3408 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 3151 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 2373 (8.83%) Selenium
4 2329 (8.67%) Maven
5 2044 (7.61%) JIRA
6 2040 (7.59%) JUnit
7 1736 (6.46%) Cucumber
8 1261 (4.69%) Subversion
9 931 (3.46%) WebDriver
10 764 (2.84%) Gradle
11 705 (2.62%) TeamCity
12 688 (2.56%) Eclipse
13 597 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 479 (1.78%) Mockito
15 463 (1.72%) JMeter
16 387 (1.44%) SoapUI
17 357 (1.33%) Ant
18 301 (1.12%) Bitbucket
19 298 (1.11%) IntelliJ
20 272 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 7534 (28.04%) Finance
2 4184 (15.57%) Banking
3 2643 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 2128 (7.92%) Retail Banking
5 1348 (5.02%) Retail
6 1273 (4.74%) Front Office
7 1023 (3.81%) Marketing
8 917 (3.41%) Telecoms
9 889 (3.31%) Advertising
10 709 (2.64%) Games
11 638 (2.37%) Electronics
12 569 (2.12%) Manufacturing
13 393 (1.46%) Financial Institution
14 260 (0.97%) Publishing
15 221 (0.82%) Legal
16 214 (0.80%) Back Office
17 173 (0.64%) Automotive
18 162 (0.60%) Law
19 125 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
20 88 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14071 (52.36%) Developer
2 8765 (32.62%) Java Developer
3 2971 (11.06%) Senior Developer
4 2754 (10.25%) Software Engineer
5 2179 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 1879 (6.99%) Java Engineer
7 1613 (6.00%) Architect
8 1556 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 1138 (4.23%) Graduate
10 1114 (4.15%) Analyst
11 1098 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 894 (3.33%) Junior
13 885 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
14 860 (3.20%) Java Software Developer
15 836 (3.11%) Tester
16 808 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
17 798 (2.97%) Graduate Developer
18 794 (2.95%) Lead Developer
19 715 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
20 676 (2.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5936 (22.09%) Spring
2 5148 (19.16%) HTML
3 3873 (14.41%) CSS
4 3868 (14.39%) Web Services
5 3342 (12.44%) .NET
6 3259 (12.13%) AngularJS
7 3184 (11.85%) REST
8 3023 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 2571 (9.57%) XML
10 2416 (8.99%) RESTful
11 2334 (8.69%) J2EE
12 1993 (7.42%) Node.js
13 1921 (7.15%) HTML5
14 1754 (6.53%) SOAP
15 1546 (5.75%) React
16 1509 (5.62%) JSON
17 1431 (5.33%) jQuery
18 1267 (4.71%) Java EE
19 1006 (3.74%) Spring Boot
20 905 (3.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3402 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 2236 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1478 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1305 (4.86%) Fintech
5 1182 (4.40%) User Experience
6 1088 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1080 (4.02%) Algorithms
8 996 (3.71%) Mobile App
9 806 (3.00%) Derivative
10 774 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 571 (2.12%) Data Structures
12 563 (2.10%) Equities
13 405 (1.51%) Fixed Income
14 321 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
15 317 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 315 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
17 309 (1.15%) Client/Server
18 229 (0.85%) Hedge funds
19 177 (0.66%) Data Centre
20 174 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5256 (19.56%) Linux
2 2560 (9.53%) Unix
3 2094 (7.79%) Windows
4 1536 (5.72%) Android
5 939 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 344 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 329 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 235 (0.87%) CentOS
9 212 (0.79%) Solaris
10 154 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 89 (0.33%) Debian
12 86 (0.32%) AIX
13 78 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 70 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 51 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 47 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
18 46 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (0.15%) Windows 10
20 38 (0.14%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13351 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 5596 (20.82%) Software Engineering
3 5347 (19.90%) TDD
4 4302 (16.01%) Test Automation
5 4288 (15.96%) Scrum
6 3744 (13.93%) OO
7 3680 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3419 (12.72%) BDD
9 3312 (12.32%) DevOps
10 3002 (11.17%) SDLC
11 2639 (9.82%) Microservices
12 2229 (8.29%) Asset Management
13 2208 (8.22%) Wealth Management
14 2178 (8.10%) Open Source
15 2088 (7.77%) MVC
16 2079 (7.74%) Multithreading
17 1811 (6.74%) Mentoring
18 1791 (6.66%) E-Commerce
19 1618 (6.02%) Web Development
20 1542 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7574 (28.18%) JavaScript
2 7101 (26.42%) SQL
3 6098 (22.69%) Python
4 4591 (17.08%) C#
5 3924 (14.60%) C++
6 2278 (8.48%) PHP
7 2114 (7.87%) Scala
8 1936 (7.20%) Ruby
9 1608 (5.98%) C
10 1148 (4.27%) Perl
11 1032 (3.84%) Shell Script
12 894 (3.33%) PL/SQL
13 876 (3.26%) Bash Shell
14 696 (2.59%) Groovy
15 690 (2.57%) Go
16 572 (2.13%) R
17 514 (1.91%) PowerShell
18 470 (1.75%) Objective-C
19 308 (1.15%) MATLAB
19 308 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4718 (17.56%) Degree
2 1603 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 849 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 458 (1.70%) PhD
5 418 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 323 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 250 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 208 (0.77%) ISEB
9 182 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 167 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 114 (0.42%) CISSP
12 88 (0.33%) Sun Certification
13 86 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 74 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (0.27%) PMI Certification
16 60 (0.22%) SANS
17 56 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
18 48 (0.18%) RHCE
19 43 (0.16%) CREST Certified
19 43 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2497 (9.29%) QA
2 177 (0.66%) SLA
3 87 (0.32%) GCP
4 70 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 57 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.14%) SEPA
8 31 (0.12%) MiFID
9 26 (0.097%) PMO
10 25 (0.093%) ISO 9001
11 23 (0.086%) COBIT
12 20 (0.074%) GDPR
12 20 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.071%) HL7
14 14 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 14 (0.052%) PSD2
14 14 (0.052%) WCAG
15 13 (0.048%) RosettaNet
16 12 (0.045%) IFRS
16 12 (0.045%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2134 (7.94%) Docker
2 271 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 159 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 155 (0.58%) HDFS
6 98 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 69 (0.26%) vSphere
8 64 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 41 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 39 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (0.11%) KVM
12 24 (0.089%) Firmware
12 24 (0.089%) VirtualBox
13 21 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
14 20 (0.074%) Xen
15 19 (0.071%) NFS
16 14 (0.052%) Cronacle
17 13 (0.048%) LXC
18 12 (0.045%) Snort
19 10 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1239 (4.61%) Puppet
2 1087 (4.04%) Ansible
3 982 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 641 (2.39%) Kubernetes
5 354 (1.32%) Terraform
6 181 (0.67%) Nagios
7 127 (0.47%) Kibana
8 117 (0.44%) Salt
9 112 (0.42%) Packer
10 102 (0.38%) Mesos
11 84 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 79 (0.29%) logstash
13 63 (0.23%) Grafana
14 56 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
15 54 (0.20%) ZABBIX
16 49 (0.18%) Prometheus
17 44 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
17 44 (0.16%) PowerBroker
18 43 (0.16%) Oozie
19 38 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3880 (14.44%) Oracle
2 1420 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 963 (3.58%) Google
4 884 (3.29%) SAP
5 591 (2.20%) IBM
6 438 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 425 (1.58%) Sybase
8 410 (1.53%) VMware
9 337 (1.25%) hybris
10 310 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 309 (1.15%) Splunk
12 240 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 194 (0.72%) HP
14 186 (0.69%) Apple
15 183 (0.68%) Sun
16 170 (0.63%) Tableau
17 164 (0.61%) Atlassian
18 154 (0.57%) Adobe
19 134 (0.50%) Informatica
20 126 (0.47%) AppDynamics