Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 26294 25318 28911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.02% 13.99% 14.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.91% 26.42% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20065 21691 24891
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
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 90945 95812 106199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.42% 52.93% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 75168 83413 91540
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 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

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 17 October 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 17 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 0 13968 £65,000 - 1281
South East +2 3939 £50,000 - 294
North of England +1 3066 £47,500 +5.56% 321
East of England +1 1834 £47,000 -5.05% 170
South West +1 1743 £42,500 -5.56% 140
Midlands +6 1723 £42,500 -0.62% 160
North West +1 1596 £47,500 +5.56% 169
Yorkshire +1 1317 £50,000 +11.11% 127
West Midlands +3 1009 £41,500 -2.35% 79
East Midlands +4 721 £45,000 +4.65% 81
North East -1 148 £37,500 +4.17% 25
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region with a requirement for Java.

1 13109 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7732 (29.41%) Finance
3 7282 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 7126 (27.10%) SQL
5 5857 (22.28%) Python
6 5784 (22.00%) Spring
7 5385 (20.48%) Software Engineering
8 5258 (20.00%) Linux
9 5192 (19.75%) TDD
10 5083 (19.33%) HTML
11 4512 (17.16%) Degree
12 4503 (17.13%) C#
13 4301 (16.36%) Banking
14 4293 (16.33%) Scrum
15 4200 (15.97%) Test Automation
16 4007 (15.24%) Oracle
17 3898 (14.82%) C++
18 3894 (14.81%) OO
19 3831 (14.57%) Web Services
20 3804 (14.47%) CSS
21 3725 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
22 3533 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
23 3464 (13.17%) Git (software)
24 3419 (13.00%) Retail
25 3412 (12.98%) Computer Science
26 3404 (12.95%) .NET
27 3336 (12.69%) BDD
28 3112 (11.84%) DevOps
29 3078 (11.71%) REST
30 3052 (11.61%) Hibernate

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 1947 (7.40%) Tomcat
2 1249 (4.75%) Apache
3 1240 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 1046 (3.98%) JBoss
5 867 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
6 804 (3.06%) WebSphere
7 676 (2.57%) Confluence
8 534 (2.03%) WebLogic
9 396 (1.51%) CMS
10 337 (1.28%) Apache Solr
11 329 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 258 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 249 (0.95%) nginx
14 222 (0.84%) IIS
15 208 (0.79%) Jetty
16 196 (0.75%) SAS
17 184 (0.70%) SharePoint
18 173 (0.66%) Mule
19 150 (0.57%) Mule ESB
20 119 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 210 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 184 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 39 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.14%) SPSS
7 26 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.053%) Simulink
11 12 (0.046%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.046%) PaintShop Pro
12 11 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
13 8 (0.030%) HipChat
14 7 (0.027%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.019%) FrameMaker
16 4 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 4 (0.015%) EngageOne
16 4 (0.015%) GNU Octave
16 4 (0.015%) Maple
Business Applications
1 125 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
2 87 (0.33%) Magento
3 73 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 67 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 57 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 45 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 38 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 36 (0.14%) Maximo
9 31 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 30 (0.11%) Aligne
11 29 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 27 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
13 26 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 25 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
14 25 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
14 25 (0.095%) RMDS
15 23 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
16 20 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
17 17 (0.065%) SAP BPC
17 17 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3533 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1299 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1039 (3.95%) SaaS
4 555 (2.11%) GitHub
5 428 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 365 (1.39%) PaaS
7 325 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 298 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
9 276 (1.05%) IaaS
10 166 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 126 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 122 (0.46%) npm
13 114 (0.43%) Google Play
14 112 (0.43%) OpenShift
15 111 (0.42%) Serverless
16 95 (0.36%) Office 365
17 90 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
18 88 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
19 68 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
20 53 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 687 (2.61%) HTTP
2 655 (2.49%) Internet
3 407 (1.55%) Firewall
4 379 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 210 (0.80%) DNS
6 163 (0.62%) LDAP
7 123 (0.47%) VPN
8 117 (0.44%) SSL
9 111 (0.42%) Wireless
10 94 (0.36%) Network Security
10 94 (0.36%) WAN
11 90 (0.34%) FTP
12 83 (0.32%) AMQP
13 74 (0.28%) Ethernet
14 69 (0.26%) LAN
15 67 (0.25%) DHCP
16 61 (0.23%) SAN
17 59 (0.22%) VoIP
18 54 (0.21%) SMS
19 53 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2461 (9.36%) NoSQL
2 2325 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 2241 (8.52%) MySQL
4 2108 (8.02%) Big Data
5 1894 (7.20%) Relational Database
6 1619 (6.16%) Hadoop
7 1463 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 1116 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 888 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
10 740 (2.81%) RDBMS
11 578 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 518 (1.97%) Redis
13 484 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
14 335 (1.27%) HBase
15 327 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 284 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 247 (0.94%) Blockchain
18 246 (0.94%) Neo4j
19 207 (0.79%) DB2
20 201 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3464 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 3033 (11.53%) Jenkins
3 2358 (8.97%) Maven
4 2318 (8.82%) Selenium
5 2111 (8.03%) JUnit
6 2052 (7.80%) JIRA
7 1675 (6.37%) Cucumber
8 1245 (4.73%) Subversion
9 894 (3.40%) WebDriver
10 750 (2.85%) Gradle
11 705 (2.68%) Eclipse
12 634 (2.41%) TeamCity
13 545 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 468 (1.78%) Mockito
15 442 (1.68%) JMeter
16 412 (1.57%) Ant
17 354 (1.35%) SoapUI
18 306 (1.16%) IntelliJ
19 278 (1.06%) TestNG
20 272 (1.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 7732 (29.41%) Finance
2 4301 (16.36%) Banking
3 3419 (13.00%) Retail
4 2771 (10.54%) Investment Banking
5 2239 (8.52%) Retail Banking
6 1279 (4.86%) Front Office
7 1076 (4.09%) Marketing
8 934 (3.55%) Telecoms
9 671 (2.55%) Games
10 670 (2.55%) Electronics
11 600 (2.28%) Advertising
12 597 (2.27%) Manufacturing
13 413 (1.57%) Financial Institution
14 275 (1.05%) Publishing
15 225 (0.86%) Back Office
16 221 (0.84%) Legal
17 148 (0.56%) Automotive
18 135 (0.51%) Law
19 128 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 81 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13804 (52.50%) Developer
2 8692 (33.06%) Java Developer
3 2976 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 2635 (10.02%) Software Engineer
5 2234 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 1823 (6.93%) Java Engineer
7 1692 (6.43%) Architect
8 1548 (5.89%) Software Developer
9 1148 (4.37%) Analyst
10 1118 (4.25%) Graduate
11 1029 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
12 873 (3.32%) Junior
13 823 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
14 798 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
15 789 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
16 783 (2.98%) Graduate Developer
17 769 (2.92%) Lead Developer
18 768 (2.92%) Tester
19 666 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
20 661 (2.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5784 (22.00%) Spring
2 5083 (19.33%) HTML
3 3831 (14.57%) Web Services
4 3804 (14.47%) CSS
5 3404 (12.95%) .NET
6 3078 (11.71%) REST
7 3052 (11.61%) Hibernate
8 3051 (11.60%) AngularJS
9 2764 (10.51%) XML
10 2333 (8.87%) J2EE
11 2301 (8.75%) RESTful
12 1878 (7.14%) HTML5
13 1863 (7.09%) Node.js
14 1817 (6.91%) SOAP
15 1580 (6.01%) JSON
16 1376 (5.23%) jQuery
17 1344 (5.11%) React
18 1253 (4.77%) Java EE
19 972 (3.70%) Spring Boot
20 882 (3.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3412 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 2217 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1419 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
4 1216 (4.62%) Fintech
5 1132 (4.31%) User Experience
6 1097 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1093 (4.16%) Algorithms
8 1018 (3.87%) Mobile App
9 841 (3.20%) Derivative
10 829 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 622 (2.37%) Data Structures
12 560 (2.13%) Equities
13 386 (1.47%) Fixed Income
14 350 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
15 341 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 332 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
17 256 (0.97%) Client/Server
18 217 (0.83%) iPad
19 211 (0.80%) Hedge funds
20 168 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5258 (20.00%) Linux
2 2598 (9.88%) Unix
3 2134 (8.12%) Windows
4 1592 (6.05%) Android
5 960 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 348 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 297 (1.13%) Windows Server
8 246 (0.94%) CentOS
9 215 (0.82%) Solaris
10 153 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 88 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 79 (0.30%) Debian
13 77 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 73 (0.28%) AIX
15 59 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 55 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 49 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
18 48 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (0.14%) Windows 10
20 32 (0.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13109 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5385 (20.48%) Software Engineering
3 5192 (19.75%) TDD
4 4293 (16.33%) Scrum
5 4200 (15.97%) Test Automation
6 3894 (14.81%) OO
7 3725 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3336 (12.69%) BDD
9 3112 (11.84%) DevOps
10 2949 (11.22%) SDLC
11 2384 (9.07%) Microservices
12 2376 (9.04%) Asset Management
13 2332 (8.87%) Wealth Management
14 2130 (8.10%) Open Source
15 2089 (7.94%) Multithreading
16 2062 (7.84%) MVC
17 1790 (6.81%) E-Commerce
18 1724 (6.56%) Mentoring
19 1575 (5.99%) Unit Testing
20 1495 (5.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7282 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 7126 (27.10%) SQL
3 5857 (22.28%) Python
4 4503 (17.13%) C#
5 3898 (14.82%) C++
6 2042 (7.77%) Scala
7 1901 (7.23%) PHP
8 1836 (6.98%) Ruby
9 1563 (5.94%) C
10 1152 (4.38%) Perl
11 1080 (4.11%) Shell Script
12 976 (3.71%) PL/SQL
13 879 (3.34%) Bash Shell
14 714 (2.72%) Groovy
15 667 (2.54%) Go
16 547 (2.08%) R
17 490 (1.86%) PowerShell
18 477 (1.81%) Objective-C
19 349 (1.33%) T-SQL
20 305 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4512 (17.16%) Degree
2 1628 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 861 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 422 (1.60%) PhD
5 401 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 356 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 247 (0.94%) ISEB
8 230 (0.87%) Master's Degree
9 214 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 168 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
11 129 (0.49%) CISSP
12 89 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 76 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 71 (0.27%) Sun Certification
15 70 (0.27%) PMI Certification
16 50 (0.19%) SANS
17 49 (0.19%) CREST Certified
18 47 (0.18%) CISM
19 44 (0.17%) PMP
20 42 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2402 (9.14%) QA
2 173 (0.66%) SLA
3 69 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 64 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.23%) GCP
7 45 (0.17%) MiFID
8 35 (0.13%) SEPA
9 32 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 27 (0.10%) PMO
11 21 (0.080%) COBIT
12 20 (0.076%) GDPR
13 17 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.057%) PSD2
15 13 (0.049%) EMIR
16 12 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 12 (0.046%) RosettaNet
17 11 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
17 11 (0.042%) HL7
18 10 (0.038%) IFRS
System Software
1 1903 (7.24%) Docker
2 269 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 159 (0.60%) HDFS
5 150 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 109 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 66 (0.25%) vSphere
8 65 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 44 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 34 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (0.10%) KVM
12 25 (0.095%) Snort
13 23 (0.087%) Xen
14 21 (0.080%) Firmware
15 20 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
16 19 (0.072%) VirtualBox
17 18 (0.068%) NFS
18 16 (0.061%) Varnish
18 16 (0.061%) XenServer
19 14 (0.053%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1199 (4.56%) Puppet
2 1040 (3.96%) Ansible
3 947 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 531 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 275 (1.05%) Terraform
6 209 (0.79%) Nagios
7 127 (0.48%) Kibana
8 113 (0.43%) Salt
9 103 (0.39%) Mesos
10 91 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 80 (0.30%) Grafana
11 80 (0.30%) logstash
12 73 (0.28%) Packer
13 48 (0.18%) ZABBIX
14 47 (0.18%) Tivoli
15 45 (0.17%) Prometheus
16 44 (0.17%) PowerBroker
17 39 (0.15%) Oozie
18 37 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
19 33 (0.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 4007 (15.24%) Oracle
2 1421 (5.40%) Microsoft
3 904 (3.44%) SAP
4 888 (3.38%) Google
5 624 (2.37%) IBM
6 488 (1.86%) Sybase
7 458 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 383 (1.46%) VMware
9 365 (1.39%) hybris
10 352 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 313 (1.19%) Splunk
12 235 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 190 (0.72%) Apple
13 190 (0.72%) HP
14 174 (0.66%) Tableau
15 158 (0.60%) Sun
16 157 (0.60%) Adobe
17 139 (0.53%) AppDynamics
18 137 (0.52%) Atlassian
19 131 (0.50%) ION Trading