Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 26463 26071 28100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.92% 14.03% 13.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.63% 26.64% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20586 22514 24154
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 92443 97867 105110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 55.60% 52.68% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 77212 85598 90308
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 13538 £65,000 +4.00% 1028
South East +2 3994 £50,000 - 247
North of England +2 3437 £47,500 +5.56% 300
South West +3 1920 £42,500 -5.56% 109
East of England +3 1884 £45,000 -5.26% 130
North West +1 1670 £47,500 +5.56% 168
Midlands +3 1662 £42,500 - 115
Yorkshire 0 1612 £50,000 +11.11% 111
West Midlands +2 983 £42,500 - 59
East Midlands +5 687 £45,000 +5.88% 56
North East +6 156 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 13190 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7479 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 7273 (27.48%) SQL
4 7242 (27.37%) Finance
5 5795 (21.90%) Spring
6 5685 (21.48%) Python
7 5458 (20.63%) Linux
8 5383 (20.34%) TDD
9 5356 (20.24%) HTML
10 5258 (19.87%) Software Engineering
11 4649 (17.57%) C#
12 4554 (17.21%) Degree
13 4431 (16.74%) Scrum
14 4299 (16.25%) Test Automation
15 4129 (15.60%) Oracle
16 4069 (15.38%) OO
17 4016 (15.18%) CSS
18 3987 (15.07%) C++
19 3901 (14.74%) Web Services
20 3838 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
21 3806 (14.38%) Banking
22 3539 (13.37%) .NET
23 3527 (13.33%) Git (software)
24 3388 (12.80%) Computer Science
25 3331 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
26 3247 (12.27%) BDD
27 3154 (11.92%) Hibernate
28 3146 (11.89%) AngularJS
29 3010 (11.37%) XML
30 2953 (11.16%) 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 2054 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 1303 (4.92%) Apache
3 1269 (4.80%) Apache Spark
4 1149 (4.34%) JBoss
5 872 (3.30%) WebSphere
6 828 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
7 642 (2.43%) Confluence
8 639 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 435 (1.64%) CMS
10 433 (1.64%) Apache Solr
11 401 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 264 (1.00%) IIS
13 247 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 243 (0.92%) Jetty
14 243 (0.92%) nginx
15 215 (0.81%) Mule
16 186 (0.70%) Mule ESB
17 185 (0.70%) SAS
18 145 (0.55%) SharePoint
19 143 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 184 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 40 (0.15%) SPSS
6 36 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 24 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
9 18 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.060%) Simulink
11 12 (0.045%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.045%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (0.030%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
13 7 (0.026%) InVision
14 6 (0.023%) HipChat
15 4 (0.015%) FrameMaker
16 3 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.011%) Mathcad
16 3 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 109 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
2 79 (0.30%) Magento
3 74 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 72 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 63 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 52 (0.20%) Maximo
7 45 (0.17%) Aligne
8 42 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 36 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 34 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 32 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 31 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 28 (0.11%) Markit EDM
13 28 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
14 27 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
15 26 (0.098%) RMDS
16 25 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 22 (0.083%) Eloqua
17 22 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 21 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3331 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1234 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1111 (4.20%) SaaS
4 608 (2.30%) GitHub
5 397 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 335 (1.27%) PaaS
7 330 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 318 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 255 (0.96%) IaaS
10 138 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 115 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 93 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 91 (0.34%) Office 365
14 87 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
15 86 (0.32%) Google Play
16 85 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 74 (0.28%) Force.com
18 72 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
19 62 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 59 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 740 (2.80%) HTTP
2 647 (2.44%) Internet
3 409 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 400 (1.51%) Firewall
5 223 (0.84%) DNS
6 169 (0.64%) LDAP
7 118 (0.45%) Network Security
8 108 (0.41%) VPN
9 102 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 96 (0.36%) SSL
11 95 (0.36%) WAN
12 90 (0.34%) Wireless
13 83 (0.31%) FTP
13 83 (0.31%) LAN
14 82 (0.31%) AMQP
15 67 (0.25%) SAN
16 64 (0.24%) DHCP
17 62 (0.23%) SMTP
18 53 (0.20%) Wireshark
19 52 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2551 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 2539 (9.59%) NoSQL
3 2433 (9.19%) MySQL
4 2220 (8.39%) Big Data
5 1840 (6.95%) Relational Database
6 1618 (6.11%) Hadoop
7 1601 (6.05%) MongoDB
8 1174 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 938 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
10 737 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 571 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 527 (1.99%) Redis
13 451 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
14 353 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 324 (1.22%) HBase
16 281 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 238 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 237 (0.90%) Blockchain
19 226 (0.85%) Neo4j
20 213 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3527 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2953 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 2487 (9.40%) Selenium
4 2394 (9.05%) Maven
5 2157 (8.15%) JUnit
6 2063 (7.80%) JIRA
7 1600 (6.05%) Cucumber
8 1393 (5.26%) Subversion
9 942 (3.56%) WebDriver
10 781 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 736 (2.78%) Gradle
12 582 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 520 (1.97%) TeamCity
14 507 (1.92%) Ant
15 503 (1.90%) Mockito
16 479 (1.81%) JMeter
17 343 (1.30%) IntelliJ
18 340 (1.28%) SoapUI
19 322 (1.22%) Visual Studio
20 311 (1.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 7242 (27.37%) Finance
2 3806 (14.38%) Banking
3 2875 (10.86%) Retail
4 2222 (8.40%) Investment Banking
5 1670 (6.31%) Retail Banking
6 1134 (4.29%) Marketing
7 1079 (4.08%) Front Office
8 1078 (4.07%) Telecoms
9 745 (2.82%) Games
10 741 (2.80%) Electronics
11 681 (2.57%) Manufacturing
12 629 (2.38%) Advertising
13 351 (1.33%) Financial Institution
14 328 (1.24%) Publishing
15 264 (1.00%) Legal
16 247 (0.93%) Back Office
17 158 (0.60%) Automotive
18 120 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 113 (0.43%) Law
20 97 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14042 (53.06%) Developer
2 8894 (33.61%) Java Developer
3 3013 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 2507 (9.47%) Software Engineer
5 2294 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1734 (6.55%) Architect
7 1732 (6.54%) Java Engineer
8 1641 (6.20%) Software Developer
9 1239 (4.68%) Analyst
10 1058 (4.00%) Graduate
11 922 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
12 889 (3.36%) Junior
13 845 (3.19%) Java Software Developer
14 842 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
15 821 (3.10%) Lead Developer
16 793 (3.00%) Tester
17 763 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
18 728 (2.75%) Graduate Developer
19 713 (2.69%) Consultant
20 674 (2.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5795 (21.90%) Spring
2 5356 (20.24%) HTML
3 4016 (15.18%) CSS
4 3901 (14.74%) Web Services
5 3539 (13.37%) .NET
6 3154 (11.92%) Hibernate
7 3146 (11.89%) AngularJS
8 3010 (11.37%) XML
9 2865 (10.83%) REST
10 2420 (9.14%) J2EE
11 2256 (8.53%) RESTful
12 1902 (7.19%) HTML5
12 1902 (7.19%) Node.js
13 1844 (6.97%) SOAP
14 1572 (5.94%) JSON
15 1421 (5.37%) jQuery
16 1344 (5.08%) Java EE
17 1261 (4.77%) React
18 960 (3.63%) JMS
19 899 (3.40%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3388 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 2053 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1445 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
4 1136 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 1117 (4.22%) Fintech
6 1088 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1040 (3.93%) Mobile App
8 1025 (3.87%) User Experience
9 756 (2.86%) Derivative
10 717 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 635 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 392 (1.48%) Equities
13 352 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 351 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
15 327 (1.24%) Fixed Income
16 309 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
17 274 (1.04%) iPad
18 228 (0.86%) Client/Server
19 198 (0.75%) Hedge funds
20 176 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5458 (20.63%) Linux
2 2577 (9.74%) Unix
3 2312 (8.74%) Windows
4 1662 (6.28%) Android
5 1056 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 366 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 295 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 272 (1.03%) CentOS
9 196 (0.74%) Solaris
10 146 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 108 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 91 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 87 (0.33%) Debian
14 86 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 77 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 65 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (0.22%) AIX
18 48 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 41 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
20 40 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13190 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5383 (20.34%) TDD
3 5258 (19.87%) Software Engineering
4 4431 (16.74%) Scrum
5 4299 (16.25%) Test Automation
6 4069 (15.38%) OO
7 3838 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3247 (12.27%) BDD
9 2917 (11.02%) DevOps
10 2808 (10.61%) SDLC
11 2224 (8.40%) Microservices
12 2105 (7.95%) MVC
13 2084 (7.88%) Open Source
14 1989 (7.52%) Multithreading
15 1969 (7.44%) E-Commerce
16 1833 (6.93%) Asset Management
17 1753 (6.62%) Wealth Management
18 1615 (6.10%) Unit Testing
19 1614 (6.10%) Mentoring
20 1519 (5.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7479 (28.26%) JavaScript
2 7273 (27.48%) SQL
3 5685 (21.48%) Python
4 4649 (17.57%) C#
5 3987 (15.07%) C++
6 2076 (7.84%) Scala
7 1918 (7.25%) Ruby
8 1887 (7.13%) PHP
9 1668 (6.30%) C
10 1207 (4.56%) Perl
11 989 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 988 (3.73%) Shell Script
13 947 (3.58%) Bash Shell
14 720 (2.72%) Groovy
15 617 (2.33%) Go
16 512 (1.93%) Objective-C
17 507 (1.92%) R
18 432 (1.63%) PowerShell
19 368 (1.39%) T-SQL
20 287 (1.08%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4554 (17.21%) Degree
2 1657 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 945 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 438 (1.66%) PhD
5 431 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 413 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 341 (1.29%) ISEB
8 254 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 236 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 201 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
11 143 (0.54%) CISSP
12 123 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 89 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 63 (0.24%) PMP
15 60 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (0.22%) CREST Certified
17 51 (0.19%) Sun Certification
18 48 (0.18%) CISM
19 47 (0.18%) SANS
20 42 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2266 (8.56%) QA
2 170 (0.64%) SLA
3 71 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 70 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 68 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (0.20%) MiFID
7 52 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 43 (0.16%) GCP
9 35 (0.13%) PMO
10 27 (0.10%) SEPA
11 20 (0.076%) ISO 14001
12 18 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (0.057%) EMIR
14 13 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
15 12 (0.045%) COBIT
16 11 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 10 (0.038%) GDPR
17 10 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 7 (0.026%) Def Stans
18 7 (0.026%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1716 (6.48%) Docker
2 265 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 147 (0.56%) HDFS
5 142 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 94 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 64 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 63 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 61 (0.23%) vSphere
10 51 (0.19%) Snort
11 45 (0.17%) KVM
12 36 (0.14%) Firmware
13 33 (0.12%) Xen
14 28 (0.11%) VirtualBox
15 24 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (0.083%) XenServer
17 19 (0.072%) LXC
17 19 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
18 18 (0.068%) Varnish
19 17 (0.064%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 1172 (4.43%) Puppet
2 1009 (3.81%) Ansible
3 938 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 468 (1.77%) Kubernetes
5 235 (0.89%) Nagios
6 223 (0.84%) Terraform
7 158 (0.60%) Kibana
8 139 (0.53%) Salt
9 132 (0.50%) Mesos
10 108 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 108 (0.41%) logstash
11 89 (0.34%) Grafana
12 67 (0.25%) Packer
13 51 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 48 (0.18%) Oozie
14 48 (0.18%) Tivoli
15 43 (0.16%) Icinga
16 42 (0.16%) HAProxy
17 41 (0.15%) Prometheus
18 38 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4129 (15.60%) Oracle
2 1452 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 979 (3.70%) SAP
4 820 (3.10%) Google
5 652 (2.46%) IBM
6 509 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 459 (1.73%) Sybase
8 385 (1.45%) VMware
9 377 (1.42%) hybris
10 358 (1.35%) TIBCO
11 285 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 285 (1.08%) Splunk
12 207 (0.78%) HP
13 195 (0.74%) Apple
14 191 (0.72%) Adobe
15 177 (0.67%) Cognizant
16 173 (0.65%) Tableau
17 157 (0.59%) Atlassian
18 145 (0.55%) AppDynamics
19 135 (0.51%) MuleSoft