Period
to 18 June 2018

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

Java
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 25,025 24,906 26,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.56% 15.38% 14.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.61% 27.83% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20,131 20,546 22,833
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%

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 90,646 89,502 98,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.35% 55.27% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76,051 76,267 86,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 0 12,444 £67,500 +3.85% 1,779
South East +2 4,147 £52,500 +10.53% 542
North of England +1 3,388 £47,500 - 570
North West +4 1,783 £47,500 - 335
East of England -2 1,744 £50,000 +11.11% 283
Midlands +2 1,659 £47,500 +11.76% 254
South West -6 1,607 £47,500 +11.76% 237
Yorkshire +3 1,322 £45,000 -5.26% 206
West Midlands +2 936 £47,500 +5.56% 155
East Midlands 0 722 £47,500 +11.76% 99
North East +3 283 £45,000 +20.00% 29
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 England region with a requirement for Java.

1 12,475 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7,669 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 6,816 (27.24%) SQL
4 6,132 (24.50%) Finance
5 6,104 (24.39%) Python
6 5,831 (23.30%) Software Engineering
7 5,732 (22.91%) Spring
8 5,428 (21.69%) TDD
9 4,872 (19.47%) C#
10 4,765 (19.04%) HTML
11 4,485 (17.92%) Linux
12 4,429 (17.70%) Degree
13 4,308 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
14 4,222 (16.87%) Test Automation
15 4,148 (16.58%) Scrum
16 3,993 (15.96%) Web Services
17 3,760 (15.02%) DevOps
18 3,714 (14.84%) CSS
19 3,557 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
20 3,488 (13.94%) AngularJS
21 3,432 (13.71%) C++
22 3,431 (13.71%) Microservices
23 3,308 (13.22%) Git (software)
24 3,233 (12.92%) OO
25 3,225 (12.89%) Oracle
26 3,197 (12.78%) .NET
27 3,119 (12.46%) Computer Science
28 3,103 (12.40%) Jenkins
29 2,959 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
30 2,867 (11.46%) BDD

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 1,512 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 1,172 (4.68%) Apache Spark
3 1,153 (4.61%) Apache
4 854 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
5 834 (3.33%) JBoss
6 731 (2.92%) Confluence
7 567 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 399 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 395 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 358 (1.43%) CMS
11 266 (1.06%) IIS
12 248 (0.99%) nginx
13 242 (0.97%) Apache Solr
14 167 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 155 (0.62%) Ethereum
16 153 (0.61%) Mule
17 150 (0.60%) SAS
18 146 (0.58%) OpenStack
19 142 (0.57%) Apache Pig
20 128 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 143 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 94 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 42 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.12%) SPSS
6 28 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 23 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.084%) Chatbot
9 17 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.052%) GNU Octave
11 10 (0.040%) HipChat
11 10 (0.040%) Mathematica
12 8 (0.032%) Weka
13 4 (0.016%) Simulink
13 4 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
13 4 (0.016%) S-PLUS
14 3 (0.012%) Blender
14 3 (0.012%) InDesign
14 3 (0.012%) Stata
Business Applications
1 99 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
2 79 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 72 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 67 (0.27%) Magento
5 49 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 40 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 37 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
8 32 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 32 (0.13%) Ripple
9 30 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 27 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 24 (0.096%) BusinessWare
11 24 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
12 21 (0.084%) MetaTrader
12 21 (0.084%) NetSuite
12 21 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
12 21 (0.084%) Oracle General Ledger
13 19 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
14 16 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4,308 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1,549 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 797 (3.18%) SaaS
4 641 (2.56%) GitHub
5 584 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 386 (1.54%) PaaS
7 377 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 350 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
9 264 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 242 (0.97%) IaaS
11 237 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 237 (0.95%) Serverless
12 228 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 129 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
14 109 (0.44%) Slack
15 101 (0.40%) npm
16 88 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
17 83 (0.33%) Bluemix
18 75 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
19 74 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 669 (2.67%) HTTP
2 522 (2.09%) Internet
3 373 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 244 (0.98%) DNS
5 238 (0.95%) Firewall
6 208 (0.83%) SSL
7 133 (0.53%) VPN
8 103 (0.41%) SMS
9 98 (0.39%) FTP
10 82 (0.33%) Wireless
11 69 (0.28%) AMQP
12 63 (0.25%) SSH
13 59 (0.24%) DHCP
14 56 (0.22%) SAN
15 47 (0.19%) SNMP
16 43 (0.17%) Bluetooth
17 42 (0.17%) SMTP
18 39 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
19 35 (0.14%) Kerberos
20 34 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,626 (10.49%) Big Data
2 2,388 (9.54%) NoSQL
3 2,086 (8.34%) MySQL
4 1,807 (7.22%) SQL Server
5 1,713 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 1,489 (5.95%) MongoDB
7 1,488 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 1,092 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
9 900 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 650 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 570 (2.28%) Blockchain
12 490 (1.96%) Oracle Database
13 449 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 429 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
15 392 (1.57%) Redis
16 299 (1.19%) HBase
17 279 (1.11%) DB2
18 247 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 211 (0.84%) Data Lake
20 189 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3,308 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 3,103 (12.40%) Jenkins
3 2,418 (9.66%) Selenium
4 2,279 (9.11%) Maven
5 1,978 (7.90%) JIRA
6 1,753 (7.00%) JUnit
7 1,662 (6.64%) Cucumber
8 997 (3.98%) Subversion
9 906 (3.62%) Gradle
10 806 (3.22%) WebDriver
11 628 (2.51%) Eclipse
12 568 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 471 (1.88%) TeamCity
14 445 (1.78%) JMeter
15 432 (1.73%) SoapUI
16 404 (1.61%) Ant
17 374 (1.49%) Bitbucket
18 370 (1.48%) Mockito
19 310 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
20 301 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 6,132 (24.50%) Finance
2 2,647 (10.58%) Banking
3 1,319 (5.27%) Retail
4 1,096 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 994 (3.97%) Advertising
6 854 (3.41%) Games
7 821 (3.28%) Front Office
8 758 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 633 (2.53%) Marketing
10 532 (2.13%) Telecoms
11 324 (1.29%) Electronics
12 322 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 275 (1.10%) Law
14 206 (0.82%) Back Office
15 197 (0.79%) Publishing
16 130 (0.52%) Legal
17 129 (0.52%) Retail Banking
18 125 (0.50%) Automotive
19 97 (0.39%) French Language
20 85 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13,200 (52.75%) Developer
2 8,131 (32.49%) Java Developer
3 2,654 (10.61%) Senior Developer
4 2,619 (10.47%) Software Engineer
5 2,083 (8.32%) Java Engineer
6 1,918 (7.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 1,657 (6.62%) Software Developer
8 1,543 (6.17%) Architect
9 1,186 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
10 1,067 (4.26%) Analyst
11 900 (3.60%) Graduate
12 864 (3.45%) Lead Developer
13 796 (3.18%) Junior
14 781 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
15 743 (2.97%) Java Software Developer
16 676 (2.70%) Consultant
17 674 (2.69%) Tester
18 672 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
19 645 (2.58%) Test Engineer
20 629 (2.51%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,732 (22.91%) Spring
2 4,765 (19.04%) HTML
3 3,993 (15.96%) Web Services
4 3,714 (14.84%) CSS
5 3,488 (13.94%) AngularJS
6 3,197 (12.78%) .NET
7 2,726 (10.89%) REST
8 2,582 (10.32%) RESTful
9 2,349 (9.39%) Hibernate
10 2,235 (8.93%) XML
11 2,157 (8.62%) J2EE
12 2,029 (8.11%) React
13 1,933 (7.72%) Node.js
14 1,669 (6.67%) HTML5
15 1,462 (5.84%) Spring Boot
16 1,360 (5.43%) Java EE
17 1,336 (5.34%) jQuery
18 1,315 (5.25%) SOAP
19 1,237 (4.94%) JSON
20 1,115 (4.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3,119 (12.46%) Computer Science
2 1,873 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 1,709 (6.83%) Fintech
4 1,551 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1,148 (4.59%) User Experience
6 1,103 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 952 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 901 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
9 811 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
10 584 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 521 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
12 445 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 420 (1.68%) Fixed Income
14 419 (1.67%) Equities
15 388 (1.55%) Hedge funds
16 339 (1.35%) Derivative
17 322 (1.29%) Management Information System
18 248 (0.99%) Public Cloud
19 245 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
20 209 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4,485 (17.92%) Linux
2 1,733 (6.93%) Unix
3 1,652 (6.60%) Windows
4 1,219 (4.87%) Android
5 729 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 279 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 242 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 194 (0.78%) CentOS
9 168 (0.67%) Solaris
10 150 (0.60%) AIX
11 112 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 106 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 102 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 76 (0.30%) Debian
15 69 (0.28%) HPUX
16 36 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
17 33 (0.13%) Windows Phone
18 30 (0.12%) CoreOS
18 30 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,475 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5,831 (23.30%) Software Engineering
3 5,428 (21.69%) TDD
4 4,222 (16.87%) Test Automation
5 4,148 (16.58%) Scrum
6 3,760 (15.02%) DevOps
7 3,557 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
8 3,431 (13.71%) Microservices
9 3,233 (12.92%) OO
10 2,959 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
11 2,867 (11.46%) BDD
12 2,372 (9.48%) SDLC
13 2,137 (8.54%) Open Source
14 1,930 (7.71%) Mentoring
15 1,891 (7.56%) MVC
16 1,644 (6.57%) Analytics
17 1,604 (6.41%) E-Commerce
18 1,590 (6.35%) Machine Learning
19 1,522 (6.08%) Web Development
20 1,432 (5.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7,669 (30.65%) JavaScript
2 6,816 (27.24%) SQL
3 6,104 (24.39%) Python
4 4,872 (19.47%) C#
5 3,432 (13.71%) C++
6 2,748 (10.98%) Java 8
7 2,416 (9.65%) PHP
8 2,409 (9.63%) Scala
9 1,818 (7.26%) Ruby
10 1,427 (5.70%) C
11 1,032 (4.12%) Perl
12 840 (3.36%) Go
13 802 (3.20%) Bash Shell
14 680 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 661 (2.64%) PL/SQL
16 598 (2.39%) Groovy
17 551 (2.20%) R
18 473 (1.89%) PowerShell
19 419 (1.67%) Kotlin
20 355 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4,429 (17.70%) Degree
2 1,470 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 798 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 533 (2.13%) PhD
5 365 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 360 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 293 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 240 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 208 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 169 (0.68%) ISEB
11 93 (0.37%) Sun Certification
12 88 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 81 (0.32%) CISSP
14 75 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 55 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (0.20%) PMI Certification
17 48 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
18 46 (0.18%) SANS
19 36 (0.14%) RHCE
20 35 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,237 (8.94%) QA
2 141 (0.56%) GCP
3 105 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 92 (0.37%) SLA
5 73 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 66 (0.26%) GDPR
7 51 (0.20%) MiFID
8 46 (0.18%) PMO
9 43 (0.17%) PSD2
10 29 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (0.072%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.048%) MISRA
13 12 (0.048%) PA-DSS
14 11 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
14 11 (0.044%) SEPA
15 8 (0.032%) ECSS
15 8 (0.032%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.032%) Web Application Security Consortium
16 7 (0.028%) EMIR
System Software
1 2,729 (10.91%) Docker
2 205 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (0.81%) HDFS
4 176 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 118 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 116 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 62 (0.25%) vSphere
9 41 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 34 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 29 (0.12%) Xen
13 24 (0.096%) KVM
14 22 (0.088%) Firmware
15 16 (0.064%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.052%) GridGain
17 11 (0.044%) LXC
17 11 (0.044%) Varnish
18 10 (0.040%) VMware Workstation
19 9 (0.036%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,189 (4.75%) Ansible
2 1,120 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 1,114 (4.45%) Puppet
4 896 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
5 698 (2.79%) Terraform
6 200 (0.80%) Nagios
7 173 (0.69%) Salt
8 123 (0.49%) Kibana
9 106 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 104 (0.42%) Packer
11 98 (0.39%) logstash
12 90 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
13 89 (0.36%) Mesos
14 76 (0.30%) Prometheus
15 71 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
16 70 (0.28%) ZABBIX
17 68 (0.27%) Consul
18 66 (0.26%) Graphite
19 65 (0.26%) Grafana
20 62 (0.25%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3,225 (12.89%) Oracle
2 1,177 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 1,006 (4.02%) Google
4 535 (2.14%) SAP
5 498 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 435 (1.74%) IBM
7 370 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 351 (1.40%) Sybase
9 348 (1.39%) VMware
10 332 (1.33%) Splunk
11 291 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 263 (1.05%) WorldPay
13 248 (0.99%) hybris
14 239 (0.96%) Capita
14 239 (0.96%) TIBCO
15 233 (0.93%) Cloudera
16 232 (0.93%) Adobe
17 219 (0.88%) Tableau
18 198 (0.79%) AppDynamics
19 141 (0.56%) Hortonworks