Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 155 178
Rank change year-on-year -28 +23 -32
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 613 997 1,210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.95% 2.24% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 3.95% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 454 807 1,042
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75% +9.62%
75th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £98,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%

Java 8 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18,878 25,209 34,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.91% 56.54% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15,005 21,107 29,045
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in London

Java 8
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in London.

Salary trend for Java 8 in London

Java 8
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in London

Java 8
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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
Central London -3 154 £90,000 +20.00% 34
South London +22 10 £65,000 +13.04% 3
East London +16 5 £93,750 -6.25% 8
West London -28 4 £60,000 -4.00% 54
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT jobs citing Java 8 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 London region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 613 (100.00%) Java
2 395 (64.44%) Spring
3 393 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (51.71%) Microservices
5 263 (42.90%) TDD
6 260 (42.41%) Spring Boot
7 231 (37.68%) Docker
8 194 (31.65%) Finance
9 182 (29.69%) AWS
10 169 (27.57%) Kubernetes
11 165 (26.92%) Kafka
12 142 (23.16%) Software Engineering
13 137 (22.35%) JavaScript
14 136 (22.19%) Banking
15 130 (21.21%) Git (software)
16 126 (20.55%) Fintech
17 125 (20.39%) Multithreading
18 116 (18.92%) SQL
19 114 (18.60%) DevOps
19 114 (18.60%) REST
20 107 (17.46%) RESTful
21 103 (16.80%) Maven
22 97 (15.82%) BDD
23 95 (15.50%) Node.js
24 94 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
25 93 (15.17%) AngularJS
25 93 (15.17%) React
26 89 (14.52%) Test Automation
27 87 (14.19%) Scrum
28 85 (13.87%) Jenkins

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (6.04%) Confluence
2 32 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.28%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.31%) Jupyter
7 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.82%) JBoss
8 5 (0.82%) Jetty
8 5 (0.82%) nginx
9 4 (0.65%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.49%) Appian
10 3 (0.49%) Camunda
10 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.33%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) MTS
Applications
1 22 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 182 (29.69%) AWS
2 41 (6.69%) GCP
3 37 (6.04%) SaaS
4 36 (5.87%) Azure
5 22 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (3.10%) Serverless
7 16 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (2.45%) Amazon Alexa
8 15 (2.45%) IaaS
8 15 (2.45%) PaaS
9 14 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (1.79%) AWS Fargate
10 11 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.47%) AWS CodeBuild
11 9 (1.47%) AWS CodePipeline
12 7 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.14%) GitHub
13 6 (0.98%) Amazon Neptune
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.14%) Internet
2 5 (0.82%) SSH
3 2 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.58%) MongoDB
2 70 (11.42%) NoSQL
3 58 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 51 (8.32%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 41 (6.69%) Big Data
7 35 (5.71%) Hadoop
7 35 (5.71%) Hazelcast
8 29 (4.73%) MySQL
9 23 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (2.94%) Blockchain
11 17 (2.77%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.61%) Redis
13 13 (2.12%) CockroachDB
14 8 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.31%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.31%) SQL Server
15 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 130 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 103 (16.80%) Maven
3 85 (13.87%) Jenkins
4 55 (8.97%) JIRA
5 48 (7.83%) Gradle
6 44 (7.18%) JUnit
7 31 (5.06%) Mockito
8 27 (4.40%) Artifactory
9 24 (3.92%) Bitbucket
10 23 (3.75%) SonarQube
11 22 (3.59%) Mocha
12 18 (2.94%) GitLab
13 17 (2.77%) Selenium
14 13 (2.12%) gulp
15 11 (1.79%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.31%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.31%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.31%) webpack
17 7 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (1.14%) REST Assured
General
1 194 (31.65%) Finance
2 136 (22.19%) Banking
3 57 (9.30%) Games
4 44 (7.18%) Front Office
5 26 (4.24%) Retail
6 21 (3.43%) Advertising
7 19 (3.10%) Public Sector
8 18 (2.94%) Online Betting
9 13 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.12%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.65%) Legal
11 4 (0.65%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 453 (73.90%) Developer
2 393 (64.11%) Java Developer
3 87 (14.19%) Java Engineer
4 69 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 61 (9.95%) Software Engineer
6 52 (8.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 46 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 45 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (4.08%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 20 (3.26%) Junior
10 20 (3.26%) Lead Developer
11 18 (2.94%) Blockchain Developer
11 18 (2.94%) Core Java Developer
11 18 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
12 17 (2.77%) Angular Developer
12 17 (2.77%) Backend Developer
12 17 (2.77%) Digital Developer
12 17 (2.77%) Junior Developer
13 16 (2.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (64.44%) Spring
2 260 (42.41%) Spring Boot
3 165 (26.92%) Kafka
4 114 (18.60%) REST
5 107 (17.46%) RESTful
6 95 (15.50%) Node.js
7 93 (15.17%) AngularJS
7 93 (15.17%) React
8 85 (13.87%) Hibernate
9 79 (12.89%) Web Services
10 65 (10.60%) HTML
11 52 (8.48%) CSS
12 46 (7.50%) HTML5
13 42 (6.85%) JSON
14 35 (5.71%) JMS
15 29 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (4.57%) JPA
16 28 (4.57%) XML
17 27 (4.40%) GraphQL
18 26 (4.24%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.75%) Algorithms
2 67 (10.93%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (9.79%) Data Structures
3 60 (9.79%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (4.57%) Mobile App
7 28 (4.57%) Online Games
8 24 (3.92%) Fixed Income
9 22 (3.59%) N-Tier
10 19 (3.10%) Equities
10 19 (3.10%) Media Streaming
11 17 (2.77%) Bitcoin
11 17 (2.77%) Over-the-Top Content
11 17 (2.77%) Social Network
12 16 (2.61%) Video\Live Streaming
13 14 (2.28%) Derivative
13 14 (2.28%) User Experience
14 12 (1.96%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.83%) Linux
2 11 (1.79%) Unix
3 8 (1.31%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.82%) CentOS
5 4 (0.65%) Android
5 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (51.71%) Microservices
3 263 (42.90%) TDD
4 142 (23.16%) Software Engineering
5 126 (20.55%) Fintech
6 125 (20.39%) Multithreading
7 114 (18.60%) DevOps
8 97 (15.82%) BDD
9 94 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (14.52%) Test Automation
11 87 (14.19%) Scrum
12 73 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
13 63 (10.28%) Computer Science
14 56 (9.14%) OO
15 53 (8.65%) Pair Programming
16 48 (7.83%) Unit Testing
17 47 (7.67%) SDLC
18 43 (7.01%) OOP
19 41 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
20 40 (6.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 613 (100.00%) Java
2 137 (22.35%) JavaScript
3 116 (18.92%) SQL
4 78 (12.72%) Python
5 54 (8.81%) Scala
6 49 (7.99%) Kotlin
7 27 (4.40%) TypeScript
8 22 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 21 (3.43%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.45%) Groovy
11 14 (2.28%) C#
12 10 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.14%) C
13 7 (1.14%) ES6
14 5 (0.82%) C++
15 4 (0.65%) Go
15 4 (0.65%) Perl
15 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 64 (10.44%) Degree
2 22 (3.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 20 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.47%) CIW
7 9 (1.47%) OCA
7 9 (1.47%) OCP
7 9 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.31%) PhD
9 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.06%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 231 (37.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.49%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.49%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 169 (27.57%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.96%) Terraform
3 7 (1.14%) Ansible
4 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.49%) Grafana
5 3 (0.49%) Rancher
6 2 (0.33%) Graphite
6 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.16%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 45 (7.34%) Oracle
2 39 (6.36%) Google
3 36 (5.87%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.89%) IBM
5 10 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.14%) Splunk
7 6 (0.98%) Solace
7 6 (0.98%) Spotify
7 6 (0.98%) Talend
8 5 (0.82%) New Relic
8 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.49%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.49%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (0.49%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.49%) Pega
9 3 (0.49%) Samsung
9 3 (0.49%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.49%) webMethods
9 3 (0.49%) WSO2
10 2 (0.33%) Elastic Path