Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 137 156
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 +107
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,238 1,648 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.33% 2.48% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 4.34% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,426 1,316
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +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 29,978 37,957 40,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.34% 57.15% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25,007 31,770 32,648
London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in London

Java 8
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in London.

Salary trend for Java 8 in London

Java 8
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -43 359 £75,000 +3.45% 98
West London +48 84 £70,000 - 47
South London -15 6 £82,500 +32.00% 3
East London -9 5 £100,000 +37.93% 22
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 1,236 (99.84%) Java
2 836 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
3 713 (57.59%) Spring
4 586 (47.33%) Microservices
5 524 (42.33%) TDD
6 469 (37.88%) Spring Boot
7 419 (33.84%) Docker
8 417 (33.68%) AWS
9 390 (31.50%) Software Engineering
10 328 (26.49%) Kubernetes
11 315 (25.44%) Finance
12 307 (24.80%) JavaScript
13 294 (23.75%) Scrum
14 258 (20.84%) Git (software)
15 257 (20.76%) REST
16 255 (20.60%) Kafka
16 255 (20.60%) DevOps
17 253 (20.44%) RESTful
18 237 (19.14%) React
19 231 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
20 212 (17.12%) Jenkins
21 195 (15.75%) BDD
21 195 (15.75%) SQL
22 187 (15.11%) Fintech
23 182 (14.70%) Web Services
24 178 (14.38%) OO
24 178 (14.38%) Node.js
25 171 (13.81%) AngularJS
26 170 (13.73%) Banking
27 165 (13.33%) Maven

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 51 (4.12%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 31 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.94%) CMS
5 23 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.70%) Confluence
7 19 (1.53%) Headless CMS
8 12 (0.97%) Apache
9 10 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.73%) Mule
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.48%) Camunda
12 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.32%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.32%) GemFire
13 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.24%) JBoss
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (2.10%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.081%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 417 (33.68%) AWS
2 76 (6.14%) Azure
3 65 (5.25%) GCP
4 64 (5.17%) Serverless
5 51 (4.12%) GitHub
6 44 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (2.99%) SaaS
9 36 (2.91%) Amazon S3
10 28 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
10 28 (2.26%) Apigee
11 23 (1.86%) PaaS
12 22 (1.78%) Basecamp
13 19 (1.53%) Boomi
14 17 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.89%) IaaS
17 8 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (0.65%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.97%) Internet
2 10 (0.81%) AMQP
3 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.57%) ATM
5 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.32%) DSL
6 4 (0.32%) Skype
7 3 (0.24%) Multicast
8 2 (0.16%) HTTP
9 1 (0.081%) Network Security
9 1 (0.081%) SAN
9 1 (0.081%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.04%) NoSQL
2 104 (8.40%) MySQL
3 87 (7.03%) Big Data
3 87 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
4 86 (6.95%) MongoDB
5 81 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (4.36%) Oracle Database
7 48 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 48 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.39%) SQL Server
9 39 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (2.67%) Redis
11 30 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (2.18%) Blockchain
13 25 (2.02%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (0.97%) Hazelcast
15 12 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 258 (20.84%) Git (software)
2 212 (17.12%) Jenkins
3 165 (13.33%) Maven
4 151 (12.20%) JUnit
5 85 (6.87%) Mockito
6 75 (6.06%) Gradle
6 75 (6.06%) JIRA
7 68 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 51 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (3.39%) TeamCity
10 39 (3.15%) Selenium
11 25 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 24 (1.94%) Bitbucket
13 23 (1.86%) Spock
14 19 (1.53%) Vagrant
15 18 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.45%) SonarQube
16 16 (1.29%) Ant
17 14 (1.13%) Android Studio
17 14 (1.13%) webpack
General
1 315 (25.44%) Finance
2 170 (13.73%) Banking
3 89 (7.19%) Retail
4 51 (4.12%) Front Office
5 46 (3.72%) Games
6 43 (3.47%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.62%) Law
8 18 (1.45%) Marketing
8 18 (1.45%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.05%) Advertising
10 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Legal
13 3 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 919 (74.23%) Developer
2 842 (68.01%) Java Developer
3 299 (24.15%) Senior Developer
4 264 (21.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 169 (13.65%) Software Engineer
6 159 (12.84%) Java Engineer
7 125 (10.10%) Java Software Engineer
8 86 (6.95%) AWS Developer
9 64 (5.17%) Lead Developer
10 56 (4.52%) Lead Java Developer
11 55 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
12 50 (4.04%) Senior Java Engineer
13 49 (3.96%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 48 (3.88%) Technical Leader
15 41 (3.31%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 41 (3.31%) Software Developer
16 38 (3.07%) React Developer
17 36 (2.91%) E-Commerce Developer
17 36 (2.91%) Java E-Commerce Developer
18 32 (2.58%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (57.59%) Spring
2 469 (37.88%) Spring Boot
3 257 (20.76%) REST
4 255 (20.60%) Kafka
5 253 (20.44%) RESTful
6 237 (19.14%) React
7 182 (14.70%) Web Services
8 178 (14.38%) Node.js
9 171 (13.81%) AngularJS
10 160 (12.92%) Hibernate
11 124 (10.02%) HTML
12 112 (9.05%) CSS
13 69 (5.57%) J2EE
14 55 (4.44%) HTML5
15 52 (4.20%) JSON
15 52 (4.20%) XML
16 49 (3.96%) JMS
16 49 (3.96%) SOAP
16 49 (3.96%) Spring Cloud
17 48 (3.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.31%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (5.65%) Algorithms
3 62 (5.01%) Fixed Income
4 59 (4.77%) Data Structures
5 57 (4.60%) Cloud Native
5 57 (4.60%) User Experience
6 53 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (3.63%) iPad
8 44 (3.55%) Mobile App
9 35 (2.83%) Equities
10 31 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (1.70%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.37%) Online Gambling
14 16 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.13%) Bitcoin
16 12 (0.97%) Blog
16 12 (0.97%) Derivative
16 12 (0.97%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.97%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 134 (10.82%) Linux
2 54 (4.36%) Android
3 53 (4.28%) Apple iOS
4 52 (4.20%) Windows
5 42 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 36 (2.91%) Unix
7 8 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (47.33%) Microservices
3 524 (42.33%) TDD
4 390 (31.50%) Software Engineering
5 294 (23.75%) Scrum
6 255 (20.60%) DevOps
7 231 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
8 195 (15.75%) BDD
9 187 (15.11%) Fintech
10 178 (14.38%) OO
11 141 (11.39%) Pair Programming
12 135 (10.90%) Test Automation
13 110 (8.89%) Kanban
14 107 (8.64%) Computer Science
15 106 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 97 (7.84%) Web Development
17 92 (7.43%) Open Source
18 91 (7.35%) Extreme Programming
19 86 (6.95%) E-Commerce
19 86 (6.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,236 (99.84%) Java
2 307 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 195 (15.75%) SQL
4 127 (10.26%) Kotlin
5 124 (10.02%) Scala
6 108 (8.72%) Python
7 64 (5.17%) C#
8 62 (5.01%) Ruby
9 48 (3.88%) Java 9
10 41 (3.31%) Groovy
11 27 (2.18%) Apple Swift
11 27 (2.18%) ES6
12 22 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 21 (1.70%) Haskell
14 18 (1.45%) PHP
14 18 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.29%) C++
15 16 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.97%) Go
17 9 (0.73%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 114 (9.21%) Degree
2 60 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.62%) Master's Degree
4 17 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.17%) QA
2 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.32%) EMIR
3 4 (0.32%) GDPR
4 3 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 419 (33.84%) Docker
2 4 (0.32%) HDFS
2 4 (0.32%) OpenAM
2 4 (0.32%) OpenDJ
2 4 (0.32%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.081%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 328 (26.49%) Kubernetes
2 43 (3.47%) Mesos
3 41 (3.31%) Ansible
4 39 (3.15%) Terraform
5 38 (3.07%) Marathon
6 36 (2.91%) Kibana
7 30 (2.42%) Istio
8 28 (2.26%) Puppet
9 20 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (1.53%) Knative
10 19 (1.53%) Salt
11 12 (0.97%) Rancher
12 11 (0.89%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.81%) Control-M
13 10 (0.81%) Grafana
14 9 (0.73%) logstash
15 6 (0.48%) BladeLogic
16 4 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
17 1 (0.081%) Consul
17 1 (0.081%) Packer
Vendors
1 144 (11.63%) Oracle
2 57 (4.60%) SAP
3 50 (4.04%) Google
4 49 (3.96%) Adobe
5 43 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (3.07%) Splunk
7 29 (2.34%) Facebook
8 27 (2.18%) Demandware
8 27 (2.18%) hybris
9 23 (1.86%) Dynatrace
10 22 (1.78%) IBM
11 21 (1.70%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.62%) Tableau
13 19 (1.53%) Dell
13 19 (1.53%) New Relic
14 13 (1.05%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.05%) TIBCO
15 12 (0.97%) Solace
16 10 (0.81%) Atlassian
17 9 (0.73%) Zend