Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 163 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 -30 +51
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 368 1,217 1,762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.83% 2.18% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 3.89% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 363 1,153 1,529
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,250 £48,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -

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 12,260 31,254 39,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.07% 56.02% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10,328 26,076 32,456
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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 +6 115 £75,000 - 26
South London +52 4 £58,750 -26.56% 2
West London +1 3 £72,500 -3.33% 16
East London +28 1 - - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 368 (100.00%) Java
2 239 (64.95%) Spring
3 229 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (51.63%) Microservices
5 189 (51.36%) TDD
6 165 (44.84%) Spring Boot
7 131 (35.60%) Docker
8 113 (30.71%) Kubernetes
8 113 (30.71%) AWS
9 108 (29.35%) NoSQL
10 103 (27.99%) Finance
10 103 (27.99%) JavaScript
11 95 (25.82%) Kafka
12 91 (24.73%) React
13 89 (24.18%) Software Engineering
14 88 (23.91%) BDD
14 88 (23.91%) REST
15 84 (22.83%) Node.js
16 73 (19.84%) Git (software)
17 68 (18.48%) SQL
18 67 (18.21%) RESTful
19 65 (17.66%) DevOps
20 62 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (16.30%) Multithreading
22 56 (15.22%) Test Automation
23 55 (14.95%) JMS
23 55 (14.95%) Jenkins
24 53 (14.40%) OO
25 51 (13.86%) Kotlin
26 50 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra

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 21 (5.71%) Confluence
2 16 (4.35%) Apache
3 11 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.72%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.82%) CMS
6 3 (0.82%) JBoss
6 3 (0.82%) Jetty
6 3 (0.82%) WildFly
7 2 (0.54%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 113 (30.71%) AWS
2 22 (5.98%) GCP
3 21 (5.71%) Azure
4 8 (2.17%) GitHub
4 8 (2.17%) Serverless
5 6 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (1.63%) SaaS
6 5 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.09%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.90%) WebEx
2 6 (1.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (29.35%) NoSQL
2 50 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 45 (12.23%) MongoDB
4 30 (8.15%) Big Data
5 27 (7.34%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.53%) Redis
10 12 (3.26%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.72%) MySQL
11 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.17%) Couchbase
13 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.90%) Hazelcast
15 5 (1.36%) Apache Hive
16 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.82%) Blockchain
17 3 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 55 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.33%) JUnit
4 37 (10.05%) Maven
5 32 (8.70%) Mockito
6 30 (8.15%) JIRA
7 15 (4.08%) Gradle
7 15 (4.08%) Vagrant
8 12 (3.26%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.90%) Selenium
12 5 (1.36%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.09%) Appium
13 4 (1.09%) Calabash
13 4 (1.09%) JMeter
13 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.09%) Xcode
14 3 (0.82%) Spock
General
1 103 (27.99%) Finance
2 49 (13.32%) Banking
3 19 (5.16%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.80%) Front Office
5 8 (2.17%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.17%) Retail
6 7 (1.90%) Law
7 6 (1.63%) Advertising
7 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.82%) French Language
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (82.34%) Developer
2 292 (79.35%) Java Developer
3 60 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 58 (15.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (11.68%) Java Engineer
6 23 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 23 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 19 (5.16%) Senior Java Engineer
8 16 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 15 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.80%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 14 (3.80%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
11 12 (3.26%) Mid-Level Java Developer
12 11 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (2.45%) Digital Developer
14 9 (2.45%) Integration Developer
15 8 (2.17%) Junior Java Developer
15 8 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (64.95%) Spring
2 165 (44.84%) Spring Boot
3 95 (25.82%) Kafka
4 91 (24.73%) React
5 88 (23.91%) REST
6 84 (22.83%) Node.js
7 67 (18.21%) RESTful
8 55 (14.95%) JMS
9 45 (12.23%) AngularJS
10 30 (8.15%) Hibernate
11 29 (7.88%) Apache Camel
12 27 (7.34%) Web Services
13 23 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
13 23 (6.25%) JAX-RS
13 23 (6.25%) Spring Integration
14 17 (4.62%) Drools
14 17 (4.62%) WireMock
15 14 (3.80%) JSON
15 14 (3.80%) SOAP
16 13 (3.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.41%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.79%) Fixed Income
4 17 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.53%) Derivative
5 13 (3.53%) Equities
6 12 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.99%) Blog
7 11 (2.99%) STB
7 11 (2.99%) User Experience
8 10 (2.72%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.72%) Social Media
9 9 (2.45%) OTC Derivatives
9 9 (2.45%) Video\Live Streaming
10 8 (2.17%) Social Network
11 7 (1.90%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.87%) Linux
2 20 (5.43%) Windows
3 15 (4.08%) Unix
3 15 (4.08%) VMS
4 5 (1.36%) Android
4 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (51.63%) Microservices
3 189 (51.36%) TDD
4 89 (24.18%) Software Engineering
5 88 (23.91%) BDD
6 65 (17.66%) DevOps
7 62 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (16.30%) Multithreading
9 56 (15.22%) Test Automation
10 53 (14.40%) OO
11 49 (13.32%) Open Source
12 42 (11.41%) Computer Science
13 39 (10.60%) Pair Programming
14 37 (10.05%) Scrum
15 33 (8.97%) Domain-Driven Design
16 29 (7.88%) MVC
17 28 (7.61%) API Design
17 28 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
17 28 (7.61%) Fintech
18 25 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 368 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (27.99%) JavaScript
3 68 (18.48%) SQL
4 51 (13.86%) Kotlin
5 37 (10.05%) Scala
6 30 (8.15%) Shell Script
7 22 (5.98%) Python
8 14 (3.80%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.09%) Java 9
11 3 (0.82%) Haskell
12 2 (0.54%) C#
12 2 (0.54%) C++
12 2 (0.54%) Erlang
12 2 (0.54%) Groovy
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) Rust
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) ES7
Qualifications
1 38 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.97%) Degree
4 27 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (4.62%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) ISEB
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 131 (35.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Postfix
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 113 (30.71%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.80%) Ansible
3 12 (3.26%) Terraform
4 6 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.36%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.36%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.54%) Istio
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 34 (9.24%) Oracle
2 14 (3.80%) Google
3 9 (2.45%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.90%) Solace
5 5 (1.36%) Calypso
6 3 (0.82%) Plumtree
6 3 (0.82%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.54%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.54%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.54%) Tableau
7 2 (0.54%) UiPath
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.27%) Foundry
8 1 (0.27%) Murex
8 1 (0.27%) Pega
8 1 (0.27%) Sybase
8 1 (0.27%) WSO2