Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 132 188
Rank change year-on-year -28 +56 +114
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,191 1,759 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.57% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 4.50% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,478 1,062
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% 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 30,834 39,112 41,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.97% 57.18% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25,744 32,259 32,635
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 356 £75,000 +3.45% 81
West London +61 82 £70,000 +7.69% 40
South London -9 8 £80,000 +23.08% 4
North London -9 3 £62,500 +4.17%
East London -21 3 £60,000 -20.00% 16
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,188 (99.75%) Java
2 799 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (59.11%) Spring
4 530 (44.50%) Microservices
5 498 (41.81%) TDD
6 457 (38.37%) Spring Boot
7 357 (29.97%) Docker
8 316 (26.53%) Finance
9 310 (26.03%) AWS
10 297 (24.94%) Software Engineering
11 295 (24.77%) JavaScript
12 272 (22.84%) Scrum
13 256 (21.49%) Kubernetes
14 238 (19.98%) BDD
15 233 (19.56%) REST
16 220 (18.47%) RESTful
17 217 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
18 215 (18.05%) Kafka
19 205 (17.21%) SQL
20 202 (16.96%) DevOps
21 198 (16.62%) React
22 197 (16.54%) Banking
23 192 (16.12%) Fintech
24 181 (15.20%) Hibernate
25 172 (14.44%) Git (software)
26 168 (14.11%) Jenkins
27 161 (13.52%) AngularJS
27 161 (13.52%) Web Services
28 148 (12.43%) NoSQL
29 145 (12.17%) Greenfield Project

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 52 (4.37%) Apache Spark
2 48 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (2.85%) Confluence
4 32 (2.69%) Apache
5 29 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 28 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.09%) CMS
8 9 (0.76%) Headless CMS
9 8 (0.67%) JBoss
10 7 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.34%) GemFire
12 4 (0.34%) Mule
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.17%) Jetty
13 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.26%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.084%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.084%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.084%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.084%) LongView
3 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.084%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 310 (26.03%) AWS
2 69 (5.79%) GCP
3 66 (5.54%) Azure
4 48 (4.03%) Serverless
5 34 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
6 33 (2.77%) GitHub
7 32 (2.69%) SaaS
8 28 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (2.10%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.43%) Apigee
11 14 (1.18%) PaaS
12 13 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (1.01%) Basecamp
14 11 (0.92%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
15 9 (0.76%) Boomi
16 8 (0.67%) BrowserStack
16 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
17 7 (0.59%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.67%) AMQP
1 8 (0.67%) Internet
2 7 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.34%) ATM
4 4 (0.34%) DSL
5 3 (0.25%) Multicast
6 2 (0.17%) Network Security
6 2 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.084%) HTTP
7 1 (0.084%) SAN
7 1 (0.084%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (12.43%) NoSQL
2 110 (9.24%) MySQL
3 100 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 84 (7.05%) Big Data
5 82 (6.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 71 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (5.37%) SQL Server
8 49 (4.11%) Oracle Database
9 44 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 36 (3.02%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 33 (2.77%) Redis
13 30 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (2.43%) Blockchain
15 20 (1.68%) Neo4j
16 18 (1.51%) CouchDB
17 15 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 14 (1.18%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.18%) MariaDB
19 11 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 172 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 168 (14.11%) Jenkins
3 125 (10.50%) Maven
4 108 (9.07%) JUnit
5 81 (6.80%) Gradle
6 79 (6.63%) JIRA
7 63 (5.29%) Cucumber
8 55 (4.62%) Selenium
9 49 (4.11%) Mockito
10 33 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.76%) webpack
13 20 (1.68%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.43%) GitLab
15 15 (1.26%) Appium
16 11 (0.92%) Gatling
16 11 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (0.92%) Spock
16 11 (0.92%) Subversion
17 9 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 316 (26.53%) Finance
2 197 (16.54%) Banking
3 104 (8.73%) Retail
4 61 (5.12%) Games
5 58 (4.87%) Front Office
6 53 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.10%) Law
8 16 (1.34%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.84%) Marketing
12 9 (0.76%) Advertising
12 9 (0.76%) Legal
13 7 (0.59%) Automotive
13 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.34%) Back Office
14 4 (0.34%) Local Government
14 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 924 (77.58%) Developer
2 863 (72.46%) Java Developer
3 264 (22.17%) Senior Developer
4 237 (19.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 125 (10.50%) Java Engineer
6 103 (8.65%) Software Engineer
7 68 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 65 (5.46%) Java Software Engineer
9 63 (5.29%) AWS Developer
10 61 (5.12%) Lead Java Developer
11 58 (4.87%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 41 (3.44%) Agile Developer
12 41 (3.44%) Agile Java Developer
13 40 (3.36%) Senior Java Engineer
14 37 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 33 (2.77%) Architect
16 28 (2.35%) React Developer
17 27 (2.27%) E-Commerce Developer
17 27 (2.27%) Java E-Commerce Developer
18 25 (2.10%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (59.11%) Spring
2 457 (38.37%) Spring Boot
3 233 (19.56%) REST
4 220 (18.47%) RESTful
5 215 (18.05%) Kafka
6 198 (16.62%) React
7 181 (15.20%) Hibernate
8 161 (13.52%) AngularJS
8 161 (13.52%) Web Services
9 139 (11.67%) Node.js
10 136 (11.42%) HTML
11 110 (9.24%) CSS
12 55 (4.62%) SOAP
13 54 (4.53%) HTML5
14 50 (4.20%) XML
15 45 (3.78%) JSON
16 40 (3.36%) jQuery
16 40 (3.36%) Redux
16 40 (3.36%) Spring Cloud
17 39 (3.27%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.17%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (4.70%) Fixed Income
3 54 (4.53%) Algorithms
4 52 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 45 (3.78%) Data Structures
6 45 (3.78%) User Experience
7 39 (3.27%) Cloud Native
8 33 (2.77%) Equities
9 31 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (2.02%) iPad
13 16 (1.34%) Online Gambling
14 14 (1.18%) Derivative
15 13 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.01%) Bitcoin
16 12 (1.01%) Social Network
17 11 (0.92%) Virtual Team
18 10 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.89%) Linux
2 34 (2.85%) Unix
3 32 (2.69%) Windows
4 28 (2.35%) Android
4 28 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (44.50%) Microservices
3 498 (41.81%) TDD
4 297 (24.94%) Software Engineering
5 272 (22.84%) Scrum
6 238 (19.98%) BDD
7 217 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
8 202 (16.96%) DevOps
9 192 (16.12%) Fintech
10 124 (10.41%) OO
11 120 (10.08%) Computer Science
12 113 (9.49%) Pair Programming
13 110 (9.24%) Test Automation
14 108 (9.07%) Kanban
15 105 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 100 (8.40%) E-Commerce
17 91 (7.64%) SDLC
18 82 (6.88%) Mentoring
19 81 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
20 77 (6.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (99.75%) Java
2 295 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 205 (17.21%) SQL
4 131 (11.00%) Scala
5 101 (8.48%) Python
6 66 (5.54%) Kotlin
7 53 (4.45%) C#
8 45 (3.78%) Ruby
9 33 (2.77%) Groovy
9 33 (2.77%) Java 9
10 23 (1.93%) ES6
11 20 (1.68%) Haskell
12 19 (1.60%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.51%) C++
14 12 (1.01%) Erlang
14 12 (1.01%) Rust
14 12 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.92%) Go
16 9 (0.76%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (11.50%) Degree
2 69 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.34%) Master's Degree
3 16 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.084%) ISEB
9 1 (0.084%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.62%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) GDPR
3 4 (0.34%) EMIR
4 3 (0.25%) MiFID
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 357 (29.97%) Docker
2 8 (0.67%) GridGain
3 4 (0.34%) HDFS
4 1 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 256 (21.49%) Kubernetes
2 35 (2.94%) Ansible
3 29 (2.43%) Terraform
4 24 (2.02%) Mesos
5 21 (1.76%) Istio
5 21 (1.76%) Kibana
6 19 (1.60%) Marathon
7 17 (1.43%) Puppet
8 16 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.92%) logstash
10 9 (0.76%) Knative
10 9 (0.76%) Salt
11 8 (0.67%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.42%) Grafana
12 5 (0.42%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.42%) Rancher
13 4 (0.34%) Control-M
14 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
15 1 (0.084%) Consul
Vendors
1 144 (12.09%) Oracle
2 38 (3.19%) Google
3 31 (2.60%) Adobe
4 30 (2.52%) Splunk
5 29 (2.43%) SAP
6 22 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.68%) Facebook
7 20 (1.68%) Tableau
8 17 (1.43%) hybris
9 16 (1.34%) Demandware
10 13 (1.09%) Dynatrace
10 13 (1.09%) IBM
11 11 (0.92%) AppDynamics
11 11 (0.92%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.92%) MuleSoft
11 11 (0.92%) Solace
12 9 (0.76%) Dell
12 9 (0.76%) New Relic
12 9 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.76%) TIBCO