Period
to 25 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 265 194 152
Rank change year-on-year -71 -42 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 711 432 1,187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.79% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 2.95% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 400 363 973
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £78,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.10% +4.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £108,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 30,168 14,659 28,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.92% 60.84% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19,218 12,749 24,136
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -60 102 £92,500 +15.63% 46
West London -40 29 £65,000 -7.14% 14
South London -10 18 £60,000 -9.43% 1
East London -40 2 £72,500 +11.54% 8
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 710 (99.86%) Java
2 495 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (62.73%) Spring
4 376 (52.88%) Microservices
5 326 (45.85%) TDD
6 317 (44.59%) Spring Boot
7 291 (40.93%) Docker
8 246 (34.60%) Git (software)
9 241 (33.90%) CI/CD
10 223 (31.36%) Software Engineering
11 211 (29.68%) AWS
12 206 (28.97%) Kubernetes
13 199 (27.99%) Jenkins
14 198 (27.85%) Social Skills
15 183 (25.74%) Maven
16 177 (24.89%) RESTful
17 173 (24.33%) Finance
17 173 (24.33%) Java 11
18 172 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
18 172 (24.19%) REST
19 160 (22.50%) DevOps
20 159 (22.36%) JavaScript
21 154 (21.66%) BDD
22 150 (21.10%) Kafka
23 148 (20.82%) Degree
24 146 (20.53%) AngularJS
25 139 (19.55%) Web Services
26 130 (18.28%) React
27 127 (17.86%) SQL
28 120 (16.88%) Hibernate

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 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.25%) MQSeries
3 14 (1.97%) Apache Solr
4 12 (1.69%) Confluence
5 9 (1.27%) Apache
5 9 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.13%) CMS
7 7 (0.98%) Camunda
7 7 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.56%) nginx
9 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.28%) GemFire
11 2 (0.28%) Kentico
11 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.28%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 211 (29.68%) AWS
2 93 (13.08%) Azure
3 69 (9.70%) Serverless
4 60 (8.44%) AWS Lambda
5 54 (7.59%) GitHub
6 52 (7.31%) GCP
7 46 (6.47%) OpenShift
8 21 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (2.95%) SaaS
9 19 (2.67%) Amazon S3
9 19 (2.67%) Azure Functions
10 17 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
15 5 (0.70%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.05%) HTTP
2 39 (5.49%) Kerberos
3 13 (1.83%) Broadband
4 10 (1.41%) Internet
5 4 (0.56%) AMQP
5 4 (0.56%) FTP
5 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.56%) Network Security
6 2 (0.28%) Firewall
6 2 (0.28%) NFC
6 2 (0.28%) SMPP
6 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) DSL
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.03%) Relational Database
2 111 (15.61%) NoSQL
3 75 (10.55%) MongoDB
4 63 (8.86%) MySQL
5 62 (8.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 60 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (8.16%) Redis
8 56 (7.88%) Big Data
9 28 (3.94%) RDBMS
10 27 (3.80%) Blockchain
11 20 (2.81%) SQL Server
12 18 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.53%) Hazelcast
13 12 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.41%) DB2
15 9 (1.27%) Flink
16 8 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.70%) BigQuery
17 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 246 (34.60%) Git (software)
2 199 (27.99%) Jenkins
3 183 (25.74%) Maven
4 99 (13.92%) JUnit
5 77 (10.83%) Mockito
6 66 (9.28%) Gradle
7 25 (3.52%) JIRA
8 20 (2.81%) Subversion
9 19 (2.67%) GitLab
9 19 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (2.39%) SonarQube
11 14 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.55%) Selenium
13 11 (1.55%) TestNG
14 8 (1.13%) CircleCI
15 7 (0.98%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.98%) gulp
16 6 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 198 (27.85%) Social Skills
2 173 (24.33%) Finance
3 88 (12.38%) Banking
4 40 (5.63%) Advertising
5 32 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 23 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.95%) Games
9 20 (2.81%) Back Office
10 18 (2.53%) Retail
11 17 (2.39%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.25%) Public Sector
13 13 (1.83%) Financial Institution
14 11 (1.55%) Law
14 11 (1.55%) Local Government
15 10 (1.41%) Front Office
15 10 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.28%) Influencing Skills
17 2 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 443 (62.31%) Developer
2 407 (57.24%) Java Developer
3 123 (17.30%) Java Engineer
4 120 (16.88%) Software Engineer
5 103 (14.49%) Senior Developer
6 94 (13.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 56 (7.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 48 (6.75%) Backend Developer
9 42 (5.91%) Senior Java Engineer
10 37 (5.20%) Java Software Engineer
11 26 (3.66%) Technical Leader
12 22 (3.09%) Lead Software Engineer
13 17 (2.39%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 16 (2.25%) Architect
14 16 (2.25%) Core Java Developer
14 16 (2.25%) Java Software Developer
15 14 (1.97%) Lead Developer
16 12 (1.69%) Lead Java Developer
17 11 (1.55%) Principal Developer
17 11 (1.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (62.73%) Spring
2 317 (44.59%) Spring Boot
3 177 (24.89%) RESTful
4 172 (24.19%) REST
5 150 (21.10%) Kafka
6 146 (20.53%) AngularJS
7 139 (19.55%) Web Services
8 130 (18.28%) React
9 120 (16.88%) Hibernate
10 91 (12.80%) Spring MVC
11 72 (10.13%) HTML
11 72 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
12 65 (9.14%) JMS
13 60 (8.44%) CSS
14 49 (6.89%) Node.js
15 43 (6.05%) JAX-RS
16 40 (5.63%) Swing
17 39 (5.49%) JavaFX
17 39 (5.49%) Spring Cloud
18 36 (5.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.08%) Algorithms
2 64 (9.00%) Data Structures
3 58 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.95%) Equities
6 19 (2.67%) Bitcoin
6 19 (2.67%) Social Network
7 17 (2.39%) User Experience
8 16 (2.25%) SWIFT
8 16 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 15 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (1.55%) Social Media
11 10 (1.41%) Life Science
12 9 (1.27%) iPhone
13 8 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.13%) Online Games
14 7 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.84%) Derivative
16 5 (0.70%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.74%) Linux
2 23 (3.23%) Unix
3 19 (2.67%) Android
4 15 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.70%) OpenWrt
7 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (52.88%) Microservices
3 326 (45.85%) TDD
4 241 (33.90%) CI/CD
5 223 (31.36%) Software Engineering
6 172 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
7 160 (22.50%) DevOps
8 154 (21.66%) BDD
9 112 (15.75%) Multithreading
10 100 (14.06%) OO
11 99 (13.92%) MVC
12 95 (13.36%) Full Stack Development
13 94 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (12.94%) Scrum
14 92 (12.94%) Unit Testing
15 87 (12.24%) SOLID
16 84 (11.81%) Computer Science
17 82 (11.53%) Fintech
18 75 (10.55%) OOP
19 74 (10.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 710 (99.86%) Java
2 173 (24.33%) Java 11
3 159 (22.36%) JavaScript
4 127 (17.86%) SQL
5 61 (8.58%) Kotlin
6 59 (8.30%) Python
7 35 (4.92%) Bash
8 19 (2.67%) Scala
8 19 (2.67%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.25%) Go
10 15 (2.11%) Groovy
11 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.13%) AspectJ
13 7 (0.98%) C
14 5 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.70%) C#
14 5 (0.70%) C++
14 5 (0.70%) ES6
14 5 (0.70%) Java 9
15 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (20.82%) Degree
2 63 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.83%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.56%) OCP
7 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.28%) CIW
8 2 (0.28%) OCA
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.77%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 291 (40.93%) Docker
2 7 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 206 (28.97%) Kubernetes
2 73 (10.27%) Ansible
3 72 (10.13%) Terraform
4 13 (1.83%) Puppet
5 6 (0.84%) Istio
6 5 (0.70%) Kibana
7 4 (0.56%) Consul
7 4 (0.56%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.42%) Grafana
9 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.28%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 60 (8.44%) Oracle
2 27 (3.80%) Google
3 16 (2.25%) Confluent
4 13 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.69%) LexisNexis
5 12 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 11 (1.55%) Apple
6 11 (1.55%) Civica
6 11 (1.55%) Solace
7 9 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.13%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.13%) IBM
9 6 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.70%) Sony
11 4 (0.56%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.56%) Informatica
11 4 (0.56%) Pega
11 4 (0.56%) Splunk
11 4 (0.56%) Talend
11 4 (0.56%) WSO2