Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 171 147
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24 +109
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,090 1,266 1,677
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.25% 2.08% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 3.65% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1,148 1,565
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £92,000
England median annual salary £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.20% +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 27,263 34,717 38,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.28% 56.94% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22,587 29,124 32,770
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -31 296 £75,000 +3.45% 60
West London +54 96 £65,000 -13.33% 32
South London -2 14 £61,250 +2.08% 3
East London +5 6 £100,000 +207.69% 15
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1,088 (99.82%) Java
2 734 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (54.22%) Spring
4 552 (50.64%) Microservices
5 549 (50.37%) TDD
6 499 (45.78%) Docker
7 449 (41.19%) Software Engineering
8 430 (39.45%) AWS
9 424 (38.90%) Kubernetes
10 355 (32.57%) Spring Boot
11 282 (25.87%) Finance
12 269 (24.68%) Scrum
13 267 (24.50%) DevOps
14 265 (24.31%) Git (software)
15 263 (24.13%) JavaScript
16 261 (23.94%) RESTful
17 243 (22.29%) React
18 239 (21.93%) REST
19 217 (19.91%) SQL
20 200 (18.35%) AngularJS
21 195 (17.89%) Pair Programming
22 194 (17.80%) Jenkins
23 183 (16.79%) BDD
24 182 (16.70%) Kafka
25 171 (15.69%) Fintech
26 170 (15.60%) Maven
27 162 (14.86%) Linux
28 160 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
29 154 (14.13%) Node.js
30 150 (13.76%) Test Automation

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 29 (2.66%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 20 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.38%) CMS
6 13 (1.19%) Apache
7 11 (1.01%) Confluence
8 9 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.73%) Headless CMS
10 7 (0.64%) Camunda
10 7 (0.64%) Mule
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.55%) WildFly
12 4 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.37%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.37%) GemFire
12 4 (0.37%) JBoss
13 3 (0.28%) Jetty
13 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.092%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 430 (39.45%) AWS
2 89 (8.17%) Azure
3 58 (5.32%) GitHub
4 57 (5.23%) GCP
5 49 (4.50%) Amazon SQS
6 29 (2.66%) Serverless
7 26 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (1.93%) PaaS
9 19 (1.74%) SaaS
10 18 (1.65%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.38%) IaaS
12 13 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.19%) Basecamp
13 10 (0.92%) Apigee
14 9 (0.83%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.73%) Boomi
16 3 (0.28%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.38%) HTTP
2 7 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.55%) Internet
4 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.28%) Multicast
6 2 (0.18%) AMQP
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) LAN
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.092%) ATM
7 1 (0.092%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (12.94%) NoSQL
2 118 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (7.98%) MySQL
4 84 (7.71%) MongoDB
5 60 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 52 (4.77%) Big Data
7 48 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
8 37 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 37 (3.39%) SQL Server
9 34 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.74%) Redis
11 17 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.19%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.73%) Hazelcast
16 7 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 265 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 194 (17.80%) Jenkins
3 170 (15.60%) Maven
4 127 (11.65%) JUnit
5 56 (5.14%) Mockito
6 54 (4.95%) JIRA
7 39 (3.58%) Cucumber
7 39 (3.58%) Gradle
8 29 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (2.39%) Selenium
10 25 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (2.20%) Android Studio
11 24 (2.20%) SonarQube
12 23 (2.11%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.74%) Bitbucket
14 18 (1.65%) Ant
15 15 (1.38%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.19%) Gatling
17 12 (1.10%) Spock
18 10 (0.92%) Liquibase
General
1 282 (25.87%) Finance
2 115 (10.55%) Banking
3 56 (5.14%) Games
4 52 (4.77%) Public Sector
5 34 (3.12%) Retail
6 29 (2.66%) Front Office
7 28 (2.57%) Marketing
8 25 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.92%) Advertising
11 9 (0.83%) Law
11 9 (0.83%) Publishing
12 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.092%) Electronics
16 1 (0.092%) Legal
16 1 (0.092%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.092%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 732 (67.16%) Developer
2 662 (60.73%) Java Developer
3 227 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 205 (18.81%) Java Engineer
5 204 (18.72%) Software Engineer
6 203 (18.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 168 (15.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 86 (7.89%) Senior Java Engineer
9 83 (7.61%) AWS Developer
10 81 (7.43%) Senior Software Engineer
11 69 (6.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 49 (4.50%) Technical Leader
13 40 (3.67%) Lead Developer
14 39 (3.58%) React Developer
15 37 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
16 32 (2.94%) Angular Developer
17 30 (2.75%) Java Developer - Fintech
18 28 (2.57%) Full Stack Developer
19 23 (2.11%) Android Engineer
20 22 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (54.22%) Spring
2 355 (32.57%) Spring Boot
3 261 (23.94%) RESTful
4 243 (22.29%) React
5 239 (21.93%) REST
6 200 (18.35%) AngularJS
7 182 (16.70%) Kafka
8 154 (14.13%) Node.js
9 134 (12.29%) Hibernate
10 129 (11.83%) Web Services
11 98 (8.99%) HTML
12 90 (8.26%) CSS
13 55 (5.05%) HTML5
14 51 (4.68%) JPA
15 49 (4.50%) JMS
16 47 (4.31%) SOAP
17 45 (4.13%) JDBC
18 42 (3.85%) CSS3
19 41 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
20 36 (3.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (5.32%) Cloud Native
2 58 (5.32%) Data Structures
3 50 (4.59%) Algorithms
4 43 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.85%) User Experience
6 36 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (2.02%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.02%) Online Games
10 20 (1.83%) iPad
11 16 (1.47%) Equities
12 13 (1.19%) Derivative
13 12 (1.10%) Blog
14 11 (1.01%) Bitcoin
14 11 (1.01%) Online Banking
14 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.92%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 162 (14.86%) Linux
2 101 (9.27%) Mac OS X
3 73 (6.70%) Unix
4 68 (6.24%) Android
5 67 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.93%) Windows
7 5 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.092%) AIX
9 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.092%) Solaris
9 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (50.64%) Microservices
3 549 (50.37%) TDD
4 449 (41.19%) Software Engineering
5 269 (24.68%) Scrum
6 267 (24.50%) DevOps
7 195 (17.89%) Pair Programming
8 183 (16.79%) BDD
9 171 (15.69%) Fintech
10 160 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
11 150 (13.76%) Test Automation
12 140 (12.84%) Open Source
13 136 (12.48%) Extreme Programming
14 129 (11.83%) Kanban
15 119 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
16 110 (10.09%) OO
17 109 (10.00%) Mentoring
18 103 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
19 94 (8.62%) Front End Development
20 93 (8.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,088 (99.82%) Java
2 263 (24.13%) JavaScript
3 217 (19.91%) SQL
4 148 (13.58%) Kotlin
5 79 (7.25%) Scala
6 74 (6.79%) Python
7 52 (4.77%) Ruby
8 39 (3.58%) Apple Swift
8 39 (3.58%) Java 9
9 38 (3.49%) C#
9 38 (3.49%) PHP
10 37 (3.39%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.48%) AspectJ
12 24 (2.20%) Groovy
13 12 (1.10%) Haskell
14 10 (0.92%) ES6
15 8 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.64%) C++
16 7 (0.64%) Go
17 5 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (6.79%) Degree
2 47 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.64%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.75%) QA
2 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 499 (45.78%) Docker
2 4 (0.37%) OpenAM
2 4 (0.37%) OpenDJ
2 4 (0.37%) OpenIDM
3 3 (0.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.092%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 424 (38.90%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.58%) Marathon
2 39 (3.58%) Mesos
3 32 (2.94%) Terraform
4 25 (2.29%) Ansible
5 19 (1.74%) Grafana
5 19 (1.74%) Kibana
6 18 (1.65%) Prometheus
7 15 (1.38%) Puppet
8 14 (1.28%) Istio
9 11 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.92%) Rancher
11 8 (0.73%) Knative
11 8 (0.73%) Salt
12 7 (0.64%) Control-M
13 3 (0.28%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.28%) logstash
14 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 1 (0.092%) Consul
Vendors
1 89 (8.17%) Oracle
2 53 (4.86%) Google
3 28 (2.57%) SAP
4 27 (2.48%) Zend
5 23 (2.11%) Adobe
6 19 (1.74%) Splunk
7 17 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.19%) Facebook
9 11 (1.01%) AppDynamics
10 10 (0.92%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.83%) Demandware
11 9 (0.83%) hybris
11 9 (0.83%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.73%) Dell
12 8 (0.73%) Dynatrace
12 8 (0.73%) IBM
12 8 (0.73%) New Relic
13 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.55%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.55%) ForgeRock