Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 144 254
Rank change year-on-year -29 +110 +213
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,210 1,694 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 2.42% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 4.34% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,491 824
London median annual salary £72,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +2.56%

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 34,402 39,025 37,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.66% 55.74% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28,849 32,679 32,786
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +44 431 £72,500 +3.57% 56
West London +40 41 £75,000 +25.00% 26
South London 0 23 £57,500 -28.13% 4
East London +22 7 £32,500 -53.57% 4
North London +17 6 £48,750 -9.72% 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,207 (99.75%) Java
2 870 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (58.18%) Spring
4 542 (44.79%) TDD
5 452 (37.36%) Microservices
6 380 (31.40%) Spring Boot
7 339 (28.02%) Finance
8 326 (26.94%) Docker
9 309 (25.54%) Software Engineering
10 308 (25.45%) RESTful
11 275 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 268 (22.15%) SQL
13 252 (20.83%) REST
14 249 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
15 246 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
16 236 (19.50%) DevOps
17 232 (19.17%) Scrum
18 231 (19.09%) BDD
19 206 (17.02%) Fintech
20 201 (16.61%) Jenkins
21 195 (16.12%) NoSQL
22 193 (15.95%) Kubernetes
23 182 (15.04%) Kafka
24 176 (14.55%) Git (software)
25 173 (14.30%) Web Services
26 170 (14.05%) Banking
27 168 (13.88%) Degree
28 165 (13.64%) Hibernate
29 162 (13.39%) AngularJS
30 142 (11.74%) React

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 70 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 51 (4.21%) Apache Spark
4 40 (3.31%) Confluence
5 34 (2.81%) Apache
6 13 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.91%) CMS
7 11 (0.91%) JBoss
8 9 (0.74%) Jetty
8 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.66%) Mule
10 6 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.41%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.25%) GemFire
13 1 (0.083%) Liferay
13 1 (0.083%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.083%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.083%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.083%) LongView
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 249 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.88%) GitHub
4 38 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (1.90%) SaaS
6 22 (1.82%) PaaS
7 19 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.32%) OpenShift
9 13 (1.07%) IaaS
9 13 (1.07%) Slack
10 10 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.41%) Runscope
14 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.33%) Serverless
15 3 (0.25%) Apigee
15 3 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
16 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.07%) AMQP
2 10 (0.83%) HTTP
3 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.17%) ATM
5 2 (0.17%) Intranet
5 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.083%) DNS
6 1 (0.083%) SMPP
6 1 (0.083%) SMS
6 1 (0.083%) SSL
6 1 (0.083%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (16.12%) NoSQL
2 136 (11.24%) Big Data
3 115 (9.50%) MySQL
4 94 (7.77%) MongoDB
5 88 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (5.79%) Hadoop
7 64 (5.29%) SQL Server
8 62 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (4.30%) Redis
10 46 (3.80%) Relational Database
11 23 (1.90%) Blockchain
12 21 (1.74%) HBase
13 20 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.99%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.83%) Flink
17 10 (0.83%) MariaDB
18 8 (0.66%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.66%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 201 (16.61%) Jenkins
2 176 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 138 (11.40%) Maven
4 137 (11.32%) JUnit
5 81 (6.69%) Gradle
6 75 (6.20%) Cucumber
7 74 (6.12%) JIRA
8 65 (5.37%) Mockito
9 26 (2.15%) SonarQube
10 25 (2.07%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.49%) GitLab
11 18 (1.49%) Selenium
12 16 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (1.24%) Spock
14 14 (1.16%) Gatling
15 12 (0.99%) GoCD
16 11 (0.91%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.91%) TestNG
16 11 (0.91%) Vagrant
17 9 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 339 (28.02%) Finance
2 170 (14.05%) Banking
3 119 (9.83%) Games
4 60 (4.96%) Retail
5 44 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.06%) Front Office
7 27 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.74%) Law
10 15 (1.24%) Back Office
11 14 (1.16%) Automotive
12 12 (0.99%) Advertising
13 11 (0.91%) Legal
14 10 (0.83%) Online Betting
14 10 (0.83%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.50%) Marketing
15 6 (0.50%) Publishing
16 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.083%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.083%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 969 (80.08%) Developer
2 921 (76.12%) Java Developer
3 225 (18.60%) Senior Developer
4 214 (17.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 115 (9.50%) Java Engineer
6 93 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 66 (5.45%) Lead Developer
8 61 (5.04%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 60 (4.96%) Lead Java Developer
10 57 (4.71%) AWS Developer
11 56 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
12 41 (3.39%) Team Leader
13 39 (3.22%) Agile Developer
14 37 (3.06%) Agile Java Developer
15 36 (2.98%) Core Java Developer
16 34 (2.81%) Big Data Developer
17 26 (2.15%) Java Team Leader
18 23 (1.90%) Senior Software Engineer
19 22 (1.82%) Backend Developer
19 22 (1.82%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (58.18%) Spring
2 380 (31.40%) Spring Boot
3 308 (25.45%) RESTful
4 252 (20.83%) REST
5 182 (15.04%) Kafka
6 173 (14.30%) Web Services
7 165 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 162 (13.39%) AngularJS
9 142 (11.74%) React
10 139 (11.49%) HTML
11 117 (9.67%) Node.js
12 113 (9.34%) CSS
13 52 (4.30%) HTML5
14 50 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
15 46 (3.80%) JMS
16 45 (3.72%) Redux
17 44 (3.64%) Akka
18 43 (3.55%) JSON
19 39 (3.22%) SOAP
20 38 (3.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 206 (17.02%) Fintech
2 133 (10.99%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 51 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 33 (2.73%) Xbox
6 31 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 31 (2.56%) User Experience
7 30 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.65%) Online Games
10 19 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.16%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.07%) Derivative
14 13 (1.07%) Life Science
14 13 (1.07%) Over-the-Top Content
14 13 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.99%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.43%) Linux
2 35 (2.89%) Unix
3 29 (2.40%) Android
4 24 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (44.79%) TDD
3 452 (37.36%) Microservices
4 309 (25.54%) Software Engineering
5 246 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (19.50%) DevOps
7 232 (19.17%) Scrum
8 231 (19.09%) BDD
9 119 (9.83%) Mentoring
10 111 (9.17%) Computer Science
11 98 (8.10%) Kanban
11 98 (8.10%) Open Source
12 97 (8.02%) OO
13 89 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 83 (6.86%) Multithreading
15 81 (6.69%) Pair Programming
15 81 (6.69%) SDLC
15 81 (6.69%) Test Automation
16 74 (6.12%) MVC
17 71 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,207 (99.75%) Java
2 275 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 268 (22.15%) SQL
4 124 (10.25%) Scala
5 90 (7.44%) Python
6 49 (4.05%) Java 9
7 48 (3.97%) Groovy
8 46 (3.80%) Kotlin
9 37 (3.06%) C++
10 30 (2.48%) Ruby
11 29 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 28 (2.31%) C#
13 17 (1.40%) Clojure
13 17 (1.40%) Go
14 14 (1.16%) ES6
14 14 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.99%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.74%) R
16 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (13.88%) Degree
2 56 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.73%) PhD
4 21 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.083%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.98%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.25%) PSD2
4 1 (0.083%) EMIR
4 1 (0.083%) MiFID
System Software
1 326 (26.94%) Docker
2 18 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (1.49%) HDFS
3 7 (0.58%) GridGain
4 6 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.50%) vSphere
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 193 (15.95%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.22%) Ansible
3 37 (3.06%) Mesos
4 25 (2.07%) Puppet
5 23 (1.90%) Terraform
6 22 (1.82%) Marathon
7 14 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.16%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.99%) Grafana
9 10 (0.83%) Kibana
10 5 (0.41%) Istio
11 4 (0.33%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.33%) logstash
12 2 (0.17%) Rancher
13 1 (0.083%) Consul
13 1 (0.083%) Salt
Vendors
1 132 (10.91%) Oracle
2 27 (2.23%) Splunk
3 25 (2.07%) Google
4 21 (1.74%) IBM
5 19 (1.57%) AppDynamics
6 15 (1.24%) TIBCO
7 14 (1.16%) Spotify
8 13 (1.07%) NVIDIA
9 10 (0.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.66%) SAP
10 8 (0.66%) Software AG
11 6 (0.50%) hybris
11 6 (0.50%) Siebel
11 6 (0.50%) VMware
12 5 (0.41%) StreamBase
12 5 (0.41%) Tableau
13 4 (0.33%) WSO2
14 3 (0.25%) MapR
14 3 (0.25%) Rackspace