Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 160 148
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +114
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,153 1,399 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.27% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 3.89% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1,203 1,432
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £108,500 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £67,812 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% +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 28,597 35,932 39,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.21% 57.21% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,786 30,080 32,571
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -45 315 £75,000 +3.45% 71
West London +36 73 £65,000 -7.14% 58
South London -17 10 £56,250 -6.25% 8
East London +1 4 £105,000 +223.08% 17
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,153 (100.00%) Java
2 746 (64.70%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (54.73%) Spring
4 588 (51.00%) Microservices
5 530 (45.97%) TDD
6 461 (39.98%) AWS
7 458 (39.72%) Docker
8 433 (37.55%) Software Engineering
9 395 (34.26%) Spring Boot
10 384 (33.30%) Kubernetes
11 315 (27.32%) Finance
12 290 (25.15%) JavaScript
13 282 (24.46%) RESTful
14 280 (24.28%) Git (software)
15 274 (23.76%) DevOps
16 273 (23.68%) Scrum
17 257 (22.29%) REST
18 246 (21.34%) React
19 225 (19.51%) SQL
20 206 (17.87%) Kafka
21 199 (17.26%) Jenkins
22 189 (16.39%) BDD
23 181 (15.70%) AngularJS
23 181 (15.70%) Maven
24 180 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
25 178 (15.44%) Fintech
26 169 (14.66%) Node.js
27 160 (13.88%) Test Automation
28 159 (13.79%) Web Services
29 157 (13.62%) Pair Programming

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 39 (3.38%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 22 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.56%) CMS
5 16 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.21%) Headless CMS
7 10 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (0.87%) Confluence
8 8 (0.69%) Apache
8 8 (0.69%) Mule
9 7 (0.61%) Camunda
9 7 (0.61%) GemFire
9 7 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.35%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.35%) WildFly
11 3 (0.26%) JBoss
12 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 15 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.087%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.087%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 461 (39.98%) AWS
2 79 (6.85%) Azure
3 56 (4.86%) GitHub
4 51 (4.42%) GCP
5 44 (3.82%) Amazon SQS
6 34 (2.95%) Serverless
7 32 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (2.52%) SaaS
9 27 (2.34%) Amazon S3
10 23 (1.99%) Basecamp
11 21 (1.82%) PaaS
12 16 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (1.30%) Apigee
14 14 (1.21%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (1.21%) Boomi
15 13 (1.13%) IaaS
16 11 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.69%) CloudFront
18 7 (0.61%) OpenShift
19 6 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.61%) HTTP
2 6 (0.52%) Internet
3 5 (0.43%) AMQP
3 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.35%) Skype
5 3 (0.26%) ATM
5 3 (0.26%) Multicast
6 1 (0.087%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (12.49%) NoSQL
2 117 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (7.89%) MySQL
4 80 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 77 (6.68%) Big Data
6 59 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 45 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
9 40 (3.47%) SQL Server
10 32 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 20 (1.73%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.65%) Redis
15 16 (1.39%) Blockchain
16 14 (1.21%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (0.61%) HBase
18 5 (0.43%) Flink
19 4 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 280 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 199 (17.26%) Jenkins
3 181 (15.70%) Maven
4 143 (12.40%) JUnit
5 64 (5.55%) Mockito
6 62 (5.38%) JIRA
7 47 (4.08%) Gradle
8 42 (3.64%) Cucumber
9 36 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (2.86%) TeamCity
11 28 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 25 (2.17%) Selenium
13 21 (1.82%) Ant
13 21 (1.82%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.73%) Android Studio
14 20 (1.73%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.73%) SonarQube
15 19 (1.65%) Spock
16 14 (1.21%) Gatling
16 14 (1.21%) Vagrant
General
1 315 (27.32%) Finance
2 132 (11.45%) Banking
3 51 (4.42%) Games
4 46 (3.99%) Retail
5 41 (3.56%) Front Office
6 40 (3.47%) Public Sector
7 31 (2.69%) Marketing
8 26 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.21%) Law
10 11 (0.95%) Advertising
11 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 796 (69.04%) Developer
2 724 (62.79%) Java Developer
3 258 (22.38%) Senior Developer
4 226 (19.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 211 (18.30%) Software Engineer
6 203 (17.61%) Java Engineer
7 170 (14.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 85 (7.37%) Senior Software Engineer
9 81 (7.03%) Senior Java Engineer
10 73 (6.33%) AWS Developer
11 70 (6.07%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 57 (4.94%) Technical Leader
13 49 (4.25%) Lead Developer
14 46 (3.99%) Lead Java Developer
15 30 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (2.60%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 30 (2.60%) React Developer
16 27 (2.34%) Angular Developer
17 26 (2.25%) Backend Developer
18 24 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (54.73%) Spring
2 395 (34.26%) Spring Boot
3 282 (24.46%) RESTful
4 257 (22.29%) REST
5 246 (21.34%) React
6 206 (17.87%) Kafka
7 181 (15.70%) AngularJS
8 169 (14.66%) Node.js
9 159 (13.79%) Web Services
10 134 (11.62%) Hibernate
11 105 (9.11%) HTML
12 101 (8.76%) CSS
13 60 (5.20%) HTML5
14 55 (4.77%) J2EE
15 52 (4.51%) JPA
15 52 (4.51%) SOAP
16 51 (4.42%) JMS
17 43 (3.73%) Dropwizard
17 43 (3.73%) JSON
18 42 (3.64%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (5.20%) Algorithms
3 59 (5.12%) User Experience
4 58 (5.03%) Data Structures
5 51 (4.42%) Cloud Native
6 47 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 36 (3.12%) Fixed Income
9 32 (2.78%) iPad
10 29 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.43%) Equities
12 25 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (1.47%) Online Games
14 16 (1.39%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.30%) Derivative
16 12 (1.04%) Bitcoin
16 12 (1.04%) Online Banking
17 11 (0.95%) Grid Computing
18 10 (0.87%) Online Gambling
19 9 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 144 (12.49%) Linux
2 92 (7.98%) Mac OS X
3 68 (5.90%) Android
4 67 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 59 (5.12%) Unix
6 29 (2.52%) Windows
7 8 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (64.70%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (51.00%) Microservices
3 530 (45.97%) TDD
4 433 (37.55%) Software Engineering
5 274 (23.76%) DevOps
6 273 (23.68%) Scrum
7 189 (16.39%) BDD
8 180 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
9 178 (15.44%) Fintech
10 160 (13.88%) Test Automation
11 157 (13.62%) Pair Programming
12 140 (12.14%) OO
13 121 (10.49%) Open Source
14 108 (9.37%) Extreme Programming
15 106 (9.19%) Kanban
15 106 (9.19%) Mentoring
16 99 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 97 (8.41%) Multithreading
18 95 (8.24%) Continuous Deployment
19 94 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,153 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 225 (19.51%) SQL
4 148 (12.84%) Kotlin
5 86 (7.46%) Scala
6 81 (7.03%) Python
7 59 (5.12%) Ruby
8 47 (4.08%) C#
9 45 (3.90%) Java 9
10 40 (3.47%) Apple Swift
11 35 (3.04%) Groovy
12 33 (2.86%) PHP
13 30 (2.60%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.91%) AspectJ
15 16 (1.39%) ES6
16 15 (1.30%) Haskell
16 15 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.87%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.69%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 84 (7.29%) Degree
2 49 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.69%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.99%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 458 (39.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.35%) HDFS
2 4 (0.35%) OpenAM
2 4 (0.35%) OpenDJ
2 4 (0.35%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.087%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 384 (33.30%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.47%) Mesos
3 39 (3.38%) Marathon
4 30 (2.60%) Terraform
5 27 (2.34%) Ansible
6 24 (2.08%) Kibana
7 22 (1.91%) Puppet
8 21 (1.82%) Istio
9 14 (1.21%) Knative
9 14 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.21%) Salt
10 13 (1.13%) Grafana
11 11 (0.95%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.87%) Control-M
13 9 (0.78%) Rancher
14 6 (0.52%) BladeLogic
15 2 (0.17%) logstash
16 1 (0.087%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 102 (8.85%) Oracle
2 46 (3.99%) SAP
3 41 (3.56%) Google
4 31 (2.69%) Adobe
5 29 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (2.25%) Splunk
7 23 (1.99%) Facebook
8 22 (1.91%) Zend
9 15 (1.30%) Demandware
9 15 (1.30%) hybris
9 15 (1.30%) MuleSoft
10 14 (1.21%) Dell
10 14 (1.21%) Dynatrace
10 14 (1.21%) IBM
10 14 (1.21%) New Relic
11 12 (1.04%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.87%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.61%) Solace
14 6 (0.52%) Tableau