Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 175 179
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 -40
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 811 573 1,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.80% 2.00% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 3.43% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 467 484 1,016
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,625 £48,250
25th Percentile £66,875 £58,750 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year +10.27% -2.59% +8.00%

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 27,697 16,699 32,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.51% 58.27% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17,596 13,890 27,254
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -16 147 £95,000 +31.03% 54
West London -53 21 £58,750 -6.00% 35
South London -3 5 £63,750 +15.91% 1
East London -1 2 £112,500 +40.63% 6
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 811 (100.00%) Java
2 604 (74.48%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (64.36%) Spring
4 384 (47.35%) Microservices
5 326 (40.20%) TDD
6 300 (36.99%) Spring Boot
7 299 (36.87%) Docker
8 250 (30.83%) Finance
9 212 (26.14%) Social Skills
10 211 (26.02%) AWS
11 204 (25.15%) Git (software)
12 202 (24.91%) Kafka
13 199 (24.54%) Kubernetes
14 192 (23.67%) Jenkins
15 187 (23.06%) SQL
16 180 (22.19%) Maven
17 179 (22.07%) Software Engineering
17 179 (22.07%) JavaScript
18 175 (21.58%) REST
19 172 (21.21%) DevOps
20 161 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
21 159 (19.61%) Multithreading
22 155 (19.11%) Java 11
23 152 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
23 152 (18.74%) React
24 142 (17.51%) BDD
24 142 (17.51%) Fintech
25 140 (17.26%) Hibernate
26 138 (17.02%) RESTful
27 132 (16.28%) 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 44 (5.43%) Confluence
2 38 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.58%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.85%) Jupyter
6 9 (1.11%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.99%) nginx
8 7 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.74%) Jetty
10 5 (0.62%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.62%) JBoss
10 5 (0.62%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.25%) Apache
11 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 2 (0.25%) GemFire
11 2 (0.25%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.12%) Appian
Applications
1 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.86%) InVision
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 211 (26.02%) AWS
2 69 (8.51%) Azure
3 64 (7.89%) SaaS
4 55 (6.78%) GCP
5 54 (6.66%) Serverless
6 47 (5.80%) GitHub
7 27 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (2.34%) OpenShift
9 19 (2.34%) PaaS
10 18 (2.22%) IaaS
11 16 (1.97%) AWS Fargate
12 15 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.23%) Amazon Neptune
15 9 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.11%) AWS CodeBuild
15 9 (1.11%) AWS CodePipeline
16 8 (0.99%) Azure Functions
17 7 (0.86%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.08%) HTTP
2 19 (2.34%) AMQP
3 16 (1.97%) SSL
4 7 (0.86%) Broadband
5 5 (0.62%) SSH
6 4 (0.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.43%) NoSQL
2 113 (13.93%) MongoDB
3 88 (10.85%) Relational Database
4 82 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 65 (8.01%) Big Data
6 59 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (5.80%) MySQL
7 47 (5.80%) Redis
8 44 (5.43%) Hadoop
9 37 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (4.07%) Hazelcast
11 29 (3.58%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.59%) SQL Server
13 19 (2.34%) Apache Accumulo
14 16 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.73%) Blockchain
16 13 (1.60%) CockroachDB
16 13 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.86%) HSQLDB
18 6 (0.74%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 204 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 192 (23.67%) Jenkins
3 180 (22.19%) Maven
4 98 (12.08%) JUnit
5 87 (10.73%) JIRA
6 78 (9.62%) Mockito
7 57 (7.03%) Gradle
8 41 (5.06%) GitLab
9 31 (3.82%) Bitbucket
10 21 (2.59%) Artifactory
10 21 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 21 (2.59%) gulp
10 21 (2.59%) SonarQube
11 19 (2.34%) Selenium
12 18 (2.22%) GoCD
12 18 (2.22%) Mocha
13 16 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (1.97%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (1.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 250 (30.83%) Finance
2 212 (26.14%) Social Skills
3 127 (15.66%) Banking
4 63 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (7.64%) Games
6 46 (5.67%) Retail
7 37 (4.56%) Advertising
8 26 (3.21%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.96%) Front Office
10 18 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 12 (1.48%) Back Office
12 10 (1.23%) Public Sector
13 8 (0.99%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.62%) Legal
15 5 (0.62%) Public Speaking
16 4 (0.49%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
18 1 (0.12%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 565 (69.67%) Developer
2 485 (59.80%) Java Developer
3 132 (16.28%) Java Engineer
4 95 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 75 (9.25%) Software Engineer
6 73 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (6.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 47 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 41 (5.06%) Backend Developer
10 29 (3.58%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 29 (3.58%) Senior Java Engineer
11 24 (2.96%) Core Java Developer
11 24 (2.96%) Java Software Developer
12 23 (2.84%) Lead Developer
12 23 (2.84%) Lead Java Developer
13 17 (2.10%) Junior
14 15 (1.85%) Java Scala Developer
14 15 (1.85%) Scala Developer
15 14 (1.73%) AWS Developer
15 14 (1.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (64.36%) Spring
2 300 (36.99%) Spring Boot
3 202 (24.91%) Kafka
4 175 (21.58%) REST
5 152 (18.74%) React
6 140 (17.26%) Hibernate
7 138 (17.02%) RESTful
8 128 (15.78%) AngularJS
9 121 (14.92%) HTML
10 104 (12.82%) CSS
11 94 (11.59%) Node.js
12 89 (10.97%) Web Services
13 70 (8.63%) JPA
14 66 (8.14%) JSON
15 61 (7.52%) HTML5
16 56 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
17 55 (6.78%) XML
18 44 (5.43%) Spring MVC
19 43 (5.30%) JMS
20 39 (4.81%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.99%) Algorithms
2 71 (8.75%) Data Structures
3 63 (7.77%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 41 (5.06%) SWIFT
5 36 (4.44%) User Experience
6 34 (4.19%) Online Games
7 32 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (3.45%) iPhone
9 24 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.34%) Blog
11 16 (1.97%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.97%) Social Network
12 15 (1.85%) Equities
12 15 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.85%) Social Media
12 15 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
13 13 (1.60%) Bitcoin
14 10 (1.23%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 92 (11.34%) Linux
2 25 (3.08%) Unix
3 14 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.62%) CentOS
6 3 (0.37%) Android
6 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (74.48%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (47.35%) Microservices
3 326 (40.20%) TDD
4 179 (22.07%) Software Engineering
5 172 (21.21%) DevOps
6 161 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (19.61%) Multithreading
8 152 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
9 142 (17.51%) BDD
9 142 (17.51%) Fintech
10 132 (16.28%) Test Automation
11 122 (15.04%) Full Stack Development
12 104 (12.82%) Scrum
13 96 (11.84%) Computer Science
14 93 (11.47%) Unit Testing
15 86 (10.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 86 (10.60%) OO
16 73 (9.00%) Mentoring
17 68 (8.38%) OOP
18 65 (8.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 811 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (23.06%) SQL
3 179 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 155 (19.11%) Java 11
5 87 (10.73%) Python
6 53 (6.54%) Kotlin
7 43 (5.30%) Scala
8 34 (4.19%) TypeScript
9 27 (3.33%) Groovy
10 23 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.47%) C
12 16 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.73%) C#
14 9 (1.11%) ES6
15 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.49%) Go
16 4 (0.49%) Perl
17 3 (0.37%) C++
17 3 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (12.33%) Degree
2 68 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (1.85%) PhD
8 7 (0.86%) CIW
8 7 (0.86%) OCA
8 7 (0.86%) OCP
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.86%) QA
2 12 (1.48%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.62%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 299 (36.87%) Docker
2 30 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.37%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.37%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 199 (24.54%) Kubernetes
2 68 (8.38%) Terraform
3 63 (7.77%) Ansible
4 19 (2.34%) Puppet
5 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.74%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) Argo
9 1 (0.12%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 121 (14.92%) Oracle
2 48 (5.92%) Google
3 43 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.58%) Red Hat
5 27 (3.33%) IBM
6 23 (2.84%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.85%) Splunk
9 13 (1.60%) Sony
10 10 (1.23%) Solace
10 10 (1.23%) Spotify
11 7 (0.86%) Samsung
11 7 (0.86%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.62%) New Relic
13 4 (0.49%) GigaSpaces
14 3 (0.37%) ForgeRock
15 2 (0.25%) Murex
15 2 (0.25%) Zend
16 1 (0.12%) ATG
16 1 (0.12%) Informatica