Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 236 188 165
Rank change year-on-year -48 -23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 795 347 1,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.79% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.93% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 438 296 1,026
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £51,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,188 £87,813 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +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 30,595 11,843 30,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.79% 61.17% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18,900 10,202 25,807
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -45 122 £95,000 +26.67% 55
West London - 32 £62,500 - 28
South London -26 6 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East London - 2 £72,500 - 8
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 795 (100.00%) Java
2 589 (74.09%) Agile Software Development
3 506 (63.65%) Spring
4 387 (48.68%) Microservices
5 318 (40.00%) TDD
6 293 (36.86%) Spring Boot
7 287 (36.10%) Docker
8 231 (29.06%) Finance
9 225 (28.30%) Jenkins
10 220 (27.67%) Social Skills
11 211 (26.54%) Git (software)
12 193 (24.28%) Software Engineering
13 188 (23.65%) Kubernetes
14 184 (23.14%) AWS
15 183 (23.02%) JavaScript
16 177 (22.26%) Problem-Solving
17 174 (21.89%) REST
18 165 (20.75%) SQL
19 164 (20.63%) Kafka
20 162 (20.38%) Maven
21 159 (20.00%) DevOps
22 158 (19.87%) Multithreading
23 156 (19.62%) React
23 156 (19.62%) Java 11
24 143 (17.99%) RESTful
25 142 (17.86%) AngularJS
26 141 (17.74%) BDD
26 141 (17.74%) Hibernate
27 132 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
28 129 (16.23%) Degree

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 33 (4.15%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.90%) Confluence
3 23 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.51%) MQSeries
6 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.01%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.63%) Apache
9 5 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.50%) Jetty
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.38%) CMS
11 3 (0.38%) GemFire
11 3 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.25%) JBoss
12 2 (0.25%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) InVision
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 184 (23.14%) AWS
2 76 (9.56%) Azure
3 65 (8.18%) Serverless
4 64 (8.05%) GCP
5 61 (7.67%) GitHub
6 42 (5.28%) OpenShift
6 42 (5.28%) SaaS
7 33 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (1.64%) Azure Functions
9 11 (1.38%) PaaS
10 10 (1.26%) IaaS
11 8 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (0.75%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (0.63%) Amazon Neptune
15 4 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.91%) HTTP
2 23 (2.89%) AMQP
3 17 (2.14%) Kerberos
3 17 (2.14%) SSL
4 12 (1.51%) Broadband
5 4 (0.50%) FTP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) SMPP
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.72%) NoSQL
2 103 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 98 (12.33%) MongoDB
4 80 (10.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 62 (7.80%) Big Data
6 55 (6.92%) Redis
7 54 (6.79%) MySQL
8 39 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (4.40%) Oracle Database
10 30 (3.77%) Hadoop
11 28 (3.52%) SQL Server
12 27 (3.40%) Hazelcast
13 25 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (2.77%) Apache Accumulo
15 18 (2.26%) RDBMS
16 17 (2.14%) Blockchain
17 9 (1.13%) Aerospike
17 9 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (1.13%) HSQLDB
18 5 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 225 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 211 (26.54%) Git (software)
3 162 (20.38%) Maven
4 104 (13.08%) JUnit
5 86 (10.82%) Mockito
6 67 (8.43%) JIRA
7 51 (6.42%) Gradle
8 30 (3.77%) GitLab
9 21 (2.64%) gulp
10 20 (2.52%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.89%) Subversion
13 15 (1.89%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.76%) Selenium
15 13 (1.64%) GoCD
16 11 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.26%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.26%) IntelliJ
17 10 (1.26%) Mocha
General
1 231 (29.06%) Finance
2 220 (27.67%) Social Skills
3 85 (10.69%) Banking
4 51 (6.42%) Advertising
5 44 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (4.91%) Retail
7 36 (4.53%) Games
7 36 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 25 (3.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 14 (1.76%) Back Office
10 13 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.38%) Front Office
12 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.88%) Public Sector
12 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Legal
13 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.25%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.25%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 535 (67.30%) Developer
2 476 (59.87%) Java Developer
3 139 (17.48%) Java Engineer
4 114 (14.34%) Senior Developer
5 96 (12.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 95 (11.95%) Software Engineer
7 50 (6.29%) Backend Developer
7 50 (6.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 38 (4.78%) Senior Java Engineer
9 28 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 27 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (3.40%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 26 (3.27%) Core Java Developer
12 23 (2.89%) Java Software Developer
13 19 (2.39%) Lead Developer
14 18 (2.26%) Lead Java Developer
14 18 (2.26%) Technical Leader
15 14 (1.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 13 (1.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 13 (1.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (63.65%) Spring
2 293 (36.86%) Spring Boot
3 174 (21.89%) REST
4 164 (20.63%) Kafka
5 156 (19.62%) React
6 143 (17.99%) RESTful
7 142 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 141 (17.74%) Hibernate
9 109 (13.71%) Web Services
10 106 (13.33%) HTML
11 98 (12.33%) CSS
12 71 (8.93%) Node.js
13 69 (8.68%) RabbitMQ
14 60 (7.55%) JPA
15 58 (7.30%) JSON
16 52 (6.54%) Spring MVC
17 50 (6.29%) JMS
18 47 (5.91%) XML
19 42 (5.28%) Java EE
20 37 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.57%) Algorithms
2 71 (8.93%) Data Structures
3 55 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (5.91%) SWIFT
5 40 (5.03%) User Experience
6 39 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (4.65%) iPhone
8 27 (3.40%) Online Games
9 24 (3.02%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.14%) Bitcoin
11 16 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.76%) Social Network
13 13 (1.64%) Equities
14 10 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
14 10 (1.26%) Social Media
15 8 (1.01%) Blog
16 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.63%) Cloud Native
17 5 (0.63%) Life Science
17 5 (0.63%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.31%) Linux
2 26 (3.27%) Unix
3 21 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.25%) Android
4 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (74.09%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (48.68%) Microservices
3 318 (40.00%) TDD
4 193 (24.28%) Software Engineering
5 177 (22.26%) Problem-Solving
6 159 (20.00%) DevOps
7 158 (19.87%) Multithreading
8 141 (17.74%) BDD
9 132 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (14.09%) Full Stack Development
11 108 (13.58%) Scrum
12 104 (13.08%) Test Automation
13 99 (12.45%) Computer Science
14 98 (12.33%) Fintech
15 97 (12.20%) Unit Testing
16 77 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 76 (9.56%) OO
18 75 (9.43%) Open Source
19 74 (9.31%) Mentoring
20 64 (8.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 795 (100.00%) Java
2 183 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 165 (20.75%) SQL
4 156 (19.62%) Java 11
5 53 (6.67%) Python
6 46 (5.79%) Kotlin
7 33 (4.15%) Scala
8 29 (3.65%) Groovy
9 26 (3.27%) TypeScript
10 24 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.89%) C
12 12 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.88%) ES6
15 5 (0.63%) C#
15 5 (0.63%) Java 9
16 4 (0.50%) Go
16 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.38%) PHP
17 3 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (16.23%) Degree
2 81 (10.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 35 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.01%) PhD
7 5 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.81%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 287 (36.10%) Docker
2 30 (3.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 188 (23.65%) Kubernetes
2 95 (11.95%) Ansible
3 82 (10.31%) Terraform
4 22 (2.77%) Puppet
5 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.13%) Prometheus
6 7 (0.88%) Kibana
7 3 (0.38%) Consul
7 3 (0.38%) Grafana
8 2 (0.25%) logstash
8 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Argo
9 1 (0.13%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 125 (15.72%) Oracle
2 37 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 33 (4.15%) Google
4 25 (3.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.39%) Atlassian
6 16 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.76%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.64%) Solace
8 13 (1.64%) Splunk
9 12 (1.51%) Sony
10 10 (1.26%) IBM
11 5 (0.63%) Samsung
11 5 (0.63%) Spotify
12 4 (0.50%) Informatica
12 4 (0.50%) Talend
13 3 (0.38%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.38%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.38%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.38%) Murex
13 3 (0.38%) Pega