Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 6,673 10,347 12,387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 17.73% 17.82% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.01% 31.55% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,894 8,923 10,016
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

Java 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 21,519 32,791 38,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.16% 56.47% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17,788 27,512 31,969
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in London.

Salary trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in London

Java
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 28 May 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 -1 1,417 £75,000 +3.45% 141
West London +7 299 £65,000 - 36
South London -1 180 £62,500 +25.00% 20
East London +14 53 £80,000 +55.29% 21
North London -21 11 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 3,180 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2,308 (34.59%) Python
3 2,255 (33.79%) Finance
4 2,200 (32.97%) AWS
5 1,829 (27.41%) JavaScript
6 1,777 (26.63%) Software Engineering
7 1,592 (23.86%) Microservices
8 1,538 (23.05%) Docker
9 1,534 (22.99%) DevOps
10 1,480 (22.18%) SQL
11 1,349 (20.22%) Spring
12 1,281 (19.20%) Kubernetes
13 1,264 (18.94%) TDD
14 1,133 (16.98%) Banking
15 1,048 (15.71%) C#
16 1,025 (15.36%) Azure
17 970 (14.54%) Web Services
18 961 (14.40%) Test Automation
19 947 (14.19%) React
20 920 (13.79%) Linux
21 887 (13.29%) Fintech
22 811 (12.15%) Java 8
23 809 (12.12%) Jenkins
24 804 (12.05%) Node.js
25 802 (12.02%) AngularJS
25 802 (12.02%) Computer Science
26 796 (11.93%) Git (software)
27 784 (11.75%) C++
28 781 (11.70%) Scrum
29 777 (11.64%) GCP

Java
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
1 354 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 232 (3.48%) Apache
3 215 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
4 164 (2.46%) Confluence
5 150 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 96 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 82 (1.23%) CMS
8 72 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
9 51 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 46 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 40 (0.60%) Luigi
12 38 (0.57%) SAS
13 34 (0.51%) JBoss
13 34 (0.51%) SharePoint
14 33 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
15 28 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 26 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 24 (0.36%) nginx
18 23 (0.34%) Mule
19 22 (0.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 24 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.090%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.045%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 88 (1.32%) FINCAD Analytics
2 35 (0.52%) R3 Corda
3 30 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 29 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
6 19 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 10 (0.15%) Magento
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.075%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.060%) Actimize
13 4 (0.060%) OpenText MBPM
13 4 (0.060%) StreamServe
13 4 (0.060%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,200 (32.97%) AWS
2 1,025 (15.36%) Azure
3 777 (11.64%) GCP
4 275 (4.12%) Serverless
5 262 (3.93%) SaaS
6 201 (3.01%) OpenShift
7 180 (2.70%) GitHub
8 171 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
9 138 (2.07%) Amazon S3
10 135 (2.02%) Amazon ECS
11 132 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
12 124 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
13 92 (1.38%) PaaS
14 79 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
15 72 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
16 50 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 49 (0.73%) Power Platform
18 47 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
19 45 (0.67%) Apigee
20 43 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 102 (1.53%) Firewall
2 95 (1.42%) HTTP
3 94 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 71 (1.06%) Internet
5 47 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 32 (0.48%) DNS
7 19 (0.28%) FTP
8 18 (0.27%) Network Security
9 14 (0.21%) SSL
10 13 (0.19%) SSH
11 12 (0.18%) SMTP
12 11 (0.16%) MQTT
12 11 (0.16%) VoIP
12 11 (0.16%) VPN
13 9 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
13 9 (0.13%) WebEx
14 8 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.12%) Skype
15 7 (0.10%) 3GPP
15 7 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (10.51%) NoSQL
2 564 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
3 439 (6.58%) Big Data
4 396 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 389 (5.83%) SQL Server
6 372 (5.57%) Hadoop
7 324 (4.86%) MongoDB
8 319 (4.78%) MySQL
9 232 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 202 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 197 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
12 192 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 167 (2.50%) Redis
14 135 (2.02%) Blockchain
15 132 (1.98%) RDBMS
16 128 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
17 111 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
18 97 (1.45%) Apache Hive
19 76 (1.14%) HBase
20 72 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 809 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 796 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 387 (5.80%) Maven
4 380 (5.69%) JIRA
5 373 (5.59%) Selenium
6 302 (4.53%) Cucumber
7 299 (4.48%) JUnit
8 148 (2.22%) GitLab
9 118 (1.77%) Artifactory
9 118 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 117 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 116 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 107 (1.60%) Gradle
13 88 (1.32%) Bitbucket
14 87 (1.30%) Mockito
15 77 (1.15%) Subversion
16 71 (1.06%) JMeter
17 68 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
18 64 (0.96%) Postman
19 63 (0.94%) Appium
General
1 2,255 (33.79%) Finance
2 1,133 (16.98%) Banking
3 682 (10.22%) Front Office
4 331 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 301 (4.51%) Retail
6 199 (2.98%) Games
7 189 (2.83%) Marketing
8 160 (2.40%) Public Sector
9 118 (1.77%) Back Office
10 112 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 84 (1.26%) Telecoms
12 61 (0.91%) Advertising
13 47 (0.70%) Legal
14 37 (0.55%) Billing
15 32 (0.48%) Law
16 30 (0.45%) Electronics
17 27 (0.40%) Publishing
18 24 (0.36%) Retail Banking
19 23 (0.34%) Manufacturing
20 17 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,314 (49.66%) Developer
2 2,245 (33.64%) Java Developer
3 800 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 726 (10.88%) Software Engineer
5 586 (8.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 567 (8.50%) Java Engineer
7 422 (6.32%) Architect
8 326 (4.89%) Java Software Engineer
9 309 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
10 282 (4.23%) AWS Developer
11 272 (4.08%) Data Engineer
12 263 (3.94%) Python Developer
13 253 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
14 225 (3.37%) Lead Developer
15 208 (3.12%) Python Engineer
16 196 (2.94%) Junior
17 193 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
18 188 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
19 177 (2.65%) Software Developer
20 176 (2.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,349 (20.22%) Spring
2 970 (14.54%) Web Services
3 947 (14.19%) React
4 804 (12.05%) Node.js
5 802 (12.02%) AngularJS
6 744 (11.15%) Spring Boot
7 627 (9.40%) Kafka
8 624 (9.35%) REST
9 569 (8.53%) RESTful
10 555 (8.32%) HTML
11 536 (8.03%) .NET
12 476 (7.13%) CSS
13 399 (5.98%) J2EE
14 314 (4.71%) Hibernate
15 247 (3.70%) XML
16 244 (3.66%) Vue.js
17 212 (3.18%) HTML5
18 196 (2.94%) SOAP
19 169 (2.53%) JSON
20 154 (2.31%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 563 (8.44%) Hedge funds
2 549 (8.23%) Derivative
3 494 (7.40%) Fixed Income
4 430 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
5 379 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 339 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
7 332 (4.98%) Equities
8 312 (4.68%) Algorithms
9 281 (4.21%) User Experience
10 236 (3.54%) Data Structures
11 227 (3.40%) Mobile App
12 193 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
13 176 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
14 156 (2.34%) Public Cloud
15 113 (1.69%) Cloud Native
16 101 (1.51%) Blog
17 91 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
18 70 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
19 69 (1.03%) Virtual Team
20 60 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 920 (13.79%) Linux
2 380 (5.69%) Unix
3 348 (5.22%) Android
4 272 (4.08%) Windows
5 247 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 108 (1.62%) Mac OS X
7 55 (0.82%) CentOS
8 29 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.25%) VMS
12 16 (0.24%) Solaris
13 9 (0.13%) tvOS
14 8 (0.12%) zOS
15 6 (0.090%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.075%) AIX
16 5 (0.075%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.060%) Debian
18 2 (0.030%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,180 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1,777 (26.63%) Software Engineering
3 1,592 (23.86%) Microservices
4 1,534 (22.99%) DevOps
5 1,264 (18.94%) TDD
6 961 (14.40%) Test Automation
7 887 (13.29%) Fintech
8 802 (12.02%) Computer Science
9 781 (11.70%) Scrum
10 671 (10.06%) BDD
11 659 (9.88%) Analytics
11 659 (9.88%) Asset Management
12 643 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
13 638 (9.56%) Mentoring
14 630 (9.44%) OO
15 566 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
16 518 (7.76%) Open Source
17 485 (7.27%) Investment Management
18 437 (6.55%) Artificial Intelligence
19 408 (6.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2,308 (34.59%) Python
2 1,829 (27.41%) JavaScript
3 1,480 (22.18%) SQL
4 1,048 (15.71%) C#
5 811 (12.15%) Java 8
6 784 (11.75%) C++
7 646 (9.68%) Scala
8 599 (8.98%) Kotlin
9 390 (5.84%) Ruby
10 363 (5.44%) Go
11 298 (4.47%) PHP
12 252 (3.78%) C
13 241 (3.61%) TypeScript
14 209 (3.13%) R
15 176 (2.64%) Bash Shell
16 116 (1.74%) PL/SQL
17 112 (1.68%) Groovy
18 108 (1.62%) Perl
19 100 (1.50%) Shell Script
20 74 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 743 (11.13%) Degree
2 423 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 164 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 116 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 88 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 47 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 42 (0.63%) PhD
8 33 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 32 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 25 (0.37%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.25%) Sun Certification
12 14 (0.21%) SANS
13 11 (0.16%) ISEB
14 9 (0.13%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.12%) MCP
15 8 (0.12%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.090%) CIPD
16 6 (0.090%) CISSP
16 6 (0.090%) GXPN
16 6 (0.090%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 508 (7.61%) QA
2 31 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.37%) SLA
4 14 (0.21%) GDPR
5 9 (0.13%) NIST
6 8 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.12%) NCSC
7 7 (0.10%) COBIT
7 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.060%) COSO
8 4 (0.060%) EMIR
9 3 (0.045%) MiFID
9 3 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.030%) Basel II
10 2 (0.030%) Basel III
10 2 (0.030%) ISO 15022
10 2 (0.030%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.030%) PMO
10 2 (0.030%) PSD2
11 1 (0.015%) ITGC
System Software
1 1,538 (23.05%) Docker
2 49 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 32 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.34%) HDFS
6 19 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 14 (0.21%) vSphere
8 13 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.12%) Postfix
10 6 (0.090%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.060%) zsh
12 3 (0.045%) Firmware
12 3 (0.045%) KVM
12 3 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.030%) NFS
13 2 (0.030%) vCloud
14 1 (0.015%) Ceph
14 1 (0.015%) Gluster
14 1 (0.015%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,281 (19.20%) Kubernetes
2 460 (6.89%) Terraform
3 439 (6.58%) Ansible
4 214 (3.21%) Puppet
5 158 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (1.06%) Prometheus
7 59 (0.88%) Grafana
8 58 (0.87%) Salt
9 44 (0.66%) Mesos
10 39 (0.58%) Packer
11 36 (0.54%) Istio
12 34 (0.51%) Kibana
13 31 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
14 27 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (0.40%) Marathon
15 25 (0.37%) Consul
16 24 (0.36%) Nagios
16 24 (0.36%) ZABBIX
17 20 (0.30%) Oozie
18 17 (0.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 675 (10.12%) Oracle
2 465 (6.97%) Google
3 189 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 112 (1.68%) SAP
5 102 (1.53%) Bloomberg
6 77 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (1.11%) Tableau
8 69 (1.03%) Informatica
9 62 (0.93%) Adobe
10 60 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 60 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 57 (0.85%) Talend
12 51 (0.76%) TIBCO
13 50 (0.75%) IBM
14 48 (0.72%) Atlassian
15 45 (0.67%) Splunk
16 43 (0.64%) VMware
17 38 (0.57%) Sybase
18 35 (0.52%) HP
19 33 (0.49%) ServiceNow