Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 3,791 9,429 12,339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.06% 17.36% 18.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.17% 30.92% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,652 8,311 9,929
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 12,161 30,495 38,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.14% 56.15% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,411 25,426 32,039
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -3 739 £75,000 +3.45% 297
South London +6 85 £62,500 +4.17% 18
West London -8 69 £67,500 -3.57% 80
East London 0 19 £72,500 +3.57% 29
North London +35 12 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 1,753 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1,603 (42.28%) Python
3 1,418 (37.40%) AWS
4 1,377 (36.32%) Finance
5 1,104 (29.12%) JavaScript
6 978 (25.80%) Microservices
7 969 (25.56%) Software Engineering
8 904 (23.85%) Docker
9 857 (22.61%) DevOps
10 828 (21.84%) SQL
11 778 (20.52%) Kubernetes
12 772 (20.36%) Web Services
13 704 (18.57%) Azure
14 673 (17.75%) Spring
15 663 (17.49%) TDD
16 625 (16.49%) React
17 568 (14.98%) Banking
18 546 (14.40%) AngularJS
19 524 (13.82%) Test Automation
20 515 (13.58%) Asset Management
21 500 (13.19%) C#
22 499 (13.16%) Kotlin
23 498 (13.14%) GCP
23 498 (13.14%) Fintech
24 485 (12.79%) Front Office
25 463 (12.21%) Linux
26 458 (12.08%) Hedge funds
27 457 (12.05%) Fixed Income
28 454 (11.98%) Scrum
29 441 (11.63%) Kafka

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
1 182 (4.80%) Apache Spark
2 170 (4.48%) Apache
3 137 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 120 (3.17%) Confluence
5 70 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 55 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 47 (1.24%) SAS
8 46 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 35 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 24 (0.63%) CMS
11 20 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (0.50%) JBoss
13 14 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
14 12 (0.32%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.24%) MTS
15 9 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.24%) Tornado
16 8 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
17 7 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.21%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.21%) Sketch
3 7 (0.18%) Adobe XD
3 7 (0.18%) Figma
3 7 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.079%) Maya
6 2 (0.053%) Blender
7 1 (0.026%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 48 (1.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 46 (1.21%) R3 Corda
3 23 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.11%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.079%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.053%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 1 (0.026%) Magento
13 1 (0.026%) Maximo
13 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,418 (37.40%) AWS
2 704 (18.57%) Azure
3 498 (13.14%) GCP
4 279 (7.36%) Serverless
5 221 (5.83%) AWS Lambda
6 179 (4.72%) SaaS
7 133 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 127 (3.35%) Amazon S3
9 104 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
10 89 (2.35%) OpenShift
11 85 (2.24%) PaaS
12 70 (1.85%) Apigee
12 70 (1.85%) GitHub
13 61 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 61 (1.61%) IaaS
14 59 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 55 (1.45%) Power Platform
16 45 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
17 33 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
18 32 (0.84%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.74%) HTTP
2 45 (1.19%) Internet
3 44 (1.16%) Firewall
4 42 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.08%) DNS
6 19 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 14 (0.37%) FTP
7 14 (0.37%) VPN
8 12 (0.32%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.29%) IMAP
9 11 (0.29%) SMTP
9 11 (0.29%) SSH
10 8 (0.21%) Wireless
11 7 (0.18%) 5G
11 7 (0.18%) Skype
12 6 (0.16%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.16%) Network Security
12 6 (0.16%) WebEx
13 5 (0.13%) AMQP
13 5 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (10.16%) NoSQL
2 319 (8.41%) Big Data
3 295 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 234 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 231 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 229 (6.04%) Hadoop
7 174 (4.59%) MySQL
8 148 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 134 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 123 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 119 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
12 115 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 112 (2.95%) Blockchain
14 94 (2.48%) Apache Hive
15 61 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 61 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.50%) Redis
17 54 (1.42%) Power BI
18 51 (1.35%) Impala
19 47 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 420 (11.08%) Jenkins
2 373 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 281 (7.41%) Selenium
4 270 (7.12%) JIRA
5 248 (6.54%) Cucumber
6 141 (3.72%) Maven
7 130 (3.43%) JUnit
8 121 (3.19%) GitLab
9 94 (2.48%) Artifactory
10 82 (2.16%) WebDriver
11 73 (1.93%) Appium
12 57 (1.50%) Bitbucket
13 55 (1.45%) JMeter
14 54 (1.42%) Mockito
15 52 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 48 (1.27%) Subversion
17 46 (1.21%) Gradle
17 46 (1.21%) TeamCity
18 35 (0.92%) eggPlant
19 33 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 1,377 (36.32%) Finance
2 568 (14.98%) Banking
3 485 (12.79%) Front Office
4 173 (4.56%) Investment Banking
5 97 (2.56%) Retail
6 94 (2.48%) Games
7 78 (2.06%) Back Office
8 68 (1.79%) Marketing
9 61 (1.61%) Advertising
10 53 (1.40%) Law
11 47 (1.24%) Public Sector
12 37 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 28 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.47%) Publishing
17 17 (0.45%) Italian Language
18 14 (0.37%) Legal
19 10 (0.26%) French Language
20 8 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,854 (48.91%) Developer
2 997 (26.30%) Java Developer
3 497 (13.11%) Software Engineer
4 336 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 302 (7.97%) Java Engineer
6 297 (7.83%) Python Developer
7 290 (7.65%) Architect
8 249 (6.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 227 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 217 (5.72%) Python Engineer
11 181 (4.77%) Lead Developer
12 179 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
13 174 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
14 169 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
15 152 (4.01%) Data Engineer
16 148 (3.90%) Python Software Engineer
17 136 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
18 135 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
19 125 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
20 121 (3.19%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (20.36%) Web Services
2 673 (17.75%) Spring
3 625 (16.49%) React
4 546 (14.40%) AngularJS
5 441 (11.63%) Kafka
6 435 (11.47%) Node.js
7 387 (10.21%) Spring Boot
8 306 (8.07%) REST
9 302 (7.97%) .NET
10 280 (7.39%) Vue.js
11 272 (7.17%) RESTful
12 172 (4.54%) HTML
13 168 (4.43%) CSS
14 150 (3.96%) Hibernate
15 124 (3.27%) OAuth
16 121 (3.19%) JMS
16 121 (3.19%) XML
17 114 (3.01%) J2EE
18 108 (2.85%) gRPC
19 103 (2.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 458 (12.08%) Hedge funds
2 457 (12.05%) Fixed Income
3 392 (10.34%) Derivative
4 297 (7.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 283 (7.47%) Equities
5 283 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
6 205 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 196 (5.17%) Algorithms
8 141 (3.72%) Mobile App
9 97 (2.56%) Cloud Native
9 97 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 88 (2.32%) Data Structures
11 81 (2.14%) Public Cloud
12 80 (2.11%) User Experience
13 75 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
14 55 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
15 53 (1.40%) Virtual Team
16 44 (1.16%) Blog
16 44 (1.16%) Market Risk
17 37 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 463 (12.21%) Linux
2 204 (5.38%) Unix
3 187 (4.93%) Android
4 139 (3.67%) Windows
5 103 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.53%) CentOS
8 14 (0.37%) VMS
9 9 (0.24%) zOS
10 8 (0.21%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.13%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.11%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.11%) Solaris
13 3 (0.079%) Android TV
13 3 (0.079%) tvOS
13 3 (0.079%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.053%) AIX
15 1 (0.026%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,753 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (25.80%) Microservices
3 969 (25.56%) Software Engineering
4 857 (22.61%) DevOps
5 663 (17.49%) TDD
6 524 (13.82%) Test Automation
7 515 (13.58%) Asset Management
8 498 (13.14%) Fintech
9 454 (11.98%) Scrum
10 411 (10.84%) BDD
11 388 (10.23%) Computer Science
12 352 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
13 346 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 341 (8.99%) Investment Management
15 338 (8.92%) Analytics
16 329 (8.68%) Open Source
17 300 (7.91%) OO
18 251 (6.62%) Machine Learning
19 229 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
19 229 (6.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,603 (42.28%) Python
2 1,104 (29.12%) JavaScript
3 828 (21.84%) SQL
4 500 (13.19%) C#
5 499 (13.16%) Kotlin
6 360 (9.50%) Java 8
7 344 (9.07%) Scala
8 343 (9.05%) C++
9 304 (8.02%) Go
10 232 (6.12%) Ruby
11 215 (5.67%) TypeScript
12 163 (4.30%) C
13 147 (3.88%) R
14 130 (3.43%) Shell Script
15 101 (2.66%) Bash Shell
16 93 (2.45%) PHP
17 81 (2.14%) Perl
18 71 (1.87%) PowerShell
19 65 (1.71%) Clojure
20 61 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 383 (10.10%) Degree
2 173 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 139 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 118 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 67 (1.77%) Master's Degree
6 56 (1.48%) Sun Certification
7 34 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 32 (0.84%) PhD
9 31 (0.82%) ISEB
10 30 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 27 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
12 19 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.40%) CISSP
14 14 (0.37%) PMP
15 13 (0.34%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.34%) CISM
16 12 (0.32%) CSSLP
17 7 (0.18%) Postgraduate
18 5 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
19 4 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (6.38%) QA
2 34 (0.90%) NIST
3 21 (0.55%) GDPR
4 19 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.21%) SLA
7 7 (0.18%) MiFID
8 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.11%) EMIR
9 4 (0.11%) PSD2
10 3 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.079%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.079%) TARGET2
10 3 (0.079%) WCAG
11 2 (0.053%) COBIT
11 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.053%) NCSC
12 1 (0.026%) COSO
12 1 (0.026%) PMO
System Software
1 904 (23.85%) Docker
2 55 (1.45%) HDFS
3 25 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.32%) Postfix
7 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.079%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.053%) NFS
10 1 (0.026%) Gluster
10 1 (0.026%) NDS
10 1 (0.026%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.026%) Snort
10 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 778 (20.52%) Kubernetes
2 360 (9.50%) Terraform
3 266 (7.02%) Ansible
4 144 (3.80%) Puppet
5 111 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (1.27%) Istio
7 42 (1.11%) Grafana
8 33 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 32 (0.84%) Prometheus
10 26 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (0.55%) Kibana
12 16 (0.42%) Opsview
13 15 (0.40%) logstash
14 14 (0.37%) Consul
14 14 (0.37%) Salt
15 12 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (0.32%) Nagios
16 10 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
16 10 (0.26%) Packer
17 9 (0.24%) Netcool
Vendors
1 285 (7.52%) Google
2 270 (7.12%) Oracle
3 99 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 62 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 61 (1.61%) Talend
6 59 (1.56%) Informatica
7 55 (1.45%) SAP
8 50 (1.32%) IBM
9 47 (1.24%) MuleSoft
10 46 (1.21%) Cloudera
11 43 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 40 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.92%) Adobe
14 35 (0.92%) Splunk
15 28 (0.74%) New Relic
16 24 (0.63%) hybris
16 24 (0.63%) TIBCO
17 23 (0.61%) Databricks
18 22 (0.58%) VMware