Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 12,149 11,851 14,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.37% 17.21% 16.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.18% 31.18% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,916 10,030 12,317
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 38,967 38,011 45,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.72% 55.21% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32,657 32,893 39,919
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in London.

Salary trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -2 2,658 £67,500 +3.85% 445
West London -3 453 £57,500 - 250
South London +5 163 £55,000 - 29
East London -3 134 £60,000 -20.00% 78
North London -12 53 £45,000 -21.74% 12
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 5,781 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,728 (30.69%) Finance
3 3,141 (25.85%) Python
4 3,126 (25.73%) JavaScript
5 3,089 (25.43%) SQL
6 2,752 (22.65%) TDD
7 2,602 (21.42%) Spring
8 2,531 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 2,505 (20.62%) Software Engineering
10 2,086 (17.17%) DevOps
11 2,060 (16.96%) Linux
12 1,997 (16.44%) Degree
13 1,982 (16.31%) Microservices
14 1,891 (15.57%) Scrum
15 1,857 (15.29%) C#
16 1,820 (14.98%) HTML
17 1,790 (14.73%) Test Automation
18 1,778 (14.63%) Web Services
19 1,690 (13.91%) Banking
20 1,673 (13.77%) Java 8
21 1,652 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
22 1,600 (13.17%) AngularJS
23 1,596 (13.14%) BDD
24 1,582 (13.02%) Scala
25 1,471 (12.11%) Computer Science
26 1,458 (12.00%) REST
27 1,448 (11.92%) Jenkins
28 1,444 (11.89%) Big Data
29 1,413 (11.63%) Git (software)
30 1,385 (11.40%) C++

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
1 865 (7.12%) Apache Spark
2 585 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 524 (4.31%) Apache
4 493 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
5 312 (2.57%) Confluence
6 262 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 215 (1.77%) CMS
8 212 (1.74%) JBoss
9 168 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 152 (1.25%) nginx
11 141 (1.16%) IIS
12 127 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 120 (0.99%) SAS
14 111 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 105 (0.86%) Ethereum
16 95 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
17 94 (0.77%) Mule
18 91 (0.75%) Apache Pig
19 78 (0.64%) Jetty
20 77 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (0.37%) SPSS
3 28 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.082%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.058%) Weka
10 5 (0.041%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.025%) HipChat
12 3 (0.025%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.016%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 77 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
2 44 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 42 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 30 (0.25%) Ripple
5 24 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 22 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 21 (0.17%) MetaTrader
8 19 (0.16%) Magento
9 17 (0.14%) ION MarketView
9 17 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 13 (0.11%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.082%) Ripple XRP
12 9 (0.074%) RMDS
13 8 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
13 8 (0.066%) Concordance
13 8 (0.066%) Relativity
13 8 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.066%) Ringtail
13 8 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,531 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 772 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 406 (3.34%) SaaS
4 309 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 269 (2.21%) GitHub
6 250 (2.06%) PaaS
7 213 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 204 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 192 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 188 (1.55%) IaaS
11 171 (1.41%) Amazon S3
12 148 (1.22%) Serverless
13 129 (1.06%) OpenShift
14 95 (0.78%) Slack
15 90 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
16 70 (0.58%) npm
17 52 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
17 52 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
18 51 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 43 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 308 (2.54%) HTTP
2 249 (2.05%) Internet
3 154 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 132 (1.09%) Firewall
5 74 (0.61%) DNS
6 67 (0.55%) VPN
7 62 (0.51%) SSL
8 35 (0.29%) FTP
9 34 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 33 (0.27%) SMS
10 33 (0.27%) SSH
11 26 (0.21%) AMQP
11 26 (0.21%) SMTP
12 24 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
13 23 (0.19%) DSL
13 23 (0.19%) Wireless
14 22 (0.18%) NetScaler
15 21 (0.17%) SAN
16 20 (0.16%) Network Security
17 19 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,444 (11.89%) Big Data
2 1,177 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 993 (8.17%) Hadoop
4 851 (7.00%) MySQL
5 770 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 769 (6.33%) SQL Server
7 684 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 599 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 490 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
10 397 (3.27%) Blockchain
11 342 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 297 (2.44%) Apache Hive
13 270 (2.22%) HBase
14 224 (1.84%) Redis
15 223 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
16 165 (1.36%) Data Lake
17 152 (1.25%) Oracle Database
18 147 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 105 (0.86%) DB2
19 105 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,448 (11.92%) Jenkins
2 1,413 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 1,175 (9.67%) Maven
4 1,064 (8.76%) Selenium
5 823 (6.77%) Cucumber
6 746 (6.14%) JUnit
7 741 (6.10%) JIRA
8 494 (4.07%) Gradle
9 441 (3.63%) WebDriver
10 389 (3.20%) Subversion
11 329 (2.71%) TeamCity
12 293 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 187 (1.54%) JMeter
14 182 (1.50%) Eclipse
15 170 (1.40%) SoapUI
16 169 (1.39%) gulp
17 168 (1.38%) Mockito
18 164 (1.35%) Ant
19 148 (1.22%) Appium
20 144 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 3,728 (30.69%) Finance
2 1,690 (13.91%) Banking
3 686 (5.65%) Retail
4 665 (5.47%) Front Office
5 598 (4.92%) Games
6 594 (4.89%) Investment Banking
7 508 (4.18%) Advertising
8 320 (2.63%) Marketing
9 280 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 256 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 125 (1.03%) Law
12 117 (0.96%) Back Office
13 112 (0.92%) Publishing
14 110 (0.91%) Legal
15 69 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 60 (0.49%) Online Betting
17 55 (0.45%) French Language
18 44 (0.36%) Manufacturing
18 44 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 40 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6,470 (53.26%) Developer
2 4,143 (34.10%) Java Developer
3 1,284 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 1,062 (8.74%) Java Engineer
5 1,012 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 920 (7.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 829 (6.82%) Architect
8 575 (4.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 545 (4.49%) Software Developer
10 486 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 425 (3.50%) Lead Developer
12 396 (3.26%) Java Software Developer
13 394 (3.24%) Analyst
14 386 (3.18%) Consultant
15 335 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
16 333 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 331 (2.72%) Agile Developer
18 318 (2.62%) Tester
19 316 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
20 312 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,602 (21.42%) Spring
2 1,820 (14.98%) HTML
3 1,778 (14.63%) Web Services
4 1,600 (13.17%) AngularJS
5 1,458 (12.00%) REST
6 1,349 (11.10%) CSS
7 1,307 (10.76%) .NET
8 1,279 (10.53%) RESTful
9 1,106 (9.10%) React
10 1,061 (8.73%) Node.js
11 998 (8.21%) J2EE
12 962 (7.92%) Hibernate
13 899 (7.40%) XML
14 828 (6.82%) HTML5
15 720 (5.93%) Spring Boot
16 702 (5.78%) Java EE
17 676 (5.56%) Kafka
18 543 (4.47%) SOAP
19 493 (4.06%) JSON
20 475 (3.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,471 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 1,358 (11.18%) Fintech
3 899 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 884 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
5 665 (5.47%) Algorithms
6 496 (4.08%) User Experience
7 441 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 417 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
9 392 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 383 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
11 331 (2.72%) Data Structures
11 331 (2.72%) Equities
12 311 (2.56%) Fixed Income
13 298 (2.45%) Hedge funds
14 282 (2.32%) Derivative
15 140 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 138 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
17 124 (1.02%) Online Games
17 124 (1.02%) Public Cloud
18 120 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,060 (16.96%) Linux
2 887 (7.30%) Unix
3 606 (4.99%) Windows
4 589 (4.85%) Android
5 349 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 150 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 116 (0.95%) Solaris
8 115 (0.95%) CentOS
9 114 (0.94%) Windows Server
10 58 (0.48%) AIX
11 46 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 41 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
13 32 (0.26%) HPUX
14 30 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 29 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 26 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
18 23 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 22 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,781 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2,752 (22.65%) TDD
3 2,505 (20.62%) Software Engineering
4 2,086 (17.17%) DevOps
5 1,982 (16.31%) Microservices
6 1,891 (15.57%) Scrum
7 1,790 (14.73%) Test Automation
8 1,652 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
9 1,596 (13.14%) BDD
10 1,322 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
11 1,260 (10.37%) OO
12 1,113 (9.16%) Open Source
13 1,000 (8.23%) Analytics
14 991 (8.16%) E-Commerce
15 892 (7.34%) SDLC
16 889 (7.32%) Multithreading
17 819 (6.74%) MVC
18 809 (6.66%) Mentoring
19 804 (6.62%) Machine Learning
20 710 (5.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3,141 (25.85%) Python
2 3,126 (25.73%) JavaScript
3 3,089 (25.43%) SQL
4 1,857 (15.29%) C#
5 1,673 (13.77%) Java 8
6 1,582 (13.02%) Scala
7 1,385 (11.40%) C++
8 1,123 (9.24%) PHP
9 983 (8.09%) Ruby
10 509 (4.19%) Perl
11 466 (3.84%) C
12 438 (3.61%) Groovy
13 416 (3.42%) Go
14 394 (3.24%) Bash Shell
15 372 (3.06%) R
16 342 (2.82%) Shell Script
17 260 (2.14%) PL/SQL
18 250 (2.06%) PowerShell
19 223 (1.84%) Kotlin
20 205 (1.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,997 (16.44%) Degree
2 676 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 216 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 201 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 184 (1.51%) PhD
6 135 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 132 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
8 62 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 50 (0.41%) AWS Certification
10 49 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 44 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 44 (0.36%) ISEB
12 34 (0.28%) SANS
13 28 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 27 (0.22%) CISSP
15 25 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (0.19%) PMI Certification
17 21 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,182 (9.73%) QA
2 70 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 58 (0.48%) GCP
4 36 (0.30%) SLA
5 30 (0.25%) MiFID
6 27 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.18%) PSD2
8 16 (0.13%) PMO
9 12 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.082%) WCAG
11 9 (0.074%) EMIR
12 8 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.066%) GDPR
13 7 (0.058%) SEPA
14 5 (0.041%) COBIT
14 5 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.025%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.016%) HL7
16 2 (0.016%) IFRS
16 2 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 1,370 (11.28%) Docker
2 120 (0.99%) HDFS
3 98 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 71 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 68 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 31 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 23 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.16%) KVM
10 18 (0.15%) vSphere
11 13 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.099%) Xen
13 10 (0.082%) GridGain
13 10 (0.082%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.074%) Hyper-V
15 7 (0.058%) Firmware
15 7 (0.058%) NFS
15 7 (0.058%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.049%) LXC
16 6 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 686 (5.65%) Ansible
2 599 (4.93%) Kubernetes
3 580 (4.77%) Puppet
4 459 (3.78%) Terraform
5 437 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (0.78%) Nagios
7 94 (0.77%) Mesos
8 88 (0.72%) Salt
9 68 (0.56%) Kibana
10 61 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
11 59 (0.49%) Packer
12 52 (0.43%) Prometheus
13 49 (0.40%) logstash
14 45 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
15 44 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
16 42 (0.35%) ZABBIX
17 34 (0.28%) Oozie
18 26 (0.21%) Consul
19 24 (0.20%) HAProxy
20 21 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1,284 (10.57%) Oracle
2 570 (4.69%) Google
3 498 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 257 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 204 (1.68%) IBM
6 200 (1.65%) Splunk
7 198 (1.63%) SAP
8 189 (1.56%) TIBCO
9 176 (1.45%) hybris
10 171 (1.41%) Sybase
11 169 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 156 (1.28%) VMware
13 141 (1.16%) Tableau
14 133 (1.09%) Cloudera
15 131 (1.08%) AppDynamics
16 92 (0.76%) Hortonworks
17 91 (0.75%) MuleSoft
18 87 (0.72%) Atlassian
18 87 (0.72%) WorldPay
19 82 (0.67%) Capita