Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 9,520 12,136 14,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.54% 18.05% 18.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.10% 31.58% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,844 9,737 9,924
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 30,611 38,433 41,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.38% 57.16% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,474 32,086 33,004
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 0 2,145 £72,500 +3.57% 562
West London +3 349 £70,000 +27.27% 162
South London -8 156 £60,000 - 49
East London -7 61 £70,500 +17.50% 78
North London -26 14 £53,750 -10.42% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 4,694 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 3,129 (32.87%) Finance
3 2,991 (31.42%) AWS
4 2,921 (30.68%) Python
5 2,454 (25.78%) Microservices
6 2,402 (25.23%) Software Engineering
7 2,230 (23.42%) JavaScript
8 2,215 (23.27%) SQL
9 1,988 (20.88%) Docker
10 1,912 (20.08%) DevOps
11 1,894 (19.89%) Spring
12 1,811 (19.02%) TDD
13 1,632 (17.14%) C#
14 1,562 (16.41%) Kubernetes
15 1,422 (14.94%) Web Services
16 1,348 (14.16%) Linux
17 1,338 (14.05%) Test Automation
18 1,297 (13.62%) Banking
19 1,257 (13.20%) Jenkins
20 1,235 (12.97%) Scrum
21 1,212 (12.73%) Java 8
22 1,164 (12.23%) Azure
23 1,119 (11.75%) Git (software)
24 1,106 (11.62%) Degree
25 1,103 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
26 1,084 (11.39%) Fintech
27 1,071 (11.25%) BDD
28 1,050 (11.03%) Front Office
29 1,030 (10.82%) Spring Boot
30 997 (10.47%) Computer Science

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
1 565 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 298 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 282 (2.96%) Confluence
4 271 (2.85%) Apache
5 266 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
6 187 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 110 (1.16%) IIS
8 106 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 104 (1.09%) CMS
10 95 (1.00%) JBoss
11 82 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 66 (0.69%) nginx
13 65 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
14 59 (0.62%) SharePoint
15 58 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 56 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 52 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 47 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
18 47 (0.49%) Mule
19 46 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 10 (0.11%) EngageOne
8 9 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.074%) Zeplin
11 6 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.063%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.042%) Maya
12 4 (0.042%) SPSS
13 3 (0.032%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.032%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.032%) Houdini
13 3 (0.032%) InDesign
13 3 (0.032%) Sketch
13 3 (0.032%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 88 (0.92%) thinkFolio
2 79 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 51 (0.54%) FINCAD Analytics
4 44 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 40 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
6 38 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
7 37 (0.39%) Front Arena
8 29 (0.30%) LatentZero
9 26 (0.27%) R3 Corda
10 23 (0.24%) Magento
11 22 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 17 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
13 13 (0.14%) PolarLake
14 11 (0.12%) ION MarketView
15 9 (0.095%) Documaker
16 8 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
17 7 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 6 (0.063%) MetaTrader
18 6 (0.063%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2,991 (31.42%) AWS
2 1,164 (12.23%) Azure
3 831 (8.73%) GCP
4 422 (4.43%) Serverless
5 399 (4.19%) SaaS
6 334 (3.51%) Amazon S3
7 325 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
8 318 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
9 304 (3.19%) GitHub
10 290 (3.05%) OpenShift
11 220 (2.31%) Amazon ECS
12 212 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
13 197 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
14 153 (1.61%) PaaS
15 141 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
16 131 (1.38%) Power Platform
17 82 (0.86%) IaaS
18 68 (0.71%) AWS Fargate
19 54 (0.57%) CloudFront
20 50 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 190 (2.00%) Internet
2 138 (1.45%) HTTP
3 115 (1.21%) Firewall
4 87 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 40 (0.42%) SSL
6 37 (0.39%) DNS
7 34 (0.36%) VPN
8 18 (0.19%) AMQP
8 18 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 17 (0.18%) Kerberos
10 16 (0.17%) Network Security
11 15 (0.16%) FTP
12 14 (0.15%) IPFS
12 14 (0.15%) Wireless
13 13 (0.14%) DSL
13 13 (0.14%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.13%) Broadband
15 10 (0.11%) Bluetooth
16 9 (0.095%) SMS
16 9 (0.095%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 864 (9.08%) Big Data
2 650 (6.83%) NoSQL
3 632 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 547 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 531 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
6 463 (4.86%) MySQL
7 459 (4.82%) Hadoop
8 295 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 276 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
10 256 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 239 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 215 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 197 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 194 (2.04%) Apache Hive
15 190 (2.00%) Blockchain
16 175 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 153 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 151 (1.59%) Redis
19 149 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 145 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,257 (13.20%) Jenkins
2 1,119 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 651 (6.84%) Selenium
4 631 (6.63%) JIRA
5 527 (5.54%) Maven
6 466 (4.89%) Cucumber
7 411 (4.32%) JUnit
8 313 (3.29%) TeamCity
9 273 (2.87%) WebDriver
10 261 (2.74%) Gradle
11 207 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 207 (2.17%) Bitbucket
12 189 (1.99%) Artifactory
13 178 (1.87%) Subversion
14 177 (1.86%) JMeter
15 174 (1.83%) GitLab
16 171 (1.80%) Mockito
17 127 (1.33%) SonarQube
18 125 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 116 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3,129 (32.87%) Finance
2 1,297 (13.62%) Banking
3 1,050 (11.03%) Front Office
4 497 (5.22%) Retail
5 337 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 280 (2.94%) Games
7 265 (2.78%) Marketing
8 149 (1.57%) Public Sector
9 146 (1.53%) Advertising
10 120 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 119 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 93 (0.98%) Law
13 88 (0.92%) Back Office
14 70 (0.74%) French Language
14 70 (0.74%) German Language
15 69 (0.72%) Spanish Language
16 66 (0.69%) Billing
17 62 (0.65%) Italian Language
18 59 (0.62%) Legal
19 49 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4,830 (50.74%) Developer
2 3,158 (33.17%) Java Developer
3 1,166 (12.25%) Senior Developer
4 931 (9.78%) Software Engineer
5 819 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 761 (7.99%) Java Engineer
7 580 (6.09%) Architect
8 498 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 463 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
10 386 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 373 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
12 345 (3.62%) AWS Developer
13 338 (3.55%) Lead Developer
14 328 (3.45%) Python Developer
15 323 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
16 294 (3.09%) Data Engineer
17 280 (2.94%) Consultant
18 271 (2.85%) Analyst
19 258 (2.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 244 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,894 (19.89%) Spring
2 1,422 (14.94%) Web Services
3 1,030 (10.82%) Spring Boot
4 950 (9.98%) .NET
5 942 (9.89%) AngularJS
6 909 (9.55%) React
7 876 (9.20%) HTML
8 871 (9.15%) REST
9 833 (8.75%) J2EE
10 829 (8.71%) Node.js
11 810 (8.51%) RESTful
12 680 (7.14%) CSS
13 653 (6.86%) Kafka
14 438 (4.60%) XML
15 434 (4.56%) Hibernate
16 366 (3.84%) HTML5
17 349 (3.67%) JSON
18 289 (3.04%) SOAP
19 238 (2.50%) jQuery
20 217 (2.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 715 (7.51%) Fixed Income
2 700 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 590 (6.20%) Derivative
4 540 (5.67%) Equities
4 540 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 526 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 441 (4.63%) Algorithms
7 386 (4.05%) Hedge funds
8 304 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 299 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
10 296 (3.11%) User Experience
11 284 (2.98%) Data Structures
12 208 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
13 178 (1.87%) Cloud Native
14 166 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 118 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
16 115 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
17 108 (1.13%) iPad
17 108 (1.13%) Management Information System
18 91 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,348 (14.16%) Linux
2 593 (6.23%) Unix
3 435 (4.57%) Windows
4 434 (4.56%) Android
5 235 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 86 (0.90%) CentOS
7 74 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 34 (0.36%) Mesosphere
10 22 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 21 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.21%) Debian
12 20 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 14 (0.15%) zOS
14 10 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.095%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.074%) tvOS
17 7 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,694 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 2,454 (25.78%) Microservices
3 2,402 (25.23%) Software Engineering
4 1,912 (20.08%) DevOps
5 1,811 (19.02%) TDD
6 1,338 (14.05%) Test Automation
7 1,235 (12.97%) Scrum
8 1,103 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 1,084 (11.39%) Fintech
10 1,071 (11.25%) BDD
11 997 (10.47%) Computer Science
12 938 (9.85%) Mentoring
13 901 (9.46%) Asset Management
14 859 (9.02%) Analytics
15 851 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
16 811 (8.52%) OO
17 714 (7.50%) Open Source
18 709 (7.45%) Machine Learning
19 600 (6.30%) SDLC
20 589 (6.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,921 (30.68%) Python
2 2,230 (23.42%) JavaScript
3 2,215 (23.27%) SQL
4 1,632 (17.14%) C#
5 1,212 (12.73%) Java 8
6 979 (10.28%) C++
7 946 (9.94%) Scala
8 574 (6.03%) Kotlin
9 554 (5.82%) Go
10 545 (5.72%) Ruby
11 418 (4.39%) R
12 369 (3.88%) Bash Shell
13 344 (3.61%) PHP
14 294 (3.09%) TypeScript
15 290 (3.05%) C
16 219 (2.30%) PowerShell
17 205 (2.15%) Perl
18 175 (1.84%) Groovy
19 155 (1.63%) PL/SQL
20 149 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,106 (11.62%) Degree
2 411 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 205 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 106 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 86 (0.90%) PhD
7 61 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 45 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 41 (0.43%) CISSP
10 31 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 30 (0.32%) CISM
12 29 (0.30%) CISA
13 26 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
14 24 (0.25%) ISEB
15 20 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.095%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 9 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.095%) SANS
16 9 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
17 7 (0.074%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 831 (8.73%) QA
2 65 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 45 (0.47%) GDPR
4 30 (0.32%) SLA
5 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.095%) PSD2
7 8 (0.084%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.063%) IFRS
8 6 (0.063%) IFRS 9
8 6 (0.063%) MiFID
9 5 (0.053%) EMIR
9 5 (0.053%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.042%) HL7
10 4 (0.042%) PMO
10 4 (0.042%) TickIT
11 3 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.032%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.021%) NIST
13 1 (0.011%) Basel III
System Software
1 1,988 (20.88%) Docker
2 49 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.44%) HDFS
4 28 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 25 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
6 19 (0.20%) vSphere
7 17 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.11%) Firmware
10 7 (0.074%) OpenSSH
11 5 (0.053%) etcd
12 4 (0.042%) Postfix
13 3 (0.032%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.032%) OpenDJ
13 3 (0.032%) OpenIDM
13 3 (0.032%) Snort
14 2 (0.021%) LXC
14 2 (0.021%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1,562 (16.41%) Kubernetes
2 700 (7.35%) Terraform
3 698 (7.33%) Ansible
4 494 (5.19%) Puppet
5 403 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 99 (1.04%) Prometheus
7 87 (0.91%) Salt
8 84 (0.88%) Consul
9 79 (0.83%) Grafana
10 77 (0.81%) Rancher
11 66 (0.69%) Mesos
12 64 (0.67%) Packer
13 63 (0.66%) Istio
13 63 (0.66%) Kibana
14 60 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
15 56 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
16 54 (0.57%) Automic
17 47 (0.49%) Nessus
18 43 (0.45%) Graphite
18 43 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 977 (10.26%) Oracle
2 586 (6.16%) Google
3 463 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 217 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 182 (1.91%) WorldPay
6 181 (1.90%) Splunk
7 152 (1.60%) SAP
8 145 (1.52%) Bloomberg
9 135 (1.42%) Adobe
10 131 (1.38%) IBM
11 120 (1.26%) Atlassian
12 119 (1.25%) Tableau
13 117 (1.23%) Sybase
14 110 (1.16%) MuleSoft
15 97 (1.02%) Informatica
16 91 (0.96%) TIBCO
17 87 (0.91%) Red Hat
17 87 (0.91%) Reuters
18 71 (0.75%) Charles River
19 66 (0.69%) SimCorp