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

Java
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 9,104 11,014 12,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.88% 17.69% 17.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.62% 30.91% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,499 8,931 9,639
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £100,000
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 28,792 35,636 38,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.55% 57.23% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23,978 29,800 31,715
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
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 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 27 January 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 January 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 0 1,921 £72,500 +3.57% 583
West London +3 319 £70,000 +21.74% 183
South London -4 191 £62,500 +2.04% 47
East London +2 79 £82,500 +43.48% 87
North London -21 12 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4,428 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3,116 (34.23%) AWS
3 3,115 (34.22%) Finance
4 2,947 (32.37%) Python
5 2,411 (26.48%) Software Engineering
6 2,337 (25.67%) Microservices
7 2,283 (25.08%) JavaScript
8 2,066 (22.69%) SQL
9 1,914 (21.02%) Docker
10 1,872 (20.56%) Spring
11 1,851 (20.33%) DevOps
12 1,699 (18.66%) TDD
13 1,668 (18.32%) C#
14 1,554 (17.07%) Kubernetes
15 1,524 (16.74%) Web Services
16 1,343 (14.75%) Banking
17 1,288 (14.15%) Azure
18 1,286 (14.13%) Test Automation
19 1,267 (13.92%) Linux
20 1,185 (13.02%) Java 8
21 1,163 (12.77%) Jenkins
22 1,135 (12.47%) Git (software)
23 1,114 (12.24%) Scrum
24 1,093 (12.01%) Front Office
25 1,054 (11.58%) C++
26 1,041 (11.43%) Degree
26 1,041 (11.43%) Computer Science
27 1,032 (11.34%) Fintech
28 1,008 (11.07%) Spring Boot
29 1,002 (11.01%) React

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
1 488 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 257 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 242 (2.66%) Apache
4 240 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 208 (2.28%) Confluence
6 154 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 121 (1.33%) CMS
8 116 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 89 (0.98%) IIS
10 85 (0.93%) JBoss
11 76 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 67 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
13 66 (0.72%) nginx
14 49 (0.54%) Mule
15 48 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
16 43 (0.47%) SAS
17 42 (0.46%) SharePoint
18 41 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
19 39 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 37 (0.41%) Luigi
Applications
1 50 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.044%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.033%) Maya
7 3 (0.033%) SPSS
8 2 (0.022%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.022%) Houdini
8 2 (0.022%) Weka
8 2 (0.022%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.011%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 114 (1.25%) FINCAD Analytics
2 57 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
2 57 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 34 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
4 33 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 29 (0.32%) LatentZero
7 28 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (0.25%) R3 Corda
9 16 (0.18%) Magento
10 13 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 13 (0.14%) Documaker
10 13 (0.14%) PolarLake
11 11 (0.12%) Markit EDM
12 10 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (0.099%) ION MarketView
14 7 (0.077%) Front Arena
14 7 (0.077%) SDL Web 8
15 5 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
15 5 (0.055%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3,116 (34.23%) AWS
2 1,288 (14.15%) Azure
3 872 (9.58%) GCP
4 399 (4.38%) Serverless
5 384 (4.22%) SaaS
6 378 (4.15%) Amazon S3
7 300 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
8 293 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
9 282 (3.10%) OpenShift
10 262 (2.88%) GitHub
11 260 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
12 223 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
13 168 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 120 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
15 115 (1.26%) PaaS
16 98 (1.08%) Power Platform
17 75 (0.82%) IaaS
18 59 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
19 58 (0.64%) AWS Fargate
20 54 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 154 (1.69%) Internet
2 128 (1.41%) Firewall
3 126 (1.38%) HTTP
4 108 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 66 (0.72%) DNS
6 44 (0.48%) SSL
7 39 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 24 (0.26%) VPN
9 21 (0.23%) FTP
10 20 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
11 16 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 14 (0.15%) AMQP
12 14 (0.15%) SSH
13 13 (0.14%) Network Security
14 11 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
15 10 (0.11%) Bluetooth
15 10 (0.11%) SMTP
15 10 (0.11%) VoIP
16 8 (0.088%) Broadband
16 8 (0.088%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (8.46%) Big Data
2 725 (7.96%) NoSQL
3 669 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 573 (6.29%) SQL Server
5 555 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 457 (5.02%) MySQL
7 394 (4.33%) Hadoop
8 313 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
9 274 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 236 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 234 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 208 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
13 204 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
14 200 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 178 (1.96%) Redis
16 160 (1.76%) Amazon Athena
17 145 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 143 (1.57%) Blockchain
19 135 (1.48%) Apache Hive
20 108 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,163 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 1,135 (12.47%) Git (software)
3 550 (6.04%) Selenium
4 527 (5.79%) JIRA
5 525 (5.77%) Maven
6 395 (4.34%) JUnit
7 383 (4.21%) Cucumber
8 267 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 238 (2.61%) WebDriver
10 205 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 201 (2.21%) Gradle
12 193 (2.12%) Artifactory
13 166 (1.82%) Mockito
14 164 (1.80%) Bitbucket
15 146 (1.60%) Postman
15 146 (1.60%) Subversion
16 143 (1.57%) GitLab
17 128 (1.41%) JMeter
18 119 (1.31%) SonarQube
19 115 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3,115 (34.22%) Finance
2 1,343 (14.75%) Banking
3 1,093 (12.01%) Front Office
4 418 (4.59%) Retail
5 327 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 251 (2.76%) Games
7 237 (2.60%) Marketing
8 174 (1.91%) Public Sector
9 140 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 128 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 106 (1.16%) Advertising
12 77 (0.85%) Back Office
13 76 (0.83%) Billing
14 71 (0.78%) Law
15 64 (0.70%) Legal
16 46 (0.51%) Manufacturing
17 42 (0.46%) French Language
18 38 (0.42%) Spanish Language
19 35 (0.38%) German Language
20 29 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4,551 (49.99%) Developer
2 3,069 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 1,201 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 982 (10.79%) Software Engineer
5 853 (9.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 761 (8.36%) Java Engineer
7 557 (6.12%) Architect
8 529 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 441 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 362 (3.98%) AWS Developer
11 344 (3.78%) Software Developer
12 334 (3.67%) Python Developer
13 319 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
14 315 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 309 (3.39%) Lead Developer
16 293 (3.22%) Java Software Developer
17 288 (3.16%) Data Engineer
18 268 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 231 (2.54%) Consultant
20 229 (2.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,872 (20.56%) Spring
2 1,524 (16.74%) Web Services
3 1,008 (11.07%) Spring Boot
4 1,002 (11.01%) React
5 951 (10.45%) Node.js
6 890 (9.78%) .NET
7 878 (9.64%) AngularJS
8 865 (9.50%) REST
9 862 (9.47%) RESTful
10 853 (9.37%) J2EE
11 783 (8.60%) HTML
12 674 (7.40%) Kafka
13 622 (6.83%) CSS
14 430 (4.72%) Hibernate
15 407 (4.47%) XML
16 311 (3.42%) JSON
17 293 (3.22%) HTML5
17 293 (3.22%) SOAP
18 200 (2.20%) Middleware
19 184 (2.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 795 (8.73%) Fixed Income
2 716 (7.86%) Derivative
3 621 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 594 (6.52%) Equities
5 576 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 574 (6.30%) Hedge funds
7 486 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
8 408 (4.48%) Algorithms
9 302 (3.32%) Data Structures
10 280 (3.08%) User Experience
11 277 (3.04%) Mobile App
12 251 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
13 189 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
14 187 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
15 184 (2.02%) Public Cloud
16 163 (1.79%) Blog
17 162 (1.78%) Cloud Native
18 103 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
19 94 (1.03%) iPad
19 94 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,267 (13.92%) Linux
2 548 (6.02%) Unix
3 448 (4.92%) Android
4 409 (4.49%) Windows
5 278 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 108 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 88 (0.97%) CentOS
8 66 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 28 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 24 (0.26%) Mesosphere
11 24 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.22%) tvOS
13 16 (0.18%) Solaris
14 14 (0.15%) Kali Linux
14 14 (0.15%) zOS
15 12 (0.13%) Debian
16 10 (0.11%) VMS
17 8 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.077%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,428 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2,411 (26.48%) Software Engineering
3 2,337 (25.67%) Microservices
4 1,851 (20.33%) DevOps
5 1,699 (18.66%) TDD
6 1,286 (14.13%) Test Automation
7 1,114 (12.24%) Scrum
8 1,041 (11.43%) Computer Science
9 1,032 (11.34%) Fintech
10 987 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
11 969 (10.64%) Asset Management
12 945 (10.38%) BDD
13 874 (9.60%) Analytics
14 872 (9.58%) Mentoring
15 814 (8.94%) Open Source
16 809 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
17 798 (8.77%) OO
18 707 (7.77%) Machine Learning
19 636 (6.99%) Artificial Intelligence
20 521 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,947 (32.37%) Python
2 2,283 (25.08%) JavaScript
3 2,066 (22.69%) SQL
4 1,668 (18.32%) C#
5 1,185 (13.02%) Java 8
6 1,054 (11.58%) C++
7 822 (9.03%) Scala
8 704 (7.73%) Kotlin
9 597 (6.56%) Ruby
10 471 (5.17%) Go
11 442 (4.86%) R
12 340 (3.73%) PHP
13 319 (3.50%) Bash Shell
14 303 (3.33%) C
15 287 (3.15%) TypeScript
16 218 (2.39%) PowerShell
17 188 (2.07%) Perl
18 160 (1.76%) Groovy
19 136 (1.49%) PL/SQL
20 129 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,041 (11.43%) Degree
2 448 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 165 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 88 (0.97%) Master's Degree
6 71 (0.78%) PhD
7 45 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 39 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 30 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 30 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 23 (0.25%) ISEB
11 19 (0.21%) CISSP
12 17 (0.19%) CISM
13 15 (0.16%) CISA
14 13 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.099%) CREST Certified
16 7 (0.077%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 7 (0.077%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.066%) CIPD
17 6 (0.066%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (7.49%) QA
2 74 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.31%) GDPR
4 25 (0.27%) SLA
5 8 (0.088%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.066%) EMIR
7 6 (0.066%) PSD2
8 5 (0.055%) MiFID
8 5 (0.055%) PMO
8 5 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.033%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.033%) NCSC
10 2 (0.022%) HL7
11 1 (0.011%) Basel III
11 1 (0.011%) GxP
11 1 (0.011%) IFRS
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,914 (21.02%) Docker
2 48 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.41%) HDFS
4 31 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (0.16%) Firmware
8 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.11%) vSphere
11 9 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.099%) Postfix
12 7 (0.077%) OpenSSH
13 6 (0.066%) Hyper-V
14 5 (0.055%) KVM
14 5 (0.055%) LXC
15 4 (0.044%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.044%) OpenIDM
15 4 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.044%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,554 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 654 (7.18%) Terraform
3 649 (7.13%) Ansible
4 415 (4.56%) Puppet
5 347 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (0.99%) Mesos
6 90 (0.99%) Salt
7 87 (0.96%) Prometheus
8 84 (0.92%) Grafana
9 70 (0.77%) Rancher
10 69 (0.76%) Consul
11 68 (0.75%) Istio
12 61 (0.67%) Packer
13 58 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
14 55 (0.60%) Kibana
15 46 (0.51%) Marathon
16 44 (0.48%) Automic
17 40 (0.44%) Nagios
18 38 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
18 38 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 904 (9.93%) Oracle
2 517 (5.68%) Google
3 405 (4.45%) Microsoft
4 173 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 154 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 153 (1.68%) SAP
6 153 (1.68%) WorldPay
7 139 (1.53%) Adobe
8 134 (1.47%) Splunk
9 111 (1.22%) MuleSoft
10 99 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 98 (1.08%) Tableau
12 97 (1.07%) IBM
12 97 (1.07%) Informatica
12 97 (1.07%) Sybase
13 73 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 72 (0.79%) TIBCO
15 67 (0.74%) FIS
16 52 (0.57%) HP
17 51 (0.56%) Facebook