Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 13,055 13,136 13,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.32% 17.95% 16.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.36% 32.54% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10,131 9,924 11,982
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £91,475
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 40,349 40,371 45,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.63% 55.17% 54.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33,172 33,160 39,828
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -1 2,570 £70,000 +7.69% 548
West London -5 424 £55,000 -4.35% 228
South London +6 186 £50,000 -16.67% 30
East London +4 179 £60,000 -20.00% 69
North London -5 39 £50,000 -13.04% 16
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 6,055 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4,560 (34.93%) Finance
3 3,581 (27.43%) SQL
4 3,332 (25.52%) Python
5 3,276 (25.09%) JavaScript
6 2,834 (21.71%) Spring
7 2,802 (21.46%) TDD
8 2,660 (20.38%) Software Engineering
9 2,624 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
10 2,346 (17.97%) Banking
11 2,312 (17.71%) Microservices
12 2,309 (17.69%) DevOps
13 2,234 (17.11%) Degree
14 2,210 (16.93%) C#
15 2,164 (16.58%) Linux
16 2,078 (15.92%) Test Automation
17 1,936 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
18 1,934 (14.81%) Web Services
19 1,910 (14.63%) HTML
20 1,899 (14.55%) Scrum
21 1,835 (14.06%) Big Data
22 1,783 (13.66%) Java 8
23 1,744 (13.36%) Computer Science
24 1,684 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
25 1,651 (12.65%) C++
26 1,631 (12.49%) Docker
27 1,588 (12.16%) Jenkins
28 1,574 (12.06%) Scala
29 1,560 (11.95%) AngularJS
30 1,541 (11.80%) BDD

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
1 873 (6.69%) Apache Spark
2 634 (4.86%) Tomcat
3 611 (4.68%) Apache
4 540 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
5 307 (2.35%) Confluence
6 286 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 274 (2.10%) JBoss
8 235 (1.80%) CMS
9 196 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 177 (1.36%) Ethereum
10 177 (1.36%) IIS
11 163 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 147 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 124 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
14 110 (0.84%) nginx
15 97 (0.74%) Mule
16 93 (0.71%) SAS
17 83 (0.64%) Apache Solr
18 76 (0.58%) Jetty
19 75 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 25 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.13%) SPSS
7 11 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.077%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.054%) GNU Octave
10 6 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.038%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.023%) LibreOffice
12 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.023%) Stata
13 2 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.008%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.008%) Mingle
14 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 66 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
2 61 (0.47%) thinkFolio
3 47 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 44 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 34 (0.26%) Ripple
7 28 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 27 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 24 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 17 (0.13%) Magento
10 17 (0.13%) MetaTrader
11 15 (0.11%) Front Arena
11 15 (0.11%) ION MarketView
12 14 (0.11%) Markit EDM
13 12 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (0.084%) Concordance
14 11 (0.084%) Relativity
14 11 (0.084%) Ringtail
15 10 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
15 10 (0.077%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,624 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
2 849 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 401 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 385 (2.95%) SaaS
5 321 (2.46%) GitHub
6 289 (2.21%) PaaS
7 242 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 216 (1.65%) Serverless
9 211 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 177 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 177 (1.36%) IaaS
11 170 (1.30%) Amazon S3
12 138 (1.06%) OpenShift
13 118 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
14 85 (0.65%) Slack
15 76 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
16 66 (0.51%) npm
17 53 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
18 52 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
19 48 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 331 (2.54%) HTTP
2 244 (1.87%) Internet
3 185 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 121 (0.93%) Firewall
5 106 (0.81%) DNS
6 67 (0.51%) SSL
7 56 (0.43%) VPN
8 51 (0.39%) SMS
9 40 (0.31%) FTP
10 31 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 31 (0.24%) SAN
11 30 (0.23%) AMQP
11 30 (0.23%) SSH
12 29 (0.22%) SMTP
13 23 (0.18%) Bluetooth
13 23 (0.18%) Value-Added Service
14 21 (0.16%) DHCP
14 21 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
14 21 (0.16%) NAS
15 20 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,835 (14.06%) Big Data
2 1,265 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 970 (7.43%) SQL Server
4 935 (7.16%) Hadoop
5 921 (7.05%) Relational Database
6 872 (6.68%) MySQL
7 826 (6.33%) MongoDB
8 541 (4.14%) Blockchain
9 521 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
10 493 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 375 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 292 (2.24%) Apache Hive
13 242 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 241 (1.85%) Redis
15 225 (1.72%) DB2
16 201 (1.54%) HBase
17 190 (1.46%) Data Lake
18 173 (1.33%) Oracle Database
19 109 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 108 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,588 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 1,455 (11.15%) Git (software)
3 1,222 (9.36%) Maven
4 1,193 (9.14%) Selenium
5 825 (6.32%) Cucumber
6 791 (6.06%) JUnit
7 781 (5.98%) JIRA
8 550 (4.21%) Gradle
9 426 (3.26%) WebDriver
10 365 (2.80%) Subversion
11 322 (2.47%) TeamCity
12 316 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 258 (1.98%) Eclipse
14 225 (1.72%) JMeter
15 205 (1.57%) Appium
16 202 (1.55%) Vagrant
17 189 (1.45%) Ant
18 176 (1.35%) Mockito
19 173 (1.33%) SpecFlow
20 163 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4,560 (34.93%) Finance
2 2,346 (17.97%) Banking
3 1,171 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 887 (6.79%) Front Office
5 865 (6.63%) Financial Institution
6 603 (4.62%) Games
7 576 (4.41%) Retail
8 370 (2.83%) Advertising
9 263 (2.01%) Marketing
10 244 (1.87%) Telecoms
11 165 (1.26%) Law
12 144 (1.10%) Back Office
13 127 (0.97%) Publishing
14 81 (0.62%) Legal
15 70 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 66 (0.51%) French Language
17 55 (0.42%) Manufacturing
18 54 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 53 (0.41%) German Language
20 49 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6,714 (51.43%) Developer
2 4,343 (33.27%) Java Developer
3 1,361 (10.43%) Senior Developer
4 1,130 (8.66%) Software Engineer
5 992 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 974 (7.46%) Java Engineer
7 888 (6.80%) Architect
8 602 (4.61%) Software Developer
9 526 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 479 (3.67%) Analyst
11 448 (3.43%) Lead Developer
12 435 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 424 (3.25%) Consultant
14 385 (2.95%) Graduate
15 360 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
16 359 (2.75%) Java Software Developer
17 336 (2.57%) QA Engineer
18 335 (2.57%) Junior
18 335 (2.57%) Lead Java Developer
19 312 (2.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,834 (21.71%) Spring
2 1,934 (14.81%) Web Services
3 1,910 (14.63%) HTML
4 1,560 (11.95%) AngularJS
5 1,515 (11.60%) .NET
6 1,498 (11.47%) REST
7 1,410 (10.80%) RESTful
8 1,404 (10.75%) CSS
9 1,192 (9.13%) React
10 1,073 (8.22%) Node.js
11 978 (7.49%) Hibernate
12 973 (7.45%) J2EE
13 968 (7.41%) XML
14 935 (7.16%) Spring Boot
15 855 (6.55%) Kafka
16 801 (6.14%) HTML5
17 603 (4.62%) Java EE
18 552 (4.23%) SOAP
19 529 (4.05%) JSON
20 451 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,744 (13.36%) Computer Science
2 1,427 (10.93%) Fintech
3 1,223 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
4 946 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
5 714 (5.47%) Algorithms
6 676 (5.18%) Cyberthreat
7 545 (4.17%) User Experience
8 482 (3.69%) Fixed Income
9 472 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 461 (3.53%) Equities
11 442 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
12 440 (3.37%) Data Structures
13 436 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
14 418 (3.20%) Mobile App
15 414 (3.17%) Hedge funds
16 402 (3.08%) Derivative
17 222 (1.70%) Management Information System
18 171 (1.31%) Public Cloud
19 164 (1.26%) Virtual Team
20 159 (1.22%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 2,164 (16.58%) Linux
2 1,014 (7.77%) Unix
3 768 (5.88%) Windows
4 528 (4.04%) Android
5 297 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 131 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 112 (0.86%) Solaris
8 87 (0.67%) CentOS
9 86 (0.66%) Windows Server
10 78 (0.60%) AIX
11 52 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 47 (0.36%) HPUX
13 41 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
15 28 (0.21%) CoreOS
16 22 (0.17%) Windows Phone
17 19 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
18 17 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (0.12%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,055 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2,802 (21.46%) TDD
3 2,660 (20.38%) Software Engineering
4 2,312 (17.71%) Microservices
5 2,309 (17.69%) DevOps
6 2,078 (15.92%) Test Automation
7 1,936 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
8 1,899 (14.55%) Scrum
9 1,684 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1,541 (11.80%) BDD
11 1,457 (11.16%) OO
12 1,256 (9.62%) Open Source
13 1,244 (9.53%) Low Latency
14 1,152 (8.82%) SDLC
15 1,146 (8.78%) Analytics
16 972 (7.45%) Multithreading
17 924 (7.08%) Mentoring
18 837 (6.41%) Machine Learning
19 829 (6.35%) Investment Management
20 828 (6.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3,581 (27.43%) SQL
2 3,332 (25.52%) Python
3 3,276 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 2,210 (16.93%) C#
5 1,783 (13.66%) Java 8
6 1,651 (12.65%) C++
7 1,574 (12.06%) Scala
8 930 (7.12%) Ruby
9 842 (6.45%) PHP
10 650 (4.98%) Perl
11 567 (4.34%) C
12 476 (3.65%) Go
13 438 (3.36%) Bash Shell
14 394 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 354 (2.71%) R
16 353 (2.70%) Groovy
17 343 (2.63%) PL/SQL
18 320 (2.45%) PowerShell
19 304 (2.33%) Kotlin
20 215 (1.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,234 (17.11%) Degree
2 754 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 287 (2.20%) Master's Degree
4 213 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 209 (1.60%) PhD
6 137 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
7 113 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 73 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 70 (0.54%) ISEB
10 65 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 53 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 42 (0.32%) CISSP
13 34 (0.26%) SANS
14 32 (0.25%) Sun Certification
15 31 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 25 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (0.16%) CCNA
18 21 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,286 (9.85%) QA
2 118 (0.90%) GCP
3 88 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.43%) SLA
5 55 (0.42%) MiFID
6 24 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.18%) PSD2
7 16 (0.12%) GDPR
8 11 (0.084%) PMO
9 7 (0.054%) EMIR
9 7 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.046%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.038%) SEPA
12 3 (0.023%) HL7
12 3 (0.023%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.023%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.023%) WCAG
13 2 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 1,631 (12.49%) Docker
2 154 (1.18%) HDFS
3 111 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 98 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 75 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 70 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 28 (0.21%) GridGain
9 23 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.17%) vSphere
11 20 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (0.15%) Hyper-V
13 18 (0.14%) KVM
14 15 (0.11%) Xen
15 8 (0.061%) Firmware
15 8 (0.061%) LXC
16 7 (0.054%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.046%) iptables
17 6 (0.046%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 709 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 702 (5.38%) Ansible
3 581 (4.45%) Puppet
4 533 (4.08%) Terraform
5 492 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 151 (1.16%) Salt
7 118 (0.90%) Nagios
8 90 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 86 (0.66%) Kibana
10 85 (0.65%) Mesos
11 84 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
12 60 (0.46%) Packer
13 56 (0.43%) ZABBIX
14 53 (0.41%) logstash
15 52 (0.40%) Grafana
16 39 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
17 37 (0.28%) Consul
17 37 (0.28%) Oozie
18 31 (0.24%) HAProxy
19 28 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,508 (11.55%) Oracle
2 625 (4.79%) Google
3 578 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 347 (2.66%) Sybase
5 294 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 253 (1.94%) Splunk
7 249 (1.91%) IBM
8 208 (1.59%) SAP
9 194 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 185 (1.42%) hybris
11 184 (1.41%) TIBCO
12 179 (1.37%) Tableau
13 175 (1.34%) AppDynamics
14 154 (1.18%) Adobe
15 151 (1.16%) VMware
16 146 (1.12%) Cloudera
17 107 (0.82%) Hortonworks
18 98 (0.75%) Atlassian
19 97 (0.74%) Capita
20 90 (0.69%) Informatica