Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 9,849 12,652 13,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.56% 18.31% 18.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.28% 32.23% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,108 9,843 9,619
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 31,484 39,254 40,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.15% 56.80% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,470 32,279 32,694
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 £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 2,226 £75,000 +7.14% 514
West London +3 336 £70,000 +27.27% 210
South London -2 146 £60,000 +14.29% 40
East London -24 36 £60,000 - 93
North London -5 27 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4,839 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 3,058 (31.05%) Finance
3 3,006 (30.52%) Python
4 2,817 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2,456 (24.94%) SQL
6 2,418 (24.55%) Software Engineering
7 2,372 (24.08%) JavaScript
8 2,216 (22.50%) Microservices
9 2,089 (21.21%) Docker
10 2,008 (20.39%) DevOps
11 1,885 (19.14%) Spring
12 1,790 (18.17%) TDD
13 1,651 (16.76%) C#
14 1,512 (15.35%) Test Automation
15 1,449 (14.71%) Kubernetes
16 1,426 (14.48%) Linux
17 1,409 (14.31%) Scrum
18 1,309 (13.29%) Jenkins
19 1,306 (13.26%) Banking
20 1,272 (12.92%) Web Services
21 1,221 (12.40%) Degree
22 1,188 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
23 1,184 (12.02%) BDD
24 1,183 (12.01%) Java 8
25 1,155 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
26 1,144 (11.62%) Oracle
27 1,112 (11.29%) Fintech
28 1,103 (11.20%) Scala
29 1,089 (11.06%) Git (software)
29 1,089 (11.06%) AngularJS

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
1 753 (7.65%) Apache Spark
2 355 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 346 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 338 (3.43%) Apache
5 291 (2.95%) Confluence
6 188 (1.91%) WebSphere
7 113 (1.15%) JBoss
8 109 (1.11%) CMS
9 108 (1.10%) Apache Pig
10 98 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 93 (0.94%) IIS
12 91 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 91 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 87 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 83 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 80 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
16 62 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 59 (0.60%) SAS
18 55 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
19 42 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 11 (0.11%) EngageOne
6 11 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.10%) SPSS
8 8 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.081%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.071%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.041%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.041%) Sketch
12 3 (0.030%) InDesign
12 3 (0.030%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.030%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.030%) Stata
13 2 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 76 (0.77%) thinkFolio
2 73 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 66 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 63 (0.64%) Markit EDM
5 57 (0.58%) Front Arena
6 56 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 48 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
8 33 (0.34%) Magento
9 28 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
10 27 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 21 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
12 15 (0.15%) R3 Corda
13 12 (0.12%) PolarLake
14 11 (0.11%) ION MarketView
14 11 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 8 (0.081%) SAP ERP
16 7 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
17 6 (0.061%) RMDS
18 5 (0.051%) Quorum
18 5 (0.051%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,817 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1,155 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 819 (8.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 400 (4.06%) SaaS
5 388 (3.94%) Serverless
6 352 (3.57%) GitHub
7 272 (2.76%) OpenShift
8 271 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
9 259 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
10 236 (2.40%) Amazon S3
11 202 (2.05%) PaaS
12 197 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
13 161 (1.63%) Power Platform
14 159 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
15 154 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 152 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
17 106 (1.08%) IaaS
18 68 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 66 (0.67%) npm
20 53 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 167 (1.70%) HTTP
2 166 (1.69%) Internet
3 108 (1.10%) Firewall
4 69 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 52 (0.53%) DNS
6 25 (0.25%) SSL
7 24 (0.24%) VPN
8 23 (0.23%) Network Security
8 23 (0.23%) VoIP
9 18 (0.18%) FTP
10 15 (0.15%) SSH
11 14 (0.14%) Wireless
12 13 (0.13%) AMQP
13 12 (0.12%) IPFS
14 11 (0.11%) SMS
14 11 (0.11%) STUN
15 10 (0.10%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.10%) FIX Connectivity
15 10 (0.10%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.091%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,001 (10.16%) Big Data
2 806 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 725 (7.36%) Hadoop
4 663 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 535 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 492 (5.00%) MySQL
7 421 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 393 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 334 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 299 (3.04%) Apache Hive
11 261 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
12 247 (2.51%) RDBMS
13 235 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 208 (2.11%) HBase
15 206 (2.09%) Blockchain
16 200 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
17 161 (1.63%) Power BI
18 160 (1.62%) Redis
19 157 (1.59%) Oracle Database
20 150 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,309 (13.29%) Jenkins
2 1,089 (11.06%) Git (software)
3 815 (8.27%) Selenium
4 727 (7.38%) JIRA
5 621 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 606 (6.15%) Maven
7 403 (4.09%) JUnit
8 310 (3.15%) WebDriver
9 303 (3.08%) TeamCity
10 279 (2.83%) Gradle
11 194 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 188 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 183 (1.86%) Subversion
14 178 (1.81%) JMeter
15 173 (1.76%) Mockito
16 171 (1.74%) GitLab
17 164 (1.67%) Artifactory
18 147 (1.49%) Appium
19 114 (1.16%) SonarQube
20 111 (1.13%) Ant
General
1 3,058 (31.05%) Finance
2 1,306 (13.26%) Banking
3 822 (8.35%) Front Office
4 566 (5.75%) Retail
5 364 (3.70%) Games
6 310 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 247 (2.51%) Marketing
8 205 (2.08%) Law
9 159 (1.61%) Public Sector
10 157 (1.59%) Advertising
11 151 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 132 (1.34%) Financial Institution
13 123 (1.25%) Back Office
14 65 (0.66%) French Language
14 65 (0.66%) German Language
15 64 (0.65%) Publishing
16 61 (0.62%) Spanish Language
17 58 (0.59%) Italian Language
17 58 (0.59%) Legal
18 39 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4,655 (47.26%) Developer
2 3,026 (30.72%) Java Developer
3 924 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 827 (8.40%) Software Engineer
5 717 (7.28%) Architect
6 684 (6.94%) Java Engineer
7 672 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 494 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 411 (4.17%) Data Engineer
10 403 (4.09%) Software Developer
11 381 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
12 341 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
13 323 (3.28%) Consultant
14 319 (3.24%) Lead Developer
15 304 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 287 (2.91%) Analyst
17 256 (2.60%) Python Developer
18 249 (2.53%) Java Software Developer
19 246 (2.50%) Test Engineer
20 242 (2.46%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,885 (19.14%) Spring
2 1,272 (12.92%) Web Services
3 1,089 (11.06%) AngularJS
4 1,076 (10.92%) .NET
4 1,076 (10.92%) HTML
5 1,024 (10.40%) Spring Boot
6 919 (9.33%) Node.js
7 917 (9.31%) React
8 914 (9.28%) REST
9 847 (8.60%) RESTful
10 817 (8.30%) Kafka
11 777 (7.89%) CSS
12 663 (6.73%) J2EE
13 531 (5.39%) XML
14 462 (4.69%) Hibernate
15 415 (4.21%) HTML5
16 369 (3.75%) JSON
17 305 (3.10%) SOAP
18 240 (2.44%) jQuery
19 206 (2.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 690 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
2 629 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 595 (6.04%) Fixed Income
4 528 (5.36%) Derivative
5 437 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 420 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 380 (3.86%) Mobile App
8 362 (3.68%) Equities
9 346 (3.51%) User Experience
10 312 (3.17%) Hedge funds
11 279 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
12 276 (2.80%) Data Structures
13 230 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
14 179 (1.82%) Public Cloud
15 159 (1.61%) Cloud Native
16 138 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
17 128 (1.30%) Management Information System
18 115 (1.17%) Virtual Team
19 86 (0.87%) Credit Risk
20 79 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,426 (14.48%) Linux
2 657 (6.67%) Unix
3 441 (4.48%) Windows
4 420 (4.26%) Android
5 248 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 71 (0.72%) CentOS
7 70 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 46 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.26%) Mesosphere
10 26 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 20 (0.20%) Debian
12 14 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.11%) AIX
13 11 (0.11%) SUSE
14 10 (0.10%) Fedora
14 10 (0.10%) Solaris
15 9 (0.091%) Kali Linux
16 8 (0.081%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,839 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2,418 (24.55%) Software Engineering
3 2,216 (22.50%) Microservices
4 2,008 (20.39%) DevOps
5 1,790 (18.17%) TDD
6 1,512 (15.35%) Test Automation
7 1,409 (14.31%) Scrum
8 1,188 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
9 1,184 (12.02%) BDD
10 1,112 (11.29%) Fintech
11 1,072 (10.88%) Computer Science
12 994 (10.09%) Mentoring
13 879 (8.92%) Analytics
14 793 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
15 774 (7.86%) OO
16 765 (7.77%) Open Source
17 711 (7.22%) Asset Management
18 707 (7.18%) Machine Learning
19 699 (7.10%) SDLC
20 644 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3,006 (30.52%) Python
2 2,456 (24.94%) SQL
3 2,372 (24.08%) JavaScript
4 1,651 (16.76%) C#
5 1,183 (12.01%) Java 8
6 1,103 (11.20%) Scala
7 1,023 (10.39%) C++
8 522 (5.30%) Ruby
9 497 (5.05%) Go
10 427 (4.34%) PHP
11 418 (4.24%) Kotlin
12 345 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 283 (2.87%) C
14 274 (2.78%) R
15 272 (2.76%) Perl
16 256 (2.60%) TypeScript
17 197 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 191 (1.94%) Groovy
19 182 (1.85%) PL/SQL
20 162 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,221 (12.40%) Degree
2 412 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 264 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 128 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 109 (1.11%) PhD
6 82 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 79 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 65 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 57 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 50 (0.51%) ISEB
11 46 (0.47%) AWS Certification
12 44 (0.45%) CISSP
13 33 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.22%) CISA
14 22 (0.22%) CISM
15 18 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
16 17 (0.17%) CEH
17 15 (0.15%) SANS
18 12 (0.12%) CFA
18 12 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 986 (10.01%) QA
2 55 (0.56%) GDPR
3 51 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.27%) SLA
5 19 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 14 (0.14%) MiFID
7 12 (0.12%) EMIR
8 11 (0.11%) IFRS
8 11 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 9 (0.091%) PSD2
10 8 (0.081%) COBIT
10 8 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.081%) PMO
11 7 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.071%) TickIT
12 6 (0.061%) NIST
13 5 (0.051%) ISO 15022
13 5 (0.051%) ISO 20022
14 4 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,089 (21.21%) Docker
2 99 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 84 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 52 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 48 (0.49%) HDFS
6 39 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 28 (0.28%) vSphere
9 16 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (0.11%) etcd
11 9 (0.091%) GridGain
11 9 (0.091%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.071%) Firmware
13 3 (0.030%) Varnish
13 3 (0.030%) XenApp
14 2 (0.020%) Gluster
14 2 (0.020%) OpenSSH
14 2 (0.020%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,449 (14.71%) Kubernetes
2 765 (7.77%) Ansible
3 717 (7.28%) Terraform
4 486 (4.93%) Puppet
5 432 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (1.18%) Prometheus
7 109 (1.11%) Oozie
8 100 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
9 85 (0.86%) Consul
10 76 (0.77%) Packer
11 70 (0.71%) Grafana
11 70 (0.71%) Salt
12 56 (0.57%) Mesos
13 49 (0.50%) Ambari
13 49 (0.50%) Kibana
14 48 (0.49%) Nessus
15 47 (0.48%) Rancher
16 42 (0.43%) SCCM
17 38 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
18 35 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,144 (11.62%) Oracle
2 565 (5.74%) Google
3 507 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 215 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 183 (1.86%) Bloomberg
5 183 (1.86%) Splunk
6 178 (1.81%) Tableau
7 169 (1.72%) IBM
8 166 (1.69%) Cloudera
9 165 (1.68%) SAP
10 162 (1.64%) Reuters
11 140 (1.42%) Atlassian
12 132 (1.34%) WorldPay
13 113 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 111 (1.13%) Adobe
15 104 (1.06%) TIBCO
16 98 (1.00%) Talend
17 94 (0.95%) MuleSoft
18 92 (0.93%) Hortonworks
19 88 (0.89%) Informatica