Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 12,374 13,968 12,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.23% 18.76% 16.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% 34.03% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,697 9,686 11,137
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £95,000
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 38,882 41,044 42,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.28% 55.11% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32,149 32,412 37,071
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 2,567 £70,000 +7.69% 540
West London -2 401 £55,000 -4.35% 271
East London +5 177 £60,000 -11.11% 100
South London +8 174 £60,000 - 31
North London +1 40 £60,000 +14.29% 17
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 5,708 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 4,340 (35.07%) Finance
3 3,385 (27.36%) SQL
4 3,203 (25.88%) Python
5 3,067 (24.79%) JavaScript
6 2,702 (21.84%) Spring
7 2,572 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
8 2,527 (20.42%) TDD
9 2,416 (19.52%) Software Engineering
10 2,368 (19.14%) Microservices
11 2,264 (18.30%) DevOps
12 2,247 (18.16%) C#
13 2,143 (17.32%) Banking
14 1,973 (15.94%) Linux
15 1,927 (15.57%) Degree
16 1,833 (14.81%) Test Automation
17 1,779 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
18 1,745 (14.10%) Java 8
19 1,729 (13.97%) HTML
20 1,693 (13.68%) Docker
21 1,667 (13.47%) Scrum
22 1,661 (13.42%) Big Data
23 1,657 (13.39%) Web Services
24 1,632 (13.19%) C++
25 1,624 (13.12%) Computer Science
26 1,618 (13.08%) Jenkins
27 1,614 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
28 1,474 (11.91%) .NET
29 1,397 (11.29%) Oracle
30 1,391 (11.24%) REST

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
1 762 (6.16%) Apache Spark
2 545 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
3 542 (4.38%) Apache
4 531 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 243 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 225 (1.82%) Confluence
7 203 (1.64%) JBoss
8 194 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 171 (1.38%) Ethereum
10 156 (1.26%) CMS
11 143 (1.16%) IIS
12 140 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
13 136 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 127 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 80 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 76 (0.61%) nginx
17 75 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 69 (0.56%) SAS
19 61 (0.49%) WordPress
20 60 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 100 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 26 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.065%) GNU Octave
9 7 (0.057%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.040%) Snapchat
10 5 (0.040%) SPSS
11 3 (0.024%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.024%) Stata
12 2 (0.016%) Maya
12 2 (0.016%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.008%) InDesign
13 1 (0.008%) Mingle
13 1 (0.008%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 76 (0.61%) thinkFolio
2 60 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
3 52 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 49 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
5 34 (0.27%) Ripple
6 33 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (0.21%) Front Arena
7 26 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 23 (0.19%) Magento
8 23 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 21 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 14 (0.11%) Actimize
12 13 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (0.097%) SDL Web 8
14 11 (0.089%) ION MarketView
15 10 (0.081%) Eloqua
15 10 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
16 9 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
16 9 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,572 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
2 949 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 535 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 351 (2.84%) SaaS
5 337 (2.72%) GitHub
6 326 (2.63%) PaaS
7 268 (2.17%) Serverless
8 237 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 203 (1.64%) OpenShift
10 180 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
11 176 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 162 (1.31%) IaaS
13 143 (1.16%) Amazon S3
14 129 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
15 128 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
16 65 (0.53%) npm
17 56 (0.45%) CloudFront
18 52 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
19 49 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
19 49 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 287 (2.32%) HTTP
2 201 (1.62%) Internet
3 178 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 140 (1.13%) DNS
5 118 (0.95%) Firewall
6 57 (0.46%) SSL
6 57 (0.46%) VPN
7 43 (0.35%) SMS
8 33 (0.27%) FTP
9 29 (0.23%) AMQP
9 29 (0.23%) DHCP
10 23 (0.19%) SAN
11 22 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (0.17%) Bluetooth
13 18 (0.15%) BGP
13 18 (0.15%) WAN
14 17 (0.14%) Kerberos
14 17 (0.14%) LAN
14 17 (0.14%) NAS
15 16 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,661 (13.42%) Big Data
2 1,145 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 988 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 864 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 827 (6.68%) MySQL
6 818 (6.61%) Hadoop
7 781 (6.31%) MongoDB
8 498 (4.02%) Blockchain
9 470 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
10 414 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 335 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 290 (2.34%) Apache Hive
13 207 (1.67%) Redis
14 201 (1.62%) HBase
15 194 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
16 179 (1.45%) DB2
17 160 (1.29%) Oracle Database
18 138 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 133 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 125 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,618 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 1,390 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 1,081 (8.74%) Maven
4 968 (7.82%) Selenium
5 719 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 689 (5.57%) JIRA
7 677 (5.47%) JUnit
8 479 (3.87%) Gradle
9 365 (2.95%) WebDriver
10 354 (2.86%) TeamCity
11 332 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 308 (2.49%) Subversion
13 218 (1.76%) Eclipse
14 185 (1.50%) Mockito
15 183 (1.48%) Appium
16 175 (1.41%) Ant
17 172 (1.39%) JMeter
18 168 (1.36%) SpecFlow
19 149 (1.20%) Vagrant
20 147 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4,340 (35.07%) Finance
2 2,143 (17.32%) Banking
3 1,097 (8.87%) Investment Banking
4 878 (7.10%) Front Office
5 782 (6.32%) Financial Institution
6 566 (4.57%) Games
7 460 (3.72%) Retail
8 326 (2.63%) Advertising
9 231 (1.87%) Marketing
10 204 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 170 (1.37%) Law
12 138 (1.12%) Back Office
13 135 (1.09%) Publishing
14 77 (0.62%) Electronics
15 75 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 74 (0.60%) Legal
17 64 (0.52%) French Language
18 59 (0.48%) German Language
19 53 (0.43%) Retail Banking
20 49 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,458 (52.19%) Developer
2 4,154 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 1,345 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 985 (7.96%) Software Engineer
5 980 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 890 (7.19%) Architect
7 778 (6.29%) Java Engineer
8 531 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 442 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 440 (3.56%) Graduate
11 429 (3.47%) Analyst
12 396 (3.20%) Java Software Engineer
13 395 (3.19%) Lead Developer
14 359 (2.90%) Consultant
15 354 (2.86%) Junior
16 339 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
17 327 (2.64%) QA Engineer
18 325 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
19 279 (2.25%) Test Engineer
20 270 (2.18%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,702 (21.84%) Spring
2 1,729 (13.97%) HTML
3 1,657 (13.39%) Web Services
4 1,474 (11.91%) .NET
5 1,391 (11.24%) REST
6 1,334 (10.78%) AngularJS
7 1,274 (10.30%) CSS
8 1,272 (10.28%) RESTful
9 1,103 (8.91%) Spring Boot
10 1,068 (8.63%) Node.js
11 1,040 (8.40%) React
12 848 (6.85%) XML
13 843 (6.81%) Kafka
14 809 (6.54%) Hibernate
15 755 (6.10%) J2EE
16 753 (6.09%) HTML5
17 516 (4.17%) SOAP
18 489 (3.95%) Java EE
19 481 (3.89%) JSON
20 363 (2.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,624 (13.12%) Computer Science
2 1,387 (11.21%) Fintech
3 1,059 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 831 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
5 729 (5.89%) Algorithms
6 590 (4.77%) Cyberthreat
7 547 (4.42%) Fixed Income
8 533 (4.31%) User Experience
9 508 (4.11%) Equities
10 486 (3.93%) Derivative
11 474 (3.83%) Hedge funds
12 457 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 454 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
14 440 (3.56%) Data Structures
15 384 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
16 383 (3.10%) Mobile App
17 186 (1.50%) Management Information System
18 185 (1.50%) Public Cloud
19 170 (1.37%) Virtual Team
20 161 (1.30%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 1,973 (15.94%) Linux
2 944 (7.63%) Unix
3 757 (6.12%) Windows
4 439 (3.55%) Android
5 273 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 153 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 105 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 98 (0.79%) Solaris
9 89 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 88 (0.71%) CentOS
11 71 (0.57%) AIX
12 38 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.29%) HPUX
14 24 (0.19%) Debian
15 21 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 21 (0.17%) VMS
16 19 (0.15%) openSUSE
17 14 (0.11%) Fedora
18 13 (0.11%) Mesosphere
18 13 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,708 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2,527 (20.42%) TDD
3 2,416 (19.52%) Software Engineering
4 2,368 (19.14%) Microservices
5 2,264 (18.30%) DevOps
6 1,833 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 1,779 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
8 1,667 (13.47%) Scrum
9 1,614 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 1,330 (10.75%) BDD
11 1,310 (10.59%) OO
12 1,196 (9.67%) Open Source
13 1,091 (8.82%) Low Latency
14 1,020 (8.24%) Analytics
15 1,000 (8.08%) SDLC
16 968 (7.82%) Multithreading
17 795 (6.42%) Mentoring
18 771 (6.23%) Investment Management
19 758 (6.13%) Mathematics
20 726 (5.87%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,385 (27.36%) SQL
2 3,203 (25.88%) Python
3 3,067 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 2,247 (18.16%) C#
5 1,745 (14.10%) Java 8
6 1,632 (13.19%) C++
7 1,387 (11.21%) Scala
8 827 (6.68%) Ruby
9 688 (5.56%) PHP
10 586 (4.74%) Go
11 540 (4.36%) C
11 540 (4.36%) Perl
12 454 (3.67%) Bash Shell
13 343 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 315 (2.55%) Kotlin
14 315 (2.55%) PL/SQL
15 301 (2.43%) Shell Script
16 267 (2.16%) R
17 227 (1.83%) Groovy
18 180 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,927 (15.57%) Degree
2 633 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 259 (2.09%) PhD
4 249 (2.01%) Master's Degree
5 240 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 142 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 101 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 96 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 57 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 57 (0.46%) MPhil
10 56 (0.45%) ISEB
11 52 (0.42%) CISSP
12 39 (0.32%) AWS Certification
13 30 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (0.23%) Sun Certification
15 27 (0.22%) SANS
16 25 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (0.18%) CCNA
17 22 (0.18%) MCSE
18 21 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,168 (9.44%) QA
2 73 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 51 (0.41%) SLA
4 46 (0.37%) MiFID
5 29 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.20%) GDPR
8 18 (0.15%) ISO 20022
9 16 (0.13%) PMO
9 16 (0.13%) SEPA
10 10 (0.081%) PSD2
11 9 (0.073%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.065%) HL7
12 8 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.024%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.008%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.008%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1,693 (13.68%) Docker
2 165 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 136 (1.10%) HDFS
4 101 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (0.63%) Apache Flume
6 52 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 33 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 23 (0.19%) GridGain
10 12 (0.097%) KVM
10 12 (0.097%) vSphere
10 12 (0.097%) Xen
11 11 (0.089%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.065%) etcd
14 7 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.040%) Varnish
16 4 (0.032%) Firmware
16 4 (0.032%) oVirt
17 3 (0.024%) LXC
Systems Management
1 851 (6.88%) Kubernetes
2 766 (6.19%) Ansible
3 573 (4.63%) Puppet
4 529 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
5 493 (3.98%) Terraform
6 173 (1.40%) Salt
7 119 (0.96%) Prometheus
8 113 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 108 (0.87%) Nagios
10 85 (0.69%) Kibana
11 83 (0.67%) Grafana
12 62 (0.50%) Packer
13 61 (0.49%) logstash
13 61 (0.49%) Mesos
14 55 (0.44%) Oozie
14 55 (0.44%) ZABBIX
15 52 (0.42%) Consul
15 52 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
16 47 (0.38%) Graphite
17 30 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,397 (11.29%) Oracle
2 654 (5.29%) Google
3 610 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 290 (2.34%) Red Hat
5 285 (2.30%) Sybase
6 274 (2.21%) IBM
7 233 (1.88%) SAP
8 224 (1.81%) Splunk
9 218 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 179 (1.45%) Tableau
11 146 (1.18%) Adobe
11 146 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 143 (1.16%) hybris
13 137 (1.11%) Cloudera
14 127 (1.03%) VMware
15 123 (0.99%) AppDynamics
16 122 (0.99%) Hortonworks
17 100 (0.81%) Atlassian
18 82 (0.66%) Bloomberg
19 81 (0.65%) New Relic