Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,650 9,867 12,698
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 17.91% 17.53% 18.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.49% 31.25% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4,194 8,658 10,169
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £110,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 15,249 31,579 39,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.74% 56.10% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12,523 26,573 32,373
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £93,750
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in London.

Salary trend for Java in London

Java
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in London over the 6 months to 13 August 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 13 August 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 -2 1,003 £75,000 - 193
West London +6 176 £70,000 - 74
South London +8 113 £67,500 +17.39% 15
East London +14 28 £74,250 +23.75% 30
North London -12 9 £42,500 -29.17% 6
Java
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 2,135 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,798 (38.67%) Python
3 1,612 (34.67%) Finance
4 1,561 (33.57%) AWS
5 1,297 (27.89%) JavaScript
6 1,249 (26.86%) Software Engineering
7 1,167 (25.10%) Microservices
8 1,134 (24.39%) DevOps
9 1,092 (23.48%) Docker
10 996 (21.42%) SQL
11 976 (20.99%) Kubernetes
12 840 (18.06%) Spring
13 837 (18.00%) Azure
14 829 (17.83%) Web Services
15 819 (17.61%) TDD
16 777 (16.71%) Banking
17 715 (15.38%) C#
18 678 (14.58%) React
19 655 (14.09%) Fintech
20 627 (13.48%) Test Automation
21 626 (13.46%) Linux
22 622 (13.38%) GCP
23 587 (12.62%) AngularJS
24 573 (12.32%) Asset Management
25 558 (12.00%) Computer Science
26 555 (11.94%) Jenkins
27 539 (11.59%) Node.js
28 536 (11.53%) Scrum
29 509 (10.95%) Degree
30 505 (10.86%) C++

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
1 232 (4.99%) Apache Spark
2 204 (4.39%) Apache
3 161 (3.46%) Confluence
4 158 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
5 114 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 79 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 39 (0.84%) SAS
8 37 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 32 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 30 (0.65%) CMS
11 28 (0.60%) JBoss
12 26 (0.56%) SharePoint
13 25 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
13 25 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 20 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.34%) Luigi
17 15 (0.32%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 16 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.043%) Maya
5 2 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.022%) Blender
6 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.022%) Sketch
6 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.022%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 60 (1.29%) R3 Corda
2 50 (1.08%) Distributed Ledger
3 41 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
4 19 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.086%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.065%) Magento
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.043%) Maximo
12 2 (0.043%) OpenText MBPM
12 2 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.043%) StreamServe
13 1 (0.022%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1,561 (33.57%) AWS
2 837 (18.00%) Azure
3 622 (13.38%) GCP
4 251 (5.40%) Serverless
5 215 (4.62%) SaaS
6 169 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
7 140 (3.01%) OpenShift
8 120 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
9 113 (2.43%) GitHub
10 86 (1.85%) PaaS
11 85 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
12 75 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 72 (1.55%) Apigee
14 71 (1.53%) Amazon S3
15 62 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
16 56 (1.20%) Power Platform
17 48 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 48 (1.03%) IaaS
18 45 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
19 29 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 86 (1.85%) Firewall
2 84 (1.81%) HTTP
3 68 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.29%) Internet
5 30 (0.65%) DNS
6 24 (0.52%) Wireshark
7 18 (0.39%) Network Security
8 13 (0.28%) VPN
9 12 (0.26%) FTP
10 11 (0.24%) Skype
10 11 (0.24%) WebEx
11 10 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.22%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.17%) SSL
13 7 (0.15%) SMTP
14 6 (0.13%) 3GPP
14 6 (0.13%) AMQP
14 6 (0.13%) IMAP
14 6 (0.13%) SSH
15 5 (0.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (10.86%) NoSQL
2 367 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 329 (7.08%) Big Data
4 327 (7.03%) SQL Server
5 305 (6.56%) Hadoop
6 280 (6.02%) MongoDB
7 243 (5.23%) MySQL
8 202 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 191 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 158 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
11 141 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 136 (2.92%) Blockchain
13 133 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 103 (2.22%) Apache Hive
15 97 (2.09%) Redis
16 85 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 65 (1.40%) HBase
17 65 (1.40%) Oracle Database
18 56 (1.20%) Power BI
19 54 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 555 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 491 (10.56%) Git (software)
3 306 (6.58%) JIRA
4 280 (6.02%) Selenium
5 241 (5.18%) Cucumber
6 217 (4.67%) Maven
7 189 (4.06%) JUnit
8 153 (3.29%) GitLab
9 110 (2.37%) Artifactory
10 76 (1.63%) Bitbucket
11 72 (1.55%) Gradle
12 71 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 64 (1.38%) Appium
13 64 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 62 (1.33%) TeamCity
15 60 (1.29%) Mockito
16 57 (1.23%) JMeter
17 48 (1.03%) IntelliJ
18 44 (0.95%) Mocha
19 42 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,612 (34.67%) Finance
2 777 (16.71%) Banking
3 500 (10.75%) Front Office
4 256 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 178 (3.83%) Retail
6 140 (3.01%) Games
7 115 (2.47%) Marketing
8 112 (2.41%) Back Office
9 90 (1.94%) Public Sector
10 65 (1.40%) Advertising
11 50 (1.08%) Law
12 45 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 43 (0.92%) Telecoms
14 23 (0.49%) Publishing
15 22 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 21 (0.45%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.43%) Billing
18 19 (0.41%) Italian Language
19 18 (0.39%) Legal
20 17 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,328 (50.06%) Developer
2 1,448 (31.14%) Java Developer
3 517 (11.12%) Software Engineer
4 514 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 370 (7.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 367 (7.89%) Java Engineer
7 301 (6.47%) Architect
8 268 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
9 245 (5.27%) Python Developer
10 217 (4.67%) AWS Developer
11 196 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 189 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 184 (3.96%) Data Engineer
13 184 (3.96%) Python Engineer
14 180 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
15 176 (3.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 149 (3.20%) Lead Developer
17 138 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
18 114 (2.45%) AWS Software Engineer
19 110 (2.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 840 (18.06%) Spring
2 829 (17.83%) Web Services
3 678 (14.58%) React
4 587 (12.62%) AngularJS
5 539 (11.59%) Node.js
6 502 (10.80%) Spring Boot
7 413 (8.88%) Kafka
8 401 (8.62%) REST
9 388 (8.34%) .NET
10 341 (7.33%) RESTful
11 296 (6.37%) HTML
12 243 (5.23%) CSS
13 235 (5.05%) Vue.js
14 216 (4.65%) J2EE
15 202 (4.34%) Hibernate
16 154 (3.31%) XML
17 134 (2.88%) HTML5
18 128 (2.75%) OAuth
19 120 (2.58%) JSON
20 115 (2.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 466 (10.02%) Hedge funds
2 401 (8.62%) Derivative
3 385 (8.28%) Fixed Income
4 333 (7.16%) Greenfield Project
5 280 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 242 (5.20%) Algorithms
6 242 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
7 241 (5.18%) Equities
8 161 (3.46%) Mobile App
9 149 (3.20%) User Experience
10 141 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
11 138 (2.97%) Data Structures
12 102 (2.19%) Cloud Native
12 102 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
13 97 (2.09%) Public Cloud
14 50 (1.08%) Market Risk
15 48 (1.03%) Virtual Team
16 47 (1.01%) Management Information System
17 38 (0.82%) Blog
17 38 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 626 (13.46%) Linux
2 259 (5.57%) Unix
3 234 (5.03%) Android
4 211 (4.54%) Windows
5 147 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.54%) CentOS
7 21 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.28%) VMS
10 12 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.15%) zOS
12 6 (0.13%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.13%) Solaris
13 4 (0.086%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.065%) AIX
14 3 (0.065%) Android TV
14 3 (0.065%) tvOS
15 1 (0.022%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,135 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,249 (26.86%) Software Engineering
3 1,167 (25.10%) Microservices
4 1,134 (24.39%) DevOps
5 819 (17.61%) TDD
6 655 (14.09%) Fintech
7 627 (13.48%) Test Automation
8 573 (12.32%) Asset Management
9 558 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 536 (11.53%) Scrum
11 474 (10.19%) BDD
12 469 (10.09%) Analytics
13 440 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
14 437 (9.40%) Mentoring
15 406 (8.73%) OO
16 404 (8.69%) Investment Management
17 337 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
18 311 (6.69%) Open Source
19 281 (6.04%) SDLC
20 275 (5.91%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,798 (38.67%) Python
2 1,297 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 996 (21.42%) SQL
4 715 (15.38%) C#
5 505 (10.86%) C++
6 493 (10.60%) Java 8
7 461 (9.91%) Kotlin
8 423 (9.10%) Scala
9 305 (6.56%) Go
10 262 (5.63%) Ruby
11 199 (4.28%) C
12 181 (3.89%) R
13 158 (3.40%) PHP
14 145 (3.12%) TypeScript
15 111 (2.39%) Bash Shell
16 99 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 81 (1.74%) Perl
18 77 (1.66%) Groovy
19 70 (1.51%) PL/SQL
20 67 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 509 (10.95%) Degree
2 269 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 146 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 77 (1.66%) Master's Degree
6 40 (0.86%) PhD
7 39 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 38 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
9 35 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 30 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.45%) AWS Certification
12 20 (0.43%) ISEB
13 17 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (0.26%) CISSP
14 12 (0.26%) PMP
15 11 (0.24%) SANS
16 10 (0.22%) CSSLP
17 9 (0.19%) CISM
17 9 (0.19%) PMI Certification
18 6 (0.13%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (7.46%) QA
2 24 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 24 (0.52%) NIST
3 18 (0.39%) SLA
4 17 (0.37%) GDPR
5 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.17%) COBIT
7 4 (0.086%) COSO
7 4 (0.086%) MiFID
8 3 (0.065%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.065%) NCSC
9 2 (0.043%) Basel II
9 2 (0.043%) Basel III
9 2 (0.043%) PSD2
10 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.022%) ITGC
10 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,092 (23.48%) Docker
2 43 (0.92%) HDFS
3 36 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 20 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.22%) Postfix
6 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.15%) vSphere
8 3 (0.065%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.065%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.043%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.043%) vCloud
10 1 (0.022%) NDS
10 1 (0.022%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.022%) NFS
Systems Management
1 976 (20.99%) Kubernetes
2 371 (7.98%) Terraform
3 299 (6.43%) Ansible
4 164 (3.53%) Puppet
5 123 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (1.25%) Prometheus
7 55 (1.18%) Grafana
8 43 (0.92%) Istio
9 31 (0.67%) Salt
10 28 (0.60%) ZABBIX
11 26 (0.56%) Kibana
12 22 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (0.47%) Opsview
13 21 (0.45%) Packer
14 20 (0.43%) Consul
15 17 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
15 17 (0.37%) Nagios
16 16 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
17 15 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
18 13 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 424 (9.12%) Oracle
2 406 (8.73%) Google
3 125 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 76 (1.63%) SAP
5 66 (1.42%) Talend
6 54 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (1.12%) Tableau
8 50 (1.08%) Informatica
9 46 (0.99%) Bloomberg
10 43 (0.92%) IBM
10 43 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 43 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 38 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 36 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 36 (0.77%) Splunk
13 34 (0.73%) Adobe
14 33 (0.71%) TIBCO
15 29 (0.62%) HP
16 28 (0.60%) Cloudera
16 28 (0.60%) Sybase