Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 12,584 11,981 14,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.96% 16.91% 17.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.51% 30.99% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,692 10,308 12,316
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 38,704 38,662 45,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.24% 54.58% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31,864 33,854 39,227
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -2 2,638 £65,000 +0.78% 554
West London 0 455 £60,000 +4.35% 215
South London +7 157 £56,500 +2.73% 24
East London -4 131 £62,500 -16.67% 51
North London -9 54 £45,000 -18.18% 23
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 6,114 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4,434 (35.24%) Finance
3 3,223 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 3,092 (24.57%) Python
5 3,023 (24.02%) SQL
6 2,844 (22.60%) TDD
7 2,681 (21.30%) Spring
8 2,539 (20.18%) Banking
9 2,389 (18.98%) Software Engineering
10 2,206 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
11 2,180 (17.32%) Linux
12 2,005 (15.93%) Degree
13 1,918 (15.24%) Scrum
14 1,864 (14.81%) HTML
15 1,855 (14.74%) DevOps
16 1,850 (14.70%) BDD
17 1,771 (14.07%) Microservices
18 1,751 (13.91%) Test Automation
19 1,743 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
20 1,726 (13.72%) C#
21 1,673 (13.29%) REST
22 1,647 (13.09%) AngularJS
23 1,560 (12.40%) Investment Banking
24 1,555 (12.36%) Oracle
25 1,509 (11.99%) Web Services
26 1,491 (11.85%) Scala
27 1,474 (11.71%) Computer Science
28 1,473 (11.71%) C++
29 1,457 (11.58%) Jenkins
30 1,410 (11.20%) Big Data

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
1 805 (6.40%) Apache Spark
2 649 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 528 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
4 511 (4.06%) Apache
5 293 (2.33%) Confluence
6 288 (2.29%) WebSphere
7 172 (1.37%) CMS
8 168 (1.34%) nginx
9 166 (1.32%) JBoss
10 124 (0.99%) SAS
11 119 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 114 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 109 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 102 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 98 (0.78%) Apache Pig
16 92 (0.73%) IIS
17 85 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
18 80 (0.64%) Jetty
19 68 (0.54%) Ethereum
20 58 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 87 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (0.37%) SPSS
4 31 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.064%) Weka
9 6 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.048%) HipChat
9 6 (0.048%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.040%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.032%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.032%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.032%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.032%) Maple
12 3 (0.024%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 68 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
2 56 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 34 (0.27%) Magento
4 23 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 19 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 18 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 17 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 17 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 17 (0.14%) Ripple
8 12 (0.095%) MetaTrader
9 11 (0.087%) Actimize
10 10 (0.079%) Temenos T24
11 9 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.072%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
12 8 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.064%) Ripple XRP
12 8 (0.064%) RMDS
13 7 (0.056%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2,206 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 599 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 399 (3.17%) SaaS
4 269 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 253 (2.01%) PaaS
6 242 (1.92%) GitHub
7 170 (1.35%) IaaS
8 169 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 165 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 129 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 126 (1.00%) Amazon S3
12 112 (0.89%) Serverless
13 111 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 101 (0.80%) npm
15 75 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
16 55 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
17 48 (0.38%) Google Play
18 43 (0.34%) Slack
19 37 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
20 35 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 288 (2.29%) HTTP
2 256 (2.03%) Internet
3 184 (1.46%) Firewall
4 111 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 75 (0.60%) DNS
6 60 (0.48%) VPN
7 52 (0.41%) SSL
8 43 (0.34%) SMS
9 36 (0.29%) FTP
10 32 (0.25%) DHCP
11 29 (0.23%) ATM
11 29 (0.23%) Wireless
12 23 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 23 (0.18%) Network Security
13 22 (0.17%) WAN
14 21 (0.17%) Ethernet
15 20 (0.16%) AMQP
15 20 (0.16%) InfiniBand
15 20 (0.16%) NetScaler
15 20 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,410 (11.20%) Big Data
2 1,183 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 998 (7.93%) Hadoop
4 845 (6.71%) MySQL
5 802 (6.37%) Relational Database
6 742 (5.90%) SQL Server
7 677 (5.38%) MongoDB
8 611 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 421 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 353 (2.81%) RDBMS
11 295 (2.34%) Blockchain
12 277 (2.20%) HBase
13 273 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
14 258 (2.05%) Apache Hive
15 242 (1.92%) Redis
16 192 (1.53%) Oracle Database
17 153 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 153 (1.22%) Neo4j
18 100 (0.79%) OLAP
19 94 (0.75%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1,457 (11.58%) Jenkins
2 1,371 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 1,157 (9.19%) Maven
4 973 (7.73%) Selenium
5 844 (6.71%) Cucumber
6 835 (6.64%) JUnit
7 781 (6.21%) JIRA
8 454 (3.61%) Gradle
9 433 (3.44%) WebDriver
10 411 (3.27%) Subversion
11 390 (3.10%) TeamCity
12 291 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 224 (1.78%) Mockito
14 171 (1.36%) gulp
15 156 (1.24%) Eclipse
16 146 (1.16%) Ant
17 143 (1.14%) TestNG
18 141 (1.12%) Jasmine
19 136 (1.08%) JMeter
20 135 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 4,434 (35.24%) Finance
2 2,539 (20.18%) Banking
3 1,560 (12.40%) Investment Banking
4 1,044 (8.30%) Retail Banking
5 919 (7.30%) Front Office
6 702 (5.58%) Retail
7 536 (4.26%) Games
8 420 (3.34%) Advertising
9 333 (2.65%) Marketing
10 290 (2.30%) Financial Institution
11 243 (1.93%) Telecoms
12 142 (1.13%) Back Office
13 120 (0.95%) Legal
14 113 (0.90%) Publishing
15 69 (0.55%) Law
16 58 (0.46%) Online Betting
17 43 (0.34%) Electronics
18 33 (0.26%) Manufacturing
18 33 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 30 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6,764 (53.75%) Developer
2 4,307 (34.23%) Java Developer
3 1,489 (11.83%) Senior Developer
4 1,053 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 1,022 (8.12%) Software Engineer
6 969 (7.70%) Java Engineer
7 829 (6.59%) Architect
8 513 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 483 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 453 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 405 (3.22%) Lead Developer
12 400 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
13 392 (3.12%) Agile Developer
14 359 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
15 348 (2.77%) Java Software Developer
16 345 (2.74%) Analyst
17 343 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
18 325 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
19 319 (2.53%) Consultant
20 313 (2.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,681 (21.30%) Spring
2 1,864 (14.81%) HTML
3 1,673 (13.29%) REST
4 1,647 (13.09%) AngularJS
5 1,509 (11.99%) Web Services
6 1,304 (10.36%) CSS
7 1,292 (10.27%) .NET
8 1,191 (9.46%) RESTful
9 1,101 (8.75%) Node.js
10 1,052 (8.36%) Hibernate
11 995 (7.91%) React
12 985 (7.83%) J2EE
13 887 (7.05%) HTML5
14 839 (6.67%) XML
15 636 (5.05%) Spring Boot
16 618 (4.91%) Kafka
17 596 (4.74%) Java EE
18 545 (4.33%) JSON
18 545 (4.33%) SOAP
19 408 (3.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,474 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 1,203 (9.56%) Fintech
3 1,107 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 854 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
5 578 (4.59%) Algorithms
6 537 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 520 (4.13%) Derivative
8 518 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
9 516 (4.10%) User Experience
10 476 (3.78%) Equities
11 413 (3.28%) Mobile App
12 363 (2.88%) Fixed Income
13 301 (2.39%) Data Structures
14 237 (1.88%) Hedge funds
15 162 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
16 160 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
17 148 (1.18%) Client/Server
18 125 (0.99%) Management Information System
19 105 (0.83%) Online Games
20 102 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,180 (17.32%) Linux
2 1,155 (9.18%) Unix
3 648 (5.15%) Android
4 565 (4.49%) Windows
5 401 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 165 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 125 (0.99%) CentOS
8 118 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 104 (0.83%) Solaris
10 80 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 33 (0.26%) AIX
12 31 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 24 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
15 19 (0.15%) HPUX
15 19 (0.15%) Windows Phone
16 18 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (0.14%) Debian
18 14 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,114 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,844 (22.60%) TDD
3 2,389 (18.98%) Software Engineering
4 1,918 (15.24%) Scrum
5 1,855 (14.74%) DevOps
6 1,850 (14.70%) BDD
7 1,771 (14.07%) Microservices
8 1,751 (13.91%) Test Automation
9 1,743 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1,378 (10.95%) OO
11 1,218 (9.68%) Multithreading
12 1,155 (9.18%) Asset Management
13 1,116 (8.87%) Open Source
14 1,111 (8.83%) SDLC
15 1,069 (8.49%) Wealth Management
16 960 (7.63%) E-Commerce
17 925 (7.35%) Analytics
18 817 (6.49%) Low Latency
19 816 (6.48%) MVC
20 787 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,223 (25.61%) JavaScript
2 3,092 (24.57%) Python
3 3,023 (24.02%) SQL
4 1,726 (13.72%) C#
5 1,491 (11.85%) Scala
6 1,473 (11.71%) C++
7 1,001 (7.95%) PHP
8 943 (7.49%) Ruby
9 526 (4.18%) Perl
10 471 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 434 (3.45%) Groovy
12 419 (3.33%) C
13 415 (3.30%) Go
14 392 (3.12%) Bash Shell
15 360 (2.86%) R
16 332 (2.64%) PL/SQL
17 193 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 186 (1.48%) ES6
19 154 (1.22%) Objective-C
20 137 (1.09%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2,005 (15.93%) Degree
2 649 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 201 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 182 (1.45%) PhD
5 162 (1.29%) Master's Degree
6 126 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 92 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
8 69 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 38 (0.30%) CISSP
11 33 (0.26%) ISEB
12 31 (0.25%) SANS
12 31 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 28 (0.22%) AWS Certification
14 26 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (0.20%) MCSE
16 24 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (0.18%) CISM
18 14 (0.11%) PMI Certification
19 12 (0.095%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,366 (10.86%) QA
2 63 (0.50%) GCP
3 50 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.27%) SLA
6 27 (0.21%) MiFID
7 26 (0.21%) SEPA
8 19 (0.15%) COBIT
9 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (0.13%) PMO
11 13 (0.10%) GDPR
12 12 (0.095%) IFRS
12 12 (0.095%) IFRS 9
13 10 (0.079%) PSD2
14 9 (0.072%) WCAG
15 5 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
15 5 (0.040%) EMIR
15 5 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.032%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,216 (9.66%) Docker
2 104 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 89 (0.71%) HDFS
5 70 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 60 (0.48%) Apache Flume
7 24 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 22 (0.17%) KVM
8 22 (0.17%) vSphere
9 21 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.087%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.079%) Hyper-V
12 9 (0.072%) GridGain
13 8 (0.064%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.064%) Xen
14 7 (0.056%) LXC
14 7 (0.056%) NFS
15 6 (0.048%) OpenAM
16 5 (0.040%) Cronacle
16 5 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 646 (5.13%) Ansible
2 590 (4.69%) Puppet
3 503 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 449 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 268 (2.13%) Terraform
6 84 (0.67%) Nagios
7 67 (0.53%) Salt
8 66 (0.52%) Mesos
9 65 (0.52%) Kibana
10 50 (0.40%) logstash
11 48 (0.38%) Packer
12 46 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
13 32 (0.25%) ZABBIX
14 30 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
15 27 (0.21%) Oozie
16 24 (0.19%) PowerBroker
17 19 (0.15%) Consul
17 19 (0.15%) Grafana
17 19 (0.15%) HAProxy
18 18 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1,555 (12.36%) Oracle
2 561 (4.46%) Google
3 489 (3.89%) Microsoft
4 240 (1.91%) IBM
5 213 (1.69%) Sybase
6 201 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 193 (1.53%) TIBCO
8 183 (1.45%) SAP
9 170 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 162 (1.29%) Splunk
11 154 (1.22%) hybris
12 151 (1.20%) VMware
13 97 (0.77%) Tableau
14 92 (0.73%) Cloudera
15 79 (0.63%) Facebook
15 79 (0.63%) Hortonworks
16 75 (0.60%) AppDynamics
17 68 (0.54%) MuleSoft
18 67 (0.53%) Informatica
18 67 (0.53%) ION Trading