Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 10,924 12,160 11,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.99% 17.37% 17.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.75% 31.16% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,845 9,910 10,013
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 34,402 39,025 37,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.66% 55.74% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28,849 32,679 32,786
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 2,398 £72,500 +7.41% 482
West London -1 329 £62,500 +8.70% 119
South London +10 233 £55,000 - 33
East London -16 45 £51,516 -14.14% 47
North London +3 28 £57,500 +27.78% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5,103 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3,453 (31.61%) Python
3 3,239 (29.65%) Finance
4 2,834 (25.94%) SQL
5 2,560 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
6 2,486 (22.76%) JavaScript
7 2,474 (22.65%) Software Engineering
8 2,124 (19.44%) DevOps
9 2,115 (19.36%) Microservices
10 2,064 (18.89%) Spring
11 2,047 (18.74%) C#
12 1,927 (17.64%) TDD
13 1,801 (16.49%) Docker
14 1,787 (16.36%) Linux
15 1,739 (15.92%) Test Automation
16 1,656 (15.16%) Banking
17 1,598 (14.63%) Degree
18 1,475 (13.50%) Scrum
19 1,451 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
20 1,397 (12.79%) C++
21 1,390 (12.72%) Computer Science
22 1,388 (12.71%) Jenkins
23 1,291 (11.82%) Web Services
24 1,271 (11.63%) .NET
25 1,257 (11.51%) Scala
26 1,236 (11.31%) Oracle
27 1,219 (11.16%) Big Data
28 1,208 (11.06%) QA
29 1,207 (11.05%) Java 8
30 1,200 (10.98%) 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
1 887 (8.12%) Apache Spark
2 552 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 492 (4.50%) Apache
4 463 (4.24%) Tomcat
5 263 (2.41%) Confluence
6 227 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 184 (1.68%) Apache Pig
8 164 (1.50%) Apache Solr
9 160 (1.46%) JBoss
10 131 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 115 (1.05%) CMS
12 98 (0.90%) IIS
13 95 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
14 89 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 81 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 61 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
17 47 (0.43%) Ethereum
18 45 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 44 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
20 39 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.092%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.082%) Maple
6 9 (0.082%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.055%) InDesign
10 5 (0.046%) InVision
10 5 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.046%) SPSS
11 3 (0.027%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.018%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.018%) Avid Media Composer
12 2 (0.018%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.018%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 146 (1.34%) thinkFolio
2 67 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.38%) Front Arena
3 42 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 42 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 41 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 39 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 36 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
7 28 (0.26%) R3 Corda
7 28 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 27 (0.25%) Magento
9 26 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 21 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
11 16 (0.15%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
13 13 (0.12%) Eze OMS
14 10 (0.092%) Actimize
15 8 (0.073%) Eagle PACE
16 5 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
16 5 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,560 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1,151 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 791 (7.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 429 (3.93%) SaaS
5 305 (2.79%) GitHub
6 288 (2.64%) Serverless
7 227 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 212 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 208 (1.90%) PaaS
10 199 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
11 197 (1.80%) Amazon S3
12 171 (1.57%) OpenShift
13 166 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 96 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
15 95 (0.87%) IaaS
16 88 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 72 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
18 70 (0.64%) npm
19 61 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
20 60 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 265 (2.43%) HTTP
2 208 (1.90%) Internet
3 119 (1.09%) Firewall
4 109 (1.00%) DNS
5 84 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 47 (0.43%) SSL
7 30 (0.27%) AMQP
8 24 (0.22%) VoIP
9 21 (0.19%) VLAN
10 19 (0.17%) VPN
11 18 (0.16%) Network Security
12 17 (0.16%) Wireless
13 15 (0.14%) LAN
14 14 (0.13%) Ethernet
14 14 (0.13%) SAN
15 13 (0.12%) FTP
15 13 (0.12%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.12%) WAN
16 12 (0.11%) Intranet
17 11 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,219 (11.16%) Big Data
2 1,066 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 922 (8.44%) Hadoop
4 811 (7.42%) SQL Server
5 631 (5.78%) MySQL
6 565 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 549 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 535 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 466 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
10 417 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 405 (3.71%) HBase
12 350 (3.20%) Amazon Redshift
13 278 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 242 (2.22%) Blockchain
15 225 (2.06%) RDBMS
16 212 (1.94%) Redis
17 207 (1.89%) Impala
18 150 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 142 (1.30%) Flink
20 135 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,388 (12.71%) Jenkins
2 1,160 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 929 (8.50%) Selenium
4 742 (6.79%) Cucumber
5 716 (6.55%) JIRA
6 710 (6.50%) Maven
7 481 (4.40%) JUnit
8 369 (3.38%) Gradle
9 306 (2.80%) WebDriver
10 290 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 242 (2.22%) Subversion
12 232 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 183 (1.68%) Mockito
14 169 (1.55%) SoapUI
15 167 (1.53%) Appium
16 147 (1.35%) Ant
17 146 (1.34%) JMeter
18 134 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
19 121 (1.11%) SpecFlow
20 112 (1.03%) GitLab
General
1 3,239 (29.65%) Finance
2 1,656 (15.16%) Banking
3 681 (6.23%) Front Office
4 524 (4.80%) Games
5 460 (4.21%) Retail
6 344 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 289 (2.65%) Law
8 274 (2.51%) Marketing
9 245 (2.24%) Telecoms
10 177 (1.62%) Advertising
11 169 (1.55%) Financial Institution
12 152 (1.39%) Back Office
13 125 (1.14%) Military
14 106 (0.97%) Publishing
15 68 (0.62%) Legal
16 67 (0.61%) German Language
17 65 (0.60%) French Language
18 53 (0.49%) Spanish Language
19 51 (0.47%) Italian Language
20 48 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5,227 (47.85%) Developer
2 3,462 (31.69%) Java Developer
3 1,012 (9.26%) Senior Developer
4 843 (7.72%) Architect
5 775 (7.09%) Software Engineer
6 754 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 682 (6.24%) Java Engineer
8 551 (5.04%) Data Engineer
9 419 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 413 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 374 (3.42%) Analyst
12 359 (3.29%) Lead Developer
13 337 (3.08%) Consultant
14 325 (2.98%) Test Engineer
15 305 (2.79%) Junior
16 304 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
17 295 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
18 279 (2.55%) QA Engineer
19 270 (2.47%) Tester
20 252 (2.31%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,064 (18.89%) Spring
2 1,291 (11.82%) Web Services
3 1,271 (11.63%) .NET
4 1,169 (10.70%) HTML
5 1,140 (10.44%) AngularJS
6 1,113 (10.19%) REST
7 1,029 (9.42%) RESTful
8 1,018 (9.32%) Node.js
9 946 (8.66%) Kafka
10 885 (8.10%) React
11 847 (7.75%) Spring Boot
12 788 (7.21%) CSS
13 625 (5.72%) XML
14 577 (5.28%) J2EE
15 575 (5.26%) Hibernate
16 448 (4.10%) JSON
17 400 (3.66%) HTML5
18 378 (3.46%) SOAP
19 311 (2.85%) Java EE
20 247 (2.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1,127 (10.32%) Fintech
2 736 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 643 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
4 550 (5.03%) Derivative
5 541 (4.95%) Fixed Income
6 515 (4.71%) Algorithms
7 478 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 443 (4.06%) Mobile App
9 405 (3.71%) Equities
10 386 (3.53%) User Experience
11 382 (3.50%) Hedge funds
12 338 (3.09%) Data Structures
13 293 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
14 227 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
15 177 (1.62%) Management Information System
16 167 (1.53%) Cloud Native
17 131 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
17 131 (1.20%) Public Cloud
18 129 (1.18%) Virtual Team
19 82 (0.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,787 (16.36%) Linux
2 725 (6.64%) Unix
3 589 (5.39%) Windows
4 494 (4.52%) Android
5 339 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 143 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 137 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 108 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 92 (0.84%) CentOS
10 47 (0.43%) Solaris
11 42 (0.38%) Fedora
12 34 (0.31%) SUSE
13 32 (0.29%) AIX
14 28 (0.26%) Debian
15 26 (0.24%) Mesosphere
16 25 (0.23%) Windows 10
17 20 (0.18%) openSUSE
18 19 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.11%) CoreOS
20 11 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,103 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2,474 (22.65%) Software Engineering
3 2,124 (19.44%) DevOps
4 2,115 (19.36%) Microservices
5 1,927 (17.64%) TDD
6 1,739 (15.92%) Test Automation
7 1,475 (13.50%) Scrum
8 1,451 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 1,390 (12.72%) Computer Science
10 1,200 (10.98%) BDD
11 1,003 (9.18%) Analytics
12 911 (8.34%) Mentoring
13 874 (8.00%) OO
14 869 (7.95%) Open Source
14 869 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
15 835 (7.64%) Machine Learning
16 719 (6.58%) SDLC
17 656 (6.01%) Multithreading
18 652 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 560 (5.13%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3,453 (31.61%) Python
2 2,834 (25.94%) SQL
3 2,486 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 2,047 (18.74%) C#
5 1,397 (12.79%) C++
6 1,257 (11.51%) Scala
7 1,207 (11.05%) Java 8
8 699 (6.40%) Ruby
9 538 (4.92%) Go
10 502 (4.60%) PHP
11 439 (4.02%) Bash Shell
12 433 (3.96%) C
13 431 (3.95%) Perl
14 333 (3.05%) Kotlin
15 281 (2.57%) PowerShell
16 270 (2.47%) R
17 235 (2.15%) Groovy
18 214 (1.96%) PL/SQL
19 207 (1.89%) TypeScript
20 175 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,598 (14.63%) Degree
2 446 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 263 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 170 (1.56%) PhD
5 134 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 98 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 81 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 73 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 68 (0.62%) ISEB
10 65 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 44 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 37 (0.34%) CISSP
13 36 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
15 20 (0.18%) CEH
15 20 (0.18%) CREST Certified
16 17 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (0.15%) OSCP
18 15 (0.14%) SANS
19 14 (0.13%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,208 (11.06%) QA
2 96 (0.88%) GDPR
3 64 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 48 (0.44%) MiFID
5 48 (0.44%) SLA
6 36 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 32 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 27 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 20 (0.18%) HL7
10 17 (0.16%) IFRS
11 14 (0.13%) PMO
12 10 (0.092%) PA-DSS
12 10 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.092%) SAS 70
13 9 (0.082%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.073%) PSD2
15 7 (0.064%) EMIR
16 6 (0.055%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,801 (16.49%) Docker
2 161 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 148 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 135 (1.24%) Apache Flume
5 100 (0.92%) HDFS
6 40 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (0.21%) Hyper-V
10 17 (0.16%) etcd
11 15 (0.14%) Varnish
12 11 (0.10%) vSphere
13 9 (0.082%) Firmware
14 8 (0.073%) GridGain
15 5 (0.046%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.046%) XenApp
16 4 (0.037%) Squid
17 3 (0.027%) KVM
17 3 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
18 2 (0.018%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 1,103 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 797 (7.30%) Ansible
3 565 (5.17%) Puppet
4 540 (4.94%) Terraform
5 494 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
6 216 (1.98%) Oozie
7 143 (1.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 135 (1.24%) Prometheus
9 118 (1.08%) Salt
10 80 (0.73%) Consul
11 77 (0.70%) Grafana
12 72 (0.66%) Packer
13 61 (0.56%) Ambari
14 60 (0.55%) Mesos
15 59 (0.54%) Kibana
16 37 (0.34%) Nagios
17 33 (0.30%) Marathon
18 30 (0.27%) Icinga
19 29 (0.27%) Graphite
19 29 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,236 (11.31%) Oracle
2 572 (5.24%) Google
3 501 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 251 (2.30%) Cloudera
5 234 (2.14%) IBM
6 223 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 214 (1.96%) Tableau
8 187 (1.71%) Splunk
9 185 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 185 (1.69%) SAP
10 179 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 171 (1.57%) Reuters
12 150 (1.37%) Hortonworks
13 121 (1.11%) WorldPay
14 115 (1.05%) Adobe
15 113 (1.03%) Talend
16 109 (1.00%) MapR
17 108 (0.99%) TIBCO
18 102 (0.93%) Databricks
19 101 (0.92%) Charles River