Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Java 11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 11 over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 11
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 636 558 931
Rank change year-on-year -78 +373 +228
Permanent jobs citing Java 11 444 147 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.51% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 315 143 137
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +50.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £74,375 £87,500
90th Percentile £103,250 £92,500 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -0.99% +13.48%

Java 11 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 67,848 28,948 72,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.89% 59.22% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45,140 24,758 60,186
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Java 11
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java 11 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java 11 in the UK

Java 11
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 11.

Salary trend for Java 11 in the UK

Java 11
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 11 over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 11 in the UK

Java 11
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 11 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
England -64 411 £75,000 +25.00% 102
London -54 297 £85,000 +21.43% 73
UK excluding London -186 119 £57,500 +15.00% 36
Work from Home -232 67 £65,000 - 43
North of England -125 35 £57,500 +21.05% 9
South East -159 32 £62,500 +25.00% 6
North West -85 23 £57,500 -17.86% 8
East of England -93 18 £72,500 +20.83% 6
South West -78 16 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire -108 12 £58,500 +6.36% 1
Midlands - 9 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 3
Wales -53 5 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Scotland -86 3 £60,000 - 4
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Java 11 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 with a requirement for Java 11.

1 444 (100.00%) Java
2 322 (72.52%) Spring
3 276 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (61.49%) Microservices
5 243 (54.73%) Java 8
6 222 (50.00%) TDD
7 221 (49.77%) Docker
8 175 (39.41%) Spring Boot
9 170 (38.29%) Software Engineering
10 139 (31.31%) AWS
11 132 (29.73%) Kubernetes
12 130 (29.28%) REST
13 127 (28.60%) DevOps
14 115 (25.90%) Social Skills
15 107 (24.10%) Git (software)
16 100 (22.52%) Finance
17 96 (21.62%) RESTful
18 92 (20.72%) JavaScript
18 92 (20.72%) Jenkins
19 87 (19.59%) Scrum
20 83 (18.69%) React
21 73 (16.44%) Kafka
22 71 (15.99%) Full Stack Development
23 69 (15.54%) AngularJS
24 67 (15.09%) SQL
25 62 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
26 61 (13.74%) BDD
26 61 (13.74%) Serverless
27 60 (13.51%) Test Automation
28 59 (13.29%) Kotlin

Java 11
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (4.73%) Confluence
2 18 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.25%) Apache
3 10 (2.25%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.03%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.80%) nginx
6 7 (1.58%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.68%) JBoss
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (3.38%) InVision
1 15 (3.38%) Sketch
2 2 (0.45%) Figma
3 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 139 (31.31%) AWS
2 61 (13.74%) Serverless
3 41 (9.23%) GitHub
4 38 (8.56%) AWS Lambda
5 35 (7.88%) Azure
6 33 (7.43%) GCP
7 32 (7.21%) SaaS
8 30 (6.76%) Amazon ECS
9 22 (4.95%) Amazon EKS
10 14 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.03%) PaaS
13 7 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.58%) IaaS
14 6 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.90%) GitHub Actions
15 4 (0.90%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.68%) Azure App Service
16 3 (0.68%) Azure Storage
16 3 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.60%) HTTP
2 11 (2.48%) Broadband
3 4 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) RTP
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.71%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (8.56%) MongoDB
3 36 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.98%) Big Data
5 31 (6.98%) MySQL
6 18 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.38%) Redis
8 14 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.25%) Hazelcast
10 9 (2.03%) Aerospike
11 6 (1.35%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.68%) Flink
14 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 92 (20.72%) Jenkins
3 52 (11.71%) JUnit
4 50 (11.26%) Maven
5 36 (8.11%) Mockito
6 29 (6.53%) JIRA
7 27 (6.08%) Gradle
8 24 (5.41%) GitLab
8 24 (5.41%) Selenium
9 20 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (4.05%) Cypress.io
11 15 (3.38%) Bitbucket
11 15 (3.38%) CircleCI
11 15 (3.38%) PostCSS
12 14 (3.15%) Spock
13 9 (2.03%) gulp
14 7 (1.58%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.58%) SonarQube
15 5 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.13%) PhantomJS
General
1 115 (25.90%) Social Skills
2 100 (22.52%) Finance
3 52 (11.71%) Banking
4 50 (11.26%) Retail
5 33 (7.43%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.50%) Advertising
8 15 (3.38%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.70%) Automotive
9 12 (2.70%) Games
10 10 (2.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (1.80%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.90%) Front Office
12 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.68%) Billing
13 3 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.68%) French Language
14 2 (0.45%) Legal
15 1 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 298 (67.12%) Developer
2 247 (55.63%) Java Developer
3 119 (26.80%) Senior Developer
4 115 (25.90%) Java Engineer
5 83 (18.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 71 (15.99%) Software Engineer
7 52 (11.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 36 (8.11%) Backend Developer
9 31 (6.98%) Lead Developer
10 28 (6.31%) Senior Java Engineer
11 27 (6.08%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
13 20 (4.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 19 (4.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 19 (4.28%) Lead Java Developer
14 19 (4.28%) React Developer
15 16 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
17 13 (2.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 13 (2.93%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (72.52%) Spring
2 175 (39.41%) Spring Boot
3 130 (29.28%) REST
4 96 (21.62%) RESTful
5 83 (18.69%) React
6 73 (16.44%) Kafka
7 69 (15.54%) AngularJS
8 57 (12.84%) Web Services
9 52 (11.71%) Hibernate
10 47 (10.59%) HTML
11 43 (9.68%) CSS
12 42 (9.46%) Node.js
13 40 (9.01%) GraphQL
14 38 (8.56%) HTML5
15 29 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
15 29 (6.53%) Sass
16 28 (6.31%) JPA
17 21 (4.73%) Next.js
18 19 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 18 (4.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
1 27 (6.08%) User Experience
2 20 (4.50%) Podcast
3 17 (3.83%) Virtual Team
4 14 (3.15%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.15%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.70%) iPad
6 11 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.48%) Over-the-Top Content
6 11 (2.48%) Social Media
7 10 (2.25%) Legacy Code
7 10 (2.25%) SWIFT
8 9 (2.03%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.58%) Wiki
10 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.84%) Linux
2 12 (2.70%) Android
2 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.58%) Unix
4 4 (0.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (61.49%) Microservices
3 222 (50.00%) TDD
4 170 (38.29%) Software Engineering
5 127 (28.60%) DevOps
6 87 (19.59%) Scrum
7 71 (15.99%) Full Stack Development
8 62 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (13.74%) BDD
10 60 (13.51%) Test Automation
11 56 (12.61%) Unit Testing
12 55 (12.39%) Pair Programming
13 51 (11.49%) Fintech
14 46 (10.36%) OO
15 45 (10.14%) Kanban
15 45 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 37 (8.33%) E-Commerce
18 32 (7.21%) Front End Development
18 32 (7.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 444 (100.00%) Java
2 243 (54.73%) Java 8
3 92 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 67 (15.09%) SQL
5 59 (13.29%) Kotlin
6 36 (8.11%) Scala
7 30 (6.76%) Groovy
8 29 (6.53%) TypeScript
9 25 (5.63%) Python
10 18 (4.05%) Java 9
11 17 (3.83%) ES6
12 15 (3.38%) ES7
12 15 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.48%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.58%) C
15 6 (1.35%) Ruby
16 5 (1.13%) C++
17 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.68%) C#
18 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.63%) Degree
3 16 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.38%) SANS
4 15 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) OCP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.71%) QA
2 15 (3.38%) WCAG
3 5 (1.13%) Accessibility
System Software
1 221 (49.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 132 (29.73%) Kubernetes
2 50 (11.26%) Terraform
3 25 (5.63%) Ansible
4 11 (2.48%) Puppet
5 6 (1.35%) Kibana
6 4 (0.90%) logstash
7 3 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 45 (10.14%) Oracle
2 18 (4.05%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.60%) Google
4 14 (3.15%) BT
5 11 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.80%) Pega
6 8 (1.80%) WSO2
7 5 (1.13%) Samsung
8 4 (0.90%) Talend
9 3 (0.68%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.45%) CA
10 2 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.23%) Informatica
11 1 (0.23%) Progress
11 1 (0.23%) Spotify
11 1 (0.23%) VMware