Period
to 7 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 911 1,286 963
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.88% 15.60% 11.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.58% 27.55% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 2,337 1,707
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +1.85%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,561 4,668 4,901
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 62.08% 56.64% 58.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,149 4,208 4,403
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Java trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Java.

Java salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Java over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Java salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, Java job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Java.

1 361 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 238 (26.13%) AWS
4 221 (24.26%) Docker
5 212 (23.27%) Spring
6 209 (22.94%) Software Engineering
7 195 (21.41%) TDD
8 191 (20.97%) Microservices
9 183 (20.09%) C#
10 180 (19.76%) Python
10 180 (19.76%) DevOps
11 176 (19.32%) SQL
12 175 (19.21%) Kotlin
13 162 (17.78%) AngularJS
14 144 (15.81%) Azure
15 143 (15.70%) Kubernetes
16 131 (14.38%) Node.js
17 130 (14.27%) React
18 126 (13.83%) Spring Boot
18 126 (13.83%) .NET
19 118 (12.95%) OO
20 117 (12.84%) Scrum
21 109 (11.96%) BDD
22 107 (11.75%) Jenkins
23 106 (11.64%) HTML
24 104 (11.42%) Finance
24 104 (11.42%) Test Automation
25 102 (11.20%) Java 8
26 97 (10.65%) CSS
27 96 (10.54%) C++

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 42 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (3.84%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.65%) SAS
5 14 (1.54%) Confluence
6 11 (1.21%) Apache
6 11 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.21%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.55%) CMS
9 4 (0.44%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.44%) Luigi
10 3 (0.33%) IIS
11 2 (0.22%) Appian
11 2 (0.22%) FileNet
11 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 2 (0.22%) nginx
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 44 (4.83%) R3 Corda
2 30 (3.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.33%) Magento
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Shopify
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 238 (26.13%) AWS
2 144 (15.81%) Azure
3 43 (4.72%) GCP
4 35 (3.84%) Serverless
5 30 (3.29%) GitHub
6 28 (3.07%) SaaS
7 23 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (1.32%) PaaS
11 11 (1.21%) IaaS
11 11 (1.21%) Power Platform
12 10 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.77%) Office 365
14 7 (0.77%) Slack
15 6 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.66%) iPaaS
16 5 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 4 (0.44%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.07%) Internet
2 15 (1.65%) Broadband
3 10 (1.10%) Firewall
3 10 (1.10%) Skype
4 7 (0.77%) VPN
5 6 (0.66%) IPsec
6 4 (0.44%) HTTP
6 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.22%) DNS
8 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.22%) WebEx
9 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.11%) DHCP
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 62 (6.81%) Big Data
4 59 (6.48%) MySQL
5 56 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 54 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (4.50%) Blockchain
8 39 (4.28%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.76%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.65%) Redis
12 15 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.43%) QlikView
13 13 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.10%) Power BI
15 9 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 107 (11.75%) Jenkins
2 94 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 56 (6.15%) Selenium
4 47 (5.16%) Cucumber
5 45 (4.94%) JIRA
5 45 (4.94%) Maven
6 26 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (2.63%) JUnit
8 20 (2.20%) Gradle
9 18 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.76%) Cypress.io
11 14 (1.54%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.54%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.32%) Mockito
12 12 (1.32%) REST Assured
13 11 (1.21%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.10%) Subversion
15 9 (0.99%) Gatling
15 9 (0.99%) GitLab
15 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 104 (11.42%) Finance
2 64 (7.03%) Retail
3 61 (6.70%) Banking
4 42 (4.61%) Games
5 31 (3.40%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.65%) Marketing
8 14 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.10%) Law
9 10 (1.10%) Legal
9 10 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.99%) Electronics
10 9 (0.99%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.66%) Front Office
12 6 (0.66%) Police
13 5 (0.55%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 533 (58.51%) Developer
2 327 (35.89%) Java Developer
3 88 (9.66%) Senior Developer
4 86 (9.44%) Software Engineer
5 68 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (4.83%) AWS Developer
6 44 (4.83%) Java Engineer
7 42 (4.61%) Consultant
8 41 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 38 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 34 (3.73%) Android Developer
11 33 (3.62%) Software Developer
12 31 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
13 30 (3.29%) Architect
13 30 (3.29%) Junior
14 29 (3.18%) Senior Java Engineer
15 27 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
15 27 (2.96%) Junior Developer
15 27 (2.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (23.27%) Spring
2 162 (17.78%) AngularJS
3 131 (14.38%) Node.js
4 130 (14.27%) React
5 126 (13.83%) .NET
5 126 (13.83%) Spring Boot
6 106 (11.64%) HTML
7 97 (10.65%) CSS
8 83 (9.11%) Web Services
9 80 (8.78%) REST
10 61 (6.70%) RESTful
11 54 (5.93%) Hibernate
11 54 (5.93%) XML
12 46 (5.05%) Kafka
13 41 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (3.51%) OAuth
15 29 (3.18%) HTML5
16 27 (2.96%) ASP.NET
17 26 (2.85%) JMS
17 26 (2.85%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.96%) PKI
6 24 (2.63%) User Experience
7 22 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.31%) Internet of Things
9 18 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.76%) Reinsurance
12 14 (1.54%) NHS
13 13 (1.43%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.32%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.88%) Data Centre
17 6 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 84 (9.22%) Linux
2 72 (7.90%) Android
3 36 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.76%) Unix
5 12 (1.32%) Windows
6 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (22.94%) Software Engineering
3 195 (21.41%) TDD
4 191 (20.97%) Microservices
5 180 (19.76%) DevOps
6 118 (12.95%) OO
7 117 (12.84%) Scrum
8 109 (11.96%) BDD
9 104 (11.42%) Test Automation
10 82 (9.00%) Mentoring
11 81 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 74 (8.12%) Multithreading
14 72 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (6.48%) E-Commerce
16 58 (6.37%) Fintech
17 52 (5.71%) Data Modelling
18 48 (5.27%) Analytics
19 44 (4.83%) Android Development
20 43 (4.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 248 (27.22%) JavaScript
2 183 (20.09%) C#
3 180 (19.76%) Python
4 176 (19.32%) SQL
5 175 (19.21%) Kotlin
6 102 (11.20%) Java 8
7 96 (10.54%) C++
8 94 (10.32%) Scala
9 57 (6.26%) Go
10 46 (5.05%) TypeScript
11 39 (4.28%) C
11 39 (4.28%) PHP
12 35 (3.84%) Ruby
13 24 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 20 (2.20%) R
15 17 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.76%) Groovy
17 15 (1.65%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.65%) Clojure
18 12 (1.32%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 56 (6.15%) Degree
2 29 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.77%) Postgraduate
6 6 (0.66%) CEPT
6 6 (0.66%) CREST Certified
6 6 (0.66%) EC-Council LPT
6 6 (0.66%) GXPN
6 6 (0.66%) OSCE
6 6 (0.66%) SANS
7 5 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.93%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) NIST
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (24.26%) Docker
2 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.88%) vSphere
4 6 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 143 (15.70%) Kubernetes
2 90 (9.88%) Terraform
3 32 (3.51%) Ansible
4 19 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.54%) Puppet
6 8 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.77%) Kibana
8 6 (0.66%) Grafana
8 6 (0.66%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
10 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.11%) Bareos
11 1 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.11%) Consul
11 1 (0.11%) Graylog
11 1 (0.11%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 68 (7.46%) Oracle
2 31 (3.40%) Google
3 25 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.20%) SAP
5 18 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.87%) Guidewire
7 16 (1.76%) Tableau
8 11 (1.21%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.10%) VMware
10 7 (0.77%) IBM
11 6 (0.66%) Apple
12 5 (0.55%) CyberArk
12 5 (0.55%) hybris
12 5 (0.55%) Informatica
12 5 (0.55%) New Relic
12 5 (0.55%) Splunk
12 5 (0.55%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.44%) CA
13 4 (0.44%) Micro Focus
14 3 (0.33%) NetIQ