Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 904 1,241 944
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.67% 15.58% 12.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.79% 26.82% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,650 2,211 1,612
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £82,500
UK 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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,505 4,628 4,542
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 64.64% 58.12% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,172 4,107 4,072
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 20 September 2020.

Java salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 357 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (25.88%) Microservices
3 221 (24.45%) AWS
4 220 (24.34%) Software Engineering
4 220 (24.34%) JavaScript
5 218 (24.12%) Spring
6 213 (23.56%) SQL
7 200 (22.12%) Python
8 196 (21.68%) DevOps
9 185 (20.46%) Kotlin
10 163 (18.03%) Docker
11 160 (17.70%) C#
12 140 (15.49%) Spring Boot
13 136 (15.04%) TDD
14 134 (14.82%) Web Services
15 126 (13.94%) Kubernetes
16 122 (13.50%) AngularJS
17 121 (13.38%) Finance
18 119 (13.16%) Scrum
19 114 (12.61%) .NET
20 105 (11.62%) REST
21 101 (11.17%) Azure
21 101 (11.17%) React
22 96 (10.62%) Node.js
23 92 (10.18%) OO
24 91 (10.07%) HTML
24 91 (10.07%) Scala
24 91 (10.07%) Android
25 90 (9.96%) Terraform
26 89 (9.85%) Java 8

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 74 (8.19%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.43%) Apache
4 21 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.44%) nginx
6 11 (1.22%) Confluence
6 11 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 7 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.55%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.55%) Luigi
9 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.44%) SAS
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Simulink
3 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (5.64%) R3 Corda
2 42 (4.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.44%) Magento
6 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.22%) Shopify
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 221 (24.45%) AWS
2 101 (11.17%) Azure
3 51 (5.64%) GCP
4 45 (4.98%) Serverless
5 39 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (3.54%) SaaS
8 30 (3.32%) GitHub
9 21 (2.32%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (1.22%) IaaS
13 11 (1.22%) Stackdriver
14 10 (1.11%) Akamai
14 10 (1.11%) PaaS
15 9 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.00%) iPaaS
16 8 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.77%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.33%) DNS
1 12 (1.33%) Skype
2 8 (0.88%) Broadband
3 7 (0.77%) Internet
4 6 (0.66%) HTTP
4 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.33%) LAN
7 2 (0.22%) SNMP
7 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.11%) AMQP
8 1 (0.11%) SMTP
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 79 (8.74%) MongoDB
3 77 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (8.08%) Big Data
5 71 (7.85%) MySQL
6 49 (5.42%) Blockchain
6 49 (5.42%) SQL Server
7 41 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (3.98%) Relational Database
9 35 (3.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (3.65%) Hadoop
11 30 (3.32%) Redis
12 16 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.11%) DB2
14 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (0.55%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 89 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 84 (9.29%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.09%) Maven
4 42 (4.65%) JUnit
5 41 (4.54%) JIRA
6 36 (3.98%) Selenium
7 28 (3.10%) Gradle
8 23 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.10%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.10%) Subversion
10 14 (1.55%) Mercurial
10 14 (1.55%) Mockito
11 13 (1.44%) Capybara
12 12 (1.33%) minitest
12 12 (1.33%) RSpec
13 11 (1.22%) GitLab
14 10 (1.11%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.00%) Android Studio
15 9 (1.00%) Postman
16 8 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 121 (13.38%) Finance
2 61 (6.75%) Banking
3 46 (5.09%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.87%) Retail
5 30 (3.32%) Games
6 27 (2.99%) Front Office
7 25 (2.77%) Marketing
8 24 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.32%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.66%) Electronics
10 15 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.44%) Law
12 6 (0.66%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.55%) Advertising
13 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.33%) Police
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 535 (59.18%) Developer
2 288 (31.86%) Java Developer
3 128 (14.16%) Software Engineer
4 73 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 54 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 52 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 44 (4.87%) Architect
9 40 (4.42%) Salesforce Developer
9 40 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 36 (3.98%) Android Developer
11 35 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 31 (3.43%) Python Engineer
12 31 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
13 30 (3.32%) Consultant
13 30 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
14 28 (3.10%) Lead Developer
15 27 (2.99%) Junior
16 25 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (2.77%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (24.12%) Spring
2 140 (15.49%) Spring Boot
3 134 (14.82%) Web Services
4 122 (13.50%) AngularJS
5 114 (12.61%) .NET
6 105 (11.62%) REST
7 101 (11.17%) React
8 96 (10.62%) Node.js
9 91 (10.07%) HTML
10 82 (9.07%) CSS
11 66 (7.30%) Kafka
12 58 (6.42%) RabbitMQ
13 55 (6.08%) Hibernate
14 52 (5.75%) RESTful
15 51 (5.64%) JSON
16 45 (4.98%) XML
17 44 (4.87%) OAuth
18 40 (4.42%) Vue.js
19 39 (4.31%) JMS
19 39 (4.31%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.65%) User Experience
5 30 (3.32%) Fixed Income
6 28 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (3.10%) NHS
7 25 (2.77%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.65%) Derivative
9 21 (2.32%) Equities
10 20 (2.21%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.10%) Client/Server
11 19 (2.10%) Cloud Native
11 19 (2.10%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.55%) PKI
13 13 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.11%) FMCG
14 10 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.07%) Android
2 83 (9.18%) Linux
3 40 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.43%) Windows
5 13 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 11 (1.22%) Unix
7 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (25.88%) Microservices
3 220 (24.34%) Software Engineering
4 196 (21.68%) DevOps
5 136 (15.04%) TDD
6 119 (13.16%) Scrum
7 92 (10.18%) OO
8 86 (9.51%) Multithreading
9 83 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (7.30%) Test Automation
12 65 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 64 (7.08%) Data Modelling
14 61 (6.75%) B2B
15 54 (5.97%) Android Development
16 52 (5.75%) Fintech
17 51 (5.64%) SDLC
18 43 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
19 42 (4.65%) Data Integration
19 42 (4.65%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 220 (24.34%) JavaScript
2 213 (23.56%) SQL
3 200 (22.12%) Python
4 185 (20.46%) Kotlin
5 160 (17.70%) C#
6 91 (10.07%) Scala
7 89 (9.85%) Java 8
8 86 (9.51%) C++
9 65 (7.19%) Go
10 49 (5.42%) Ruby
11 44 (4.87%) Apex Code
12 39 (4.31%) TypeScript
13 29 (3.21%) PHP
14 27 (2.99%) Objective-C
15 23 (2.54%) SOQL
16 21 (2.32%) Apple Swift
17 20 (2.21%) C
18 17 (1.88%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.55%) R
20 10 (1.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 70 (7.74%) Degree
2 53 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.00%) PhD
7 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.20%) QA
2 9 (1.00%) NIST
3 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (18.03%) Docker
2 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 126 (13.94%) Kubernetes
2 90 (9.96%) Terraform
3 54 (5.97%) Ansible
4 25 (2.77%) Puppet
5 21 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.77%) Grafana
7 10 (1.11%) Kibana
7 10 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.00%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.77%) Pingdom
10 5 (0.55%) Packer
11 3 (0.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 3 (0.33%) Rancher
12 2 (0.22%) Istio
12 2 (0.22%) logstash
12 2 (0.22%) Marathon
12 2 (0.22%) Mesos
12 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.11%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 57 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
2 47 (5.20%) Oracle
3 29 (3.21%) Google
4 27 (2.99%) SAP
5 22 (2.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (1.55%) hybris
7 13 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.33%) Splunk
9 11 (1.22%) Adobe
9 11 (1.22%) New Relic
10 10 (1.11%) Guidewire
10 10 (1.11%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.11%) Pega
11 8 (0.88%) IBM
11 8 (0.88%) VMware
12 6 (0.66%) Apple
13 5 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.55%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.55%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.44%) Demandware