Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 141 130
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +78
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 38 99 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 1.76% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.50% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41 118 140
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +26.09% -8.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £48,375 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.83% +9.09% -8.33%

Java 8 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 Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,676 2,831 3,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.65% 50.45% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 2,464 3,114
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,600 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
Reading +1 20 £62,500 -21.88% 1
Wokingham +15 12 £68,750 +5.77%
Maidenhead +38 3 £52,500 -20.75%
Slough +10 1 £57,500 -20.69%
Newbury - 1 £62,500 - 1
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT jobs citing Java 8 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (81.58%) Spring
3 22 (57.89%) Microservices
4 13 (34.21%) Maven
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) REST
6 10 (26.32%) RESTful
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) Spring Boot
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.79%) FTP
9 6 (15.79%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) DB2
9 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.79%) Docker
9 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Fuse
10 5 (13.16%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (10.53%) Gradle
11 4 (10.53%) Kanban

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Fuse
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Pulsar
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) DB2
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) jMock
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Mockito
4 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 31 (81.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) Spring
2 11 (28.95%) REST
3 10 (26.32%) RESTful
3 10 (26.32%) Spring Boot
3 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 8 (21.05%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
5 6 (15.79%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) JPA
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.26%) FreeMarker
8 2 (5.26%) jOOQ
8 2 (5.26%) jQuery
8 2 (5.26%) PowerMock
8 2 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Microservices
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Fintech
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
4 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle