Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 110 160
Rank change year-on-year -12 +50 +128
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 129 168 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.27% 2.57% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 5.19% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 174 74
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £48,500 £40,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £76,250 £73,750
South East median annual salary £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.57% -4.17% +11.63%

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 2,776 3,239 3,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.79% 49.47% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,386 2,828 2,618
Berkshire median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 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
Reading -38 69 £75,000 +30.43% 6
Wokingham +19 23 £65,000 +13.04%
Bracknell +15 18 £63,000 -16.00%
Slough +17 7 £72,500 +107.14%
Maidenhead +27 6 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Newbury -7 2 £50,000 -23.08%
Ascot - 1 £62,500 -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 122 (94.57%) Spring
3 98 (75.97%) Microservices
4 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (43.41%) Git (software)
6 52 (40.31%) Linux
6 52 (40.31%) Spring Boot
7 42 (32.56%) Maven
8 37 (28.68%) Retail
9 30 (23.26%) HTML
9 30 (23.26%) CSS
10 29 (22.48%) SQL
11 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
12 24 (18.60%) Software Engineering
13 22 (17.05%) RESTful
13 22 (17.05%) Docker
14 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
15 20 (15.50%) REST
15 20 (15.50%) TDD
15 20 (15.50%) Jenkins
16 19 (14.73%) User Experience
17 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
17 16 (12.40%) Java EE
18 15 (11.63%) BDD
18 15 (11.63%) Analytics
18 15 (11.63%) MySQL
19 14 (10.85%) React
20 13 (10.08%) AWS
20 13 (10.08%) Gradle
20 13 (10.08%) Hibernate

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 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.43%) Confluence
3 4 (3.10%) CMS
4 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) AWS
2 11 (8.53%) SaaS
3 6 (4.65%) PaaS
4 5 (3.88%) GCP
5 3 (2.33%) Azure
5 3 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) MySQL
2 12 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.33%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (43.41%) Git (software)
2 42 (32.56%) Maven
3 20 (15.50%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.08%) Gradle
5 8 (6.20%) JIRA
6 3 (2.33%) GitLab
6 3 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.55%) Ant
7 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.55%) GoCD
7 2 (1.55%) JProfiler
7 2 (1.55%) JUnit
7 2 (1.55%) Subversion
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (28.68%) Retail
2 8 (6.20%) Publishing
3 5 (3.88%) Finance
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (79.07%) Developer
2 97 (75.19%) Java Developer
3 46 (35.66%) Senior Developer
4 42 (32.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (10.85%) Java Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Junior
6 13 (10.08%) Junior Developer
6 13 (10.08%) Junior Java Developer
7 12 (9.30%) Agile Developer
7 12 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Java Programmer
8 10 (7.75%) Programmer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Agile Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Java Programmer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Programmer
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (94.57%) Spring
2 52 (40.31%) Spring Boot
3 30 (23.26%) CSS
3 30 (23.26%) HTML
4 22 (17.05%) RESTful
5 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 20 (15.50%) REST
7 16 (12.40%) Java EE
8 14 (10.85%) React
9 13 (10.08%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.98%) JDBC
11 8 (6.20%) FreeMarker
11 8 (6.20%) jOOQ
11 8 (6.20%) jQuery
11 8 (6.20%) Servlets
12 7 (5.43%) Middleware
13 6 (4.65%) Web Services
14 5 (3.88%) CSS3
14 5 (3.88%) HTML5
14 5 (3.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) User Experience
2 12 (9.30%) iPad
3 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (75.97%) Microservices
2 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.50%) TDD
5 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.63%) Analytics
6 15 (11.63%) BDD
7 12 (9.30%) OO
7 12 (9.30%) SOA
7 12 (9.30%) Wireframes
8 10 (7.75%) B2B
8 10 (7.75%) DevOps
8 10 (7.75%) Kanban
9 7 (5.43%) API Design
9 7 (5.43%) OOP
10 6 (4.65%) ATDD
10 6 (4.65%) Open Source
10 6 (4.65%) SDLC
11 5 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (22.48%) SQL
3 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.88%) Java 9
4 5 (3.88%) Kotlin
5 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (17.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) Google
2 3 (2.33%) hybris
2 3 (2.33%) SAP
2 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle