Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 148 218
Rank change year-on-year -26 +70 +45
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 40 30 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 1.81% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 60
10th Percentile £53,500 £40,000 £41,100
25th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £67,813
90th Percentile £85,500 " £75,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +8.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,103 1,657 3,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.48% 52.12% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,302 2,972
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,025
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the East of England.

Salary trend for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Hertfordshire -9 22 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Cambridgeshire -43 13 - - 1
Essex - 3 £52,500 - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £85,000 - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) AWS
5 20 (50.00%) OOP
6 19 (47.50%) Python
6 19 (47.50%) CSS
7 16 (40.00%) OO
8 15 (37.50%) HTML
9 14 (35.00%) C#
9 14 (35.00%) Spring
9 14 (35.00%) Functional Programming
10 13 (32.50%) Data Structures
10 13 (32.50%) Java SE
10 13 (32.50%) HTML5
10 13 (32.50%) REST
10 13 (32.50%) CSS3
10 13 (32.50%) Oracle
10 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (32.50%) OCP
10 13 (32.50%) OCA
10 13 (32.50%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (32.50%) CIW
10 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
10 13 (32.50%) Games
11 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
11 11 (27.50%) TDD
11 11 (27.50%) React
11 11 (27.50%) Microservices
12 10 (25.00%) API Development

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.00%) nginx
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Jetty
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) AWS
2 6 (15.00%) GCP
3 5 (12.50%) Azure
4 3 (7.50%) Serverless
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.50%) GIS
6 1 (2.50%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
1 5 (12.50%) Spock
2 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Postman
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (10.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 13 (32.50%) Games
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Games Tester
1 13 (32.50%) Software Tester
1 13 (32.50%) Tester
1 13 (32.50%) Trainee
1 13 (32.50%) Trainee Software Tester
1 13 (32.50%) Trainee Tester
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Java Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Control Systems Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) CSS
2 15 (37.50%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
4 13 (32.50%) CSS3
4 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 13 (32.50%) Java SE
4 13 (32.50%) REST
5 11 (27.50%) React
6 10 (25.00%) Node.js
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) RESTful
8 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 5 (12.50%) Kafka
9 5 (12.50%) RxJava
9 5 (12.50%) SOAP
9 5 (12.50%) Vert.x
10 4 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (10.00%) Sass
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Structures
2 6 (15.00%) Robotics
3 4 (10.00%) iPad
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) OOP
3 16 (40.00%) OO
4 14 (35.00%) Functional Programming
5 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Microservices
6 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) API Development
7 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 9 (22.50%) Kanban
8 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) Machine Learning
10 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.50%) Data Privacy
11 5 (12.50%) DevOps
11 5 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) Groovy
5 9 (22.50%) Java 11
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) Kotlin
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) C
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.50%) Clojure
9 1 (2.50%) Erlang
9 1 (2.50%) Haskell
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CIW
1 13 (32.50%) OCA
1 13 (32.50%) OCP
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Splunk
3 4 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Pega
4 2 (5.00%) WSO2