Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 219 211
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +104
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,294 2,114 2,709
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.59% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 2.92% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 2,020 2,524
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year - +7.44% +0.83%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 45,795 72,398 90,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.05% 54.36% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38,078 59,618 76,074
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in England

Java 8
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in England

Java 8
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in England

Java 8
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 28 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
London +23 813 £72,500 -3.33% 53
South East -34 212 £60,000 - 7
North of England +39 160 £55,000 - 19
North West +12 77 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire +61 75 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Midlands +65 39 £55,000 +30.95% 2
South West -6 39 £55,000 -4.35% 6
East of England +66 35 £52,500 -8.70% 4
West Midlands +77 22 £62,500 +30.21% 2
East Midlands +46 17 £51,250 +33.12%
North East +27 8 £50,000 -16.67%
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 1,280 (98.92%) Java
2 818 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
3 789 (60.97%) Spring
4 610 (47.14%) Microservices
5 590 (45.60%) TDD
6 495 (38.25%) Docker
7 426 (32.92%) Spring Boot
8 421 (32.53%) AWS
9 420 (32.46%) Software Engineering
10 388 (29.98%) Kubernetes
11 326 (25.19%) JavaScript
12 301 (23.26%) RESTful
13 282 (21.79%) Git (software)
14 281 (21.72%) AngularJS
15 271 (20.94%) SQL
16 259 (20.02%) Finance
17 256 (19.78%) Jenkins
18 255 (19.71%) React
19 254 (19.63%) DevOps
20 248 (19.17%) REST
21 245 (18.93%) Maven
22 240 (18.55%) Scrum
23 228 (17.62%) Hibernate
24 223 (17.23%) BDD
25 180 (13.91%) Test Automation
26 171 (13.21%) Pair Programming
27 167 (12.91%) Linux
28 166 (12.83%) Web Services
29 155 (11.98%) HTML
30 149 (11.51%) Continuous Integration

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 43 (3.32%) Tomcat
2 29 (2.24%) Confluence
3 28 (2.16%) Apache
4 26 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.78%) JBoss
6 20 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.39%) WildFly
8 14 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.62%) CMS
10 7 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.39%) Camunda
12 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.31%) GemFire
13 4 (0.31%) Jetty
13 4 (0.31%) Mule
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.15%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.077%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 421 (32.53%) AWS
2 93 (7.19%) Azure
3 50 (3.86%) GitHub
4 42 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
5 37 (2.86%) GCP
6 34 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (2.55%) Serverless
8 27 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 26 (2.01%) SaaS
10 25 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (1.78%) PaaS
12 19 (1.47%) IaaS
13 8 (0.62%) Slack
14 7 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (0.54%) Basecamp
15 5 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.31%) npm
17 3 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
17 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.24%) HTTP
2 13 (1.00%) Internet
3 6 (0.46%) DNS
3 6 (0.46%) FTP
3 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.39%) WebEx
5 4 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.23%) Multicast
7 2 (0.15%) ATM
7 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) SSL
7 2 (0.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.077%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.74%) NoSQL
2 117 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
3 99 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 94 (7.26%) MySQL
5 84 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 80 (6.18%) Big Data
7 46 (3.55%) SQL Server
8 45 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
9 44 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.70%) Redis
14 21 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.85%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.85%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.77%) HBase
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (0.62%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 282 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 256 (19.78%) Jenkins
3 245 (18.93%) Maven
4 130 (10.05%) JUnit
5 86 (6.65%) JIRA
6 60 (4.64%) Selenium
7 57 (4.40%) Gradle
8 45 (3.48%) Cucumber
9 37 (2.86%) Mockito
10 27 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.47%) Android Studio
12 18 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (1.31%) SonarQube
14 15 (1.16%) Subversion
14 15 (1.16%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.08%) Ant
15 14 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.08%) IntelliJ
16 13 (1.00%) GitLab
17 12 (0.93%) Liquibase
General
1 259 (20.02%) Finance
2 99 (7.65%) Banking
3 55 (4.25%) Public Sector
4 46 (3.55%) Games
5 38 (2.94%) Retail
6 23 (1.78%) Front Office
6 23 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.70%) Marketing
8 17 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.85%) Publishing
10 6 (0.46%) Advertising
10 6 (0.46%) Back Office
11 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Law
13 3 (0.23%) Military
13 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.077%) Electronics
15 1 (0.077%) Legal
15 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 960 (74.19%) Developer
2 860 (66.46%) Java Developer
3 250 (19.32%) Senior Developer
4 230 (17.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 193 (14.91%) Java Engineer
6 169 (13.06%) Software Engineer
7 133 (10.28%) Java Software Engineer
8 86 (6.65%) AWS Developer
9 83 (6.41%) Senior Java Engineer
10 65 (5.02%) Senior Software Engineer
11 55 (4.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 51 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 44 (3.40%) Lead Developer
14 43 (3.32%) Lead Java Developer
15 40 (3.09%) React Developer
16 37 (2.86%) Junior
17 30 (2.32%) Angular Developer
17 30 (2.32%) Technical Leader
18 27 (2.09%) Junior Developer
18 27 (2.09%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 789 (60.97%) Spring
2 426 (32.92%) Spring Boot
3 301 (23.26%) RESTful
4 281 (21.72%) AngularJS
5 255 (19.71%) React
6 248 (19.17%) REST
7 228 (17.62%) Hibernate
8 166 (12.83%) Web Services
9 155 (11.98%) HTML
10 146 (11.28%) Kafka
11 145 (11.21%) Node.js
12 144 (11.13%) CSS
13 100 (7.73%) HTML5
14 87 (6.72%) JPA
15 75 (5.80%) CSS3
16 60 (4.64%) JSON
17 52 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
18 47 (3.63%) JMS
19 45 (3.48%) Java EE
20 44 (3.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.66%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 42 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 33 (2.55%) Cloud Native
7 31 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.93%) User Experience
9 23 (1.78%) Online Games
10 19 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.16%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.08%) Derivative
13 14 (1.08%) Equities
14 13 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.54%) Bitcoin
15 7 (0.54%) Blog
15 7 (0.54%) OTC Derivatives
16 6 (0.46%) Wiki
17 5 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 167 (12.91%) Linux
2 82 (6.34%) Mac OS X
3 74 (5.72%) Unix
4 48 (3.71%) Android
5 45 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.31%) CentOS
7 13 (1.00%) Windows
8 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.39%) VMS
9 3 (0.23%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.077%) AIX
11 1 (0.077%) Solaris
11 1 (0.077%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (47.14%) Microservices
3 590 (45.60%) TDD
4 420 (32.46%) Software Engineering
5 254 (19.63%) DevOps
6 240 (18.55%) Scrum
7 223 (17.23%) BDD
8 180 (13.91%) Test Automation
9 171 (13.21%) Pair Programming
10 149 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (10.43%) Fintech
11 135 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
12 131 (10.12%) Kanban
13 129 (9.97%) Open Source
14 109 (8.42%) Mentoring
15 108 (8.35%) Extreme Programming
16 100 (7.73%) Front End Development
17 99 (7.65%) Multithreading
18 98 (7.57%) OO
19 97 (7.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,280 (98.92%) Java
2 326 (25.19%) JavaScript
3 271 (20.94%) SQL
4 124 (9.58%) Kotlin
5 107 (8.27%) Python
6 79 (6.11%) Scala
7 46 (3.55%) PHP
7 46 (3.55%) Ruby
8 44 (3.40%) TypeScript
9 42 (3.25%) C#
10 32 (2.47%) Java 9
11 27 (2.09%) Apple Swift
12 23 (1.78%) AspectJ
13 18 (1.39%) Groovy
14 17 (1.31%) C++
14 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.70%) Haskell
16 7 (0.54%) C
17 5 (0.39%) ES6
18 4 (0.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 82 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.26%) Degree
3 49 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.077%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.86%) QA
2 4 (0.31%) SEPA
3 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 495 (38.25%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) HDFS
3 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 388 (29.98%) Kubernetes
2 47 (3.63%) Terraform
3 32 (2.47%) Ansible
4 27 (2.09%) Marathon
4 27 (2.09%) Mesos
5 17 (1.31%) Prometheus
6 15 (1.16%) Puppet
7 13 (1.00%) Grafana
8 7 (0.54%) Istio
8 7 (0.54%) Kibana
9 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.39%) Rancher
10 3 (0.23%) logstash
11 2 (0.15%) Control-M
11 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.077%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.077%) Consul
12 1 (0.077%) Oozie
Vendors
1 125 (9.66%) Oracle
2 46 (3.55%) Google
3 37 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 23 (1.78%) Splunk
4 23 (1.78%) Zend
5 8 (0.62%) SAP
6 7 (0.54%) Adobe
6 7 (0.54%) Calypso
6 7 (0.54%) Facebook
7 5 (0.39%) AppDynamics
7 5 (0.39%) Apple
7 5 (0.39%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.31%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (0.31%) Plumtree
9 3 (0.23%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.23%) Solace
9 3 (0.23%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.15%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.15%) Red Hat