Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 187 243
Rank change year-on-year -24 +56 +147
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 1,925 2,793 2,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.88% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 3.42% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 2,462 1,975
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -0.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £99,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 66,518 81,682 93,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.94% 55.03% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,442 68,412 77,521
England median annual salary £53,600 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in England

Java 8
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in England

Java 8
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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
London -6 1,245 £75,000 +7.14% 281
South East -19 333 £60,000 +5.26% 23
North of England -26 220 £57,500 +15.88% 39
North West +22 140 £60,000 +14.29% 20
Yorkshire -44 79 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Midlands -48 43 £45,000 -18.18% 28
South West -57 41 £50,000 -13.04% 20
East of England -21 38 £57,500 +4.55% 11
East Midlands -16 31 £45,000 -14.29% 3
West Midlands -16 12 £49,500 -10.00% 25
North East +8 1 £45,000 - 4
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 1,921 (99.79%) Java
2 1,258 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1,234 (64.10%) Spring
4 912 (47.38%) Microservices
5 778 (40.42%) TDD
6 690 (35.84%) Spring Boot
7 622 (32.31%) Docker
8 555 (28.83%) AWS
9 548 (28.47%) Software Engineering
10 522 (27.12%) JavaScript
11 417 (21.66%) Git (software)
12 410 (21.30%) Maven
13 393 (20.42%) Kubernetes
14 388 (20.16%) Scrum
15 379 (19.69%) DevOps
16 377 (19.58%) Hibernate
17 368 (19.12%) Finance
18 367 (19.06%) Jenkins
19 365 (18.96%) REST
20 364 (18.91%) RESTful
21 324 (16.83%) React
22 320 (16.62%) AngularJS
23 317 (16.47%) BDD
24 300 (15.58%) JUnit
24 300 (15.58%) Kafka
25 299 (15.53%) Web Services
26 296 (15.38%) SQL
27 292 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
28 261 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
29 253 (13.14%) OO

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 79 (4.10%) Tomcat
2 67 (3.48%) Confluence
3 54 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 49 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 49 (2.55%) Apache
5 44 (2.29%) JBoss
6 40 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (1.77%) CMS
8 19 (0.99%) Headless CMS
9 15 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.52%) Mule
12 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.42%) nginx
14 7 (0.36%) WildFly
15 6 (0.31%) Camunda
16 4 (0.21%) DataSynapse
16 4 (0.21%) GemFire
16 4 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.052%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.052%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 555 (28.83%) AWS
2 127 (6.60%) Serverless
3 94 (4.88%) Azure
4 93 (4.83%) GCP
5 88 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
6 77 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
7 74 (3.84%) Amazon S3
8 67 (3.48%) SaaS
9 60 (3.12%) GitHub
10 32 (1.66%) Apigee
11 30 (1.56%) PaaS
12 25 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (1.14%) Basecamp
14 19 (0.99%) Boomi
15 17 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (0.62%) IaaS
18 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.73%) Internet
2 10 (0.52%) AMQP
3 9 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.36%) ATM
5 5 (0.26%) HTTP
5 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.21%) DSL
6 4 (0.21%) Skype
7 3 (0.16%) Multicast
8 2 (0.10%) Network Security
9 1 (0.052%) SAN
9 1 (0.052%) SSH
9 1 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (9.51%) NoSQL
2 159 (8.26%) MySQL
3 145 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 140 (7.27%) Big Data
4 140 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (4.78%) SQL Server
6 89 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 85 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 59 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 50 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 49 (2.55%) Redis
11 42 (2.18%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (1.87%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 27 (1.40%) Blockchain
17 23 (1.19%) GIS
18 22 (1.14%) Geospatial Data
18 22 (1.14%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 417 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 410 (21.30%) Maven
3 367 (19.06%) Jenkins
4 300 (15.58%) JUnit
5 162 (8.42%) JIRA
6 154 (8.00%) Gradle
7 133 (6.91%) Selenium
8 107 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 106 (5.51%) Mockito
10 64 (3.32%) TeamCity
11 53 (2.75%) Ant
12 51 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (2.03%) Gatling
14 38 (1.97%) Spock
15 35 (1.82%) Eclipse
16 34 (1.77%) Subversion
17 33 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
18 29 (1.51%) Bitbucket
19 24 (1.25%) IntelliJ
20 23 (1.19%) GitLab
General
1 368 (19.12%) Finance
2 178 (9.25%) Banking
3 138 (7.17%) Retail
4 59 (3.06%) Games
5 52 (2.70%) Front Office
6 42 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.25%) Public Sector
8 23 (1.19%) Marketing
9 20 (1.04%) Law
10 13 (0.68%) Advertising
11 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.21%) Legal
15 3 (0.16%) Local Government
15 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Publishing
16 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.10%) French Language
16 2 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,463 (76.00%) Developer
2 1,344 (69.82%) Java Developer
3 489 (25.40%) Senior Developer
4 452 (23.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 250 (12.99%) Software Engineer
6 237 (12.31%) Java Engineer
7 177 (9.19%) Java Software Engineer
8 91 (4.73%) AWS Developer
9 86 (4.47%) Lead Developer
10 78 (4.05%) Lead Java Developer
11 67 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 67 (3.48%) Software Developer
12 66 (3.43%) Senior Java Engineer
13 51 (2.65%) Technical Leader
14 50 (2.60%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 50 (2.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 43 (2.23%) Full Stack Developer
16 42 (2.18%) Junior
16 42 (2.18%) Principal Engineer
17 39 (2.03%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,234 (64.10%) Spring
2 690 (35.84%) Spring Boot
3 377 (19.58%) Hibernate
4 365 (18.96%) REST
5 364 (18.91%) RESTful
6 324 (16.83%) React
7 320 (16.62%) AngularJS
8 300 (15.58%) Kafka
9 299 (15.53%) Web Services
10 247 (12.83%) CSS
11 239 (12.42%) Node.js
12 233 (12.10%) HTML
13 119 (6.18%) JSON
14 100 (5.19%) J2EE
15 97 (5.04%) HTML5
16 82 (4.26%) JMS
17 78 (4.05%) jQuery
18 74 (3.84%) XML
19 69 (3.58%) JPA
20 62 (3.22%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 261 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (3.84%) Algorithms
4 71 (3.69%) User Experience
5 63 (3.27%) Fixed Income
6 58 (3.01%) Data Structures
7 57 (2.96%) Cloud Native
8 54 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 50 (2.60%) iPad
11 38 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
12 35 (1.82%) Equities
13 29 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.88%) Online Gambling
16 14 (0.73%) Bitcoin
17 13 (0.68%) Blog
18 12 (0.62%) Derivative
18 12 (0.62%) Grid Computing
18 12 (0.62%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 194 (10.08%) Linux
2 67 (3.48%) Android
3 65 (3.38%) Windows
4 59 (3.06%) Unix
5 54 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 41 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.36%) CentOS
9 3 (0.16%) Debian
9 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.052%) VMS
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,258 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (47.38%) Microservices
3 778 (40.42%) TDD
4 548 (28.47%) Software Engineering
5 388 (20.16%) Scrum
6 379 (19.69%) DevOps
7 317 (16.47%) BDD
8 292 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
9 253 (13.14%) OO
10 222 (11.53%) Fintech
11 212 (11.01%) Test Automation
12 173 (8.99%) Kanban
13 158 (8.21%) Continuous Deployment
14 157 (8.16%) E-Commerce
15 149 (7.74%) Pair Programming
16 148 (7.69%) Multithreading
17 146 (7.58%) Mentoring
18 141 (7.32%) SDLC
19 135 (7.01%) Computer Science
20 123 (6.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,921 (99.79%) Java
2 522 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 296 (15.38%) SQL
4 200 (10.39%) Python
5 155 (8.05%) Kotlin
6 145 (7.53%) Scala
7 84 (4.36%) C#
8 81 (4.21%) Ruby
9 52 (2.70%) Java 9
10 46 (2.39%) Groovy
11 43 (2.23%) PHP
12 40 (2.08%) ES6
13 39 (2.03%) TypeScript
14 38 (1.97%) C
15 36 (1.87%) C++
16 25 (1.30%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.09%) Haskell
18 18 (0.94%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 164 (8.52%) Degree
2 71 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 12 (0.62%) AWS Certification
5 12 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.36%) CIW
7 7 (0.36%) OCA
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.57%) QA
2 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.47%) GDPR
4 4 (0.21%) EMIR
5 3 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 622 (32.31%) Docker
2 22 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.21%) HDFS
3 4 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.21%) OpenDJ
3 4 (0.21%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.052%) Varnish
4 1 (0.052%) vCloud
4 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 393 (20.42%) Kubernetes
2 91 (4.73%) Terraform
3 63 (3.27%) Ansible
4 58 (3.01%) Mesos
5 52 (2.70%) Marathon
6 37 (1.92%) Kibana
7 30 (1.56%) Istio
8 29 (1.51%) Puppet
9 21 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (0.99%) Knative
10 19 (0.99%) Salt
11 10 (0.52%) Control-M
11 10 (0.52%) Rancher
12 9 (0.47%) Grafana
12 9 (0.47%) logstash
12 9 (0.47%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.31%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 1 (0.052%) Consul
15 1 (0.052%) Packer
Vendors
1 205 (10.65%) Oracle
2 92 (4.78%) Google
3 73 (3.79%) Adobe
4 70 (3.64%) Splunk
5 62 (3.22%) SAP
6 47 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 45 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.66%) hybris
9 29 (1.51%) Facebook
10 27 (1.40%) Demandware
11 24 (1.25%) IBM
12 23 (1.19%) Dynatrace
13 21 (1.09%) MuleSoft
14 20 (1.04%) Tableau
15 19 (0.99%) Dell
15 19 (0.99%) New Relic
16 16 (0.83%) Microsoft
17 14 (0.73%) AppDynamics
18 13 (0.68%) TIBCO
19 12 (0.62%) Solace