Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 187 264
Rank change year-on-year -33 +77 +199
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 2,005 2,901 2,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.88% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 3.37% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,773 2,534 1,743
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% 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 69,231 86,184 91,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.52% 55.89% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57,076 72,115 75,611
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 September 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 23 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
London -28 1,203 £75,000 +7.14% 223
South East +4 390 £63,000 +9.57% 43
North of England -37 249 £57,500 +21.05% 43
North West +27 169 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Yorkshire -73 80 £52,000 +13.04% 19
East of England -5 57 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Midlands -53 56 £45,000 -18.18% 15
South West -27 49 £57,500 - 14
East Midlands +7 37 £38,500 -35.83% 4
West Midlands -43 19 £47,500 -13.64% 11
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 1,999 (99.70%) Java
2 1,363 (67.98%) Spring
3 1,300 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
4 896 (44.69%) Microservices
5 799 (39.85%) TDD
6 722 (36.01%) Spring Boot
7 568 (28.33%) Docker
8 523 (26.08%) JavaScript
9 500 (24.94%) Software Engineering
10 485 (24.19%) AWS
11 433 (21.60%) Hibernate
12 416 (20.75%) Maven
13 391 (19.50%) Scrum
14 384 (19.15%) Git (software)
15 371 (18.50%) Finance
16 359 (17.91%) BDD
17 354 (17.66%) Jenkins
18 350 (17.46%) DevOps
19 348 (17.36%) REST
20 346 (17.26%) SQL
21 328 (16.36%) RESTful
22 319 (15.91%) Kubernetes
23 307 (15.31%) React
23 307 (15.31%) AngularJS
24 294 (14.66%) Web Services
25 288 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
26 282 (14.06%) JUnit
27 275 (13.72%) Greenfield Project
28 255 (12.72%) HTML
29 252 (12.57%) Kafka

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 92 (4.59%) Tomcat
2 87 (4.34%) Confluence
3 68 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (3.34%) Apache
5 57 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 43 (2.14%) JBoss
7 33 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 27 (1.35%) CMS
9 14 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.55%) nginx
10 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.45%) Headless CMS
13 8 (0.40%) Jetty
14 6 (0.30%) Mule
15 5 (0.25%) GemFire
15 5 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.050%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.050%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.050%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.050%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.050%) LongView
3 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.050%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 485 (24.19%) AWS
2 114 (5.69%) Serverless
3 98 (4.89%) GCP
4 90 (4.49%) Azure
5 75 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
6 73 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
7 66 (3.29%) Amazon S3
8 63 (3.14%) SaaS
9 58 (2.89%) GitHub
10 24 (1.20%) PaaS
11 20 (1.00%) Apigee
12 19 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.65%) Basecamp
14 12 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (0.60%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.45%) Boomi
17 8 (0.40%) BrowserStack
17 8 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.50%) Internet
2 9 (0.45%) HTTP
2 9 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.40%) AMQP
4 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.20%) ATM
5 4 (0.20%) DSL
6 3 (0.15%) Multicast
7 2 (0.100%) Network Security
7 2 (0.100%) Skype
7 2 (0.100%) SSH
8 1 (0.050%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.050%) DNS
8 1 (0.050%) Firewall
8 1 (0.050%) LAN
8 1 (0.050%) SAN
8 1 (0.050%) SSL
8 1 (0.050%) VPN
8 1 (0.050%) WebEx
8 1 (0.050%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (10.72%) NoSQL
2 193 (9.63%) MySQL
3 175 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 142 (7.08%) Big Data
5 131 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
6 109 (5.44%) SQL Server
7 95 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 73 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.79%) Oracle Database
11 50 (2.49%) Redis
12 37 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 33 (1.65%) Blockchain
14 32 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.45%) Neo4j
17 28 (1.40%) CouchDB
18 27 (1.35%) RDBMS
19 22 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
20 18 (0.90%) GIS
Development Applications
1 416 (20.75%) Maven
2 384 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 354 (17.66%) Jenkins
4 282 (14.06%) JUnit
5 187 (9.33%) JIRA
6 170 (8.48%) Gradle
7 153 (7.63%) Selenium
8 91 (4.54%) Mockito
9 90 (4.49%) Cucumber
10 47 (2.34%) Spock
11 43 (2.14%) IntelliJ
12 40 (2.00%) TeamCity
13 37 (1.85%) Ant
14 35 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (1.75%) Eclipse
15 34 (1.70%) Gatling
16 33 (1.65%) GitLab
17 28 (1.40%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.20%) Subversion
19 22 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 371 (18.50%) Finance
2 210 (10.47%) Banking
3 189 (9.43%) Retail
4 71 (3.54%) Games
5 61 (3.04%) Front Office
6 54 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.35%) Law
7 27 (1.35%) Public Sector
8 23 (1.15%) Marketing
9 18 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.70%) Legal
11 11 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.55%) Publishing
12 10 (0.50%) Advertising
12 10 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.35%) Automotive
13 7 (0.35%) Military
13 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.25%) Back Office
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,541 (76.86%) Developer
2 1,438 (71.72%) Java Developer
3 467 (23.29%) Senior Developer
4 434 (21.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 242 (12.07%) Java Engineer
6 223 (11.12%) Software Engineer
7 155 (7.73%) Java Software Engineer
8 96 (4.79%) Lead Developer
9 89 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
10 84 (4.19%) AWS Developer
11 67 (3.34%) Agile Developer
11 67 (3.34%) Agile Java Developer
12 63 (3.14%) Senior Java Engineer
13 61 (3.04%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 56 (2.79%) Software Developer
15 48 (2.39%) SQL Developer
16 45 (2.24%) Architect
17 44 (2.19%) Junior
18 40 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
19 38 (1.90%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,363 (67.98%) Spring
2 722 (36.01%) Spring Boot
3 433 (21.60%) Hibernate
4 348 (17.36%) REST
5 328 (16.36%) RESTful
6 307 (15.31%) AngularJS
6 307 (15.31%) React
7 294 (14.66%) Web Services
8 255 (12.72%) HTML
9 252 (12.57%) Kafka
10 246 (12.27%) CSS
11 196 (9.78%) Node.js
12 109 (5.44%) JSON
13 87 (4.34%) Java EE
14 86 (4.29%) HTML5
15 80 (3.99%) XML
16 79 (3.94%) SOAP
17 66 (3.29%) J2EE
17 66 (3.29%) jQuery
18 63 (3.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 275 (13.72%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (3.84%) User Experience
3 76 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (2.89%) Fixed Income
4 58 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 56 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 49 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (2.00%) Cloud Native
10 39 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
11 35 (1.75%) iPad
12 33 (1.65%) Equities
13 19 (0.95%) Blog
14 16 (0.80%) Online Gambling
15 15 (0.75%) Derivative
16 13 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.65%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.60%) Bitcoin
17 12 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 202 (10.07%) Linux
2 59 (2.94%) Unix
3 47 (2.34%) Android
4 46 (2.29%) Windows
5 35 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.100%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.100%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.100%) SUSE
10 1 (0.050%) CentOS
10 1 (0.050%) Debian
10 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,300 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (44.69%) Microservices
3 799 (39.85%) TDD
4 500 (24.94%) Software Engineering
5 391 (19.50%) Scrum
6 359 (17.91%) BDD
7 350 (17.46%) DevOps
8 288 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
9 233 (11.62%) Fintech
10 201 (10.02%) OO
11 198 (9.88%) Test Automation
12 176 (8.78%) E-Commerce
12 176 (8.78%) Kanban
13 152 (7.58%) Computer Science
14 146 (7.28%) SDLC
15 137 (6.83%) Open Source
16 135 (6.73%) Mentoring
17 132 (6.58%) Pair Programming
18 124 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
18 124 (6.18%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,999 (99.70%) Java
2 523 (26.08%) JavaScript
3 346 (17.26%) SQL
4 182 (9.08%) Python
5 154 (7.68%) Scala
6 97 (4.84%) Kotlin
7 72 (3.59%) C#
8 68 (3.39%) Ruby
9 64 (3.19%) Java 9
10 47 (2.34%) Groovy
11 43 (2.14%) C
12 39 (1.95%) C++
13 35 (1.75%) ES6
14 31 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 27 (1.35%) PHP
16 20 (1.00%) Haskell
17 14 (0.70%) Go
18 13 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.65%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 193 (9.63%) Degree
2 89 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.100%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.100%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.100%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.100%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.050%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.69%) QA
2 9 (0.45%) GDPR
3 4 (0.20%) EMIR
4 3 (0.15%) MiFID
5 2 (0.100%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 568 (28.33%) Docker
2 17 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.40%) GridGain
4 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.20%) HDFS
5 4 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.050%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 319 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 67 (3.34%) Terraform
3 63 (3.14%) Ansible
4 41 (2.04%) Mesos
5 35 (1.75%) Marathon
6 27 (1.35%) Kibana
7 21 (1.05%) Istio
8 20 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (0.95%) Puppet
10 11 (0.55%) logstash
11 9 (0.45%) Knative
11 9 (0.45%) Salt
12 8 (0.40%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.35%) Grafana
14 5 (0.25%) Consul
14 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.25%) Packer
14 5 (0.25%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.25%) Rancher
15 4 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 208 (10.37%) Oracle
2 82 (4.09%) Google
3 67 (3.34%) Splunk
4 52 (2.59%) Adobe
5 39 (1.95%) Atlassian
6 38 (1.90%) SAP
7 26 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.20%) hybris
9 22 (1.10%) Facebook
10 20 (1.00%) Tableau
11 18 (0.90%) IBM
12 16 (0.80%) Demandware
13 13 (0.65%) AppDynamics
13 13 (0.65%) Dynatrace
14 12 (0.60%) Microsoft
15 11 (0.55%) MuleSoft
15 11 (0.55%) Solace
16 9 (0.45%) Dell
16 9 (0.45%) New Relic
16 9 (0.45%) TIBCO