Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 206 308
Rank change year-on-year -11 +102 +312
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 2,145 2,670 1,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.65% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 2.94% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 2,376 1,474
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £39,925 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £84,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.45%

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 73,097 90,884 88,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.37% 56.30% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60,244 76,211 75,466
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -30 1,144 £72,500 +7.41% 169
South East +44 480 £60,000 +9.09% 21
North of England +29 273 £55,000 +10.00% 26
North West +35 160 £55,000 +10.00% 15
South West +55 121 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Yorkshire -7 111 £47,500 - 10
East of England +49 56 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Midlands -18 54 £40,000 -27.27% 12
East Midlands +38 31 £38,500 -45.00% 3
West Midlands -35 23 £48,000 -8.57% 9
North East +9 2 £60,000 - 1
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2,140 (99.77%) Java
2 1,497 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1,448 (67.51%) Spring
4 831 (38.74%) Microservices
5 828 (38.60%) TDD
6 687 (32.03%) Spring Boot
7 577 (26.90%) Docker
8 565 (26.34%) Software Engineering
9 484 (22.56%) JavaScript
10 466 (21.72%) Finance
11 451 (21.03%) RESTful
12 441 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
13 438 (20.42%) SQL
14 435 (20.28%) Hibernate
15 409 (19.07%) DevOps
16 405 (18.88%) Scrum
17 390 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
18 388 (18.09%) Maven
19 385 (17.95%) Jenkins
20 374 (17.44%) REST
21 371 (17.30%) BDD
22 351 (16.36%) AngularJS
23 346 (16.13%) Git (software)
24 338 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
25 330 (15.38%) Web Services
26 328 (15.29%) JUnit
27 326 (15.20%) Kubernetes
28 303 (14.13%) NoSQL
29 296 (13.80%) React
30 280 (13.05%) 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
1 119 (5.55%) Tomcat
2 104 (4.85%) Confluence
3 88 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 58 (2.70%) Apache
6 51 (2.38%) JBoss
7 22 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.89%) CMS
8 19 (0.89%) Jetty
9 16 (0.75%) Mule
10 14 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.51%) WordPress
13 10 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.23%) nginx
16 5 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.047%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.047%) InVision
1 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.047%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.33%) Ripple
2 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.093%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.093%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.047%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.047%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.047%) LongView
4 1 (0.047%) Magento
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 441 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (4.20%) GitHub
4 79 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 65 (3.03%) SaaS
6 42 (1.96%) Serverless
7 34 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (1.49%) PaaS
9 26 (1.21%) OpenShift
10 25 (1.17%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.70%) IaaS
13 15 (0.70%) Slack
14 14 (0.65%) Apigee
15 5 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.19%) BrowserStack
16 4 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
16 4 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.98%) HTTP
2 19 (0.89%) AMQP
3 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.19%) Internet
5 3 (0.14%) SSL
5 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.14%) WebEx
6 2 (0.093%) ATM
6 2 (0.093%) DNS
6 2 (0.093%) Intranet
6 2 (0.093%) SAN
7 1 (0.047%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.047%) Firewall
7 1 (0.047%) LAN
7 1 (0.047%) SMPP
7 1 (0.047%) SMS
7 1 (0.047%) SSH
7 1 (0.047%) VPN
7 1 (0.047%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 265 (12.35%) MySQL
3 219 (10.21%) MongoDB
4 186 (8.67%) Big Data
5 165 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 148 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 111 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 105 (4.90%) SQL Server
9 100 (4.66%) Redis
10 94 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 56 (2.61%) Blockchain
12 32 (1.49%) Neo4j
13 29 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.35%) CouchDB
14 25 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 23 (1.07%) Couchbase
16 19 (0.89%) HBase
16 19 (0.89%) Riak
17 18 (0.84%) MariaDB
17 18 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 388 (18.09%) Maven
2 385 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 346 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 328 (15.29%) JUnit
5 209 (9.74%) JIRA
6 151 (7.04%) Gradle
7 133 (6.20%) Selenium
8 120 (5.59%) Cucumber
9 111 (5.17%) Mockito
10 67 (3.12%) Eclipse
11 51 (2.38%) IntelliJ
12 46 (2.14%) Gatling
13 45 (2.10%) Spock
14 31 (1.45%) Vagrant
15 30 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
16 24 (1.12%) JMeter
17 23 (1.07%) GitLab
17 23 (1.07%) SonarQube
17 23 (1.07%) Subversion
17 23 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 466 (21.72%) Finance
2 194 (9.04%) Banking
3 157 (7.32%) Retail
4 109 (5.08%) Games
5 48 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.00%) Front Office
7 38 (1.77%) Military
8 30 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.26%) Law
10 25 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.17%) Legal
11 22 (1.03%) Publishing
12 15 (0.70%) Automotive
12 15 (0.70%) Back Office
13 11 (0.51%) Advertising
14 10 (0.47%) Marketing
14 10 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.093%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,633 (76.13%) Developer
2 1,527 (71.19%) Java Developer
3 394 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 374 (17.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 327 (15.24%) Java Engineer
6 276 (12.87%) Software Engineer
7 224 (10.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 93 (4.34%) Lead Developer
9 91 (4.24%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 87 (4.06%) Lead Java Developer
11 68 (3.17%) Agile Developer
12 66 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
13 65 (3.03%) Senior Java Engineer
14 63 (2.94%) AWS Developer
15 55 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
16 54 (2.52%) Software Developer
17 52 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
18 50 (2.33%) Big Data Developer
19 46 (2.14%) Core Java Developer
20 41 (1.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,448 (67.51%) Spring
2 687 (32.03%) Spring Boot
3 451 (21.03%) RESTful
4 435 (20.28%) Hibernate
5 374 (17.44%) REST
6 351 (16.36%) AngularJS
7 330 (15.38%) Web Services
8 296 (13.80%) React
9 280 (13.05%) Kafka
10 274 (12.77%) HTML
11 250 (11.66%) CSS
12 211 (9.84%) Node.js
13 101 (4.71%) JSON
14 98 (4.57%) HTML5
15 95 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
15 95 (4.43%) SOAP
16 88 (4.10%) XML
17 85 (3.96%) Java EE
18 65 (3.03%) CSS3
19 63 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 390 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 269 (12.54%) Fintech
3 83 (3.87%) User Experience
4 71 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (3.12%) Mobile App
6 51 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 37 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (1.45%) Cloud Native
9 30 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.12%) Xbox
11 22 (1.03%) Blog
12 19 (0.89%) iPad
13 18 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 17 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (0.75%) Online Games
16 14 (0.65%) Clustering
17 13 (0.61%) Derivative
18 11 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 208 (9.70%) Linux
2 57 (2.66%) Unix
3 37 (1.72%) Android
4 34 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.56%) Windows
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.093%) SUSE
9 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,497 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 831 (38.74%) Microservices
3 828 (38.60%) TDD
4 565 (26.34%) Software Engineering
5 409 (19.07%) DevOps
6 405 (18.88%) Scrum
7 371 (17.30%) BDD
8 338 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
9 242 (11.28%) Open Source
10 194 (9.04%) Test Automation
11 171 (7.97%) SDLC
12 161 (7.51%) OO
13 156 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 140 (6.53%) Machine Learning
15 138 (6.43%) Computer Science
16 135 (6.29%) MVC
17 134 (6.25%) Kanban
18 133 (6.20%) E-Commerce
18 133 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
19 120 (5.59%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,140 (99.77%) Java
2 484 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 438 (20.42%) SQL
4 182 (8.48%) Scala
5 161 (7.51%) Python
6 133 (6.20%) Java 9
7 74 (3.45%) Kotlin
8 69 (3.22%) Groovy
9 62 (2.89%) C
10 61 (2.84%) C#
11 55 (2.56%) Ruby
12 53 (2.47%) PHP
13 51 (2.38%) TypeScript
14 50 (2.33%) C++
15 27 (1.26%) ES6
16 26 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.03%) Go
18 19 (0.89%) Apple Swift
19 10 (0.47%) Clojure
19 10 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (8.76%) Degree
2 85 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 38 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.12%) PhD
7 13 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.093%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.093%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.047%) ISEB
11 1 (0.047%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.28%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) GDPR
3 6 (0.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) PSD2
5 2 (0.093%) WCAG
6 1 (0.047%) SEPA
System Software
1 577 (26.90%) Docker
2 16 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.56%) HDFS
4 10 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.47%) GridGain
5 5 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.19%) KVM
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 326 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 70 (3.26%) Ansible
3 57 (2.66%) Terraform
4 53 (2.47%) Mesos
5 38 (1.77%) Marathon
6 34 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (1.17%) Puppet
8 17 (0.79%) Kibana
9 14 (0.65%) Prometheus
10 13 (0.61%) Grafana
11 8 (0.37%) HP Fortify
11 8 (0.37%) Istio
12 5 (0.23%) Consul
13 4 (0.19%) CloudHub
13 4 (0.19%) logstash
13 4 (0.19%) Packer
14 2 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.093%) Rancher
15 1 (0.047%) Control-M
15 1 (0.047%) Salt
Vendors
1 232 (10.82%) Oracle
2 81 (3.78%) Google
3 71 (3.31%) Splunk
4 25 (1.17%) Microsoft
5 22 (1.03%) AppDynamics
6 18 (0.84%) IBM
6 18 (0.84%) VMware
7 12 (0.56%) Spotify
7 12 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 11 (0.51%) Adobe
8 11 (0.51%) Atlassian
8 11 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.51%) SAP
9 9 (0.42%) NVIDIA
10 8 (0.37%) Software AG
11 7 (0.33%) hybris
12 6 (0.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 6 (0.28%) Siebel
13 5 (0.23%) Sybase
14 4 (0.19%) MuleSoft