Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 224 183
Rank change year-on-year -25 -41 +66
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 584 1,942 2,944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.53% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 2.85% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 586 1,847 2,670
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £101,875 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 27,226 68,142 85,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.35% 53.78% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 56,617 71,403
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £84,720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.85%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -31 352 £75,000 - 72
South East -1 72 £65,000 +4.00% 11
North of England +19 67 £49,500 -13.91% 23
South West +144 55 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Yorkshire +86 43 £47,500 -13.64% 15
North West -7 22 £60,000 +4.35% 8
West Midlands +113 21 £56,250 +18.42% 7
Midlands +95 21 £56,250 +25.00% 8
East of England +100 10 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North East - 2 £65,000 -
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 584 (100.00%) Java
2 404 (69.18%) Spring
3 353 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (47.77%) Microservices
5 263 (45.03%) TDD
6 255 (43.66%) Spring Boot
7 208 (35.62%) JavaScript
8 180 (30.82%) AWS
9 172 (29.45%) Docker
10 155 (26.54%) React
11 153 (26.20%) NoSQL
12 152 (26.03%) Kubernetes
13 129 (22.09%) Software Engineering
14 125 (21.40%) REST
15 124 (21.23%) Node.js
15 124 (21.23%) Kafka
16 122 (20.89%) Finance
17 121 (20.72%) SQL
18 117 (20.03%) AngularJS
19 112 (19.18%) Git (software)
20 106 (18.15%) RESTful
21 102 (17.47%) BDD
22 95 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
23 94 (16.10%) DevOps
24 92 (15.75%) Security Cleared
25 90 (15.41%) JUnit
26 87 (14.90%) Test Automation
27 80 (13.70%) Jenkins
28 79 (13.53%) SC Cleared
29 78 (13.36%) JMS

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 34 (5.82%) Confluence
2 19 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.91%) Apache
4 11 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.71%) JBoss
6 8 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.20%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.34%) Apache TomEE
10 2 (0.34%) Camunda
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 180 (30.82%) AWS
2 58 (9.93%) Azure
3 28 (4.79%) GitHub
4 21 (3.60%) GCP
4 21 (3.60%) SaaS
5 16 (2.74%) Serverless
6 10 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.71%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (1.71%) Slack
7 7 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.03%) BrowserStack
8 6 (1.03%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.68%) Boomi
9 4 (0.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.03%) HTTP
2 5 (0.86%) WebEx
3 2 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) DSL
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (26.20%) NoSQL
2 51 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 48 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 44 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 42 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.65%) Big Data
7 29 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 20 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.40%) MySQL
11 13 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.05%) SQL Server
13 11 (1.88%) Redis
14 10 (1.71%) Hazelcast
14 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (1.20%) Couchbase
16 6 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.03%) Blockchain
17 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (0.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 112 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 90 (15.41%) JUnit
3 80 (13.70%) Jenkins
4 78 (13.36%) Mockito
5 69 (11.82%) Maven
6 46 (7.88%) JIRA
7 28 (4.79%) Gradle
8 21 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.91%) Bitbucket
9 17 (2.91%) Selenium
10 16 (2.74%) IntelliJ
11 15 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (2.23%) Liquibase
13 12 (2.05%) Ant
13 12 (2.05%) TeamCity
13 12 (2.05%) Vagrant
14 11 (1.88%) GitLab
15 9 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.54%) WebDriver
16 8 (1.37%) Jasmine
General
1 122 (20.89%) Finance
2 52 (8.90%) Banking
3 25 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.23%) Law
6 12 (2.05%) Front Office
7 11 (1.88%) Retail
8 10 (1.71%) Advertising
9 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.37%) Marketing
11 7 (1.20%) French Language
12 6 (1.03%) Games
13 4 (0.68%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.34%) Back Office
15 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
16 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 470 (80.48%) Developer
2 423 (72.43%) Java Developer
3 97 (16.61%) Senior Developer
4 88 (15.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (12.16%) Java Engineer
6 57 (9.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 45 (7.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (6.68%) Lead Developer
9 35 (5.99%) Lead Java Developer
9 35 (5.99%) Senior Java Engineer
10 22 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 15 (2.57%) AWS Developer
11 15 (2.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (2.57%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.23%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (2.23%) Digital Developer
13 11 (1.88%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 11 (1.88%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (1.88%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (69.18%) Spring
2 255 (43.66%) Spring Boot
3 155 (26.54%) React
4 125 (21.40%) REST
5 124 (21.23%) Kafka
5 124 (21.23%) Node.js
6 117 (20.03%) AngularJS
7 106 (18.15%) RESTful
8 78 (13.36%) JMS
9 71 (12.16%) Hibernate
10 59 (10.10%) HTML
11 55 (9.42%) Apache Camel
12 51 (8.73%) CSS
13 46 (7.88%) Spring Integration
14 45 (7.71%) Web Services
15 43 (7.36%) Java EE
15 43 (7.36%) JAX-RS
16 39 (6.68%) JPA
17 34 (5.82%) J2EE
18 32 (5.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.97%) Fixed Income
4 24 (4.11%) User Experience
5 21 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (2.05%) Blog
8 12 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.05%) Social Media
9 11 (1.88%) Equities
9 11 (1.88%) Social Network
9 11 (1.88%) STB
10 10 (1.71%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (1.20%) Derivative
12 7 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.03%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.79%) Linux
2 24 (4.11%) Windows
3 20 (3.42%) Android
3 20 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 20 (3.42%) Unix
4 12 (2.05%) VMS
5 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (47.77%) Microservices
3 263 (45.03%) TDD
4 129 (22.09%) Software Engineering
5 102 (17.47%) BDD
6 95 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (16.10%) DevOps
8 87 (14.90%) Test Automation
9 77 (13.18%) Scrum
10 72 (12.33%) Multithreading
10 72 (12.33%) MVC
11 62 (10.62%) OO
11 62 (10.62%) Open Source
12 57 (9.76%) Pair Programming
13 54 (9.25%) Domain-Driven Design
14 49 (8.39%) Dependency Injection
15 47 (8.05%) Unit Testing
16 46 (7.88%) Computer Science
17 40 (6.85%) CQRS
18 39 (6.68%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 584 (100.00%) Java
2 208 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 121 (20.72%) SQL
4 59 (10.10%) Kotlin
5 45 (7.71%) Scala
6 42 (7.19%) TypeScript
7 38 (6.51%) Python
8 36 (6.16%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.08%) Apple Swift
9 18 (3.08%) C
10 14 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.86%) C++
14 3 (0.51%) C#
14 3 (0.51%) ES6
14 3 (0.51%) Groovy
15 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.34%) ES7
15 2 (0.34%) Rust
Qualifications
1 92 (15.75%) Security Cleared
2 79 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.56%) Degree
4 29 (4.97%) DV Cleared
5 25 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.91%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.68%) HND
9 3 (0.51%) ISEB
9 3 (0.51%) PhD
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) MiFID
2 2 (0.34%) NCSC
3 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 172 (29.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) HDFS
2 2 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 152 (26.03%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.62%) Ansible
3 24 (4.11%) Terraform
4 15 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.57%) Puppet
5 6 (1.03%) Kibana
6 4 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.17%) Grafana
8 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (6.51%) Oracle
2 20 (3.42%) Google
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.05%) Solace
4 11 (1.88%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.54%) Apple
6 7 (1.20%) IBM
7 4 (0.68%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.68%) Pega
7 4 (0.68%) Plumtree
7 4 (0.68%) Talend
7 4 (0.68%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.68%) webMethods
7 4 (0.68%) WSO2
8 3 (0.51%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (0.51%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.51%) Terracotta
8 3 (0.51%) UiPath
9 2 (0.34%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.34%) Splunk