Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 119 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - +146
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.19% 0.066% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Essex median annual salary £33,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.00% - -
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +9.52%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 731 820 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.83% 54.38% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 605 687 782
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Essex over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Chelmsford +20 8 £24,000 -52.00% 2
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Spring
3 11 (73.33%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) Java EE
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) JPA
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
5 8 (53.33%) Automotive
5 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (46.67%) Struts
6 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 7 (46.67%) Java SE
6 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (40.00%) JUnit
7 6 (40.00%) J2EE
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Subversion
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) Spring Security
9 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Graduate
2 7 (46.67%) Graduate Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Graduate Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Graduate J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Graduate SQL Developer
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Junior
3 6 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Junior J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Spring
2 10 (66.67%) Java EE
3 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
3 8 (53.33%) JPA
4 7 (46.67%) Java SE
4 7 (46.67%) Struts
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
7 4 (26.67%) Spring Security
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (13.33%) EJB
9 2 (13.33%) JavaBeans
9 2 (13.33%) LESS
9 2 (13.33%) REST
9 2 (13.33%) Sass
10 1 (6.67%) JSP
10 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin