Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 111 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +146
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.78% 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.29% - -
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +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 650 823 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.13% 59.17% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 510 700 735
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,975 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +12 5 £24,000 -52.00%
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 5 (55.56%) Struts
4 5 (55.56%) Automotive
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) JPA
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Java SE
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Security
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Graduate SQL Developer
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior
2 5 (55.56%) Junior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior SQL Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Java SE
4 5 (55.56%) JPA
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Struts
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Security
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
7 1 (11.11%) GWT
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Swing
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Information Exploitation
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Google