Period
to 20 May 2019

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

Java SE 8
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 103 122
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 6 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.73% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.00% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £27,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -9.09%

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 460 903 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.17% 61.64% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 377 781 808
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £28,374
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 May 2019.

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 20 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
Chelmsford +6 1 - -
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (50.00%) GWT
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (50.00%) AWT
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) GWT
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Swing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) jOOQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle