Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 227 236
Rank change year-on-year +66 +9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 126 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.86% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 1.27% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 106 52 42
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £35,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,750 £66,000
North West median annual salary £53,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.58% +5.56% -10.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,795 4,394 4,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.92% 58.96% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,241 3,713 3,902
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Manchester

Java 8
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in Manchester

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Manchester

Java 8
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Altrincham -7 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Oldham - 1 £55,000 -
Java 8
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (73.81%) Spring
3 80 (63.49%) DevOps
4 77 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (42.86%) TDD
7 50 (39.68%) AngularJS
8 46 (36.51%) Docker
9 44 (34.92%) Greenfield Project
9 44 (34.92%) Hibernate
10 43 (34.13%) Spring Boot
11 42 (33.33%) JUnit
11 42 (33.33%) Maven
12 40 (31.75%) Gradle
13 37 (29.37%) PHP
14 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
14 34 (26.98%) BDD
15 33 (26.19%) Node.js
16 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
17 31 (24.60%) Web Services
17 31 (24.60%) Finance
18 30 (23.81%) MySQL
18 30 (23.81%) Microservices
19 29 (23.02%) RESTful
20 28 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
21 27 (21.43%) Scrum
21 27 (21.43%) Python
22 23 (18.25%) Mockito
22 23 (18.25%) React
23 22 (17.46%) Test Automation

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.59%) JBoss
3 2 (1.59%) Jetty
3 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.38%) Serverless
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) MySQL
2 28 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.97%) Redis
6 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.38%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.79%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 42 (33.33%) JUnit
1 42 (33.33%) Maven
2 40 (31.75%) Gradle
3 23 (18.25%) Mockito
4 16 (12.70%) Ant
4 16 (12.70%) Gatling
4 16 (12.70%) Spock
5 14 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.73%) Selenium
8 10 (7.94%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.97%) Grunt
9 5 (3.97%) gulp
9 5 (3.97%) Protractor
9 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 13 (10.32%) Banking
4 8 (6.35%) Advertising
5 6 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (53.97%) Java Engineer
2 55 (43.65%) Software Engineer
3 52 (41.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 44 (34.92%) Developer
5 41 (32.54%) Java Developer
6 22 (17.46%) Lead Software Engineer
7 20 (15.87%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (15.08%) AWS Software Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (3.97%) .NET Technical Architect
13 5 (3.97%) Architect
13 5 (3.97%) C# Architect
13 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Technical Architect
13 5 (3.97%) Java Architect
13 5 (3.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (73.81%) Spring
2 50 (39.68%) AngularJS
3 44 (34.92%) Hibernate
4 43 (34.13%) Spring Boot
5 33 (26.19%) Node.js
6 31 (24.60%) Web Services
7 29 (23.02%) RESTful
8 23 (18.25%) React
9 15 (11.90%) CSS
9 15 (11.90%) HTML
9 15 (11.90%) Spring Security
10 14 (11.11%) REST
11 9 (7.14%) SOAP
12 8 (6.35%) Ajax
12 8 (6.35%) CSS3
12 8 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (6.35%) HTML5
13 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.97%) .NET Core
14 5 (3.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (34.92%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (15.08%) Cloud Native
3 10 (7.94%) Fintech
4 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.56%) User Experience
6 5 (3.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.17%) Arduino
8 2 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Android
1 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (63.49%) DevOps
2 77 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (42.86%) TDD
5 34 (26.98%) BDD
6 30 (23.81%) Microservices
7 27 (21.43%) Scrum
8 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.67%) Open Source
10 20 (15.87%) OOP
11 15 (11.90%) OO
12 12 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.94%) Extreme Programming
13 10 (7.94%) Kanban
14 9 (7.14%) CQRS
15 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (6.35%) Pair Programming
15 8 (6.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (29.37%) PHP
3 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.43%) Python
5 14 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 10 (7.94%) Java 9
6 10 (7.94%) SQL
7 8 (6.35%) C#
7 8 (6.35%) C++
8 6 (4.76%) Ruby
9 4 (3.17%) Scala
10 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.38%) Groovy
11 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (36.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) Ansible
2 14 (11.11%) Terraform
3 4 (3.17%) Puppet
4 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (4.76%) Oracle
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) Google
3 1 (0.79%) Xamarin