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

Java SE 8
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 162 205
Rank change year-on-year +31 +43 +27
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 148 116 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.28% 1.58% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 2.62% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 98 75
Manchester median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.35% +3.16% -5.00%

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 3,367 4,426 4,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 51.95% 60.43% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 3,770 4,272
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +15 2 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Java 8
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 109 (73.65%) Spring
3 83 (56.08%) TDD
4 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (45.27%) Maven
6 65 (43.92%) Hibernate
7 54 (36.49%) Microservices
8 51 (34.46%) DevOps
9 48 (32.43%) Greenfield Project
10 46 (31.08%) BDD
11 45 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
12 44 (29.73%) Test Automation
13 43 (29.05%) JUnit
14 40 (27.03%) Selenium
15 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
16 36 (24.32%) Spock
17 35 (23.65%) Gradle
18 31 (20.95%) E-Commerce
19 29 (19.59%) MySQL
19 29 (19.59%) NoSQL
20 28 (18.92%) Web Services
21 26 (17.57%) Python
22 25 (16.89%) SQL
23 23 (15.54%) Amazon EC2
23 23 (15.54%) Amazon S3
23 23 (15.54%) Serverless
23 23 (15.54%) AWS Lambda
23 23 (15.54%) Continuous Deployment
24 20 (13.51%) Spring Boot
24 20 (13.51%) Node.js

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 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 45 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (15.54%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (15.54%) Amazon S3
2 23 (15.54%) AWS Lambda
2 23 (15.54%) Serverless
3 16 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.59%) MySQL
1 29 (19.59%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.14%) CouchDB
4 12 (8.11%) Neo4j
4 12 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.35%) CockroachDB
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (45.27%) Maven
2 43 (29.05%) JUnit
3 40 (27.03%) Selenium
4 36 (24.32%) Spock
5 35 (23.65%) Gradle
6 14 (9.46%) Gatling
7 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.70%) Subversion
10 3 (2.03%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.03%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.35%) TestNG
12 1 (0.68%) Ant
12 1 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 15 (10.14%) Retail
2 2 (1.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (79.05%) Developer
2 116 (78.38%) Java Developer
3 45 (30.41%) Senior Developer
4 44 (29.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (20.95%) Java Engineer
6 28 (18.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 28 (18.92%) Software Engineer
7 17 (11.49%) AWS Developer
8 14 (9.46%) SQL Developer
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) AWS Software Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (1.35%) Agile Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Senior Agile Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 1 (0.68%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (73.65%) Spring
2 65 (43.92%) Hibernate
3 28 (18.92%) Web Services
4 20 (13.51%) Node.js
4 20 (13.51%) Spring Boot
5 15 (10.14%) REST
5 15 (10.14%) SOAP
6 14 (9.46%) HTML
7 13 (8.78%) XML
8 12 (8.11%) Ajax
8 12 (8.11%) Apache Wicket
8 12 (8.11%) CSS
8 12 (8.11%) DOM
8 12 (8.11%) Play Framework
8 12 (8.11%) SAX
8 12 (8.11%) Spring MVC
8 12 (8.11%) Spring Security
8 12 (8.11%) XML Schema
9 11 (7.43%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (6.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.43%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.41%) Wiki
4 6 (4.05%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.70%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.08%) TDD
2 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (36.49%) Microservices
4 51 (34.46%) DevOps
5 46 (31.08%) BDD
6 44 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
8 31 (20.95%) E-Commerce
9 23 (15.54%) Continuous Deployment
10 14 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (9.46%) SOA
11 13 (8.78%) Low Latency
11 13 (8.78%) Multithreading
11 13 (8.78%) MVC
11 13 (8.78%) Scrum
12 12 (8.11%) Kanban
12 12 (8.11%) Open Source
12 12 (8.11%) Software Delivery
13 11 (7.43%) Collaborative Working
14 9 (6.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (17.57%) Python
3 25 (16.89%) SQL
4 16 (10.81%) PHP
5 15 (10.14%) Java 9
5 15 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.11%) Groovy
6 12 (8.11%) Ruby
6 12 (8.11%) Scala
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Terraform
2 11 (7.43%) Ansible
3 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) Oracle