Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 277 299
Rank change year-on-year +73 +22 +59
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 168 100 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 1.36% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 121 94 69
North West median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -4.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,178 7,360 6,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.08% 55.66% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,175 6,153 6,075
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.45% +5.26% +5.56%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the North West

Java 8
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in the North West

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the North West

Java 8
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Manchester +79 125 £55,000 +17.65% 34
Cheshire +18 27 £50,000 +16.28% 3
Lancashire +12 11 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 5 - - 9
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (76.79%) Spring
3 94 (55.95%) Software Engineering
4 80 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (47.02%) DevOps
6 56 (33.33%) TDD
7 55 (32.74%) Hibernate
8 54 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 50 (29.76%) Microservices
10 49 (29.17%) Docker
11 48 (28.57%) Spring Boot
11 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 42 (25.00%) RESTful
13 41 (24.40%) JUnit
13 41 (24.40%) Finance
14 39 (23.21%) Maven
14 39 (23.21%) Gradle
14 39 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
15 37 (22.02%) Node.js
16 34 (20.24%) BDD
17 32 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (19.05%) React
17 32 (19.05%) OOP
18 31 (18.45%) PHP
19 30 (17.86%) Scrum
20 29 (17.26%) Mockito
20 29 (17.26%) Apache Cassandra
21 28 (16.67%) Web Services
21 28 (16.67%) Banking
21 28 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (6.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.79%) JBoss
3 3 (1.79%) Jetty
3 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.98%) SaaS
3 4 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.19%) Serverless
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) AMQP
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 28 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (14.88%) MongoDB
4 18 (10.71%) MySQL
5 12 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.79%) Redis
9 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.19%) Riak
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (24.40%) JUnit
2 39 (23.21%) Gradle
2 39 (23.21%) Maven
3 29 (17.26%) Mockito
4 23 (13.69%) Git (software)
5 19 (11.31%) Ant
5 19 (11.31%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.33%) Selenium
7 12 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.55%) Gatling
8 11 (6.55%) Spock
9 5 (2.98%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.79%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.19%) JMeter
11 2 (1.19%) Protractor
12 1 (0.60%) JBehave
12 1 (0.60%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (24.40%) Finance
2 28 (16.67%) Banking
3 19 (11.31%) Advertising
4 15 (8.93%) Retail
5 10 (5.95%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.76%) Law
7 2 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (45.24%) Java Engineer
2 70 (41.67%) Developer
3 65 (38.69%) Software Engineer
4 63 (37.50%) Java Developer
5 58 (34.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (11.31%) Lead Software Engineer
7 16 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.93%) AWS Software Engineer
9 14 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.38%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (76.79%) Spring
2 55 (32.74%) Hibernate
3 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 48 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 42 (25.00%) RESTful
5 37 (22.02%) Node.js
6 32 (19.05%) React
7 28 (16.67%) Web Services
8 24 (14.29%) HTML
9 21 (12.50%) CSS
10 14 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (8.33%) REST
11 12 (7.14%) HTML5
11 12 (7.14%) Spring Security
12 11 (6.55%) Apache Camel
12 11 (6.55%) jQuery
13 9 (5.36%) CSS3
14 7 (4.17%) Java EE
14 7 (4.17%) SOAP
15 6 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (8.93%) User Experience
3 14 (8.33%) Cloud Native
4 10 (5.95%) Online Banking
5 9 (5.36%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.76%) Arduino
6 8 (4.76%) Fintech
7 5 (2.98%) iPad
8 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.79%) Android
1 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.60%) CentOS
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.95%) Software Engineering
2 80 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (47.02%) DevOps
4 56 (33.33%) TDD
5 50 (29.76%) Microservices
6 34 (20.24%) BDD
7 32 (19.05%) OOP
8 30 (17.86%) Scrum
9 24 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 21 (12.50%) MVC
11 20 (11.90%) OO
12 19 (11.31%) Extreme Programming
13 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
13 18 (10.71%) SDLC
14 16 (9.52%) Unit Testing
15 15 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (8.93%) Open Source
16 14 (8.33%) CQRS
17 13 (7.74%) SOA
18 12 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.45%) PHP
4 24 (14.29%) Python
5 20 (11.90%) SQL
6 19 (11.31%) TypeScript
7 18 (10.71%) Groovy
8 11 (6.55%) Java 9
9 10 (5.95%) C++
10 7 (4.17%) C#
11 6 (3.57%) Ruby
11 6 (3.57%) Scala
12 5 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.98%) C
13 2 (1.19%) Clojure
13 2 (1.19%) ES6
14 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) OCPJP
2 3 (1.79%) Degree
3 2 (1.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) GDPR
2 3 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 49 (29.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Ansible
2 9 (5.36%) Puppet
3 8 (4.76%) Terraform
4 7 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle
2 5 (2.98%) Google
3 1 (0.60%) Apple
3 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.60%) Cadence
3 1 (0.60%) Facebook
3 1 (0.60%) hybris
3 1 (0.60%) IBM
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.60%) TIBCO