Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 260 263
Rank change year-on-year +73 +3 +84
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 165 110 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.56% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 1.51% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 131 107 87
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,543 7,263 7,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.31% 56.81% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,652 5,998 6,149
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 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
Manchester +60 125 £55,000 +15.79% 31
Cheshire +18 24 £40,000 -18.37% 1
Lancashire +12 10 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +18 5 - - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (74.55%) Spring
3 89 (53.94%) Software Engineering
4 84 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (50.91%) DevOps
5 61 (36.97%) TDD
6 53 (32.12%) Hibernate
7 51 (30.91%) AngularJS
8 50 (30.30%) Spring Boot
9 47 (28.48%) JUnit
10 46 (27.88%) Maven
10 46 (27.88%) Docker
11 45 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
12 43 (26.06%) Microservices
12 43 (26.06%) Gradle
12 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
13 40 (24.24%) PHP
13 40 (24.24%) BDD
14 36 (21.82%) Node.js
15 35 (21.21%) Scrum
16 34 (20.61%) Finance
16 34 (20.61%) Web Services
16 34 (20.61%) RESTful
17 32 (19.39%) Mockito
17 32 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (18.79%) MySQL
18 31 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
19 29 (17.58%) Test Automation
20 27 (16.36%) Python
20 27 (16.36%) Apache Cassandra

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 9 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.21%) JBoss
3 2 (1.21%) Jetty
3 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.82%) Serverless
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) MySQL
1 31 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (16.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (14.55%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.64%) Redis
6 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.42%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.82%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 47 (28.48%) JUnit
2 46 (27.88%) Maven
3 43 (26.06%) Gradle
4 32 (19.39%) Mockito
5 19 (11.52%) Ant
6 18 (10.91%) Git (software)
7 17 (10.30%) Cucumber
8 16 (9.70%) Gatling
8 16 (9.70%) Jenkins
8 16 (9.70%) Selenium
8 16 (9.70%) Spock
9 6 (3.64%) Grunt
9 6 (3.64%) gulp
9 6 (3.64%) Protractor
10 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.03%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.61%) JBehave
General
1 34 (20.61%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Banking
3 16 (9.70%) Advertising
4 14 (8.48%) Retail
5 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (49.09%) Java Engineer
2 64 (38.79%) Software Engineer
3 61 (36.97%) Developer
3 61 (36.97%) Java Software Engineer
4 52 (31.52%) Java Developer
5 22 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 20 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (11.52%) AWS Software Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Java Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.03%) .NET Architect
14 5 (3.03%) .NET Technical Architect
14 5 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (74.55%) Spring
2 53 (32.12%) Hibernate
3 51 (30.91%) AngularJS
4 50 (30.30%) Spring Boot
5 36 (21.82%) Node.js
6 34 (20.61%) RESTful
6 34 (20.61%) Web Services
7 24 (14.55%) React
8 22 (13.33%) HTML
9 21 (12.73%) REST
10 20 (12.12%) CSS
11 15 (9.09%) Spring Security
12 13 (7.88%) SOAP
13 11 (6.67%) Apache Camel
14 10 (6.06%) HTML5
14 10 (6.06%) jQuery
14 10 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
16 8 (4.85%) Ajax
16 8 (4.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (11.52%) Cloud Native
3 15 (9.09%) User Experience
4 10 (6.06%) Fintech
4 10 (6.06%) Online Banking
5 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) iPad
7 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.82%) Arduino
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) Android
1 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.94%) Software Engineering
2 84 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (50.91%) DevOps
3 61 (36.97%) TDD
4 43 (26.06%) Microservices
5 40 (24.24%) BDD
6 35 (21.21%) Scrum
7 29 (17.58%) Test Automation
8 23 (13.94%) OOP
9 21 (12.73%) Open Source
10 17 (10.30%) MVC
10 17 (10.30%) SDLC
11 16 (9.70%) Pair Programming
11 16 (9.70%) Unit Testing
12 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 15 (9.09%) OO
13 13 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (7.27%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (7.27%) CQRS
14 12 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.24%) PHP
4 27 (16.36%) Python
5 21 (12.73%) SQL
6 18 (10.91%) Groovy
7 14 (8.48%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.67%) Java 9
9 8 (4.85%) C#
9 8 (4.85%) C++
10 6 (3.64%) Ruby
11 4 (2.42%) Scala
12 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.82%) ES6
13 2 (1.21%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.24%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.82%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (27.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) Ansible
2 14 (8.48%) Terraform
3 4 (2.42%) Puppet
4 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.61%) Google
3 1 (0.61%) Xamarin