Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 220 246
Rank change year-on-year +50 +26 +73
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 174 152 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 1.25% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 2.25% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 167 121 109
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +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 5,302 6,756 7,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.39% 55.40% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,071 5,683 6,479
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +40 158 £57,500 +21.05% 35
Cheshire +10 8 £66,750 +30.24% 2
Lancashire -23 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (74.71%) Spring
3 94 (54.02%) TDD
4 89 (51.15%) Maven
4 89 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (46.55%) Hibernate
6 67 (38.51%) Microservices
7 54 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (29.31%) BDD
9 50 (28.74%) DevOps
10 48 (27.59%) Test Automation
11 47 (27.01%) Gradle
11 47 (27.01%) JUnit
12 46 (26.44%) E-Commerce
13 44 (25.29%) Selenium
14 41 (23.56%) Software Engineering
15 40 (22.99%) Greenfield Project
16 37 (21.26%) Serverless
16 37 (21.26%) Spock
17 35 (20.11%) Continuous Deployment
18 33 (18.97%) AWS Lambda
19 32 (18.39%) Spring Boot
20 31 (17.82%) Amazon EC2
20 31 (17.82%) Amazon S3
20 31 (17.82%) SQL
21 27 (15.52%) Python
22 26 (14.94%) JavaScript
22 26 (14.94%) NoSQL
23 25 (14.37%) Low Latency
23 25 (14.37%) Multithreading

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 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 54 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (21.26%) Serverless
3 33 (18.97%) AWS Lambda
4 31 (17.82%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (17.82%) Amazon S3
5 16 (9.20%) SaaS
6 2 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) NoSQL
2 23 (13.22%) MySQL
3 16 (9.20%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.90%) CouchDB
4 12 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.32%) Neo4j
5 11 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.57%) CockroachDB
9 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 89 (51.15%) Maven
2 47 (27.01%) Gradle
2 47 (27.01%) JUnit
3 44 (25.29%) Selenium
4 37 (21.26%) Spock
5 14 (8.05%) Gatling
6 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.72%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.15%) Ant
9 2 (1.15%) Mockito
9 2 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.57%) Subversion
10 1 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 16 (9.20%) Retail
2 7 (4.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (81.61%) Developer
2 137 (78.74%) Java Developer
3 51 (29.31%) Senior Developer
4 50 (28.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 25 (14.37%) Software Engineer
7 23 (13.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 16 (9.20%) AWS Developer
9 15 (8.62%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 4 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (1.72%) Agile Developer
13 3 (1.72%) Agile Java Developer
13 3 (1.72%) AWS Engineer
13 3 (1.72%) AWS Software Engineer
13 3 (1.72%) Lead Software Engineer
14 1 (0.57%) E-Commerce Developer
14 1 (0.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (74.71%) Spring
2 81 (46.55%) Hibernate
3 32 (18.39%) Spring Boot
4 23 (13.22%) Web Services
5 21 (12.07%) Node.js
6 17 (9.77%) HTML
7 15 (8.62%) CSS
8 14 (8.05%) REST
9 13 (7.47%) SOAP
10 11 (6.32%) Ajax
10 11 (6.32%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.32%) Apache Wicket
10 11 (6.32%) DOM
10 11 (6.32%) Play Framework
10 11 (6.32%) SAX
10 11 (6.32%) Spring MVC
10 11 (6.32%) XML
10 11 (6.32%) XML Schema
11 10 (5.75%) Spring Security
12 9 (5.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.99%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.60%) Wiki
5 4 (2.30%) User Experience
6 3 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.02%) TDD
2 89 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (38.51%) Microservices
4 51 (29.31%) BDD
5 50 (28.74%) DevOps
6 48 (27.59%) Test Automation
7 46 (26.44%) E-Commerce
8 41 (23.56%) Software Engineering
9 35 (20.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 25 (14.37%) Low Latency
10 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
11 18 (10.34%) MVC
12 17 (9.77%) SOA
13 15 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (8.05%) Open Source
15 11 (6.32%) Kanban
15 11 (6.32%) Scrum
15 11 (6.32%) Software Delivery
16 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
16 9 (5.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (17.82%) SQL
3 27 (15.52%) Python
4 26 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.34%) Groovy
6 16 (9.20%) PHP
7 13 (7.47%) Ruby
8 12 (6.90%) Java 9
9 11 (6.32%) Scala
10 8 (4.60%) C#
11 6 (3.45%) C
11 6 (3.45%) C++
12 2 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.57%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (11.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Terraform
2 8 (4.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (6.32%) Oracle