Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 268 315
Rank change year-on-year +66 +47 +47
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 167 111 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 1.49% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 94 41
North West median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 6,481 7,435 6,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.36% 56.47% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,469 6,264 5,593
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +56 114 £52,500 +10.53% 33
Cheshire +23 40 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Lancashire +7 10 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside - 3 - - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 132 (79.04%) Spring
3 92 (55.09%) Software Engineering
4 86 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (39.52%) JavaScript
6 62 (37.13%) DevOps
7 59 (35.33%) Hibernate
8 54 (32.34%) TDD
9 53 (31.74%) Microservices
10 49 (29.34%) AngularJS
11 46 (27.54%) Spring Boot
11 46 (27.54%) Greenfield Project
12 41 (24.55%) React
13 40 (23.95%) Finance
14 39 (23.35%) Docker
15 38 (22.75%) JUnit
16 37 (22.16%) PHP
17 36 (21.56%) Scrum
18 35 (20.96%) RESTful
19 33 (19.76%) Node.js
20 29 (17.37%) Banking
20 29 (17.37%) Maven
21 27 (16.17%) MVC
21 27 (16.17%) Gradle
22 26 (15.57%) E-Commerce
22 26 (15.57%) HTML
22 26 (15.57%) OOP
23 25 (14.97%) BDD
24 24 (14.37%) Apache Cassandra
24 24 (14.37%) Test Automation

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 21 (12.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.20%) JBoss
3 2 (1.20%) Jetty
3 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.60%) nginx
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) SaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) AMQP
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (11.98%) MongoDB
3 19 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (10.18%) MySQL
5 15 (8.98%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.40%) HBase
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.80%) Redis
10 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.20%) Riak
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (22.75%) JUnit
2 29 (17.37%) Maven
3 27 (16.17%) Gradle
4 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
4 22 (13.17%) Mockito
5 17 (10.18%) Ant
5 17 (10.18%) Jenkins
5 17 (10.18%) Selenium
6 11 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.79%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.99%) Gatling
8 5 (2.99%) Spock
8 5 (2.99%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.40%) CA Release Automation
9 4 (2.40%) JIRA
9 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.20%) JMeter
11 2 (1.20%) Mocha
11 2 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 40 (23.95%) Finance
2 29 (17.37%) Banking
3 19 (11.38%) Advertising
4 17 (10.18%) Retail
5 15 (8.98%) Investment Banking
6 11 (6.59%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (49.70%) Developer
2 76 (45.51%) Java Developer
3 73 (43.71%) Java Engineer
4 70 (41.92%) Software Engineer
5 61 (36.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (13.77%) Lead Software Engineer
7 15 (8.98%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Java Software Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.99%) Technical Leader
11 9 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) AWS Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.19%) JavaScript Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (79.04%) Spring
2 59 (35.33%) Hibernate
3 49 (29.34%) AngularJS
4 46 (27.54%) Spring Boot
5 41 (24.55%) React
6 35 (20.96%) RESTful
7 33 (19.76%) Node.js
8 26 (15.57%) HTML
9 24 (14.37%) Web Services
10 23 (13.77%) CSS
11 18 (10.78%) REST
12 16 (9.58%) J2EE
13 15 (8.98%) Java EE
14 13 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (7.19%) Spring Security
16 11 (6.59%) jQuery
17 10 (5.99%) Apache Camel
17 10 (5.99%) Spring MVC
18 9 (5.39%) HTML5
18 9 (5.39%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.54%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.19%) User Experience
3 11 (6.59%) Arduino
3 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.59%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.79%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.79%) Online Banking
5 7 (4.19%) Xbox
6 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.40%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.80%) Fintech
8 3 (1.80%) iPad
8 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.80%) Android
1 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.60%) CentOS
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.09%) Software Engineering
2 86 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.13%) DevOps
4 54 (32.34%) TDD
5 53 (31.74%) Microservices
6 36 (21.56%) Scrum
7 27 (16.17%) MVC
8 26 (15.57%) E-Commerce
8 26 (15.57%) OOP
9 25 (14.97%) BDD
10 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
11 21 (12.57%) Kanban
12 20 (11.98%) Open Source
13 17 (10.18%) Extreme Programming
13 17 (10.18%) Pair Programming
14 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (9.58%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.58%) OO
14 16 (9.58%) Wealth Management
15 15 (8.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (39.52%) JavaScript
3 37 (22.16%) PHP
4 24 (14.37%) Python
5 22 (13.17%) SQL
6 16 (9.58%) TypeScript
7 15 (8.98%) Groovy
8 12 (7.19%) Java 9
9 7 (4.19%) C++
10 6 (3.59%) C#
10 6 (3.59%) Scala
11 5 (2.99%) C
11 5 (2.99%) R
11 5 (2.99%) Ruby
12 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.20%) Clojure
13 2 (1.20%) ES6
14 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) OCPJP
2 5 (2.99%) Degree
3 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.58%) Puppet
3 7 (4.19%) Ansible
4 6 (3.59%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.20%) Kibana
7 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (8.38%) Oracle
2 9 (5.39%) Google
3 4 (2.40%) Apple
3 4 (2.40%) Cloudera
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.40%) Splunk
4 3 (1.80%) Facebook
5 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.60%) Cadence
6 1 (0.60%) hybris
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) TIBCO