Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 236 314
Rank change year-on-year +26 +78 +64
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 153 145 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 1.11% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.90% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 131 114 31
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £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 7,016 7,631 6,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.41% 58.16% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,911 6,542 5,245
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +37 116 £51,250 +7.89% 25
Cheshire -10 28 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Lancashire -4 9 £35,000 -41.67%
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (80.39%) Spring
3 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (56.21%) Software Engineering
5 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
6 60 (39.22%) TDD
7 59 (38.56%) DevOps
7 59 (38.56%) Microservices
8 55 (35.95%) Hibernate
9 52 (33.99%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (31.37%) Spring Boot
11 43 (28.10%) Scrum
12 40 (26.14%) AngularJS
13 38 (24.84%) React
14 37 (24.18%) JUnit
15 36 (23.53%) PHP
15 36 (23.53%) Docker
16 35 (22.88%) Finance
17 33 (21.57%) Tomcat
17 33 (21.57%) Node.js
18 30 (19.61%) MVC
19 29 (18.95%) Pair Programming
19 29 (18.95%) E-Commerce
20 28 (18.30%) Open Source
21 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
21 27 (17.65%) BDD
22 26 (16.99%) Kanban
22 26 (16.99%) SQL
23 25 (16.34%) HTML
24 24 (15.69%) Python

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 33 (21.57%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.23%) Apache
4 6 (3.92%) Confluence
5 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Jetty
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.27%) SaaS
4 4 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) npm
7 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) AMQP
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) Hadoop
1 19 (12.42%) MySQL
2 17 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.46%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.92%) Big Data
7 5 (3.27%) HBase
7 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.96%) Redis
9 3 (1.96%) Riak
10 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (24.18%) JUnit
2 24 (15.69%) Maven
3 20 (13.07%) Gradle
4 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.50%) Selenium
6 12 (7.84%) Ant
6 12 (7.84%) Mockito
7 9 (5.88%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.58%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.92%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.27%) CA Release Automation
10 5 (3.27%) JIRA
11 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.96%) Gatling
12 3 (1.96%) Mocha
12 3 (1.96%) Spock
13 2 (1.31%) JMeter
13 2 (1.31%) Protractor
General
1 35 (22.88%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Banking
2 18 (11.76%) Retail
3 12 (7.84%) Advertising
3 12 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Law
5 3 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (54.25%) Developer
2 77 (50.33%) Java Developer
3 69 (45.10%) Software Engineer
4 67 (43.79%) Java Engineer
5 62 (40.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 20 (13.07%) Lead Software Engineer
7 15 (9.80%) Java Software Developer
7 15 (9.80%) Lead Developer
8 14 (9.15%) Technical Leader
9 12 (7.84%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (7.19%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.23%) JavaScript Engineer
14 7 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 6 (3.92%) Senior Java Engineer
15 6 (3.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 5 (3.27%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (80.39%) Spring
2 55 (35.95%) Hibernate
3 48 (31.37%) Spring Boot
4 40 (26.14%) AngularJS
5 38 (24.84%) React
6 33 (21.57%) Node.js
7 25 (16.34%) HTML
8 24 (15.69%) RESTful
9 23 (15.03%) Web Services
10 21 (13.73%) CSS
11 19 (12.42%) J2EE
11 19 (12.42%) REST
12 16 (10.46%) Java EE
12 16 (10.46%) Spring Security
13 12 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (7.84%) Spring MVC
14 11 (7.19%) jQuery
15 10 (6.54%) Kafka
16 8 (5.23%) Apache Camel
17 7 (4.58%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.99%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.84%) Xbox
4 7 (4.58%) Arduino
4 7 (4.58%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.27%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Amazon Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Android
2 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.65%) CentOS
3 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (56.21%) Software Engineering
3 60 (39.22%) TDD
4 59 (38.56%) DevOps
4 59 (38.56%) Microservices
5 43 (28.10%) Scrum
6 30 (19.61%) MVC
7 29 (18.95%) E-Commerce
7 29 (18.95%) Pair Programming
8 28 (18.30%) Open Source
9 27 (17.65%) BDD
9 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 26 (16.99%) Kanban
11 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (14.38%) Mentoring
13 21 (13.73%) SDLC
14 20 (13.07%) OOP
15 18 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 36 (23.53%) PHP
4 26 (16.99%) SQL
5 24 (15.69%) Python
6 16 (10.46%) Java 9
7 12 (7.84%) TypeScript
8 11 (7.19%) Groovy
9 7 (4.58%) C#
9 7 (4.58%) Scala
10 6 (3.92%) C
10 6 (3.92%) R
11 5 (3.27%) C++
12 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.96%) Ruby
14 2 (1.31%) Clojure
14 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) OCPJP
3 6 (3.92%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.96%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (23.53%) Docker
2 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (11.76%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) Ansible
4 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.27%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.61%) Kibana
6 2 (1.31%) logstash
6 2 (1.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 22 (14.38%) Oracle
2 10 (6.54%) Google
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Sun
4 5 (3.27%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.27%) Splunk
5 4 (2.61%) Apple
5 4 (2.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.96%) Facebook
7 2 (1.31%) Capita
7 2 (1.31%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.65%) Cadence
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) TIBCO