Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 76 163
Rank change year-on-year -13 +87 +39
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 58 79 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.63% 3.07% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 5.84% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 8
Reading median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% +15.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £47,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +27.55%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,050 1,352 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 47.58% 52.46% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1,225 1,022
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,450 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Reading

Java 8
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Java 8 in Reading

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Reading over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (93.10%) Spring
3 43 (74.14%) Linux
4 38 (65.52%) Spring Boot
5 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (55.17%) Retail
6 32 (55.17%) Git (software)
7 31 (53.45%) Microservices
8 29 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (46.55%) Maven
10 25 (43.10%) REST
11 24 (41.38%) RESTful
12 23 (39.66%) TDD
13 22 (37.93%) E-Commerce
14 20 (34.48%) SOA
15 19 (32.76%) Google
15 19 (32.76%) JIRA
15 19 (32.76%) iPad
15 19 (32.76%) Confluence
15 19 (32.76%) DevOps
16 17 (29.31%) User Experience
17 16 (27.59%) React
17 16 (27.59%) HTML
17 16 (27.59%) SQL
17 16 (27.59%) CSS
17 16 (27.59%) Node.js
17 16 (27.59%) Docker
18 15 (25.86%) Kubernetes
19 14 (24.14%) BDD
19 14 (24.14%) Publishing

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 19 (32.76%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Anypoint
2 4 (6.90%) Mule
2 4 (6.90%) Mule ESB
3 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.52%) PaaS
2 9 (15.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (55.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (46.55%) Maven
3 19 (32.76%) JIRA
4 5 (8.62%) Gradle
5 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
5 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) Mockito
5 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (55.17%) Retail
2 14 (24.14%) Publishing
3 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.62%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 35 (60.34%) Java Developer
3 18 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 18 (31.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Flex Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Java Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Java Solutions Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce Architect
6 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 7 (12.07%) Java Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Junior
6 7 (12.07%) Junior Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Middleware Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) Spring
2 38 (65.52%) Spring Boot
3 25 (43.10%) REST
4 24 (41.38%) RESTful
5 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) HTML
5 16 (27.59%) Node.js
5 16 (27.59%) React
6 13 (22.41%) Apache Flex
7 10 (17.24%) Middleware
8 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
9 7 (12.07%) Java EE
10 5 (8.62%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (8.62%) HATEOAS
11 4 (6.90%) JDBC
11 4 (6.90%) RAML
11 4 (6.90%) SOAP
11 4 (6.90%) Web Services
11 4 (6.90%) XML
12 2 (3.45%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) iPad
2 17 (29.31%) User Experience
3 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Microservices
3 23 (39.66%) TDD
4 22 (37.93%) E-Commerce
5 20 (34.48%) SOA
6 19 (32.76%) DevOps
7 14 (24.14%) BDD
7 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 12 (20.69%) OO
9 8 (13.79%) Open Source
10 7 (12.07%) OOP
11 6 (10.34%) Analytics
12 5 (8.62%) API Design
12 5 (8.62%) B2B
12 5 (8.62%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (8.62%) OOD
13 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (6.90%) Post-Production
13 4 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Java 9
3 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.90%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Google
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) MuleSoft
3 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com