Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 158 202
Rank change year-on-year +99 +44 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 95 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.06% 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 0.40% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 101 8 1
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -28.57% -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,229 1,248 1,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.57% 51.25% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 1,035 1,474
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (90.53%) Spring
3 56 (58.95%) Software Engineering
4 45 (47.37%) Hibernate
5 40 (42.11%) Linux
5 40 (42.11%) Relational Database
5 40 (42.11%) Microservices
6 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
7 32 (33.68%) NoSQL
7 32 (33.68%) User Stories
7 32 (33.68%) Mentoring
8 31 (32.63%) REST
9 30 (31.58%) Python
10 27 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (27.37%) Multithreading
11 26 (27.37%) JPA
11 26 (27.37%) MongoDB
11 26 (27.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (27.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 26 (27.37%) Oracle
11 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
11 26 (27.37%) RDBMS
11 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (25.26%) SOA
13 21 (22.11%) J2SE
13 21 (22.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
14 20 (21.05%) SQL
15 17 (17.89%) C
15 17 (17.89%) Apache Flex

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 21 (22.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 32 (33.68%) NoSQL
3 26 (27.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 26 (27.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (27.37%) MongoDB
3 26 (27.37%) RDBMS
3 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (13.68%) MySQL
6 3 (3.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.58%) Maven
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (13.68%) Retail
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
1 61 (64.21%) Java Developer
2 26 (27.37%) AWS Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Senior Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Programmer
6 8 (8.42%) Java Programmer
7 7 (7.37%) Linux Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Backend Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Programmer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Java Programmer
10 4 (4.21%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (90.53%) Spring
2 45 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
4 31 (32.63%) REST
5 26 (27.37%) JPA
6 21 (22.11%) J2SE
7 17 (17.89%) Apache Flex
8 11 (11.58%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.32%) CSS
9 6 (6.32%) HTML
10 4 (4.21%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (4.21%) Middleware
10 4 (4.21%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.16%) Java SE
12 2 (2.11%) CGI
12 2 (2.11%) GWT
12 2 (2.11%) HTML5
12 2 (2.11%) jQuery
13 1 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.16%) PMI
3 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.05%) Fintech
4 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.05%) Robotics
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) Software Engineering
2 40 (42.11%) Microservices
3 32 (33.68%) Mentoring
3 32 (33.68%) User Stories
4 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.37%) Multithreading
5 24 (25.26%) SOA
6 13 (13.68%) Scrum
7 11 (11.58%) Open Source
7 11 (11.58%) TDD
8 10 (10.53%) BDD
8 10 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (6.32%) Coaching
10 5 (5.26%) DevOps
10 5 (5.26%) Migration
10 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.26%) Time Management
10 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (31.58%) Python
3 20 (21.05%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) C
5 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.26%) Java 9
7 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.16%) Groovy
8 1 (1.05%) Go
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) Capita
3 5 (5.26%) Google