Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 56 147
Rank change year-on-year -37 +91 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 67 102 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.76% 4.57% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 8.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 67 110 8
Reading median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £45,250 £42,500 £36,725
90th Percentile £88,750 £72,500 £65,125
Berkshire median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +10.42% -4.00% +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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,148 1,203 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 47.26% 53.90% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,059 1,007
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,400 £28,900
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,300 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% -

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (88.06%) Spring
3 54 (80.60%) Microservices
4 44 (65.67%) Linux
4 44 (65.67%) Spring Boot
5 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (59.70%) Maven
7 39 (58.21%) Git (software)
8 31 (46.27%) Retail
9 27 (40.30%) SQL
10 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
11 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.87%) HTML
11 18 (26.87%) RESTful
11 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
12 17 (25.37%) Docker
12 17 (25.37%) CSS
13 15 (22.39%) REST
13 15 (22.39%) Java EE
14 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
15 13 (19.40%) Gradle
15 13 (19.40%) TDD
16 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
16 12 (17.91%) Kanban
17 11 (16.42%) SaaS
17 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
17 11 (16.42%) MySQL
18 10 (14.93%) Servlets
18 10 (14.93%) OO
18 10 (14.93%) BDD

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 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.99%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) SaaS
2 7 (10.45%) AWS
3 5 (7.46%) GCP
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Azure
5 3 (4.48%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (59.70%) Maven
2 39 (58.21%) Git (software)
3 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (19.40%) Gradle
5 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) Ant
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) GitLab
6 2 (2.99%) GoCD
6 2 (2.99%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 31 (46.27%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (76.12%) Developer
2 50 (74.63%) Java Developer
3 32 (47.76%) Senior Developer
3 32 (47.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Java Programmer
5 10 (14.93%) Programmer
6 9 (13.43%) Junior
6 9 (13.43%) Junior Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Junior Java Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Java Programmer
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Programmer
7 8 (11.94%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (88.06%) Spring
2 44 (65.67%) Spring Boot
3 18 (26.87%) HTML
3 18 (26.87%) RESTful
4 17 (25.37%) CSS
5 15 (22.39%) Java EE
5 15 (22.39%) REST
6 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.93%) FreeMarker
7 10 (14.93%) jOOQ
7 10 (14.93%) jQuery
7 10 (14.93%) Servlets
8 8 (11.94%) React
9 7 (10.45%) JDBC
9 7 (10.45%) Middleware
10 4 (5.97%) Web Services
11 3 (4.48%) CSS3
11 3 (4.48%) HTML5
11 3 (4.48%) J2EE
11 3 (4.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) iPad
2 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) Microservices
2 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.91%) Kanban
6 10 (14.93%) BDD
6 10 (14.93%) OO
7 8 (11.94%) Analytics
7 8 (11.94%) B2B
8 7 (10.45%) API Design
8 7 (10.45%) DevOps
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 6 (8.96%) ATDD
10 5 (7.46%) B2C
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.46%) OOP
11 4 (5.97%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (5.97%) Open Source
12 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) Kotlin
5 3 (4.48%) Java 9
6 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) hybris
2 3 (4.48%) SAP
2 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle