Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 221 206
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 +81
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 72 358 462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.41% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 2.63% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 69 345 476
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £48,500 £40,000 £38,375
90th Percentile £73,750 £83,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,820 13,610 16,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.29% 53.78% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,148 11,773 14,251
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the South East

Java 8
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the South East.

Salary trend for Java 8 in the South East

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the South East over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the South East

Java 8
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
Thames Valley +15 49 £65,000 - 4
Berkshire +26 26 £60,000 -7.69%
Buckinghamshire +63 18 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Surrey +74 10 £68,750 -1.79% 3
Hampshire +63 10 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +8 5 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Kent +50 1 - -
West Sussex +19 1 £75,000 +66.67%
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (66.67%) Spring
3 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
4 27 (37.50%) AWS
5 25 (34.72%) AngularJS
6 23 (31.94%) Microservices
7 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
9 18 (25.00%) HTML
9 18 (25.00%) Docker
10 15 (20.83%) Kubernetes
10 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
11 14 (19.44%) JUnit
11 14 (19.44%) Spring Boot
12 13 (18.06%) SQL
12 13 (18.06%) REST
13 12 (16.67%) HTML5
13 12 (16.67%) Azure
13 12 (16.67%) C
14 11 (15.28%) CSS
14 11 (15.28%) TDD
14 11 (15.28%) Maven
15 10 (13.89%) Mockito
15 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
15 10 (13.89%) Linux
15 10 (13.89%) React
15 10 (13.89%) DevOps
15 10 (13.89%) Kafka
15 10 (13.89%) Vue.js

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) AWS
2 12 (16.67%) Azure
3 5 (6.94%) SaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Yarn
5 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.17%) npm
6 2 (2.78%) Serverless
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (1.39%) DSL
2 1 (1.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
5 3 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) JUnit
3 11 (15.28%) Maven
4 10 (13.89%) Mockito
5 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
6 7 (9.72%) IntelliJ
6 7 (9.72%) Jasmine
6 7 (9.72%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (9.72%) Protractor
7 6 (8.33%) Selenium
8 4 (5.56%) GitLab
8 4 (5.56%) webpack
9 3 (4.17%) Bower
9 3 (4.17%) gulp
9 3 (4.17%) JIRA
10 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.39%) Gradle
11 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Developer
2 32 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Java Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Backend Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Scrum Master
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Automation Test Lead
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Test Leader
12 1 (1.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) Spring
2 25 (34.72%) AngularJS
3 18 (25.00%) HTML
4 14 (19.44%) Spring Boot
5 13 (18.06%) REST
6 12 (16.67%) HTML5
7 11 (15.28%) CSS
8 10 (13.89%) Kafka
8 10 (13.89%) React
8 10 (13.89%) Vue.js
9 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 9 (12.50%) Node.js
9 9 (12.50%) RESTful
10 8 (11.11%) CSS3
11 7 (9.72%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (9.72%) J2EE
11 7 (9.72%) Java EE
12 6 (8.33%) SOAP
12 6 (8.33%) Web Services
13 5 (6.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Microservices
2 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 11 (15.28%) TDD
5 10 (13.89%) DevOps
6 9 (12.50%) API Development
7 8 (11.11%) API Design
7 8 (11.11%) Scrum
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.33%) MVC
10 5 (6.94%) Fintech
11 4 (5.56%) BDD
11 4 (5.56%) Demand Management
11 4 (5.56%) Information Security
11 4 (5.56%) Information Security Management
11 4 (5.56%) Security Management
11 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) C
5 3 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) Korn
7 1 (1.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) HND
4 3 (4.17%) PhD
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.72%) Ansible
3 6 (8.33%) Kibana
4 4 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.78%) Puppet
5 2 (2.78%) Terraform
6 1 (1.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
2 1 (1.39%) Pega
2 1 (1.39%) Plumtree
2 1 (1.39%) Splunk
2 1 (1.39%) WSO2
2 1 (1.39%) Xamarin