Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 197 317
Rank change year-on-year -20 +120 +192
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 329 463 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 1.65% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.95% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 303 441 203
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 13,225 15,689 17,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.14% 55.91% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11,450 13,562 15,374
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +14 192 £63,000 +9.57% 11
Berkshire +4 97 £62,500 +8.70% 6
Oxfordshire +22 69 £66,250 +1.92% 4
Hampshire -2 57 £55,000 - 3
West Sussex -9 35 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Surrey +14 30 £61,250 +6.52% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 26 £42,500 -17.48% 1
East Sussex -34 10 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Sussex +6 1 £45,000 -
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 328 (99.70%) Java
2 237 (72.04%) Spring
3 181 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (53.80%) Microservices
5 119 (36.17%) Git (software)
6 101 (30.70%) JavaScript
7 92 (27.96%) Maven
8 87 (26.44%) Docker
9 86 (26.14%) AngularJS
10 78 (23.71%) RESTful
11 76 (23.10%) Spring Boot
12 74 (22.49%) Jenkins
13 72 (21.88%) TDD
13 72 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
14 69 (20.97%) Software Engineering
15 65 (19.76%) CSS
16 64 (19.45%) HTML
16 64 (19.45%) React
17 52 (15.81%) JUnit
18 51 (15.50%) Big Data
19 48 (14.59%) SQL
20 47 (14.29%) JIRA
21 46 (13.98%) Web Services
22 43 (13.07%) Hibernate
23 42 (12.77%) Scrum
24 41 (12.46%) Tomcat
25 40 (12.16%) Machine Learning
26 39 (11.85%) Kafka
26 39 (11.85%) Kubernetes
27 37 (11.25%) MySQL

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 41 (12.46%) Tomcat
2 32 (9.73%) Confluence
3 8 (2.43%) Apache
3 8 (2.43%) CMS
4 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.61%) Jetty
7 2 (0.61%) nginx
7 2 (0.61%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.51%) AWS
2 13 (3.95%) SaaS
3 11 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.74%) GCP
5 8 (2.43%) Azure
6 5 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.52%) Serverless
7 4 (1.22%) PaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Apigee
8 3 (0.91%) Google Play
8 3 (0.91%) Heroku
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.61%) GitHub
9 2 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.50%) Big Data
2 37 (11.25%) MySQL
3 31 (9.42%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.78%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.47%) Redis
8 9 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.91%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.61%) VoltDB
13 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (36.17%) Git (software)
2 92 (27.96%) Maven
3 74 (22.49%) Jenkins
4 52 (15.81%) JUnit
5 47 (14.29%) JIRA
6 34 (10.33%) Selenium
7 24 (7.29%) Gradle
8 12 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.65%) Mockito
9 10 (3.04%) Subversion
10 7 (2.13%) JMeter
11 5 (1.52%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.52%) GoCD
11 5 (1.52%) Liquibase
11 5 (1.52%) Spinnaker
12 4 (1.22%) Ant
12 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.22%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.22%) JProfiler
12 4 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (8.51%) Finance
2 26 (7.90%) Retail
3 11 (3.34%) Games
4 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
5 1 (0.30%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.30%) Publishing
5 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 280 (85.11%) Developer
2 271 (82.37%) Java Developer
3 94 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 94 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 21 (6.38%) Java Engineer
5 19 (5.78%) Lead Developer
5 19 (5.78%) Lead Java Developer
6 16 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (4.86%) Junior
7 14 (4.26%) Junior Developer
7 14 (4.26%) Junior Java Developer
7 14 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.34%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (1.82%) Agile Developer
9 6 (1.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (1.82%) Graduate
9 6 (1.82%) Senior Agile Developer
9 6 (1.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 5 (1.52%) Java Development Team Leader
10 5 (1.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (72.04%) Spring
2 86 (26.14%) AngularJS
3 78 (23.71%) RESTful
4 76 (23.10%) Spring Boot
5 65 (19.76%) CSS
6 64 (19.45%) HTML
6 64 (19.45%) React
7 46 (13.98%) Web Services
8 43 (13.07%) Hibernate
9 39 (11.85%) Kafka
10 35 (10.64%) REST
11 21 (6.38%) JSON
12 19 (5.78%) HTML5
13 18 (5.47%) jQuery
14 16 (4.86%) J2EE
15 15 (4.56%) Java EE
15 15 (4.56%) JPA
16 11 (3.34%) FreeMarker
16 11 (3.34%) Servlets
16 11 (3.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.43%) User Experience
4 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) iPad
5 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) PKI
7 2 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.61%) Smart City
8 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.73%) Linux
2 6 (1.82%) Unix
3 5 (1.52%) Android
4 3 (0.91%) CentOS
4 3 (0.91%) Debian
4 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.91%) Windows
5 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (53.80%) Microservices
3 72 (21.88%) TDD
4 69 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 42 (12.77%) Scrum
6 40 (12.16%) Machine Learning
7 34 (10.33%) Mentoring
8 33 (10.03%) DevOps
9 28 (8.51%) Kanban
10 26 (7.90%) Fintech
11 25 (7.60%) BDD
12 21 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (6.38%) SDLC
13 20 (6.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 20 (6.08%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.78%) Computer Science
15 18 (5.47%) Front End Development
15 18 (5.47%) OO
16 16 (4.86%) API Development
16 16 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 328 (99.70%) Java
2 101 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 48 (14.59%) SQL
4 14 (4.26%) Python
5 9 (2.74%) Scala
6 8 (2.43%) ES6
7 6 (1.82%) C++
7 6 (1.82%) Kotlin
7 6 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.22%) C#
9 3 (0.91%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.61%) Java 9
10 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (6.99%) Degree
2 7 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.43%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) GDPR
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (26.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) vCloud
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (11.85%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.17%) Mesos
3 16 (4.86%) Marathon
4 6 (1.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.61%) Kibana
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (8.51%) Splunk
2 15 (4.56%) Oracle
3 9 (2.74%) Google
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.91%) hybris
5 3 (0.91%) SAP
5 3 (0.91%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.61%) Twitter
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.30%) VMware