Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 214 295
Rank change year-on-year +14 +81 +272
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 408 433 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.45% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 2.53% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 377 423 250
South East median annual salary £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.57% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,600 £73,750
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 14,007 17,100 16,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.78% 57.39% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12,012 14,799 14,035
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +24 198 £66,250 +10.42% 42
Berkshire -5 133 £67,500 +8.00% 13
Hampshire +24 75 £45,000 -21.74% 8
Surrey +47 67 £65,000 +13.04% 5
West Sussex -24 47 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Oxfordshire +50 43 £63,000 -3.08% 19
Buckinghamshire +20 22 £65,000 +30.00% 10
East Sussex -2 19 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -6 2 £32,500 -29.73% 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 406 (99.51%) Java
2 348 (85.29%) Spring
3 235 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (51.23%) Microservices
5 163 (39.95%) Git (software)
6 146 (35.78%) Maven
7 141 (34.56%) Spring Boot
8 117 (28.68%) Jenkins
9 112 (27.45%) TDD
10 95 (23.28%) RESTful
10 95 (23.28%) Docker
11 93 (22.79%) Linux
12 91 (22.30%) Hibernate
13 90 (22.06%) JavaScript
13 90 (22.06%) AngularJS
14 86 (21.08%) JIRA
15 80 (19.61%) React
16 75 (18.38%) Software Engineering
17 74 (18.14%) SQL
18 73 (17.89%) Greenfield Project
19 71 (17.40%) HTML
19 71 (17.40%) JUnit
20 68 (16.67%) CSS
21 59 (14.46%) Retail
21 59 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
21 59 (14.46%) Machine Learning
22 57 (13.97%) Scrum
23 55 (13.48%) MySQL
24 50 (12.25%) Web Services
24 50 (12.25%) REST

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 49 (12.01%) Confluence
2 46 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.94%) Apache
4 12 (2.94%) CMS
5 6 (1.47%) Jetty
6 5 (1.23%) JBoss
6 5 (1.23%) nginx
7 4 (0.98%) Anypoint
7 4 (0.98%) Mule
7 4 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.49%) WildFly
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.19%) Serverless
4 12 (2.94%) SaaS
5 11 (2.70%) PaaS
6 8 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.74%) Google Play
9 3 (0.74%) Heroku
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.49%) npm
10 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) Apigee
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.49%) ATM
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) LAN
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) SSL
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) VPN
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
3 1 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.48%) MySQL
2 41 (10.05%) Big Data
3 36 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 30 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.39%) Hadoop
6 22 (5.39%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.41%) Redis
8 15 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.47%) VoltDB
11 5 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.23%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 163 (39.95%) Git (software)
2 146 (35.78%) Maven
3 117 (28.68%) Jenkins
4 86 (21.08%) JIRA
5 71 (17.40%) JUnit
6 41 (10.05%) Selenium
7 30 (7.35%) IntelliJ
8 28 (6.86%) Mockito
9 24 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 23 (5.64%) Gradle
11 10 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.96%) GitLab
13 7 (1.72%) Spinnaker
14 6 (1.47%) JMeter
15 5 (1.23%) Arquillian
15 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
17 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
17 2 (0.49%) git-flow
17 2 (0.49%) JProfiler
General
1 59 (14.46%) Retail
2 31 (7.60%) Finance
3 13 (3.19%) Military
4 12 (2.94%) Publishing
5 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.23%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.98%) Games
7 4 (0.98%) Marketing
8 3 (0.74%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 331 (81.13%) Developer
2 312 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 116 (28.43%) Senior Developer
4 112 (27.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (10.29%) Java Engineer
6 27 (6.62%) Lead Developer
6 27 (6.62%) Lead Java Developer
6 27 (6.62%) Software Engineer
7 23 (5.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 22 (5.39%) Agile Developer
8 22 (5.39%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (5.39%) Junior
9 21 (5.15%) Junior Developer
9 21 (5.15%) Junior Java Developer
10 15 (3.68%) Senior Agile Developer
10 15 (3.68%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 11 (2.70%) Java Programmer
11 11 (2.70%) Programmer
11 11 (2.70%) Senior Java Engineer
12 10 (2.45%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (85.29%) Spring
2 141 (34.56%) Spring Boot
3 95 (23.28%) RESTful
4 91 (22.30%) Hibernate
5 90 (22.06%) AngularJS
6 80 (19.61%) React
7 71 (17.40%) HTML
8 68 (16.67%) CSS
9 50 (12.25%) REST
9 50 (12.25%) Web Services
10 34 (8.33%) Java EE
11 30 (7.35%) Kafka
12 28 (6.86%) JSON
13 20 (4.90%) HTML5
13 20 (4.90%) J2EE
14 19 (4.66%) Node.js
15 16 (3.92%) SOAP
16 15 (3.68%) Java EE 5
16 15 (3.68%) JDBC
16 15 (3.68%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.89%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (7.11%) User Experience
3 19 (4.66%) iPad
4 13 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.72%) Clustering
6 6 (1.47%) PKI
7 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.49%) Smart City
9 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.25%) DataPower
9 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Robotics
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.79%) Linux
2 8 (1.96%) Android
3 7 (1.72%) Windows
4 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.74%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (51.23%) Microservices
3 112 (27.45%) TDD
4 75 (18.38%) Software Engineering
5 59 (14.46%) Machine Learning
6 57 (13.97%) Scrum
7 42 (10.29%) BDD
8 39 (9.56%) DevOps
8 39 (9.56%) Fintech
9 29 (7.11%) OO
10 28 (6.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 25 (6.13%) Computer Science
11 25 (6.13%) Mentoring
11 25 (6.13%) SDLC
11 25 (6.13%) Unit Testing
12 23 (5.64%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.15%) B2B
13 21 (5.15%) OOP
14 20 (4.90%) Kanban
14 20 (4.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 406 (99.51%) Java
2 90 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 74 (18.14%) SQL
4 24 (5.88%) Python
5 13 (3.19%) C
6 9 (2.21%) C++
7 8 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.47%) Kotlin
8 6 (1.47%) Scala
9 5 (1.23%) ES6
9 5 (1.23%) Java 9
10 4 (0.98%) C#
10 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) Clojure
12 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (7.11%) Degree
2 18 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 18 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) GDPR
1 5 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 95 (23.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) KVM
2 4 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (11.27%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.94%) Mesos
3 11 (2.70%) Marathon
4 5 (1.23%) Ansible
5 4 (0.98%) CloudHub
5 4 (0.98%) Consul
5 4 (0.98%) Kibana
5 4 (0.98%) Packer
5 4 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (8.58%) Splunk
2 24 (5.88%) Google
3 23 (5.64%) Oracle
4 11 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.47%) VMware
6 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.98%) SAP
7 3 (0.74%) hybris
7 3 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.25%) Axway
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Spotify