Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 208 217
Rank change year-on-year -123 +9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 120 77 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.97% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.67% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 355
10th Percentile £39,500 £50,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £63,750 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +9.57%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,563 £77,500
90th Percentile £94,750 £75,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +12.00%

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 9,482 4,608 13,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.85% 58.20% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,923 4,017 11,810
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,875 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -100 56 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Berkshire -56 42 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Hampshire -85 36 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Surrey -64 19 £60,000 -12.73% 2
Oxfordshire -37 9 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -67 5 £55,000 -18.52% 3
Kent -36 4 £64,000 - 2
West Sussex -13 3 - - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 116 (96.67%) Java
2 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (65.00%) Spring
4 70 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 69 (57.50%) Microservices
6 65 (54.17%) TDD
7 58 (48.33%) Scrum
8 52 (43.33%) REST
9 51 (42.50%) Docker
10 50 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (38.33%) Social Skills
12 43 (35.83%) Hibernate
13 42 (35.00%) RESTful
14 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
14 38 (31.67%) BDD
14 38 (31.67%) Spring Boot
15 37 (30.83%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (25.83%) Serverless
16 31 (25.83%) Big Data
16 31 (25.83%) AWS
17 30 (25.00%) DevOps
17 30 (25.00%) Terraform
18 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
18 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
19 27 (22.50%) Middleware
19 27 (22.50%) Coaching
19 27 (22.50%) Analytics
20 26 (21.67%) GraphQL
20 26 (21.67%) SOA
20 26 (21.67%) Open Source

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 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.50%) Confluence
2 3 (2.50%) nginx
3 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.83%) AWS
1 31 (25.83%) Serverless
2 25 (20.83%) GitHub
3 12 (10.00%) Azure
4 10 (8.33%) SaaS
5 9 (7.50%) GCP
6 5 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (4.17%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.33%) AWS Step Functions
7 4 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.83%) Apple Pay
9 1 (0.83%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.83%) Google Pay
9 1 (0.83%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.83%) Big Data
2 6 (5.00%) MySQL
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.50%) HBase
4 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.00%) Maven
4 12 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.00%) JIRA
5 9 (7.50%) Selenium
6 5 (4.17%) Gradle
6 5 (4.17%) JUnit
7 4 (3.33%) git-flow
7 4 (3.33%) GitLab
8 3 (2.50%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.50%) JBehave
8 3 (2.50%) Mockito
9 2 (1.67%) Postman
9 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.67%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.83%) Appium
10 1 (0.83%) Gatling
10 1 (0.83%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (38.33%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Law
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 101 (84.17%) Developer
2 78 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Java Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Backend Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Backend Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Python Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (65.00%) Spring
2 52 (43.33%) REST
3 43 (35.83%) Hibernate
4 42 (35.00%) RESTful
5 38 (31.67%) Spring Boot
6 27 (22.50%) Middleware
7 26 (21.67%) GraphQL
8 25 (20.83%) JavaBeans
9 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.17%) Web Services
11 10 (8.33%) JSON
12 9 (7.50%) React
13 8 (6.67%) JPA
14 7 (5.83%) Kafka
15 5 (4.17%) CSS
15 5 (4.17%) JavaFX
15 5 (4.17%) Swing
16 4 (3.33%) HTML
16 4 (3.33%) SOAP
17 3 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
1 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.50%) iPad
3 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.67%) Wiki
5 1 (0.83%) EMV
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (57.50%) Microservices
3 65 (54.17%) TDD
4 58 (48.33%) Scrum
5 50 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (31.67%) BDD
7 37 (30.83%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (25.00%) DevOps
9 27 (22.50%) Analytics
9 27 (22.50%) Coaching
10 26 (21.67%) Open Source
10 26 (21.67%) SOA
11 25 (20.83%) Big Data Analytics
11 25 (20.83%) Data Analytics
11 25 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 20 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (15.83%) OO
14 16 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (12.50%) API Development
16 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 116 (96.67%) Java
2 17 (14.17%) Java 11
3 16 (13.33%) SQL
4 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.33%) Kotlin
6 5 (4.17%) Python
7 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.50%) C-shell
8 2 (1.67%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) Java 9
9 1 (0.83%) Groovy
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
1 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 51 (42.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.83%) KVM
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (25.00%) Terraform
2 20 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (1.67%) Kibana
4 2 (1.67%) logstash
5 1 (0.83%) Consul
5 1 (0.83%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle
2 3 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (0.83%) Apple
3 1 (0.83%) IBM
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) VMware