Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 168 289
Rank change year-on-year -50 +121 +169
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 288 522 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.95% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 3.50% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 263 480 269
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £79,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 12,352 14,928 18,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.01% 55.84% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,520 12,901 15,972
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -13 142 £63,500 +10.43% 12
Berkshire +1 69 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Oxfordshire -1 53 £70,000 +4.48% 7
Hampshire -22 51 £52,500 -4.55% 14
West Sussex -9 41 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Surrey -28 28 £60,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East Sussex -37 9 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Sussex -1 1 £45,000 -
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 280 (97.22%) Java
2 178 (61.81%) Spring
3 167 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (45.49%) Microservices
5 90 (31.25%) RESTful
6 85 (29.51%) Git (software)
7 80 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 78 (27.08%) TDD
9 77 (26.74%) JavaScript
10 71 (24.65%) Maven
11 69 (23.96%) Greenfield Project
12 62 (21.53%) Jenkins
13 59 (20.49%) HTML
14 56 (19.44%) CSS
15 55 (19.10%) Software Engineering
16 51 (17.71%) Spring Boot
17 50 (17.36%) Big Data
18 47 (16.32%) Docker
19 45 (15.63%) JUnit
20 43 (14.93%) SQL
20 43 (14.93%) Hibernate
21 42 (14.58%) Finance
22 41 (14.24%) Machine Learning
23 40 (13.89%) React
24 39 (13.54%) Scrum
25 35 (12.15%) DevOps
25 35 (12.15%) REST
25 35 (12.15%) HTML5
26 34 (11.81%) Selenium
27 33 (11.46%) 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 33 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.82%) Confluence
3 10 (3.47%) Apache
3 10 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.39%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.04%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.90%) AWS
2 10 (3.47%) SaaS
3 8 (2.78%) IaaS
3 8 (2.78%) PaaS
4 7 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.39%) GCP
6 2 (0.69%) Apigee
6 2 (0.69%) Azure
6 2 (0.69%) GitHub
6 2 (0.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) ATM
2 1 (0.35%) DNS
2 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.36%) Big Data
2 33 (11.46%) MySQL
3 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.47%) Redis
8 9 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.13%) Couchbase
9 8 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.78%) NuoDB
10 5 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.69%) VoltDB
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 71 (24.65%) Maven
3 62 (21.53%) Jenkins
4 45 (15.63%) JUnit
5 34 (11.81%) Selenium
6 31 (10.76%) JIRA
7 23 (7.99%) Gradle
8 10 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.47%) Liquibase
9 9 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 9 (3.13%) JMeter
9 9 (3.13%) Subversion
10 8 (2.78%) GitLab
11 6 (2.08%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.08%) Mockito
12 5 (1.74%) Postman
13 4 (1.39%) Ant
13 4 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.39%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (14.58%) Finance
2 8 (2.78%) Financial Institution
2 8 (2.78%) Games
3 2 (0.69%) Back Office
3 2 (0.69%) Publishing
3 2 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 263 (91.32%) Developer
2 244 (84.72%) Java Developer
3 62 (21.53%) Senior Developer
4 58 (20.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (4.51%) Junior
7 11 (3.82%) Junior Developer
7 11 (3.82%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (3.13%) Scala Developer
9 8 (2.78%) Applications Developer
9 8 (2.78%) Machine Learning Developer
10 7 (2.43%) Java Applications Developer
11 6 (2.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Lead Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Principal Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Principal Java Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (1.74%) Test Engineer
13 4 (1.39%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (61.81%) Spring
2 90 (31.25%) RESTful
3 80 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 59 (20.49%) HTML
5 56 (19.44%) CSS
6 51 (17.71%) Spring Boot
7 43 (14.93%) Hibernate
8 40 (13.89%) React
9 35 (12.15%) HTML5
9 35 (12.15%) REST
10 33 (11.46%) Kafka
11 28 (9.72%) CSS3
12 26 (9.03%) Web Services
13 22 (7.64%) JPA
14 15 (5.21%) JSON
14 15 (5.21%) Node.js
15 14 (4.86%) Apache Camel
16 13 (4.51%) J2EE
17 12 (4.17%) jQuery
18 11 (3.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.96%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.69%) Clustering
5 2 (0.69%) PKI
5 2 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.51%) Linux
2 6 (2.08%) CentOS
3 4 (1.39%) Unix
4 3 (1.04%) Debian
4 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.69%) Windows
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (45.49%) Microservices
3 78 (27.08%) TDD
4 55 (19.10%) Software Engineering
5 41 (14.24%) Machine Learning
6 39 (13.54%) Scrum
7 35 (12.15%) DevOps
8 28 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.68%) BDD
9 25 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (8.33%) Kanban
10 24 (8.33%) SDLC
11 20 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.60%) Artificial Intelligence
12 19 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 17 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
14 14 (4.86%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (4.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 280 (97.22%) Java
2 77 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 43 (14.93%) SQL
4 14 (4.86%) Scala
5 13 (4.51%) Python
6 8 (2.78%) PHP
6 8 (2.78%) Ruby
7 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.74%) C#
8 5 (1.74%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) ES6
9 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.60%) SC Cleared
1 19 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.21%) Degree
3 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (16.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Postfix
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (9.72%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (0.69%) Marathon
3 2 (0.69%) Mesos
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (8.68%) Oracle
1 25 (8.68%) Splunk
2 8 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.39%) Google
4 2 (0.69%) Twitter
5 1 (0.35%) VMware