Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 174 223
Rank change year-on-year -30 +49 +135
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 212 474 447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.82% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 3.33% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 455 428
Median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +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 9,077 14,230 17,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.21% 54.70% 58.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,683 12,086 15,433
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
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 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +16 99 £65,000 -3.70% 5
Berkshire -6 38 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Oxfordshire +21 33 £67,500 +12.50% 1
West Sussex +1 32 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -13 32 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 28 £62,500 +8.70% 2
Surrey +2 25 £65,000 -
East Sussex +2 9 £50,000 -20.00%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 204 (96.23%) Java
2 141 (66.51%) Spring
3 107 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (47.64%) Microservices
5 64 (30.19%) RESTful
6 59 (27.83%) AngularJS
7 53 (25.00%) TDD
8 52 (24.53%) Git (software)
9 50 (23.58%) Maven
10 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
11 44 (20.75%) Jenkins
12 41 (19.34%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (18.87%) Big Data
14 39 (18.40%) Spring Boot
15 36 (16.98%) REST
15 36 (16.98%) Machine Learning
16 35 (16.51%) Scrum
16 35 (16.51%) Finance
16 35 (16.51%) Software Engineering
17 34 (16.04%) HTML
18 31 (14.62%) Docker
19 29 (13.68%) CSS
20 28 (13.21%) Hibernate
20 28 (13.21%) React
21 27 (12.74%) HTML5
21 27 (12.74%) Selenium
21 27 (12.74%) JUnit
21 27 (12.74%) SQL
22 26 (12.26%) Artificial Intelligence
23 24 (11.32%) Oracle

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 13 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.30%) Apache
5 6 (2.83%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (1.89%) Confluence
6 4 (1.89%) JBoss
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.85%) AWS
2 9 (4.25%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (3.77%) IaaS
3 8 (3.77%) PaaS
4 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.36%) GitHub
6 4 (1.89%) SaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.42%) npm
7 3 (1.42%) Serverless
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.94%) Azure
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.47%) Apigee
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.47%) GCP
9 1 (0.47%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) HTTP
2 6 (2.83%) FTP
3 2 (0.94%) ATM
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.87%) Big Data
2 18 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.60%) MySQL
4 13 (6.13%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (3.77%) NuoDB
7 6 (2.83%) DB2
7 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.89%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.89%) Redis
9 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.94%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 50 (23.58%) Maven
3 44 (20.75%) Jenkins
4 27 (12.74%) JUnit
4 27 (12.74%) Selenium
5 19 (8.96%) JIRA
6 10 (4.72%) Gradle
7 8 (3.77%) GitLab
8 6 (2.83%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.83%) Postman
9 5 (2.36%) Liquibase
10 4 (1.89%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.89%) JMeter
11 3 (1.42%) Bower
11 3 (1.42%) gulp
12 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.94%) DbUnit
12 2 (0.94%) jMock
12 2 (0.94%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 35 (16.51%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.94%) Games
3 2 (0.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Law
4 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 189 (89.15%) Developer
2 162 (76.42%) Java Developer
3 36 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 32 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (5.66%) Machine Learning Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Applications Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Java Applications Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Java Engineer
7 8 (3.77%) Junior
7 8 (3.77%) Junior Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Junior Java Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Scala Developer
8 6 (2.83%) Integration Developer
8 6 (2.83%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.36%) AWS Developer
9 5 (2.36%) Principal Developer
9 5 (2.36%) Principal Java Developer
10 4 (1.89%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (66.51%) Spring
2 64 (30.19%) RESTful
3 59 (27.83%) AngularJS
4 39 (18.40%) Spring Boot
5 36 (16.98%) REST
6 34 (16.04%) HTML
7 29 (13.68%) CSS
8 28 (13.21%) Hibernate
8 28 (13.21%) React
9 27 (12.74%) HTML5
10 22 (10.38%) CSS3
11 20 (9.43%) Web Services
12 15 (7.08%) Kafka
13 14 (6.60%) Node.js
14 13 (6.13%) JSON
15 12 (5.66%) Apache Camel
15 12 (5.66%) JPA
16 9 (4.25%) .NET
16 9 (4.25%) XML
17 8 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.34%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.42%) User Experience
5 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.47%) PMI
5 1 (0.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.25%) Linux
2 4 (1.89%) CentOS
3 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.64%) Microservices
3 53 (25.00%) TDD
4 36 (16.98%) Machine Learning
5 35 (16.51%) Scrum
5 35 (16.51%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.96%) DevOps
9 18 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (8.02%) Kanban
11 15 (7.08%) BDD
12 14 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.13%) SDLC
14 12 (5.66%) Project Management
14 12 (5.66%) Software Delivery
15 11 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.72%) Computer Science
17 9 (4.25%) Cybersecurity
17 9 (4.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 204 (96.23%) Java
2 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.74%) SQL
4 13 (6.13%) Python
5 12 (5.66%) Scala
6 8 (3.77%) PHP
6 8 (3.77%) Ruby
7 5 (2.36%) C#
8 4 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.42%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) Korn
10 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) HDFS
3 2 (0.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.30%) Ansible
3 5 (2.36%) Terraform
4 3 (1.42%) Istio
4 3 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.94%) Kibana
5 2 (0.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (11.32%) Oracle
2 19 (8.96%) Splunk
3 9 (4.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.94%) Google
4 2 (0.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.47%) Dell
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com