Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 304 255 217
Rank change year-on-year -49 -38 -34
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 145 77 317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.77% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.32% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 277
10th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £98,250 £73,750 £81,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 9,182 5,855 12,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.69% 58.49% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,540 5,106 10,933
10th Percentile £34,941 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -70 52 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Hampshire -60 42 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Berkshire -32 27 £60,000 -2.04% 2
Oxfordshire -18 18 - -
Kent - 17 £64,000 -
West Sussex +22 16 - -
Buckinghamshire -45 16 £55,000 -18.52% 3
Surrey -64 12 £63,750 -12.07% 1
Sussex - 2 £75,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £100,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 140 (96.55%) Java
2 78 (53.79%) JavaScript
3 71 (48.97%) Jenkins
4 70 (48.28%) HTML
4 70 (48.28%) CSS
5 64 (44.14%) HTML5
6 63 (43.45%) CSS3
7 61 (42.07%) Docker
7 61 (42.07%) Spring Boot
7 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (39.31%) OO
9 54 (37.24%) Python
9 54 (37.24%) Kubernetes
10 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 50 (34.48%) Java SE
10 50 (34.48%) Functional Programming
10 50 (34.48%) Data Structures
11 49 (33.79%) CIW
11 49 (33.79%) Git (software)
11 49 (33.79%) OCP
11 49 (33.79%) OCA
11 49 (33.79%) Oracle Certification
11 49 (33.79%) Oracle
11 49 (33.79%) OOP
11 49 (33.79%) C#
12 45 (31.03%) Maven
12 45 (31.03%) Software Engineering
13 43 (29.66%) Spring
14 41 (28.28%) CI/CD
15 36 (24.83%) DevOps

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 16 (11.03%) nginx
2 14 (9.66%) Apache
2 14 (9.66%) JBoss
2 14 (9.66%) Jetty
2 14 (9.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.07%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.55%) AWS
2 23 (15.86%) OpenShift
3 15 (10.34%) Azure
4 12 (8.28%) Serverless
5 7 (4.83%) GCP
6 6 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (3.45%) AWS Step Functions
7 5 (3.45%) GitHub
7 5 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.86%) Kerberos
2 6 (4.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) MySQL
2 7 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.45%) Big Data
4 4 (2.76%) Redis
5 3 (2.07%) HBase
5 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (48.97%) Jenkins
2 49 (33.79%) Git (software)
3 45 (31.03%) Maven
4 20 (13.79%) GitLab
5 18 (12.41%) JIRA
6 14 (9.66%) Vagrant
7 11 (7.59%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.52%) Selenium
9 7 (4.83%) Appium
9 7 (4.83%) Postman
9 7 (4.83%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.14%) JMeter
11 5 (3.45%) FitNesse
11 5 (3.45%) git-flow
11 5 (3.45%) JBehave
11 5 (3.45%) REST Assured
12 4 (2.76%) Gradle
12 4 (2.76%) JUnit
13 3 (2.07%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (23.45%) Social Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Banking
2 9 (6.21%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (0.69%) Law
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 103 (71.03%) Developer
2 52 (35.86%) Software Developer
3 49 (33.79%) Trainee
3 49 (33.79%) Trainee Developer
3 49 (33.79%) Trainee Software Developer
4 43 (29.66%) Java Developer
5 28 (19.31%) Software Engineer
6 18 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 18 (12.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Backend Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.14%) AWS Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Mobile Tester
11 5 (3.45%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Backend Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (48.28%) CSS
1 70 (48.28%) HTML
2 64 (44.14%) HTML5
3 63 (43.45%) CSS3
4 61 (42.07%) Spring Boot
5 50 (34.48%) Java SE
6 43 (29.66%) Spring
7 34 (23.45%) RESTful
8 33 (22.76%) Web Services
9 23 (15.86%) JavaFX
9 23 (15.86%) Swing
10 21 (14.48%) REST
11 18 (12.41%) React
12 15 (10.34%) Spring MVC
13 14 (9.66%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (9.66%) Hibernate
13 14 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
14 12 (8.28%) JSON
15 9 (6.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.48%) Data Structures
2 23 (15.86%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.14%) iPad
4 6 (4.14%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.79%) Linux
2 9 (6.21%) Android
3 8 (5.52%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Debian
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.31%) OO
3 50 (34.48%) Functional Programming
4 49 (33.79%) OOP
5 45 (31.03%) Software Engineering
6 41 (28.28%) CI/CD
7 36 (24.83%) DevOps
8 30 (20.69%) Microservices
9 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (17.93%) Scrum
11 25 (17.24%) Software Architecture
12 24 (16.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (15.86%) Linear Programming
13 23 (15.86%) Machine Learning
13 23 (15.86%) Mathematical Modelling
13 23 (15.86%) Mathematics
13 23 (15.86%) Reinforcement Learning
13 23 (15.86%) Risk Management
13 23 (15.86%) Strategic Roadmap
14 22 (15.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 140 (96.55%) Java
2 78 (53.79%) JavaScript
3 54 (37.24%) Python
4 49 (33.79%) C#
5 17 (11.72%) SQL
6 12 (8.28%) Java 11
7 11 (7.59%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.45%) Bash
8 5 (3.45%) C-shell
9 4 (2.76%) COBOL
10 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (33.79%) CIW
1 49 (33.79%) OCA
1 49 (33.79%) OCP
1 49 (33.79%) Oracle Certification
2 24 (16.55%) Degree
3 14 (9.66%) DBS Check
4 6 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 61 (42.07%) Docker
2 14 (9.66%) KVM
2 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (37.24%) Kubernetes
2 24 (16.55%) Ansible
3 22 (15.17%) Terraform
4 14 (9.66%) Consul
4 14 (9.66%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.79%) Oracle
3 14 (9.66%) VMware
4 7 (4.83%) Apple
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
6 2 (1.38%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Confluent
7 1 (0.69%) Pega
7 1 (0.69%) WSO2