Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 216 247
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 39 115 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 1.17% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 2.03% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 39 123 98
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +17.02%
10th Percentile £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £72,500
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,210 5,657 6,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.85% 57.46% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,671 4,575 5,383
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 West

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the South West

Java 8
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the South West.

Salary trend for Java 8 in the South West

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the South West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the South West

Java 8
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 31 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
Gloucestershire +28 16 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire +44 8 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Bristol +43 7 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Devon +10 3 - -
Dorset -7 3 £57,500 -
Somerset +7 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 31 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 West region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Spring
4 19 (48.72%) Docker
4 19 (48.72%) DevOps
5 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
6 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
7 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 15 (38.46%) Linux
8 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
8 14 (35.90%) Spring Boot
9 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 12 (30.77%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
9 12 (30.77%) Microservices
10 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
10 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
11 10 (25.64%) Unix
11 10 (25.64%) OO
12 9 (23.08%) Oracle
12 9 (23.08%) Atlassian
12 9 (23.08%) React
12 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
13 8 (20.51%) JIRA
13 8 (20.51%) JUnit
13 8 (20.51%) HTML
13 8 (20.51%) Python
14 7 (17.95%) C#
14 7 (17.95%) Java EE

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (15.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) AWS
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 8 (20.51%) JUnit
4 7 (17.95%) Maven
5 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) DbUnit
7 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.13%) jMock
7 2 (5.13%) Mockito
7 2 (5.13%) webpack
8 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.56%) TestNG
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Java Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Graduate
9 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Developer in Test
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
2 14 (35.90%) Spring Boot
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.08%) React
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 7 (17.95%) Java EE
7 6 (15.38%) EJB
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) JPA
8 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 5 (12.82%) RESTful
9 4 (10.26%) Redux
9 4 (10.26%) Web Services
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) SOAP
11 2 (5.13%) CSS3
11 2 (5.13%) Kafka
11 2 (5.13%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps
3 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
4 15 (38.46%) TDD
5 12 (30.77%) Microservices
6 10 (25.64%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Fintech
8 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 6 (15.38%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) Open Source
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.26%) OOD
10 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.26%) Sprint Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) C
5 6 (15.38%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) ES6
7 2 (5.13%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Atlassian
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft