Period
to 31 October 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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South West
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 285 234
Rank change year-on-year +144 -51 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 55 42 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.60% 0.43% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 0.74% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 94
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,343 £30,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,375 £75,000 £71,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +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 2,061 5,650 6,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.07% 58.18% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 4,582 5,173
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 October 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 October 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
Wiltshire +83 38 £51,796 -20.31% 5
Bristol +77 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Dorset +53 3 £73,750 -3.28%
Gloucestershire +59 2 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Somerset +22 2 £66,250 +32.50%
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (61.82%) Spring
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
5 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
6 26 (47.27%) TDD
6 26 (47.27%) Spring Boot
7 25 (45.45%) CSS
8 23 (41.82%) HTML
9 22 (40.00%) Scrum
10 21 (38.18%) MVC
10 21 (38.18%) JUnit
11 17 (30.91%) Mockito
12 16 (29.09%) Maven
12 16 (29.09%) Microservices
12 16 (29.09%) TypeScript
13 15 (27.27%) AWS
13 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
14 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
14 13 (23.64%) DevOps
15 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (21.82%) Gradle
15 12 (21.82%) Ant
16 11 (20.00%) Linux
16 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (20.00%) Kubernetes
16 11 (20.00%) React
16 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 10 (18.18%) Docker

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 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Camunda
3 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) ArangoDB
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) JUnit
2 17 (30.91%) Mockito
3 16 (29.09%) Maven
4 12 (21.82%) Ant
4 12 (21.82%) Gradle
5 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (16.36%) IntelliJ
6 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 5 (9.09%) JIRA
9 4 (7.27%) Selenium
10 3 (5.45%) Arquillian
10 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.64%) Flyway
11 2 (3.64%) JMeter
11 2 (3.64%) Liquibase
11 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.82%) Subversion
12 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 43 (78.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Senior Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Lead Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (7.27%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.45%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) Spring
2 26 (47.27%) Spring Boot
3 25 (45.45%) CSS
4 23 (41.82%) HTML
5 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (20.00%) React
6 10 (18.18%) JSF
7 8 (14.55%) JSP
7 8 (14.55%) RESTful
7 8 (14.55%) Thymeleaf
8 7 (12.73%) Web Services
9 5 (9.09%) J2EE
9 5 (9.09%) Java EE
9 5 (9.09%) Node.js
9 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.45%) GWT
10 3 (5.45%) MicroProfile
11 2 (3.64%) Java SE
11 2 (3.64%) JMS
11 2 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.27%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Media Streaming
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) TDD
3 22 (40.00%) Scrum
4 21 (38.18%) MVC
5 16 (29.09%) Microservices
6 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.64%) DevOps
8 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
10 9 (16.36%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (14.55%) Self-Awareness
12 7 (12.73%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (12.73%) OO
12 7 (12.73%) OOD
12 7 (12.73%) Sprint Planning
13 6 (10.91%) Coaching
14 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
15 4 (7.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) TypeScript
5 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com