Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 145 285
Rank change year-on-year -55 +140 -44
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 79 52 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.59% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 2.65% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 40
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,383 £30,250
25th Percentile £50,938 £44,750 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -8.70%
75th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,015 1,960 5,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 54.04% 59.90% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 1,637 4,549
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,161
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +1.12%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Bristol -61 50 £70,000 +16.67% 6
Dorset -22 9 £90,000 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire -28 8 £67,500 +30.83% 2
Gloucestershire -35 7 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Devon - 4 £50,000 - 1
Somerset -14 1 - - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (81.01%) Spring
4 55 (69.62%) Microservices
5 45 (56.96%) Docker
5 45 (56.96%) Security Cleared
6 42 (53.16%) Open Source
6 42 (53.16%) REST
7 40 (50.63%) SC Cleared
8 37 (46.84%) Social Skills
9 34 (43.04%) TDD
9 34 (43.04%) Hibernate
10 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
11 31 (39.24%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (36.71%) Scrum
13 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
14 27 (34.18%) React
14 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
14 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (34.18%) RESTful
15 26 (32.91%) Coaching
16 25 (31.65%) Kubernetes
17 24 (30.38%) Terraform
17 24 (30.38%) GitHub
18 23 (29.11%) Big Data
19 22 (27.85%) AngularJS
20 21 (26.58%) Analytics
20 21 (26.58%) Data Analytics
20 21 (26.58%) GraphQL
20 21 (26.58%) Serverless

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 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) GitHub
2 21 (26.58%) Serverless
3 15 (18.99%) AWS
4 6 (7.59%) Azure
4 6 (7.59%) GCP
5 5 (6.33%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) Big Data
2 20 (25.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.32%) JUnit
3 18 (22.78%) Mockito
4 9 (11.39%) Maven
5 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.33%) JMeter
7 3 (3.80%) JIRA
8 2 (2.53%) GitLab
8 2 (2.53%) JBehave
8 2 (2.53%) Selenium
8 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (46.84%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Developer
2 58 (73.42%) Java Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Senior Developer
4 18 (22.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Angular Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.33%) React Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Backend Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Database Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared DBA
8 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (81.01%) Spring
2 42 (53.16%) REST
3 34 (43.04%) Hibernate
4 27 (34.18%) React
4 27 (34.18%) RESTful
5 22 (27.85%) AngularJS
6 21 (26.58%) GraphQL
6 21 (26.58%) JavaBeans
6 21 (26.58%) Middleware
7 18 (22.78%) JMS
8 17 (21.52%) Node.js
9 14 (17.72%) JAX-RS
10 13 (16.46%) Spring Boot
11 11 (13.92%) Web Services
12 7 (8.86%) Apache Camel
12 7 (8.86%) CSS
12 7 (8.86%) HTML
12 7 (8.86%) J2EE
13 6 (7.59%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (6.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Wiki
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (69.62%) Microservices
3 42 (53.16%) Open Source
4 34 (43.04%) TDD
5 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
6 31 (39.24%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (36.71%) Scrum
8 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (32.91%) Coaching
10 21 (26.58%) Analytics
10 21 (26.58%) BDD
10 21 (26.58%) Big Data Analytics
10 21 (26.58%) Data Analytics
10 21 (26.58%) SOA
11 20 (25.32%) DevOps
12 17 (21.52%) CQRS
12 17 (21.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
14 14 (17.72%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (17.72%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Java 11
5 6 (7.59%) Java 9
5 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.06%) C
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) Security Cleared
2 40 (50.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (31.65%) Kubernetes
2 24 (30.38%) Terraform
3 8 (10.13%) Ansible
4 6 (7.59%) Kibana
5 5 (6.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.27%) Google
3 1 (1.27%) SAP