Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Java 9 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 9 over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 9
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 951 934 1126
Rank change year-on-year -17 +192 +69
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 54 176 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.21% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 50 139 70
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -2.13% -26.56%
10th Percentile £48,125 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -

Java 9 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 66,518 82,976 98,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.10% 54.95% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 54,890 68,683 82,758
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Java 9
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java 9 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 9.

Salary trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 9 over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 9 within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 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
England -2 54 £65,000 +13.04% 8
London +58 45 £72,500 - 7
UK excluding London 0 9 £55,000 +15.79% 1
South East +52 6 £55,000 - 1
South West +36 2 - -
North of England +23 1 £55,000 +15.79%
Yorkshire +4 1 £55,000 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT jobs citing Java 9 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 with a requirement for Java 9.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (83.33%) Java 8
3 43 (79.63%) Spring
4 33 (61.11%) HTML
4 33 (61.11%) CSS
5 31 (57.41%) Web Services
5 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
5 31 (57.41%) TDD
5 31 (57.41%) Spring Boot
6 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (46.30%) Maven
7 25 (46.30%) JUnit
8 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
8 23 (42.59%) Pair Programming
9 21 (38.89%) Retail
10 19 (35.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 18 (33.33%) OO
12 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
12 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
12 17 (31.48%) RESTful
12 17 (31.48%) REST
12 17 (31.48%) Multithreaded Programming
12 17 (31.48%) Microservices
13 16 (29.63%) jQuery
13 16 (29.63%) Scrum
13 16 (29.63%) SQL
13 16 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (27.78%) J2EE
14 15 (27.78%) NoSQL

Java 9
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (25.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.70%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) JUnit
1 25 (46.30%) Maven
2 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (25.93%) Mockito
4 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Gradle
6 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.89%) Retail
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Front Office
4 3 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 43 (79.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Senior Developer
4 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce Developer
4 15 (27.78%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 15 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (25.93%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Junior
6 7 (12.96%) Junior Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Algorithm Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Backend Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Optimisation Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) Spring
2 33 (61.11%) CSS
2 33 (61.11%) HTML
3 31 (57.41%) Spring Boot
3 31 (57.41%) Web Services
4 17 (31.48%) REST
4 17 (31.48%) RESTful
5 16 (29.63%) jQuery
6 15 (27.78%) J2EE
7 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 10 (18.52%) Kafka
9 9 (16.67%) Java EE
9 9 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.41%) Node.js
10 4 (7.41%) React
11 2 (3.70%) GraphQL
11 2 (3.70%) gRPC
11 2 (3.70%) JPA
11 2 (3.70%) JSON
11 2 (3.70%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (25.93%) iPad
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Online Games
5 2 (3.70%) Social Network
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Mac OS X
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) TDD
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Pair Programming
3 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
4 19 (35.19%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (33.33%) OO
6 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
6 17 (31.48%) Microservices
6 17 (31.48%) Multithreaded Programming
6 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
7 16 (29.63%) Scrum
8 14 (25.93%) API Development
8 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.93%) High Availability
8 14 (25.93%) Kanban
8 14 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (25.93%) Web Development
9 13 (24.07%) BDD
9 13 (24.07%) MVC
9 13 (24.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (83.33%) Java 8
3 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Erlang
5 2 (3.70%) Haskell
5 2 (3.70%) Kotlin
5 2 (3.70%) Rust
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) Istio
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Adobe
1 14 (25.93%) Demandware
1 14 (25.93%) hybris
1 14 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
1 14 (25.93%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle