Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 9
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 753 1006 991
Rank change year-on-year +253 -15 +228
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 23 105 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 97 173
Median annual salary £73,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.92% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,625 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £95,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +65.22% +21.05% -20.83%

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 36,723 76,592 95,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.48% 53.64% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,183 62,833 79,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java 9
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 9.

Salary trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 9 over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Top 8 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 8 August 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 +241 23 £73,750 +22.92% 1
London +186 19 £72,500 -3.33%
UK excluding London +229 4 £95,000 +65.22% 3
South West +104 2 - -
South East +176 1 £95,000 -
North of England +132 1 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +95 1 £47,500 - 1
Work from Home +62 1 £95,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) Spring
3 16 (69.57%) Spring Boot
3 16 (69.57%) Java 8
4 15 (65.22%) Microservices
5 14 (60.87%) SQL
6 13 (56.52%) Docker
7 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (43.48%) Banking
8 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
9 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
10 7 (30.43%) Maven
10 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) BDD
10 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
11 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
11 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 5 (21.74%) SOA
12 5 (21.74%) JUnit
12 5 (21.74%) RESTful
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (21.74%) Kafka
13 4 (17.39%) MariaDB
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure
1 1 (4.35%) GCP
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CX
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MariaDB
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Redis
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Maven
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
1 22 (95.65%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Spring
2 16 (69.57%) Spring Boot
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Kafka
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) GraphQL
5 4 (17.39%) gRPC
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Java EE
6 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) JPA
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Thymeleaf
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.35%) Node.js
8 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (17.39%) Social Network
3 3 (13.04%) Online Games
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Microservices
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Data Management
7 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
7 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) Robotic Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Java 8
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) Erlang
4 4 (17.39%) Haskell
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Kotlin
4 4 (17.39%) Rust
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (17.39%) Istio
3 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.35%) Elastic Path
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) SAP