Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 9
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 972 767 1003
Rank change year-on-year -205 +236 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 23 25 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.036% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.037% 0.064% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 99
10th Percentile " £38,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.52% +12.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £61,250 £96,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £61,750 " £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £71,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% +29.55% +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 62,085 38,845 77,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 56.29% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42,761 32,259 64,002
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Top 9 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 29 July 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
England -173 23 £55,000 -18.52% 4
UK excluding London -96 20 £56,250 -21.05%
North of England -51 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Yorkshire -60 11 £57,500 +21.05%
South West -78 6 £50,000 -
London -148 3 £55,000 -18.52% 4
South East -84 2 £50,000 -47.37%
Work from Home -246 1 £55,000 -42.11% 2
North West - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) Spring
2 22 (95.65%) Java 8
3 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
4 19 (82.61%) Java 11
5 18 (78.26%) Unit Testing
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 12 (52.17%) Web Services
7 12 (52.17%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (52.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (52.17%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (52.17%) Ansible
7 12 (52.17%) Docker
7 12 (52.17%) Spring Boot
7 12 (52.17%) Full Stack Development
8 11 (47.83%) Mob Programming
8 11 (47.83%) Legacy Code
8 11 (47.83%) React
8 11 (47.83%) Vue.js
8 11 (47.83%) Coaching
8 11 (47.83%) Big Data
8 11 (47.83%) Kafka
8 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
8 11 (47.83%) BDD
8 11 (47.83%) JUnit
8 11 (47.83%) Maven
8 11 (47.83%) Logistics
8 11 (47.83%) TDD
8 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming

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%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 3 (13.04%) GCP
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (47.83%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) JUnit
1 11 (47.83%) Maven
General
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
1 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Lead Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Lead Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) Spring
2 12 (52.17%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (52.17%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (52.17%) Spring Boot
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
3 11 (47.83%) Kafka
3 11 (47.83%) React
3 11 (47.83%) Vue.js
4 10 (43.48%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) FFmpeg
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Legacy Code
2 7 (30.43%) Wiki
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
3 18 (78.26%) Unit Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Full Stack Development
5 11 (47.83%) BDD
5 11 (47.83%) Coaching
5 11 (47.83%) Extreme Programming
5 11 (47.83%) Logistics
5 11 (47.83%) Mob Programming
5 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming
5 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 11 (47.83%) TDD
6 10 (43.48%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Customer-Centricity
7 7 (30.43%) Dependency Management
7 7 (30.43%) Fintech
7 7 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Java 8
3 19 (82.61%) Java 11
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) ES6
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SaltStack