Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 102 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +46
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 11 15 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.88% 0.85% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.62% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 40
Median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £56,375
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year - +7.44% +0.83%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 691 926 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.46% 52.35% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 570 819 840
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Wales

Java 8
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Wales.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Wales

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Wales over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Wales

Java 8
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 11 July 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
South Wales +20 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Boot
3 8 (72.73%) Kubernetes
3 8 (72.73%) Docker
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) JUnit
4 7 (63.64%) AWS
5 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 6 (54.55%) REST
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) Go
5 6 (54.55%) Dropwizard
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (45.45%) Insurtech
6 5 (45.45%) SDLC
6 5 (45.45%) API Development
6 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) Scala
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Maven
8 2 (18.18%) Microservices

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) GCP
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Liquibase
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Mid-Level Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Boot
3 6 (54.55%) Dropwizard
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) JDBC
5 1 (9.09%) JPA
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) API Development
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (45.45%) Insurtech
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Optimisation
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Kotlin
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP