The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 124 111 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.56% 6.25% 7.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 6.52% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 116
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1823 1703 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 95.84% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1355 1308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Bristol region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 243 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (55.14%) Spring
4 111 (45.68%) Hibernate
5 90 (37.04%) JUnit
6 81 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 81 (33.33%) SQL
7 80 (32.92%) TDD
8 73 (30.04%) XML
9 72 (29.63%) Oracle
10 71 (29.22%) J2EE
11 66 (27.16%) CSS
12 63 (25.93%) Software Engineering
13 58 (23.87%) Finance
14 57 (23.46%) SQL Server
15 56 (23.05%) Scrum
16 52 (21.40%) Web Services
17 47 (19.34%) Eclipse
18 45 (18.52%) Cucumber
19 44 (18.11%) BDD
20 42 (17.28%) Open Source
20 42 (17.28%) Degree
21 40 (16.46%) Tomcat
22 39 (16.05%) Subversion
22 39 (16.05%) Grails
23 37 (15.23%) HTML
24 36 (14.81%) MySQL
24 36 (14.81%) Telecoms
24 36 (14.81%) JSON
25 35 (14.40%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.76%) JBoss
3 13 (5.35%) Mule
3 13 (5.35%) Mule ESB
4 11 (4.53%) MQSeries
5 8 (3.29%) Apache
6 7 (2.88%) GlassFish
6 7 (2.88%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.47%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.65%) Confluence
9 3 (1.23%) Node.js
9 3 (1.23%) Liferay
9 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.65%) SaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.23%) HTTP
2 14 (5.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.81%) MySQL
3 23 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.70%) Big Data
5 9 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Redis
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (37.04%) JUnit
2 47 (19.34%) Eclipse
3 45 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 39 (16.05%) Subversion
5 27 (11.11%) Mockito
6 26 (10.70%) Spock
6 26 (10.70%) Maven
7 24 (9.88%) Selenium
8 23 (9.47%) Git (software)
9 18 (7.41%) EasyMock
10 17 (7.00%) JIRA
11 16 (6.58%) Geb
12 15 (6.17%) FishEye
12 15 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (5.35%) jMock
13 13 (5.35%) WebDriver
14 10 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (3.70%) Ant
16 8 (3.29%) JBehave
16 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (23.87%) Finance
2 36 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.64%) Advertising
4 17 (7.00%) Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.70%) Marketing
5 9 (3.70%) Electronics
6 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.65%) Publishing
8 3 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (55.14%) Spring
2 111 (45.68%) Hibernate
3 73 (30.04%) XML
4 71 (29.22%) J2EE
5 66 (27.16%) CSS
6 52 (21.40%) Web Services
7 39 (16.05%) Grails
8 37 (15.23%) HTML
9 36 (14.81%) JSON
10 35 (14.40%) SOAP
11 32 (13.17%) Java EE
12 27 (11.11%) jQuery
13 25 (10.29%) REST
14 22 (9.05%) Struts
14 22 (9.05%) XHTML
15 21 (8.64%) RESTful
16 16 (6.58%) XSD
17 15 (6.17%) Apache Camel
18 12 (4.94%) AngularJS
18 12 (4.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.70%) DTV
5 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.47%) RIA
7 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.23%) AS400
8 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.82%) Xbox
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.99%) Linux
2 6 (2.47%) Android
2 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.23%) UNIX
3 3 (1.23%) CentOS
3 3 (1.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.92%) TDD
3 63 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 56 (23.05%) Scrum
5 44 (18.11%) BDD
6 42 (17.28%) Open Source
7 24 (9.88%) Web Development
8 23 (9.47%) Web Application Development
9 22 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.64%) OO
11 20 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.00%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (7.00%) SDLC
13 14 (5.76%) MVC
14 13 (5.35%) UML
15 11 (4.53%) Risk Management
15 11 (4.53%) Pair Programming
15 11 (4.53%) Waterfall
15 11 (4.53%) Integration Testing
16 10 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 243 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 81 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (7.41%) C++
4 16 (6.58%) Groovy
5 15 (6.17%) C
6 12 (4.94%) Clojure
6 12 (4.94%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.29%) PHP
8 7 (2.88%) Scala
9 6 (2.47%) ActionScript
10 5 (2.06%) Ruby
11 3 (1.23%) PHP5
11 3 (1.23%) XQuery
11 3 (1.23%) Python
12 2 (0.82%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (17.28%) Degree
2 12 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) Puppet
2 3 (1.23%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (29.63%) Oracle
2 14 (5.76%) TIBCO
3 12 (4.94%) Adobe
4 9 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.82%) Sybase
6 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) NorthgateArinso
7 1 (0.41%) Facebook
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
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