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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 39 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 133 120 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.08% 6.60% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 6.87% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 127 111 105
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Java
2 158 (62.45%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (54.15%) Spring
4 116 (45.85%) Hibernate
5 105 (41.50%) SQL
6 92 (36.36%) JUnit
7 84 (33.20%) JavaScript
8 83 (32.81%) TDD
9 81 (32.02%) XML
10 71 (28.06%) J2EE
10 71 (28.06%) Oracle
11 67 (26.48%) Software Engineering
12 66 (26.09%) CSS
13 57 (22.53%) Web Services
14 55 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 54 (21.34%) Eclipse
16 49 (19.37%) Scrum
16 49 (19.37%) Finance
16 49 (19.37%) Open Source
17 48 (18.97%) Degree
17 48 (18.97%) Tomcat
18 44 (17.39%) Subversion
19 42 (16.60%) Cucumber
20 41 (16.21%) MySQL
21 40 (15.81%) BDD
22 39 (15.42%) JSON
23 38 (15.02%) HTML
24 35 (13.83%) Computer Science
25 34 (13.44%) Linux
26 33 (13.04%) Grails

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.53%) JBoss
3 10 (3.95%) Apache
4 9 (3.56%) MQSeries
4 9 (3.56%) Mule
4 9 (3.56%) Mule ESB
5 7 (2.77%) GlassFish
5 7 (2.77%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.37%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.58%) Confluence
8 3 (1.19%) Liferay
8 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) Node.js
9 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.09%) HTTP
2 14 (5.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.21%) MySQL
3 28 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.37%) Big Data
7 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.79%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 92 (36.36%) JUnit
2 54 (21.34%) Eclipse
3 44 (17.39%) Subversion
4 42 (16.60%) Cucumber
5 28 (11.07%) Maven
6 26 (10.28%) Git (software)
7 22 (8.70%) Selenium
8 19 (7.51%) Mockito
9 17 (6.72%) Spock
10 16 (6.32%) WebDriver
11 14 (5.53%) EasyMock
12 13 (5.14%) JIRA
12 13 (5.14%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (4.74%) Jenkins
13 12 (4.74%) Geb
14 11 (4.35%) FishEye
14 11 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.95%) jMock
15 10 (3.95%) Ant
15 10 (3.95%) JBehave
General
1 49 (19.37%) Finance
2 30 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.70%) Advertising
4 15 (5.93%) Banking
5 8 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.16%) Marketing
5 8 (3.16%) Electronics
6 7 (2.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.37%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.58%) Publishing
9 3 (1.19%) Games
10 2 (0.79%) Back Office
10 2 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (54.15%) Spring
2 116 (45.85%) Hibernate
3 81 (32.02%) XML
4 71 (28.06%) J2EE
5 66 (26.09%) CSS
6 57 (22.53%) Web Services
7 39 (15.42%) JSON
8 38 (15.02%) HTML
9 33 (13.04%) Grails
10 31 (12.25%) SOAP
11 27 (10.67%) Java EE
12 23 (9.09%) RESTful
13 21 (8.30%) jQuery
13 21 (8.30%) XHTML
14 19 (7.51%) REST
15 17 (6.72%) XSD
16 16 (6.32%) Struts
17 14 (5.53%) JSF
17 14 (5.53%) AngularJS
18 13 (5.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.16%) DTV
5 6 (2.37%) RIA
5 6 (2.37%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.19%) AS400
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.79%) Xbox
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.44%) Linux
2 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.37%) Android
4 3 (1.19%) CentOS
4 3 (1.19%) Fedora
4 3 (1.19%) UNIX
5 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (62.45%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.81%) TDD
3 67 (26.48%) Software Engineering
4 49 (19.37%) Scrum
4 49 (19.37%) Open Source
5 40 (15.81%) BDD
6 28 (11.07%) Web Application Development
7 26 (10.28%) OO
8 23 (9.09%) Web Development
8 23 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (7.91%) SDLC
10 17 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.72%) MVC
11 16 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (5.53%) Pair Programming
13 13 (5.14%) UML
14 11 (4.35%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.95%) OOP
15 10 (3.95%) OOD
16 9 (3.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 253 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (41.50%) SQL
3 84 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 16 (6.32%) C++
6 13 (5.14%) C
7 12 (4.74%) Groovy
8 8 (3.16%) Clojure
9 7 (2.77%) Scala
9 7 (2.77%) Ruby
9 7 (2.77%) PHP
10 6 (2.37%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.58%) Python
12 3 (1.19%) PHP5
12 3 (1.19%) XQuery
13 2 (0.79%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.79%) C#
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (18.97%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.32%) Puppet
2 3 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) logstash
3 1 (0.40%) Graphite
Vendors
1 71 (28.06%) Oracle
2 12 (4.74%) Adobe
2 12 (4.74%) TIBCO
3 8 (3.16%) SAP
4 5 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.19%) Sybase
5 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.40%) NorthgateArinso
7 1 (0.40%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
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