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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 127 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.64% 5.65% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 5.93% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 124 92 81
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1854 1654 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.97% 95.44% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1354 1484
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
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 2 March 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Java
2 199 (63.58%) Spring
3 154 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (45.37%) JavaScript
4 142 (45.37%) SQL
5 135 (43.13%) Hibernate
6 125 (39.94%) JUnit
7 120 (38.34%) XML
8 116 (37.06%) J2EE
9 103 (32.91%) Web Services
10 102 (32.59%) TDD
11 98 (31.31%) Eclipse
12 91 (29.07%) Oracle
13 89 (28.43%) CSS
14 81 (25.88%) HTML
15 72 (23.00%) Subversion
16 56 (17.89%) PL/SQL
17 55 (17.57%) MySQL
18 51 (16.29%) Open Source
19 48 (15.34%) Maven
19 48 (15.34%) Software Engineering
20 47 (15.02%) SOAP
21 46 (14.70%) Tomcat
22 45 (14.38%) MVC
23 41 (13.10%) Degree
23 41 (13.10%) Unit Testing
23 41 (13.10%) JPA
24 40 (12.78%) XHTML
25 39 (12.46%) Linux
26 38 (12.14%) Spring MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 46 (14.70%) Tomcat
2 30 (9.58%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.39%) Joomla!
3 20 (6.39%) Alfresco
4 19 (6.07%) JBoss
5 10 (3.19%) Node.js
6 9 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.56%) Drupal
7 8 (2.56%) WordPress
7 8 (2.56%) nginx
7 8 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.60%) Apache
10 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.64%) IIS
11 2 (0.64%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.32%) Jetty
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) PaaS
2 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.90%) HTTP
2 19 (6.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.57%) MySQL
2 34 (10.86%) MongoDB
3 30 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (8.95%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.47%) Big Data
6 14 (4.47%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.56%) Redis
9 8 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.56%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.56%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 125 (39.94%) JUnit
2 98 (31.31%) Eclipse
3 72 (23.00%) Subversion
4 48 (15.34%) Maven
5 29 (9.27%) Ant
6 28 (8.95%) JDeveloper
7 27 (8.63%) Jenkins
8 26 (8.31%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.43%) Hudson
9 17 (5.43%) JIRA
10 16 (5.11%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (4.47%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (2.24%) NetBeans
13 6 (1.92%) Selenium
13 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
14 5 (1.60%) JBehave
15 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
16 2 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 36 (11.50%) Finance
2 21 (6.71%) Advertising
3 13 (4.15%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.88%) Banking
6 7 (2.24%) Legal
7 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Retail
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (63.58%) Spring
2 135 (43.13%) Hibernate
3 120 (38.34%) XML
4 116 (37.06%) J2EE
5 103 (32.91%) Web Services
6 89 (28.43%) CSS
7 81 (25.88%) HTML
8 47 (15.02%) SOAP
9 41 (13.10%) JPA
10 40 (12.78%) XHTML
11 38 (12.14%) Spring MVC
12 33 (10.54%) JSP
13 32 (10.22%) HTML5
14 30 (9.58%) Oracle ADF
15 25 (7.99%) Apache Flex
16 23 (7.35%) REST
16 23 (7.35%) Java EE
17 20 (6.39%) WSDL
17 20 (6.39%) Servlets
17 20 (6.39%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.29%) Open Source
2 24 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.03%) RIA
4 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.46%) Linux
2 22 (7.03%) Apple iOS
3 20 (6.39%) Android
4 5 (1.60%) UNIX
4 5 (1.60%) Windows
5 3 (0.96%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Fedora
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (32.59%) TDD
3 48 (15.34%) Software Engineering
4 45 (14.38%) MVC
5 41 (13.10%) Unit Testing
6 34 (10.86%) Web Development
7 32 (10.22%) BDD
8 30 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.27%) Scrum
9 29 (9.27%) UML
10 28 (8.95%) SOA
11 26 (8.31%) OO
12 19 (6.07%) iOS Development
13 17 (5.43%) Web Application Development
13 17 (5.43%) Android Development
13 17 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.79%) Refactoring
15 12 (3.83%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (3.51%) Kanban
17 10 (3.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 313 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (45.37%) JavaScript
2 142 (45.37%) SQL
3 56 (17.89%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.83%) Ruby
5 11 (3.51%) XQuery
6 9 (2.88%) PHP
6 9 (2.88%) C#
6 9 (2.88%) C++
7 8 (2.56%) Clojure
8 7 (2.24%) Scala
9 5 (1.60%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.28%) Groovy
11 3 (0.96%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.64%) Python
12 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) PHP5
13 1 (0.32%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (13.10%) Degree
2 33 (10.54%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.60%) VCP4
5 3 (0.96%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.28%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.56%) Vagrant
1 8 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.64%) logstash
3 2 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 91 (29.07%) Oracle
2 22 (7.03%) Adobe
3 7 (2.24%) IBM
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.96%) Sun
5 2 (0.64%) Sybase
5 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.64%) Google
5 2 (0.64%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.32%) SAP
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.32%) ION Trading
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