The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 354 269 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.16% 15.71% 13.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.96% 26.40% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 312 244 176
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1074 1019 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.11% 59.52% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 955 910 959
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Java
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Java Salary Trend in Bristol

Java
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 290 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (41.11%) Spring
3 229 (35.39%) JavaScript
4 211 (32.61%) SQL
5 191 (29.52%) J2EE
6 189 (29.21%) XML
7 180 (27.82%) Eclipse
8 179 (27.67%) JUnit
9 176 (27.20%) HTML
10 174 (26.89%) Oracle
11 162 (25.04%) Hibernate
12 159 (24.57%) Software Engineering
13 153 (23.65%) Web Services
14 150 (23.18%) CSS
15 143 (22.10%) TDD
16 138 (21.33%) Degree
17 121 (18.70%) Linux
18 109 (16.85%) Unit Testing
19 96 (14.84%) Scrum
20 95 (14.68%) WebLogic
21 94 (14.53%) Computer Science
22 90 (13.91%) OO
23 88 (13.60%) Finance
23 88 (13.60%) MySQL
24 82 (12.67%) JBoss
25 79 (12.21%) Subversion
26 78 (12.06%) JSP
27 74 (11.44%) SQL Server
28 72 (11.13%) Open Source
29 70 (10.82%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 95 (14.68%) WebLogic
2 82 (12.67%) JBoss
3 56 (8.66%) WebSphere
4 55 (8.50%) Tomcat
5 33 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (4.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 23 (3.55%) Node.js
8 22 (3.40%) Alfresco
8 22 (3.40%) Joomla!
9 15 (2.32%) Apache
10 14 (2.16%) Apache ServiceMix
10 14 (2.16%) nginx
11 13 (2.01%) WordPress
11 13 (2.01%) Drupal
12 10 (1.55%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.39%) IIS
14 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.93%) MediaWiki
14 6 (0.93%) CMS
14 6 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Simulink
3 2 (0.31%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Tridion
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.32%) SaaS
3 9 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.24%) PaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.64%) Internet
2 29 (4.48%) HTTP
3 10 (1.55%) Network Security
4 9 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.24%) NFC
6 6 (0.93%) IPsec
6 6 (0.93%) Firewall
6 6 (0.93%) BGP
6 6 (0.93%) OSPF
6 6 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 6 (0.93%) LDAP
6 6 (0.93%) VPN
6 6 (0.93%) LAN
6 6 (0.93%) WAN
6 6 (0.93%) IPv6
7 2 (0.31%) DLNA
7 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.60%) MySQL
2 74 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 47 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 32 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.33%) Big Data
9 23 (3.55%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.24%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.24%) Redis
13 8 (1.24%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.93%) Riak
15 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.77%) Hazelcast
16 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 180 (27.82%) Eclipse
2 179 (27.67%) JUnit
3 79 (12.21%) Subversion
4 66 (10.20%) Maven
4 66 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 54 (8.35%) Ant
6 51 (7.88%) JDeveloper
7 44 (6.80%) Git (software)
8 39 (6.03%) JIRA
9 32 (4.95%) Cucumber
10 31 (4.79%) Hudson
10 31 (4.79%) Selenium
11 28 (4.33%) Eclipse RCP
12 20 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (2.32%) Apache Ivy
14 14 (2.16%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.70%) Android Studio
17 9 (1.39%) Artifactory
18 8 (1.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 88 (13.60%) Finance
2 43 (6.65%) Banking
3 28 (4.33%) French Language
4 25 (3.86%) Advertising
5 24 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.09%) Aerospace
7 19 (2.94%) Marketing
8 10 (1.55%) Legal
9 8 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.24%) Retail
10 6 (0.93%) Military
11 5 (0.77%) Games
11 5 (0.77%) Electronics
12 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Back Office
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.31%) International Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 435 (67.23%) Developer
2 306 (47.30%) Java Developer
3 89 (13.76%) Software Engineer
4 73 (11.28%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (6.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 27 (4.17%) Architect
7 27 (4.17%) Android Developer
8 26 (4.02%) Graduate
9 25 (3.86%) Junior
9 25 (3.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 21 (3.25%) Middleware Developer
11 19 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 19 (2.94%) Analyst
11 19 (2.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 18 (2.78%) Test Engineer
13 17 (2.63%) Junior Software Engineer
14 16 (2.47%) Web Developer
15 15 (2.32%) QA Engineer
16 14 (2.16%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (41.11%) Spring
2 191 (29.52%) J2EE
3 189 (29.21%) XML
4 176 (27.20%) HTML
5 162 (25.04%) Hibernate
6 153 (23.65%) Web Services
7 150 (23.18%) CSS
8 78 (12.06%) JSP
9 70 (10.82%) HTML5
10 66 (10.20%) .NET
11 63 (9.74%) SOAP
12 45 (6.96%) JPA
12 45 (6.96%) XHTML
12 45 (6.96%) Middleware
13 42 (6.49%) GWT
14 39 (6.03%) JDBC
15 38 (5.87%) Servlets
16 37 (5.72%) Spring MVC
16 37 (5.72%) Oracle Fusion
17 33 (5.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 72 (11.13%) Open Source
3 36 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 36 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.86%) RIA
6 24 (3.71%) Client/Server
7 22 (3.40%) N-Tier
8 21 (3.25%) User Experience
9 20 (3.09%) Mathematics
10 16 (2.47%) iPhone
11 15 (2.32%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (2.16%) SWIFT
13 13 (2.01%) Physics
13 13 (2.01%) Blackberry
14 12 (1.85%) iPad
15 11 (1.70%) Wiki
16 10 (1.55%) Xbox
17 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (18.70%) Linux
2 69 (10.66%) Android
3 56 (8.66%) Apple iOS
4 50 (7.73%) UNIX
5 41 (6.34%) Windows
6 12 (1.85%) CentOS
7 11 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.24%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.93%) Debian
10 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.77%) Fedora
11 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (24.57%) Software Engineering
3 143 (22.10%) TDD
4 109 (16.85%) Unit Testing
5 96 (14.84%) Scrum
6 90 (13.91%) OO
7 65 (10.05%) SOA
8 62 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (8.96%) MVC
10 53 (8.19%) Android Development
11 52 (8.04%) UML
12 51 (7.88%) Web Development
13 46 (7.11%) BDD
14 44 (6.80%) Integration Testing
15 41 (6.34%) Mentoring
16 35 (5.41%) iOS Development
17 32 (4.95%) Problem Management
18 29 (4.48%) OOP
19 22 (3.40%) Test Automation
20 21 (3.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 229 (35.39%) JavaScript
2 211 (32.61%) SQL
3 70 (10.82%) C++
4 64 (9.89%) C#
5 54 (8.35%) PHP
5 54 (8.35%) Ruby
6 48 (7.42%) PL/SQL
7 36 (5.56%) Perl
8 30 (4.64%) C
9 27 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 26 (4.02%) Python
11 24 (3.71%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.32%) Groovy
13 12 (1.85%) XQuery
14 11 (1.70%) PHP5
15 10 (1.55%) VB
16 9 (1.39%) Clojure
17 8 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.08%) Scala
19 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (21.33%) Degree
2 40 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.70%) ISEB
5 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.77%) HND
7 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.46%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.31%) CCNA
8 2 (0.31%) PhD
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) GCIA
9 1 (0.15%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.89%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) DO-254
3 2 (0.31%) DO-160
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.93%) Samba
2 6 (0.93%) XenServer
2 6 (0.93%) Postfix
3 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.47%) Puppet
3 9 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.93%) Salt
4 6 (0.93%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.77%) Zenoss
5 5 (0.77%) Nagios
6 2 (0.31%) logstash
6 2 (0.31%) Graphite
Vendors
1 174 (26.89%) Oracle
2 48 (7.42%) Google
3 29 (4.48%) IBM
4 24 (3.71%) Adobe
5 23 (3.55%) VMware
6 21 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 17 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.01%) Sybase
9 12 (1.85%) Apple
10 10 (1.55%) Facebook
11 9 (1.39%) Twitter
12 8 (1.24%) SAP
13 7 (1.08%) ForgeRock
14 6 (0.93%) SIMUL8
14 6 (0.93%) Citrix
15 3 (0.46%) Panasonic
15 3 (0.46%) Sun
15 3 (0.46%) Toshiba
15 3 (0.46%) Jaspersoft
16 2 (0.31%) Xamarin
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