The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 47 50 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 25 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.17% 4.13% 12.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 4.22% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 71
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Java Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 593 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.83% 98.02% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 537 481 531
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (82.09%) Spring
3 34 (50.75%) Hibernate
4 30 (44.78%) J2EE
5 24 (35.82%) Java EE
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
7 17 (25.37%) SQL
8 15 (22.39%) JUnit
8 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.90%) MVC
10 13 (19.40%) Finance
10 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
10 13 (19.40%) XML
10 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle
11 12 (17.91%) Unit Testing
12 11 (16.42%) BEA
12 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
12 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
13 10 (14.93%) HTML
13 10 (14.93%) Spring MVC
13 10 (14.93%) Ajax
13 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
14 9 (13.43%) REST
14 9 (13.43%) Staffware
15 8 (11.94%) N-Tier
15 8 (11.94%) Eclipse
15 8 (11.94%) OO
16 7 (10.45%) Linux
16 7 (10.45%) Servlets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
1 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.49%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.48%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) JUnit
2 8 (11.94%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.45%) Maven
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
4 4 (5.97%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) JMeter
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.49%) TestNG
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (82.09%) Spring
2 34 (50.75%) Hibernate
3 30 (44.78%) J2EE
4 24 (35.82%) Java EE
5 19 (28.36%) Web Services
6 13 (19.40%) XML
7 10 (14.93%) HTML
7 10 (14.93%) Spring MVC
7 10 (14.93%) Ajax
8 9 (13.43%) REST
9 7 (10.45%) Servlets
9 7 (10.45%) Struts
10 6 (8.96%) JSP
11 5 (7.46%) CSS
11 5 (7.46%) Spring Integration
12 4 (5.97%) JSF
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) HTML5
12 4 (5.97%) JDBC
12 4 (5.97%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
1 7 (10.45%) Android
2 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.46%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) MVC
3 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.91%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.94%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) OOD
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) BDD
8 4 (5.97%) Android Development
9 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.48%) OOP
9 3 (4.48%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.48%) ATDD
9 3 (4.48%) User Stories
9 3 (4.48%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.99%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (25.37%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) C++
5 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) BEA
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
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