The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 24 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 61 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.94% 4.28% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 4.44% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 17
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
727 541 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.66% 96.43% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 635 460 549
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Somerset

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Java Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -8 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Street - 12 £45,000 - 2
Glastonbury - 8 £42,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 8 £42,500 -
Somerton - 8 £42,500 -
Bridgwater +2 6 £45,000 +52.54%
Taunton - 6 £20,000 -
Frome - 1 £30,000 -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (48.12%) JavaScript
3 63 (47.37%) Spring
4 60 (45.11%) HTML
5 58 (43.61%) CSS
6 55 (41.35%) Scrum
6 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (40.60%) SQL
8 36 (27.07%) XML
9 34 (25.56%) Hibernate
10 33 (24.81%) Web Services
11 30 (22.56%) Degree
11 30 (22.56%) E-Commerce
11 30 (22.56%) JUnit
12 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.80%) hybris
13 28 (21.05%) Retail
14 27 (20.30%) JIRA
15 25 (18.80%) Oracle
16 22 (16.54%) Maven
17 21 (15.79%) Computer Science
17 21 (15.79%) jQuery
17 21 (15.79%) SOAP
18 20 (15.04%) J2EE
18 20 (15.04%) Java EE
19 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 19 (14.29%) TDD
19 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 18 (13.53%) Subversion
21 15 (11.28%) HTML5

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.01%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) HTTP
2 4 (3.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.26%) Big Data
6 2 (1.50%) Redis
6 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) JUnit
2 27 (20.30%) JIRA
3 22 (16.54%) Maven
4 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 18 (13.53%) Subversion
6 13 (9.77%) Ant
7 12 (9.02%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.26%) Selenium
8 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.01%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.26%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.75%) JMeter
11 1 (0.75%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.75%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.75%) Grunt
11 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 28 (21.05%) Retail
2 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.51%) Publishing
4 5 (3.76%) Finance
5 3 (2.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (47.37%) Spring
2 60 (45.11%) HTML
3 58 (43.61%) CSS
4 36 (27.07%) XML
5 34 (25.56%) Hibernate
6 33 (24.81%) Web Services
7 21 (15.79%) jQuery
7 21 (15.79%) SOAP
8 20 (15.04%) J2EE
8 20 (15.04%) Java EE
9 15 (11.28%) HTML5
10 14 (10.53%) RESTful
10 14 (10.53%) JSP
11 11 (8.27%) XSLT
11 11 (8.27%) Ajax
12 10 (7.52%) JSF
12 10 (7.52%) FreeMarker
12 10 (7.52%) CSS3
13 9 (6.77%) JPA
13 9 (6.77%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.77%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.75%) DTV
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.35%) Scrum
1 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.56%) E-Commerce
3 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
4 19 (14.29%) TDD
5 14 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 12 (9.02%) Migration
7 10 (7.52%) Web Development
8 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.01%) Project Management
10 4 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.26%) OO
11 3 (2.26%) Refactoring
12 2 (1.50%) OOP
12 2 (1.50%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (1.50%) Performance Management
13 1 (0.75%) Build Automation
13 1 (0.75%) User Stories
13 1 (0.75%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (48.12%) JavaScript
3 54 (40.60%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.26%) Ruby
6 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.50%) C
7 2 (1.50%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) CFML
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
1 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) hybris
2 25 (18.80%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) JBoss
4 4 (3.01%) Sun
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter
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