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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.70% 3.75% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 3.88% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 15
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
721 515 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.39% 96.62% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 609 448 586
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -12 19 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Glastonbury - 7 £42,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 7 £42,500 -
Somerton - 7 £42,500 -
Street - 7 £42,500 -
Taunton - 3 £40,000 -
Bridgwater - 3 £45,000 - 1
Frome - 1 £30,000 -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
3 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (49.15%) Spring
5 57 (48.31%) HTML
6 55 (46.61%) CSS
7 49 (41.53%) SQL
8 44 (37.29%) Scrum
9 31 (26.27%) XML
10 28 (23.73%) Hibernate
10 28 (23.73%) Degree
11 27 (22.88%) E-Commerce
11 27 (22.88%) Web Services
12 26 (22.03%) hybris
13 25 (21.19%) Retail
13 25 (21.19%) Software Engineering
13 25 (21.19%) Oracle
14 24 (20.34%) JUnit
14 24 (20.34%) JIRA
14 24 (20.34%) Mentoring
15 23 (19.49%) jQuery
16 21 (17.80%) Java EE
17 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
18 18 (15.25%) Maven
19 16 (13.56%) SOAP
20 15 (12.71%) JSP
20 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
20 15 (12.71%) J2EE
20 15 (12.71%) TDD
20 15 (12.71%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.47%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.39%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.24%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) Redis
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) JUnit
1 24 (20.34%) JIRA
2 18 (15.25%) Maven
3 15 (12.71%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.86%) Subversion
5 11 (9.32%) Ant
6 8 (6.78%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.93%) Selenium
8 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.39%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.85%) JMeter
10 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (21.19%) Retail
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Publishing
4 5 (4.24%) Finance
5 4 (3.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.15%) Spring
2 57 (48.31%) HTML
3 55 (46.61%) CSS
4 31 (26.27%) XML
5 28 (23.73%) Hibernate
6 27 (22.88%) Web Services
7 23 (19.49%) jQuery
8 21 (17.80%) Java EE
9 16 (13.56%) SOAP
10 15 (12.71%) JSP
10 15 (12.71%) J2EE
10 15 (12.71%) HTML5
11 14 (11.86%) RESTful
12 13 (11.02%) Ajax
13 11 (9.32%) CSS3
14 10 (8.47%) JSF
14 10 (8.47%) FreeMarker
14 10 (8.47%) XSLT
15 9 (7.63%) JPA
16 8 (6.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.02%) User Experience
3 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.08%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.29%) Scrum
3 27 (22.88%) E-Commerce
4 25 (21.19%) Software Engineering
5 24 (20.34%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.71%) TDD
7 9 (7.63%) Automated Testing
7 9 (7.63%) Migration
8 7 (5.93%) Web Development
9 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.39%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.39%) Project Management
11 3 (2.54%) OO
12 2 (1.69%) Integration Testing
12 2 (1.69%) MVC
12 2 (1.69%) OOP
13 1 (0.85%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.85%) Programme Management
13 1 (0.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
3 49 (41.53%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Ruby
6 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) CFML
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) hybris
2 25 (21.19%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) JBoss
4 4 (3.39%) Sun
5 1 (0.85%) SAP