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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 31 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 69 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.68% 8.65% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 9.07% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 63 25
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
568 761 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.26% 95.36% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 509 688 467
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 20 £40,000 +6.66%
Wells - 7 £55,000 -
Clevedon - 4 £32,500 -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) SQL
3 32 (54.24%) Eclipse
4 31 (52.54%) Spring
5 30 (50.85%) Scrum
6 29 (49.15%) XML
7 27 (45.76%) JSP
8 26 (44.07%) J2EE
8 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (42.37%) CSS
10 23 (38.98%) MySQL
11 22 (37.29%) Maven
12 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
12 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
13 20 (33.90%) Subversion
14 18 (30.51%) HTML
14 18 (30.51%) Linux
14 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
15 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
15 17 (28.81%) Servlets
16 16 (27.12%) Ant
17 15 (25.42%) JUnit
17 15 (25.42%) JSON
17 15 (25.42%) TDD
18 14 (23.73%) OOD
19 13 (22.03%) RUP
19 13 (22.03%) IBM
19 13 (22.03%) JDBC
19 13 (22.03%) UML
19 13 (22.03%) OOP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.86%) JBoss
4 5 (8.47%) ColdFusion
4 5 (8.47%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Eclipse
2 22 (37.29%) Maven
3 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
4 20 (33.90%) Subversion
5 16 (27.12%) Ant
6 15 (25.42%) JUnit
7 13 (22.03%) JIRA
8 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.17%) WebLogic Workshop
10 5 (8.47%) jMock
11 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
11 3 (5.08%) EasyMock
11 3 (5.08%) Mockito
12 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
13 1 (1.69%) Apache Buildr
13 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) Spring
2 29 (49.15%) XML
3 27 (45.76%) JSP
4 26 (44.07%) J2EE
5 25 (42.37%) CSS
6 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 17 (28.81%) Servlets
8 15 (25.42%) JSON
9 13 (22.03%) JDBC
10 10 (16.95%) Web Services
11 9 (15.25%) SOAP
11 9 (15.25%) Ajax
12 7 (11.86%) REST
12 7 (11.86%) Struts
13 6 (10.17%) EJB
14 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
14 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (8.47%) Java EE
14 5 (8.47%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Scrum
2 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) TDD
4 14 (23.73%) OOD
5 13 (22.03%) RUP
5 13 (22.03%) UML
5 13 (22.03%) OOP
5 13 (22.03%) AOP
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Refactoring
7 7 (11.86%) MVVM
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.78%) RAD
10 4 (6.78%) Web Development
10 4 (6.78%) BDD
10 4 (6.78%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) SQL
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) AspectJ
5 9 (15.25%) PHP
6 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) CFML
6 5 (8.47%) Perl
6 5 (8.47%) Ruby
7 4 (6.78%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) IBM
2 6 (10.17%) ATG
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle