The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 67 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 5.52% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 5.61% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 39
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £43,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1150 1194 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.04% 98.43% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1045 738
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Java Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Cardiff -34 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Bridgend -2 8 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Glamorgan +1 2 £45,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £47,000 -
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (54.87%) Spring
3 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (38.05%) Hibernate
5 41 (36.28%) Web Services
6 38 (33.63%) SQL
7 36 (31.86%) Java EE
8 33 (29.20%) HTML
8 33 (29.20%) SOAP
9 30 (26.55%) Oracle
9 30 (26.55%) Maven
10 27 (23.89%) OOP
11 26 (23.01%) OO
12 25 (22.12%) JPA
13 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
13 24 (21.24%) SDLC
14 23 (20.35%) REST
14 23 (20.35%) CSS
14 23 (20.35%) XML
15 22 (19.47%) Linux
15 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
15 22 (19.47%) Degree
16 21 (18.58%) Eclipse
16 21 (18.58%) JUnit
17 19 (16.81%) MySQL
17 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
17 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
17 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
18 18 (15.93%) RESTful
19 17 (15.04%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (9.73%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.08%) Apache
3 5 (4.42%) WildFly
4 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.65%) JBoss
5 2 (1.77%) Jetty
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) RTP
2 2 (1.77%) RTSP
3 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) MySQL
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.73%) DB2
4 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.77%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Maven
2 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.58%) Eclipse
3 21 (18.58%) JUnit
4 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
5 17 (15.04%) Subversion
6 16 (14.16%) Ant
7 10 (8.85%) SoapUI
8 9 (7.96%) Hudson
9 8 (7.08%) Gradle
9 8 (7.08%) NetBeans
10 7 (6.19%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.19%) JMeter
11 6 (5.31%) Selenium
12 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.77%) Gerrit
13 2 (1.77%) TestNG
General
1 17 (15.04%) Advertising
2 10 (8.85%) Games
3 9 (7.96%) Finance
4 6 (5.31%) Back Office
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (54.87%) Spring
2 43 (38.05%) Hibernate
3 41 (36.28%) Web Services
4 36 (31.86%) Java EE
5 33 (29.20%) HTML
5 33 (29.20%) SOAP
6 25 (22.12%) JPA
7 23 (20.35%) CSS
7 23 (20.35%) REST
7 23 (20.35%) XML
8 18 (15.93%) RESTful
9 14 (12.39%) EJB
9 14 (12.39%) J2EE
10 13 (11.50%) JSF
11 11 (9.73%) JSON
12 10 (8.85%) Ajax
12 10 (8.85%) jQuery
12 10 (8.85%) XHTML
13 9 (7.96%) JSP
14 8 (7.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.77%) Tandem
3 2 (1.77%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.88%) Fintech
4 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Physics
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) OOP
3 26 (23.01%) OO
4 24 (21.24%) SDLC
5 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.04%) Scrum
7 10 (8.85%) BDD
7 10 (8.85%) TDD
8 9 (7.96%) OOD
9 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.08%) Web Development
10 7 (6.19%) Open Source
10 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.31%) MVC
12 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.42%) UML
12 5 (4.42%) Validation
13 3 (2.65%) High Availability
13 3 (2.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (33.63%) SQL
3 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) C++
5 10 (8.85%) Scala
6 9 (7.96%) Perl
7 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.19%) Python
8 6 (5.31%) C#
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) HND
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Oracle
2 4 (3.54%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.77%) IBM
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