The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 219 179 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.39% 16.39% 13.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 32.90% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 187 163 145
Average salary £36,779 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,283 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 544 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.82% 49.82% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 496 544
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Java Salary Trend in South Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in South Wales

Java
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Cardiff 0 143 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Newport -8 35 £36,779 +5.08% 4
Torfaen -2 18 £35,000 +12.90%
Bridgend +4 13 £36,000 -1.36% 3
Caerphilly +3 3 £25,000 -35.48%
Monmouthshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Gwent - 1 £38,000 -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 239 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (36.13%) Linux
3 117 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 116 (29.52%) Web Services
5 97 (24.68%) Scrum
6 95 (24.17%) C++
7 89 (22.65%) SQL
7 89 (22.65%) Python
8 79 (20.10%) Spring
8 79 (20.10%) Jenkins
9 78 (19.85%) Degree
10 77 (19.59%) Software Engineering
10 77 (19.59%) HTML
11 76 (19.34%) Perl
12 70 (17.81%) Oracle
13 64 (16.28%) TDD
14 63 (16.03%) SDLC
15 62 (15.78%) Telecoms
16 59 (15.01%) REST
17 55 (13.99%) .NET
17 55 (13.99%) C#
18 54 (13.74%) Bash Shell
19 50 (12.72%) BDD
20 49 (12.47%) OO
21 48 (12.21%) Windows
22 47 (11.96%) Finance
23 46 (11.70%) JUnit
23 46 (11.70%) SOAP
24 45 (11.45%) CSS
24 45 (11.45%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (6.62%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.09%) JBoss
3 16 (4.07%) Apache
4 14 (3.56%) Confluence
5 10 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.29%) Node.js
7 5 (1.27%) IIS
8 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.51%) Mule
9 2 (0.51%) WordPress
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) PaaS
2 7 (1.78%) SaaS
3 5 (1.27%) GitHub
3 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.63%) HTTP
2 21 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.33%) DVB
4 10 (2.54%) tcpdump
5 9 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.04%) Internet
7 3 (0.76%) DNS
7 3 (0.76%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.51%) Firewall
8 2 (0.51%) LAN
8 2 (0.51%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) DHCP
9 1 (0.25%) PBX
9 1 (0.25%) MPLS
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.43%) MongoDB
3 31 (7.89%) Big Data
3 31 (7.89%) MySQL
4 22 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.54%) Data Mining
7 9 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (2.04%) VoltDB
8 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.53%) DB2
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.27%) Riak
10 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.27%) Voldemort
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.51%) HPCC
14 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 79 (20.10%) Jenkins
2 46 (11.70%) JUnit
3 45 (11.45%) Selenium
3 45 (11.45%) Cucumber
4 44 (11.20%) Git (software)
5 43 (10.94%) Maven
6 40 (10.18%) Subversion
6 40 (10.18%) Eclipse
7 33 (8.40%) JMeter
8 25 (6.36%) Hudson
9 23 (5.85%) JIRA
10 22 (5.60%) NetBeans
11 19 (4.83%) Ant
12 11 (2.80%) Gradle
13 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.29%) TestLink
15 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
15 7 (1.78%) IntelliJ
16 6 (1.53%) Artifactory
General
1 62 (15.78%) Telecoms
2 47 (11.96%) Finance
3 36 (9.16%) Advertising
4 30 (7.63%) Banking
5 18 (4.58%) Marketing
6 11 (2.80%) Back Office
7 10 (2.54%) Retail
8 9 (2.29%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (38.93%) Developer
2 81 (20.61%) Java Developer
3 59 (15.01%) Software Engineer
4 41 (10.43%) Analyst
5 26 (6.62%) Architect
6 24 (6.11%) Test Engineer
7 23 (5.85%) Tester
8 22 (5.60%) Project Manager
9 21 (5.34%) Test Analyst
10 20 (5.09%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.33%) Technical Architect
12 16 (4.07%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (3.31%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.05%) Software Tester
15 12 (3.05%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
16 11 (2.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (29.52%) Web Services
2 79 (20.10%) Spring
3 77 (19.59%) HTML
4 59 (15.01%) REST
5 55 (13.99%) .NET
6 46 (11.70%) SOAP
7 45 (11.45%) CSS
8 44 (11.20%) J2EE
9 40 (10.18%) Hibernate
10 33 (8.40%) Java EE
11 29 (7.38%) XML
12 27 (6.87%) JSON
13 25 (6.36%) jQuery
14 20 (5.09%) JPA
14 20 (5.09%) HTML5
15 19 (4.83%) RESTful
16 18 (4.58%) ASP.NET
17 16 (4.07%) Ajax
18 15 (3.82%) STL
18 15 (3.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.65%) User Experience
1 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 28 (7.12%) DTV
4 23 (5.85%) Client/Server
5 20 (5.09%) Digital Media
6 14 (3.56%) Statistics
7 11 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.04%) iPhone
9 8 (2.04%) iPad
10 7 (1.78%) IPTV
10 7 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.53%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.53%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.02%) Streaming Video
12 4 (1.02%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 142 (36.13%) Linux
2 48 (12.21%) Windows
3 36 (9.16%) Android
4 33 (8.40%) UNIX
5 25 (6.36%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.54%) CentOS
8 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) HPUX
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) Debian
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.68%) Scrum
3 77 (19.59%) Software Engineering
4 64 (16.28%) TDD
5 63 (16.03%) SDLC
6 50 (12.72%) BDD
7 49 (12.47%) OO
8 38 (9.67%) MVC
9 36 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.89%) Test Management
10 31 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (6.87%) API Testing
11 27 (6.87%) Test Automation
11 27 (6.87%) UML
12 24 (6.11%) ETL
12 24 (6.11%) Product Management
12 24 (6.11%) Automation Testing
13 23 (5.85%) OOP
14 22 (5.60%) Project Management
14 22 (5.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (29.77%) JavaScript
2 95 (24.17%) C++
3 89 (22.65%) SQL
3 89 (22.65%) Python
4 76 (19.34%) Perl
5 55 (13.99%) C#
6 54 (13.74%) Bash Shell
7 44 (11.20%) C
8 33 (8.40%) Objective-C
9 30 (7.63%) PHP
10 21 (5.34%) Ruby
11 16 (4.07%) Korn
12 15 (3.82%) Erlang
12 15 (3.82%) Groovy
13 12 (3.05%) Lisp
13 12 (3.05%) Haskell
14 11 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.80%) Scala
15 5 (1.27%) SystemTap
16 4 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (19.85%) Degree
2 22 (5.60%) PMI Certification
3 20 (5.09%) PMP
4 16 (4.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (3.31%) ISEB
6 8 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.51%) PhD
11 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.07%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.54%) Snort
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.25%) SCSM
3 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.25%) OpenView
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.25%) OPNET
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (17.81%) Oracle
2 19 (4.83%) Perforce
3 13 (3.31%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.29%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.02%) Lotus
6 4 (1.02%) Cisco
6 4 (1.02%) IBM
6 4 (1.02%) Apple
7 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.76%) HP
7 3 (0.76%) VMware
8 2 (0.51%) CA
8 2 (0.51%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy
9 1 (0.25%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.25%) F5
9 1 (0.25%) NetQoS
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Monmouthshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago