The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 185 189 157
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 66 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.99% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.01% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 81
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Java Software Engineer
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Bristol +7 36 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Gloucestershire +25 21 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Devon -15 4 - -
Somerset -1 3 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Java Software Engineer
England

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 166 (99.40%) Software Engineering
3 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (53.29%) Spring
5 73 (43.71%) SQL
6 64 (38.32%) Degree
7 63 (37.72%) J2EE
8 60 (35.93%) JavaScript
9 58 (34.73%) Eclipse
10 56 (33.53%) C++
11 55 (32.93%) OO
12 53 (31.74%) Computer Science
13 51 (30.54%) JUnit
13 51 (30.54%) Web Services
14 49 (29.34%) HTML
14 49 (29.34%) Oracle
14 49 (29.34%) Hibernate
15 44 (26.35%) C#
16 43 (25.75%) Linux
17 41 (24.55%) Scrum
18 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
19 39 (23.35%) Git (software)
20 38 (22.75%) TDD
20 38 (22.75%) CSS
21 37 (22.16%) MySQL
21 37 (22.16%) Maven
22 33 (19.76%) NoSQL
23 31 (18.56%) Relational Database
23 31 (18.56%) OOD
24 30 (17.96%) UML

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.96%) WebSphere
2 26 (15.57%) JBoss
3 19 (11.38%) Apache
4 16 (9.58%) Tomcat
5 15 (8.98%) WebLogic
6 14 (8.38%) Apache Solr
6 14 (8.38%) Apache Spark
6 14 (8.38%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.80%) Confluence
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) HTTP
1 10 (5.99%) Internet
2 5 (2.99%) SSL
2 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.16%) MySQL
2 33 (19.76%) NoSQL
3 31 (18.56%) Relational Database
4 30 (17.96%) Big Data
5 27 (16.17%) Hadoop
6 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
7 15 (8.98%) Oracle Database
8 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
8 12 (7.19%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.59%) OrientDB
11 5 (2.99%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.80%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
15 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (34.73%) Eclipse
2 51 (30.54%) JUnit
3 39 (23.35%) Git (software)
4 37 (22.16%) Maven
5 23 (13.77%) Ant
6 19 (11.38%) Subversion
7 14 (8.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 13 (7.78%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.19%) JIRA
10 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.39%) Selenium
11 5 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.99%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.40%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.80%) Mockito
14 2 (1.20%) CppUnit
14 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
15 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (16.17%) Finance
2 25 (14.97%) Telecoms
3 23 (13.77%) Banking
4 16 (9.58%) Retail
5 11 (6.59%) Financial Institution
6 9 (5.39%) Advertising
7 7 (4.19%) French Language
8 6 (3.59%) Aerospace
9 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.80%) Military
11 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (53.29%) Spring
2 63 (37.72%) J2EE
3 51 (30.54%) Web Services
4 49 (29.34%) Hibernate
4 49 (29.34%) HTML
5 38 (22.75%) CSS
6 28 (16.77%) JMS
7 27 (16.17%) AngularJS
7 27 (16.17%) XML
8 26 (15.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (14.97%) Java EE
10 24 (14.37%) JSON
10 24 (14.37%) RESTful
11 22 (13.17%) Apache Camel
12 20 (11.98%) HTML5
12 20 (11.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (9.58%) REST
13 16 (9.58%) Spring MVC
14 15 (8.98%) CSS3
14 15 (8.98%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (31.74%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.98%) Client/Server
2 20 (11.98%) Digital Media
2 20 (11.98%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (11.98%) N-Tier
3 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.78%) SWIFT
5 17 (10.18%) Algorithms
6 16 (9.58%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) Wiki
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.75%) Linux
2 24 (14.37%) Unix
3 8 (4.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) AIX
4 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (99.40%) Software Engineering
2 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (32.93%) OO
4 41 (24.55%) Scrum
5 38 (22.75%) TDD
6 31 (18.56%) OOD
7 30 (17.96%) BDD
7 30 (17.96%) UML
7 30 (17.96%) Unit Testing
8 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (13.77%) OOA/OOD
10 21 (12.57%) Open Source
10 21 (12.57%) Translating Business Requirements
11 19 (11.38%) OOP
11 19 (11.38%) SOA
12 18 (10.78%) MVC
12 18 (10.78%) Problem Management
13 16 (9.58%) Procedural Programming
14 15 (8.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (43.71%) SQL
3 60 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 56 (33.53%) C++
5 44 (26.35%) C#
6 21 (12.57%) C
7 17 (10.18%) Python
8 9 (5.39%) Ruby
8 9 (5.39%) Scala
9 8 (4.79%) Groovy
10 7 (4.19%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.99%) Perl
11 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.80%) Clojure
13 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.20%) Fortran
14 1 (0.60%) Ada
14 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (38.32%) Degree
2 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.98%) QA
2 18 (10.78%) ISO15022
2 18 (10.78%) ISO20022
3 4 (2.40%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Ansible
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (29.34%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) hybris
3 14 (8.38%) VMware
4 7 (4.19%) BEA
4 7 (4.19%) Google
4 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.19%) Sybase
5 5 (2.99%) Intel
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) Facebook
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.20%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Telelogic
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