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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 211 178 188
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 24 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.91% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 46
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
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
5753 5265 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.90% 95.57% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 4457 4892
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
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 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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
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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 -8 21 £35,000 -17.64%
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) Java
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (89.47%) Spring
3 40 (70.18%) Eclipse
3 40 (70.18%) Unit Testing
4 39 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (64.91%) SQL
7 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
7 32 (56.14%) Degree
8 30 (52.63%) Problem Management
8 30 (52.63%) WebSphere
8 30 (52.63%) WebLogic
8 30 (52.63%) JBoss
8 30 (52.63%) Finance
9 29 (50.88%) Banking
9 29 (50.88%) HTML
9 29 (50.88%) French Language
9 29 (50.88%) GWT
9 29 (50.88%) Eclipse RCP
10 28 (49.12%) Oracle
10 28 (49.12%) JUnit
10 28 (49.12%) XML
11 27 (47.37%) J2EE
12 26 (45.61%) TDD
13 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (40.35%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
15 19 (33.33%) Open Source
16 18 (31.58%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (52.63%) WebLogic
1 30 (52.63%) JBoss
1 30 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 15 (26.32%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) HTTP
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
3 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (17.54%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (70.18%) Eclipse
2 29 (50.88%) Eclipse RCP
3 28 (49.12%) JUnit
4 17 (29.82%) Maven
5 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
5 16 (28.07%) Ant
6 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 11 (19.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.75%) Hudson
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 29 (50.88%) Banking
2 29 (50.88%) French Language
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) Spring
2 29 (50.88%) HTML
2 29 (50.88%) GWT
3 28 (49.12%) XML
4 27 (47.37%) J2EE
5 18 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 15 (26.32%) OSGi
6 15 (26.32%) JSP
6 15 (26.32%) Servlets
6 15 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (26.32%) XSLT
6 15 (26.32%) JMS
7 14 (24.56%) CSS
7 14 (24.56%) Struts
7 14 (24.56%) MyBatis
7 14 (24.56%) SWT
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 10 (17.54%) XSD
10 9 (15.79%) HTML5
11 8 (14.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
2 23 (40.35%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (33.33%) Open Source
4 15 (26.32%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (26.32%) SWIFT
4 15 (26.32%) Client/Server
4 15 (26.32%) N-Tier
5 8 (14.04%) RIA
6 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (70.18%) Unit Testing
3 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (52.63%) Problem Management
5 26 (45.61%) TDD
6 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.58%) Scrum
8 15 (26.32%) UML
9 11 (19.30%) Web Development
10 10 (17.54%) Web Application Development
11 9 (15.79%) MVC
12 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (5.26%) OOD
13 3 (5.26%) Kanban
14 1 (1.75%) Change Control
14 1 (1.75%) SOA
14 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
14 1 (1.75%) OO
14 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
14 1 (1.75%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 37 (64.91%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
2 15 (26.32%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) Google
3 8 (14.04%) Adobe
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