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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 218 183 175
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 29 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.77% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 36
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
5807 5877 4820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4862 4148
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 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
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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 24 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Dorset +4 4 £39,000 +23.80% 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (80.95%) Eclipse
3 33 (78.57%) Spring
4 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (73.81%) Oracle
6 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
6 29 (69.05%) JUnit
6 29 (69.05%) J2EE
6 29 (69.05%) XML
7 22 (52.38%) UML
8 21 (50.00%) Degree
9 20 (47.62%) Computer Science
9 20 (47.62%) SQL
10 19 (45.24%) Maven
10 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
11 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
11 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
11 18 (42.86%) GWT
11 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
11 18 (42.86%) Eclipse RCP
11 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
11 18 (42.86%) JBoss
11 18 (42.86%) VMware
11 18 (42.86%) Banking
11 18 (42.86%) Finance
12 17 (40.48%) RDBMS
12 17 (40.48%) TDD
12 17 (40.48%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 18 (42.86%) JBoss
1 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 16 (38.10%) Apache ServiceMix
3 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) RDBMS
2 17 (40.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (30.95%) MySQL
3 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (80.95%) Eclipse
2 29 (69.05%) JUnit
3 19 (45.24%) Maven
3 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
4 18 (42.86%) Eclipse RCP
5 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
5 17 (40.48%) Ant
6 15 (35.71%) Subversion
7 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (4.76%) Gradle
9 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.38%) Hudson
9 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 11 (26.19%) French Language
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) Spring
2 29 (69.05%) J2EE
2 29 (69.05%) XML
3 18 (42.86%) GWT
4 17 (40.48%) Servlets
5 16 (38.10%) JSP
5 16 (38.10%) XSLT
5 16 (38.10%) JMS
5 16 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 16 (38.10%) OSGi
6 13 (30.95%) XSD
7 4 (9.52%) OpenMP
8 3 (7.14%) Struts
8 3 (7.14%) HTML
9 2 (4.76%) MyBatis
9 2 (4.76%) SWT
10 1 (2.38%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) RESTful
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 16 (38.10%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (38.10%) SWIFT
2 16 (38.10%) Client/Server
2 16 (38.10%) N-Tier
3 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) UNIX
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) UML
4 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (40.48%) TDD
6 16 (38.10%) Scrum
7 14 (33.33%) OO
8 13 (30.95%) Open Source
8 13 (30.95%) Web Application Development
9 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (14.29%) Validation
11 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
12 4 (9.52%) Signal Processing
12 4 (9.52%) Concurrent Programming
12 4 (9.52%) Parallel Programming
13 2 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
14 1 (2.38%) MapReduce
14 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Clojure
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Oracle
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Google
4 10 (23.81%) BEA
4 10 (23.81%) Sybase
5 6 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (9.52%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) HP
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