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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 233 165 201
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 16 64 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 1.11% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.16% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 64 22
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
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
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bristol -21 14 £37,500 +11.94%
Wiltshire +3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (92.68%) Spring
3 32 (78.05%) Eclipse
4 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
6 26 (63.41%) Oracle
7 25 (60.98%) JUnit
7 25 (60.98%) J2EE
8 24 (58.54%) XML
9 23 (56.10%) SQL
10 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
10 21 (51.22%) JBoss
10 21 (51.22%) Finance
10 21 (51.22%) WebSphere
10 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
11 20 (48.78%) Degree
11 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
12 19 (46.34%) Computer Science
12 19 (46.34%) French Language
12 19 (46.34%) Banking
12 19 (46.34%) Problem Management
12 19 (46.34%) Eclipse RCP
12 19 (46.34%) GWT
13 16 (39.02%) Hibernate
13 16 (39.02%) Open Source
14 14 (34.15%) TDD
14 14 (34.15%) HTML
15 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (31.71%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
1 21 (51.22%) JBoss
1 21 (51.22%) WebSphere
2 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
3 10 (24.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (31.71%) MySQL
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
3 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (78.05%) Eclipse
2 25 (60.98%) JUnit
3 19 (46.34%) Eclipse RCP
4 13 (31.71%) Subversion
4 13 (31.71%) Maven
5 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (26.83%) Ant
5 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.44%) Hudson
7 1 (2.44%) Gradle
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 19 (46.34%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) Spring
2 25 (60.98%) J2EE
3 24 (58.54%) XML
4 19 (46.34%) GWT
5 16 (39.02%) Hibernate
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
7 13 (31.71%) XSD
8 10 (24.39%) XSLT
8 10 (24.39%) JSP
8 10 (24.39%) Servlets
8 10 (24.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (24.39%) Struts
8 10 (24.39%) JMS
8 10 (24.39%) OSGi
9 9 (21.95%) MyBatis
9 9 (21.95%) SWT
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 4 (9.76%) CSS
12 3 (7.32%) HTML5
12 3 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Computer Science
2 16 (39.02%) Open Source
3 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (24.39%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (24.39%) SWIFT
4 10 (24.39%) Client/Server
4 10 (24.39%) N-Tier
5 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.88%) RIA
7 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) AIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
4 19 (46.34%) Problem Management
5 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
8 10 (24.39%) UML
9 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) MVC
11 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
11 2 (4.88%) Kanban
12 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (56.10%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
4 1 (2.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Google
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace