The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 858 802 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.47% 15.17% 11.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.75% 26.19% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 714 757 540
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3467 3062 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.44% 57.93% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 2769 2708
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Java Salary Trend in the South West

Java
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in the South West

Java
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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 +5 297 £38,000 +1.33% 36
Wiltshire -1 141 £37,500 +2.73% 23
Gloucestershire -1 137 £37,000 -9.75% 27
Dorset -15 97 £50,000 +19.04% 8
Somerset +5 95 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Devon -9 69 £34,500 +6.15% 12
Cornwall 0 7 £45,000 +104.54%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 890 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (32.15%) Spring
3 649 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 649 (31.91%) SQL
4 634 (31.17%) HTML
5 590 (29.01%) XML
6 554 (27.24%) Oracle
7 473 (23.25%) CSS
8 436 (21.44%) Software Engineering
9 395 (19.42%) Linux
10 394 (19.37%) Scrum
11 390 (19.17%) C#
12 374 (18.39%) Degree
13 372 (18.29%) J2EE
14 347 (17.06%) SQL Server
15 346 (17.01%) TDD
16 339 (16.67%) C++
17 330 (16.22%) Finance
18 324 (15.93%) Web Services
19 297 (14.60%) Hibernate
20 287 (14.11%) OO
20 287 (14.11%) Computer Science
21 276 (13.57%) JUnit
22 263 (12.93%) .NET
23 260 (12.78%) Eclipse
24 249 (12.24%) jQuery
25 228 (11.21%) Unit Testing
26 220 (10.82%) HTML5
26 220 (10.82%) Relational Database
27 217 (10.67%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 134 (6.59%) WebLogic
2 127 (6.24%) JBoss
3 112 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 97 (4.77%) WebSphere
5 92 (4.52%) Apache
5 92 (4.52%) IIS
6 65 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 65 (3.20%) Commerce Server
7 42 (2.06%) Apache ServiceMix
8 34 (1.67%) Joomla!
9 33 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
10 32 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 32 (1.57%) Alfresco
11 26 (1.28%) CMS
12 25 (1.23%) NetWeaver
13 23 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 23 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.08%) Node.js
15 18 (0.88%) ColdFusion
15 18 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 108 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.33%) MS Office
3 19 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.29%) NASTRAN
5 5 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.098%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 65 (3.20%) Fredhopper
2 17 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.54%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.54%) Magento
4 11 (0.54%) Shopify
5 7 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.34%) Tridion
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ECC
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.049%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.11%) SaaS
2 21 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.15%) Force.com
6 3 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.098%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.098%) Trello
7 2 (0.098%) PaaS
8 1 (0.049%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (8.11%) Internet
2 49 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 44 (2.16%) HTTP
4 20 (0.98%) FTP
5 17 (0.84%) DHCP
5 17 (0.84%) Firewall
5 17 (0.84%) NFC
6 16 (0.79%) DNS
7 15 (0.74%) SSL
8 14 (0.69%) WAN
9 13 (0.64%) SAN
9 13 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.49%) VoIP
11 9 (0.44%) VPN
11 9 (0.44%) LDAP
12 6 (0.29%) SMTP
12 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.29%) IPv4
13 5 (0.25%) IPsec
13 5 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 220 (10.82%) Relational Database
3 213 (10.47%) MySQL
4 157 (7.72%) RDBMS
5 92 (4.52%) Oracle Database
6 70 (3.44%) Big Data
7 68 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 54 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 45 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 42 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 35 (1.72%) DB2
12 19 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (0.69%) HBase
14 13 (0.64%) Apache Accumulo
14 13 (0.64%) Hazelcast
15 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 276 (13.57%) JUnit
2 260 (12.78%) Eclipse
3 185 (9.10%) Subversion
4 179 (8.80%) Maven
5 160 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 122 (6.00%) Ant
7 105 (5.16%) Jenkins
8 90 (4.42%) Selenium
9 49 (2.41%) JIRA
10 43 (2.11%) Hudson
11 39 (1.92%) NetBeans
12 37 (1.82%) JDeveloper
12 37 (1.82%) Eclipse RCP
13 35 (1.72%) Cucumber
14 28 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
15 26 (1.28%) Visual Studio
16 25 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
17 24 (1.18%) SoapUI
18 20 (0.98%) WebDriver
19 19 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 330 (16.22%) Finance
2 170 (8.36%) Banking
3 114 (5.60%) Retail
4 92 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.39%) Marketing
6 50 (2.46%) Aerospace
7 47 (2.31%) Back Office
8 41 (2.02%) Advertising
9 37 (1.82%) Electronics
9 37 (1.82%) French Language
10 24 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.69%) Publishing
14 13 (0.64%) Games
15 11 (0.54%) Military
16 8 (0.39%) Legal
17 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.098%) Billing
18 2 (0.098%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1266 (62.24%) Developer
2 781 (38.40%) Java Developer
3 277 (13.62%) Senior Developer
4 248 (12.19%) Software Engineer
5 198 (9.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 172 (8.46%) Analyst
7 127 (6.24%) Software Developer
8 89 (4.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 87 (4.28%) Technical Analyst
10 85 (4.18%) Graduate
11 75 (3.69%) Web Developer
12 72 (3.54%) Architect
13 68 (3.34%) Junior
14 63 (3.10%) C# Developer
15 55 (2.70%) .NET Developer
16 54 (2.65%) Applications Support
17 49 (2.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 45 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
18 45 (2.21%) Team Leader
19 44 (2.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (32.15%) Spring
2 634 (31.17%) HTML
3 590 (29.01%) XML
4 473 (23.25%) CSS
5 372 (18.29%) J2EE
6 324 (15.93%) Web Services
7 297 (14.60%) Hibernate
8 263 (12.93%) .NET
9 249 (12.24%) jQuery
10 220 (10.82%) HTML5
11 165 (8.11%) SOAP
12 134 (6.59%) JSP
12 134 (6.59%) JSON
13 109 (5.36%) Java EE
14 104 (5.11%) ASP.NET
14 104 (5.11%) XHTML
15 101 (4.97%) RESTful
16 100 (4.92%) Spring MVC
17 96 (4.72%) Ajax
18 93 (4.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 287 (14.11%) Computer Science
2 122 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 96 (4.72%) Open Source
3 96 (4.72%) Mathematics
4 86 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (3.44%) User Experience
7 53 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 51 (2.51%) Derivative
9 48 (2.36%) RIA
10 46 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (1.97%) N-Tier
12 31 (1.52%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.23%) iPhone
14 24 (1.18%) SWIFT
14 24 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
15 23 (1.13%) GIS
16 21 (1.03%) PKI
16 21 (1.03%) iPad
16 21 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 395 (19.42%) Linux
2 217 (10.67%) UNIX
3 210 (10.32%) Windows
4 123 (6.05%) Android
5 114 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.93%) Solaris
9 18 (0.88%) CentOS
10 15 (0.74%) Fedora
11 14 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.69%) HPUX
12 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.59%) AIX
14 10 (0.49%) Debian
15 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.25%) SUSE
17 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (21.44%) Software Engineering
3 394 (19.37%) Scrum
4 346 (17.01%) TDD
5 287 (14.11%) OO
6 228 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 204 (10.03%) E-Commerce
7 204 (10.03%) MVC
8 173 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 152 (7.47%) UML
10 140 (6.88%) Web Development
11 118 (5.80%) ITIL
12 113 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 112 (5.51%) OOP
14 108 (5.31%) OOD
15 97 (4.77%) SOA
16 83 (4.08%) Android Development
17 79 (3.88%) Pair Programming
18 78 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 71 (3.49%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 649 (31.91%) JavaScript
1 649 (31.91%) SQL
2 390 (19.17%) C#
3 339 (16.67%) C++
4 167 (8.21%) Python
5 158 (7.77%) C
6 144 (7.08%) PHP
7 114 (5.60%) Ruby
8 87 (4.28%) Shell Script
9 74 (3.64%) Perl
10 65 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 65 (3.20%) VB
11 44 (2.16%) Objective-C
12 34 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.28%) ABAP
14 24 (1.18%) PHP5
14 24 (1.18%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 374 (18.39%) Degree
2 210 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 113 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 105 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 42 (2.06%) PhD
6 36 (1.77%) ISEB
7 34 (1.67%) HND
8 15 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.44%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.098%) CCNA
16 1 (0.049%) MCSE
16 1 (0.049%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.65%) QA
2 18 (0.88%) COBIT
3 13 (0.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.098%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.64%) vSphere
2 13 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
3 10 (0.49%) Samba
4 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.098%) Xen
6 2 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.049%) Postfix
7 1 (0.049%) XenServer
7 1 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.049%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (1.03%) Puppet
2 17 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.54%) Nagios
4 10 (0.49%) OPNET
4 10 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.49%) OpenView
4 10 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.20%) MOM
6 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.20%) SCCM
7 3 (0.15%) WSUS
8 2 (0.098%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.049%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.049%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.049%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.049%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 554 (27.24%) Oracle
2 145 (7.13%) Microsoft
3 117 (5.75%) hybris
4 77 (3.79%) Google
5 74 (3.64%) VMware
6 69 (3.39%) EPiServer
7 61 (3.00%) IBM
8 50 (2.46%) SAP
9 48 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 47 (2.31%) Adobe
11 28 (1.38%) Zend
12 24 (1.18%) Apple
13 23 (1.13%) Cisco
14 22 (1.08%) HP
15 21 (1.03%) Twitter
16 20 (0.98%) Citrix
17 17 (0.84%) Sybase
18 14 (0.69%) NetApp
18 14 (0.69%) F5
19 12 (0.59%) CA
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus many benefits including Audi!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday