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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 764 927 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.89% 16.89% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.98% 28.96% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 672 816 654
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
(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 +7 352 £40,000 -5.88% 60
Gloucestershire -7 116 £40,000 +3.89% 27
Devon +1 90 £34,750 +6.92% 9
Wiltshire -14 77 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Dorset -27 60 £53,750 +34.37% 25
Somerset -20 50 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Cornwall - 5 £32,500 -
Avon +1 1 £55,000 +92.98%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 734 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 587 (36.08%) HTML
4 510 (31.35%) Spring
5 505 (31.04%) SQL
6 455 (27.97%) XML
7 443 (27.23%) Oracle
8 442 (27.17%) CSS
9 368 (22.62%) Software Engineering
10 360 (22.13%) C#
11 338 (20.77%) TDD
12 327 (20.10%) Linux
13 318 (19.55%) J2EE
14 299 (18.38%) Web Services
15 288 (17.70%) Hibernate
16 285 (17.52%) .NET
17 283 (17.39%) C++
18 280 (17.21%) Degree
19 270 (16.59%) Scrum
20 266 (16.35%) OO
21 250 (15.37%) SQL Server
22 246 (15.12%) JUnit
23 235 (14.44%) Finance
24 231 (14.20%) Eclipse
25 210 (12.91%) Security Cleared
26 198 (12.17%) MySQL
27 194 (11.92%) jQuery
28 185 (11.37%) Computer Science
29 176 (10.82%) HTML5
30 162 (9.96%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 125 (7.68%) Tomcat
3 117 (7.19%) JBoss
4 95 (5.84%) WebSphere
5 68 (4.18%) Apache
6 57 (3.50%) ColdFusion
7 41 (2.52%) Joomla!
8 40 (2.46%) Alfresco
8 40 (2.46%) Node.js
9 37 (2.27%) IIS
10 33 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
10 33 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 32 (1.97%) NetWeaver
12 25 (1.54%) nginx
13 24 (1.48%) CMS
14 19 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
15 16 (0.98%) WordPress
15 16 (0.98%) Drupal
16 15 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 81 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.91%) MS Office
3 16 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.061%) SPSS
7 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (0.98%) SAP SD
2 10 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.37%) Summit
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.18%) SAP ECC
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.12%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.061%) AWD
8 1 (0.061%) Tridion
8 1 (0.061%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.54%) SaaS
2 19 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.55%) PaaS
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
5 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.92%) Internet
2 54 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.77%) HTTP
4 24 (1.48%) Firewall
5 20 (1.23%) DNS
6 19 (1.17%) FTP
7 14 (0.86%) LDAP
7 14 (0.86%) Network Security
8 13 (0.80%) DHCP
8 13 (0.80%) VPN
9 11 (0.68%) SSL
9 11 (0.68%) WAN
9 11 (0.68%) SAN
10 10 (0.61%) IPsec
10 10 (0.61%) NFC
10 10 (0.61%) NAS
11 9 (0.55%) LAN
12 8 (0.49%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.43%) Multicast
14 6 (0.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 198 (12.17%) MySQL
3 139 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 96 (5.90%) RDBMS
5 91 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 67 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 47 (2.89%) NoSQL
9 45 (2.77%) Big Data
10 36 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.55%) DB2
13 9 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.55%) Apache Accumulo
14 8 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.49%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.49%) Redis
15 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 246 (15.12%) JUnit
2 231 (14.20%) Eclipse
3 152 (9.34%) Subversion
4 147 (9.04%) Maven
5 113 (6.95%) Git (software)
6 99 (6.08%) Jenkins
7 84 (5.16%) Ant
8 62 (3.81%) JIRA
9 54 (3.32%) Selenium
10 51 (3.13%) JDeveloper
11 36 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
12 35 (2.15%) Hudson
13 32 (1.97%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.91%) Eclipse RCP
15 26 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
15 26 (1.60%) Visual Studio
16 20 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (1.17%) Mercurial
18 18 (1.11%) WebDriver
19 17 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 235 (14.44%) Finance
2 140 (8.60%) Banking
3 79 (4.86%) Advertising
4 65 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.38%) Aerospace
6 42 (2.58%) Retail
7 39 (2.40%) Marketing
8 31 (1.91%) French Language
9 28 (1.72%) Back Office
10 20 (1.23%) Electronics
11 18 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.98%) Military
13 14 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.61%) Legal
15 10 (0.61%) Games
16 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.25%) Publishing
18 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1024 (62.94%) Developer
2 633 (38.91%) Java Developer
3 228 (14.01%) Software Engineer
4 165 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 108 (6.64%) Analyst
6 104 (6.39%) Software Developer
7 99 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 89 (5.47%) Web Developer
9 60 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 59 (3.63%) Architect
11 51 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 49 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 47 (2.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 44 (2.70%) Graduate
15 41 (2.52%) Applications Support
15 41 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 37 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
17 35 (2.15%) Android Developer
18 33 (2.03%) Java Web Developer
19 32 (1.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (36.08%) HTML
2 510 (31.35%) Spring
3 455 (27.97%) XML
4 442 (27.17%) CSS
5 318 (19.55%) J2EE
6 299 (18.38%) Web Services
7 288 (17.70%) Hibernate
8 285 (17.52%) .NET
9 194 (11.92%) jQuery
10 176 (10.82%) HTML5
11 146 (8.97%) SOAP
12 143 (8.79%) XHTML
13 138 (8.48%) JSP
14 110 (6.76%) ASP.NET
15 97 (5.96%) JSON
16 84 (5.16%) Ajax
17 81 (4.98%) JPA
18 73 (4.49%) Spring MVC
19 72 (4.43%) RESTful
20 69 (4.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 185 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 123 (7.56%) Open Source
3 96 (5.90%) Mathematics
4 90 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (3.13%) RIA
7 51 (3.13%) User Experience
8 46 (2.83%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.78%) Derivative
10 28 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.60%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.54%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.41%) Physics
14 20 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.11%) iPhone
15 18 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 17 (1.04%) SWIFT
17 16 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
17 16 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 327 (20.10%) Linux
2 148 (9.10%) UNIX
3 129 (7.93%) Windows
4 119 (7.31%) Android
5 98 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.86%) Solaris
9 13 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.80%) CentOS
10 11 (0.68%) Debian
11 10 (0.61%) AIX
12 9 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.31%) Fedora
14 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.25%) HPUX
15 4 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (22.62%) Software Engineering
3 338 (20.77%) TDD
4 270 (16.59%) Scrum
5 266 (16.35%) OO
6 162 (9.96%) MVC
7 160 (9.83%) Unit Testing
8 140 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
9 122 (7.50%) OOD
10 118 (7.25%) OOP
11 116 (7.13%) Mentoring
12 108 (6.64%) Web Development
13 102 (6.27%) ITIL
13 102 (6.27%) SOA
14 95 (5.84%) UML
15 88 (5.41%) Android Development
16 82 (5.04%) BDD
17 77 (4.73%) E-Commerce
18 67 (4.12%) Content Management
19 64 (3.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 606 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 505 (31.04%) SQL
3 360 (22.13%) C#
4 283 (17.39%) C++
5 137 (8.42%) Python
6 134 (8.24%) PHP
7 129 (7.93%) C
8 109 (6.70%) Ruby
9 70 (4.30%) Perl
10 68 (4.18%) PL/SQL
11 50 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.09%) VB
13 33 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 32 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 32 (1.97%) ABAP
15 31 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.23%) Delphi
17 19 (1.17%) Scala
18 17 (1.04%) TypeScript
18 17 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 280 (17.21%) Degree
2 210 (12.91%) Security Cleared
3 124 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 96 (5.90%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.09%) ISEB
6 17 (1.04%) HND
7 14 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.43%) PhD
11 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.25%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CCNA
13 2 (0.12%) CISSP
13 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.061%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.16%) QA
2 12 (0.74%) SLA
3 8 (0.49%) COBIT
4 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) DO-254
6 2 (0.12%) DO-160
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.86%) Samba
4 7 (0.43%) NFS
4 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.37%) Postfix
5 6 (0.37%) XenServer
6 3 (0.18%) Xen
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.061%) Firmware
8 1 (0.061%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.11%) Puppet
3 9 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.43%) Nagios
5 6 (0.37%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.37%) Salt
6 5 (0.31%) Hyperic
6 5 (0.31%) Netcool
6 5 (0.31%) Zenoss
6 5 (0.31%) WSUS
6 5 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.18%) SCCM
8 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.12%) OPNET
8 2 (0.12%) MOM
8 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
8 2 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 443 (27.23%) Oracle
2 101 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.00%) IBM
4 64 (3.93%) Google
5 56 (3.44%) VMware
6 53 (3.26%) Adobe
7 51 (3.13%) SAP
8 38 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 36 (2.21%) hybris
10 25 (1.54%) Business Objects
11 18 (1.11%) Sybase
12 13 (0.80%) Apple
13 12 (0.74%) Cisco
13 12 (0.74%) Citrix
14 10 (0.61%) Facebook
14 10 (0.61%) Twitter
15 7 (0.43%) ForgeRock
16 6 (0.37%) F5
16 6 (0.37%) Sitecore
16 6 (0.37%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ferndown, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, audi health
Posted: Yesterday