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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 893 999 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.40% 17.03% 14.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 30.17% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 775 872 678
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
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
3215 3311 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.43% 56.44% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2851 2893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 358 £40,000 -11.11% 59
Gloucestershire -3 169 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Wiltshire -4 103 £36,000 -7.69% 18
Dorset -3 90 £47,500 - 13
Somerset -6 67 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Devon +2 64 £36,000 +4.34% 9
Cornwall -7 5 £33,500 -25.55%
Avon - 1 £36,500 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 789 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (31.72%) JavaScript
3 528 (30.84%) HTML
4 527 (30.78%) Spring
5 487 (28.45%) SQL
6 452 (26.40%) Software Engineering
7 437 (25.53%) Oracle
8 421 (24.59%) CSS
9 390 (22.78%) .NET
10 388 (22.66%) C#
11 371 (21.67%) Linux
12 369 (21.55%) TDD
13 356 (20.79%) Degree
14 339 (19.80%) XML
15 330 (19.28%) Scrum
16 326 (19.04%) C++
17 304 (17.76%) Hibernate
18 303 (17.70%) J2EE
19 295 (17.23%) MySQL
20 293 (17.11%) OO
21 283 (16.53%) Web Services
22 264 (15.42%) SQL Server
23 255 (14.89%) Finance
24 226 (13.20%) JUnit
25 211 (12.32%) Python
26 194 (11.33%) Maven
27 190 (11.10%) Windows
27 190 (11.10%) Git (software)
28 183 (10.69%) Eclipse
29 182 (10.63%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 180 (10.51%) Tomcat
2 134 (7.83%) JBoss
3 110 (6.43%) WebLogic
4 81 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 58 (3.39%) Node.js
5 58 (3.39%) IIS
6 54 (3.15%) Apache
7 46 (2.69%) ColdFusion
8 44 (2.57%) SharePoint
9 30 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 25 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (1.23%) nginx
13 20 (1.17%) Drupal
14 16 (0.93%) Confluence
14 16 (0.93%) WordPress
15 14 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
16 13 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.70%) Joomla!
17 12 (0.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 70 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.23%) SPSS
5 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 32 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.41%) Summit
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.058%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.058%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.56%) SaaS
3 26 (1.52%) PaaS
3 26 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (1.40%) Google App Engine
6 18 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.47%) HP Helion
9 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.18%) IaaS
12 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 51 (2.98%) HTTP
3 34 (1.99%) Internet
4 30 (1.75%) Firewall
5 16 (0.93%) Network Security
6 13 (0.76%) DNS
7 12 (0.70%) LAN
7 12 (0.70%) WAN
8 11 (0.64%) LDAP
9 10 (0.58%) VPN
10 9 (0.53%) SAN
10 9 (0.53%) DHCP
11 7 (0.41%) IPv6
11 7 (0.41%) BGP
11 7 (0.41%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.41%) OSPF
11 7 (0.41%) IPsec
12 5 (0.29%) CTI
12 5 (0.29%) NAS
13 4 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (17.23%) MySQL
2 264 (15.42%) SQL Server
3 142 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 95 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (4.50%) RDBMS
6 72 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 65 (3.80%) Oracle Database
8 56 (3.27%) Big Data
9 53 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 33 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.70%) HBase
16 10 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.58%) Redis
16 10 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 226 (13.20%) JUnit
2 194 (11.33%) Maven
3 190 (11.10%) Git (software)
4 183 (10.69%) Eclipse
5 119 (6.95%) Subversion
6 118 (6.89%) Jenkins
7 87 (5.08%) Selenium
8 83 (4.85%) Ant
9 66 (3.86%) JIRA
10 43 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.45%) Hudson
12 38 (2.22%) WebDriver
13 36 (2.10%) Visual Studio
14 31 (1.81%) Artifactory
15 29 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (1.58%) Eclipse RCP
17 23 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
17 23 (1.34%) Gradle
18 19 (1.11%) JDeveloper
19 18 (1.05%) FitNesse
General
1 255 (14.89%) Finance
2 109 (6.37%) Banking
3 81 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 77 (4.50%) Advertising
5 76 (4.44%) Retail
6 62 (3.62%) Marketing
7 57 (3.33%) Electronics
8 41 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 35 (2.04%) Military
10 30 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.46%) Aerospace
12 23 (1.34%) Games
13 22 (1.29%) French Language
14 20 (1.17%) Back Office
15 12 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.58%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Interactive Media
18 3 (0.18%) Billing
19 2 (0.12%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 967 (56.48%) Developer
2 564 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 282 (16.47%) Software Engineer
4 177 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 127 (7.42%) Software Developer
6 115 (6.72%) Analyst
7 106 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 96 (5.61%) Applications Support
9 79 (4.61%) Junior
10 70 (4.09%) Architect
11 68 (3.97%) Web Developer
12 64 (3.74%) Support Engineer
13 63 (3.68%) Graduate
14 55 (3.21%) Test Engineer
15 50 (2.92%) Applications Support Engineer
16 41 (2.39%) Consultant
16 41 (2.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 40 (2.34%) Java Software Engineer
18 39 (2.28%) .NET Developer
19 38 (2.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (30.84%) HTML
2 527 (30.78%) Spring
3 421 (24.59%) CSS
4 390 (22.78%) .NET
5 339 (19.80%) XML
6 304 (17.76%) Hibernate
7 303 (17.70%) J2EE
8 283 (16.53%) Web Services
9 171 (9.99%) jQuery
9 171 (9.99%) HTML5
10 130 (7.59%) ASP.NET
11 111 (6.48%) SOAP
12 106 (6.19%) JSON
13 99 (5.78%) JSP
14 81 (4.73%) REST
15 80 (4.67%) XHTML
16 79 (4.61%) Middleware
17 73 (4.26%) AngularJS
18 72 (4.21%) Ajax
19 70 (4.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 125 (7.30%) Open Source
3 103 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 42 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.28%) User Experience
7 32 (1.87%) DTV
8 29 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 28 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 28 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.58%) Xbox
11 20 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.11%) Replication
12 19 (1.11%) Physics
12 19 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.93%) PKI
15 13 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 13 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 371 (21.67%) Linux
2 190 (11.10%) Windows
3 146 (8.53%) UNIX
4 81 (4.73%) Android
5 41 (2.39%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.88%) CentOS
9 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.47%) Fedora
12 7 (0.41%) AIX
12 7 (0.41%) Debian
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.35%) zOS
14 5 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (26.40%) Software Engineering
3 369 (21.55%) TDD
4 330 (19.28%) Scrum
5 293 (17.11%) OO
6 170 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
7 140 (8.18%) MVC
8 127 (7.42%) OOP
9 118 (6.89%) OOD
10 108 (6.31%) Mentoring
11 100 (5.84%) BDD
12 97 (5.67%) E-Commerce
13 91 (5.32%) UML
14 86 (5.02%) Unit Testing
15 85 (4.96%) Test Automation
16 84 (4.91%) Web Development
17 74 (4.32%) Content Management
18 71 (4.15%) SOA
19 69 (4.03%) Configuration Management
20 65 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 543 (31.72%) JavaScript
2 487 (28.45%) SQL
3 388 (22.66%) C#
4 326 (19.04%) C++
5 211 (12.32%) Python
6 167 (9.75%) C
7 157 (9.17%) PHP
8 129 (7.54%) Ruby
9 120 (7.01%) Perl
10 80 (4.67%) Bash Shell
11 74 (4.32%) PL/SQL
12 56 (3.27%) Scala
13 54 (3.15%) Clojure
14 30 (1.75%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.40%) VB
16 20 (1.17%) XPath
17 19 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.11%) PHP5
18 17 (0.99%) Groovy
19 16 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 356 (20.79%) Degree
2 182 (10.63%) Security Cleared
3 117 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 92 (5.37%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.58%) ISEB
6 11 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.41%) PhD
9 4 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.23%) HND
9 4 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.18%) CISSP
10 3 (0.18%) MCSE
10 3 (0.18%) MCSA
11 1 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.058%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.058%) MCP
11 1 (0.058%) GCIA
11 1 (0.058%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.72%) QA
2 19 (1.11%) SLA
3 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.41%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) DO-254
7 2 (0.12%) DO-160
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) BS7799
System Software
1 71 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.17%) Docker
2 20 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.05%) Xen
3 18 (1.05%) LXC
4 17 (0.99%) KVM
5 7 (0.41%) iptables
5 7 (0.41%) Samba
5 7 (0.41%) XenServer
5 7 (0.41%) Postfix
6 5 (0.29%) Firmware
7 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.12%) NFS
8 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.058%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 66 (3.86%) Puppet
2 47 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.64%) Nagios
3 11 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.58%) Graphite
5 9 (0.53%) Zenoss
6 7 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.41%) SCCM
7 6 (0.35%) Salt
7 6 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.29%) WSUS
9 3 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.12%) Kibana
10 2 (0.12%) logstash
10 2 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 437 (25.53%) Oracle
2 124 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 92 (5.37%) Google
4 77 (4.50%) VMware
5 54 (3.15%) IBM
6 42 (2.45%) SAP
7 41 (2.39%) Red Hat
8 31 (1.81%) Facebook
9 23 (1.34%) ForgeRock
9 23 (1.34%) hybris
10 19 (1.11%) Sybase
11 18 (1.05%) Cisco
11 18 (1.05%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.82%) Adobe
13 12 (0.70%) HP
13 12 (0.70%) Citrix
14 11 (0.64%) Rackspace
15 10 (0.58%) ESRI
15 10 (0.58%) Siebel
15 10 (0.58%) TIBCO
Plymouth, Devon
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Gold
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
ITR Partners Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago