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 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
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 1074 1078 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.78% 17.47% 13.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.31% 31.15% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 886 895 652
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,576 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
3430 3461 2889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.78% 56.10% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2954 2967 2575
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 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
(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 +1 473 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Gloucestershire +2 233 £43,000 +16.21% 26
Dorset -7 93 £38,000 -13.63% 12
Somerset -1 92 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Wiltshire -17 88 £37,250 -6.87% 13
Devon +14 79 £36,000 -2.70% 15
Cornwall -12 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 949 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (32.52%) Software Engineering
3 601 (30.63%) SQL
4 537 (27.37%) Oracle
5 513 (26.15%) Spring
6 502 (25.59%) Degree
7 495 (25.23%) JavaScript
8 487 (24.82%) HTML
9 485 (24.72%) Linux
10 404 (20.59%) TDD
11 395 (20.13%) CSS
12 393 (20.03%) Web Services
13 383 (19.52%) C#
13 383 (19.52%) C++
14 364 (18.55%) XML
15 350 (17.84%) .NET
16 345 (17.58%) J2EE
17 344 (17.53%) Scrum
18 331 (16.87%) Finance
19 315 (16.06%) OO
20 308 (15.70%) Hibernate
21 306 (15.60%) Git (software)
22 296 (15.09%) Python
23 288 (14.68%) SQL Server
24 287 (14.63%) Maven
25 273 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
26 266 (13.56%) MySQL
27 253 (12.90%) JUnit
28 232 (11.82%) C
29 223 (11.37%) SDLC

Java
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 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
1 196 (9.99%) Tomcat
2 144 (7.34%) WebLogic
2 144 (7.34%) JBoss
3 83 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 82 (4.18%) Apache
5 63 (3.21%) Node.js
6 57 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (2.55%) IIS
8 48 (2.45%) SharePoint
9 43 (2.19%) OpenStack
10 33 (1.68%) Mule
11 27 (1.38%) Confluence
11 27 (1.38%) Mule ESB
12 26 (1.33%) nginx
13 21 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
13 21 (1.07%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.92%) MQSeries
14 18 (0.92%) ArcGIS
15 17 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.87%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.27%) MS Office
3 5 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) SPSS
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.051%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 61 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.38%) Temenos T24
2 27 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 23 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.71%) Summit
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.31%) Magento
9 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.051%) ResourceLink
12 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.051%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.051%) Maximo
12 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (6.27%) SaaS
3 63 (3.21%) PaaS
4 51 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 49 (2.50%) Google App Engine
6 39 (1.99%) IaaS
7 31 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (1.12%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.051%) Route 53
12 1 (0.051%) GitHub
12 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 85 (4.33%) Internet
3 54 (2.75%) HTTP
4 49 (2.50%) Firewall
5 29 (1.48%) LDAP
6 17 (0.87%) Network Security
7 13 (0.66%) IPsec
7 13 (0.66%) WAN
7 13 (0.66%) VPN
8 12 (0.61%) LAN
9 10 (0.51%) SSL
10 9 (0.46%) IPv6
10 9 (0.46%) Wireless
10 9 (0.46%) OSPF
10 9 (0.46%) BGP
10 9 (0.46%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.36%) IPv4
12 6 (0.31%) DNS
12 6 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 266 (13.56%) MySQL
3 198 (10.09%) Relational Database
4 125 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 97 (4.94%) Big Data
6 95 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 93 (4.74%) Oracle Database
8 82 (4.18%) NoSQL
9 66 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.73%) OLTP
12 33 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.66%) Redis
17 11 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
17 11 (0.56%) Apache Hive
17 11 (0.56%) HBase
17 11 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 306 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 287 (14.63%) Maven
3 253 (12.90%) JUnit
4 206 (10.50%) Eclipse
5 203 (10.35%) Jenkins
6 162 (8.26%) Ant
7 146 (7.44%) Subversion
8 132 (6.73%) Selenium
9 94 (4.79%) JIRA
10 93 (4.74%) Hudson
11 75 (3.82%) Gradle
12 71 (3.62%) Artifactory
13 70 (3.57%) Cucumber
14 39 (1.99%) NetBeans
15 38 (1.94%) WebDriver
15 38 (1.94%) Mockito
16 36 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (1.58%) Visual Studio
18 29 (1.48%) Eclipse RCP
18 29 (1.48%) Spock
General
1 331 (16.87%) Finance
2 222 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 134 (6.83%) Banking
4 102 (5.20%) Retail
5 88 (4.49%) Electronics
6 80 (4.08%) Marketing
7 76 (3.87%) Advertising
8 71 (3.62%) Manufacturing
9 43 (2.19%) Games
10 39 (1.99%) Military
11 38 (1.94%) Financial Institution
11 38 (1.94%) Back Office
12 24 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.61%) Publishing
14 11 (0.56%) French Language
15 8 (0.41%) Automotive
16 7 (0.36%) Legal
17 4 (0.20%) Law
17 4 (0.20%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1015 (51.73%) Developer
2 563 (28.70%) Java Developer
3 402 (20.49%) Software Engineer
4 206 (10.50%) Senior Developer
5 196 (9.99%) Software Developer
6 134 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 121 (6.17%) Analyst
8 101 (5.15%) Architect
9 99 (5.05%) Junior
9 99 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 97 (4.94%) Graduate
11 84 (4.28%) Support Engineer
12 79 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
13 62 (3.16%) Applications Support Engineer
14 58 (2.96%) Test Engineer
15 57 (2.91%) Junior Developer
16 56 (2.85%) Principal Engineer
17 55 (2.80%) Principal Software Engineer
18 47 (2.40%) Web Developer
19 44 (2.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (26.15%) Spring
2 487 (24.82%) HTML
3 395 (20.13%) CSS
4 393 (20.03%) Web Services
5 364 (18.55%) XML
6 350 (17.84%) .NET
7 345 (17.58%) J2EE
8 308 (15.70%) Hibernate
9 192 (9.79%) HTML5
10 189 (9.63%) jQuery
11 184 (9.38%) SOAP
12 172 (8.77%) REST
13 153 (7.80%) Java EE
14 124 (6.32%) JSON
15 120 (6.12%) Middleware
16 115 (5.86%) JSP
16 115 (5.86%) RESTful
17 111 (5.66%) ASP.NET
18 91 (4.64%) AngularJS
19 80 (4.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 214 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 122 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 82 (4.18%) Mathematics
5 61 (3.11%) DTV
6 58 (2.96%) User Experience
7 57 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 38 (1.94%) Visualisation
10 32 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 30 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.38%) Xbox
13 26 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.17%) Replication
15 22 (1.12%) N-Tier
16 21 (1.07%) GIS
17 20 (1.02%) Public Cloud
18 19 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
18 19 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 485 (24.72%) Linux
2 218 (11.11%) Windows
3 215 (10.96%) UNIX
4 112 (5.71%) Android
5 78 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
9 13 (0.66%) CentOS
10 11 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.46%) Debian
11 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.31%) zOS
14 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (32.52%) Software Engineering
3 404 (20.59%) TDD
4 344 (17.53%) Scrum
5 315 (16.06%) OO
6 273 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
7 223 (11.37%) SDLC
8 162 (8.26%) UML
9 159 (8.10%) MVC
10 158 (8.05%) BDD
11 143 (7.29%) Open Source
12 138 (7.03%) Mentoring
13 131 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 125 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
15 123 (6.27%) OOP
16 117 (5.96%) Configuration Management
17 107 (5.45%) Unit Testing
18 102 (5.20%) E-Commerce
19 100 (5.10%) DevOps
20 82 (4.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 601 (30.63%) SQL
2 495 (25.23%) JavaScript
3 383 (19.52%) C#
3 383 (19.52%) C++
4 296 (15.09%) Python
5 232 (11.82%) C
6 150 (7.65%) Ruby
7 137 (6.98%) PHP
8 132 (6.73%) Perl
9 116 (5.91%) Clojure
10 115 (5.86%) Scala
11 84 (4.28%) PL/SQL
12 80 (4.08%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 36 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 31 (1.58%) Objective-C
16 29 (1.48%) Groovy
17 27 (1.38%) XPath
18 26 (1.33%) VB
19 18 (0.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 502 (25.59%) Degree
2 198 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 120 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 97 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.48%) ISEB
6 22 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.87%) GIAC
8 13 (0.66%) CCNA
8 13 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.66%) MCSE
9 11 (0.56%) HND
10 10 (0.51%) CISSP
10 10 (0.51%) SSCP
10 10 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.36%) GPEN
12 7 (0.36%) EnCE
12 7 (0.36%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.54%) QA
2 23 (1.17%) SLA
3 17 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.71%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.31%) COBIT
6 6 (0.31%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.25%) HL7
7 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 136 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (3.21%) Docker
3 50 (2.55%) Xen
4 44 (2.24%) KVM
5 42 (2.14%) LXC
6 23 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.66%) Samba
7 13 (0.66%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.51%) iptables
9 9 (0.46%) Postfix
9 9 (0.46%) XenServer
10 7 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
11 6 (0.31%) Firmware
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.10%) Snort
14 1 (0.051%) vSphere
14 1 (0.051%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 97 (4.94%) Puppet
2 68 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.43%) Ansible
4 20 (1.02%) Graphite
5 10 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.46%) Nagios
6 9 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.41%) Salt
7 8 (0.41%) Kibana
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.36%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.051%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.051%) OpenView
9 1 (0.051%) OPNET
9 1 (0.051%) SCCM
Vendors
1 537 (27.37%) Oracle
2 158 (8.05%) VMware
3 131 (6.68%) Google
4 98 (4.99%) Microsoft
5 92 (4.69%) IBM
6 75 (3.82%) SAP
7 52 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.63%) Sybase
8 32 (1.63%) Rackspace
9 30 (1.53%) Facebook
10 29 (1.48%) Cisco
11 27 (1.38%) Green Hat
12 26 (1.33%) HP
13 23 (1.17%) Adobe
14 20 (1.02%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.87%) ESRI
15 17 (0.87%) ATG
16 15 (0.76%) BEA
16 15 (0.76%) ForgeRock
17 14 (0.71%) Apple
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Strike IT Services
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Strike IT Services
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life, Gym
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus scheme / flexible hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits, Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago