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 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
Rank 13 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 911 940 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.84% 16.24% 12.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.25% 29.06% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 783 834 628
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 £25,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,000 £50,000
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
3343 3235 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.46% 55.88% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2817 2908
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 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 +4 367 £40,000 -5.88% 47
Gloucestershire -1 185 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Dorset -5 102 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Wiltshire -8 88 £37,000 +5.71% 15
Devon +4 70 £36,000 +2.85% 7
Somerset -15 58 £39,000 +4.00% 14
Cornwall -8 5 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Avon -1 2 £45,750 +60.52%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 784 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (35.91%) JavaScript
3 565 (33.37%) HTML
4 511 (30.18%) Spring
5 469 (27.70%) SQL
6 455 (26.88%) CSS
7 420 (24.81%) Oracle
8 417 (24.63%) Software Engineering
9 387 (22.86%) XML
10 374 (22.09%) C#
11 365 (21.56%) .NET
12 362 (21.38%) TDD
13 343 (20.26%) Linux
14 313 (18.49%) Degree
15 309 (18.25%) Scrum
16 307 (18.13%) C++
17 301 (17.78%) J2EE
18 298 (17.60%) Web Services
18 298 (17.60%) Hibernate
19 288 (17.01%) OO
20 261 (15.42%) MySQL
21 252 (14.88%) SQL Server
22 236 (13.94%) JUnit
23 227 (13.41%) Finance
24 201 (11.87%) Security Cleared
25 192 (11.34%) Python
26 183 (10.81%) jQuery
27 180 (10.63%) Eclipse
28 179 (10.57%) Maven
29 176 (10.40%) Tomcat

Java
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 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
1 176 (10.40%) Tomcat
2 126 (7.44%) JBoss
3 107 (6.32%) WebLogic
4 86 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 61 (3.60%) ColdFusion
6 58 (3.43%) Apache
7 54 (3.19%) Node.js
8 53 (3.13%) IIS
9 32 (1.89%) SharePoint
10 24 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.30%) nginx
12 20 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 20 (1.18%) Joomla!
12 20 (1.18%) Drupal
13 19 (1.12%) Alfresco
14 17 (1.00%) WordPress
14 17 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (0.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 76 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.83%) MS Office
3 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) SPSS
6 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
7 2 (0.12%) Simulink
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.53%) Summit
4 8 (0.47%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.30%) Magento
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.059%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.059%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.84%) SaaS
3 26 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.24%) PaaS
5 18 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 16 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.47%) HP Helion
9 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.059%) Force.com
11 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 52 (3.07%) HTTP
3 42 (2.48%) Internet
4 31 (1.83%) Firewall
5 16 (0.95%) Network Security
6 15 (0.89%) DNS
7 12 (0.71%) LAN
7 12 (0.71%) WAN
7 12 (0.71%) SAN
8 11 (0.65%) DHCP
8 11 (0.65%) LDAP
9 10 (0.59%) VPN
10 8 (0.47%) FTP
10 8 (0.47%) NAS
11 7 (0.41%) IPsec
11 7 (0.41%) OSPF
11 7 (0.41%) BGP
11 7 (0.41%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.41%) IPv6
12 6 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (15.42%) MySQL
2 252 (14.88%) SQL Server
3 138 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 95 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 68 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 59 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 57 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 47 (2.78%) Big Data
10 36 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.47%) MariaDB
16 8 (0.47%) HBase
16 8 (0.47%) Redis
16 8 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 236 (13.94%) JUnit
2 180 (10.63%) Eclipse
3 179 (10.57%) Maven
4 159 (9.39%) Git (software)
5 126 (7.44%) Subversion
6 115 (6.79%) Jenkins
7 77 (4.55%) Ant
8 73 (4.31%) Selenium
9 66 (3.90%) JIRA
10 41 (2.42%) Hudson
11 39 (2.30%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.83%) WebDriver
12 31 (1.83%) Visual Studio
13 29 (1.71%) JDeveloper
14 27 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
16 24 (1.42%) Artifactory
17 19 (1.12%) Eclipse RCP
18 17 (1.00%) Gradle
18 17 (1.00%) NUnit
General
1 227 (13.41%) Finance
2 98 (5.79%) Banking
3 81 (4.78%) Advertising
4 71 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.25%) Retail
6 52 (3.07%) Marketing
7 47 (2.78%) Electronics
8 39 (2.30%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.77%) Military
10 26 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.42%) Back Office
12 19 (1.12%) French Language
13 15 (0.89%) Games
14 12 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.65%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.53%) Publishing
17 4 (0.24%) Interactive Media
18 3 (0.18%) Billing
19 2 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 998 (58.95%) Developer
2 595 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 255 (15.06%) Software Engineer
4 169 (9.98%) Senior Developer
5 116 (6.85%) Analyst
5 116 (6.85%) Software Developer
6 100 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 82 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 77 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 66 (3.90%) Architect
10 63 (3.72%) Junior
11 57 (3.37%) Graduate
12 50 (2.95%) Support Engineer
12 50 (2.95%) Test Engineer
13 42 (2.48%) .NET Developer
14 41 (2.42%) C# Developer
14 41 (2.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 39 (2.30%) Applications Support Engineer
15 39 (2.30%) Consultant
16 36 (2.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (33.37%) HTML
2 511 (30.18%) Spring
3 455 (26.88%) CSS
4 387 (22.86%) XML
5 365 (21.56%) .NET
6 301 (17.78%) J2EE
7 298 (17.60%) Web Services
7 298 (17.60%) Hibernate
8 183 (10.81%) jQuery
9 176 (10.40%) HTML5
10 121 (7.15%) ASP.NET
11 111 (6.56%) SOAP
12 108 (6.38%) JSP
13 105 (6.20%) XHTML
14 103 (6.08%) JSON
15 81 (4.78%) Ajax
16 78 (4.61%) REST
17 72 (4.25%) Middleware
18 70 (4.13%) AngularJS
19 67 (3.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 140 (8.27%) Open Source
3 102 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.38%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.54%) User Experience
6 38 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 26 (1.54%) Xbox
9 25 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 25 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.42%) Physics
10 24 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.36%) DTV
12 20 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.06%) Replication
14 17 (1.00%) Derivative
15 14 (0.83%) PKI
15 14 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 343 (20.26%) Linux
2 170 (10.04%) Windows
3 125 (7.38%) UNIX
4 90 (5.32%) Android
5 54 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.95%) CentOS
10 15 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.47%) Fedora
12 8 (0.47%) Solaris
12 8 (0.47%) AIX
13 7 (0.41%) Debian
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (24.63%) Software Engineering
3 362 (21.38%) TDD
4 309 (18.25%) Scrum
5 288 (17.01%) OO
6 157 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (8.98%) MVC
8 123 (7.27%) OOD
9 120 (7.09%) OOP
10 118 (6.97%) Mentoring
11 99 (5.85%) BDD
12 92 (5.43%) Web Development
13 87 (5.14%) E-Commerce
14 85 (5.02%) Content Management
15 80 (4.73%) Unit Testing
16 79 (4.67%) Test Automation
17 78 (4.61%) UML
18 74 (4.37%) SOA
19 70 (4.13%) Android Development
20 67 (3.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 608 (35.91%) JavaScript
2 469 (27.70%) SQL
3 374 (22.09%) C#
4 307 (18.13%) C++
5 192 (11.34%) Python
6 156 (9.21%) C
7 150 (8.86%) PHP
8 131 (7.74%) Ruby
9 108 (6.38%) Perl
10 70 (4.13%) PL/SQL
11 65 (3.84%) Bash Shell
12 41 (2.42%) Scala
13 37 (2.19%) Clojure
14 32 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.54%) VB
16 20 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.18%) Groovy
17 19 (1.12%) PHP5
18 18 (1.06%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 313 (18.49%) Degree
2 201 (11.87%) Security Cleared
3 123 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 97 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 28 (1.65%) ISEB
6 13 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.35%) PhD
8 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.24%) HND
10 4 (0.24%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.18%) MCSE
11 3 (0.18%) MCSA
11 3 (0.18%) CISSP
12 1 (0.059%) MCP
12 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.059%) MBA
12 1 (0.059%) GCIA
12 1 (0.059%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.20%) QA
2 11 (0.65%) SLA
3 9 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
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 62 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.95%) Xen
4 15 (0.89%) KVM
4 15 (0.89%) Docker
5 14 (0.83%) LXC
5 14 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.41%) Postfix
6 7 (0.41%) XenServer
6 7 (0.41%) Samba
6 7 (0.41%) iptables
7 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.24%) Firmware
8 4 (0.24%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.059%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.059%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (2.89%) Puppet
2 40 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.59%) Nagios
4 10 (0.59%) Graphite
5 8 (0.47%) WSUS
5 8 (0.47%) Zenoss
6 7 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.41%) SCCM
6 7 (0.41%) Salt
7 6 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.24%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.24%) Netcool
9 2 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.12%) MOM
9 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 420 (24.81%) Oracle
2 118 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 84 (4.96%) Google
4 66 (3.90%) VMware
5 53 (3.13%) IBM
6 44 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 43 (2.54%) SAP
8 30 (1.77%) Facebook
9 25 (1.48%) hybris
10 23 (1.36%) Business Objects
11 22 (1.30%) Adobe
12 21 (1.24%) ForgeRock
13 20 (1.18%) Cisco
14 18 (1.06%) Sybase
15 13 (0.77%) Citrix
16 11 (0.65%) HP
17 10 (0.59%) Apple
18 8 (0.47%) Toshiba
18 8 (0.47%) Rackspace
18 8 (0.47%) Panasonic
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Carbon60
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago