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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java 1032 1113 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.21% 18.25% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.07% 31.99% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 860 951 615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
3432 3479 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.25% 57.06% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2976 2762
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 472 £42,500 - 68
Gloucestershire -1 184 £45,000 +16.88% 23
Wiltshire -11 115 £35,000 -12.50% 24
Dorset -6 87 £39,000 -13.33% 13
Somerset -5 82 £37,500 - 11
Devon +9 67 £36,000 +0.69% 15
Cornwall -6 3 £33,500 -13.54%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 927 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (29.28%) Software Engineering
3 565 (29.23%) Spring
4 562 (29.07%) SQL
5 550 (28.45%) HTML
6 547 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 529 (27.37%) Oracle
8 464 (24.00%) Degree
9 436 (22.56%) CSS
10 430 (22.25%) Linux
11 427 (22.09%) .NET
12 410 (21.21%) C#
13 406 (21.00%) TDD
14 375 (19.40%) XML
15 364 (18.83%) Web Services
16 363 (18.78%) Scrum
17 362 (18.73%) C++
18 338 (17.49%) OO
19 337 (17.43%) J2EE
20 333 (17.23%) Hibernate
21 317 (16.40%) Finance
22 313 (16.19%) SQL Server
23 297 (15.36%) MySQL
24 276 (14.28%) Python
25 263 (13.61%) Git (software)
26 260 (13.45%) Maven
27 258 (13.35%) JUnit
28 234 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
29 215 (11.12%) Windows
30 211 (10.92%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 198 (10.24%) Tomcat
2 158 (8.17%) JBoss
3 128 (6.62%) WebLogic
4 83 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 67 (3.47%) Apache
6 64 (3.31%) Node.js
7 55 (2.85%) IIS
8 46 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 44 (2.28%) OpenStack
10 42 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.35%) ColdFusion
12 23 (1.19%) Mule
13 22 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
13 22 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (1.03%) Mule ESB
14 20 (1.03%) Confluence
15 18 (0.93%) nginx
15 18 (0.93%) ArcGIS
16 16 (0.83%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 59 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.40%) MS Office
3 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.21%) SPSS
5 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.10%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.09%) Temenos T24
3 21 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 17 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.62%) Summit
6 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.26%) Magento
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.10%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.052%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.052%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.052%) Shopify
10 1 (0.052%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.64%) SaaS
3 45 (2.33%) PaaS
3 45 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (2.22%) Google App Engine
5 33 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (1.09%) IaaS
9 20 (1.03%) HP Helion
10 6 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.052%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 65 (3.36%) Internet
3 57 (2.95%) HTTP
4 35 (1.81%) Firewall
5 18 (0.93%) Network Security
6 15 (0.78%) LDAP
7 11 (0.57%) LAN
7 11 (0.57%) WAN
8 10 (0.52%) VPN
8 10 (0.52%) IPsec
9 9 (0.47%) SSL
10 7 (0.36%) DNS
10 7 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.36%) FTP
10 7 (0.36%) NAS
11 6 (0.31%) OSPF
11 6 (0.31%) BGP
11 6 (0.31%) EIGRP
11 6 (0.31%) IPv4
11 6 (0.31%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 297 (15.36%) MySQL
3 178 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.66%) RDBMS
5 84 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 83 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (4.04%) Big Data
8 77 (3.98%) Oracle Database
9 62 (3.21%) NoSQL
10 32 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.24%) OLTP
13 23 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.62%) HBase
16 12 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
18 10 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 263 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 260 (13.45%) Maven
3 258 (13.35%) JUnit
4 195 (10.09%) Eclipse
5 164 (8.48%) Jenkins
6 136 (7.04%) Subversion
7 129 (6.67%) Ant
8 104 (5.38%) Selenium
9 79 (4.09%) JIRA
10 64 (3.31%) Hudson
11 59 (3.05%) Cucumber
12 57 (2.95%) Artifactory
13 53 (2.74%) Gradle
14 43 (2.22%) WebDriver
15 39 (2.02%) Visual Studio
16 33 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
17 27 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
18 24 (1.24%) NetBeans
18 24 (1.24%) IntelliJ
19 23 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 317 (16.40%) Finance
2 141 (7.29%) Banking
3 135 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 96 (4.97%) Retail
5 83 (4.29%) Electronics
6 73 (3.78%) Marketing
7 68 (3.52%) Advertising
8 56 (2.90%) Manufacturing
9 49 (2.53%) Financial Institution
10 39 (2.02%) Military
11 37 (1.91%) Games
12 22 (1.14%) Back Office
12 22 (1.14%) Aerospace
13 20 (1.03%) French Language
14 17 (0.88%) Publishing
15 12 (0.62%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Automotive
17 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.21%) Interactive Media
19 3 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1038 (53.70%) Developer
2 587 (30.37%) Java Developer
3 354 (18.31%) Software Engineer
4 198 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 181 (9.36%) Software Developer
6 120 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 119 (6.16%) Analyst
8 102 (5.28%) Applications Support
9 92 (4.76%) Architect
9 92 (4.76%) Junior
10 89 (4.60%) Graduate
11 82 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 65 (3.36%) Test Engineer
13 61 (3.16%) Applications Support Engineer
14 59 (3.05%) Web Developer
15 51 (2.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 50 (2.59%) Junior Developer
17 49 (2.53%) Consultant
18 45 (2.33%) .NET Developer
19 44 (2.28%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (29.23%) Spring
2 550 (28.45%) HTML
3 436 (22.56%) CSS
4 427 (22.09%) .NET
5 375 (19.40%) XML
6 364 (18.83%) Web Services
7 337 (17.43%) J2EE
8 333 (17.23%) Hibernate
9 200 (10.35%) HTML5
10 181 (9.36%) jQuery
11 145 (7.50%) ASP.NET
11 145 (7.50%) SOAP
12 135 (6.98%) JSON
13 124 (6.41%) REST
14 114 (5.90%) Middleware
15 106 (5.48%) JSP
16 95 (4.91%) Java EE
17 88 (4.55%) RESTful
18 87 (4.50%) Apache Camel
19 85 (4.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 211 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 113 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 59 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (2.79%) User Experience
6 46 (2.38%) DTV
7 37 (1.91%) Visualisation
8 36 (1.86%) Digital Media
8 36 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.71%) Xbox
10 30 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.14%) Replication
14 20 (1.03%) SWIFT
14 20 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (0.98%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.93%) PKI
16 18 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 430 (22.25%) Linux
2 215 (11.12%) Windows
3 171 (8.85%) UNIX
4 91 (4.71%) Android
5 53 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.78%) CentOS
7 15 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.47%) Fedora
9 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.31%) zOS
11 6 (0.31%) Debian
12 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (29.28%) Software Engineering
3 406 (21.00%) TDD
4 363 (18.78%) Scrum
5 338 (17.49%) OO
6 234 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (10.09%) SDLC
8 168 (8.69%) MVC
9 146 (7.55%) Open Source
10 143 (7.40%) Mentoring
11 138 (7.14%) OOP
12 129 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 128 (6.62%) BDD
14 124 (6.41%) UML
15 110 (5.69%) OOD
16 108 (5.59%) E-Commerce
17 104 (5.38%) Unit Testing
18 93 (4.81%) Web Development
18 93 (4.81%) Configuration Management
19 90 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 562 (29.07%) SQL
2 547 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 410 (21.21%) C#
4 362 (18.73%) C++
5 276 (14.28%) Python
6 204 (10.55%) C
7 152 (7.86%) PHP
8 132 (6.83%) Perl
8 132 (6.83%) Ruby
9 91 (4.71%) Scala
10 90 (4.66%) Clojure
11 75 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 74 (3.83%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.55%) VB
15 26 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 23 (1.19%) VB.NET
18 22 (1.14%) XPath
19 21 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 464 (24.00%) Degree
2 181 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 124 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 85 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.60%) ISEB
6 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.36%) PhD
8 7 (0.36%) HND
9 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.21%) MCSE
11 3 (0.16%) MCSA
11 3 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.10%) CCNA
12 2 (0.10%) MCPD
12 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.052%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.29%) QA
2 17 (0.88%) SLA
3 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.31%) HL7
5 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) DO-178B
System Software
1 115 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (2.38%) Docker
3 41 (2.12%) KVM
4 39 (2.02%) LXC
4 39 (2.02%) Xen
5 22 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.72%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.52%) Samba
8 7 (0.36%) iptables
9 6 (0.31%) Firmware
9 6 (0.31%) Postfix
9 6 (0.31%) XenServer
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.10%) Snort
12 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.052%) vSphere
12 1 (0.052%) Gluster
12 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (4.45%) Puppet
2 48 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.03%) Graphite
4 11 (0.57%) Nagios
5 9 (0.47%) Zenoss
5 9 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.41%) Ansible
6 8 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.31%) Kibana
8 5 (0.26%) Salt
9 4 (0.21%) SCCM
9 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.16%) WSUS
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
11 2 (0.10%) logstash
12 1 (0.052%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.052%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 529 (27.37%) Oracle
2 133 (6.88%) VMware
3 129 (6.67%) Google
4 124 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 76 (3.93%) IBM
6 56 (2.90%) SAP
7 42 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 33 (1.71%) Facebook
9 31 (1.60%) Cisco
10 27 (1.40%) Rackspace
11 26 (1.35%) Sybase
12 24 (1.24%) ForgeRock
13 23 (1.19%) Adobe
13 23 (1.19%) HP
14 21 (1.09%) Green Hat
15 18 (0.93%) hybris
16 16 (0.83%) Apple
16 16 (0.83%) TIBCO
16 16 (0.83%) ESRI
17 14 (0.72%) Business Objects
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
RBS
Salary: We offer a competitive salary plus 25% cash and benefit funding progra
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: Up to £80k
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
JPS Selection
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Proactive People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Modis
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago