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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 1060 1177 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.04% 19.15% 13.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.23% 33.49% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 879 992 638
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,403 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
3394 3514 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.18% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2936 3021 2726
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,975 £25,000
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 31 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 31 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 0 485 £45,000 +12.50% 53
Gloucestershire -2 190 £42,750 +14.00% 23
Wiltshire -16 106 £35,000 -10.25% 19
Dorset -5 98 £37,500 -16.66% 19
Devon +14 79 £36,000 -2.70% 19
Somerset -5 79 £41,250 +0.60% 22
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 951 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 582 (29.31%) SQL
4 560 (28.20%) Spring
5 533 (26.84%) Oracle
6 530 (26.69%) HTML
6 530 (26.69%) JavaScript
7 502 (25.28%) Degree
8 472 (23.77%) Linux
9 426 (21.45%) CSS
10 407 (20.49%) TDD
11 396 (19.94%) Web Services
12 394 (19.84%) C#
13 393 (19.79%) C++
14 389 (19.59%) .NET
15 382 (19.23%) XML
16 357 (17.98%) Scrum
17 353 (17.77%) J2EE
18 340 (17.12%) OO
19 335 (16.87%) Hibernate
20 322 (16.21%) Finance
21 302 (15.21%) Python
22 295 (14.85%) MySQL
23 291 (14.65%) SQL Server
23 291 (14.65%) Git (software)
24 278 (14.00%) Maven
25 260 (13.09%) JUnit
26 250 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
27 235 (11.83%) C
28 223 (11.23%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 196 (9.87%) Tomcat
2 155 (7.80%) JBoss
3 136 (6.85%) WebLogic
4 77 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 68 (3.42%) Apache
5 68 (3.42%) Node.js
6 53 (2.67%) IIS
7 48 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 43 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.51%) Mule
11 26 (1.31%) Mule ESB
12 24 (1.21%) nginx
13 22 (1.11%) Confluence
13 22 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
14 20 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.91%) MQSeries
15 18 (0.91%) ArcGIS
16 17 (0.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.31%) MS Office
3 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) SPSS
5 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 52 (2.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.36%) Temenos T24
2 27 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 23 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.70%) Summit
6 6 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.25%) Magento
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.050%) Shopify
10 1 (0.050%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.050%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.050%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 124 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (6.04%) SaaS
3 56 (2.82%) PaaS
4 48 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (2.32%) Google App Engine
6 31 (1.56%) IaaS
7 30 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.01%) HP Helion
11 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.050%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.050%) Route 53
13 1 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 75 (3.78%) Internet
3 57 (2.87%) HTTP
4 42 (2.11%) Firewall
5 23 (1.16%) LDAP
6 17 (0.86%) Network Security
7 14 (0.70%) LAN
7 14 (0.70%) WAN
8 12 (0.60%) VPN
8 12 (0.60%) IPsec
9 9 (0.45%) SSL
10 8 (0.40%) OSPF
10 8 (0.40%) BGP
10 8 (0.40%) EIGRP
10 8 (0.40%) IPv6
11 7 (0.35%) DNS
11 7 (0.35%) FTP
11 7 (0.35%) NAS
12 6 (0.30%) Wireless
12 6 (0.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (14.85%) MySQL
2 291 (14.65%) SQL Server
3 187 (9.42%) Relational Database
4 109 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 90 (4.53%) RDBMS
6 84 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 79 (3.98%) Big Data
8 78 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
9 76 (3.83%) NoSQL
10 35 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.66%) OLTP
12 32 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.60%) HBase
17 11 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
18 10 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 291 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 278 (14.00%) Maven
3 260 (13.09%) JUnit
4 207 (10.42%) Eclipse
5 187 (9.42%) Jenkins
6 148 (7.45%) Ant
7 146 (7.35%) Subversion
8 119 (5.99%) Selenium
9 85 (4.28%) JIRA
10 78 (3.93%) Hudson
11 65 (3.27%) Gradle
12 64 (3.22%) Cucumber
12 64 (3.22%) Artifactory
13 42 (2.11%) WebDriver
14 34 (1.71%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.51%) NetBeans
15 30 (1.51%) Eclipse RCP
16 28 (1.41%) Mockito
17 27 (1.36%) IntelliJ
17 27 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 322 (16.21%) Finance
2 167 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 139 (7.00%) Banking
4 96 (4.83%) Retail
5 88 (4.43%) Electronics
6 78 (3.93%) Marketing
7 70 (3.52%) Advertising
8 64 (3.22%) Manufacturing
9 47 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 44 (2.22%) Games
10 44 (2.22%) Military
11 29 (1.46%) Back Office
12 26 (1.31%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.76%) Publishing
14 14 (0.70%) French Language
15 8 (0.40%) Automotive
16 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.20%) Legal
18 3 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1046 (52.67%) Developer
2 579 (29.15%) Java Developer
3 389 (19.59%) Software Engineer
4 205 (10.32%) Software Developer
5 196 (9.87%) Senior Developer
6 123 (6.19%) Analyst
7 119 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 106 (5.34%) Graduate
9 102 (5.14%) Junior
10 98 (4.93%) Architect
11 95 (4.78%) Applications Support
12 80 (4.03%) Support Engineer
13 62 (3.12%) Test Engineer
13 62 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
14 60 (3.02%) Junior Developer
14 60 (3.02%) Applications Support Engineer
15 54 (2.72%) Web Developer
16 52 (2.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 49 (2.47%) Principal Engineer
18 48 (2.42%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (28.20%) Spring
2 530 (26.69%) HTML
3 426 (21.45%) CSS
4 396 (19.94%) Web Services
5 389 (19.59%) .NET
6 382 (19.23%) XML
7 353 (17.77%) J2EE
8 335 (16.87%) Hibernate
9 204 (10.27%) HTML5
10 181 (9.11%) jQuery
11 161 (8.11%) SOAP
12 153 (7.70%) REST
13 136 (6.85%) JSON
14 124 (6.24%) Middleware
15 122 (6.14%) ASP.NET
16 116 (5.84%) JSP
17 115 (5.79%) Java EE
18 103 (5.19%) RESTful
19 94 (4.73%) AngularJS
20 90 (4.53%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 223 (11.23%) Computer Science
2 115 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 57 (2.87%) Digital Media
5 55 (2.77%) User Experience
5 55 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.62%) DTV
7 40 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 35 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.71%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.66%) Xbox
10 33 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 29 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.16%) N-Tier
12 23 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.11%) Replication
14 21 (1.06%) PKI
15 20 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
15 20 (1.01%) SWIFT
16 19 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 472 (23.77%) Linux
2 223 (11.23%) Windows
3 189 (9.52%) UNIX
4 100 (5.04%) Android
5 64 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (0.76%) CentOS
8 14 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.40%) Debian
14 7 (0.35%) Fedora
14 7 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.30%) zOS
16 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 951 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 407 (20.49%) TDD
4 357 (17.98%) Scrum
5 340 (17.12%) OO
6 250 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
7 220 (11.08%) SDLC
8 176 (8.86%) MVC
9 149 (7.50%) Open Source
10 147 (7.40%) UML
11 142 (7.15%) Mentoring
12 141 (7.10%) OOP
13 138 (6.95%) BDD
14 135 (6.80%) Test Automation
15 110 (5.54%) E-Commerce
16 105 (5.29%) Configuration Management
17 103 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
18 100 (5.04%) Unit Testing
19 97 (4.88%) OOD
20 92 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 582 (29.31%) SQL
2 530 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 394 (19.84%) C#
4 393 (19.79%) C++
5 302 (15.21%) Python
6 235 (11.83%) C
7 152 (7.65%) PHP
8 147 (7.40%) Ruby
9 146 (7.35%) Perl
10 104 (5.24%) Scala
11 99 (4.98%) Clojure
12 77 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 77 (3.88%) PL/SQL
13 40 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.51%) VB
15 27 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.26%) XPath
17 24 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.21%) Groovy
18 17 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 502 (25.28%) Degree
2 192 (9.67%) Security Cleared
3 125 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 86 (4.33%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.36%) ISEB
6 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.30%) PhD
10 5 (0.25%) HND
10 5 (0.25%) MCSE
11 4 (0.20%) MCSA
11 4 (0.20%) GIAC
11 4 (0.20%) GPEN
11 4 (0.20%) GCFA
11 4 (0.20%) CEH
11 4 (0.20%) EnCE
12 3 (0.15%) MCPD
12 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.70%) QA
2 17 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 17 (0.86%) SLA
3 14 (0.70%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.25%) HL7
6 4 (0.20%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 131 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (2.77%) Docker
3 46 (2.32%) KVM
4 44 (2.22%) Xen
5 40 (2.01%) LXC
6 25 (1.26%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.76%) Active Directory
8 12 (0.60%) Samba
9 9 (0.45%) iptables
10 8 (0.40%) Postfix
10 8 (0.40%) XenServer
11 6 (0.30%) Firmware
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.10%) Snort
14 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (4.98%) Puppet
2 56 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.21%) Graphite
4 15 (0.76%) Ansible
5 11 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.40%) Nagios
7 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.35%) Salt
8 7 (0.35%) Kibana
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Flashback
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.30%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.20%) SCCM
11 3 (0.15%) WSUS
12 1 (0.050%) OpenView
12 1 (0.050%) OPNET
12 1 (0.050%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 533 (26.84%) Oracle
2 152 (7.65%) VMware
3 133 (6.70%) Google
4 103 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 85 (4.28%) IBM
6 64 (3.22%) SAP
7 48 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 35 (1.76%) Cisco
9 34 (1.71%) Facebook
10 29 (1.46%) Rackspace
11 28 (1.41%) Sybase
12 27 (1.36%) Green Hat
13 24 (1.21%) Adobe
13 24 (1.21%) HP
14 22 (1.11%) ForgeRock
15 20 (1.01%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.86%) Apple
17 16 (0.81%) ESRI
18 15 (0.76%) hybris
19 12 (0.60%) BEA
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
GCS
Salary: Benefits (depending on experience)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum Basic plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ham, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday