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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 826 921 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.89% 17.49% 13.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 30.33% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 741 818 572
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £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
3304 3037 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.58% 57.68% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 2711 2845
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 363 £40,000 -5.88% 65
Gloucestershire -5 146 £42,500 +11.11% 29
Devon +4 88 £35,000 - 14
Dorset -13 81 £55,000 +37.50% 19
Wiltshire -22 74 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Somerset -19 48 £35,000 -10.25% 21
Cornwall - 3 £32,500 - 1
Avon -5 2 £55,000 +92.98%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 751 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (38.42%) JavaScript
3 602 (36.42%) HTML
4 528 (31.94%) Spring
5 488 (29.52%) SQL
6 451 (27.28%) CSS
7 434 (26.26%) XML
7 434 (26.26%) Oracle
8 379 (22.93%) Software Engineering
9 376 (22.75%) C#
10 352 (21.29%) TDD
11 331 (20.02%) Linux
12 322 (19.48%) .NET
13 318 (19.24%) Hibernate
14 316 (19.12%) J2EE
14 316 (19.12%) Web Services
15 304 (18.39%) C++
16 286 (17.30%) Degree
17 284 (17.18%) OO
18 278 (16.82%) Scrum
19 260 (15.73%) JUnit
20 245 (14.82%) Finance
21 231 (13.97%) SQL Server
22 223 (13.49%) Eclipse
23 222 (13.43%) MySQL
24 220 (13.31%) Security Cleared
25 197 (11.92%) jQuery
26 178 (10.77%) HTML5
27 172 (10.41%) Computer Science
28 162 (9.80%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 132 (7.99%) Tomcat
2 130 (7.86%) WebLogic
3 122 (7.38%) JBoss
4 83 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 65 (3.93%) ColdFusion
5 65 (3.93%) Apache
6 48 (2.90%) Node.js
7 43 (2.60%) IIS
8 37 (2.24%) Joomla!
9 36 (2.18%) Alfresco
10 33 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 32 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
12 28 (1.69%) NetWeaver
13 20 (1.21%) nginx
14 18 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (0.97%) CMS
16 15 (0.91%) WordPress
17 14 (0.85%) Drupal
18 13 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
19 12 (0.73%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 82 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.81%) MS Office
3 14 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (0.91%) SAP SD
2 13 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.42%) Summit
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.060%) Tridion
8 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.060%) Magento
8 1 (0.060%) Shopify
8 1 (0.060%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.060%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.18%) SaaS
2 18 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.91%) PaaS
4 15 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.060%) Force.com
8 1 (0.060%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.17%) Internet
2 60 (3.63%) TCP/IP
3 54 (3.27%) HTTP
4 30 (1.81%) Firewall
5 19 (1.15%) DNS
6 17 (1.03%) FTP
7 14 (0.85%) LDAP
7 14 (0.85%) Network Security
8 13 (0.79%) DHCP
8 13 (0.79%) VPN
9 12 (0.73%) SAN
10 11 (0.67%) WAN
10 11 (0.67%) LAN
11 10 (0.60%) NAS
11 10 (0.60%) IPsec
12 8 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.48%) SSL
13 6 (0.36%) IPv6
13 6 (0.36%) VLAN
13 6 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 222 (13.43%) MySQL
3 124 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 92 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (5.20%) RDBMS
6 68 (4.11%) MongoDB
7 67 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 46 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.42%) Big Data
11 26 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.54%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.54%) Apache Accumulo
15 8 (0.48%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.48%) Redis
15 8 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 260 (15.73%) JUnit
2 223 (13.49%) Eclipse
3 162 (9.80%) Maven
4 156 (9.44%) Subversion
5 105 (6.35%) Git (software)
6 102 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 73 (4.42%) Ant
8 61 (3.69%) JIRA
9 58 (3.51%) Selenium
10 53 (3.21%) JDeveloper
11 42 (2.54%) Cucumber
12 41 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
13 38 (2.30%) Hudson
14 27 (1.63%) Visual Studio
15 25 (1.51%) Eclipse RCP
16 24 (1.45%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
18 20 (1.21%) NUnit
18 20 (1.21%) TestNG
19 17 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 245 (14.82%) Finance
2 137 (8.29%) Banking
3 79 (4.78%) Advertising
4 69 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.15%) Aerospace
6 47 (2.84%) Retail
7 42 (2.54%) Marketing
8 29 (1.75%) Electronics
9 25 (1.51%) French Language
10 23 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.33%) Military
12 21 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.03%) Back Office
14 12 (0.73%) Games
15 9 (0.54%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.54%) Legal
16 7 (0.42%) Publishing
17 4 (0.24%) Interactive Media
18 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1027 (62.13%) Developer
2 651 (39.38%) Java Developer
3 243 (14.70%) Software Engineer
4 165 (9.98%) Senior Developer
5 114 (6.90%) Analyst
6 100 (6.05%) Software Developer
7 99 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 93 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 54 (3.27%) Architect
10 51 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
11 50 (3.02%) Graduate
12 48 (2.90%) C# Developer
13 45 (2.72%) .NET Developer
14 44 (2.66%) Applications Support
15 43 (2.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 41 (2.48%) Junior
17 39 (2.36%) Programmer
18 38 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
19 37 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
20 35 (2.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (36.42%) HTML
2 528 (31.94%) Spring
3 451 (27.28%) CSS
4 434 (26.26%) XML
5 322 (19.48%) .NET
6 318 (19.24%) Hibernate
7 316 (19.12%) J2EE
7 316 (19.12%) Web Services
8 197 (11.92%) jQuery
9 178 (10.77%) HTML5
10 137 (8.29%) JSP
11 136 (8.23%) XHTML
12 132 (7.99%) SOAP
13 113 (6.84%) ASP.NET
14 97 (5.87%) JSON
15 82 (4.96%) Ajax
16 77 (4.66%) JPA
17 73 (4.42%) Spring MVC
18 70 (4.23%) Java EE
18 70 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 133 (8.05%) Open Source
3 96 (5.81%) Mathematics
4 92 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 44 (2.66%) User Experience
8 40 (2.42%) RIA
9 35 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.63%) Physics
11 24 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.39%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.21%) Visualisation
14 20 (1.21%) N-Tier
15 19 (1.15%) Derivative
16 18 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (0.91%) Xbox
18 14 (0.85%) Device Driver
19 13 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 331 (20.02%) Linux
2 137 (8.29%) UNIX
3 123 (7.44%) Windows
4 118 (7.14%) Android
5 83 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.91%) CentOS
10 14 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.79%) Solaris
12 9 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.42%) Fedora
13 7 (0.42%) AIX
13 7 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.36%) Debian
15 5 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.24%) HPUX
16 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (22.93%) Software Engineering
3 352 (21.29%) TDD
4 284 (17.18%) OO
5 278 (16.82%) Scrum
6 158 (9.56%) MVC
7 147 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 118 (7.14%) OOD
8 118 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 114 (6.90%) OOP
10 108 (6.53%) Web Development
11 99 (5.99%) SOA
12 94 (5.69%) UML
13 92 (5.57%) BDD
14 90 (5.44%) ITIL
15 88 (5.32%) Android Development
16 78 (4.72%) E-Commerce
17 76 (4.60%) Content Management
18 70 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 635 (38.42%) JavaScript
2 488 (29.52%) SQL
3 376 (22.75%) C#
4 304 (18.39%) C++
5 162 (9.80%) Python
6 147 (8.89%) C
7 138 (8.35%) PHP
8 124 (7.50%) Ruby
9 89 (5.38%) Perl
10 71 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 60 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 38 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 30 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 28 (1.69%) ABAP
14 28 (1.69%) VB
15 25 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.39%) Groovy
17 21 (1.27%) Delphi
18 20 (1.21%) Scala
19 18 (1.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 286 (17.30%) Degree
2 220 (13.31%) Security Cleared
3 137 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 99 (5.99%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.75%) ISEB
6 24 (1.45%) VCP4
7 15 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.54%) HND
9 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.24%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.18%) CISSP
12 3 (0.18%) PhD
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.12%) MCSE
13 2 (0.12%) MCSA
14 1 (0.060%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.08%) QA
2 11 (0.67%) SLA
3 7 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.42%) COBIT
4 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) HL7
5 2 (0.12%) DO-254
5 2 (0.12%) DO-160
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.60%) Samba
3 10 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.36%) Postfix
4 6 (0.36%) XenServer
4 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.36%) KVM
4 6 (0.36%) NFS
5 4 (0.24%) Xen
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Docker
6 2 (0.12%) LXC
6 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (1.88%) Puppet
2 29 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.48%) Nagios
5 7 (0.42%) WSUS
6 6 (0.36%) SCCM
6 6 (0.36%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.36%) Zenoss
6 6 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.36%) Salt
6 6 (0.36%) Graphite
7 4 (0.24%) Hyperic
7 4 (0.24%) Netcool
7 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.12%) MOM
8 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
8 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 434 (26.26%) Oracle
2 109 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 63 (3.81%) Google
4 59 (3.57%) VMware
5 55 (3.33%) IBM
6 48 (2.90%) SAP
7 41 (2.48%) Adobe
7 41 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.81%) hybris
9 27 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 16 (0.97%) Cisco
11 15 (0.91%) Facebook
12 14 (0.85%) Sybase
12 14 (0.85%) Citrix
13 12 (0.73%) Apple
13 12 (0.73%) ForgeRock
14 7 (0.42%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.36%) McAfee
15 6 (0.36%) Toshiba
15 6 (0.36%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, Car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £29000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE - AMS
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago