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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1113 701 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.26% 13.50% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.19% 23.71% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 928 653 594
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
3458 2957 3080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.73% 56.94% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2633 2816
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +9 330 £40,000 +9.58% 39
Wiltshire +3 196 £39,000 +6.84% 24
Gloucestershire +10 194 £37,500 -2.59% 19
Dorset +4 184 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Somerset +6 145 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Devon -11 34 £37,000 +8.82% 9
Cornwall +6 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 678 (31.76%) Spring
2 677 (31.71%) SQL
3 621 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 619 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 580 (27.17%) HTML
6 543 (25.43%) Software Engineering
7 540 (25.29%) XML
8 496 (23.23%) Oracle
9 471 (22.06%) Scrum
10 426 (19.95%) Degree
11 423 (19.81%) Linux
12 409 (19.16%) CSS
13 403 (18.88%) C++
14 395 (18.50%) C#
15 361 (16.91%) J2EE
16 359 (16.81%) OO
17 346 (16.21%) SQL Server
18 341 (15.97%) TDD
19 337 (15.78%) Finance
20 321 (15.04%) Computer Science
21 305 (14.29%) Web Services
22 287 (13.44%) JUnit
23 277 (12.97%) .NET
24 267 (12.51%) Hibernate
25 264 (12.37%) jQuery
26 262 (12.27%) Relational Database
27 257 (12.04%) MySQL
28 252 (11.80%) Eclipse
29 248 (11.62%) Unit Testing
30 229 (10.73%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 141 (6.60%) WebLogic
2 108 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 104 (4.87%) WebSphere
4 99 (4.64%) IIS
5 96 (4.50%) Apache
6 66 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 66 (3.09%) Commerce Server
7 57 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 22 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 21 (0.98%) CMS
10 20 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 17 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 17 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (0.70%) nginx
14 12 (0.56%) Node.js
14 12 (0.56%) Joomla!
15 11 (0.52%) Alfresco
16 10 (0.47%) Gunicorn
17 9 (0.42%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 113 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.80%) MS Office
3 14 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.37%) NASTRAN
5 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.047%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 66 (3.09%) Fredhopper
2 25 (1.17%) Magento
3 23 (1.08%) Shopify
4 17 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.28%) Tridion
8 6 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.094%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.094%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.094%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.094%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.39%) SaaS
2 23 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.14%) Trello
6 2 (0.094%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.047%) IaaS
7 1 (0.047%) Force.com
7 1 (0.047%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (7.12%) Internet
2 78 (3.65%) HTTP
3 40 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.41%) Network Security
5 22 (1.03%) SSL
6 21 (0.98%) DHCP
7 18 (0.84%) SAN
8 15 (0.70%) WAN
9 14 (0.66%) VoIP
9 14 (0.66%) Firewall
10 13 (0.61%) IPv4
10 13 (0.61%) DNS
11 11 (0.52%) NFC
12 10 (0.47%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.37%) FTP
13 8 (0.37%) SMTP
13 8 (0.37%) LDAP
14 7 (0.33%) VPN
15 5 (0.23%) PPP
15 5 (0.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 262 (12.27%) Relational Database
3 257 (12.04%) MySQL
4 187 (8.76%) RDBMS
5 98 (4.59%) Big Data
6 75 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 75 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 61 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 49 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 36 (1.69%) DB2
11 32 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.22%) Hazelcast
13 20 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.89%) HBase
15 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 287 (13.44%) JUnit
2 252 (11.80%) Eclipse
3 193 (9.04%) Maven
4 172 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 157 (7.35%) Subversion
6 145 (6.79%) Ant
7 133 (6.23%) Selenium
8 117 (5.48%) Jenkins
9 54 (2.53%) NetBeans
10 51 (2.39%) Eclipse RCP
11 50 (2.34%) Hudson
12 43 (2.01%) JMeter
12 43 (2.01%) JIRA
13 32 (1.50%) Visual Studio
13 32 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 28 (1.31%) SoapUI
14 28 (1.31%) FitNesse
15 19 (0.89%) JBehave
16 18 (0.84%) Bugzilla
17 17 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 337 (15.78%) Finance
2 176 (8.24%) Banking
3 129 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 128 (6.00%) Retail
5 82 (3.84%) Marketing
6 56 (2.62%) Back Office
7 49 (2.30%) French Language
8 36 (1.69%) Electronics
9 34 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.50%) Aerospace
11 27 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.26%) Advertising
12 19 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.89%) Military
13 14 (0.66%) Publishing
14 7 (0.33%) Games
15 5 (0.23%) Billing
16 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.094%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1270 (59.48%) Developer
2 754 (35.32%) Java Developer
3 291 (13.63%) Senior Developer
4 276 (12.93%) Software Engineer
5 212 (9.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 161 (7.54%) Analyst
7 150 (7.03%) Software Developer
8 108 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 103 (4.82%) Graduate
9 103 (4.82%) Junior
10 99 (4.64%) Architect
11 72 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
12 63 (2.95%) Applications Support
13 62 (2.90%) Web Developer
14 61 (2.86%) C# Developer
15 58 (2.72%) Programmer
16 57 (2.67%) Junior Developer
17 52 (2.44%) Team Leader
17 52 (2.44%) Consultant
18 46 (2.15%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (31.76%) Spring
2 580 (27.17%) HTML
3 540 (25.29%) XML
4 409 (19.16%) CSS
5 361 (16.91%) J2EE
6 305 (14.29%) Web Services
7 277 (12.97%) .NET
8 267 (12.51%) Hibernate
9 264 (12.37%) jQuery
10 213 (9.98%) HTML5
11 148 (6.93%) SOAP
12 119 (5.57%) Java EE
13 118 (5.53%) JSON
14 114 (5.34%) RESTful
15 110 (5.15%) ASP.NET
16 97 (4.54%) JSP
17 95 (4.45%) EJB
18 91 (4.26%) JPA
19 89 (4.17%) GWT
20 87 (4.07%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 321 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 142 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 96 (4.50%) Open Source
4 95 (4.45%) Mathematics
5 88 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (3.28%) Derivative
7 61 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 56 (2.62%) Digital Media
9 50 (2.34%) N-Tier
9 50 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 42 (1.97%) iPhone
11 36 (1.69%) SWIFT
12 34 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
13 29 (1.36%) GIS
13 29 (1.36%) PKI
14 22 (1.03%) RIA
15 21 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (0.66%) Xbox
16 14 (0.66%) DTV
17 13 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 423 (19.81%) Linux
2 225 (10.54%) Windows
3 211 (9.88%) UNIX
4 117 (5.48%) Android
5 82 (3.84%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (1.36%) Solaris
7 26 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.17%) HPUX
9 22 (1.03%) CentOS
10 19 (0.89%) Fedora
11 14 (0.66%) Debian
12 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.47%) AIX
14 5 (0.23%) SUSE
14 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (25.43%) Software Engineering
3 471 (22.06%) Scrum
4 359 (16.81%) OO
5 341 (15.97%) TDD
6 248 (11.62%) Unit Testing
7 229 (10.73%) E-Commerce
8 175 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 170 (7.96%) MVC
10 161 (7.54%) Web Development
11 141 (6.60%) UML
12 126 (5.90%) OOP
13 110 (5.15%) OOD
14 98 (4.59%) ITIL
15 92 (4.31%) SOA
16 81 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 79 (3.70%) iOS Development
18 78 (3.65%) Android Development
19 73 (3.42%) Pair Programming
20 69 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 677 (31.71%) SQL
2 619 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 403 (18.88%) C++
4 395 (18.50%) C#
5 212 (9.93%) C
6 192 (8.99%) Python
7 186 (8.71%) PHP
8 131 (6.14%) Ruby
9 100 (4.68%) Shell Script
10 95 (4.45%) Perl
11 84 (3.93%) VB
12 48 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 38 (1.78%) Objective-C
14 37 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 35 (1.64%) PHP5
15 35 (1.64%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.08%) TypeScript
17 21 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.89%) Assembly Language
19 16 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 426 (19.95%) Degree
2 227 (10.63%) Security Cleared
3 118 (5.53%) DV Cleared
4 82 (3.84%) SC Cleared
5 63 (2.95%) PhD
6 37 (1.73%) ISEB
7 29 (1.36%) HND
8 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.47%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.42%) CEH
10 9 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MCSE
13 3 (0.14%) CCNP
13 3 (0.14%) CCNA
14 2 (0.094%) MCSA
14 2 (0.094%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.56%) QA
2 21 (0.98%) COBIT
3 16 (0.75%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 18 (0.84%) vSphere
4 13 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.28%) Samba
7 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.047%) Xen
7 1 (0.047%) Postfix
7 1 (0.047%) XenServer
7 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.047%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (1.36%) Puppet
2 23 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 13 (0.61%) Nagios
5 11 (0.52%) OPNET
5 11 (0.52%) OpenView
5 11 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
5 11 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.19%) MOM
7 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.19%) SCCM
8 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.094%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.094%) AppDetective
9 2 (0.094%) WSUS
9 2 (0.094%) nmon
Vendors
1 496 (23.23%) Oracle
2 149 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 143 (6.70%) hybris
4 135 (6.32%) JBoss
5 90 (4.22%) VMware
6 78 (3.65%) Google
7 71 (3.33%) EPiServer
8 65 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 63 (2.95%) IBM
10 46 (2.15%) Zend
11 38 (1.78%) SAP
12 35 (1.64%) HP
13 33 (1.55%) Twitter
14 32 (1.50%) Citrix
15 29 (1.36%) Cisco
16 28 (1.31%) BT
17 22 (1.03%) Adobe
18 16 (0.75%) TIBCO
18 16 (0.75%) Symantec
18 16 (0.75%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £550 - £625 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingsbridge, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 39,000
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Discretionary company bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £45000
Posted: 2 days ago