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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South West
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 995 944 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.09% 16.92% 12.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.78% 29.56% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 789 809 658
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
2861 3193 3326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.24% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2800 2940
Median salary £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 381 £50,000 +17.64% 56
Gloucestershire +2 263 £50,000 - 33
Somerset +10 131 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Wiltshire +16 96 £40,000 - 11
Dorset +8 92 £60,350 +72.42% 14
Devon -15 33 £37,500 +4.16% 11
Cornwall - 6 £50,000 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Java.

1 1158 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (34.32%) SQL
3 632 (33.32%) Software Engineering
4 608 (32.05%) JavaScript
5 598 (31.52%) Spring
6 539 (28.41%) HTML
7 507 (26.73%) C#
8 484 (25.51%) C++
9 443 (23.35%) Finance
10 434 (22.88%) Security Cleared
11 433 (22.83%) Linux
12 400 (21.09%) OO
13 397 (20.93%) Python
13 397 (20.93%) Scrum
14 377 (19.87%) Hibernate
15 347 (18.29%) XML
16 344 (18.13%) Degree
17 330 (17.40%) SDLC
18 326 (17.19%) .NET
19 323 (17.03%) CSS
20 315 (16.61%) REST
21 314 (16.55%) MongoDB
22 299 (15.76%) TDD
22 299 (15.76%) AngularJS
23 290 (15.29%) Web Services
24 284 (14.97%) Oracle
25 282 (14.87%) NoSQL
26 260 (13.71%) Big Data
27 258 (13.60%) Telecoms
28 257 (13.55%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 205 (10.81%) JBoss
2 196 (10.33%) Tomcat
3 123 (6.48%) Apache Spark
3 123 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 116 (6.11%) Apache
5 103 (5.43%) Apache Pig
6 102 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
7 87 (4.59%) WebSphere
8 76 (4.01%) Mule
9 67 (3.53%) IIS
10 63 (3.32%) Mule ESB
11 57 (3.00%) Jetty
12 42 (2.21%) Alfresco
13 35 (1.85%) Joomla!
14 32 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 32 (1.69%) OpenStack
15 29 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 27 (1.42%) Confluence
17 22 (1.16%) SAS
18 17 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 69 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.05%) SPSS
3 17 (0.90%) MS Office
4 2 (0.11%) MS Project
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.053%) HipChat
5 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 120 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.37%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
4 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Line 500
5 3 (0.16%) Maximo
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.16%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.053%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.053%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.053%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 154 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (6.64%) SaaS
3 57 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.79%) GitHub
6 17 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 8 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.32%) PaaS
10 4 (0.21%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Slack
11 2 (0.11%) TestFlight
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.053%) G Suite
12 1 (0.053%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.053%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.80%) Internet
2 56 (2.95%) HTTP
3 44 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.53%) SSL
5 28 (1.48%) Firewall
6 18 (0.95%) LAN
7 17 (0.90%) WAN
8 12 (0.63%) FTP
8 12 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.63%) SSH
9 6 (0.32%) Intranet
9 6 (0.32%) Network Security
10 4 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.16%) NAS
11 3 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.16%) SAN
11 3 (0.16%) Wireless
11 3 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (16.55%) MongoDB
2 282 (14.87%) NoSQL
3 260 (13.71%) Big Data
4 253 (13.34%) Hadoop
5 177 (9.33%) SQL Server
6 164 (8.65%) MySQL
7 104 (5.48%) Apache Hive
8 78 (4.11%) Relational Database
9 69 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
10 59 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 59 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 45 (2.37%) Redis
12 43 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
13 42 (2.21%) HBase
14 38 (2.00%) Oracle Database
15 31 (1.63%) MS Access
16 27 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (1.37%) Data Mining
17 26 (1.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 231 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 199 (10.49%) Jenkins
2 199 (10.49%) JUnit
3 179 (9.44%) Maven
4 147 (7.75%) JIRA
5 141 (7.43%) Selenium
6 99 (5.22%) Subversion
7 95 (5.01%) Cucumber
8 78 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 76 (4.01%) IntelliJ
10 70 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 56 (2.95%) Mockito
12 53 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (2.79%) Vagrant
13 44 (2.32%) Ant
14 32 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (1.58%) Bitbucket
16 28 (1.48%) LoadRunner
17 20 (1.05%) EasyMock
18 19 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 443 (23.35%) Finance
2 258 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 157 (8.28%) Manufacturing
4 137 (7.22%) Retail
5 136 (7.17%) Banking
6 131 (6.91%) Marketing
7 130 (6.85%) Electronics
8 55 (2.90%) Games
9 27 (1.42%) Advertising
10 23 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.63%) Legal
13 10 (0.53%) Back Office
14 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.42%) Military
16 7 (0.37%) Billing
17 6 (0.32%) Publishing
18 5 (0.26%) Local Government
19 3 (0.16%) Law
19 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1013 (53.40%) Developer
2 647 (34.11%) Java Developer
3 309 (16.29%) Software Engineer
4 229 (12.07%) Java Engineer
5 207 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 196 (10.33%) Software Developer
7 170 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 149 (7.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 129 (6.80%) Analyst
10 117 (6.17%) Graduate
11 113 (5.96%) Junior
12 105 (5.54%) Architect
13 101 (5.32%) Junior Developer
14 92 (4.85%) Test Engineer
15 90 (4.74%) Lead Developer
16 88 (4.64%) Graduate Developer
17 76 (4.01%) Graduate Software Developer
18 73 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
19 62 (3.27%) Java Software Developer
20 59 (3.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (31.52%) Spring
2 539 (28.41%) HTML
3 377 (19.87%) Hibernate
4 347 (18.29%) XML
5 326 (17.19%) .NET
6 323 (17.03%) CSS
7 315 (16.61%) REST
8 299 (15.76%) AngularJS
9 290 (15.29%) Web Services
10 257 (13.55%) J2EE
11 238 (12.55%) SOAP
12 200 (10.54%) HTML5
13 171 (9.01%) Spring MVC
14 166 (8.75%) Java EE
15 163 (8.59%) jQuery
16 141 (7.43%) JSON
17 135 (7.12%) React
18 130 (6.85%) Node.js
19 127 (6.69%) JPA
20 101 (5.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 253 (13.34%) Computer Science
2 163 (8.59%) Mathematics
3 132 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 101 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 41 (2.16%) User Experience
7 40 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
10 28 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.37%) PKI
12 22 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.79%) Internet of Things
13 15 (0.79%) Physics
14 14 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (0.74%) Derivative
14 14 (0.74%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.69%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 433 (22.83%) Linux
2 201 (10.60%) Unix
3 155 (8.17%) Windows
4 147 (7.75%) Android
5 130 (6.85%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.85%) CentOS
7 33 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.27%) AIX
9 23 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.63%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.53%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.32%) Solaris
15 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.16%) HPUX
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1158 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (33.32%) Software Engineering
3 400 (21.09%) OO
4 397 (20.93%) Scrum
5 330 (17.40%) SDLC
6 299 (15.76%) TDD
7 249 (13.13%) MVC
8 216 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
9 200 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
10 173 (9.12%) Mentoring
11 163 (8.59%) BDD
12 159 (8.38%) Web Development
13 151 (7.96%) Kanban
14 145 (7.64%) ITIL
15 141 (7.43%) Open Source
16 139 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
17 130 (6.85%) Programme Management
18 124 (6.54%) UML
19 121 (6.38%) Automated Testing
19 121 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 651 (34.32%) SQL
2 608 (32.05%) JavaScript
3 507 (26.73%) C#
4 484 (25.51%) C++
5 397 (20.93%) Python
6 242 (12.76%) C
7 169 (8.91%) Perl
8 165 (8.70%) PHP
9 104 (5.48%) Ruby
10 72 (3.80%) Objective-C
11 62 (3.27%) Scala
12 59 (3.11%) Go
13 57 (3.00%) Bash Shell
14 47 (2.48%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.37%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.90%) VBA
17 34 (1.79%) VB
18 27 (1.42%) Apex Code
19 26 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 434 (22.88%) Security Cleared
2 344 (18.13%) Degree
3 215 (11.33%) DV Cleared
4 184 (9.70%) SC Cleared
5 64 (3.37%) ISEB
6 49 (2.58%) ISTQB
7 39 (2.06%) CCNA
7 39 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (2.06%) CISSP
8 35 (1.85%) PhD
9 33 (1.74%) GIAC
10 32 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (1.69%) SANS
11 31 (1.63%) MCSE
12 29 (1.53%) Linux+ Certification
12 29 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
12 29 (1.53%) SSCP
13 19 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
14 13 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.74%) QA
2 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 11 (0.58%) SLA
3 10 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) SDET
7 2 (0.11%) TickIT
8 1 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.053%) FATCA
8 1 (0.053%) SEPA
System Software
1 59 (3.11%) Docker
2 49 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.53%) vSphere
7 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.26%) Firmware
9 3 (0.16%) iptables
9 3 (0.16%) KVM
9 3 (0.16%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.16%) NDS
9 3 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.16%) Snort
9 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.11%) Gluster
11 1 (0.053%) HDFS
11 1 (0.053%) LXC
Systems Management
1 75 (3.95%) Ansible
2 60 (3.16%) Puppet
3 47 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.79%) Oozie
5 33 (1.74%) Salt
6 28 (1.48%) Nagios
7 26 (1.37%) Kibana
8 25 (1.32%) logstash
9 20 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.16%) Check_MK
10 3 (0.16%) Grafana
10 3 (0.16%) Graylog
10 3 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.16%) Nmap
10 3 (0.16%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.11%) Graphite
12 1 (0.053%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.053%) Netcool
12 1 (0.053%) QRadar
Vendors
1 284 (14.97%) Oracle
2 141 (7.43%) SAP
3 91 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.16%) Apple
5 50 (2.64%) VMware
6 45 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.16%) Adobe
8 36 (1.90%) IBM
9 31 (1.63%) HP
10 30 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.42%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.90%) Google
13 15 (0.79%) Coverity
14 14 (0.74%) Cisco
15 13 (0.69%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.58%) Infobright
17 8 (0.42%) Citrix
18 6 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
19 5 (0.26%) Jedox
19 5 (0.26%) webMethods
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent incentives
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum plus incentives and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday