The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.80% 1.37% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 2.38% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +74.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Programming Languages Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 37.68% 57.53% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 46
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Java
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Swansea region.

Java Salary Trend in Swansea

Java
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (88.89%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript