The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 244 186 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.39% 14.24% 12.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.62% 29.15% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 201 164 160
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 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
748 638 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 53.31% 48.85% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 633 561 648
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Java
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Java Salary Trend in Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Wales

Java
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
South Wales +2 215 £36,779 +5.08% 37
North Wales +14 15 £27,000 +8.00% 1
West Wales +8 8 £70,000 - 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 252 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (32.57%) Linux
3 123 (28.21%) Web Services
3 123 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 100 (22.94%) SQL
5 96 (22.02%) Scrum
6 92 (21.10%) C++
7 89 (20.41%) Degree
8 85 (19.50%) Python
9 83 (19.04%) Spring
9 83 (19.04%) Jenkins
10 80 (18.35%) HTML
11 79 (18.12%) Software Engineering
12 77 (17.66%) Perl
13 73 (16.74%) Oracle
14 63 (14.45%) TDD
15 61 (13.99%) Telecoms
16 60 (13.76%) REST
17 59 (13.53%) C#
17 59 (13.53%) SDLC
18 58 (13.30%) .NET
19 54 (12.39%) OO
20 53 (12.16%) Bash Shell
21 51 (11.70%) JUnit
22 49 (11.24%) Windows
22 49 (11.24%) Maven
22 49 (11.24%) Cucumber
22 49 (11.24%) BDD
23 47 (10.78%) CSS
24 46 (10.55%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 29 (6.65%) Tomcat
2 21 (4.82%) Apache
3 19 (4.36%) JBoss
4 15 (3.44%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.21%) Confluence
6 8 (1.83%) Node.js
6 8 (1.83%) IIS
7 5 (1.15%) nginx
7 5 (1.15%) Jetty
7 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.69%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.46%) Mule
10 2 (0.46%) WordPress
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.44%) PaaS
2 12 (2.75%) SaaS
3 9 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.15%) Route 53
5 5 (1.15%) GitHub
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.80%) HTTP
2 20 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.90%) DVB
4 12 (2.75%) Internet
5 9 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (2.06%) tcpdump
6 8 (1.83%) DNS
7 7 (1.61%) Firewall
8 6 (1.38%) DHCP
9 5 (1.15%) Network Security
10 4 (0.92%) Intranet
11 3 (0.69%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.46%) LAN
12 2 (0.46%) VoIP
13 1 (0.23%) WAN
13 1 (0.23%) PBX
13 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.40%) MongoDB
3 37 (8.49%) Big Data
4 32 (7.34%) MySQL
5 22 (5.05%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.29%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.83%) VoltDB
8 8 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.15%) Riak
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.15%) DB2
10 5 (1.15%) Voldemort
10 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 83 (19.04%) Jenkins
2 51 (11.70%) JUnit
3 49 (11.24%) Maven
3 49 (11.24%) Cucumber
4 46 (10.55%) Git (software)
5 42 (9.63%) Selenium
6 41 (9.40%) Subversion
7 40 (9.17%) Eclipse
8 30 (6.88%) JMeter
9 29 (6.65%) Hudson
10 25 (5.73%) JIRA
11 22 (5.05%) NetBeans
12 20 (4.59%) Ant
13 12 (2.75%) Gradle
14 10 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.06%) TestLink
16 7 (1.61%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.61%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (1.38%) Artifactory
General
1 61 (13.99%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.55%) Finance
3 36 (8.26%) Advertising
4 30 (6.88%) Banking
5 18 (4.13%) Marketing
6 14 (3.21%) Back Office
7 11 (2.52%) Multimedia
8 10 (2.29%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (41.74%) Developer
2 97 (22.25%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.53%) Software Engineer
4 40 (9.17%) Analyst
5 26 (5.96%) Architect
6 23 (5.28%) Tester
6 23 (5.28%) Test Engineer
7 22 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.82%) Technical Leader
9 20 (4.59%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.36%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.90%) Technical Architect
11 17 (3.90%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (3.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 13 (2.98%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (2.75%) Team Leader
14 12 (2.75%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (28.21%) Web Services
2 83 (19.04%) Spring
3 80 (18.35%) HTML
4 60 (13.76%) REST
5 58 (13.30%) .NET
6 47 (10.78%) CSS
7 45 (10.32%) J2EE
8 44 (10.09%) SOAP
9 43 (9.86%) Hibernate
10 34 (7.80%) Java EE
11 33 (7.57%) XML
12 28 (6.42%) JSON
13 27 (6.19%) jQuery
14 21 (4.82%) JPA
15 19 (4.36%) RESTful
15 19 (4.36%) HTML5
15 19 (4.36%) ASP.NET
16 16 (3.67%) Ajax
16 16 (3.67%) AngularJS
17 14 (3.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.80%) User Experience
4 28 (6.42%) DTV
5 25 (5.73%) Digital Media
6 23 (5.28%) Client/Server
7 18 (4.13%) Statistics
8 14 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.83%) iPhone
10 8 (1.83%) iPad
11 7 (1.61%) IPTV
11 7 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.38%) Web 2.0
13 5 (1.15%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.92%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 142 (32.57%) Linux
2 49 (11.24%) Windows
3 38 (8.72%) Android
4 28 (6.42%) UNIX
5 24 (5.50%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.44%) CentOS
7 12 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.46%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) Debian
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (22.02%) Scrum
3 79 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 63 (14.45%) TDD
5 59 (13.53%) SDLC
6 54 (12.39%) OO
7 49 (11.24%) BDD
8 40 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (8.94%) MVC
10 31 (7.11%) Test Management
11 30 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (6.19%) API Testing
12 27 (6.19%) UML
12 27 (6.19%) ETL
13 26 (5.96%) Web Development
13 26 (5.96%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.50%) Product Management
14 24 (5.50%) Automation Testing
15 22 (5.05%) Project Management
15 22 (5.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 123 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 100 (22.94%) SQL
3 92 (21.10%) C++
4 85 (19.50%) Python
5 77 (17.66%) Perl
6 59 (13.53%) C#
7 53 (12.16%) Bash Shell
8 42 (9.63%) C
9 32 (7.34%) Objective-C
10 28 (6.42%) PHP
11 24 (5.50%) Ruby
12 17 (3.90%) Groovy
13 16 (3.67%) Korn
14 14 (3.21%) Erlang
15 11 (2.52%) Lisp
15 11 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.52%) Scala
15 11 (2.52%) Haskell
16 7 (1.61%) VB
17 6 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (20.41%) Degree
2 22 (5.05%) PMI Certification
3 20 (4.59%) PMP
4 16 (3.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 10 (2.29%) ISEB
6 8 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.46%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.06%) Snort
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) Puppet
2 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.23%) SCSM
4 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.23%) OpenView
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) OPNET
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 73 (16.74%) Oracle
2 19 (4.36%) Perforce
3 18 (4.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.83%) TOWER Software
4 8 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.15%) RightScale
6 4 (0.92%) Lotus
6 4 (0.92%) Apple
6 4 (0.92%) Cisco
6 4 (0.92%) IBM
7 3 (0.69%) HP
7 3 (0.69%) ESRI
7 3 (0.69%) VMware
8 2 (0.46%) Zend
8 2 (0.46%) CA
9 1 (0.23%) Compuware
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.23%) Dell
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
Bangor, Gwynedd
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
Monmouthshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago