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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 189 207 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.61% 15.36% 8.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.72% 33.07% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 169 183 100
Average salary £37,000 £35,783 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
636 626 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.79% 46.44% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 547 562 642
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -1 168 £37,000 +3.40% 15
North Wales +4 16 £35,000 +40.00% 1
West Wales 0 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (30.99%) JavaScript
3 96 (27.04%) Web Services
4 93 (26.20%) C++
4 93 (26.20%) Linux
5 81 (22.82%) Scrum
5 81 (22.82%) Spring
6 78 (21.97%) SQL
7 71 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 70 (19.72%) HTML
9 66 (18.59%) Perl
10 59 (16.62%) Objective-C
10 59 (16.62%) Android
11 58 (16.34%) Hibernate
12 57 (16.06%) Degree
12 57 (16.06%) Oracle
13 53 (14.93%) J2EE
13 53 (14.93%) Python
14 51 (14.37%) JUnit
14 51 (14.37%) TDD
15 48 (13.52%) Apple iOS
16 47 (13.24%) REST
17 45 (12.68%) HTTP
18 44 (12.39%) C
18 44 (12.39%) Windows
19 42 (11.83%) OO
19 42 (11.83%) Jenkins
20 40 (11.27%) BDD
20 40 (11.27%) MongoDB
20 40 (11.27%) Bash Shell

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 21 (5.92%) Confluence
3 19 (5.35%) Apache
4 16 (4.51%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.23%) JBoss
6 11 (3.10%) IIS
7 5 (1.41%) Node.js
8 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.13%) CMS
9 3 (0.85%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.56%) Documentum
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) SPSS
2 1 (0.28%) EViews
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.23%) PaaS
2 6 (1.69%) GitHub
3 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.68%) HTTP
2 27 (7.61%) DVB
3 23 (6.48%) Internet
4 20 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.13%) Intranet
7 3 (0.85%) DNS
7 3 (0.85%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.28%) Firewall
8 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.27%) MongoDB
2 34 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.45%) Big Data
4 28 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.61%) MySQL
6 16 (4.51%) Data Mining
7 12 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.25%) VoltDB
9 7 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.13%) Redis
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.85%) DB2
12 3 (0.85%) MS Access
12 3 (0.85%) HPCC
12 3 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 51 (14.37%) JUnit
2 42 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 34 (9.58%) JIRA
4 32 (9.01%) Cucumber
5 23 (6.48%) Selenium
6 21 (5.92%) Eclipse
7 20 (5.63%) Git (software)
8 19 (5.35%) Maven
8 19 (5.35%) Subversion
9 17 (4.79%) JMeter
10 11 (3.10%) Ant
10 11 (3.10%) TestLink
11 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.69%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.41%) Mockito
12 5 (1.41%) Hudson
13 4 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.13%) Xcode
14 3 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 33 (9.30%) Advertising
1 33 (9.30%) Finance
2 31 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.48%) Banking
4 17 (4.79%) Marketing
5 8 (2.25%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.97%) Automotive
6 7 (1.97%) Retail
7 4 (1.13%) Billing
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (53.52%) Developer
2 95 (26.76%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.08%) Software Engineer
4 33 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 21 (5.92%) Analyst
5 21 (5.92%) Tester
6 20 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.35%) Team Leader
7 19 (5.35%) Android Developer
8 18 (5.07%) Architect
9 16 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (4.51%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.23%) Programmer
11 14 (3.94%) Test Engineer
12 12 (3.38%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 12 (3.38%) C++ Developer
13 10 (2.82%) Database Developer
13 10 (2.82%) Java Programmer
14 9 (2.54%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (27.04%) Web Services
2 81 (22.82%) Spring
3 70 (19.72%) HTML
4 58 (16.34%) Hibernate
5 53 (14.93%) J2EE
6 47 (13.24%) REST
7 38 (10.70%) .NET
8 34 (9.58%) Java EE
9 32 (9.01%) CSS
10 27 (7.61%) XML
11 23 (6.48%) jQuery
11 23 (6.48%) HTML5
12 18 (5.07%) Android SDK
12 18 (5.07%) SOAP
13 16 (4.51%) RESTful
13 16 (4.51%) PlayReady
13 16 (4.51%) JSON
14 15 (4.23%) iOS SDK
15 14 (3.94%) ASP.NET
15 14 (3.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.61%) User Experience
2 27 (7.61%) Client/Server
3 25 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.48%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.35%) iPad
6 17 (4.79%) iPhone
7 16 (4.51%) DTV
8 13 (3.66%) Statistics
9 8 (2.25%) Digital Media
9 8 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.25%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.25%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.97%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.41%) IPTV
13 4 (1.13%) Video on Demand
13 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.13%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.20%) Linux
2 59 (16.62%) Android
3 48 (13.52%) Apple iOS
4 44 (12.39%) Windows
5 17 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.51%) UNIX
7 14 (3.94%) CentOS
8 8 (2.25%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.82%) Scrum
3 71 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 51 (14.37%) TDD
5 42 (11.83%) OO
6 40 (11.27%) BDD
7 39 (10.99%) SDLC
8 35 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.30%) MVC
10 29 (8.17%) Android Development
10 29 (8.17%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.89%) Product Management
12 24 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 23 (6.48%) Regression Testing
14 22 (6.20%) ETL
15 21 (5.92%) E-Commerce
15 21 (5.92%) UML
15 21 (5.92%) Test Management
16 19 (5.35%) iOS Development
17 18 (5.07%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (30.99%) JavaScript
2 93 (26.20%) C++
3 78 (21.97%) SQL
4 66 (18.59%) Perl
5 59 (16.62%) Objective-C
6 53 (14.93%) Python
7 44 (12.39%) C
8 40 (11.27%) Bash Shell
9 39 (10.99%) C#
10 29 (8.17%) PHP
11 21 (5.92%) Korn
12 13 (3.66%) Scala
13 11 (3.10%) Groovy
14 9 (2.54%) Ruby
15 8 (2.25%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.97%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.69%) Erlang
17 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.41%) Go
19 3 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (16.06%) Degree
2 17 (4.79%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.23%) PMP
4 11 (3.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.69%) ISEB
7 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.61%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (0.85%) Nagios
2 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 57 (16.06%) Oracle
2 25 (7.04%) Perforce
3 19 (5.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.82%) BEA
6 6 (1.69%) TOWER Software
7 4 (1.13%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.85%) ESRI
8 3 (0.85%) IBM
8 3 (0.85%) SAP
8 3 (0.85%) LexisNexis
8 3 (0.85%) hybris
8 3 (0.85%) Zend
9 2 (0.56%) Sencha
9 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 2 (0.56%) EMC
9 2 (0.56%) Remedy
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.28%) Brocade
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594.00 - £29,115.00 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wales
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 41k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Powys
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago