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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 152 180 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.48% 16.64% 14.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.17% 28.04% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 128 144 137
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
718 642 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.23% 59.33% 61.12%
Number of salaries quoted 635 576 608
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -3 140 £36,000 -17.24% 37
North Wales -4 7 £43,750 +2.94% 3
West Wales +12 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 138 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (30.42%) HTML
3 100 (30.12%) Spring
4 96 (28.92%) SQL
5 86 (25.90%) JavaScript
6 73 (21.99%) Web Services
7 68 (20.48%) Hibernate
8 65 (19.58%) Scrum
8 65 (19.58%) C++
9 58 (17.47%) Software Engineering
10 56 (16.87%) Finance
11 54 (16.27%) J2EE
12 50 (15.06%) Linux
12 50 (15.06%) OO
13 48 (14.46%) C#
14 45 (13.55%) Oracle
14 45 (13.55%) Unit Testing
15 44 (13.25%) PHP
16 43 (12.95%) Advertising
17 42 (12.65%) .NET
17 42 (12.65%) Android
18 41 (12.35%) Degree
19 38 (11.45%) REST
19 38 (11.45%) C
19 38 (11.45%) MySQL
19 38 (11.45%) OOP
19 38 (11.45%) XML
20 37 (11.14%) JUnit
20 37 (11.14%) TDD
21 36 (10.84%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (9.64%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.93%) Apache
3 13 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.31%) Node.js
5 8 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.41%) Confluence
6 7 (2.11%) IIS
6 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.51%) JBoss
8 4 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.20%) CMS
8 4 (1.20%) SAS
9 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.60%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.60%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) SPSS
2 4 (1.20%) EViews
3 3 (0.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Staffware
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.02%) PaaS
2 9 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.24%) HTTP
2 22 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.02%) Internet
4 6 (1.81%) DVB
5 4 (1.20%) DNS
6 3 (0.90%) SSL
7 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.60%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.45%) MySQL
2 25 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.23%) Big Data
4 22 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.92%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.11%) CouchDB
9 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.51%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.51%) Redis
11 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.30%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.30%) Informix
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (11.14%) JUnit
2 27 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.83%) Eclipse
4 21 (6.33%) Subversion
5 19 (5.72%) Maven
6 17 (5.12%) Cucumber
7 16 (4.82%) JIRA
7 16 (4.82%) Git (software)
8 15 (4.52%) Selenium
9 13 (3.92%) Ant
10 12 (3.61%) Mockito
11 7 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (2.11%) Spock
11 7 (2.11%) Gradle
11 7 (2.11%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.51%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.51%) JMeter
13 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.90%) Automake
14 3 (0.90%) TestLink
General
1 56 (16.87%) Finance
2 43 (12.95%) Advertising
3 25 (7.53%) Marketing
4 15 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.22%) Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Automotive
7 5 (1.51%) Retail
7 5 (1.51%) Billing
8 4 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.90%) Law
9 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (57.53%) Developer
2 113 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.16%) Software Engineer
4 34 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 32 (9.64%) Software Developer
6 23 (6.93%) Programmer
7 22 (6.63%) Analyst
8 20 (6.02%) Team Leader
8 20 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (5.12%) Architect
10 15 (4.52%) C++ Developer
10 15 (4.52%) Android Developer
11 13 (3.92%) Java Programmer
12 12 (3.61%) Development Team Leader
12 12 (3.61%) Development Manager
13 11 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (3.01%) Software Manager
14 10 (3.01%) C Developer
14 10 (3.01%) C++ Software Developer
14 10 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (30.42%) HTML
2 100 (30.12%) Spring
3 73 (21.99%) Web Services
4 68 (20.48%) Hibernate
5 54 (16.27%) J2EE
6 42 (12.65%) .NET
7 38 (11.45%) XML
7 38 (11.45%) REST
8 36 (10.84%) HTML5
8 36 (10.84%) CSS
9 32 (9.64%) Java EE
10 27 (8.13%) jQuery
11 25 (7.53%) SOAP
12 18 (5.42%) Ajax
13 16 (4.82%) STL
13 16 (4.82%) JPA
13 16 (4.82%) Qt
13 16 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 15 (4.52%) Android SDK
14 15 (4.52%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.42%) Open Source
4 14 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.22%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.92%) iPad
5 13 (3.92%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.61%) User Experience
7 10 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.71%) Statistics
9 8 (2.41%) iPhone
9 8 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.41%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.11%) DTV
10 7 (2.11%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.51%) Wiki
13 4 (1.20%) Clustering
14 3 (0.90%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.06%) Linux
2 42 (12.65%) Android
3 33 (9.94%) Apple iOS
4 26 (7.83%) UNIX
4 26 (7.83%) Windows
5 8 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.51%) CentOS
7 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) SUSE
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (19.58%) Scrum
3 58 (17.47%) Software Engineering
4 50 (15.06%) OO
5 45 (13.55%) Unit Testing
6 38 (11.45%) OOP
7 37 (11.14%) TDD
8 33 (9.94%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (8.73%) BDD
11 28 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.93%) Mobile Marketing
12 23 (6.93%) Android Development
12 23 (6.93%) MVC
13 20 (6.02%) OOD
14 19 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (5.42%) Web Development
16 14 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (4.22%) iOS Development
17 13 (3.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (28.92%) SQL
2 86 (25.90%) JavaScript
3 65 (19.58%) C++
4 48 (14.46%) C#
5 44 (13.25%) PHP
6 38 (11.45%) C
7 30 (9.04%) Python
8 28 (8.43%) Objective-C
9 23 (6.93%) Perl
10 22 (6.63%) RPG
11 16 (4.82%) Scala
12 13 (3.92%) Groovy
13 11 (3.31%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.71%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.41%) Ruby
16 7 (2.11%) Korn
17 5 (1.51%) Erlang
18 4 (1.20%) R
18 4 (1.20%) MATLAB
19 3 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (12.35%) Degree
2 11 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.34%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Snort
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.20%) Nagios
2 3 (0.90%) Zenoss
2 3 (0.90%) Puppet
2 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.30%) OpenView
3 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.30%) OPNET
Vendors
1 45 (13.55%) Oracle
2 15 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.71%) BEA
3 9 (2.71%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.11%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.11%) Perforce
5 5 (1.51%) hybris
5 5 (1.51%) IBM
6 4 (1.20%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.20%) Sencha
6 4 (1.20%) Informatica
6 4 (1.20%) Lotus
7 3 (0.90%) HP
7 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.90%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.60%) SAP
8 2 (0.60%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) VMware
9 1 (0.30%) NetScout
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Mason Frank
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago