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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 140 159 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.89% 11.87% 15.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 22.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 129 126
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,929 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
627 722 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.79% 53.88% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 530 624 523
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,129 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -8 127 £37,000 +0.68% 20
North Wales +11 12 £42,500 -2.85% 5
West Wales -16 1 £70,000 -12.50%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (35.36%) JavaScript
3 123 (33.98%) Spring
4 122 (33.70%) HTML
5 113 (31.22%) SQL
6 103 (28.45%) Web Services
7 95 (26.24%) Linux
8 86 (23.76%) Oracle
9 82 (22.65%) CSS
10 74 (20.44%) Degree
11 72 (19.89%) SOAP
12 71 (19.61%) C++
13 70 (19.34%) Software Engineering
14 67 (18.51%) Git (software)
15 66 (18.23%) Subversion
16 65 (17.96%) Hibernate
16 65 (17.96%) OO
16 65 (17.96%) Python
17 63 (17.40%) REST
18 61 (16.85%) OOP
18 61 (16.85%) Unix
19 60 (16.57%) Scrum
20 57 (15.75%) Jenkins
21 54 (14.92%) C#
22 53 (14.64%) Computer Science
23 52 (14.36%) JPA
23 52 (14.36%) Maven
24 50 (13.81%) TDD
24 50 (13.81%) SDLC
25 48 (13.26%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (8.84%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.42%) JBoss
3 14 (3.87%) Apache
4 10 (2.76%) Node.js
5 9 (2.49%) WildFly
6 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.10%) Confluence
10 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.55%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.55%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) IIS
12 1 (0.28%) Mule
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) EViews
3 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) GitHub
2 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.63%) HTTP
2 16 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.59%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.55%) AMQP
4 2 (0.55%) Internet
4 2 (0.55%) LAN
4 2 (0.55%) LDAP
4 2 (0.55%) RTP
4 2 (0.55%) RTSP
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.28%) PBX
5 1 (0.28%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.77%) MySQL
2 37 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.59%) DB2
5 13 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.31%) Big Data
7 10 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.55%) Riak
10 2 (0.55%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 66 (18.23%) Subversion
3 57 (15.75%) Jenkins
4 52 (14.36%) Maven
5 37 (10.22%) Cucumber
5 37 (10.22%) Eclipse
6 34 (9.39%) JUnit
7 33 (9.12%) Ant
8 31 (8.56%) Selenium
9 22 (6.08%) Hudson
9 22 (6.08%) SoapUI
10 21 (5.80%) Gradle
11 18 (4.97%) JMeter
12 16 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (4.14%) IntelliJ
14 12 (3.31%) JBehave
14 12 (3.31%) JIRA
15 11 (3.04%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.76%) AnthillPro
17 9 (2.49%) NetBeans
General
1 43 (11.88%) Finance
2 40 (11.05%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.18%) Marketing
4 25 (6.91%) Advertising
5 20 (5.52%) Games
6 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.21%) Banking
8 7 (1.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Retail
9 3 (0.83%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 207 (57.18%) Developer
2 125 (34.53%) Java Developer
3 51 (14.09%) Analyst
4 43 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.01%) Software Engineer
6 27 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 25 (6.91%) Web Developer
8 24 (6.63%) Test Analyst
8 24 (6.63%) Test Engineer
9 20 (5.52%) Java Engineer
9 20 (5.52%) Senior Web Developer
10 18 (4.97%) Architect
10 18 (4.97%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.70%) Java Architect
11 17 (4.70%) Java Technical Architect
12 16 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
12 16 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (4.42%) Test Automation Engineer
13 13 (3.59%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (3.31%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (33.98%) Spring
2 122 (33.70%) HTML
3 103 (28.45%) Web Services
4 82 (22.65%) CSS
5 72 (19.89%) SOAP
6 65 (17.96%) Hibernate
7 63 (17.40%) REST
8 52 (14.36%) JPA
9 48 (13.26%) .NET
10 46 (12.71%) XML
11 44 (12.15%) Ajax
11 44 (12.15%) Java EE
12 43 (11.88%) jQuery
13 39 (10.77%) JSP
13 39 (10.77%) Struts
14 36 (9.94%) AngularJS
15 31 (8.56%) J2EE
16 30 (8.29%) DHTML
17 27 (7.46%) RESTful
18 23 (6.35%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.64%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.18%) Web 2.0
4 24 (6.63%) DTV
5 20 (5.52%) Digital Media
5 20 (5.52%) User Experience
6 10 (2.76%) Blog
6 10 (2.76%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.49%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.66%) Physics
9 5 (1.38%) AS400
10 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.83%) FMCG
11 3 (0.83%) Statistics
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.55%) IPTV
12 2 (0.55%) iSeries
12 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (26.24%) Linux
2 61 (16.85%) Unix
3 32 (8.84%) Windows
4 19 (5.25%) Android
5 18 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.10%) CentOS
6 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) HPUX
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.34%) Software Engineering
3 65 (17.96%) OO
4 61 (16.85%) OOP
5 60 (16.57%) Scrum
6 50 (13.81%) SDLC
6 50 (13.81%) TDD
7 44 (12.15%) Web Development
8 41 (11.33%) MVC
9 38 (10.50%) BDD
10 29 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (7.18%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (5.25%) Test Management
14 18 (4.97%) Functional Programming
14 18 (4.97%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.70%) API Testing
15 17 (4.70%) Automation Testing
15 17 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (4.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 128 (35.36%) JavaScript
2 113 (31.22%) SQL
3 71 (19.61%) C++
4 65 (17.96%) Python
5 54 (14.92%) C#
6 39 (10.77%) Ruby
7 37 (10.22%) Perl
7 37 (10.22%) PHP
8 33 (9.12%) Bash Shell
9 25 (6.91%) C
10 20 (5.52%) PL/SQL
11 15 (4.14%) Erlang
11 15 (4.14%) Haskell
11 15 (4.14%) Lisp
11 15 (4.14%) Objective-C
12 14 (3.87%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.59%) Scala
14 7 (1.93%) VB
15 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.83%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 74 (20.44%) Degree
2 13 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.21%) ISEB
5 7 (1.93%) HND
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.22%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (3.59%) Snort
2 6 (1.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) OpenView
3 1 (0.28%) OPNET
3 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 86 (23.76%) Oracle
2 11 (3.04%) IBM
3 10 (2.76%) TOWER Software
4 8 (2.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.66%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.66%) Perforce
6 5 (1.38%) HP
7 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.10%) SAP
7 4 (1.10%) Sybase
8 3 (0.83%) Adobe
8 3 (0.83%) Cisco
9 2 (0.55%) Citrix
9 2 (0.55%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.55%) Rally
9 2 (0.55%) Remedy
9 2 (0.55%) Talend
10 1 (0.28%) Ipanema Technologies
10 1 (0.28%) NetQoS
10 1 (0.28%) Nintex
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote Working & Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum c.£35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Shares and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits pa
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago