The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 41 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.14% 4.59% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 4.67% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 22
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 563 643 642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.08% 98.47% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 492 537 544
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (77.03%) Spring
3 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (56.76%) Hibernate
5 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
6 30 (40.54%) SOAP
7 29 (39.19%) SQL
8 27 (36.49%) REST
9 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
10 19 (25.68%) Web Services
10 19 (25.68%) Finance
11 17 (22.97%) MySQL
12 16 (21.62%) Scrum
12 16 (21.62%) Web Development
13 15 (20.27%) JUnit
13 15 (20.27%) OO
14 14 (18.92%) J2EE
14 14 (18.92%) Maven
15 13 (17.57%) Oracle
15 13 (17.57%) HTML
15 13 (17.57%) Linux
16 12 (16.22%) Advertising
16 12 (16.22%) Java EE
17 11 (14.86%) Degree
18 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
18 10 (13.51%) TDD
18 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
19 9 (12.16%) Python
19 9 (12.16%) Unix
19 9 (12.16%) XML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.46%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.41%) Big Data
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JUnit
2 14 (18.92%) Maven
3 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.16%) Mockito
4 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.76%) Ant
6 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.70%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 2 (2.70%) Spock
8 1 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Advertising
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (77.03%) Spring
2 42 (56.76%) Hibernate
3 30 (40.54%) SOAP
4 27 (36.49%) REST
5 19 (25.68%) Web Services
6 14 (18.92%) J2EE
7 13 (17.57%) HTML
8 12 (16.22%) Java EE
9 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.16%) CSS
10 9 (12.16%) RESTful
10 9 (12.16%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) HTML5
11 7 (9.46%) Node.js
12 6 (8.11%) CSS3
12 6 (8.11%) JPA
13 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
13 5 (6.76%) jQuery
13 5 (6.76%) JSON
13 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 5 (6.76%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.62%) Scrum
3 16 (21.62%) Web Development
4 15 (20.27%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) TDD
6 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.81%) SDLC
7 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.46%) OOD
8 7 (9.46%) Test Management
9 5 (6.76%) OOP
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.05%) Microservices
11 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.70%) System Testing
13 1 (1.35%) Static Code Analysis
13 1 (1.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) Perl
6 6 (8.11%) C#
6 6 (8.11%) Scala
7 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) Go
9 2 (2.70%) Groovy
9 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.35%) Sencha
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