Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Java Software Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 96 109
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.65% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.67% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 4
Cardiff median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00% +83.49%
10th Percentile £49,500 £48,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £85,000 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -43.75% +122.22% +2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 760 1,198 1,429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.32% 98.76% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,108 1,231
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Cardiff

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Cardiff

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) TestNG
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Fintech
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development

Java Software Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker