The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £45,269 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.36% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £45,269 £42,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 550 641 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.21% 98.46% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 480 536 542
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% -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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Scala
4 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (57.14%) HBase
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) Hortonworks
4 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
4 4 (57.14%) Sqoop
4 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (57.14%) Go
4 4 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
4 4 (57.14%) HDFS
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) Spring

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) HBase
2 4 (57.14%) Sqoop
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) EJB
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Java SE
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) Go
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
1 4 (57.14%) Hortonworks
2 2 (28.57%) IBM