Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £45,269 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 107 103
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.19% 0.072% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.073% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Cardiff median annual salary £45,269 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +21.43% +16.67%
South Wales median annual salary £45,269 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -4.70% +31.94% +6.67%

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 1012 1363 1430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.64% 98.41% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1171 1189
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Java SE
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful

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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java SE
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM