Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 226 92 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.04% 11.40% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.16% 23.53% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 195 80 200
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,400 £25,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £66,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +14.86%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 625 391 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 55.41% 48.45% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 544 353 677
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cardiff

Java
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Java in Cardiff

Java
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Cardiff over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 127 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.97%) Spring
3 60 (26.55%) SQL
4 51 (22.57%) Test Automation
5 47 (20.80%) C#
6 45 (19.91%) Finance
7 44 (19.47%) Web Services
8 41 (18.14%) Scrum
9 39 (17.26%) Selenium
9 39 (17.26%) Microservices
9 39 (17.26%) Spring Boot
10 37 (16.37%) Degree
11 36 (15.93%) QA
11 36 (15.93%) TDD
11 36 (15.93%) NoSQL
12 35 (15.49%) REST
13 32 (14.16%) Unit Testing
13 32 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (14.16%) Docker
13 32 (14.16%) Software Engineering
14 30 (13.27%) JavaScript
15 29 (12.83%) BDD
16 28 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (12.39%) Oracle
16 28 (12.39%) Java 8
17 26 (11.50%) J2EE
17 26 (11.50%) Cucumber
17 26 (11.50%) Fintech
18 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (11.06%) .NET

Java
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 12 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.54%) Confluence
4 8 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.65%) Apache
5 6 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.21%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.77%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.77%) IIS
7 4 (1.77%) JBoss
7 4 (1.77%) nginx
8 2 (0.88%) CICS
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.44%) InVision
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Staffware
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.21%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
7 2 (0.88%) SaaS
7 2 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.44%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) Firewall
2 5 (2.21%) NetScaler
2 5 (2.21%) WPA
3 4 (1.77%) DNS
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.33%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) IPsec
4 3 (1.33%) SAN
4 3 (1.33%) VLAN
4 3 (1.33%) VPN
5 2 (0.88%) Internet
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) Skype
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.64%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.98%) Big Data
7 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.65%) MySQL
9 6 (2.65%) Redis
9 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.88%) HPCC
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.26%) Selenium
2 26 (11.50%) Cucumber
3 23 (10.18%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.29%) JUnit
5 18 (7.96%) WebDriver
6 17 (7.52%) JMeter
7 15 (6.64%) JIRA
7 15 (6.64%) Maven
8 14 (6.19%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.31%) Jenkins
9 12 (5.31%) Protractor
10 8 (3.54%) Gradle
10 8 (3.54%) Subversion
10 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.77%) GitLab
13 4 (1.77%) Liquibase
13 4 (1.77%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.33%) Gatling
General
1 45 (19.91%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Banking
2 12 (5.31%) Retail
3 11 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.10%) Back Office
5 7 (3.10%) Games
6 4 (1.77%) Billing
6 4 (1.77%) Law
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (1.33%) Electronics
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 97 (42.92%) Developer
2 59 (26.11%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.39%) Java Engineer
4 26 (11.50%) Architect
5 22 (9.73%) Analyst
6 19 (8.41%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.19%) QA Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Java Architect
9 11 (4.87%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Tester
10 9 (3.98%) Consultant
10 9 (3.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.98%) Systems Architect
10 9 (3.98%) Technical Leader
10 9 (3.98%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.97%) Spring
2 44 (19.47%) Web Services
3 39 (17.26%) Spring Boot
4 35 (15.49%) REST
5 26 (11.50%) J2EE
6 25 (11.06%) .NET
6 25 (11.06%) SOAP
7 23 (10.18%) HTML
8 22 (9.73%) XML
9 21 (9.29%) Hibernate
10 18 (7.96%) Swagger
11 13 (5.75%) RxJava
12 10 (4.42%) CSS
13 9 (3.98%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.98%) Kafka
13 9 (3.98%) RESTful
14 8 (3.54%) JSON
15 7 (3.10%) HTML5
15 7 (3.10%) JDBC
16 6 (2.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Fintech
2 14 (6.19%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.54%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.10%) User Experience
5 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.33%) Replication
6 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Animation
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.62%) Linux
2 13 (5.75%) Unix
3 11 (4.87%) Windows
4 5 (2.21%) CentOS
4 5 (2.21%) Debian
5 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.33%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.57%) Test Automation
3 41 (18.14%) Scrum
4 39 (17.26%) Microservices
5 36 (15.93%) TDD
6 32 (14.16%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.16%) Unit Testing
7 29 (12.83%) BDD
8 28 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (9.29%) Computer Science
11 16 (7.08%) Configuration Management
11 16 (7.08%) Test Scripting
12 14 (6.19%) SDET
12 14 (6.19%) Software Testing
13 13 (5.75%) QA Automation
14 12 (5.31%) DevOps
14 12 (5.31%) Functional Programming
14 12 (5.31%) Integration Testing
14 12 (5.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.55%) SQL
2 47 (20.80%) C#
3 30 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.39%) Java 8
5 21 (9.29%) Python
6 14 (6.19%) Go
7 11 (4.87%) C++
7 11 (4.87%) PHP
8 9 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.98%) Scala
9 8 (3.54%) Delphi
9 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.54%) VB
10 6 (2.65%) C
11 4 (1.77%) Ruby
11 4 (1.77%) VBA
12 3 (1.33%) Groovy
12 3 (1.33%) Perl
12 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (16.37%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.42%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.88%) PhD
8 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.44%) CITP
8 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.93%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (14.16%) Docker
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Ansible
2 5 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.44%) Kibana
3 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Oracle
2 16 (7.08%) SAP
3 13 (5.75%) Google
4 9 (3.98%) Guidewire
4 9 (3.98%) MuleSoft
5 8 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.65%) IBM
6 6 (2.65%) VMware
7 5 (2.21%) Cisco
7 5 (2.21%) Citrix
8 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.33%) Apple
9 3 (1.33%) EMC
9 3 (1.33%) Facebook
9 3 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.88%) Sencha
10 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.44%) Remedy
11 1 (0.44%) Sybase