Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 245 99 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.13% 11.43% 13.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.30% 23.86% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 197 89 169
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%

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 608 415 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 54.92% 47.92% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 524 383 633
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 130 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (34.29%) Spring
3 70 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 67 (27.35%) SQL
5 60 (24.49%) REST
6 58 (23.67%) C#
7 56 (22.86%) Web Services
8 52 (21.22%) TDD
8 52 (21.22%) Selenium
9 50 (20.41%) Spring Boot
10 49 (20.00%) Microservices
10 49 (20.00%) Finance
11 46 (18.78%) Scrum
12 44 (17.96%) Cucumber
13 43 (17.55%) BDD
14 41 (16.73%) Software Engineering
15 40 (16.33%) QA
15 40 (16.33%) XML
16 39 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (15.10%) Docker
18 36 (14.69%) NoSQL
19 34 (13.88%) Java 8
19 34 (13.88%) SOAP
19 34 (13.88%) JUnit
20 33 (13.47%) Fintech
21 31 (12.65%) Unit Testing
22 30 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (12.24%) Degree
23 28 (11.43%) JavaScript
23 28 (11.43%) Python

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 11 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.27%) Confluence
3 7 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.45%) Anypoint
4 6 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.63%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.82%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.82%) CICS
6 2 (0.82%) IIS
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.82%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.45%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.63%) GitHub
6 3 (1.22%) SaaS
6 3 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) DNS
1 5 (2.04%) HTTP
1 5 (2.04%) WPA
2 4 (1.63%) Firewall
2 4 (1.63%) LAN
2 4 (1.63%) WAN
3 2 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) IPsec
3 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.82%) SAN
3 2 (0.82%) Skype
3 2 (0.82%) VLAN
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.69%) NoSQL
2 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.53%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (4.08%) Big Data
7 10 (4.08%) Redis
7 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.86%) MySQL
10 5 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.82%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (21.22%) Selenium
2 44 (17.96%) Cucumber
3 34 (13.88%) JUnit
4 27 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 26 (10.61%) WebDriver
6 21 (8.57%) JMeter
6 21 (8.57%) Protractor
7 19 (7.76%) Maven
8 17 (6.94%) Jenkins
9 16 (6.53%) SoapUI
10 14 (5.71%) JIRA
10 14 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 11 (4.49%) Subversion
12 9 (3.67%) Gradle
12 9 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.86%) Ant
13 7 (2.86%) Liquibase
13 7 (2.86%) TestNG
14 5 (2.04%) Gatling
14 5 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (20.00%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Banking
3 11 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Retail
5 7 (2.86%) Back Office
5 7 (2.86%) Billing
5 7 (2.86%) Games
5 7 (2.86%) Law
6 4 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
7 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (38.78%) Developer
2 58 (23.67%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.02%) Analyst
3 27 (11.02%) Java Engineer
4 26 (10.61%) Architect
5 24 (9.80%) Software Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) Tester
7 16 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 13 (5.31%) QA Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) Java Architect
9 12 (4.90%) Test Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Technical Leader
11 10 (4.08%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.08%) Lead Architect
12 8 (3.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) QA Leader
12 8 (3.27%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.29%) Spring
2 60 (24.49%) REST
3 56 (22.86%) Web Services
4 50 (20.41%) Spring Boot
5 40 (16.33%) XML
6 34 (13.88%) SOAP
7 27 (11.02%) Hibernate
8 23 (9.39%) HTML
9 19 (7.76%) Swagger
10 16 (6.53%) J2EE
11 14 (5.71%) RxJava
12 13 (5.31%) Kafka
12 13 (5.31%) RESTful
13 12 (4.90%) JSON
14 10 (4.08%) .NET
14 10 (4.08%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.67%) Thymeleaf
16 7 (2.86%) CSS
16 7 (2.86%) JSP
16 7 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.47%) Fintech
2 20 (8.16%) Cloud Native
2 20 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.67%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.27%) User Experience
5 7 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.57%) Linux
2 7 (2.86%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) Windows
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) Android
5 2 (0.82%) CentOS
5 2 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 52 (21.22%) TDD
4 49 (20.00%) Microservices
5 46 (18.78%) Scrum
6 43 (17.55%) BDD
7 41 (16.73%) Software Engineering
8 39 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (12.65%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.16%) Software Testing
11 19 (7.76%) Issue Tracking
12 18 (7.35%) Acceptance Criteria
12 18 (7.35%) DevOps
13 17 (6.94%) SDET
14 16 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.53%) Configuration Management
14 16 (6.53%) OO
15 15 (6.12%) Validation
16 13 (5.31%) Integration Testing
16 13 (5.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.35%) SQL
2 58 (23.67%) C#
3 34 (13.88%) Java 8
4 28 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.43%) Python
5 19 (7.76%) Go
6 15 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.71%) VB
8 12 (4.90%) Ruby
9 8 (3.27%) ABAP
9 8 (3.27%) C++
9 8 (3.27%) Delphi
9 8 (3.27%) Scala
9 8 (3.27%) VBA
10 6 (2.45%) C
11 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.63%) Groovy
12 4 (1.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (12.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) ISEB
3 4 (1.63%) PhD
4 2 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.82%) CITP
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CEH
5 1 (0.41%) CISMP
5 1 (0.41%) CISSP
5 1 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.33%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (15.10%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Ansible
2 5 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.22%) Terraform
4 2 (0.82%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.41%) Kibana
5 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (10.61%) Oracle
2 13 (5.31%) Google
3 12 (4.90%) Guidewire
4 11 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.08%) MuleSoft
6 9 (3.67%) IBM
7 8 (3.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.22%) Ariba
8 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.22%) Sencha
8 3 (1.22%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco
9 2 (0.82%) Citrix
9 2 (0.82%) EMC
9 2 (0.82%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.82%) Sybase
9 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.41%) Apigee
10 1 (0.41%) CA Agile Central