Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 141 230 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.70% 17.27% 24.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.70% 27.12% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 120 226 305
Somerset median annual salary £46,000 £41,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% -4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.38% +8.77%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 595 848 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 62.04% 63.66% 63.74%
Number of salaries quoted 479 719 759
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +3.90%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Somerset

Java
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Java in Somerset

Java
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Somerset

Java
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 67 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Taunton +17 33 £42,029 +15.15% 9
Street +8 13 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Yeovil +2 9 £57,500 +91.67% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £42,500 -
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 84 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 48 (34.04%) Scrum
4 47 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 42 (29.79%) Test Automation
6 35 (24.82%) C#
7 33 (23.40%) Spring
8 31 (21.99%) Mentoring
9 30 (21.28%) SQL
10 26 (18.44%) HTML
10 26 (18.44%) React
11 25 (17.73%) .NET
12 24 (17.02%) CSS
12 24 (17.02%) Scala
13 23 (16.31%) BDD
14 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
15 21 (14.89%) Visualisation
16 20 (14.18%) TDD
17 19 (13.48%) Linux
18 18 (12.77%) OO
18 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.77%) Big Data
18 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
19 17 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
19 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.06%) Degree
19 17 (12.06%) C++
20 16 (11.35%) Oracle
20 16 (11.35%) Python
20 16 (11.35%) Unit Testing

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (4.96%) Apache
2 4 (2.84%) JBoss
3 2 (1.42%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) Drupal
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) HTTP
2 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
2 18 (12.77%) Big Data
3 12 (8.51%) MySQL
4 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.96%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.13%) SQLite
9 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.80%) Selenium
3 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.09%) SpecFlow
4 9 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.67%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.67%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.96%) Eclipse RCP
6 7 (4.96%) JMeter
6 7 (4.96%) JUnit
6 7 (4.96%) Mockito
6 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.84%) Subversion
9 3 (2.13%) Maven
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.42%) gulp
10 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Games
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
4 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (52.48%) Developer
2 58 (41.13%) Java Developer
3 34 (24.11%) Software Engineer
4 30 (21.28%) Software Developer
5 21 (14.89%) Java Engineer
5 21 (14.89%) Java Software Developer
6 20 (14.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 18 (12.77%) Lead Developer
8 17 (12.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 15 (10.64%) Lead Software Developer
10 14 (9.93%) Graduate
10 14 (9.93%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (9.93%) Java Scala Developer
10 14 (9.93%) Scala Developer
11 13 (9.22%) Graduate Software Developer
12 12 (8.51%) Analyst
13 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
13 11 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (7.80%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (7.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.40%) Spring
2 26 (18.44%) HTML
2 26 (18.44%) React
3 25 (17.73%) .NET
4 24 (17.02%) CSS
5 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.64%) Hibernate
7 13 (9.22%) REST
8 10 (7.09%) Java EE
8 10 (7.09%) jQuery
9 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.96%) JSON
10 7 (4.96%) JSP
10 7 (4.96%) Middleware
10 7 (4.96%) Web Services
11 6 (4.26%) Node.js
12 5 (3.55%) RESTful
12 5 (3.55%) XML
13 4 (2.84%) Apache Flex
13 4 (2.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.55%) iPad
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) Android
3 13 (9.22%) Windows
4 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.04%) Scrum
3 47 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 42 (29.79%) Test Automation
5 31 (21.99%) Mentoring
6 23 (16.31%) BDD
7 21 (14.89%) Visualisation
8 20 (14.18%) TDD
9 18 (12.77%) OO
10 17 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (11.35%) SDLC
11 16 (11.35%) Unit Testing
12 14 (9.93%) DevOps
12 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (7.80%) Mobile Development
14 10 (7.09%) iOS Development
14 10 (7.09%) OOD
14 10 (7.09%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 35 (24.82%) C#
3 30 (21.28%) SQL
4 24 (17.02%) Scala
5 17 (12.06%) C++
6 16 (11.35%) Python
7 15 (10.64%) Java 8
8 14 (9.93%) Ruby
9 12 (8.51%) C
10 10 (7.09%) PHP
11 7 (4.96%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.55%) Groovy
13 3 (2.13%) Go
14 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.71%) ES6
15 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.06%) Degree
3 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.55%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.13%) Nagios
2 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle
2 5 (3.55%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.13%) Civica
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft