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

Java
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java 125 211 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.57% 16.24% 22.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.51% 26.11% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 104 220 282
Somerset median annual salary £47,300 £41,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.36% -4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,250 £30,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +7.14%

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 510 808 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 59.44% 62.20% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 426 670 720
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -6 41 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Taunton +12 29 £43,015 +22.90% 16
Yeovil +3 21 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Street - 15 £55,000 -
Java
South West

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 Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 83 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.20%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.20%) Scrum
4 40 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 37 (29.60%) Software Engineering
6 31 (24.80%) Mentoring
7 29 (23.20%) .NET
8 28 (22.40%) C#
8 28 (22.40%) TDD
9 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (20.00%) BDD
10 24 (19.20%) HTML
10 24 (19.20%) CSS
10 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (17.60%) DevOps
12 21 (16.80%) SQL
13 20 (16.00%) Scala
14 19 (15.20%) Linux
14 19 (15.20%) Software Testing
14 19 (15.20%) React
15 18 (14.40%) Visualisation
15 18 (14.40%) Big Data
16 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
16 17 (13.60%) Hadoop
16 17 (13.60%) Spring
17 16 (12.80%) Python
17 16 (12.80%) Web Services
17 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
17 16 (12.80%) Mobile Development
18 15 (12.00%) Degree

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 6 (4.80%) JBoss
2 4 (3.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) Route 53
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.40%) Big Data
2 17 (13.60%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.80%) RDBMS
3 11 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.40%) MySQL
5 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.80%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.00%) Selenium
3 12 (9.60%) Cucumber
3 12 (9.60%) JMeter
3 12 (9.60%) SpecFlow
4 11 (8.80%) SoapUI
5 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.20%) Mockito
9 3 (2.40%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (2.40%) Subversion
10 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.60%) Gradle
10 2 (1.60%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.60%) JUnit
10 2 (1.60%) Maven
10 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (5.60%) Games
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
2 6 (4.80%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.80%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (60.00%) Developer
2 52 (41.60%) Java Developer
3 39 (31.20%) Software Developer
4 24 (19.20%) Java Software Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Lead Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.00%) Test Engineer
7 14 (11.20%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Automation Test Lead
8 13 (10.40%) Graduate
8 13 (10.40%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Lead Software Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Analyst
9 12 (9.60%) Graduate Software Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Java Scala Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Scala Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) .NET
2 24 (19.20%) CSS
2 24 (19.20%) HTML
3 19 (15.20%) React
4 17 (13.60%) Spring
5 16 (12.80%) Web Services
6 14 (11.20%) JSP
7 12 (9.60%) SOAP
8 10 (8.00%) XML
9 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.20%) RESTful
10 8 (6.40%) Ajax
11 7 (5.60%) REST
12 6 (4.80%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.00%) JSON
14 4 (3.20%) Apache Flex
15 3 (2.40%) jQuery
15 3 (2.40%) Middleware
15 3 (2.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.40%) iPad
3 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.20%) Linux
2 12 (9.60%) Android
3 9 (7.20%) Windows
4 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.20%) Scrum
3 40 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 37 (29.60%) Software Engineering
5 31 (24.80%) Mentoring
6 28 (22.40%) TDD
7 25 (20.00%) BDD
7 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (17.60%) DevOps
10 19 (15.20%) Software Testing
11 18 (14.40%) Visualisation
12 16 (12.80%) Mobile Development
12 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
13 14 (11.20%) Pair Programming
14 13 (10.40%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (10.40%) OO
15 12 (9.60%) SDLC
16 9 (7.20%) MVC
17 8 (6.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 28 (22.40%) C#
3 21 (16.80%) SQL
4 20 (16.00%) Scala
5 16 (12.80%) Python
6 14 (11.20%) Ruby
7 11 (8.80%) C++
7 11 (8.80%) Java 8
8 6 (4.80%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.80%) C
8 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.00%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) Groovy
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Degree
2 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) ISEB
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) GDPR
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (2.40%) Nagios
2 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) ATG
3 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.80%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) New Relic