Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 232 268 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.55% 20.38% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.43% 33.05% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 233 263 165
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £57,200
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 816 811 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.72% 61.67% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 670 732 601
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,250 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 -8 124 £45,000 - 7
Taunton -11 26 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Yeovil -6 4 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Frome - 1 £45,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 - 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 108 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.81%) Test Automation
3 94 (40.52%) Scrum
4 81 (34.91%) Software Engineering
5 80 (34.48%) SQL
6 71 (30.60%) Hibernate
7 69 (29.74%) Spring
8 63 (27.16%) JavaScript
9 59 (25.43%) C#
10 48 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 45 (19.40%) SC Cleared
12 44 (18.97%) HTML
13 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
13 42 (18.10%) JUnit
14 39 (16.81%) REST
15 37 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 36 (15.52%) Eclipse
17 35 (15.09%) Hadoop
17 35 (15.09%) BDD
17 35 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
18 34 (14.66%) PHP
19 32 (13.79%) .NET
20 31 (13.36%) Linux
20 31 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (13.36%) AngularJS
21 30 (12.93%) Maven
21 30 (12.93%) J2EE
21 30 (12.93%) CSS
22 28 (12.07%) NoSQL
22 28 (12.07%) C++

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 21 (9.05%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.31%) IIS
3 8 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.59%) JBoss
5 4 (1.72%) Apache
5 4 (1.72%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.86%) Confluence
7 2 (0.86%) WordPress
8 1 (0.43%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) SaaS
2 17 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.86%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.09%) Hadoop
3 28 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 27 (11.64%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (6.90%) MySQL
7 14 (6.03%) Big Data
8 8 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.86%) HBase
10 2 (0.86%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.86%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.43%) GIS
11 1 (0.43%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 42 (18.10%) JUnit
2 37 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (15.52%) Eclipse
4 30 (12.93%) Maven
5 21 (9.05%) Cucumber
6 20 (8.62%) SpecFlow
7 18 (7.76%) Selenium
8 17 (7.33%) Visual Studio
9 14 (6.03%) IntelliJ
10 10 (4.31%) Git (software)
10 10 (4.31%) Jenkins
11 9 (3.88%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.45%) NUnit
13 7 (3.02%) Mockito
14 5 (2.16%) JBehave
14 5 (2.16%) Moq
15 4 (1.72%) JIRA
15 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
16 3 (1.29%) Subversion
17 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (8.62%) Advertising
2 6 (2.59%) Finance
3 2 (0.86%) Games
3 2 (0.86%) Marketing
3 2 (0.86%) Retail
3 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (50.43%) Developer
2 88 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 55 (23.71%) Software Engineer
4 54 (23.28%) Java Engineer
5 40 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
6 30 (12.93%) Test Engineer
7 29 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 20 (8.62%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (6.03%) Senior Test Engineer
11 13 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (5.60%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (5.17%) Lead Developer
13 11 (4.74%) Java Software Developer
13 11 (4.74%) Junior
14 10 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
15 9 (3.88%) Senior Java Engineer
16 8 (3.45%) Architect
16 8 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.60%) Hibernate
2 69 (29.74%) Spring
3 44 (18.97%) HTML
4 39 (16.81%) REST
5 32 (13.79%) .NET
6 31 (13.36%) AngularJS
7 30 (12.93%) CSS
7 30 (12.93%) J2EE
8 25 (10.78%) Java EE
9 20 (8.62%) JPA
10 19 (8.19%) GWT
10 19 (8.19%) Web Services
11 18 (7.76%) jQuery
12 17 (7.33%) RESTful
12 17 (7.33%) Restlet
13 16 (6.90%) SOAP
14 12 (5.17%) WPF
15 11 (4.74%) .NET Framework
16 10 (4.31%) XML
17 9 (3.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.78%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.59%) User Experience
3 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.86%) RIA
6 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.43%) Fintech
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.36%) Linux
2 24 (10.34%) Windows
3 14 (6.03%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.02%) Unix
5 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.86%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.86%) CentOS
6 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.81%) Test Automation
3 94 (40.52%) Scrum
4 81 (34.91%) Software Engineering
5 35 (15.09%) BDD
5 35 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
6 31 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (11.64%) System Testing
8 24 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 22 (9.48%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.19%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (7.76%) MVC
11 18 (7.76%) OO
11 18 (7.76%) Software Testing
11 18 (7.76%) Web Development
12 16 (6.90%) Front End Development
12 16 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.90%) User Stories
13 15 (6.47%) SDLC
13 15 (6.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.48%) SQL
2 63 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 59 (25.43%) C#
4 34 (14.66%) PHP
5 28 (12.07%) C++
6 18 (7.76%) C
7 11 (4.74%) Python
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
8 5 (2.16%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.29%) RPG
10 2 (0.86%) Jython
10 2 (0.86%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.43%) Erlang
11 1 (0.43%) Haskell
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 45 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.90%) ISEB
4 14 (6.03%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.88%) Degree
6 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.72%) PMP
7 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) CCNA
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.86%) RHCE
8 2 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.86%) Gluster
2 2 (0.86%) iptables
2 2 (0.86%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.88%) Ansible
2 5 (2.16%) Puppet
3 4 (1.72%) Check_MK
3 4 (1.72%) Grafana
3 4 (1.72%) Nagios
3 4 (1.72%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.86%) Graylog
4 2 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.86%) Kibana
4 2 (0.86%) Oozie
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.05%) Oracle
3 7 (3.02%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.72%) Infobright
4 4 (1.72%) New Relic
4 4 (1.72%) PagerDuty
5 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.86%) Cisco
5 2 (0.86%) Google
5 2 (0.86%) Qualys
5 2 (0.86%) Splunk
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe
6 1 (0.43%) ATG
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.43%) SAP