Period
to 24 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 158 222 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.44% 17.80% 23.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.38% 27.82% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 135 219 302
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £75,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

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 648 798 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 63.34% 63.99% 64.87%
Number of salaries quoted 484 689 711
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,375 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +4 82 £50,000 +6.95% 12
Taunton +7 28 £42,029 +20.08% 15
Yeovil 0 18 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Street +8 13 £55,000 -15.38%
Weston-super-Mare -24 3 £26,500 -47.00%
Frome +5 1 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 80 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.61%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.65%) Software Engineering
4 49 (31.01%) HTML
5 46 (29.11%) C#
6 45 (28.48%) Scrum
6 45 (28.48%) CSS
6 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
7 44 (27.85%) SQL
8 38 (24.05%) Spring
9 35 (22.15%) Python
10 31 (19.62%) Linux
11 28 (17.72%) BDD
11 28 (17.72%) AngularJS
12 27 (17.09%) PHP
13 26 (16.46%) Mentoring
13 26 (16.46%) React
14 25 (15.82%) TDD
15 24 (15.19%) Unit Testing
16 23 (14.56%) C++
16 23 (14.56%) OO
17 22 (13.92%) Windows
17 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
17 22 (13.92%) Java 8
18 20 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
18 20 (12.66%) SDLC
18 20 (12.66%) .NET
19 19 (12.03%) OOD
19 19 (12.03%) UML
19 19 (12.03%) Hibernate

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 16 (10.13%) Apache
2 5 (3.16%) JBoss
3 4 (2.53%) CMS
4 3 (1.90%) Drupal
5 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.27%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.53%) npm
3 4 (2.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) HTTP
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
1 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) Big Data
1 15 (9.49%) Hadoop
2 14 (8.86%) MySQL
3 10 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.70%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.90%) SQLite
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Eclipse
1 18 (11.39%) Selenium
2 17 (10.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.13%) Eclipse RCP
4 10 (6.33%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.70%) JUnit
6 8 (5.06%) Mockito
7 7 (4.43%) gulp
7 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.80%) Grunt
8 6 (3.80%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.80%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.16%) JIRA
9 5 (3.16%) JMeter
10 4 (2.53%) Maven
10 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.53%) Subversion
General
1 13 (8.23%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Banking
2 6 (3.80%) Marketing
3 4 (2.53%) Legal
4 3 (1.90%) Advertising
4 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (41.77%) Developer
2 52 (32.91%) Java Developer
3 46 (29.11%) Software Engineer
4 24 (15.19%) Java Engineer
5 22 (13.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (12.03%) Software Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Java Software Developer
9 13 (8.23%) Junior
10 12 (7.59%) Junior Software Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Test Engineer
11 11 (6.96%) Analyst
11 11 (6.96%) Lead Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Lead Software Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Lead Software Engineer
11 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Scala Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.01%) HTML
2 45 (28.48%) CSS
3 38 (24.05%) Spring
4 28 (17.72%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.46%) React
6 20 (12.66%) .NET
7 19 (12.03%) Hibernate
8 17 (10.76%) REST
9 16 (10.13%) JSP
9 16 (10.13%) Middleware
10 12 (7.59%) jQuery
11 11 (6.96%) Java EE
11 11 (6.96%) JSON
11 11 (6.96%) Node.js
11 11 (6.96%) Web Services
12 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.43%) RESTful
12 7 (4.43%) Sass
13 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.16%) iPad
4 3 (1.90%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Robotics
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.62%) Linux
2 22 (13.92%) Windows
3 11 (6.96%) Android
4 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.65%) Software Engineering
3 45 (28.48%) Scrum
3 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
4 28 (17.72%) BDD
5 26 (16.46%) Mentoring
6 25 (15.82%) TDD
7 24 (15.19%) Unit Testing
8 23 (14.56%) OO
9 20 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (12.66%) SDLC
10 19 (12.03%) OOD
10 19 (12.03%) UML
11 17 (10.76%) Analytics
12 16 (10.13%) Business Analytics
12 16 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (10.13%) ETL
13 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (9.49%) Technical Leadership
13 15 (9.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.61%) JavaScript
2 46 (29.11%) C#
3 44 (27.85%) SQL
4 35 (22.15%) Python
5 27 (17.09%) PHP
6 23 (14.56%) C++
7 22 (13.92%) Java 8
8 19 (12.03%) Ruby
9 17 (10.76%) Scala
10 14 (8.86%) C
11 6 (3.80%) Go
12 5 (3.16%) Groovy
13 3 (1.90%) ES6
14 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.49%) Degree
2 15 (9.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Nagios
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Oracle
2 5 (3.16%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.53%) Civica
3 4 (2.53%) Google
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft