Period
to 16 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.64% 4.18% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 4.37% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 48
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -19.08% -3.89%
10th Percentile £34,200 £26,250 £28,025
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,367 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.74% -12.08% -1.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,516 1,419 1,344
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 95.62% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,190 1,187
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
Cardiff -17 36 £42,339 +20.97% 6
Newport +8 17 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Torfaen +9 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Neath Port Talbot -6 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (70.18%) Spring
3 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (54.39%) SQL
5 30 (52.63%) Finance
6 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
6 28 (49.12%) Software Engineering
7 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (26.32%) RESTful
9 14 (24.56%) .NET
10 13 (22.81%) Maven
10 13 (22.81%) WebSphere
10 13 (22.81%) Line Management
11 12 (21.05%) BDD
11 12 (21.05%) Banking
11 12 (21.05%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
12 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
12 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.54%) Data Structures
13 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.54%) Open Source
13 10 (17.54%) OWASP
13 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
13 10 (17.54%) IBM
13 10 (17.54%) Struts
13 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (17.54%) Retail
13 10 (17.54%) Advertising

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (22.81%) WebSphere
2 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
3 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) AWS
2 4 (7.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (7.02%) Azure
2 4 (7.02%) GCP
2 4 (7.02%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Maven
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.79%) JUnit
4 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
5 4 (7.02%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.51%) Ant
6 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) Liquibase
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.75%) Gradle
7 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Advertising
3 10 (17.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) Spring
2 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
3 15 (26.32%) RESTful
4 14 (24.56%) .NET
5 10 (17.54%) Struts
6 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 9 (15.79%) React
7 8 (14.04%) JSON
7 8 (14.04%) REST
8 6 (10.53%) JDBC
8 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
9 5 (8.77%) Apache Camel
9 5 (8.77%) J2EE
9 5 (8.77%) XML
10 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (7.02%) HTML
10 4 (7.02%) XSD
11 3 (5.26%) SOAP
11 3 (5.26%) Spring MVC
12 2 (3.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Software Engineering
3 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (22.81%) Line Management
5 12 (21.05%) BDD
5 12 (21.05%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) Open Source
6 10 (17.54%) OWASP
7 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
7 9 (15.79%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.04%) Microservices
9 7 (12.28%) Information Security
9 7 (12.28%) SDLC
10 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.02%) Fund Management
11 4 (7.02%) Web Development
12 3 (5.26%) MVC
13 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (54.39%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) RPG
4 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.28%) Java 8
6 6 (10.53%) C#
7 4 (7.02%) XPath
8 2 (3.51%) Go
8 2 (3.51%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) CISMP
1 8 (14.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.51%) SAP