Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 72 77 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.32% 4.84% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 4.97% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 73 48
South Wales median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,025
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,000 £54,125
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -11.11%

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 1,602 1,548 1,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 97.24% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,296 1,247
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,125 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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
Cardiff -12 49 £42,339 +5.85% 4
Newport -1 10 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Neath Port Talbot -2 9 £45,000 +2.86%
Torfaen +10 2 £50,000 - 2
Bridgend -2 2 £42,500 -5.03%
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (70.83%) Spring
3 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (52.78%) SQL
5 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
6 25 (34.72%) REST
7 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
9 22 (30.56%) JUnit
10 19 (26.39%) J2EE
11 18 (25.00%) AWS
11 18 (25.00%) React
12 17 (23.61%) Maven
12 17 (23.61%) Scrum
13 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 16 (22.22%) RESTful
14 15 (20.83%) Web Development
14 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
15 14 (19.44%) Finance
15 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (18.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (16.67%) Microservices
17 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (16.67%) MySQL
17 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 11 (15.28%) Banking
18 11 (15.28%) SOAP
18 11 (15.28%) Java 8
18 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
19 10 (13.89%) Greenfield Project

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 9 (12.50%) Confluence
1 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.11%) JBoss
2 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) Mule
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) AWS
2 13 (18.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (6.94%) GitHub
4 4 (5.56%) PaaS
5 3 (4.17%) GCP
5 3 (4.17%) IaaS
5 3 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.78%) Azure
6 2 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.78%) Serverless
7 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (16.67%) MySQL
3 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.94%) DB2
5 5 (6.94%) Informix
5 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) JUnit
3 17 (23.61%) Maven
4 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 9 (12.50%) Subversion
6 8 (11.11%) Selenium
7 6 (8.33%) Ant
7 6 (8.33%) Bitbucket
7 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 5 (6.94%) Liquibase
8 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) Gradle
10 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) Spring
2 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
3 25 (34.72%) REST
4 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 19 (26.39%) J2EE
6 18 (25.00%) React
7 16 (22.22%) RESTful
8 11 (15.28%) SOAP
9 10 (13.89%) JPA
10 9 (12.50%) .NET
10 9 (12.50%) CSS
10 9 (12.50%) JMS
10 9 (12.50%) JSON
10 9 (12.50%) Web Services
11 8 (11.11%) EJB
11 8 (11.11%) HTML
12 6 (8.33%) Java EE
13 5 (6.94%) JDBC
13 5 (6.94%) jQuery
13 5 (6.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.33%) User Experience
4 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Scrum
3 15 (20.83%) Web Development
4 12 (16.67%) Microservices
4 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (12.50%) DevOps
6 8 (11.11%) OWASP
6 8 (11.11%) TDD
7 7 (9.72%) BDD
7 7 (9.72%) Information Security
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) Data Science
9 5 (6.94%) SDLC
10 4 (5.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Java 8
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) RPG
6 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.94%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) CISMP
1 8 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) SAP
2 7 (9.72%) IBM
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.78%) TIBCO