Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 54 117 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.99% 6.06% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 6.16% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46 108 92
South Wales median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +20.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £47,150
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +7.14%

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 1,325 1,898 2,288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.86% 98.34% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,699 1,992
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,925 £22,500 £21,251
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,700
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Cardiff -10 35 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Caerphilly +3 5 £45,000 +1.12%
Newport +1 5 £37,500 -14.29% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bridgend +7 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (64.81%) Spring
3 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 23 (42.59%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) Hibernate
7 20 (37.04%) Finance
8 19 (35.19%) TDD
9 18 (33.33%) REST
10 16 (29.63%) MySQL
10 16 (29.63%) SOAP
11 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
13 13 (24.07%) RESTful
13 13 (24.07%) HTML
13 13 (24.07%) Oracle
14 12 (22.22%) Web Services
14 12 (22.22%) Maven
14 12 (22.22%) Web Development
15 10 (18.52%) QA
15 10 (18.52%) CSS
15 10 (18.52%) JUnit
15 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
16 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
16 9 (16.67%) Fintech
16 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.67%) HTML5
17 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
17 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
17 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch

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 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) Liferay
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) PaaS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MySQL
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) Big Data
5 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Maven
2 10 (18.52%) JUnit
3 7 (12.96%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.41%) Bugzilla
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) JMeter
6 4 (7.41%) NetBeans
6 4 (7.41%) Selenium
6 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.70%) Ant
8 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Law
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) Spring
2 21 (38.89%) Hibernate
3 18 (33.33%) REST
4 16 (29.63%) SOAP
5 13 (24.07%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) RESTful
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (12.96%) Java EE
9 7 (12.96%) JSON
10 6 (11.11%) JPA
11 5 (9.26%) J2EE
11 5 (9.26%) Kafka
11 5 (9.26%) XML
12 4 (7.41%) jQuery
12 4 (7.41%) OSGi
12 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
13 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Fintech
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) BBC
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Android
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Scrum
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
4 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Web Development
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
7 7 (12.96%) Open Source
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Microservices
8 6 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.26%) Release Management
9 5 (9.26%) SDLC
9 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Static Code Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) Scala
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) Go
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) SAP