Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Java Software Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 128 133
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 10 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.70% 0.59% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 18
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% +122.22% +20.00%
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -43.75% +122.22% +20.00%

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 1410 2144 2393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 98.03% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1915 2056
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Caerphilly - 5 £45,000 -
Cardiff +32 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Torfaen +2 1 - -
Newport -7 1 £60,000 -25.00%
Java Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Docker
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) React Native
8 1 (10.00%) Fintech
8 1 (10.00%) Redux
8 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS

Java Software Engineer 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 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) EJB
4 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (10.00%) React Native
4 1 (10.00%) Redux
4 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) DRM
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM