Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 158 293 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.63% 15.03% 15.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.17% 28.15% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 134 269 302
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,980 £65,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.74%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 682 1,041 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.18% 53.41% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 606 954 994
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in South Wales

Java
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 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 -1 94 £38,000 -10.59% 12
Newport -3 26 £35,687 -30.37% 3
Torfaen -10 9 £37,500 -16.67%
Bridgend -2 8 £42,500 +70.00%
Caerphilly 0 5 £45,000 +1.12%
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £40,000 - 1
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 82 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
3 56 (35.44%) SQL
3 56 (35.44%) Spring
4 54 (34.18%) Scrum
5 42 (26.58%) Software Engineering
6 38 (24.05%) Test Automation
6 38 (24.05%) CSS
7 37 (23.42%) TDD
8 34 (21.52%) OO
9 33 (20.89%) OOP
9 33 (20.89%) HTML
10 28 (17.72%) C#
10 28 (17.72%) Finance
11 27 (17.09%) C++
12 26 (16.46%) Degree
13 25 (15.82%) Python
14 24 (15.19%) Linux
14 24 (15.19%) REST
15 23 (14.56%) Oracle
15 23 (14.56%) Web Services
15 23 (14.56%) Android
16 22 (13.92%) RESTful
16 22 (13.92%) SOAP
16 22 (13.92%) Hibernate
16 22 (13.92%) Apple iOS
17 20 (12.66%) MongoDB
17 20 (12.66%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (12.66%) Go
18 19 (12.03%) HTML5

Java
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 20 (12.66%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.49%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.96%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.96%) JBoss
4 8 (5.06%) Apache
4 8 (5.06%) IIS
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.53%) nginx
6 4 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.90%) Liferay
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.27%) Mule
8 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.13%) SaaS
3 15 (9.49%) PaaS
4 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.53%) IaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.16%) Broadband
2 5 (3.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.16%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.53%) Network Security
3 4 (2.53%) SAN
4 3 (1.90%) FTP
4 3 (1.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.27%) IPsec
5 2 (1.27%) MPLS
5 2 (1.27%) NAS
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.49%) MySQL
3 13 (8.23%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.06%) Big Data
6 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.90%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) Maven
2 13 (8.23%) JUnit
3 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.33%) Subversion
4 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.43%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.43%) JMeter
5 7 (4.43%) Selenium
6 6 (3.80%) Ant
7 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.53%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.53%) JIRA
8 4 (2.53%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 28 (17.72%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Retail
3 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Advertising
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 90 (56.96%) Developer
2 53 (33.54%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.46%) Software Engineer
4 22 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Junior
6 12 (7.59%) Java Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Graduate
8 10 (6.33%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Junior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.80%) C++ Software Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (3.80%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.44%) Spring
2 38 (24.05%) CSS
3 33 (20.89%) HTML
4 24 (15.19%) REST
5 23 (14.56%) Web Services
6 22 (13.92%) Hibernate
6 22 (13.92%) RESTful
6 22 (13.92%) SOAP
7 19 (12.03%) AngularJS
7 19 (12.03%) CSS3
7 19 (12.03%) HTML5
8 17 (10.76%) J2EE
9 14 (8.86%) Node.js
10 12 (7.59%) Kafka
10 12 (7.59%) XML
11 11 (6.96%) Django
11 11 (6.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (5.70%) React
12 9 (5.70%) Spring Boot
13 8 (5.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Data Structures
3 13 (8.23%) Fintech
4 9 (5.70%) User Experience
5 8 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.90%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) BBC
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.19%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Android
3 22 (13.92%) Apple iOS
4 15 (9.49%) Unix
5 12 (7.59%) CentOS
6 7 (4.43%) Debian
7 6 (3.80%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.90%) Windows
9 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.18%) Scrum
3 42 (26.58%) Software Engineering
4 38 (24.05%) Test Automation
5 37 (23.42%) TDD
6 34 (21.52%) OO
7 33 (20.89%) OOP
8 19 (12.03%) Web Development
9 18 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (11.39%) DevOps
10 15 (9.49%) Open Source
11 14 (8.86%) Microservices
12 12 (7.59%) BDD
12 12 (7.59%) Coaching
12 12 (7.59%) ITIL
12 12 (7.59%) SDLC
13 11 (6.96%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.70%) OOD
14 9 (5.70%) UML
15 8 (5.06%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
2 56 (35.44%) SQL
3 28 (17.72%) C#
4 27 (17.09%) C++
5 25 (15.82%) Python
6 20 (12.66%) Go
7 18 (11.39%) Scala
8 14 (8.86%) PHP
8 14 (8.86%) Ruby
9 12 (7.59%) Objective-C
10 11 (6.96%) R
11 10 (6.33%) Apple Swift
11 10 (6.33%) Perl
12 9 (5.70%) C
13 8 (5.06%) Bash Shell
14 7 (4.43%) TypeScript
15 6 (3.80%) Korn
16 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
17 4 (2.53%) Groovy
18 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Degree
2 14 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.53%) CEH
3 4 (2.53%) CISMP
3 4 (2.53%) CISSP
3 4 (2.53%) GIAC
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.39%) QA
2 5 (3.16%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) Docker
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Ansible
2 7 (4.43%) Terraform
3 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.33%) VMware
4 9 (5.70%) Cisco
5 8 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.43%) SAP
7 5 (3.16%) Citrix
8 4 (2.53%) Sony
9 2 (1.27%) Brocade
9 2 (1.27%) EMC
9 2 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.27%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.63%) Google
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Sencha
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore