Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 179 316 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.66% 14.74% 16.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.90% 28.39% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 159 281 343
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.56% +5.08%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £62,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 691 1113 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.87% 51.91% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1025 1058
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Cardiff -6 90 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Newport +3 35 £35,687 -30.37% 2
Bridgend +3 20 £37,500 +41.51%
Torfaen -13 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Neath Port Talbot - 7 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 5 £45,000 -
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.43%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.96%) SQL
4 58 (32.40%) Spring
5 52 (29.05%) Software Engineering
6 51 (28.49%) Scrum
7 45 (25.14%) CSS
8 38 (21.23%) HTML
8 38 (21.23%) Python
9 37 (20.67%) OO
10 35 (19.55%) OOP
11 34 (18.99%) Web Services
11 34 (18.99%) TDD
12 33 (18.44%) Linux
12 33 (18.44%) DevOps
13 32 (17.88%) Test Automation
14 31 (17.32%) REST
14 31 (17.32%) C#
14 31 (17.32%) Finance
14 31 (17.32%) Degree
15 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (16.76%) Maven
15 30 (16.76%) C++
16 29 (16.20%) Hibernate
17 24 (13.41%) SOAP
18 23 (12.85%) RESTful
18 23 (12.85%) Scala
19 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
19 22 (12.29%) CSS3
20 21 (11.73%) Go

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 15 (8.38%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.59%) IIS
5 9 (5.03%) Apache
6 8 (4.47%) JBoss
7 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.68%) nginx
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.12%) CMS
10 2 (1.12%) Liferay
10 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.56%) Mule
11 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (11.73%) SaaS
2 19 (10.61%) PaaS
3 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.79%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) HTTP
2 7 (3.91%) Broadband
3 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) Firewall
4 5 (2.79%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.79%) SAN
5 4 (2.23%) Network Security
6 3 (1.68%) FTP
6 3 (1.68%) NAS
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.12%) Internet
7 2 (1.12%) IPsec
7 2 (1.12%) MPLS
7 2 (1.12%) SMS
7 2 (1.12%) VLAN
7 2 (1.12%) VoIP
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) MongoDB
2 16 (8.94%) Hadoop
2 16 (8.94%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.38%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.82%) MySQL
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.79%) Big Data
8 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.23%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) MS Access
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (16.76%) Maven
2 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.15%) JUnit
5 8 (4.47%) Subversion
6 7 (3.91%) Ant
7 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.35%) Selenium
8 5 (2.79%) JMeter
8 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.68%) JIRA
10 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.12%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Retail
3 10 (5.59%) Advertising
4 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.23%) Games
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.12%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (54.75%) Developer
2 62 (34.64%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.20%) Software Engineer
4 20 (11.17%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Junior
6 16 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Graduate
7 14 (7.82%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.70%) Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Java Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) Junior Software Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.47%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 8 (4.47%) Java Software Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.40%) Spring
2 45 (25.14%) CSS
3 38 (21.23%) HTML
4 34 (18.99%) Web Services
5 31 (17.32%) REST
6 29 (16.20%) Hibernate
7 24 (13.41%) SOAP
8 23 (12.85%) RESTful
9 22 (12.29%) CSS3
10 19 (10.61%) Node.js
11 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.06%) HTML5
12 15 (8.38%) Django
12 15 (8.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (7.82%) Java EE
14 12 (6.70%) J2EE
15 11 (6.15%) XML
16 10 (5.59%) .NET
16 10 (5.59%) JPA
16 10 (5.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.38%) Data Structures
3 13 (7.26%) User Experience
4 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.59%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.03%) Fintech
7 6 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.79%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.68%) Clustering
9 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.12%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Replication
11 1 (0.56%) Anti-Piracy
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.44%) Linux
2 21 (11.73%) Android
3 19 (10.61%) Apple iOS
4 18 (10.06%) Ubuntu
4 18 (10.06%) Unix
5 12 (6.70%) CentOS
6 11 (6.15%) Debian
7 4 (2.23%) Windows
7 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.05%) Software Engineering
3 51 (28.49%) Scrum
4 37 (20.67%) OO
5 35 (19.55%) OOP
6 34 (18.99%) TDD
7 33 (18.44%) DevOps
8 32 (17.88%) Test Automation
9 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.61%) Web Development
11 14 (7.82%) BDD
11 14 (7.82%) SDLC
12 13 (7.26%) Open Source
13 12 (6.70%) Functional Testing
14 11 (6.15%) Coaching
14 11 (6.15%) Microservices
14 11 (6.15%) OOD
15 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.59%) Refactoring
16 9 (5.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.43%) JavaScript
2 59 (32.96%) SQL
3 38 (21.23%) Python
4 31 (17.32%) C#
5 30 (16.76%) C++
6 23 (12.85%) Scala
7 21 (11.73%) Go
8 18 (10.06%) Ruby
9 15 (8.38%) R
10 14 (7.82%) Bash Shell
11 13 (7.26%) C
11 13 (7.26%) Perl
11 13 (7.26%) PHP
12 11 (6.15%) Objective-C
13 9 (5.03%) Apple Swift
14 7 (3.91%) Groovy
15 6 (3.35%) Korn
15 6 (3.35%) TypeScript
16 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Degree
2 17 (9.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) HND
4 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.12%) CEH
5 2 (1.12%) CISMP
5 2 (1.12%) CISSP
5 2 (1.12%) GIAC
5 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (9.50%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) Ansible
2 9 (5.03%) Terraform
3 8 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.47%) Puppet
4 3 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (11.73%) Oracle
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.59%) Cisco
4 9 (5.03%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.03%) SAP
5 8 (4.47%) VMware
6 5 (2.79%) Citrix
7 4 (2.23%) Sony
8 2 (1.12%) Brocade
8 2 (1.12%) EMC
8 2 (1.12%) Google
8 2 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.12%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Perforce
9 1 (0.56%) Remedy
9 1 (0.56%) Sencha