Period
to 4 August 2021

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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 145 120 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 13.89% 13.45% 16.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.10% 25.05% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 229
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,750 £28,350
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £61,250 £56,500
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 535 479 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 51.25% 53.70% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 406 407 735
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,745 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,355 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.97% +8.39% -0.62%
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,875 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £58,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in South Wales.

Salary trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in South Wales over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

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 4 August 2021. 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 +4 94 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Newport 0 29 £40,148 -8.76% 5
Bridgend -6 21 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £33,500 -
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 81 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.52%) Spring
3 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 51 (35.17%) REST
5 50 (34.48%) SQL
6 48 (33.10%) Microservices
7 47 (32.41%) Docker
8 46 (31.72%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (31.72%) Social Skills
8 46 (31.72%) Scrum
9 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
10 41 (28.28%) Java 8
11 37 (25.52%) DevOps
11 37 (25.52%) BDD
12 34 (23.45%) TypeScript
12 34 (23.45%) TDD
12 34 (23.45%) Coaching
13 33 (22.76%) HTML
13 33 (22.76%) Jenkins
13 33 (22.76%) AWS
14 32 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (22.07%) GitHub
14 32 (22.07%) Software Engineering
15 30 (20.69%) Analytics
16 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 29 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 29 (20.00%) Spring Boot
17 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
17 28 (19.31%) Security Cleared
17 28 (19.31%) Big Data

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 8 (5.52%) Apache Spark
1 8 (5.52%) Confluence
2 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.14%) Apache
4 3 (2.07%) JBoss
4 3 (2.07%) nginx
4 3 (2.07%) OnBase
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) FileNet
5 1 (0.69%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.76%) AWS
2 32 (22.07%) GitHub
3 23 (15.86%) Azure
4 21 (14.48%) Serverless
5 16 (11.03%) Twilio
6 12 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (8.28%) Amazon S3
7 7 (4.83%) Power Platform
8 6 (4.14%) GCP
9 4 (2.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (2.07%) npm
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) SMTP
2 3 (2.07%) Firewall
2 3 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) Big Data
1 28 (19.31%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.28%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.21%) Redis
6 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.83%) Power BI
6 7 (4.83%) Tableau
7 6 (4.14%) MySQL
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.38%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.69%) HPCC
11 1 (0.69%) Parquet
11 1 (0.69%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
2 33 (22.76%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.24%) Maven
4 17 (11.72%) JIRA
5 14 (9.66%) Selenium
6 10 (6.90%) JMeter
7 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.76%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.76%) Postman
8 4 (2.76%) Protractor
9 3 (2.07%) Ant
9 3 (2.07%) Serenity BDD
9 3 (2.07%) Subversion
9 3 (2.07%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.38%) JUnit
10 2 (1.38%) REST Assured
10 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.38%) SOAtest
10 2 (1.38%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (31.72%) Social Skills
2 17 (11.72%) Law
3 16 (11.03%) Legal
3 16 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.97%) Finance
5 8 (5.52%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (4.14%) Back Office
7 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.76%) Retail
8 3 (2.07%) Billing
8 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.07%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 87 (60.00%) Developer
2 58 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.03%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Tester
11 5 (3.45%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Angular Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.76%) Development Team Leader
12 4 (2.76%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Senior Tester
12 4 (2.76%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (45.52%) Spring
2 51 (35.17%) REST
3 33 (22.76%) HTML
4 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 29 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 27 (18.62%) CSS
5 27 (18.62%) Web Services
6 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
6 26 (17.93%) React
7 24 (16.55%) Middleware
8 22 (15.17%) GraphQL
9 21 (14.48%) JavaBeans
10 20 (13.79%) SOAP
11 18 (12.41%) XML
12 16 (11.03%) Node.js
13 12 (8.28%) Angular 2
14 11 (7.59%) .NET
15 9 (6.21%) Kafka
16 8 (5.52%) Express
17 6 (4.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) BBC
2 8 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.52%) User Experience
3 6 (4.14%) NHS
4 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.69%) mPOS
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.90%) Android
2 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) Microservices
3 46 (31.72%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (31.72%) Scrum
4 37 (25.52%) BDD
4 37 (25.52%) DevOps
5 34 (23.45%) Coaching
5 34 (23.45%) TDD
6 32 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (22.07%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.69%) Analytics
8 29 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (17.24%) SOA
10 24 (16.55%) Mentoring
11 23 (15.86%) Data Analytics
12 21 (14.48%) Big Data Analytics
12 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (14.48%) Full Stack Development
12 21 (14.48%) Open Source
13 19 (13.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
2 50 (34.48%) SQL
3 41 (28.28%) Java 8
4 34 (23.45%) TypeScript
5 27 (18.62%) Python
6 16 (11.03%) C#
7 14 (9.66%) Scala
8 11 (7.59%) PHP
9 6 (4.14%) C
10 4 (2.76%) C++
10 4 (2.76%) Go
10 4 (2.76%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.38%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) R
12 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
1 28 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SAFe Agilist
3 5 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 47 (32.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (17.93%) Terraform
2 18 (12.41%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (7.59%) Guidewire
2 7 (4.83%) IBM
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle
4 4 (2.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.07%) Hyland
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.69%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) ILOG
6 1 (0.69%) Kofax
6 1 (0.69%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.69%) Pega
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) Teradata
6 1 (0.69%) Veracode
6 1 (0.69%) Vertica
6 1 (0.69%) VMware