Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 272 195 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.72% 12.98% 12.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.65% 27.16% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 220 184 249
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +11.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +11.14%

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 785 718 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.03% 47.80% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 675 661 1,011
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 226 £42,500 +1.19% 26
Bridgend -2 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Newport -7 14 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Torfaen +1 5 £42,500 -6.12% 2
Neath Port Talbot +3 4 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Caerphilly +2 2 £40,000 -11.64%
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 146 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (34.19%) Spring
3 82 (30.15%) Test Automation
4 75 (27.57%) SQL
5 70 (25.74%) TDD
6 58 (21.32%) Web Services
7 57 (20.96%) REST
8 56 (20.59%) C#
9 55 (20.22%) Scrum
10 52 (19.12%) BDD
11 49 (18.01%) Cucumber
11 49 (18.01%) Selenium
11 49 (18.01%) Finance
12 48 (17.65%) Spring Boot
13 47 (17.28%) Microservices
13 47 (17.28%) XML
14 46 (16.91%) JavaScript
14 46 (16.91%) Software Engineering
15 44 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (15.81%) Java 8
17 39 (14.34%) Hibernate
18 35 (12.87%) Oracle
18 35 (12.87%) SOAP
19 34 (12.50%) HTML
19 34 (12.50%) QA
20 33 (12.13%) Degree
20 33 (12.13%) JUnit
20 33 (12.13%) Docker
21 31 (11.40%) Git (software)
21 31 (11.40%) NoSQL

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 12 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.57%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.57%) Confluence
4 6 (2.21%) Anypoint
4 6 (2.21%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.10%) CMS
5 3 (1.10%) Liferay
5 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) SAS
6 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.21%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (2.21%) PaaS
5 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.47%) GitHub
6 4 (1.47%) IaaS
7 3 (1.10%) SaaS
7 3 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.74%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) DNS
1 5 (1.84%) HTTP
1 5 (1.84%) WPA
2 4 (1.47%) DVB
2 4 (1.47%) Firewall
2 4 (1.47%) LAN
2 4 (1.47%) WAN
3 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.40%) NoSQL
2 29 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.72%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.04%) Big Data
7 11 (4.04%) MySQL
7 11 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.68%) Redis
9 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.74%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.74%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (18.01%) Cucumber
1 49 (18.01%) Selenium
2 33 (12.13%) JUnit
3 31 (11.40%) Git (software)
4 25 (9.19%) WebDriver
5 21 (7.72%) Maven
6 20 (7.35%) JMeter
7 19 (6.99%) Visual Studio
8 18 (6.62%) Protractor
9 17 (6.25%) JIRA
10 15 (5.51%) SoapUI
11 14 (5.15%) Jenkins
11 14 (5.15%) Subversion
12 11 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.57%) Liquibase
13 7 (2.57%) TestNG
14 6 (2.21%) Ant
14 6 (2.21%) Gradle
14 6 (2.21%) Rational Team Concert
15 5 (1.84%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (18.01%) Finance
2 19 (6.99%) Banking
3 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.04%) Law
5 9 (3.31%) Retail
6 7 (2.57%) Back Office
6 7 (2.57%) Billing
7 5 (1.84%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.84%) Games
8 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (43.01%) Developer
2 75 (27.57%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.66%) Analyst
4 24 (8.82%) Architect
4 24 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 19 (6.99%) Java Engineer
6 17 (6.25%) Tester
7 16 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Junior
8 14 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.04%) Consultant
9 11 (4.04%) Lead Architect
9 11 (4.04%) Programmer
9 11 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.68%) SAP Consultant
10 10 (3.68%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) QA Engineer
11 9 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (34.19%) Spring
2 58 (21.32%) Web Services
3 57 (20.96%) REST
4 48 (17.65%) Spring Boot
5 47 (17.28%) XML
6 39 (14.34%) Hibernate
7 35 (12.87%) SOAP
8 34 (12.50%) HTML
9 22 (8.09%) RESTful
10 21 (7.72%) JSON
11 18 (6.62%) J2EE
12 16 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 16 (5.88%) Swagger
13 15 (5.51%) Kafka
14 13 (4.78%) HTML5
14 13 (4.78%) React
15 12 (4.41%) CSS
15 12 (4.41%) RxJava
16 11 (4.04%) Thymeleaf
17 10 (3.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.93%) Fintech
2 21 (7.72%) Cloud Native
3 19 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.51%) User Experience
5 9 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.31%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) MPEG
9 3 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.82%) Linux
2 9 (3.31%) Android
2 9 (3.31%) Unix
3 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) VMS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.15%) Test Automation
3 70 (25.74%) TDD
4 55 (20.22%) Scrum
5 52 (19.12%) BDD
6 47 (17.28%) Microservices
7 46 (16.91%) Software Engineering
8 44 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (9.93%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.35%) Acceptance Criteria
10 20 (7.35%) DevOps
11 19 (6.99%) Coaching
11 19 (6.99%) OO
12 18 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.62%) Software Testing
13 17 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
14 16 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.88%) Validation
15 14 (5.15%) Practice Management
15 14 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.57%) SQL
2 56 (20.59%) C#
3 46 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 43 (15.81%) Java 8
5 30 (11.03%) Python
6 23 (8.46%) C++
6 23 (8.46%) Go
7 16 (5.88%) C
7 16 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.88%) Ruby
8 15 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.51%) VB
9 11 (4.04%) ABAP
9 11 (4.04%) Embedded C++
10 10 (3.68%) Embedded C
10 10 (3.68%) Scala
11 9 (3.31%) VBA
12 8 (2.94%) Delphi
13 7 (2.57%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (12.13%) Degree
2 8 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.47%) ISEB
6 4 (1.47%) PhD
7 2 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.74%) CITP
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.74%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CEH
8 1 (0.37%) CISMP
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) GDPR
3 2 (0.74%) MISRA
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.37%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (12.13%) Docker
2 4 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) Ansible
2 6 (2.21%) Terraform
3 3 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.74%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (12.87%) Oracle
2 15 (5.51%) SAP
3 12 (4.41%) Guidewire
4 11 (4.04%) Google
4 11 (4.04%) IBM
4 11 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.10%) Ariba
6 3 (1.10%) Sencha
6 3 (1.10%) Sybase
7 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Apigee
8 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) Mashery
8 1 (0.37%) Perforce
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk
8 1 (0.37%) VMware