Period
to 16 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 323 171 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.46% 12.41% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.50% 27.01% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 264 154 265
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £28,150 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,125 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 885 633 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.05% 45.94% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 760 586 1,032
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,250 £36,314
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +5.33% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,540 £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 16 October 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 October 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 +10 255 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Newport +8 32 £54,000 +75.04% 11
Bridgend -1 19 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Torfaen +4 7 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Neath Port Talbot +1 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Caerphilly 0 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (32.20%) Spring
3 90 (27.86%) SQL
4 83 (25.70%) Test Automation
5 72 (22.29%) TDD
6 66 (20.43%) Web Services
7 60 (18.58%) C#
7 60 (18.58%) Scrum
7 60 (18.58%) BDD
7 60 (18.58%) REST
8 58 (17.96%) Software Engineering
9 57 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 56 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (16.72%) Microservices
12 52 (16.10%) Selenium
12 52 (16.10%) Spring Boot
13 51 (15.79%) Finance
14 46 (14.24%) XML
14 46 (14.24%) QA
14 46 (14.24%) Cucumber
15 43 (13.31%) Hibernate
16 42 (13.00%) Docker
16 42 (13.00%) Degree
17 41 (12.69%) Oracle
18 40 (12.38%) HTML
18 40 (12.38%) Java 8
19 38 (11.76%) SOAP
19 38 (11.76%) NoSQL
20 36 (11.15%) Linux
21 35 (10.84%) Unit Testing

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 13 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.10%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.79%) Confluence
3 9 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.86%) Anypoint
5 6 (1.86%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.24%) Apache
7 4 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.24%) CMS
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) Liferay
8 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.62%) CICS
9 2 (0.62%) nginx
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.62%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.62%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.79%) GitHub
6 7 (2.17%) PaaS
7 6 (1.86%) IaaS
7 6 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) SaaS
9 4 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.62%) Serverless
11 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.17%) Firewall
2 5 (1.55%) DNS
2 5 (1.55%) HTTP
2 5 (1.55%) NetScaler
2 5 (1.55%) WPA
3 4 (1.24%) DVB
3 4 (1.24%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.24%) LAN
3 4 (1.24%) WAN
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.93%) IPsec
4 3 (0.93%) SAN
4 3 (0.93%) VLAN
4 3 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.62%) Network Security
5 2 (0.62%) Skype
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 29 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.81%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.72%) Big Data
7 12 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.41%) MySQL
9 10 (3.10%) Redis
9 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.62%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 52 (16.10%) Selenium
2 46 (14.24%) Cucumber
3 34 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.53%) JUnit
4 26 (8.05%) WebDriver
5 25 (7.74%) Maven
6 21 (6.50%) JIRA
6 21 (6.50%) Protractor
7 20 (6.19%) JMeter
8 17 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 17 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 16 (4.95%) SoapUI
10 15 (4.64%) Subversion
11 10 (3.10%) Gradle
12 9 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.17%) Ant
13 7 (2.17%) Liquibase
13 7 (2.17%) TestNG
14 6 (1.86%) Android Studio
14 6 (1.86%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (15.79%) Finance
2 21 (6.50%) Banking
3 13 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.10%) Law
5 9 (2.79%) Retail
6 7 (2.17%) Back Office
6 7 (2.17%) Billing
6 7 (2.17%) Games
7 5 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.24%) Advertising
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.24%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (42.41%) Developer
2 82 (25.39%) Java Developer
3 34 (10.53%) Architect
3 34 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 30 (9.29%) Analyst
4 30 (9.29%) Java Engineer
5 18 (5.57%) Tester
6 17 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 15 (4.64%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.33%) Junior
8 14 (4.33%) QA Engineer
9 13 (4.02%) Java Architect
9 13 (4.02%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.02%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.72%) Consultant
10 12 (3.72%) Java Software Developer
10 12 (3.72%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (3.72%) Lead Architect
10 12 (3.72%) Lead Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (32.20%) Spring
2 66 (20.43%) Web Services
3 60 (18.58%) REST
4 52 (16.10%) Spring Boot
5 46 (14.24%) XML
6 43 (13.31%) Hibernate
7 40 (12.38%) HTML
8 38 (11.76%) SOAP
9 33 (10.22%) .NET
10 25 (7.74%) JSON
11 24 (7.43%) J2EE
12 19 (5.88%) Swagger
13 18 (5.57%) AngularJS
13 18 (5.57%) RESTful
14 16 (4.95%) CSS
14 16 (4.95%) RxJava
15 15 (4.64%) HTML5
15 15 (4.64%) React
16 12 (3.72%) Node.js
17 11 (3.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.22%) Fintech
2 27 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.50%) Cloud Native
4 19 (5.88%) User Experience
5 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.24%) MPEG
11 3 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.62%) Clustering
12 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.31%) IPTV
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.15%) Linux
2 16 (4.95%) Unix
3 15 (4.64%) Android
4 9 (2.79%) Windows
5 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.55%) CentOS
5 5 (1.55%) Debian
6 4 (1.24%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (25.70%) Test Automation
3 72 (22.29%) TDD
4 60 (18.58%) BDD
4 60 (18.58%) Scrum
5 58 (17.96%) Software Engineering
6 56 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (16.72%) Microservices
8 35 (10.84%) Unit Testing
9 23 (7.12%) Acceptance Criteria
10 22 (6.81%) Coaching
10 22 (6.81%) Software Testing
11 21 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (6.19%) DevOps
13 19 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
14 18 (5.57%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (5.26%) SDET
16 16 (4.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.86%) SQL
2 60 (18.58%) C#
3 57 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 40 (12.38%) Java 8
5 30 (9.29%) Python
6 24 (7.43%) Go
7 21 (6.50%) C++
8 14 (4.33%) C
8 14 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.02%) VB
10 12 (3.72%) Scala
11 10 (3.10%) Ruby
12 9 (2.79%) ABAP
12 9 (2.79%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.48%) Delphi
13 8 (2.48%) PHP
13 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.17%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (13.00%) Degree
2 12 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.55%) PhD
7 4 (1.24%) ISEB
7 4 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.62%) CITP
8 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.24%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) MISRA
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 42 (13.00%) Docker
2 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.48%) Ansible
3 2 (0.62%) Kibana
3 2 (0.62%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 41 (12.69%) Oracle
2 22 (6.81%) IBM
3 17 (5.26%) SAP
4 15 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.33%) Google
6 12 (3.72%) Guidewire
7 10 (3.10%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.86%) VMware
9 5 (1.55%) Cisco
9 5 (1.55%) Citrix
10 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.93%) Ariba
11 3 (0.93%) EMC
11 3 (0.93%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (0.93%) Sencha
11 3 (0.93%) Sybase
12 2 (0.62%) Apple
12 2 (0.62%) Facebook
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.62%) TIBCO