Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 298 173 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.60% 12.10% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.22% 24.61% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 256 150 287
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +14.09%
10th Percentile £27,875 £22,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £64,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 897 703 1,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 55.99% 49.16% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 758 632 1,039
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,875 £53,350
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +11 223 £42,500 +10.39% 24
Newport +11 33 £50,000 +40.11% 7
Bridgend -1 18 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Torfaen +5 10 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Neath Port Talbot +2 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Caerphilly -2 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 171 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (29.19%) Spring
3 77 (25.84%) SQL
4 68 (22.82%) Test Automation
5 54 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 54 (18.12%) Web Services
6 53 (17.79%) Scrum
7 52 (17.45%) TDD
7 52 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (17.11%) Software Engineering
9 50 (16.78%) Finance
10 47 (15.77%) C#
11 45 (15.10%) Degree
12 43 (14.43%) BDD
12 43 (14.43%) Microservices
13 42 (14.09%) Selenium
14 41 (13.76%) QA
14 41 (13.76%) Docker
14 41 (13.76%) Spring Boot
14 41 (13.76%) .NET
15 40 (13.42%) Oracle
15 40 (13.42%) NoSQL
16 38 (12.75%) REST
17 36 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (12.08%) HTML
17 36 (12.08%) Linux
18 34 (11.41%) Hibernate
18 34 (11.41%) Git (software)
19 33 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (11.07%) 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 14 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.02%) Confluence
5 8 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.01%) Apache
7 5 (1.68%) Anypoint
8 4 (1.34%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.34%) CMS
8 4 (1.34%) IIS
8 4 (1.34%) JBoss
8 4 (1.34%) nginx
8 4 (1.34%) SAS
9 3 (1.01%) Liferay
9 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) CICS
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.67%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.34%) InVision
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.02%) GitHub
6 7 (2.35%) IaaS
6 7 (2.35%) PaaS
7 5 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.01%) SaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Serverless
9 1 (0.34%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Firewall
2 6 (2.01%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.68%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.68%) WPA
4 4 (1.34%) DVB
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 3 (1.01%) Internet
5 3 (1.01%) IPsec
5 3 (1.01%) SAN
5 3 (1.01%) VLAN
5 3 (1.01%) VPN
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) Network Security
6 2 (0.67%) Skype
6 2 (0.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) SMS
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.42%) NoSQL
2 22 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 21 (7.05%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.69%) MySQL
6 11 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.36%) Big Data
8 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.35%) Redis
11 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.34%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.01%) SQLite
14 3 (1.01%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.67%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 42 (14.09%) Selenium
2 34 (11.41%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.74%) Cucumber
4 26 (8.72%) JIRA
5 23 (7.72%) Maven
6 21 (7.05%) JUnit
7 18 (6.04%) WebDriver
8 17 (5.70%) SoapUI
9 16 (5.37%) JMeter
10 14 (4.70%) Jenkins
10 14 (4.70%) Subversion
11 12 (4.03%) Protractor
11 12 (4.03%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.68%) Gradle
12 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.35%) Android Studio
14 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.68%) Xcode
General
1 50 (16.78%) Finance
2 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.03%) Banking
3 12 (4.03%) Retail
4 11 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.02%) Games
6 8 (2.68%) Law
6 8 (2.68%) Marketing
7 7 (2.35%) Back Office
8 6 (2.01%) Electronics
9 4 (1.34%) Billing
10 3 (1.01%) Advertising
11 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (46.31%) Developer
2 80 (26.85%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.73%) Architect
4 28 (9.40%) Software Engineer
5 27 (9.06%) Analyst
5 27 (9.06%) Java Engineer
6 14 (4.70%) QA Engineer
7 13 (4.36%) Tester
8 12 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
8 12 (4.03%) Junior
8 12 (4.03%) Lead Developer
8 12 (4.03%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.03%) Technical Leader
9 11 (3.69%) Java Architect
9 11 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (3.69%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.02%) Systems Architect
11 9 (3.02%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (29.19%) Spring
2 54 (18.12%) Web Services
3 41 (13.76%) .NET
3 41 (13.76%) Spring Boot
4 38 (12.75%) REST
5 36 (12.08%) HTML
6 34 (11.41%) Hibernate
7 33 (11.07%) SOAP
8 28 (9.40%) J2EE
9 25 (8.39%) XML
10 22 (7.38%) JSON
11 20 (6.71%) AngularJS
12 19 (6.38%) RESTful
13 18 (6.04%) CSS
13 18 (6.04%) Swagger
14 17 (5.70%) HTML5
15 16 (5.37%) React
15 16 (5.37%) RxJava
16 12 (4.03%) Node.js
17 10 (3.36%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.40%) Fintech
2 22 (7.38%) User Experience
3 15 (5.03%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.68%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) MPEG
10 3 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.01%) Replication
11 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.67%) Clustering
11 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.67%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.08%) Linux
2 20 (6.71%) Unix
3 19 (6.38%) Android
4 12 (4.03%) Windows
5 9 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.68%) CentOS
6 5 (1.68%) Debian
6 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.82%) Test Automation
3 53 (17.79%) Scrum
4 52 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (17.45%) TDD
5 51 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 43 (14.43%) BDD
6 43 (14.43%) Microservices
7 33 (11.07%) Unit Testing
8 28 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (8.72%) Computer Science
10 21 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (6.71%) Test Scripting
12 17 (5.70%) Coaching
12 17 (5.70%) DevOps
12 17 (5.70%) MVC
12 17 (5.70%) Software Testing
13 16 (5.37%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (25.84%) SQL
2 54 (18.12%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.77%) C#
4 33 (11.07%) Java 8
5 27 (9.06%) Python
6 24 (8.05%) Go
7 19 (6.38%) C++
8 15 (5.03%) PHP
9 12 (4.03%) C
10 11 (3.69%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.69%) Scala
11 8 (2.68%) Delphi
11 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.68%) VB
12 6 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.01%) Ruby
13 5 (1.68%) R
13 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (15.10%) Degree
2 16 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.03%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.34%) CITP
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.76%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (13.76%) Docker
2 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.01%) HDFS
5 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.36%) Ansible
3 5 (1.68%) Kibana
4 2 (0.67%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) Consul
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (13.42%) Oracle
2 25 (8.39%) SAP
3 18 (6.04%) IBM
4 14 (4.70%) Google
5 11 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.02%) Guidewire
6 9 (3.02%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.01%) VMware
8 5 (1.68%) Cisco
8 5 (1.68%) Citrix
9 4 (1.34%) Apple
9 4 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.01%) EMC
10 3 (1.01%) Facebook
10 3 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.34%) Perforce
12 1 (0.34%) Remedy