Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 211 190 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.44% 11.96% 11.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.31% 23.43% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 171 180 241
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.11%

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 720 811 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 52.67% 51.04% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 623 725 1,011
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +11 174 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Newport -2 13 £54,000 +23.05%
Bridgend -1 12 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £42,500 - 1
Caerphilly -1 3 £40,000 -11.64% 1
Torfaen -3 2 £42,500 -6.12% 4
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 109 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.12%) Spring
3 62 (29.38%) Scrum
3 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
4 61 (28.91%) TDD
5 55 (26.07%) SQL
6 48 (22.75%) JavaScript
7 45 (21.33%) REST
8 38 (18.01%) XML
9 37 (17.54%) C#
9 37 (17.54%) BDD
9 37 (17.54%) Git (software)
10 36 (17.06%) Web Services
10 36 (17.06%) Hibernate
11 35 (16.59%) Linux
11 35 (16.59%) HTML
12 34 (16.11%) Oracle
13 33 (15.64%) Cucumber
14 31 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (14.69%) Python
14 31 (14.69%) Software Engineering
15 29 (13.74%) Java 8
16 28 (13.27%) Selenium
16 28 (13.27%) JUnit
16 28 (13.27%) DevOps
17 27 (12.80%) Microservices
17 27 (12.80%) RESTful
18 25 (11.85%) Finance
19 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
19 24 (11.37%) Maven

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 21 (9.95%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (4.27%) JBoss
4 6 (2.84%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.37%) Apache
5 5 (2.37%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.90%) IIS
6 4 (1.90%) Liferay
6 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.95%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.95%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Mule
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (1.42%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.79%) PaaS
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.90%) IaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.42%) Route 53
5 3 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.95%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) HTTP
2 6 (2.84%) DNS
3 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) LAN
4 4 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.95%) FTP
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
6 1 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) Skype
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.06%) MySQL
4 13 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.84%) Big Data
10 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.37%) Redis
12 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.42%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.95%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.95%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.64%) Cucumber
3 28 (13.27%) JUnit
3 28 (13.27%) Selenium
4 24 (11.37%) Maven
5 20 (9.48%) Jenkins
6 16 (7.58%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.64%) Subversion
8 12 (5.69%) JMeter
8 12 (5.69%) Protractor
9 11 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.74%) Ant
10 10 (4.74%) JIRA
11 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.32%) Rational Team Concert
12 7 (3.32%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.84%) Gradle
13 6 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (2.84%) Rational Quality Manager
13 6 (2.84%) TestNG
General
1 25 (11.85%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Retail
4 7 (3.32%) Law
5 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.90%) Marketing
8 3 (1.42%) Billing
8 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.95%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (43.60%) Developer
2 58 (27.49%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.53%) Software Engineer
4 17 (8.06%) Analyst
5 16 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 12 (5.69%) Consultant
7 11 (5.21%) Tester
8 10 (4.74%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Junior
9 9 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.79%) Architect
10 8 (3.79%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.84%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (34.12%) Spring
2 45 (21.33%) REST
3 38 (18.01%) XML
4 36 (17.06%) Hibernate
4 36 (17.06%) Web Services
5 35 (16.59%) HTML
6 27 (12.80%) RESTful
7 23 (10.90%) Spring Boot
8 20 (9.48%) SOAP
9 19 (9.00%) AngularJS
10 18 (8.53%) CSS
11 13 (6.16%) .NET
11 13 (6.16%) J2EE
11 13 (6.16%) Kafka
12 12 (5.69%) HTML5
13 10 (4.74%) JSON
14 9 (4.27%) Middleware
14 9 (4.27%) Node.js
14 9 (4.27%) Thymeleaf
15 8 (3.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) User Experience
2 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.64%) Fintech
4 12 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.21%) Cloud Native
6 7 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) NHS
10 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.95%) iSeries
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.59%) Linux
2 14 (6.64%) Unix
3 12 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.27%) CentOS
5 7 (3.32%) Android
5 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 3 (1.42%) Windows
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.38%) Scrum
2 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
3 61 (28.91%) TDD
4 37 (17.54%) BDD
5 31 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (14.69%) Software Engineering
6 28 (13.27%) DevOps
7 27 (12.80%) Microservices
8 22 (10.43%) OO
9 17 (8.06%) Coaching
10 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.16%) Open Source
11 13 (6.16%) Software Testing
12 12 (5.69%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (5.69%) OOP
13 11 (5.21%) MVC
13 11 (5.21%) SDLC
13 11 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.07%) SQL
2 48 (22.75%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.54%) C#
4 31 (14.69%) Python
5 29 (13.74%) Java 8
6 18 (8.53%) C++
7 16 (7.58%) Ruby
8 13 (6.16%) PHP
9 12 (5.69%) Go
9 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
10 11 (5.21%) ABAP
10 11 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.74%) C
12 9 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.27%) Embedded C++
12 9 (4.27%) VB
13 8 (3.79%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.84%) Groovy
14 6 (2.84%) VBA
15 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (9.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) PhD
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.95%) CEH
6 2 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.95%) CISMP
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) CITP
6 2 (0.95%) GIAC
6 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.95%) QA
2 5 (2.37%) GDPR
3 2 (0.95%) MISRA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (7.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.95%) HDFS
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) DRBD
3 1 (0.47%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) Ansible
2 13 (6.16%) Terraform
3 5 (2.37%) Kibana
4 3 (1.42%) Grafana
4 3 (1.42%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.42%) Marathon
4 3 (1.42%) Mesos
4 3 (1.42%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.42%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Oracle
2 17 (8.06%) SAP
3 13 (6.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.21%) IBM
4 11 (5.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.84%) VMware
6 3 (1.42%) Ariba
6 3 (1.42%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (0.95%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.95%) Sencha
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) Apigee
8 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Mashery
8 1 (0.47%) Perforce
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk