The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / South West
Rank 211 236 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 18 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 0
Median salary £45,269 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.46% +11.11%  

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2173 2316 2565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.34% 39.70% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1960 2329
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Java SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the South West

Java SE
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java SE in the South West.

Salary trend for Java SE in the South West

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java SE in the South West

Java SE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +9 14 £50,135 -8.84%
Bristol +2 3 £45,269 -
Somerset - 1 £42,000 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (93.10%) WebSphere
2 27 (93.10%) Web Services
3 19 (65.52%) CSS
3 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) MongoDB
4 18 (62.07%) NoSQL
4 18 (62.07%) CSS3
4 18 (62.07%) Finance
4 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) J2EE
4 18 (62.07%) MySQL
4 18 (62.07%) Oracle
4 18 (62.07%) OrientDB
4 18 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (58.62%) Translating Business Requirements
5 17 (58.62%) Cyber Defence
5 17 (58.62%) WebLogic
5 17 (58.62%) JBoss
5 17 (58.62%) Unix
5 17 (58.62%) AIX
5 17 (58.62%) Linux
6 11 (37.93%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) IIS

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 27 (93.10%) WebSphere
2 17 (58.62%) JBoss
2 17 (58.62%) WebLogic
3 10 (34.48%) IIS
3 10 (34.48%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) MongoDB
1 18 (62.07%) MySQL
1 18 (62.07%) NoSQL
1 18 (62.07%) OrientDB
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Software Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) Data Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Web Services
2 19 (65.52%) CSS
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 19 (65.52%) HTML5
3 18 (62.07%) CSS3
3 18 (62.07%) J2EE
4 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (34.48%) EJB
5 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
5 10 (34.48%) Middleware
5 10 (34.48%) REST
5 10 (34.48%) RESTful
5 10 (34.48%) SOAP
5 10 (34.48%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (58.62%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (34.48%) Mainframe
2 10 (34.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) AIX
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
1 17 (58.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (58.62%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (34.48%) Customer Insight
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) IBM