Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,630 1,746 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.25% 16.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.04% 28.71% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,504 1,539
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +8.91%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,259 6,081 6,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.70% 60.08% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 5,168 5,211
South West median annual salary £44,529 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.61% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,438 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the South West

Java
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Java in the South West

Java
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in the South West

Java
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol -2 746 £49,000 +8.89% 102
Gloucestershire +7 358 £50,000 +11.11% 55
Wiltshire -5 193 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Somerset +1 130 £47,029 +10.66% 32
Dorset -4 121 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Devon -16 42 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Cornwall -7 32 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Avon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Java.

1 899 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (33.44%) Software Engineering
3 532 (32.64%) JavaScript
4 521 (31.96%) Python
5 484 (29.69%) C#
6 435 (26.69%) SQL
7 426 (26.13%) Scrum
8 411 (25.21%) C++
9 397 (24.36%) HTML
10 381 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
11 366 (22.45%) Spring
12 332 (20.37%) TDD
13 317 (19.45%) Linux
14 302 (18.53%) CSS
15 285 (17.48%) Degree
16 278 (17.06%) Security Cleared
17 273 (16.75%) .NET
18 263 (16.13%) Test Automation
19 249 (15.28%) Finance
19 249 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
20 233 (14.29%) AngularJS
21 225 (13.80%) XML
22 224 (13.74%) Computer Science
23 223 (13.68%) DevOps
24 220 (13.50%) C
25 218 (13.37%) JUnit
26 217 (13.31%) OO
27 205 (12.58%) SDLC
28 204 (12.52%) Web Services
29 203 (12.45%) Jenkins

Java
Co-occurring 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
1 116 (7.12%) Apache
2 91 (5.58%) Tomcat
3 72 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (3.74%) Confluence
5 56 (3.44%) Apache Spark
6 31 (1.90%) JBoss
7 24 (1.47%) Apache Pig
8 23 (1.41%) CMS
9 21 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.98%) Mule
11 15 (0.92%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.67%) Mule ESB
13 10 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.55%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.55%) WordPress
15 8 (0.49%) Jetty
15 8 (0.49%) nginx
16 7 (0.43%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.37%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.31%) Simulink
4 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.061%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.49%) Magento
2 5 (0.31%) Shopify
3 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.12%) Endur
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 249 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.27%) SaaS
4 35 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (2.15%) GitHub
5 29 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 10 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.49%) Serverless
12 7 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
14 4 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.12%) NuGet
17 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.061%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 48 (2.94%) Internet
3 44 (2.70%) HTTP
4 31 (1.90%) SSL
5 26 (1.60%) Firewall
6 16 (0.98%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.74%) DNS
8 11 (0.67%) FTP
9 10 (0.61%) 3G
9 10 (0.61%) 4G
9 10 (0.61%) VoIP
10 9 (0.55%) IPv4
11 8 (0.49%) IPv6
12 7 (0.43%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.43%) PPP
13 6 (0.37%) Broadband
14 5 (0.31%) 3GPP
14 5 (0.31%) 802.11
14 5 (0.31%) 802.15
14 5 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (11.17%) Big Data
2 160 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 121 (7.42%) Hadoop
4 112 (6.87%) MySQL
5 109 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 101 (6.20%) NoSQL
7 85 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 69 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 38 (2.33%) Apache Hive
12 30 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 27 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 27 (1.66%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.41%) Neo4j
16 22 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 218 (13.37%) JUnit
2 203 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 194 (11.90%) Selenium
4 190 (11.66%) JIRA
5 185 (11.35%) Git (software)
6 171 (10.49%) Maven
7 128 (7.85%) Cucumber
8 116 (7.12%) Subversion
9 111 (6.81%) Eclipse
10 97 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 70 (4.29%) Bitbucket
12 63 (3.87%) Protractor
13 46 (2.82%) TestNG
14 45 (2.76%) Jasmine
15 44 (2.70%) WebDriver
16 43 (2.64%) EasyMock
17 35 (2.15%) Visual Studio
18 30 (1.84%) SoapUI
19 29 (1.78%) Android Studio
19 29 (1.78%) JMeter
General
1 249 (15.28%) Finance
2 170 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 158 (9.69%) Electronics
4 147 (9.02%) Marketing
5 144 (8.83%) Manufacturing
6 51 (3.13%) Games
7 50 (3.07%) Retail
8 35 (2.15%) Law
9 21 (1.29%) Back Office
10 18 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 16 (0.98%) Banking
12 15 (0.92%) Advertising
13 10 (0.61%) Japanese Language
14 9 (0.55%) Military
15 6 (0.37%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) Cantonese Language
16 5 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.18%) Billing
18 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 838 (51.41%) Developer
2 535 (32.82%) Java Developer
3 331 (20.31%) Software Engineer
4 257 (15.77%) Software Developer
5 185 (11.35%) Java Engineer
6 165 (10.12%) Senior Developer
7 163 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 139 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 117 (7.18%) Java Software Developer
10 112 (6.87%) Architect
11 103 (6.32%) Analyst
12 96 (5.89%) Junior
13 89 (5.46%) Junior Developer
14 77 (4.72%) Lead Developer
15 76 (4.66%) Senior Software Engineer
16 72 (4.42%) Graduate
17 66 (4.05%) Test Engineer
18 64 (3.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 62 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
20 59 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (24.36%) HTML
2 366 (22.45%) Spring
3 302 (18.53%) CSS
4 273 (16.75%) .NET
5 233 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 225 (13.80%) XML
7 204 (12.52%) Web Services
8 191 (11.72%) Hibernate
9 184 (11.29%) REST
10 151 (9.26%) React
11 143 (8.77%) J2EE
12 142 (8.71%) Node.js
13 139 (8.53%) RESTful
14 134 (8.22%) SOAP
15 127 (7.79%) HTML5
16 114 (6.99%) Spring MVC
17 112 (6.87%) Java EE
18 95 (5.83%) jQuery
19 70 (4.29%) JSON
20 69 (4.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 139 (8.53%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (4.85%) User Experience
4 64 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.15%) Wiki
7 33 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 32 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.66%) Fintech
11 25 (1.53%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.41%) RIA
13 16 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 13 (0.80%) Cybercrime
16 12 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (0.74%) iPhone
17 10 (0.61%) CAN bus
18 9 (0.55%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 317 (19.45%) Linux
2 156 (9.57%) Android
3 134 (8.22%) Windows
4 104 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 86 (5.28%) Unix
6 64 (3.93%) CentOS
7 48 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.80%) FreeBSD
10 12 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
13 5 (0.31%) ThreadX
14 4 (0.25%) Solaris
14 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (33.44%) Software Engineering
3 426 (26.13%) Scrum
4 381 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
5 332 (20.37%) TDD
6 263 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 223 (13.68%) DevOps
8 217 (13.31%) OO
9 205 (12.58%) SDLC
10 174 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
11 160 (9.82%) BDD
12 146 (8.96%) Open Source
13 144 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
14 143 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
15 138 (8.47%) Programme Management
16 135 (8.28%) Unit Testing
17 134 (8.22%) MVC
18 133 (8.16%) Mentoring
19 127 (7.79%) Microservices
20 105 (6.44%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 532 (32.64%) JavaScript
2 521 (31.96%) Python
3 484 (29.69%) C#
4 435 (26.69%) SQL
5 411 (25.21%) C++
6 220 (13.50%) C
7 129 (7.91%) PHP
8 97 (5.95%) Java 8
9 90 (5.52%) Ruby
10 75 (4.60%) Scala
11 61 (3.74%) Objective-C
12 60 (3.68%) Perl
13 48 (2.94%) Go
14 44 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 40 (2.45%) Bash Shell
16 36 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 36 (2.21%) PowerShell
17 30 (1.84%) TypeScript
18 28 (1.72%) Apple Swift
19 19 (1.17%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 285 (17.48%) Degree
2 278 (17.06%) Security Cleared
3 167 (10.25%) DV Cleared
4 121 (7.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.23%) MCSE
8 19 (1.17%) CCNA
8 19 (1.17%) CISSP
8 19 (1.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 19 (1.17%) GIAC
8 19 (1.17%) Linux+ Certification
8 19 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
8 19 (1.17%) SANS
8 19 (1.17%) SSCP
9 13 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.67%) PhD
11 10 (0.61%) Postgraduate
12 8 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.32%) QA
2 16 (0.98%) SLA
3 13 (0.80%) ECSS
4 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.37%) MISRA
6 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.12%) GDPR
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.061%) MISRA C
System Software
1 164 (10.06%) Docker
2 20 (1.23%) vSphere
3 13 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.43%) Firmware
5 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.061%) etcd
9 1 (0.061%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (3.93%) Puppet
2 61 (3.74%) Kubernetes
3 29 (1.78%) Ansible
3 29 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.10%) Salt
5 11 (0.67%) Terraform
6 8 (0.49%) Icinga
7 5 (0.31%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.25%) HockeyApp
8 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.25%) Nagios
8 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.18%) Nessus
9 3 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.18%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.18%) SCCM
9 3 (0.18%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 185 (11.35%) Oracle
2 144 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 143 (8.77%) SAP
4 65 (3.99%) Atlassian
4 65 (3.99%) Red Hat
5 49 (3.01%) Google
6 18 (1.10%) Adobe
7 16 (0.98%) IBM
8 15 (0.92%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.80%) Cisco
10 12 (0.74%) Apple
10 12 (0.74%) VMware
11 8 (0.49%) HP
12 7 (0.43%) McAfee
12 7 (0.43%) Tableau
13 6 (0.37%) hybris
13 6 (0.37%) Perforce
14 5 (0.31%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.25%) IBM Sterling
15 4 (0.25%) Symantec