Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 482 1,235 1,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.55% 12.51% 16.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.72% 21.80% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 426 999 1,395
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +15.29%
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,374 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.60% +8.70% +4.55%

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 1,950 5,665 6,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.86% 57.39% 60.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 4,559 5,321
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the South West.

Salary trend for Java in the South West

Java
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the South West over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +3 141 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Wiltshire +21 131 £52,500 -8.70% 12
Bristol -4 100 £50,000 - 20
Somerset -3 45 £45,520 -4.17% 17
Dorset +3 37 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Devon +4 24 £29,500 -37.89% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 306 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (37.55%) JavaScript
3 166 (34.44%) Security Cleared
4 156 (32.37%) Python
5 145 (30.08%) DevOps
6 143 (29.67%) Software Engineering
7 137 (28.42%) Scrum
8 133 (27.59%) Spring
9 114 (23.65%) AWS
10 112 (23.24%) SQL
11 108 (22.41%) Test Automation
12 103 (21.37%) DV Cleared
13 102 (21.16%) C++
14 98 (20.33%) TDD
15 96 (19.92%) Docker
16 90 (18.67%) Linux
17 86 (17.84%) C#
17 86 (17.84%) JIRA
17 86 (17.84%) Jenkins
18 81 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (16.39%) OO
20 74 (15.35%) Web Services
20 74 (15.35%) RESTful
21 71 (14.73%) Git (software)
22 68 (14.11%) SC Cleared
23 66 (13.69%) Selenium
24 65 (13.49%) Oracle
25 64 (13.28%) Degree
25 64 (13.28%) Microservices
26 63 (13.07%) Cucumber

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 49 (10.17%) Confluence
2 38 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.39%) Apache
4 17 (3.53%) JBoss
5 9 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.83%) nginx
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.62%) CMS
8 3 (0.62%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.62%) WildFly
8 3 (0.62%) WordPress
9 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.21%) Primavera
3 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 114 (23.65%) AWS
2 41 (8.51%) Azure
3 30 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.32%) GitHub
4 16 (3.32%) Sauce Labs
5 14 (2.90%) Serverless
6 13 (2.70%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.49%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (2.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 11 (2.28%) SaaS
9 10 (2.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (1.87%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (1.87%) Route 53
10 9 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.04%) GCP
13 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.87%) VPN
2 6 (1.24%) HTTP
3 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.83%) Broadband
5 3 (0.62%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.41%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) GPON
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.21%) MQTT
7 1 (0.21%) NGN
7 1 (0.21%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) WebEx
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.45%) MySQL
2 43 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 32 (6.64%) SQL Server
5 27 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.39%) Big Data
7 12 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.83%) GIS
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.62%) ArangoDB
12 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.62%) DB2
12 3 (0.62%) Redis
13 2 (0.41%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 86 (17.84%) Jenkins
1 86 (17.84%) JIRA
2 71 (14.73%) Git (software)
3 66 (13.69%) Selenium
4 63 (13.07%) Cucumber
5 61 (12.66%) Maven
6 50 (10.37%) JUnit
7 31 (6.43%) Mockito
8 28 (5.81%) SoapUI
9 23 (4.77%) Eclipse
9 23 (4.77%) SonarQube
10 18 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (3.53%) Bitbucket Server
11 17 (3.53%) eggPlant
12 16 (3.32%) DbUnit
12 16 (3.32%) jMock
13 15 (3.11%) IntelliJ
14 14 (2.90%) GitLab
15 13 (2.70%) Gradle
16 11 (2.28%) Ant
General
1 45 (9.34%) Finance
2 36 (7.47%) Public Sector
3 29 (6.02%) Retail
4 16 (3.32%) Banking
5 12 (2.49%) Law
6 8 (1.66%) Electronics
6 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.24%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.24%) Local Government
7 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.04%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.04%) Marketing
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (50.62%) Developer
2 161 (33.40%) Java Developer
3 92 (19.09%) Software Engineer
4 58 (12.03%) Software Developer
5 34 (7.05%) Java Engineer
6 30 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.02%) Test Engineer
8 28 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
10 25 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
11 23 (4.77%) Test Automation Engineer
12 22 (4.56%) Tester
13 21 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (4.15%) Automation Tester
15 18 (3.73%) Junior
16 16 (3.32%) Junior Developer
16 16 (3.32%) Lead Developer
17 15 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
18 11 (2.28%) React Developer
18 11 (2.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (27.59%) Spring
2 74 (15.35%) RESTful
2 74 (15.35%) Web Services
3 57 (11.83%) Node.js
4 56 (11.62%) SOAP
5 55 (11.41%) HTML
6 51 (10.58%) CSS
6 51 (10.58%) Spring Boot
7 45 (9.34%) Hibernate
7 45 (9.34%) React
8 44 (9.13%) .NET
9 43 (8.92%) REST
10 34 (7.05%) J2EE
11 33 (6.85%) XML
12 32 (6.64%) AngularJS
13 23 (4.77%) Java EE
14 22 (4.56%) Apache NiFi
15 21 (4.36%) Kafka
16 17 (3.53%) jQuery
16 17 (3.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.94%) Client/Server
3 16 (3.32%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (3.11%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.90%) User Experience
6 10 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.83%) Tandem
12 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.62%) Wiki
14 2 (0.41%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.67%) Linux
2 32 (6.64%) CentOS
3 30 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (4.56%) Android
5 17 (3.53%) Windows
6 15 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.49%) Unix
8 6 (1.24%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.08%) DevOps
3 143 (29.67%) Software Engineering
4 137 (28.42%) Scrum
5 108 (22.41%) Test Automation
6 98 (20.33%) TDD
7 81 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (16.39%) OO
9 64 (13.28%) Microservices
10 62 (12.86%) Mentoring
11 58 (12.03%) BDD
12 55 (11.41%) Technical Leadership
13 51 (10.58%) SDLC
14 50 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (10.17%) MVC
15 49 (10.17%) Open Source
16 43 (8.92%) OOD
17 41 (8.51%) Computer Science
18 36 (7.47%) Cybersecurity
19 34 (7.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (37.55%) JavaScript
2 156 (32.37%) Python
3 112 (23.24%) SQL
4 102 (21.16%) C++
5 86 (17.84%) C#
6 52 (10.79%) TypeScript
7 50 (10.37%) C
8 44 (9.13%) Java 8
9 28 (5.81%) Ruby
10 26 (5.39%) PHP
11 22 (4.56%) Go
12 16 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.90%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.07%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.45%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.45%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.24%) Groovy
17 4 (0.83%) R
18 3 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 166 (34.44%) Security Cleared
2 103 (21.37%) DV Cleared
3 68 (14.11%) SC Cleared
4 64 (13.28%) Degree
5 18 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (3.53%) ISEB
6 17 (3.53%) ISTQB
7 15 (3.11%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (2.07%) HND
9 4 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.83%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.83%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PhD
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.51%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) NCSC
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (19.92%) Docker
2 19 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.73%) vSphere
4 9 (1.87%) VirtualBox
5 8 (1.66%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.24%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.24%) NDS
6 6 (1.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 54 (11.20%) Ansible
2 42 (8.71%) Kubernetes
3 22 (4.56%) Terraform
4 18 (3.73%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 12 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.49%) Puppet
6 6 (1.24%) Nagios
7 5 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.62%) vRealize
9 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.21%) Cloudify
10 1 (0.21%) Istio
10 1 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 65 (13.49%) Oracle
2 27 (5.60%) Red Hat
3 20 (4.15%) NetIQ
4 19 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.94%) VMware
5 13 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.70%) SAP
6 11 (2.28%) ForgeRock
7 10 (2.07%) AppDynamics
8 8 (1.66%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.45%) Splunk
10 6 (1.24%) Capita
10 6 (1.24%) New Relic
11 5 (1.04%) Okta
11 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.04%) Talend
12 4 (0.83%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.83%) IBM
12 4 (0.83%) Novell
12 4 (0.83%) PagerDuty