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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Java 1069 988 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.14% 16.84% 14.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.47% 30.47% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 887 826 779
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,825
% change year-on-year - +0.39%  

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3014 3243 3345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.60% 55.28% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2767 2910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,650 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +4 437 £47,500 +18.75% 44
Gloucestershire +1 213 £47,500 -5.00% 27
Somerset +9 182 £39,000 -6.02% 15
Wiltshire +8 86 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Devon -5 61 £34,419 -8.21% 10
Dorset +15 53 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Cornwall - 21 £37,500 - 4
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 1266 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (32.55%) SQL
3 663 (32.45%) Software Engineering
4 591 (28.93%) Spring
5 582 (28.49%) JavaScript
6 523 (25.60%) HTML
6 523 (25.60%) C#
7 495 (24.23%) C++
8 484 (23.69%) Scrum
9 438 (21.44%) OO
10 437 (21.39%) Finance
11 435 (21.29%) Linux
12 388 (18.99%) XML
13 375 (18.36%) Hibernate
14 373 (18.26%) TDD
15 369 (18.06%) Security Cleared
16 358 (17.52%) REST
17 357 (17.47%) Degree
18 349 (17.08%) SDLC
19 334 (16.35%) Web Services
19 334 (16.35%) .NET
19 334 (16.35%) Python
20 318 (15.57%) CSS
21 294 (14.39%) NoSQL
22 292 (14.29%) MongoDB
23 289 (14.15%) AngularJS
24 283 (13.85%) Computer Science
25 279 (13.66%) MVC
26 276 (13.51%) Oracle
27 275 (13.46%) Git (software)

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
1 207 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 184 (9.01%) JBoss
3 126 (6.17%) WebLogic
4 124 (6.07%) Apache
5 101 (4.94%) Apache Spark
6 100 (4.89%) WebSphere
7 94 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
8 74 (3.62%) Mule
9 71 (3.48%) Apache Pig
10 64 (3.13%) Mule ESB
11 58 (2.84%) IIS
12 45 (2.20%) OpenStack
13 44 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 44 (2.15%) Jetty
14 42 (2.06%) Confluence
15 32 (1.57%) Alfresco
16 30 (1.47%) Apache Solr
17 27 (1.32%) Joomla!
18 13 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
19 12 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.29%) SPSS
5 3 (0.15%) HipChat
5 3 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.098%) InVision
6 2 (0.098%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 116 (5.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.24%) Magento
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
5 4 (0.20%) Maximo
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.098%) Shopify
7 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 194 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (5.68%) SaaS
3 70 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (2.40%) GitHub
5 47 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.24%) IaaS
9 5 (0.24%) Slack
10 4 (0.20%) PaaS
11 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.15%) Office 365
12 2 (0.098%) TestFlight
13 1 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.049%) G Suite
13 1 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.82%) Internet
2 61 (2.99%) HTTP
3 47 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.32%) SSL
5 25 (1.22%) Firewall
6 16 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 15 (0.73%) LAN
7 15 (0.73%) WAN
8 10 (0.49%) SSH
9 9 (0.44%) Wireless
10 7 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.29%) SAN
12 5 (0.24%) Network Security
13 4 (0.20%) DNS
13 4 (0.20%) FTP
14 3 (0.15%) Extranet
14 3 (0.15%) Intranet
14 3 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (14.39%) NoSQL
2 292 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 222 (10.87%) Hadoop
4 221 (10.82%) Big Data
5 186 (9.10%) SQL Server
6 166 (8.13%) MySQL
7 102 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 70 (3.43%) Apache Hive
10 63 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 58 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 45 (2.20%) Redis
13 35 (1.71%) HBase
14 34 (1.66%) Apache Accumulo
14 34 (1.66%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.52%) MS Access
16 29 (1.42%) Couchbase
16 29 (1.42%) Riak
17 19 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 275 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 247 (12.09%) JUnit
3 238 (11.65%) Maven
4 235 (11.50%) Jenkins
5 199 (9.74%) Selenium
6 171 (8.37%) JIRA
7 136 (6.66%) Cucumber
8 109 (5.34%) Subversion
9 84 (4.11%) Eclipse
10 82 (4.01%) IntelliJ
11 80 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 72 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (3.43%) Mockito
14 46 (2.25%) Vagrant
15 44 (2.15%) Ant
16 42 (2.06%) Bitbucket
17 38 (1.86%) SpecFlow
18 36 (1.76%) Visual Studio
19 35 (1.71%) JMeter
19 35 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 437 (21.39%) Finance
2 242 (11.85%) Telecoms
3 147 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 143 (7.00%) Electronics
5 137 (6.71%) Banking
6 128 (6.27%) Marketing
7 117 (5.73%) Retail
8 62 (3.03%) Games
9 49 (2.40%) Advertising
10 23 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.59%) Back Office
12 10 (0.49%) Legal
12 10 (0.49%) Military
13 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.29%) Publishing
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1114 (54.53%) Developer
2 694 (33.97%) Java Developer
3 334 (16.35%) Software Engineer
4 255 (12.48%) Java Engineer
5 228 (11.16%) Software Developer
6 212 (10.38%) Senior Developer
7 177 (8.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 171 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 145 (7.10%) Graduate
10 132 (6.46%) Junior
11 131 (6.41%) Analyst
12 115 (5.63%) Junior Developer
13 112 (5.48%) Test Engineer
14 102 (4.99%) Graduate Developer
15 99 (4.85%) Lead Developer
16 98 (4.80%) Graduate Software Developer
17 95 (4.65%) Junior Software Developer
18 82 (4.01%) Architect
19 71 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
20 69 (3.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (28.93%) Spring
2 523 (25.60%) HTML
3 388 (18.99%) XML
4 375 (18.36%) Hibernate
5 358 (17.52%) REST
6 334 (16.35%) .NET
6 334 (16.35%) Web Services
7 318 (15.57%) CSS
8 289 (14.15%) AngularJS
9 254 (12.43%) SOAP
10 229 (11.21%) J2EE
11 197 (9.64%) HTML5
12 165 (8.08%) Spring MVC
13 150 (7.34%) JSON
14 138 (6.75%) Java EE
15 134 (6.56%) React
16 124 (6.07%) RESTful
17 119 (5.82%) JPA
18 104 (5.09%) jQuery
19 103 (5.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 283 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 130 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
3 95 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (3.57%) User Experience
5 56 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 33 (1.62%) Algorithms
6 33 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
8 22 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (0.83%) Wiki
12 16 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 15 (0.73%) Internet of Things
14 14 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
15 13 (0.64%) Fintech
16 12 (0.59%) Derivative
17 10 (0.49%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.49%) Equities
17 10 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 435 (21.29%) Linux
2 203 (9.94%) Unix
3 181 (8.86%) Windows
4 155 (7.59%) Android
5 137 (6.71%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (1.22%) AIX
9 24 (1.17%) CentOS
10 22 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.73%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.39%) Solaris
14 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.29%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1266 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 663 (32.45%) Software Engineering
3 484 (23.69%) Scrum
4 438 (21.44%) OO
5 373 (18.26%) TDD
6 349 (17.08%) SDLC
7 279 (13.66%) MVC
8 259 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 240 (11.75%) BDD
10 199 (9.74%) Mathematics
11 195 (9.54%) Open Source
12 177 (8.66%) Unit Testing
13 169 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
13 169 (8.27%) Mentoring
14 158 (7.73%) Web Development
15 143 (7.00%) Kanban
16 138 (6.75%) Test Automation
17 130 (6.36%) Automated Testing
18 127 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
18 127 (6.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 665 (32.55%) SQL
2 582 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 523 (25.60%) C#
4 495 (24.23%) C++
5 334 (16.35%) Python
6 236 (11.55%) C
7 165 (8.08%) PHP
8 120 (5.87%) Perl
9 81 (3.96%) Ruby
10 65 (3.18%) Scala
11 59 (2.89%) Objective-C
12 57 (2.79%) Go
13 49 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 47 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.76%) Apex Code
15 36 (1.76%) VBA
16 34 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.62%) Delphi
18 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
19 28 (1.37%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 369 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 357 (17.47%) Degree
3 186 (9.10%) DV Cleared
4 149 (7.29%) SC Cleared
5 80 (3.92%) ISEB
6 68 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 51 (2.50%) PhD
8 29 (1.42%) CISSP
8 29 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (1.32%) GIAC
10 24 (1.17%) SANS
11 18 (0.88%) CCNA
11 18 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.78%) GCIA
13 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.59%) GCIH
14 12 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
14 12 (0.59%) MCSE
14 12 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.23%) QA
2 22 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.64%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (0.49%) SLA
6 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) SDET
8 3 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.15%) MISRA
8 3 (0.15%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.15%) TickIT
9 2 (0.098%) PMO
10 1 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.049%) FATCA
10 1 (0.049%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (3.43%) Docker
2 26 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 19 (0.93%) Snort
4 17 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.34%) Firmware
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
8 4 (0.20%) iptables
8 4 (0.20%) KVM
8 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.15%) NDS
9 3 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.098%) Gluster
10 2 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 82 (4.01%) Ansible
2 65 (3.18%) Puppet
3 63 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.66%) Salt
5 32 (1.57%) Nagios
6 31 (1.52%) Kibana
7 29 (1.42%) logstash
8 28 (1.37%) Oozie
9 27 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.59%) Nmap
11 6 (0.29%) Grafana
12 5 (0.24%) Check_MK
12 5 (0.24%) Pingdom
13 4 (0.20%) Graylog
13 4 (0.20%) Kubernetes
14 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.15%) EnCase
14 3 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.15%) Icinga
14 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 276 (13.51%) Oracle
2 121 (5.92%) SAP
3 98 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 61 (2.99%) IBM
5 58 (2.84%) Apple
6 48 (2.35%) Adobe
7 39 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (1.81%) HP
9 32 (1.57%) Coverity
10 27 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.27%) VMware
12 25 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 20 (0.98%) Google
14 15 (0.73%) LogRhythm
14 15 (0.73%) Pega
15 14 (0.69%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.69%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.64%) ArcSight
17 12 (0.59%) Cisco
17 12 (0.59%) FireEye
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits pension, holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago