Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,167 1,540 1,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.37% 15.42% 16.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.10% 26.14% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,257 1,471
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £63,427 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +9.09% -

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 5,532 5,891 6,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.62% 58.97% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,487 4,858 5,145
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 -2 406 £50,000 - 89
Bristol -6 368 £45,000 -14.29% 52
Wiltshire -19 121 £57,500 +35.29% 19
Somerset -2 114 £47,500 +1.00% 24
Dorset -14 78 £40,000 -30.43% 12
Devon -3 60 £46,250 +2.78% 20
Cornwall +4 17 £55,000 +52.78% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 647 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (37.28%) Software Engineering
3 429 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 420 (35.99%) Python
5 366 (31.36%) C++
6 346 (29.65%) C#
7 316 (27.08%) Security Cleared
8 300 (25.71%) SQL
9 273 (23.39%) DevOps
10 245 (20.99%) Linux
11 228 (19.54%) Spring
12 220 (18.85%) Test Automation
13 197 (16.88%) Docker
14 180 (15.42%) Finance
15 170 (14.57%) AngularJS
16 168 (14.40%) OO
17 163 (13.97%) Scrum
18 161 (13.80%) TDD
19 160 (13.71%) DV Cleared
20 154 (13.20%) HTML
21 152 (13.02%) Git (software)
22 150 (12.85%) CSS
22 150 (12.85%) Jenkins
23 147 (12.60%) AWS
24 141 (12.08%) Degree
25 138 (11.83%) Web Services
26 136 (11.65%) Hibernate
26 136 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
27 135 (11.57%) Oracle
27 135 (11.57%) REST

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 85 (7.28%) JBoss
2 64 (5.48%) Apache
3 33 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.74%) Confluence
5 28 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.03%) Tornado
9 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.77%) Jetty
11 7 (0.60%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.51%) Mule
12 6 (0.51%) nginx
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.51%) WildFly
13 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.43%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.086%) Simulink
2 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Magento
1 4 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.086%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (12.60%) AWS
2 95 (8.14%) Azure
3 52 (4.46%) GCP
4 41 (3.51%) SaaS
5 20 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 15 (1.29%) GitHub
8 12 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (0.86%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.77%) PaaS
11 7 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.51%) Office 365
12 6 (0.51%) Serverless
13 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.34%) NuGet
14 4 (0.34%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.26%) G Suite
15 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.086%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.57%) Internet
2 20 (1.71%) HTTP
3 17 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.86%) Firewall
5 10 (0.86%) SSL
5 10 (0.86%) WAN
6 9 (0.77%) SSH
7 8 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.69%) Tactical Data Link
8 7 (0.60%) VoIP
9 4 (0.34%) DNS
9 4 (0.34%) Network Security
9 4 (0.34%) Wireless
10 3 (0.26%) DSL
10 3 (0.26%) FTP
10 3 (0.26%) IPv4
10 3 (0.26%) IPv6
10 3 (0.26%) OpenFlow
10 3 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (11.31%) MySQL
2 122 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 99 (8.48%) Big Data
4 77 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 72 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 69 (5.91%) SQL Server
7 68 (5.83%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.49%) GIS
10 25 (2.14%) Geospatial Data
11 24 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.29%) Blockchain
14 14 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.20%) MariaDB
15 13 (1.11%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 152 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 150 (12.85%) Jenkins
3 110 (9.43%) Selenium
4 108 (9.25%) JUnit
5 101 (8.65%) Maven
6 90 (7.71%) JIRA
7 89 (7.63%) Cucumber
8 83 (7.11%) Eclipse
9 48 (4.11%) Subversion
10 37 (3.17%) Ant
11 28 (2.40%) Bitbucket
11 28 (2.40%) IntelliJ
12 27 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (2.14%) Visual Studio
14 23 (1.97%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.37%) Bitbucket Server
15 16 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
15 16 (1.37%) NUnit
16 15 (1.29%) Postman
16 15 (1.29%) REST Assured
General
1 180 (15.42%) Finance
2 102 (8.74%) Public Sector
3 93 (7.97%) Telecoms
4 90 (7.71%) Electronics
5 85 (7.28%) Marketing
6 78 (6.68%) Manufacturing
7 63 (5.40%) Law
8 41 (3.51%) Banking
9 40 (3.43%) Aerospace
9 40 (3.43%) Retail
10 21 (1.80%) Military
11 15 (1.29%) Automotive
12 12 (1.03%) Back Office
13 10 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.69%) Advertising
15 7 (0.60%) International Banking
16 6 (0.51%) Games
17 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.086%) Avionics
18 1 (0.086%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 542 (46.44%) Developer
2 295 (25.28%) Java Developer
3 263 (22.54%) Software Engineer
4 148 (12.68%) Software Developer
5 99 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 87 (7.46%) Java Engineer
7 74 (6.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 61 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 57 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.54%) Test Engineer
11 49 (4.20%) Analyst
11 49 (4.20%) Java Software Developer
12 44 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 41 (3.51%) Junior
14 37 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 34 (2.91%) Architect
16 31 (2.66%) Tester
17 30 (2.57%) C# Developer
18 28 (2.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 28 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (19.54%) Spring
2 170 (14.57%) AngularJS
3 154 (13.20%) HTML
4 150 (12.85%) CSS
5 138 (11.83%) Web Services
6 136 (11.65%) Hibernate
7 135 (11.57%) REST
8 127 (10.88%) .NET
8 127 (10.88%) Node.js
9 121 (10.37%) React
10 106 (9.08%) XML
11 82 (7.03%) JSON
12 79 (6.77%) Java EE
13 69 (5.91%) SOAP
14 68 (5.83%) RESTful
15 57 (4.88%) HTML5
16 56 (4.80%) Spring Boot
17 54 (4.63%) JPA
18 52 (4.46%) EJB
19 51 (4.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
2 52 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
3 48 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.49%) User Experience
7 28 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (1.46%) Wiki
10 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.03%) Clustering
12 12 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.03%) Replication
13 11 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.77%) RIA
14 9 (0.77%) Robotics
15 8 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 245 (20.99%) Linux
2 87 (7.46%) Windows
3 72 (6.17%) Unix
4 67 (5.74%) Android
5 48 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.31%) CentOS
8 10 (0.86%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.51%) Debian
11 5 (0.43%) Fedora
11 5 (0.43%) zOS
12 4 (0.34%) AIX
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.086%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.086%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (37.28%) Software Engineering
3 273 (23.39%) DevOps
4 220 (18.85%) Test Automation
5 168 (14.40%) OO
6 163 (13.97%) Scrum
7 161 (13.80%) TDD
8 136 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (9.08%) Microservices
10 105 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
11 101 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
12 96 (8.23%) SDLC
13 94 (8.05%) Computer Science
14 90 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
15 86 (7.37%) UML
16 82 (7.03%) Unit Testing
17 79 (6.77%) Digital Marketing
17 79 (6.77%) Programme Management
18 78 (6.68%) BDD
19 76 (6.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 429 (36.76%) JavaScript
2 420 (35.99%) Python
3 366 (31.36%) C++
4 346 (29.65%) C#
5 300 (25.71%) SQL
6 122 (10.45%) C
7 72 (6.17%) Ruby
8 60 (5.14%) Go
9 53 (4.54%) PHP
10 46 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 42 (3.60%) Java 8
12 41 (3.51%) PowerShell
13 39 (3.34%) TypeScript
14 35 (3.00%) Scala
15 30 (2.57%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.49%) Apple Swift
17 25 (2.14%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.54%) Perl
19 17 (1.46%) Kotlin
20 15 (1.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 316 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 160 (13.71%) DV Cleared
3 141 (12.08%) Degree
4 121 (10.37%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.20%) HNC
7 11 (0.94%) HND
8 7 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.51%) ISEB
10 5 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.086%) CISM
11 1 (0.086%) CISSP
11 1 (0.086%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.086%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.086%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.086%) OCP
11 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.086%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.086%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.46%) QA
2 12 (1.03%) HMG Infosec
2 12 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 12 (1.03%) JSP 440
3 8 (0.69%) IEC 61131
4 7 (0.60%) GDPR
5 4 (0.34%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.086%) MISRA
7 1 (0.086%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.086%) SLA
7 1 (0.086%) TickIT
System Software
1 197 (16.88%) Docker
2 15 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.34%) HDFS
4 3 (0.26%) Firmware
4 3 (0.26%) iptables
4 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 114 (9.77%) Kubernetes
2 47 (4.03%) Ansible
3 34 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.40%) Puppet
4 28 (2.40%) Terraform
5 24 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (1.20%) Nagios
7 13 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.03%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.60%) Cloudify
10 5 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.34%) Packer
12 3 (0.26%) logstash
13 2 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.086%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.086%) Istio
14 1 (0.086%) Nessus
14 1 (0.086%) Opsview
14 1 (0.086%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (11.57%) Oracle
2 79 (6.77%) SAP
3 74 (6.34%) Microsoft
4 37 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 36 (3.08%) Google
5 36 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.20%) Apple
7 12 (1.03%) Teradata
8 11 (0.94%) VMware
9 9 (0.77%) Adobe
9 9 (0.77%) IBM
10 7 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.51%) Cisco
11 6 (0.51%) Tableau
12 5 (0.43%) HP
12 5 (0.43%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.34%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.34%) WooCommerce
14 3 (0.26%) Citrix
14 3 (0.26%) Dell