Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 588 1,192 1,558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.04% 12.26% 15.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.14% 21.00% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 606 973 1,360
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +7.50% +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 2,339 5,676 6,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.84% 58.38% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 4,588 5,013
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Wiltshire +27 187 £57,500 - 18
Bristol -2 154 £52,500 +16.67% 42
Gloucestershire +1 146 £50,000 - 20
Dorset +9 34 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Devon +1 29 £37,750 -16.11% 11
Somerset -17 29 £47,000 -1.05% 10
Cornwall -9 1 - - 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 357 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (40.99%) JavaScript
3 189 (32.14%) Scrum
4 186 (31.63%) Spring
5 183 (31.12%) Python
6 174 (29.59%) DevOps
7 170 (28.91%) AWS
8 156 (26.53%) SQL
9 146 (24.83%) Security Cleared
10 137 (23.30%) Docker
11 119 (20.24%) Linux
12 116 (19.73%) Jenkins
13 115 (19.56%) Software Engineering
14 107 (18.20%) Git (software)
15 106 (18.03%) Test Automation
15 106 (18.03%) TDD
16 105 (17.86%) Spring Boot
17 100 (17.01%) Microservices
18 92 (15.65%) Azure
19 91 (15.48%) C#
20 90 (15.31%) CSS
20 90 (15.31%) DV Cleared
20 90 (15.31%) JIRA
21 89 (15.14%) HTML
22 88 (14.97%) Oracle
23 87 (14.80%) TypeScript
24 86 (14.63%) Kubernetes
25 85 (14.46%) Web Services
26 84 (14.29%) Maven
27 80 (13.61%) RESTful

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 44 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 31 (5.27%) JBoss
4 28 (4.76%) Apache
4 28 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.36%) Mule
6 8 (1.36%) Mule ESB
6 8 (1.36%) Red Hat Fuse
7 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.85%) nginx
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.51%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.51%) CMS
9 3 (0.51%) IIS
9 3 (0.51%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.51%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.51%) WildFly
9 3 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.17%) Primavera
2 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 170 (28.91%) AWS
2 92 (15.65%) Azure
3 42 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (5.27%) SaaS
5 30 (5.10%) GCP
6 22 (3.74%) OpenShift
7 17 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (2.89%) Sauce Labs
7 17 (2.89%) Serverless
8 15 (2.55%) AWS Fargate
8 15 (2.55%) PaaS
9 13 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (2.21%) IaaS
10 12 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (2.04%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (1.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (1.53%) GitHub
12 9 (1.53%) Route 53
12 9 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.53%) VPN
2 5 (0.85%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.34%) GPON
5 2 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) NGN
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (10.37%) MongoDB
2 61 (10.37%) MySQL
3 60 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 44 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.76%) Big Data
7 25 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.85%) ArangoDB
11 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.85%) Flink
12 4 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (0.68%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.68%) GIS
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 116 (19.73%) Jenkins
2 107 (18.20%) Git (software)
3 90 (15.31%) JIRA
4 84 (14.29%) Maven
5 67 (11.39%) Selenium
6 65 (11.05%) JUnit
7 58 (9.86%) Cucumber
8 37 (6.29%) Mockito
9 27 (4.59%) SoapUI
10 26 (4.42%) IntelliJ
11 24 (4.08%) Eclipse
12 23 (3.91%) SonarQube
13 18 (3.06%) eggPlant
13 18 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.55%) Bitbucket Server
14 15 (2.55%) DbUnit
14 15 (2.55%) Gradle
14 15 (2.55%) jMock
15 14 (2.38%) Ant
16 13 (2.21%) GitLab
General
1 67 (11.39%) Public Sector
2 61 (10.37%) Finance
3 27 (4.59%) Retail
4 19 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.89%) Electronics
6 15 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.55%) Marketing
7 10 (1.70%) Law
8 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 353 (60.03%) Developer
2 224 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 63 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 59 (10.03%) Software Developer
6 39 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 38 (6.46%) Lead Developer
8 37 (6.29%) Java Engineer
9 26 (4.42%) Tester
10 25 (4.25%) Automation Tester
10 25 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
12 23 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
14 20 (3.40%) Java Software Developer
15 19 (3.23%) Test Engineer
16 18 (3.06%) Analyst
16 18 (3.06%) Senior Automation Tester
16 18 (3.06%) Senior Tester
16 18 (3.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (31.63%) Spring
2 105 (17.86%) Spring Boot
3 90 (15.31%) CSS
4 89 (15.14%) HTML
5 85 (14.46%) Web Services
6 80 (13.61%) RESTful
7 76 (12.93%) Node.js
8 64 (10.88%) AngularJS
9 60 (10.20%) React
10 57 (9.69%) Hibernate
11 56 (9.52%) SOAP
12 48 (8.16%) .NET
12 48 (8.16%) REST
13 45 (7.65%) XML
14 43 (7.31%) Kafka
15 34 (5.78%) J2EE
16 29 (4.93%) Vue.js
17 26 (4.42%) Apache NiFi
17 26 (4.42%) JSON
18 24 (4.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.93%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
3 19 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.89%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.89%) User Experience
5 16 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.51%) PKI
12 3 (0.51%) Wiki
13 2 (0.34%) NHS
13 2 (0.34%) Tandem
13 2 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 119 (20.24%) Linux
2 42 (7.14%) CentOS
3 41 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (5.44%) Android
5 25 (4.25%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.55%) Unix
7 12 (2.04%) Windows
8 6 (1.02%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (32.14%) Scrum
3 174 (29.59%) DevOps
4 115 (19.56%) Software Engineering
5 106 (18.03%) TDD
5 106 (18.03%) Test Automation
6 100 (17.01%) Microservices
7 73 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (11.22%) BDD
9 65 (11.05%) MVC
10 63 (10.71%) OO
11 60 (10.20%) Technical Leadership
12 59 (10.03%) Mentoring
13 54 (9.18%) Open Source
14 50 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (8.33%) Kanban
16 47 (7.99%) SDLC
17 40 (6.80%) Configuration Management
18 36 (6.12%) Unit Testing
19 33 (5.61%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 241 (40.99%) JavaScript
2 183 (31.12%) Python
3 156 (26.53%) SQL
4 91 (15.48%) C#
5 87 (14.80%) TypeScript
6 71 (12.07%) Java 8
7 68 (11.56%) C++
8 45 (7.65%) C
9 34 (5.78%) PL/SQL
10 31 (5.27%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.27%) Ruby
11 27 (4.59%) Go
12 24 (4.08%) PHP
13 13 (2.21%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.53%) VB
15 7 (1.19%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.02%) VB6
17 5 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 146 (24.83%) Security Cleared
2 90 (15.31%) DV Cleared
3 70 (11.90%) Degree
3 70 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.42%) ISTQB
5 19 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.89%) ISEB
6 17 (2.89%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (1.87%) HND
8 5 (0.85%) HNC
9 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) RHCE
11 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.01%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) NCSC
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 137 (23.30%) Docker
2 19 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.89%) vSphere
4 15 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.70%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.36%) NDS
6 8 (1.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 6 (1.02%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.17%) Postfix
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 86 (14.63%) Kubernetes
2 55 (9.35%) Ansible
3 31 (5.27%) Terraform
4 17 (2.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 14 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.38%) Puppet
6 8 (1.36%) Nagios
7 7 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 7 (1.19%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.51%) vRealize
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.17%) Istio
10 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 88 (14.97%) Oracle
2 39 (6.63%) Red Hat
3 29 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.08%) VMware
5 18 (3.06%) NetIQ
6 17 (2.89%) Google
7 16 (2.72%) SAP
8 12 (2.04%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.04%) ForgeRock
9 10 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.70%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.36%) IBM
11 7 (1.19%) Okta
12 6 (1.02%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.02%) New Relic
12 6 (1.02%) Novell
12 6 (1.02%) Splunk
12 6 (1.02%) Teradata
13 5 (0.85%) Ping Identity
13 5 (0.85%) Yahoo!