Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,592 2,026 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.97% 19.96% 16.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.06% 33.52% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 1,738 1,658
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 6,352 6,045 6,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.74% 59.55% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,356 5,110 5,427
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 840 £50,000 +5.26% 95
Gloucestershire -5 254 £47,500 - 51
Wiltshire -4 200 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Somerset -8 131 £50,000 +25.00% 28
Dorset -26 107 £55,000 +37.50% 21
Devon -30 30 £36,677 +4.79% 12
Cornwall -37 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Avon - 1 £42,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1,028 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (35.30%) JavaScript
3 530 (33.29%) Software Engineering
4 473 (29.71%) SQL
5 448 (28.14%) HTML
6 441 (27.70%) Python
7 424 (26.63%) C#
8 421 (26.44%) TDD
9 393 (24.69%) Scrum
10 383 (24.06%) CSS
11 373 (23.43%) Test Automation
12 351 (22.05%) Spring
13 331 (20.79%) JUnit
14 328 (20.60%) Linux
15 325 (20.41%) JIRA
16 324 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
17 309 (19.41%) .NET
18 308 (19.35%) C++
19 282 (17.71%) BDD
20 253 (15.89%) Degree
21 244 (15.33%) Web Services
22 242 (15.20%) Git (software)
22 242 (15.20%) DevOps
23 234 (14.70%) OO
24 233 (14.64%) Finance
25 232 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
26 227 (14.26%) Hibernate
27 222 (13.94%) AngularJS
28 213 (13.38%) Oracle
29 211 (13.25%) Big Data

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
1 149 (9.36%) Tomcat
2 121 (7.60%) Apache
3 100 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (6.03%) Confluence
5 76 (4.77%) JBoss
6 69 (4.33%) Apache Spark
7 46 (2.89%) Mule
8 37 (2.32%) WebLogic
8 37 (2.32%) WebSphere
9 36 (2.26%) Apache Pig
10 34 (2.14%) Mule ESB
11 19 (1.19%) Jetty
12 17 (1.07%) IIS
13 10 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.63%) nginx
14 9 (0.57%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.57%) Joomla!
15 8 (0.50%) CMS
15 8 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.13%) SPSS
3 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 232 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (3.45%) GitHub
4 44 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 42 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
7 27 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (1.63%) SaaS
9 23 (1.44%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
12 9 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.57%) Serverless
13 7 (0.44%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.38%) Slack
14 6 (0.38%) TestFlight
15 4 (0.25%) Office 365
15 4 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.08%) Wireless
2 39 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.82%) SMS
4 26 (1.63%) HTTP
5 25 (1.57%) Internet
6 23 (1.44%) MQTT
7 18 (1.13%) Bluetooth
7 18 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (1.07%) 3GPP
8 17 (1.07%) 802.11
8 17 (1.07%) 802.15
8 17 (1.07%) IPv4
8 17 (1.07%) IPv6
8 17 (1.07%) ZigBee
9 14 (0.88%) Firewall
10 12 (0.75%) SSL
11 6 (0.38%) DNS
12 5 (0.31%) Network Security
12 5 (0.31%) SNMP
13 4 (0.25%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (13.25%) Big Data
2 172 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 142 (8.92%) SQL Server
4 129 (8.10%) MongoDB
5 113 (7.10%) MySQL
6 106 (6.66%) Relational Database
7 99 (6.22%) Hadoop
8 50 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 42 (2.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 41 (2.58%) Oracle Database
12 40 (2.51%) Blockchain
13 38 (2.39%) RDBMS
14 37 (2.32%) Apache Hive
15 33 (2.07%) Amazon Athena
15 33 (2.07%) Redis
16 28 (1.76%) BigQuery
16 28 (1.76%) Neo4j
17 26 (1.63%) Power BI
18 24 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 331 (20.79%) JUnit
2 325 (20.41%) JIRA
3 242 (15.20%) Git (software)
4 200 (12.56%) Jenkins
5 195 (12.25%) Selenium
6 158 (9.92%) Maven
7 145 (9.11%) Cucumber
8 127 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 116 (7.29%) Bitbucket
10 83 (5.21%) Android Studio
11 80 (5.03%) Eclipse
11 80 (5.03%) Protractor
11 80 (5.03%) Subversion
12 78 (4.90%) Gradle
12 78 (4.90%) Mockito
13 77 (4.84%) Calabash
14 74 (4.65%) TestNG
15 72 (4.52%) Jasmine
16 65 (4.08%) fastlane
17 40 (2.51%) Ant
General
1 233 (14.64%) Finance
2 157 (9.86%) Electronics
3 102 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 80 (5.03%) Marketing
5 73 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 62 (3.89%) Retail
7 39 (2.45%) Banking
8 24 (1.51%) Law
9 20 (1.26%) Games
10 12 (0.75%) Advertising
11 11 (0.69%) Cantonese Language
11 11 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
12 9 (0.57%) Back Office
13 8 (0.50%) Legal
14 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.25%) French Language
15 4 (0.25%) German Language
16 3 (0.19%) Automotive
16 3 (0.19%) Military
16 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 880 (55.28%) Developer
2 585 (36.75%) Java Developer
3 232 (14.57%) Software Engineer
4 183 (11.49%) Software Developer
5 173 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 151 (9.48%) Java Engineer
7 142 (8.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 103 (6.47%) Java Software Engineer
9 95 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
10 86 (5.40%) Analyst
11 85 (5.34%) Test Engineer
12 76 (4.77%) Architect
13 74 (4.65%) Android Developer
14 68 (4.27%) Graduate
15 63 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 62 (3.89%) Applications Developer
17 55 (3.45%) .NET Developer
17 55 (3.45%) C# Developer
18 54 (3.39%) Junior
19 50 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (28.14%) HTML
2 383 (24.06%) CSS
3 351 (22.05%) Spring
4 309 (19.41%) .NET
5 244 (15.33%) Web Services
6 227 (14.26%) Hibernate
7 222 (13.94%) AngularJS
8 197 (12.37%) XML
9 184 (11.56%) REST
10 171 (10.74%) HTML5
11 142 (8.92%) RESTful
12 126 (7.91%) J2EE
13 121 (7.60%) React
14 113 (7.10%) SOAP
15 108 (6.78%) jQuery
15 108 (6.78%) Node.js
16 89 (5.59%) Java EE
17 77 (4.84%) JPA
17 77 (4.84%) JSON
18 68 (4.27%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 171 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 154 (9.67%) User Experience
3 93 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 36 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 35 (2.20%) Fintech
10 29 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.70%) Clustering
12 22 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
14 20 (1.26%) Wiki
15 19 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 17 (1.07%) RIA
17 11 (0.69%) Public Cloud
18 9 (0.57%) Acoustics
19 8 (0.50%) Client/Server
19 8 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 328 (20.60%) Linux
2 141 (8.86%) Android
3 115 (7.22%) Unix
3 115 (7.22%) Windows
4 72 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.70%) CentOS
6 36 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.44%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.07%) FreeRTOS
8 17 (1.07%) ThreadX
9 16 (1.01%) FreeBSD
10 12 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.31%) Robot Operating System
13 3 (0.19%) AIX
13 3 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.19%) Fedora
13 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,028 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (33.29%) Software Engineering
3 421 (26.44%) TDD
4 393 (24.69%) Scrum
5 373 (23.43%) Test Automation
6 324 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
7 282 (17.71%) BDD
8 242 (15.20%) DevOps
9 234 (14.70%) OO
10 209 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
11 206 (12.94%) SDLC
12 177 (11.12%) Microservices
13 167 (10.49%) Open Source
14 135 (8.48%) MVC
15 129 (8.10%) Unit Testing
16 117 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
17 110 (6.91%) Mentoring
18 103 (6.47%) Artificial Intelligence
19 91 (5.72%) Android Development
20 87 (5.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 562 (35.30%) JavaScript
2 473 (29.71%) SQL
3 441 (27.70%) Python
4 424 (26.63%) C#
5 308 (19.35%) C++
6 130 (8.17%) C
7 121 (7.60%) Ruby
8 116 (7.29%) Scala
9 89 (5.59%) Java 8
9 89 (5.59%) PHP
10 54 (3.39%) Objective-C
11 50 (3.14%) Bash Shell
12 45 (2.83%) Perl
13 41 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 37 (2.32%) Groovy
15 34 (2.14%) Clojure
16 33 (2.07%) Go
17 24 (1.51%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 253 (15.89%) Degree
2 188 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 110 (6.91%) DV Cleared
4 68 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 61 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 26 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.82%) PhD
9 11 (0.69%) ISEB
9 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.38%) CCNA
10 6 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.38%) CISSP
10 6 (0.38%) GIAC
10 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (0.38%) MCSE
10 6 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (0.38%) SANS
10 6 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.10%) QA
2 8 (0.50%) MISRA
3 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) ECSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.063%) GCP
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.063%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 182 (11.43%) Docker
2 7 (0.44%) vSphere
3 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.19%) Firmware
5 3 (0.19%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (4.46%) HockeyApp
2 69 (4.33%) Puppet
3 47 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 37 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (1.95%) Ansible
6 18 (1.13%) Terraform
7 16 (1.01%) Icinga
8 10 (0.63%) Kibana
9 9 (0.57%) CA Service Virtualization
9 9 (0.57%) HP ALM
10 7 (0.44%) Salt
11 4 (0.25%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.25%) Nessus
11 4 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.25%) Packer
12 3 (0.19%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.19%) Nagios
13 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 213 (13.38%) Oracle
2 129 (8.10%) Atlassian
3 82 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.15%) SAP
4 71 (4.46%) Google
5 48 (3.02%) Red Hat
6 31 (1.95%) Apple
7 28 (1.76%) Tableau
8 20 (1.26%) IBM
9 17 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 15 (0.94%) CA
11 14 (0.88%) Capita
12 10 (0.63%) HP
12 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.57%) ATG
14 8 (0.50%) Zend
15 7 (0.44%) hybris
15 7 (0.44%) MuleSoft
16 6 (0.38%) Cisco
16 6 (0.38%) VMware