Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,235 1,671 1,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.51% 16.12% 17.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.80% 26.45% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,334 1,525
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,909 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,665 6,317 6,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.39% 60.93% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,559 5,321 5,278
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 22 September 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
Bristol -5 461 £47,500 - 66
Gloucestershire -4 351 £47,500 -7.77% 69
Wiltshire -15 146 £57,500 +35.29% 21
Dorset +4 98 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Somerset -5 96 £49,500 +4.65% 15
Devon +4 66 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Cornwall -2 12 £55,000 +83.33% 9
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 703 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (36.68%) Software Engineering
3 434 (35.14%) Python
4 419 (33.93%) JavaScript
5 369 (29.88%) C++
6 366 (29.64%) Security Cleared
7 337 (27.29%) C#
8 296 (23.97%) SQL
9 288 (23.32%) DevOps
10 263 (21.30%) Test Automation
11 262 (21.21%) Linux
12 242 (19.60%) Spring
13 200 (16.19%) Scrum
14 193 (15.63%) Git (software)
15 187 (15.14%) DV Cleared
16 182 (14.74%) AWS
17 179 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
18 178 (14.41%) Web Services
19 177 (14.33%) Docker
20 172 (13.93%) C
21 170 (13.77%) Finance
22 157 (12.71%) TDD
23 153 (12.39%) SC Cleared
23 153 (12.39%) HTML
24 149 (12.06%) Degree
25 143 (11.58%) .NET
25 143 (11.58%) Oracle
26 140 (11.34%) Jenkins
27 139 (11.26%) AngularJS
28 134 (10.85%) 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 81 (6.56%) JBoss
2 58 (4.70%) Apache
3 47 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 43 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.59%) Confluence
7 30 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 30 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.54%) Jetty
9 11 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.65%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.49%) Mule ESB
14 5 (0.40%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.40%) Mule
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.40%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.081%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.081%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 182 (14.74%) AWS
2 126 (10.20%) Azure
3 53 (4.29%) GCP
4 35 (2.83%) SaaS
5 27 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 24 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
8 19 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (1.30%) OpenShift
10 14 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (0.97%) GitHub
12 6 (0.49%) Office 365
13 5 (0.40%) Serverless
14 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.32%) G Suite
14 4 (0.32%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.32%) PaaS
14 4 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.11%) Internet
2 20 (1.62%) HTTPS
2 20 (1.62%) WAN
3 19 (1.54%) Firewall
4 17 (1.38%) HTTP
5 15 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.97%) SSH
7 10 (0.81%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.73%) SSL
9 6 (0.49%) DNS
9 6 (0.49%) Wireless
10 5 (0.40%) VoIP
11 4 (0.32%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.16%) 3G
12 2 (0.16%) 3GPP
12 2 (0.16%) 802.11
12 2 (0.16%) 802.15
12 2 (0.16%) NFC
12 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (10.61%) Big Data
2 114 (9.23%) MySQL
3 97 (7.85%) MongoDB
4 94 (7.61%) Relational Database
5 78 (6.32%) Hadoop
6 74 (5.99%) SQL Server
7 67 (5.43%) NoSQL
8 54 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 26 (2.11%) GIS
11 23 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (1.78%) MariaDB
13 20 (1.62%) Geospatial Data
14 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.21%) Blockchain
17 14 (1.13%) Redis
18 12 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 193 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 140 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 114 (9.23%) Maven
4 112 (9.07%) Selenium
5 106 (8.58%) Cucumber
6 100 (8.10%) JIRA
6 100 (8.10%) JUnit
7 83 (6.72%) Eclipse
8 57 (4.62%) Subversion
9 44 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 38 (3.08%) Bitbucket
11 37 (3.00%) Ant
12 32 (2.59%) Visual Studio
13 30 (2.43%) IntelliJ
13 30 (2.43%) WebDriver
14 23 (1.86%) Bitbucket Server
14 23 (1.86%) LoadRunner
15 21 (1.70%) JMeter
16 18 (1.46%) HP UFT
16 18 (1.46%) SoapUI
General
1 170 (13.77%) Finance
2 120 (9.72%) Public Sector
3 76 (6.15%) Law
4 72 (5.83%) Electronics
5 71 (5.75%) Marketing
5 71 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 57 (4.62%) Banking
6 57 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.83%) Aerospace
8 29 (2.35%) Retail
9 19 (1.54%) Military
10 17 (1.38%) Back Office
11 13 (1.05%) Automotive
11 13 (1.05%) Legal
12 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.65%) Games
13 8 (0.65%) International Banking
14 7 (0.57%) Advertising
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 550 (44.53%) Developer
2 309 (25.02%) Java Developer
3 249 (20.16%) Software Engineer
4 116 (9.39%) Senior Developer
5 112 (9.07%) Software Developer
6 90 (7.29%) Java Engineer
7 75 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 72 (5.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 72 (5.83%) Test Engineer
9 71 (5.75%) Analyst
10 70 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 57 (4.62%) Architect
12 46 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.24%) Test Analyst
14 38 (3.08%) Tester
15 37 (3.00%) Test Automation Engineer
16 35 (2.83%) Java Software Developer
17 33 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
18 30 (2.43%) Junior
19 29 (2.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (19.60%) Spring
2 178 (14.41%) Web Services
3 153 (12.39%) HTML
4 143 (11.58%) .NET
5 139 (11.26%) AngularJS
6 134 (10.85%) CSS
6 134 (10.85%) REST
7 133 (10.77%) Hibernate
8 109 (8.83%) React
8 109 (8.83%) XML
9 108 (8.74%) Node.js
10 90 (7.29%) SOAP
11 87 (7.04%) JSON
12 82 (6.64%) HTML5
13 78 (6.32%) Java EE
14 65 (5.26%) RESTful
15 64 (5.18%) jQuery
16 63 (5.10%) Spring Boot
17 54 (4.37%) EJB
18 53 (4.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.70%) User Experience
3 51 (4.13%) Cyberthreat
4 47 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
5 39 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.54%) Clustering
10 19 (1.54%) Replication
11 18 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.38%) Wiki
13 16 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
15 12 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
16 11 (0.89%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.89%) RIA
16 11 (0.89%) Robotics
17 10 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 262 (21.21%) Linux
2 89 (7.21%) Windows
3 63 (5.10%) Unix
4 52 (4.21%) Android
5 41 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.67%) CentOS
7 32 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.57%) Fedora
10 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.49%) Debian
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.40%) zOS
13 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.16%) ThreadX
16 1 (0.081%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (36.68%) Software Engineering
3 288 (23.32%) DevOps
4 263 (21.30%) Test Automation
5 200 (16.19%) Scrum
6 179 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 157 (12.71%) TDD
8 124 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 120 (9.72%) Computer Science
9 120 (9.72%) OO
10 115 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
11 100 (8.10%) SDLC
12 99 (8.02%) BDD
13 95 (7.69%) Microservices
14 80 (6.48%) Machine Learning
14 80 (6.48%) Open Source
15 79 (6.40%) Web Development
16 75 (6.07%) Analytics
17 74 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 434 (35.14%) Python
2 419 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 369 (29.88%) C++
4 337 (27.29%) C#
5 296 (23.97%) SQL
6 172 (13.93%) C
7 78 (6.32%) Ruby
8 67 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 61 (4.94%) Go
10 54 (4.37%) Scala
11 53 (4.29%) Bash Shell
12 49 (3.97%) Java 8
13 40 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 38 (3.08%) TypeScript
15 29 (2.35%) VB
16 28 (2.27%) PHP
17 24 (1.94%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.78%) Perl
19 21 (1.70%) PL/SQL
20 15 (1.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 366 (29.64%) Security Cleared
2 187 (15.14%) DV Cleared
3 153 (12.39%) SC Cleared
4 149 (12.06%) Degree
5 68 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (2.67%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.70%) HNC
8 20 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.38%) ISEB
10 14 (1.13%) MCP
10 14 (1.13%) OCP
10 14 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (1.13%) SAP Certification
11 11 (0.89%) HND
12 10 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.65%) PhD
14 4 (0.32%) CISSP
15 3 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.16%) GIAC
16 2 (0.16%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.05%) QA
2 23 (1.86%) HMG Infosec
2 23 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 23 (1.86%) JSP 440
3 10 (0.81%) IEC 61131
4 5 (0.40%) GDPR
5 3 (0.24%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.16%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) MISRA
7 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.081%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 177 (14.33%) Docker
2 11 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.65%) HDFS
4 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.081%) KVM
7 1 (0.081%) LXC
7 1 (0.081%) NDS
7 1 (0.081%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 100 (8.10%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.24%) Puppet
3 35 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.59%) Ansible
5 31 (2.51%) Terraform
6 27 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (1.78%) Nagios
9 21 (1.70%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.62%) ZABBIX
11 17 (1.38%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.49%) Cloudify
14 3 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 3 (0.24%) Salt
15 2 (0.16%) Chukwa
15 2 (0.16%) Kibana
15 2 (0.16%) logstash
16 1 (0.081%) Ambari
16 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 143 (11.58%) Oracle
2 100 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 81 (6.56%) SAP
4 39 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 34 (2.75%) Google
6 33 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 28 (2.27%) HP
8 20 (1.62%) VMware
9 17 (1.38%) IBM
10 11 (0.89%) Teradata
11 9 (0.73%) Apple
12 7 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.49%) Adobe
13 6 (0.49%) Alteryx
13 6 (0.49%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.49%) IBM Sterling
13 6 (0.49%) Informatica
14 4 (0.32%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.32%) MapR
14 4 (0.32%) WorldPay