Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,549 1,994 1,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.11% 19.24% 16.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.69% 33.46% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,700 1,677
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
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 6,029 5,960 6,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.82% 57.51% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,075 5,017 5,678
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +4.18% +3.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 756 £50,000 +1.01% 103
Gloucestershire -9 220 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Somerset -6 212 £44,000 +4.76% 21
Wiltshire -7 158 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Dorset -19 102 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Devon +2 74 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Cornwall -17 23 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 933 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (37.06%) JavaScript
3 552 (35.64%) Software Engineering
4 456 (29.44%) SQL
5 428 (27.63%) HTML
6 382 (24.66%) TDD
7 375 (24.21%) Spring
8 363 (23.43%) Python
9 353 (22.79%) C#
10 349 (22.53%) CSS
11 331 (21.37%) Linux
12 329 (21.24%) .NET
13 309 (19.95%) Test Automation
14 292 (18.85%) Scrum
15 289 (18.66%) C++
16 282 (18.21%) Degree
17 278 (17.95%) JIRA
18 247 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
19 245 (15.82%) Git (software)
20 241 (15.56%) BDD
21 240 (15.49%) Web Services
22 239 (15.43%) AngularJS
23 237 (15.30%) JUnit
24 236 (15.24%) Hibernate
24 236 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
25 219 (14.14%) OO
26 212 (13.69%) Microservices
27 199 (12.85%) Computer Science
28 188 (12.14%) XML
28 188 (12.14%) Jenkins

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
1 132 (8.52%) Tomcat
2 102 (6.58%) Apache
3 91 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
4 90 (5.81%) Apache Spark
5 67 (4.33%) Confluence
6 65 (4.20%) JBoss
7 48 (3.10%) Mule
8 42 (2.71%) Mule ESB
8 42 (2.71%) WebSphere
9 37 (2.39%) IIS
10 31 (2.00%) Apache Pig
11 29 (1.87%) Apache Solr
12 28 (1.81%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.55%) OpenStack
14 16 (1.03%) DNN
15 14 (0.90%) Jetty
16 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.65%) Anypoint
18 9 (0.58%) WordPress
19 8 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Simulink
5 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.065%) HipChat
5 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.065%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 247 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.58%) SaaS
4 39 (2.52%) Amazon Kinesis
5 37 (2.39%) GitHub
6 35 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
7 33 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.84%) TestFlight
10 12 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.77%) Serverless
11 10 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.58%) IaaS
12 9 (0.58%) PaaS
13 8 (0.52%) Bluemix
13 8 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.55%) TCP/IP
1 55 (3.55%) Wireless
2 38 (2.45%) HTTP
3 37 (2.39%) Internet
4 22 (1.42%) MQTT
5 20 (1.29%) Firewall
6 14 (0.90%) SMS
7 11 (0.71%) Bluetooth
7 11 (0.71%) DNS
7 11 (0.71%) VoIP
8 10 (0.65%) SSL
8 10 (0.65%) VPN
8 10 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.65%) ZigBee
9 9 (0.58%) 3GPP
9 9 (0.58%) 802.11
9 9 (0.58%) 802.15
10 8 (0.52%) SNMP
11 7 (0.45%) DHCP
11 7 (0.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (12.01%) Big Data
2 176 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 172 (11.10%) NoSQL
4 134 (8.65%) MongoDB
5 127 (8.20%) Hadoop
6 124 (8.01%) MySQL
7 96 (6.20%) Relational Database
8 70 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 38 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 34 (2.19%) Amazon Athena
13 33 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 33 (2.13%) Apache Hive
14 30 (1.94%) BigQuery
15 29 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.55%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.29%) Redis
18 17 (1.10%) Impala
18 17 (1.10%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 278 (17.95%) JIRA
2 245 (15.82%) Git (software)
3 237 (15.30%) JUnit
4 188 (12.14%) Jenkins
5 154 (9.94%) Maven
6 125 (8.07%) Selenium
7 109 (7.04%) Cucumber
8 107 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 88 (5.68%) Bitbucket
9 88 (5.68%) Eclipse
10 79 (5.10%) Calabash
11 75 (4.84%) Mockito
12 72 (4.65%) Gradle
13 71 (4.58%) Android Studio
14 50 (3.23%) Visual Studio
15 47 (3.03%) Subversion
16 42 (2.71%) SoapUI
17 41 (2.65%) Ant
18 38 (2.45%) IntelliJ
18 38 (2.45%) TeamCity
General
1 184 (11.88%) Finance
2 131 (8.46%) Electronics
3 88 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 59 (3.81%) Marketing
5 52 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 52 (3.36%) Retail
6 41 (2.65%) Banking
7 28 (1.81%) Advertising
8 25 (1.61%) Games
9 18 (1.16%) Law
10 9 (0.58%) Back Office
11 7 (0.45%) French Language
11 7 (0.45%) German Language
11 7 (0.45%) Legal
12 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.065%) Automotive
15 1 (0.065%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 853 (55.07%) Developer
2 537 (34.67%) Java Developer
3 280 (18.08%) Software Engineer
4 191 (12.33%) Software Developer
5 168 (10.85%) Senior Developer
6 162 (10.46%) Java Engineer
7 130 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 126 (8.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 90 (5.81%) Graduate
10 87 (5.62%) Java Software Developer
11 80 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
12 75 (4.84%) Graduate Developer
12 75 (4.84%) Junior
13 72 (4.65%) Analyst
14 69 (4.45%) Architect
15 62 (4.00%) Android Developer
15 62 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 62 (4.00%) Lead Developer
16 61 (3.94%) Graduate Software Developer
17 53 (3.42%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (27.63%) HTML
2 375 (24.21%) Spring
3 349 (22.53%) CSS
4 329 (21.24%) .NET
5 240 (15.49%) Web Services
6 239 (15.43%) AngularJS
7 236 (15.24%) Hibernate
8 188 (12.14%) XML
9 185 (11.94%) REST
10 163 (10.52%) HTML5
11 157 (10.14%) J2EE
12 153 (9.88%) RESTful
13 146 (9.43%) Node.js
14 142 (9.17%) React
15 135 (8.72%) SOAP
16 113 (7.30%) jQuery
17 99 (6.39%) Java EE
18 89 (5.75%) JSON
19 73 (4.71%) ASP.NET
19 73 (4.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 199 (12.85%) Computer Science
2 164 (10.59%) User Experience
3 75 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.87%) Fintech
9 28 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.68%) Clustering
11 24 (1.55%) Robotics
12 23 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (1.16%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.97%) RIA
15 14 (0.90%) Internet of Things
16 12 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.77%) Wiki
17 11 (0.71%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 331 (21.37%) Linux
2 126 (8.13%) Android
3 122 (7.88%) Unix
4 120 (7.75%) Windows
5 55 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 38 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.03%) CentOS
9 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.71%) Robot Operating System
11 10 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
12 9 (0.58%) ThreadX
13 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.32%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (35.64%) Software Engineering
3 382 (24.66%) TDD
4 309 (19.95%) Test Automation
5 292 (18.85%) Scrum
6 241 (15.56%) BDD
7 236 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 219 (14.14%) OO
9 212 (13.69%) Microservices
10 178 (11.49%) DevOps
11 164 (10.59%) Open Source
12 158 (10.20%) SDLC
13 156 (10.07%) MVC
14 115 (7.42%) Unit Testing
15 110 (7.10%) Mathematics
16 109 (7.04%) Analytics
17 108 (6.97%) Mentoring
18 86 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
19 80 (5.16%) Web Development
20 79 (5.10%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 574 (37.06%) JavaScript
2 456 (29.44%) SQL
3 363 (23.43%) Python
4 353 (22.79%) C#
5 289 (18.66%) C++
6 128 (8.26%) Ruby
7 121 (7.81%) Scala
8 112 (7.23%) C
9 98 (6.33%) PHP
10 47 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 41 (2.65%) Groovy
12 32 (2.07%) Objective-C
13 26 (1.68%) Go
13 26 (1.68%) Perl
13 26 (1.68%) R
13 26 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.48%) Clojure
16 22 (1.42%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 282 (18.21%) Degree
2 182 (11.75%) Security Cleared
3 91 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 78 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 78 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 42 (2.71%) Numerate Degree
6 31 (2.00%) PhD
7 17 (1.10%) CISSP
7 17 (1.10%) SANS
8 11 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.65%) CREST Certified
9 10 (0.65%) GCIA
9 10 (0.65%) GCIH
10 9 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.52%) CCNA
11 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
12 7 (0.45%) MCSE
12 7 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.49%) QA
2 13 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.71%) MISRA
4 7 (0.45%) SLA
5 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.26%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.26%) MIL-STD-498
6 3 (0.19%) GCP
6 3 (0.19%) WCAG
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) ECSS
7 2 (0.13%) GDPR
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (9.75%) Docker
2 17 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.45%) vSphere
4 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.32%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.19%) HDFS
5 3 (0.19%) LXC
5 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) NFS
6 2 (0.13%) Samba
6 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.065%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.065%) Firmware
7 1 (0.065%) Gluster
7 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.065%) iptables
7 1 (0.065%) KVM
Systems Management
1 67 (4.33%) HockeyApp
2 55 (3.55%) Puppet
3 39 (2.52%) Ansible
4 31 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 27 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.42%) CA Service Virtualization
7 21 (1.36%) Terraform
8 9 (0.58%) Nagios
9 8 (0.52%) Salt
10 7 (0.45%) Kibana
10 7 (0.45%) Nessus
11 5 (0.32%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.32%) Packer
12 4 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.26%) OSSEC
13 3 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.13%) Icinga
14 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 169 (10.91%) Oracle
2 98 (6.33%) Atlassian
3 91 (5.87%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.87%) SAP
5 57 (3.68%) Google
6 32 (2.07%) Apple
7 27 (1.74%) IBM
8 26 (1.68%) CA
9 25 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.55%) HP
10 24 (1.55%) VMware
11 22 (1.42%) Tableau
12 20 (1.29%) Xamarin
13 15 (0.97%) Capita
14 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.77%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
16 10 (0.65%) Cisco
16 10 (0.65%) Remedy
17 9 (0.58%) Zend