Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 886 464 1,243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.64% 14.26% 12.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.66% 24.24% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 524 375 968
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,261
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £64,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,375 £72,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%

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 4,091 1,914 5,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 53.75% 58.84% 57.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,717 1,592 4,631
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 +6 475 £52,500 +5.00% 65
Gloucestershire -10 175 £57,250 +14.50% 33
Wiltshire -13 88 £65,000 +25.00% 16
Dorset -1 70 £45,500 +21.33% 14
Somerset -19 45 £55,000 +20.83% 9
Devon -11 18 £50,000 +85.19% 9
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 561 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (39.05%) Software Engineering
3 303 (34.20%) Python
4 298 (33.63%) JavaScript
5 296 (33.41%) Security Cleared
6 268 (30.25%) DevOps
7 263 (29.68%) Docker
8 250 (28.22%) AWS
9 248 (27.99%) Scrum
10 238 (26.86%) SC Cleared
11 234 (26.41%) Spring
12 208 (23.48%) Linux
13 204 (23.02%) Social Skills
14 203 (22.91%) Microservices
15 196 (22.12%) C#
16 184 (20.77%) Kubernetes
17 179 (20.20%) Jenkins
18 177 (19.98%) SQL
19 171 (19.30%) Azure
20 170 (19.19%) TDD
21 167 (18.85%) React
22 166 (18.74%) AngularJS
23 160 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
24 156 (17.61%) Degree
25 155 (17.49%) Test Automation
26 151 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
27 150 (16.93%) C++
28 149 (16.82%) Ansible
29 142 (16.03%) Node.js
30 133 (15.01%) Mentoring

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 66 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
2 58 (6.55%) Confluence
3 26 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.24%) Apache
6 8 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (0.90%) JBoss
7 5 (0.56%) Mule
7 5 (0.56%) Mule ESB
7 5 (0.56%) nginx
7 5 (0.56%) WildFly
8 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.45%) IIS
8 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Jetty
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Sketch
3 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 250 (28.22%) AWS
2 171 (19.30%) Azure
3 70 (7.90%) GCP
4 59 (6.66%) Serverless
5 52 (5.87%) OpenShift
6 51 (5.76%) GitHub
7 28 (3.16%) SaaS
8 18 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.92%) npm
10 15 (1.69%) PaaS
11 13 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (1.24%) IaaS
14 10 (1.13%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.13%) Amazon SageMaker
15 9 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.79%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.79%) Heroku
16 7 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.05%) HTTP
2 11 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (0.56%) Tactical Data Link
4 3 (0.34%) DNS
4 3 (0.34%) Firewall
4 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.34%) VoIP
5 2 (0.23%) ICMP
5 2 (0.23%) RTP
5 2 (0.23%) SSH
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
6 1 (0.11%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Multicast
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 73 (8.24%) Big Data
3 71 (8.01%) MySQL
4 68 (7.67%) NoSQL
5 63 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 55 (6.21%) SQL Server
7 50 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 40 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.47%) Apache Accumulo
12 12 (1.35%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.13%) Redis
15 9 (1.02%) Ataccama
16 6 (0.68%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.68%) GIS
17 5 (0.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 179 (20.20%) Jenkins
2 112 (12.64%) Selenium
3 92 (10.38%) JIRA
4 83 (9.37%) Git (software)
5 81 (9.14%) Cucumber
6 49 (5.53%) JUnit
7 37 (4.18%) Maven
8 36 (4.06%) JMeter
9 35 (3.95%) Eclipse
10 30 (3.39%) Robot Framework
11 23 (2.60%) Mockito
12 21 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
12 21 (2.37%) SpecFlow
13 18 (2.03%) Cypress.io
14 16 (1.81%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.69%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.69%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
17 12 (1.35%) GitLab
18 11 (1.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 204 (23.02%) Social Skills
2 132 (14.90%) Finance
3 62 (7.00%) Public Sector
4 45 (5.08%) Legal
4 45 (5.08%) Marketing
5 38 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.61%) Electronics
7 30 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 27 (3.05%) Retail
9 26 (2.93%) Manufacturing
10 23 (2.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 21 (2.37%) Financial Institution
12 18 (2.03%) Law
12 18 (2.03%) Military
13 15 (1.69%) Aerospace
14 14 (1.58%) Banking
14 14 (1.58%) Wearables
15 11 (1.24%) Local Government
16 9 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
17 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (44.24%) Developer
2 238 (26.86%) Java Developer
3 188 (21.22%) Software Engineer
4 96 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 54 (6.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 53 (5.98%) Software Developer
7 52 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 45 (5.08%) Tester
10 42 (4.74%) Architect
11 30 (3.39%) Java Engineer
11 30 (3.39%) SOC Engineer
12 29 (3.27%) Lead Developer
12 29 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
13 28 (3.16%) Angular Developer
14 27 (3.05%) Automation Tester
15 26 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 26 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (2.93%) Junior
15 26 (2.93%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (26.41%) Spring
2 167 (18.85%) React
3 166 (18.74%) AngularJS
4 142 (16.03%) Node.js
5 123 (13.88%) HTML
6 107 (12.08%) CSS
7 103 (11.63%) Web Services
8 101 (11.40%) .NET
8 101 (11.40%) REST
9 96 (10.84%) Spring Boot
10 92 (10.38%) Hibernate
10 92 (10.38%) RESTful
11 86 (9.71%) Kafka
12 75 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
13 62 (7.00%) Apache NiFi
14 58 (6.55%) HTML5
14 58 (6.55%) XML
15 41 (4.63%) Vue.js
16 36 (4.06%) ActiveMQ
17 35 (3.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.43%) Cyberattack
2 30 (3.39%) User Experience
3 26 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 14 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.35%) NHS
8 11 (1.24%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.90%) Tandem
11 7 (0.79%) Blog
12 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.56%) Wiki
14 4 (0.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 208 (23.48%) Linux
2 78 (8.80%) Windows
3 68 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (5.08%) CentOS
5 28 (3.16%) Unix
6 27 (3.05%) Android
7 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.23%) AIX
9 2 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (39.05%) Software Engineering
3 268 (30.25%) DevOps
4 248 (27.99%) Scrum
5 203 (22.91%) Microservices
6 170 (19.19%) TDD
7 160 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
8 155 (17.49%) Test Automation
9 151 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (15.01%) Mentoring
11 116 (13.09%) BDD
12 114 (12.87%) Analytics
13 111 (12.53%) Open Source
14 101 (11.40%) Computer Science
15 93 (10.50%) SDLC
16 91 (10.27%) OO
17 77 (8.69%) Artificial Intelligence
18 75 (8.47%) Mathematics
19 73 (8.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 67 (7.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (34.20%) Python
2 298 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 196 (22.12%) C#
4 177 (19.98%) SQL
5 150 (16.93%) C++
6 96 (10.84%) Go
7 95 (10.72%) TypeScript
8 72 (8.13%) Java 8
9 46 (5.19%) C
10 43 (4.85%) Bash Shell
11 38 (4.29%) PHP
12 37 (4.18%) Kotlin
13 35 (3.95%) Scala
14 30 (3.39%) Ruby
15 24 (2.71%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.92%) R
17 14 (1.58%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.47%) Java 11
19 9 (1.02%) ES6
19 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 296 (33.41%) Security Cleared
2 238 (26.86%) SC Cleared
3 156 (17.61%) Degree
4 56 (6.32%) DV Cleared
5 55 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.02%) HNC
8 9 (1.02%) HND
8 9 (1.02%) ISEB
9 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCSA
12 2 (0.23%) PhD
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.32%) QA
2 16 (1.81%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.34%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.34%) WCAG
5 2 (0.23%) SEPA
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 263 (29.68%) Docker
2 31 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.45%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) Firmware
6 3 (0.34%) Gluster
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (20.77%) Kubernetes
2 149 (16.82%) Ansible
3 75 (8.47%) Terraform
4 27 (3.05%) Puppet
5 25 (2.82%) Grafana
5 25 (2.82%) Graphite
5 25 (2.82%) Prometheus
6 7 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.45%) Packer
8 3 (0.34%) Kibana
9 2 (0.23%) logstash
9 2 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Bugsnag
10 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.11%) Demisto
Vendors
1 98 (11.06%) Oracle
2 47 (5.30%) Red Hat
3 38 (4.29%) VMware
4 35 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 30 (3.39%) SAP
6 29 (3.27%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.93%) Splunk
8 24 (2.71%) Google
9 16 (1.81%) IBM
9 16 (1.81%) Instagram
10 12 (1.35%) Cognizant
11 10 (1.13%) Databricks
12 9 (1.02%) Alteryx
12 9 (1.02%) SnapLogic
13 6 (0.68%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.45%) Adobe
14 4 (0.45%) Siebel
15 3 (0.34%) Apple
15 3 (0.34%) Progress
15 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com