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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 950 828 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.93% 15.81% 16.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.88% 27.73% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 793 680 827
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3289 2986 3393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.09% 57.01% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 2568 2921
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 384 £45,000 +5.88% 63
Gloucestershire -3 166 £44,500 -9.18% 20
Wiltshire +6 126 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Somerset -4 113 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Devon -7 61 £37,121 -17.50% 4
Dorset +6 46 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Cornwall - 37 £37,500 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Java.

1 1152 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (32.24%) Software Engineering
3 643 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 605 (29.73%) SQL
5 561 (27.57%) HTML
6 549 (26.98%) Spring
7 540 (26.54%) C#
8 524 (25.75%) Scrum
9 469 (23.05%) Linux
10 465 (22.85%) C++
11 433 (21.28%) Test Automation
12 411 (20.20%) OO
13 404 (19.85%) Finance
14 402 (19.75%) Degree
15 381 (18.72%) TDD
16 378 (18.57%) XML
17 375 (18.43%) Hibernate
18 355 (17.44%) CSS
19 347 (17.05%) .NET
20 335 (16.46%) Python
21 332 (16.31%) REST
22 328 (16.12%) Security Cleared
23 311 (15.28%) Web Services
24 310 (15.23%) JUnit
25 306 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
26 284 (13.96%) AngularJS
27 280 (13.76%) Git (software)
28 279 (13.71%) Computer Science
29 277 (13.61%) SDLC
30 259 (12.73%) BDD

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
1 198 (9.73%) Tomcat
2 139 (6.83%) JBoss
3 118 (5.80%) Apache
4 98 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 90 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 79 (3.88%) Mule
7 71 (3.49%) Mule ESB
8 66 (3.24%) Confluence
9 65 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
10 54 (2.65%) Apache Spark
11 52 (2.56%) IIS
12 39 (1.92%) Jetty
13 33 (1.62%) OpenStack
14 27 (1.33%) Apache Pig
15 26 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (1.13%) Alfresco
17 22 (1.08%) Joomla!
18 18 (0.88%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.84%) nginx
20 15 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.34%) InVision
5 3 (0.15%) Simulink
6 2 (0.098%) HipChat
6 2 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.049%) SPSS
7 1 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 168 (8.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.20%) Maximo
6 3 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.15%) Shopify
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.049%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 211 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.67%) SaaS
3 71 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (2.41%) GitHub
6 19 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.29%) Office 365
9 5 (0.25%) Slack
10 4 (0.20%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.098%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.098%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.098%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.098%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.098%) TestFlight
12 1 (0.049%) Force.com
12 1 (0.049%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.44%) Internet
2 53 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.11%) HTTP
4 25 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 20 (0.98%) Firewall
6 12 (0.59%) SSL
7 9 (0.44%) Wireless
8 6 (0.29%) Intranet
8 6 (0.29%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.29%) LAN
8 6 (0.29%) SSH
8 6 (0.29%) WAN
9 5 (0.25%) DNS
9 5 (0.25%) FTP
9 5 (0.25%) SAN
9 5 (0.25%) SNMP
10 4 (0.20%) HbbTV
11 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.15%) Extranet
11 3 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (12.38%) MongoDB
1 252 (12.38%) NoSQL
2 213 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 147 (7.22%) MySQL
4 144 (7.08%) Hadoop
5 138 (6.78%) Big Data
6 102 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 99 (4.86%) Relational Database
8 72 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 50 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (1.57%) Apache Hive
11 27 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.23%) MS Access
12 25 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.13%) Redis
14 18 (0.88%) MarkLogic
14 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.84%) Riak
16 16 (0.79%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 310 (15.23%) JUnit
2 280 (13.76%) Git (software)
3 220 (10.81%) Maven
4 216 (10.61%) Selenium
5 208 (10.22%) JIRA
6 204 (10.02%) Jenkins
7 164 (8.06%) Cucumber
8 113 (5.55%) IntelliJ
9 110 (5.41%) Eclipse
10 106 (5.21%) Subversion
11 73 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 71 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (2.80%) Mockito
14 50 (2.46%) Visual Studio
14 50 (2.46%) WebDriver
15 49 (2.41%) SpecFlow
16 46 (2.26%) Ant
16 46 (2.26%) Bitbucket
17 42 (2.06%) JMeter
18 41 (2.01%) Gradle
General
1 404 (19.85%) Finance
2 258 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 206 (10.12%) Electronics
4 195 (9.58%) Manufacturing
5 181 (8.89%) Marketing
6 91 (4.47%) Banking
7 72 (3.54%) Retail
8 46 (2.26%) Advertising
9 44 (2.16%) Games
10 15 (0.74%) Back Office
11 13 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.39%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.34%) Military
14 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.25%) Legal
16 4 (0.20%) Law
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1077 (52.92%) Developer
2 666 (32.73%) Java Developer
3 363 (17.84%) Software Engineer
4 241 (11.84%) Java Engineer
5 231 (11.35%) Software Developer
6 203 (9.98%) Senior Developer
7 193 (9.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 164 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 153 (7.52%) Graduate
10 146 (7.17%) Analyst
11 136 (6.68%) Junior
12 107 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
13 104 (5.11%) Test Engineer
14 103 (5.06%) Junior Developer
15 101 (4.96%) Lead Developer
16 95 (4.67%) Graduate Software Developer
17 92 (4.52%) Java Software Developer
18 75 (3.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 75 (3.69%) Tester
19 70 (3.44%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (27.57%) HTML
2 549 (26.98%) Spring
3 378 (18.57%) XML
4 375 (18.43%) Hibernate
5 355 (17.44%) CSS
6 347 (17.05%) .NET
7 332 (16.31%) REST
8 311 (15.28%) Web Services
9 284 (13.96%) AngularJS
10 234 (11.50%) SOAP
11 216 (10.61%) HTML5
12 205 (10.07%) J2EE
13 162 (7.96%) JSON
14 135 (6.63%) RESTful
14 135 (6.63%) Spring MVC
15 132 (6.49%) JPA
16 120 (5.90%) React
17 119 (5.85%) jQuery
18 111 (5.45%) Node.js
19 106 (5.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 279 (13.71%) Computer Science
2 110 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (4.82%) User Experience
4 96 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 38 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
9 25 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
12 22 (1.08%) Wiki
13 17 (0.84%) Fintech
14 16 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
15 15 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 14 (0.69%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
16 14 (0.69%) iPad
16 14 (0.69%) NHS
17 13 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 469 (23.05%) Linux
2 219 (10.76%) Windows
3 208 (10.22%) Unix
4 154 (7.57%) Android
5 118 (5.80%) Apple iOS
6 43 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (1.28%) CentOS
10 18 (0.88%) AIX
11 14 (0.69%) Solaris
12 11 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.25%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.25%) SUSE
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1152 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (32.24%) Software Engineering
3 524 (25.75%) Scrum
4 433 (21.28%) Test Automation
5 411 (20.20%) OO
6 381 (18.72%) TDD
7 306 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
8 277 (13.61%) SDLC
9 259 (12.73%) BDD
10 243 (11.94%) MVC
11 215 (10.57%) Open Source
12 177 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 177 (8.70%) Unit Testing
13 174 (8.55%) Programme Management
14 168 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
15 164 (8.06%) Mathematics
16 144 (7.08%) Web Development
17 135 (6.63%) Mentoring
18 122 (6.00%) OOP
19 121 (5.95%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 643 (31.60%) JavaScript
2 605 (29.73%) SQL
3 540 (26.54%) C#
4 465 (22.85%) C++
5 335 (16.46%) Python
6 211 (10.37%) C
7 182 (8.94%) PHP
8 81 (3.98%) Perl
9 80 (3.93%) Ruby
10 66 (3.24%) Scala
11 50 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 43 (2.11%) Objective-C
13 42 (2.06%) Groovy
14 35 (1.72%) Delphi
15 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 29 (1.43%) Go
16 29 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 27 (1.33%) VBA
17 27 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 402 (19.75%) Degree
2 328 (16.12%) Security Cleared
3 168 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 166 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 145 (7.13%) DV Cleared
6 69 (3.39%) ISEB
7 66 (3.24%) ISTQB
8 44 (2.16%) PhD
9 40 (1.97%) CISSP
10 33 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
11 30 (1.47%) GCIA
11 30 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (1.23%) GCIH
12 25 (1.23%) SANS
13 21 (1.03%) GIAC
14 18 (0.88%) RHCE
14 18 (0.88%) RHCSA
15 15 (0.74%) CISM
15 15 (0.74%) RHCA
16 12 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.83%) QA
2 32 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.88%) ISO 14001
5 12 (0.59%) SLA
6 10 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.34%) Def Stans
7 7 (0.34%) MISRA
7 7 (0.34%) MISRA C
8 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.20%) GCP
11 3 (0.15%) TickIT
12 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (2.80%) Docker
2 42 (2.06%) Snort
3 13 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.20%) iptables
5 4 (0.20%) KVM
5 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
5 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.098%) Firmware
7 2 (0.098%) Gluster
7 2 (0.098%) HDFS
8 1 (0.049%) LXC
8 1 (0.049%) NDS
8 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (2.51%) Ansible
2 42 (2.06%) Puppet
3 40 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.33%) Nagios
5 19 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.93%) Nmap
6 17 (0.84%) Nessus
7 15 (0.74%) Kibana
8 14 (0.69%) Salt
9 13 (0.64%) logstash
10 11 (0.54%) Oozie
11 7 (0.34%) Graylog
12 6 (0.29%) CloudHub
12 6 (0.29%) HockeyApp
13 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.25%) Check_MK
13 5 (0.25%) Grafana
13 5 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.25%) Pingdom
14 4 (0.20%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 255 (12.53%) Oracle
2 173 (8.50%) SAP
3 124 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 68 (3.34%) IBM
5 57 (2.80%) Apple
6 38 (1.87%) LogRhythm
7 29 (1.43%) Adobe
8 25 (1.23%) HP
8 25 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.13%) ArcSight
11 22 (1.08%) Google
12 21 (1.03%) Xamarin
13 20 (0.98%) Splunk
14 19 (0.93%) Coverity
14 19 (0.93%) FireEye
15 17 (0.84%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.74%) Acunetix
16 15 (0.74%) Pega
16 15 (0.74%) Rapid7
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £330 - £365 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cloud Direct
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: Yesterday