Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,656 1,926 1,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.87% 18.56% 15.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.20% 30.43% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 1,650 1,537
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 6,320 6,329 6,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.57% 61.00% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,330 5,397 5,250
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 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +1 827 £47,500 +5.56% 96
Gloucestershire +4 351 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Wiltshire -5 189 £45,000 - 24
Somerset -6 111 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Dorset -17 102 £55,000 +37.50% 20
Devon -19 37 £42,000 +14.31% 15
Cornwall -19 32 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Avon - 3 £42,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 971 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 527 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 526 (31.76%) C#
5 515 (31.10%) Python
6 488 (29.47%) SQL
7 456 (27.54%) HTML
8 427 (25.79%) Scrum
9 393 (23.73%) C++
10 389 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
11 375 (22.64%) CSS
12 362 (21.86%) TDD
13 345 (20.83%) Test Automation
14 341 (20.59%) Linux
15 338 (20.41%) .NET
16 336 (20.29%) Spring
17 306 (18.48%) JUnit
18 299 (18.06%) Degree
19 270 (16.30%) DevOps
20 261 (15.76%) Finance
21 259 (15.64%) Security Cleared
22 256 (15.46%) JIRA
23 249 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
24 248 (14.98%) XML
25 239 (14.43%) OO
26 233 (14.07%) Jenkins
27 228 (13.77%) Web Services
28 227 (13.71%) Selenium
29 226 (13.65%) AngularJS
30 223 (13.47%) Git (software)

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
1 127 (7.67%) Apache
2 122 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 89 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
4 83 (5.01%) Confluence
5 57 (3.44%) JBoss
6 49 (2.96%) Apache Spark
7 33 (1.99%) Mule
8 30 (1.81%) Apache Pig
9 29 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.45%) CMS
11 22 (1.33%) Mule ESB
12 15 (0.91%) Jetty
13 14 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.79%) Alfresco
14 13 (0.79%) Joomla!
14 13 (0.79%) nginx
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.36%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.18%) Simulink
6 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Magento
2 5 (0.30%) Shopify
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.060%) Endur
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 249 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (2.90%) GitHub
5 42 (2.54%) SaaS
6 37 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 29 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.72%) Serverless
12 11 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
14 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.24%) Office 365
15 4 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.18%) Azure Functions
16 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.29%) HTTP
3 34 (2.05%) Internet
4 27 (1.63%) Wireless
5 24 (1.45%) SSL
6 22 (1.33%) IPv4
6 22 (1.33%) SMS
7 21 (1.27%) IPv6
8 19 (1.15%) Firewall
9 12 (0.72%) DNS
9 12 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.66%) Bluetooth
11 9 (0.54%) 3G
11 9 (0.54%) 4G
11 9 (0.54%) VoIP
11 9 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.48%) 802.11
12 8 (0.48%) FTP
12 8 (0.48%) MQTT
12 8 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (11.17%) Big Data
2 166 (10.02%) SQL Server
3 142 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 129 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 118 (7.13%) Hadoop
6 99 (5.98%) MySQL
7 98 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 57 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 42 (2.54%) Apache Hive
11 40 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 39 (2.36%) Neo4j
13 37 (2.23%) Oracle Database
14 36 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 36 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 34 (2.05%) Blockchain
16 28 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.63%) Redis
18 21 (1.27%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 306 (18.48%) JUnit
2 256 (15.46%) JIRA
3 233 (14.07%) Jenkins
4 227 (13.71%) Selenium
5 223 (13.47%) Git (software)
6 178 (10.75%) Maven
7 152 (9.18%) Cucumber
8 115 (6.94%) Subversion
9 114 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 105 (6.34%) Eclipse
11 95 (5.74%) Bitbucket
12 91 (5.50%) Protractor
13 83 (5.01%) TestNG
14 77 (4.65%) Jasmine
15 47 (2.84%) Android Studio
16 41 (2.48%) EasyMock
17 39 (2.36%) Ant
18 38 (2.29%) TeamCity
19 36 (2.17%) WebDriver
20 35 (2.11%) SoapUI
General
1 261 (15.76%) Finance
2 162 (9.78%) Electronics
3 147 (8.88%) Telecoms
4 127 (7.67%) Marketing
5 122 (7.37%) Manufacturing
6 72 (4.35%) Retail
7 39 (2.36%) Games
8 32 (1.93%) Law
9 21 (1.27%) Banking
10 12 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.66%) Advertising
11 11 (0.66%) Back Office
11 11 (0.66%) Cantonese Language
11 11 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
12 9 (0.54%) Japanese Language
12 9 (0.54%) Military
13 5 (0.30%) Automotive
13 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 885 (53.44%) Developer
2 550 (33.21%) Java Developer
3 269 (16.24%) Software Engineer
4 264 (15.94%) Software Developer
5 166 (10.02%) Java Engineer
6 162 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 134 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 126 (7.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 120 (7.25%) Java Software Developer
10 114 (6.88%) Analyst
11 98 (5.92%) Architect
12 87 (5.25%) Junior
13 83 (5.01%) Graduate
14 82 (4.95%) Junior Developer
15 77 (4.65%) Test Engineer
16 72 (4.35%) .NET Developer
17 69 (4.17%) C# Developer
17 69 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 67 (4.05%) Graduate Developer
19 64 (3.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (27.54%) HTML
2 375 (22.64%) CSS
3 338 (20.41%) .NET
4 336 (20.29%) Spring
5 248 (14.98%) XML
6 228 (13.77%) Web Services
7 226 (13.65%) AngularJS
8 204 (12.32%) REST
9 201 (12.14%) Hibernate
10 143 (8.64%) HTML5
11 140 (8.45%) RESTful
12 134 (8.09%) SOAP
13 131 (7.91%) J2EE
14 126 (7.61%) React
15 109 (6.58%) Node.js
16 105 (6.34%) Java EE
17 96 (5.80%) jQuery
18 87 (5.25%) JSON
18 87 (5.25%) Spring MVC
19 84 (5.07%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 219 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 119 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 106 (6.40%) User Experience
4 74 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.05%) Wiki
9 29 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.33%) RIA
12 21 (1.27%) Fintech
13 16 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (0.79%) Driving Licence
15 12 (0.72%) Clustering
15 12 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.54%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
17 8 (0.48%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 341 (20.59%) Linux
2 146 (8.82%) Android
3 127 (7.67%) Windows
4 98 (5.92%) Unix
5 92 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 68 (4.11%) CentOS
7 48 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.27%) FreeBSD
9 20 (1.21%) Windows Server
10 18 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
12 8 (0.48%) ThreadX
13 7 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Debian
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 427 (25.79%) Scrum
4 389 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
5 362 (21.86%) TDD
6 345 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 270 (16.30%) DevOps
8 239 (14.43%) OO
9 220 (13.29%) BDD
10 201 (12.14%) SDLC
11 181 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
12 160 (9.66%) Open Source
13 159 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
14 137 (8.27%) Unit Testing
15 125 (7.55%) Microservices
16 121 (7.31%) Digital Marketing
17 119 (7.19%) MVC
18 117 (7.07%) Programme Management
19 110 (6.64%) E-Commerce
20 109 (6.58%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 582 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 526 (31.76%) C#
3 515 (31.10%) Python
4 488 (29.47%) SQL
5 393 (23.73%) C++
6 173 (10.45%) C
7 121 (7.31%) PHP
8 105 (6.34%) Ruby
9 85 (5.13%) Java 8
10 83 (5.01%) Scala
11 69 (4.17%) Perl
12 60 (3.62%) Objective-C
13 50 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.84%) PL/SQL
15 41 (2.48%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.99%) Apple Swift
17 32 (1.93%) Go
18 29 (1.75%) Groovy
19 27 (1.63%) PowerShell
20 24 (1.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 299 (18.06%) Degree
2 259 (15.64%) Security Cleared
3 162 (9.78%) DV Cleared
4 110 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 93 (5.62%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.85%) ISEB
7 14 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 13 (0.79%) MCSE
9 12 (0.72%) CCNA
9 12 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.72%) CISSP
9 12 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (0.72%) GIAC
9 12 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
9 12 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (0.72%) SANS
9 12 (0.72%) SSCP
10 10 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.34%) QA
2 13 (0.79%) ECSS
2 13 (0.79%) SLA
3 6 (0.36%) MISRA
4 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.060%) GCP
8 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.060%) PMO
System Software
1 192 (11.59%) Docker
2 13 (0.79%) vSphere
3 12 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.54%) Firmware
6 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.060%) etcd
Systems Management
1 66 (3.99%) Puppet
2 61 (3.68%) Kubernetes
3 37 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.93%) Ansible
5 27 (1.63%) HockeyApp
6 21 (1.27%) Icinga
7 16 (0.97%) Terraform
8 12 (0.72%) Salt
9 6 (0.36%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.36%) Kibana
10 5 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
11 4 (0.24%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.18%) Nessus
12 3 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.18%) SCCM
12 3 (0.18%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 209 (12.62%) Oracle
2 143 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 122 (7.37%) SAP
4 88 (5.31%) Atlassian
5 71 (4.29%) Google
6 68 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.39%) Apple
8 16 (0.97%) Adobe
8 16 (0.97%) Tableau
9 14 (0.85%) Capita
9 14 (0.85%) IBM
10 11 (0.66%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.60%) VMware
12 9 (0.54%) Cisco
13 8 (0.48%) ATG
13 8 (0.48%) HP
13 8 (0.48%) hybris
14 7 (0.42%) CA
14 7 (0.42%) McAfee
15 6 (0.36%) Perforce