Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 745 1,279 1,690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.29% 12.59% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.64% 21.98% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,074 1,446
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +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 2,906 5,819 6,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.73% 57.27% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,399 4,716 5,666
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +4 211 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Bristol -4 211 £50,000 - 14
Wiltshire +16 133 £60,000 +14.29% 16
Somerset +11 96 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Dorset -4 51 £40,000 -23.81% 15
Devon -1 39 £36,525 -26.95% 7
Cornwall +14 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 451 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (41.21%) Software Engineering
3 286 (38.39%) JavaScript
4 236 (31.68%) Python
5 219 (29.40%) Security Cleared
6 211 (28.32%) DevOps
7 194 (26.04%) C#
8 193 (25.91%) SQL
9 183 (24.56%) TDD
10 181 (24.30%) C++
11 177 (23.76%) Spring
12 176 (23.62%) OO
13 166 (22.28%) Docker
14 156 (20.94%) Scrum
15 136 (18.26%) Web Services
15 136 (18.26%) AWS
16 134 (17.99%) Linux
17 133 (17.85%) Degree
18 129 (17.32%) Test Automation
19 128 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
20 126 (16.91%) DV Cleared
21 123 (16.51%) RESTful
21 123 (16.51%) AngularJS
22 117 (15.70%) BDD
23 115 (15.44%) Jenkins
24 110 (14.77%) Node.js
25 108 (14.50%) Oracle
26 100 (13.42%) .NET
27 99 (13.29%) Selenium
28 96 (12.89%) Cucumber

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 50 (6.71%) Tomcat
2 47 (6.31%) Confluence
3 39 (5.23%) Apache
4 16 (2.15%) JBoss
5 11 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.94%) CMS
7 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.67%) nginx
8 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.54%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.13%) IIS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Primavera
2 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 136 (18.26%) AWS
2 78 (10.47%) Azure
3 34 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.09%) GCP
5 21 (2.82%) SaaS
6 20 (2.68%) GitHub
7 16 (2.15%) OpenShift
7 16 (2.15%) Serverless
8 12 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 11 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.48%) Route 53
9 11 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.21%) Sauce Labs
11 6 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (0.81%) Slack
12 4 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.09%) HTTP
2 22 (2.95%) Internet
3 21 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.88%) Tactical Data Link
5 6 (0.81%) MQTT
5 6 (0.81%) VPN
6 5 (0.67%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.67%) Broadband
6 5 (0.67%) SSL
7 3 (0.40%) Network Security
8 2 (0.27%) Firewall
8 2 (0.27%) Skype
8 2 (0.27%) SSH
8 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.13%) WebEx
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.87%) MySQL
2 79 (10.60%) MongoDB
2 79 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (8.19%) Big Data
4 45 (6.04%) SQL Server
5 44 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 32 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.49%) GIS
8 17 (2.28%) Geospatial Data
9 15 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.01%) SQLite
10 13 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.40%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.27%) Looker
Development Applications
1 115 (15.44%) Jenkins
2 99 (13.29%) Selenium
3 96 (12.89%) Cucumber
4 93 (12.48%) JIRA
5 86 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 72 (9.66%) JUnit
7 68 (9.13%) Maven
8 35 (4.70%) SonarQube
9 32 (4.30%) SoapUI
10 31 (4.16%) Mockito
11 23 (3.09%) DbUnit
11 23 (3.09%) jMock
12 21 (2.82%) Eclipse
13 18 (2.42%) JMeter
13 18 (2.42%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.28%) Bitbucket Server
14 17 (2.28%) Protractor
15 16 (2.15%) Gradle
15 16 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
15 16 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 79 (10.60%) Finance
2 31 (4.16%) Aerospace
2 31 (4.16%) Law
3 27 (3.62%) Retail
4 25 (3.36%) Banking
5 19 (2.55%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.01%) Electronics
7 11 (1.48%) Military
8 9 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.07%) Back Office
9 8 (1.07%) Games
9 8 (1.07%) Marketing
10 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.67%) Automotive
12 5 (0.67%) Local Government
12 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.54%) Advertising
14 3 (0.40%) German Language
15 2 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 359 (48.19%) Developer
2 224 (30.07%) Java Developer
3 166 (22.28%) Software Engineer
4 111 (14.90%) Software Developer
5 69 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.11%) Java Engineer
7 45 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 43 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 38 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
10 35 (4.70%) Test Engineer
11 33 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (4.30%) Tester
13 26 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 24 (3.22%) Test Automation Engineer
15 23 (3.09%) Analyst
15 23 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (2.95%) Automation Tester
17 21 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
18 20 (2.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (23.76%) Spring
2 136 (18.26%) Web Services
3 123 (16.51%) AngularJS
3 123 (16.51%) RESTful
4 110 (14.77%) Node.js
5 100 (13.42%) .NET
6 90 (12.08%) React
7 82 (11.01%) REST
8 81 (10.87%) HTML
9 61 (8.19%) SOAP
9 61 (8.19%) XML
10 60 (8.05%) CSS
10 60 (8.05%) Hibernate
11 47 (6.31%) Spring Boot
12 40 (5.37%) Vue.js
13 35 (4.70%) HTML5
14 34 (4.56%) J2EE
15 30 (4.03%) .NET Framework
16 27 (3.62%) jQuery
16 27 (3.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (3.22%) Client/Server
3 18 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 17 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.28%) User Experience
5 15 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 14 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.07%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.67%) CESG
11 5 (0.67%) Tandem
12 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 134 (17.99%) Linux
2 42 (5.64%) Android
2 42 (5.64%) Windows
3 41 (5.50%) Unix
4 22 (2.95%) CentOS
5 20 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.48%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.67%) Debian
10 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (41.21%) Software Engineering
3 211 (28.32%) DevOps
4 183 (24.56%) TDD
5 176 (23.62%) OO
6 156 (20.94%) Scrum
7 129 (17.32%) Test Automation
8 128 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
9 117 (15.70%) BDD
10 88 (11.81%) Microservices
11 83 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
12 71 (9.53%) SDLC
13 67 (8.99%) Mentoring
14 64 (8.59%) OOD
15 62 (8.32%) Computer Science
15 62 (8.32%) Open Source
16 59 (7.92%) MVC
17 57 (7.65%) Unit Testing
18 51 (6.85%) Machine Learning
19 47 (6.31%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 286 (38.39%) JavaScript
2 236 (31.68%) Python
3 194 (26.04%) C#
4 193 (25.91%) SQL
5 181 (24.30%) C++
6 86 (11.54%) TypeScript
7 83 (11.14%) C
8 68 (9.13%) Ruby
9 67 (8.99%) Go
10 48 (6.44%) PHP
11 45 (6.04%) Java 8
12 27 (3.62%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.55%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.15%) Groovy
16 15 (2.01%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.61%) Apple Swift
18 11 (1.48%) Scala
19 7 (0.94%) Clojure
19 7 (0.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 219 (29.40%) Security Cleared
2 133 (17.85%) Degree
3 126 (16.91%) DV Cleared
4 65 (8.72%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.03%) ISTQB
6 25 (3.36%) ISEB
7 18 (2.42%) HND
8 15 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.54%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.13%) HNC
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PhD
13 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.92%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) ISO 15022
2 4 (0.54%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) MISRA
4 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 166 (22.28%) Docker
2 27 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.82%) vSphere
4 14 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.74%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.48%) Firmware
6 11 (1.48%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.40%) NDS
7 3 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (0.40%) Postfix
8 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 65 (8.72%) Ansible
3 24 (3.22%) Terraform
4 17 (2.28%) Puppet
5 16 (2.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 15 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.61%) Nagios
8 5 (0.67%) Cloudify
8 5 (0.67%) logstash
8 5 (0.67%) OSSEC
8 5 (0.67%) Packer
9 4 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.54%) Salt
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 108 (14.50%) Oracle
2 35 (4.70%) Atlassian
2 35 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.76%) VMware
4 25 (3.36%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.55%) Google
6 18 (2.42%) NetIQ
7 14 (1.88%) SAP
8 11 (1.48%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.48%) New Relic
9 9 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.07%) ForgeRock
11 7 (0.94%) Capita
11 7 (0.94%) Splunk
12 6 (0.81%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.67%) HP
13 5 (0.67%) Talend
14 4 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
14 4 (0.54%) CyberArk
14 4 (0.54%) IBM