Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,290 1,592 2,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.22% 14.97% 19.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.02% 25.06% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,336 1,738
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 5,604 6,352 6,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.45% 59.74% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,549 5,356 5,110
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -4 507 £50,000 - 65
Gloucestershire -1 259 £50,000 +5.26% 36
Dorset +16 168 £55,000 - 10
Wiltshire -8 154 £50,000 - 8
Somerset -6 107 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Devon +27 82 £50,000 +36.33% 12
Cornwall +16 5 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 743 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (36.28%) Python
3 449 (34.81%) Software Engineering
4 405 (31.40%) JavaScript
5 368 (28.53%) C++
6 358 (27.75%) Security Cleared
7 341 (26.43%) C#
8 330 (25.58%) SQL
9 322 (24.96%) Linux
10 269 (20.85%) Spring
11 242 (18.76%) TDD
11 242 (18.76%) DevOps
12 238 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
13 231 (17.91%) Git (software)
14 228 (17.67%) HTML
15 227 (17.60%) Scrum
16 222 (17.21%) Test Automation
17 220 (17.05%) C
18 218 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
19 216 (16.74%) Degree
20 203 (15.74%) Big Data
21 201 (15.58%) Web Services
22 187 (14.50%) Finance
23 181 (14.03%) DV Cleared
24 170 (13.18%) Computer Science
25 169 (13.10%) Docker
26 162 (12.56%) SDLC
27 159 (12.33%) OO
28 158 (12.25%) CSS
29 154 (11.94%) Problem-Solving

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 84 (6.51%) Apache
2 65 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 65 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (4.03%) JBoss
4 40 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.63%) Confluence
6 19 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 14 (1.09%) Jetty
8 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.85%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.70%) CMS
11 8 (0.62%) IIS
12 7 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.31%) Drupal
15 4 (0.31%) WordPress
16 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.078%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.078%) InVision
5 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.078%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
1 4 (0.31%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.23%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 218 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.57%) SaaS
4 32 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (2.09%) Amazon S3
6 24 (1.86%) GitHub
7 22 (1.71%) OpenShift
8 20 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.55%) Serverless
9 17 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.62%) Route 53
13 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.47%) IaaS
14 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.49%) Internet
2 24 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.78%) Bluetooth
4 17 (1.32%) Firewall
4 17 (1.32%) Wireless
5 11 (0.85%) Link 16
5 11 (0.85%) Link 22
5 11 (0.85%) Tactical Data Link
6 9 (0.70%) HTTP
7 8 (0.62%) WAN
8 7 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.54%) SSH
9 5 (0.39%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.39%) SSL
10 3 (0.23%) 3G
10 3 (0.23%) 4G
10 3 (0.23%) AMQP
10 3 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.23%) VoIP
10 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.74%) Big Data
2 113 (8.76%) MongoDB
3 93 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 91 (7.05%) Hadoop
5 89 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 88 (6.82%) MySQL
7 54 (4.19%) SQL Server
8 44 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (2.79%) Neo4j
10 29 (2.25%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.94%) Blockchain
12 21 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.47%) Apache Hive
14 19 (1.47%) Redis
15 18 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.40%) Data Lake
16 15 (1.16%) GIS
17 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 231 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 144 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 123 (9.53%) Cucumber
4 119 (9.22%) Selenium
5 114 (8.84%) JIRA
5 114 (8.84%) Maven
6 80 (6.20%) Eclipse
6 80 (6.20%) JUnit
7 61 (4.73%) Bitbucket
8 55 (4.26%) Subversion
9 46 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 37 (2.87%) LoadRunner
11 34 (2.64%) Visual Studio
12 31 (2.40%) SpecFlow
13 29 (2.25%) IntelliJ
13 29 (2.25%) JMeter
14 28 (2.17%) Bitbucket Server
15 23 (1.78%) WebDriver
16 20 (1.55%) HP UFT
17 18 (1.40%) JIRA Agile
General
1 187 (14.50%) Finance
2 100 (7.75%) Electronics
3 95 (7.36%) Marketing
4 88 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 79 (6.12%) Manufacturing
6 41 (3.18%) Law
7 34 (2.64%) Legal
8 31 (2.40%) Banking
8 31 (2.40%) Military
9 28 (2.17%) Aerospace
10 26 (2.02%) Retail
11 6 (0.47%) Back Office
11 6 (0.47%) Billing
11 6 (0.47%) Games
12 5 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
13 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 617 (47.83%) Developer
2 398 (30.85%) Java Developer
3 280 (21.71%) Software Engineer
4 154 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 123 (9.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 116 (8.99%) Software Developer
7 105 (8.14%) Java Engineer
8 84 (6.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 78 (6.05%) Analyst
10 69 (5.35%) Junior
11 60 (4.65%) Architect
12 59 (4.57%) Test Engineer
13 50 (3.88%) Python Engineer
14 48 (3.72%) Graduate
14 48 (3.72%) Junior Developer
14 48 (3.72%) Test Analyst
15 46 (3.57%) Tester
16 45 (3.49%) Android Developer
17 44 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
18 40 (3.10%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (20.85%) Spring
2 228 (17.67%) HTML
3 201 (15.58%) Web Services
4 158 (12.25%) CSS
5 151 (11.71%) AngularJS
6 145 (11.24%) REST
7 144 (11.16%) Hibernate
7 144 (11.16%) Node.js
8 131 (10.16%) .NET
9 126 (9.77%) React
10 119 (9.22%) XML
11 91 (7.05%) HTML5
12 86 (6.67%) RESTful
13 85 (6.59%) JSON
14 78 (6.05%) Spring Boot
15 77 (5.97%) Java EE
16 76 (5.89%) jQuery
17 73 (5.66%) SOAP
18 64 (4.96%) Kafka
19 58 (4.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.27%) Algorithms
4 59 (4.57%) User Experience
5 34 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (1.94%) Fintech
6 25 (1.94%) Internet of Things
7 24 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.09%) RIA
11 13 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.01%) Replication
11 13 (1.01%) Wiki
12 11 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (0.85%) Clustering
12 11 (0.85%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 322 (24.96%) Linux
2 138 (10.70%) Windows
3 94 (7.29%) Android
4 85 (6.59%) Unix
5 45 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.47%) CentOS
8 18 (1.40%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.23%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.078%) FreeRTOS
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (34.81%) Software Engineering
3 242 (18.76%) DevOps
3 242 (18.76%) TDD
4 238 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
5 227 (17.60%) Scrum
6 222 (17.21%) Test Automation
7 170 (13.18%) Computer Science
8 162 (12.56%) SDLC
9 159 (12.33%) OO
10 154 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
11 126 (9.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 120 (9.30%) Microservices
13 118 (9.15%) Analytics
13 118 (9.15%) Open Source
14 109 (8.45%) Unit Testing
15 107 (8.29%) BDD
16 106 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
17 103 (7.98%) Machine Learning
18 83 (6.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 468 (36.28%) Python
2 405 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 368 (28.53%) C++
4 341 (26.43%) C#
5 330 (25.58%) SQL
6 220 (17.05%) C
7 121 (9.38%) Java 8
8 96 (7.44%) Ruby
9 65 (5.04%) Scala
10 63 (4.88%) Go
10 63 (4.88%) PHP
11 49 (3.80%) PowerShell
12 44 (3.41%) Kotlin
13 41 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 37 (2.87%) TypeScript
15 34 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 31 (2.40%) VB
17 28 (2.17%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.86%) Perl
19 23 (1.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 358 (27.75%) Security Cleared
2 216 (16.74%) Degree
3 181 (14.03%) DV Cleared
4 150 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 114 (8.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (4.34%) ISTQB
7 34 (2.64%) ISEB
8 27 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.40%) MCP
9 18 (1.40%) OCP
9 18 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (1.40%) SAP Certification
10 14 (1.09%) PhD
11 13 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.39%) HNC
13 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.23%) CCNA
14 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.35%) QA
2 14 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.09%) HMG Infosec
2 14 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 14 (1.09%) JSP 440
3 10 (0.78%) SLA
4 5 (0.39%) IEC 61131
5 2 (0.16%) MISRA
6 1 (0.078%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.078%) MISRA C
System Software
1 169 (13.10%) Docker
2 12 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.85%) HDFS
4 7 (0.54%) Firmware
5 5 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.078%) NDS
8 1 (0.078%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 72 (5.58%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (2.33%) Ansible
4 29 (2.25%) Puppet
5 25 (1.94%) HP ALM
5 25 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.24%) Terraform
7 14 (1.09%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (0.85%) Nagios
9 11 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.39%) Salt
12 3 (0.23%) Ambari
12 3 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 3 (0.23%) Kibana
12 3 (0.23%) logstash
13 1 (0.078%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.078%) SELinux
Vendors
1 144 (11.16%) Oracle
2 105 (8.14%) SAP
3 85 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.95%) HP
5 31 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.02%) Google
7 23 (1.78%) VMware
8 20 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.32%) IBM
10 9 (0.70%) Adobe
10 9 (0.70%) Talend
11 8 (0.62%) Hortonworks
11 8 (0.62%) Informatica
11 8 (0.62%) Progress
12 6 (0.47%) IBM Sterling
12 6 (0.47%) Lotus
12 6 (0.47%) McAfee
12 6 (0.47%) Symantec
13 5 (0.39%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.39%) Cognos