Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,021 1,462 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.63% 14.50% 15.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.85% 24.55% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1,246 1,383
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 4,673 5,954 6,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.78% 59.06% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,881 4,891 5,087
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
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 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +4 370 £50,000 - 74
Bristol -9 298 £46,000 -12.38% 86
Wiltshire -2 123 £52,500 +23.53% 23
Somerset -3 109 £48,778 +8.40% 24
Dorset -13 64 £40,000 -30.43% 16
Devon -17 45 £45,750 -8.50% 33
Cornwall +10 11 £55,000 +52.78% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 578 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (38.88%) Software Engineering
3 393 (38.49%) JavaScript
4 343 (33.59%) Python
5 314 (30.75%) C++
6 286 (28.01%) SQL
7 282 (27.62%) C#
8 270 (26.44%) Security Cleared
9 256 (25.07%) DevOps
10 227 (22.23%) OO
11 226 (22.14%) Spring
12 216 (21.16%) Linux
13 215 (21.06%) Docker
14 203 (19.88%) AngularJS
15 184 (18.02%) TDD
16 157 (15.38%) Degree
17 152 (14.89%) AWS
18 151 (14.79%) Node.js
19 146 (14.30%) Scrum
20 145 (14.20%) Test Automation
21 143 (14.01%) HTML
22 139 (13.61%) Jenkins
23 137 (13.42%) DV Cleared
24 135 (13.22%) React
25 133 (13.03%) Finance
26 127 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
27 126 (12.34%) MySQL
28 125 (12.24%) Web Services
29 123 (12.05%) Oracle
30 122 (11.95%) CSS

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 63 (6.17%) JBoss
2 60 (5.88%) Apache
3 36 (3.53%) Confluence
4 33 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.88%) Tornado
9 8 (0.78%) nginx
10 6 (0.59%) CMS
10 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.59%) WildFly
11 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.39%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.20%) Jetty
14 2 (0.20%) Mule
14 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.098%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (14.89%) AWS
2 89 (8.72%) Azure
3 47 (4.60%) GCP
4 39 (3.82%) SaaS
5 17 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.47%) OpenShift
7 13 (1.27%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 10 (0.98%) GitHub
9 9 (0.88%) Serverless
10 6 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.59%) Route 53
11 5 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.49%) PaaS
11 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.39%) NuGet
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.72%) Internet
2 26 (2.55%) HTTP
2 26 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.67%) Tactical Data Link
4 11 (1.08%) SSL
5 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.49%) DSL
6 5 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.49%) Network Security
6 5 (0.49%) Wireless
7 4 (0.39%) SSH
7 4 (0.39%) VoIP
7 4 (0.39%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) IPv4
8 3 (0.29%) IPv6
8 3 (0.29%) OpenFlow
8 3 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.34%) MySQL
2 122 (11.95%) MongoDB
3 85 (8.33%) Big Data
4 75 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (6.37%) NoSQL
6 56 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 55 (5.39%) SQL Server
8 48 (4.70%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.84%) GIS
10 24 (2.35%) Geospatial Data
11 18 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.18%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
16 9 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.88%) SQLite
17 6 (0.59%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 139 (13.61%) Jenkins
2 117 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 103 (10.09%) Selenium
4 90 (8.81%) JIRA
5 89 (8.72%) JUnit
6 87 (8.52%) Cucumber
7 78 (7.64%) Maven
8 59 (5.78%) Eclipse
9 29 (2.84%) Subversion
10 22 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.96%) Ant
12 18 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (1.67%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.57%) Protractor
15 15 (1.47%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.37%) Postman
16 14 (1.37%) SpecFlow
17 13 (1.27%) Bitbucket Server
17 13 (1.27%) Gradle
17 13 (1.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 133 (13.03%) Finance
2 68 (6.66%) Electronics
3 65 (6.37%) Public Sector
4 61 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 58 (5.68%) Marketing
6 55 (5.39%) Manufacturing
7 50 (4.90%) Law
8 45 (4.41%) Aerospace
9 26 (2.55%) Retail
10 19 (1.86%) Military
11 15 (1.47%) Automotive
12 14 (1.37%) Banking
13 9 (0.88%) Advertising
14 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.69%) Back Office
15 7 (0.69%) Games
16 1 (0.098%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 498 (48.78%) Developer
2 276 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 241 (23.60%) Software Engineer
4 156 (15.28%) Software Developer
5 96 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 82 (8.03%) Java Engineer
7 68 (6.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 66 (6.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 47 (4.60%) Analyst
10 45 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
11 44 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
12 41 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (3.43%) Junior
14 33 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (3.04%) Angular Developer
15 31 (3.04%) Tester
16 30 (2.94%) C# Developer
17 29 (2.84%) Support Engineer
18 28 (2.74%) .NET Developer
18 28 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (22.14%) Spring
2 203 (19.88%) AngularJS
3 151 (14.79%) Node.js
4 143 (14.01%) HTML
5 135 (13.22%) React
6 125 (12.24%) Web Services
7 122 (11.95%) CSS
8 121 (11.85%) .NET
9 119 (11.66%) REST
10 111 (10.87%) Hibernate
11 98 (9.60%) RESTful
12 75 (7.35%) XML
13 58 (5.68%) Spring Boot
14 57 (5.58%) HTML5
14 57 (5.58%) JSON
15 47 (4.60%) Java EE
16 42 (4.11%) jQuery
17 41 (4.02%) Kafka
17 41 (4.02%) Vue.js
18 39 (3.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (2.25%) Public Cloud
8 20 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.76%) User Experience
10 14 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.18%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.08%) NHS
13 10 (0.98%) Cloud Native
13 10 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.88%) Wiki
15 8 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 216 (21.16%) Linux
2 82 (8.03%) Windows
3 69 (6.76%) Unix
4 60 (5.88%) Android
5 32 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.76%) CentOS
7 15 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.78%) Debian
9 6 (0.59%) CoreOS
9 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) Solaris
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.098%) Fedora
14 1 (0.098%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.098%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (38.88%) Software Engineering
3 256 (25.07%) DevOps
4 227 (22.23%) OO
5 184 (18.02%) TDD
6 146 (14.30%) Scrum
7 145 (14.20%) Test Automation
8 127 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (10.48%) Microservices
10 100 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 91 (8.91%) BDD
12 87 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
12 87 (8.52%) SDLC
13 82 (8.03%) Computer Science
14 78 (7.64%) Machine Learning
14 78 (7.64%) UML
15 76 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (7.15%) Artificial Intelligence
17 68 (6.66%) Analytics
18 67 (6.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 393 (38.49%) JavaScript
2 343 (33.59%) Python
3 314 (30.75%) C++
4 286 (28.01%) SQL
5 282 (27.62%) C#
6 110 (10.77%) C
7 80 (7.84%) Ruby
8 78 (7.64%) Go
9 68 (6.66%) TypeScript
10 57 (5.58%) PHP
11 40 (3.92%) Java 8
12 30 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.64%) Apple Swift
13 27 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 21 (2.06%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.86%) Kotlin
15 19 (1.86%) Scala
16 15 (1.47%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.27%) Groovy
18 9 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 270 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 157 (15.38%) Degree
3 137 (13.42%) DV Cleared
4 88 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.47%) ISEB
8 10 (0.98%) HND
9 8 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.49%) HNC
11 4 (0.39%) PhD
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.098%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.098%) GNVQ
13 1 (0.098%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.098%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.97%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) GDPR
3 5 (0.49%) IEC 61131
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 15022
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.20%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.098%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.098%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.098%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.098%) MISRA
6 1 (0.098%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.098%) TickIT
System Software
1 215 (21.06%) Docker
2 16 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.59%) Firmware
3 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.49%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) iptables
7 2 (0.20%) Postfix
8 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.098%) HDFS
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.098%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (10.28%) Kubernetes
2 65 (6.37%) Ansible
3 32 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.25%) Terraform
5 18 (1.76%) Puppet
6 12 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.88%) Cloudify
8 8 (0.78%) logstash
8 8 (0.78%) Nagios
8 8 (0.78%) Packer
9 5 (0.49%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.20%) Salt
12 1 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.098%) Istio
12 1 (0.098%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.098%) vRealize
Vendors
1 123 (12.05%) Oracle
2 55 (5.39%) SAP
3 50 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.60%) Atlassian
5 38 (3.72%) Google
6 26 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.69%) Apple
7 7 (0.69%) VMware
8 6 (0.59%) Adobe
8 6 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.59%) Tableau
8 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.49%) Cisco
9 5 (0.49%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.49%) New Relic
9 5 (0.49%) Teradata
10 4 (0.39%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.29%) FireEye
11 3 (0.29%) Juniper
12 2 (0.20%) HP