Period
to 6 March 2021

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 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 869 1,010 1,471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.46% 12.43% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.14% 21.71% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 850 880 1,349
Median annual salary £51,575 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,500 £32,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 3,325 4,652 6,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.16% 57.26% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,641 3,907 5,005
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 March 2021.

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 March 2021. 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 +9 351 £52,500 +10.53% 47
Gloucestershire +1 209 £50,000 -4.76% 45
Wiltshire +14 174 £55,000 +5.68% 19
Somerset +1 54 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Devon +4 34 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Dorset -6 30 £67,500 +68.75% 12
Cornwall -3 7 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, 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.

1 550 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (41.77%) JavaScript
3 299 (34.41%) Python
4 273 (31.42%) Software Engineering
4 273 (31.42%) DevOps
5 254 (29.23%) Spring
5 254 (29.23%) Scrum
6 233 (26.81%) Docker
7 231 (26.58%) AWS
8 221 (25.43%) SQL
9 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
10 183 (21.06%) Linux
11 178 (20.48%) Microservices
12 177 (20.37%) Jenkins
13 169 (19.45%) Kubernetes
14 162 (18.64%) TypeScript
15 161 (18.53%) Oracle
16 158 (18.18%) C#
17 153 (17.61%) SC Cleared
18 148 (17.03%) Spring Boot
19 146 (16.80%) Azure
19 146 (16.80%) C++
20 145 (16.69%) HTML
20 145 (16.69%) TDD
21 137 (15.77%) AngularJS
22 135 (15.54%) Web Services
23 129 (14.84%) Finance
24 121 (13.92%) Git (software)
25 118 (13.58%) Degree
26 112 (12.89%) 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 62 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (5.52%) Confluence
3 46 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 35 (4.03%) Apache
4 35 (4.03%) JBoss
5 18 (2.07%) Red Hat Fuse
6 17 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.73%) Mule
7 15 (1.73%) Mule ESB
8 5 (0.58%) CMS
9 4 (0.46%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.46%) nginx
9 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.46%) WordPress
10 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.35%) IIS
10 3 (0.35%) OnBase
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 231 (26.58%) AWS
2 146 (16.80%) Azure
3 82 (9.44%) SaaS
4 71 (8.17%) GCP
5 44 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (4.72%) PaaS
7 33 (3.80%) Serverless
8 32 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (3.68%) IaaS
9 23 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 17 (1.96%) OpenShift
11 16 (1.84%) GitHub
12 11 (1.27%) AWS Fargate
13 8 (0.92%) npm
14 7 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.69%) Google Play
15 6 (0.69%) NuGet
15 6 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.64%) Internet
2 11 (1.27%) Bluetooth
3 7 (0.81%) HTTP
4 6 (0.69%) Wireless
5 5 (0.58%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) GPON
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) NGN
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.74%) MongoDB
2 86 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (7.36%) Big Data
4 57 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 53 (6.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 50 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.49%) MySQL
8 38 (4.37%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.96%) GIS
10 16 (1.84%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (0.81%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.81%) Flink
13 7 (0.81%) SQLite
14 3 (0.35%) ActiveReports
14 3 (0.35%) ArangoDB
14 3 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
15 2 (0.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 177 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 121 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 105 (12.08%) Maven
4 93 (10.70%) JIRA
5 64 (7.36%) Selenium
6 58 (6.67%) JUnit
7 56 (6.44%) Cucumber
8 35 (4.03%) Ant
9 28 (3.22%) IntelliJ
10 26 (2.99%) Mockito
11 24 (2.76%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (2.07%) Gradle
13 18 (2.07%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.96%) SonarQube
15 15 (1.73%) JMeter
15 15 (1.73%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.38%) Artifactory
16 12 (1.38%) Bitbucket
17 11 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 129 (14.84%) Finance
2 102 (11.74%) Public Sector
3 46 (5.29%) Electronics
4 45 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 40 (4.60%) Marketing
6 30 (3.45%) Legal
7 21 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 19 (2.19%) Law
9 15 (1.73%) Retail
10 13 (1.50%) Games
11 12 (1.38%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.38%) Billing
12 8 (0.92%) Military
13 4 (0.46%) Avionics
13 4 (0.46%) Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 483 (55.58%) Developer
2 298 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 165 (18.99%) Software Engineer
4 109 (12.54%) Senior Developer
5 79 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 71 (8.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 65 (7.48%) Java Engineer
8 55 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 53 (6.10%) Lead Developer
10 50 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 47 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
12 42 (4.83%) Angular Developer
13 36 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
14 32 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 31 (3.57%) Tester
16 29 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
17 28 (3.22%) Analyst
18 26 (2.99%) Lead Java Developer
19 22 (2.53%) Android Developer
20 20 (2.30%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (29.23%) Spring
2 148 (17.03%) Spring Boot
3 145 (16.69%) HTML
4 137 (15.77%) AngularJS
5 135 (15.54%) Web Services
6 112 (12.89%) CSS
7 99 (11.39%) RESTful
8 96 (11.05%) Node.js
9 94 (10.82%) Hibernate
10 92 (10.59%) React
11 80 (9.21%) Kafka
12 69 (7.94%) .NET
13 57 (6.56%) REST
14 52 (5.98%) HTML5
15 47 (5.41%) XML
16 45 (5.18%) Apache NiFi
16 45 (5.18%) SOAP
17 42 (4.83%) JSON
18 33 (3.80%) Vue.js
19 29 (3.34%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.29%) Mobile App
2 40 (4.60%) Data Structures
3 38 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (3.68%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 30 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.76%) Cyberattack
9 22 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
10 19 (2.19%) N-Tier
11 18 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.96%) User Experience
13 13 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.27%) Driving Licence
15 10 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.81%) PKI
17 6 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (0.69%) Fat Client
17 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 183 (21.06%) Linux
2 42 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (4.72%) CentOS
3 41 (4.72%) Windows
4 39 (4.49%) Android
5 26 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.84%) Unix
7 7 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (31.42%) DevOps
2 273 (31.42%) Software Engineering
3 254 (29.23%) Scrum
4 178 (20.48%) Microservices
5 145 (16.69%) TDD
6 111 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 99 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (10.93%) Mentoring
8 95 (10.93%) OO
9 92 (10.59%) BDD
10 84 (9.67%) Analytics
11 78 (8.98%) SDLC
12 74 (8.52%) Data Science
13 69 (7.94%) Computer Science
14 67 (7.71%) Machine Learning
15 63 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (6.90%) Open Source
17 56 (6.44%) Technical Leadership
18 54 (6.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 363 (41.77%) JavaScript
2 299 (34.41%) Python
3 221 (25.43%) SQL
4 162 (18.64%) TypeScript
5 158 (18.18%) C#
6 146 (16.80%) C++
7 89 (10.24%) Java 8
8 76 (8.75%) Go
9 72 (8.29%) C
10 46 (5.29%) Ruby
11 42 (4.83%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.57%) PHP
13 25 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 22 (2.53%) Perl
15 21 (2.42%) Kotlin
16 18 (2.07%) Apple Swift
16 18 (2.07%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.50%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.38%) VB
19 6 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
2 153 (17.61%) SC Cleared
3 118 (13.58%) Degree
4 73 (8.40%) DV Cleared
5 52 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (3.45%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.27%) CIW
8 11 (1.27%) OCA
8 11 (1.27%) OCP
8 11 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.69%) HND
9 6 (0.69%) ISEB
9 6 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.46%) HNC
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.12%) MCSD
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) NCSC
4 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 233 (26.81%) Docker
2 15 (1.73%) KVM
3 12 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.69%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) NDS
7 3 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 169 (19.45%) Kubernetes
2 78 (8.98%) Ansible
3 43 (4.95%) Terraform
4 30 (3.45%) Puppet
5 29 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.73%) CFEngine
6 15 (1.73%) Demisto
7 8 (0.92%) Nagios
8 7 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.69%) Grafana
9 6 (0.69%) Graphite
9 6 (0.69%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.46%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 3 (0.35%) Kibana
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.23%) logstash
12 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 161 (18.53%) Oracle
2 51 (5.87%) Red Hat
3 42 (4.83%) SAP
4 37 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (3.45%) PagerDuty
6 27 (3.11%) Google
7 21 (2.42%) Splunk
8 16 (1.84%) IBM
8 16 (1.84%) VMware
9 15 (1.73%) ArcSight
9 15 (1.73%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.04%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.81%) Teradata
11 7 (0.81%) Yahoo!
12 6 (0.69%) Apple
12 6 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.69%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.58%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com