Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1734 1816 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.88% 16.65% 16.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.10% 29.65% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1568 1686
South West median annual salary £44,500 £46,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.78% +7.56% +7.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 6171 6125 6706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.06% 56.14% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5230 5233 5788
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,825
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 823 £45,000 -9.09% 50
Gloucestershire -7 245 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Somerset -4 228 £41,000 -4.65% 9
Wiltshire -3 181 £45,000 - 9
Devon +7 121 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Dorset -7 93 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Cornwall +29 30 £40,000 -15.79%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Java.

1 976 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (37.43%) JavaScript
3 574 (33.10%) Software Engineering
4 501 (28.89%) HTML
5 456 (26.30%) SQL
6 436 (25.14%) Spring
7 417 (24.05%) Linux
8 398 (22.95%) CSS
9 394 (22.72%) C#
10 378 (21.80%) .NET
11 374 (21.57%) TDD
12 372 (21.45%) Degree
13 356 (20.53%) C++
14 333 (19.20%) Scrum
15 332 (19.15%) Finance
16 327 (18.86%) Python
17 314 (18.11%) XML
18 313 (18.05%) Hibernate
19 305 (17.59%) Git (software)
20 295 (17.01%) AngularJS
21 289 (16.67%) Test Automation
22 273 (15.74%) Web Services
23 268 (15.46%) REST
24 267 (15.40%) Amazon AWS
25 264 (15.22%) Computer Science
25 264 (15.22%) JUnit
26 255 (14.71%) OO
27 246 (14.19%) JIRA
28 231 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
29 224 (12.92%) Electronics

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
1 178 (10.27%) Tomcat
2 93 (5.36%) Mule
3 85 (4.90%) Mule ESB
4 84 (4.84%) JBoss
5 76 (4.38%) Apache
5 76 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (3.46%) Confluence
7 52 (3.00%) Apache Spark
8 40 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 38 (2.19%) IIS
10 37 (2.13%) Apache Solr
10 37 (2.13%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 21 (1.21%) Jetty
13 17 (0.98%) Anypoint
14 14 (0.81%) Apache Pig
14 14 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.63%) DNN
17 10 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.69%) Simulink
3 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.12%) InVision
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.058%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 267 (15.40%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (6.00%) SaaS
3 101 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.38%) GitHub
6 17 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
7 16 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (0.58%) PaaS
9 10 (0.58%) Serverless
10 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.40%) IaaS
11 7 (0.40%) TestFlight
12 5 (0.29%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 50 (2.88%) Internet
3 42 (2.42%) HTTP
4 21 (1.21%) Firewall
4 21 (1.21%) Wireless
5 9 (0.52%) DNS
5 9 (0.52%) VoIP
6 8 (0.46%) ISDN
6 8 (0.46%) MQTT
6 8 (0.46%) RTCP
6 8 (0.46%) RTP
6 8 (0.46%) VPN
7 7 (0.40%) SSL
8 6 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.29%) DHCP
9 5 (0.29%) Intranet
10 4 (0.23%) AMQP
10 4 (0.23%) HbbTV
10 4 (0.23%) SNMP
10 4 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 189 (10.90%) NoSQL
3 169 (9.75%) MongoDB
4 138 (7.96%) Hadoop
5 126 (7.27%) MySQL
6 121 (6.98%) Big Data
7 96 (5.54%) Relational Database
8 79 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 39 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 33 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 19 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 17 (0.98%) MS Access
15 17 (0.98%) Redis
16 16 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.81%) BigQuery
18 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
19 10 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 305 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 264 (15.22%) JUnit
3 246 (14.19%) JIRA
4 190 (10.96%) Jenkins
5 152 (8.77%) Selenium
6 149 (8.59%) Maven
7 118 (6.81%) Cucumber
8 115 (6.63%) Eclipse
9 81 (4.67%) IntelliJ
10 76 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 58 (3.34%) Subversion
12 56 (3.23%) TeamCity
13 54 (3.11%) Gradle
14 47 (2.71%) Bitbucket
14 47 (2.71%) Calabash
14 47 (2.71%) Mockito
15 45 (2.60%) SoapUI
16 35 (2.02%) JMeter
16 35 (2.02%) Visual Studio
17 33 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 332 (19.15%) Finance
2 224 (12.92%) Electronics
3 214 (12.34%) Telecoms
4 193 (11.13%) Manufacturing
5 189 (10.90%) Marketing
6 115 (6.63%) Retail
7 87 (5.02%) Banking
8 35 (2.02%) Advertising
9 19 (1.10%) Games
10 10 (0.58%) Law
11 7 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.35%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.23%) Back Office
13 4 (0.23%) French Language
13 4 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.058%) Local Government
15 1 (0.058%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 968 (55.82%) Developer
2 564 (32.53%) Java Developer
3 337 (19.43%) Software Engineer
4 239 (13.78%) Software Developer
5 191 (11.01%) Java Engineer
6 178 (10.27%) Senior Developer
7 153 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 145 (8.36%) Graduate
9 136 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 122 (7.04%) Junior
11 116 (6.69%) Graduate Developer
12 111 (6.40%) Java Software Developer
13 99 (5.71%) Junior Developer
14 94 (5.42%) Graduate Software Developer
15 89 (5.13%) Architect
16 81 (4.67%) Lead Developer
17 80 (4.61%) Analyst
18 77 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 67 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
20 61 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (28.89%) HTML
2 436 (25.14%) Spring
3 398 (22.95%) CSS
4 378 (21.80%) .NET
5 314 (18.11%) XML
6 313 (18.05%) Hibernate
7 295 (17.01%) AngularJS
8 273 (15.74%) Web Services
9 268 (15.46%) REST
10 197 (11.36%) SOAP
11 196 (11.30%) HTML5
12 183 (10.55%) J2EE
13 170 (9.80%) JSON
14 164 (9.46%) Node.js
15 143 (8.25%) RESTful
16 141 (8.13%) React
17 129 (7.44%) JPA
18 113 (6.52%) jQuery
19 105 (6.06%) Spring MVC
20 98 (5.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 264 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 126 (7.27%) User Experience
3 91 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 61 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 48 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
9 25 (1.44%) Robotics
10 21 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (0.81%) iPad
15 13 (0.75%) Fintech
15 13 (0.75%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.69%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 417 (24.05%) Linux
2 129 (7.44%) Unix
3 128 (7.38%) Windows
4 113 (6.52%) Android
5 70 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.69%) CentOS
11 11 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.23%) AIX
13 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.23%) Solaris
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.12%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (33.10%) Software Engineering
3 374 (21.57%) TDD
4 333 (19.20%) Scrum
5 289 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 255 (14.71%) OO
7 231 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
8 219 (12.63%) BDD
9 201 (11.59%) Microservices
10 195 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
11 184 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
12 182 (10.50%) Programme Management
13 180 (10.38%) MVC
14 159 (9.17%) Mathematics
15 156 (9.00%) Open Source
15 156 (9.00%) SDLC
16 132 (7.61%) DevOps
17 120 (6.92%) Web Development
18 109 (6.29%) Unit Testing
19 105 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 649 (37.43%) JavaScript
2 456 (26.30%) SQL
3 394 (22.72%) C#
4 356 (20.53%) C++
5 327 (18.86%) Python
6 141 (8.13%) PHP
7 132 (7.61%) C
8 92 (5.31%) Ruby
9 69 (3.98%) Scala
10 51 (2.94%) Groovy
11 49 (2.83%) Perl
12 28 (1.61%) Clojure
12 28 (1.61%) Go
13 26 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.44%) MATLAB
14 25 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.38%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.10%) XPath
17 17 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 372 (21.45%) Degree
2 206 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 128 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 123 (7.09%) SC Cleared
5 61 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 50 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
7 37 (2.13%) CISSP
8 33 (1.90%) PhD
9 27 (1.56%) SANS
10 21 (1.21%) CREST Certified
10 21 (1.21%) GCIA
10 21 (1.21%) GCIH
11 13 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.75%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.69%) ISEB
13 11 (0.63%) HND
13 11 (0.63%) RHCE
13 11 (0.63%) RHCSA
14 10 (0.58%) CISM
14 10 (0.58%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.52%) QA
2 23 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.58%) GCP
4 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.40%) SLA
6 6 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.35%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.35%) MIL-STD-498
7 5 (0.29%) MISRA
8 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) ECSS
8 3 (0.17%) WCAG
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) GDPR
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 1 (0.058%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (6.34%) Docker
2 14 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.63%) Snort
4 6 (0.35%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.29%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) LXC
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.12%) NFS
8 2 (0.12%) Samba
8 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.058%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.058%) Gluster
9 1 (0.058%) iptables
9 1 (0.058%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (1.90%) Puppet
2 31 (1.79%) HockeyApp
3 30 (1.73%) Ansible
4 19 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.87%) Nessus
6 14 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
7 12 (0.69%) Terraform
8 11 (0.63%) CloudHub
9 10 (0.58%) Nagios
10 6 (0.35%) Salt
11 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.17%) rkt
12 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.12%) Icinga
12 2 (0.12%) Kibana
12 2 (0.12%) OSSEC
12 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 188 (10.84%) SAP
2 186 (10.73%) Oracle
3 119 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 63 (3.63%) Apple
5 49 (2.83%) Google
6 39 (2.25%) Atlassian
7 32 (1.85%) IBM
8 25 (1.44%) VMware
9 22 (1.27%) HP
10 19 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.81%) CA
11 14 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 14 (0.81%) Xamarin
12 12 (0.69%) Splunk
13 11 (0.63%) LogRhythm
13 11 (0.63%) Remedy
14 10 (0.58%) Acunetix
14 10 (0.58%) AlienVault
14 10 (0.58%) Rapid7
15 9 (0.52%) Salesforce.com