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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / South West
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java 973 834 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.53% 15.81% 15.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.32% 28.07% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 826 695 770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,450
% change year-on-year - +1.23%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3209 2971 3216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 61.10% 56.31% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2552 2771
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,070 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 370 £47,500 +11.76% 69
Gloucestershire -2 176 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Somerset +1 127 £38,000 -8.43% 19
Wiltshire +3 117 £43,750 -2.77% 15
Devon -5 75 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Dorset +16 52 £40,000 -30.43% 10
Cornwall - 39 £37,500 - 4
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1206 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (32.34%) Software Engineering
3 625 (30.62%) SQL
4 602 (29.50%) JavaScript
5 589 (28.86%) Spring
6 536 (26.26%) C#
7 531 (26.02%) Scrum
8 518 (25.38%) HTML
9 485 (23.76%) C++
10 474 (23.22%) Linux
11 440 (21.56%) OO
12 433 (21.22%) Test Automation
13 403 (19.75%) Finance
14 402 (19.70%) TDD
15 392 (19.21%) XML
16 387 (18.96%) Hibernate
17 376 (18.42%) Degree
18 352 (17.25%) REST
19 339 (16.61%) Security Cleared
20 331 (16.22%) Python
21 326 (15.97%) .NET
22 325 (15.92%) Web Services
23 322 (15.78%) CSS
24 317 (15.53%) JUnit
25 313 (15.34%) SDLC
26 301 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
27 289 (14.16%) Git (software)
28 271 (13.28%) Computer Science
28 271 (13.28%) BDD
28 271 (13.28%) AngularJS

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
1 197 (9.65%) Tomcat
2 159 (7.79%) JBoss
3 120 (5.88%) Apache
4 100 (4.90%) WebLogic
5 85 (4.16%) WebSphere
6 83 (4.07%) Mule
7 73 (3.58%) Mule ESB
8 65 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
9 63 (3.09%) Apache Spark
10 57 (2.79%) Confluence
11 51 (2.50%) IIS
12 42 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 35 (1.71%) Apache Pig
14 33 (1.62%) OpenStack
15 32 (1.57%) Jetty
16 26 (1.27%) Alfresco
17 24 (1.18%) Joomla!
18 17 (0.83%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.69%) nginx
20 12 (0.59%) Traefik
Applications
1 21 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.29%) InVision
5 2 (0.098%) HipChat
5 2 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.098%) SPSS
5 2 (0.098%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.049%) Simulink
6 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 147 (7.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Maximo
5 3 (0.15%) Magento
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.15%) Shopify
5 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.049%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 203 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.19%) SaaS
3 66 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 61 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (2.45%) GitHub
6 20 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.29%) Office 365
9 5 (0.24%) Slack
10 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.098%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.098%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.098%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.098%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.098%) TestFlight
13 1 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.049%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.67%) Internet
2 51 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 48 (2.35%) HTTP
4 25 (1.22%) Wireshark
5 18 (0.88%) Firewall
6 15 (0.73%) SSL
7 10 (0.49%) Wireless
8 8 (0.39%) LAN
8 8 (0.39%) WAN
9 7 (0.34%) SSH
10 6 (0.29%) FTP
10 6 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.29%) SAN
11 5 (0.24%) Intranet
11 5 (0.24%) SNMP
12 4 (0.20%) DNS
13 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.15%) Extranet
13 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (13.08%) NoSQL
2 258 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 187 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 150 (7.35%) Hadoop
5 148 (7.25%) Big Data
5 148 (7.25%) MySQL
6 97 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (4.36%) Relational Database
8 78 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 50 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (1.91%) Apache Hive
11 28 (1.37%) MS Access
11 28 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.13%) Redis
14 18 (0.88%) MarkLogic
15 16 (0.78%) HBase
15 16 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.78%) Riak
15 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 317 (15.53%) JUnit
2 289 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 243 (11.91%) Maven
4 234 (11.46%) Jenkins
5 230 (11.27%) Selenium
6 204 (10.00%) JIRA
7 165 (8.08%) Cucumber
8 114 (5.59%) Subversion
9 113 (5.54%) IntelliJ
10 99 (4.85%) Eclipse
11 79 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 68 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (3.23%) Mockito
14 52 (2.55%) Ant
15 48 (2.35%) Visual Studio
16 47 (2.30%) WebDriver
17 46 (2.25%) SpecFlow
18 45 (2.20%) Bitbucket
19 42 (2.06%) JMeter
20 36 (1.76%) TestNG
General
1 403 (19.75%) Finance
2 253 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 184 (9.02%) Electronics
4 176 (8.62%) Manufacturing
5 162 (7.94%) Marketing
6 95 (4.65%) Banking
7 84 (4.12%) Retail
8 48 (2.35%) Advertising
9 46 (2.25%) Games
10 19 (0.93%) Back Office
11 15 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.49%) Legal
14 9 (0.44%) Military
15 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 3 (0.15%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Law
17 2 (0.098%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1085 (53.16%) Developer
2 672 (32.93%) Java Developer
3 351 (17.20%) Software Engineer
4 243 (11.91%) Java Engineer
5 222 (10.88%) Software Developer
6 193 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 187 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 159 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 146 (7.15%) Analyst
10 141 (6.91%) Graduate
11 129 (6.32%) Junior
12 116 (5.68%) Test Engineer
13 105 (5.14%) Lead Developer
14 104 (5.10%) Junior Developer
15 97 (4.75%) Graduate Developer
16 93 (4.56%) Graduate Software Developer
17 80 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
18 78 (3.82%) Junior Software Developer
19 73 (3.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 73 (3.58%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (28.86%) Spring
2 518 (25.38%) HTML
3 392 (19.21%) XML
4 387 (18.96%) Hibernate
5 352 (17.25%) REST
6 326 (15.97%) .NET
7 325 (15.92%) Web Services
8 322 (15.78%) CSS
9 271 (13.28%) AngularJS
10 248 (12.15%) SOAP
11 206 (10.09%) J2EE
12 189 (9.26%) HTML5
13 172 (8.43%) JSON
14 162 (7.94%) Spring MVC
15 142 (6.96%) JPA
16 140 (6.86%) RESTful
17 122 (5.98%) React
18 116 (5.68%) Java EE
19 109 (5.34%) jQuery
20 97 (4.75%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 271 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 125 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 107 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
4 95 (4.65%) User Experience
5 77 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (3.04%) Mobile App
7 38 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (1.22%) Wiki
10 23 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (0.98%) Fintech
12 16 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 15 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
14 14 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.69%) Internet of Things
15 13 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
15 13 (0.64%) Social Media
16 12 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 474 (23.22%) Linux
2 212 (10.39%) Windows
3 209 (10.24%) Unix
4 159 (7.79%) Android
5 125 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 35 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.32%) CentOS
10 20 (0.98%) AIX
11 12 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.54%) Solaris
13 10 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.29%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.24%) SUSE
18 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1206 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (32.34%) Software Engineering
3 531 (26.02%) Scrum
4 440 (21.56%) OO
5 433 (21.22%) Test Automation
6 402 (19.70%) TDD
7 313 (15.34%) SDLC
8 301 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
9 271 (13.28%) BDD
10 270 (13.23%) MVC
11 207 (10.14%) Open Source
12 180 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 175 (8.57%) Mathematics
14 157 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 154 (7.55%) Programme Management
16 149 (7.30%) Mentoring
17 147 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
18 144 (7.06%) Web Development
19 131 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
20 127 (6.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 625 (30.62%) SQL
2 602 (29.50%) JavaScript
3 536 (26.26%) C#
4 485 (23.76%) C++
5 331 (16.22%) Python
6 220 (10.78%) C
7 167 (8.18%) PHP
8 91 (4.46%) Perl
8 91 (4.46%) Ruby
9 69 (3.38%) Scala
10 50 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 44 (2.16%) Objective-C
12 37 (1.81%) Delphi
13 34 (1.67%) Go
13 34 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.57%) Groovy
15 31 (1.52%) VBA
16 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.32%) Apex Code
17 27 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 376 (18.42%) Degree
2 339 (16.61%) Security Cleared
3 167 (8.18%) DV Cleared
4 161 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 82 (4.02%) ISEB
6 74 (3.63%) ISTQB
7 45 (2.20%) PhD
8 33 (1.62%) CISSP
9 32 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.32%) GCIA
11 22 (1.08%) GCIH
11 22 (1.08%) GIAC
11 22 (1.08%) Mathematical Degree
11 22 (1.08%) SANS
12 14 (0.69%) RHCE
12 14 (0.69%) RHCSA
13 12 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (0.54%) CISM
14 11 (0.54%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.54%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.77%) QA
2 30 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.78%) ISO 14001
5 11 (0.54%) SLA
6 10 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.29%) Def Stans
7 6 (0.29%) MISRA
7 6 (0.29%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 15288
8 5 (0.24%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.15%) TickIT
10 1 (0.049%) GCP
10 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.049%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (2.69%) Docker
2 37 (1.81%) Snort
3 18 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.20%) iptables
7 4 (0.20%) KVM
7 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.15%) NDS
8 3 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.098%) Firmware
9 2 (0.098%) Gluster
9 2 (0.098%) HDFS
10 1 (0.049%) LXC
Systems Management
1 52 (2.55%) Ansible
2 43 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.06%) Puppet
4 29 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (1.42%) Nagios
5 19 (0.93%) Nmap
6 15 (0.73%) Kibana
6 15 (0.73%) Oozie
7 14 (0.69%) Salt
8 13 (0.64%) logstash
9 11 (0.54%) Nessus
10 7 (0.34%) Graylog
11 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.24%) Check_MK
11 5 (0.24%) Grafana
11 5 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.24%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.20%) HockeyApp
12 4 (0.20%) Icinga
13 3 (0.15%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 250 (12.25%) Oracle
2 153 (7.50%) SAP
3 106 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 68 (3.33%) Apple
4 68 (3.33%) IBM
5 45 (2.20%) Adobe
6 35 (1.71%) HP
7 33 (1.62%) LogRhythm
8 30 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.42%) Coverity
10 27 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.08%) ArcSight
11 22 (1.08%) Atlassian
12 19 (0.93%) FireEye
12 19 (0.93%) Google
12 19 (0.93%) Xamarin
13 18 (0.88%) Pega
13 18 (0.88%) VMware
14 15 (0.73%) Splunk
15 13 (0.64%) TIBCO
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + 12.5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 54,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday