Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,538 1,661 1,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.36% 16.30% 17.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.11% 27.49% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,448 1,618
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,875 £72,500
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 5,891 6,042 6,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.82% 59.29% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,859 5,111 5,174
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 -2 672 £52,500 +8.25% 95
Gloucestershire +8 293 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Wiltshire +2 196 £42,500 -15.00% 25
Somerset -2 150 £47,029 +14.70% 33
Dorset +6 131 £57,500 +15.00% 26
Devon -14 63 £46,250 +15.63% 26
Cornwall +14 30 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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.

1 850 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (34.14%) Software Engineering
3 479 (31.14%) JavaScript
4 452 (29.39%) Python
5 413 (26.85%) SQL
6 411 (26.72%) C#
7 371 (24.12%) Spring
8 367 (23.86%) Scrum
9 365 (23.73%) HTML
10 359 (23.34%) C++
11 341 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
12 340 (22.11%) TDD
13 281 (18.27%) Linux
14 263 (17.10%) Security Cleared
15 252 (16.38%) Test Automation
15 252 (16.38%) CSS
16 247 (16.06%) Degree
17 239 (15.54%) Finance
18 234 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
19 214 (13.91%) .NET
20 213 (13.85%) C
21 208 (13.52%) Web Services
22 207 (13.46%) AngularJS
23 205 (13.33%) OO
24 201 (13.07%) SDLC
25 194 (12.61%) Computer Science
26 193 (12.55%) Big Data
27 187 (12.16%) REST
28 186 (12.09%) Git (software)
28 186 (12.09%) DevOps

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 94 (6.11%) Apache
2 75 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 64 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 38 (2.47%) JBoss
6 36 (2.34%) Confluence
7 21 (1.37%) Apache Pig
8 18 (1.17%) CMS
9 17 (1.11%) Jetty
9 17 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.04%) Alfresco
11 11 (0.72%) WordPress
12 7 (0.46%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.46%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.33%) nginx
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.33%) Doxygen
3 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.13%) Simulink
7 1 (0.065%) InDesign
7 1 (0.065%) InVision
7 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.39%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.33%) Shopify
3 4 (0.26%) Magento
4 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.13%) Endur
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.065%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 234 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (2.21%) SaaS
5 26 (1.69%) GitHub
6 25 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.78%) Serverless
10 11 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.26%) PaaS
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.13%) npm
16 2 (0.13%) NuGet
17 1 (0.065%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.19%) Internet
2 43 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.28%) HTTP
4 30 (1.95%) SSL
5 28 (1.82%) Firewall
6 12 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 10 (0.65%) Wireless
8 9 (0.59%) DNS
8 9 (0.59%) FTP
9 8 (0.52%) 3G
9 8 (0.52%) 4G
9 8 (0.52%) VoIP
10 6 (0.39%) Broadband
11 5 (0.33%) AMQP
11 5 (0.33%) IPv4
12 4 (0.26%) Modbus
12 4 (0.26%) Profibus
12 4 (0.26%) RS-232
12 4 (0.26%) RS-422
12 4 (0.26%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (12.55%) Big Data
2 137 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 118 (7.67%) Hadoop
4 104 (6.76%) MySQL
5 99 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 94 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 89 (5.79%) NoSQL
8 79 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.02%) Apache Hive
10 31 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (1.11%) DB2
14 16 (1.04%) Neo4j
15 15 (0.98%) Blockchain
15 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (0.91%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 186 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 180 (11.70%) Maven
3 168 (10.92%) Jenkins
4 159 (10.34%) JUnit
5 157 (10.21%) Selenium
6 132 (8.58%) JIRA
7 110 (7.15%) Cucumber
8 104 (6.76%) Eclipse
9 102 (6.63%) Subversion
10 63 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 52 (3.38%) Bitbucket
12 41 (2.67%) Protractor
13 33 (2.15%) WebDriver
14 32 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 31 (2.02%) EasyMock
15 31 (2.02%) Visual Studio
16 27 (1.76%) TestNG
17 25 (1.63%) SpecFlow
18 24 (1.56%) TeamCity
19 21 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 239 (15.54%) Finance
2 160 (10.40%) Electronics
3 159 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 147 (9.56%) Marketing
5 144 (9.36%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.06%) Games
6 47 (3.06%) Law
7 37 (2.41%) Retail
8 27 (1.76%) Back Office
9 15 (0.98%) Banking
10 11 (0.72%) Advertising
10 11 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.59%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.46%) Military
13 5 (0.33%) Publishing
14 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
16 2 (0.13%) Avionics
16 2 (0.13%) Legal
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 812 (52.80%) Developer
2 532 (34.59%) Java Developer
3 330 (21.46%) Software Engineer
4 238 (15.47%) Software Developer
5 180 (11.70%) Java Engineer
6 170 (11.05%) Java Software Engineer
7 157 (10.21%) Senior Developer
8 136 (8.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 110 (7.15%) Junior
10 107 (6.96%) Java Software Developer
11 103 (6.70%) Architect
12 95 (6.18%) Junior Developer
13 94 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
14 92 (5.98%) Analyst
15 72 (4.68%) Lead Developer
16 70 (4.55%) Graduate
17 67 (4.36%) Junior Software Developer
18 64 (4.16%) Graduate Developer
19 57 (3.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 55 (3.58%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (24.12%) Spring
2 365 (23.73%) HTML
3 252 (16.38%) CSS
4 214 (13.91%) .NET
5 208 (13.52%) Web Services
6 207 (13.46%) AngularJS
7 187 (12.16%) REST
8 185 (12.03%) Hibernate
9 177 (11.51%) XML
10 156 (10.14%) RESTful
11 146 (9.49%) Node.js
12 142 (9.23%) React
13 135 (8.78%) J2EE
14 125 (8.13%) SOAP
15 112 (7.28%) HTML5
16 110 (7.15%) Java EE
17 98 (6.37%) Spring MVC
18 86 (5.59%) jQuery
19 70 (4.55%) JSF
20 69 (4.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (4.23%) User Experience
3 45 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.02%) Fintech
7 27 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.63%) RIA
9 24 (1.56%) Wiki
10 18 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.04%) Cybercrime
12 13 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
12 13 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.65%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.65%) iPhone
14 9 (0.59%) CAN bus
14 9 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.52%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.46%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 281 (18.27%) Linux
2 152 (9.88%) Android
3 137 (8.91%) Windows
4 100 (6.50%) Apple iOS
5 81 (5.27%) Unix
6 37 (2.41%) CentOS
7 26 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.65%) FreeBSD
9 10 (0.65%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.33%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.20%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.065%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.065%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (34.14%) Software Engineering
3 367 (23.86%) Scrum
4 341 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
5 340 (22.11%) TDD
6 252 (16.38%) Test Automation
7 205 (13.33%) OO
8 201 (13.07%) SDLC
9 194 (12.61%) Computer Science
10 186 (12.09%) DevOps
11 173 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
12 147 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
13 145 (9.43%) BDD
14 144 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
15 139 (9.04%) Microservices
16 138 (8.97%) Programme Management
17 123 (8.00%) Unit Testing
18 117 (7.61%) Open Source
19 115 (7.48%) Mentoring
20 110 (7.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 479 (31.14%) JavaScript
2 452 (29.39%) Python
3 413 (26.85%) SQL
4 411 (26.72%) C#
5 359 (23.34%) C++
6 213 (13.85%) C
7 116 (7.54%) Java 8
8 106 (6.89%) PHP
9 86 (5.59%) Ruby
10 81 (5.27%) Scala
11 49 (3.19%) PowerShell
12 47 (3.06%) Go
13 45 (2.93%) Bash Shell
14 41 (2.67%) Perl
15 39 (2.54%) Objective-C
15 39 (2.54%) TypeScript
16 36 (2.34%) Shell Script
17 25 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.50%) VB
19 19 (1.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 263 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 247 (16.06%) Degree
3 120 (7.80%) DV Cleared
4 117 (7.61%) SC Cleared
5 113 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.17%) ISEB
7 18 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.11%) MCSE
9 16 (1.04%) CCNA
9 16 (1.04%) CISSP
9 16 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (1.04%) GIAC
9 16 (1.04%) Linux+ Certification
9 16 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (1.04%) SANS
9 16 (1.04%) SSCP
10 8 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.76%) QA
2 15 (0.98%) SLA
3 7 (0.46%) ECSS
4 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 143 (9.30%) Docker
2 22 (1.43%) vSphere
3 12 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.33%) Firmware
6 5 (0.33%) HDFS
7 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.065%) etcd
9 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.065%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (3.84%) Kubernetes
2 52 (3.38%) Puppet
3 27 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.63%) Ansible
5 17 (1.11%) Salt
6 9 (0.59%) Terraform
7 7 (0.46%) Nagios
8 6 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.26%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.26%) Icinga
10 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.20%) Graphite
11 3 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.13%) Kibana
12 2 (0.13%) logstash
12 2 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 155 (10.08%) Oracle
2 142 (9.23%) SAP
3 122 (7.93%) Microsoft
4 48 (3.12%) Atlassian
5 37 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 36 (2.34%) Google
7 19 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 17 (1.11%) VMware
9 16 (1.04%) Adobe
10 10 (0.65%) Cisco
11 9 (0.59%) IBM
12 8 (0.52%) IBM Sterling
13 7 (0.46%) McAfee
14 6 (0.39%) HP
15 5 (0.33%) Civica
15 5 (0.33%) Perforce
15 5 (0.33%) WooCommerce
16 4 (0.26%) Lotus
16 4 (0.26%) Symantec
17 3 (0.20%) TIBCO