Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,102 750 1,281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.86% 13.91% 13.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.83% 25.07% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 692 632 1,037
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% +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 4,267 2,992 5,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.54% 55.51% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,043 2,516 4,613
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 14 June 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 14 June 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 +4 504 £55,000 +10.00% 54
Gloucestershire -5 251 £52,500 -4.55% 16
Wiltshire +7 144 £57,500 +15.00% 12
Somerset -4 77 £48,500 -3.00% 9
Dorset -11 59 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Devon +1 44 £43,500 +16.00% 7
Cornwall -4 7 - - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 685 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (40.20%) Software Engineering
3 400 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 364 (33.03%) Python
5 319 (28.95%) DevOps
6 308 (27.95%) Security Cleared
7 304 (27.59%) Docker
8 298 (27.04%) Scrum
9 290 (26.32%) AWS
10 267 (24.23%) Spring
11 250 (22.69%) Oracle
12 246 (22.32%) SC Cleared
13 243 (22.05%) Microservices
14 231 (20.96%) SQL
15 230 (20.87%) HTML
16 228 (20.69%) Linux
17 227 (20.60%) Kubernetes
18 220 (19.96%) Social Skills
19 218 (19.78%) Jenkins
20 217 (19.69%) C#
21 216 (19.60%) C++
22 193 (17.51%) AngularJS
23 191 (17.33%) CSS
24 183 (16.61%) TypeScript
25 182 (16.52%) TDD
26 175 (15.88%) Cybersecurity
27 172 (15.61%) Azure
28 164 (14.88%) Finance
29 163 (14.79%) Mentoring
30 162 (14.70%) Problem-Solving

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 86 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (6.17%) Confluence
3 40 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.99%) Apache
5 23 (2.09%) JBoss
6 20 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.72%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Fuse
9 11 (1.00%) Mule
9 11 (1.00%) Mule ESB
10 10 (0.91%) nginx
11 9 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.64%) WildFly
13 6 (0.54%) CMS
14 5 (0.45%) IIS
14 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.27%) Headless CMS
15 3 (0.27%) OnBase
15 3 (0.27%) WordPress
16 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.091%) Sketch
3 1 (0.091%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.36%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.091%) Magento
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.091%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 290 (26.32%) AWS
2 172 (15.61%) Azure
3 97 (8.80%) GCP
4 66 (5.99%) Serverless
5 65 (5.90%) SaaS
6 43 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (3.81%) PaaS
8 39 (3.54%) GitHub
9 37 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (2.90%) IaaS
11 29 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (2.09%) OpenShift
13 15 (1.36%) npm
14 12 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (1.00%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.82%) Amazon SageMaker
17 9 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.73%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.99%) Internet
2 17 (1.54%) HTTP
3 10 (0.91%) Tactical Data Link
4 4 (0.36%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.36%) Firewall
4 4 (0.36%) Wireless
5 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.27%) SSH
5 3 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) Broadband
6 2 (0.18%) ICMP
6 2 (0.18%) Network Security
6 2 (0.18%) RTP
6 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.091%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.44%) MongoDB
2 92 (8.35%) Big Data
3 68 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (5.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 53 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 49 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 48 (4.36%) MySQL
8 33 (2.99%) SQL Server
9 30 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
10 25 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.27%) GIS
12 12 (1.09%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.64%) Redis
16 5 (0.45%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 218 (19.78%) Jenkins
2 118 (10.71%) JIRA
3 111 (10.07%) Git (software)
4 82 (7.44%) Selenium
5 79 (7.17%) Maven
6 68 (6.17%) Cucumber
7 64 (5.81%) JUnit
8 41 (3.72%) Rational DOORS
9 33 (2.99%) Ant
10 29 (2.63%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.54%) Mockito
12 26 (2.36%) JMeter
13 25 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
14 22 (2.00%) IntelliJ
15 21 (1.91%) SonarQube
16 20 (1.81%) Artifactory
17 16 (1.45%) WebDriver
18 14 (1.27%) Robot Framework
18 14 (1.27%) SpecFlow
19 13 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 220 (19.96%) Social Skills
2 164 (14.88%) Finance
3 94 (8.53%) Public Sector
4 68 (6.17%) Legal
5 51 (4.63%) Electronics
5 51 (4.63%) Marketing
6 48 (4.36%) Telecoms
7 43 (3.90%) Manufacturing
8 37 (3.36%) Financial Institution
9 33 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (2.81%) Public Speaking
11 30 (2.72%) Law
12 24 (2.18%) Retail
13 20 (1.81%) Aerospace
14 19 (1.72%) Banking
15 18 (1.63%) Military
16 14 (1.27%) Local Government
16 14 (1.27%) Wearables
17 13 (1.18%) Games
18 11 (1.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 538 (48.82%) Developer
2 279 (25.32%) Java Developer
3 263 (23.87%) Software Engineer
4 116 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 97 (8.80%) Software Developer
6 92 (8.35%) Trainee
7 90 (8.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 82 (7.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 81 (7.35%) Trainee Developer
10 67 (6.08%) Java Engineer
11 61 (5.54%) Angular Developer
12 60 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 58 (5.26%) Web Developer
14 55 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
15 54 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
15 54 (4.90%) Trainee Web Developer
16 47 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
17 42 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
18 41 (3.72%) Lead Developer
19 38 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (24.23%) Spring
2 230 (20.87%) HTML
3 193 (17.51%) AngularJS
4 191 (17.33%) CSS
5 150 (13.61%) HTML5
6 143 (12.98%) React
7 141 (12.79%) Web Services
8 127 (11.52%) Spring Boot
9 126 (11.43%) RESTful
10 111 (10.07%) Hibernate
11 103 (9.35%) Kafka
12 99 (8.98%) Node.js
13 93 (8.44%) Java SE
14 88 (7.99%) REST
15 80 (7.26%) .NET
16 67 (6.08%) Apache NiFi
17 55 (4.99%) Elastic Stack
18 42 (3.81%) CGI
18 42 (3.81%) SOAP
19 36 (3.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.17%) Cyberattack
2 47 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 38 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 38 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (3.18%) Public Cloud
4 35 (3.18%) User Experience
5 34 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 33 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.36%) Smartphone
9 14 (1.27%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.91%) NHS
12 9 (0.82%) Blog
12 9 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.73%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.64%) RIA
15 6 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 228 (20.69%) Linux
2 73 (6.62%) Windows
3 55 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (3.99%) CentOS
5 34 (3.09%) Android
6 20 (1.81%) Unix
7 17 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.091%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (40.20%) Software Engineering
3 319 (28.95%) DevOps
4 298 (27.04%) Scrum
5 243 (22.05%) Microservices
6 182 (16.52%) TDD
7 175 (15.88%) Cybersecurity
8 163 (14.79%) Mentoring
9 162 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
10 152 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 125 (11.34%) Analytics
12 122 (11.07%) BDD
13 118 (10.71%) OO
14 114 (10.34%) Computer Science
15 109 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
16 108 (9.80%) SDLC
17 102 (9.26%) Data Science
18 100 (9.07%) Web Development
19 99 (8.98%) Open Source
20 96 (8.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 400 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 364 (33.03%) Python
3 231 (20.96%) SQL
4 217 (19.69%) C#
5 216 (19.60%) C++
6 183 (16.61%) TypeScript
7 153 (13.88%) Java 8
8 101 (9.17%) Go
9 81 (7.35%) C
10 56 (5.08%) Ruby
11 48 (4.36%) Bash Shell
12 39 (3.54%) PHP
13 29 (2.63%) Kotlin
14 28 (2.54%) Scala
15 27 (2.45%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.09%) Perl
17 19 (1.72%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.18%) R
19 12 (1.09%) ES6
20 11 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 308 (27.95%) Security Cleared
2 246 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 161 (14.61%) Degree
4 92 (8.35%) CIW
4 92 (8.35%) OCA
4 92 (8.35%) Oracle Certification
5 81 (7.35%) OCAJ
6 73 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 66 (5.99%) DV Cleared
8 31 (2.81%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.00%) OCP
10 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.36%) MCSD
14 3 (0.27%) ISEB
15 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.18%) MCSA
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.63%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.36%) WCAG
4 3 (0.27%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.18%) GRC
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.091%) HL7
6 1 (0.091%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 304 (27.59%) Docker
2 19 (1.72%) KVM
3 18 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.27%) Gluster
6 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.091%) NDS
8 1 (0.091%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 227 (20.60%) Kubernetes
2 125 (11.34%) Ansible
3 67 (6.08%) Terraform
4 40 (3.63%) Puppet
5 28 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.72%) CFEngine
6 19 (1.72%) Demisto
7 15 (1.36%) Grafana
7 15 (1.36%) Graphite
7 15 (1.36%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.54%) Nagios
9 5 (0.45%) Kibana
9 5 (0.45%) Packer
10 4 (0.36%) logstash
11 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.18%) vRealize
13 1 (0.091%) FlexNet
13 1 (0.091%) FreeIPA
13 1 (0.091%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 250 (22.69%) Oracle
2 122 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 49 (4.45%) SAP
5 35 (3.18%) PagerDuty
6 34 (3.09%) Splunk
7 27 (2.45%) VMware
8 26 (2.36%) IBM
9 25 (2.27%) Google
10 19 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 19 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.82%) Databricks
13 7 (0.64%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.54%) Instagram
15 5 (0.45%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.36%) Apple
16 4 (0.36%) Sage
16 4 (0.36%) SolarWinds