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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South West
Rank 3 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Java 1074 996 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.38% 16.95% 14.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.90% 30.71% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 890 833 769
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2992 3243 3296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.57% 55.18% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2767 2866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 March 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 March 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 +3 442 £47,500 +18.75% 45
Gloucestershire +1 219 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Somerset +8 181 £39,000 -6.02% 17
Wiltshire +6 86 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Devon -6 58 £33,838 -9.76% 10
Dorset +10 54 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Cornwall - 20 £37,500 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1264 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (32.73%) SQL
3 665 (32.49%) Software Engineering
4 596 (29.12%) Spring
5 582 (28.43%) JavaScript
6 526 (25.70%) HTML
7 520 (25.40%) C#
8 498 (24.33%) C++
9 482 (23.55%) Scrum
10 440 (21.49%) Finance
10 440 (21.49%) Linux
11 438 (21.40%) OO
12 392 (19.15%) XML
13 379 (18.51%) Hibernate
14 371 (18.12%) TDD
14 371 (18.12%) Security Cleared
15 356 (17.39%) REST
16 353 (17.24%) Degree
16 353 (17.24%) SDLC
17 335 (16.37%) Web Services
17 335 (16.37%) Python
18 331 (16.17%) .NET
19 321 (15.68%) CSS
20 295 (14.41%) NoSQL
21 294 (14.36%) MongoDB
22 289 (14.12%) AngularJS
23 286 (13.97%) Computer Science
24 281 (13.73%) MVC
25 279 (13.63%) Git (software)
26 276 (13.48%) Oracle

Java
Top Related 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
1 210 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 187 (9.14%) JBoss
3 126 (6.16%) Apache
3 126 (6.16%) WebLogic
4 102 (4.98%) Apache Spark
5 101 (4.93%) WebSphere
6 94 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
7 75 (3.66%) Mule
8 73 (3.57%) Apache Pig
9 65 (3.18%) Mule ESB
10 61 (2.98%) IIS
11 46 (2.25%) Jetty
12 45 (2.20%) OpenStack
13 44 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 42 (2.05%) Confluence
15 33 (1.61%) Alfresco
16 30 (1.47%) Apache Solr
17 28 (1.37%) Joomla!
18 12 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 57 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.83%) MS Office
3 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.34%) SPSS
5 3 (0.15%) HipChat
5 3 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.098%) InVision
6 2 (0.098%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 116 (5.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.29%) Magento
3 6 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.20%) Maximo
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.098%) Shopify
5 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 195 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (5.72%) SaaS
3 69 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (2.44%) GitHub
5 20 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.24%) IaaS
8 5 (0.24%) Slack
9 4 (0.20%) PaaS
10 3 (0.15%) Office 365
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.049%) G Suite
11 1 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.049%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.91%) Internet
2 60 (2.93%) HTTP
3 48 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.32%) SSL
5 26 (1.27%) Firewall
6 16 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 15 (0.73%) LAN
7 15 (0.73%) WAN
8 10 (0.49%) SSH
9 8 (0.39%) Wireless
10 7 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.29%) SAN
12 5 (0.24%) Network Security
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.15%) Extranet
13 3 (0.15%) Intranet
13 3 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.15%) NAS
13 3 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 294 (14.36%) MongoDB
3 224 (10.94%) Hadoop
4 222 (10.85%) Big Data
5 185 (9.04%) SQL Server
6 168 (8.21%) MySQL
7 102 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 72 (3.52%) Apache Hive
10 64 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 46 (2.25%) Redis
13 35 (1.71%) HBase
13 35 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.66%) Apache Accumulo
15 32 (1.56%) MS Access
15 32 (1.56%) Oracle Database
16 29 (1.42%) Couchbase
16 29 (1.42%) Riak
17 19 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 279 (13.63%) Git (software)
2 248 (12.12%) JUnit
3 239 (11.68%) Maven
4 234 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 198 (9.67%) Selenium
6 172 (8.40%) JIRA
7 134 (6.55%) Cucumber
8 112 (5.47%) Subversion
9 87 (4.25%) Eclipse
10 84 (4.10%) IntelliJ
11 81 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 72 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (3.47%) Mockito
14 47 (2.30%) Vagrant
15 44 (2.15%) Ant
16 42 (2.05%) Bitbucket
17 38 (1.86%) SpecFlow
18 37 (1.81%) Visual Studio
19 35 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
20 34 (1.66%) JMeter
General
1 440 (21.49%) Finance
2 247 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 147 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 140 (6.84%) Electronics
5 138 (6.74%) Banking
6 128 (6.25%) Marketing
7 119 (5.81%) Retail
8 62 (3.03%) Games
9 50 (2.44%) Advertising
10 23 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.59%) Back Office
12 10 (0.49%) Military
13 9 (0.44%) Legal
14 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.29%) Publishing
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1115 (54.47%) Developer
2 697 (34.05%) Java Developer
3 337 (16.46%) Software Engineer
4 257 (12.55%) Java Engineer
5 227 (11.09%) Software Developer
6 214 (10.45%) Senior Developer
7 179 (8.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 174 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 147 (7.18%) Graduate
10 133 (6.50%) Junior
11 132 (6.45%) Analyst
12 116 (5.67%) Junior Developer
13 111 (5.42%) Test Engineer
14 104 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
15 100 (4.89%) Lead Developer
16 99 (4.84%) Graduate Software Developer
17 96 (4.69%) Junior Software Developer
18 84 (4.10%) Architect
19 69 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
20 68 (3.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (29.12%) Spring
2 526 (25.70%) HTML
3 392 (19.15%) XML
4 379 (18.51%) Hibernate
5 356 (17.39%) REST
6 335 (16.37%) Web Services
7 331 (16.17%) .NET
8 321 (15.68%) CSS
9 289 (14.12%) AngularJS
10 255 (12.46%) SOAP
11 230 (11.24%) J2EE
12 198 (9.67%) HTML5
13 167 (8.16%) Spring MVC
14 154 (7.52%) JSON
15 136 (6.64%) Java EE
16 135 (6.60%) React
17 123 (6.01%) RESTful
18 120 (5.86%) JPA
19 104 (5.08%) jQuery
20 102 (4.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 286 (13.97%) Computer Science
2 128 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 95 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.47%) User Experience
5 54 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 33 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 32 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
9 21 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (0.83%) Wiki
12 16 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 15 (0.73%) Internet of Things
14 14 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
15 13 (0.64%) Fintech
16 12 (0.59%) Derivative
17 11 (0.54%) PKI
18 10 (0.49%) Equities
18 10 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 440 (21.49%) Linux
2 202 (9.87%) Unix
3 181 (8.84%) Windows
4 154 (7.52%) Android
5 136 (6.64%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.27%) CentOS
9 25 (1.22%) AIX
10 21 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.39%) Solaris
14 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.29%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1264 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (32.49%) Software Engineering
3 482 (23.55%) Scrum
4 438 (21.40%) OO
5 371 (18.12%) TDD
6 353 (17.24%) SDLC
7 281 (13.73%) MVC
8 252 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 236 (11.53%) BDD
10 199 (9.72%) Mathematics
11 193 (9.43%) Open Source
12 178 (8.70%) Unit Testing
13 169 (8.26%) Mentoring
14 168 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
15 158 (7.72%) Web Development
16 145 (7.08%) Kanban
17 135 (6.60%) Test Automation
18 129 (6.30%) UML
19 128 (6.25%) Automated Testing
19 128 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 670 (32.73%) SQL
2 582 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 520 (25.40%) C#
4 498 (24.33%) C++
5 335 (16.37%) Python
6 236 (11.53%) C
7 168 (8.21%) PHP
8 121 (5.91%) Perl
9 80 (3.91%) Ruby
10 65 (3.18%) Scala
11 60 (2.93%) Objective-C
12 57 (2.78%) Go
13 51 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 47 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 37 (1.81%) VBA
16 35 (1.71%) Apex Code
17 34 (1.66%) Delphi
18 32 (1.56%) PL/SQL
19 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
20 29 (1.42%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 371 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 353 (17.24%) Degree
3 186 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 150 (7.33%) SC Cleared
5 81 (3.96%) ISEB
6 69 (3.37%) ISTQB
7 51 (2.49%) PhD
8 30 (1.47%) CISSP
9 29 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.32%) GIAC
11 25 (1.22%) SANS
12 19 (0.93%) CCNA
12 19 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.78%) GCIA
14 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
15 13 (0.64%) MCSE
15 13 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
15 13 (0.64%) SSCP
16 12 (0.59%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.13%) QA
2 22 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.54%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (0.49%) SLA
6 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) SDET
8 3 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.15%) MISRA
8 3 (0.15%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.15%) TickIT
9 2 (0.098%) PMO
10 1 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.049%) FATCA
10 1 (0.049%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (3.42%) Docker
2 27 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.93%) Snort
5 18 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.29%) Firmware
8 5 (0.24%) vSphere
9 4 (0.20%) iptables
9 4 (0.20%) KVM
9 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.15%) NDS
10 3 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.098%) Gluster
11 2 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 82 (4.01%) Ansible
2 64 (3.13%) Puppet
3 63 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.66%) Salt
5 32 (1.56%) Nagios
6 31 (1.51%) Kibana
7 29 (1.42%) logstash
8 28 (1.37%) Oozie
9 27 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.59%) Nmap
11 6 (0.29%) Grafana
12 4 (0.20%) Check_MK
12 4 (0.20%) Graylog
12 4 (0.20%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.20%) Pingdom
13 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.15%) Icinga
13 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.098%) Graphite
Vendors
1 276 (13.48%) Oracle
2 122 (5.96%) SAP
3 96 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 62 (3.03%) IBM
5 59 (2.88%) Apple
6 48 (2.34%) Adobe
7 38 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (1.81%) HP
9 32 (1.56%) Coverity
10 28 (1.37%) Atlassian
10 28 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.32%) VMware
12 23 (1.12%) Google
13 15 (0.73%) LogRhythm
13 15 (0.73%) Pega
14 14 (0.68%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.64%) ArcSight
15 13 (0.64%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.59%) Cisco
16 12 (0.59%) FireEye
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