Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1729 1764 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.20% 16.22% 16.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.58% 28.99% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1490 1528 1730
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 6049 6084 6733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.18% 55.95% 56.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 5212 5804
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 804 £45,000 - 37
Gloucestershire -7 255 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Somerset -6 213 £42,500 -4.49% 9
Wiltshire +6 209 £45,000 -3.23% 11
Devon +2 115 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Dorset +4 79 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Cornwall +35 41 £40,000 -15.79%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 945 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (36.03%) JavaScript
3 552 (31.93%) Software Engineering
4 495 (28.63%) HTML
5 460 (26.60%) Spring
6 455 (26.32%) SQL
7 427 (24.70%) Linux
8 395 (22.85%) C#
9 380 (21.98%) Scrum
10 369 (21.34%) CSS
11 366 (21.17%) C++
11 366 (21.17%) Finance
12 363 (20.99%) Degree
13 357 (20.65%) .NET
14 356 (20.59%) TDD
15 333 (19.26%) Hibernate
16 328 (18.97%) XML
17 300 (17.35%) Python
18 297 (17.18%) REST
19 296 (17.12%) Git (software)
19 296 (17.12%) JUnit
20 288 (16.66%) OO
21 277 (16.02%) Test Automation
22 273 (15.79%) AngularJS
23 268 (15.50%) Web Services
24 264 (15.27%) Computer Science
25 242 (14.00%) Telecoms
26 240 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
27 239 (13.82%) Electronics
28 238 (13.77%) JIRA

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
1 194 (11.22%) Tomcat
2 101 (5.84%) JBoss
2 101 (5.84%) Mule
3 95 (5.49%) Mule ESB
4 76 (4.40%) Apache
5 66 (3.82%) Confluence
6 57 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 48 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 36 (2.08%) IIS
9 32 (1.85%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 26 (1.50%) Jetty
10 26 (1.50%) OpenStack
11 18 (1.04%) Anypoint
12 16 (0.93%) GlassFish
13 14 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.58%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.52%) Joomla!
16 8 (0.46%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.69%) Simulink
3 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) InVision
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
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%) Magento
3 1 (0.058%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 240 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (6.59%) SaaS
3 78 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.04%) GitHub
6 13 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.23%) BrowserStack
9 4 (0.23%) Google Play
9 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.23%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (0.23%) Serverless
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.17%) Firebase
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 46 (2.66%) Internet
3 36 (2.08%) HTTP
4 17 (0.98%) Firewall
5 11 (0.64%) Wireless
6 8 (0.46%) Intranet
7 5 (0.29%) SNMP
8 4 (0.23%) AMQP
8 4 (0.23%) HbbTV
8 4 (0.23%) ISDN
8 4 (0.23%) LAN
8 4 (0.23%) RTCP
8 4 (0.23%) RTP
8 4 (0.23%) SAN
8 4 (0.23%) SSH
8 4 (0.23%) VoIP
8 4 (0.23%) WAN
8 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.17%) MQTT
9 3 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 212 (12.26%) NoSQL
3 193 (11.16%) MongoDB
4 136 (7.87%) MySQL
5 108 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 100 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 87 (5.03%) Big Data
8 81 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
9 79 (4.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 45 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.10%) Redis
14 18 (1.04%) MS Access
15 14 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (0.75%) MariaDB
17 12 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
19 10 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 296 (17.12%) Git (software)
1 296 (17.12%) JUnit
2 238 (13.77%) JIRA
3 173 (10.01%) Jenkins
4 166 (9.60%) Selenium
5 146 (8.44%) Maven
6 127 (7.35%) Cucumber
7 117 (6.77%) Eclipse
8 103 (5.96%) IntelliJ
9 66 (3.82%) Subversion
10 59 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (3.07%) TeamCity
12 45 (2.60%) Gradle
13 42 (2.43%) SoapUI
14 37 (2.14%) JMeter
15 35 (2.02%) Mockito
16 33 (1.91%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.91%) Calabash
17 30 (1.74%) Ant
18 28 (1.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 366 (21.17%) Finance
2 242 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 239 (13.82%) Electronics
4 222 (12.84%) Manufacturing
5 214 (12.38%) Marketing
6 121 (7.00%) Retail
7 89 (5.15%) Banking
8 28 (1.62%) Advertising
9 14 (0.81%) Games
10 10 (0.58%) Law
11 8 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.46%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.29%) French Language
12 5 (0.29%) German Language
13 3 (0.17%) Back Office
13 3 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.058%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 963 (55.70%) Developer
2 574 (33.20%) Java Developer
3 327 (18.91%) Software Engineer
4 233 (13.48%) Software Developer
5 208 (12.03%) Java Engineer
6 175 (10.12%) Senior Developer
7 165 (9.54%) Java Software Engineer
8 152 (8.79%) Graduate
9 136 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 124 (7.17%) Junior
11 120 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
12 114 (6.59%) Java Software Developer
13 101 (5.84%) Graduate Software Developer
14 97 (5.61%) Junior Developer
15 95 (5.49%) Analyst
16 83 (4.80%) Lead Developer
17 81 (4.68%) Architect
18 72 (4.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 60 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
20 57 (3.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (28.63%) HTML
2 460 (26.60%) Spring
3 369 (21.34%) CSS
4 357 (20.65%) .NET
5 333 (19.26%) Hibernate
6 328 (18.97%) XML
7 297 (17.18%) REST
8 273 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 268 (15.50%) Web Services
10 212 (12.26%) SOAP
11 204 (11.80%) HTML5
12 196 (11.34%) J2EE
13 188 (10.87%) JSON
14 153 (8.85%) JPA
15 142 (8.21%) Node.js
16 132 (7.63%) RESTful
17 119 (6.88%) jQuery
17 119 (6.88%) Spring MVC
18 111 (6.42%) React
19 95 (5.49%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 264 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 109 (6.30%) User Experience
3 97 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 48 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 34 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 21 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.04%) Robotics
13 16 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.87%) iPad
15 14 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 14 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (0.81%) Fintech
16 12 (0.69%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 427 (24.70%) Linux
2 141 (8.16%) Unix
3 125 (7.23%) Windows
4 100 (5.78%) Android
5 65 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.81%) CentOS
8 14 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.35%) AIX
12 5 (0.29%) Solaris
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (31.93%) Software Engineering
3 380 (21.98%) Scrum
4 356 (20.59%) TDD
5 288 (16.66%) OO
6 277 (16.02%) Test Automation
7 235 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
8 219 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
9 211 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
10 209 (12.09%) BDD
10 209 (12.09%) Programme Management
11 188 (10.87%) MVC
12 174 (10.06%) SDLC
13 172 (9.95%) Microservices
14 166 (9.60%) Mathematics
15 142 (8.21%) Open Source
16 131 (7.58%) Web Development
17 118 (6.82%) E-Commerce
18 116 (6.71%) Kanban
19 105 (6.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 623 (36.03%) JavaScript
2 455 (26.32%) SQL
3 395 (22.85%) C#
4 366 (21.17%) C++
5 300 (17.35%) Python
6 150 (8.68%) PHP
7 134 (7.75%) C
8 80 (4.63%) Ruby
9 58 (3.35%) Perl
10 51 (2.95%) Groovy
11 48 (2.78%) Scala
12 32 (1.85%) Go
13 31 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.56%) Clojure
15 24 (1.39%) MATLAB
16 22 (1.27%) XPath
17 20 (1.16%) PowerShell
18 19 (1.10%) Objective-C
19 18 (1.04%) VBA
20 17 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 363 (20.99%) Degree
2 208 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 136 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 122 (7.06%) SC Cleared
5 70 (4.05%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
7 40 (2.31%) CISSP
8 26 (1.50%) PhD
8 26 (1.50%) SANS
9 23 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 22 (1.27%) GCIA
10 22 (1.27%) GCIH
11 21 (1.21%) ISEB
12 20 (1.16%) CREST Certified
13 14 (0.81%) CISM
13 14 (0.81%) HND
13 14 (0.81%) RHCA
13 14 (0.81%) RHCE
13 14 (0.81%) RHCSA
14 12 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.47%) QA
2 26 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.46%) GCP
6 7 (0.40%) SLA
7 5 (0.29%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.29%) MIL-STD-498
8 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) WCAG
9 2 (0.12%) ECSS
9 2 (0.12%) GDPR
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.12%) MISRA
10 1 (0.058%) COBIT
10 1 (0.058%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
System Software
1 75 (4.34%) Docker
2 18 (1.04%) Snort
3 13 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.12%) LXC
7 2 (0.12%) NFS
7 2 (0.12%) Samba
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.058%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.058%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.27%) Puppet
2 21 (1.21%) Ansible
3 17 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.93%) Nessus
5 14 (0.81%) HockeyApp
6 12 (0.69%) CloudHub
7 8 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
7 8 (0.46%) Nagios
8 7 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.17%) rkt
10 3 (0.17%) Salt
11 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.12%) Kibana
11 2 (0.12%) logstash
11 2 (0.12%) Nmap
11 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.12%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.12%) Terraform
11 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 220 (12.72%) Oracle
2 216 (12.49%) SAP
3 117 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 71 (4.11%) Apple
5 34 (1.97%) IBM
6 28 (1.62%) Google
7 20 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.16%) HP
7 20 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.16%) VMware
8 18 (1.04%) LogRhythm
9 16 (0.93%) Splunk
10 14 (0.81%) Acunetix
10 14 (0.81%) AlienVault
10 14 (0.81%) MuleSoft
10 14 (0.81%) Rapid7
11 11 (0.64%) Freescale
11 11 (0.64%) Remedy
12 8 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 8 (0.46%) Salesforce.com