Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1897 1761 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.37% 16.11% 16.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.15% 28.71% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1535 1734
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 6292 6134 6698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.95% 56.12% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 5260 5741
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 825 £45,000 - 44
Gloucestershire -6 299 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Somerset -3 233 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Wiltshire +3 227 £45,000 - 15
Devon -2 130 £36,742 -18.35% 5
Dorset +8 93 £40,000 -15.79% 9
Cornwall - 62 £40,000 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1037 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (33.68%) JavaScript
3 580 (30.57%) Software Engineering
4 538 (28.36%) HTML
5 522 (27.52%) Spring
6 520 (27.41%) SQL
7 494 (26.04%) C#
8 480 (25.30%) Scrum
9 479 (25.25%) Linux
10 439 (23.14%) C++
11 405 (21.35%) Degree
12 401 (21.14%) Finance
13 390 (20.56%) Hibernate
14 380 (20.03%) TDD
15 375 (19.77%) CSS
16 367 (19.35%) XML
17 354 (18.66%) .NET
17 354 (18.66%) Test Automation
18 352 (18.56%) OO
19 325 (17.13%) JUnit
20 322 (16.97%) REST
21 313 (16.50%) Python
22 306 (16.13%) AngularJS
23 296 (15.60%) Web Services
24 295 (15.55%) Git (software)
25 279 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
26 270 (14.23%) Electronics
27 268 (14.13%) Telecoms
28 266 (14.02%) Computer Science
29 250 (13.18%) Security Cleared

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
1 208 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 115 (6.06%) JBoss
3 98 (5.17%) Mule
4 96 (5.06%) Mule ESB
5 94 (4.96%) Apache
6 73 (3.85%) Confluence
7 67 (3.53%) WebLogic
7 67 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 53 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
9 43 (2.27%) IIS
10 34 (1.79%) Apache Spark
11 28 (1.48%) Jetty
12 23 (1.21%) Apache Solr
13 20 (1.05%) Alfresco
14 19 (1.00%) Joomla!
14 19 (1.00%) nginx
14 19 (1.00%) OpenStack
15 17 (0.90%) GlassFish
16 14 (0.74%) Anypoint
17 9 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (0.58%) Simulink
2 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.37%) InVision
3 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.11%) HipChat
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.053%) Magento
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.053%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 238 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.85%) SaaS
3 81 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
4 73 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.79%) GitHub
6 15 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.26%) Office 365
10 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.21%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.06%) Internet
2 45 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.85%) HTTP
4 15 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 13 (0.69%) Firewall
6 11 (0.58%) Wireless
7 8 (0.42%) Intranet
8 7 (0.37%) SSH
9 6 (0.32%) SSL
10 5 (0.26%) DNS
11 4 (0.21%) FTP
11 4 (0.21%) HbbTV
11 4 (0.21%) LAN
11 4 (0.21%) SAN
11 4 (0.21%) WAN
12 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.16%) SNMP
12 3 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (0.11%) DHCP
13 2 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 222 (11.70%) MongoDB
3 217 (11.44%) SQL Server
4 147 (7.75%) MySQL
5 107 (5.64%) Hadoop
6 102 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 96 (5.06%) Big Data
8 91 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 44 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.90%) MS Access
14 16 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 16 (0.84%) MarkLogic
14 16 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.79%) Redis
16 11 (0.58%) Riak
17 10 (0.53%) Couchbase
18 9 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 325 (17.13%) JUnit
2 295 (15.55%) Git (software)
3 227 (11.97%) JIRA
4 197 (10.38%) Selenium
5 187 (9.86%) Maven
6 184 (9.70%) Jenkins
7 145 (7.64%) Cucumber
8 125 (6.59%) Eclipse
9 118 (6.22%) IntelliJ
10 96 (5.06%) Subversion
11 61 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 49 (2.58%) Gradle
13 46 (2.42%) Mockito
14 45 (2.37%) TeamCity
15 44 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (2.16%) Bitbucket
16 41 (2.16%) Visual Studio
17 40 (2.11%) Jasmine
17 40 (2.11%) SpecFlow
17 40 (2.11%) WebDriver
General
1 401 (21.14%) Finance
2 270 (14.23%) Electronics
3 268 (14.13%) Telecoms
4 245 (12.92%) Manufacturing
5 231 (12.18%) Marketing
6 107 (5.64%) Retail
7 89 (4.69%) Banking
8 37 (1.95%) Advertising
9 24 (1.27%) Games
10 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.58%) Back Office
11 8 (0.42%) Private Banking
12 7 (0.37%) Law
13 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.16%) Automotive
15 3 (0.16%) French Language
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
15 3 (0.16%) Legal
16 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1018 (53.66%) Developer
2 627 (33.05%) Java Developer
3 340 (17.92%) Software Engineer
4 229 (12.07%) Software Developer
5 209 (11.02%) Java Engineer
6 187 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 175 (9.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 154 (8.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 143 (7.54%) Graduate
10 126 (6.64%) Analyst
11 121 (6.38%) Junior
12 105 (5.54%) Graduate Developer
13 101 (5.32%) Java Software Developer
14 94 (4.96%) Junior Developer
15 91 (4.80%) Lead Developer
16 88 (4.64%) Graduate Software Developer
17 79 (4.16%) Test Engineer
18 78 (4.11%) Architect
19 71 (3.74%) Tester
20 67 (3.53%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (28.36%) HTML
2 522 (27.52%) Spring
3 390 (20.56%) Hibernate
4 375 (19.77%) CSS
5 367 (19.35%) XML
6 354 (18.66%) .NET
7 322 (16.97%) REST
8 306 (16.13%) AngularJS
9 296 (15.60%) Web Services
10 229 (12.07%) HTML5
11 225 (11.86%) SOAP
12 193 (10.17%) J2EE
13 184 (9.70%) JSON
14 163 (8.59%) JPA
15 132 (6.96%) Node.js
15 132 (6.96%) RESTful
16 130 (6.85%) Spring MVC
17 123 (6.48%) jQuery
18 112 (5.90%) React
19 100 (5.27%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 266 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 109 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 97 (5.11%) User Experience
4 77 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 58 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 24 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 20 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 20 (1.05%) Fintech
13 19 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (0.95%) iPad
15 17 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.79%) Wiki
17 14 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.69%) NHS
19 10 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 479 (25.25%) Linux
2 189 (9.96%) Windows
3 170 (8.96%) Unix
4 141 (7.43%) Android
5 99 (5.22%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.00%) CentOS
9 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.42%) AIX
12 8 (0.42%) Solaris
13 7 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.16%) SUSE
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1037 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (30.57%) Software Engineering
3 480 (25.30%) Scrum
4 380 (20.03%) TDD
5 354 (18.66%) Test Automation
6 352 (18.56%) OO
7 279 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 246 (12.97%) BDD
9 231 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
10 225 (11.86%) Programme Management
11 224 (11.81%) Digital Marketing
12 217 (11.44%) SDLC
13 212 (11.18%) MVC
14 197 (10.38%) Open Source
15 157 (8.28%) Mathematics
16 153 (8.07%) Microservices
17 143 (7.54%) Web Development
18 125 (6.59%) Kanban
19 119 (6.27%) OOP
20 116 (6.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 639 (33.68%) JavaScript
2 520 (27.41%) SQL
3 494 (26.04%) C#
4 439 (23.14%) C++
5 313 (16.50%) Python
6 181 (9.54%) C
7 168 (8.86%) PHP
8 74 (3.90%) Ruby
9 72 (3.80%) Perl
10 55 (2.90%) Scala
11 47 (2.48%) Groovy
12 38 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 32 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 29 (1.53%) Delphi
15 29 (1.53%) Go
16 28 (1.48%) XPath
17 26 (1.37%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.27%) Clojure
19 22 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 405 (21.35%) Degree
2 250 (13.18%) Security Cleared
3 156 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 144 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 90 (4.74%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.53%) ISEB
7 46 (2.42%) CISSP
8 43 (2.27%) ISTQB
9 41 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
10 28 (1.48%) GCIA
10 28 (1.48%) PhD
11 26 (1.37%) GCIH
11 26 (1.37%) SANS
12 22 (1.16%) RHCE
12 22 (1.16%) RHCSA
13 20 (1.05%) CISM
13 20 (1.05%) RHCA
14 19 (1.00%) CREST Certified
15 18 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.95%) QA
2 33 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.95%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.47%) SLA
7 8 (0.42%) GCP
8 6 (0.32%) Def Stans
8 6 (0.32%) MISRA
8 6 (0.32%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.11%) ECSS
11 2 (0.11%) MIL-STD-498
11 2 (0.11%) TickIT
12 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (3.27%) Docker
2 36 (1.90%) Snort
3 8 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 2 (0.11%) Gluster
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) iptables
6 2 (0.11%) KVM
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.053%) LXC
Systems Management
1 26 (1.37%) Ansible
2 25 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.27%) Puppet
4 22 (1.16%) Nessus
5 18 (0.95%) Nagios
6 12 (0.63%) Nmap
7 11 (0.58%) CloudHub
7 11 (0.58%) HockeyApp
8 10 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.32%) Graylog
9 6 (0.32%) Kibana
10 4 (0.21%) logstash
10 4 (0.21%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.21%) Salt
11 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.16%) Check_MK
11 3 (0.16%) Grafana
11 3 (0.16%) Oozie
11 3 (0.16%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.16%) rkt
Vendors
1 248 (13.07%) Oracle
2 228 (12.02%) SAP
3 119 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 77 (4.06%) Apple
5 60 (3.16%) IBM
6 36 (1.90%) LogRhythm
7 24 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 24 (1.27%) Google
7 24 (1.27%) Splunk
8 21 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.05%) Acunetix
9 20 (1.05%) AlienVault
9 20 (1.05%) Rapid7
10 18 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 17 (0.90%) HP
12 16 (0.84%) ArcSight
12 16 (0.84%) Freescale
13 12 (0.63%) MuleSoft
13 12 (0.63%) Pega
13 12 (0.63%) VMware