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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South West
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,178 959 613
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.18% 12.41% 14.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.36% 22.72% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 577 596 516
10th Percentile £37,171 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 4,306 4,221 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 48.16% 54.63% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 2,847 2,006
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,234 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol +1 526 £60,000 +14.29% 68
Gloucestershire +1 261 £55,000 - 29
Somerset +24 136 £48,750 +0.52% 9
Wiltshire -14 90 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Dorset +14 82 £57,500 +35.29% 12
Devon -15 39 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cornwall -13 9 - - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 684 (58.06%) Agile
2 582 (49.41%) Software Engineering
3 568 (48.22%) Python
4 487 (41.34%) JavaScript
5 380 (32.26%) AWS
6 343 (29.12%) Docker
6 343 (29.12%) DevOps
7 303 (25.72%) C#
8 298 (25.30%) Finance
9 297 (25.21%) Spring
10 295 (25.04%) Security Cleared
11 291 (24.70%) Azure
12 274 (23.26%) CI/CD
13 268 (22.75%) C++
14 245 (20.80%) Linux
15 240 (20.37%) Kubernetes
16 237 (20.12%) Mentoring
17 234 (19.86%) React
17 234 (19.86%) SQL
18 213 (18.08%) Social Skills
19 210 (17.83%) AngularJS
20 205 (17.40%) GCP
21 198 (16.81%) Test Automation
22 190 (16.13%) Degree
23 189 (16.04%) HTML
23 189 (16.04%) Microservices
24 185 (15.70%) Ruby
25 180 (15.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
26 179 (15.20%) .NET
27 176 (14.94%) Git (software)

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 29 (2.46%) Apache
2 27 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 25 (2.12%) Apache Solr
4 23 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.53%) Confluence
6 16 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.10%) nginx
7 13 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.42%) Appian
11 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.34%) JBoss
12 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.34%) SAS
12 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.25%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.25%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.25%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 380 (32.26%) AWS
2 291 (24.70%) Azure
3 205 (17.40%) GCP
4 59 (5.01%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (3.74%) Serverless
6 34 (2.89%) Azure DevOps
7 30 (2.55%) GitHub
8 23 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 22 (1.87%) PaaS
10 20 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (1.61%) OpenShift
12 18 (1.53%) IaaS
13 17 (1.44%) SaaS
14 14 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (1.19%) Heroku
15 10 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.85%) npm
16 9 (0.76%) BrowserStack
16 9 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.84%) HTTP
2 50 (4.24%) SSL
3 32 (2.72%) Network Security
4 22 (1.87%) Internet
5 16 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 15 (1.27%) VoIP
7 12 (1.02%) DNS
8 11 (0.93%) VPN
9 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.68%) Broadband
11 7 (0.59%) Firewall
11 7 (0.59%) FTP
12 5 (0.42%) IPsec
12 5 (0.42%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.34%) LAN
13 4 (0.34%) Skype
13 4 (0.34%) Telepresence
13 4 (0.34%) WAN
14 3 (0.25%) IPv4
14 3 (0.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (12.31%) NoSQL
2 143 (12.14%) Big Data
3 80 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 63 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 62 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 49 (4.16%) MySQL
7 49 (4.16%) SQL Server
8 37 (3.14%) Redis
9 29 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.29%) DynamoDB
11 21 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.76%) DB2
14 8 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.68%) Flink
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (0.59%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 145 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.22%) JIRA
4 83 (7.05%) Selenium
5 54 (4.58%) Cucumber
6 50 (4.24%) JUnit
7 49 (4.16%) GitLab
8 32 (2.72%) Postman
9 25 (2.12%) Subversion
10 23 (1.95%) Maven
11 22 (1.87%) Cypress.io
12 19 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 14 (1.19%) Appium
14 14 (1.19%) Artifactory
14 14 (1.19%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.10%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.93%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 298 (25.30%) Finance
2 213 (18.08%) Social Skills
3 180 (15.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 107 (9.08%) Marketing
5 102 (8.66%) Games
6 77 (6.54%) Legal
7 76 (6.45%) Public Sector
8 73 (6.20%) Telecoms
9 71 (6.03%) Law
10 69 (5.86%) Electronics
11 65 (5.52%) Manufacturing
12 56 (4.75%) Retail
13 48 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (2.97%) Banking
15 32 (2.72%) Automotive
16 21 (1.78%) Aeronautics
17 19 (1.61%) Financial Institution
18 18 (1.53%) Aerospace
19 17 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
20 14 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 466 (39.56%) Software Engineer
2 338 (28.69%) Developer
3 175 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 103 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 90 (7.64%) Lead Software Engineer
6 88 (7.47%) Software Developer
7 86 (7.30%) Graduate
8 82 (6.96%) Trainee
9 69 (5.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 65 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 44 (3.74%) Analyst
11 44 (3.74%) Security Engineer
12 41 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
13 33 (2.80%) Test Engineer
14 29 (2.46%) Java Engineer
15 27 (2.29%) Tester
16 25 (2.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 25 (2.12%) Lead Developer
17 24 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (2.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (25.21%) Spring
2 234 (19.86%) React
3 210 (17.83%) AngularJS
4 189 (16.04%) HTML
5 179 (15.20%) .NET
6 174 (14.77%) Node.js
7 154 (13.07%) CSS
8 94 (7.98%) Spring Boot
9 89 (7.56%) Kafka
9 89 (7.56%) Web Services
10 81 (6.88%) REST
11 62 (5.26%) JSON
11 62 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 62 (5.26%) XML
12 56 (4.75%) Angular 2
12 56 (4.75%) ASP.NET
13 55 (4.67%) Qt
13 55 (4.67%) SOAP
14 43 (3.65%) Hibernate
14 43 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.70%) Algorithms
2 71 (6.03%) Cyberattack
3 61 (5.18%) Cloud Native
4 47 (3.99%) Cyber Defence
5 32 (2.72%) User Experience
6 29 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.12%) Blog
7 25 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (2.12%) Social Media
8 21 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
9 20 (1.70%) Mobile Computing
10 19 (1.61%) Sports Betting
11 18 (1.53%) Cybercrime
11 18 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.36%) Hackathon
12 16 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.27%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 245 (20.80%) Linux
2 166 (14.09%) Windows
3 91 (7.72%) Unix
4 62 (5.26%) Android
5 41 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.85%) CentOS
7 8 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.085%) AIX
11 1 (0.085%) Debian
11 1 (0.085%) HPUX
11 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.085%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (58.06%) Agile
2 582 (49.41%) Software Engineering
3 343 (29.12%) DevOps
4 274 (23.26%) CI/CD
5 237 (20.12%) Mentoring
6 198 (16.81%) Test Automation
7 189 (16.04%) Microservices
8 172 (14.60%) TDD
9 164 (13.92%) Scrum
10 160 (13.58%) SDLC
11 147 (12.48%) Machine Learning
12 133 (11.29%) Analytics
12 133 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
13 128 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
14 118 (10.02%) Software Testing
15 117 (9.93%) Computer Science
16 111 (9.42%) Cybersecurity
17 110 (9.34%) Data Engineering
18 98 (8.32%) Data Science
19 95 (8.06%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 568 (48.22%) Python
2 487 (41.34%) JavaScript
3 303 (25.72%) C#
4 268 (22.75%) C++
5 234 (19.86%) SQL
6 185 (15.70%) Ruby
7 122 (10.36%) Go
8 91 (7.72%) C
9 87 (7.39%) TypeScript
10 74 (6.28%) Bash
11 56 (4.75%) Kotlin
12 35 (2.97%) PHP
13 31 (2.63%) Scala
14 29 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 25 (2.12%) MATLAB
15 25 (2.12%) Perl
16 20 (1.70%) ES6
16 20 (1.70%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.61%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 295 (25.04%) Security Cleared
2 190 (16.13%) Degree
3 168 (14.26%) SC Cleared
4 66 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (5.35%) DV Cleared
6 26 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.87%) PhD
8 19 (1.61%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (1.44%) ISEB
10 8 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.34%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.34%) CISA
12 4 (0.34%) CISM
12 4 (0.34%) CRISC
12 4 (0.34%) RHCE
13 1 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.085%) CISSP
13 1 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (12.48%) QA
2 18 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.36%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.42%) Def Stans
4 5 (0.42%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.42%) PMO
4 5 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.085%) GDPR
5 1 (0.085%) SEPA
System Software
1 343 (29.12%) Docker
2 20 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) vSphere
5 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.25%) Samba
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.085%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.085%) Firmware
8 1 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 240 (20.37%) Kubernetes
2 106 (9.00%) Terraform
3 85 (7.22%) Ansible
4 27 (2.29%) Puppet
5 18 (1.53%) Kibana
6 15 (1.27%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 13 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (1.10%) logstash
7 13 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.51%) Packer
9 5 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
9 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.42%) SCCM
10 4 (0.34%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.34%) vRealize
11 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.17%) Grafana
12 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.085%) Argo
Vendors
1 112 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.64%) Oracle
3 72 (6.11%) Google
4 44 (3.74%) SAP
5 32 (2.72%) Twitter
6 27 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 21 (1.78%) Sony
8 14 (1.19%) Pega
9 13 (1.10%) BT
9 13 (1.10%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.93%) VMware
11 8 (0.68%) IBM
11 8 (0.68%) Samsung
12 7 (0.59%) Databricks
13 5 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.42%) Teradata
13 5 (0.42%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.34%) Adobe
14 4 (0.34%) Apple