Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 46 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 61 65 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.41% 4.79% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 4.99% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 55
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,295 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -9.52%
75th Percentile £52,375 £45,250 £49,375
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,429 £51,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,248 1,302 1,639
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.17% 95.88% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1,121 1,419
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +3 46 £43,750 +2.94% 9
West Wales -5 14 £42,000 -1.18% 1
North Wales +1 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Spring
3 31 (50.82%) Scrum
4 30 (49.18%) Microservices
5 25 (40.98%) Docker
6 24 (39.34%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (37.70%) Spring Boot
8 22 (36.07%) Social Skills
8 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
9 21 (34.43%) REST
9 21 (34.43%) Java 8
9 21 (34.43%) DevOps
9 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
10 19 (31.15%) Azure
10 19 (31.15%) BDD
10 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
11 18 (29.51%) TDD
11 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
12 17 (27.87%) Coaching
13 15 (24.59%) Web Services
13 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (22.95%) HTML
14 14 (22.95%) SQL
14 14 (22.95%) Middleware
14 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
15 13 (21.31%) OpenShift
16 12 (19.67%) Terraform
17 11 (18.03%) GraphQL
17 11 (18.03%) Serverless

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (6.56%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) OnBase
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Azure
2 13 (21.31%) OpenShift
3 11 (18.03%) GitHub
3 11 (18.03%) Serverless
4 5 (8.20%) AWS
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.56%) Twilio
6 3 (4.92%) GCP
6 3 (4.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Big Data
2 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Subversion
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) JMeter
5 3 (4.92%) Protractor
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.64%) SOAtest
7 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (36.07%) Social Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Advertising
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Back Office
4 5 (8.20%) Electronics
5 4 (6.56%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Law
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 4 (6.56%) Public Sector
6 3 (4.92%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (65.57%) Spring
2 23 (37.70%) Spring Boot
3 21 (34.43%) REST
4 15 (24.59%) Web Services
5 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
5 14 (22.95%) HTML
5 14 (22.95%) Middleware
6 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.03%) CGI
6 11 (18.03%) CSS
6 11 (18.03%) GraphQL
6 11 (18.03%) JavaBeans
7 9 (14.75%) RESTful
8 7 (11.48%) Node.js
8 7 (11.48%) SOAP
9 5 (8.20%) .NET
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.20%) React
9 5 (8.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) NHS
2 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Android
1 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) Scrum
3 30 (49.18%) Microservices
4 24 (39.34%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (34.43%) DevOps
6 19 (31.15%) BDD
7 18 (29.51%) TDD
8 17 (27.87%) Coaching
9 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.03%) Analytics
10 11 (18.03%) Big Data Analytics
10 11 (18.03%) Data Analytics
10 11 (18.03%) Open Source
10 11 (18.03%) SOA
11 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (14.75%) Kanban
13 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
14 7 (11.48%) Time Management
15 6 (9.84%) Software Delivery
15 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (34.43%) Java 8
3 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) MCSD
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (19.67%) Terraform
3 4 (6.56%) Ansible
4 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Guidewire
2 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Hyland
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle