Period
to 25 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 84 345 375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.08% 18.08% 18.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.83% 34.67% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 85 315 307
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% -1.78%
10th Percentile £32,160 £30,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £57,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 446 995 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 58.84% 52.15% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 387 877 891
Median annual salary £44,379 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.95% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Wales

Java
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Java in Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Wales over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in Wales

Java
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 September 2020. 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 -8 80 £45,000 +9.76% 17
North Wales +10 1 £35,000 - 7
West Wales -16 1 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 39 (46.43%) Spring
2 35 (41.67%) SQL
3 30 (35.71%) Kubernetes
4 29 (34.52%) Python
5 28 (33.33%) DevOps
6 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.95%) GCP
8 25 (29.76%) Docker
9 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
10 20 (23.81%) Spring Boot
11 19 (22.62%) Public Sector
11 19 (22.62%) Apache Spark
11 19 (22.62%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (22.62%) Google
11 19 (22.62%) Service Management
11 19 (22.62%) ITSM
11 19 (22.62%) Apache
12 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 18 (21.43%) ServiceNow
12 18 (21.43%) Microservices
12 18 (21.43%) Stackdriver
12 18 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (21.43%) Splunk
12 18 (21.43%) Spring Integration
12 18 (21.43%) GitHub
12 18 (21.43%) Gradle
12 18 (21.43%) API Integration

Java
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 19 (22.62%) Apache
1 19 (22.62%) Apache Spark
1 19 (22.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.95%) GCP
2 18 (21.43%) GitHub
2 18 (21.43%) Stackdriver
3 15 (17.86%) AWS
4 14 (16.67%) Azure
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.38%) npm
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.19%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.71%) Big Data
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.57%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.19%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 18 (21.43%) Gradle
2 8 (9.52%) JUnit
3 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) Selenium
4 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.95%) JIRA
5 5 (5.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.38%) JMeter
7 2 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.38%) Postman
7 2 (2.38%) Subversion
7 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.19%) TestNG
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.19%) WebObjects
General
1 19 (22.62%) Public Sector
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (73.81%) Developer
2 38 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Digital Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Digital Transformation
6 7 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Junior
8 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) Spring
2 20 (23.81%) Spring Boot
3 18 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (21.43%) Spring Integration
4 17 (20.24%) Web Services
5 15 (17.86%) SOAP
6 12 (14.29%) REST
7 8 (9.52%) Dropwizard
7 8 (9.52%) HTML
8 7 (8.33%) CSS
8 7 (8.33%) Node.js
8 7 (8.33%) RESTful
9 6 (7.14%) Java SE
9 6 (7.14%) React
10 5 (5.95%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (5.95%) Play Framework
11 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.76%) Java EE
12 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.95%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) DevOps
2 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (22.62%) ITSM
4 19 (22.62%) Service Management
5 18 (21.43%) API Integration
5 18 (21.43%) Microservices
6 11 (13.10%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (11.90%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (10.71%) Scrum
8 9 (10.71%) SDLC
9 8 (9.52%) Android Development
9 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.14%) API Development
10 6 (7.14%) Fintech
11 5 (5.95%) Cryptography
11 5 (5.95%) Insurtech
11 5 (5.95%) Machine Learning
11 5 (5.95%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) Python
3 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Scala
5 8 (9.52%) Go
6 7 (8.33%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) Java 8
6 7 (8.33%) Kotlin
6 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) ES6
8 1 (1.19%) ES7
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 18 (21.43%) Grafana
2 18 (21.43%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Kubeflow
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Google
2 18 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 18 (21.43%) Splunk
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle
4 5 (5.95%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.19%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.19%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) VMware