Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 103 210 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 8.80% 11.69% 15.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.20% 20.87% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 166 237
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,500 £27,200
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
75th Percentile £53,813 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £61,250 £56,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 510 1,006 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.55% 55.98% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 425 876 811
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 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 -4 71 £48,750 +12.44% 24
West Wales +1 27 £42,000 -1.18% 6
North Wales +6 4 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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 51 (49.51%) Python
2 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.78%) SQL
3 42 (40.78%) DevOps
4 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
5 29 (28.16%) C#
6 28 (27.18%) Azure
7 27 (26.21%) Spring
8 25 (24.27%) Finance
9 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
9 21 (20.39%) Microservices
9 21 (20.39%) Spring Boot
10 19 (18.45%) Scrum
11 18 (17.48%) Advertising
11 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
12 16 (15.53%) Web Development
12 16 (15.53%) JIRA
13 15 (14.56%) PHP
13 15 (14.56%) .NET
13 15 (14.56%) Kubernetes
14 14 (13.59%) HTML
15 13 (12.62%) C++
15 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.62%) OpenShift
15 13 (12.62%) Confluence
15 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
16 12 (11.65%) Kanban
16 12 (11.65%) CSS
16 12 (11.65%) Maven

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 13 (12.62%) Confluence
2 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (9.71%) FileNet
4 8 (7.77%) LiveCycle
5 5 (4.85%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) Azure
2 13 (12.62%) OpenShift
3 10 (9.71%) AWS
4 4 (3.88%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.97%) GCP
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.97%) Route 53
5 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.85%) Big Data
3 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.88%) Power BI
4 4 (3.88%) Tableau
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
5 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.97%) Delta Lake
7 1 (0.97%) HPCC
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.53%) JIRA
3 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.65%) Maven
5 11 (10.68%) Bitbucket
5 11 (10.68%) Selenium
6 9 (8.74%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.88%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.91%) JUnit
9 3 (2.91%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.94%) JMeter
10 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.97%) Mockito
11 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 25 (24.27%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Advertising
3 10 (9.71%) Multimedia
4 7 (6.80%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.88%) Electronics
5 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.36%) Analyst
4 19 (18.45%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Lead Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Trainee Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Trainee Web Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Configuration Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) Spring
2 21 (20.39%) Spring Boot
3 15 (14.56%) .NET
4 14 (13.59%) HTML
5 12 (11.65%) CSS
6 11 (10.68%) JSON
6 11 (10.68%) React
7 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.71%) CSS3
7 10 (9.71%) HTML5
8 8 (7.77%) Node.js
8 8 (7.77%) Web Services
9 7 (6.80%) REST
10 6 (5.83%) Kafka
10 6 (5.83%) RESTful
11 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.88%) Django
12 4 (3.88%) React Native
13 2 (1.94%) GraphQL
13 2 (1.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.88%) Android
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) DevOps
3 21 (20.39%) Microservices
4 19 (18.45%) Scrum
5 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
5 16 (15.53%) Web Development
6 12 (11.65%) Kanban
6 12 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.74%) Process Improvement
8 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.77%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.80%) Mobile Development
11 6 (5.83%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) Python
2 42 (40.78%) SQL
3 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.16%) C#
5 15 (14.56%) PHP
6 13 (12.62%) C++
7 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.80%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.83%) Java 8
10 5 (4.85%) Go
11 2 (1.94%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.94%) Groovy
11 2 (1.94%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) ES6
12 1 (0.97%) R
12 1 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.97%) Scala
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.71%) Degree
3 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.80%) MCSD
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.83%) ISEB
5 6 (5.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.85%) Ansible
3 3 (2.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) IBM
3 10 (9.71%) Adobe
4 8 (7.77%) ILOG
4 8 (7.77%) Kofax
5 4 (3.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) Pega