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

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -29 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 119 234 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.21% 16.02% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.03% 33.19% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 151 104
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £44,690
Median % change year-on-year - +11.88% +11.72%
75th Percentile £62,653 £57,500 £52,813
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 792 705 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.31% 48.25% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 525 528 451
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,055 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £44,284 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.55% +4.20% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £74,600 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 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
South Wales -24 88 £55,000 +15.79% 11
North Wales -8 12 £22,500 -36.62% 1
West Wales -25 12 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Dyfed - 1 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 60 (50.42%) Agile
2 49 (41.18%) Python
3 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
4 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
5 42 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 39 (32.77%) Docker
7 37 (31.09%) Azure
8 36 (30.25%) C#
9 34 (28.57%) AWS
9 34 (28.57%) DevOps
10 29 (24.37%) SQL
11 27 (22.69%) Selenium
12 26 (21.85%) Node.js
12 26 (21.85%) REST
13 25 (21.01%) Kubernetes
13 25 (21.01%) .NET
14 24 (20.17%) CI/CD
15 23 (19.33%) Microservices
16 22 (18.49%) Go
16 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
16 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
16 22 (18.49%) OO
17 21 (17.65%) Finance
17 21 (17.65%) Scrum
18 20 (16.81%) Web Development
19 19 (15.97%) HTML
20 18 (15.13%) CSS
20 18 (15.13%) Social Skills
20 18 (15.13%) Full Stack Development
21 17 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) Camunda
3 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.09%) Azure
2 34 (28.57%) AWS
3 13 (10.92%) Azure DevOps
4 12 (10.08%) GCP
5 9 (7.56%) IaaS
6 6 (5.04%) GitHub
7 4 (3.36%) PaaS
8 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.68%) Azure AKS
8 2 (1.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.68%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (1.68%) Datadog
8 2 (1.68%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.68%) Pulumi
9 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) HTTP
2 9 (7.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) Broadband
3 1 (0.84%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.88%) MySQL
2 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.36%) Big Data
5 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.84%) DB2
7 1 (0.84%) Flink
7 1 (0.84%) Power BI
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (22.69%) Selenium
2 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
3 17 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.76%) Postman
5 8 (6.72%) JIRA
6 6 (5.04%) JMeter
7 4 (3.36%) JUnit
7 4 (3.36%) REST Assured
7 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.52%) Cypress.io
8 3 (2.52%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.52%) Maven
8 3 (2.52%) Mockito
9 2 (1.68%) Protractor
9 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Social Skills
3 17 (14.29%) Retail
4 12 (10.08%) Advertising
5 10 (8.40%) Marketing
5 10 (8.40%) Public Sector
6 9 (7.56%) Banking
6 9 (7.56%) Law
7 8 (6.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (3.36%) Social Housing
9 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.84%) Games
10 1 (0.84%) Legal
10 1 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Software Engineer
2 30 (25.21%) Developer
3 26 (21.85%) Java Developer
4 20 (16.81%) Test Engineer
5 14 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Tester
9 4 (3.36%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.36%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Graduate
10 3 (2.52%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (1.68%) Graduate Software Developer
11 2 (1.68%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (1.68%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (1.68%) Software Manager
11 2 (1.68%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) Node.js
1 26 (21.85%) REST
2 25 (21.01%) .NET
3 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
4 19 (15.97%) HTML
5 18 (15.13%) CSS
6 16 (13.45%) React
7 14 (11.76%) Spring
8 13 (10.92%) ActiveMQ
9 12 (10.08%) Java EE
10 11 (9.24%) Material Design
11 10 (8.40%) Angular 2
11 10 (8.40%) Web Services
12 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.56%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (5.88%) GraphQL
14 5 (4.20%) J2EE
14 5 (4.20%) Spring Boot
15 4 (3.36%) Apache Camel
15 4 (3.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Cloud Native
1 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.84%) Digital TV
4 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) PropTech
4 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Unix
2 2 (1.68%) VMS
2 2 (1.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) CentOS
3 1 (0.84%) Mesosphere
3 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.42%) Agile
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 42 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 34 (28.57%) DevOps
5 24 (20.17%) CI/CD
6 23 (19.33%) Microservices
7 22 (18.49%) OO
8 21 (17.65%) Scrum
9 20 (16.81%) Web Development
10 18 (15.13%) Full Stack Development
11 17 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
13 14 (11.76%) MVC
13 14 (11.76%) TDD
14 12 (10.08%) Artificial Intelligence
15 11 (9.24%) Analytics
15 11 (9.24%) Coaching
15 11 (9.24%) Containerisation
15 11 (9.24%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (9.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) Python
2 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (30.25%) C#
4 29 (24.37%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) Go
6 16 (13.45%) Groovy
7 13 (10.92%) Ruby
8 10 (8.40%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.88%) Bash
10 6 (5.04%) Apex Code
11 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.36%) Scala
13 3 (2.52%) PHP
14 2 (1.68%) C++
14 2 (1.68%) Perl
14 2 (1.68%) Rust
15 1 (0.84%) R
15 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) Azure Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.84%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) GDPR
2 2 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (21.01%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.72%) Terraform
3 5 (4.20%) Ansible
4 4 (3.36%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.52%) Grafana
5 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) Istio
7 1 (0.84%) Argo
7 1 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.84%) Podman
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) MuleSoft
2 9 (7.56%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.04%) Google
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 3 (2.52%) New Relic
6 2 (1.68%) Cadence
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.84%) Dell
7 1 (0.84%) Intel
7 1 (0.84%) Perforce
7 1 (0.84%) Sony