Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 199 342 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.25% 14.27% 15.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 26.61% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 168 312 332
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £60,925 £52,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 957 1,285 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 49.28% 53.61% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,162 1,152
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Wales

Java
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Wales.

Salary trend for Java in Wales

Java
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -4 158 £40,000 -5.88% 22
West Wales +7 24 £49,039 -1.92% 3
North Wales -6 8 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Mid Wales -20 2 - - 2
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.19%) JavaScript
3 68 (34.17%) SQL
4 66 (33.17%) Software Engineering
5 59 (29.65%) Spring
6 57 (28.64%) OO
7 55 (27.64%) OOP
8 54 (27.14%) Scrum
9 45 (22.61%) CSS
10 44 (22.11%) HTML
11 38 (19.10%) Finance
11 38 (19.10%) C++
11 38 (19.10%) Oracle
11 38 (19.10%) Test Automation
12 37 (18.59%) TDD
13 36 (18.09%) Degree
14 35 (17.59%) C#
15 32 (16.08%) Unix
15 32 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (15.58%) Web Development
17 29 (14.57%) Web Services
18 28 (14.07%) Python
19 27 (13.57%) Computer Science
20 26 (13.07%) Linux
20 26 (13.07%) RESTful
21 24 (12.06%) REST
21 24 (12.06%) SOAP
21 24 (12.06%) Hibernate
22 23 (11.56%) Android
23 22 (11.06%) Apple iOS

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 22 (11.06%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.05%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.53%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.53%) JBoss
4 10 (5.03%) IIS
5 8 (4.02%) Apache
6 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.01%) nginx
7 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.51%) Liferay
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.01%) Mule
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) CMS
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.04%) SaaS
3 15 (7.54%) PaaS
4 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.01%) IaaS
7 2 (1.01%) Serverless
8 1 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) TCP/IP
1 6 (3.02%) Wireshark
2 5 (2.51%) Broadband
2 5 (2.51%) Firewall
2 5 (2.51%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.01%) Network Security
3 4 (2.01%) PuTTY
3 4 (2.01%) SAN
3 4 (2.01%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.51%) FTP
4 3 (1.51%) HTTP
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.01%) IPsec
5 2 (1.01%) MPLS
5 2 (1.01%) NAS
5 2 (1.01%) VLAN
5 2 (1.01%) VoIP
5 2 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.55%) MongoDB
1 21 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.54%) MySQL
3 13 (6.53%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.02%) Big Data
5 8 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.51%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (10.55%) Maven
2 13 (6.53%) JUnit
3 12 (6.03%) Subversion
4 10 (5.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.52%) JMeter
6 7 (3.52%) Selenium
7 6 (3.02%) Ant
7 6 (3.02%) JIRA
7 6 (3.02%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.01%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.01%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.01%) NetBeans
9 4 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 38 (19.10%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Retail
3 6 (3.02%) Advertising
3 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (1.51%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Games
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 108 (54.27%) Developer
2 59 (29.65%) Java Developer
3 41 (20.60%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.05%) Graduate
6 17 (8.54%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.54%) Junior
7 15 (7.54%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Java Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Lead Software Engineer
9 13 (6.53%) Analyst
9 13 (6.53%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Junior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Test Engineer
13 8 (4.02%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (4.02%) Graduate Software Developer
14 7 (3.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.65%) Spring
2 45 (22.61%) CSS
3 44 (22.11%) HTML
4 29 (14.57%) Web Services
5 26 (13.07%) RESTful
6 24 (12.06%) Hibernate
6 24 (12.06%) REST
6 24 (12.06%) SOAP
7 20 (10.05%) AngularJS
8 19 (9.55%) CSS3
8 19 (9.55%) HTML5
9 17 (8.54%) J2EE
10 16 (8.04%) XML
11 14 (7.04%) Django
11 14 (7.04%) Node.js
12 13 (6.53%) .NET
13 12 (6.03%) Kafka
14 11 (5.53%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (5.03%) JSON
16 9 (4.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.04%) Data Structures
4 13 (6.53%) Fintech
5 10 (5.03%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.51%) Clustering
8 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) NHS
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.01%) VLE
9 2 (1.01%) Wiki
10 1 (0.50%) BBC
10 1 (0.50%) iSeries
10 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Unix
2 26 (13.07%) Linux
3 23 (11.56%) Android
4 22 (11.06%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.03%) CentOS
6 7 (3.52%) Debian
7 6 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.51%) Windows
8 5 (2.51%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.17%) Software Engineering
3 57 (28.64%) OO
4 55 (27.64%) OOP
5 54 (27.14%) Scrum
6 38 (19.10%) Test Automation
7 37 (18.59%) TDD
8 31 (15.58%) Web Development
9 22 (11.06%) SDLC
10 19 (9.55%) DevOps
10 19 (9.55%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (8.54%) Software Delivery
13 16 (8.04%) Business Transformation
13 16 (8.04%) Open Source
14 14 (7.04%) ITIL
14 14 (7.04%) Microservices
15 13 (6.53%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (6.53%) SEO
15 13 (6.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.19%) JavaScript
2 68 (34.17%) SQL
3 38 (19.10%) C++
4 35 (17.59%) C#
5 28 (14.07%) Python
6 20 (10.05%) Go
7 18 (9.05%) Scala
8 17 (8.54%) PHP
9 14 (7.04%) Ruby
10 13 (6.53%) C
11 12 (6.03%) Objective-C
12 11 (5.53%) R
13 10 (5.03%) Apple Swift
13 10 (5.03%) Perl
14 8 (4.02%) Bash Shell
15 7 (3.52%) TypeScript
16 6 (3.02%) Groovy
16 6 (3.02%) Korn
17 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
18 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (18.09%) Degree
2 21 (10.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.01%) CEH
3 4 (2.01%) CISMP
3 4 (2.01%) CISSP
3 4 (2.01%) GIAC
4 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.05%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) SLA
3 3 (1.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) Docker
2 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) Ansible
2 7 (3.52%) Terraform
3 2 (1.01%) Kibana
3 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (19.10%) Oracle
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.03%) VMware
4 9 (4.52%) Cisco
5 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.52%) SAP
7 5 (2.51%) Citrix
8 4 (2.01%) Sony
9 2 (1.01%) Brocade
9 2 (1.01%) EMC
9 2 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.01%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.01%) Talend
10 1 (0.50%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Sencha
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore