Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 158 269 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.68% 15.21% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.87% 29.05% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 134 242 242
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,875 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 691 926 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.46% 52.35% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 570 819 840
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -4 138 £43,355 +8.39% 18
West Wales -6 16 £24,000 -43.53%
North Wales +4 1 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 67 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.71%) Spring
3 55 (34.81%) Test Automation
4 49 (31.01%) SQL
5 46 (29.11%) Docker
6 43 (27.22%) Git (software)
7 41 (25.95%) C#
8 40 (25.32%) Web Services
9 39 (24.68%) Kubernetes
10 38 (24.05%) JavaScript
11 35 (22.15%) Python
12 32 (20.25%) REST
13 30 (18.99%) Selenium
14 29 (18.35%) Azure
15 27 (17.09%) RESTful
16 26 (16.46%) SOAP
17 25 (15.82%) Jenkins
17 25 (15.82%) Software Engineering
18 24 (15.19%) Degree
19 23 (14.56%) AWS
19 23 (14.56%) .NET
20 22 (13.92%) Finance
20 22 (13.92%) DevOps
21 21 (13.29%) Scala
22 20 (12.66%) Tomcat
22 20 (12.66%) Spring Boot
23 19 (12.03%) IBM
23 19 (12.03%) Cucumber
23 19 (12.03%) WebSphere
24 18 (11.39%) 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 20 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 19 (12.03%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.70%) Apache Spark
4 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.43%) Apache
6 5 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.53%) Confluence
8 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.27%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.63%) JBoss
10 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.35%) Azure
2 23 (14.56%) AWS
3 11 (6.96%) GCP
4 5 (3.16%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.53%) AWS IoT
6 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.90%) npm
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.27%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Office 365
8 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.63%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) MQTT
2 1 (0.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.43%) GIS
6 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.43%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.80%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.90%) Big Data
9 3 (1.90%) MySQL
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.99%) Selenium
3 25 (15.82%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.03%) Cucumber
5 18 (11.39%) Maven
6 17 (10.76%) JUnit
7 15 (9.49%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.59%) JIRA
9 9 (5.70%) Subversion
10 7 (4.43%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.16%) Mocha
12 5 (3.16%) Protractor
12 5 (3.16%) SonarQube
12 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (2.53%) JMeter
13 4 (2.53%) Postman
14 2 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 22 (13.92%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Advertising
2 11 (6.96%) Games
3 10 (6.33%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (58.23%) Developer
2 50 (31.65%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.92%) Software Developer
4 21 (13.29%) Junior
4 21 (13.29%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.66%) Junior Developer
6 18 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (10.76%) Software Engineer
8 16 (10.13%) Analyst
9 15 (9.49%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.96%) Graduate
10 11 (6.96%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (6.33%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Junior .NET Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Test Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) C++ Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Junior C++ Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (36.71%) Spring
2 40 (25.32%) Web Services
3 32 (20.25%) REST
4 27 (17.09%) RESTful
5 26 (16.46%) SOAP
6 23 (14.56%) .NET
7 20 (12.66%) Spring Boot
8 18 (11.39%) Node.js
9 16 (10.13%) AngularJS
9 16 (10.13%) Java SE
10 14 (8.86%) Hibernate
10 14 (8.86%) HTML
10 14 (8.86%) IBM Integration Bus
10 14 (8.86%) Play Framework
11 11 (6.96%) CSS
11 11 (6.96%) Java EE
11 11 (6.96%) React
12 10 (6.33%) Dropwizard
13 9 (5.70%) JSON
14 7 (4.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
1 8 (5.06%) User Experience
2 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.27%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Android
2 11 (6.96%) Linux
2 11 (6.96%) Windows
3 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.81%) Test Automation
3 25 (15.82%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.92%) DevOps
5 18 (11.39%) Performance Optimisation
5 18 (11.39%) Scrum
6 17 (10.76%) BDD
6 17 (10.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.23%) Web Development
8 12 (7.59%) OO
8 12 (7.59%) TDD
9 11 (6.96%) Microservices
9 11 (6.96%) SDLC
9 11 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.06%) API Development
10 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
10 8 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.06%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.01%) SQL
2 41 (25.95%) C#
3 38 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 35 (22.15%) Python
5 21 (13.29%) Scala
6 16 (10.13%) Go
7 11 (6.96%) Java 8
8 10 (6.33%) C++
9 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.70%) Ruby
10 8 (5.06%) TypeScript
11 7 (4.43%) PHP
11 7 (4.43%) R
12 5 (3.16%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.53%) Groovy
13 4 (2.53%) XPath
14 3 (1.90%) VBA
15 2 (1.27%) C
16 1 (0.63%) Perl
16 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (15.19%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (29.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (24.68%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.16%) Ansible
2 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) Kubeflow
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) IBM
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 7 (4.43%) SAP
4 5 (3.16%) Guidewire
5 4 (2.53%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.53%) Perforce
6 3 (1.90%) Google
6 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.63%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Xceptor