Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 11 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Java 88 253 356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 9.24% 13.55% 18.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 25.33% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 93 221 320
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £26,749
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 504 999 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.94% 53.51% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 444 883 878
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £26,749
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -9 64 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Wales -2 20 £43,500 +8.75% 4
North Wales +7 3 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 40 (45.45%) Python
3 39 (44.32%) Spring
4 37 (42.05%) DevOps
5 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (32.95%) Microservices
7 28 (31.82%) Spring Boot
8 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
9 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
10 21 (23.86%) GCP
11 20 (22.73%) Public Sector
11 20 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (21.59%) Azure
12 19 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (21.59%) C#
13 18 (20.45%) Kubernetes
14 17 (19.32%) Stackdriver
14 17 (19.32%) Apache Spark
14 17 (19.32%) API Integration
14 17 (19.32%) Terraform
14 17 (19.32%) Grafana
14 17 (19.32%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (19.32%) Splunk
14 17 (19.32%) ServiceNow
14 17 (19.32%) Gradle
14 17 (19.32%) Spring Integration
14 17 (19.32%) GitHub
14 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) Apache
14 17 (19.32%) Service Management

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 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (19.32%) Apache
2 17 (19.32%) Apache Spark
3 11 (12.50%) Confluence
4 8 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (7.95%) FileNet
6 5 (5.68%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) GCP
2 19 (21.59%) Azure
3 17 (19.32%) GitHub
3 17 (19.32%) Stackdriver
4 12 (13.64%) AWS
5 4 (4.55%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.27%) Serverless
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.14%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.82%) Big Data
4 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Gradle
2 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.50%) JIRA
4 9 (10.23%) Maven
5 8 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.82%) Selenium
7 5 (5.68%) Artifactory
7 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.68%) LoadRunner
8 4 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (4.55%) NeoLoad
9 3 (3.41%) JMeter
10 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.27%) Subversion
10 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.14%) Mockito
General
1 20 (22.73%) Public Sector
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 13 (14.77%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 34 (38.64%) Java Developer
3 30 (34.09%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Technical Test Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Digital Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Digital Transformation
8 6 (6.82%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Junior
10 4 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.32%) Spring
2 28 (31.82%) Spring Boot
3 17 (19.32%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (19.32%) Spring Integration
4 9 (10.23%) Node.js
4 9 (10.23%) Web Services
5 8 (9.09%) React
6 7 (7.95%) .NET
6 7 (7.95%) RESTful
7 6 (6.82%) HTML
7 6 (6.82%) JSON
7 6 (6.82%) REST
8 5 (5.68%) CSS
8 5 (5.68%) Django
9 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.55%) CSS3
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
10 3 (3.41%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.27%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.27%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (3.41%) Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) DevOps
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.95%) Microservices
4 17 (19.32%) API Integration
4 17 (19.32%) ITSM
4 17 (19.32%) Service Management
5 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.91%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (9.09%) Fintech
9 7 (7.95%) Kanban
9 7 (7.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.95%) PRINCE
9 7 (7.95%) Web Development
10 6 (6.82%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.82%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 40 (45.45%) Python
3 19 (21.59%) C#
4 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) Java 8
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.55%) Scala
8 4 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.41%) Go
9 3 (3.41%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.27%) ES6
10 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.14%) ES7
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) Degree
4 7 (7.95%) ISEB
4 7 (7.95%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.68%) MCSD
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 17 (19.32%) Grafana
2 17 (19.32%) Terraform
3 4 (4.55%) Ansible
4 3 (3.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Google
1 17 (19.32%) ServiceNow
1 17 (19.32%) Splunk
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) IBM
4 7 (7.95%) Adobe
5 5 (5.68%) ILOG
5 5 (5.68%) Kofax
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) SAP