Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 347 370 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.34% 18.96% 12.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.87% 35.10% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 298 298 218
Wales median annual salary £42,250 £41,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% -1.78% +5.63%
10th Percentile £30,203 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -

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 995 1,054 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.59% 54.02% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 879 877 852
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +1 308 £42,500 - 31
West Wales +3 29 £39,500 +38.01% 8
North Wales +1 7 - - 4
Mid Wales +9 3 £55,000 - 3
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 213 (61.38%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (38.62%) Spring
3 117 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 95 (27.38%) Git (software)
5 91 (26.22%) Scrum
6 84 (24.21%) SQL
7 81 (23.34%) Test Automation
8 76 (21.90%) Hibernate
9 71 (20.46%) Python
10 63 (18.16%) Software Engineering
11 60 (17.29%) AngularJS
12 59 (17.00%) Maven
12 59 (17.00%) Web Services
13 57 (16.43%) Selenium
13 57 (16.43%) Jenkins
14 54 (15.56%) HTML
15 52 (14.99%) .NET
16 49 (14.12%) J2EE
17 46 (13.26%) REST
18 45 (12.97%) Docker
19 44 (12.68%) React
20 42 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
20 42 (12.10%) AWS
21 40 (11.53%) SDLC
21 40 (11.53%) Web Development
22 39 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (11.24%) Linux
23 38 (10.95%) Oracle
24 37 (10.66%) CSS
24 37 (10.66%) JSON

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 28 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 26 (7.49%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.90%) Confluence
5 15 (4.32%) JBoss
6 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.02%) Apache
9 5 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.58%) CMS
11 2 (0.58%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) Mule
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.10%) AWS
2 34 (9.80%) Azure
3 21 (6.05%) GitHub
4 12 (3.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 12 (3.46%) GCP
5 10 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.02%) PaaS
7 6 (1.73%) IaaS
7 6 (1.73%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.15%) Serverless
10 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.86%) npm
11 2 (0.58%) Office 365
12 1 (0.29%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.29%) G Suite
12 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.15%) Internet
3 4 (1.15%) LAN
4 3 (0.86%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.20%) MySQL
5 21 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.19%) Informix
7 13 (3.75%) DB2
8 10 (2.88%) Redis
9 8 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.15%) GIS
11 4 (1.15%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.58%) Big Data
12 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.58%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 95 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 59 (17.00%) Maven
3 57 (16.43%) Jenkins
3 57 (16.43%) Selenium
4 30 (8.65%) Subversion
5 29 (8.36%) JUnit
6 24 (6.92%) Cucumber
7 21 (6.05%) JIRA
8 18 (5.19%) IntelliJ
9 13 (3.75%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.88%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.88%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.59%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.59%) Liquibase
12 7 (2.02%) Ant
12 7 (2.02%) Protractor
12 7 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (10.09%) Finance
2 30 (8.65%) Banking
3 19 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.75%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.88%) Retail
6 6 (1.73%) Advertising
6 6 (1.73%) Games
7 5 (1.44%) Publishing
8 4 (1.15%) Billing
9 3 (0.86%) Local Government
9 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 199 (57.35%) Developer
2 110 (31.70%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.41%) Software Developer
4 44 (12.68%) Analyst
5 34 (9.80%) Software Engineer
6 28 (8.07%) Test Analyst
7 19 (5.48%) Security Engineer
7 19 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.61%) Lead Developer
9 15 (4.32%) Junior
9 15 (4.32%) Junior Developer
9 15 (4.32%) Senior Test Analyst
9 15 (4.32%) Tester
10 13 (3.75%) Test Engineer
11 12 (3.46%) Principal Engineer
11 12 (3.46%) Principal Security Engineer
11 12 (3.46%) Senior Tester
12 11 (3.17%) Development Manager
12 11 (3.17%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (38.62%) Spring
2 76 (21.90%) Hibernate
3 60 (17.29%) AngularJS
4 59 (17.00%) Web Services
5 54 (15.56%) HTML
6 52 (14.99%) .NET
7 49 (14.12%) J2EE
8 46 (13.26%) REST
9 44 (12.68%) React
10 37 (10.66%) CSS
10 37 (10.66%) JSON
11 36 (10.37%) RESTful
12 34 (9.80%) Node.js
13 31 (8.93%) SOAP
14 29 (8.36%) Spring Boot
15 25 (7.20%) Kafka
16 20 (5.76%) XML
17 18 (5.19%) TensorFlow
18 17 (4.90%) JPA
19 15 (4.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.80%) User Experience
2 21 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) iPhone
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.24%) Linux
2 13 (3.75%) Android
3 10 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.59%) Unix
5 8 (2.31%) Windows
6 7 (2.02%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (61.38%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (26.22%) Scrum
3 81 (23.34%) Test Automation
4 63 (18.16%) Software Engineering
5 42 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (11.53%) SDLC
6 40 (11.53%) Web Development
7 39 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (10.37%) DevOps
8 36 (10.37%) Front End Development
9 33 (9.51%) Microservices
9 33 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (7.78%) OO
11 26 (7.49%) Software Testing
12 24 (6.92%) BDD
12 24 (6.92%) OWASP
13 23 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (6.34%) Collaborative Working
14 22 (6.34%) TDD
15 20 (5.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 84 (24.21%) SQL
3 71 (20.46%) Python
4 35 (10.09%) C#
5 30 (8.65%) Go
6 24 (6.92%) C++
7 23 (6.63%) PHP
8 19 (5.48%) Groovy
8 19 (5.48%) Java 8
9 12 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.02%) RPG
12 5 (1.44%) C
12 5 (1.44%) Perl
12 5 (1.44%) Ruby
13 4 (1.15%) X++
14 3 (0.86%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.86%) VB
15 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.36%) Degree
2 16 (4.61%) CISMP
2 16 (4.61%) CISSP
3 11 (3.17%) ISEB
4 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.09%) QA
2 11 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 45 (12.97%) Docker
2 3 (0.86%) Firmware
3 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (5.76%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.03%) Ansible
2 14 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (2.59%) Terraform
4 8 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.31%) Puppet
5 4 (1.15%) Kibana
5 4 (1.15%) Salt
6 2 (0.58%) Grafana
7 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (10.95%) Oracle
2 28 (8.07%) SAP
3 22 (6.34%) IBM
4 19 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.75%) Guidewire
6 9 (2.59%) Google
7 8 (2.31%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.58%) F5
9 2 (0.58%) HP
9 2 (0.58%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.29%) Avaya
10 1 (0.29%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.29%) Talend