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

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 417 240 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.12% 11.71% 13.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.68% 24.49% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 352 213 323
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,749 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,349 £58,600
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 1,137 980 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.85% 47.80% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 954 903 1,255
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 November 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 November 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 +10 322 £42,500 +6.25% 40
West Wales +19 69 £33,934 -30.80% 5
Mid Wales +14 16 £36,000 - 1
North Wales +7 10 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 218 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (28.78%) SQL
3 115 (27.58%) Spring
4 103 (24.70%) Software Engineering
5 93 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
6 85 (20.38%) C#
7 80 (19.18%) Web Services
8 79 (18.94%) QA
9 78 (18.71%) Test Automation
10 73 (17.51%) Mentoring
11 69 (16.55%) JavaScript
12 68 (16.31%) Unix
12 68 (16.31%) Finance
13 67 (16.07%) REST
14 66 (15.83%) Degree
15 65 (15.59%) TDD
16 63 (15.11%) HTML
17 61 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 60 (14.39%) Spring Boot
19 59 (14.15%) Scrum
20 57 (13.67%) Service Delivery
20 57 (13.67%) XML
21 56 (13.43%) Microservices
22 54 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
23 53 (12.71%) Docker
23 53 (12.71%) BDD
24 52 (12.47%) Oracle
25 51 (12.23%) Hibernate
25 51 (12.23%) NoSQL

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 19 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (3.84%) Confluence
2 16 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.36%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.44%) Anypoint
7 6 (1.44%) SAS
8 5 (1.20%) Apache
8 5 (1.20%) nginx
9 4 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.96%) CMS
9 4 (0.96%) IIS
9 4 (0.96%) JBoss
10 3 (0.72%) Liferay
11 2 (0.48%) CICS
11 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.24%) InVision
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.48%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 93 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.40%) GitHub
5 10 (2.40%) Serverless
6 9 (2.16%) IaaS
7 8 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.92%) PaaS
8 6 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (1.20%) SaaS
10 3 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) Apigee
12 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) DNS
2 7 (1.68%) Firewall
3 5 (1.20%) HTTP
3 5 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.20%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.20%) WPA
4 4 (0.96%) DVB
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) IPsec
5 3 (0.72%) SAN
5 3 (0.72%) VLAN
5 3 (0.72%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
6 2 (0.48%) Skype
6 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.23%) NoSQL
2 48 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (4.32%) MySQL
6 18 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.12%) Redis
9 13 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.64%) Big Data
11 9 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.20%) Sqoop
14 4 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.72%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (10.79%) Selenium
2 44 (10.55%) Git (software)
3 43 (10.31%) Cucumber
4 35 (8.39%) JUnit
5 32 (7.67%) Maven
6 31 (7.43%) JIRA
7 26 (6.24%) Jenkins
8 22 (5.28%) WebDriver
9 19 (4.56%) JMeter
10 17 (4.08%) Visual Studio
11 16 (3.84%) Protractor
11 16 (3.84%) SoapUI
12 15 (3.60%) Subversion
13 11 (2.64%) Gradle
14 8 (1.92%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.68%) Android Studio
15 7 (1.68%) Ant
15 7 (1.68%) Jasmine
General
1 68 (16.31%) Finance
2 19 (4.56%) Banking
3 16 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.60%) Games
5 11 (2.64%) Law
6 10 (2.40%) Back Office
6 10 (2.40%) Retail
7 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.68%) Billing
8 7 (1.68%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Electronics
10 4 (0.96%) Advertising
10 4 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (43.65%) Developer
2 96 (23.02%) Java Developer
3 64 (15.35%) Software Engineer
4 43 (10.31%) Junior
5 37 (8.87%) Analyst
6 34 (8.15%) Architect
7 31 (7.43%) Java Engineer
8 28 (6.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (5.52%) Junior Developer
10 22 (5.28%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.80%) Lead Software Engineer
11 20 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (4.08%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.08%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (4.08%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.84%) Technical Leader
14 15 (3.60%) Applications Engineer
14 15 (3.60%) Support Engineer
14 15 (3.60%) Tester
15 14 (3.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.58%) Spring
2 80 (19.18%) Web Services
3 67 (16.07%) REST
4 63 (15.11%) HTML
5 60 (14.39%) Spring Boot
6 57 (13.67%) XML
7 51 (12.23%) Hibernate
8 49 (11.75%) .NET
8 49 (11.75%) SOAP
9 32 (7.67%) AngularJS
9 32 (7.67%) CSS
10 31 (7.43%) J2EE
11 30 (7.19%) JSON
12 20 (4.80%) React
12 20 (4.80%) RxJava
13 19 (4.56%) Swagger
14 18 (4.32%) Node.js
14 18 (4.32%) RESTful
15 17 (4.08%) HTML5
16 13 (3.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.95%) Fintech
4 27 (6.47%) User Experience
5 20 (4.80%) Cloud Native
6 15 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.88%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.68%) Animation
12 7 (1.68%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.96%) MPEG
15 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (0.72%) Replication
16 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.31%) Unix
2 48 (11.51%) Linux
3 18 (4.32%) Android
4 12 (2.88%) Windows
5 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.68%) CentOS
6 5 (1.20%) Debian
6 5 (1.20%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Fedora
9 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) VMS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (24.70%) Software Engineering
3 78 (18.71%) Test Automation
4 73 (17.51%) Mentoring
5 65 (15.59%) TDD
6 61 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 59 (14.15%) Scrum
9 57 (13.67%) Service Delivery
10 56 (13.43%) Microservices
11 54 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (12.71%) BDD
13 50 (11.99%) OO
14 43 (10.31%) OOP
15 38 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (9.11%) Unit Testing
16 28 (6.71%) E-Commerce
17 26 (6.24%) Coaching
18 25 (6.00%) Software Delivery
19 24 (5.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 120 (28.78%) SQL
2 85 (20.38%) C#
3 69 (16.55%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.59%) Java 8
4 40 (9.59%) Python
5 39 (9.35%) C++
6 25 (6.00%) Go
7 20 (4.80%) PHP
8 16 (3.84%) Scala
9 15 (3.60%) C
10 14 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.36%) Ruby
10 14 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.12%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.12%) VB
12 9 (2.16%) Delphi
12 9 (2.16%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (15.83%) Degree
2 21 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.16%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.96%) ISEB
7 4 (0.96%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.24%) CITP
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (18.94%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
4 2 (0.48%) MISRA
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
System Software
1 53 (12.71%) Docker
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.20%) HDFS
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.40%) Ansible
3 8 (1.92%) Puppet
3 8 (1.92%) Terraform
4 6 (1.44%) Kibana
5 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Consul
6 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.24%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (12.47%) Oracle
2 23 (5.52%) IBM
3 22 (5.28%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.04%) SAP
5 16 (3.84%) Google
6 12 (2.88%) Guidewire
7 10 (2.40%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.44%) VMware
9 5 (1.20%) Cisco
9 5 (1.20%) Citrix
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.72%) EMC
10 3 (0.72%) Facebook
10 3 (0.72%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (0.48%) Ariba
11 2 (0.48%) Perforce
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) TIBCO