Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 248 226 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.65% 12.33% 12.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.31% 22.97% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 220 180 230
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,425 £26,749 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,844 £57,545
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 908 984 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 53.63% 53.68% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 783 798 943
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,600
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +2 207 £40,000 - 26
West Wales +8 32 £37,367 +10.12% 2
North Wales -2 3 £40,000 - 5
Mid Wales +36 2 £38,750 - 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 130 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.65%) Spring
3 65 (26.21%) Software Engineering
4 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 54 (21.77%) SQL
5 54 (21.77%) Python
6 46 (18.55%) Scrum
7 45 (18.15%) .NET
8 44 (17.74%) Hibernate
9 42 (16.94%) HTML
10 40 (16.13%) Test Automation
11 38 (15.32%) J2EE
11 38 (15.32%) Web Services
12 37 (14.92%) Oracle
12 37 (14.92%) Degree
12 37 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (14.11%) RESTful
14 34 (13.71%) Git (software)
15 31 (12.50%) OO
16 30 (12.10%) SQL Server
16 30 (12.10%) Jenkins
16 30 (12.10%) Mentoring
17 29 (11.69%) SDLC
17 29 (11.69%) Docker
17 29 (11.69%) OOP
17 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (11.29%) PHP
19 26 (10.48%) QA
19 26 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement

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 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.66%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.82%) Apache
5 7 (2.82%) JBoss
6 6 (2.42%) CMS
7 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.81%) Confluence
9 2 (0.81%) Jetty
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (6.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (4.84%) GitHub
4 7 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.82%) IaaS
4 7 (2.82%) Serverless
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) DNS
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
2 4 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (5.24%) Redis
4 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.23%) Informix
5 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.42%) MySQL
8 4 (1.61%) DB2
8 4 (1.61%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.61%) SQLite
9 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.81%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.40%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 34 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.10%) Jenkins
3 24 (9.68%) Selenium
4 16 (6.45%) Maven
5 11 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.63%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.63%) JIRA
6 9 (3.63%) JUnit
7 8 (3.23%) Liquibase
8 7 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.02%) Subversion
11 4 (1.61%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.61%) git-flow
11 4 (1.61%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.81%) TestNG
13 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (7.66%) Banking
2 17 (6.85%) Finance
3 14 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.63%) Retail
5 7 (2.82%) Games
6 4 (1.61%) Billing
7 3 (1.21%) Law
7 3 (1.21%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Back Office
8 2 (0.81%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 149 (60.08%) Developer
2 76 (30.65%) Java Developer
3 39 (15.73%) Software Developer
4 30 (12.10%) Analyst
5 29 (11.69%) Software Engineer
6 26 (10.48%) Junior
7 18 (7.26%) Junior Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Junior Java Developer
9 14 (5.65%) Java Software Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Java Engineer
11 12 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
12 11 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.44%) Test Analyst
13 10 (4.03%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 10 (4.03%) Lead Software Engineer
14 9 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
15 8 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
15 8 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.65%) Spring
2 45 (18.15%) .NET
3 44 (17.74%) Hibernate
4 42 (16.94%) HTML
5 38 (15.32%) J2EE
5 38 (15.32%) Web Services
6 35 (14.11%) RESTful
7 25 (10.08%) SOAP
8 24 (9.68%) JSON
9 23 (9.27%) AngularJS
10 20 (8.06%) Spring Boot
11 18 (7.26%) React
12 17 (6.85%) CSS
13 15 (6.05%) XML
14 14 (5.65%) Kafka
14 14 (5.65%) REST
15 11 (4.44%) Django
16 10 (4.03%) HTML5
16 10 (4.03%) JSP
17 8 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) User Experience
2 19 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.63%) Fintech
4 8 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.61%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.81%) iPhone
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Handset
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.68%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) Unix
3 15 (6.05%) Android
4 7 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.82%) CentOS
5 5 (2.02%) Fedora
5 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.02%) Windows
6 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (26.21%) Software Engineering
3 46 (18.55%) Scrum
4 40 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 31 (12.50%) OO
6 30 (12.10%) Mentoring
7 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.69%) OOP
7 29 (11.69%) SDLC
8 26 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (9.68%) Computer Science
10 23 (9.27%) DevOps
10 23 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (8.87%) Microservices
11 22 (8.87%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (6.45%) CRM
13 16 (6.45%) TDD
14 15 (6.05%) Service Delivery
15 14 (5.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 54 (21.77%) Python
2 54 (21.77%) SQL
3 28 (11.29%) PHP
4 20 (8.06%) C#
5 16 (6.45%) Go
6 14 (5.65%) C++
7 12 (4.84%) Java 8
8 11 (4.44%) Ruby
9 8 (3.23%) Groovy
10 5 (2.02%) C
10 5 (2.02%) Kotlin
10 5 (2.02%) X++
11 4 (1.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.40%) Jython
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (14.92%) Degree
2 11 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.23%) ISEB
4 6 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) CISMP
6 3 (1.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.48%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
System Software
1 29 (11.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.65%) Ansible
3 11 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.44%) Puppet
4 5 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.61%) Salt
5 4 (1.61%) Terraform
6 3 (1.21%) Kibana
7 2 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.81%) MIIS
8 1 (0.40%) Grafana
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (14.92%) Oracle
2 25 (10.08%) SAP
3 13 (5.24%) IBM
4 9 (3.63%) Guidewire
4 9 (3.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.42%) Google
6 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.81%) Apple
7 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) Talend