Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 361 201 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.83% 10.37% 14.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.93% 20.89% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 310 170 315
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 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,349 £59,950
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 1,064 962 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.50% 49.61% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 883 850 1,167
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,749 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,844 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +8 261 £42,500 +6.25% 46
West Wales +19 76 £33,934 -30.80% 6
Mid Wales +39 11 £36,000 -
North Wales +11 11 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 209 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 102 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (22.44%) Spring
4 81 (22.44%) Mentoring
5 80 (22.16%) SQL
6 78 (21.61%) Unix
7 70 (19.39%) QA
8 68 (18.84%) Service Delivery
9 65 (18.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 64 (17.73%) Degree
10 64 (17.73%) OO
11 62 (17.17%) JavaScript
12 58 (16.07%) Test Automation
13 56 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (15.51%) Web Services
14 55 (15.24%) Scrum
15 54 (14.96%) HTML
16 51 (14.13%) OOP
17 48 (13.30%) .NET
17 48 (13.30%) Docker
18 47 (13.02%) Linux
18 47 (13.02%) Finance
19 46 (12.74%) C#
20 42 (11.63%) NoSQL
21 41 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
22 40 (11.08%) Oracle
22 40 (11.08%) Python
22 40 (11.08%) Microservices
23 39 (10.80%) TDD

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 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.99%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.60%) Confluence
5 10 (2.77%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.49%) CMS
7 8 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.94%) Apache
8 7 (1.94%) nginx
9 4 (1.11%) Anypoint
9 4 (1.11%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.11%) IIS
9 4 (1.11%) JBoss
9 4 (1.11%) SAS
10 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.55%) CICS
11 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.55%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 102 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.05%) GitHub
5 9 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.49%) IaaS
5 9 (2.49%) Serverless
6 6 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.66%) PaaS
7 5 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.83%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.77%) Firewall
2 9 (2.49%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.66%) VPN
4 5 (1.39%) DNS
4 5 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.11%) VLAN
6 3 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.83%) IPsec
6 3 (0.83%) SAN
6 3 (0.83%) WPA
7 2 (0.55%) DVB
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
7 2 (0.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.28%) DHCP
8 1 (0.28%) Skype
8 1 (0.28%) SMS
8 1 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.63%) NoSQL
2 30 (8.31%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.09%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.99%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.60%) MySQL
5 13 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.77%) Redis
7 7 (1.94%) Big Data
7 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.66%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.83%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.83%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.83%) SQLite
10 3 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.31%) Selenium
3 26 (7.20%) JIRA
4 25 (6.93%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.65%) Cucumber
6 21 (5.82%) Maven
7 17 (4.71%) JUnit
8 13 (3.60%) SoapUI
9 11 (3.05%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.77%) JMeter
11 8 (2.22%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.94%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.94%) Subversion
12 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.66%) Gradle
13 6 (1.66%) Mockito
13 6 (1.66%) Protractor
13 6 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.39%) Android Studio
14 5 (1.39%) Liquibase
General
1 47 (13.02%) Finance
2 16 (4.43%) Games
3 15 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.60%) Banking
5 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.49%) Back Office
7 8 (2.22%) Marketing
8 6 (1.66%) Electronics
8 6 (1.66%) Law
9 4 (1.11%) Billing
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (45.43%) Developer
2 90 (24.93%) Java Developer
3 63 (17.45%) Software Engineer
4 43 (11.91%) Junior
5 28 (7.76%) Java Engineer
6 27 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
7 26 (7.20%) Analyst
8 24 (6.65%) Architect
8 24 (6.65%) Junior Developer
8 24 (6.65%) Software Developer
9 23 (6.37%) Java Software Developer
9 23 (6.37%) Lead Software Engineer
10 18 (4.99%) Applications Support
11 17 (4.71%) Applications Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.88%) Applications Support Engineer
13 14 (3.88%) Junior Java Developer
13 14 (3.88%) Junior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.44%) Spring
2 56 (15.51%) Web Services
3 54 (14.96%) HTML
4 48 (13.30%) .NET
5 38 (10.53%) Spring Boot
6 37 (10.25%) Hibernate
7 34 (9.42%) REST
8 32 (8.86%) CSS
9 31 (8.59%) AngularJS
10 30 (8.31%) J2EE
11 27 (7.48%) XML
12 26 (7.20%) JSON
12 26 (7.20%) SOAP
13 21 (5.82%) RESTful
14 20 (5.54%) React
15 16 (4.43%) HTML5
16 14 (3.88%) RxJava
17 13 (3.60%) Node.js
17 13 (3.60%) Sass
17 13 (3.60%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.20%) User Experience
3 19 (5.26%) Fintech
4 13 (3.60%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.05%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.94%) Animation
7 7 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.83%) Replication
11 2 (0.55%) Clustering
11 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.55%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.55%) MPEG
11 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.61%) Unix
2 47 (13.02%) Linux
3 19 (5.26%) Android
4 13 (3.60%) Windows
5 10 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.77%) CentOS
6 7 (1.94%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.39%) Debian
7 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.83%) Fedora
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 81 (22.44%) Mentoring
4 68 (18.84%) Service Delivery
5 65 (18.01%) Continuous Improvement
6 64 (17.73%) OO
7 58 (16.07%) Test Automation
8 56 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (15.24%) Scrum
10 51 (14.13%) OOP
11 40 (11.08%) Microservices
12 39 (10.80%) Computer Science
12 39 (10.80%) TDD
13 38 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (9.97%) E-Commerce
15 29 (8.03%) BDD
16 28 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (7.76%) Unit Testing
17 27 (7.48%) Software Delivery
18 23 (6.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.16%) SQL
2 62 (17.17%) JavaScript
3 46 (12.74%) C#
4 40 (11.08%) Python
5 27 (7.48%) Java 8
6 23 (6.37%) C++
6 23 (6.37%) Go
7 22 (6.09%) PHP
8 15 (4.16%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.32%) Scala
10 9 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.22%) Ruby
12 7 (1.94%) C
13 6 (1.66%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.66%) Groovy
13 6 (1.66%) Perl
14 5 (1.39%) Delphi
14 5 (1.39%) R
15 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (17.73%) Degree
2 26 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.66%) ISEB
6 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (19.39%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (13.30%) Docker
2 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.83%) HDFS
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (5.82%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.43%) Ansible
3 11 (3.05%) Puppet
4 8 (2.22%) Terraform
5 6 (1.66%) Kibana
6 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.55%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) Consul
9 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (11.08%) Oracle
2 27 (7.48%) SAP
3 13 (3.60%) IBM
3 13 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.32%) Google
5 8 (2.22%) Guidewire
6 7 (1.94%) MuleSoft
6 7 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.66%) VMware
8 5 (1.39%) Cisco
8 5 (1.39%) Citrix
9 4 (1.11%) Apple
10 3 (0.83%) EMC
10 3 (0.83%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.55%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.55%) Facebook
11 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.28%) Perforce
12 1 (0.28%) Remedy