Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 5 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 226 318 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.23% 17.37% 10.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.24% 31.58% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 277 168
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,749 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £57,500 £55,349
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 1,016 1,007 1,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.98% 55.00% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 839 865
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,749 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 20 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -6 181 £45,000 +11.80% 61
West Wales -5 40 £42,500 +25.24% 1
Mid Wales -4 3 £55,000 +52.78% 2
North Wales -2 2 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 127 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.74%) Spring
3 69 (30.53%) Software Engineering
3 69 (30.53%) Finance
3 69 (30.53%) SQL
4 59 (26.11%) Scrum
5 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
6 46 (20.35%) .NET
7 45 (19.91%) Test Automation
8 43 (19.03%) Hibernate
9 41 (18.14%) Selenium
10 40 (17.70%) Advertising
11 39 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (16.37%) DevOps
12 37 (16.37%) Docker
13 35 (15.49%) C#
13 35 (15.49%) Web Development
14 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
15 29 (12.83%) SQL Server
15 29 (12.83%) Degree
15 29 (12.83%) BDD
16 28 (12.39%) REST
16 28 (12.39%) OWASP
16 28 (12.39%) AWS
17 27 (11.95%) Azure
17 27 (11.95%) Maven
18 26 (11.50%) Banking
18 26 (11.50%) RESTful
18 26 (11.50%) Cucumber
18 26 (11.50%) Jenkins

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 (8.85%) Tomcat
2 19 (8.41%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.65%) Confluence
5 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.77%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.39%) AWS
2 27 (11.95%) Azure
3 9 (3.98%) GCP
4 6 (2.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.65%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.77%) AWS IoT
5 4 (1.77%) SaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Serverless
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) npm
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.44%) Datadog
8 1 (0.44%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Office 365
8 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
1 3 (1.33%) MQTT
1 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) Broadband
2 1 (0.44%) LAN
2 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.19%) RDBMS
4 12 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.87%) MySQL
5 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.77%) Redis
7 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (1.33%) DB2
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.88%) Big Data
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.88%) GIS
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Selenium
2 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 27 (11.95%) Maven
4 26 (11.50%) Cucumber
4 26 (11.50%) Jenkins
5 18 (7.96%) WebDriver
6 15 (6.64%) Subversion
7 14 (6.19%) JUnit
8 9 (3.98%) JIRA
8 9 (3.98%) Protractor
9 8 (3.54%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.54%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.10%) Liquibase
11 6 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.65%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.65%) Mocha
11 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (2.21%) JMeter
12 5 (2.21%) Postman
General
1 69 (30.53%) Finance
2 40 (17.70%) Advertising
3 26 (11.50%) Banking
4 14 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.87%) Retail
6 4 (1.77%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (56.19%) Developer
2 87 (38.50%) Java Developer
3 43 (19.03%) Software Developer
4 42 (18.58%) Software Engineer
5 32 (14.16%) Senior Developer
6 31 (13.72%) Java Software Developer
7 30 (13.27%) Analyst
8 27 (11.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (10.62%) Test Analyst
10 23 (10.18%) Principal Engineer
11 22 (9.73%) Principal Security Engineer
11 22 (9.73%) Principal Software Engineer
11 22 (9.73%) Security Engineer
12 18 (7.96%) Java Engineer
13 17 (7.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 17 (7.52%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (7.08%) Tester
15 15 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 13 (5.75%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.74%) Spring
2 46 (20.35%) .NET
3 43 (19.03%) Hibernate
4 28 (12.39%) REST
5 26 (11.50%) RESTful
6 23 (10.18%) AngularJS
6 23 (10.18%) React
6 23 (10.18%) SOAP
7 21 (9.29%) Java EE
8 20 (8.85%) Web Services
9 18 (7.96%) Spring Boot
10 17 (7.52%) HTML
11 16 (7.08%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (7.08%) JSON
11 16 (7.08%) Node.js
12 15 (6.64%) Material Design
13 14 (6.19%) Struts
13 14 (6.19%) XML
14 11 (4.87%) CSS
15 9 (3.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.87%) User Experience
4 9 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.33%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.33%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.21%) Linux
1 5 (2.21%) Windows
2 4 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.33%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) VMS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.53%) Software Engineering
3 59 (26.11%) Scrum
4 45 (19.91%) Test Automation
5 39 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (16.37%) DevOps
7 35 (15.49%) Web Development
8 29 (12.83%) BDD
9 28 (12.39%) OWASP
10 26 (11.50%) Microservices
11 25 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (11.06%) OO
12 24 (10.62%) OOD
13 19 (8.41%) TDD
14 17 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (7.08%) Line Management
15 16 (7.08%) SDLC
16 15 (6.64%) OOA/OOD
17 14 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (6.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.53%) SQL
2 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.49%) C#
4 24 (10.62%) Python
5 16 (7.08%) Groovy
6 13 (5.75%) C++
7 12 (5.31%) RPG
7 12 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.87%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.42%) Java 8
9 10 (4.42%) PHP
9 10 (4.42%) Scala
10 7 (3.10%) Ruby
11 6 (2.65%) Go
12 5 (2.21%) VBA
13 4 (1.77%) C
13 4 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.77%) VB
13 4 (1.77%) XPath
14 3 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (12.83%) Degree
2 13 (5.75%) CISMP
2 13 (5.75%) CISSP
3 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.77%) ISEB
4 4 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.44%) IIBA
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) QA
2 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (16.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (8.85%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.77%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Terraform
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (7.52%) MuleSoft
2 16 (7.08%) IBM
3 13 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.87%) SAP
5 9 (3.98%) Guidewire
6 7 (3.10%) Oracle
7 5 (2.21%) Google
8 3 (1.33%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.33%) Xceptor
9 2 (0.88%) Remedy
10 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.44%) F5
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.44%) Xamarin