The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.26% 1.72% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.50% 4.08% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.81% 42.24% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 17
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Midlands region.

Java Salary Trend in the Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) WATIR
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Sahi
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Sahi
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WATIR
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Synon
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Synon Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) API Development
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) WSO2