The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 472 447 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.28% 8.27% 7.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.47% 17.40% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 400 397 391
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2556 2569 2780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.84% 47.51% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2278 2370
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West 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 West Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 199 £43,500 -3.33% 29
Coventry +2 64 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Warwickshire -9 64 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Staffordshire +17 57 £45,000 +50.00% 12
Shropshire +18 32 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Wolverhampton +3 17 £35,000 -17.64%
Solihull +9 12 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Worcestershire +4 9 £31,250 +8.69% 2
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 405 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (38.07%) JavaScript
3 336 (36.44%) SQL
4 328 (35.57%) HTML
5 252 (27.33%) Degree
6 240 (26.03%) CSS
7 210 (22.78%) Spring
8 207 (22.45%) Scrum
9 202 (21.91%) Oracle
10 201 (21.80%) C#
11 188 (20.39%) XML
12 185 (20.07%) Web Services
13 178 (19.31%) OO
14 174 (18.87%) .NET
15 165 (17.90%) MySQL
16 158 (17.14%) TDD
17 148 (16.05%) Software Engineering
18 142 (15.40%) Linux
19 140 (15.18%) Finance
20 138 (14.97%) MVC
21 132 (14.32%) SQL Server
22 131 (14.21%) Hibernate
23 130 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
24 123 (13.34%) PHP
25 120 (13.02%) Mentoring
26 119 (12.91%) REST
26 119 (12.91%) Computer Science
27 117 (12.69%) jQuery
28 109 (11.82%) HTML5
29 108 (11.71%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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
1 100 (10.85%) JBoss
2 58 (6.29%) Apache
3 52 (5.64%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.10%) GlassFish
5 44 (4.77%) WildFly
6 43 (4.66%) Apache Spark
7 42 (4.56%) WebLogic
8 38 (4.12%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.06%) CMS
10 15 (1.63%) Apache Pig
10 15 (1.63%) nginx
11 14 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.98%) Drupal
13 9 (0.98%) Mule
14 8 (0.87%) Confluence
14 8 (0.87%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.76%) Mule ESB
15 7 (0.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 30 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) Blender
4 2 (0.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) HipChat
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Magento
2 9 (0.98%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.54%) SAP MII
4 5 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.33%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.69%) SaaS
3 33 (3.58%) GitHub
4 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.22%) Firebase
9 2 (0.22%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Apcera
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.04%) Internet
3 27 (2.93%) SSL
4 23 (2.49%) HTTP
5 9 (0.98%) LDAP
6 7 (0.76%) ATM
6 7 (0.76%) Firewall
7 6 (0.65%) FTP
8 5 (0.54%) Wireless
9 4 (0.43%) DNS
9 4 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.43%) LAN
9 4 (0.43%) Skype
9 4 (0.43%) SMTP
10 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 3 (0.33%) SAN
11 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.22%) SSH
11 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (17.90%) MySQL
2 132 (14.32%) SQL Server
3 86 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
4 68 (7.38%) NoSQL
5 65 (7.05%) MongoDB
6 64 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 62 (6.72%) Big Data
8 53 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (4.66%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 27 (2.93%) DB2
12 21 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.63%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.63%) HBase
14 15 (1.63%) Impala
14 15 (1.63%) Sqoop
15 10 (1.08%) Redis
16 9 (0.98%) SQLite
17 7 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 108 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 107 (11.61%) Jenkins
3 96 (10.41%) JUnit
4 88 (9.54%) Maven
5 72 (7.81%) Selenium
6 56 (6.07%) Cucumber
7 52 (5.64%) Ant
8 49 (5.31%) Hudson
9 46 (4.99%) JBehave
10 38 (4.12%) JIRA
11 33 (3.58%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.93%) Gradle
13 25 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (2.28%) Subversion
15 19 (2.06%) RSpec
16 18 (1.95%) WATIR
17 17 (1.84%) WebDriver
18 14 (1.52%) Vagrant
19 13 (1.41%) Visual Studio
20 11 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 140 (15.18%) Finance
2 86 (9.33%) Retail
3 46 (4.99%) Banking
4 37 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.69%) Marketing
6 25 (2.71%) Billing
7 14 (1.52%) Publishing
7 14 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.19%) Games
9 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.98%) Advertising
11 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.65%) Back Office
13 5 (0.54%) Military
13 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 538 (58.35%) Developer
2 290 (31.45%) Java Developer
3 116 (12.58%) Senior Developer
4 79 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 69 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 52 (5.64%) Analyst
7 51 (5.53%) Architect
8 46 (4.99%) Graduate
9 44 (4.77%) Java Software Developer
10 42 (4.56%) Development Manager
10 42 (4.56%) Software Engineer
11 38 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
11 38 (4.12%) Junior
12 37 (4.01%) PHP Developer
13 35 (3.80%) Lead Developer
14 34 (3.69%) Junior Developer
15 29 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (3.04%) Applications Support
16 28 (3.04%) Project Manager
17 27 (2.93%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (35.57%) HTML
2 240 (26.03%) CSS
3 210 (22.78%) Spring
4 188 (20.39%) XML
5 185 (20.07%) Web Services
6 174 (18.87%) .NET
7 131 (14.21%) Hibernate
8 119 (12.91%) REST
9 117 (12.69%) jQuery
10 109 (11.82%) HTML5
11 108 (11.71%) J2EE
12 100 (10.85%) RESTful
13 96 (10.41%) SOAP
14 93 (10.09%) AngularJS
15 90 (9.76%) Java EE
16 72 (7.81%) Ajax
17 65 (7.05%) JSON
18 62 (6.72%) JMS
19 53 (5.75%) ASP.NET
19 53 (5.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.91%) Computer Science
2 107 (11.61%) Mobile App
3 75 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (7.92%) Mathematics
5 32 (3.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 22 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 19 (2.06%) User Experience
9 16 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.74%) Physics
10 15 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.41%) Smart Home
12 12 (1.30%) Social Media
13 11 (1.19%) PKI
14 10 (1.08%) Fintech
15 7 (0.76%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.76%) iPad
15 7 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 142 (15.40%) Linux
2 80 (8.68%) Windows
3 78 (8.46%) Android
4 70 (7.59%) Unix
5 63 (6.83%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.76%) Solaris
8 6 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.54%) SUSE
9 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (22.45%) Scrum
3 178 (19.31%) OO
4 158 (17.14%) TDD
5 148 (16.05%) Software Engineering
6 138 (14.97%) MVC
7 130 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (13.02%) Mentoring
9 96 (10.41%) SOA
10 95 (10.30%) OOP
11 92 (9.98%) Open Source
12 85 (9.22%) Web Development
13 80 (8.68%) SDLC
14 75 (8.13%) Unit Testing
15 59 (6.40%) Functional Testing
15 59 (6.40%) Project Management
16 58 (6.29%) Automated Testing
17 57 (6.18%) ITIL
18 55 (5.97%) CRM
19 53 (5.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 351 (38.07%) JavaScript
2 336 (36.44%) SQL
3 201 (21.80%) C#
4 123 (13.34%) PHP
5 97 (10.52%) Python
6 77 (8.35%) Scala
7 71 (7.70%) C++
7 71 (7.70%) Ruby
8 43 (4.66%) Clojure
9 39 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 34 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 31 (3.36%) Go
11 31 (3.36%) Objective-C
12 30 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 29 (3.15%) C
14 25 (2.71%) VB
15 20 (2.17%) Perl
16 19 (2.06%) Apple Swift
16 19 (2.06%) Groovy
17 14 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 252 (27.33%) Degree
2 23 (2.49%) Sun Certification
3 17 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.76%) ISEB
8 4 (0.43%) PhD
9 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CSQA
11 1 (0.11%) HND
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.46%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (4.01%) Docker
2 15 (1.63%) Apache Flume
2 15 (1.63%) HDFS
3 13 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.22%) zsh
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (3.47%) Puppet
2 15 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (1.63%) Oozie
3 6 (0.65%) Ansible
4 5 (0.54%) Grafana
4 5 (0.54%) Graphite
4 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.54%) Packer
4 5 (0.54%) Terraform
4 5 (0.54%) Uchiwa
5 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.22%) Nagios
6 2 (0.22%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 202 (21.91%) Oracle
2 42 (4.56%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.56%) ServiceNow
3 37 (4.01%) SAP
4 29 (3.15%) IBM
5 26 (2.82%) Facebook
5 26 (2.82%) Twitter
6 22 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.06%) Sun
8 18 (1.95%) Google
8 18 (1.95%) VMware
9 15 (1.63%) Cloudera
9 15 (1.63%) Hortonworks
9 15 (1.63%) MapR
10 12 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.08%) Adobe
11 10 (1.08%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.87%) Sybase
13 7 (0.76%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.65%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits!!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21648 - £26699.20 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £300000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + 5% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago