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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 496 414 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.07% 7.77% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.03% 16.02% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 421 379 344
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +3.52%
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
2606 2585 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.42% 48.54% 49.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2330 2299
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -2 166 £45,000 - 19
Warwickshire -2 81 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Coventry -1 73 £45,000 +3.44% 10
Staffordshire +22 61 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Worcestershire +10 40 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wolverhampton +8 16 £36,750 +129.68% 3
Shropshire -6 13 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Herefordshire - 9 £22,500 - 1
Solihull +14 7 £33,000 -22.35% 5
Walsall - 3 £75,000 - 1
Dudley +7 1 £25,000 +4.16% 1
West Bromwich -3 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 483 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (42.45%) SQL
3 377 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 331 (31.64%) Spring
4 331 (31.64%) Degree
5 312 (29.83%) HTML
6 274 (26.20%) Scrum
7 253 (24.19%) Software Engineering
8 234 (22.37%) XML
9 228 (21.80%) Hibernate
10 224 (21.41%) TDD
11 216 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
12 209 (19.98%) MySQL
12 209 (19.98%) Oracle
12 209 (19.98%) .NET
13 207 (19.79%) C#
14 200 (19.12%) CSS
15 197 (18.83%) OO
16 179 (17.11%) Web Services
16 179 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
17 178 (17.02%) Linux
18 173 (16.54%) Mentoring
19 169 (16.16%) SOA
20 167 (15.97%) Jenkins
21 162 (15.49%) Java EE
22 158 (15.11%) JUnit
23 157 (15.01%) RESTful
24 151 (14.44%) JBoss
25 145 (13.86%) J2EE
26 143 (13.67%) JMS

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
1 151 (14.44%) JBoss
2 115 (10.99%) GlassFish
3 104 (9.94%) Apache Spark
4 90 (8.60%) WildFly
5 71 (6.79%) Apache
6 66 (6.31%) Tomcat
7 51 (4.88%) Apache Pig
8 36 (3.44%) Node.js
9 27 (2.58%) SharePoint
10 24 (2.29%) Confluence
10 24 (2.29%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.91%) CMS
12 18 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.86%) Mule
15 9 (0.86%) nginx
15 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.05%) MS Office
3 9 (0.86%) HipChat
4 6 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.57%) MS Project
4 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.15%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.29%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) Summit
5 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.096%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.096%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.096%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.35%) SaaS
2 26 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.76%) GitHub
5 8 (0.76%) Office 365
6 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.29%) Google Play
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.25%) Internet
2 33 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.87%) HTTP
4 21 (2.01%) Firewall
5 20 (1.91%) SSL
6 13 (1.24%) Skype
7 8 (0.76%) FTP
8 7 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.67%) DNS
8 7 (0.67%) PBX
8 7 (0.67%) VoIP
9 6 (0.57%) SMTP
10 3 (0.29%) CTI
11 2 (0.19%) ATM
11 2 (0.19%) LAN
11 2 (0.19%) LDAP
11 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.19%) WAN
12 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (19.98%) MySQL
2 179 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
3 139 (13.29%) SQL Server
4 126 (12.05%) Big Data
5 106 (10.13%) Hadoop
6 97 (9.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 89 (8.51%) NoSQL
8 83 (7.93%) MongoDB
9 65 (6.21%) Relational Database
10 53 (5.07%) Apache Hive
11 51 (4.88%) Impala
11 51 (4.88%) Sqoop
12 40 (3.82%) HBase
13 26 (2.49%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.01%) Neo4j
15 19 (1.82%) DB2
16 14 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.05%) SQLite
18 10 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
18 10 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 167 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 158 (15.11%) JUnit
3 119 (11.38%) Hudson
4 95 (9.08%) Selenium
5 88 (8.41%) JBehave
6 81 (7.74%) Cucumber
7 76 (7.27%) Git (software)
8 73 (6.98%) RSpec
9 67 (6.41%) Maven
10 50 (4.78%) Eclipse
11 47 (4.49%) WATIR
12 46 (4.40%) JIRA
13 34 (3.25%) Ant
14 15 (1.43%) Gradle
14 15 (1.43%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.34%) Subversion
16 12 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.05%) SoapUI
18 10 (0.96%) IntelliJ
18 10 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 115 (10.99%) Finance
2 102 (9.75%) Retail
3 75 (7.17%) Billing
4 41 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.68%) Marketing
6 26 (2.49%) Banking
7 21 (2.01%) Games
8 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.05%) Advertising
10 9 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.57%) Back Office
12 6 (0.57%) Electronics
13 5 (0.48%) Publishing
14 4 (0.38%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.29%) Legal
15 3 (0.29%) Russian Language
15 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 574 (54.88%) Developer
2 404 (38.62%) Java Developer
3 162 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 143 (13.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (6.79%) Agile Developer
6 69 (6.60%) Agile Java Developer
6 69 (6.60%) Software Developer
7 67 (6.41%) Lead Developer
8 65 (6.21%) Analyst
9 61 (5.83%) Architect
10 57 (5.45%) Software Engineer
11 56 (5.35%) Administrator
12 54 (5.16%) Junior
13 52 (4.97%) Java Engineer
13 52 (4.97%) Lead Java Developer
14 46 (4.40%) Graduate
15 44 (4.21%) Development Manager
16 42 (4.02%) Junior Developer
17 40 (3.82%) Hadoop Administrator
18 38 (3.63%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (31.64%) Spring
2 312 (29.83%) HTML
3 234 (22.37%) XML
4 228 (21.80%) Hibernate
5 209 (19.98%) .NET
6 200 (19.12%) CSS
7 179 (17.11%) Web Services
8 162 (15.49%) Java EE
9 157 (15.01%) RESTful
10 145 (13.86%) J2EE
11 143 (13.67%) JMS
12 117 (11.19%) JAX-RS
12 117 (11.19%) JPA
13 116 (11.09%) jQuery
14 115 (10.99%) REST
15 110 (10.52%) RESTEasy
16 104 (9.94%) HTML5
17 98 (9.37%) Ajax
18 91 (8.70%) AngularJS
19 87 (8.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (12.33%) Mathematics
2 115 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 109 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 101 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (6.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 54 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (4.02%) Smart Meter
8 23 (2.20%) Fat Client
8 23 (2.20%) Thin Client
8 23 (2.20%) User Experience
9 17 (1.63%) Social Media
10 13 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.24%) VHDL
11 12 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.96%) Internet of Things
13 9 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.76%) Physics
15 7 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 178 (17.02%) Linux
2 102 (9.75%) Android
3 95 (9.08%) Windows
4 76 (7.27%) Unix
5 68 (6.50%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.76%) CentOS
10 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.57%) Solaris
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.19%) SUSE
14 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (26.20%) Scrum
3 253 (24.19%) Software Engineering
4 224 (21.41%) TDD
5 216 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
6 197 (18.83%) OO
7 173 (16.54%) Mentoring
8 169 (16.16%) SOA
9 136 (13.00%) Unit Testing
10 122 (11.66%) Open Source
11 113 (10.80%) Dependency Injection
12 105 (10.04%) MVC
13 86 (8.22%) DSDM
14 80 (7.65%) Coaching
15 75 (7.17%) Analytics
15 75 (7.17%) Software Delivery
16 68 (6.50%) Functional Testing
17 67 (6.41%) CRM
17 67 (6.41%) OOP
18 65 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 444 (42.45%) SQL
2 377 (36.04%) JavaScript
3 207 (19.79%) C#
4 137 (13.10%) Python
5 116 (11.09%) Scala
6 109 (10.42%) C++
7 104 (9.94%) Ruby
8 90 (8.60%) PHP
9 54 (5.16%) Clojure
10 47 (4.49%) Groovy
11 46 (4.40%) VB.NET
12 45 (4.30%) C
13 41 (3.92%) Shell Script
14 34 (3.25%) Perl
15 30 (2.87%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.49%) Objective-C
17 23 (2.20%) VB
18 14 (1.34%) Apple Swift
19 12 (1.15%) VB6
20 10 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 331 (31.64%) Degree
2 21 (2.01%) Sun Certification
3 16 (1.53%) PhD
3 16 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 16 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.38%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.60%) QA
2 10 (0.96%) SLA
3 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) Basel II
5 2 (0.19%) SDET
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (5.16%) Docker
2 51 (4.88%) Apache Flume
3 40 (3.82%) HDFS
4 19 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.86%) Xen
7 8 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.096%) zsh
Systems Management
1 61 (5.83%) Puppet
2 51 (4.88%) Oozie
3 40 (3.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.38%) Grafana
4 4 (0.38%) Graphite
4 4 (0.38%) Packer
4 4 (0.38%) Terraform
4 4 (0.38%) Uchiwa
5 3 (0.29%) SCCM
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.19%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.096%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 209 (19.98%) Oracle
2 53 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.59%) Cloudera
4 47 (4.49%) Hortonworks
5 41 (3.92%) Facebook
5 41 (3.92%) Twitter
6 40 (3.82%) MapR
7 36 (3.44%) ServiceNow
8 34 (3.25%) Pega
9 30 (2.87%) Atlassian
10 28 (2.68%) IBM
10 28 (2.68%) SAP
11 21 (2.01%) Google
12 13 (1.24%) VMware
13 12 (1.15%) Cisco
13 12 (1.15%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.05%) Adobe
14 11 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.05%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.96%) Talend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 27,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 3 days ago