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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 459 439 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.03% 7.73% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.19% 16.57% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 379 401 353
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2523 2649 2701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.12% 46.62% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2110 2345 2283
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -10 176 £42,765 -4.96% 36
Warwickshire -2 64 £42,500 -10.52% 16
Staffordshire +15 63 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Coventry +6 58 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Shropshire +21 38 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Wolverhampton +11 16 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Worcestershire +3 8 £28,500 +14.00% 1
Solihull +9 7 £33,000 -22.35% 3
Walsall +1 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £67,500 - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 436 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (40.02%) JavaScript
3 384 (39.30%) SQL
4 361 (36.95%) HTML
5 288 (29.48%) Degree
6 261 (26.71%) CSS
7 238 (24.36%) Spring
7 238 (24.36%) Scrum
8 215 (22.01%) C#
9 211 (21.60%) Oracle
10 206 (21.08%) XML
11 192 (19.65%) MySQL
12 189 (19.34%) OO
13 188 (19.24%) Web Services
14 184 (18.83%) .NET
15 182 (18.63%) TDD
16 177 (18.12%) Software Engineering
17 164 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
18 147 (15.05%) MVC
19 143 (14.64%) SQL Server
20 140 (14.33%) Hibernate
21 138 (14.12%) Finance
22 136 (13.92%) Linux
22 136 (13.92%) Mentoring
23 133 (13.61%) REST
24 132 (13.51%) jQuery
25 130 (13.31%) Jenkins
26 129 (13.20%) Computer Science
26 129 (13.20%) PHP
27 127 (13.00%) Mobile App

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
1 107 (10.95%) JBoss
2 62 (6.35%) GlassFish
3 60 (6.14%) Apache
4 58 (5.94%) WildFly
5 56 (5.73%) Apache Spark
6 52 (5.32%) Tomcat
7 32 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 31 (3.17%) WebLogic
9 23 (2.35%) CMS
10 22 (2.25%) SharePoint
11 20 (2.05%) Apache Pig
12 15 (1.54%) nginx
13 11 (1.13%) Mule
14 10 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.82%) Confluence
15 8 (0.82%) IIS
15 8 (0.82%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.31%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) Blender
5 2 (0.20%) HipChat
5 2 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.92%) Magento
4 5 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.31%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.31%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.20%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.28%) SaaS
3 27 (2.76%) GitHub
4 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.51%) Office 365
7 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.31%) Google Play
9 2 (0.20%) Firebase
10 1 (0.10%) Apcera
10 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.56%) Internet
3 23 (2.35%) HTTP
3 23 (2.35%) SSL
4 8 (0.82%) LDAP
5 7 (0.72%) Firewall
6 5 (0.51%) FTP
6 5 (0.51%) Skype
6 5 (0.51%) Wireless
7 4 (0.41%) ATM
7 4 (0.41%) DNS
7 4 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.41%) SMTP
8 3 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
9 2 (0.20%) CTI
9 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.20%) SSH
9 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (19.65%) MySQL
2 143 (14.64%) SQL Server
3 109 (11.16%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (8.29%) NoSQL
5 78 (7.98%) MongoDB
6 69 (7.06%) Big Data
7 65 (6.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 63 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 57 (5.83%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.25%) Apache Hive
12 20 (2.05%) DB2
12 20 (2.05%) HBase
12 20 (2.05%) Impala
12 20 (2.05%) Sqoop
13 17 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.23%) SQLite
16 10 (1.02%) Redis
17 8 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 130 (13.31%) Jenkins
2 114 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 107 (10.95%) JUnit
4 93 (9.52%) Maven
5 84 (8.60%) Selenium
6 71 (7.27%) Hudson
7 62 (6.35%) Cucumber
8 60 (6.14%) JBehave
9 59 (6.04%) Ant
10 42 (4.30%) Eclipse
11 40 (4.09%) JIRA
12 32 (3.28%) RSpec
13 28 (2.87%) WATIR
14 27 (2.76%) Gradle
15 22 (2.25%) Subversion
16 21 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (1.74%) WebDriver
18 15 (1.54%) Vagrant
18 15 (1.54%) Visual Studio
19 14 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 138 (14.12%) Finance
2 93 (9.52%) Retail
3 37 (3.79%) Banking
3 37 (3.79%) Billing
3 37 (3.79%) Marketing
4 33 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.23%) Advertising
7 12 (1.23%) Games
7 12 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.02%) Publishing
9 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
10 5 (0.51%) Military
11 4 (0.41%) Electronics
11 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
12 3 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 571 (58.44%) Developer
2 318 (32.55%) Java Developer
3 129 (13.20%) Senior Developer
4 90 (9.21%) Software Developer
5 83 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 63 (6.45%) Analyst
7 52 (5.32%) Software Engineer
8 51 (5.22%) Architect
9 47 (4.81%) Junior
10 46 (4.71%) Graduate
11 44 (4.50%) Development Manager
11 44 (4.50%) Java Software Developer
12 42 (4.30%) Junior Developer
13 41 (4.20%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
15 35 (3.58%) Applications Support
16 33 (3.38%) Applications Developer
16 33 (3.38%) PHP Developer
17 32 (3.28%) ServiceNow Developer
18 30 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (36.95%) HTML
2 261 (26.71%) CSS
3 238 (24.36%) Spring
4 206 (21.08%) XML
5 188 (19.24%) Web Services
6 184 (18.83%) .NET
7 140 (14.33%) Hibernate
8 133 (13.61%) REST
9 132 (13.51%) jQuery
10 118 (12.08%) RESTful
11 114 (11.67%) HTML5
12 111 (11.36%) J2EE
13 109 (11.16%) SOAP
14 100 (10.24%) AngularJS
14 100 (10.24%) Java EE
15 85 (8.70%) Ajax
16 79 (8.09%) JSON
17 78 (7.98%) JMS
18 67 (6.86%) JPA
19 65 (6.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 129 (13.20%) Computer Science
2 127 (13.00%) Mobile App
3 89 (9.11%) Mathematics
4 83 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (7.47%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (2.66%) Smart Meter
8 24 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.84%) User Experience
10 17 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.74%) Physics
11 16 (1.64%) Social Media
12 15 (1.54%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.43%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.02%) PKI
15 9 (0.92%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.92%) Fintech
15 9 (0.92%) Smart Home
15 9 (0.92%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.92%) Linux
2 99 (10.13%) Android
3 80 (8.19%) Windows
4 76 (7.78%) Unix
5 69 (7.06%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.51%) Solaris
9 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.41%) SUSE
11 3 (0.31%) CentOS
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (24.36%) Scrum
3 189 (19.34%) OO
4 182 (18.63%) TDD
5 177 (18.12%) Software Engineering
6 164 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (15.05%) MVC
8 136 (13.92%) Mentoring
9 114 (11.67%) SOA
10 96 (9.83%) Open Source
11 92 (9.42%) Web Development
12 91 (9.31%) OOP
13 84 (8.60%) SDLC
13 84 (8.60%) Unit Testing
14 73 (7.47%) CRM
15 67 (6.86%) Functional Testing
16 63 (6.45%) ITIL
17 61 (6.24%) Project Management
18 60 (6.14%) Dependency Injection
19 58 (5.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 391 (40.02%) JavaScript
2 384 (39.30%) SQL
3 215 (22.01%) C#
4 129 (13.20%) PHP
5 107 (10.95%) Python
6 85 (8.70%) Ruby
7 84 (8.60%) C++
8 82 (8.39%) Scala
9 50 (5.12%) Clojure
10 49 (5.02%) VB.NET
11 38 (3.89%) PL/SQL
12 35 (3.58%) C
12 35 (3.58%) Objective-C
13 31 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 28 (2.87%) VB
15 26 (2.66%) Go
16 24 (2.46%) Apple Swift
16 24 (2.46%) Groovy
17 22 (2.25%) Perl
18 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 288 (29.48%) Degree
2 22 (2.25%) Sun Certification
3 19 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.82%) PhD
8 7 (0.72%) ISEB
9 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.31%) HND
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.10%) CCNA
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CSQA
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.50%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 44 (4.50%) Docker
2 20 (2.05%) Apache Flume
2 20 (2.05%) HDFS
3 18 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.20%) zsh
8 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (4.09%) Puppet
2 20 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (2.05%) Oozie
3 6 (0.61%) Ansible
3 6 (0.61%) Grafana
3 6 (0.61%) Graphite
3 6 (0.61%) Packer
3 6 (0.61%) Terraform
3 6 (0.61%) Uchiwa
4 4 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.20%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 211 (21.60%) Oracle
2 56 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.32%) ServiceNow
4 34 (3.48%) SAP
5 32 (3.28%) Facebook
5 32 (3.28%) Twitter
6 24 (2.46%) IBM
7 23 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.15%) Cloudera
8 21 (2.15%) Google
9 20 (2.05%) Hortonworks
9 20 (2.05%) MapR
10 19 (1.94%) VMware
11 16 (1.64%) Sun
12 13 (1.33%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.13%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.92%) Adobe
15 7 (0.72%) WSO2
16 6 (0.61%) NetSuite
16 6 (0.61%) Xamarin
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 42,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Salary + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + parking, Flexi working pension
Posted: 4 days ago