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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 575 464 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.21% 8.59% 7.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.54% 17.10% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 499 413 326
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £59,000
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
2670 2714 2392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.76% 50.22% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2434 2065
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -5 176 £42,500 - 27
Coventry -2 98 £44,000 +6.66% 10
Warwickshire +9 92 £57,500 +21.05% 18
Staffordshire +23 60 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Worcestershire +22 50 £27,500 -19.70% 2
Solihull +33 17 £34,500 -18.82% 4
Walsall +7 16 £80,000 +45.45%
Wolverhampton +11 11 £35,000 +59.09% 4
Herefordshire - 10 £28,750 -
Shropshire -10 9 £30,000 -14.28% 3
West Bromwich -7 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Bilston - 1 £25,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 460 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (41.39%) SQL
3 350 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 326 (31.53%) Degree
5 307 (29.69%) Spring
6 278 (26.89%) HTML
7 252 (24.37%) Software Engineering
8 243 (23.50%) Scrum
9 224 (21.66%) XML
10 222 (21.47%) Hibernate
11 219 (21.18%) TDD
12 213 (20.60%) C#
13 210 (20.31%) .NET
14 208 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
15 192 (18.57%) OO
16 190 (18.38%) Oracle
17 189 (18.28%) MySQL
18 187 (18.09%) Linux
19 173 (16.73%) CSS
20 169 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
21 155 (14.99%) Jenkins
22 153 (14.80%) SOA
22 153 (14.80%) Java EE
23 151 (14.60%) Web Services
24 148 (14.31%) J2EE
25 145 (14.02%) JUnit
25 145 (14.02%) Mentoring
26 141 (13.64%) JBoss
27 137 (13.25%) RESTful
28 133 (12.86%) 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
1 141 (13.64%) JBoss
2 106 (10.25%) GlassFish
3 91 (8.80%) Apache Spark
4 75 (7.25%) WildFly
5 66 (6.38%) Apache
6 65 (6.29%) Tomcat
7 48 (4.64%) Apache Pig
8 37 (3.58%) Node.js
9 24 (2.32%) SharePoint
10 23 (2.22%) Confluence
10 23 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.55%) CMS
13 12 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.68%) FileNet
17 7 (0.68%) IIS
17 7 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.06%) MS Office
3 8 (0.77%) HipChat
4 6 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.58%) MS Project
4 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.39%) SPSS
6 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.68%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.19%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.19%) Summit
6 1 (0.097%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.097%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.097%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.00%) SaaS
2 23 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.06%) GitHub
5 9 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.87%) Office 365
6 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 32 (3.09%) Internet
3 30 (2.90%) HTTP
4 26 (2.51%) Firewall
5 15 (1.45%) SSL
6 12 (1.16%) Skype
7 9 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (0.87%) PBX
7 9 (0.87%) VoIP
8 8 (0.77%) FTP
9 7 (0.68%) DNS
10 6 (0.58%) SMTP
11 3 (0.29%) CTI
12 2 (0.19%) ATM
12 2 (0.19%) LAN
12 2 (0.19%) LDAP
12 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.19%) WAN
13 1 (0.097%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (18.28%) MySQL
2 169 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
3 129 (12.48%) SQL Server
4 116 (11.22%) Big Data
5 93 (8.99%) Hadoop
6 81 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 79 (7.64%) NoSQL
8 76 (7.35%) MongoDB
9 64 (6.19%) Relational Database
10 51 (4.93%) Apache Hive
11 49 (4.74%) Impala
12 48 (4.64%) Sqoop
13 36 (3.48%) HBase
14 29 (2.80%) RDBMS
15 23 (2.22%) Neo4j
16 19 (1.84%) DB2
17 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
18 10 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
18 10 (0.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 155 (14.99%) Jenkins
2 145 (14.02%) JUnit
3 113 (10.93%) Hudson
4 102 (9.86%) Selenium
5 86 (8.32%) Cucumber
6 81 (7.83%) RSpec
7 73 (7.06%) JBehave
8 66 (6.38%) Git (software)
9 54 (5.22%) Eclipse
10 53 (5.13%) Maven
11 51 (4.93%) WATIR
12 44 (4.26%) JIRA
13 26 (2.51%) Ant
14 21 (2.03%) Subversion
15 16 (1.55%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.45%) WebDriver
17 14 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.06%) Gradle
19 10 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
20 8 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (11.80%) Finance
2 89 (8.61%) Retail
3 77 (7.45%) Billing
4 39 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.22%) Banking
5 23 (2.22%) Marketing
6 21 (2.03%) Games
7 19 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.97%) Advertising
9 8 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.58%) Electronics
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
12 5 (0.48%) Publishing
13 4 (0.39%) French Language
13 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.39%) Russian Language
13 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 559 (54.06%) Developer
2 393 (38.01%) Java Developer
3 155 (14.99%) Senior Developer
4 142 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 81 (7.83%) Agile Developer
6 79 (7.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 78 (7.54%) Analyst
8 68 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 62 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 59 (5.71%) Java Engineer
11 58 (5.61%) Software Engineer
12 57 (5.51%) Architect
13 55 (5.32%) Junior
14 53 (5.13%) Administrator
15 52 (5.03%) Graduate
16 48 (4.64%) Lead Java Developer
17 44 (4.26%) Senior Agile Developer
17 44 (4.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 43 (4.16%) Junior Developer
19 37 (3.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (29.69%) Spring
2 278 (26.89%) HTML
3 224 (21.66%) XML
4 222 (21.47%) Hibernate
5 210 (20.31%) .NET
6 173 (16.73%) CSS
7 153 (14.80%) Java EE
8 151 (14.60%) Web Services
9 148 (14.31%) J2EE
10 137 (13.25%) RESTful
11 133 (12.86%) JMS
12 110 (10.64%) JPA
13 108 (10.44%) JAX-RS
14 104 (10.06%) RESTEasy
15 102 (9.86%) REST
16 98 (9.48%) jQuery
17 93 (8.99%) HTML5
18 87 (8.41%) Ajax
19 84 (8.12%) AngularJS
20 67 (6.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.19%) Mathematics
2 116 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 100 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (9.28%) Mobile App
5 59 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 49 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (3.68%) Smart Meter
8 22 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 22 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 21 (2.03%) User Experience
10 14 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.35%) VHDL
11 12 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.16%) Social Media
12 10 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.97%) Internet of Things
12 10 (0.97%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.77%) iSeries
14 8 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 187 (18.09%) Linux
2 95 (9.19%) Windows
3 90 (8.70%) Android
4 77 (7.45%) Unix
5 58 (5.61%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.84%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.97%) CentOS
9 8 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.48%) Solaris
12 3 (0.29%) SUSE
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.097%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (24.37%) Software Engineering
3 243 (23.50%) Scrum
4 219 (21.18%) TDD
5 208 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (18.57%) OO
7 153 (14.80%) SOA
8 145 (14.02%) Mentoring
9 126 (12.19%) Unit Testing
10 115 (11.12%) Open Source
11 104 (10.06%) Dependency Injection
12 80 (7.74%) DSDM
12 80 (7.74%) MVC
13 76 (7.35%) Analytics
14 71 (6.87%) Coaching
15 70 (6.77%) Software Delivery
16 66 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
17 65 (6.29%) OOP
18 60 (5.80%) Web Development
19 57 (5.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 428 (41.39%) SQL
2 350 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 213 (20.60%) C#
4 130 (12.57%) Python
5 120 (11.61%) C++
6 107 (10.35%) Ruby
7 98 (9.48%) Scala
8 92 (8.90%) PHP
9 58 (5.61%) C
10 45 (4.35%) Groovy
11 42 (4.06%) Perl
12 41 (3.97%) VB.NET
13 40 (3.87%) Clojure
14 37 (3.58%) PL/SQL
15 36 (3.48%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.71%) Objective-C
17 27 (2.61%) VB
18 19 (1.84%) VB6
19 14 (1.35%) Apple Swift
20 13 (1.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 326 (31.53%) Degree
2 20 (1.93%) PhD
3 18 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 17 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.58%) ISEB
10 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.097%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.16%) QA
2 10 (0.97%) SLA
3 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) Basel II
5 2 (0.19%) SDET
6 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 53 (5.13%) Docker
2 48 (4.64%) Apache Flume
3 37 (3.58%) HDFS
4 18 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.06%) Xen
6 10 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (5.51%) Puppet
2 48 (4.64%) Oozie
3 36 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.39%) Nagios
5 3 (0.29%) Grafana
5 3 (0.29%) Graphite
5 3 (0.29%) Packer
5 3 (0.29%) SCCM
5 3 (0.29%) Terraform
5 3 (0.29%) Uchiwa
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 190 (18.38%) Oracle
2 53 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.45%) Cloudera
4 45 (4.35%) Hortonworks
5 40 (3.87%) Pega
6 35 (3.38%) MapR
7 30 (2.90%) Facebook
7 30 (2.90%) Twitter
8 28 (2.71%) Atlassian
8 28 (2.71%) IBM
9 23 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 20 (1.93%) Google
11 19 (1.84%) SAP
12 14 (1.35%) Cisco
13 13 (1.26%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.26%) VMware
14 12 (1.16%) Xamarin
15 11 (1.06%) Adobe
15 11 (1.06%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.97%) Talend
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, 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: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + flexible and home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +£7k probationary bonus, car allow,
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago