The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 34 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Java 199 138 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.10% 5.91% 9.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.17% 18.67% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 109 162
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1038 739 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.69% 31.64% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 898 612 771
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Birmingham

Java
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Java in Birmingham

Java
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Java.

1 172 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 99 (27.20%) Finance
4 97 (26.65%) HTML
5 86 (23.63%) SQL
6 85 (23.35%) MVC
6 85 (23.35%) Test Automation
7 79 (21.70%) C#
8 77 (21.15%) TDD
8 77 (21.15%) BDD
9 76 (20.88%) CSS
10 73 (20.05%) Selenium
11 68 (18.68%) Spring
12 62 (17.03%) .NET
13 61 (16.76%) JUnit
14 54 (14.84%) Linux
15 49 (13.46%) Web Services
16 47 (12.91%) Degree
16 47 (12.91%) Fintech
17 46 (12.64%) AngularJS
18 45 (12.36%) Unix
19 44 (12.09%) XML
19 44 (12.09%) C++
20 42 (11.54%) Scrum
21 41 (11.26%) OO
22 39 (10.71%) Software Engineering
23 38 (10.44%) REST
24 37 (10.16%) Hibernate
24 37 (10.16%) J2EE
25 36 (9.89%) SQL Server

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 24 (6.59%) Apache
2 22 (6.04%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.92%) Drupal
3 7 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.37%) JBoss
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.10%) Mule
6 3 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.55%) CMS
7 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.55%) nginx
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Magento
2 5 (1.37%) Northgate Housing
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.75%) GitHub
4 8 (2.20%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 8 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.10%) Slack
6 2 (0.55%) AdWords
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.12%) HTTP
2 6 (1.65%) Firewall
2 6 (1.65%) FTP
2 6 (1.65%) Skype
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.34%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.97%) MySQL
4 28 (7.69%) Big Data
5 25 (6.87%) Hadoop
6 23 (6.32%) MongoDB
7 19 (5.22%) DB2
8 10 (2.75%) MarkLogic
8 10 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (2.20%) Triplestore
10 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.37%) SQLite
10 5 (1.37%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 73 (20.05%) Selenium
2 61 (16.76%) JUnit
3 32 (8.79%) JIRA
4 31 (8.52%) Git (software)
5 27 (7.42%) JMeter
6 20 (5.49%) TestNG
7 16 (4.40%) HP UFT
7 16 (4.40%) Maven
8 15 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 13 (3.57%) Jenkins
10 13 (3.57%) WATIR
11 12 (3.30%) Protractor
11 12 (3.30%) SpecFlow
12 11 (3.02%) eggPlant
12 11 (3.02%) Jasmine
12 11 (3.02%) JBehave
12 11 (3.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (3.02%) Ranorex
12 11 (3.02%) SoapUI
General
1 99 (27.20%) Finance
2 20 (5.49%) Banking
2 20 (5.49%) Marketing
3 14 (3.85%) Retail
4 10 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.37%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
7 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 224 (61.54%) Developer
2 132 (36.26%) Java Developer
3 45 (12.36%) Graduate
4 41 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 40 (10.99%) Graduate Developer
6 26 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (6.32%) Analyst
7 23 (6.32%) PHP Developer
8 22 (6.04%) Architect
8 22 (6.04%) Junior
8 22 (6.04%) Junior Developer
9 20 (5.49%) Tester
10 19 (5.22%) Test Analyst
10 19 (5.22%) Test Engineer
11 18 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.95%) Junior Java Developer
11 18 (4.95%) Web Developer
12 17 (4.67%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.67%) Java Architect
13 16 (4.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (26.65%) HTML
2 76 (20.88%) CSS
3 68 (18.68%) Spring
4 62 (17.03%) .NET
5 49 (13.46%) Web Services
6 46 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 44 (12.09%) XML
8 38 (10.44%) REST
9 37 (10.16%) Hibernate
9 37 (10.16%) J2EE
10 29 (7.97%) SOAP
11 25 (6.87%) jQuery
12 24 (6.59%) Node.js
12 24 (6.59%) RESTful
13 23 (6.32%) HTML5
14 22 (6.04%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (6.04%) XSLT
15 20 (5.49%) Gherkin
16 18 (4.95%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.91%) Fintech
2 26 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.02%) User Experience
6 8 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.82%) Derivative
8 3 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.27%) iSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.84%) Linux
2 45 (12.36%) Unix
3 29 (7.97%) Windows
4 13 (3.57%) Android
5 7 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.55%) Solaris
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.35%) MVC
2 85 (23.35%) Test Automation
3 77 (21.15%) BDD
3 77 (21.15%) TDD
4 42 (11.54%) Scrum
5 41 (11.26%) OO
6 39 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 34 (9.34%) Test Scripting
8 33 (9.07%) OOP
8 33 (9.07%) SDLC
8 33 (9.07%) Unit Testing
8 33 (9.07%) Web Development
9 30 (8.24%) Open Source
10 24 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (5.77%) Integration Testing
12 19 (5.22%) Software Testing
13 18 (4.95%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.95%) Microservices
14 17 (4.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (32.69%) JavaScript
2 86 (23.63%) SQL
3 79 (21.70%) C#
4 44 (12.09%) C++
5 33 (9.07%) PHP
6 27 (7.42%) Scala
7 26 (7.14%) Python
8 21 (5.77%) XPath
9 16 (4.40%) C
9 16 (4.40%) VBScript
10 10 (2.75%) Korn
10 10 (2.75%) VB
10 10 (2.75%) XQuery
11 8 (2.20%) Perl
12 6 (1.65%) Ruby
13 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.55%) VC++
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (12.91%) Degree
2 26 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.20%) ISEB
5 7 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.89%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.82%) Docker
2 3 (0.82%) Firmware
3 2 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.65%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.37%) Nagios
2 5 (1.37%) Netcool
2 5 (1.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 5 (1.37%) SCOM
3 3 (0.82%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 33 (9.07%) Oracle
2 16 (4.40%) Sybase
3 15 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.47%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (2.20%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.92%) SAP
7 6 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.37%) Northgate
8 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.10%) VMware
10 3 (0.82%) Google
10 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.82%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.55%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.55%) Facebook
11 2 (0.55%) Tableau
11 2 (0.55%) Twitter
11 2 (0.55%) Veeam
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago