Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 423 442 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.20% 11.43% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 22.10% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 380 378 288
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,625 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% -5.56%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,607 2,000 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.56% 51.72% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,358 1,727 1,433
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Java.

1 185 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (25.30%) Spring
3 103 (24.35%) JavaScript
4 101 (23.88%) C#
5 94 (22.22%) SQL
6 89 (21.04%) Scrum
7 80 (18.91%) TDD
8 77 (18.20%) Web Services
9 76 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
10 73 (17.26%) Test Automation
11 68 (16.08%) Python
12 65 (15.37%) XML
13 64 (15.13%) HTML
14 62 (14.66%) Finance
15 61 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 58 (13.71%) Software Engineering
17 55 (13.00%) CSS
18 54 (12.77%) Hibernate
19 53 (12.53%) .NET
20 52 (12.29%) BDD
21 50 (11.82%) Linux
22 49 (11.58%) NoSQL
22 49 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
23 48 (11.35%) OO
24 46 (10.87%) Mentoring
25 45 (10.64%) Selenium
25 45 (10.64%) Degree
25 45 (10.64%) Analytics
26 43 (10.17%) OOP
27 42 (9.93%) J2EE

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 27 (6.38%) Apache
2 19 (4.49%) CMS
3 18 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.55%) JBoss
5 14 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.89%) Anypoint
8 8 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.18%) Confluence
10 5 (1.18%) Mule
10 5 (1.18%) SAS
11 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.71%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.95%) Mingle
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) GIMP
4 1 (0.24%) Maya
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (7.80%) SaaS
4 19 (4.49%) PaaS
4 19 (4.49%) Serverless
5 11 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.36%) Office 365
7 8 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.42%) Boomi
8 6 (1.42%) GitHub
9 4 (0.95%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.47%) Fastly
10 2 (0.47%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.36%) Network Security
2 7 (1.65%) SSL
2 7 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.58%) NoSQL
2 42 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.98%) MySQL
4 37 (8.75%) Big Data
5 33 (7.80%) SQL Server
6 25 (5.91%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.96%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.55%) Hazelcast
9 13 (3.07%) DB2
10 12 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (2.36%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.95%) HBase
15 4 (0.95%) Redis
16 3 (0.71%) Bigtable
16 3 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 45 (10.64%) Selenium
2 41 (9.69%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.22%) WebDriver
4 37 (8.75%) Maven
5 32 (7.57%) Cucumber
6 28 (6.62%) Git (software)
7 23 (5.44%) JUnit
8 21 (4.96%) Visual Studio
9 18 (4.26%) Subversion
10 17 (4.02%) SpecFlow
11 15 (3.55%) TeamCity
12 14 (3.31%) TestNG
13 13 (3.07%) JIRA
14 11 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.13%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.89%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.89%) SonarQube
17 7 (1.65%) Mockito
17 7 (1.65%) Rational Rose
18 6 (1.42%) FitNesse
General
1 62 (14.66%) Finance
2 25 (5.91%) Marketing
3 16 (3.78%) Advertising
4 14 (3.31%) Retail
5 6 (1.42%) Publishing
6 5 (1.18%) Banking
6 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.95%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Automotive
8 3 (0.71%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 220 (52.01%) Developer
2 137 (32.39%) Java Developer
3 49 (11.58%) Graduate
4 47 (11.11%) Architect
4 47 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 39 (9.22%) Senior Developer
6 36 (8.51%) Java Engineer
7 34 (8.04%) Consultant
8 32 (7.57%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.33%) Software Developer
10 29 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (5.91%) Java Consultant
13 22 (5.20%) Recruitment Consultant
14 20 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (4.26%) Technical Architect
16 17 (4.02%) Java Architect
16 17 (4.02%) Java Software Engineer
17 16 (3.78%) Analyst
17 16 (3.78%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.30%) Spring
2 77 (18.20%) Web Services
3 65 (15.37%) XML
4 64 (15.13%) HTML
5 55 (13.00%) CSS
6 54 (12.77%) Hibernate
7 53 (12.53%) .NET
8 42 (9.93%) AngularJS
8 42 (9.93%) J2EE
9 37 (8.75%) jQuery
10 36 (8.51%) JSON
11 32 (7.57%) REST
12 30 (7.09%) React
13 29 (6.86%) Ajax
14 28 (6.62%) Java EE
15 26 (6.15%) RESTful
16 22 (5.20%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (4.73%) Node.js
19 18 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (6.15%) Fintech
3 23 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.07%) User Experience
6 11 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.13%) Social Media
8 7 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.18%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.18%) PDA
10 5 (1.18%) Replication
10 5 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.18%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.95%) NHS
12 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.82%) Linux
2 18 (4.26%) Unix
3 17 (4.02%) Windows
4 8 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.95%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (21.04%) Scrum
3 80 (18.91%) TDD
4 73 (17.26%) Test Automation
5 58 (13.71%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.29%) BDD
7 49 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (11.35%) OO
9 46 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 45 (10.64%) Analytics
11 43 (10.17%) OOP
12 42 (9.93%) DevOps
13 37 (8.75%) Open Source
14 34 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (7.57%) Microservices
16 30 (7.09%) SOA
17 27 (6.38%) Content Management
17 27 (6.38%) MVC
18 26 (6.15%) Waterfall
19 22 (5.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (24.35%) JavaScript
2 101 (23.88%) C#
3 94 (22.22%) SQL
4 68 (16.08%) Python
5 42 (9.93%) Java 8
6 39 (9.22%) C++
7 31 (7.33%) Scala
8 30 (7.09%) Ruby
9 27 (6.38%) PHP
10 14 (3.31%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.07%) Perl
12 12 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.36%) Groovy
14 9 (2.13%) Go
15 6 (1.42%) XPath
16 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.95%) C
17 3 (0.71%) ABAP
18 2 (0.47%) PHP 5
18 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (10.64%) Degree
2 28 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.91%) PhD
4 19 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.36%) MCSA
5 10 (2.36%) MCSE
5 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) ISEB
7 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.71%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.33%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (9.22%) Docker
2 10 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.18%) Varnish
4 3 (0.71%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 28 (6.62%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.78%) Ansible
3 12 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.84%) Puppet
4 8 (1.89%) Terraform
5 6 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.24%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (8.27%) Oracle
2 25 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.07%) Adobe
4 8 (1.89%) MuleSoft
5 6 (1.42%) Google
5 6 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.18%) hybris
6 5 (1.18%) IBM
7 4 (0.95%) Apple
7 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.95%) SAP
7 4 (0.95%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.71%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.71%) Tableau
9 2 (0.47%) ILOG
9 2 (0.47%) Informatica
9 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.47%) Sybase
9 2 (0.47%) webMethods