Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 436 364 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.51% 9.66% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.91% 20.30% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 383 308 254
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +2.87%

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 1,620 1,793 1,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.77% 47.57% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,533 1,389
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 186 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (28.21%) Spring
3 112 (25.69%) JavaScript
4 109 (25.00%) SQL
5 98 (22.48%) C#
6 79 (18.12%) Degree
7 77 (17.66%) TDD
8 76 (17.43%) Web Services
9 72 (16.51%) Scrum
10 71 (16.28%) Finance
10 71 (16.28%) Software Engineering
10 71 (16.28%) XML
11 62 (14.22%) Linux
11 62 (14.22%) Hibernate
12 58 (13.30%) OO
13 55 (12.61%) HTML
13 55 (12.61%) REST
14 53 (12.16%) CSS
15 51 (11.70%) J2EE
15 51 (11.70%) BDD
15 51 (11.70%) Analytics
16 50 (11.47%) JSON
16 50 (11.47%) Python
17 49 (11.24%) Mentoring
17 49 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (11.01%) OOP
19 47 (10.78%) NoSQL
20 46 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
20 46 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (10.32%) Big Data

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 42 (9.63%) Apache
2 30 (6.88%) JBoss
3 25 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.06%) Confluence
5 8 (1.83%) NetWeaver
5 8 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.61%) Anypoint
6 7 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.61%) IIS
7 6 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.38%) CMS
8 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.46%) SAS
9 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.46%) GIMP
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP PM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.65%) SaaS
4 12 (2.75%) Boomi
4 12 (2.75%) PaaS
5 8 (1.83%) GitHub
6 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.92%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.69%) Serverless
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.46%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.23%) iTunes
10 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.15%) HTTP
1 5 (1.15%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) AMQP
3 2 (0.46%) 802.11
3 2 (0.46%) SNMP
3 2 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.78%) NoSQL
2 45 (10.32%) Big Data
3 44 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 41 (9.40%) MySQL
5 29 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.36%) Hazelcast
8 9 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.83%) DB2
10 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.38%) DTS
11 6 (1.38%) EDRMS
11 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.15%) GIS
13 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 41 (9.40%) Git (software)
3 40 (9.17%) Maven
4 26 (5.96%) Subversion
5 25 (5.73%) Selenium
6 23 (5.28%) WebDriver
7 21 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.13%) JIRA
8 18 (4.13%) JUnit
9 17 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 11 (2.52%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.52%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.29%) TestNG
13 9 (2.06%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.61%) Ant
15 6 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.38%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (16.28%) Finance
2 31 (7.11%) Advertising
3 26 (5.96%) Retail
4 18 (4.13%) Banking
4 18 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.75%) Publishing
6 11 (2.52%) Marketing
7 8 (1.83%) Front Office
8 6 (1.38%) Games
9 5 (1.15%) Automotive
9 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 274 (62.84%) Developer
2 181 (41.51%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.61%) Graduate
4 54 (12.39%) Graduate Developer
5 41 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.94%) Software Developer
7 37 (8.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (6.65%) Architect
9 27 (6.19%) Consultant
10 26 (5.96%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.82%) Author
11 21 (4.82%) Java Engineer
11 21 (4.82%) Senior Technical Author
11 21 (4.82%) Senior Technical Writer
11 21 (4.82%) Technical Author
11 21 (4.82%) Technical Writer
12 15 (3.44%) Tester
13 14 (3.21%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.21%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (28.21%) Spring
2 76 (17.43%) Web Services
3 71 (16.28%) XML
4 62 (14.22%) Hibernate
5 55 (12.61%) HTML
5 55 (12.61%) REST
6 53 (12.16%) CSS
7 51 (11.70%) J2EE
8 50 (11.47%) JSON
9 40 (9.17%) .NET
10 39 (8.94%) AngularJS
11 33 (7.57%) Ajax
12 29 (6.65%) JMS
13 28 (6.42%) RESTful
14 25 (5.73%) Java EE
15 23 (5.28%) jQuery
15 23 (5.28%) SOAP
16 22 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (5.05%) React
17 20 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.80%) Fintech
4 25 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.59%) User Experience
6 16 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.52%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.83%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.38%) Clustering
13 4 (0.92%) Social Media
14 3 (0.69%) AS400
14 3 (0.69%) iSeries
14 3 (0.69%) NHS
15 1 (0.23%) EPoS
15 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.22%) Linux
2 28 (6.42%) Windows
3 20 (4.59%) Unix
4 8 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.61%) Android
5 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.66%) TDD
3 72 (16.51%) Scrum
4 71 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 58 (13.30%) OO
6 51 (11.70%) Analytics
6 51 (11.70%) BDD
7 49 (11.24%) Mentoring
8 48 (11.01%) OOP
9 46 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (9.86%) Test Automation
11 39 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (8.94%) Microservices
12 37 (8.49%) SDLC
13 36 (8.26%) Open Source
14 29 (6.65%) DevOps
15 27 (6.19%) MVC
15 27 (6.19%) SOA
15 27 (6.19%) Web Development
16 23 (5.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 112 (25.69%) JavaScript
2 109 (25.00%) SQL
3 98 (22.48%) C#
4 50 (11.47%) Python
5 44 (10.09%) C++
5 44 (10.09%) PHP
6 39 (8.94%) Java 8
7 34 (7.80%) Scala
8 23 (5.28%) Ruby
9 19 (4.36%) ABAP
10 8 (1.83%) C
11 7 (1.61%) Perl
12 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.15%) SAPscript
13 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.15%) VB
14 4 (0.92%) Go
14 4 (0.92%) Groovy
14 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (18.12%) Degree
2 42 (9.63%) PhD
3 34 (7.80%) Security Cleared
4 26 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.38%) ISEB
7 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.69%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.46%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (0.46%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.46%) OSCP
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.03%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) GCP
2 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (8.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.75%) Ansible
3 10 (2.29%) Puppet
4 9 (2.06%) Terraform
5 8 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.69%) Ambari
7 3 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.69%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (9.86%) Oracle
2 22 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.82%) SAP
4 14 (3.21%) MuleSoft
5 13 (2.98%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.83%) VMware
6 8 (1.83%) webMethods
7 7 (1.61%) Google
7 7 (1.61%) Sybase
8 6 (1.38%) Adobe
9 5 (1.15%) Syclo
10 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.92%) IBM
10 4 (0.92%) Twitter
11 3 (0.69%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.46%) Apple
12 2 (0.46%) Tableau
12 2 (0.46%) Talend
12 2 (0.46%) Vertica