Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 401 416 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.03% 9.49% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.19% 23.33% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 341 370 323
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,655 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.36% +0.36% +6.25%

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 1,658 1,783 1,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.59% 40.66% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,527 1,430
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,309
% change year-on-year - +1.76% +4.82%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 164 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 114 (28.43%) Spring
4 109 (27.18%) SQL
5 94 (23.44%) C#
6 89 (22.19%) Test Automation
7 78 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
7 78 (19.45%) Hibernate
8 74 (18.45%) HTML
9 73 (18.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 71 (17.71%) .NET
10 71 (17.71%) Finance
11 70 (17.46%) Linux
11 70 (17.46%) Python
12 69 (17.21%) TDD
13 67 (16.71%) Degree
14 64 (15.96%) CSS
15 59 (14.71%) Jenkins
16 57 (14.21%) BDD
17 50 (12.47%) XML
17 50 (12.47%) SDLC
18 49 (12.22%) ITIL
18 49 (12.22%) JUnit
18 49 (12.22%) Software Engineering
19 47 (11.72%) Selenium
19 47 (11.72%) MVC
19 47 (11.72%) DevOps
20 45 (11.22%) J2EE
20 45 (11.22%) RESTful
21 44 (10.97%) Git (software)

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 (6.73%) JBoss
2 18 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.99%) Apache
3 12 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.74%) CMS
4 11 (2.74%) Drupal
5 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.00%) Confluence
6 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.75%) SAS
7 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Shopify
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (18.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.74%) GitHub
6 9 (2.24%) SaaS
7 7 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.75%) Datadog
8 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.75%) Serverless
10 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.50%) Office 365
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) Fastly
11 1 (0.25%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.24%) HTTP
1 17 (4.24%) VPN
2 16 (3.99%) NetScaler
3 11 (2.74%) Firewall
4 9 (2.24%) 802.11
4 9 (2.24%) SNMP
5 3 (0.75%) Skype
5 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.50%) AMQP
6 2 (0.50%) LDAP
6 2 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.98%) MySQL
3 25 (6.23%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.00%) DB2
8 7 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.75%) Big Data
9 5 (1.25%) MarkLogic
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.00%) KDB
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.50%) HBase
12 2 (0.50%) Impala
12 2 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.50%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 59 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.22%) JUnit
3 47 (11.72%) Selenium
4 44 (10.97%) Git (software)
5 36 (8.98%) Maven
6 35 (8.73%) Cucumber
7 29 (7.23%) WebDriver
8 22 (5.49%) TeamCity
9 19 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (4.74%) Bitbucket
10 18 (4.49%) JIRA
10 18 (4.49%) Subversion
11 15 (3.74%) JMeter
11 15 (3.74%) Protractor
12 14 (3.49%) NuGet
12 14 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (2.74%) SoapUI
14 10 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.49%) WATIR
15 9 (2.24%) jMock
General
1 71 (17.71%) Finance
2 25 (6.23%) Banking
2 25 (6.23%) Marketing
3 19 (4.74%) Advertising
4 15 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.75%) Automotive
6 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.25%) Publishing
7 5 (1.25%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 245 (61.10%) Developer
2 161 (40.15%) Java Developer
3 47 (11.72%) Senior Developer
4 46 (11.47%) Graduate
4 46 (11.47%) Graduate Developer
5 40 (9.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.23%) Junior
7 25 (6.23%) Tester
8 24 (5.99%) Architect
8 24 (5.99%) Junior Developer
9 23 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 16 (3.99%) C# Developer
10 16 (3.99%) Junior Java Developer
10 16 (3.99%) Python Developer
10 16 (3.99%) SQL Developer
11 15 (3.74%) Graduate C# Developer
11 15 (3.74%) Graduate Java Developer
11 15 (3.74%) Junior C# Developer
11 15 (3.74%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (28.43%) Spring
2 78 (19.45%) Hibernate
3 74 (18.45%) HTML
4 71 (17.71%) .NET
5 64 (15.96%) CSS
6 50 (12.47%) XML
7 45 (11.22%) J2EE
7 45 (11.22%) RESTful
8 42 (10.47%) REST
9 38 (9.48%) Web Services
10 32 (7.98%) SOAP
11 30 (7.48%) Node.js
12 28 (6.98%) ASP.NET
13 23 (5.74%) AngularJS
14 21 (5.24%) Java EE
15 18 (4.49%) XSLT
16 16 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (3.74%) jQuery
17 15 (3.74%) JSON
17 15 (3.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.49%) Public Cloud
3 14 (3.49%) User Experience
4 13 (3.24%) Robotics
5 11 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.74%) iSeries
6 10 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.75%) Fintech
8 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.25%) AS400
10 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.75%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.75%) NHS
12 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.46%) Linux
2 40 (9.98%) Windows
3 34 (8.48%) Unix
4 15 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.24%) Android
6 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.19%) Test Automation
3 69 (17.21%) TDD
4 57 (14.21%) BDD
5 50 (12.47%) SDLC
6 49 (12.22%) ITIL
6 49 (12.22%) Software Engineering
7 47 (11.72%) DevOps
7 47 (11.72%) MVC
8 40 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (9.98%) Scrum
9 39 (9.73%) Open Source
10 37 (9.23%) Mentoring
11 35 (8.73%) OO
12 30 (7.48%) Microservices
13 29 (7.23%) OOP
14 25 (6.23%) Change Management
14 25 (6.23%) SOA
14 25 (6.23%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 138 (34.41%) JavaScript
2 109 (27.18%) SQL
3 94 (23.44%) C#
4 70 (17.46%) Python
5 44 (10.97%) C++
5 44 (10.97%) PowerShell
6 40 (9.98%) PHP
7 38 (9.48%) Ruby
8 34 (8.48%) Perl
9 28 (6.98%) C
10 24 (5.99%) XPath
11 18 (4.49%) Scala
12 17 (4.24%) RPG
13 14 (3.49%) Groovy
14 11 (2.74%) VBScript
15 10 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.24%) Lua
17 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.50%) Delphi
19 5 (1.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 67 (16.71%) Degree
2 21 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.24%) CHECK Team Leader
4 9 (2.24%) CHECK Team Member
4 9 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.24%) OSCP
5 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.00%) ISEB
7 3 (0.75%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.48%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) COBIT
3 3 (0.75%) GPG13
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (9.73%) Docker
2 16 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.25%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) HDFS
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.75%) XenApp
5 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (8.23%) Puppet
2 32 (7.98%) Ansible
3 19 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.74%) Salt
4 11 (2.74%) SCVMM
5 9 (2.24%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.00%) SCCM
7 7 (1.75%) Capistrano
7 7 (1.75%) Pingdom
8 6 (1.50%) Terraform
9 5 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.25%) Packer
9 5 (1.25%) SCOM
10 4 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.00%) Nagios
10 4 (1.00%) Netcool
11 2 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (8.73%) Oracle
2 29 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.74%) VMware
4 15 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 11 (2.74%) BMC
6 10 (2.49%) Citrix
7 7 (1.75%) Google
7 7 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.75%) SAP
7 7 (1.75%) Splunk
7 7 (1.75%) Talend
8 6 (1.50%) IBM
9 5 (1.25%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.25%) McAfee
9 5 (1.25%) Sybase
9 5 (1.25%) Symantec
10 4 (1.00%) Apple
10 4 (1.00%) Twitter
11 3 (0.75%) Juniper
11 3 (0.75%) Xamarin