Period
to 19 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 278 56 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.44% 6.11% 6.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.36% 10.61% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 245 39 147
10th Percentile £34,306 £32,500 £29,350
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,875 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,875
90th Percentile £86,500 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 1,601 528 1,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.59% 57.58% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 454 951
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,375 £41,406 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.36% +4.71%
75th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Birmingham

Java
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Java in Birmingham

Java
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 135 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (39.93%) JavaScript
3 88 (31.65%) SQL
4 82 (29.50%) Spring
5 81 (29.14%) Python
6 80 (28.78%) DevOps
7 76 (27.34%) Social Skills
8 71 (25.54%) Microservices
9 66 (23.74%) AWS
10 61 (21.94%) CSS
11 60 (21.58%) C#
11 60 (21.58%) Finance
12 59 (21.22%) HTML
12 59 (21.22%) Full Stack Development
13 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
14 50 (17.99%) Docker
15 49 (17.63%) AngularJS
15 49 (17.63%) Greenfield Project
16 48 (17.27%) Terraform
17 47 (16.91%) Computer Science
18 45 (16.19%) Mentoring
19 44 (15.83%) Open Source
20 43 (15.47%) Test Automation
21 41 (14.75%) Azure
21 41 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (14.75%) Degree
22 40 (14.39%) Open Source Development
23 38 (13.67%) Ansible
24 37 (13.31%) SaaS
24 37 (13.31%) 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 16 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.40%) Confluence
3 11 (3.96%) Apache
4 9 (3.24%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.72%) GemFire
7 2 (0.72%) Mendix
8 1 (0.36%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (23.74%) AWS
2 41 (14.75%) Azure
3 37 (13.31%) SaaS
4 26 (9.35%) GCP
5 11 (3.96%) GitHub
6 7 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.52%) Serverless
7 5 (1.80%) PaaS
8 3 (1.08%) IaaS
9 2 (0.72%) Firebase
9 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.72%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) Apigee
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.36%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.36%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.52%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) AMQP
3 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.55%) MySQL
4 19 (6.83%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.96%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.60%) DB2
8 8 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.52%) Big Data
10 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.80%) Apache Ignite
11 5 (1.80%) Redis
12 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.72%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.72%) Power BI
13 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.36%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 37 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.91%) JIRA
4 13 (4.68%) Selenium
5 8 (2.88%) Maven
6 6 (2.16%) GitLab
6 6 (2.16%) Storybook
7 5 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.44%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.44%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.44%) Hudson
9 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.08%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.08%) Liquibase
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.08%) ProC
9 3 (1.08%) REST Assured
9 3 (1.08%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.72%) Subversion
10 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (27.34%) Social Skills
2 60 (21.58%) Finance
3 17 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.60%) Billing
5 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.24%) Marketing
7 8 (2.88%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.16%) Banking
8 6 (2.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.44%) Electronics
9 4 (1.44%) Front Office
9 4 (1.44%) Law
10 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (50.72%) Developer
2 85 (30.58%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 39 (14.03%) Software Engineer
5 31 (11.15%) Architect
6 27 (9.71%) Technical Architect
7 21 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.19%) Lead Developer
9 17 (6.12%) Senior Architect
10 16 (5.76%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.40%) Senior Technical Architect
12 14 (5.04%) Junior
12 14 (5.04%) Test Engineer
13 13 (4.68%) SaaS Developer
14 11 (3.96%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (3.96%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (29.50%) Spring
2 61 (21.94%) CSS
3 59 (21.22%) HTML
4 49 (17.63%) AngularJS
5 35 (12.59%) .NET
6 32 (11.51%) React
6 32 (11.51%) Spring Boot
7 30 (10.79%) Kafka
7 30 (10.79%) Web Services
8 29 (10.43%) REST
9 27 (9.71%) XML
10 23 (8.27%) Vue.js
11 21 (7.55%) JSON
12 20 (7.19%) jQuery
13 19 (6.83%) ASP.NET
14 18 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (5.40%) RESTful
17 14 (5.04%) J2EE
18 12 (4.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.63%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.12%) User Experience
3 14 (5.04%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.04%) Data Structures
3 14 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.60%) e-Health
5 9 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.52%) Equities
7 7 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.16%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.72%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.72%) NHS
12 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.47%) Android
1 18 (6.47%) Linux
1 18 (6.47%) Windows
2 14 (5.04%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) CentOS
4 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.78%) DevOps
3 71 (25.54%) Microservices
4 59 (21.22%) Full Stack Development
5 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
6 47 (16.91%) Computer Science
7 45 (16.19%) Mentoring
8 44 (15.83%) Open Source
9 43 (15.47%) Test Automation
10 41 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (14.39%) Open Source Development
12 32 (11.51%) Scrum
13 28 (10.07%) SDLC
14 27 (9.71%) Fintech
14 27 (9.71%) TDD
15 23 (8.27%) Analytics
15 23 (8.27%) BDD
15 23 (8.27%) Data Privacy
16 22 (7.91%) MVC
17 21 (7.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.93%) JavaScript
2 88 (31.65%) SQL
3 81 (29.14%) Python
4 60 (21.58%) C#
5 20 (7.19%) C++
5 20 (7.19%) Go
5 20 (7.19%) Scala
6 15 (5.40%) C
6 15 (5.40%) Ruby
7 14 (5.04%) Kotlin
7 14 (5.04%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.68%) Perl
9 12 (4.32%) Java 8
9 12 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.60%) XAML
11 7 (2.52%) Java 11
11 7 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.16%) Erlang
12 6 (2.16%) PHP
13 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (14.75%) Degree
2 28 (10.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.16%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.80%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.59%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) DICOM
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (17.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (17.27%) Terraform
2 38 (13.67%) Ansible
3 27 (9.71%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.08%) Consul
4 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.08%) Nagios
4 3 (1.08%) Packer
5 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (6.47%) Oracle
2 15 (5.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.68%) Sybase
4 10 (3.60%) Xamarin
5 9 (3.24%) Google
6 7 (2.52%) SAP
7 4 (1.44%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.08%) Sencha
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe
9 2 (0.72%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) UiPath
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.36%) Cadence
10 1 (0.36%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.36%) OpenText
10 1 (0.36%) VMware