Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 455 401 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.75% 8.42% 9.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.92% 21.33% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 383 342 415
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% -2.30% +6.10%

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 1902 1880 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.11% 39.50% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1569 1577
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 205 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (33.19%) JavaScript
3 134 (29.45%) SQL
4 130 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 120 (26.37%) Spring
6 108 (23.74%) Finance
7 104 (22.86%) C#
8 99 (21.76%) TDD
9 94 (20.66%) BDD
10 89 (19.56%) HTML
11 84 (18.46%) Linux
12 82 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 82 (18.02%) Degree
13 81 (17.80%) .NET
13 81 (17.80%) Hibernate
14 80 (17.58%) CSS
15 76 (16.70%) JUnit
16 75 (16.48%) Selenium
16 75 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
17 74 (16.26%) XML
18 71 (15.60%) MVC
19 70 (15.38%) Jenkins
20 69 (15.16%) Scrum
20 69 (15.16%) Python
21 59 (12.97%) DevOps
21 59 (12.97%) SDLC
22 58 (12.75%) Web Services
23 56 (12.31%) Software Engineering
23 56 (12.31%) REST
24 54 (11.87%) 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 28 (6.15%) JBoss
2 20 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.08%) CMS
4 13 (2.86%) Drupal
5 10 (2.20%) Apache
6 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.88%) Confluence
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.66%) Mule
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.66%) SAS
8 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Shopify
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 82 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.64%) GitHub
6 7 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (1.54%) Datadog
7 5 (1.10%) SaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.44%) Office 365
10 2 (0.44%) Serverless
10 2 (0.44%) Slack
11 1 (0.22%) Fastly
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.84%) NetScaler
2 19 (4.18%) HTTP
3 11 (2.42%) VPN
4 9 (1.98%) Firewall
5 5 (1.10%) Skype
6 4 (0.88%) 802.11
6 4 (0.88%) SNMP
7 3 (0.66%) Internet
7 3 (0.66%) LDAP
7 3 (0.66%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.44%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) AMQP
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.59%) MySQL
4 25 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.52%) DB2
6 15 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.98%) Big Data
9 8 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.32%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.66%) KDB
14 3 (0.66%) SQLite
15 2 (0.44%) Impala
15 2 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
15 2 (0.44%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 76 (16.70%) JUnit
2 75 (16.48%) Selenium
3 70 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 50 (10.99%) Git (software)
5 46 (10.11%) Maven
6 44 (9.67%) Cucumber
7 39 (8.57%) WebDriver
8 37 (8.13%) JIRA
9 33 (7.25%) JMeter
10 28 (6.15%) TeamCity
11 23 (5.05%) TestNG
12 22 (4.84%) WATIR
13 21 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (4.18%) NuGet
15 19 (4.18%) Protractor
15 19 (4.18%) SoapUI
16 18 (3.96%) JBehave
17 17 (3.74%) Bitbucket
17 17 (3.74%) Ranorex
General
1 108 (23.74%) Finance
2 31 (6.81%) Banking
2 31 (6.81%) Marketing
3 19 (4.18%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.86%) Advertising
5 9 (1.98%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Automotive
7 5 (1.10%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 264 (58.02%) Developer
2 178 (39.12%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.31%) Graduate
4 53 (11.65%) Graduate Developer
5 48 (10.55%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (7.47%) Tester
8 31 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.15%) Junior
9 28 (6.15%) Junior Developer
10 27 (5.93%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.49%) Analyst
11 25 (5.49%) Architect
12 22 (4.84%) Automation Tester
12 22 (4.84%) C# Developer
13 21 (4.62%) Python Developer
13 21 (4.62%) QA Engineer
14 20 (4.40%) Junior C# Developer
14 20 (4.40%) Junior Java Developer
14 20 (4.40%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (26.37%) Spring
2 89 (19.56%) HTML
3 81 (17.80%) .NET
3 81 (17.80%) Hibernate
4 80 (17.58%) CSS
5 74 (16.26%) XML
6 58 (12.75%) Web Services
7 56 (12.31%) REST
8 50 (10.99%) RESTful
9 49 (10.77%) J2EE
10 47 (10.33%) SOAP
11 35 (7.69%) Node.js
12 32 (7.03%) ASP.NET
12 32 (7.03%) XSLT
13 31 (6.81%) Java EE
14 29 (6.37%) AngularJS
15 26 (5.71%) JPA
16 24 (5.27%) Gherkin
17 23 (5.05%) JMS
18 20 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.93%) Fintech
4 18 (3.96%) Robotics
5 17 (3.74%) User Experience
6 13 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.32%) iSeries
11 5 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.66%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.66%) CMDB
12 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.66%) Derivative
13 2 (0.44%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.44%) NHS
13 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (18.46%) Linux
2 44 (9.67%) Unix
2 44 (9.67%) Windows
3 19 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.52%) Android
5 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.44%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 99 (21.76%) TDD
4 94 (20.66%) BDD
5 71 (15.60%) MVC
6 69 (15.16%) Scrum
7 59 (12.97%) DevOps
7 59 (12.97%) SDLC
8 56 (12.31%) Software Engineering
9 53 (11.65%) ITIL
10 47 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (10.33%) Open Source
11 43 (9.45%) OO
12 40 (8.79%) Mentoring
13 34 (7.47%) Test Scripting
14 33 (7.25%) Change Management
15 30 (6.59%) Microservices
15 30 (6.59%) Software Testing
15 30 (6.59%) Unit Testing
16 29 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.19%) JavaScript
2 134 (29.45%) SQL
3 104 (22.86%) C#
4 69 (15.16%) Python
5 50 (10.99%) C++
6 45 (9.89%) PowerShell
7 38 (8.35%) Perl
8 35 (7.69%) Ruby
8 35 (7.69%) XPath
9 32 (7.03%) PHP
10 23 (5.05%) C
11 20 (4.40%) Scala
12 13 (2.86%) Groovy
13 12 (2.64%) RPG
14 11 (2.42%) VBScript
15 7 (1.54%) Korn
15 7 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.32%) Delphi
16 6 (1.32%) XQuery
17 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (18.02%) Degree
2 32 (7.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.74%) ISTQB
3 17 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.54%) ISEB
5 4 (0.88%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (0.88%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (0.88%) OSCP
6 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) CISSP
7 2 (0.44%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PhD
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.65%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) COBIT
3 2 (0.44%) GPG13
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.22%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (7.69%) Docker
2 16 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.10%) vSphere
5 3 (0.66%) HDFS
5 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.66%) XenApp
5 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (8.13%) Puppet
2 36 (7.91%) Ansible
3 19 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.42%) Salt
4 11 (2.42%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.76%) SCCM
6 7 (1.54%) Capistrano
6 7 (1.54%) Pingdom
7 6 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.10%) SCOM
8 5 (1.10%) Terraform
9 4 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.88%) Packer
10 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.66%) Nagios
10 3 (0.66%) Netcool
11 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 50 (10.99%) Oracle
2 38 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.96%) VMware
4 17 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 12 (2.64%) Sybase
6 11 (2.42%) BMC
6 11 (2.42%) Citrix
7 8 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (1.54%) IBM
8 7 (1.54%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.54%) Splunk
9 6 (1.32%) Talend
10 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.10%) Google
10 5 (1.10%) McAfee
10 5 (1.10%) Symantec
11 4 (0.88%) Adobe
11 4 (0.88%) Apple
12 3 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.66%) Juniper