Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 16 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 377 403 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.43% 11.02% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.87% 24.42% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 289 341 364
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,500 £68,750 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,765
% change year-on-year +11.76% -0.62% -0.55%

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 1,262 1,650 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.27% 45.11% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,385 1,512
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 177 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 101 (26.79%) C#
4 95 (25.20%) Spring
5 92 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 92 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
6 89 (23.61%) SQL
7 77 (20.42%) Python
8 73 (19.36%) Web Services
9 71 (18.83%) .NET
10 70 (18.57%) Test Automation
11 66 (17.51%) Scrum
12 64 (16.98%) Software Engineering
13 62 (16.45%) HTML
14 60 (15.92%) CSS
15 57 (15.12%) TDD
16 54 (14.32%) Jenkins
17 52 (13.79%) Microsoft
18 51 (13.53%) Relational Database
19 48 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (12.20%) Selenium
21 45 (11.94%) DevOps
22 44 (11.67%) AngularJS
22 44 (11.67%) OOP
23 43 (11.41%) Finance
23 43 (11.41%) NoSQL
24 41 (10.88%) Security Cleared
24 41 (10.88%) Mentoring
24 41 (10.88%) Serverless
25 40 (10.61%) Greenfield Project

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 (4.24%) CMS
2 14 (3.71%) Anypoint
3 13 (3.45%) Mule
4 12 (3.18%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.18%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.12%) Apache
5 8 (2.12%) JBoss
5 8 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
9 2 (0.53%) Captiva
9 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.53%) Jetty
9 2 (0.53%) SAS
9 2 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.59%) Mingle
3 1 (0.27%) Maya
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 92 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
1 92 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (10.88%) Serverless
3 25 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (6.63%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon EMR
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon S3
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon SQS
4 24 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (6.37%) Office 365
5 14 (3.71%) PaaS
5 14 (3.71%) SaaS
6 7 (1.86%) GitHub
7 6 (1.59%) Slack
7 6 (1.59%) Trello
8 4 (1.06%) npm
9 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.37%) Network Security
2 9 (2.39%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.06%) SSL
5 2 (0.53%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.53%) Relational Database
2 43 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 33 (8.75%) RDBMS
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (6.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 24 (6.37%) Cosmos DB
4 24 (6.37%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.98%) MySQL
6 14 (3.71%) Big Data
6 14 (3.71%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.12%) DB2
9 5 (1.33%) Power BI
9 5 (1.33%) Redis
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.06%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 54 (14.32%) Jenkins
2 46 (12.20%) Selenium
3 39 (10.34%) Maven
4 33 (8.75%) Cucumber
5 30 (7.96%) JUnit
5 30 (7.96%) WebDriver
6 28 (7.43%) JIRA
7 23 (6.10%) Git (software)
8 22 (5.84%) TestNG
9 11 (2.92%) Mockito
9 11 (2.92%) SonarQube
9 11 (2.92%) Subversion
9 11 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.12%) Rational Rose
11 7 (1.86%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.59%) FitNesse
12 6 (1.59%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.59%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (11.41%) Finance
2 27 (7.16%) Marketing
3 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.33%) Retail
5 4 (1.06%) Law
5 4 (1.06%) Publishing
6 2 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 171 (45.36%) Developer
2 90 (23.87%) Java Developer
3 56 (14.85%) Architect
4 38 (10.08%) Solutions Architect
5 35 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.49%) Graduate
7 30 (7.96%) Graduate Developer
8 27 (7.16%) Cloud Architect
9 25 (6.63%) Lead Architect
10 24 (6.37%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.37%) Java Engineer
10 24 (6.37%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (6.37%) Software Engineer
11 23 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (5.84%) Consultant
13 21 (5.57%) Analyst
14 18 (4.77%) Java Consultant
15 17 (4.51%) Delivery Manager
15 17 (4.51%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (25.20%) Spring
2 73 (19.36%) Web Services
3 71 (18.83%) .NET
4 62 (16.45%) HTML
5 60 (15.92%) CSS
6 44 (11.67%) AngularJS
7 32 (8.49%) XML
8 28 (7.43%) ASP.NET
8 28 (7.43%) RESTful
9 27 (7.16%) Hibernate
10 24 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (6.37%) Node.js
10 24 (6.37%) React
10 24 (6.37%) REST
10 24 (6.37%) SOAP
11 22 (5.84%) J2EE
11 22 (5.84%) jQuery
12 18 (4.77%) JSON
13 17 (4.51%) Java EE
14 15 (3.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.04%) NHS
4 16 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.98%) Fintech
6 13 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.92%) User Experience
9 10 (2.65%) iSeries
9 10 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.39%) Internet of Things
11 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.86%) AS400
12 7 (1.86%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.06%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.06%) PDA
14 3 (0.80%) Replication
14 3 (0.80%) Social Media
14 3 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.28%) Linux
2 9 (2.39%) Unix
3 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.12%) Windows
4 6 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.57%) Test Automation
3 66 (17.51%) Scrum
4 64 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 57 (15.12%) TDD
6 48 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (11.94%) DevOps
8 44 (11.67%) OOP
9 41 (10.88%) Mentoring
10 40 (10.61%) SDLC
11 35 (9.28%) BDD
12 32 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (8.22%) Project Management
14 30 (7.96%) Computer Science
15 28 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 27 (7.16%) Microservices
16 27 (7.16%) OO
17 26 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (6.63%) Open Source
18 25 (6.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
2 101 (26.79%) C#
3 89 (23.61%) SQL
4 77 (20.42%) Python
5 35 (9.28%) PL/SQL
5 35 (9.28%) Scala
6 29 (7.69%) C++
7 24 (6.37%) Shell Script
8 23 (6.10%) Java 8
9 21 (5.57%) Perl
10 16 (4.24%) PHP
10 16 (4.24%) Ruby
11 12 (3.18%) Groovy
12 11 (2.92%) VB
13 10 (2.65%) RPG
13 10 (2.65%) RPG IV
14 7 (1.86%) Go
15 6 (1.59%) C
15 6 (1.59%) XPath
16 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.63%) Degree
3 24 (6.37%) MCSA
3 24 (6.37%) MCSE
3 24 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.63%) QA
2 13 (3.45%) GDPR
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.31%) Docker
3 3 (0.80%) Varnish
4 2 (0.53%) HDFS
4 2 (0.53%) Squid
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (4.51%) Puppet
2 16 (4.24%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.86%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.06%) Terraform
6 3 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Packer
7 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.37%) Oracle
3 9 (2.39%) JD Edwards
4 6 (1.59%) Adobe
4 6 (1.59%) IBM
5 5 (1.33%) Informatica
5 5 (1.33%) Tableau
6 4 (1.06%) HP
7 3 (0.80%) hybris
7 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.80%) Okta
8 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.53%) SAP
8 2 (0.53%) Splunk
8 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) JDA
9 1 (0.27%) VMware