Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 453 456 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.47% 11.78% 8.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.38% 24.01% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 383 384 344
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.10% -1.18% -2.30%

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 1,542 1,899 1,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.44% 49.06% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,653 1,569
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 210 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (26.05%) JavaScript
3 114 (25.17%) Spring
4 109 (24.06%) C#
5 106 (23.40%) SQL
6 91 (20.09%) Scrum
7 89 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
8 87 (19.21%) Test Automation
9 84 (18.54%) Web Services
10 82 (18.10%) Python
11 81 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 78 (17.22%) TDD
13 74 (16.34%) Software Engineering
13 74 (16.34%) HTML
14 71 (15.67%) .NET
15 69 (15.23%) Finance
16 64 (14.13%) CSS
17 57 (12.58%) Relational Database
18 56 (12.36%) Jenkins
18 56 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (12.14%) Mentoring
20 54 (11.92%) NoSQL
21 53 (11.70%) DevOps
22 51 (11.26%) AngularJS
23 50 (11.04%) Selenium
24 49 (10.82%) XML
25 48 (10.60%) Maven
25 48 (10.60%) BDD
26 47 (10.38%) Hibernate
27 44 (9.71%) OOP

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 20 (4.42%) CMS
1 20 (4.42%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.09%) Anypoint
4 12 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (2.65%) Apache
4 12 (2.65%) Mule
4 12 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.99%) JBoss
6 8 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.10%) SAS
9 3 (0.66%) Drupal
9 3 (0.66%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.44%) Captiva
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.32%) Mingle
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) GIMP
5 1 (0.22%) Maya
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (7.73%) Serverless
4 28 (6.18%) SaaS
5 21 (4.64%) PaaS
6 19 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (4.19%) Amazon EMR
6 19 (4.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 19 (4.19%) Amazon S3
6 19 (4.19%) Amazon SQS
6 19 (4.19%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (4.19%) Office 365
7 7 (1.55%) GitHub
7 7 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.32%) Slack
8 6 (1.32%) Trello
9 2 (0.44%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.44%) Fastly
9 2 (0.44%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.19%) Network Security
2 7 (1.55%) SSL
2 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.66%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.22%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.58%) Relational Database
2 54 (11.92%) NoSQL
3 35 (7.73%) RDBMS
4 26 (5.74%) MySQL
5 25 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (4.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 19 (4.19%) Cosmos DB
8 17 (3.75%) Big Data
9 14 (3.09%) DB2
10 9 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.32%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.10%) Power BI
13 5 (1.10%) Redis
14 3 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 56 (12.36%) Jenkins
2 50 (11.04%) Selenium
3 48 (10.60%) Maven
4 39 (8.61%) Cucumber
5 38 (8.39%) WebDriver
6 27 (5.96%) Git (software)
6 27 (5.96%) JUnit
7 19 (4.19%) JIRA
8 16 (3.53%) Subversion
8 16 (3.53%) TestNG
9 15 (3.31%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.87%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.87%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.43%) Rational Rose
11 11 (2.43%) SonarQube
12 10 (2.21%) Mockito
13 9 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.99%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.55%) FitNesse
15 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (15.23%) Finance
2 34 (7.51%) Marketing
3 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.32%) Publishing
4 6 (1.32%) Retail
5 5 (1.10%) Advertising
5 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.88%) Law
7 3 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 217 (47.90%) Developer
2 133 (29.36%) Java Developer
3 65 (14.35%) Architect
4 47 (10.38%) Senior Developer
5 39 (8.61%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (8.39%) Java Engineer
7 36 (7.95%) Graduate
8 35 (7.73%) Consultant
9 34 (7.51%) Graduate Developer
10 33 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 33 (7.28%) Software Engineer
11 30 (6.62%) Analyst
12 26 (5.74%) Java Consultant
13 24 (5.30%) Technical Architect
14 23 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
14 23 (5.08%) Recruitment Consultant
14 23 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
15 20 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 20 (4.42%) Software Developer
16 19 (4.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (25.17%) Spring
2 84 (18.54%) Web Services
3 74 (16.34%) HTML
4 71 (15.67%) .NET
5 64 (14.13%) CSS
6 51 (11.26%) AngularJS
7 49 (10.82%) XML
8 47 (10.38%) Hibernate
9 40 (8.83%) jQuery
10 38 (8.39%) React
11 37 (8.17%) J2EE
12 31 (6.84%) RESTful
13 27 (5.96%) Node.js
14 26 (5.74%) Java EE
14 26 (5.74%) JSON
15 23 (5.08%) ASP.NET
16 21 (4.64%) REST
16 21 (4.64%) Spring MVC
17 20 (4.42%) Ajax
18 19 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.18%) Fintech
4 19 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.19%) NHS
5 18 (3.97%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.53%) User Experience
7 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.21%) iSeries
9 8 (1.77%) Social Media
10 7 (1.55%) AS400
11 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.10%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.10%) PDA
12 5 (1.10%) Replication
12 5 (1.10%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.49%) Linux
2 17 (3.75%) Unix
3 13 (2.87%) Windows
4 9 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.09%) Scrum
3 87 (19.21%) Test Automation
4 78 (17.22%) TDD
5 74 (16.34%) Software Engineering
6 56 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (12.14%) Mentoring
8 53 (11.70%) DevOps
9 48 (10.60%) BDD
10 44 (9.71%) OOP
11 42 (9.27%) OO
11 42 (9.27%) SDLC
12 40 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (7.73%) SOA
14 34 (7.51%) Analytics
15 32 (7.06%) MVC
15 32 (7.06%) Open Source
16 31 (6.84%) Microservices
17 28 (6.18%) Content Management
18 27 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.05%) JavaScript
2 109 (24.06%) C#
3 106 (23.40%) SQL
4 82 (18.10%) Python
5 37 (8.17%) Java 8
6 36 (7.95%) Scala
7 31 (6.84%) PL/SQL
8 29 (6.40%) C++
9 21 (4.64%) PHP
9 21 (4.64%) Ruby
10 20 (4.42%) Perl
11 19 (4.19%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.43%) VB
13 10 (2.21%) Go
13 10 (2.21%) RPG
13 10 (2.21%) RPG IV
14 9 (1.99%) Groovy
15 6 (1.32%) C
15 6 (1.32%) XPath
16 4 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.06%) Degree
3 19 (4.19%) MCSA
3 19 (4.19%) MCSE
3 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.88%) PhD
6 4 (0.88%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.06%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (7.28%) Docker
2 20 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.10%) Varnish
4 2 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (5.74%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.53%) Puppet
3 15 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.99%) Ansible
5 8 (1.77%) Terraform
6 6 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.88%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 42 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.40%) Oracle
3 12 (2.65%) Adobe
4 9 (1.99%) JD Edwards
5 8 (1.77%) IBM
6 6 (1.32%) Google
7 5 (1.10%) hybris
7 5 (1.10%) Informatica
7 5 (1.10%) Tableau
8 4 (0.88%) HP
8 4 (0.88%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.66%) Apple
9 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.66%) Okta
10 2 (0.44%) ILOG
10 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.44%) Splunk