Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1818 1682 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.74% 9.26% 10.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.97% 19.31% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1460 1744
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8275 8712 8947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.43% 47.96% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7143 7288 7823
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,875 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Java in the Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in the Midlands

Java
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +5 1045 £41,500 -2.35% 67
East Midlands +3 774 £45,000 - 67
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 829 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 600 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 511 (28.11%) SQL
4 463 (25.47%) HTML
5 416 (22.88%) Test Automation
6 413 (22.72%) C#
7 391 (21.51%) Spring
8 346 (19.03%) CSS
9 330 (18.15%) Software Engineering
10 328 (18.04%) Oracle
11 297 (16.34%) Hibernate
12 293 (16.12%) Scrum
13 286 (15.73%) OO
14 284 (15.62%) Web Services
15 275 (15.13%) TDD
16 274 (15.07%) Finance
16 274 (15.07%) Linux
17 272 (14.96%) Degree
18 259 (14.25%) .NET
19 243 (13.37%) REST
20 242 (13.31%) Python
21 238 (13.09%) QA
22 236 (12.98%) Selenium
23 233 (12.82%) SDLC
24 231 (12.71%) XML
25 221 (12.16%) Git (software)
26 214 (11.77%) C++
27 209 (11.50%) Jenkins
28 207 (11.39%) MySQL
29 206 (11.33%) PHP

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 130 (7.15%) JBoss
2 91 (5.01%) Confluence
3 87 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 55 (3.03%) Apache
5 33 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 30 (1.65%) CMS
7 29 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 27 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 16 (0.88%) Drupal
12 15 (0.83%) Liferay
13 14 (0.77%) Alfresco
14 13 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.44%) Jetty
17 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.61%) Acrobat
2 11 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (0.61%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.17%) HipChat
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Magento
2 5 (0.28%) Shopify
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.17%) Movex
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Exstream
4 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.055%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.055%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 201 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.97%) GitHub
4 45 (2.48%) SaaS
5 26 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (1.43%) Google Play
6 15 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.55%) Serverless
8 7 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.39%) Datadog
9 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.28%) Office 365
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.11%) Linode
10 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.75%) HTTP
2 37 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.76%) Internet
4 22 (1.21%) NetScaler
5 19 (1.05%) Firewall
6 17 (0.94%) VPN
7 15 (0.83%) Wireless
8 14 (0.77%) AMQP
9 10 (0.55%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.44%) FTP
10 8 (0.44%) SNMP
11 7 (0.39%) ATM
12 6 (0.33%) Skype
13 5 (0.28%) 802.11
14 3 (0.17%) LDAP
14 3 (0.17%) SMTP
14 3 (0.17%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.17%) ZigBee
15 2 (0.11%) DHCP
15 2 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.39%) MySQL
2 155 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 152 (8.36%) SQL Server
4 94 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 78 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.19%) Big Data
8 40 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (1.93%) Hadoop
10 34 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.76%) DB2
12 30 (1.65%) OLTP
13 29 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.32%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (1.10%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.88%) OLAP
19 13 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
19 13 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 236 (12.98%) Selenium
2 221 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 209 (11.50%) Jenkins
4 200 (11.00%) JIRA
5 171 (9.41%) JUnit
6 163 (8.97%) Cucumber
7 135 (7.43%) Subversion
8 116 (6.38%) Maven
9 108 (5.94%) WebDriver
10 87 (4.79%) JMeter
11 67 (3.69%) Android Studio
12 65 (3.58%) TeamCity
13 62 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 54 (2.97%) SoapUI
14 54 (2.97%) Xcode
15 44 (2.42%) JBehave
16 43 (2.37%) Eclipse
17 42 (2.31%) Appium
17 42 (2.31%) SpecFlow
18 35 (1.93%) Calabash
General
1 274 (15.07%) Finance
2 120 (6.60%) Retail
3 111 (6.11%) Banking
4 84 (4.62%) Advertising
5 56 (3.08%) Electronics
6 53 (2.92%) Marketing
7 40 (2.20%) Games
8 33 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.88%) Legal
13 14 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.66%) Publishing
15 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.50%) Front Office
17 8 (0.44%) Automotive
18 7 (0.39%) Billing
19 6 (0.33%) Law
20 1 (0.055%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1021 (56.16%) Developer
2 588 (32.34%) Java Developer
3 168 (9.24%) Software Engineer
4 165 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 148 (8.14%) Software Developer
6 112 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 107 (5.89%) Graduate
8 105 (5.78%) Architect
9 103 (5.67%) Analyst
10 100 (5.50%) Graduate Developer
11 92 (5.06%) Java Engineer
11 92 (5.06%) Junior
12 89 (4.90%) Tester
13 83 (4.57%) Junior Developer
14 82 (4.51%) Android Developer
15 81 (4.46%) Lead Developer
16 76 (4.18%) Applications Developer
17 70 (3.85%) Automation Tester
17 70 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
18 69 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (25.47%) HTML
2 391 (21.51%) Spring
3 346 (19.03%) CSS
4 297 (16.34%) Hibernate
5 284 (15.62%) Web Services
6 259 (14.25%) .NET
7 243 (13.37%) REST
8 231 (12.71%) XML
9 190 (10.45%) RESTful
10 180 (9.90%) J2EE
11 168 (9.24%) SOAP
12 151 (8.31%) AngularJS
13 130 (7.15%) HTML5
14 129 (7.10%) JSON
15 109 (6.00%) Java EE
16 104 (5.72%) jQuery
16 104 (5.72%) Node.js
17 100 (5.50%) JPA
18 76 (4.18%) Spring MVC
19 75 (4.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 141 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 89 (4.90%) User Experience
5 74 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
6 63 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.48%) Fintech
8 34 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.05%) Robotics
11 17 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.94%) Smart Meter
12 16 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.77%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 12 (0.66%) Graphic Design
16 11 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.61%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.61%) Wiki
17 10 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 274 (15.07%) Linux
2 163 (8.97%) Android
3 159 (8.75%) Unix
4 141 (7.76%) Windows
5 87 (4.79%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 2 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.055%) Debian
13 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.055%) Solaris
13 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (22.88%) Test Automation
3 330 (18.15%) Software Engineering
4 293 (16.12%) Scrum
5 286 (15.73%) OO
6 275 (15.13%) TDD
7 233 (12.82%) SDLC
8 198 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
9 195 (10.73%) MVC
10 191 (10.51%) BDD
11 167 (9.19%) OOP
12 161 (8.86%) Unit Testing
13 151 (8.31%) Mentoring
14 141 (7.76%) Web Development
15 133 (7.32%) DevOps
16 113 (6.22%) E-Commerce
17 106 (5.83%) Android Development
17 106 (5.83%) Microservices
17 106 (5.83%) Open Source
18 99 (5.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 600 (33.00%) JavaScript
2 511 (28.11%) SQL
3 413 (22.72%) C#
4 242 (13.31%) Python
5 214 (11.77%) C++
6 206 (11.33%) PHP
7 124 (6.82%) C
8 122 (6.71%) Ruby
9 76 (4.18%) Scala
10 70 (3.85%) Objective-C
11 69 (3.80%) Perl
12 51 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 39 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 39 (2.15%) XPath
14 36 (1.98%) Apple Swift
15 35 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 27 (1.49%) Groovy
18 26 (1.43%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (14.96%) Degree
2 85 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 33 (1.82%) Sun Certification
6 29 (1.60%) ISEB
7 19 (1.05%) PhD
7 19 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.39%) OCP
9 7 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.33%) HND
11 5 (0.28%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (0.28%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (0.28%) OSCP
12 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (13.09%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) SLA
3 11 (0.61%) GCP
4 10 (0.55%) PMO
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) DICOM
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) GPG13
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.055%) GDPR
8 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 126 (6.93%) Docker
2 29 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.39%) Firmware
4 7 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.28%) vSphere
6 4 (0.22%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.11%) Gluster
9 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.055%) Samba
Systems Management
1 134 (7.37%) Puppet
2 91 (5.01%) Ansible
3 70 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.88%) Terraform
6 15 (0.83%) Nagios
7 14 (0.77%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.66%) Salt
9 11 (0.61%) Marathon
9 11 (0.61%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.44%) SCCM
11 7 (0.39%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.39%) Packer
11 7 (0.39%) Pingdom
12 6 (0.33%) Consul
12 6 (0.33%) Icinga
13 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.28%) SCOM
14 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 328 (18.04%) Oracle
2 78 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.96%) Google
4 45 (2.48%) IBM
5 30 (1.65%) Adobe
5 30 (1.65%) SAP
6 27 (1.49%) HP
7 26 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.27%) BMC
9 22 (1.21%) VMware
10 21 (1.16%) Apple
10 21 (1.16%) Twitter
11 17 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 16 (0.88%) Cognizant
13 14 (0.77%) OpenText
14 12 (0.66%) Citrix
14 12 (0.66%) CollabNet
14 12 (0.66%) Serena
14 12 (0.66%) Sonatype
15 10 (0.55%) Sybase