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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / Midlands
Rank 8 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Java 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.85% 3.64% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 10.00% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.42% -39.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 40 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 23.08% 36.36% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 28
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% +11.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) WATIR
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Sahi
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) QA Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) SAP ALE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BSP
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

Java
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Sahi
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WATIR
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ALE
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BSP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (16.67%) SAP XI
2 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) QA Automation
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) SAP