Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 303 891 1,582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.46% 7.93% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.99% 16.87% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 295 832 1,300
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,400 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.47% -3.20% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,200 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% +9.09%

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 2,527 5,282 6,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.90% 46.99% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,136 4,631 5,110
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in the Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Java in the Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 2020. 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 +4 201 £52,500 +16.67% 72
East Midlands -20 99 £52,500 +5.00% 35
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (34.98%) Python
3 92 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 88 (29.04%) SQL
5 80 (26.40%) AWS
6 73 (24.09%) Linux
7 67 (22.11%) C#
8 65 (21.45%) C++
9 63 (20.79%) Azure
9 63 (20.79%) Test Automation
10 61 (20.13%) DevOps
11 60 (19.80%) Spring
12 58 (19.14%) Unix
13 56 (18.48%) Perl
13 56 (18.48%) Finance
14 54 (17.82%) Software Engineering
15 53 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (17.16%) Degree
17 51 (16.83%) REST
18 49 (16.17%) Node.js
18 49 (16.17%) AngularJS
19 48 (15.84%) Windows
19 48 (15.84%) Docker
20 47 (15.51%) Cybersecurity
21 46 (15.18%) Microservices
22 45 (14.85%) Oracle
22 45 (14.85%) TDD
23 44 (14.52%) .NET
23 44 (14.52%) Analytics
23 44 (14.52%) Git (software)

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 20 (6.60%) Confluence
2 8 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.64%) JBoss
3 7 (2.31%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.32%) WordPress
6 3 (0.99%) IIS
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.66%) Mule
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.66%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 80 (26.40%) AWS
2 63 (20.79%) Azure
3 20 (6.60%) SaaS
4 17 (5.61%) GitHub
5 16 (5.28%) GCP
6 12 (3.96%) PaaS
7 10 (3.30%) IaaS
7 10 (3.30%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.99%) Boomi
11 3 (0.99%) G Suite
11 3 (0.99%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.99%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.95%) Firewall
2 9 (2.97%) AMQP
3 7 (2.31%) DNS
4 6 (1.98%) DAB
5 5 (1.65%) HTTP
5 5 (1.65%) Internet
5 5 (1.65%) SSH
5 5 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.32%) DHCP
6 4 (1.32%) Network Security
6 4 (1.32%) SMTP
6 4 (1.32%) SNMP
7 3 (0.99%) FTP
8 2 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.88%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.58%) MySQL
4 22 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (6.93%) Big Data
6 19 (6.27%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.28%) Data Lake
8 15 (4.95%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.29%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.96%) Redis
11 6 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.98%) HBase
12 5 (1.65%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.32%) DB2
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.32%) QlikView
14 3 (0.99%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 44 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.88%) Jenkins
3 31 (10.23%) JIRA
4 25 (8.25%) Selenium
5 19 (6.27%) JUnit
6 18 (5.94%) Bitbucket
7 15 (4.95%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.96%) Mockito
9 11 (3.63%) GitLab
9 11 (3.63%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.97%) Artifactory
11 9 (2.97%) Maven
11 9 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (2.64%) Gradle
13 7 (2.31%) Apache Archiva
13 7 (2.31%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.31%) NUnit
14 6 (1.98%) TestNG
15 4 (1.32%) RSpec
General
1 56 (18.48%) Finance
2 18 (5.94%) Retail
3 11 (3.63%) Public Sector
4 9 (2.97%) Law
5 8 (2.64%) Games
6 7 (2.31%) Marketing
7 5 (1.65%) Electronics
7 5 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (42.57%) Developer
2 75 (24.75%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.24%) Software Engineer
4 23 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (7.59%) Java Engineer
5 22 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.60%) Software Developer
7 17 (5.61%) C# Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Lead Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Lead Java Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (5.28%) Analyst
9 15 (4.95%) Architect
9 15 (4.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 14 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (4.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.80%) Spring
2 51 (16.83%) REST
3 49 (16.17%) AngularJS
3 49 (16.17%) Node.js
4 44 (14.52%) .NET
5 38 (12.54%) React
6 33 (10.89%) HTML
7 32 (10.56%) Spring Boot
8 30 (9.90%) CSS
9 26 (8.58%) Web Services
10 25 (8.25%) RESTful
11 24 (7.92%) Hibernate
12 23 (7.59%) SOAP
13 22 (7.26%) Java EE
14 19 (6.27%) Kafka
15 17 (5.61%) .NET Framework
15 17 (5.61%) J2EE
15 17 (5.61%) JMS
16 13 (4.29%) Apache Camel
17 12 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.62%) Cloud Native
5 11 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.97%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.31%) User Experience
8 6 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.65%) AS400
9 5 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.32%) Blog
10 4 (1.32%) Social Media
11 3 (0.99%) iSeries
12 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) EPoS
12 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.09%) Linux
2 58 (19.14%) Unix
3 48 (15.84%) Windows
4 16 (5.28%) Android
5 10 (3.30%) AIX
6 8 (2.64%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.32%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.79%) Test Automation
3 61 (20.13%) DevOps
4 54 (17.82%) Software Engineering
5 53 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (15.51%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (15.18%) Microservices
8 45 (14.85%) TDD
9 44 (14.52%) Analytics
10 39 (12.87%) MVC
11 38 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (9.90%) Computer Science
12 30 (9.90%) Scrum
13 28 (9.24%) OO
14 27 (8.91%) Change Management
15 22 (7.26%) Configuration Management
15 22 (7.26%) SDLC
16 20 (6.60%) Technical Leadership
17 19 (6.27%) Data Science
17 19 (6.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.98%) Python
2 92 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 88 (29.04%) SQL
4 67 (22.11%) C#
5 65 (21.45%) C++
6 56 (18.48%) Perl
7 34 (11.22%) Go
8 24 (7.92%) Java 8
9 19 (6.27%) R
10 18 (5.94%) C
10 18 (5.94%) PHP
10 18 (5.94%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.61%) Scala
12 14 (4.62%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.62%) Kotlin
13 11 (3.63%) Ruby
13 11 (3.63%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.64%) ABAP
16 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (17.16%) Degree
2 31 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.96%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.99%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.61%) QA
2 15 (4.95%) NIST
3 2 (0.66%) GDPR
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.66%) NCSC
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (15.84%) Docker
2 10 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.30%) Firmware
3 9 (2.97%) BitLocker
4 6 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.32%) LXC
6 3 (0.99%) HDFS
7 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.66%) vSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 25 (8.25%) Ansible
3 24 (7.92%) Terraform
4 13 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.97%) SCCM
6 8 (2.64%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.64%) Puppet
7 6 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.65%) Packer
9 3 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.66%) Consul
10 2 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.66%) Nagios
11 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.33%) Marathon
11 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.33%) Rancher
11 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (14.85%) Oracle
2 20 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.27%) Red Hat
4 16 (5.28%) IBM
5 14 (4.62%) SAP
6 13 (4.29%) FireEye
6 13 (4.29%) McAfee
6 13 (4.29%) Symantec
6 13 (4.29%) Tanium
7 12 (3.96%) TOWER Software
8 10 (3.30%) Google
9 7 (2.31%) Splunk
10 6 (1.98%) VMware
10 6 (1.98%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.65%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.32%) Apple
12 4 (1.32%) CrowdStrike
12 4 (1.32%) New Relic
12 4 (1.32%) Sophos