Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 20 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 550 733 1,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.95% 8.97% 11.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.35% 19.03% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 441 652 930
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,569
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 3,832 3,851 5,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.41% 47.12% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,204 3,348 4,485
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 2021. 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 -2 346 £55,000 +15.79% 103
East Midlands -14 200 £50,000 - 40
Java
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 225 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (34.91%) Python
3 179 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 160 (29.09%) SQL
5 132 (24.00%) C#
6 131 (23.82%) Spring
7 113 (20.55%) AWS
8 112 (20.36%) Software Engineering
9 107 (19.45%) HTML
10 101 (18.36%) CSS
11 97 (17.64%) Azure
12 95 (17.27%) DevOps
12 95 (17.27%) Social Skills
13 89 (16.18%) Linux
14 88 (16.00%) Docker
14 88 (16.00%) Microservices
15 84 (15.27%) Test Automation
16 79 (14.36%) Microsoft
17 77 (14.00%) Finance
18 74 (13.45%) PHP
19 70 (12.73%) Software Testing
20 67 (12.18%) OO
21 64 (11.64%) TDD
21 64 (11.64%) REST
22 62 (11.27%) .NET
23 61 (11.09%) Oracle
24 58 (10.55%) SDLC
25 56 (10.18%) Jenkins
25 56 (10.18%) Git (software)
26 54 (9.82%) Scrum

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 14 (2.55%) Confluence
2 10 (1.82%) Apache
3 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.27%) CMS
4 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.91%) nginx
6 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.73%) SAS
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.55%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.55%) JBoss
7 3 (0.55%) Liferay
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.18%) Figma
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 113 (20.55%) AWS
2 97 (17.64%) Azure
3 35 (6.36%) GCP
4 25 (4.55%) SaaS
5 19 (3.45%) GitHub
6 16 (2.91%) Power Platform
7 12 (2.18%) IaaS
7 12 (2.18%) PaaS
8 10 (1.82%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.09%) Firebase
10 5 (0.91%) Serverless
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.55%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (0.55%) Azure Service Fabric
12 3 (0.55%) Cloud Functions
13 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.36%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.18%) Firewall
2 10 (1.82%) AMQP
3 9 (1.64%) HTTP
4 8 (1.45%) DAB
5 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) Broadband
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.36%) MySQL
2 38 (6.91%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.73%) SQL Server
5 20 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.91%) Power BI
6 16 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.09%) Redis
10 6 (1.09%) SQLite
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.91%) Cloud Spanner
11 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.91%) Tableau
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
12 4 (0.73%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (10.18%) Git (software)
1 56 (10.18%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.82%) Selenium
3 24 (4.36%) JIRA
4 23 (4.18%) Gradle
5 21 (3.82%) Maven
6 17 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (2.91%) JMeter
8 13 (2.36%) Postman
9 12 (2.18%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.82%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.82%) JUnit
11 9 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.45%) Hudson
12 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.09%) GitLab
13 6 (1.09%) Travis CI
13 6 (1.09%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.91%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 95 (17.27%) Social Skills
2 77 (14.00%) Finance
3 46 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.55%) Law
5 33 (6.00%) Multimedia
6 27 (4.91%) Manufacturing
7 22 (4.00%) Games
8 19 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
9 18 (3.27%) Publishing
10 17 (3.09%) Retail
11 13 (2.36%) Marketing
11 13 (2.36%) Public Sector
12 11 (2.00%) Automotive
13 10 (1.82%) Electronics
14 7 (1.27%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
16 1 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.18%) Banking
16 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 251 (45.64%) Developer
2 118 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 78 (14.18%) Software Engineer
4 57 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (8.55%) Web Developer
7 46 (8.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 34 (6.18%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (6.18%) Java Engineer
9 33 (6.00%) Trainee Developer
9 33 (6.00%) Trainee Web Developer
10 29 (5.27%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (4.73%) Architect
12 25 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
13 24 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (4.18%) Analyst
14 23 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
14 23 (4.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 22 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
15 22 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (23.82%) Spring
2 107 (19.45%) HTML
3 101 (18.36%) CSS
4 64 (11.64%) REST
5 62 (11.27%) .NET
6 53 (9.64%) AngularJS
7 52 (9.45%) Hibernate
7 52 (9.45%) Spring Boot
8 50 (9.09%) HTML5
9 44 (8.00%) CSS3
10 39 (7.09%) Node.js
11 35 (6.36%) React
12 34 (6.18%) JPA
13 30 (5.45%) Kafka
13 30 (5.45%) Web Services
14 26 (4.73%) SOAP
15 19 (3.45%) ASP.NET
15 19 (3.45%) J2EE
16 15 (2.73%) Java EE
17 13 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 29 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.09%) Data Structures
4 20 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 19 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 10 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.64%) NHS
8 7 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.73%) User Experience
9 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.36%) iPad
11 2 (0.36%) IVR
11 2 (0.36%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.36%) Social Network
12 1 (0.18%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.18%) Linux
2 41 (7.45%) Unix
3 33 (6.00%) Android
4 25 (4.55%) Windows
5 10 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (20.36%) Software Engineering
3 95 (17.27%) DevOps
4 88 (16.00%) Microservices
5 84 (15.27%) Test Automation
6 70 (12.73%) Software Testing
7 67 (12.18%) OO
8 64 (11.64%) TDD
9 58 (10.55%) SDLC
10 54 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (9.82%) Scrum
11 53 (9.64%) Web Development
12 46 (8.36%) Analytics
13 40 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (7.27%) Computer Science
14 38 (6.91%) OOP
15 37 (6.73%) Mentoring
16 36 (6.55%) BDD
17 30 (5.45%) Fintech
18 28 (5.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 192 (34.91%) Python
2 179 (32.55%) JavaScript
3 160 (29.09%) SQL
4 132 (24.00%) C#
5 74 (13.45%) PHP
6 53 (9.64%) C++
7 47 (8.55%) Java 8
8 43 (7.82%) C
9 38 (6.91%) Ruby
10 34 (6.18%) Kotlin
11 32 (5.82%) Go
12 28 (5.09%) Perl
13 25 (4.55%) PL/SQL
14 21 (3.82%) TypeScript
15 17 (3.09%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.82%) Scala
17 9 (1.64%) ES6
18 8 (1.45%) Apple Swift
19 7 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 53 (9.64%) Degree
2 16 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.45%) CIW
5 8 (1.45%) OCA
5 8 (1.45%) OCP
5 8 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.18%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 6 (1.09%) NCSC
3 2 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.36%) GxP
3 2 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (16.00%) Docker
2 11 (2.00%) Firmware
3 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.09%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.55%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (7.45%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.00%) Ansible
3 30 (5.45%) Terraform
4 7 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.09%) Consul
5 6 (1.09%) CSIRT
5 6 (1.09%) Nagios
5 6 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.09%) Packer
5 6 (1.09%) SCCM
6 4 (0.73%) Graphite
6 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.73%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.55%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 79 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.09%) Oracle
3 28 (5.09%) Google
4 16 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.36%) SAP
6 11 (2.00%) TOWER Software
7 8 (1.45%) IBM
8 7 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.09%) Databricks
9 6 (1.09%) FireEye
9 6 (1.09%) McAfee
9 6 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.09%) Symantec
9 6 (1.09%) Tanium
10 5 (0.91%) Informatica
10 5 (0.91%) JDA
10 5 (0.91%) Sparx
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
11 4 (0.73%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.73%) HP