Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 962 1,514 1,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.35% 11.30% 11.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.23% 23.25% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 789 1,159 1,491
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 5,582 6,512 8,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.47% 48.59% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,706 5,495 6,979
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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
East Midlands -1 498 £47,500 -9.52% 70
West Midlands -18 456 £47,500 - 139
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 540 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (33.78%) SQL
3 282 (29.31%) C#
4 255 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 254 (26.40%) Spring
6 240 (24.95%) AWS
7 186 (19.33%) Software Engineering
8 181 (18.81%) Scrum
9 179 (18.61%) Test Automation
10 167 (17.36%) Python
11 163 (16.94%) OO
12 161 (16.74%) DevOps
13 158 (16.42%) Web Services
14 150 (15.59%) TDD
15 144 (14.97%) Degree
16 142 (14.76%) Linux
17 140 (14.55%) .NET
18 135 (14.03%) HTML
19 134 (13.93%) Oracle
19 134 (13.93%) CSS
20 131 (13.62%) Finance
21 130 (13.51%) Git (software)
22 129 (13.41%) Jenkins
22 129 (13.41%) Mentoring
23 126 (13.10%) SDLC
24 118 (12.27%) Azure
25 115 (11.95%) Docker
26 113 (11.75%) Microservices
26 113 (11.75%) RESTful
27 110 (11.43%) Big Data

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 74 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 43 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.01%) SAS
4 27 (2.81%) Confluence
5 25 (2.60%) Apache
6 17 (1.77%) JBoss
7 11 (1.14%) CICS
7 11 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.83%) WordPress
9 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.52%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.52%) CMS
10 5 (0.52%) IIS
11 4 (0.42%) Drupal
11 4 (0.42%) Mule
11 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.31%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.42%) Simulink
2 4 (0.42%) Stateflow
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) Windchill
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) HipChat
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.31%) Summit
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 240 (24.95%) AWS
2 118 (12.27%) Azure
3 40 (4.16%) GCP
3 40 (4.16%) Serverless
4 24 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (1.98%) GitHub
6 18 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.35%) SaaS
9 12 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.25%) OpenShift
10 11 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
10 11 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.04%) PaaS
12 9 (0.94%) Power Platform
12 9 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.83%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (0.83%) IaaS
14 6 (0.62%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.87%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.46%) HTTP
3 9 (0.94%) SSH
4 7 (0.73%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.73%) RFID
5 6 (0.62%) Broadband
5 6 (0.62%) DNS
5 6 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.62%) Firewall
5 6 (0.62%) xDSL
6 5 (0.52%) Modbus
6 5 (0.52%) RS-485
7 4 (0.42%) Internet
7 4 (0.42%) VLAN
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.21%) DSL
9 2 (0.21%) FlexRay
9 2 (0.21%) MPLS
9 2 (0.21%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (11.43%) Big Data
2 99 (10.29%) Hadoop
3 81 (8.42%) MySQL
4 60 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 58 (6.03%) NoSQL
6 56 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 53 (5.51%) HBase
9 50 (5.20%) Apache Hive
9 50 (5.20%) Impala
10 33 (3.43%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.29%) Oracle Database
12 20 (2.08%) DB2
12 20 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.77%) Pentaho
14 16 (1.66%) Amazon Aurora
15 15 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 130 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 129 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 106 (11.02%) Maven
4 97 (10.08%) Selenium
5 80 (8.32%) JIRA
6 54 (5.61%) JUnit
7 53 (5.51%) Cucumber
8 40 (4.16%) Subversion
9 32 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 28 (2.91%) Bitbucket
10 28 (2.91%) JMeter
10 28 (2.91%) SonarQube
10 28 (2.91%) WebDriver
11 26 (2.70%) SoapUI
12 23 (2.39%) Gradle
13 20 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
15 18 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (1.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 131 (13.62%) Finance
2 69 (7.17%) Public Sector
3 44 (4.57%) Retail
4 38 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 32 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.01%) Marketing
7 23 (2.39%) Banking
8 19 (1.98%) Electronics
9 14 (1.46%) Games
10 11 (1.14%) Automotive
10 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Advertising
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Police
13 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Military
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 521 (54.16%) Developer
2 310 (32.22%) Java Developer
3 105 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 95 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 75 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 65 (6.76%) Java Engineer
7 60 (6.24%) Lead Developer
8 55 (5.72%) Software Developer
9 49 (5.09%) Agile Developer
10 47 (4.89%) Agile Java Developer
10 47 (4.89%) Analyst
10 47 (4.89%) Junior
11 44 (4.57%) Architect
12 36 (3.74%) Tester
13 35 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
14 33 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 33 (3.43%) Test Engineer
15 30 (3.12%) Graduate
15 30 (3.12%) Junior Developer
16 29 (3.01%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (26.40%) Spring
2 158 (16.42%) Web Services
3 140 (14.55%) .NET
4 135 (14.03%) HTML
5 134 (13.93%) CSS
6 113 (11.75%) RESTful
7 103 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 76 (7.90%) REST
9 65 (6.76%) J2EE
10 63 (6.55%) XML
11 61 (6.34%) Spring Boot
12 59 (6.13%) Node.js
13 58 (6.03%) Hibernate
13 58 (6.03%) JSON
14 49 (5.09%) React
14 49 (5.09%) SOAP
15 48 (4.99%) Java EE
16 43 (4.47%) Kafka
17 37 (3.85%) JPA
18 36 (3.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.85%) User Experience
3 36 (3.74%) Public Cloud
4 34 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.18%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.46%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.35%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.14%) Robotics
12 10 (1.04%) NHS
13 9 (0.94%) iPad
14 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.73%) Device Driver
15 7 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.73%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 142 (14.76%) Linux
2 84 (8.73%) Unix
3 47 (4.89%) Android
4 37 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.64%) Windows
6 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.52%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (19.33%) Software Engineering
3 181 (18.81%) Scrum
4 179 (18.61%) Test Automation
5 163 (16.94%) OO
6 161 (16.74%) DevOps
7 150 (15.59%) TDD
8 129 (13.41%) Mentoring
9 126 (13.10%) SDLC
10 113 (11.75%) Microservices
11 109 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
12 92 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (7.59%) OOP
14 67 (6.96%) Web Development
15 66 (6.86%) Computer Science
16 55 (5.72%) Analytics
17 51 (5.30%) MapReduce
18 49 (5.09%) MVC
19 48 (4.99%) Coaching
19 48 (4.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 325 (33.78%) SQL
2 282 (29.31%) C#
3 255 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 167 (17.36%) Python
5 110 (11.43%) C++
6 95 (9.88%) Scala
7 62 (6.44%) C
8 56 (5.82%) Java 8
9 49 (5.09%) PL/SQL
10 40 (4.16%) Objective-C
11 32 (3.33%) Kotlin
11 32 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.12%) Go
13 29 (3.01%) Apple Swift
14 27 (2.81%) Ruby
15 26 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 26 (2.70%) TypeScript
16 23 (2.39%) Groovy
17 22 (2.29%) PHP
18 18 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 144 (14.97%) Degree
2 45 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.04%) ISEB
8 8 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.52%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.31%) CCNA
12 3 (0.31%) RHCE
12 3 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.21%) PhD
13 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.10%) ACCA
14 1 (0.10%) CIMA
14 1 (0.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.36%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) GDPR
3 9 (0.94%) Basel II
3 9 (0.94%) IFRS
3 9 (0.94%) IFRS 9
4 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.21%) MISRA
8 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (11.95%) Docker
2 17 (1.77%) Firmware
3 10 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.52%) vSphere
7 3 (0.31%) vCloud
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.21%) HDFS
8 2 (0.21%) NLBS
8 2 (0.21%) Postfix
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 59 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 50 (5.20%) Ansible
3 38 (3.95%) Terraform
4 35 (3.64%) Puppet
5 25 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.56%) Kibana
7 12 (1.25%) logstash
8 5 (0.52%) Salt
9 3 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.21%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.21%) Mesos
10 2 (0.21%) WSUS
11 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 134 (13.93%) Oracle
2 66 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.64%) Google
4 24 (2.49%) SAP
5 21 (2.18%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.98%) IBM
7 17 (1.77%) Cloudera
8 13 (1.35%) VMware
9 12 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.25%) UiPath
10 10 (1.04%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.73%) WSO2
12 6 (0.62%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.52%) Talend
13 5 (0.52%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.42%) Cognos
14 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.42%) Splunk
14 4 (0.42%) Tableau