Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 789 236 863
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.37% 5.78% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.65% 10.73% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 521 176 736
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,125 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £52,500 £49,362
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% +6.36% -1.28%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,625 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%

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 4,740 2,199 5,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.29% 53.88% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,613 1,835 4,627
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +14 556 £55,000 +4.76% 156
East Midlands +9 231 £50,000 -0.99% 64
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 456 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 219 (27.76%) SQL
4 215 (27.25%) Spring
5 196 (24.84%) Social Skills
6 195 (24.71%) AWS
7 193 (24.46%) Microservices
8 190 (24.08%) Python
9 180 (22.81%) DevOps
10 170 (21.55%) Docker
11 161 (20.41%) Scrum
12 155 (19.65%) Test Automation
13 153 (19.39%) Software Engineering
14 145 (18.38%) Terraform
15 143 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
16 135 (17.11%) Azure
17 133 (16.86%) Git (software)
18 132 (16.73%) C#
18 132 (16.73%) REST
19 130 (16.48%) Jenkins
19 130 (16.48%) TDD
20 116 (14.70%) Full Stack Development
21 113 (14.32%) Security Cleared
21 113 (14.32%) BDD
21 113 (14.32%) Open Source
22 110 (13.94%) JIRA
23 107 (13.56%) Java 8
24 106 (13.43%) HTML
25 105 (13.31%) SC Cleared
25 105 (13.31%) Analytics

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 41 (5.20%) Confluence
2 30 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.68%) Apache
4 16 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.65%) CMS
6 12 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.01%) IIS
8 8 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.01%) SAS
9 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.76%) Drupal
10 6 (0.76%) ThingWorx
10 6 (0.76%) WordPress
11 4 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.51%) Luigi
11 4 (0.51%) nginx
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Figma
1 12 (1.52%) Sketch
2 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 195 (24.71%) AWS
2 135 (17.11%) Azure
3 79 (10.01%) GCP
4 76 (9.63%) GitHub
5 73 (9.25%) SaaS
6 70 (8.87%) Serverless
7 22 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (2.41%) OpenShift
9 17 (2.15%) Amazon EKS
10 13 (1.65%) Datadog
11 12 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.52%) PaaS
11 12 (1.52%) Power Platform
12 10 (1.27%) IaaS
13 9 (1.14%) Microsoft 365
14 8 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
15 7 (0.89%) AWS CodeCommit
15 7 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (0.89%) Azure Pipelines
15 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.53%) HTTP
2 14 (1.77%) Firewall
3 9 (1.14%) Internet
4 7 (0.89%) IPv4
4 7 (0.89%) LAN
4 7 (0.89%) WAN
5 6 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.63%) MQTT
6 5 (0.63%) NFC
6 5 (0.63%) PPP
7 4 (0.51%) DNS
7 4 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.38%) Broadband
8 3 (0.38%) Network Security
8 3 (0.38%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) DHCP
9 2 (0.25%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.00%) MySQL
2 70 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 69 (8.75%) Big Data
4 64 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 52 (6.59%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (5.07%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.52%) DB2
14 11 (1.39%) Power BI
15 10 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.14%) Redis
17 8 (1.01%) Hazelcast
17 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 133 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 130 (16.48%) Jenkins
3 110 (13.94%) JIRA
4 66 (8.37%) Selenium
5 45 (5.70%) JMeter
5 45 (5.70%) Postman
6 39 (4.94%) Maven
7 37 (4.69%) GitLab
8 33 (4.18%) REST Assured
9 32 (4.06%) JUnit
10 25 (3.17%) Newman
11 23 (2.92%) Bitbucket
12 22 (2.79%) Appium
13 21 (2.66%) TestRail
14 18 (2.28%) Cucumber
15 17 (2.15%) TestNG
16 14 (1.77%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.65%) fastlane
18 10 (1.27%) GoogleTest
18 10 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 196 (24.84%) Social Skills
2 92 (11.66%) Finance
3 39 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.68%) Banking
6 24 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.79%) Games
8 21 (2.66%) Billing
9 17 (2.15%) Marketing
9 17 (2.15%) Public Sector
10 16 (2.03%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.90%) Law
12 12 (1.52%) Electronics
12 12 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 10 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
14 8 (1.01%) Retail
15 6 (0.76%) Police
15 6 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
16 4 (0.51%) Front Office
17 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 368 (46.64%) Developer
2 210 (26.62%) Java Developer
3 95 (12.04%) Software Engineer
4 81 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 68 (8.62%) Software Developer
6 60 (7.60%) Analyst
7 49 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 43 (5.45%) Architect
9 42 (5.32%) Test Analyst
10 41 (5.20%) Java Engineer
11 39 (4.94%) Test Engineer
12 34 (4.31%) Automation Test Analyst
13 33 (4.18%) Lead Developer
14 31 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
15 30 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
16 29 (3.68%) Junior
17 28 (3.55%) Technical Architect
18 25 (3.17%) Data Engineer
18 25 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (27.25%) Spring
2 132 (16.73%) REST
3 106 (13.43%) HTML
4 101 (12.80%) CSS
5 99 (12.55%) RESTful
6 85 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 83 (10.52%) .NET
8 78 (9.89%) Hibernate
9 73 (9.25%) Web Services
10 71 (9.00%) React
11 70 (8.87%) Spring Boot
12 65 (8.24%) Middleware
13 60 (7.60%) GraphQL
14 57 (7.22%) Kafka
15 47 (5.96%) XML
16 44 (5.58%) JavaBeans
17 40 (5.07%) Node.js
18 36 (4.56%) JSON
19 34 (4.31%) SOAP
20 33 (4.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.31%) Algorithms
4 33 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (4.06%) Cloud Native
6 30 (3.80%) User Experience
7 24 (3.04%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.39%) e-Health
11 10 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
11 10 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.27%) iPad
12 9 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (1.01%) Clustering
13 8 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.01%) Equities
13 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.89%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.01%) Linux
2 65 (8.24%) Android
3 58 (7.35%) Unix
4 53 (6.72%) Windows
5 30 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.76%) Debian
8 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.51%) CentOS
10 3 (0.38%) AIX
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (24.46%) Microservices
3 180 (22.81%) DevOps
4 161 (20.41%) Scrum
5 155 (19.65%) Test Automation
6 153 (19.39%) Software Engineering
7 143 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
8 130 (16.48%) TDD
9 116 (14.70%) Full Stack Development
10 113 (14.32%) BDD
10 113 (14.32%) Open Source
11 105 (13.31%) Analytics
12 96 (12.17%) Coaching
12 96 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (10.27%) Mentoring
14 75 (9.51%) Computer Science
15 67 (8.49%) Software Testing
16 66 (8.37%) Data Analytics
17 62 (7.86%) OO
18 57 (7.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 248 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 219 (27.76%) SQL
3 190 (24.08%) Python
4 132 (16.73%) C#
5 107 (13.56%) Java 8
6 67 (8.49%) C++
7 46 (5.83%) Go
7 46 (5.83%) TypeScript
8 42 (5.32%) Kotlin
8 42 (5.32%) Scala
9 40 (5.07%) C
9 40 (5.07%) PHP
10 38 (4.82%) Ruby
11 32 (4.06%) PowerShell
12 26 (3.30%) Perl
13 25 (3.17%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.17%) VB.NET
14 23 (2.92%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.92%) Objective-C
15 21 (2.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 113 (14.32%) Security Cleared
2 105 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 87 (11.03%) Degree
4 42 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.39%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.39%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.13%) CCSP
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (12.29%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.76%) COBIT
3 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.76%) GDPR
4 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) PSD2
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 170 (21.55%) Docker
2 15 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.63%) HDFS
5 4 (0.51%) Firmware
6 3 (0.38%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 145 (18.38%) Terraform
2 77 (9.76%) Kubernetes
3 63 (7.98%) Ansible
4 16 (2.03%) Puppet
5 12 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.89%) SCCM
6 7 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.76%) Consul
8 5 (0.63%) Packer
8 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.51%) Grafana
9 4 (0.51%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.13%) Cacti
10 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Marathon
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 73 (9.25%) Oracle
2 55 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.21%) Google
4 20 (2.53%) Adobe
4 20 (2.53%) Cognizant
5 15 (1.90%) VMware
6 13 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.65%) IBM
6 13 (1.65%) SAP
6 13 (1.65%) Sybase
6 13 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.01%) Dynatrace
7 8 (1.01%) Informatica
7 8 (1.01%) Zend
8 7 (0.89%) Alibaba
8 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.76%) Talend
10 5 (0.63%) Databricks
10 5 (0.63%) TIBCO