Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 519 1,210 1,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.62% 9.96% 11.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.57% 20.24% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 484 998 1,443
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,001 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +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 2,954 5,978 7,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.07% 49.22% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,522 4,812 6,454
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 0 300 £48,500 +2.11% 34
East Midlands -5 215 £50,000 - 20
Java
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 238 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (30.83%) Python
3 150 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 144 (27.75%) Software Engineering
5 136 (26.20%) SQL
6 126 (24.28%) C#
7 103 (19.85%) Spring
8 102 (19.65%) Linux
9 89 (17.15%) Git (software)
10 88 (16.96%) Azure
11 87 (16.76%) Scrum
12 86 (16.57%) AWS
13 85 (16.38%) DevOps
14 84 (16.18%) C++
15 82 (15.80%) Degree
16 79 (15.22%) Jenkins
17 77 (14.84%) Test Automation
18 72 (13.87%) HTML
18 72 (13.87%) Windows
18 72 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (13.68%) Oracle
20 67 (12.91%) TDD
21 66 (12.72%) CSS
22 62 (11.95%) OO
23 60 (11.56%) Maven
24 58 (11.18%) SQL Server
25 55 (10.60%) Unix
25 55 (10.60%) Finance
26 52 (10.02%) SDLC
27 51 (9.83%) Analytical Skills

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 33 (6.36%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.89%) Apache
5 12 (2.31%) CMS
6 7 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.35%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.16%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.96%) JBoss
8 5 (0.96%) SAS
9 4 (0.77%) Liferay
9 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (0.58%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.58%) Confluence
10 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) Appian
11 2 (0.39%) FileNet
11 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Chatbot
1 6 (1.16%) S-PLUS
2 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.96%) Azure
2 86 (16.57%) AWS
3 18 (3.47%) PaaS
4 15 (2.89%) SaaS
5 13 (2.50%) IaaS
6 12 (2.31%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.93%) GCP
7 10 (1.93%) GitHub
8 9 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.16%) Serverless
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.58%) Office 365
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.39%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.39%) Slack
13 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.50%) DAB
2 12 (2.31%) Internet
3 9 (1.73%) Broadband
3 9 (1.73%) FTP
4 4 (0.77%) HTTP
5 3 (0.58%) AMQP
5 3 (0.58%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) 802.11
6 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.39%) SNMP
6 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) Firewall
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.06%) Big Data
3 38 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 36 (6.94%) MySQL
5 29 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.05%) HBase
8 18 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.50%) Data Lake
10 13 (2.50%) Impala
11 12 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.12%) OLAP
12 11 (2.12%) OLTP
13 10 (1.93%) Power BI
14 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (17.15%) Git (software)
2 79 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 60 (11.56%) Maven
4 39 (7.51%) Selenium
5 35 (6.74%) JUnit
6 27 (5.20%) JIRA
7 26 (5.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (4.82%) Subversion
9 21 (4.05%) Eclipse
9 21 (4.05%) Visual Studio
10 20 (3.85%) JMeter
11 18 (3.47%) IntelliJ
12 16 (3.08%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.50%) SonarQube
15 11 (2.12%) Mockito
16 10 (1.93%) Bitbucket
17 9 (1.73%) Gradle
17 9 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 8 (1.54%) GitLab
General
1 55 (10.60%) Finance
2 31 (5.97%) Law
3 23 (4.43%) Retail
4 22 (4.24%) Games
5 8 (1.54%) Automotive
6 7 (1.35%) Advertising
6 7 (1.35%) Back Office
6 7 (1.35%) Banking
6 7 (1.35%) Digital Economy
6 7 (1.35%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Police
9 2 (0.39%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (51.25%) Developer
2 123 (23.70%) Java Developer
3 59 (11.37%) Java Engineer
4 52 (10.02%) Software Engineer
5 47 (9.06%) Senior Developer
6 44 (8.48%) Software Developer
7 36 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (6.74%) Applications Developer
9 31 (5.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 31 (5.97%) Mobile Developer
10 29 (5.59%) Lead Developer
11 28 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
12 27 (5.20%) Analyst
13 23 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.24%) Architect
14 22 (4.24%) Lead Java Developer
15 20 (3.85%) Data Engineer
16 19 (3.66%) Consultant
16 19 (3.66%) Graduate
17 18 (3.47%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (19.85%) Spring
2 72 (13.87%) HTML
3 66 (12.72%) CSS
4 51 (9.83%) .NET
5 47 (9.06%) Web Services
6 44 (8.48%) RESTful
7 42 (8.09%) J2EE
8 41 (7.90%) AngularJS
9 40 (7.71%) REST
10 35 (6.74%) Hibernate
11 31 (5.97%) Node.js
11 31 (5.97%) Spring Boot
12 29 (5.59%) Kafka
12 29 (5.59%) SOAP
13 26 (5.01%) XML
14 23 (4.43%) CSS3
14 23 (4.43%) Java EE
15 21 (4.05%) React
16 20 (3.85%) HTML5
17 19 (3.66%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.25%) Mobile App
3 37 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.43%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.47%) User Experience
6 10 (1.93%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.58%) NHS
12 3 (0.58%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.39%) AS400
13 2 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.65%) Linux
2 72 (13.87%) Windows
3 55 (10.60%) Unix
4 25 (4.82%) Android
5 19 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.93%) AIX
8 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (27.75%) Software Engineering
3 87 (16.76%) Scrum
4 85 (16.38%) DevOps
5 77 (14.84%) Test Automation
6 72 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (12.91%) TDD
8 62 (11.95%) OO
9 52 (10.02%) SDLC
10 51 (9.83%) Computer Science
11 46 (8.86%) Analytics
12 44 (8.48%) Unit Testing
13 42 (8.09%) BDD
13 42 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (7.13%) Mentoring
14 37 (7.13%) Microservices
15 29 (5.59%) Mobile Application Development
16 28 (5.39%) Kanban
17 27 (5.20%) Data Science
17 27 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.83%) Python
2 150 (28.90%) JavaScript
3 136 (26.20%) SQL
4 126 (24.28%) C#
5 84 (16.18%) C++
6 36 (6.94%) Scala
7 33 (6.36%) Objective-C
8 24 (4.62%) C
9 23 (4.43%) Perl
9 23 (4.43%) PL/SQL
10 22 (4.24%) PHP
10 22 (4.24%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.85%) Go
12 17 (3.28%) ABAP
12 17 (3.28%) R
13 16 (3.08%) Java 8
13 16 (3.08%) Ruby
14 15 (2.89%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.70%) Apple Swift
16 13 (2.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 82 (15.80%) Degree
2 30 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.28%) AWS Certification
6 12 (2.31%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.35%) ISEB
9 7 (1.35%) PhD
10 6 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.39%) HNC
11 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.19%) HND
12 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.78%) QA
2 14 (2.70%) NIST
3 8 (1.54%) GDPR
4 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) SEPA
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (8.09%) Docker
2 21 (4.05%) HDFS
3 13 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.50%) vSphere
4 4 (0.77%) Postfix
5 3 (0.58%) Squid
6 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (5.39%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.08%) Kibana
3 15 (2.89%) Ansible
4 12 (2.31%) Terraform
5 11 (2.12%) Puppet
6 9 (1.73%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.16%) logstash
7 6 (1.16%) Packer
8 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.58%) Consul
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
10 2 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.39%) Mesos
10 2 (0.39%) Nessus
10 2 (0.39%) Nmap
10 2 (0.39%) Salt
11 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 71 (13.68%) Oracle
2 25 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.66%) SAP
4 15 (2.89%) VMware
5 11 (2.12%) IBM
6 10 (1.93%) Google
7 9 (1.73%) Adobe
7 9 (1.73%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.54%) Splunk
9 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.16%) Talend
10 5 (0.96%) Informatica
10 5 (0.96%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.77%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.77%) Tableau
12 3 (0.58%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.58%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.58%) jBASE