Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 512 873 1,500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.49% 8.68% 12.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.62% 18.61% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 495 861 1,224
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 3,501 4,690 5,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 51.18% 46.64% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,939 4,120 4,521
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +4 324 £52,500 +6.36% 110
East Midlands -12 184 £50,000 -4.76% 49
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 213 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (36.52%) Python
3 154 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 146 (28.52%) SQL
5 132 (25.78%) C#
6 111 (21.68%) Spring
7 104 (20.31%) AWS
8 100 (19.53%) Software Engineering
9 99 (19.34%) DevOps
10 92 (17.97%) Test Automation
11 86 (16.80%) Azure
11 86 (16.80%) HTML
11 86 (16.80%) CSS
11 86 (16.80%) Linux
12 83 (16.21%) Finance
13 82 (16.02%) Microservices
14 73 (14.26%) C++
15 72 (14.06%) Docker
16 71 (13.87%) REST
17 66 (12.89%) Microsoft
18 64 (12.50%) PHP
18 64 (12.50%) TDD
19 63 (12.30%) Git (software)
20 62 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
21 60 (11.72%) Degree
21 60 (11.72%) AngularJS
22 59 (11.52%) SDLC
23 58 (11.33%) OO
24 56 (10.94%) Unix
25 54 (10.55%) Perl

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 22 (4.30%) Confluence
2 7 (1.37%) Apache
3 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.98%) JBoss
5 3 (0.59%) CMS
5 3 (0.59%) IIS
5 3 (0.59%) nginx
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.39%) Mule
6 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.20%) CICS
7 1 (0.20%) Liferay
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.39%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 104 (20.31%) AWS
2 86 (16.80%) Azure
3 33 (6.45%) GCP
4 26 (5.08%) SaaS
5 20 (3.91%) GitHub
6 11 (2.15%) PaaS
7 10 (1.95%) OpenShift
7 10 (1.95%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.76%) IaaS
9 8 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.17%) Firebase
11 5 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.59%) Serverless
14 2 (0.39%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.39%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.39%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.71%) Firewall
2 12 (2.34%) HTTP
3 10 (1.95%) DAB
4 9 (1.76%) AMQP
5 7 (1.37%) DNS
6 6 (1.17%) Internet
6 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.98%) DHCP
7 5 (0.98%) SSH
8 4 (0.78%) Broadband
8 4 (0.78%) Network Security
8 4 (0.78%) SMTP
8 4 (0.78%) SNMP
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.40%) MySQL
2 36 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 26 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.71%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.95%) Big Data
6 10 (1.95%) Power BI
6 10 (1.95%) Redis
7 9 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.17%) HBase
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.17%) SQLite
10 5 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 63 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.96%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.23%) Selenium
4 31 (6.05%) JIRA
5 22 (4.30%) Gradle
6 20 (3.91%) Maven
7 18 (3.52%) Bitbucket
7 18 (3.52%) JMeter
8 16 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (3.13%) Postman
9 13 (2.54%) WebDriver
10 12 (2.34%) JUnit
11 11 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.76%) NUnit
13 9 (1.76%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.37%) GitLab
15 7 (1.37%) TestNG
16 6 (1.17%) Hudson
General
1 83 (16.21%) Finance
2 33 (6.45%) Multimedia
3 25 (4.88%) Law
4 20 (3.91%) Retail
5 19 (3.71%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.13%) Publishing
7 15 (2.93%) Games
8 13 (2.54%) Public Sector
9 12 (2.34%) Marketing
10 10 (1.95%) Electronics
11 9 (1.76%) Automotive
12 7 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (45.90%) Developer
2 119 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 62 (12.11%) Software Engineer
4 51 (9.96%) Senior Developer
5 42 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (7.62%) Web Developer
7 37 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 33 (6.45%) Trainee Developer
8 33 (6.45%) Trainee Web Developer
9 31 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 31 (6.05%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (5.27%) Analyst
11 25 (4.88%) Java Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) Architect
12 22 (4.30%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.10%) C Software Engineer
13 21 (4.10%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (3.71%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (21.68%) Spring
2 86 (16.80%) CSS
2 86 (16.80%) HTML
3 71 (13.87%) REST
4 60 (11.72%) AngularJS
5 53 (10.35%) .NET
6 47 (9.18%) Node.js
7 41 (8.01%) HTML5
7 41 (8.01%) Spring Boot
8 37 (7.23%) CSS3
8 37 (7.23%) Hibernate
9 36 (7.03%) React
10 35 (6.84%) SOAP
11 34 (6.64%) Web Services
12 29 (5.66%) Kafka
13 26 (5.08%) JPA
14 23 (4.49%) J2EE
15 18 (3.52%) Vue.js
16 17 (3.32%) Java EE
17 16 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.93%) Cloud Native
6 12 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.15%) User Experience
8 9 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.78%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.59%) NHS
13 2 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.39%) EPoS
13 2 (0.39%) Social Network
14 1 (0.20%) RIA
14 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.80%) Linux
2 56 (10.94%) Unix
3 45 (8.79%) Windows
4 31 (6.05%) Android
5 9 (1.76%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.39%) AIX
8 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.53%) Software Engineering
3 99 (19.34%) DevOps
4 92 (17.97%) Test Automation
5 82 (16.02%) Microservices
6 64 (12.50%) TDD
7 62 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (11.52%) SDLC
9 58 (11.33%) OO
10 50 (9.77%) Analytics
11 47 (9.18%) Computer Science
12 45 (8.79%) Web Development
13 41 (8.01%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (7.81%) Scrum
15 36 (7.03%) OOP
16 34 (6.64%) Information Security
17 33 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (5.66%) MVC
19 28 (5.47%) Fintech
20 27 (5.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (36.52%) Python
2 154 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 146 (28.52%) SQL
4 132 (25.78%) C#
5 73 (14.26%) C++
6 64 (12.50%) PHP
7 54 (10.55%) Perl
8 43 (8.40%) C
8 43 (8.40%) Go
9 34 (6.64%) Java 8
10 30 (5.86%) Kotlin
11 24 (4.69%) Ruby
12 21 (4.10%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.91%) PowerShell
14 17 (3.32%) Bash Shell
15 16 (3.13%) TypeScript
16 12 (2.34%) Scala
17 8 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.37%) R
18 7 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (11.72%) Degree
2 25 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.93%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.78%) ISEB
6 4 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) CIW
8 1 (0.20%) OCA
8 1 (0.20%) OCP
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.38%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 6 (1.17%) NCSC
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (14.06%) Docker
2 16 (3.13%) Firmware
3 14 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.34%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.78%) LXC
5 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.39%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (7.23%) Kubernetes
2 35 (6.84%) Ansible
3 30 (5.86%) Terraform
4 16 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (2.34%) SCCM
6 11 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.37%) Puppet
9 6 (1.17%) CSIRT
10 5 (0.98%) Consul
10 5 (0.98%) Nagios
10 5 (0.98%) Packer
11 4 (0.78%) Graphite
11 4 (0.78%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.20%) Rancher
13 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 66 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.98%) Oracle
3 22 (4.30%) Google
4 18 (3.52%) TOWER Software
5 16 (3.13%) FireEye
5 16 (3.13%) IBM
5 16 (3.13%) McAfee
5 16 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.13%) Symantec
5 16 (3.13%) Tanium
6 13 (2.54%) SAP
7 12 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.56%) CrowdStrike
9 5 (0.98%) JDA
9 5 (0.98%) New Relic
10 4 (0.78%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.78%) Sophos
10 4 (0.78%) VMware
11 3 (0.59%) Xamarin