Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Java 49 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.08% 14.07% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.27% 32.51% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 48
Shropshire median annual salary £57,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.53% -8.75% -5.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,375 £57,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% -5.56%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 143 203 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 44.00% 43.28% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 94 149 252
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,475 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Shropshire

Java
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Java in Shropshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Shropshire

Java
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Telford +2 47 £57,500 +57.53% 12
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) DevOps
3 40 (81.63%) Python
4 39 (79.59%) Ruby
4 39 (79.59%) Jenkins
5 33 (67.35%) Ansible
5 33 (67.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (63.27%) Terraform
7 30 (61.22%) Vagrant
8 25 (51.02%) Linux
9 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (46.94%) Puppet
10 22 (44.90%) Open Source
10 22 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
10 22 (44.90%) Go
10 22 (44.90%) Subversion
11 20 (40.82%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (38.78%) Docker
12 19 (38.78%) Salt
12 19 (38.78%) Scrum
12 19 (38.78%) Windows
12 19 (38.78%) SQL
12 19 (38.78%) Microservices
13 18 (36.73%) REST
13 18 (36.73%) Confluence
13 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (36.73%) JIRA
13 18 (36.73%) Atlassian
14 17 (34.69%) PowerShell

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 18 (36.73%) Confluence
2 17 (34.69%) Apache
2 17 (34.69%) nginx
2 17 (34.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DNS
1 17 (34.69%) SSL
2 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (79.59%) Jenkins
2 33 (67.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 30 (61.22%) Vagrant
4 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
4 22 (44.90%) Subversion
5 18 (36.73%) JIRA
6 17 (34.69%) Bitbucket
6 17 (34.69%) GoCD
7 15 (30.61%) Hudson
8 5 (10.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.08%) Toad
10 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.04%) Mockito
10 1 (2.04%) Selenium
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
1 1 (2.04%) Back Office
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.16%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) RESTful
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) Dropwizard
4 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
4 2 (4.08%) XSL
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) Sass
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) DevOps
3 22 (44.90%) Open Source
4 19 (38.78%) Microservices
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
5 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (34.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
7 16 (32.65%) SIEM
8 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
9 13 (26.53%) High Availability
10 11 (22.45%) Decision-Making
10 11 (22.45%) IT Strategy
11 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (8.16%) Deployment Automation
13 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
14 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Python
2 39 (79.59%) Ruby
3 22 (44.90%) Go
4 19 (38.78%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
5 17 (34.69%) Perl
5 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) RHCE
1 4 (8.16%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (67.35%) Ansible
2 31 (63.27%) Terraform
3 23 (46.94%) Puppet
4 20 (40.82%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (38.78%) Salt
6 17 (34.69%) Graphite
6 17 (34.69%) Nagios
6 17 (34.69%) Opsview
7 15 (30.61%) Kubernetes
8 14 (28.57%) Packer
9 13 (26.53%) Consul
9 13 (26.53%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (26.53%) Grafana
9 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) webMethods
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco