Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 66 67 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.09% 7.10% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.07% 12.18% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 87
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +2.87%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 547 550 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 58.75% 58.32% 61.20%
Number of salaries quoted 472 459 751
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 21 £45,000 +53.85% 4
Lichfield +14 19 £50,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 10 £21,500 -
Stafford +15 5 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Cannock 0 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Tamworth 0 2 £45,000 -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 31 (46.97%) Open Source
2 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 24 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 23 (34.85%) Go
3 23 (34.85%) PHP
4 22 (33.33%) Python
5 20 (30.30%) Google
6 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
7 18 (27.27%) Docker
8 17 (25.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (25.76%) Kubernetes
8 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (25.76%) C#
8 17 (25.76%) HTML
9 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 16 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (21.21%) PHP 5
11 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
11 14 (21.21%) Integration Testing
11 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (21.21%) Java 8
11 14 (21.21%) Linux
12 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (19.70%) Retail
12 13 (19.70%) Memcached
13 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
13 12 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (18.18%) Web Development
13 12 (18.18%) Oracle

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (25.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Fastly
3 4 (6.06%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SMS
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.67%) BigQuery
2 11 (16.67%) Bigtable
2 11 (16.67%) Redis
3 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) GIS
7 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.52%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.67%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.55%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.03%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Gradle
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.70%) Retail
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 9 (13.64%) Games
3 9 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Backend Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Junior
6 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Report Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Report Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Backend Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) HTML
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 13 (19.70%) Memcached
4 11 (16.67%) HTML5
4 11 (16.67%) Node.js
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) TensorFlow
6 4 (6.06%) XML
7 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.55%) XSD
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) Ext JS
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.03%) WebGL
8 2 (3.03%) WinForms
8 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Open Source
2 24 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.21%) Integration Testing
4 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.18%) Web Development
7 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (16.67%) Microservices
7 11 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 11 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) SDLC
9 9 (13.64%) Change Management
9 9 (13.64%) Functional Programming
9 9 (13.64%) Kanban
9 9 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (13.64%) Scrum
9 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) Go
1 23 (34.85%) PHP
2 22 (33.33%) Python
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) C#
5 14 (21.21%) Java 8
5 14 (21.21%) PHP 5
6 11 (16.67%) SQL
7 10 (15.15%) C++
8 7 (10.61%) Erlang
8 7 (10.61%) F#
9 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.55%) Haskell
10 3 (4.55%) PHP 7
10 3 (4.55%) Scala
11 2 (3.03%) C
11 2 (3.03%) Perl
11 2 (3.03%) Ruby
12 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.58%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Google
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) Informatica
4 5 (7.58%) Apple
4 5 (7.58%) Hyperion
4 5 (7.58%) Twitter
5 4 (6.06%) Tableau
6 2 (3.03%) Facebook
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.52%) Epicor
7 1 (1.52%) ESRI
7 1 (1.52%) Xamarin