Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Java 67 90 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.77% 9.05% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.45% 14.95% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 91 114
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £55,000 £65,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 498 602 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 57.77% 60.50% 63.48%
Number of salaries quoted 443 506 750
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £54,875 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -2 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Lichfield +10 17 £50,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent -3 10 £21,500 -36.30% 2
Stafford +17 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cannock +2 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £35,000 - 1
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 25 (37.31%) Open Source
2 23 (34.33%) Test Automation
3 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.85%) HTML
5 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
6 17 (25.37%) Go
6 17 (25.37%) C#
6 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (23.88%) PHP
7 16 (23.88%) .NET
8 15 (22.39%) Linux
8 15 (22.39%) Python
8 15 (22.39%) Google
8 15 (22.39%) Selenium
9 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (20.90%) SQL
9 14 (20.90%) Finance
10 13 (19.40%) Docker
11 12 (17.91%) Kubernetes
11 12 (17.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Memcached
12 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.93%) User Experience
13 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
13 10 (14.93%) Node.js

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 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.49%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (17.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Fastly
3 4 (5.97%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SMS
2 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
1 9 (13.43%) Redis
1 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.45%) BigQuery
3 7 (10.45%) Bigtable
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.39%) Selenium
3 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.48%) AccuRev
6 2 (2.99%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Gradle
7 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Games
2 9 (13.43%) Legal
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Report Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Junior
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Report Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Backend Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Developer in Test
9 3 (4.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Java Developer in Test
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) HTML
2 16 (23.88%) .NET
3 11 (16.42%) Memcached
4 10 (14.93%) CSS
4 10 (14.93%) HTML5
4 10 (14.93%) Node.js
5 8 (11.94%) XML
6 7 (10.45%) TensorFlow
7 5 (7.46%) XSD
8 4 (5.97%) jQuery
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.48%) Ajax
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.48%) JSON
10 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.99%) WinForms
10 2 (2.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Android
3 5 (7.46%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Open Source
2 23 (34.33%) Test Automation
3 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) Process Improvement
8 9 (13.43%) Change Management
8 9 (13.43%) Integration Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Matrix Organization
8 9 (13.43%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (13.43%) SDLC
8 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Web Development
9 8 (11.94%) Functional Programming
10 7 (10.45%) Analytics
10 7 (10.45%) Microservices
10 7 (10.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.37%) C#
2 17 (25.37%) Go
3 16 (23.88%) PHP
4 15 (22.39%) Python
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
6 10 (14.93%) C++
7 9 (13.43%) Java 8
7 9 (13.43%) PHP 5
8 6 (8.96%) Erlang
8 6 (8.96%) F#
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) Haskell
9 3 (4.48%) Scala
9 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.99%) Perl
10 2 (2.99%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.46%) Terraform
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Google
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) Informatica
4 5 (7.46%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.97%) Tableau
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.99%) Apple
7 2 (2.99%) Facebook
7 2 (2.99%) Twitter
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
8 1 (1.49%) Epicor