Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Java 65 76 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.10% 7.23% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.22% 11.91% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 78 110
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £25,722 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £55,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -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 457 638 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 56.98% 60.70% 65.27%
Number of salaries quoted 408 535 765
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 23 £40,000 - 1
Lichfield +8 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -4 10 £21,500 -36.30% 2
Stafford +22 4 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Cannock - 2 £25,000 - 1
Tamworth -1 1 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £35,000 - 1
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
2 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.08%) Open Source
4 14 (21.54%) Finance
5 13 (20.00%) PHP
5 13 (20.00%) Selenium
5 13 (20.00%) Go
6 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
6 12 (18.46%) C#
6 12 (18.46%) HTML
6 12 (18.46%) .NET
6 12 (18.46%) Linux
6 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (16.92%) Python
7 11 (16.92%) Google
7 11 (16.92%) Android
8 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 10 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 10 (15.38%) Docker
8 10 (15.38%) User Experience
8 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (15.38%) JIRA
8 10 (15.38%) Oracle
9 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle Reports

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 9 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.54%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Fastly
3 4 (6.15%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
1 4 (6.15%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
1 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) Redis
3 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) BigQuery
4 5 (7.69%) Bigtable
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Selenium
3 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.08%) Android Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Gradle
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Games
2 9 (13.85%) Legal
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Applications Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Junior
4 7 (10.77%) Junior Developer
5 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Report Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Android Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Report Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
1 12 (18.46%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) Memcached
3 8 (12.31%) CSS
3 8 (12.31%) XML
4 6 (9.23%) jQuery
5 5 (7.69%) TensorFlow
5 5 (7.69%) XSD
6 4 (6.15%) HTML5
6 4 (6.15%) Node.js
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) Esper
7 3 (4.62%) Java EE
7 3 (4.62%) JSON
7 3 (4.62%) Kafka
7 3 (4.62%) RESTful
8 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.38%) User Experience
3 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 11 (16.92%) Android
3 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.08%) Open Source
4 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 9 (13.85%) Change Management
6 9 (13.85%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (13.85%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (13.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (13.85%) Scrum
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Mathematics
8 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
8 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) Go
2 13 (20.00%) PHP
3 12 (18.46%) C#
4 11 (16.92%) Python
5 7 (10.77%) Java 8
5 7 (10.77%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PHP 7
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Google
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) Informatica
4 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.15%) Tableau
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.08%) Facebook
8 1 (1.54%) Epicor
8 1 (1.54%) Veeam