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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Java 51 61 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.75% 8.66% 4.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.45% 13.71% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 30
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,250 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 310 445 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.27% 63.21% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 261 412 333
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,947 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 24 £38,750 +49.03% 2
Lichfield +14 11 £50,000 -9.09%
Tamworth +2 3 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Stafford -11 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 £37,500 +74.41%
Cannock - 1 £45,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 35 (47.30%) C#
2 29 (39.19%) .NET
3 23 (31.08%) OO
3 23 (31.08%) Degree
4 21 (28.38%) C++
5 20 (27.03%) OOP
5 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
6 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
7 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
8 17 (22.97%) Oracle
8 17 (22.97%) SQL
8 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
9 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.92%) PHP
10 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
10 14 (18.92%) Multithreaded Programming
11 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (17.57%) HTML
12 12 (16.22%) CSS
12 12 (16.22%) Open Source
13 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.86%) Mathematics
13 11 (14.86%) Functional Programming
14 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
14 10 (13.51%) Data Structures
14 10 (13.51%) SDLC
14 10 (13.51%) Physics
15 9 (12.16%) Erlang
15 9 (12.16%) High Availability
15 9 (12.16%) Spring

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 3 (4.05%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Acrobat
1 6 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (8.11%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) Riak
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) webpack
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (9.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.11%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Graduate
3 14 (18.92%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Computer Science Graduate
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Author
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Author
8 5 (6.76%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.41%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Linux Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 13 (17.57%) HTML
4 12 (16.22%) CSS
5 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.16%) Spring
7 7 (9.46%) XML
8 5 (6.76%) CGI
8 5 (6.76%) Middleware
8 5 (6.76%) SOAP
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.41%) HTML5
9 4 (5.41%) J2EE
9 4 (5.41%) Velocity
9 4 (5.41%) XSD
10 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.05%) Web Services
10 3 (4.05%) XHTML
11 2 (2.70%) JSON
11 2 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (13.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.11%) Graphic Design
4 6 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) SCADA
7 2 (2.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) OO
2 20 (27.03%) OOP
2 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.92%) Multithreaded Programming
3 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
4 12 (16.22%) Open Source
5 11 (14.86%) Functional Programming
5 11 (14.86%) Mathematics
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.51%) Physics
6 10 (13.51%) SDLC
7 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.16%) High Availability
8 8 (10.81%) OOD
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) UML
10 6 (8.11%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) C#
2 21 (28.38%) C++
3 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.92%) PHP
6 9 (12.16%) Erlang
7 7 (9.46%) VB
8 5 (6.76%) Clojure
8 5 (6.76%) Haskell
8 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.76%) VBA
9 4 (5.41%) Go
9 4 (5.41%) Python
9 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.05%) F#
11 2 (2.70%) PHP 4
11 2 (2.70%) PHP 5
11 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.70%) Google
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago