Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Java 31 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.86% 6.42% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.68% 10.59% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 81 90
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +45.83%
10th Percentile £24,541 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% -

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 357 699 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 55.96% 60.62% 64.57%
Number of salaries quoted 338 578 671
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £24,489 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,323
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.72% +2.14%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 10 £40,000 - 2
Lichfield +6 6 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Stafford +16 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Tamworth +3 1 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Cannock +1 1 £25,000 -47.37%
Uttoxeter - 1 £35,000 -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) Android
5 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (25.81%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
6 7 (22.58%) Magento
6 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) XML
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Internet
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.68%) C++
10 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.68%) Java EE

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 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.23%) ThingWorx
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior
4 6 (19.35%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior iOS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.68%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) Esper
4 3 (9.68%) Java EE
4 3 (9.68%) JSON
4 3 (9.68%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) Express
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) React
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Vue.js
5 2 (6.45%) XSD
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Android
2 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Complex Event Processing
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Functional Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Neural Network
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (6.45%) Android Development
8 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) High Availability
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.45%) Use Case
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Go
4 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft