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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 30 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Java 26 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.15% 6.54% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.74% 11.03% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 27
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 242 390 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 57.21% 59.36% 63.84%
Number of salaries quoted 200 362 336
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +2 15 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Stafford +2 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Tamworth +1 3 £24,000 -56.36%
Cannock - 1 £45,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
4 16 (29.09%) Erlang
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 15 (27.27%) OOP
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.45%) Degree
6 14 (25.45%) Functional Programming
7 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
8 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
8 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
8 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.82%) PHP
8 12 (21.82%) SOA
9 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 11 (20.00%) QA
9 11 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Android
10 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.18%) C++
11 9 (16.36%) SOAP
11 9 (16.36%) N-Tier
11 9 (16.36%) High Availability
11 9 (16.36%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (16.36%) Velocity
11 9 (16.36%) Service Design

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 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) CloudStack
2 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) X.509
3 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
4 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.09%) Riak
6 4 (7.27%) Neo4j
7 3 (5.45%) MySQL
8 1 (1.82%) Big Data
8 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) Redis
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Gradle
2 7 (12.73%) Android Studio
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) CocoaPods
3 5 (9.09%) Xcode
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) GDB
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
1 4 (7.27%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Android Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Architect
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.27%) Database Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.36%) SOAP
3 9 (16.36%) Velocity
4 8 (14.55%) RESTful
5 7 (12.73%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) HTML
5 7 (12.73%) Middleware
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Core
7 4 (7.27%) Ajax
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (7.27%) jQuery
7 4 (7.27%) Kafka
7 4 (7.27%) Material Design
7 4 (7.27%) Spring
7 4 (7.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (16.36%) N-Tier
4 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
4 7 (12.73%) Data Structures
5 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
6 4 (7.27%) Replication
7 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.82%) EPoS
8 1 (1.82%) iPad
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (27.27%) OOP
2 14 (25.45%) Functional Programming
3 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
3 12 (21.82%) SOA
3 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Android Development
6 9 (16.36%) High Availability
6 9 (16.36%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (16.36%) Service Design
7 8 (14.55%) Low Latency
8 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
8 7 (12.73%) Open Source
9 6 (10.91%) Complexity Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.91%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (10.91%) Physics
9 6 (10.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) Erlang
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.73%) Clojure
7 7 (12.73%) Go
7 7 (12.73%) Haskell
8 6 (10.91%) F#
8 6 (10.91%) VB
9 5 (9.09%) Apple Swift
9 5 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.64%) C
11 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.64%) Ruby
11 2 (3.64%) Scala
11 2 (3.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Ceph
2 1 (1.82%) KVM
2 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Grafana
2 1 (1.82%) Graphite
2 1 (1.82%) Icinga
2 1 (1.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.82%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) Google
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