Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 236 318
Rank change year-on-year +1 +82 -29
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 41 80 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.81% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.60% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 68 13
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +50.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £83,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

Java 8 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,215 4,995 4,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.59% 50.78% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,644 4,188 4,078
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the West Midlands

Java 8
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Java 8 in the West Midlands

Java 8
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in the West Midlands

Java 8
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Birmingham -5 23 £55,000 - 8
Solihull +18 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Coventry -10 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Warwickshire +32 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Shropshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Java 8 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (78.05%) Spring
3 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (43.90%) Hibernate
5 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
6 15 (36.59%) HTML
6 15 (36.59%) CSS
7 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (29.27%) RESTful
7 12 (29.27%) Spring Boot
8 11 (26.83%) Microservices
8 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
8 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
9 10 (24.39%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) Scrum
10 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.51%) High Availability
11 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (19.51%) Big Data
11 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
11 8 (19.51%) Grid Computing
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) JUnit
11 8 (19.51%) Hazelcast
11 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.07%) Oracle
12 7 (17.07%) Cucumber

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Jetty
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 8 (19.51%) Hazelcast
3 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.88%) Redis
6 2 (4.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) JUnit
3 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) Subversion
4 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.76%) Maven
5 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
6 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.32%) Grunt
6 3 (7.32%) JBehave
7 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 31 (75.61%) Java Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) Spring
2 18 (43.90%) Hibernate
3 15 (36.59%) CSS
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
4 12 (29.27%) RESTful
4 12 (29.27%) Spring Boot
5 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (12.20%) Java EE
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 5 (12.20%) Kafka
7 5 (12.20%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) React
9 3 (7.32%) Handlebars
9 3 (7.32%) Swagger
9 3 (7.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Grid Computing
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.76%) Social Media
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
3 3 (7.32%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (26.83%) Microservices
4 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) High Availability
6 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
7 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Content Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Personalization
10 3 (7.32%) Social Collaboration
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) Go
5 3 (7.32%) Groovy
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.32%) Marathon
2 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
3 3 (7.32%) hybris