Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 209 243
Rank change year-on-year -46 +34 +89
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 18 94 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 92 67
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +4.76% -17.65%
10th Percentile £40,075 £38,750 £34,900
90th Percentile £75,125 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 3,227 3,755 5,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.24% 43.64% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,776 3,199 4,555
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,125 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 10 £48,500 -15.65% 5
Coventry -11 6 £70,000 +40.00%
Staffordshire 0 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Warwickshire -17 1 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Microservices
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) AWS
7 4 (22.22%) React
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Spring Boot
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) JPA
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) JMS
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 3 (16.67%) Azure

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 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (11.11%) GCP
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Serverless
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Facebook Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Spring
2 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) React
3 4 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) JMS
4 3 (16.67%) JPA
4 3 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) JSF
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Security
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Go
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook