Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 225 328
Rank change year-on-year +15 +103 -25
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 83 93 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.91% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 1.76% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 78 73 21
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -16.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -2.44% +2.50%

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 3,711 5,290 5,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.58% 51.88% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,125 4,581 4,427
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,200 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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
Birmingham +5 37 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Coventry +4 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Solihull +13 12 £55,000 +4.76%
Warwickshire +36 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Staffordshire +20 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (80.72%) Spring
3 48 (57.83%) JavaScript
4 40 (48.19%) Hibernate
4 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (40.96%) NoSQL
6 29 (34.94%) Git (software)
6 29 (34.94%) HTML
7 28 (33.73%) SQL
8 27 (32.53%) CSS
8 27 (32.53%) Microservices
9 24 (28.92%) MySQL
9 24 (28.92%) Scrum
10 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
10 23 (27.71%) Jenkins
11 22 (26.51%) Docker
12 20 (24.10%) DevOps
12 20 (24.10%) RESTful
12 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (24.10%) Oracle
13 19 (22.89%) JUnit
13 19 (22.89%) TDD
14 18 (21.69%) BDD
15 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
15 17 (20.48%) Cucumber
16 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
16 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (19.28%) Spring Boot
16 16 (19.28%) Retail
16 16 (19.28%) Advertising

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 6 (7.23%) Apache
1 6 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.02%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.02%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.82%) Fastly
4 4 (4.82%) Stackdriver
5 2 (2.41%) Serverless
6 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) NoSQL
2 24 (28.92%) MySQL
3 14 (16.87%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
6 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (10.84%) Big Data
7 9 (10.84%) Hazelcast
8 5 (6.02%) Redis
9 4 (4.82%) BigQuery
9 4 (4.82%) Bigtable
9 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.20%) HBase
10 1 (1.20%) Infinispan
10 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (22.89%) JUnit
4 17 (20.48%) Cucumber
5 12 (14.46%) Maven
6 10 (12.05%) JBehave
7 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
7 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
8 6 (7.23%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.02%) Grunt
10 4 (4.82%) Subversion
11 3 (3.61%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.41%) Mockito
13 1 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (1.20%) FindBugs
13 1 (1.20%) JMeter
13 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
13 1 (1.20%) Selenium
13 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (19.28%) Advertising
1 16 (19.28%) Retail
2 15 (18.07%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (91.57%) Developer
2 66 (79.52%) Java Developer
3 42 (50.60%) Senior Developer
4 36 (43.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (80.72%) Spring
2 40 (48.19%) Hibernate
3 29 (34.94%) HTML
4 27 (32.53%) CSS
5 20 (24.10%) RESTful
6 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
7 16 (19.28%) Spring Boot
8 13 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (14.46%) jQuery
9 12 (14.46%) Web Services
10 11 (13.25%) JMS
10 11 (13.25%) Node.js
10 11 (13.25%) Spring MVC
10 11 (13.25%) XML
11 10 (12.05%) Kafka
12 9 (10.84%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (10.84%) HornetQ
13 8 (9.64%) Java EE
13 8 (9.64%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (8.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Social Media
2 11 (13.25%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.84%) Smart Meter
4 8 (9.64%) Grid Computing
5 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.02%) Replication
5 5 (6.02%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Microservices
3 24 (28.92%) Scrum
4 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
5 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.10%) DevOps
6 19 (22.89%) TDD
7 18 (21.69%) BDD
8 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
9 15 (18.07%) Open Source
10 14 (16.87%) MVC
11 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.25%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (10.84%) Coaching
14 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
14 9 (10.84%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
15 8 (9.64%) Migration
15 8 (9.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (57.83%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 14 (16.87%) PHP
5 10 (12.05%) Groovy
5 10 (12.05%) Ruby
6 9 (10.84%) Scala
6 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.64%) Go
8 7 (8.43%) Python
9 5 (6.02%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.41%) C#
11 1 (1.20%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Docker
2 5 (6.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Puppet
2 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (10.84%) Marathon
4 5 (6.02%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (4.82%) Terraform
6 3 (3.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Adobe
2 5 (6.02%) Google
2 5 (6.02%) hybris
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft