The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 236 216
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.047% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.46% +11.11%  

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1745 2124 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.00% 34.66% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1860 1721
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Java SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the West Midlands

Java SE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java SE in the West Midlands

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) Guice
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)

Java SE
Top Related 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) Guice
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
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