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

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 233 225
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  

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 2044 2104 2172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 40.06% 34.00% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1764 1976
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
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 SE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham - 3 £55,000 -
Coventry -10 2 - -
Java SE
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) Java RMI
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) JPA
3 3 (60.00%) OSGi
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree

Java SE
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 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Java RMI
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) OSGi
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Drools
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) J2SE
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle