Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1024 934 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.27% 7.99% 8.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.47% 17.77% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 928 825 917
West Midlands median annual salary £40,591 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -3.41% +8.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

Java 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 5260 5256 5285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 52.75% 44.98% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4574 4376 4725
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,125 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in the West Midlands

Java
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +12 461 £48,500 +7.78% 18
Coventry +4 148 £40,000 - 19
Warwickshire -1 126 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Staffordshire -3 77 £45,000 - 6
Shropshire +6 63 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Worcestershire -2 38 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Wolverhampton +7 35 £35,000 -2.78% 1
Solihull -18 9 £37,500 +13.64% 4
Walsall +5 4 £40,000 -46.67%
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
Willenhall 0 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 432 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (32.32%) JavaScript
3 277 (27.05%) SQL
4 242 (23.63%) Spring
5 241 (23.54%) HTML
6 234 (22.85%) C#
7 225 (21.97%) Test Automation
8 194 (18.95%) Hibernate
9 190 (18.55%) CSS
10 188 (18.36%) Scrum
11 179 (17.48%) Oracle
12 173 (16.89%) .NET
13 170 (16.60%) Web Services
13 170 (16.60%) XML
14 167 (16.31%) MVC
15 160 (15.63%) Linux
16 159 (15.53%) Degree
17 157 (15.33%) TDD
18 153 (14.94%) Software Engineering
19 150 (14.65%) Finance
19 150 (14.65%) REST
20 141 (13.77%) OO
21 135 (13.18%) SDLC
22 131 (12.79%) Jenkins
22 131 (12.79%) Git (software)
23 130 (12.70%) Selenium
24 129 (12.60%) JUnit
25 128 (12.50%) SOAP
26 127 (12.40%) Android
27 125 (12.21%) SQL Server

Java
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 72 (7.03%) JBoss
2 46 (4.49%) Confluence
2 46 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.73%) Apache
3 28 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.56%) Drupal
5 14 (1.37%) CMS
6 12 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.07%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.07%) GlassFish
8 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.78%) WildFly
10 6 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.59%) WordPress
11 5 (0.49%) SAS
12 4 (0.39%) IIS
13 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (1.17%) Acrobat
1 12 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (1.17%) PaintShop Pro
2 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.29%) SPSS
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Magento
1 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.49%) Shopify
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Exstream
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.098%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.098%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.098%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 116 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.91%) GitHub
4 28 (2.73%) Google Play
5 25 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (2.25%) SaaS
7 17 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.59%) Datadog
10 5 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.49%) Office 365
11 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.29%) Slack
13 2 (0.20%) Linode
13 2 (0.20%) Serverless
14 1 (0.098%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.15%) HTTP
2 20 (1.95%) NetScaler
3 18 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.56%) Internet
5 10 (0.98%) Firewall
6 7 (0.68%) ATM
6 7 (0.68%) Skype
6 7 (0.68%) VPN
7 5 (0.49%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.49%) SNMP
8 3 (0.29%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) LDAP
8 3 (0.29%) SMTP
8 3 (0.29%) SSH
8 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
8 3 (0.29%) X.509
8 3 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.20%) AMQP
9 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 112 (10.94%) MySQL
3 67 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 45 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.52%) DB2
8 20 (1.95%) Big Data
9 17 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.88%) InfluxDB
14 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.78%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.78%) MarkLogic
16 6 (0.59%) QlikView
16 6 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 131 (12.79%) Git (software)
1 131 (12.79%) Jenkins
2 130 (12.70%) Selenium
3 129 (12.60%) JUnit
4 115 (11.23%) JIRA
5 75 (7.32%) Maven
6 72 (7.03%) Cucumber
7 70 (6.84%) Android Studio
8 63 (6.15%) Xcode
9 57 (5.57%) Subversion
10 46 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 44 (4.30%) WebDriver
12 38 (3.71%) TeamCity
13 35 (3.42%) JMeter
14 30 (2.93%) Bitbucket
14 30 (2.93%) JBehave
15 29 (2.83%) SoapUI
16 28 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (2.73%) TestNG
General
1 150 (14.65%) Finance
2 59 (5.76%) Retail
3 38 (3.71%) Advertising
4 37 (3.61%) Marketing
5 30 (2.93%) Banking
6 26 (2.54%) Electronics
7 18 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.17%) Publishing
10 11 (1.07%) Automotive
10 11 (1.07%) Games
11 10 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.39%) Billing
12 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.098%) Legal
15 1 (0.098%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 635 (62.01%) Developer
2 358 (34.96%) Java Developer
3 95 (9.28%) Software Developer
4 92 (8.98%) Graduate
5 85 (8.30%) Graduate Developer
5 85 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 82 (8.01%) Android Developer
7 70 (6.84%) Analyst
8 69 (6.74%) Software Engineer
9 61 (5.96%) Junior
10 60 (5.86%) Applications Developer
11 55 (5.37%) Junior Developer
12 54 (5.27%) Architect
13 48 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (4.20%) Mobile Developer
15 42 (4.10%) Java Android Developer
16 41 (4.00%) Tester
17 39 (3.81%) Java Software Developer
17 39 (3.81%) Test Engineer
18 36 (3.52%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (23.63%) Spring
2 241 (23.54%) HTML
3 194 (18.95%) Hibernate
4 190 (18.55%) CSS
5 173 (16.89%) .NET
6 170 (16.60%) Web Services
6 170 (16.60%) XML
7 150 (14.65%) REST
8 128 (12.50%) SOAP
9 117 (11.43%) J2EE
10 97 (9.47%) AngularJS
11 95 (9.28%) JSON
12 81 (7.91%) RESTful
13 75 (7.32%) Node.js
14 73 (7.13%) Android SDK
15 69 (6.74%) ASP.NET
16 64 (6.25%) JPA
17 61 (5.96%) Java EE
18 59 (5.76%) HTML5
19 55 (5.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 80 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 79 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.08%) User Experience
5 35 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.42%) Fintech
6 18 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.56%) Robotics
8 15 (1.46%) Smart Meter
9 13 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.17%) Graphic Design
10 12 (1.17%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.78%) Replication
14 7 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.68%) iSeries
15 6 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 160 (15.63%) Linux
2 127 (12.40%) Android
3 88 (8.59%) Unix
4 87 (8.50%) Windows
5 71 (6.93%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.098%) Debian
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (21.97%) Test Automation
3 188 (18.36%) Scrum
4 167 (16.31%) MVC
5 157 (15.33%) TDD
6 153 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 141 (13.77%) OO
8 135 (13.18%) SDLC
9 116 (11.33%) BDD
10 97 (9.47%) Unit Testing
11 96 (9.38%) Android Development
12 88 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 87 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (8.01%) DevOps
15 81 (7.91%) ITIL
16 79 (7.71%) Web Development
17 65 (6.35%) Open Source
18 60 (5.86%) OOP
19 56 (5.47%) Configuration Management
20 52 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 331 (32.32%) JavaScript
2 277 (27.05%) SQL
3 234 (22.85%) C#
4 118 (11.52%) C++
5 110 (10.74%) PHP
6 92 (8.98%) Python
7 73 (7.13%) C
8 65 (6.35%) Objective-C
9 53 (5.18%) Ruby
10 50 (4.88%) Scala
11 46 (4.49%) Perl
12 45 (4.39%) PowerShell
13 44 (4.30%) XPath
14 37 (3.61%) Apple Swift
15 24 (2.34%) VB.NET
16 22 (2.15%) Groovy
17 16 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.56%) VB
17 16 (1.56%) VBScript
18 15 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 159 (15.53%) Degree
2 64 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.05%) ISEB
6 14 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.68%) OCP
7 7 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.59%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.20%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (0.20%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (0.20%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) GCIA
10 2 (0.20%) GIAC
10 2 (0.20%) GREM
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.59%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.098%) GCP
System Software
1 90 (8.79%) Docker
2 23 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.59%) vSphere
6 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.29%) HDFS
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) Gluster
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.20%) Snort
9 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 86 (8.40%) Puppet
2 58 (5.66%) Ansible
3 45 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.46%) Nagios
5 11 (1.07%) Salt
5 11 (1.07%) SCVMM
6 10 (0.98%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.88%) Consul
7 9 (0.88%) Icinga
8 8 (0.78%) SCCM
8 8 (0.78%) Terraform
9 6 (0.59%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.59%) Marathon
9 6 (0.59%) Pingdom
10 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.49%) SCOM
11 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 179 (17.48%) Oracle
2 71 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.81%) IBM
4 34 (3.32%) Google
5 23 (2.25%) BMC
6 21 (2.05%) VMware
7 20 (1.95%) Sybase
8 19 (1.86%) Apple
9 17 (1.66%) Adobe
9 17 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.37%) Xamarin
11 12 (1.17%) CollabNet
11 12 (1.17%) Serena
11 12 (1.17%) Sonatype
12 11 (1.07%) Citrix
12 11 (1.07%) New Relic
13 10 (0.98%) SAP
14 9 (0.88%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.88%) Red Hat