Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 897 875 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.13% 8.58% 8.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.27% 18.31% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 741 806 893
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 4,911 4,780 5,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.01% 46.88% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,088 4,048 4,439
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 +6 398 £50,000 +5.26% 52
Coventry +5 172 £45,000 +2.86% 15
Warwickshire -18 65 £38,000 -5.00% 21
Staffordshire -4 52 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Worcestershire +21 44 £36,250 -27.50% 19
Shropshire -6 38 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Solihull -6 35 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Wolverhampton -8 19 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Herefordshire +21 4 £47,500 - 1
Halesowen -37 2 £21,000 -8.70%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 - 2
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Walsall - 1 £20,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 432 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (41.36%) JavaScript
3 259 (28.87%) HTML
4 258 (28.76%) SQL
5 240 (26.76%) Spring
6 193 (21.52%) CSS
7 179 (19.96%) Hibernate
8 178 (19.84%) C#
9 168 (18.73%) PHP
9 168 (18.73%) Oracle
9 168 (18.73%) Test Automation
10 160 (17.84%) MySQL
11 152 (16.95%) Linux
12 146 (16.28%) REST
13 144 (16.05%) Scrum
14 137 (15.27%) Docker
15 131 (14.60%) .NET
16 129 (14.38%) C++
17 127 (14.16%) Jenkins
18 125 (13.94%) Degree
19 120 (13.38%) Git (software)
20 119 (13.27%) SOAP
21 118 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
22 117 (13.04%) MVC
23 115 (12.82%) J2EE
24 114 (12.71%) XML
24 114 (12.71%) Python
25 112 (12.49%) Puppet
25 112 (12.49%) SDLC
26 110 (12.26%) Software Engineering

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 77 (8.58%) JBoss
2 65 (7.25%) Confluence
3 41 (4.57%) Apache
4 27 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 20 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.11%) Drupal
8 10 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.00%) CMS
10 8 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.78%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.67%) Jetty
12 6 (0.67%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.56%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.45%) Sonic ESB
15 3 (0.33%) SAS
16 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP PM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 118 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.01%) GitHub
6 17 (1.90%) SaaS
7 11 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.11%) Google Play
9 9 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.78%) Datadog
11 3 (0.33%) Boomi
11 3 (0.33%) Serverless
12 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.11%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.12%) HTTP
2 21 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.01%) Firewall
4 16 (1.78%) AMQP
4 16 (1.78%) VPN
5 12 (1.34%) SNMP
6 9 (1.00%) 802.11
6 9 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.89%) Broadband
7 8 (0.89%) FTP
8 5 (0.56%) Internet
9 4 (0.45%) ATM
10 3 (0.33%) SMTP
11 2 (0.22%) 4G
11 2 (0.22%) DNS
11 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.22%) SMS
11 2 (0.22%) SSL
12 1 (0.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (17.84%) MySQL
2 88 (9.81%) NoSQL
3 84 (9.36%) SQL Server
4 61 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (4.79%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.23%) Big Data
8 17 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.90%) DB2
9 11 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.89%) MariaDB
11 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.78%) BigQuery
12 7 (0.78%) Bigtable
13 6 (0.67%) GIS
13 6 (0.67%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.56%) MarkLogic
15 4 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 127 (14.16%) Jenkins
2 120 (13.38%) Git (software)
3 100 (11.15%) Subversion
4 87 (9.70%) JIRA
5 83 (9.25%) Maven
6 66 (7.36%) Selenium
7 61 (6.80%) JUnit
8 55 (6.13%) TeamCity
9 40 (4.46%) Cucumber
10 30 (3.34%) Android Studio
11 29 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (3.01%) Bitbucket
12 27 (3.01%) Eclipse
12 27 (3.01%) Xcode
13 23 (2.56%) WebDriver
14 15 (1.67%) GoCD
14 15 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (1.45%) Hudson
15 13 (1.45%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.34%) Protractor
General
1 88 (9.81%) Finance
2 47 (5.24%) Advertising
3 42 (4.68%) Retail
4 33 (3.68%) Marketing
5 30 (3.34%) Games
6 26 (2.90%) Banking
7 25 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.56%) Electronics
11 13 (1.45%) Publishing
12 8 (0.89%) Automotive
13 6 (0.67%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 588 (65.55%) Developer
2 347 (38.68%) Java Developer
3 119 (13.27%) Senior Developer
4 82 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 67 (7.47%) Junior
6 59 (6.58%) Lead Developer
7 57 (6.35%) Junior Developer
8 56 (6.24%) Graduate
8 56 (6.24%) Web Developer
9 53 (5.91%) Graduate Developer
10 50 (5.57%) Lead Java Developer
11 45 (5.02%) Software Developer
12 42 (4.68%) Software Engineer
13 39 (4.35%) Applications Developer
14 38 (4.24%) Android Developer
15 37 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
16 36 (4.01%) Analyst
17 32 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
18 31 (3.46%) Architect
19 28 (3.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (28.87%) HTML
2 240 (26.76%) Spring
3 193 (21.52%) CSS
4 179 (19.96%) Hibernate
5 146 (16.28%) REST
6 131 (14.60%) .NET
7 119 (13.27%) SOAP
8 115 (12.82%) J2EE
9 114 (12.71%) XML
10 97 (10.81%) Web Services
11 95 (10.59%) AngularJS
12 69 (7.69%) JSON
13 66 (7.36%) HTML5
14 63 (7.02%) Spring MVC
15 60 (6.69%) RESTful
16 58 (6.47%) JPA
17 56 (6.24%) jQuery
18 48 (5.35%) Node.js
19 44 (4.91%) ASP.NET
20 36 (4.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 46 (5.13%) User Experience
5 28 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (1.90%) Fintech
7 14 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.11%) iSeries
10 9 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.00%) Robotics
11 8 (0.89%) Data Centre
11 8 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.89%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.78%) Clustering
13 6 (0.67%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.67%) TRADACOMS
14 5 (0.56%) AS400
14 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (16.95%) Linux
2 92 (10.26%) Unix
3 81 (9.03%) Windows
4 76 (8.47%) Android
5 39 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.34%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (18.73%) Test Automation
3 144 (16.05%) Scrum
4 117 (13.04%) MVC
5 112 (12.49%) SDLC
6 110 (12.26%) Software Engineering
7 105 (11.71%) OO
8 90 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (10.03%) TDD
8 90 (10.03%) Web Development
9 88 (9.81%) Mentoring
10 84 (9.36%) OOP
11 73 (8.14%) Unit Testing
12 71 (7.92%) Microservices
13 61 (6.80%) BDD
14 60 (6.69%) SOA
15 52 (5.80%) Software Testing
16 50 (5.57%) Open Source
17 49 (5.46%) DevOps
18 48 (5.35%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 371 (41.36%) JavaScript
2 258 (28.76%) SQL
3 178 (19.84%) C#
4 168 (18.73%) PHP
5 129 (14.38%) C++
6 114 (12.71%) Python
7 87 (9.70%) C
8 47 (5.24%) Ruby
9 39 (4.35%) Scala
10 37 (4.12%) Objective-C
10 37 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 32 (3.57%) Perl
12 20 (2.23%) XPath
13 19 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.90%) ABAP
14 17 (1.90%) Apple Swift
15 16 (1.78%) Go
15 16 (1.78%) RPG
16 15 (1.67%) Groovy
17 13 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (13.94%) Degree
2 93 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (3.90%) ISTQB
5 31 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.68%) ISEB
7 10 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.11%) PhD
8 9 (1.00%) CHECK Team Leader
8 9 (1.00%) CHECK Team Member
8 9 (1.00%) OSCP
9 7 (0.78%) OCP
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.56%) HND
10 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.33%) CISSP
12 3 (0.33%) MCSD
12 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.24%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.33%) COBIT
3 3 (0.33%) GPG13
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.11%) GCP
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (15.27%) Docker
2 13 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.45%) HDFS
5 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (12.49%) Puppet
2 83 (9.25%) Ansible
3 61 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.01%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.90%) Terraform
6 7 (0.78%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.78%) Packer
6 7 (0.78%) Pingdom
6 7 (0.78%) Salt
6 7 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.67%) Marathon
7 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.33%) Nagios
8 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.33%) SCCM
8 3 (0.33%) SCOM
9 2 (0.22%) logstash
9 2 (0.22%) Nessus
9 2 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 168 (18.73%) Oracle
2 60 (6.69%) Google
3 50 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.34%) SAP
5 29 (3.23%) Twitter
6 19 (2.12%) IBM
7 17 (1.90%) VMware
8 14 (1.56%) Apple
9 10 (1.11%) Adobe
9 10 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.11%) webMethods
10 9 (1.00%) BMC
11 7 (0.78%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.78%) Splunk
11 7 (0.78%) Talend
12 6 (0.67%) Guidewire
12 6 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.56%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.56%) Syclo
13 5 (0.56%) TIBCO