Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 456 875 1,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.11% 10.13% 10.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 22.98% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 345 712 913
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.85% -3.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 3,343 3,807 5,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.81% 44.09% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,795 3,248 4,604
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -10 200 £44,500 -11.00% 56
Coventry -6 92 £49,362 -1.28% 16
Shropshire -2 42 £57,500 - 10
Worcestershire -5 42 £50,000 +13.64% 26
Warwickshire -28 38 £49,625 -20.60% 7
Staffordshire -22 24 £41,250 - 9
Solihull -52 5 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Tipton - 3 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £57,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £57,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 225 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (42.54%) SQL
3 122 (26.75%) C#
4 116 (25.44%) Spring
5 115 (25.22%) DevOps
6 113 (24.78%) AWS
7 109 (23.90%) Scrum
8 99 (21.71%) Oracle
8 99 (21.71%) Software Engineering
9 97 (21.27%) Python
10 88 (19.30%) Azure
11 86 (18.86%) Web Services
12 81 (17.76%) Linux
12 81 (17.76%) Jenkins
13 80 (17.54%) OO
14 79 (17.32%) Git (software)
15 78 (17.11%) Test Automation
15 78 (17.11%) Unix
16 74 (16.23%) Degree
17 72 (15.79%) .NET
18 70 (15.35%) Mentoring
19 67 (14.69%) JavaScript
19 67 (14.69%) TDD
20 64 (14.04%) C++
21 63 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
22 62 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
23 60 (13.16%) Microservices
24 58 (12.72%) Docker
25 57 (12.50%) Maven
26 53 (11.62%) Public Sector

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 28 (6.14%) SAS
2 22 (4.82%) Confluence
2 22 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (4.61%) Apache
4 14 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.97%) JBoss
6 5 (1.10%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.88%) CMS
7 4 (0.88%) Drupal
7 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.88%) WordPress
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.66%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.66%) FileNet
8 3 (0.66%) WildFly
9 2 (0.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Simulink
1 4 (0.88%) Stateflow
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.44%) Windchill
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
3 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.66%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 113 (24.78%) AWS
2 88 (19.30%) Azure
3 25 (5.48%) Serverless
4 18 (3.95%) GCP
5 15 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
7 11 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (2.41%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.97%) SaaS
9 8 (1.75%) PaaS
10 7 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.10%) GitHub
12 4 (0.88%) IaaS
12 4 (0.88%) npm
12 4 (0.88%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.97%) SSH
3 7 (1.54%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.32%) Broadband
4 6 (1.32%) Firewall
4 6 (1.32%) HTTP
4 6 (1.32%) xDSL
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
6 3 (0.66%) Internet
6 3 (0.66%) Network Security
7 2 (0.44%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.44%) DSL
7 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.44%) FlexRay
7 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) MPLS
7 2 (0.44%) RS-232
7 2 (0.44%) SAN
7 2 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.87%) MongoDB
3 37 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.46%) Big Data
4 34 (7.46%) Hadoop
5 33 (7.24%) MySQL
6 27 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.95%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (3.73%) Pentaho
9 14 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.97%) DB2
12 7 (1.54%) BigQuery
12 7 (1.54%) Bigtable
12 7 (1.54%) NewSQL
12 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (17.76%) Jenkins
2 79 (17.32%) Git (software)
3 57 (12.50%) Maven
4 34 (7.46%) JIRA
5 33 (7.24%) JUnit
6 31 (6.80%) Selenium
7 22 (4.82%) Bitbucket
8 19 (4.17%) SonarQube
9 18 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (3.51%) Artifactory
10 16 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (3.51%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.85%) Subversion
12 11 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.41%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.97%) Gradle
13 9 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.97%) JMeter
13 9 (1.97%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.97%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (11.62%) Public Sector
2 47 (10.31%) Finance
3 22 (4.82%) Retail
4 21 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.73%) Banking
7 16 (3.51%) Marketing
8 12 (2.63%) Games
9 11 (2.41%) Electronics
10 9 (1.97%) Automotive
10 9 (1.97%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.66%) Advertising
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Legal
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (52.63%) Developer
2 135 (29.61%) Java Developer
3 45 (9.87%) Software Engineer
4 44 (9.65%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (6.36%) Architect
7 28 (6.14%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.48%) Consultant
9 24 (5.26%) Graduate
9 24 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 23 (5.04%) Test Engineer
11 20 (4.39%) Lead Developer
12 19 (4.17%) Analyst
13 18 (3.95%) Senior Test Engineer
13 18 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.51%) Cloud Developer
14 16 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (3.51%) Test Automation Engineer
15 15 (3.29%) Data Engineer
15 15 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (25.44%) Spring
2 86 (18.86%) Web Services
3 72 (15.79%) .NET
4 52 (11.40%) RESTful
5 51 (11.18%) AngularJS
6 49 (10.75%) J2EE
7 47 (10.31%) XML
8 41 (8.99%) Spring Boot
9 40 (8.77%) JSON
10 37 (8.11%) Node.js
11 34 (7.46%) HTML
12 32 (7.02%) CSS
12 32 (7.02%) SOAP
13 31 (6.80%) Kafka
14 28 (6.14%) Hibernate
14 28 (6.14%) REST
15 26 (5.70%) Java EE
16 25 (5.48%) React
17 20 (4.39%) Apache Camel
18 19 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.39%) User Experience
4 14 (3.07%) Credit Risk
4 14 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.07%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.41%) Robotics
6 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.97%) iPad
8 8 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.54%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.32%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.88%) CUDA
12 4 (0.88%) Derivative
12 4 (0.88%) NHS
12 4 (0.88%) Social Media
13 3 (0.66%) DataPower
13 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.76%) Linux
2 78 (17.11%) Unix
3 18 (3.95%) Android
3 18 (3.95%) Windows
4 11 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (25.22%) DevOps
3 109 (23.90%) Scrum
4 99 (21.71%) Software Engineering
5 80 (17.54%) OO
6 78 (17.11%) Test Automation
7 70 (15.35%) Mentoring
8 67 (14.69%) TDD
9 63 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (13.16%) Microservices
12 49 (10.75%) SDLC
13 44 (9.65%) Computer Science
14 40 (8.77%) Analytics
15 36 (7.89%) Open Source
16 32 (7.02%) OOP
17 30 (6.58%) Web Development
18 26 (5.70%) MVC
19 24 (5.26%) E-Commerce
19 24 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 194 (42.54%) SQL
2 122 (26.75%) C#
3 97 (21.27%) Python
4 67 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 64 (14.04%) C++
6 43 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 36 (7.89%) Scala
8 33 (7.24%) C
9 19 (4.17%) Java 8
9 19 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 19 (4.17%) Ruby
9 19 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 18 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.73%) Go
11 17 (3.73%) PHP
12 15 (3.29%) R
13 14 (3.07%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.63%) Groovy
14 12 (2.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 74 (16.23%) Degree
2 36 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.32%) ISEB
9 3 (0.66%) CCNA
9 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.66%) RHCE
10 1 (0.22%) AAT
10 1 (0.22%) ACCA
10 1 (0.22%) CIMA
10 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.33%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) Basel II
2 9 (1.97%) IFRS
2 9 (1.97%) IFRS 9
3 4 (0.88%) GDPR
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (12.72%) Docker
2 6 (1.32%) Firmware
2 6 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) NLBS
4 2 (0.44%) Postfix
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) LXC
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 30 (6.58%) Ansible
3 25 (5.48%) Terraform
4 19 (4.17%) Puppet
5 12 (2.63%) Kibana
5 12 (2.63%) logstash
6 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.10%) Salt
8 3 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.44%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (21.71%) Oracle
2 35 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.73%) Cloudera
3 17 (3.73%) Google
4 12 (2.63%) SAP
4 12 (2.63%) UiPath
5 9 (1.97%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.75%) IBM
7 6 (1.32%) VMware
8 4 (0.88%) Cognos
8 4 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.66%) Adobe
9 3 (0.66%) BMC
9 3 (0.66%) Netezza
9 3 (0.66%) Progress
9 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.66%) webMethods
9 3 (0.66%) Xamarin