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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 796 445 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.26% 6.81% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.19% 15.07% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 471 324 163
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £30,650
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 3,432 2,952 1,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.94% 45.19% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,237 2,337 1,324
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.89% +5.88%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £82,970 £77,500 £64,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% +4.76%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Java in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +13 422 £62,500 +13.64% 43
Warwickshire +16 193 £47,000 -10.48% 11
Coventry +11 77 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Staffordshire -28 22 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Worcestershire -12 15 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Shropshire 0 11 £56,500 +2.73% 7
Solihull -1 6 £75,000 +104.08% 2
Wolverhampton +5 3 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Herefordshire -17 2 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £46,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 443 (55.65%) Agile
2 288 (36.18%) Python
3 243 (30.53%) AWS
4 233 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 224 (28.14%) Spring
6 210 (26.38%) SQL
7 192 (24.12%) DevOps
8 180 (22.61%) JavaScript
9 177 (22.24%) Social Skills
10 175 (21.98%) Mentoring
11 169 (21.23%) Azure
12 167 (20.98%) Git (software)
13 165 (20.73%) Scrum
14 145 (18.22%) Automotive
15 144 (18.09%) TDD
16 140 (17.59%) Microservices
17 136 (17.09%) CI/CD
18 135 (16.96%) Kubernetes
19 130 (16.33%) Degree
20 129 (16.21%) Test Automation
21 126 (15.83%) Microsoft
22 125 (15.70%) C#
23 124 (15.58%) RESTful
24 123 (15.45%) Linux
25 121 (15.20%) Finance
26 112 (14.07%) .NET
26 112 (14.07%) Docker
27 102 (12.81%) HTML
28 100 (12.56%) Spring Boot
29 97 (12.19%) JIRA

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 27 (3.39%) Confluence
2 21 (2.64%) CMS
3 20 (2.51%) Apache Solr
4 19 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.76%) Apache
7 11 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.01%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.75%) JBoss
9 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Pulsar
12 1 (0.13%) Appian
12 1 (0.13%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (5.15%) CATIA
2 25 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.38%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.38%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.13%) Odoo
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 243 (30.53%) AWS
2 169 (21.23%) Azure
3 95 (11.93%) GCP
4 46 (5.78%) SaaS
5 36 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
5 36 (4.52%) GitHub
6 28 (3.52%) Serverless
7 20 (2.51%) OpenShift
8 18 (2.26%) PaaS
9 16 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (1.88%) Amazon EKS
10 15 (1.88%) Azure AKS
10 15 (1.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 10 (1.26%) Cloud Functions
11 10 (1.26%) IaaS
12 9 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.13%) Boomi
13 6 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.75%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.52%) SSL
2 22 (2.76%) SSH
3 21 (2.64%) DNS
4 20 (2.51%) HTTP
4 20 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.26%) Firewall
6 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.75%) AMQP
8 5 (0.63%) DHCP
8 5 (0.63%) Internet
8 5 (0.63%) SMTP
9 4 (0.50%) FCAPS
10 3 (0.38%) Broadband
11 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.13%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.55%) NoSQL
2 71 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 61 (7.66%) Big Data
3 61 (7.66%) SQL Server
4 48 (6.03%) MySQL
5 44 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 21 (2.64%) Redis
9 19 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (1.38%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.26%) Sybase IQ
14 7 (0.88%) Flink
15 6 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.75%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 167 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 97 (12.19%) JIRA
3 87 (10.93%) Jenkins
4 46 (5.78%) Maven
5 41 (5.15%) JUnit
6 38 (4.77%) GitLab
7 32 (4.02%) Polyspace
8 28 (3.52%) Cucumber
8 28 (3.52%) Selenium
9 26 (3.27%) Artifactory
10 21 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (2.51%) Bitbucket
11 20 (2.51%) Gerrit
12 19 (2.39%) CircleCI
13 18 (2.26%) Gradle
14 15 (1.88%) Rational DOORS
15 14 (1.76%) webpack
16 13 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
16 13 (1.63%) SoapUI
17 9 (1.13%) Mockito
General
1 177 (22.24%) Social Skills
2 145 (18.22%) Automotive
3 121 (15.20%) Finance
4 78 (9.80%) Marketing
5 59 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (7.04%) Games
7 35 (4.40%) Banking
8 30 (3.77%) Public Sector
9 26 (3.27%) Manufacturing
10 16 (2.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (1.76%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.76%) Law
13 13 (1.63%) Retail
14 7 (0.88%) Legal
15 6 (0.75%) Publishing
16 5 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.63%) Social Housing
16 5 (0.63%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 289 (36.31%) Developer
2 200 (25.13%) Java Developer
3 104 (13.07%) Senior Developer
4 98 (12.31%) Software Engineer
5 85 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 63 (7.91%) Java Engineer
7 47 (5.90%) Architect
8 44 (5.53%) Lead Developer
9 40 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 37 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
11 32 (4.02%) Integration Engineer
11 32 (4.02%) Software Integration Engineer
12 31 (3.89%) Trainee
13 30 (3.77%) Lead Java Developer
14 29 (3.64%) Junior
15 28 (3.52%) Senior Java Engineer
16 26 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
17 25 (3.14%) Analyst
18 24 (3.02%) Junior Developer
18 24 (3.02%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (28.14%) Spring
2 124 (15.58%) RESTful
3 112 (14.07%) .NET
4 102 (12.81%) HTML
5 100 (12.56%) Spring Boot
6 93 (11.68%) REST
7 88 (11.06%) React
8 83 (10.43%) CSS
9 76 (9.55%) Node.js
10 75 (9.42%) SOAP
11 57 (7.16%) Spring MVC
12 54 (6.78%) Web Services
13 50 (6.28%) AngularJS
13 50 (6.28%) Kafka
14 39 (4.90%) .NET Core
15 33 (4.15%) Hibernate
16 30 (3.77%) JSON
17 26 (3.27%) Middleware
18 25 (3.14%) Spring Cloud
18 25 (3.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.17%) Algorithms
2 38 (4.77%) Data Structures
3 28 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.27%) Cloud Native
5 24 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (2.39%) Social Media
7 18 (2.26%) Life Science
7 18 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.14%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.01%) AS400
9 16 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.01%) iSeries
10 13 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.38%) Tandem
13 10 (1.26%) Blog
13 10 (1.26%) User Experience
14 9 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 123 (15.45%) Linux
2 78 (9.80%) Unix
3 38 (4.77%) Windows
4 18 (2.26%) CentOS
5 11 (1.38%) AIX
6 8 (1.01%) Android
7 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.50%) Solaris
9 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (55.65%) Agile
2 233 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 192 (24.12%) DevOps
4 175 (21.98%) Mentoring
5 165 (20.73%) Scrum
6 144 (18.09%) TDD
7 140 (17.59%) Microservices
8 136 (17.09%) CI/CD
9 129 (16.21%) Test Automation
10 97 (12.19%) Customer Service
11 96 (12.06%) Coaching
12 89 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (10.80%) Software Testing
14 80 (10.05%) MVC
15 79 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (9.92%) Web Development
16 74 (9.30%) Computer Science
17 72 (9.05%) Software Delivery
18 71 (8.92%) Containerisation
19 70 (8.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 288 (36.18%) Python
2 210 (26.38%) SQL
3 180 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 125 (15.70%) C#
5 90 (11.31%) C
6 76 (9.55%) C++
7 45 (5.65%) Bash
8 44 (5.53%) Go
9 36 (4.52%) Perl
10 35 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.27%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.26%) ES6
13 17 (2.14%) Ruby
13 17 (2.14%) Scala
14 16 (2.01%) Kotlin
15 15 (1.88%) MATLAB
15 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.51%) PHP
17 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (16.33%) Degree
2 56 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (4.27%) AWS Certification
6 32 (4.02%) Azure Certification
7 17 (2.14%) Master's Degree
8 16 (2.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 14 (1.76%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (1.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.38%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.16%) QA
2 32 (4.02%) Automotive SPICE
2 32 (4.02%) MISRA
3 9 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.01%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.63%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.13%) NCSC
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (14.07%) Docker
2 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 135 (16.96%) Kubernetes
2 48 (6.03%) Terraform
3 40 (5.03%) Ansible
4 16 (2.01%) Puppet
5 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (0.63%) Grafana
6 5 (0.63%) Packer
6 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.38%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.38%) Kibana
8 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) Consul
10 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 126 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.16%) Oracle
3 54 (6.78%) Sun
4 31 (3.89%) Google
5 29 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.14%) IBM
7 19 (2.39%) MuleSoft
7 19 (2.39%) Twitter
7 19 (2.39%) WSO2
8 18 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.26%) Sybase
9 10 (1.26%) SAP
10 9 (1.13%) Apple
11 7 (0.88%) Dell
12 5 (0.63%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.63%) Databricks
12 5 (0.63%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.50%) Automation Anywhere
13 4 (0.50%) Blue Prism
13 4 (0.50%) UiPath