Period
to 23 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 964 975 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.70% 8.17% 7.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.45% 18.82% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 883 856 871
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,625 £25,250
90th Percentile £61,700 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 5225 5182 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 52.59% 43.42% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 4363 4701
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 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 August 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 +12 405 £45,000 - 30
Warwickshire +2 142 £40,000 -18.78% 4
Coventry 0 127 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Staffordshire -3 91 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Shropshire +17 67 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Worcestershire -20 36 £45,000 +63.64% 3
Wolverhampton +7 31 £35,000 -2.78% 1
Solihull -17 12 £40,500 +22.73% 2
Walsall +4 4 £40,000 -48.39%
Willenhall 0 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 385 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (26.24%) SQL
3 248 (25.73%) JavaScript
4 214 (22.20%) HTML
5 213 (22.10%) C#
6 210 (21.78%) Test Automation
7 188 (19.50%) Spring
8 180 (18.67%) Web Services
9 172 (17.84%) CSS
10 163 (16.91%) Linux
11 160 (16.60%) XML
11 160 (16.60%) Software Engineering
12 156 (16.18%) TDD
12 156 (16.18%) Scrum
13 154 (15.98%) .NET
14 147 (15.25%) Finance
15 146 (15.15%) Oracle
16 144 (14.94%) Hibernate
16 144 (14.94%) MVC
17 141 (14.63%) OO
18 133 (13.80%) Selenium
18 133 (13.80%) SDLC
19 132 (13.69%) Degree
20 129 (13.38%) JUnit
21 116 (12.03%) C++
22 115 (11.93%) SQL Server
22 115 (11.93%) Android
23 112 (11.62%) Git (software)
23 112 (11.62%) BDD
24 106 (11.00%) Windows

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 46 (4.77%) JBoss
2 41 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 30 (3.11%) Apache
4 29 (3.01%) Confluence
5 23 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.76%) GlassFish
7 17 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.45%) WildFly
9 12 (1.24%) Drupal
10 10 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.73%) CMS
11 7 (0.73%) IIS
11 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.41%) Mule
13 4 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.24%) Acrobat
2 12 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (1.24%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) SPSS
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Magento
2 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.41%) Shopify
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Exstream
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.42%) GitHub
4 26 (2.70%) Google Play
5 22 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (2.07%) SaaS
7 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.73%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 7 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.52%) Office 365
10 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.41%) Slack
11 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.21%) Linode
13 1 (0.10%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.28%) HTTP
3 18 (1.87%) Internet
4 13 (1.35%) Firewall
4 13 (1.35%) NetScaler
5 9 (0.93%) Skype
6 7 (0.73%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.52%) ATM
7 5 (0.52%) SSH
7 5 (0.52%) VPN
7 5 (0.52%) X.509
8 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.41%) Wireless
9 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.31%) LAN
9 3 (0.31%) LDAP
9 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.31%) WAN
9 3 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.82%) MySQL
3 63 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 51 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 39 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (2.70%) Big Data
8 25 (2.59%) DB2
9 17 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.04%) MarkLogic
14 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.93%) InfluxDB
16 8 (0.83%) Triplestore
17 7 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 133 (13.80%) Selenium
2 129 (13.38%) JUnit
3 112 (11.62%) Git (software)
4 96 (9.96%) JIRA
5 85 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 66 (6.85%) Cucumber
7 64 (6.64%) Android Studio
8 61 (6.33%) Maven
9 56 (5.81%) Xcode
10 46 (4.77%) Subversion
11 44 (4.56%) Eclipse
12 43 (4.46%) JMeter
13 37 (3.84%) JBehave
14 35 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (3.53%) WATIR
15 34 (3.53%) WebDriver
16 33 (3.42%) SoapUI
17 28 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (2.59%) TestNG
19 23 (2.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 147 (15.25%) Finance
2 58 (6.02%) Retail
3 32 (3.32%) Advertising
4 25 (2.59%) Electronics
5 21 (2.18%) Marketing
6 20 (2.07%) Banking
7 13 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.35%) Publishing
8 11 (1.14%) Billing
9 10 (1.04%) Automotive
9 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.62%) Games
11 6 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 569 (59.02%) Developer
2 312 (32.37%) Java Developer
3 88 (9.13%) Software Developer
4 82 (8.51%) Android Developer
5 81 (8.40%) Graduate
6 77 (7.99%) Analyst
7 75 (7.78%) Graduate Developer
7 75 (7.78%) Software Engineer
8 71 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 57 (5.91%) Applications Developer
10 55 (5.71%) Architect
11 51 (5.29%) Java Engineer
12 44 (4.56%) Mobile Developer
12 44 (4.56%) Test Analyst
13 43 (4.46%) Java Android Developer
14 40 (4.15%) Test Engineer
15 39 (4.05%) Junior
16 38 (3.94%) Tester
17 37 (3.84%) Java Software Developer
18 36 (3.73%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (22.20%) HTML
2 188 (19.50%) Spring
3 180 (18.67%) Web Services
4 172 (17.84%) CSS
5 160 (16.60%) XML
6 154 (15.98%) .NET
7 144 (14.94%) Hibernate
8 101 (10.48%) REST
9 95 (9.85%) AngularJS
9 95 (9.85%) RESTful
10 93 (9.65%) J2EE
11 86 (8.92%) SOAP
12 79 (8.20%) JSON
13 66 (6.85%) Android SDK
14 64 (6.64%) Node.js
15 63 (6.54%) Java EE
16 58 (6.02%) Middleware
17 57 (5.91%) HTML5
18 54 (5.60%) ASP.NET
19 45 (4.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 74 (7.68%) Mobile App
3 62 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.36%) Fintech
5 35 (3.63%) User Experience
6 22 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.45%) Smart Meter
9 12 (1.24%) Graphic Design
9 12 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (0.93%) Robotics
11 7 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.62%) Replication
13 5 (0.52%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 163 (16.91%) Linux
2 115 (11.93%) Android
3 106 (11.00%) Windows
4 101 (10.48%) Unix
5 62 (6.43%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) Solaris
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (21.78%) Test Automation
3 160 (16.60%) Software Engineering
4 156 (16.18%) Scrum
4 156 (16.18%) TDD
5 144 (14.94%) MVC
6 141 (14.63%) OO
7 133 (13.80%) SDLC
8 112 (11.62%) BDD
9 98 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
9 98 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 94 (9.75%) Android Development
11 78 (8.09%) Web Development
12 74 (7.68%) Mentoring
13 66 (6.85%) OOP
14 64 (6.64%) ITIL
15 61 (6.33%) DevOps
16 58 (6.02%) Open Source
17 57 (5.91%) Microservices
18 54 (5.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (26.24%) SQL
2 248 (25.73%) JavaScript
3 213 (22.10%) C#
4 116 (12.03%) C++
5 90 (9.34%) PHP
6 65 (6.74%) Python
7 61 (6.33%) C
8 59 (6.12%) Objective-C
9 54 (5.60%) Scala
10 50 (5.19%) Ruby
11 34 (3.53%) Apple Swift
12 33 (3.42%) XPath
13 26 (2.70%) Perl
14 24 (2.49%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.39%) VB
16 19 (1.97%) VBScript
17 18 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.66%) VB.NET
19 11 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 132 (13.69%) Degree
2 51 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.22%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.18%) ISEB
5 14 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.41%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.41%) GCIA
9 4 (0.41%) GCIH
9 4 (0.41%) GIAC
9 4 (0.41%) GREM
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.31%) PMP
11 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.21%) PhD
12 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.02%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (3.94%) Docker
2 16 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.52%) vSphere
6 4 (0.41%) Snort
7 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.31%) XenApp
7 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
8 2 (0.21%) Gluster
8 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (3.32%) Puppet
2 18 (1.87%) Ansible
3 16 (1.66%) Nagios
4 10 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.93%) Consul
5 9 (0.93%) Icinga
6 5 (0.52%) Marathon
6 5 (0.52%) SCCM
7 4 (0.41%) Salt
7 4 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.31%) Netcool
8 3 (0.31%) SCOM
9 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 146 (15.15%) Oracle
2 61 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.11%) Google
4 28 (2.90%) IBM
5 22 (2.28%) Sybase
6 19 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 18 (1.87%) Apple
8 17 (1.76%) Adobe
9 16 (1.66%) BMC
9 16 (1.66%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.24%) CollabNet
10 12 (1.24%) Serena
10 12 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.24%) Sonatype
11 11 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (1.14%) New Relic
12 10 (1.04%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.04%) VMware
13 9 (0.93%) AppDynamics
13 9 (0.93%) SAP