Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 26 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 295 568 968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.49% 7.17% 10.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.52% 15.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 283 442 859
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.56% +6.09% +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 1,901 3,617 4,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.26% 45.66% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 2,891 3,739
Median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +7 129 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Coventry +14 65 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire -5 21 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Solihull +19 19 £65,000 +30.00%
Shropshire -7 18 £58,750 +6.82% 2
Worcestershire +3 16 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Staffordshire -12 15 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Walsall +1 10 £45,000 -21.74%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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.

1 115 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (34.24%) Python
3 91 (30.85%) C#
4 90 (30.51%) SQL
4 90 (30.51%) Linux
5 69 (23.39%) JavaScript
6 65 (22.03%) Azure
7 62 (21.02%) C++
7 62 (21.02%) Spring
8 61 (20.68%) Software Engineering
8 61 (20.68%) Windows
9 57 (19.32%) AWS
10 50 (16.95%) Git (software)
11 46 (15.59%) Unix
12 45 (15.25%) TDD
12 45 (15.25%) DevOps
13 44 (14.92%) Maven
13 44 (14.92%) Jenkins
14 40 (13.56%) Scrum
14 40 (13.56%) OO
14 40 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (13.22%) Oracle
16 37 (12.54%) SQL Server
16 37 (12.54%) .NET
16 37 (12.54%) Test Automation
16 37 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (12.20%) HTML
18 33 (11.19%) Degree
19 31 (10.51%) CSS
20 28 (9.49%) Docker

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 14 (4.75%) Apache
1 14 (4.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.03%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.69%) SAS
6 4 (1.36%) JBoss
6 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (1.02%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.02%) CMS
7 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.68%) Appian
8 2 (0.68%) FileNet
8 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Chatbot
1 6 (2.03%) S-PLUS
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.34%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.03%) Azure
2 57 (19.32%) AWS
3 16 (5.42%) PaaS
4 12 (4.07%) SaaS
5 11 (3.73%) IaaS
6 9 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.71%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.69%) GitHub
8 5 (1.69%) Serverless
9 4 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.34%) GCP
12 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.73%) Internet
2 8 (2.71%) Broadband
3 3 (1.02%) SSL
4 2 (0.68%) 802.11
4 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.68%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.68%) SNMP
4 2 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.14%) MySQL
3 21 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.10%) Big Data
5 15 (5.08%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.07%) Data Lake
7 11 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.71%) Power BI
10 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.37%) Pentaho
11 6 (2.03%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.03%) BigQuery
11 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.69%) Impala
13 4 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.92%) Jenkins
2 44 (14.92%) Maven
3 23 (7.80%) Selenium
4 22 (7.46%) JUnit
5 17 (5.76%) JMeter
6 15 (5.08%) JIRA
6 15 (5.08%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.41%) SonarQube
8 11 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.39%) Mockito
10 8 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.71%) DbUnit
10 8 (2.71%) jMock
11 7 (2.37%) Gradle
12 6 (2.03%) GitLab
12 6 (2.03%) Postman
12 6 (2.03%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.69%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (8.47%) Finance
2 18 (6.10%) Games
3 14 (4.75%) Retail
4 7 (2.37%) Digital Economy
4 7 (2.37%) Law
5 6 (2.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.69%) Automotive
7 4 (1.36%) Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (47.80%) Developer
2 61 (20.68%) Java Developer
3 27 (9.15%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.81%) Java Engineer
5 25 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.12%) Analyst
7 20 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (5.42%) Consultant
8 16 (5.42%) Data Engineer
8 16 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.08%) Senior Java Engineer
10 14 (4.75%) Graduate
11 12 (4.07%) Graduate Developer
12 11 (3.73%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.73%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 11 (3.73%) SAP Consultant
13 10 (3.39%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.02%) Spring
2 37 (12.54%) .NET
3 36 (12.20%) HTML
4 31 (10.51%) CSS
5 27 (9.15%) REST
6 26 (8.81%) RESTful
7 25 (8.47%) Hibernate
8 24 (8.14%) SOAP
9 19 (6.44%) AngularJS
9 19 (6.44%) Web Services
10 18 (6.10%) XML
11 17 (5.76%) Java EE
12 15 (5.08%) Spring Boot
13 14 (4.75%) J2EE
14 13 (4.41%) Node.js
15 12 (4.07%) JPA
15 12 (4.07%) jQuery
15 12 (4.07%) Kafka
15 12 (4.07%) SAP Basis
16 11 (3.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.05%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.71%) User Experience
5 7 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (2.03%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.68%) AS400
9 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (30.51%) Linux
2 61 (20.68%) Windows
3 46 (15.59%) Unix
4 12 (4.07%) Android
5 11 (3.73%) AIX
5 11 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.71%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.68%) Software Engineering
3 45 (15.25%) DevOps
3 45 (15.25%) TDD
4 40 (13.56%) OO
4 40 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (13.56%) Scrum
5 37 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (12.54%) Test Automation
6 27 (9.15%) Analytics
7 23 (7.80%) Change Management
8 22 (7.46%) SDLC
9 21 (7.12%) BDD
9 21 (7.12%) Data Science
10 20 (6.78%) Kanban
10 20 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.44%) Computer Science
11 19 (6.44%) Microservices
12 18 (6.10%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 101 (34.24%) Python
2 91 (30.85%) C#
3 90 (30.51%) SQL
4 69 (23.39%) JavaScript
5 62 (21.02%) C++
6 21 (7.12%) C
6 21 (7.12%) Perl
7 16 (5.42%) Go
8 15 (5.08%) R
9 14 (4.75%) ABAP
9 14 (4.75%) PHP
10 13 (4.41%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.73%) Java 8
12 10 (3.39%) Ruby
12 10 (3.39%) TypeScript
13 9 (3.05%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.71%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.71%) Scala
15 7 (2.37%) Dart
15 7 (2.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (11.19%) Degree
2 13 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.03%) ISEB
4 6 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.03%) PhD
5 5 (1.69%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) HNC
7 2 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) NIST
2 8 (2.71%) GDPR
2 8 (2.71%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (9.49%) Docker
2 11 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.73%) vSphere
3 5 (1.69%) HDFS
4 4 (1.36%) Postfix
5 3 (1.02%) Squid
6 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 10 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.05%) Ansible
4 8 (2.71%) Terraform
5 6 (2.03%) Kibana
6 5 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.69%) logstash
6 5 (1.69%) Packer
7 4 (1.36%) Puppet
8 3 (1.02%) Consul
8 3 (1.02%) Nagios
9 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.68%) Nessus
9 2 (0.68%) Nmap
9 2 (0.68%) Salt
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.34%) Mesos
10 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (13.22%) Oracle
2 19 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.75%) SAP
4 13 (4.41%) VMware
5 7 (2.37%) Adobe
5 7 (2.37%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.03%) Splunk
7 5 (1.69%) Informatica
7 5 (1.69%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.69%) Talend
8 3 (1.02%) Apple
9 2 (0.68%) BMC
9 2 (0.68%) Google
9 2 (0.68%) Hitachi
9 2 (0.68%) HP
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
9 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.68%) Xamarin