Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 871 1,039 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.32% 10.21% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.78% 19.70% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 706 907 837
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 3,662 5,274 5,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.39% 51.81% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,081 4,565 4,428
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.45% +5.26% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +3 451 £50,000 +3.09% 65
Coventry +7 167 £47,500 +17.28% 15
Shropshire +5 58 £57,500 +57.53% 22
Staffordshire +1 51 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Solihull +30 49 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Warwickshire -5 41 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Worcestershire -5 33 £44,000 +10.00% 19
Wednesbury +3 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton -22 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 437 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (34.79%) JavaScript
3 270 (31.00%) SQL
4 239 (27.44%) Spring
5 205 (23.54%) HTML
6 195 (22.39%) Scrum
7 187 (21.47%) Python
8 170 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
9 168 (19.29%) Linux
10 167 (19.17%) CSS
11 150 (17.22%) C#
12 146 (16.76%) Software Engineering
13 139 (15.96%) Test Automation
14 134 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 129 (14.81%) TDD
16 127 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 125 (14.35%) DevOps
18 120 (13.78%) Web Services
19 119 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
20 117 (13.43%) Hibernate
20 117 (13.43%) NoSQL
21 115 (13.20%) Docker
21 115 (13.20%) .NET
22 111 (12.74%) Git (software)
23 106 (12.17%) AngularJS
24 105 (12.06%) MySQL
25 104 (11.94%) Microservices
26 97 (11.14%) Open Source
27 95 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
28 93 (10.68%) OO

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 53 (6.08%) Tomcat
2 46 (5.28%) Apache
3 29 (3.33%) JBoss
4 23 (2.64%) nginx
5 22 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.41%) CMS
7 18 (2.07%) Confluence
8 14 (1.61%) Anypoint
8 14 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.49%) Mule
10 12 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.57%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.57%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.57%) SAS
15 4 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.69%) Mingle
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.23%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 170 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (6.43%) SaaS
4 51 (5.86%) PaaS
5 35 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (4.02%) Amazon S3
5 35 (4.02%) Serverless
6 26 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (2.64%) Amazon SQS
8 20 (2.30%) Office 365
9 19 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 19 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (1.61%) GitHub
10 14 (1.61%) IaaS
11 13 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.92%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.80%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.76%) DNS
2 22 (2.53%) Firewall
3 20 (2.30%) SSL
4 19 (2.18%) Network Security
5 16 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.84%) VPN
6 15 (1.72%) Internet
7 12 (1.38%) HTTP
8 3 (0.34%) Broadband
9 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.23%) Intranet
9 2 (0.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.11%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.11%) Wireless
10 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 105 (12.06%) MySQL
3 91 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 65 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 54 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 53 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (4.94%) RDBMS
8 41 (4.71%) Big Data
9 31 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (3.21%) DB2
11 19 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 19 (2.18%) Cosmos DB
12 18 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.95%) Hazelcast
14 16 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.72%) Hadoop
16 12 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.15%) Power BI
18 9 (1.03%) Redis
19 8 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 134 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 111 (12.74%) Git (software)
3 86 (9.87%) Maven
4 82 (9.41%) Selenium
5 69 (7.92%) Cucumber
6 65 (7.46%) JUnit
7 51 (5.86%) JIRA
8 44 (5.05%) Subversion
8 44 (5.05%) WebDriver
9 36 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (3.79%) Vagrant
11 26 (2.99%) Visual Studio
12 21 (2.41%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.18%) Eclipse
13 19 (2.18%) SoapUI
14 18 (2.07%) Mockito
15 16 (1.84%) Hudson
15 16 (1.84%) TestNG
16 14 (1.61%) SonarQube
17 13 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (10.56%) Finance
2 52 (5.97%) Marketing
3 47 (5.40%) Retail
4 23 (2.64%) Advertising
5 18 (2.07%) Games
6 14 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.69%) Banking
8 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.69%) Publishing
9 5 (0.57%) Automotive
9 5 (0.57%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 432 (49.60%) Developer
2 269 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 106 (12.17%) Senior Developer
4 87 (9.99%) Architect
5 83 (9.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 63 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 60 (6.89%) Analyst
8 50 (5.74%) Java Engineer
9 45 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 41 (4.71%) Lead Developer
11 40 (4.59%) Graduate
12 39 (4.48%) Software Developer
13 38 (4.36%) Consultant
14 37 (4.25%) Graduate Developer
15 35 (4.02%) Test Analyst
16 34 (3.90%) Applications Engineer
17 33 (3.79%) Applications Support
17 33 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
18 31 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
19 29 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (27.44%) Spring
2 205 (23.54%) HTML
3 167 (19.17%) CSS
4 120 (13.78%) Web Services
5 117 (13.43%) Hibernate
6 115 (13.20%) .NET
7 106 (12.17%) AngularJS
8 92 (10.56%) XML
9 87 (9.99%) jQuery
10 85 (9.76%) React
11 81 (9.30%) REST
12 70 (8.04%) Java EE
13 59 (6.77%) RESTful
14 58 (6.66%) J2EE
15 52 (5.97%) SOAP
16 51 (5.86%) Node.js
17 48 (5.51%) Spring MVC
18 46 (5.28%) JSON
19 41 (4.71%) Ajax
20 34 (3.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.33%) Fintech
7 27 (3.10%) NHS
7 27 (3.10%) User Experience
8 26 (2.99%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.72%) Social Media
13 10 (1.15%) iSeries
14 9 (1.03%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.92%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.80%) AS400
16 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 168 (19.29%) Linux
2 61 (7.00%) Unix
3 35 (4.02%) Windows
4 23 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.53%) Android
6 12 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (22.39%) Scrum
3 146 (16.76%) Software Engineering
4 139 (15.96%) Test Automation
5 129 (14.81%) TDD
6 125 (14.35%) DevOps
7 119 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
8 104 (11.94%) Microservices
9 97 (11.14%) Open Source
10 95 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (10.68%) OO
12 83 (9.53%) Mentoring
13 82 (9.41%) BDD
14 77 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 72 (8.27%) SDLC
16 68 (7.81%) MVC
17 62 (7.12%) SOA
18 55 (6.31%) OOP
19 52 (5.97%) Analytics
20 42 (4.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 303 (34.79%) JavaScript
2 270 (31.00%) SQL
3 187 (21.47%) Python
4 150 (17.22%) C#
5 86 (9.87%) PHP
6 83 (9.53%) Java 8
7 70 (8.04%) Ruby
8 56 (6.43%) C++
9 53 (6.08%) Scala
10 41 (4.71%) Perl
10 41 (4.71%) Shell Script
11 39 (4.48%) Go
12 33 (3.79%) PL/SQL
13 32 (3.67%) Bash Shell
14 29 (3.33%) C
15 20 (2.30%) Groovy
16 19 (2.18%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.26%) VB
18 10 (1.15%) RPG
18 10 (1.15%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 79 (9.07%) Degree
2 45 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.76%) Master's Degree
5 19 (2.18%) MCSA
5 19 (2.18%) MCSE
5 19 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.15%) ISEB
7 10 (1.15%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.03%) PhD
9 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.69%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.57%) CREST Certified
10 5 (0.57%) GCIA
10 5 (0.57%) GCIH
10 5 (0.57%) GIAC
10 5 (0.57%) GREM
11 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.96%) QA
2 5 (0.57%) GDPR
2 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (13.20%) Docker
2 20 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) Snort
3 5 (0.57%) Varnish
4 2 (0.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (8.84%) Puppet
2 67 (7.69%) Ansible
3 59 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (6.20%) Kubernetes
5 44 (5.05%) Terraform
6 21 (2.41%) Consul
6 21 (2.41%) Packer
7 19 (2.18%) Salt
8 17 (1.95%) Graphite
8 17 (1.95%) Nagios
8 17 (1.95%) Opsview
9 13 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.49%) Grafana
9 13 (1.49%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.03%) Marathon
11 6 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.46%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 79 (9.07%) Oracle
2 64 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.99%) Atlassian
3 26 (2.99%) Google
4 15 (1.72%) Informatica
5 12 (1.38%) Adobe
5 12 (1.38%) Tableau
6 9 (1.03%) IBM
6 9 (1.03%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.03%) SAP
6 9 (1.03%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.69%) Twitter
8 5 (0.57%) ArcSight
8 5 (0.57%) hybris
8 5 (0.57%) LogRhythm
9 4 (0.46%) Apple
9 4 (0.46%) ATG
9 4 (0.46%) HP
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com