Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 591 839 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.61% 9.01% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.19% 18.98% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 416 655 802
West Midlands median annual salary £46,623 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
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 3,439 4,421 4,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.28% 47.48% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,705 3,628 4,133
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -15 247 £46,746 -1.59% 37
Coventry -2 96 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Warwickshire -2 62 £40,000 -21.95% 7
Worcestershire -14 55 £46,250 +15.63% 10
Shropshire +7 53 £53,750 +13.16% 9
Staffordshire +1 44 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Solihull -33 15 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Walsall - 5 £57,500 - 4
West Bromwich - 2 £57,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 315 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (36.38%) SQL
3 160 (27.07%) Amazon AWS
4 156 (26.40%) C#
5 151 (25.55%) Spring
6 142 (24.03%) Python
7 140 (23.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 136 (23.01%) JavaScript
9 129 (21.83%) Software Engineering
10 124 (20.98%) Scrum
11 109 (18.44%) Oracle
12 100 (16.92%) Degree
13 93 (15.74%) Jenkins
14 91 (15.40%) TDD
14 91 (15.40%) .NET
14 91 (15.40%) Web Services
14 91 (15.40%) Linux
15 89 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (14.89%) HTML
17 87 (14.72%) DevOps
18 86 (14.55%) CSS
19 85 (14.38%) Test Automation
20 81 (13.71%) Git (software)
20 81 (13.71%) AngularJS
21 75 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
21 75 (12.69%) C++
22 74 (12.52%) Node.js
23 72 (12.18%) Microsoft
24 71 (12.01%) Unix
24 71 (12.01%) XML

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 26 (4.40%) Confluence
2 25 (4.23%) JBoss
3 20 (3.38%) SAS
4 16 (2.71%) Apache
5 15 (2.54%) Apache Spark
6 14 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.52%) Drupal
9 8 (1.35%) CMS
9 8 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.85%) IIS
11 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.68%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.68%) WordPress
13 3 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.68%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Exstream
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 160 (27.07%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (23.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (4.57%) Serverless
5 19 (3.21%) PaaS
6 15 (2.54%) GitHub
7 14 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.37%) SaaS
8 13 (2.20%) Office 365
9 11 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.52%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.52%) npm
12 8 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (1.18%) IaaS
13 7 (1.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.38%) HTTP
2 19 (3.21%) Internet
3 13 (2.20%) SSH
3 13 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.03%) Network Security
5 11 (1.86%) Firewall
6 9 (1.52%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.35%) LAN
7 8 (1.35%) WAN
8 7 (1.18%) DNS
9 6 (1.02%) FTP
10 5 (0.85%) VLAN
10 5 (0.85%) VoIP
10 5 (0.85%) VPN
11 4 (0.68%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.51%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.51%) DSL
12 3 (0.51%) MPLS
12 3 (0.51%) SAN
12 3 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.48%) MySQL
2 52 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 44 (7.45%) Big Data
3 44 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 38 (6.43%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.92%) NoSQL
6 34 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 31 (5.25%) Relational Database
8 29 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 22 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (3.55%) Pentaho
11 17 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (2.54%) Couchbase
13 15 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.86%) Redis
17 10 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 93 (15.74%) Jenkins
2 81 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.64%) JIRA
4 45 (7.61%) JUnit
4 45 (7.61%) Maven
4 45 (7.61%) Selenium
5 27 (4.57%) Cucumber
5 27 (4.57%) Subversion
6 26 (4.40%) Eclipse
7 23 (3.89%) Bitbucket
7 23 (3.89%) Gradle
8 21 (3.55%) Artifactory
9 20 (3.38%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (3.21%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.54%) Mercurial
12 13 (2.20%) gulp
12 13 (2.20%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.03%) TestNG
14 11 (1.86%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.69%) Protractor
General
1 46 (7.78%) Retail
2 39 (6.60%) Marketing
3 28 (4.74%) Finance
4 25 (4.23%) Automotive
5 21 (3.55%) Games
5 21 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.52%) Legal
8 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.02%) Banking
10 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.85%) Military
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 307 (51.95%) Developer
2 136 (23.01%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.84%) Architect
4 63 (10.66%) Software Engineer
5 54 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (5.92%) Graduate
7 34 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 34 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
9 29 (4.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 27 (4.57%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (4.40%) Consultant
11 26 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 25 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 19 (3.21%) Lead Architect
15 18 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (3.05%) Tester
16 17 (2.88%) Analyst
16 17 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (25.55%) Spring
2 91 (15.40%) .NET
2 91 (15.40%) Web Services
3 88 (14.89%) HTML
4 86 (14.55%) CSS
5 81 (13.71%) AngularJS
6 74 (12.52%) Node.js
7 71 (12.01%) XML
8 58 (9.81%) REST
9 54 (9.14%) RESTful
10 40 (6.77%) Hibernate
11 38 (6.43%) J2EE
11 38 (6.43%) React
12 37 (6.26%) ASP.NET
12 37 (6.26%) HTML5
13 36 (6.09%) SOAP
14 34 (5.75%) JSON
15 33 (5.58%) jQuery
16 28 (4.74%) JSP
16 28 (4.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.25%) User Experience
3 23 (3.89%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.89%) Public Cloud
4 16 (2.71%) Social Media
5 15 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.54%) Internet of Things
6 14 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.20%) Mobile Games
8 12 (2.03%) NHS
8 12 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.52%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.35%) EPoS
12 6 (1.02%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.85%) iSeries
13 5 (0.85%) PKI
13 5 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.40%) Linux
2 71 (12.01%) Unix
3 30 (5.08%) Windows
4 21 (3.55%) Android
5 15 (2.54%) Mac OS
6 12 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.85%) Solaris
9 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (21.83%) Software Engineering
3 124 (20.98%) Scrum
4 91 (15.40%) TDD
5 89 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (14.72%) DevOps
7 85 (14.38%) Test Automation
8 75 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (11.68%) Analytics
10 68 (11.51%) Computer Science
11 61 (10.32%) OO
12 57 (9.64%) SDLC
12 57 (9.64%) Web Development
13 50 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 50 (8.46%) Microservices
14 42 (7.11%) MVC
14 42 (7.11%) Open Source
15 40 (6.77%) Mathematics
16 37 (6.26%) BDD
16 37 (6.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 215 (36.38%) SQL
2 156 (26.40%) C#
3 142 (24.03%) Python
4 136 (23.01%) JavaScript
5 75 (12.69%) C++
6 60 (10.15%) PL/SQL
7 54 (9.14%) Scala
8 36 (6.09%) Shell Script
9 33 (5.58%) TypeScript
10 30 (5.08%) PHP
10 30 (5.08%) Ruby
11 29 (4.91%) Bash Shell
12 25 (4.23%) C
13 24 (4.06%) Go
13 24 (4.06%) Java 8
14 16 (2.71%) Groovy
14 16 (2.71%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.37%) Objective-C
16 12 (2.03%) VB
17 10 (1.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 100 (16.92%) Degree
2 56 (9.48%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.69%) CISSP
7 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.52%) ISEB
8 7 (1.18%) MCSA
8 7 (1.18%) MCSE
8 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.18%) PhD
9 6 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (0.85%) CEH
10 5 (0.85%) CEPT
10 5 (0.85%) GPEN
10 5 (0.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.66%) QA
2 15 (2.54%) GDPR
3 11 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.35%) SLA
5 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.51%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 53 (8.97%) Docker
2 12 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.68%) Firmware
5 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) NLBS
6 3 (0.51%) Xen
7 2 (0.34%) Postfix
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (5.92%) Ansible
2 34 (5.75%) Kubernetes
3 32 (5.41%) Terraform
4 21 (3.55%) Puppet
5 10 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.35%) Salt
7 6 (1.02%) HP ALM
7 6 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.85%) Packer
9 3 (0.51%) Consul
9 3 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.51%) Grafana
9 3 (0.51%) Graphite
9 3 (0.51%) Nagios
9 3 (0.51%) Opsview
9 3 (0.51%) WSUS
9 3 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.34%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 109 (18.44%) Oracle
2 72 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.55%) Cloudera
4 17 (2.88%) Google
5 15 (2.54%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.37%) IBM
7 9 (1.52%) HP
7 9 (1.52%) SAP
8 8 (1.35%) Citrix
9 7 (1.18%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.18%) VMware
10 5 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.51%) F5
12 3 (0.51%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.51%) McAfee
12 3 (0.51%) Trend Micro
12 3 (0.51%) UiPath
12 3 (0.51%) Veeam
12 3 (0.51%) Zerto