Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 438 727 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.72% 9.17% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.10% 21.84% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 400 546 750
West Midlands median annual salary £49,362 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.90% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 2,901 3,328 4,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.51% 41.96% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,524 2,680 4,121
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,733 £60,000
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 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +2 223 £52,500 +5.00% 68
Coventry -5 90 £47,500 - 25
Worcestershire -10 34 £44,000 - 32
Warwickshire -20 31 £52,500 +38.16% 6
Walsall 0 21 £45,000 -28.00%
Shropshire -8 13 £70,000 +47.37% 12
Staffordshire -15 11 £42,500 +31.78% 9
Solihull -17 7 £63,500 +27.00% 5
Wolverhampton 0 2 - - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 175 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (38.36%) C#
3 123 (28.08%) SQL
4 120 (27.40%) Python
5 113 (25.80%) Test Automation
6 101 (23.06%) Linux
7 95 (21.69%) JavaScript
7 95 (21.69%) Spring
8 94 (21.46%) AWS
9 92 (21.00%) Software Engineering
10 87 (19.86%) Azure
11 85 (19.41%) DevOps
12 84 (19.18%) SQL Server
13 82 (18.72%) Git (software)
14 80 (18.26%) TDD
15 78 (17.81%) Jenkins
16 77 (17.58%) C++
17 74 (16.89%) OO
18 73 (16.67%) Oracle
19 72 (16.44%) .NET
19 72 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (15.98%) Computer Science
21 64 (14.61%) Maven
21 64 (14.61%) Scrum
22 62 (14.16%) Microservices
23 60 (13.70%) Selenium
24 58 (13.24%) Windows
25 55 (12.56%) Web Services
26 54 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
27 53 (12.10%) Finance

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 20 (4.57%) Tomcat
2 16 (3.65%) SAS
3 15 (3.42%) Confluence
3 15 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.20%) Apache
5 10 (2.28%) JBoss
6 9 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.14%) FileNet
9 5 (1.14%) Liferay
9 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.68%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.68%) CMS
11 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.68%) Mule
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Simulink
1 5 (1.14%) Stateflow
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.23%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (21.46%) AWS
2 87 (19.86%) Azure
3 16 (3.65%) GitHub
4 15 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.74%) SaaS
6 10 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (2.28%) PaaS
7 9 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (2.05%) Serverless
8 7 (1.60%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.37%) IaaS
10 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.46%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.46%) GCP
11 2 (0.46%) iTunes
11 2 (0.46%) Office 365
11 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.46%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.28%) Internet
1 10 (2.28%) PuTTY
2 9 (2.05%) VPN
3 7 (1.60%) 802.11
3 7 (1.60%) HTTP
3 7 (1.60%) SNMP
4 6 (1.37%) Firewall
5 4 (0.91%) Skype
6 3 (0.68%) Broadband
7 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.46%) FlexRay
7 2 (0.46%) LAN
7 2 (0.46%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.46%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.48%) MySQL
5 22 (5.02%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.11%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.74%) Big Data
8 11 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.28%) DB2
9 10 (2.28%) Pentaho
9 10 (2.28%) SQLPlus
10 9 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.14%) Power BI
12 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.68%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 78 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 64 (14.61%) Maven
4 60 (13.70%) Selenium
5 52 (11.87%) JUnit
6 35 (7.99%) SonarQube
7 34 (7.76%) Cucumber
8 33 (7.53%) JIRA
9 31 (7.08%) JMeter
10 25 (5.71%) SoapUI
11 21 (4.79%) Visual Studio
12 18 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (4.11%) Mockito
13 15 (3.42%) Bitbucket
13 15 (3.42%) Toad
13 15 (3.42%) WebDriver
14 14 (3.20%) Artifactory
14 14 (3.20%) DbUnit
14 14 (3.20%) jMock
15 13 (2.97%) HP UFT
General
1 53 (12.10%) Finance
2 23 (5.25%) Public Sector
3 19 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.42%) Games
5 14 (3.20%) Retail
5 14 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.97%) Marketing
7 12 (2.74%) Electronics
8 11 (2.51%) Banking
9 8 (1.83%) Automotive
10 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.14%) Military
12 4 (0.91%) Law
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.46%) German Language
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 203 (46.35%) Developer
2 98 (22.37%) Java Developer
3 41 (9.36%) Senior Developer
4 35 (7.99%) Tester
5 33 (7.53%) Graduate
6 31 (7.08%) Analyst
6 31 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (7.08%) Software Developer
7 29 (6.62%) Graduate Developer
8 27 (6.16%) Software Engineer
9 24 (5.48%) Java Engineer
10 21 (4.79%) Test Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.88%) Senior Java Engineer
13 16 (3.65%) Automation Tester
14 15 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
15 14 (3.20%) Test Analyst
16 13 (2.97%) Consultant
16 13 (2.97%) J2EE Developer
16 13 (2.97%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (21.69%) Spring
2 72 (16.44%) .NET
3 55 (12.56%) Web Services
4 52 (11.87%) RESTful
5 41 (9.36%) HTML
6 40 (9.13%) SOAP
7 37 (8.45%) CSS
7 37 (8.45%) Spring Boot
8 35 (7.99%) REST
9 30 (6.85%) XML
10 28 (6.39%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.39%) J2EE
11 26 (5.94%) JPA
12 24 (5.48%) Hibernate
13 22 (5.02%) Java EE
14 20 (4.57%) Middleware
15 16 (3.65%) JDBC
15 16 (3.65%) React
16 15 (3.42%) WCF
17 14 (3.20%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.34%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.42%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.20%) User Experience
5 10 (2.28%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.05%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.05%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.60%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.14%) CUDA
10 5 (1.14%) DataPower
10 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.91%) SCADA
12 3 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.06%) Linux
2 58 (13.24%) Windows
3 44 (10.05%) Unix
4 16 (3.65%) Android
5 13 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.83%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.80%) Test Automation
3 92 (21.00%) Software Engineering
4 85 (19.41%) DevOps
5 80 (18.26%) TDD
6 74 (16.89%) OO
7 72 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (15.98%) Computer Science
9 64 (14.61%) Scrum
10 62 (14.16%) Microservices
11 54 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (11.42%) OOP
13 40 (9.13%) SDLC
14 39 (8.90%) BDD
14 39 (8.90%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.85%) Mathematics
16 29 (6.62%) Analytics
16 29 (6.62%) Open Source
17 28 (6.39%) Regression Testing
18 24 (5.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.36%) C#
2 123 (28.08%) SQL
3 120 (27.40%) Python
4 95 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 77 (17.58%) C++
6 40 (9.13%) C
7 35 (7.99%) PowerShell
8 34 (7.76%) PL/SQL
9 23 (5.25%) PHP
10 18 (4.11%) Java 8
10 18 (4.11%) Ruby
11 16 (3.65%) Scala
12 15 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.20%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.97%) VBScript
15 11 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.05%) Dart
16 9 (2.05%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (12.10%) Degree
2 24 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.79%) ISEB
3 21 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.34%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.14%) GPEN
8 5 (1.14%) HND
8 5 (1.14%) OSCP
9 4 (0.91%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (0.91%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (0.91%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.91%) Cyber Scheme
9 4 (0.91%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.91%) OSCE
9 4 (0.91%) SANS
9 4 (0.91%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.19%) QA
2 7 (1.60%) Basel II
2 7 (1.60%) IFRS
2 7 (1.60%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 26262
3 2 (0.46%) MISRA
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) NCSC
4 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (10.50%) Docker
2 9 (2.05%) Postfix
2 9 (2.05%) vCloud
3 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.14%) vSphere
4 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.11%) Ansible
3 16 (3.65%) Kibana
3 16 (3.65%) Terraform
4 14 (3.20%) logstash
5 9 (2.05%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.60%) Nessus
6 7 (1.60%) Nmap
6 7 (1.60%) Puppet
7 5 (1.14%) Packer
8 4 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) Salt
10 2 (0.46%) SCCM
11 1 (0.23%) Nagios
11 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.23%) Oozie
11 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 73 (16.67%) Oracle
2 46 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.34%) Adobe
4 16 (3.65%) VMware
5 15 (3.42%) IBM
6 14 (3.20%) SAP
7 10 (2.28%) Cloudera
7 10 (2.28%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.60%) Gemalto
9 6 (1.37%) UiPath
10 5 (1.14%) Cognos
10 5 (1.14%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.14%) Netezza
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco
11 4 (0.91%) Google
11 4 (0.91%) webMethods
11 4 (0.91%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.68%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.68%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.68%) Tableau