Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 737 935 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.53% 9.50% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.92% 18.72% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 570 789 829
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -0.62% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
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 3,215 4,995 4,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.59% 50.78% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,644 4,188 4,078
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 375 £50,000 +4.17% 68
Coventry +7 148 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Shropshire +5 54 £52,500 +40.00% 13
Worcestershire 0 50 £44,000 +21.38% 16
Staffordshire +7 32 £32,500 -23.53% 9
Solihull +7 30 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Warwickshire -5 28 £38,500 -3.75% 14
Wednesbury +2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -8 1 £37,500 +8.70%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 365 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (34.06%) JavaScript
3 228 (30.94%) SQL
4 182 (24.69%) Spring
5 175 (23.74%) Scrum
6 169 (22.93%) HTML
7 163 (22.12%) Software Engineering
8 160 (21.71%) Python
9 157 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
10 153 (20.76%) CSS
11 152 (20.62%) C#
12 137 (18.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 129 (17.50%) Linux
14 122 (16.55%) .NET
15 119 (16.15%) Test Automation
16 118 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
17 117 (15.88%) Jenkins
18 114 (15.47%) TDD
19 108 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
20 106 (14.38%) DevOps
21 99 (13.43%) Web Services
22 90 (12.21%) Microsoft
23 89 (12.08%) AngularJS
24 87 (11.80%) REST
25 86 (11.67%) QA
26 85 (11.53%) NoSQL
27 82 (11.13%) Docker
27 82 (11.13%) Microservices
28 78 (10.58%) Git (software)
28 78 (10.58%) MySQL

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 45 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 33 (4.48%) JBoss
3 29 (3.93%) Apache
4 21 (2.85%) CMS
5 18 (2.44%) nginx
6 15 (2.04%) Confluence
7 14 (1.90%) Anypoint
7 14 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.76%) Mule
9 12 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.09%) Drupal
10 8 (1.09%) GlassFish
10 8 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.68%) SAS
12 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.81%) Mingle
3 1 (0.14%) Maya
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Magento
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.27%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 157 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (18.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (5.56%) Serverless
4 40 (5.43%) Amazon S3
5 38 (5.16%) PaaS
6 30 (4.07%) SaaS
7 28 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
8 26 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (3.39%) Office 365
10 24 (3.26%) Amazon EMR
10 24 (3.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 24 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (2.99%) GitHub
12 14 (1.90%) IaaS
13 13 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.95%) iPaaS
15 7 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.26%) Network Security
2 19 (2.58%) Firewall
3 17 (2.31%) DNS
4 15 (2.04%) Internet
4 15 (2.04%) VPN
5 13 (1.76%) SSL
6 12 (1.63%) HTTP
6 12 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.95%) SSH
8 6 (0.81%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.54%) FTP
10 3 (0.41%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.41%) Broadband
10 3 (0.41%) LAN
10 3 (0.41%) VLAN
10 3 (0.41%) VoIP
10 3 (0.41%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.27%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.53%) NoSQL
2 78 (10.58%) MySQL
3 75 (10.18%) Relational Database
4 68 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 45 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 41 (5.56%) Big Data
7 39 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (4.61%) RDBMS
10 27 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 27 (3.66%) DB2
11 24 (3.26%) Cosmos DB
12 20 (2.71%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.22%) Power BI
16 8 (1.09%) Hazelcast
16 8 (1.09%) Redis
17 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 117 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 78 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 73 (9.91%) Selenium
4 62 (8.41%) Cucumber
4 62 (8.41%) Maven
5 57 (7.73%) JUnit
6 49 (6.65%) JIRA
7 32 (4.34%) WebDriver
8 30 (4.07%) Subversion
9 29 (3.93%) Visual Studio
10 24 (3.26%) Vagrant
11 22 (2.99%) SoapUI
11 22 (2.99%) TestNG
12 20 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.71%) Gradle
12 20 (2.71%) Mockito
13 19 (2.58%) TeamCity
14 16 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (2.04%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.90%) Eclipse
General
1 65 (8.82%) Finance
2 42 (5.70%) Retail
3 39 (5.29%) Marketing
4 13 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.63%) Automotive
6 11 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.68%) Games
8 5 (0.68%) Legal
8 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.68%) Publishing
9 4 (0.54%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Military
10 2 (0.27%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 356 (48.30%) Developer
2 190 (25.78%) Java Developer
3 72 (9.77%) Architect
4 65 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 65 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 51 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 48 (6.51%) Analyst
7 44 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (5.43%) Graduate
9 38 (5.16%) Graduate Developer
10 33 (4.48%) Java Engineer
10 33 (4.48%) Lead Developer
11 32 (4.34%) Software Developer
12 30 (4.07%) Consultant
12 30 (4.07%) Test Analyst
13 27 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 27 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
14 26 (3.53%) Lead Architect
15 25 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (24.69%) Spring
2 169 (22.93%) HTML
3 153 (20.76%) CSS
4 122 (16.55%) .NET
5 99 (13.43%) Web Services
6 89 (12.08%) AngularJS
7 87 (11.80%) REST
8 74 (10.04%) XML
9 73 (9.91%) Hibernate
10 71 (9.63%) React
11 57 (7.73%) SOAP
12 56 (7.60%) jQuery
13 48 (6.51%) RESTful
14 46 (6.24%) Java EE
15 44 (5.97%) Node.js
16 39 (5.29%) ASP.NET
17 34 (4.61%) Spring MVC
18 33 (4.48%) J2EE
19 29 (3.93%) JSON
20 26 (3.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.66%) NHS
5 24 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.31%) User Experience
9 16 (2.17%) Fintech
10 15 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.36%) iSeries
13 8 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.09%) Grid Computing
13 8 (1.09%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.95%) AS400
14 7 (0.95%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.81%) PKI
16 5 (0.68%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 129 (17.50%) Linux
2 46 (6.24%) Unix
3 29 (3.93%) Windows
4 17 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.17%) Android
6 6 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (23.74%) Scrum
3 163 (22.12%) Software Engineering
4 119 (16.15%) Test Automation
5 118 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
6 114 (15.47%) TDD
7 108 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (14.38%) DevOps
9 82 (11.13%) Microservices
10 76 (10.31%) OO
11 73 (9.91%) Open Source
12 68 (9.23%) Computer Science
12 68 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 67 (9.09%) SDLC
14 61 (8.28%) BDD
15 57 (7.73%) MVC
16 55 (7.46%) Mentoring
17 54 (7.33%) SOA
18 45 (6.11%) Mathematics
18 45 (6.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 251 (34.06%) JavaScript
2 228 (30.94%) SQL
3 160 (21.71%) Python
4 152 (20.62%) C#
5 63 (8.55%) C++
6 57 (7.73%) PHP
6 57 (7.73%) Scala
7 46 (6.24%) Ruby
8 41 (5.56%) Java 8
8 41 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 37 (5.02%) Shell Script
10 29 (3.93%) Perl
11 28 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.39%) TypeScript
13 24 (3.26%) C
14 22 (2.99%) Go
15 18 (2.44%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.31%) Groovy
17 15 (2.04%) VB
18 13 (1.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (9.91%) Degree
2 56 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.26%) MCSA
4 24 (3.26%) MCSE
4 24 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.31%) Master's Degree
7 16 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.36%) ISEB
8 10 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.22%) CISSP
10 6 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (0.81%) CEH
10 6 (0.81%) CEPT
10 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.81%) GPEN
10 6 (0.81%) OSCP
11 5 (0.68%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.68%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.67%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) GDPR
3 10 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.54%) SLA
6 3 (0.41%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 82 (11.13%) Docker
2 26 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.68%) Snort
4 3 (0.41%) Firmware
4 3 (0.41%) Varnish
5 2 (0.27%) HDFS
5 2 (0.27%) Squid
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (8.68%) Puppet
2 53 (7.19%) Ansible
3 45 (6.11%) Kubernetes
4 44 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (4.48%) Terraform
6 21 (2.85%) Packer
7 18 (2.44%) Consul
8 11 (1.49%) Graphite
8 11 (1.49%) Nagios
8 11 (1.49%) Opsview
8 11 (1.49%) Salt
9 10 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.36%) Grafana
9 10 (1.36%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.09%) HP ALM
11 8 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.41%) Marathon
13 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 90 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.60%) Oracle
3 25 (3.39%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.04%) Google
5 10 (1.36%) IBM
6 9 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 8 (1.09%) HP
7 8 (1.09%) Informatica
7 8 (1.09%) SAP
7 8 (1.09%) Tableau
7 8 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.81%) Adobe
9 5 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 5 (0.68%) LogRhythm
9 5 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.41%) Citrix
10 3 (0.41%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.41%) hybris
10 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.41%) Okta