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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Java 501 450 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.83% 7.38% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.11% 17.23% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 417 373 400
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,750 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2766 2612 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.28% 42.85% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2171 2472
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 198 £46,000 +2.22% 23
Coventry +5 76 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Warwickshire +2 76 £34,500 -37.27% 4
Staffordshire +4 51 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Shropshire +18 31 £35,000 -2.05% 1
Worcestershire -9 20 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Wolverhampton -2 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Solihull -8 4 £37,250 +12.87% 2
Walsall +4 1 £45,000 -40.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 395 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (26.82%) JavaScript
3 215 (24.02%) SQL
4 210 (23.46%) HTML
5 193 (21.56%) C#
6 177 (19.78%) Test Automation
7 176 (19.66%) Web Services
8 169 (18.88%) Software Engineering
9 168 (18.77%) TDD
9 168 (18.77%) Scrum
10 158 (17.65%) CSS
11 157 (17.54%) Spring
12 147 (16.42%) .NET
13 143 (15.98%) OO
14 142 (15.87%) Linux
15 141 (15.75%) XML
16 139 (15.53%) Finance
17 124 (13.85%) MVC
18 121 (13.52%) Oracle
19 116 (12.96%) Selenium
20 113 (12.63%) Degree
21 109 (12.18%) J2EE
21 109 (12.18%) C++
22 107 (11.96%) JUnit
22 107 (11.96%) Hibernate
23 103 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
24 98 (10.95%) Unit Testing
25 97 (10.84%) BDD
26 96 (10.73%) Android
27 95 (10.61%) Git (software)

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 35 (3.91%) Tomcat
2 34 (3.80%) JBoss
3 32 (3.58%) Apache
4 25 (2.79%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.90%) GlassFish
7 17 (1.90%) WildFly
8 13 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.78%) Drupal
10 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.56%) IIS
12 5 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.45%) Confluence
13 4 (0.45%) Mule
14 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.67%) Acrobat
2 6 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.67%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.34%) SPSS
5 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Magento
2 5 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
2 5 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.68%) Google Play
3 21 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.79%) GitHub
6 9 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 8 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.67%) SaaS
9 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.45%) Slack
10 3 (0.34%) Office 365
11 2 (0.22%) AdWords
11 2 (0.22%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.12%) HTTP
3 18 (2.01%) Internet
4 13 (1.45%) Firewall
5 9 (1.01%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.89%) LAN
6 8 (0.89%) Skype
7 7 (0.78%) WAN
8 6 (0.67%) FTP
8 6 (0.67%) Wireless
9 5 (0.56%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.45%) X.509
11 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.34%) SSH
12 1 (0.11%) ATM
12 1 (0.11%) Intranet
12 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.16%) MySQL
3 59 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 54 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 42 (4.69%) Big Data
6 37 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.79%) DB2
10 16 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.12%) MarkLogic
15 9 (1.01%) InfluxDB
16 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.89%) Triplestore
17 6 (0.67%) Riak
18 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 116 (12.96%) Selenium
2 107 (11.96%) JUnit
3 95 (10.61%) Git (software)
4 68 (7.60%) Jenkins
5 53 (5.92%) JIRA
6 50 (5.59%) Android Studio
7 48 (5.36%) Maven
8 44 (4.92%) Xcode
9 41 (4.58%) Eclipse
10 39 (4.36%) Cucumber
11 31 (3.46%) Subversion
12 30 (3.35%) JMeter
13 29 (3.24%) JBehave
14 27 (3.02%) WATIR
15 24 (2.68%) Hudson
16 23 (2.57%) SoapUI
16 23 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (2.35%) WebDriver
18 20 (2.23%) TestNG
19 17 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 139 (15.53%) Finance
2 72 (8.04%) Retail
3 27 (3.02%) Electronics
4 22 (2.46%) Banking
5 20 (2.23%) Marketing
6 19 (2.12%) Billing
7 18 (2.01%) Advertising
8 12 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.01%) Automotive
11 8 (0.89%) Publishing
12 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.45%) Legal
14 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.22%) Games
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (57.99%) Developer
2 282 (31.51%) Java Developer
3 75 (8.38%) Graduate
3 75 (8.38%) Software Engineer
4 71 (7.93%) Android Developer
4 71 (7.93%) Software Developer
5 70 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 69 (7.71%) Graduate Developer
7 53 (5.92%) Analyst
8 52 (5.81%) Architect
9 47 (5.25%) Applications Developer
9 47 (5.25%) Java Engineer
10 42 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 38 (4.25%) Java Android Developer
12 37 (4.13%) Junior
13 35 (3.91%) Junior Developer
14 34 (3.80%) Test Analyst
14 34 (3.80%) Test Engineer
15 32 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
16 31 (3.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (23.46%) HTML
2 176 (19.66%) Web Services
3 158 (17.65%) CSS
4 157 (17.54%) Spring
5 147 (16.42%) .NET
6 141 (15.75%) XML
7 109 (12.18%) J2EE
8 107 (11.96%) Hibernate
9 93 (10.39%) AngularJS
9 93 (10.39%) RESTful
10 89 (9.94%) REST
11 73 (8.16%) JSON
12 68 (7.60%) HTML5
12 68 (7.60%) Node.js
13 67 (7.49%) SOAP
14 66 (7.37%) Middleware
15 53 (5.92%) JMS
16 52 (5.81%) Android SDK
17 51 (5.70%) Java EE
18 49 (5.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.71%) Mobile App
2 67 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 52 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.25%) Fintech
5 31 (3.46%) User Experience
6 30 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.01%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.67%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.56%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.56%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (15.87%) Linux
2 96 (10.73%) Android
3 92 (10.28%) Unix
4 79 (8.83%) Windows
5 49 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.01%) CentOS
8 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (19.78%) Test Automation
3 169 (18.88%) Software Engineering
4 168 (18.77%) Scrum
4 168 (18.77%) TDD
5 143 (15.98%) OO
6 124 (13.85%) MVC
7 103 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (10.95%) Unit Testing
9 97 (10.84%) BDD
10 94 (10.50%) SDLC
11 80 (8.94%) OOP
12 78 (8.72%) Android Development
13 73 (8.16%) Microservices
14 62 (6.93%) Web Development
15 59 (6.59%) Mentoring
16 58 (6.48%) Open Source
17 55 (6.15%) DevOps
18 53 (5.92%) SOA
19 45 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (26.82%) JavaScript
2 215 (24.02%) SQL
3 193 (21.56%) C#
4 109 (12.18%) C++
5 65 (7.26%) PHP
6 61 (6.82%) Python
7 60 (6.70%) Scala
8 57 (6.37%) C
9 56 (6.26%) Objective-C
10 34 (3.80%) Ruby
11 27 (3.02%) Apple Swift
12 23 (2.57%) VB
13 21 (2.35%) XPath
14 16 (1.79%) VBScript
15 13 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.45%) Groovy
16 12 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.12%) Korn
17 10 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 113 (12.63%) Degree
2 47 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.91%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.56%) ISEB
5 11 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.78%) PMP
7 7 (0.78%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.67%) CREST Certified
8 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.67%) GCIA
8 6 (0.67%) GCIH
8 6 (0.67%) GIAC
8 6 (0.67%) GREM
9 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.17%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) PMO
2 5 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (4.58%) Docker
2 15 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.01%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.67%) Snort
5 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.34%) Firmware
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (2.79%) Nagios
2 23 (2.57%) Puppet
3 18 (2.01%) Consul
4 14 (1.56%) Terraform
5 13 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (1.01%) Icinga
6 9 (1.01%) Mesos
6 9 (1.01%) StatsD
7 7 (0.78%) Ansible
8 6 (0.67%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.56%) Netcool
9 5 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.56%) SCOM
10 3 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.22%) Graphite
11 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.22%) Kibana
11 2 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 121 (13.52%) Oracle
2 51 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.58%) Google
4 18 (2.01%) New Relic
4 18 (2.01%) Sybase
5 16 (1.79%) VMware
6 15 (1.68%) Adobe
7 14 (1.56%) IBM
8 11 (1.23%) SAP
9 10 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.01%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (1.01%) Twitter
10 9 (1.01%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.89%) Apple
12 7 (0.78%) Facebook
13 6 (0.67%) ArcSight
13 6 (0.67%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.67%) LogRhythm
13 6 (0.67%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago