Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1047 924 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.27% 8.11% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.79% 17.69% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 913 829 897
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -2.30% +7.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £66,475 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 5291 5223 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.88% 45.83% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4575 4364 4565
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,050 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,375 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +6 456 £48,625 +2.37% 17
Coventry +8 162 £41,000 +2.50% 12
Warwickshire -3 111 £40,000 - 10
Staffordshire -4 83 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Shropshire +3 60 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Worcestershire +4 39 £37,500 -13.29% 6
Wolverhampton +6 36 £35,000 -1.41% 1
Solihull -16 16 £40,000 +24.76% 4
Walsall +7 4 £40,000 -50.00%
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 - 1
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
Herefordshire +1 1 £22,500 -66.67% 1
Willenhall -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 442 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (36.20%) JavaScript
3 296 (28.27%) SQL
4 274 (26.17%) HTML
5 254 (24.26%) Spring
6 238 (22.73%) C#
7 229 (21.87%) Test Automation
8 215 (20.53%) CSS
9 207 (19.77%) Hibernate
10 193 (18.43%) Oracle
11 181 (17.29%) Scrum
12 180 (17.19%) Linux
13 162 (15.47%) REST
14 158 (15.09%) .NET
15 156 (14.90%) XML
16 153 (14.61%) MVC
17 150 (14.33%) Web Services
17 150 (14.33%) Degree
18 147 (14.04%) MySQL
19 142 (13.56%) Jenkins
20 140 (13.37%) C++
20 140 (13.37%) TDD
21 139 (13.28%) OO
22 138 (13.18%) SDLC
23 135 (12.89%) SOAP
24 134 (12.80%) Software Engineering
25 132 (12.61%) Selenium
26 131 (12.51%) PHP
27 129 (12.32%) Finance
28 127 (12.13%) 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 78 (7.45%) JBoss
2 62 (5.92%) Confluence
3 45 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.72%) Apache
5 24 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.53%) CMS
7 16 (1.53%) Drupal
8 15 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.24%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.57%) Jetty
12 6 (0.57%) WordPress
13 5 (0.48%) WildFly
14 4 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.38%) SAS
14 4 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Acrobat
1 11 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (1.05%) PaintShop Pro
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Shopify
2 4 (0.38%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Exstream
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.096%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.096%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.096%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 123 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.53%) GitHub
4 25 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (2.39%) Google Play
5 24 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (2.20%) SaaS
7 7 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.67%) Datadog
8 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.29%) Serverless
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.19%) Linode
11 2 (0.19%) Office 365
12 1 (0.096%) IaaS
12 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.06%) HTTP
2 22 (2.10%) NetScaler
3 21 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.53%) Firewall
4 16 (1.53%) VPN
5 13 (1.24%) AMQP
5 13 (1.24%) Internet
6 8 (0.76%) SNMP
7 7 (0.67%) ATM
7 7 (0.67%) FTP
8 5 (0.48%) 802.11
8 5 (0.48%) Skype
9 4 (0.38%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.29%) LDAP
10 3 (0.29%) SMTP
10 3 (0.29%) SSH
10 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.29%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.19%) 4G
11 2 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (14.04%) MySQL
2 123 (11.75%) SQL Server
3 78 (7.45%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (4.87%) MongoDB
6 38 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.48%) DB2
8 22 (2.10%) Big Data
9 20 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.34%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.76%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.57%) InfluxDB
15 6 (0.57%) MarkLogic
15 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.57%) QlikView
16 5 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 142 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 132 (12.61%) Selenium
3 127 (12.13%) Git (software)
4 126 (12.03%) JIRA
5 115 (10.98%) JUnit
6 87 (8.31%) Maven
7 78 (7.45%) Subversion
8 76 (7.26%) Cucumber
9 61 (5.83%) Android Studio
10 54 (5.16%) Xcode
11 51 (4.87%) TeamCity
12 47 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 45 (4.30%) WebDriver
14 41 (3.92%) Eclipse
15 34 (3.25%) JMeter
16 31 (2.96%) Bitbucket
17 27 (2.58%) JBehave
17 27 (2.58%) SoapUI
18 25 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (2.29%) TestNG
General
1 129 (12.32%) Finance
2 59 (5.64%) Retail
3 47 (4.49%) Advertising
4 37 (3.53%) Marketing
5 32 (3.06%) Banking
6 25 (2.39%) Electronics
7 22 (2.10%) Games
8 19 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.15%) Publishing
10 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.76%) Automotive
12 6 (0.57%) Billing
13 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.096%) Front Office
14 1 (0.096%) Legal
14 1 (0.096%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 647 (61.80%) Developer
2 371 (35.43%) Java Developer
3 101 (9.65%) Senior Developer
4 88 (8.40%) Software Developer
5 82 (7.83%) Graduate
6 77 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
7 70 (6.69%) Junior
8 69 (6.59%) Analyst
9 68 (6.49%) Android Developer
10 65 (6.21%) Software Engineer
11 62 (5.92%) Junior Developer
12 58 (5.54%) Applications Developer
12 58 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
13 49 (4.68%) Architect
13 49 (4.68%) Lead Developer
14 46 (4.39%) Tester
15 37 (3.53%) Junior Java Developer
16 36 (3.44%) Java Software Developer
17 35 (3.34%) Mobile Developer
18 34 (3.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (26.17%) HTML
2 254 (24.26%) Spring
3 215 (20.53%) CSS
4 207 (19.77%) Hibernate
5 162 (15.47%) REST
6 158 (15.09%) .NET
7 156 (14.90%) XML
8 150 (14.33%) Web Services
9 135 (12.89%) SOAP
10 123 (11.75%) J2EE
11 99 (9.46%) AngularJS
12 92 (8.79%) JSON
13 84 (8.02%) RESTful
14 70 (6.69%) JPA
15 69 (6.59%) Node.js
16 64 (6.11%) ASP.NET
17 63 (6.02%) Android SDK
18 62 (5.92%) HTML5
18 62 (5.92%) Spring MVC
19 54 (5.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 72 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 48 (4.58%) User Experience
5 41 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.39%) Fintech
6 25 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.72%) Robotics
8 17 (1.62%) Smart Meter
9 14 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.05%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.76%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.76%) Replication
13 7 (0.67%) iSeries
13 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.57%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 180 (17.19%) Linux
2 122 (11.65%) Android
3 92 (8.79%) Unix
4 90 (8.60%) Windows
5 68 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.096%) AIX
11 1 (0.096%) Debian
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (21.87%) Test Automation
3 181 (17.29%) Scrum
4 153 (14.61%) MVC
5 140 (13.37%) TDD
6 139 (13.28%) OO
7 138 (13.18%) SDLC
8 134 (12.80%) Software Engineering
9 109 (10.41%) BDD
10 94 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 88 (8.40%) Unit Testing
13 85 (8.12%) Android Development
14 84 (8.02%) Web Development
15 83 (7.93%) DevOps
16 78 (7.45%) ITIL
17 68 (6.49%) OOP
18 65 (6.21%) Open Source
19 61 (5.83%) Microservices
20 58 (5.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 379 (36.20%) JavaScript
2 296 (28.27%) SQL
3 238 (22.73%) C#
4 140 (13.37%) C++
5 131 (12.51%) PHP
6 113 (10.79%) Python
7 90 (8.60%) C
8 60 (5.73%) Ruby
9 58 (5.54%) Objective-C
10 50 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 50 (4.78%) Scala
11 45 (4.30%) Perl
12 39 (3.72%) XPath
13 30 (2.87%) Apple Swift
14 29 (2.77%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.10%) Groovy
16 17 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.53%) VB
18 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (14.33%) Degree
2 62 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.48%) ISEB
6 17 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.67%) OCP
8 7 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.48%) CHECK Team Leader
9 5 (0.48%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (0.48%) OSCP
10 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.29%) HND
11 3 (0.29%) PhD
12 2 (0.19%) CISSP
12 2 (0.19%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.096%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.83%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) COBIT
4 2 (0.19%) GPG13
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.096%) GCP
5 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (10.89%) Docker
2 23 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.48%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) HDFS
6 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.29%) XenApp
6 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Gluster
8 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.096%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 107 (10.22%) Puppet
2 78 (7.45%) Ansible
3 56 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.34%) Nagios
5 14 (1.34%) Terraform
6 11 (1.05%) Marathon
6 11 (1.05%) Salt
6 11 (1.05%) SCVMM
7 8 (0.76%) SCCM
8 7 (0.67%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.67%) Pingdom
9 6 (0.57%) Consul
9 6 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.57%) Icinga
9 6 (0.57%) Packer
10 5 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.48%) SCOM
11 4 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 193 (18.43%) Oracle
2 65 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 53 (5.06%) Google
4 34 (3.25%) IBM
5 23 (2.20%) BMC
6 22 (2.10%) VMware
7 21 (2.01%) Apple
8 17 (1.62%) Adobe
8 17 (1.62%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.62%) ServiceNow
8 17 (1.62%) Twitter
9 16 (1.53%) SAP
10 12 (1.15%) CollabNet
10 12 (1.15%) Serena
10 12 (1.15%) Sonatype
11 11 (1.05%) Citrix
12 10 (0.96%) Sybase
13 9 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (0.76%) New Relic