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

Java
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Java 449 534 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.14% 8.80% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.27% 20.42% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 391 456 397
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2600 2615 2687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 52.94% 43.12% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2223 2423
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 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 177 £45,000 +2.27% 33
Warwickshire +1 76 £40,000 -30.43% 7
Coventry -5 63 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Staffordshire -3 37 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Shropshire +27 32 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Worcestershire -18 22 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Wolverhampton -1 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Solihull -15 8 £42,750 +29.54% 1
Walsall +2 1 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 397 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 219 (25.26%) HTML
4 208 (23.99%) SQL
5 183 (21.11%) C#
6 177 (20.42%) Test Automation
7 164 (18.92%) CSS
8 163 (18.80%) Linux
8 163 (18.80%) Scrum
9 161 (18.57%) Software Engineering
10 158 (18.22%) Web Services
11 150 (17.30%) .NET
12 149 (17.19%) TDD
13 143 (16.49%) Spring
14 132 (15.22%) OO
14 132 (15.22%) Finance
15 129 (14.88%) XML
16 118 (13.61%) J2EE
17 117 (13.49%) MVC
18 112 (12.92%) Selenium
19 111 (12.80%) C++
20 103 (11.88%) Degree
21 100 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
22 99 (11.42%) Oracle
23 98 (11.30%) Unix
24 96 (11.07%) Windows
25 94 (10.84%) QA
26 93 (10.73%) Git (software)
27 91 (10.50%) SDLC
27 91 (10.50%) SQL Server

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 48 (5.54%) Apache
2 43 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 40 (4.61%) JBoss
4 27 (3.11%) Apache Spark
5 26 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.96%) GlassFish
7 17 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.61%) WildFly
9 11 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.92%) Drupal
11 8 (0.92%) IIS
11 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.92%) nginx
12 6 (0.69%) Confluence
12 6 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.46%) Jetty
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.35%) SPSS
5 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Magento
2 8 (0.92%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.19%) Google Play
3 16 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.61%) GitHub
6 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.92%) SaaS
8 7 (0.81%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 7 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.35%) Office 365
10 3 (0.35%) Slack
11 2 (0.23%) AdWords
11 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.08%) HTTP
1 18 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.61%) Internet
3 12 (1.38%) Firewall
4 11 (1.27%) LAN
5 7 (0.81%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.81%) Skype
5 7 (0.81%) WAN
6 6 (0.69%) FTP
7 5 (0.58%) Wireless
8 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.46%) SSH
8 4 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.35%) X.509
9 3 (0.35%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.12%) ATM
11 1 (0.12%) Intranet
11 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.57%) MySQL
3 53 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 45 (5.19%) Big Data
6 35 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.54%) DB2
10 18 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.92%) MarkLogic
13 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.92%) SQLite
13 8 (0.92%) Triplestore
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.69%) Riak
16 5 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.58%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 112 (12.92%) Selenium
2 93 (10.73%) Git (software)
3 89 (10.27%) JUnit
4 58 (6.69%) Jenkins
5 47 (5.42%) Maven
6 46 (5.31%) JIRA
7 43 (4.96%) Android Studio
8 40 (4.61%) Xcode
9 37 (4.27%) Cucumber
9 37 (4.27%) Eclipse
10 31 (3.58%) Subversion
11 21 (2.42%) Hudson
12 20 (2.31%) JMeter
12 20 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (2.31%) WATIR
13 19 (2.19%) JBehave
14 18 (2.08%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.96%) Ant
15 17 (1.96%) HP UFT
16 16 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 132 (15.22%) Finance
2 64 (7.38%) Retail
3 22 (2.54%) Banking
3 22 (2.54%) Marketing
4 21 (2.42%) Billing
5 20 (2.31%) Advertising
5 20 (2.31%) Electronics
6 14 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.92%) Automotive
9 4 (0.46%) International Banking
9 4 (0.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Local Government
11 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 488 (56.29%) Developer
2 252 (29.07%) Java Developer
3 67 (7.73%) Senior Developer
4 65 (7.50%) Android Developer
5 64 (7.38%) Graduate
5 64 (7.38%) Software Engineer
6 61 (7.04%) Graduate Developer
7 52 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 50 (5.77%) Architect
9 43 (4.96%) Analyst
9 43 (4.96%) Applications Developer
9 43 (4.96%) Java Engineer
10 42 (4.84%) Junior
11 41 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 41 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (4.38%) Junior Developer
13 37 (4.27%) PHP Developer
14 31 (3.58%) C# Developer
14 31 (3.58%) Mobile Developer
15 30 (3.46%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (25.26%) HTML
2 164 (18.92%) CSS
3 158 (18.22%) Web Services
4 150 (17.30%) .NET
5 143 (16.49%) Spring
6 129 (14.88%) XML
7 118 (13.61%) J2EE
8 90 (10.38%) RESTful
9 87 (10.03%) REST
10 81 (9.34%) Hibernate
11 77 (8.88%) AngularJS
12 72 (8.30%) HTML5
13 71 (8.19%) JSON
14 63 (7.27%) SOAP
15 61 (7.04%) Node.js
16 56 (6.46%) Middleware
17 54 (6.23%) ASP.NET
17 54 (6.23%) JMS
18 49 (5.65%) jQuery
19 46 (5.31%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.07%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.84%) Fintech
5 38 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.46%) User Experience
7 22 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.81%) Replication
12 6 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.46%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 163 (18.80%) Linux
2 98 (11.30%) Unix
3 96 (11.07%) Windows
4 88 (10.15%) Android
5 48 (5.54%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.73%) CentOS
8 12 (1.38%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (20.42%) Test Automation
3 163 (18.80%) Scrum
4 161 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 149 (17.19%) TDD
6 132 (15.22%) OO
7 117 (13.49%) MVC
8 100 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (10.50%) SDLC
10 88 (10.15%) Unit Testing
11 84 (9.69%) BDD
12 81 (9.34%) OOP
13 75 (8.65%) Android Development
14 72 (8.30%) Microservices
15 67 (7.73%) Web Development
16 64 (7.38%) Mentoring
17 56 (6.46%) Open Source
18 55 (6.34%) SOA
19 46 (5.31%) E-Commerce
19 46 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (30.80%) JavaScript
2 208 (23.99%) SQL
3 183 (21.11%) C#
4 111 (12.80%) C++
5 90 (10.38%) Python
6 81 (9.34%) PHP
7 66 (7.61%) Scala
8 55 (6.34%) Objective-C
9 54 (6.23%) C
10 46 (5.31%) Ruby
11 25 (2.88%) Apple Swift
12 24 (2.77%) VB
13 22 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.96%) Groovy
14 17 (1.96%) VBScript
15 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.61%) XPath
16 13 (1.50%) Erlang
17 10 (1.15%) Perl
17 10 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (11.88%) Degree
2 25 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 16 (1.85%) ISEB
4 14 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.81%) PMP
8 6 (0.69%) CREST Certified
8 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.69%) GCIA
8 6 (0.69%) GCIH
8 6 (0.69%) GIAC
8 6 (0.69%) GREM
8 6 (0.69%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.35%) CSQA
9 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.84%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) PMO
2 5 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (5.31%) Docker
2 28 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.73%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.69%) Snort
5 4 (0.46%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.35%) Firmware
6 3 (0.35%) HDFS
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (3.34%) Puppet
2 25 (2.88%) Nagios
3 20 (2.31%) Terraform
4 18 (2.08%) Consul
4 18 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.73%) Mesos
5 15 (1.73%) StatsD
6 8 (0.92%) Ansible
7 6 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.58%) Netcool
8 5 (0.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.58%) SCOM
9 4 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.35%) Icinga
10 3 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.23%) Graphite
11 2 (0.23%) Kibana
11 2 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 99 (11.42%) Oracle
2 54 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.50%) Google
4 33 (3.81%) VMware
5 19 (2.19%) Sybase
6 18 (2.08%) New Relic
7 12 (1.38%) IBM
8 11 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.15%) SAP
10 9 (1.04%) Twitter
11 8 (0.92%) Adobe
11 8 (0.92%) Apple
11 8 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.92%) Veeam
12 7 (0.81%) Facebook
13 6 (0.69%) ArcSight
13 6 (0.69%) LogRhythm
13 6 (0.69%) webMethods
14 5 (0.58%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.58%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + holidays and other benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Outsource UK Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Manifestly Important
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago