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

Java
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Java 399 590 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.33% 9.55% 7.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 21.78% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 334 496 353
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
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 2314 2709 2495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 48.30% 43.84% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 2371 2218
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +1 164 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Warwickshire +2 70 £43,750 -16.66% 5
Coventry -6 59 £48,000 +6.66% 5
Shropshire +22 36 £39,000 +30.00% 4
Staffordshire -3 26 £31,000 -17.33% 2
Worcestershire -29 17 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Solihull -21 12 £40,500 +17.39% 1
Wolverhampton +5 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 - 1
Walsall -8 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 247 (29.02%) HTML
4 208 (24.44%) SQL
5 181 (21.27%) Linux
6 179 (21.03%) C#
7 173 (20.33%) CSS
8 160 (18.80%) Finance
9 157 (18.45%) Scrum
10 154 (18.10%) Web Services
11 150 (17.63%) Software Engineering
12 145 (17.04%) .NET
13 143 (16.80%) Spring
14 141 (16.57%) TDD
15 134 (15.75%) J2EE
15 134 (15.75%) OO
16 113 (13.28%) MVC
17 109 (12.81%) XML
18 108 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 108 (12.69%) Python
19 104 (12.22%) PHP
20 101 (11.87%) Degree
21 100 (11.75%) C++
21 100 (11.75%) Oracle
22 99 (11.63%) QA
23 98 (11.52%) SDLC
24 96 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
25 95 (11.16%) Git (software)
25 95 (11.16%) Selenium
26 94 (11.05%) OOP

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 81 (9.52%) Apache
2 53 (6.23%) Apache Spark
3 51 (5.99%) JBoss
4 47 (5.52%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (1.88%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.29%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.18%) WildFly
11 9 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.06%) IIS
11 9 (1.06%) nginx
12 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.82%) lighttpd
13 7 (0.82%) WordPress
14 6 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.71%) Drupal
14 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.53%) MS Office
3 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) Blender
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.88%) Magento
2 8 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.24%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.12%) GitHub
2 18 (2.12%) SaaS
3 15 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (1.65%) Google Play
4 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) AdWords
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.35%) HTTP
1 20 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.12%) Internet
3 13 (1.53%) Firewall
3 13 (1.53%) LAN
4 11 (1.29%) ATM
5 9 (1.06%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.94%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.82%) SSL
7 7 (0.82%) WAN
8 6 (0.71%) DNS
8 6 (0.71%) FTP
8 6 (0.71%) Intranet
8 6 (0.71%) Wireless
9 5 (0.59%) Skype
10 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.47%) X.509
10 4 (0.47%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.35%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.70%) Big Data
2 74 (8.70%) MySQL
3 61 (7.17%) Hadoop
4 50 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 44 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 42 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (3.17%) DB2
9 24 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.82%) Riak
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.47%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
15 4 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (11.16%) Git (software)
1 95 (11.16%) Selenium
2 67 (7.87%) JUnit
3 52 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.29%) Maven
5 42 (4.94%) JIRA
6 32 (3.76%) Cucumber
7 29 (3.41%) Subversion
8 27 (3.17%) Android Studio
9 26 (3.06%) Xcode
10 24 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.59%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.00%) JMeter
12 17 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 16 (1.88%) Ant
13 16 (1.88%) Gradle
14 15 (1.76%) SoapUI
14 15 (1.76%) Vagrant
15 14 (1.65%) Hudson
15 14 (1.65%) Mockito
General
1 160 (18.80%) Finance
2 71 (8.34%) Retail
3 51 (5.99%) Banking
4 35 (4.11%) Marketing
5 27 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.59%) Advertising
7 16 (1.88%) Electronics
8 15 (1.76%) Billing
9 11 (1.29%) Publishing
10 8 (0.94%) Games
10 8 (0.94%) International Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Automotive
11 4 (0.47%) Back Office
11 4 (0.47%) Legal
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 445 (52.29%) Developer
2 231 (27.14%) Java Developer
3 62 (7.29%) Senior Developer
3 62 (7.29%) Software Engineer
4 59 (6.93%) Graduate
5 55 (6.46%) Graduate Developer
6 52 (6.11%) Architect
7 50 (5.88%) Junior
8 46 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 46 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 43 (5.05%) Junior Developer
10 41 (4.82%) PHP Developer
10 41 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 39 (4.58%) Java Engineer
12 37 (4.35%) Analyst
13 36 (4.23%) HTML Developer
14 35 (4.11%) Android Developer
14 35 (4.11%) C# Developer
15 32 (3.76%) Consultant
15 32 (3.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (29.02%) HTML
2 173 (20.33%) CSS
3 154 (18.10%) Web Services
4 145 (17.04%) .NET
5 143 (16.80%) Spring
6 134 (15.75%) J2EE
7 109 (12.81%) XML
8 92 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 92 (10.81%) RESTful
9 90 (10.58%) HTML5
9 90 (10.58%) REST
9 90 (10.58%) SOAP
10 73 (8.58%) Hibernate
11 57 (6.70%) jQuery
12 56 (6.58%) Node.js
13 53 (6.23%) ASP.NET
14 52 (6.11%) JSON
15 44 (5.17%) JMS
16 39 (4.58%) Java EE
17 38 (4.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.46%) Fintech
3 51 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 42 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.29%) User Experience
6 16 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (0.94%) Replication
8 7 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.71%) iSeries
9 6 (0.71%) Social Media
10 5 (0.59%) Blog
10 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.47%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 181 (21.27%) Linux
2 92 (10.81%) Windows
3 87 (10.22%) Unix
4 64 (7.52%) Android
5 38 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.88%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.76%) CentOS
8 13 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.47%) Solaris
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (18.45%) Scrum
3 150 (17.63%) Software Engineering
4 141 (16.57%) TDD
5 134 (15.75%) OO
6 113 (13.28%) MVC
7 98 (11.52%) SDLC
8 96 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (11.05%) OOP
10 72 (8.46%) Open Source
11 70 (8.23%) BDD
12 69 (8.11%) SOA
13 64 (7.52%) Web Development
14 60 (7.05%) Mentoring
14 60 (7.05%) Microservices
15 57 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 52 (6.11%) Project Management
17 47 (5.52%) Android Development
18 45 (5.29%) E-Commerce
19 43 (5.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (32.67%) JavaScript
2 208 (24.44%) SQL
3 179 (21.03%) C#
4 108 (12.69%) Python
5 104 (12.22%) PHP
6 100 (11.75%) C++
7 57 (6.70%) Scala
8 48 (5.64%) C
9 44 (5.17%) Ruby
10 42 (4.94%) Objective-C
11 26 (3.06%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.12%) Apple Swift
12 18 (2.12%) VB
13 17 (2.00%) Groovy
13 17 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.88%) Erlang
14 16 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.65%) Go
16 12 (1.41%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (11.87%) Degree
2 19 (2.23%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.41%) ISEB
5 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.82%) PMP
8 5 (0.59%) HND
9 4 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.35%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.35%) CSQA
10 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.35%) GCIA
10 3 (0.35%) GCIH
10 3 (0.35%) GIAC
10 3 (0.35%) GREM
10 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.63%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) SDET
3 5 (0.59%) PMO
3 5 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (5.64%) Docker
2 35 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.76%) VirtualBox
4 11 (1.29%) HDFS
5 9 (1.06%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.35%) Snort
7 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.24%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) Ceph
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (3.88%) Puppet
2 26 (3.06%) Nagios
3 20 (2.35%) Terraform
4 18 (2.12%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.76%) Consul
5 15 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.76%) Mesos
5 15 (1.76%) StatsD
6 12 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.29%) Ansible
8 9 (1.06%) Oozie
9 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.59%) Netcool
11 5 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (0.59%) SCOM
12 4 (0.47%) Graphite
13 3 (0.35%) Kibana
13 3 (0.35%) logstash
13 3 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 100 (11.75%) Oracle
2 57 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.05%) VMware
4 42 (4.94%) Google
5 16 (1.88%) New Relic
5 16 (1.88%) ServiceNow
6 14 (1.65%) Sybase
7 13 (1.53%) Adobe
7 13 (1.53%) SolarWinds
8 10 (1.18%) IBM
9 9 (1.06%) Citrix
9 9 (1.06%) SAP
9 9 (1.06%) webMethods
10 8 (0.94%) Apple
10 8 (0.94%) Twitter
10 8 (0.94%) Veeam
11 7 (0.82%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.82%) Facebook
12 5 (0.59%) Appcelerator
12 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
Redditch, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromsgrove
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, h/c, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £5k bonus, pension, healthcare and m
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits and Home Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago