Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 844 867 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.04% 9.00% 8.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.09% 18.15% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 657 799 933
West Midlands median annual salary £46,203 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £63,750 £68,500
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 4,422 4,778 5,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.36% 49.60% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,628 4,146 4,436
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -1 381 £47,500 +5.56% 59
Coventry +3 150 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Warwickshire -11 68 £51,250 +20.59% 13
Solihull +31 59 £42,500 +8.97% 11
Staffordshire +4 55 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Worcestershire +32 48 £40,000 -27.27% 11
Shropshire -5 30 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Wolverhampton -25 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Herefordshire - 5 £54,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 2 £35,000 +55.56%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 391 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (38.15%) JavaScript
3 253 (29.98%) SQL
4 213 (25.24%) Spring
5 205 (24.29%) HTML
6 185 (21.92%) Linux
7 159 (18.84%) C#
8 158 (18.72%) CSS
9 151 (17.89%) Degree
10 147 (17.42%) Scrum
11 143 (16.94%) Git (software)
12 139 (16.47%) Python
13 137 (16.23%) PHP
14 131 (15.52%) Software Engineering
15 130 (15.40%) Hibernate
16 129 (15.28%) Oracle
17 123 (14.57%) C++
17 123 (14.57%) Docker
18 115 (13.63%) Web Services
19 114 (13.51%) Jenkins
20 110 (13.03%) Test Automation
21 107 (12.68%) .NET
22 106 (12.56%) REST
23 102 (12.09%) XML
23 102 (12.09%) OO
24 100 (11.85%) Web Development
25 98 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
26 97 (11.49%) TDD
27 95 (11.26%) Mentoring
28 93 (11.02%) SDLC

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 (9.24%) Apache
2 56 (6.64%) Confluence
3 55 (6.52%) JBoss
4 49 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 38 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.78%) nginx
7 12 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.18%) NetWeaver
9 10 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.83%) CMS
11 7 (0.83%) IIS
12 6 (0.71%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.71%) WildFly
13 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.59%) Sonic ESB
14 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.24%) Blender
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
5 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP PM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.24%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.79%) SaaS
4 25 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.54%) GitHub
7 12 (1.42%) Boomi
7 12 (1.42%) CloudFront
8 8 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.71%) PaaS
11 4 (0.47%) Heroku
11 4 (0.47%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.24%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.24%) Fastly
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.32%) HTTP
2 22 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.90%) DNS
3 16 (1.90%) SSL
4 15 (1.78%) Firewall
5 13 (1.54%) Internet
6 8 (0.95%) Broadband
6 8 (0.95%) SMS
6 8 (0.95%) VPN
7 6 (0.71%) SNMP
8 5 (0.59%) FTP
9 4 (0.47%) 802.11
9 4 (0.47%) AMQP
9 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.36%) ATM
10 3 (0.36%) SSH
11 2 (0.24%) Intranet
11 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.24%) LAN
11 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.90%) MySQL
2 91 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 88 (10.43%) SQL Server
4 65 (7.70%) MongoDB
5 51 (6.04%) Big Data
6 46 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 44 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.01%) Hazelcast
10 16 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.54%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.42%) Bigtable
14 11 (1.30%) DB2
15 10 (1.18%) BigQuery
15 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (1.07%) Redis
17 8 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 143 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 114 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 93 (11.02%) Subversion
4 77 (9.12%) JIRA
4 77 (9.12%) Maven
5 40 (4.74%) JUnit
6 31 (3.67%) Bitbucket
6 31 (3.67%) Selenium
7 29 (3.44%) GoCD
8 27 (3.20%) Cucumber
8 27 (3.20%) TeamCity
9 25 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (2.73%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.37%) JBehave
12 19 (2.25%) Vagrant
13 17 (2.01%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.90%) Eclipse
15 15 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (1.18%) Mockito
17 9 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (10.07%) Finance
2 58 (6.87%) Retail
3 45 (5.33%) Advertising
4 34 (4.03%) Games
5 24 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.13%) Banking
6 18 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.78%) Marketing
8 13 (1.54%) Publishing
9 12 (1.42%) Automotive
10 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.95%) Electronics
12 7 (0.83%) Front Office
12 7 (0.83%) German Language
13 6 (0.71%) Legal
14 5 (0.59%) Back Office
15 3 (0.36%) Law
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 524 (62.09%) Developer
2 306 (36.26%) Java Developer
3 107 (12.68%) Senior Developer
4 83 (9.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (7.35%) Graduate
6 59 (6.99%) Software Developer
7 58 (6.87%) Graduate Developer
8 51 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 46 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 43 (5.09%) Web Developer
11 41 (4.86%) Architect
11 41 (4.86%) Junior
11 41 (4.86%) Lead Developer
12 35 (4.15%) Junior Developer
13 33 (3.91%) Analyst
13 33 (3.91%) Lead Java Developer
14 32 (3.79%) Consultant
15 23 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.73%) SQL Developer
16 22 (2.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (25.24%) Spring
2 205 (24.29%) HTML
3 158 (18.72%) CSS
4 130 (15.40%) Hibernate
5 115 (13.63%) Web Services
6 107 (12.68%) .NET
7 106 (12.56%) REST
8 102 (12.09%) XML
9 87 (10.31%) AngularJS
10 77 (9.12%) J2EE
11 61 (7.23%) HTML5
11 61 (7.23%) RESTful
12 55 (6.52%) JMS
12 55 (6.52%) JSON
13 52 (6.16%) SOAP
14 50 (5.92%) Node.js
15 43 (5.09%) jQuery
16 40 (4.74%) Java EE
17 34 (4.03%) Ajax
18 31 (3.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.55%) Computer Science
2 71 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.15%) User Experience
5 31 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (3.44%) Fintech
7 23 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.42%) Smart Meter
10 11 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
12 8 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.95%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.83%) Clustering
14 6 (0.71%) iSeries
15 5 (0.59%) AS400
15 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 185 (21.92%) Linux
2 78 (9.24%) Windows
3 70 (8.29%) Unix
4 37 (4.38%) Android
5 32 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 25 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.42%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (17.42%) Scrum
3 131 (15.52%) Software Engineering
4 110 (13.03%) Test Automation
5 102 (12.09%) OO
6 100 (11.85%) Web Development
7 98 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 97 (11.49%) TDD
9 95 (11.26%) Mentoring
10 93 (11.02%) SDLC
11 91 (10.78%) Microservices
12 89 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (9.83%) OOP
14 75 (8.89%) Open Source
15 72 (8.53%) Analytics
16 70 (8.29%) BDD
17 62 (7.35%) DevOps
18 60 (7.11%) MVC
19 55 (6.52%) SOA
20 43 (5.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 322 (38.15%) JavaScript
2 253 (29.98%) SQL
3 159 (18.84%) C#
4 139 (16.47%) Python
5 137 (16.23%) PHP
6 123 (14.57%) C++
7 69 (8.18%) Ruby
8 66 (7.82%) Java 8
9 46 (5.45%) Scala
10 45 (5.33%) C
11 36 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 34 (4.03%) Perl
13 27 (3.20%) Go
14 22 (2.61%) ABAP
15 20 (2.37%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 17 (2.01%) Groovy
18 13 (1.54%) PHP 5
19 12 (1.42%) Jython
19 12 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 151 (17.89%) Degree
2 63 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 41 (4.86%) PhD
5 21 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 18 (2.13%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.66%) ISEB
9 7 (0.83%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.47%) CHECK Team Leader
10 4 (0.47%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (0.47%) MCSD
10 4 (0.47%) MCTS
10 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.47%) OSCP
10 4 (0.47%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.36%) HND
11 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.36%) RHCE
11 3 (0.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.04%) QA
2 7 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.24%) MISRA
3 2 (0.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) GPG13
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (14.57%) Docker
2 14 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.42%) Xen
4 5 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 60 (7.11%) Ansible
1 60 (7.11%) Puppet
2 50 (5.92%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.08%) Terraform
4 25 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.90%) Nagios
6 15 (1.78%) Graphite
6 15 (1.78%) logstash
6 15 (1.78%) Marathon
7 12 (1.42%) Kibana
8 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.59%) Packer
10 4 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.36%) Consul
11 3 (0.36%) Grafana
11 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.36%) Opsview
11 3 (0.36%) Salt
11 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (15.28%) Oracle
2 47 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.33%) Google
4 27 (3.20%) SAP
5 23 (2.73%) VMware
6 21 (2.49%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.01%) webMethods
8 16 (1.90%) MuleSoft
9 15 (1.78%) Adobe
9 15 (1.78%) Twitter
10 13 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.30%) Apple
12 10 (1.18%) Informatica
12 10 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.95%) Tableau
14 8 (0.95%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.71%) Sybase
15 6 (0.71%) Syclo
16 5 (0.59%) IBM