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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / West Midlands
Rank 22 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Java 395 583 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.37% 9.47% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.49% 21.47% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 332 488 358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,875 £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 2258 2715 2524
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.82% 44.12% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2379 2243
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 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 27 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 0 166 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Warwickshire +2 68 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Coventry -3 60 £47,750 +6.11% 7
Shropshire +25 35 £38,000 +26.66% 6
Staffordshire -4 25 £31,000 -17.33% 6
Worcestershire -30 15 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Solihull -14 12 £40,500 +17.39%
Wolverhampton +8 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 -
Walsall -8 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 400 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 247 (29.16%) HTML
4 205 (24.20%) SQL
5 179 (21.13%) Linux
6 177 (20.90%) C#
7 174 (20.54%) CSS
8 159 (18.77%) Finance
8 159 (18.77%) Scrum
9 154 (18.18%) Web Services
10 150 (17.71%) Software Engineering
11 147 (17.36%) Spring
12 146 (17.24%) .NET
13 143 (16.88%) TDD
14 135 (15.94%) J2EE
14 135 (15.94%) OO
15 113 (13.34%) MVC
16 108 (12.75%) SQL Server
16 108 (12.75%) Python
17 105 (12.40%) XML
18 104 (12.28%) PHP
19 101 (11.92%) Degree
20 100 (11.81%) QA
20 100 (11.81%) SDLC
21 98 (11.57%) C++
21 98 (11.57%) Oracle
22 97 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
23 93 (10.98%) Git (software)
23 93 (10.98%) OOP
23 93 (10.98%) Selenium

Java
Top Related 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 (9.56%) Apache
2 53 (6.26%) Apache Spark
3 50 (5.90%) JBoss
4 47 (5.55%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.42%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (1.77%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.30%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.06%) nginx
11 9 (1.06%) WildFly
12 8 (0.94%) IIS
12 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.83%) lighttpd
13 7 (0.83%) WordPress
14 6 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.71%) Drupal
14 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.42%) 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 (1.89%) 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 71 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.24%) GitHub
3 18 (2.13%) SaaS
4 15 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.65%) Google Play
5 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.83%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.24%) AdWords
10 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.24%) HTTP
1 19 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.01%) Internet
3 12 (1.42%) Firewall
3 12 (1.42%) LAN
4 11 (1.30%) ATM
5 9 (1.06%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.94%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.83%) SSL
8 6 (0.71%) DNS
8 6 (0.71%) FTP
8 6 (0.71%) Intranet
8 6 (0.71%) WAN
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 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.62%) Big Data
2 73 (8.62%) MySQL
3 61 (7.20%) Hadoop
4 51 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 43 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 42 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 27 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (3.19%) DB2
7 27 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (2.72%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.30%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.83%) 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 93 (10.98%) Git (software)
1 93 (10.98%) Selenium
2 65 (7.67%) JUnit
3 51 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.31%) Maven
5 39 (4.60%) JIRA
6 32 (3.78%) Cucumber
7 29 (3.42%) Subversion
8 27 (3.19%) Android Studio
9 26 (3.07%) Xcode
10 25 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.60%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.01%) JMeter
12 17 (2.01%) Visual Studio
13 16 (1.89%) Ant
13 16 (1.89%) Gradle
14 15 (1.77%) Vagrant
15 14 (1.65%) Mockito
15 14 (1.65%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (18.77%) Finance
2 71 (8.38%) Retail
3 51 (6.02%) Banking
4 35 (4.13%) Marketing
5 27 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.60%) Advertising
7 16 (1.89%) Electronics
8 14 (1.65%) Billing
9 11 (1.30%) Publishing
10 9 (1.06%) Games
11 8 (0.94%) International Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Automotive
12 4 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 443 (52.30%) Developer
2 235 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 63 (7.44%) Software Engineer
4 62 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 58 (6.85%) Graduate
6 54 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
7 52 (6.14%) Architect
8 50 (5.90%) Junior
9 47 (5.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 46 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 43 (5.08%) Junior Developer
12 41 (4.84%) PHP Developer
12 41 (4.84%) Software Developer
13 38 (4.49%) Java Engineer
14 36 (4.25%) HTML Developer
15 35 (4.13%) Analyst
15 35 (4.13%) C# Developer
16 34 (4.01%) Android Developer
16 34 (4.01%) Development Manager
17 31 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (29.16%) HTML
2 174 (20.54%) CSS
3 154 (18.18%) Web Services
4 147 (17.36%) Spring
5 146 (17.24%) .NET
6 135 (15.94%) J2EE
7 105 (12.40%) XML
8 92 (10.86%) AngularJS
8 92 (10.86%) REST
9 91 (10.74%) RESTful
10 89 (10.51%) HTML5
10 89 (10.51%) SOAP
11 74 (8.74%) Hibernate
12 58 (6.85%) jQuery
13 53 (6.26%) ASP.NET
13 53 (6.26%) Node.js
14 51 (6.02%) JSON
15 43 (5.08%) JMS
16 38 (4.49%) Java EE
16 38 (4.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.49%) Fintech
3 50 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 42 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.19%) User Experience
7 16 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.06%) Replication
9 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.71%) iSeries
11 6 (0.71%) Social Media
12 5 (0.59%) Blog
12 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.47%) Web 2.0
14 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 179 (21.13%) Linux
2 89 (10.51%) Windows
3 85 (10.04%) Unix
4 62 (7.32%) Android
5 37 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.77%) CentOS
8 13 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.47%) Solaris
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
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
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (18.77%) Scrum
3 150 (17.71%) Software Engineering
4 143 (16.88%) TDD
5 135 (15.94%) OO
6 113 (13.34%) MVC
7 100 (11.81%) SDLC
8 97 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (10.98%) OOP
10 73 (8.62%) Open Source
11 70 (8.26%) BDD
12 69 (8.15%) SOA
13 63 (7.44%) Web Development
14 60 (7.08%) Mentoring
15 59 (6.97%) Microservices
16 55 (6.49%) Unit Testing
17 52 (6.14%) Project Management
18 46 (5.43%) Android Development
19 45 (5.31%) E-Commerce
20 42 (4.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 280 (33.06%) JavaScript
2 205 (24.20%) SQL
3 177 (20.90%) C#
4 108 (12.75%) Python
5 104 (12.28%) PHP
6 98 (11.57%) C++
7 57 (6.73%) Scala
8 48 (5.67%) C
9 43 (5.08%) Ruby
10 42 (4.96%) Objective-C
11 26 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.13%) Apple Swift
12 18 (2.13%) VB
13 17 (2.01%) Groovy
13 17 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.89%) Erlang
14 16 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.65%) Go
16 12 (1.42%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (11.92%) Degree
2 18 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 12 (1.42%) ISEB
3 12 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.71%) PMP
7 5 (0.59%) HND
8 4 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.35%) CSQA
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) GCIA
10 2 (0.24%) GCIH
10 2 (0.24%) GIAC
10 2 (0.24%) GREM
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (11.81%) QA
2 7 (0.83%) SDET
3 5 (0.59%) PMO
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (5.79%) Docker
2 35 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.77%) VirtualBox
4 11 (1.30%) HDFS
5 9 (1.06%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) Snort
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 (3.90%) Puppet
2 26 (3.07%) Nagios
3 20 (2.36%) Terraform
4 18 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.77%) Consul
5 15 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.77%) Mesos
5 15 (1.77%) StatsD
6 12 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.30%) 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 98 (11.57%) Oracle
2 57 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.08%) Google
3 43 (5.08%) VMware
4 18 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 16 (1.89%) New Relic
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 (0.83%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.83%) Facebook
12 5 (0.59%) Appcelerator
12 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits and Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago