Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 875 1,004 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.13% 10.14% 7.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.98% 18.97% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 712 913 838
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 3,807 5,292 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.09% 53.45% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,248 4,604 4,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 418 £50,000 +5.26% 72
Coventry +11 157 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Warwickshire -1 63 £62,500 +56.25% 8
Staffordshire -1 59 £41,250 -8.33% 10
Solihull +34 57 £52,500 +44.83% 10
Shropshire +4 51 £57,500 +57.53% 14
Worcestershire +7 37 £44,000 +3.53% 15
Wolverhampton -24 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 425 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (36.34%) JavaScript
3 259 (29.60%) SQL
4 237 (27.09%) Spring
5 206 (23.54%) HTML
6 192 (21.94%) Python
7 186 (21.26%) Scrum
8 180 (20.57%) Linux
9 162 (18.51%) CSS
10 160 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
11 157 (17.94%) C#
12 142 (16.23%) Jenkins
13 136 (15.54%) Git (software)
14 133 (15.20%) Hibernate
15 122 (13.94%) Software Engineering
15 122 (13.94%) Docker
16 121 (13.83%) Test Automation
17 118 (13.49%) Web Services
17 118 (13.49%) TDD
17 118 (13.49%) DevOps
18 113 (12.91%) NoSQL
19 112 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
20 110 (12.57%) MySQL
21 107 (12.23%) Degree
22 106 (12.11%) Microservices
23 105 (12.00%) .NET
24 104 (11.89%) XML
25 103 (11.77%) OO
25 103 (11.77%) Microsoft Azure
26 101 (11.54%) Open Source

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 67 (7.66%) Apache
2 59 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.46%) Confluence
4 29 (3.31%) JBoss
5 28 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.63%) nginx
7 22 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.29%) CMS
9 14 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (1.37%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.91%) Anypoint
12 8 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.69%) Mule
13 6 (0.69%) SAS
14 4 (0.46%) WildFly
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.46%) Mingle
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Blender
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) GIMP
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 160 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (11.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (8.00%) SaaS
4 43 (4.91%) PaaS
5 28 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (2.74%) Amazon S3
8 20 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (2.17%) Serverless
10 15 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (1.71%) GitHub
11 14 (1.60%) IaaS
12 11 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.26%) Office 365
13 10 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.80%) Heroku
15 6 (0.69%) Stackdriver
15 6 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.31%) DNS
2 25 (2.86%) SSL
3 22 (2.51%) Firewall
4 21 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.17%) HTTP
6 18 (2.06%) Internet
7 16 (1.83%) VPN
8 10 (1.14%) Network Security
9 4 (0.46%) SMS
10 3 (0.34%) FTP
10 3 (0.34%) Intranet
10 3 (0.34%) SSH
11 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.23%) LAN
11 2 (0.23%) SNMP
12 1 (0.11%) AMQP
12 1 (0.11%) ATM
12 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (12.91%) NoSQL
2 110 (12.57%) MySQL
3 77 (8.80%) Relational Database
4 72 (8.23%) SQL Server
5 63 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 57 (6.51%) Big Data
7 50 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 30 (3.43%) DB2
10 25 (2.86%) Hazelcast
11 24 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (2.17%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.26%) Redis
16 10 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
17 9 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
17 9 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 136 (15.54%) Git (software)
3 86 (9.83%) Maven
4 72 (8.23%) Selenium
5 67 (7.66%) JIRA
6 57 (6.51%) JUnit
6 57 (6.51%) Subversion
7 54 (6.17%) Cucumber
8 47 (5.37%) WebDriver
9 46 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 30 (3.43%) Vagrant
11 23 (2.63%) Bitbucket
11 23 (2.63%) Visual Studio
12 21 (2.40%) GoCD
13 20 (2.29%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.94%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.71%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.71%) Hudson
17 14 (1.60%) TestNG
General
1 97 (11.09%) Finance
2 50 (5.71%) Retail
3 40 (4.57%) Advertising
4 34 (3.89%) Marketing
5 28 (3.20%) Games
6 13 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.37%) Automotive
8 10 (1.14%) Banking
9 9 (1.03%) Legal
10 7 (0.80%) German Language
10 7 (0.80%) Publishing
11 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 461 (52.69%) Developer
2 296 (33.83%) Java Developer
3 120 (13.71%) Senior Developer
4 95 (10.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 79 (9.03%) Architect
6 68 (7.77%) Software Developer
7 56 (6.40%) Graduate
7 56 (6.40%) Software Engineer
8 51 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
9 47 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 46 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 41 (4.69%) Analyst
12 40 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 38 (4.34%) Consultant
13 38 (4.34%) Java Software Developer
14 37 (4.23%) Lead Developer
15 36 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (3.66%) Applications Engineer
17 30 (3.43%) Applications Support
18 26 (2.97%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (27.09%) Spring
2 206 (23.54%) HTML
3 162 (18.51%) CSS
4 133 (15.20%) Hibernate
5 118 (13.49%) Web Services
6 105 (12.00%) .NET
7 104 (11.89%) XML
8 100 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 80 (9.14%) REST
10 78 (8.91%) jQuery
11 73 (8.34%) Java EE
12 67 (7.66%) React
13 63 (7.20%) J2EE
14 62 (7.09%) RESTful
15 57 (6.51%) JSON
16 53 (6.06%) Ajax
17 48 (5.49%) Node.js
18 46 (5.26%) HTML5
19 44 (5.03%) Spring MVC
20 39 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.34%) Computer Science
2 58 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.09%) User Experience
6 26 (2.97%) Fintech
7 25 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (1.83%) Social Media
10 13 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
13 10 (1.14%) NHS
14 9 (1.03%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.91%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.80%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.80%) Industry 4.0
17 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 180 (20.57%) Linux
2 69 (7.89%) Unix
3 51 (5.83%) Windows
4 23 (2.63%) Android
5 20 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (21.26%) Scrum
3 122 (13.94%) Software Engineering
4 121 (13.83%) Test Automation
5 118 (13.49%) DevOps
5 118 (13.49%) TDD
6 112 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (12.11%) Microservices
8 103 (11.77%) OO
9 101 (11.54%) Open Source
10 85 (9.71%) Mentoring
11 81 (9.26%) BDD
12 68 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 65 (7.43%) Analytics
14 63 (7.20%) SDLC
15 62 (7.09%) Web Development
16 61 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
17 60 (6.86%) OOP
18 59 (6.74%) MVC
19 49 (5.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 318 (36.34%) JavaScript
2 259 (29.60%) SQL
3 192 (21.94%) Python
4 157 (17.94%) C#
5 98 (11.20%) PHP
6 95 (10.86%) Java 8
7 87 (9.94%) Ruby
8 84 (9.60%) C++
9 49 (5.60%) Scala
10 46 (5.26%) Perl
11 43 (4.91%) Bash Shell
12 42 (4.80%) Go
13 31 (3.54%) C
14 26 (2.97%) Shell Script
15 23 (2.63%) Groovy
16 19 (2.17%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.03%) PHP 5
19 8 (0.91%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (12.23%) Degree
2 59 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.54%) PhD
5 29 (3.31%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.26%) ISEB
8 10 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.14%) MCSA
8 10 (1.14%) MCSE
8 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.69%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.46%) GCIA
11 4 (0.46%) GCIH
11 4 (0.46%) GIAC
11 4 (0.46%) GREM
11 4 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.09%) QA
2 10 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 122 (13.94%) Docker
2 11 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) Varnish
5 4 (0.46%) Snort
5 4 (0.46%) Xen
6 3 (0.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 80 (9.14%) Ansible
2 69 (7.89%) Puppet
3 59 (6.74%) Kubernetes
4 54 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (5.03%) Terraform
6 21 (2.40%) Graphite
6 21 (2.40%) Nagios
7 19 (2.17%) Salt
8 17 (1.94%) Opsview
9 14 (1.60%) Packer
10 13 (1.49%) Consul
10 13 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (1.49%) Grafana
10 13 (1.49%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.03%) Marathon
12 8 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.46%) Kibana
13 4 (0.46%) logstash
14 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 95 (10.86%) Oracle
2 40 (4.57%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.66%) Google
4 25 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 17 (1.94%) Informatica
6 15 (1.71%) Adobe
7 13 (1.49%) Tableau
8 10 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.03%) Apple
9 9 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.91%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.91%) VMware
11 7 (0.80%) IBM
11 7 (0.80%) SAP
11 7 (0.80%) Twitter
12 6 (0.69%) hybris
12 6 (0.69%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.57%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.57%) ServiceNow