Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 49 11
Rank change year-on-year +35 -38 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 47 39 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.47% 5.84% 14.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.22% 9.15% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 109
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +57.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £46,800
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 258 426 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 57.46% 63.77% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 215 416 346
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,094 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% - -
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% - +6.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Worcestershire

Java
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Java in Worcestershire

Java
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Worcestershire

Java
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Malvern +7 18 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Worcester +11 17 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Redditch +16 8 £70,000 +68.67% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Java.

1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
4 18 (38.30%) High Availability
5 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
6 16 (34.04%) OO
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) Python
7 15 (31.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
8 14 (29.79%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) OOP
9 13 (27.66%) VMware
9 13 (27.66%) Docker
9 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
10 12 (25.53%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (25.53%) Ansible
10 12 (25.53%) Graphite
10 12 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (25.53%) GoCD
10 12 (25.53%) Xen
10 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
10 12 (25.53%) CloudFront
10 12 (25.53%) logstash

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 12 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (25.53%) CloudFront
3 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) RFID
2 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
2 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
5 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) GoCD
3 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) JDeveloper
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.26%) PVCS
7 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.13%) StarTeam
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Software Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) IT Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) IT Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Linux Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
1 12 (25.53%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) HTML5
5 6 (12.77%) Backbone.js
5 6 (12.77%) CSS3
5 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (12.77%) Middleware
5 6 (12.77%) Node.js
5 6 (12.77%) React
6 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) Spring Security
8 2 (4.26%) Swing
8 2 (4.26%) XML
9 1 (2.13%) .NET
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) High Availability
3 16 (34.04%) OO
4 13 (27.66%) OOP
5 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 12 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
6 10 (21.28%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (12.77%) B2B
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Document Management
8 4 (8.51%) QMS
8 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.51%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) Python
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) C++
4 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
4 12 (25.53%) C#
4 12 (25.53%) Jython
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) C
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VC++
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 15 (31.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.26%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.26%) MISRA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Docker
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 12 (25.53%) Ansible
2 12 (25.53%) Graphite
2 12 (25.53%) Kibana
2 12 (25.53%) logstash
2 12 (25.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian