The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 98 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.37% 2.24% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.40% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 33
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1994 2003 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1786 1387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Birmingham region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (70.18%) Spring
3 33 (57.89%) J2EE
4 28 (49.12%) Tomcat
4 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
5 25 (43.86%) Eclipse
6 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
7 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
7 16 (28.07%) Oracle
7 16 (28.07%) JSP
7 16 (28.07%) JBoss
8 15 (26.32%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) Maven
9 13 (22.81%) XML
9 13 (22.81%) HTML
10 12 (21.05%) CSS
10 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.05%) Degree
11 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
11 11 (19.30%) SOAP
12 10 (17.54%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) Scrum
13 9 (15.79%) TDD
13 9 (15.79%) Subversion
13 9 (15.79%) jQuery
13 9 (15.79%) Servlets
14 8 (14.04%) OO
14 8 (14.04%) Java EE
14 8 (14.04%) Jenkins

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (49.12%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) FileNet
3 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.51%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.53%) JasperReports
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Eclipse
2 13 (22.81%) Maven
3 9 (15.79%) Subversion
4 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.53%) Ant
6 5 (8.77%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.26%) Hudson
8 2 (3.51%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) Spring
2 33 (57.89%) J2EE
3 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
4 16 (28.07%) JSP
5 13 (22.81%) HTML
5 13 (22.81%) XML
6 12 (21.05%) CSS
7 11 (19.30%) SOAP
8 10 (17.54%) Web Services
9 9 (15.79%) Servlets
9 9 (15.79%) jQuery
10 8 (14.04%) Java EE
11 6 (10.53%) Ajax
11 6 (10.53%) JSTL
11 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
11 6 (10.53%) JMS
12 5 (8.77%) XSLT
12 5 (8.77%) JMX
12 5 (8.77%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (7.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Scrum
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.51%) DevOps
10 2 (3.51%) Release Management
10 2 (3.51%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.51%) RUP
10 2 (3.51%) DSDM
10 2 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.51%) SOA
10 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) XPath
5 3 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (3.51%) Clojure
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
1 16 (28.07%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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