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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 84 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 34 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.89% 1.41% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.50% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 17
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £44,500
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
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) Spring
3 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (40.28%) SQL
5 26 (36.11%) J2EE
6 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 22 (30.56%) Oracle
8 20 (27.78%) Finance
9 19 (26.39%) HTML
9 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
10 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) CSS
10 18 (25.00%) UML
11 15 (20.83%) JBoss
12 14 (19.44%) XML
13 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 13 (18.06%) Equities
13 13 (18.06%) MVC
13 13 (18.06%) JSON
13 13 (18.06%) REST
14 12 (16.67%) Web Services
15 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
15 11 (15.28%) HTML5
16 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
16 10 (13.89%) Degree
16 10 (13.89%) jQuery
17 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 9 (12.50%) JPA
17 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
17 9 (12.50%) CSS3

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 15 (20.83%) JBoss
2 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.56%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) Impala
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) HBase
5 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (9.72%) Ant
3 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) Selenium
4 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) Maven
7 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) Spring
2 26 (36.11%) J2EE
3 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 19 (26.39%) HTML
5 18 (25.00%) CSS
6 14 (19.44%) XML
7 13 (18.06%) JSON
7 13 (18.06%) REST
8 12 (16.67%) Web Services
9 11 (15.28%) HTML5
10 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 10 (13.89%) jQuery
11 9 (12.50%) JPA
11 9 (12.50%) CSS3
12 7 (9.72%) Ajax
12 7 (9.72%) EJB
13 6 (8.33%) JSP
13 6 (8.33%) Java EE
13 6 (8.33%) PhoneGap
13 6 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Equities
2 8 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.17%) Web 2.0
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
3 18 (25.00%) UML
4 13 (18.06%) MVC
5 7 (9.72%) OOP
5 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) OO
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
9 3 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.78%) DevOps
10 2 (2.78%) Analytics
10 2 (2.78%) SIEM
10 2 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.72%) C#
5 4 (5.56%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Talend
3 2 (2.78%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Sybase
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