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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 67 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 68 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.35% 1.41% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 1.49% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 46
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.83%) HTML
4 46 (38.33%) jQuery
5 41 (34.17%) CSS
6 40 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 39 (32.50%) Spring
8 38 (31.67%) Open Source
9 36 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 36 (30.00%) MVC
10 35 (29.17%) Finance
10 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
11 34 (28.33%) XML
12 33 (27.50%) SQL
12 33 (27.50%) Ant
12 33 (27.50%) HTML5
13 31 (25.83%) SOA
14 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
15 28 (23.33%) Subversion
16 27 (22.50%) WebSphere
16 27 (22.50%) Hibernate
16 27 (22.50%) JBoss
17 26 (21.67%) OOP
17 26 (21.67%) OO
18 25 (20.83%) Oracle
19 24 (20.00%) TDD
19 24 (20.00%) Ruby
20 22 (18.33%) Java EE
20 22 (18.33%) Degree
21 21 (17.50%) JSON

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (22.50%) JBoss
1 27 (22.50%) WebSphere
2 21 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.83%) CMS
5 6 (5.00%) Apache
6 5 (4.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.67%) HBase
5 2 (1.67%) Big Data
5 2 (1.67%) Impala
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 33 (27.50%) Ant
3 28 (23.33%) Subversion
4 20 (16.67%) JUnit
4 20 (16.67%) Selenium
5 19 (15.83%) JIRA
6 15 (12.50%) Maven
6 15 (12.50%) Gradle
7 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.67%) Hudson
7 2 (1.67%) Synon
7 2 (1.67%) TestNG
8 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) Mockito
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
General
1 35 (29.17%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Banking
3 15 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.83%) HTML
2 46 (38.33%) jQuery
3 41 (34.17%) CSS
4 39 (32.50%) Spring
5 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 34 (28.33%) XML
7 33 (27.50%) HTML5
8 27 (22.50%) Hibernate
9 22 (18.33%) Java EE
10 21 (17.50%) JSON
10 21 (17.50%) CSS3
11 19 (15.83%) PhoneGap
11 19 (15.83%) RESTful
12 17 (14.17%) JPA
13 12 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (9.17%) Apache Camel
14 11 (9.17%) J2EE
15 9 (7.50%) .NET
15 9 (7.50%) Web Services
15 9 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Equities
2 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Semantic Web
3 7 (5.83%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.83%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) UNIX
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.67%) Open Source
3 36 (30.00%) MVC
4 31 (25.83%) SOA
5 26 (21.67%) OOP
5 26 (21.67%) OO
6 24 (20.00%) TDD
7 21 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 20 (16.67%) Web Development
9 19 (15.83%) Mobile Development
10 17 (14.17%) OOD
11 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.83%) Refactoring
12 13 (10.83%) Scrum
12 13 (10.83%) SDLC
13 12 (10.00%) Build Automation
14 8 (6.67%) Release Management
14 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.67%) API Design
15 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.50%) SQL
4 24 (20.00%) Ruby
5 21 (17.50%) Python
5 21 (17.50%) PHP
6 7 (5.83%) SPARQL
7 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.50%) C#
9 2 (1.67%) C
9 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.67%) RPG
9 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 6 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Puppet
1 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.33%) Sun
4 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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