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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 103 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 2.23% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.38% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (72.73%) Spring
3 32 (58.18%) Hibernate
4 31 (56.36%) J2EE
5 26 (47.27%) Tomcat
6 23 (41.82%) Eclipse
7 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.91%) Oracle
9 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
10 15 (27.27%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) JBoss
11 14 (25.45%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) Degree
13 11 (20.00%) Maven
13 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 11 (20.00%) SOAP
13 11 (20.00%) Web Services
13 11 (20.00%) XML
14 10 (18.18%) JSP
14 10 (18.18%) Subversion
15 9 (16.36%) HTML
15 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
16 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
16 8 (14.55%) CSS
16 8 (14.55%) Scrum
17 7 (12.73%) TDD
17 7 (12.73%) JasperReports
17 7 (12.73%) Ajax
17 7 (12.73%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (47.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) FileNet
3 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.64%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) JasperReports
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Eclipse
2 11 (20.00%) Maven
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
4 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.45%) Hudson
6 3 (5.45%) Ant
7 2 (3.64%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Games
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) Spring
2 32 (58.18%) Hibernate
3 31 (56.36%) J2EE
4 11 (20.00%) SOAP
4 11 (20.00%) Web Services
4 11 (20.00%) XML
5 10 (18.18%) JSP
6 9 (16.36%) HTML
7 8 (14.55%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) Servlets
8 7 (12.73%) JMS
8 7 (12.73%) Ajax
8 7 (12.73%) Java EE
8 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
9 6 (10.91%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (10.91%) JMX
10 5 (9.09%) jQuery
10 5 (9.09%) XSLT
11 4 (7.27%) EJB
12 3 (5.45%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.45%) Equities
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) MVC
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.27%) UML
7 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.64%) Release Management
8 2 (3.64%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.64%) SOA
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) RUP
8 2 (3.64%) DSDM
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) C
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) XPath
6 2 (3.64%) Groovy
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) Clojure
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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