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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 78 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.23% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.37% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
1723 1608 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 95.54% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1396 1354
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 1 April 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.48%) SQL
3 30 (34.48%) Finance
4 29 (33.33%) HTML
5 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (32.18%) CSS
6 26 (29.89%) Spring
7 25 (28.74%) XML
7 25 (28.74%) Open Source
8 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 23 (26.44%) JBoss
9 23 (26.44%) HTML5
10 22 (25.29%) JSON
10 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
11 21 (24.14%) MVC
11 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.99%) Oracle
12 20 (22.99%) CSS3
13 19 (21.84%) Equities
13 19 (21.84%) jQuery
14 17 (19.54%) Ant
14 17 (19.54%) JUnit
15 16 (18.39%) J2EE
15 16 (18.39%) OOP
15 16 (18.39%) SOA
15 16 (18.39%) JIRA
15 16 (18.39%) Selenium
16 15 (17.24%) PHP
16 15 (17.24%) WebLogic

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (26.44%) JBoss
2 15 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 15 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.15%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.60%) HBase
5 4 (4.60%) Impala
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Ant
2 17 (19.54%) JUnit
3 16 (18.39%) JIRA
3 16 (18.39%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.30%) Gradle
7 2 (2.30%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) TestNG
8 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.15%) Mockito
8 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) HTML
2 28 (32.18%) CSS
3 26 (29.89%) Spring
4 25 (28.74%) XML
5 23 (26.44%) HTML5
6 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
6 22 (25.29%) JSON
7 20 (22.99%) CSS3
8 19 (21.84%) jQuery
9 16 (18.39%) J2EE
10 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
10 15 (17.24%) PhoneGap
11 13 (14.94%) REST
12 10 (11.49%) Web Services
13 9 (10.34%) JPA
13 9 (10.34%) RESTful
14 8 (9.20%) Java EE
15 6 (6.90%) Ajax
16 5 (5.75%) EJB
16 5 (5.75%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Open Source
2 19 (21.84%) Equities
3 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.45%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 21 (24.14%) MVC
4 16 (18.39%) OOP
4 16 (18.39%) SOA
5 15 (17.24%) Web Development
5 15 (17.24%) Mobile Development
6 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.94%) UML
7 12 (13.79%) OO
8 7 (8.05%) OOD
9 6 (6.90%) TDD
10 5 (5.75%) Scrum
11 4 (4.60%) DevOps
11 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.60%) SIEM
12 3 (3.45%) Cyber Security
12 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.45%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) SQL
3 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) PHP
4 15 (17.24%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) Ruby
6 6 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
1 4 (4.60%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.60%) Talend
2 4 (4.60%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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