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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 74 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.69% 1.45% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.52% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,650 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +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
1751 1714 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.21% 95.54% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1490 1348
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 £65,000
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 27 April 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.86%) HTML
4 33 (38.37%) CSS
4 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
5 29 (33.72%) Spring
6 28 (32.56%) MVC
6 28 (32.56%) HTML5
7 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
7 26 (30.23%) SQL
7 26 (30.23%) jQuery
8 25 (29.07%) Open Source
9 23 (26.74%) Finance
10 22 (25.58%) Ant
11 21 (24.42%) Oracle
11 21 (24.42%) XML
11 21 (24.42%) SOA
11 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
12 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
12 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
13 19 (22.09%) JBoss
14 18 (20.93%) JSON
14 18 (20.93%) Java EE
14 18 (20.93%) CSS3
15 17 (19.77%) JPA
15 17 (19.77%) Python
15 17 (19.77%) PHP
16 16 (18.60%) JUnit
16 16 (18.60%) Ruby
16 16 (18.60%) Subversion

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (22.09%) JBoss
2 15 (17.44%) WebSphere
3 13 (15.12%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.49%) Node.js
6 2 (2.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.47%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) Big Data
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) HBase
4 4 (4.65%) Impala
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Ant
2 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.60%) JUnit
3 16 (18.60%) Subversion
4 14 (16.28%) JIRA
4 14 (16.28%) Selenium
5 10 (11.63%) Maven
5 10 (11.63%) Gradle
6 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.49%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.33%) TestNG
8 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Mockito
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) HTML
2 33 (38.37%) CSS
3 29 (33.72%) Spring
4 28 (32.56%) HTML5
5 26 (30.23%) jQuery
5 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
6 21 (24.42%) XML
7 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
8 18 (20.93%) Java EE
8 18 (20.93%) JSON
8 18 (20.93%) CSS3
9 17 (19.77%) JPA
10 13 (15.12%) PhoneGap
11 11 (12.79%) REST
12 10 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (11.63%) RESTful
12 10 (11.63%) Web Services
12 10 (11.63%) J2EE
13 8 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (9.30%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Open Source
2 15 (17.44%) Equities
3 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.49%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) UNIX
3 4 (4.65%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.56%) MVC
3 21 (24.42%) SOA
4 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.60%) TDD
6 14 (16.28%) OOP
6 14 (16.28%) Web Development
7 13 (15.12%) Mobile Development
7 13 (15.12%) OO
8 11 (12.79%) Refactoring
8 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) OOD
10 8 (9.30%) Release Management
10 8 (9.30%) Build Automation
11 7 (8.14%) Scrum
12 5 (5.81%) UML
13 4 (4.65%) SIEM
13 4 (4.65%) DevOps
14 3 (3.49%) User Stories
14 3 (3.49%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 17 (19.77%) Python
4 17 (19.77%) PHP
5 16 (18.60%) Ruby
6 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) C
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
1 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.65%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.16%) Sybase
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago