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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 64 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 67 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.42% 1.32% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 1.40% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 26 42
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.65%) jQuery
4 47 (38.21%) Spring
4 47 (38.21%) HTML
5 45 (36.59%) SQL
6 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
7 39 (31.71%) Finance
7 39 (31.71%) CSS
8 36 (29.27%) MVC
9 35 (28.46%) XML
10 34 (27.64%) Hibernate
11 33 (26.83%) AngularJS
12 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
13 30 (24.39%) Ant
13 30 (24.39%) SOA
14 29 (23.58%) Open Source
15 28 (22.76%) HTML5
15 28 (22.76%) Oracle
16 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 27 (21.95%) Java EE
17 26 (21.14%) TDD
17 26 (21.14%) Subversion
18 25 (20.33%) WebSphere
18 25 (20.33%) JBoss
19 23 (18.70%) UNIX
19 23 (18.70%) OOP
20 22 (17.89%) OO
21 20 (16.26%) Degree
21 20 (16.26%) Ruby

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (20.33%) JBoss
1 25 (20.33%) WebSphere
2 19 (15.45%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.13%) Apache
5 7 (5.69%) CMS
6 4 (3.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) DB2
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.39%) Ant
3 26 (21.14%) Subversion
4 17 (13.82%) JUnit
5 16 (13.01%) JIRA
5 16 (13.01%) Selenium
6 15 (12.20%) Gradle
6 15 (12.20%) Maven
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) Synon
8 2 (1.63%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) TestNG
9 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.81%) JDeveloper
General
1 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Banking
3 14 (11.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.65%) jQuery
2 47 (38.21%) Spring
2 47 (38.21%) HTML
3 39 (31.71%) CSS
4 35 (28.46%) XML
5 34 (27.64%) Hibernate
6 33 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 28 (22.76%) HTML5
8 27 (21.95%) Java EE
9 19 (15.45%) JSON
10 17 (13.82%) JPA
10 17 (13.82%) RESTful
11 16 (13.01%) CSS3
11 16 (13.01%) PhoneGap
12 15 (12.20%) Web Services
13 14 (11.38%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (10.57%) Apache Camel
14 13 (10.57%) J2EE
15 10 (8.13%) Ajax
15 10 (8.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Equities
2 11 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.69%) Semantic Web
3 7 (5.69%) Ontologies
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.63%) Derivative
5 2 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.81%) MPEG
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) UNIX
2 14 (11.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.27%) MVC
3 30 (24.39%) SOA
4 29 (23.58%) Open Source
5 26 (21.14%) TDD
6 23 (18.70%) OOP
7 22 (17.89%) OO
8 20 (16.26%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.82%) Scrum
10 16 (13.01%) Web Development
10 16 (13.01%) Mobile Development
11 14 (11.38%) OOD
12 13 (10.57%) SDLC
13 12 (9.76%) Build Automation
13 12 (9.76%) Refactoring
13 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.94%) E-Commerce
15 10 (8.13%) Release Management
16 8 (6.50%) API Design
17 7 (5.69%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (36.59%) SQL
3 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.26%) Ruby
5 16 (13.01%) Python
5 16 (13.01%) PHP
6 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.69%) SPARQL
7 5 (4.07%) C#
8 2 (1.63%) C
8 2 (1.63%) RPG
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) Postgraduate
3 9 (7.32%) Sun Certification
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Oracle
2 4 (3.25%) Sun
3 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.63%) Sybase
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