The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 141 153 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.83% 8.14% 7.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.79% 18.19% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 139 137 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
840 841 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.68% 44.73% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 792 759 654
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region.

Java Salary Trend in Birmingham

Java
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 147 (41.18%) Oracle
2 131 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (33.05%) HTML
4 111 (31.09%) JavaScript
5 100 (28.01%) CSS
6 95 (26.61%) SQL
7 86 (24.09%) Security Cleared
8 81 (22.69%) SC Cleared
9 80 (22.41%) C#
10 79 (22.13%) .NET
10 79 (22.13%) XML
11 77 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 72 (20.17%) MVC
13 69 (19.33%) Windows
14 68 (19.05%) SOA
15 66 (18.49%) Relational Database
15 66 (18.49%) HTML5
16 64 (17.93%) jQuery
17 63 (17.65%) Linux
17 63 (17.65%) Finance
18 60 (16.81%) RDBMS
19 59 (16.53%) OO
19 59 (16.53%) Scrum
20 58 (16.25%) JIRA
21 56 (15.69%) UNIX
21 56 (15.69%) JSON
22 55 (15.41%) Spring
22 55 (15.41%) Web Services
23 54 (15.13%) Tomcat
24 53 (14.85%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (15.13%) Tomcat
2 40 (11.20%) JBoss
3 28 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 27 (7.56%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.72%) Apache
6 15 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.96%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.68%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.12%) CMS
10 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.84%) FileNet
11 3 (0.84%) Node.js
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.40%) LDAP
2 19 (5.32%) HTTP
2 19 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.32%) Firewall
3 17 (4.76%) SSL
4 14 (3.92%) Internet
5 4 (1.12%) SAN
6 3 (0.84%) Intranet
6 3 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.49%) Relational Database
2 60 (16.81%) RDBMS
3 39 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.92%) MySQL
6 11 (3.08%) DB2
6 11 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.24%) Big Data
8 8 (2.24%) MarkLogic
9 7 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.96%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.12%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (16.25%) JIRA
2 53 (14.85%) Git (software)
3 41 (11.48%) Ant
4 36 (10.08%) Eclipse
5 26 (7.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 24 (6.72%) Jenkins
7 17 (4.76%) Subversion
8 13 (3.64%) Selenium
8 13 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.52%) Maven
10 9 (2.52%) JUnit
11 6 (1.68%) Xcode
12 5 (1.40%) ProC
13 4 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (1.12%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.12%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
15 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (17.65%) Finance
2 28 (7.84%) Retail
3 19 (5.32%) Banking
4 11 (3.08%) Games
5 9 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Front Office
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (50.14%) Developer
2 82 (22.97%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.01%) Senior Developer
4 44 (12.32%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.12%) Architect
6 28 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 28 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (7.56%) Consultant
8 26 (7.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 26 (7.28%) Mobile Developer
9 23 (6.44%) Team Leader
10 19 (5.32%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.48%) Software Manager
12 15 (4.20%) Android Developer
12 15 (4.20%) Senior Applications Developer
12 15 (4.20%) Junior
12 15 (4.20%) Junior Developer
12 15 (4.20%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
13 13 (3.64%) Graduate
13 13 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (33.05%) HTML
2 100 (28.01%) CSS
3 79 (22.13%) .NET
3 79 (22.13%) XML
4 66 (18.49%) HTML5
5 64 (17.93%) jQuery
6 56 (15.69%) JSON
7 55 (15.41%) Web Services
7 55 (15.41%) Spring
8 52 (14.57%) Ajax
9 49 (13.73%) J2EE
10 42 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 37 (10.36%) PhoneGap
12 36 (10.08%) Hibernate
13 26 (7.28%) Silverlight
14 25 (7.00%) Java EE
15 19 (5.32%) SOAP
16 18 (5.04%) JSP
16 18 (5.04%) CSS3
17 17 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.04%) User Experience
2 35 (9.80%) N-Tier
3 33 (9.24%) Open Source
4 32 (8.96%) Semantic Web
5 30 (8.40%) Mobile App
6 26 (7.28%) Blackberry
7 25 (7.00%) Computer Science
8 17 (4.76%) Equities
8 17 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.20%) Data Integration
10 11 (3.08%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.24%) Animation
12 7 (1.96%) Social Media
13 6 (1.68%) Clustering
14 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.40%) Smart Meter
14 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.12%) W3C
16 3 (0.84%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.33%) Windows
2 63 (17.65%) Linux
3 56 (15.69%) UNIX
4 52 (14.57%) Android
5 38 (10.64%) Apple iOS
6 31 (8.68%) Windows 8
7 17 (4.76%) Solaris
8 13 (3.64%) AIX
9 8 (2.24%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.68%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 72 (20.17%) MVC
4 68 (19.05%) SOA
5 59 (16.53%) OO
5 59 (16.53%) Scrum
6 44 (12.32%) Mentoring
7 42 (11.76%) Android Development
8 38 (10.64%) OOP
9 37 (10.36%) Analytics
10 32 (8.96%) iOS Development
11 28 (7.84%) ITIL
12 27 (7.56%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.00%) Waterfall
14 24 (6.72%) UML
14 24 (6.72%) Project Management
15 21 (5.88%) TDD
15 21 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.60%) Incident Management
16 20 (5.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.09%) JavaScript
2 95 (26.61%) SQL
3 80 (22.41%) C#
4 35 (9.80%) Objective-C
5 30 (8.40%) Shell Script
6 28 (7.84%) ActionScript
7 26 (7.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 25 (7.00%) C++
9 23 (6.44%) C
9 23 (6.44%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.76%) Perl
10 17 (4.76%) PHP
11 11 (3.08%) Python
12 9 (2.52%) Ruby
12 9 (2.52%) Korn
13 4 (1.12%) XPath
13 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.84%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (24.09%) Security Cleared
2 81 (22.69%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.80%) Degree
4 8 (2.24%) OCP
4 8 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) ACSA
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.56%) CCNA
7 2 (0.56%) ISEB
7 2 (0.56%) CISSP
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
8 1 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.96%) HDFS
2 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.76%) Puppet
1 17 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 17 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.24%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 147 (41.18%) Oracle
2 39 (10.92%) Sybase
3 36 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 33 (9.24%) Sencha
5 27 (7.56%) VMware
6 26 (7.28%) Appcelerator
7 16 (4.48%) Google
7 16 (4.48%) IBM
8 15 (4.20%) Twitter
9 14 (3.92%) Facebook
10 13 (3.64%) Talend
11 9 (2.52%) Sun
11 9 (2.52%) HP
12 8 (2.24%) CA
13 7 (1.96%) Informatica
13 7 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.96%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.40%) BEA
14 5 (1.40%) Vitria
14 5 (1.40%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 38.50k to 45.90k per year GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago