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 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
Rank 20 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 216 178 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.31% 8.28% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.41% 17.94% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 198 167 96
Average salary £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
964 992 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.53% 46.16% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 915 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 132 (38.26%) Oracle
2 131 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (27.83%) HTML
3 96 (27.83%) SQL
4 89 (25.80%) JavaScript
5 84 (24.35%) Security Cleared
6 79 (22.90%) SC Cleared
7 78 (22.61%) CSS
8 76 (22.03%) Scrum
9 69 (20.00%) Finance
10 67 (19.42%) XML
10 67 (19.42%) UNIX
11 66 (19.13%) Spring
12 64 (18.55%) Windows
12 64 (18.55%) Tomcat
12 64 (18.55%) MVC
13 58 (16.81%) J2EE
14 57 (16.52%) SOA
15 56 (16.23%) .NET
16 54 (15.65%) Android
17 53 (15.36%) Hibernate
17 53 (15.36%) C#
18 52 (15.07%) OO
18 52 (15.07%) Linux
19 50 (14.49%) Web Services
19 50 (14.49%) Ajax
19 50 (14.49%) jQuery
20 48 (13.91%) Degree
20 48 (13.91%) Eclipse
21 47 (13.62%) JIRA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (18.55%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.35%) Apache
4 12 (3.48%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (2.03%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.74%) CMS
9 4 (1.16%) FileNet
10 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.58%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.58%) Node.js
11 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.58%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.32%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.16%) Magento
4 3 (0.87%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.29%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.54%) LDAP
2 21 (6.09%) HTTP
3 20 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.80%) Firewall
4 17 (4.93%) SSL
5 12 (3.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) DNS
6 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.01%) Relational Database
3 34 (9.86%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (4.06%) JasperReports
7 14 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.90%) MySQL
9 10 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.32%) MarkLogic
11 8 (2.32%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.03%) Big Data
13 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.16%) Informix
14 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (13.91%) Eclipse
2 47 (13.62%) JIRA
2 47 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.14%) Jenkins
4 29 (8.41%) Ant
5 22 (6.38%) Subversion
5 22 (6.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 19 (5.51%) Maven
6 19 (5.51%) Selenium
7 15 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (3.77%) FitNesse
9 12 (3.48%) Xcode
10 10 (2.90%) ProC
11 7 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.74%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.45%) JUnit
13 5 (1.45%) Hudson
14 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 69 (20.00%) Finance
2 33 (9.57%) Games
3 25 (7.25%) Retail
4 23 (6.67%) Banking
5 10 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 156 (45.22%) Developer
2 55 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.59%) Team Leader
4 33 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 31 (8.99%) Consultant
5 31 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 28 (8.12%) Applications Developer
7 27 (7.83%) Analyst
7 27 (7.83%) Java Team Leader
8 26 (7.54%) Architect
9 25 (7.25%) Applications Support
10 22 (6.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 22 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
11 18 (5.22%) Android Developer
12 15 (4.35%) Graduate
12 15 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (4.06%) Junior
14 13 (3.77%) Junior Developer
14 13 (3.77%) iOS Developer
15 12 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (27.83%) HTML
2 78 (22.61%) CSS
3 67 (19.42%) XML
4 66 (19.13%) Spring
5 58 (16.81%) J2EE
6 56 (16.23%) .NET
7 53 (15.36%) Hibernate
8 50 (14.49%) Web Services
8 50 (14.49%) Ajax
8 50 (14.49%) jQuery
9 45 (13.04%) HTML5
10 39 (11.30%) JSON
11 31 (8.99%) SOAP
12 28 (8.12%) Java EE
13 27 (7.83%) AngularJS
14 25 (7.25%) PhoneGap
15 22 (6.38%) Silverlight
16 20 (5.80%) XSLT
16 20 (5.80%) JMS
17 17 (4.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.75%) User Experience
2 36 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 32 (9.28%) Mobile App
4 30 (8.70%) Open Source
5 22 (6.38%) N-Tier
5 22 (6.38%) Blackberry
6 20 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.93%) Data Integration
8 13 (3.77%) Semantic Web
9 10 (2.90%) Animation
10 8 (2.32%) Mathematics
11 7 (2.03%) Social Media
12 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.74%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.16%) Equities
13 4 (1.16%) iPhone
14 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.87%) iSeries
14 3 (0.87%) AS400
15 2 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.42%) UNIX
2 64 (18.55%) Windows
3 54 (15.65%) Android
4 52 (15.07%) Linux
5 42 (12.17%) Apple iOS
6 25 (7.25%) Windows 8
7 18 (5.22%) Solaris
8 15 (4.35%) AIX
9 7 (2.03%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.74%) SUSE
11 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (22.03%) Scrum
3 64 (18.55%) MVC
4 57 (16.52%) SOA
5 52 (15.07%) OO
6 47 (13.62%) Software Engineering
7 46 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 43 (12.46%) Android Development
9 37 (10.72%) iOS Development
10 32 (9.28%) OOP
11 31 (8.99%) TDD
12 29 (8.41%) Waterfall
13 26 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.54%) Multithreading
14 25 (7.25%) E-Commerce
15 24 (6.96%) Unit Testing
16 21 (6.09%) DevOps
17 20 (5.80%) Workflow
17 20 (5.80%) Project Management
18 17 (4.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 96 (27.83%) SQL
2 89 (25.80%) JavaScript
3 53 (15.36%) C#
4 42 (12.17%) C++
5 41 (11.88%) C
6 39 (11.30%) Objective-C
7 37 (10.72%) Shell Script
8 33 (9.57%) PL/SQL
9 26 (7.54%) ActionScript
10 22 (6.38%) ActionScript 3.0
11 21 (6.09%) Perl
12 19 (5.51%) PHP
13 16 (4.64%) Python
13 16 (4.64%) Ruby
14 7 (2.03%) Korn
15 6 (1.74%) XPath
16 5 (1.45%) VB
17 4 (1.16%) ABAP
17 4 (1.16%) SAPscript
17 4 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 84 (24.35%) Security Cleared
2 79 (22.90%) SC Cleared
3 48 (13.91%) Degree
4 10 (2.90%) OCP
4 10 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.45%) ISEB
6 4 (1.16%) CISSP
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.87%) CCNA
7 3 (0.87%) ACSA
7 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) CBAP
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.03%) HDFS
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (4.93%) Puppet
1 17 (4.93%) Vagrant
1 17 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.74%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 132 (38.26%) Oracle
2 40 (11.59%) JBoss
2 40 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.41%) Sencha
4 22 (6.38%) Appcelerator
5 20 (5.80%) VMware
5 20 (5.80%) Google
6 19 (5.51%) Twitter
7 16 (4.64%) Facebook
8 13 (3.77%) Sybase
9 11 (3.19%) IBM
10 10 (2.90%) HP
11 7 (2.03%) Informatica
11 7 (2.03%) SAP
11 7 (2.03%) Sun
11 7 (2.03%) Talend
11 7 (2.03%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.03%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.74%) CA
12 6 (1.74%) Apple
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bens, flexible hours, 25 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension and 29 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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