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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 155 178 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.91% 8.72% 7.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.22% 19.37% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 150 162 95
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
900 919 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.12% 45.03% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 834 831 617
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £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 28 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 144 (41.03%) Oracle
2 122 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (32.48%) HTML
4 105 (29.91%) JavaScript
5 101 (28.77%) SQL
6 98 (27.92%) CSS
7 91 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 84 (23.93%) SC Cleared
9 82 (23.36%) XML
10 70 (19.94%) MVC
10 70 (19.94%) Windows
11 68 (19.37%) Linux
11 68 (19.37%) .NET
11 68 (19.37%) C#
11 68 (19.37%) SOA
11 68 (19.37%) Software Engineering
12 66 (18.80%) Finance
13 64 (18.23%) jQuery
14 62 (17.66%) HTML5
14 62 (17.66%) UNIX
15 58 (16.52%) Scrum
16 57 (16.24%) JIRA
17 56 (15.95%) JSON
18 55 (15.67%) Git (software)
18 55 (15.67%) Relational Database
19 54 (15.38%) OO
20 53 (15.10%) Tomcat
20 53 (15.10%) Ajax
21 52 (14.81%) Web Services
22 50 (14.25%) RDBMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 53 (15.10%) Tomcat
2 41 (11.68%) JBoss
3 26 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 24 (6.84%) WebLogic
4 24 (6.84%) Apache
5 17 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.71%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.42%) CMS
10 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.14%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.85%) FileNet
12 2 (0.57%) Node.js
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.57%) IIS
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.28%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.85%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.57%) Magento
7 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.55%) LDAP
2 20 (5.70%) HTTP
2 20 (5.70%) Firewall
3 19 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.84%) SSL
5 14 (3.99%) Internet
6 4 (1.14%) SAN
7 3 (0.85%) Intranet
7 3 (0.85%) LAN
8 2 (0.57%) DNS
9 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.67%) Relational Database
2 50 (14.25%) RDBMS
3 34 (9.69%) SQL Server
4 22 (6.27%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.70%) MySQL
6 11 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (2.56%) DB2
9 8 (2.28%) Big Data
9 8 (2.28%) MarkLogic
9 8 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.99%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.42%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (16.24%) JIRA
2 55 (15.67%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.11%) Ant
4 33 (9.40%) Eclipse
5 26 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 25 (7.12%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.27%) Subversion
8 13 (3.70%) Selenium
8 13 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (2.56%) JUnit
10 7 (1.99%) Maven
11 6 (1.71%) Xcode
12 5 (1.42%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.42%) ProC
13 4 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.14%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.85%) Hudson
15 2 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 66 (18.80%) Finance
2 26 (7.41%) Retail
3 21 (5.98%) Banking
4 11 (3.13%) Games
5 10 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Front Office
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 171 (48.72%) Developer
2 80 (22.79%) Java Developer
3 49 (13.96%) Senior Developer
4 42 (11.97%) Software Engineer
5 30 (8.55%) Applications Developer
6 27 (7.69%) Consultant
6 27 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Architect
7 26 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
8 25 (7.12%) Team Leader
9 21 (5.98%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.27%) Android Developer
10 15 (4.27%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 15 (4.27%) Senior Applications Developer
11 13 (3.70%) Graduate
11 13 (3.70%) Junior
11 13 (3.70%) Analyst
11 13 (3.70%) Junior Developer
12 12 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (32.48%) HTML
2 98 (27.92%) CSS
3 82 (23.36%) XML
4 68 (19.37%) .NET
5 64 (18.23%) jQuery
6 62 (17.66%) HTML5
7 56 (15.95%) JSON
8 53 (15.10%) Ajax
9 52 (14.81%) Web Services
10 48 (13.68%) J2EE
10 48 (13.68%) Spring
11 41 (11.68%) AngularJS
12 37 (10.54%) PhoneGap
13 35 (9.97%) Hibernate
14 26 (7.41%) Silverlight
15 23 (6.55%) Java EE
16 17 (4.84%) CSS3
16 17 (4.84%) JSP
16 17 (4.84%) SOAP
17 16 (4.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.54%) User Experience
2 34 (9.69%) N-Tier
3 32 (9.12%) Open Source
4 30 (8.55%) Mobile App
5 28 (7.98%) Computer Science
6 27 (7.69%) Semantic Web
7 26 (7.41%) Blackberry
8 18 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.84%) Equities
9 17 (4.84%) Data Integration
10 8 (2.28%) Animation
11 7 (1.99%) Social Media
12 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.71%) Clustering
13 5 (1.42%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.42%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.14%) W3C
15 3 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.94%) Windows
2 68 (19.37%) Linux
3 62 (17.66%) UNIX
4 49 (13.96%) Android
5 38 (10.83%) Apple iOS
6 31 (8.83%) Windows 8
7 19 (5.41%) Solaris
8 13 (3.70%) AIX
9 8 (2.28%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.94%) MVC
3 68 (19.37%) SOA
3 68 (19.37%) Software Engineering
4 58 (16.52%) Scrum
5 54 (15.38%) OO
6 44 (12.54%) Mentoring
7 42 (11.97%) Android Development
8 40 (11.40%) OOP
9 32 (9.12%) iOS Development
10 30 (8.55%) Analytics
11 28 (7.98%) ITIL
12 27 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.12%) Waterfall
14 24 (6.84%) Project Management
15 22 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.98%) TDD
17 20 (5.70%) UML
17 20 (5.70%) Incident Management
17 20 (5.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.91%) JavaScript
2 101 (28.77%) SQL
3 68 (19.37%) C#
4 34 (9.69%) Objective-C
5 32 (9.12%) Shell Script
6 28 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 28 (7.98%) ActionScript
7 27 (7.69%) C++
8 26 (7.41%) ActionScript 3.0
9 24 (6.84%) C
10 20 (5.70%) PHP
11 19 (5.41%) Perl
12 12 (3.42%) Python
12 12 (3.42%) Ruby
13 9 (2.56%) Korn
14 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.85%) VB
16 2 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.57%) XPath
16 2 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 91 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 84 (23.93%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.11%) Degree
4 10 (2.85%) OCP
4 10 (2.85%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) ACSA
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.85%) CCNA
6 3 (0.85%) CISSP
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ISEB
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
8 1 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.99%) HDFS
2 6 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.84%) Puppet
1 17 (4.84%) Vagrant
1 17 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.28%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (41.03%) Oracle
2 38 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.69%) Sencha
4 32 (9.12%) Sybase
5 27 (7.69%) VMware
6 26 (7.41%) Appcelerator
7 16 (4.56%) Google
8 15 (4.27%) Twitter
8 15 (4.27%) IBM
9 14 (3.99%) Facebook
10 13 (3.70%) Talend
11 9 (2.56%) Sun
11 9 (2.56%) HP
12 8 (2.28%) CA
13 7 (1.99%) Informatica
13 7 (1.99%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.99%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.14%) BEA
14 4 (1.14%) Vitria
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits, Phone, Laptop, PC, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits & excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago