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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 194 153 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.57% 7.68% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.35% 19.59% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 174 140 153
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
868 781 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.80% 39.23% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 777 693 892
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,758 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 137 (35.86%) SQL
2 127 (33.25%) Oracle
3 113 (29.58%) HTML
4 108 (28.27%) .NET
5 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (25.65%) Finance
7 89 (23.30%) JavaScript
8 87 (22.77%) WebSphere
9 83 (21.73%) C#
10 82 (21.47%) OO
10 82 (21.47%) Software Engineering
11 71 (18.59%) SOA
12 69 (18.06%) XML
12 69 (18.06%) UNIX
13 68 (17.80%) jQuery
14 67 (17.54%) CSS
15 66 (17.28%) SQL Server
16 64 (16.75%) Linux
17 63 (16.49%) Relational Database
18 60 (15.71%) RDBMS
19 58 (15.18%) Degree
20 54 (14.14%) JBoss
21 50 (13.09%) Spring
22 48 (12.57%) Web Services
23 47 (12.30%) PHP
24 44 (11.52%) Banking
24 44 (11.52%) Computer Science
25 43 (11.26%) QA
26 42 (10.99%) WebLogic
26 42 (10.99%) Java EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 87 (22.77%) WebSphere
2 54 (14.14%) JBoss
3 42 (10.99%) WebLogic
4 33 (8.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 32 (8.38%) Tomcat
6 21 (5.50%) Apache
7 17 (4.45%) MQSeries
7 17 (4.45%) CICS
8 7 (1.83%) CMS
9 5 (1.31%) Node.js
10 4 (1.05%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Mule
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.79%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.19%) SSL
3 9 (2.36%) HTTP
4 4 (1.05%) LDAP
4 4 (1.05%) Firewall
5 3 (0.79%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.49%) Relational Database
3 60 (15.71%) RDBMS
4 33 (8.64%) DB2
5 19 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.66%) MySQL
7 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.31%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.79%) Informix
11 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.79%) Big Data
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (10.21%) Selenium
2 37 (9.69%) Ant
3 36 (9.42%) Git (software)
4 33 (8.64%) Subversion
5 24 (6.28%) JUnit
6 21 (5.50%) JIRA
7 19 (4.97%) Maven
8 15 (3.93%) Gradle
9 9 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.83%) Synon
10 7 (1.83%) Hudson
11 5 (1.31%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.05%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.52%) TestNG
13 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.52%) JDeveloper
General
1 98 (25.65%) Finance
2 44 (11.52%) Banking
3 32 (8.38%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.81%) Retail
5 18 (4.71%) Retail Banking
6 15 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.57%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Games
8 4 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 194 (50.79%) Developer
2 120 (31.41%) Java Developer
3 67 (17.54%) Consultant
4 46 (12.04%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.78%) Software Engineer
6 43 (11.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (9.69%) Technical Consultant
8 36 (9.42%) Software Developer
9 25 (6.54%) Analyst
9 25 (6.54%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (4.45%) Graduate
11 16 (4.19%) Architect
11 16 (4.19%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.19%) PHP Developer
12 15 (3.93%) Junior
12 15 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (3.66%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.14%) Lead Developer
15 11 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (29.58%) HTML
2 108 (28.27%) .NET
3 69 (18.06%) XML
4 68 (17.80%) jQuery
5 67 (17.54%) CSS
6 50 (13.09%) Spring
7 48 (12.57%) Web Services
8 42 (10.99%) Java EE
9 40 (10.47%) HTML5
10 35 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 34 (8.90%) Hibernate
12 31 (8.12%) J2EE
13 30 (7.85%) RESTful
14 23 (6.02%) CSS3
15 21 (5.50%) JSON
16 19 (4.97%) PhoneGap
17 18 (4.71%) JPA
17 18 (4.71%) JSP
18 17 (4.45%) WebSphere MQ
18 17 (4.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.54%) Semantic Web
3 21 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.50%) Mainframe
4 20 (5.24%) Equities
5 9 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.09%) Ontologies
7 7 (1.83%) iSeries
7 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.57%) Health Informatics
8 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.57%) Informatics
8 6 (1.57%) Physics
8 6 (1.57%) NHS
9 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.06%) UNIX
2 64 (16.75%) Linux
3 33 (8.64%) Windows
4 26 (6.81%) AIX
5 23 (6.02%) Solaris
6 17 (4.45%) MVS
7 6 (1.57%) CentOS
8 4 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.79%) SUSE
9 3 (0.79%) Android
9 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) OS/390
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.47%) Software Engineering
2 82 (21.47%) OO
3 71 (18.59%) SOA
4 41 (10.73%) Open Source
5 37 (9.69%) MVC
6 35 (9.16%) OOP
7 33 (8.64%) SDLC
8 29 (7.59%) TDD
9 26 (6.81%) Analytics
10 24 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.02%) Web Development
12 19 (4.97%) Unit Testing
12 19 (4.97%) Mobile Development
13 18 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (4.45%) Scrum
14 17 (4.45%) OOD
15 16 (4.19%) Project Management
15 16 (4.19%) Build Automation
15 16 (4.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.86%) SQL
2 89 (23.30%) JavaScript
3 83 (21.73%) C#
4 47 (12.30%) PHP
5 35 (9.16%) Perl
6 33 (8.64%) Python
7 30 (7.85%) Ruby
8 20 (5.24%) VB
9 19 (4.97%) C
9 19 (4.97%) C++
10 18 (4.71%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.45%) JCL
12 13 (3.40%) VBScript
12 13 (3.40%) VBA
13 12 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.36%) RPG
15 9 (2.36%) COBOL
15 9 (2.36%) SPARQL
16 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (15.18%) Degree
2 11 (2.88%) Postgraduate
3 9 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.57%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.31%) PhD
6 4 (1.05%) ISEB
7 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.26%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) HL7
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (4.45%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.05%) Nagios
2 4 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool
3 2 (0.52%) Control-M
3 2 (0.52%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.52%) Opsview
4 1 (0.26%) MOM
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 127 (33.25%) Oracle
2 34 (8.90%) IBM
3 30 (7.85%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.24%) Sybase
5 11 (2.88%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.62%) SAP
7 8 (2.09%) BEA
8 7 (1.83%) Sun
9 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.05%) VMware
10 4 (1.05%) HP
10 4 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.05%) CA
10 4 (1.05%) Cisco
11 3 (0.79%) i2
11 3 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.52%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.52%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: plus company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £38,511 to £45,954 . With potential progression once in post to £51,702 a year.
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago