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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 29 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 124 126 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.79% 8.02% 7.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.90% 17.24% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 121 110 110
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
780 731 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.69% 46.53% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 736 657 649
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 £55,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 128 (40.38%) Oracle
2 121 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (36.28%) HTML
4 106 (33.44%) JavaScript
5 95 (29.97%) CSS
6 90 (28.39%) C#
7 89 (28.08%) .NET
8 86 (27.13%) SQL
9 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
10 73 (23.03%) XML
11 70 (22.08%) Security Cleared
12 66 (20.82%) jQuery
12 66 (20.82%) HTML5
13 65 (20.50%) SC Cleared
14 64 (20.19%) MVC
15 61 (19.24%) OO
15 61 (19.24%) Relational Database
16 59 (18.61%) SOA
17 55 (17.35%) RDBMS
18 54 (17.03%) Windows
19 51 (16.09%) JSON
19 51 (16.09%) JIRA
20 50 (15.77%) Scrum
21 48 (15.14%) Linux
22 47 (14.83%) Finance
22 47 (14.83%) Git (software)
23 45 (14.20%) Android
23 45 (14.20%) Ajax
23 45 (14.20%) Spring
23 45 (14.20%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (12.30%) JBoss
2 38 (11.99%) Tomcat
3 27 (8.52%) WebSphere
4 24 (7.57%) WebLogic
5 16 (5.05%) Apache
6 9 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.21%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.89%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.26%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.95%) CMS
11 3 (0.95%) Drupal
11 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.63%) Node.js
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.32%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 23 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 4 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) LDAP
2 14 (4.42%) HTTP
3 12 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.79%) SSL
3 12 (3.79%) Firewall
4 10 (3.15%) Internet
5 4 (1.26%) SAN
6 3 (0.95%) Intranet
6 3 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.24%) Relational Database
2 55 (17.35%) RDBMS
3 37 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.31%) MySQL
5 10 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.15%) Big Data
6 9 (2.84%) DB2
6 9 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.84%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.52%) MarkLogic
8 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.63%) Impala
11 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.63%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (16.09%) JIRA
2 47 (14.83%) Git (software)
3 40 (12.62%) Ant
4 23 (7.26%) Eclipse
4 23 (7.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 18 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.10%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (3.79%) Selenium
7 12 (3.79%) JUnit
7 12 (3.79%) Subversion
8 6 (1.89%) Maven
9 5 (1.58%) Xcode
10 4 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (0.95%) ProC
12 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.63%) NetBeans
General
1 47 (14.83%) Finance
2 24 (7.57%) Retail
3 17 (5.36%) Banking
4 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.58%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 171 (53.94%) Developer
2 73 (23.03%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.20%) Senior Developer
4 44 (13.88%) Software Engineer
5 25 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (7.57%) Architect
7 23 (7.26%) Applications Developer
7 23 (7.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 23 (7.26%) Mobile Developer
8 22 (6.94%) Consultant
9 18 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.68%) Software Manager
10 17 (5.36%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Team Leader
12 15 (4.73%) Applications Support
13 14 (4.42%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.10%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
14 13 (4.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (36.28%) HTML
2 95 (29.97%) CSS
3 89 (28.08%) .NET
4 73 (23.03%) XML
5 66 (20.82%) jQuery
5 66 (20.82%) HTML5
6 51 (16.09%) JSON
7 45 (14.20%) Web Services
7 45 (14.20%) Spring
7 45 (14.20%) Ajax
8 42 (13.25%) AngularJS
9 36 (11.36%) PhoneGap
9 36 (11.36%) J2EE
10 26 (8.20%) Hibernate
11 25 (7.89%) Java EE
12 23 (7.26%) Silverlight
13 21 (6.62%) CSS3
14 19 (5.99%) REST
15 18 (5.68%) JSP
15 18 (5.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.62%) User Experience
2 32 (10.09%) Semantic Web
2 32 (10.09%) N-Tier
3 28 (8.83%) Open Source
4 26 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 23 (7.26%) Blackberry
6 21 (6.62%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.10%) Equities
7 13 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.15%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.15%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.58%) Social Media
10 5 (1.58%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.26%) Animation
11 4 (1.26%) Clustering
11 4 (1.26%) W3C
12 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.95%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.03%) Windows
2 48 (15.14%) Linux
3 45 (14.20%) Android
4 41 (12.93%) UNIX
5 34 (10.73%) Apple iOS
6 28 (8.83%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.21%) Solaris
8 6 (1.89%) AIX
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
3 64 (20.19%) MVC
4 61 (19.24%) OO
5 59 (18.61%) SOA
6 50 (15.77%) Scrum
7 43 (13.56%) Analytics
8 38 (11.99%) Mentoring
9 37 (11.67%) OOP
10 33 (10.41%) Android Development
11 28 (8.83%) iOS Development
12 25 (7.89%) UML
12 25 (7.89%) Project Management
13 24 (7.57%) E-Commerce
14 23 (7.26%) ITIL
15 19 (5.99%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (5.99%) Waterfall
16 17 (5.36%) TDD
17 16 (5.05%) Use Case
17 16 (5.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 106 (33.44%) JavaScript
2 90 (28.39%) C#
3 86 (27.13%) SQL
4 30 (9.46%) Objective-C
5 25 (7.89%) ActionScript
6 24 (7.57%) PHP
7 23 (7.26%) ActionScript 3.0
8 22 (6.94%) C++
9 19 (5.99%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.68%) C
11 13 (4.10%) Python
11 13 (4.10%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.79%) Ruby
13 11 (3.47%) Perl
14 6 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.26%) Korn
15 4 (1.26%) XPath
15 4 (1.26%) VB
16 3 (0.95%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 65 (20.50%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.52%) Degree
4 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) OCP
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ACCA
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.21%) HDFS
2 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.42%) Puppet
1 14 (4.42%) Vagrant
1 14 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.26%) Nagios
3 3 (0.95%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 128 (40.38%) Oracle
2 39 (12.30%) Sybase
3 35 (11.04%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.83%) Sencha
5 23 (7.26%) Appcelerator
6 20 (6.31%) VMware
7 14 (4.42%) IBM
8 13 (4.10%) Talend
9 10 (3.15%) Google
10 9 (2.84%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.84%) Facebook
10 9 (2.84%) Twitter
11 8 (2.52%) HP
12 7 (2.21%) Informatica
12 7 (2.21%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.58%) Vitria
13 5 (1.58%) Pega
13 5 (1.58%) BEA
14 4 (1.26%) Sun
14 4 (1.26%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
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Salary: £37000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £250 per day + competitive
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