The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 166 151 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.15% 8.68% 7.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.05% 20.46% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 142 125 95
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
753 738 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.51% 42.44% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 626 564
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 119 (41.46%) Oracle
2 105 (36.59%) SQL
3 83 (28.92%) Finance
4 78 (27.18%) UNIX
5 75 (26.13%) SQL Server
6 72 (25.09%) OO
7 66 (23.00%) J2EE
8 65 (22.65%) C
8 65 (22.65%) C#
9 63 (21.95%) Tomcat
9 63 (21.95%) Spring
10 62 (21.60%) Linux
11 59 (20.56%) C++
12 56 (19.51%) Shell Script
13 52 (18.12%) JBoss
14 48 (16.72%) JavaScript
15 47 (16.38%) HTML
16 46 (16.03%) Windows
17 43 (14.98%) Degree
18 41 (14.29%) Hibernate
19 40 (13.94%) Solaris
20 39 (13.59%) WebLogic
20 39 (13.59%) Software Engineering
21 38 (13.24%) WebSphere
22 37 (12.89%) .NET
23 34 (11.85%) Eclipse
24 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
24 33 (11.50%) Games
24 33 (11.50%) Multithreading
24 33 (11.50%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 39 (13.59%) WebLogic
3 38 (13.24%) WebSphere
4 29 (10.10%) Apache
5 9 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (2.79%) WebLogic Integration
6 8 (2.79%) WebSphere Process Server
6 8 (2.79%) AquaLogic
6 8 (2.79%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 3 (1.05%) FileNet
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.35%) Resin
9 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (4.88%) MS Office
2 9 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (2.79%) AquaLogic BPM
2 2 (0.70%) Maximo
2 2 (0.70%) Servitor
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) LDAP
2 7 (2.44%) HTTP
2 7 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.70%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) Modbus
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (9.06%) RDBMS
6 24 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (7.67%) JasperReports
8 18 (6.27%) Oracle Database
9 17 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.79%) MySQL
11 7 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.39%) Informix
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.70%) QlikView
14 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (11.85%) Eclipse
2 27 (9.41%) Maven
3 21 (7.32%) Subversion
4 20 (6.97%) Selenium
4 20 (6.97%) FitNesse
5 19 (6.62%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.44%) Hudson
7 6 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.74%) ProC
8 5 (1.74%) Ant
9 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (1.05%) Apache Continuum
10 3 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (1.05%) Xcode
11 1 (0.35%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.35%) Concordion
11 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 83 (28.92%) Finance
2 33 (11.50%) Games
3 19 (6.62%) Banking
4 8 (2.79%) Advertising
5 7 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.09%) Retail
6 6 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (38.68%) Developer
2 54 (18.82%) Analyst
3 46 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 39 (13.59%) Team Leader
5 30 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 29 (10.10%) Applications Support
7 24 (8.36%) Java Team Leader
8 23 (8.01%) Support Analyst
9 22 (7.67%) Programmer
9 22 (7.67%) Architect
10 18 (6.27%) Senior Developer
10 18 (6.27%) Support Team Leader
11 16 (5.57%) Delphi Programmer
12 14 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.88%) Delphi Developer
13 13 (4.53%) Analyst Developer
13 13 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (4.53%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.18%) SQL Developer
15 11 (3.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.00%) J2EE
2 63 (21.95%) Spring
3 47 (16.38%) HTML
4 41 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 37 (12.89%) .NET
6 28 (9.76%) SOAP
6 28 (9.76%) CSS
7 27 (9.41%) Ajax
8 25 (8.71%) Java EE
9 24 (8.36%) JMS
10 22 (7.67%) ActiveMQ
11 20 (6.97%) JMX
11 20 (6.97%) Spring MVC
12 18 (6.27%) jQuery
13 17 (5.92%) JSP
14 16 (5.57%) Middleware
15 14 (4.88%) Web Services
16 13 (4.53%) XML
17 12 (4.18%) REST
18 10 (3.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.27%) Open Source
3 9 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.14%) AS400
4 8 (2.79%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.79%) Semantic Web
5 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.44%) iSeries
6 4 (1.39%) Firmware
6 4 (1.39%) iPhone
6 4 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.05%) Social Media
7 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.70%) Equities
8 2 (0.70%) FMCG
8 2 (0.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 78 (27.18%) UNIX
2 62 (21.60%) Linux
3 46 (16.03%) Windows
4 40 (13.94%) Solaris
5 16 (5.57%) AIX
5 16 (5.57%) Android
6 12 (4.18%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.83%) SUSE
7 11 (3.83%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.70%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.09%) OO
2 39 (13.59%) Software Engineering
3 33 (11.50%) Multithreading
4 27 (9.41%) MVC
5 26 (9.06%) ITIL
6 25 (8.71%) TDD
7 22 (7.67%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (6.62%) Scrum
10 18 (6.27%) OOD
11 16 (5.57%) Workflow
12 15 (5.23%) Release Management
12 15 (5.23%) Web Development
12 15 (5.23%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.88%) CRM
13 14 (4.88%) Migration
14 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.18%) ERP
15 12 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.59%) SQL
2 65 (22.65%) C
2 65 (22.65%) C#
3 59 (20.56%) C++
4 56 (19.51%) Shell Script
5 48 (16.72%) JavaScript
6 31 (10.80%) PL/SQL
7 29 (10.10%) Perl
8 24 (8.36%) Delphi
9 21 (7.32%) PHP
10 14 (4.88%) Korn
11 11 (3.83%) RPG
12 10 (3.48%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.14%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.09%) Ruby
15 5 (1.74%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.74%) VB
15 5 (1.74%) Python
16 3 (1.05%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (14.98%) Degree
2 14 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.74%) CBAP
3 5 (1.74%) ISEB
4 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Nmap
1 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.35%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 119 (41.46%) Oracle
2 52 (18.12%) JBoss
3 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.97%) Sybase
5 16 (5.57%) CA
6 15 (5.23%) IBM
7 13 (4.53%) Sun
7 13 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.48%) Progress
8 10 (3.48%) Sage
9 8 (2.79%) Google
10 7 (2.44%) SAP
11 5 (1.74%) Apple
12 3 (1.05%) Talend
12 3 (1.05%) Kofax
12 3 (1.05%) Citrix
12 3 (1.05%) Epicor
12 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.05%) Symbian
12 3 (1.05%) Business Objects
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