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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 153 170 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.69% 8.30% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.67% 17.35% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 140 154 99
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £105,000
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
778 980 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.10% 47.83% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 690 891 703
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 30 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 107 (35.31%) Oracle
2 95 (31.35%) SQL
3 78 (25.74%) Finance
4 69 (22.77%) J2EE
4 69 (22.77%) UNIX
4 69 (22.77%) Spring
5 68 (22.44%) Tomcat
5 68 (22.44%) JavaScript
6 67 (22.11%) HTML
7 62 (20.46%) OO
8 61 (20.13%) Linux
9 57 (18.81%) C
10 51 (16.83%) C#
11 50 (16.50%) CSS
11 50 (16.50%) Shell Script
12 49 (16.17%) C++
13 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
13 47 (15.51%) Hibernate
14 46 (15.18%) Scrum
14 46 (15.18%) Windows
14 46 (15.18%) Degree
15 45 (14.85%) Software Engineering
16 43 (14.19%) Security Cleared
17 42 (13.86%) JBoss
17 42 (13.86%) Eclipse
18 39 (12.87%) .NET
19 36 (11.88%) Relational Database
20 35 (11.55%) XML
21 34 (11.22%) Web Services
21 34 (11.22%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (22.44%) Tomcat
2 28 (9.24%) WebLogic
2 28 (9.24%) Apache
3 21 (6.93%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.31%) CMS
6 4 (1.32%) FileNet
7 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.66%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Documentum
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) MS Office
2 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.32%) Magento
3 3 (0.99%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.93%) LDAP
2 10 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.97%) Firewall
4 8 (2.64%) HTTP
5 6 (1.98%) SSL
6 5 (1.65%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) DHCP
7 2 (0.66%) DNS
7 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
8 1 (0.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.56%) RDBMS
4 21 (6.93%) Oracle Database
5 20 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (4.95%) JasperReports
9 9 (2.97%) MySQL
10 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.65%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.32%) Informix
14 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.66%) DB2
15 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (13.86%) Eclipse
2 24 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.26%) Subversion
4 21 (6.93%) Maven
5 17 (5.61%) Selenium
6 16 (5.28%) Git (software)
7 14 (4.62%) JIRA
8 13 (4.29%) FitNesse
9 12 (3.96%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (3.30%) Ant
11 9 (2.97%) Hudson
11 9 (2.97%) ProC
12 7 (2.31%) Xcode
13 6 (1.98%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (1.65%) CruiseControl
15 4 (1.32%) PhoneGap
15 4 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 78 (25.74%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Games
3 23 (7.59%) Banking
4 11 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.97%) Retail
6 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 129 (42.57%) Developer
2 54 (17.82%) Java Developer
3 37 (12.21%) Team Leader
4 36 (11.88%) Analyst
5 28 (9.24%) Software Engineer
6 25 (8.25%) Applications Support
6 25 (8.25%) Java Team Leader
7 24 (7.92%) Architect
8 23 (7.59%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.61%) Programmer
10 15 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.62%) Applications Developer
12 13 (4.29%) Consultant
12 13 (4.29%) Graduate
13 12 (3.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Android Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Junior
14 11 (3.63%) Support Team Leader
15 10 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
16 9 (2.97%) Delphi Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.77%) J2EE
1 69 (22.77%) Spring
2 67 (22.11%) HTML
3 50 (16.50%) CSS
4 47 (15.51%) Hibernate
5 39 (12.87%) .NET
6 35 (11.55%) XML
7 34 (11.22%) Web Services
8 29 (9.57%) Ajax
9 27 (8.91%) Java EE
10 26 (8.58%) jQuery
11 22 (7.26%) SOAP
12 21 (6.93%) Middleware
13 19 (6.27%) JSP
14 18 (5.94%) JMS
15 15 (4.95%) Spring MVC
15 15 (4.95%) JSON
15 15 (4.95%) REST
16 14 (4.62%) JMX
17 13 (4.29%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.93%) Open Source
3 15 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.96%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.30%) Semantic Web
6 8 (2.64%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.31%) iSeries
7 7 (2.31%) Animation
7 7 (2.31%) AS400
8 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.32%) Firmware
10 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.32%) Equities
10 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.99%) Social Media
11 3 (0.99%) iPhone
12 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.77%) UNIX
2 61 (20.13%) Linux
3 46 (15.18%) Windows
4 32 (10.56%) Solaris
5 28 (9.24%) Android
6 21 (6.93%) Apple iOS
6 21 (6.93%) AIX
7 12 (3.96%) Windows 2000
8 10 (3.30%) SUSE
9 5 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.46%) OO
2 46 (15.18%) Scrum
3 45 (14.85%) Software Engineering
4 32 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (10.23%) MVC
6 29 (9.57%) Multithreading
7 24 (7.92%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.59%) TDD
9 21 (6.93%) SOA
10 19 (6.27%) Android Development
11 18 (5.94%) Workflow
12 17 (5.61%) iOS Development
13 16 (5.28%) ITIL
14 15 (4.95%) Web Development
14 15 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.62%) Analytics
15 14 (4.62%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
16 13 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 95 (31.35%) SQL
2 68 (22.44%) JavaScript
3 57 (18.81%) C
4 51 (16.83%) C#
5 50 (16.50%) Shell Script
6 49 (16.17%) C++
7 32 (10.56%) PL/SQL
8 29 (9.57%) Perl
9 22 (7.26%) PHP
10 19 (6.27%) Objective-C
11 13 (4.29%) Korn
12 12 (3.96%) Python
12 12 (3.96%) Ruby
13 9 (2.97%) Delphi
14 7 (2.31%) RPG
14 7 (2.31%) ActionScript
15 5 (1.65%) PHP5
16 4 (1.32%) ABAP
16 4 (1.32%) VB
16 4 (1.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 46 (15.18%) Degree
2 43 (14.19%) Security Cleared
3 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.31%) OCP
4 7 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.32%) CISSP
5 4 (1.32%) ISEB
5 4 (1.32%) CBAP
6 3 (0.99%) ACSA
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Nmap
2 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.29%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (1.98%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 107 (35.31%) Oracle
2 42 (13.86%) JBoss
3 34 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.28%) Google
5 15 (4.95%) CA
6 14 (4.62%) Sybase
7 12 (3.96%) Sun
8 11 (3.63%) SAP
8 11 (3.63%) Twitter
9 10 (3.30%) VMware
10 9 (2.97%) Apple
10 9 (2.97%) Facebook
11 8 (2.64%) Sencha
12 6 (1.98%) IBM
13 5 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.32%) Appcelerator
14 4 (1.32%) Sage
14 4 (1.32%) HP
14 4 (1.32%) Progress
14 4 (1.32%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competative salary and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 5 days ago
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 8% bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 19 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago