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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 191 203 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.75% 9.25% 7.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.16% 22.61% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 171 186 157
Average salary £45,000 £49,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
862 898 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.02% 40.93% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 774 768 911
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 £26,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 140 (38.25%) SQL
2 128 (34.97%) Oracle
3 110 (30.05%) HTML
4 101 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (27.05%) Finance
6 94 (25.68%) .NET
7 92 (25.14%) JavaScript
8 86 (23.50%) WebSphere
9 71 (19.40%) jQuery
9 71 (19.40%) OO
10 67 (18.31%) C#
10 67 (18.31%) Degree
11 66 (18.03%) XML
12 65 (17.76%) SOA
13 64 (17.49%) UNIX
13 64 (17.49%) SQL Server
14 63 (17.21%) Software Engineering
15 62 (16.94%) CSS
16 58 (15.85%) Web Services
17 56 (15.30%) Spring
18 55 (15.03%) Linux
19 54 (14.75%) WebLogic
20 51 (13.93%) Relational Database
21 50 (13.66%) Computer Science
22 48 (13.11%) JBoss
22 48 (13.11%) RDBMS
23 44 (12.02%) QA
24 41 (11.20%) Selenium
24 41 (11.20%) Java EE
25 40 (10.93%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 86 (23.50%) WebSphere
2 54 (14.75%) WebLogic
3 48 (13.11%) JBoss
4 32 (8.74%) Tomcat
5 25 (6.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 24 (6.56%) Apache
7 16 (4.37%) MQSeries
7 16 (4.37%) CICS
8 7 (1.91%) CMS
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.09%) Node.js
10 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.27%) Mule
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.27%) Documentum
11 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.37%) SAP MII
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) JDE World
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.01%) SSL
2 9 (2.46%) HTTP
3 6 (1.64%) LDAP
4 3 (0.82%) Internet
5 2 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.93%) Relational Database
3 48 (13.11%) RDBMS
4 27 (7.38%) DB2
5 16 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (4.10%) MySQL
7 14 (3.83%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.55%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (11.20%) Selenium
2 34 (9.29%) Ant
3 33 (9.02%) Git (software)
4 32 (8.74%) Subversion
5 19 (5.19%) JUnit
6 18 (4.92%) Maven
6 18 (4.92%) JIRA
7 15 (4.10%) Gradle
8 10 (2.73%) Synon
9 9 (2.46%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.91%) Hudson
11 6 (1.64%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.37%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (1.09%) NetBeans
13 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.55%) ProC
14 2 (0.55%) JDeveloper
14 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (27.05%) Finance
2 38 (10.38%) Banking
3 29 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.56%) Retail
5 15 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.83%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.91%) Back Office
8 6 (1.64%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.09%) Games
11 3 (0.82%) Publishing
12 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.55%) Marketing
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (51.91%) Developer
2 123 (33.61%) Java Developer
3 70 (19.13%) Consultant
4 44 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 42 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (10.11%) Technical Consultant
7 36 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 34 (9.29%) Software Developer
9 26 (7.10%) Analyst
10 22 (6.01%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.92%) Architect
11 18 (4.92%) Graduate
12 16 (4.37%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (4.10%) Java Consultant
14 14 (3.83%) Applications Support
15 13 (3.55%) Test Consultant
15 13 (3.55%) Lead Developer
16 12 (3.28%) Programmer
16 12 (3.28%) Junior
17 11 (3.01%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (30.05%) HTML
2 94 (25.68%) .NET
3 71 (19.40%) jQuery
4 66 (18.03%) XML
5 62 (16.94%) CSS
6 58 (15.85%) Web Services
7 56 (15.30%) Spring
8 41 (11.20%) Java EE
9 40 (10.93%) Hibernate
9 40 (10.93%) J2EE
10 33 (9.02%) HTML5
10 33 (9.02%) AngularJS
11 28 (7.65%) RESTful
12 24 (6.56%) Middleware
13 21 (5.74%) JSP
14 19 (5.19%) CSS3
14 19 (5.19%) JSON
15 18 (4.92%) JPA
16 17 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (4.37%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.46%) Semantic Web
3 20 (5.46%) Equities
4 18 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.73%) iSeries
6 8 (2.19%) Ontologies
7 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.09%) Health Informatics
8 4 (1.09%) NHS
8 4 (1.09%) GIS
8 4 (1.09%) Informatics
9 3 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.55%) User Experience
10 2 (0.55%) AS400
10 2 (0.55%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.49%) UNIX
2 55 (15.03%) Linux
3 26 (7.10%) Windows
4 24 (6.56%) AIX
5 21 (5.74%) Solaris
6 14 (3.83%) MVS
7 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.37%) SUSE
9 3 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) OS/390
10 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.40%) OO
3 65 (17.76%) SOA
4 63 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 38 (10.38%) MVC
6 33 (9.02%) SDLC
7 32 (8.74%) OOP
8 31 (8.47%) Open Source
9 29 (7.92%) TDD
10 25 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.74%) Web Development
12 20 (5.46%) Scrum
13 18 (4.92%) Software Delivery
14 17 (4.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.37%) Waterfall
15 16 (4.37%) Test Strategy
15 16 (4.37%) Mobile Development
15 16 (4.37%) Analytics
16 15 (4.10%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.25%) SQL
2 92 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 67 (18.31%) C#
4 32 (8.74%) PHP
5 26 (7.10%) Perl
5 26 (7.10%) Ruby
6 25 (6.83%) Python
7 21 (5.74%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.37%) VB
9 14 (3.83%) C
9 14 (3.83%) JCL
10 13 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.55%) VBA
11 12 (3.28%) RPG
12 11 (3.01%) C++
13 10 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.46%) VBScript
14 9 (2.46%) COBOL
14 9 (2.46%) SPARQL
15 7 (1.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (18.31%) Degree
2 11 (3.01%) Postgraduate
3 10 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.46%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) ISEB
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) CIMA
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.02%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (3.83%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.55%) Netcool
3 2 (0.55%) Control-M
3 2 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (34.97%) Oracle
2 38 (10.38%) IBM
3 21 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.64%) Sybase
4 17 (4.64%) BEA
5 13 (3.55%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.73%) SAP
7 9 (2.46%) Sun
8 6 (1.64%) CA
9 3 (0.82%) i2
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.82%) HP
9 3 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco
10 2 (0.55%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.27%) Zend
11 1 (0.27%) Pega
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.27%) Informatica
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