The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.30% 5.45% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 15.25% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.94% 35.76% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 20
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Midlands region.

Java Salary Trend in the Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) JBehave
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) JPA
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Coverity
6 2 (20.00%) hybris

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Adabas
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JBehave
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Log4j
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) JPA
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Servlets
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
2 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (10.00%) JCL
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MBA
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Coverity
3 2 (20.00%) hybris
3 2 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (20.00%) ATG
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Sage
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft