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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.89% 3.73% 9.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 9.57% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
21 94 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.81% 39.00% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 69 46
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Google