The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 5.69% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 18.28% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 11
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 93 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.12% 31.10% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 67 35
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
England

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 August 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) J2EE
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) JSP
2 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 8 (66.67%) Subversion
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) XPath
4 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Automotive
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) ABAP
7 2 (16.67%) Ant
7 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) ERP
7 2 (16.67%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (16.67%) JSTL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) J2EE
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) JSP
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (16.67%) JSTL
6 2 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (16.67%) BAPI
6 2 (16.67%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (8.33%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) XPath
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) ABAP
4 2 (16.67%) SAPscript
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Alterian
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle