The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 9.41% 20.41% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 29.41% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 87.06% 69.39% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 23
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Java
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Java Salary Trend in Redditch

Java
Salary Histogram in Redditch

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Redditch region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Redditch

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) JSF
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) GlassFish
4 5 (41.67%) JPA
4 5 (41.67%) PVCS
4 5 (41.67%) JSP
4 5 (41.67%) JBoss
4 5 (41.67%) Toad
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) RAD
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Java SE
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) WSDL
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) Toad
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) PVCS
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) JSF
2 5 (41.67%) JPA
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) WSDL
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) EJB
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Java SE
4 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (25.00%) OO
1 3 (25.00%) RAD
1 3 (25.00%) Logistics
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HND
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft