The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 32 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.99% 6.48% 12.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 13.73% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £52,500 £28,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £44,000 £75,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,650 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +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 Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 51 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.80% 47.22% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 58
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,887
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Java
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Java Salary Trend in Shropshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Java
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 3 £52,500 +84.21% 1
Ludlow - 1 - -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Arduino
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle