The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 60 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 19 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.65% 6.10% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 10.22% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 22
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
529 401 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.78% 59.67% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 416 346 259
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Java
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 13 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -14 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) C#
3 24 (48.98%) Degree
4 21 (42.86%) HTML
5 20 (40.82%) PHP
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
7 18 (36.73%) SQL
8 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (32.65%) SOAP
10 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
11 14 (28.57%) C++
12 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
13 12 (24.49%) jQuery
13 12 (24.49%) OOP
14 10 (20.41%) J2EE
14 10 (20.41%) Web Development
14 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
14 10 (20.41%) TDD
14 10 (20.41%) REST
15 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
15 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
15 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (16.33%) Symfony
16 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
16 8 (16.33%) JSF
16 8 (16.33%) XML
16 8 (16.33%) CSS
16 8 (16.33%) JSP
16 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
17 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (2.04%) Liferay
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
1 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Moq
6 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.04%) Phing
6 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Automotive
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Junior
3 10 (20.41%) Graduate
3 10 (20.41%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Junior Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) PHP Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Junior PHP Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Programmer
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Systems Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (6.12%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) SOAP
4 12 (24.49%) jQuery
5 10 (20.41%) J2EE
5 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.41%) REST
6 8 (16.33%) Symfony
6 8 (16.33%) JSF
6 8 (16.33%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) CSS
6 8 (16.33%) JSP
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) Middleware
9 5 (10.20%) HTML5
10 4 (8.16%) Dojo
10 4 (8.16%) CSS3
11 2 (4.08%) Web Services
11 2 (4.08%) WCF
11 2 (4.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Arduino
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) SCADA
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.49%) OOP
4 10 (20.41%) Web Development
4 10 (20.41%) TDD
5 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Functional Programming
7 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
7 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) SOA
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) PHP
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.57%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) VB
7 6 (12.24%) VB6
7 6 (12.24%) Erlang
7 6 (12.24%) F#
7 6 (12.24%) Scala
8 3 (6.12%) Clojure
8 3 (6.12%) Haskell
8 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.08%) C
10 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.04%) VBA
10 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Atmel
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
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