The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 118 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.41% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.54% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 96 81
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Birmingham 0 31 £40,000 - 3
Coventry -21 26 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -25 10 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Worcestershire -7 9 £45,000 +5.26% 2
Wolverhampton -5 5 £22,000 +15.78%
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (47.12%) Spring
4 97 (46.63%) J2EE
5 72 (34.62%) SQL
6 63 (30.29%) JavaScript
7 58 (27.88%) Hibernate
8 56 (26.92%) HTML
9 47 (22.60%) CSS
10 45 (21.63%) Oracle
11 41 (19.71%) Linux
11 41 (19.71%) JBoss
11 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
12 38 (18.27%) Tomcat
13 37 (17.79%) jQuery
14 36 (17.31%) Java EE
15 35 (16.83%) Scrum
16 32 (15.38%) XML
17 31 (14.90%) JUnit
18 29 (13.94%) Degree
18 29 (13.94%) MVC
19 28 (13.46%) MySQL
20 27 (12.98%) Finance
20 27 (12.98%) TDD
21 26 (12.50%) JSON
22 25 (12.02%) RESTful
22 25 (12.02%) JMS
23 23 (11.06%) SOA
23 23 (11.06%) OO
23 23 (11.06%) UNIX

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (19.71%) JBoss
2 38 (18.27%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.10%) GlassFish
4 13 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.25%) Apache
5 10 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.92%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Enfinity
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) HTTP
2 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.46%) MySQL
2 14 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.33%) Big Data
6 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.92%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.92%) HBase
8 4 (1.92%) Impala
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (14.90%) JUnit
2 15 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.73%) Maven
3 14 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.29%) JIRA
4 11 (5.29%) Selenium
4 11 (5.29%) Ant
5 10 (4.81%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.81%) Hudson
6 8 (3.85%) Subversion
7 7 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.44%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.96%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.96%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.48%) Mockito
11 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.48%) TestNG
11 1 (0.48%) Toad
11 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (12.98%) Finance
2 22 (10.58%) Retail
3 12 (5.77%) Banking
4 10 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (47.12%) Spring
2 97 (46.63%) J2EE
3 58 (27.88%) Hibernate
4 56 (26.92%) HTML
5 47 (22.60%) CSS
6 37 (17.79%) jQuery
7 36 (17.31%) Java EE
8 32 (15.38%) XML
9 26 (12.50%) JSON
10 25 (12.02%) JMS
10 25 (12.02%) RESTful
11 23 (11.06%) REST
12 22 (10.58%) Web Services
13 19 (9.13%) HTML5
14 18 (8.65%) JSP
15 17 (8.17%) Struts
16 16 (7.69%) EJB
16 16 (7.69%) AngularJS
17 15 (7.21%) CSS3
17 15 (7.21%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Computer Science
1 19 (9.13%) Open Source
2 17 (8.17%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.17%) Equities
3 11 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.40%) iPad
4 5 (2.40%) iPhone
4 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.92%) GIS
5 4 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.71%) Linux
2 23 (11.06%) UNIX
3 7 (3.37%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) CentOS
5 3 (1.44%) Windows
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
3 35 (16.83%) Scrum
4 29 (13.94%) MVC
5 27 (12.98%) TDD
6 23 (11.06%) SOA
6 23 (11.06%) OO
7 22 (10.58%) UML
8 19 (9.13%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.77%) Web Development
11 11 (5.29%) OOP
12 10 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.33%) Multithreading
14 8 (3.85%) Logistics
15 7 (3.37%) OOD
15 7 (3.37%) Android Development
15 7 (3.37%) iOS Development
16 6 (2.88%) DevOps
16 6 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (34.62%) SQL
3 63 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.17%) PHP
5 14 (6.73%) Python
6 12 (5.77%) Ruby
7 7 (3.37%) Perl
7 7 (3.37%) C#
8 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.44%) C++
10 2 (0.96%) Haskell
10 2 (0.96%) Erlang
10 2 (0.96%) Clojure
10 2 (0.96%) F#
10 2 (0.96%) Scala
10 2 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (13.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.85%) Sun Certification
2 8 (3.85%) OCPJP
2 8 (3.85%) OCMJD
3 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) VCP4
5 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Puppet
2 5 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (21.63%) Oracle
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) Sun
3 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.92%) Open Text
4 4 (1.92%) Intershop
4 4 (1.92%) Talend
4 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.96%) webMethods
6 1 (0.48%) hybris
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.48%) Sybase
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
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