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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 132 82 103
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 90 148 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.76% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.89% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 140 104
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Birmingham -29 31 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Coventry -6 23 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -26 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Staffordshire -2 8 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Worcestershire -6 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (50.00%) J2EE
4 94 (46.08%) Spring
5 78 (38.24%) Tomcat
6 73 (35.78%) SQL
7 66 (32.35%) Hibernate
8 62 (30.39%) Oracle
9 56 (27.45%) JavaScript
10 55 (26.96%) Degree
11 49 (24.02%) HTML
12 45 (22.06%) Linux
13 43 (21.08%) CSS
14 42 (20.59%) Scrum
15 41 (20.10%) Eclipse
16 37 (18.14%) Software Engineering
17 36 (17.65%) Web Services
18 35 (17.16%) Java EE
19 34 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 34 (16.67%) Apache
20 33 (16.18%) XML
21 32 (15.69%) JSP
22 29 (14.22%) JBoss
23 28 (13.73%) Sun
23 28 (13.73%) Sun Certification
24 26 (12.75%) Struts
25 25 (12.25%) SOAP
26 22 (10.78%) MVC
27 21 (10.29%) TDD
27 21 (10.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 78 (38.24%) Tomcat
2 34 (16.67%) Apache
3 17 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 14 (6.86%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.92%) Node.js
6 7 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.94%) Jetty
8 3 (1.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.98%) FileNet
9 2 (0.98%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.49%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.31%) Internet
2 8 (3.92%) SSL
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.80%) MySQL
3 9 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.43%) JasperReports
6 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.98%) DB2
10 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.49%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (20.10%) Eclipse
2 17 (8.33%) Subversion
3 15 (7.35%) Maven
4 13 (6.37%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.39%) Hudson
6 10 (4.90%) JUnit
7 6 (2.94%) Selenium
7 6 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 6 (2.94%) PhantomJS
8 5 (2.45%) PVCS
8 5 (2.45%) Toad
9 4 (1.96%) Ant
9 4 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (1.47%) JIRA
11 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.49%) T4 Templates
12 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 16 (7.84%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Games
3 9 (4.41%) Marketing
4 6 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Electronics
6 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (50.00%) J2EE
2 94 (46.08%) Spring
3 66 (32.35%) Hibernate
4 49 (24.02%) HTML
5 43 (21.08%) CSS
6 36 (17.65%) Web Services
7 35 (17.16%) Java EE
8 33 (16.18%) XML
9 32 (15.69%) JSP
10 26 (12.75%) Struts
11 25 (12.25%) SOAP
12 17 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 17 (8.33%) JMS
13 16 (7.84%) Ajax
14 15 (7.35%) XSLT
14 15 (7.35%) Servlets
14 15 (7.35%) JDBC
15 13 (6.37%) RESTful
16 12 (5.88%) JSF
17 11 (5.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
1 20 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.45%) Open Source
3 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.47%) Equities
3 3 (1.47%) DTV
4 2 (0.98%) Life Science
5 1 (0.49%) User Experience
5 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.06%) Linux
2 21 (10.29%) UNIX
3 4 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.59%) Scrum
3 37 (18.14%) Software Engineering
4 22 (10.78%) MVC
5 21 (10.29%) TDD
5 21 (10.29%) OO
6 19 (9.31%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 16 (7.84%) Multithreading
8 13 (6.37%) UML
9 11 (5.39%) Pair Programming
10 9 (4.41%) Coaching
10 9 (4.41%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (2.45%) RUP
14 4 (1.96%) DSDM
14 4 (1.96%) Logistics
14 4 (1.96%) Project Planning
14 4 (1.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 204 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (35.78%) SQL
3 56 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.35%) PHP
5 8 (3.92%) Groovy
6 5 (2.45%) C#
7 4 (1.96%) C
8 3 (1.47%) Scala
8 3 (1.47%) Clojure
8 3 (1.47%) XPath
8 3 (1.47%) Ruby
8 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) F#
10 1 (0.49%) Haskell
10 1 (0.49%) Erlang
10 1 (0.49%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (26.96%) Degree
2 28 (13.73%) Sun Certification
3 18 (8.82%) OCPJP
4 17 (8.33%) OCMJD
5 7 (3.43%) PhD
6 3 (1.47%) OCP
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (30.39%) Oracle
2 29 (14.22%) JBoss
3 28 (13.73%) Sun
4 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.43%) Google
6 3 (1.47%) SAP
6 3 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe
7 2 (0.98%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) webMethods
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