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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 116 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 120 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 2.20% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.32% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 84 114 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5125 5163 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.75% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4248 4385 3888
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 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
Birmingham -12 31 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry +13 28 £46,500 +43.07% 2
Warwickshire +1 11 £41,750 +19.28% 2
Worcestershire -2 9 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -19 4 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Shropshire - 3 £17,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Java
2 111 (50.00%) J2EE
3 96 (43.24%) Spring
4 88 (39.64%) Tomcat
5 84 (37.84%) SQL
6 80 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 70 (31.53%) Oracle
8 70 (31.53%) Hibernate
9 67 (30.18%) HTML
10 61 (27.48%) Degree
11 59 (26.58%) CSS
12 51 (22.97%) XML
13 50 (22.52%) Linux
14 49 (22.07%) Scrum
15 46 (20.72%) Eclipse
16 43 (19.37%) Web Services
17 41 (18.47%) Software Engineering
18 39 (17.57%) Apache
18 39 (17.57%) JSP
18 39 (17.57%) SQL Server
19 35 (15.77%) Java EE
19 35 (15.77%) JBoss
20 34 (15.32%) SOAP
21 31 (13.96%) UNIX
22 30 (13.51%) Struts
22 30 (13.51%) TDD
23 28 (12.61%) MySQL
24 27 (12.16%) MVC
25 26 (11.71%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (39.64%) Tomcat
2 39 (17.57%) Apache
3 19 (8.56%) WebSphere
4 18 (8.11%) GlassFish
5 9 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.60%) Node.js
6 8 (3.60%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.70%) Jetty
8 3 (1.35%) Confluence
9 2 (0.90%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) FileNet
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Internet
2 11 (4.95%) SSL
3 4 (1.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.61%) MySQL
3 12 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.15%) JasperReports
6 7 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.90%) Big Data
9 2 (0.90%) DB2
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.45%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 46 (20.72%) Eclipse
2 18 (8.11%) Maven
2 18 (8.11%) Subversion
3 15 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.86%) Hudson
5 12 (5.41%) JUnit
6 9 (4.05%) Selenium
7 8 (3.60%) Ant
8 6 (2.70%) PhantomJS
8 6 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.25%) JIRA
9 5 (2.25%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (1.80%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.80%) PVCS
10 4 (1.80%) Toad
11 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.45%) Xcode
12 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.45%) JDeveloper
General
1 20 (9.01%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Marketing
3 8 (3.60%) Retail
4 7 (3.15%) Games
5 6 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (50.00%) J2EE
2 96 (43.24%) Spring
3 70 (31.53%) Hibernate
4 67 (30.18%) HTML
5 59 (26.58%) CSS
6 51 (22.97%) XML
7 43 (19.37%) Web Services
8 39 (17.57%) JSP
9 35 (15.77%) Java EE
10 34 (15.32%) SOAP
11 30 (13.51%) Struts
12 20 (9.01%) Spring MVC
12 20 (9.01%) XSLT
13 18 (8.11%) JMS
14 17 (7.66%) Servlets
14 17 (7.66%) JDBC
14 17 (7.66%) Ajax
15 16 (7.21%) JPA
15 16 (7.21%) RESTful
16 15 (6.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.36%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.70%) Open Source
4 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.35%) Equities
5 3 (1.35%) DTV
5 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.90%) Social Media
6 2 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.52%) Linux
2 31 (13.96%) UNIX
3 5 (2.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.07%) Scrum
3 41 (18.47%) Software Engineering
4 30 (13.51%) TDD
5 27 (12.16%) MVC
6 25 (11.26%) OO
7 19 (8.56%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.31%) UML
9 13 (5.86%) Pair Programming
10 9 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.60%) Multithreading
11 8 (3.60%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.15%) DSDM
13 6 (2.70%) Kanban
14 5 (2.25%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (2.25%) RUP
14 5 (2.25%) OOD
14 5 (2.25%) SOA
14 5 (2.25%) BDD
15 4 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 222 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (37.84%) SQL
3 72 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.81%) PHP
5 14 (6.31%) Groovy
6 6 (2.70%) C#
7 5 (2.25%) C
8 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.35%) Ruby
9 3 (1.35%) XPath
9 3 (1.35%) Scala
10 2 (0.90%) Clojure
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (27.48%) Degree
2 25 (11.26%) Sun Certification
3 14 (6.31%) OCPJP
4 13 (5.86%) OCMJD
5 8 (3.60%) PhD
6 3 (1.35%) OCP
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Xen
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (31.53%) Oracle
2 35 (15.77%) JBoss
3 26 (11.71%) Sun
4 10 (4.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.05%) Google
6 5 (2.25%) IBM
7 4 (1.80%) SAP
8 3 (1.35%) VMware
8 3 (1.35%) Adobe
9 2 (0.90%) Twitter
9 2 (0.90%) Zend
10 1 (0.45%) ATG
10 1 (0.45%) webMethods
10 1 (0.45%) Sybase
10 1 (0.45%) Endeca
10 1 (0.45%) Intershop
10 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.45%) Demandware
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
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