The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 113 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 99 126 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 2.26% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.38% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 91 118 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Java Developer
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Coventry +18 35 £43,000 +32.30% 3
Birmingham -18 28 £37,500 -8.53% 7
Warwickshire +12 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Shropshire +3 5 £17,500 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire -6 3 £38,750 -1.89% 3
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -28 1 £42,500 -29.16% 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 30 July 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (52.05%) J2EE
3 94 (42.92%) Tomcat
4 93 (42.47%) Spring
5 85 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (37.44%) SQL
7 72 (32.88%) JavaScript
8 70 (31.96%) Oracle
9 66 (30.14%) HTML
10 64 (29.22%) Hibernate
11 61 (27.85%) CSS
12 60 (27.40%) Degree
13 53 (24.20%) Linux
14 52 (23.74%) XML
15 49 (22.37%) Scrum
16 45 (20.55%) Eclipse
17 44 (20.09%) Web Services
18 41 (18.72%) Apache
19 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
20 37 (16.89%) UNIX
21 34 (15.53%) Struts
21 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
21 34 (15.53%) TDD
22 32 (14.61%) JSP
22 32 (14.61%) JBoss
23 30 (13.70%) SOAP
23 30 (13.70%) Java EE
24 29 (13.24%) MySQL
24 29 (13.24%) MVC
25 28 (12.79%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 94 (42.92%) Tomcat
2 41 (18.72%) Apache
3 21 (9.59%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.94%) GlassFish
5 9 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.65%) Node.js
7 6 (2.74%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.74%) Jetty
8 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.91%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.91%) CMS
10 2 (0.91%) FileNet
11 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.48%) Internet
2 11 (5.02%) SSL
3 4 (1.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.24%) MySQL
3 14 (6.39%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.74%) JasperReports
7 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) MaxDB
11 1 (0.46%) Big Data
11 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.46%) DB2
11 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 45 (20.55%) Eclipse
2 15 (6.85%) Maven
3 14 (6.39%) Subversion
3 14 (6.39%) JUnit
4 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.48%) Hudson
5 9 (4.11%) Ant
6 8 (3.65%) Selenium
7 6 (2.74%) Eclipse RCP
7 6 (2.74%) PhantomJS
8 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.28%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.28%) JIRA
9 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.46%) RSpec
10 1 (0.46%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.46%) Toad
10 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (8.68%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Retail
3 7 (3.20%) Marketing
4 6 (2.74%) Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (52.05%) J2EE
2 93 (42.47%) Spring
3 66 (30.14%) HTML
4 64 (29.22%) Hibernate
5 61 (27.85%) CSS
6 52 (23.74%) XML
7 44 (20.09%) Web Services
8 34 (15.53%) Struts
9 32 (14.61%) JSP
10 30 (13.70%) SOAP
10 30 (13.70%) Java EE
11 21 (9.59%) XSLT
12 19 (8.68%) Spring MVC
12 19 (8.68%) RESTful
13 18 (8.22%) jQuery
14 17 (7.76%) XSD
15 16 (7.31%) JDBC
15 16 (7.31%) Ajax
16 15 (6.85%) JSON
17 14 (6.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.74%) Social Media
4 5 (2.28%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.83%) Open Source
6 3 (1.37%) Equities
6 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.91%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.91%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.20%) Linux
2 37 (16.89%) UNIX
3 2 (0.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.37%) Scrum
3 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
4 34 (15.53%) TDD
5 29 (13.24%) MVC
6 28 (12.79%) OO
7 18 (8.22%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.39%) Pair Programming
9 13 (5.94%) UML
10 11 (5.02%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.20%) BDD
11 7 (3.20%) DSDM
11 7 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (2.74%) Multithreading
12 6 (2.74%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.74%) CRM
12 6 (2.74%) B2B
12 6 (2.74%) B2C
13 5 (2.28%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 219 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (37.44%) SQL
3 72 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.33%) PHP
5 17 (7.76%) Groovy
6 8 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.20%) C#
8 6 (2.74%) C
9 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.37%) Scala
9 3 (1.37%) XPath
10 2 (0.91%) Ruby
10 2 (0.91%) C++
10 2 (0.91%) Clojure
11 1 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
11 1 (0.46%) Erlang
11 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (27.40%) Degree
2 24 (10.96%) Sun Certification
3 13 (5.94%) OCPJP
4 12 (5.48%) OCMJD
5 8 (3.65%) PhD
6 3 (1.37%) OCP
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (31.96%) Oracle
2 32 (14.61%) JBoss
3 25 (11.42%) Sun
4 8 (3.65%) Google
5 7 (3.20%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.28%) IBM
7 3 (1.37%) Adobe
7 3 (1.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) Zend
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) hybris
9 1 (0.46%) Demandware
9 1 (0.46%) Facebook
9 1 (0.46%) webMethods
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) ATG
9 1 (0.46%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Alterian
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