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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 109 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 106 110 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 2.24% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.34% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101 101 100
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.58% +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
5021 4696 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.29% 95.49% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 3919 3995
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +16 47 £42,500 - 7
Coventry -28 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire -12 19 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Wolverhampton -3 4 £22,000 +12.82%
Worcestershire 0 3 £45,000 +83.67%
Solihull - 3 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (44.55%) Spring
4 82 (38.86%) J2EE
5 81 (38.39%) SQL
6 71 (33.65%) HTML
7 70 (33.18%) JavaScript
8 69 (32.70%) Hibernate
9 57 (27.01%) CSS
10 51 (24.17%) Oracle
10 51 (24.17%) jQuery
11 47 (22.27%) Java EE
12 46 (21.80%) MySQL
12 46 (21.80%) Linux
13 43 (20.38%) TDD
14 40 (18.96%) JBoss
14 40 (18.96%) SOA
15 38 (18.01%) MVC
16 37 (17.54%) XML
17 36 (17.06%) Software Engineering
18 34 (16.11%) JUnit
18 34 (16.11%) Scrum
19 32 (15.17%) Tomcat
19 32 (15.17%) RESTful
20 31 (14.69%) JSON
20 31 (14.69%) UNIX
21 29 (13.74%) Retail
22 28 (13.27%) Unit Testing
23 26 (12.32%) HTML5
23 26 (12.32%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 40 (18.96%) JBoss
2 32 (15.17%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.95%) GlassFish
4 20 (9.48%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.69%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.27%) Apache
7 7 (3.32%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.90%) Node.js
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.95%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Enfinity
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Internet
2 6 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.80%) MySQL
2 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.53%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.79%) Big Data
8 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) HBase
9 4 (1.90%) Impala
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (16.11%) JUnit
2 24 (11.37%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.43%) Ant
3 22 (10.43%) Maven
4 17 (8.06%) Subversion
5 14 (6.64%) JIRA
6 13 (6.16%) Selenium
6 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.27%) Hudson
8 8 (3.79%) Gradle
9 7 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.84%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.42%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.95%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.95%) TestNG
12 2 (0.95%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.47%) Mockito
13 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (13.74%) Retail
2 26 (12.32%) Finance
3 11 (5.21%) Banking
4 10 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.79%) Billing
6 4 (1.90%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Games
7 3 (1.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (44.55%) Spring
2 82 (38.86%) J2EE
3 71 (33.65%) HTML
4 69 (32.70%) Hibernate
5 57 (27.01%) CSS
6 51 (24.17%) jQuery
7 47 (22.27%) Java EE
8 37 (17.54%) XML
9 32 (15.17%) RESTful
10 31 (14.69%) JSON
11 26 (12.32%) HTML5
12 25 (11.85%) Web Services
13 24 (11.37%) AngularJS
14 23 (10.90%) REST
14 23 (10.90%) JMS
15 20 (9.48%) Servlets
16 18 (8.53%) JSP
17 17 (8.06%) Struts
17 17 (8.06%) Ajax
17 17 (8.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.37%) Open Source
2 16 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.58%) Equities
3 13 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.84%) GIS
6 5 (2.37%) iPad
6 5 (2.37%) iPhone
6 5 (2.37%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.37%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.90%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.95%) W3C
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) Physics
9 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.80%) Linux
2 31 (14.69%) UNIX
3 8 (3.79%) Android
4 6 (2.84%) Windows
5 4 (1.90%) CentOS
5 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) HPUX
6 2 (0.95%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.38%) TDD
3 40 (18.96%) SOA
4 38 (18.01%) MVC
5 36 (17.06%) Software Engineering
6 34 (16.11%) Scrum
7 28 (13.27%) Unit Testing
8 23 (10.90%) OO
9 14 (6.64%) Web Development
10 13 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.16%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.16%) OOP
11 12 (5.69%) Mobile Development
12 10 (4.74%) Refactoring
13 9 (4.27%) OOD
13 9 (4.27%) UML
14 8 (3.79%) Android Development
14 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.32%) iOS Development
15 7 (3.32%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (38.39%) SQL
3 70 (33.18%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.90%) PHP
5 20 (9.48%) Python
5 20 (9.48%) Ruby
6 10 (4.74%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.79%) Perl
7 8 (3.79%) C#
8 6 (2.84%) C++
9 5 (2.37%) C
10 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) VB6
11 1 (0.47%) Haskell
11 1 (0.47%) Erlang
11 1 (0.47%) Groovy
11 1 (0.47%) F#
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.90%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.42%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.42%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.47%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.32%) Puppet
2 5 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (24.17%) Oracle
2 9 (4.27%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.37%) IBM
4 4 (1.90%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.42%) Sun
6 2 (0.95%) webMethods
6 2 (0.95%) OpenText
6 2 (0.95%) Intershop
7 1 (0.47%) hybris
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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