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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 132 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 138 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 2.58% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.71% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 86 131 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £31,050 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
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
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -14 32 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Coventry -4 25 £48,000 +9.71% 1
Warwickshire -16 11 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Staffordshire -8 8 £42,500 -34.61% 1
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 18 September 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (49.29%) J2EE
4 94 (44.55%) Spring
5 85 (40.28%) Tomcat
6 80 (37.91%) SQL
7 67 (31.75%) Oracle
7 67 (31.75%) Hibernate
8 63 (29.86%) JavaScript
9 58 (27.49%) HTML
10 56 (26.54%) Degree
11 51 (24.17%) CSS
12 50 (23.70%) Linux
13 47 (22.27%) Scrum
14 44 (20.85%) Eclipse
15 41 (19.43%) XML
15 41 (19.43%) Software Engineering
16 39 (18.48%) Web Services
17 36 (17.06%) Apache
17 36 (17.06%) JSP
17 36 (17.06%) SQL Server
17 36 (17.06%) Java EE
18 33 (15.64%) JBoss
19 30 (14.22%) SOAP
20 28 (13.27%) Sun
20 28 (13.27%) Sun Certification
21 27 (12.80%) UNIX
22 25 (11.85%) Struts
23 23 (10.90%) MySQL
24 22 (10.43%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 85 (40.28%) Tomcat
2 36 (17.06%) Apache
3 17 (8.06%) GlassFish
4 15 (7.11%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.79%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.79%) Node.js
6 6 (2.84%) Jetty
7 3 (1.42%) Confluence
8 2 (0.95%) FileNet
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.95%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) Internet
2 9 (4.27%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.90%) MySQL
3 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.32%) JasperReports
5 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.42%) Big Data
10 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.95%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.47%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (20.85%) Eclipse
2 18 (8.53%) Subversion
3 15 (7.11%) Maven
4 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.21%) JUnit
5 11 (5.21%) Hudson
6 7 (3.32%) Selenium
7 6 (2.84%) FitNesse
7 6 (2.84%) PhantomJS
8 5 (2.37%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (2.37%) Ant
8 5 (2.37%) PVCS
8 5 (2.37%) Toad
9 4 (1.90%) JIRA
10 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (8.53%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Marketing
3 8 (3.79%) Games
4 6 (2.84%) Retail
5 5 (2.37%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (49.29%) J2EE
2 94 (44.55%) Spring
3 67 (31.75%) Hibernate
4 58 (27.49%) HTML
5 51 (24.17%) CSS
6 41 (19.43%) XML
7 39 (18.48%) Web Services
8 36 (17.06%) JSP
8 36 (17.06%) Java EE
9 30 (14.22%) SOAP
10 25 (11.85%) Struts
11 19 (9.00%) Ajax
12 17 (8.06%) XSLT
13 16 (7.58%) Spring MVC
13 16 (7.58%) JDBC
14 15 (7.11%) Servlets
14 15 (7.11%) JMS
14 15 (7.11%) RESTful
15 14 (6.64%) JSON
16 13 (6.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.37%) Open Source
4 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.42%) Equities
5 3 (1.42%) DTV
5 3 (1.42%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.95%) Life Science
6 2 (0.95%) Social Media
7 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.70%) Linux
2 27 (12.80%) UNIX
3 4 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.27%) Scrum
3 41 (19.43%) Software Engineering
4 22 (10.43%) MVC
4 22 (10.43%) OO
4 22 (10.43%) TDD
5 20 (9.48%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.06%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.16%) UML
8 12 (5.69%) Pair Programming
9 11 (5.21%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.74%) Coaching
11 9 (4.27%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.84%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (2.37%) Kanban
14 5 (2.37%) RUP
14 5 (2.37%) DSDM
15 4 (1.90%) Logistics
16 3 (1.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (37.91%) SQL
3 63 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.53%) PHP
5 11 (5.21%) Groovy
6 5 (2.37%) C
6 5 (2.37%) C#
7 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.42%) Clojure
8 3 (1.42%) Scala
8 3 (1.42%) Ruby
8 3 (1.42%) XPath
9 1 (0.47%) F#
9 1 (0.47%) Haskell
9 1 (0.47%) Erlang
9 1 (0.47%) VB6
9 1 (0.47%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (26.54%) Degree
2 28 (13.27%) Sun Certification
3 17 (8.06%) OCPJP
4 16 (7.58%) OCMJD
5 8 (3.79%) PhD
6 3 (1.42%) OCP
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (31.75%) Oracle
2 33 (15.64%) JBoss
3 28 (13.27%) Sun
4 12 (5.69%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.32%) Google
6 3 (1.42%) SAP
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (0.95%) Twitter
7 2 (0.95%) Adobe
7 2 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Zend
8 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
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Wolverhampton
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: £24000 - £60000 per annum
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Birmingham
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Posted: 23 days ago
Stafford
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