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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 102 128 97
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 140 100 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.40% 1.86% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.96% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 127 92 118
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 £30,000 £26,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
5443 5112 5259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.86% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4274 4413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +31 69 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Warwickshire +5 36 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Coventry -29 16 £47,500 +10.46% 2
Worcestershire -4 8 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Solihull +12 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Staffordshire +7 2 £45,750 +7.64% 3
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Java
2 143 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (46.83%) Spring
4 90 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 82 (32.54%) HTML
6 75 (29.76%) SQL
7 73 (28.97%) TDD
8 69 (27.38%) J2EE
9 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 65 (25.79%) jQuery
11 63 (25.00%) RESTful
11 63 (25.00%) CSS
12 60 (23.81%) SOA
13 57 (22.62%) MySQL
14 56 (22.22%) XML
15 54 (21.43%) Git (software)
16 52 (20.63%) Oracle
17 47 (18.65%) Subversion
17 47 (18.65%) MVC
18 46 (18.25%) SQL Server
18 46 (18.25%) Web Services
19 45 (17.86%) Unit Testing
20 43 (17.06%) Software Engineering
21 42 (16.67%) Linux
22 41 (16.27%) Java EE
22 41 (16.27%) JSON
23 39 (15.48%) AngularJS
24 38 (15.08%) Open Source
24 38 (15.08%) JBoss
24 38 (15.08%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (15.08%) JBoss
2 37 (14.68%) WebSphere
3 29 (11.51%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.16%) Apache
6 12 (4.76%) Mule
7 8 (3.17%) Node.js
8 7 (2.78%) CMS
9 5 (1.98%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.40%) IIS
12 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) HTTP
2 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.62%) MySQL
2 46 (18.25%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.35%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.56%) Big Data
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.79%) HBase
10 2 (0.79%) Impala
10 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 54 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 47 (18.65%) Subversion
3 36 (14.29%) Ant
4 26 (10.32%) Maven
5 25 (9.92%) JUnit
6 22 (8.73%) JIRA
7 20 (7.94%) Selenium
8 15 (5.95%) Gradle
9 9 (3.57%) Hudson
10 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.19%) TestNG
11 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.79%) Synon
13 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.40%) Mockito
13 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
General
1 38 (15.08%) Finance
2 35 (13.89%) Retail
3 18 (7.14%) Banking
4 15 (5.95%) Billing
4 15 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.37%) Law
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Games
8 3 (1.19%) German Language
9 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (46.83%) Spring
2 90 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 82 (32.54%) HTML
4 69 (27.38%) J2EE
5 65 (25.79%) jQuery
6 63 (25.00%) RESTful
6 63 (25.00%) CSS
7 56 (22.22%) XML
8 46 (18.25%) Web Services
9 41 (16.27%) Java EE
9 41 (16.27%) JSON
10 39 (15.48%) AngularJS
11 36 (14.29%) REST
12 35 (13.89%) HTML5
13 23 (9.13%) Servlets
13 23 (9.13%) SOAP
14 21 (8.33%) CSS3
15 20 (7.94%) .NET
16 19 (7.54%) Struts
16 19 (7.54%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Equities
1 19 (7.54%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.78%) Semantic Web
3 7 (2.78%) Ontologies
4 6 (2.38%) GIS
5 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.59%) iPad
6 4 (1.59%) iPhone
6 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.19%) W3C
8 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.79%) DTV
8 2 (0.79%) Physics
8 2 (0.79%) Informatics
8 2 (0.79%) Life Science
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.67%) Linux
2 34 (13.49%) UNIX
3 10 (3.97%) Windows
4 7 (2.78%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) CentOS
5 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) HPUX
5 2 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.97%) TDD
3 60 (23.81%) SOA
4 47 (18.65%) MVC
5 45 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 43 (17.06%) Software Engineering
7 38 (15.08%) Open Source
8 37 (14.68%) Scrum
9 35 (13.89%) OO
10 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (10.32%) OOP
12 25 (9.92%) E-Commerce
13 24 (9.52%) Web Development
13 24 (9.52%) Waterfall
14 21 (8.33%) SDLC
15 19 (7.54%) Mobile Development
15 19 (7.54%) OOD
16 16 (6.35%) Kanban
17 14 (5.56%) Refactoring
18 13 (5.16%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 252 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (29.76%) SQL
3 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.32%) PHP
5 24 (9.52%) Ruby
6 23 (9.13%) Python
7 10 (3.97%) C#
8 7 (2.78%) SPARQL
9 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.38%) C++
9 6 (2.38%) C
10 4 (1.59%) Perl
10 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.79%) RPG
11 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.79%) R
11 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (13.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.97%) Postgraduate
3 6 (2.38%) Sun Certification
3 6 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Puppet
1 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (20.63%) Oracle
2 10 (3.97%) IBM
3 8 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.59%) Sun
5 3 (1.19%) webMethods
6 2 (0.79%) SAP
6 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.40%) hybris
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Uplift and excellent benefits
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Worcestershire
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