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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 105 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 104 125 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 2.25% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.37% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 96 115 116
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,500 £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
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
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 22 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 22 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 37 £43,000 +32.30% 4
Birmingham -13 26 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Warwickshire +22 21 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wolverhampton - 6 £30,000 - 2
Shropshire +1 5 £17,500 - 2
Worcestershire -2 3 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Solihull - 3 £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 22 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
2 112 (51.14%) J2EE
3 92 (42.01%) Tomcat
4 90 (41.10%) Spring
5 85 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (36.53%) SQL
7 71 (32.42%) JavaScript
8 70 (31.96%) Oracle
9 66 (30.14%) HTML
10 62 (28.31%) Hibernate
11 61 (27.85%) CSS
12 59 (26.94%) Degree
13 54 (24.66%) Linux
14 53 (24.20%) XML
15 49 (22.37%) Scrum
16 45 (20.55%) Web Services
17 43 (19.63%) Eclipse
18 40 (18.26%) UNIX
19 39 (17.81%) Apache
20 37 (16.89%) Software Engineering
21 35 (15.98%) TDD
22 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
23 33 (15.07%) Struts
24 32 (14.61%) JBoss
25 31 (14.16%) SOAP
25 31 (14.16%) JSP
25 31 (14.16%) MVC
26 30 (13.70%) MySQL
27 29 (13.24%) OO
27 29 (13.24%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (42.01%) Tomcat
2 39 (17.81%) 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 7 (3.20%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.74%) Jetty
9 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.37%) Confluence
11 2 (0.91%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.91%) CMS
11 2 (0.91%) FileNet
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) 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%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) SSL
1 11 (5.02%) Internet
2 5 (2.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.70%) MySQL
3 15 (6.85%) 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
7 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.91%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.91%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (19.63%) Eclipse
2 14 (6.39%) Maven
2 14 (6.39%) JUnit
3 13 (5.94%) Subversion
4 12 (5.48%) Hudson
4 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.65%) Selenium
5 8 (3.65%) Ant
6 6 (2.74%) Eclipse RCP
6 6 (2.74%) PhantomJS
7 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.28%) FitNesse
7 5 (2.28%) JIRA
8 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.46%) RSpec
9 1 (0.46%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 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
1 112 (51.14%) J2EE
2 90 (41.10%) Spring
3 66 (30.14%) HTML
4 62 (28.31%) Hibernate
5 61 (27.85%) CSS
6 53 (24.20%) XML
7 45 (20.55%) Web Services
8 33 (15.07%) Struts
9 31 (14.16%) SOAP
9 31 (14.16%) JSP
10 29 (13.24%) Java EE
11 21 (9.59%) XSLT
12 20 (9.13%) Spring MVC
12 20 (9.13%) RESTful
13 18 (8.22%) XSD
14 17 (7.76%) jQuery
15 16 (7.31%) JSON
15 16 (7.31%) Ajax
15 16 (7.31%) JDBC
16 14 (6.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.20%) 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%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.66%) Linux
2 40 (18.26%) 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 37 (16.89%) Software Engineering
4 35 (15.98%) TDD
5 31 (14.16%) MVC
6 29 (13.24%) OO
7 18 (8.22%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.85%) Pair Programming
9 13 (5.94%) UML
10 12 (5.48%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (3.65%) BDD
12 7 (3.20%) DSDM
12 7 (3.20%) CRM
12 7 (3.20%) B2B
12 7 (3.20%) B2C
12 7 (3.20%) Software Testing
13 6 (2.74%) Multithreading
14 5 (2.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 219 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (36.53%) SQL
3 71 (32.42%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.79%) PHP
5 19 (8.68%) Groovy
6 9 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.74%) C
7 6 (2.74%) C#
8 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.37%) Scala
8 3 (1.37%) XPath
9 2 (0.91%) C++
9 2 (0.91%) Clojure
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) Erlang
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (26.94%) Degree
2 22 (10.05%) Sun Certification
3 11 (5.02%) OCPJP
4 10 (4.57%) 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 23 (10.50%) Sun
4 8 (3.65%) Google
5 6 (2.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.28%) IBM
7 3 (1.37%) Adobe
7 3 (1.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) Zend
8 2 (0.91%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) Demandware
9 1 (0.46%) hybris
9 1 (0.46%) Facebook
9 1 (0.46%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) webMethods
9 1 (0.46%) ATG
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Alterian
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