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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 69 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 226 122 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.62% 2.28% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.36% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 204 115 127
Average salary £43,625 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
6012 5178 4748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.84% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 4388 3971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +6 73 £42,500 - 5
Warwickshire +23 57 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Coventry +13 38 £43,250 -3.88% 3
Staffordshire +25 17 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Worcestershire +3 13 £32,500 +10.16%
Solihull +21 9 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Wolverhampton +5 5 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £22,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £30,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 394 (100.00%) Java
2 273 (69.29%) Spring
3 253 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (52.79%) Hibernate
5 194 (49.24%) SQL
6 168 (42.64%) Scrum
7 156 (39.59%) TDD
8 147 (37.31%) Degree
9 145 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
10 139 (35.28%) Software Engineering
11 137 (34.77%) MySQL
12 130 (32.99%) Java EE
13 124 (31.47%) RESTful
14 122 (30.96%) JMS
15 119 (30.20%) JavaScript
16 115 (29.19%) JUnit
17 113 (28.68%) PostgreSQL
18 110 (27.92%) JBoss
18 110 (27.92%) Unit Testing
19 109 (27.66%) Jenkins
20 108 (27.41%) SOA
21 107 (27.16%) Mathematics
22 106 (26.90%) Hudson
23 105 (26.65%) JAX-RS
24 104 (26.40%) JPA
25 102 (25.89%) GlassFish
25 102 (25.89%) Dependency Injection
25 102 (25.89%) RESTEasy
26 88 (22.34%) HTML
27 85 (21.57%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 110 (27.92%) JBoss
2 102 (25.89%) GlassFish
3 73 (18.53%) WildFly
4 30 (7.61%) Apache Spark
5 16 (4.06%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.79%) Confluence
7 10 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.52%) Mule
8 6 (1.52%) Node.js
9 4 (1.02%) CMS
10 3 (0.76%) Apache
10 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.51%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) HipChat
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.57%) SaaS
2 16 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.79%) Skype
2 9 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.78%) HTTP
4 5 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (34.77%) MySQL
2 113 (28.68%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (12.44%) NoSQL
4 39 (9.90%) MongoDB
5 34 (8.63%) Big Data
6 32 (8.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (7.87%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (2.54%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.28%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.52%) GIS
11 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.02%) SQLite
13 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.76%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.51%) DB2
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (29.19%) JUnit
2 109 (27.66%) Jenkins
3 106 (26.90%) Hudson
4 76 (19.29%) Cucumber
5 75 (19.04%) RSpec
6 71 (18.02%) JBehave
7 46 (11.68%) Selenium
7 46 (11.68%) WATIR
8 31 (7.87%) Eclipse
9 29 (7.36%) Maven
10 21 (5.33%) Git (software)
11 17 (4.31%) Subversion
12 13 (3.30%) JIRA
13 10 (2.54%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.78%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.27%) Ant
16 4 (1.02%) gulp
17 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
18 2 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 74 (18.78%) Billing
2 45 (11.42%) Retail
3 34 (8.63%) Finance
4 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.78%) Games
6 5 (1.27%) Marketing
7 3 (0.76%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (69.29%) Spring
2 208 (52.79%) Hibernate
3 130 (32.99%) Java EE
4 124 (31.47%) RESTful
5 122 (30.96%) JMS
6 105 (26.65%) JAX-RS
7 104 (26.40%) JPA
8 102 (25.89%) RESTEasy
9 88 (22.34%) HTML
10 79 (20.05%) XML
11 69 (17.51%) Web Services
12 68 (17.26%) J2EE
13 63 (15.99%) CSS
14 48 (12.18%) jQuery
15 42 (10.66%) HornetQ
16 38 (9.64%) Servlets
17 36 (9.14%) Spring MVC
18 31 (7.87%) HTML5
19 30 (7.61%) AngularJS
19 30 (7.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 107 (27.16%) Mathematics
2 43 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 38 (9.64%) Smart Meter
4 32 (8.12%) Computer Science
5 28 (7.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.27%) Social Media
9 3 (0.76%) iSeries
9 3 (0.76%) Physics
9 3 (0.76%) RIA
9 3 (0.76%) VHDL
10 1 (0.25%) Equities
10 1 (0.25%) iPhone
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.20%) Linux
2 43 (10.91%) Android
3 29 (7.36%) Apple iOS
4 27 (6.85%) Unix
5 16 (4.06%) Windows
6 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (42.64%) Scrum
3 156 (39.59%) TDD
4 145 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (35.28%) Software Engineering
6 110 (27.92%) Unit Testing
7 108 (27.41%) SOA
8 102 (25.89%) Dependency Injection
9 85 (21.57%) Mentoring
10 71 (18.02%) DSDM
11 65 (16.50%) Software Delivery
12 55 (13.96%) MVC
13 50 (12.69%) Coaching
14 43 (10.91%) OO
15 42 (10.66%) Functional Testing
16 36 (9.14%) Workflow
17 32 (8.12%) Kanban
18 28 (7.11%) Analytics
18 28 (7.11%) Predictive Analytics
19 22 (5.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 394 (100.00%) Java
2 194 (49.24%) SQL
3 119 (30.20%) JavaScript
4 56 (14.21%) Ruby
5 43 (10.91%) Scala
6 37 (9.39%) Groovy
7 32 (8.12%) Python
8 31 (7.87%) Clojure
9 16 (4.06%) PHP
10 15 (3.81%) C#
11 13 (3.30%) C++
11 13 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.79%) C
13 6 (1.52%) VB
13 6 (1.52%) XPath
14 5 (1.27%) VB6
15 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.76%) Perl
17 1 (0.25%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 147 (37.31%) Degree
2 19 (4.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 48 (12.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (10.41%) Puppet
2 3 (0.76%) Grafana
2 3 (0.76%) Graphite
2 3 (0.76%) Packer
2 3 (0.76%) Terraform
2 3 (0.76%) Uchiwa
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 77 (19.54%) Oracle
2 28 (7.11%) Facebook
2 28 (7.11%) Twitter
3 13 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.28%) IBM
4 9 (2.28%) Sun
5 5 (1.27%) WSO2
6 4 (1.02%) Google
7 3 (0.76%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.76%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.51%) ESRI
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Apple
9 1 (0.25%) Escenic
9 1 (0.25%) hybris
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
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Oscar
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +£7k probationary bonus, car allow,
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi working, parking, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + package
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