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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 100 94 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 110 110 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.20% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.31% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 100 184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,100 £48,000
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
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +8 30 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Birmingham -2 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Warwickshire +9 22 £50,000 +35.13% 3
Wolverhampton +3 15 £19,500 -46.20% 2
Staffordshire -16 7 £35,000 +118.75%
Herefordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Worcestershire 0 2 £24,500 -6.66%
Shropshire +4 1 £50,000 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Java
2 143 (58.85%) J2EE
3 115 (47.33%) Spring
4 92 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
6 87 (35.80%) HTML
7 85 (34.98%) SQL
8 82 (33.74%) Hibernate
9 76 (31.28%) Oracle
10 70 (28.81%) CSS
11 67 (27.57%) Tomcat
12 57 (23.46%) XML
13 56 (23.05%) JSP
14 51 (20.99%) Degree
15 48 (19.75%) Scrum
16 47 (19.34%) TDD
17 44 (18.11%) SOAP
17 44 (18.11%) Struts
18 42 (17.28%) Eclipse
19 41 (16.87%) Web Services
20 40 (16.46%) JBoss
21 39 (16.05%) Linux
21 39 (16.05%) PHP
22 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
22 37 (15.23%) OO
23 36 (14.81%) MVC
24 34 (13.99%) Apache
24 34 (13.99%) JMS
25 32 (13.17%) UNIX
26 31 (12.76%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (27.57%) Tomcat
2 34 (13.99%) Apache
3 26 (10.70%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.29%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.06%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (2.06%) IBM Connections
7 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.29%) HTTP
2 5 (2.06%) SSL
2 5 (2.06%) Internet
3 4 (1.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.76%) MySQL
3 28 (11.52%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.12%) JasperReports
7 9 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.82%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.82%) DB2
10 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.82%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.41%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 42 (17.28%) Eclipse
2 19 (7.82%) Subversion
2 19 (7.82%) Maven
3 18 (7.41%) Selenium
4 13 (5.35%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.53%) JUnit
6 10 (4.12%) FitNesse
6 10 (4.12%) Hudson
7 8 (3.29%) Ant
8 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.65%) PVCS
9 4 (1.65%) Toad
9 4 (1.65%) JIRA
10 3 (1.23%) Apache Continuum
10 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.82%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.41%) RSpec
12 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.41%) WATIR
General
1 22 (9.05%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Retail
3 10 (4.12%) Games
4 9 (3.70%) Banking
4 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) International Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (58.85%) J2EE
2 115 (47.33%) Spring
3 87 (35.80%) HTML
4 82 (33.74%) Hibernate
5 70 (28.81%) CSS
6 57 (23.46%) XML
7 56 (23.05%) JSP
8 44 (18.11%) SOAP
8 44 (18.11%) Struts
9 41 (16.87%) Web Services
10 34 (13.99%) JMS
11 31 (12.76%) RESTful
12 29 (11.93%) Servlets
13 26 (10.70%) jQuery
14 24 (9.88%) JSF
15 23 (9.47%) Ajax
15 23 (9.47%) JPA
16 22 (9.05%) REST
17 21 (8.64%) Spring MVC
17 21 (8.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.70%) Social Media
4 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.41%) NHS
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) IPTV
6 1 (0.41%) FMCG
6 1 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.05%) Linux
2 32 (13.17%) UNIX
3 2 (0.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.75%) Scrum
3 47 (19.34%) TDD
4 37 (15.23%) OO
5 36 (14.81%) MVC
6 29 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 16 (6.58%) Unit Testing
8 12 (4.94%) Multithreading
9 11 (4.53%) Web Development
9 11 (4.53%) UML
10 10 (4.12%) OOP
10 10 (4.12%) DSDM
10 10 (4.12%) B2B
10 10 (4.12%) B2C
11 9 (3.70%) CRM
11 9 (3.70%) Software Testing
11 9 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.29%) ITIL
12 8 (3.29%) Pair Programming
12 8 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 243 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
3 85 (34.98%) SQL
4 39 (16.05%) PHP
5 28 (11.52%) Groovy
6 12 (4.94%) C#
7 9 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.47%) Scala
8 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.06%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.65%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.23%) Clojure
11 3 (1.23%) C
12 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 2 (0.82%) C++
12 2 (0.82%) Delphi
13 1 (0.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 51 (20.99%) Degree
2 12 (4.94%) Sun Certification
3 7 (2.88%) OCPJP
3 7 (2.88%) OCMJD
4 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) PhD
5 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.41%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
Vendors
1 76 (31.28%) Oracle
2 40 (16.46%) JBoss
3 13 (5.35%) Sun
4 8 (3.29%) IBM
5 7 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.06%) Google
6 5 (2.06%) Zend
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.82%) Sybase
8 2 (0.82%) SAP
8 2 (0.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Alterian
9 1 (0.41%) Intershop
9 1 (0.41%) Endeca
9 1 (0.41%) hybris
9 1 (0.41%) Demandware
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) ATG
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe
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