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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 113 77 142
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 98 134 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 3.03% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 3.20% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 133 56
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 34 £45,000 +0.55% 6
Coventry -15 28 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Warwickshire -34 11 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Worcestershire +3 6 £53,750 +26.47%
Staffordshire +4 4 £46,000 +19.48%
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall -4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wolverhampton -9 1 - - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (50.75%) Spring
3 102 (50.75%) J2EE
4 69 (34.33%) SQL
5 64 (31.84%) JavaScript
6 63 (31.34%) Hibernate
7 59 (29.35%) HTML
8 55 (27.36%) Oracle
9 48 (23.88%) CSS
10 40 (19.90%) JBoss
10 40 (19.90%) Software Engineering
10 40 (19.90%) Java EE
11 39 (19.40%) Tomcat
12 38 (18.91%) Scrum
13 37 (18.41%) Linux
14 34 (16.92%) jQuery
15 31 (15.42%) XML
16 27 (13.43%) Degree
17 25 (12.44%) JSP
17 25 (12.44%) JMS
18 23 (11.44%) Finance
18 23 (11.44%) UML
18 23 (11.44%) JUnit
18 23 (11.44%) REST
19 22 (10.95%) JSON
19 22 (10.95%) GlassFish
19 22 (10.95%) Web Services
20 21 (10.45%) MVC
20 21 (10.45%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (19.90%) JBoss
2 39 (19.40%) Tomcat
3 22 (10.95%) GlassFish
4 13 (6.47%) Apache
5 9 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.99%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.99%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Enfinity
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) Internet
2 2 (1.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) MySQL
2 17 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.46%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.48%) Big Data
6 7 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.00%) Impala
9 2 (1.00%) DB2
9 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.00%) HBase
10 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.50%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 23 (11.44%) JUnit
2 17 (8.46%) Eclipse
3 14 (6.97%) Maven
3 14 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.47%) Hudson
5 9 (4.48%) Subversion
6 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.98%) Ant
7 7 (3.48%) JIRA
7 7 (3.48%) Selenium
7 7 (3.48%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.99%) Toad
8 4 (1.99%) PVCS
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.00%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (11.44%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Retail
3 8 (3.98%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (50.75%) J2EE
1 102 (50.75%) Spring
2 63 (31.34%) Hibernate
3 59 (29.35%) HTML
4 48 (23.88%) CSS
5 40 (19.90%) Java EE
6 34 (16.92%) jQuery
7 31 (15.42%) XML
8 25 (12.44%) JSP
8 25 (12.44%) JMS
9 23 (11.44%) REST
10 22 (10.95%) JSON
10 22 (10.95%) Web Services
11 18 (8.96%) Struts
12 17 (8.46%) Servlets
12 17 (8.46%) RESTful
13 16 (7.96%) Ajax
14 15 (7.46%) EJB
15 14 (6.97%) SOAP
15 14 (6.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.47%) Equities
4 10 (4.98%) Open Source
5 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.99%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.99%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.49%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) DTV
8 2 (1.00%) GIS
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.41%) Linux
2 18 (8.96%) UNIX
3 4 (1.99%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) CentOS
4 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.90%) Software Engineering
3 38 (18.91%) Scrum
4 23 (11.44%) UML
5 21 (10.45%) TDD
5 21 (10.45%) MVC
6 18 (8.96%) OO
7 15 (7.46%) SOA
7 15 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.97%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.98%) Logistics
11 7 (3.48%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.48%) OOP
11 7 (3.48%) Web Development
12 6 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.49%) BDD
14 4 (1.99%) Kanban
14 4 (1.99%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (1.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 201 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (34.33%) SQL
3 64 (31.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.98%) C#
4 8 (3.98%) Python
4 8 (3.98%) Ruby
5 7 (3.48%) PHP
6 5 (2.49%) Perl
7 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.49%) Groovy
9 2 (1.00%) F#
9 2 (1.00%) Scala
9 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.00%) Clojure
9 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.00%) Haskell
9 2 (1.00%) Erlang
10 1 (0.50%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.98%) Sun Certification
2 10 (4.98%) OCPJP
2 10 (4.98%) OCMJD
3 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 55 (27.36%) Oracle
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.98%) Sun
4 4 (1.99%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.99%) Open Text
4 4 (1.99%) Intershop
4 4 (1.99%) Talend
5 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.00%) Google
6 2 (1.00%) webMethods
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: dependant on experience
Posted: 15 days ago