The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank - 201 187
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 0 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 12
Average salary - £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +3.20%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
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 Programmer
England

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Java Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook