The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - 192 203
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £42,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
Java SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1722 1580 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.28% 35.73% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1363 1869
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java SE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java SE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java SE
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JPA
1 6 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) Toad
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) PVCS
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JPA
1 6 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle