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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 213 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -21.05%
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
1959 1951 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.13% 37.33% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 1735 1858
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
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 SE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
(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 - 2 £41,250 - 1
Worcestershire +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) EJB
1 7 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
1 7 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) Toad
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) PVCS
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) JSF
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) PVCS
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) EJB
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
1 7 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) JSF
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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