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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 225 208 201
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.10% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1992 1977 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.03% 36.80% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1687 1693
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) Informatics

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (16.67%) jMock
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
3 1 (16.67%) AWT
3 1 (16.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) R
4 1 (16.67%) C++