The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 205 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.25% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Java Software 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
5211 5256 4584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.33% 94.70% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 4472 3918
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Java Software Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham -6 1 £40,000 +17.64%
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
6 5 (35.71%) Groovy
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (28.57%) XHTML
7 4 (28.57%) PhD
7 4 (28.57%) Sun
7 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Grails
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Grails
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Yii
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PhD
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Zend