The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 202 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Java Software Engineer
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Coventry - 7 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
3 30 (78.95%) Web Services
4 29 (76.32%) J2EE
4 29 (76.32%) SQL
4 29 (76.32%) Linux
5 28 (73.68%) REST
6 27 (71.05%) HTML
6 27 (71.05%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (68.42%) Python
7 26 (68.42%) RESTful
8 25 (65.79%) Perl
8 25 (65.79%) DB2
9 24 (63.16%) Big Data
9 24 (63.16%) Oracle
9 24 (63.16%) XHTML
9 24 (63.16%) Apache
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) MVC
11 5 (13.16%) UNIX
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.16%) Spring
11 5 (13.16%) Open Source
12 4 (10.53%) SOAP
12 4 (10.53%) XML
12 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
13 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
13 3 (7.89%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (63.16%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (65.79%) DB2
3 24 (63.16%) Big Data
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Maven
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.63%) RSpec
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) Web Services
2 29 (76.32%) J2EE
3 28 (73.68%) REST
4 27 (71.05%) HTML
5 26 (68.42%) RESTful
6 24 (63.16%) XHTML
7 5 (13.16%) Spring
8 4 (10.53%) SOAP
8 4 (10.53%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) XSLT
9 3 (7.89%) JMS
9 3 (7.89%) Middleware
9 3 (7.89%) Java EE
9 3 (7.89%) JPA
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
10 2 (5.26%) CSS3
10 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.26%) Struts
10 2 (5.26%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.89%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.63%) Kanban
7 1 (2.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 26 (68.42%) Python
4 25 (65.79%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) XPath
7 1 (2.63%) Haskell
7 1 (2.63%) Erlang
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) F#
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Clojure
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase