The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 491 338 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.71% 6.67% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.19% 13.85% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 400 312 336
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2432 2440 2187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.14% 48.17% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2099 2188 1876
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +6 136 £42,500 +16.43% 31
Warwickshire +42 119 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Coventry -1 88 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Worcestershire +13 44 £36,250 +27.19% 4
Walsall +12 28 £80,000 +25.49%
Staffordshire -9 25 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Solihull +17 11 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Shropshire +14 7 £33,750 -3.57% 8
Dudley -2 4 £27,500 -24.65%
Wolverhampton +5 3 £27,500 +25.00%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java 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.

1 403 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (37.91%) SQL
3 307 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 256 (27.26%) Spring
5 228 (24.28%) Degree
6 220 (23.43%) HTML
7 212 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 194 (20.66%) TDD
8 194 (20.66%) XML
9 183 (19.49%) C#
10 182 (19.38%) Scrum
10 182 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
11 176 (18.74%) Hibernate
12 174 (18.53%) Linux
13 173 (18.42%) .NET
14 166 (17.68%) OO
15 149 (15.87%) Finance
16 146 (15.55%) Oracle
17 143 (15.23%) Web Services
18 138 (14.70%) J2EE
19 136 (14.48%) CSS
20 131 (13.95%) Open Source
21 125 (13.31%) Java EE
22 124 (13.21%) MySQL
23 122 (12.99%) Jenkins
24 119 (12.67%) Selenium
25 113 (12.03%) SQL Server
26 105 (11.18%) C++
26 105 (11.18%) Python
26 105 (11.18%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (9.37%) JBoss
2 61 (6.50%) GlassFish
3 50 (5.32%) Apache
4 49 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 48 (5.11%) Apache Spark
6 36 (3.83%) Apache Pig
7 34 (3.62%) Node.js
8 30 (3.19%) Confluence
9 26 (2.77%) WebLogic
9 26 (2.77%) WildFly
10 18 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.06%) CMS
11 10 (1.06%) Mule
11 10 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.85%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.75%) FileNet
15 5 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
16 4 (0.43%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.85%) MS Office
4 7 (0.75%) HipChat
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.32%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (1.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.64%) SAP MII
3 4 (0.43%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.21%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.47%) SaaS
2 16 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.28%) GitHub
4 10 (1.06%) Office 365
5 8 (0.85%) Force.com
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.21%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.21%) Heroku
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.92%) Internet
2 16 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.60%) Firewall
4 13 (1.38%) HTTP
5 11 (1.17%) Skype
6 7 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.75%) PBX
6 7 (0.75%) VoIP
7 4 (0.43%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.43%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) CTI
9 1 (0.11%) DNS
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.11%) SMTP
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (13.21%) MySQL
2 113 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 102 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (7.67%) Big Data
5 65 (6.92%) MongoDB
6 63 (6.71%) NoSQL
7 60 (6.39%) Hadoop
8 58 (6.18%) Relational Database
9 51 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (4.05%) Apache Hive
10 38 (4.05%) Impala
11 35 (3.73%) RDBMS
11 35 (3.73%) Sqoop
12 34 (3.62%) Neo4j
13 23 (2.45%) HBase
14 17 (1.81%) DB2
15 14 (1.49%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (1.06%) Pentaho
17 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 122 (12.99%) Jenkins
2 119 (12.67%) Selenium
3 95 (10.12%) JUnit
4 77 (8.20%) Hudson
5 73 (7.77%) Cucumber
6 68 (7.24%) Git (software)
7 66 (7.03%) RSpec
8 55 (5.86%) JIRA
9 50 (5.32%) Subversion
10 44 (4.69%) Eclipse
11 42 (4.47%) WATIR
12 33 (3.51%) Maven
13 26 (2.77%) JBehave
14 21 (2.24%) IntelliJ
15 19 (2.02%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.70%) Ant
16 16 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 10 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
18 9 (0.96%) Mercurial
General
1 149 (15.87%) Finance
2 85 (9.05%) Retail
3 75 (7.99%) Billing
4 33 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.30%) Games
6 23 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.13%) Banking
8 13 (1.38%) Marketing
9 7 (0.75%) Publishing
10 6 (0.64%) Back Office
10 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.53%) Advertising
11 5 (0.53%) Electronics
11 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Automotive
12 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.32%) French Language
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 500 (53.25%) Developer
2 345 (36.74%) Java Developer
3 145 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 135 (14.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 98 (10.44%) Analyst
6 88 (9.37%) Agile Developer
7 86 (9.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 73 (7.77%) Software Developer
9 61 (6.50%) Architect
10 58 (6.18%) Graduate
11 57 (6.07%) Software Engineer
12 56 (5.96%) Java Engineer
13 51 (5.43%) Consultant
13 51 (5.43%) Junior
14 47 (5.01%) Senior Agile Developer
14 47 (5.01%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 43 (4.58%) Lead Developer
16 40 (4.26%) Programmer
17 39 (4.15%) Test Analyst
18 38 (4.05%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (27.26%) Spring
2 220 (23.43%) HTML
3 194 (20.66%) XML
4 176 (18.74%) Hibernate
5 173 (18.42%) .NET
6 143 (15.23%) Web Services
7 138 (14.70%) J2EE
8 136 (14.48%) CSS
9 125 (13.31%) Java EE
10 90 (9.58%) jQuery
10 90 (9.58%) RESTful
11 86 (9.16%) REST
12 82 (8.73%) AngularJS
13 81 (8.63%) JMS
14 76 (8.09%) HTML5
15 63 (6.71%) Ajax
15 63 (6.71%) JPA
16 60 (6.39%) JAX-RS
17 58 (6.18%) RESTEasy
18 56 (5.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 89 (9.48%) Mathematics
3 74 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.45%) Smart Meter
7 15 (1.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (1.49%) User Experience
9 12 (1.28%) iSeries
9 12 (1.28%) VHDL
10 11 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.06%) Equities
11 10 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.85%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.75%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 174 (18.53%) Linux
2 88 (9.37%) Windows
3 72 (7.67%) Unix
4 36 (3.83%) Android
5 25 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.06%) Solaris
8 10 (1.06%) SUSE
9 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.43%) CentOS
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 194 (20.66%) TDD
4 182 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
4 182 (19.38%) Scrum
5 166 (17.68%) OO
6 131 (13.95%) Open Source
7 101 (10.76%) Unit Testing
8 100 (10.65%) SOA
9 91 (9.69%) Mentoring
10 88 (9.37%) MVC
11 66 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (7.03%) DSDM
12 64 (6.82%) Workflow
13 60 (6.39%) Dependency Injection
14 55 (5.86%) Coaching
15 54 (5.75%) Software Testing
16 53 (5.64%) DevOps
17 52 (5.54%) OOP
18 51 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 356 (37.91%) SQL
2 307 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 183 (19.49%) C#
4 105 (11.18%) C++
4 105 (11.18%) Python
4 105 (11.18%) Ruby
5 78 (8.31%) PHP
6 77 (8.20%) Scala
7 53 (5.64%) Groovy
8 52 (5.54%) C
9 39 (4.15%) Perl
10 35 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 22 (2.34%) Clojure
14 17 (1.81%) Delphi
15 16 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.60%) VB
17 14 (1.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 228 (24.28%) Degree
2 28 (2.98%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.60%) Sun Certification
6 14 (1.49%) PhD
6 14 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.06%) ISEB
9 9 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.21%) HNC
11 2 (0.21%) HND
11 2 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
11 2 (0.21%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.90%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) SLA
3 3 (0.32%) Basel II
4 2 (0.21%) SDET
4 2 (0.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (4.58%) Docker
2 36 (3.83%) Apache Flume
3 26 (2.77%) HDFS
4 8 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.75%) Xen
6 6 (0.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (4.58%) Puppet
2 35 (3.73%) Oozie
3 23 (2.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (0.64%) Nagios
5 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.32%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 146 (15.55%) Oracle
2 40 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.51%) Pega
4 32 (3.41%) Cloudera
4 32 (3.41%) Hortonworks
5 29 (3.09%) IBM
6 27 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 22 (2.34%) MapR
8 19 (2.02%) SAP
8 19 (2.02%) Twitter
9 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.60%) Adobe
10 15 (1.60%) MuleSoft
10 15 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.38%) Google
11 13 (1.38%) JD Edwards
12 12 (1.28%) Sybase
13 10 (1.06%) Cisco
13 10 (1.06%) Talend
13 10 (1.06%) TIBCO
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago