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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 402 334 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.89% 7.52% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.99% 15.53% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 362 295 355
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -1 154 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Coventry +3 107 £40,000 - 5
Warwickshire -8 52 £45,000 -1.09% 8
Staffordshire +6 28 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Worcestershire +9 18 £30,250 -21.93% 1
Wolverhampton -1 6 £22,000 +12.82%
Shropshire -16 4 £52,500 +84.21% 1
Walsall 0 3 £50,000 -
Solihull -5 3 £42,500 +66.66% 1
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Dudley - 1 £36,500 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 272 (36.76%) SQL
2 253 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (33.78%) .NET
4 234 (31.62%) Oracle
5 207 (27.97%) HTML
6 203 (27.43%) JavaScript
7 200 (27.03%) C#
8 162 (21.89%) Linux
9 157 (21.22%) Software Engineering
10 146 (19.73%) CSS
11 141 (19.05%) J2EE
12 126 (17.03%) JBoss
13 115 (15.54%) Spring
14 109 (14.73%) Tomcat
15 107 (14.46%) PHP
16 106 (14.32%) Windows
17 100 (13.51%) OO
17 100 (13.51%) Microsoft
18 97 (13.11%) XML
19 94 (12.70%) UNIX
20 93 (12.57%) SQL Server
21 92 (12.43%) Relational Database
22 86 (11.62%) Scrum
23 83 (11.22%) Finance
23 83 (11.22%) MySQL
23 83 (11.22%) jQuery
24 82 (11.08%) SOA
25 81 (10.95%) Degree
26 80 (10.81%) RDBMS
27 67 (9.05%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 126 (17.03%) JBoss
2 109 (14.73%) Tomcat
3 55 (7.43%) Apache
3 55 (7.43%) GlassFish
4 44 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 36 (4.86%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.49%) MQSeries
8 10 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.08%) Node.js
10 7 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.81%) SAP Portal
11 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.81%) Drupal
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.68%) IIS
12 5 (0.68%) CICS
Applications
1 47 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.57%) MS Office
3 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.68%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.68%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.54%) Enfinity
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.97%) SaaS
2 12 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.54%) CloudFront
3 4 (0.54%) Office 365
3 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.41%) Joyent
4 3 (0.41%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 26 (3.51%) Internet
3 24 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.76%) HTTP
4 13 (1.76%) LAN
5 11 (1.49%) LDAP
6 8 (1.08%) BIG-IP
7 7 (0.95%) SSL
8 6 (0.81%) Firewall
9 4 (0.54%) SAN
9 4 (0.54%) SNMP
9 4 (0.54%) DNS
10 3 (0.41%) Network Security
10 3 (0.41%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) FTP
12 1 (0.14%) WAN
12 1 (0.14%) CTI
12 1 (0.14%) Wireless
12 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 92 (12.43%) Relational Database
3 83 (11.22%) MySQL
4 80 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 42 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.38%) DB2
6 25 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.11%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.76%) Big Data
10 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.81%) MS Access
13 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.68%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.54%) HBase
14 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (9.05%) JUnit
2 61 (8.24%) Maven
3 47 (6.35%) Selenium
4 41 (5.54%) Ant
5 35 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 35 (4.73%) Git (software)
6 34 (4.59%) JIRA
7 33 (4.46%) Jenkins
8 30 (4.05%) Subversion
8 30 (4.05%) Hudson
9 19 (2.57%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.35%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.08%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.08%) NetBeans
12 8 (1.08%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.08%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.68%) NWDI
14 5 (0.68%) NWDS
General
1 83 (11.22%) Finance
2 54 (7.30%) Retail
3 32 (4.32%) Banking
4 17 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.62%) Billing
5 12 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.22%) Games
7 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.41%) Publishing
9 3 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.27%) Marketing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 371 (50.14%) Developer
2 210 (28.38%) Java Developer
3 99 (13.38%) Senior Developer
4 89 (12.03%) Software Engineer
5 84 (11.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 48 (6.49%) Software Developer
7 46 (6.22%) Architect
8 44 (5.95%) Junior
9 37 (5.00%) Analyst
10 36 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 34 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 30 (4.05%) .NET Developer
13 29 (3.92%) Designer
14 28 (3.78%) Technical Designer
15 27 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (3.51%) Applications Developer
16 26 (3.51%) Junior Developer
17 25 (3.38%) Software Manager
17 25 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 23 (3.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (33.78%) .NET
2 207 (27.97%) HTML
3 146 (19.73%) CSS
4 141 (19.05%) J2EE
5 115 (15.54%) Spring
6 97 (13.11%) XML
7 83 (11.22%) jQuery
8 67 (9.05%) Hibernate
9 64 (8.65%) Java EE
10 63 (8.51%) Web Services
10 63 (8.51%) HTML5
11 56 (7.57%) REST
12 53 (7.16%) JMS
13 45 (6.08%) JSON
13 45 (6.08%) Ajax
14 43 (5.81%) JSP
15 42 (5.68%) RESTful
16 40 (5.41%) ASP.NET
17 34 (4.59%) EJB
17 34 (4.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.22%) Open Source
2 46 (6.22%) User Experience
3 40 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.46%) Semantic Web
5 32 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 20 (2.70%) N-Tier
9 19 (2.57%) Equities
10 18 (2.43%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.30%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.62%) Statistics
12 12 (1.62%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.35%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.22%) GIS
15 7 (0.95%) Physics
15 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 162 (21.89%) Linux
2 106 (14.32%) Windows
3 94 (12.70%) UNIX
4 31 (4.19%) Android
5 14 (1.89%) AIX
6 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.62%) CentOS
7 12 (1.62%) Solaris
8 10 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.68%) MVS
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.14%) OS/400
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (21.22%) Software Engineering
3 100 (13.51%) OO
4 86 (11.62%) Scrum
5 82 (11.08%) SOA
6 62 (8.38%) MVC
7 61 (8.24%) Analytics
8 57 (7.70%) TDD
9 46 (6.22%) Mentoring
10 44 (5.95%) ITIL
11 41 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 38 (5.14%) Unit Testing
14 36 (4.86%) OOP
15 32 (4.32%) Web Development
16 29 (3.92%) DevOps
17 28 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (3.78%) UML
18 26 (3.51%) Kanban
19 25 (3.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 272 (36.76%) SQL
2 203 (27.43%) JavaScript
3 200 (27.03%) C#
4 107 (14.46%) PHP
5 63 (8.51%) Python
6 62 (8.38%) C++
7 61 (8.24%) Perl
8 43 (5.81%) Shell Script
8 43 (5.81%) Ruby
9 36 (4.86%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.86%) C
10 33 (4.46%) VB
11 25 (3.38%) VBScript
12 20 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.16%) VBA
14 15 (2.03%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.03%) VB6
15 14 (1.89%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 81 (10.95%) Degree
2 21 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.95%) PhD
5 5 (0.68%) ISEB
6 4 (0.54%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.54%) OCMJD
6 4 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.54%) HND
7 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.57%) QA
2 12 (1.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) WAI
3 3 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.22%) vSphere
3 8 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.68%) Docker
6 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.54%) Varnish
7 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (4.86%) Puppet
2 32 (4.32%) Nagios
3 22 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.89%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.95%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.54%) SELinux
8 3 (0.41%) Ansible
8 3 (0.41%) MOM
9 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.27%) Opsview
10 1 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 234 (31.62%) Oracle
2 100 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.27%) Sybase
4 38 (5.14%) VMware
5 37 (5.00%) Cisco
6 21 (2.84%) SAP
7 19 (2.57%) IBM
8 16 (2.16%) Nimsoft
9 15 (2.03%) Citrix
10 12 (1.62%) Business Objects
10 12 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.08%) HP
11 8 (1.08%) Google
12 7 (0.95%) Pega
12 7 (0.95%) webMethods
13 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.81%) CA
13 6 (0.81%) Sencha
13 6 (0.81%) Talend
14 5 (0.68%) Cloudera
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40k-50k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + gym and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago