The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 373 425 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.54% 8.48% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.52% 17.53% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 331 352 442
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 166 £41,250 +3.12% 12
Coventry +4 67 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Warwickshire +1 56 £47,500 +28.37% 3
Staffordshire -8 25 £35,000 +77.21% 6
Wolverhampton 0 16 £23,500 -24.80% 4
Worcestershire -1 7 £29,500 -1.66% 3
Solihull +4 5 £25,500 - 2
Shropshire -17 5 £31,750 -44.78%
Walsall - 5 £65,000 -
Herefordshire -5 4 £25,000 -16.66%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 252 (33.03%) SQL
2 220 (28.83%) Oracle
3 210 (27.52%) J2EE
4 189 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (24.12%) HTML
6 165 (21.63%) JavaScript
7 156 (20.45%) Spring
8 149 (19.53%) Degree
9 143 (18.74%) UNIX
10 142 (18.61%) OO
10 142 (18.61%) C#
10 142 (18.61%) SQL Server
11 140 (18.35%) Linux
12 137 (17.96%) PHP
13 129 (16.91%) .NET
13 129 (16.91%) CSS
14 128 (16.78%) Finance
15 122 (15.99%) Scrum
16 117 (15.33%) Tomcat
17 113 (14.81%) C++
18 109 (14.29%) Hibernate
19 101 (13.24%) Web Services
20 97 (12.71%) XML
20 97 (12.71%) SOAP
21 93 (12.19%) Windows
22 90 (11.80%) C
23 88 (11.53%) Software Engineering
24 84 (11.01%) JBoss
25 80 (10.48%) TDD
26 76 (9.96%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 117 (15.33%) Tomcat
2 66 (8.65%) Apache
2 66 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 56 (7.34%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.70%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (1.57%) NetWeaver
7 9 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (1.05%) WebLogic Integration
8 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
8 8 (1.05%) AquaLogic
8 8 (1.05%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 8 (1.05%) nginx
9 7 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.79%) iPlanet
11 5 (0.66%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Project
3 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) GIMP
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (1.05%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (0.39%) Lawson
2 3 (0.39%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.39%) Maximo
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Servitor
4 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.26%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.06%) Internet
2 29 (3.80%) Intranet
3 20 (2.62%) HTTP
4 17 (2.23%) LDAP
5 15 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.18%) Extranet
7 5 (0.66%) SSL
7 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.52%) DNS
8 4 (0.52%) VoIP
8 4 (0.52%) SAN
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.26%) DHCP
9 2 (0.26%) FTP
10 1 (0.13%) Modbus
10 1 (0.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.91%) MySQL
3 55 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 43 (5.64%) RDBMS
6 40 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (3.01%) JasperReports
10 19 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.44%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.52%) Informix
14 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.52%) Big Data
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (8.26%) Eclipse
2 46 (6.03%) Maven
3 43 (5.64%) Selenium
4 37 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 30 (3.93%) Subversion
5 30 (3.93%) Git (software)
6 29 (3.80%) Hudson
7 20 (2.62%) FitNesse
8 17 (2.23%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.70%) JBehave
10 13 (1.70%) JUnit
11 11 (1.44%) Ant
12 9 (1.18%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.66%) ProC
13 5 (0.66%) Xcode
13 5 (0.66%) Toad
13 5 (0.66%) PVCS
14 4 (0.52%) JIRA
14 4 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (16.78%) Finance
2 64 (8.39%) Retail
3 37 (4.85%) Games
4 25 (3.28%) Banking
4 25 (3.28%) German Language
5 21 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.70%) Publishing
8 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.05%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) Legal
10 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.66%) Marketing
12 4 (0.52%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (53.87%) Developer
2 246 (32.24%) Java Developer
3 106 (13.89%) Analyst
4 90 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 77 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (6.68%) Development Manager
7 49 (6.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 46 (6.03%) Graduate
9 45 (5.90%) Software Engineer
10 43 (5.64%) Software Developer
11 41 (5.37%) Project Manager
12 40 (5.24%) Support Analyst
13 39 (5.11%) Team Leader
14 37 (4.85%) Architect
15 36 (4.72%) Programmer
16 35 (4.59%) Development Project Manager
17 32 (4.19%) Applications Support
18 31 (4.06%) J2EE Developer
19 30 (3.93%) PHP Developer
20 29 (3.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (27.52%) J2EE
2 184 (24.12%) HTML
3 156 (20.45%) Spring
4 129 (16.91%) .NET
4 129 (16.91%) CSS
5 109 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 101 (13.24%) Web Services
7 97 (12.71%) XML
7 97 (12.71%) SOAP
8 69 (9.04%) jQuery
9 67 (8.78%) JSP
9 67 (8.78%) REST
10 49 (6.42%) Struts
11 48 (6.29%) JMS
12 46 (6.03%) Ajax
13 39 (5.11%) RESTful
14 35 (4.59%) Servlets
15 33 (4.33%) Spring MVC
16 32 (4.19%) Java EE
17 29 (3.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 29 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.54%) Mathematics
4 26 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.62%) Blackberry
5 20 (2.62%) Open Source
6 14 (1.83%) Smartcard
6 14 (1.83%) PKI
7 12 (1.57%) Social Media
8 9 (1.18%) AS400
9 8 (1.05%) Semantic Web
10 7 (0.92%) iSeries
10 7 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.66%) iPhone
12 5 (0.66%) EPoS
12 5 (0.66%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.52%) Replication
13 4 (0.52%) Firmware
13 4 (0.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 143 (18.74%) UNIX
2 140 (18.35%) Linux
3 93 (12.19%) Windows
4 51 (6.68%) Solaris
5 36 (4.72%) Android
6 31 (4.06%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.10%) AIX
8 14 (1.83%) Windows Phone
9 13 (1.70%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (1.44%) SUSE
10 11 (1.44%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.92%) CentOS
11 7 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.92%) Debian
12 4 (0.52%) SELinux
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (18.61%) OO
3 122 (15.99%) Scrum
4 88 (11.53%) Software Engineering
5 80 (10.48%) TDD
6 68 (8.91%) MVC
7 49 (6.42%) ITIL
8 41 (5.37%) Unit Testing
9 40 (5.24%) CRM
9 40 (5.24%) OOP
10 35 (4.59%) Web Development
11 34 (4.46%) UML
11 34 (4.46%) Multithreading
12 32 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (3.93%) Automated Testing
13 30 (3.93%) OOD
14 26 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (2.88%) Android Development
15 22 (2.88%) ERP
16 20 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (33.03%) SQL
2 165 (21.63%) JavaScript
3 142 (18.61%) C#
4 137 (17.96%) PHP
5 113 (14.81%) C++
6 90 (11.80%) C
7 76 (9.96%) Shell Script
8 56 (7.34%) PL/SQL
9 45 (5.90%) Perl
10 33 (4.33%) Python
11 28 (3.67%) Groovy
12 27 (3.54%) Ruby
13 25 (3.28%) Objective-C
14 24 (3.15%) Delphi
15 17 (2.23%) VB.NET
16 16 (2.10%) VB
17 14 (1.83%) ABAP
17 14 (1.83%) Korn
18 13 (1.70%) XAML
19 11 (1.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 149 (19.53%) Degree
2 23 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.57%) Sun Certification
4 11 (1.44%) ISEB
5 7 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.92%) OCPJP
5 7 (0.92%) OCMJD
6 5 (0.66%) CBAP
6 5 (0.66%) PhD
7 3 (0.39%) PMP
7 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.39%) HNC
7 3 (0.39%) HND
8 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.26%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.11%) QA
2 27 (3.54%) SLA
3 12 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.44%) TickIT
5 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.52%) Varnish
2 4 (0.52%) Postfix
2 4 (0.52%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) Nmap
3 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.83%) CA SiteMinder
2 7 (0.92%) Nagios
3 5 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 220 (28.83%) Oracle
2 84 (11.01%) JBoss
3 52 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (4.19%) Sybase
6 31 (4.06%) SAP
7 29 (3.80%) Sun
8 25 (3.28%) IBM
9 21 (2.75%) Sage
10 17 (2.23%) Progress
11 16 (2.10%) CA
12 12 (1.57%) webMethods
12 12 (1.57%) Google
13 10 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.18%) VMware
15 8 (1.05%) Adobe
16 7 (0.92%) Lotus
17 6 (0.79%) Apple
17 6 (0.79%) Zend
18 5 (0.66%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50,000
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Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + training, parking
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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