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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 457 340 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.80% 6.30% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.51% 12.95% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 419 312 393
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
2768 2626 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 48.63% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2264 2338
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 194 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Warwickshire +17 112 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Coventry -26 51 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Staffordshire +23 32 £46,250 +90.72% 5
Worcestershire +16 31 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Solihull +22 9 £35,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -1 7 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Shropshire -9 2 £37,250 +112.85% 2
Walsall - 2 £50,000 -
Dudley +1 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 318 (34.57%) SQL
2 307 (33.37%) .NET
3 297 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
4 290 (31.52%) Oracle
5 275 (29.89%) HTML
6 215 (23.37%) JavaScript
7 201 (21.85%) C#
8 195 (21.20%) Linux
9 190 (20.65%) Software Engineering
10 159 (17.28%) Spring
11 155 (16.85%) CSS
12 153 (16.63%) XML
13 139 (15.11%) JBoss
13 139 (15.11%) Finance
14 133 (14.46%) SQL Server
15 132 (14.35%) Degree
16 131 (14.24%) J2EE
17 130 (14.13%) TDD
18 124 (13.48%) Windows
19 123 (13.37%) SOA
19 123 (13.37%) Hibernate
20 122 (13.26%) MySQL
21 121 (13.15%) jQuery
22 119 (12.93%) Web Services
23 117 (12.72%) PHP
24 115 (12.50%) UNIX
25 111 (12.07%) Microsoft
26 110 (11.96%) OO
27 102 (11.09%) WebSphere
28 100 (10.87%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 139 (15.11%) JBoss
2 102 (11.09%) WebSphere
3 93 (10.11%) Tomcat
4 46 (5.00%) Apache
5 44 (4.78%) GlassFish
6 42 (4.57%) WebLogic
7 40 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (1.96%) MQSeries
9 17 (1.85%) CICS
9 17 (1.85%) Node.js
10 12 (1.30%) Mule
11 10 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.87%) CMS
12 8 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.65%) WordPress
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.87%) MS Office
3 5 (0.54%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.33%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.33%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.96%) SaaS
3 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.76%) Joyent
3 7 (0.76%) IaaS
3 7 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.43%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 42 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 28 (3.04%) HTTP
4 27 (2.93%) Internet
5 16 (1.74%) SSL
6 13 (1.41%) LDAP
7 7 (0.76%) Firewall
8 5 (0.54%) LAN
9 4 (0.43%) WAN
9 4 (0.43%) DNS
9 4 (0.43%) Network Security
10 2 (0.22%) Wireless
10 2 (0.22%) FTP
11 1 (0.11%) Intranet
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 122 (13.26%) MySQL
3 80 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 69 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 56 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (4.78%) NoSQL
7 33 (3.59%) DB2
8 26 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.72%) Big Data
10 24 (2.61%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.74%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.65%) Riak
16 5 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (7.61%) Subversion
2 67 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.41%) Maven
4 55 (5.98%) JUnit
5 53 (5.76%) Visual Studio
6 52 (5.65%) Selenium
7 47 (5.11%) Ant
8 37 (4.02%) Hudson
9 34 (3.70%) JIRA
10 32 (3.48%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.63%) Gradle
12 12 (1.30%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.87%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.76%) Synon
14 7 (0.76%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.54%) Mockito
16 5 (0.54%) NetBeans
17 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
18 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
General
1 139 (15.11%) Finance
2 88 (9.57%) Retail
3 49 (5.33%) Banking
4 35 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.26%) Billing
6 25 (2.72%) Games
7 18 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.85%) Law
9 15 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.76%) Electronics
12 6 (0.65%) Back Office
12 6 (0.65%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.65%) Marketing
13 5 (0.54%) Automotive
14 4 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.33%) Legal
15 3 (0.33%) German Language
16 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 444 (48.26%) Developer
2 252 (27.39%) Java Developer
3 119 (12.93%) Software Engineer
4 93 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 79 (8.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 75 (8.15%) Consultant
7 63 (6.85%) Junior
8 60 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 57 (6.20%) Architect
9 57 (6.20%) Analyst
10 45 (4.89%) Graduate
11 40 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
12 31 (3.37%) Applications Support
13 30 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
14 29 (3.15%) Web Developer
14 29 (3.15%) Designer
15 28 (3.04%) Junior Developer
15 28 (3.04%) Technical Designer
16 26 (2.83%) Graduate Developer
16 26 (2.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (33.37%) .NET
2 275 (29.89%) HTML
3 159 (17.28%) Spring
4 155 (16.85%) CSS
5 153 (16.63%) XML
6 131 (14.24%) J2EE
7 123 (13.37%) Hibernate
8 121 (13.15%) jQuery
9 119 (12.93%) Web Services
10 92 (10.00%) RESTful
11 90 (9.78%) HTML5
12 83 (9.02%) Java EE
13 82 (8.91%) REST
14 68 (7.39%) ASP.NET
15 56 (6.09%) AngularJS
16 53 (5.76%) JSON
17 49 (5.33%) Middleware
18 47 (5.11%) SOAP
19 42 (4.57%) JSP
20 39 (4.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.28%) User Experience
3 38 (4.13%) Mathematics
4 35 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.72%) Semantic Web
8 21 (2.28%) Mainframe
9 20 (2.17%) Equities
10 18 (1.96%) Physics
11 17 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.41%) GIS
13 13 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 11 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.20%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.98%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.98%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 195 (21.20%) Linux
2 124 (13.48%) Windows
3 115 (12.50%) UNIX
4 34 (3.70%) Solaris
5 27 (2.93%) AIX
6 17 (1.85%) MVS
7 16 (1.74%) Android
8 10 (1.09%) CentOS
9 8 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.76%) HPUX
11 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.22%) zOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) OS/400
15 1 (0.11%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (20.65%) Software Engineering
3 130 (14.13%) TDD
4 123 (13.37%) SOA
5 110 (11.96%) OO
6 91 (9.89%) Scrum
7 87 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (8.59%) MVC
9 77 (8.37%) Unit Testing
10 62 (6.74%) Open Source
11 54 (5.87%) E-Commerce
12 53 (5.76%) SDLC
13 48 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 45 (4.89%) Waterfall
14 45 (4.89%) Kanban
15 44 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (4.35%) OOP
17 39 (4.24%) Analytics
18 38 (4.13%) Web Development
19 32 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (34.57%) SQL
2 215 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 201 (21.85%) C#
4 117 (12.72%) PHP
5 100 (10.87%) C++
6 64 (6.96%) Ruby
7 61 (6.63%) Python
8 59 (6.41%) Perl
9 40 (4.35%) VB
10 39 (4.24%) C
11 36 (3.91%) Scala
12 35 (3.80%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.04%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.83%) VBA
15 24 (2.61%) Erlang
15 24 (2.61%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.17%) Haskell
17 19 (2.07%) VBScript
18 17 (1.85%) JCL
19 15 (1.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 132 (14.35%) Degree
2 21 (2.28%) ISEB
3 13 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (1.20%) Postgraduate
5 8 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.65%) PhD
6 6 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.54%) HND
8 3 (0.33%) HNC
8 3 (0.33%) NVQ Level 4
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CIMA
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.87%) QA
2 17 (1.85%) SLA
3 8 (0.87%) HL7
4 4 (0.43%) WAI
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.43%) Varnish
2 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (3.26%) Puppet
2 21 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.17%) Nagios
4 17 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.09%) OpenNMS
6 9 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.76%) Ansible
7 7 (0.76%) MOM
8 5 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.43%) SELinux
9 4 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.22%) Nessus
10 2 (0.22%) Nmap
10 2 (0.22%) Netcool
10 2 (0.22%) Control-M
10 2 (0.22%) Opsview
10 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 290 (31.52%) Oracle
2 111 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.43%) Cisco
3 50 (5.43%) IBM
4 23 (2.50%) Sybase
5 22 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.07%) SAP
7 16 (1.74%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.41%) VMware
10 11 (1.20%) Rackspace
11 9 (0.98%) Google
12 8 (0.87%) HP
12 8 (0.87%) BEA
13 7 (0.76%) Sun
14 5 (0.54%) Adobe
15 4 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.43%) CA
15 4 (0.43%) Zend
15 4 (0.43%) Atlassian
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: circa + Relocation + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: excellent benefits + package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago