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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 434 373 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.20% 7.56% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.50% 15.54% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 389 331 352
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 £25,900 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £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
2631 2400 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.69% 48.63% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2359 2060 2107
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 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +1 177 £42,500 +3.03% 17
Coventry -3 105 £40,000 - 8
Warwickshire -3 66 £47,500 - 9
Staffordshire +5 29 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Worcestershire +2 12 £34,250 +16.10% 2
Wolverhampton -2 5 £22,000 -6.38%
Solihull -2 4 £42,500 +66.66% 2
Shropshire -8 4 £52,500 +65.35%
West Bromwich - 3 £36,000 - 1
Walsall 0 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 286 (37.73%) SQL
2 282 (37.20%) .NET
3 253 (33.38%) Oracle
3 253 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (29.16%) HTML
5 208 (27.44%) JavaScript
6 206 (27.18%) C#
7 172 (22.69%) Linux
8 150 (19.79%) CSS
9 147 (19.39%) Software Engineering
10 140 (18.47%) J2EE
11 130 (17.15%) JBoss
12 125 (16.49%) Spring
13 113 (14.91%) PHP
14 110 (14.51%) Tomcat
15 108 (14.25%) SQL Server
15 108 (14.25%) Windows
16 106 (13.98%) Microsoft
17 104 (13.72%) UNIX
18 103 (13.59%) OO
19 96 (12.66%) XML
19 96 (12.66%) MySQL
19 96 (12.66%) jQuery
20 95 (12.53%) Relational Database
21 85 (11.21%) Hibernate
22 84 (11.08%) Degree
22 84 (11.08%) SOA
23 83 (10.95%) RDBMS
23 83 (10.95%) Finance
24 82 (10.82%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 130 (17.15%) JBoss
2 110 (14.51%) Tomcat
3 58 (7.65%) WebSphere
4 55 (7.26%) GlassFish
5 50 (6.60%) Apache
6 29 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 26 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.45%) Node.js
9 10 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.19%) CICS
11 7 (0.92%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.79%) Drupal
12 6 (0.79%) SAP Portal
12 6 (0.79%) IIS
13 5 (0.66%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 46 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.51%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.66%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Enfinity
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.13%) rhymeSIGHT
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.90%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.66%) Joyent
3 5 (0.66%) IaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.53%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 30 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.96%) Internet
3 22 (2.90%) HTTP
4 10 (1.32%) SSL
5 9 (1.19%) LDAP
6 8 (1.06%) LAN
7 6 (0.79%) Firewall
7 6 (0.79%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.53%) Network Security
8 4 (0.53%) SAN
8 4 (0.53%) DNS
9 3 (0.40%) Intranet
10 2 (0.26%) FTP
10 2 (0.26%) Wireless
10 2 (0.26%) SNMP
11 1 (0.13%) WAN
11 1 (0.13%) CTI
11 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 96 (12.66%) MySQL
3 95 (12.53%) Relational Database
4 83 (10.95%) RDBMS
5 45 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.83%) DB2
7 25 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.64%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.58%) Big Data
11 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.79%) MS Access
13 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (9.37%) Maven
2 65 (8.58%) JUnit
3 48 (6.33%) Visual Studio
4 43 (5.67%) Ant
5 42 (5.54%) Selenium
6 38 (5.01%) Subversion
7 30 (3.96%) Git (software)
8 29 (3.83%) Jenkins
9 28 (3.69%) JIRA
10 27 (3.56%) Hudson
11 20 (2.64%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.32%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.19%) Gradle
14 8 (1.06%) NetBeans
15 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.79%) CruiseControl
16 6 (0.79%) Artifactory
17 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
17 5 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 83 (10.95%) Finance
2 54 (7.12%) Retail
3 29 (3.83%) Banking
4 21 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.11%) Billing
6 11 (1.45%) Games
7 10 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Marketing
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 381 (50.26%) Developer
2 211 (27.84%) Java Developer
3 86 (11.35%) Senior Developer
4 85 (11.21%) Software Engineer
5 76 (10.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 58 (7.65%) Software Developer
7 51 (6.73%) Architect
8 50 (6.60%) Junior
9 37 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 35 (4.62%) Consultant
11 34 (4.49%) Analyst
12 33 (4.35%) Technical Designer
12 33 (4.35%) Designer
13 32 (4.22%) Applications Support
14 31 (4.09%) .NET Developer
15 27 (3.56%) Junior Developer
16 25 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (3.30%) Applications Developer
17 24 (3.17%) Graduate
17 24 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (37.20%) .NET
2 221 (29.16%) HTML
3 150 (19.79%) CSS
4 140 (18.47%) J2EE
5 125 (16.49%) Spring
6 96 (12.66%) jQuery
6 96 (12.66%) XML
7 85 (11.21%) Hibernate
8 82 (10.82%) Web Services
9 78 (10.29%) Java EE
10 65 (8.58%) HTML5
11 64 (8.44%) REST
12 52 (6.86%) JMS
13 49 (6.46%) JSP
14 48 (6.33%) Ajax
15 46 (6.07%) JSON
16 44 (5.80%) ASP.NET
17 40 (5.28%) RESTful
18 36 (4.75%) Servlets
19 35 (4.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.52%) User Experience
2 52 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (5.28%) Open Source
5 33 (4.35%) Semantic Web
5 33 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 21 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.11%) Equities
10 14 (1.85%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.72%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.19%) GIS
12 9 (1.19%) Web 2.0
13 8 (1.06%) W3C
13 8 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.06%) Physics
14 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 172 (22.69%) Linux
2 108 (14.25%) Windows
3 104 (13.72%) UNIX
4 25 (3.30%) Android
5 19 (2.51%) Solaris
6 17 (2.24%) AIX
7 12 (1.58%) CentOS
8 9 (1.19%) MVS
9 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.92%) HPUX
11 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.13%) OS/400
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) zOS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (19.39%) Software Engineering
3 103 (13.59%) OO
4 84 (11.08%) SOA
5 80 (10.55%) Scrum
6 68 (8.97%) TDD
7 62 (8.18%) MVC
8 61 (8.05%) Analytics
9 45 (5.94%) E-Commerce
10 44 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 37 (4.88%) ITIL
12 37 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 35 (4.62%) OOP
14 32 (4.22%) DevOps
15 30 (3.96%) Web Development
16 27 (3.56%) Kanban
16 27 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (3.30%) Refactoring
17 25 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (37.73%) SQL
2 208 (27.44%) JavaScript
3 206 (27.18%) C#
4 113 (14.91%) PHP
5 70 (9.23%) C++
6 63 (8.31%) Python
7 62 (8.18%) Perl
8 48 (6.33%) Ruby
9 42 (5.54%) Shell Script
9 42 (5.54%) C
10 41 (5.41%) VB
11 37 (4.88%) PL/SQL
12 26 (3.43%) VBScript
13 21 (2.77%) VB.NET
14 17 (2.24%) VBA
14 17 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.11%) VB6
16 15 (1.98%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.72%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (11.08%) Degree
2 11 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.06%) ISEB
4 7 (0.92%) PhD
5 5 (0.66%) HND
5 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.40%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.90%) QA
2 14 (1.85%) SLA
3 6 (0.79%) HL7
4 3 (0.40%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) vSphere
3 6 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.66%) Docker
5 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.53%) Varnish
6 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (5.01%) Puppet
2 28 (3.69%) Nagios
3 24 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.85%) OpenNMS
5 9 (1.19%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.19%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.66%) Ansible
7 4 (0.53%) SELinux
7 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.40%) MOM
9 2 (0.26%) Control-M
9 2 (0.26%) Nessus
9 2 (0.26%) Nmap
9 2 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 253 (33.38%) Oracle
2 106 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.33%) Cisco
4 37 (4.88%) Sybase
5 33 (4.35%) IBM
6 31 (4.09%) VMware
7 21 (2.77%) SAP
8 17 (2.24%) Business Objects
9 13 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.32%) Citrix
10 10 (1.32%) Google
11 9 (1.19%) Nimsoft
12 7 (0.92%) HP
12 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.79%) Pega
14 5 (0.66%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.66%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.66%) Adobe
15 4 (0.53%) Vitria
15 4 (0.53%) JD Edwards
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 28k to 39.80k per year GBP
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: £30k - £40k per annum + Up To 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + 46days hols + exc pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago