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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 428 406 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.66% 7.42% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.24% 15.05% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 389 376 399
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £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
2635 2697 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 49.28% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2281 2327
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 191 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Warwickshire +14 76 £48,750 +30.00% 11
Coventry -15 52 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Staffordshire +17 36 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Worcestershire -1 20 £27,250 -24.82% 6
Solihull +26 17 £42,500 +112.50% 2
Wolverhampton 0 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Shropshire -2 4 £42,250 +141.42% 1
Walsall - 3 £50,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 306 (35.79%) SQL
2 281 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (30.76%) HTML
4 260 (30.41%) Oracle
5 237 (27.72%) .NET
6 215 (25.15%) JavaScript
7 178 (20.82%) Software Engineering
8 166 (19.42%) C#
9 165 (19.30%) Spring
10 157 (18.36%) Linux
11 148 (17.31%) Finance
12 147 (17.19%) CSS
12 147 (17.19%) XML
13 140 (16.37%) Degree
14 128 (14.97%) jQuery
14 128 (14.97%) TDD
15 127 (14.85%) Web Services
16 125 (14.62%) J2EE
17 124 (14.50%) SQL Server
17 124 (14.50%) Hibernate
18 113 (13.22%) SOA
19 109 (12.75%) MySQL
20 104 (12.16%) OO
21 103 (12.05%) JBoss
21 103 (12.05%) Computer Science
22 100 (11.70%) WebSphere
23 98 (11.46%) UNIX
24 93 (10.88%) Windows
25 91 (10.64%) RESTful
26 88 (10.29%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 103 (12.05%) JBoss
2 100 (11.70%) WebSphere
3 73 (8.54%) Tomcat
4 56 (6.55%) WebLogic
5 44 (5.15%) Apache
6 32 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (3.04%) GlassFish
8 20 (2.34%) Mule
9 19 (2.22%) Node.js
10 17 (1.99%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.87%) CICS
12 13 (1.52%) CMS
13 8 (0.94%) WordPress
13 8 (0.94%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.58%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.47%) IIS
18 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.58%) SAP MII
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.35%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) JDE World
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.29%) SaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.47%) Joyent
3 4 (0.47%) IaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.63%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (2.81%) Internet
4 22 (2.57%) HTTP
5 11 (1.29%) SSL
6 10 (1.17%) LDAP
7 3 (0.35%) LAN
7 3 (0.35%) WAN
7 3 (0.35%) Network Security
8 2 (0.23%) Firewall
8 2 (0.23%) Wireless
8 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.12%) FTP
9 1 (0.12%) ISDN
9 1 (0.12%) DNS
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 109 (12.75%) MySQL
3 63 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.55%) RDBMS
5 45 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (4.56%) NoSQL
7 33 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.51%) Big Data
9 28 (3.27%) DB2
10 25 (2.92%) Oracle Database
11 22 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (2.57%) MongoDB
12 18 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 6 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.58%) OLAP
17 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (8.77%) Subversion
2 70 (8.19%) Git (software)
3 54 (6.32%) Selenium
4 46 (5.38%) Maven
5 44 (5.15%) Ant
6 43 (5.03%) JUnit
7 33 (3.86%) Hudson
8 32 (3.74%) Visual Studio
9 28 (3.27%) Jenkins
10 26 (3.04%) JIRA
11 15 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.75%) Gradle
12 10 (1.17%) Synon
13 8 (0.94%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.70%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.70%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.58%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.58%) Mockito
16 4 (0.47%) Mocha
16 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 148 (17.31%) Finance
2 88 (10.29%) Retail
3 43 (5.03%) Banking
4 32 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.27%) Billing
6 22 (2.57%) Games
7 18 (2.11%) Law
8 15 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.94%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Electronics
11 6 (0.70%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Marketing
12 5 (0.58%) Automotive
13 3 (0.35%) Publishing
13 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 443 (51.81%) Developer
2 253 (29.59%) Java Developer
3 106 (12.40%) Software Engineer
4 94 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 82 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 75 (8.77%) Consultant
7 64 (7.49%) Analyst
8 62 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 54 (6.32%) Junior
10 52 (6.08%) Architect
11 47 (5.50%) Graduate
12 39 (4.56%) Technical Consultant
13 37 (4.33%) Web Developer
14 29 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
15 28 (3.27%) Applications Support
16 27 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
17 26 (3.04%) Lead Developer
18 25 (2.92%) Junior Developer
19 24 (2.81%) Support Analyst
20 23 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (30.76%) HTML
2 237 (27.72%) .NET
3 165 (19.30%) Spring
4 147 (17.19%) CSS
4 147 (17.19%) XML
5 128 (14.97%) jQuery
6 127 (14.85%) Web Services
7 125 (14.62%) J2EE
8 124 (14.50%) Hibernate
9 91 (10.64%) RESTful
10 84 (9.82%) Java EE
11 82 (9.59%) REST
12 81 (9.47%) HTML5
13 62 (7.25%) ASP.NET
14 58 (6.78%) SOAP
15 56 (6.55%) AngularJS
16 51 (5.96%) Middleware
16 51 (5.96%) JSON
17 40 (4.68%) Ajax
18 39 (4.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.05%) Computer Science
2 46 (5.38%) User Experience
3 33 (3.86%) Mathematics
4 32 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.34%) Semantic Web
7 20 (2.34%) Equities
8 18 (2.11%) Mainframe
9 14 (1.64%) Physics
10 12 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.29%) W3C
11 11 (1.29%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.29%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.17%) iSeries
12 10 (1.17%) GIS
12 10 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.36%) Linux
2 98 (11.46%) UNIX
3 93 (10.88%) Windows
4 33 (3.86%) Solaris
5 24 (2.81%) AIX
6 14 (1.64%) MVS
7 10 (1.17%) Android
8 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.82%) HPUX
9 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.70%) SUSE
10 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) OS/390
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (20.82%) Software Engineering
3 128 (14.97%) TDD
4 113 (13.22%) SOA
5 104 (12.16%) OO
6 88 (10.29%) Scrum
7 86 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (9.12%) Unit Testing
9 74 (8.65%) MVC
10 54 (6.32%) Open Source
11 53 (6.20%) E-Commerce
12 48 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 48 (5.61%) SDLC
13 47 (5.50%) Waterfall
14 44 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (4.56%) OOP
15 39 (4.56%) Kanban
16 37 (4.33%) Web Development
17 30 (3.51%) DevOps
18 27 (3.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 306 (35.79%) SQL
2 215 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 166 (19.42%) C#
4 88 (10.29%) C++
5 85 (9.94%) PHP
6 55 (6.43%) Ruby
7 51 (5.96%) Python
8 42 (4.91%) Perl
9 40 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 36 (4.21%) C
11 34 (3.98%) VB
11 34 (3.98%) Scala
12 29 (3.39%) VBA
13 23 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 22 (2.57%) VB.NET
15 20 (2.34%) Erlang
16 16 (1.87%) Haskell
16 16 (1.87%) VBScript
17 14 (1.64%) JCL
18 13 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 140 (16.37%) Degree
2 20 (2.34%) ISEB
3 13 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (1.29%) Postgraduate
5 9 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.47%) HND
9 3 (0.35%) HNC
9 3 (0.35%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
11 1 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.02%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) SLA
3 6 (0.70%) HL7
4 3 (0.35%) WAI
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (2.34%) Puppet
2 14 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 13 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.40%) Nagios
5 6 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.70%) OpenNMS
6 5 (0.58%) MOM
7 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.47%) Ansible
8 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.23%) Netcool
8 2 (0.23%) Control-M
8 2 (0.23%) Nessus
8 2 (0.23%) Nmap
9 1 (0.12%) SELinux
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 260 (30.41%) Oracle
2 71 (8.30%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.08%) IBM
4 26 (3.04%) Cisco
5 22 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.46%) Sybase
7 19 (2.22%) JD Edwards
8 18 (2.11%) SAP
9 17 (1.99%) BEA
10 11 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.05%) Sun
12 8 (0.94%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.82%) Google
14 6 (0.70%) HP
14 6 (0.70%) CA
15 5 (0.58%) Adobe
15 5 (0.58%) webMethods
16 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.35%) Appcelerator
17 3 (0.35%) Zend
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago