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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 424 451 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.57% 8.29% 8.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.26% 17.73% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 396 406 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2778 2543 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.60% 46.74% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2258 2225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +3 216 £49,250 +15.88% 13
Coventry -2 77 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Warwickshire -18 42 £36,250 +2.11% 2
Staffordshire -18 28 £42,500 +30.76% 7
Worcestershire -3 26 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Dudley 0 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Herefordshire - 5 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £35,000 - 1
Solihull -8 1 £20,000 -46.66% 2
Walsall - 1 £75,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 306 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (30.75%) Oracle
3 241 (30.62%) SQL
4 221 (28.08%) HTML
5 181 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 173 (21.98%) Linux
7 171 (21.73%) J2EE
8 155 (19.70%) CSS
9 148 (18.81%) Web Services
9 148 (18.81%) Tomcat
9 148 (18.81%) Scrum
10 147 (18.68%) .NET
11 134 (17.03%) XML
12 132 (16.77%) Degree
13 130 (16.52%) Spring
14 123 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 117 (14.87%) UNIX
16 116 (14.74%) OO
17 114 (14.49%) C#
18 112 (14.23%) SQL Server
19 107 (13.60%) PHP
20 99 (12.58%) MVC
21 95 (12.07%) Windows
22 92 (11.69%) Apache
23 90 (11.44%) Hibernate
24 89 (11.31%) Security Cleared
25 87 (11.05%) Finance
26 83 (10.55%) Microsoft
26 83 (10.55%) jQuery
27 82 (10.42%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 148 (18.81%) Tomcat
2 92 (11.69%) Apache
3 42 (5.34%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.67%) GlassFish
4 21 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.52%) Node.js
6 11 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.14%) CMS
8 9 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.02%) nginx
10 7 (0.89%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.76%) Jetty
12 5 (0.64%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.64%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 38 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.14%) MS Office
3 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.64%) Magento
3 5 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.38%) Lawson
4 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) GitHub
3 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.45%) HTTP
2 34 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 34 (4.32%) Internet
3 33 (4.19%) LDAP
4 27 (3.43%) SSL
5 20 (2.54%) Firewall
6 7 (0.89%) DNS
7 5 (0.64%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.64%) Network Security
7 5 (0.64%) SAN
8 2 (0.25%) Intranet
8 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) GSM
9 1 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) Extranet
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.64%) MySQL
3 51 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (6.23%) Relational Database
5 35 (4.45%) RDBMS
6 31 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 30 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.68%) Big Data
8 29 (3.68%) DB2
9 23 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (2.92%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.54%) NoSQL
12 18 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (1.78%) JasperReports
14 11 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 9 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 8 (1.02%) MarkLogic
18 7 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 82 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 57 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 56 (7.12%) JIRA
4 50 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.57%) Ant
6 35 (4.45%) Selenium
7 33 (4.19%) Subversion
8 32 (4.07%) Maven
9 23 (2.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 22 (2.80%) Hudson
11 18 (2.29%) JUnit
12 16 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.65%) FitNesse
14 12 (1.52%) Xcode
15 11 (1.40%) CruiseControl
16 10 (1.27%) ProC
16 10 (1.27%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.14%) WebDriver
18 8 (1.02%) Cucumber
18 8 (1.02%) PhantomJS
General
1 87 (11.05%) Finance
2 70 (8.89%) Retail
3 51 (6.48%) Games
4 23 (2.92%) Banking
5 18 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.16%) Marketing
7 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.40%) German Language
9 10 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.02%) Advertising
11 7 (0.89%) Automotive
12 6 (0.76%) Electronics
13 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Legal
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.13%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (51.46%) Developer
2 212 (26.94%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 84 (10.67%) Analyst
5 67 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 65 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 43 (5.46%) Team Leader
7 43 (5.46%) Architect
8 37 (4.70%) Development Manager
9 35 (4.45%) Graduate
9 35 (4.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 32 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 32 (4.07%) Consultant
11 30 (3.81%) Junior
11 30 (3.81%) Applications Developer
11 30 (3.81%) Applications Support
12 29 (3.68%) Programmer
12 29 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 29 (3.68%) Test Analyst
13 27 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (28.08%) HTML
2 171 (21.73%) J2EE
3 155 (19.70%) CSS
4 148 (18.81%) Web Services
5 147 (18.68%) .NET
6 134 (17.03%) XML
7 130 (16.52%) Spring
8 90 (11.44%) Hibernate
9 83 (10.55%) jQuery
10 80 (10.17%) Ajax
11 67 (8.51%) HTML5
12 66 (8.39%) JSON
13 63 (8.01%) Java EE
14 62 (7.88%) SOAP
15 55 (6.99%) REST
16 43 (5.46%) RESTful
17 40 (5.08%) JSP
18 36 (4.57%) ASP.NET
19 34 (4.32%) XSLT
20 32 (4.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.24%) User Experience
3 42 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 37 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.70%) Open Source
5 27 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.18%) N-Tier
7 24 (3.05%) Mathematics
8 22 (2.80%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.65%) Semantic Web
11 10 (1.27%) Animation
11 10 (1.27%) Mobile Games
12 9 (1.14%) Social Media
13 7 (0.89%) Physics
14 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.76%) iPhone
15 5 (0.64%) Replication
15 5 (0.64%) DTV
16 4 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 173 (21.98%) Linux
2 117 (14.87%) UNIX
3 95 (12.07%) Windows
4 58 (7.37%) Android
5 55 (6.99%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.30%) Windows 8
7 19 (2.41%) Solaris
8 17 (2.16%) AIX
9 7 (0.89%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.89%) Debian
9 7 (0.89%) CentOS
10 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.76%) SUSE
11 5 (0.64%) SELinux
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (18.81%) Scrum
3 123 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 116 (14.74%) OO
5 99 (12.58%) MVC
6 71 (9.02%) SOA
7 68 (8.64%) Mentoring
8 58 (7.37%) TDD
9 53 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 52 (6.61%) iOS Development
11 50 (6.35%) OOP
12 45 (5.72%) Android Development
13 40 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (4.96%) Web Development
14 39 (4.96%) Project Management
15 35 (4.45%) Multithreading
16 34 (4.32%) Unit Testing
16 34 (4.32%) Waterfall
17 28 (3.56%) DevOps
18 27 (3.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 241 (30.62%) SQL
2 181 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 114 (14.49%) C#
4 107 (13.60%) PHP
5 82 (10.42%) C++
6 66 (8.39%) Python
7 59 (7.50%) Objective-C
8 56 (7.12%) Perl
9 53 (6.73%) C
10 39 (4.96%) PL/SQL
10 39 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.43%) ActionScript
12 26 (3.30%) Ruby
13 23 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.92%) ActionScript 3.0
14 22 (2.80%) Groovy
15 16 (2.03%) VB
16 15 (1.91%) Scala
17 14 (1.78%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 132 (16.77%) Degree
2 89 (11.31%) Security Cleared
3 79 (10.04%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.56%) Sun Certification
5 17 (2.16%) ISEB
5 17 (2.16%) OCPJP
6 16 (2.03%) OCMJD
7 13 (1.65%) OCP
7 13 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.02%) PhD
9 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.51%) CISSP
10 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.38%) CBAP
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.38%) CCNA
11 3 (0.38%) ACSA
12 2 (0.25%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.96%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.89%) HDFS
3 5 (0.64%) Postfix
3 5 (0.64%) Sendmail
3 5 (0.64%) vSphere
3 5 (0.64%) Varnish
3 5 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) Nmap
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (3.94%) Puppet
2 17 (2.16%) Vagrant
2 17 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.89%) Nagios
4 6 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.25%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.13%) Nessus
7 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 242 (30.75%) Oracle
2 83 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 81 (10.29%) JBoss
4 40 (5.08%) Sun
5 31 (3.94%) VMware
6 29 (3.68%) Sencha
7 26 (3.30%) Google
8 23 (2.92%) SAP
8 23 (2.92%) Twitter
9 22 (2.80%) Appcelerator
10 16 (2.03%) Facebook
10 16 (2.03%) IBM
11 14 (1.78%) HP
12 13 (1.65%) Sybase
13 9 (1.14%) Zend
14 8 (1.02%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.89%) Apple
15 7 (0.89%) Informatica
15 7 (0.89%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.89%) Talend
West Midlands
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bens, flexible hours, 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension and 29 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago