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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 345 443 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.42% 7.97% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.14% 16.78% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 317 397 377
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £70,000
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
2625 2640 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 47.52% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2333 2289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 154 £40,000 - 18
Coventry +8 83 £43,000 +7.50% 6
Warwickshire -13 39 £42,500 +38.21% 6
Staffordshire -36 14 £24,250 -39.37% 5
Worcestershire -20 8 £35,000 - 2
Shropshire -4 7 £17,500 -61.11% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £30,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Solihull -3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
West Bromwich -6 2 £35,000 -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Walsall +1 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 222 (31.31%) SQL
2 206 (29.06%) Oracle
3 179 (25.25%) HTML
4 178 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (24.96%) J2EE
6 157 (22.14%) Linux
7 155 (21.86%) Tomcat
8 153 (21.58%) JavaScript
9 140 (19.75%) Degree
10 135 (19.04%) Web Services
11 134 (18.90%) CSS
12 133 (18.76%) Spring
13 126 (17.77%) UNIX
14 124 (17.49%) .NET
15 122 (17.21%) OO
16 118 (16.64%) SQL Server
17 116 (16.36%) Scrum
18 115 (16.22%) PHP
19 111 (15.66%) C#
20 109 (15.37%) XML
21 105 (14.81%) Finance
22 95 (13.40%) Software Engineering
23 91 (12.83%) Hibernate
24 89 (12.55%) Apache
25 84 (11.85%) C++
26 77 (10.86%) JBoss
26 77 (10.86%) Windows
27 76 (10.72%) Eclipse
28 73 (10.30%) MVC
29 70 (9.87%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 155 (21.86%) Tomcat
2 89 (12.55%) Apache
3 52 (7.33%) WebSphere
4 37 (5.22%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.12%) GlassFish
6 12 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.55%) Node.js
7 11 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.41%) CMS
8 10 (1.41%) nginx
9 8 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.99%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.85%) Jetty
12 5 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.56%) FileNet
14 3 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) GIMP
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.42%) Lawson
3 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Cordys
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.42%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.28%) GitHub
3 2 (0.28%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.39%) LDAP
2 22 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.68%) Internet
4 18 (2.54%) HTTP
4 18 (2.54%) SSL
5 9 (1.27%) Firewall
6 7 (0.99%) DNS
7 5 (0.71%) SAN
7 5 (0.71%) Network Security
8 3 (0.42%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) DHCP
9 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.28%) Extranet
10 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.14%) Modbus
10 1 (0.14%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.87%) MySQL
3 47 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 32 (4.51%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.12%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.12%) JasperReports
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (0.85%) DB2
13 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.85%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (10.72%) Eclipse
2 41 (5.78%) Jenkins
3 38 (5.36%) Maven
3 38 (5.36%) Selenium
4 32 (4.51%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.51%) Hudson
5 29 (4.09%) Subversion
6 20 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.82%) JUnit
7 18 (2.54%) JIRA
8 14 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (1.97%) Ant
9 13 (1.83%) FitNesse
10 12 (1.69%) JBehave
10 12 (1.69%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.27%) ProC
12 8 (1.13%) Xcode
12 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.13%) PhantomJS
13 7 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (14.81%) Finance
2 56 (7.90%) Retail
3 40 (5.64%) Games
4 23 (3.24%) Banking
5 18 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.26%) Marketing
7 14 (1.97%) German Language
8 13 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.41%) Automotive
11 6 (0.85%) Advertising
11 6 (0.85%) Publishing
12 4 (0.56%) Legal
12 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 382 (53.88%) Developer
2 218 (30.75%) Java Developer
3 90 (12.69%) Analyst
4 76 (10.72%) Senior Developer
5 62 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (6.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 42 (5.92%) Software Engineer
8 41 (5.78%) Architect
8 41 (5.78%) Team Leader
9 39 (5.50%) Development Manager
10 35 (4.94%) Graduate
11 34 (4.80%) Applications Support
12 31 (4.37%) Programmer
13 28 (3.95%) Project Manager
13 28 (3.95%) J2EE Developer
14 27 (3.81%) Test Analyst
15 26 (3.67%) Junior
15 26 (3.67%) Support Analyst
15 26 (3.67%) Java Team Leader
16 25 (3.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (25.25%) HTML
2 177 (24.96%) J2EE
3 135 (19.04%) Web Services
4 134 (18.90%) CSS
5 133 (18.76%) Spring
6 124 (17.49%) .NET
7 109 (15.37%) XML
8 91 (12.83%) Hibernate
9 67 (9.45%) SOAP
10 60 (8.46%) jQuery
11 53 (7.48%) Java EE
12 51 (7.19%) REST
13 50 (7.05%) Ajax
14 44 (6.21%) Struts
15 43 (6.06%) JSON
16 38 (5.36%) JSP
17 35 (4.94%) HTML5
18 31 (4.37%) Spring MVC
18 31 (4.37%) Middleware
19 30 (4.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.90%) Computer Science
2 31 (4.37%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 23 (3.24%) Open Source
5 17 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.41%) Social Media
7 10 (1.41%) Semantic Web
8 8 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.99%) iSeries
9 7 (0.99%) Animation
9 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.99%) AS400
10 6 (0.85%) PKI
10 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.85%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.85%) iPhone
11 5 (0.71%) EPoS
11 5 (0.71%) Mobile Games
11 5 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (22.14%) Linux
2 126 (17.77%) UNIX
3 77 (10.86%) Windows
4 40 (5.64%) Apple iOS
5 39 (5.50%) Solaris
6 38 (5.36%) Android
7 24 (3.39%) AIX
8 15 (2.12%) Windows 2000
9 13 (1.83%) SUSE
10 8 (1.13%) Debian
10 8 (1.13%) CentOS
11 7 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.71%) SELinux
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (17.21%) OO
3 116 (16.36%) Scrum
4 95 (13.40%) Software Engineering
5 73 (10.30%) MVC
6 63 (8.89%) TDD
7 45 (6.35%) Web Development
8 44 (6.21%) Unit Testing
9 40 (5.64%) iOS Development
10 37 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (4.94%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.65%) SOA
12 33 (4.65%) OOP
13 32 (4.51%) Multithreading
14 28 (3.95%) Android Development
15 26 (3.67%) ITIL
15 26 (3.67%) CRM
16 19 (2.68%) Workflow
16 19 (2.68%) Change Management
16 19 (2.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (31.31%) SQL
2 153 (21.58%) JavaScript
3 115 (16.22%) PHP
4 111 (15.66%) C#
5 84 (11.85%) C++
6 67 (9.45%) C
6 67 (9.45%) Shell Script
7 45 (6.35%) Perl
8 44 (6.21%) Python
9 41 (5.78%) PL/SQL
10 40 (5.64%) Objective-C
11 33 (4.65%) Ruby
12 28 (3.95%) Groovy
13 19 (2.68%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.26%) Delphi
14 16 (2.26%) Korn
15 12 (1.69%) VB
16 10 (1.41%) XAML
16 10 (1.41%) Scala
17 9 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (19.75%) Degree
2 47 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.24%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.69%) OCPJP
6 11 (1.55%) OCMJD
7 10 (1.41%) OCP
7 10 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (1.41%) ISEB
8 8 (1.13%) PhD
9 4 (0.56%) CISSP
9 4 (0.56%) CBAP
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.42%) CCNA
10 3 (0.42%) PMP
10 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.42%) ACSA
10 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.14%) CSQA
11 1 (0.14%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.22%) QA
2 11 (1.55%) SLA
3 7 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.85%) TickIT
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.71%) Postfix
2 5 (0.71%) Sendmail
2 5 (0.71%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.14%) Nmap
3 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (2.26%) CA SiteMinder
2 10 (1.41%) Puppet
3 8 (1.13%) Nagios
4 6 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) MOM
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 206 (29.06%) Oracle
2 77 (10.86%) JBoss
3 66 (9.31%) Microsoft
4 43 (6.06%) Sun
5 29 (4.09%) SAP
6 24 (3.39%) Google
7 19 (2.68%) VMware
8 18 (2.54%) Sybase
8 18 (2.54%) CA
9 15 (2.12%) Twitter
10 12 (1.69%) IBM
10 12 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.41%) Apple
13 9 (1.27%) Zend
13 9 (1.27%) Facebook
14 8 (1.13%) Sencha
15 7 (0.99%) Sage
15 7 (0.99%) Progress
16 6 (0.85%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £48k - £52k + 15% Flexible Benefits DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £70k - £90k + 15% Benefits Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, home working, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago