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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 395 425 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.24% 7.79% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.78% 16.59% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 366 390 353
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,589
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
2673 2562 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.02% 46.95% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2290 2243
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 199 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Coventry +5 77 £41,000 +19.70% 9
Warwickshire -11 43 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Staffordshire -29 22 £42,500 +28.78% 5
Worcestershire -11 20 £37,500 - 2
Dudley +6 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -3 4 £17,500 -61.11%
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
West Bromwich +3 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull -12 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 239 (31.08%) SQL
2 236 (30.69%) Oracle
3 213 (27.70%) HTML
4 187 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (23.41%) JavaScript
6 176 (22.89%) J2EE
7 169 (21.98%) Linux
8 155 (20.16%) CSS
9 154 (20.03%) Web Services
9 154 (20.03%) Tomcat
10 143 (18.60%) Scrum
11 140 (18.21%) Degree
12 139 (18.08%) .NET
13 136 (17.69%) XML
14 130 (16.91%) Spring
15 121 (15.73%) UNIX
16 118 (15.34%) OO
16 118 (15.34%) PHP
16 118 (15.34%) Software Engineering
17 115 (14.95%) SQL Server
18 112 (14.56%) C#
19 97 (12.61%) MVC
20 94 (12.22%) Finance
20 94 (12.22%) Hibernate
21 92 (11.96%) Windows
21 92 (11.96%) Apache
22 89 (11.57%) C++
23 84 (10.92%) Eclipse
24 83 (10.79%) JBoss
25 80 (10.40%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 154 (20.03%) Tomcat
2 92 (11.96%) Apache
3 44 (5.72%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.12%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.73%) GlassFish
6 11 (1.43%) CMS
6 11 (1.43%) Node.js
6 11 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.17%) nginx
9 7 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.78%) Jetty
11 5 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.65%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.52%) FileNet
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.17%) MS Office
3 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.65%) Magento
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.39%) Lawson
4 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Cordys
5 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.39%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) GitHub
3 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.42%) HTTP
2 32 (4.16%) TCP/IP
2 32 (4.16%) Internet
3 29 (3.77%) LDAP
4 27 (3.51%) SSL
5 18 (2.34%) Firewall
6 7 (0.91%) DNS
7 5 (0.65%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.65%) Network Security
7 5 (0.65%) SAN
8 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.26%) DHCP
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) Extranet
9 1 (0.13%) Modbus
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.75%) MySQL
3 51 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 32 (4.16%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (2.86%) DB2
10 21 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (2.47%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.47%) Big Data
12 14 (1.82%) JasperReports
13 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (10.92%) Eclipse
2 55 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 53 (6.89%) Git (software)
4 47 (6.11%) JIRA
5 40 (5.20%) Maven
6 38 (4.94%) Selenium
7 34 (4.42%) Subversion
8 33 (4.29%) Ant
9 32 (4.16%) Hudson
10 18 (2.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 18 (2.34%) JUnit
11 17 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.69%) FitNesse
14 11 (1.43%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.43%) CruiseControl
14 11 (1.43%) Xcode
15 10 (1.30%) ProC
16 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.04%) PhantomJS
General
1 94 (12.22%) Finance
2 68 (8.84%) Retail
3 47 (6.11%) Games
4 25 (3.25%) Banking
5 18 (2.34%) Marketing
5 18 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.43%) German Language
8 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.91%) Automotive
10 6 (0.78%) Electronics
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.52%) Legal
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 409 (53.19%) Developer
2 222 (28.87%) Java Developer
3 89 (11.57%) Senior Developer
4 85 (11.05%) Analyst
5 68 (8.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 59 (7.67%) Software Engineer
7 43 (5.59%) Team Leader
8 40 (5.20%) Architect
9 37 (4.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 36 (4.68%) Graduate
11 35 (4.55%) Development Manager
12 32 (4.16%) Junior
12 32 (4.16%) Programmer
13 30 (3.90%) Applications Support
13 30 (3.90%) Test Analyst
14 29 (3.77%) Software Developer
15 28 (3.64%) Project Manager
15 28 (3.64%) Applications Developer
16 27 (3.51%) Java Team Leader
17 26 (3.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (27.70%) HTML
2 176 (22.89%) J2EE
3 155 (20.16%) CSS
4 154 (20.03%) Web Services
5 139 (18.08%) .NET
6 136 (17.69%) XML
7 130 (16.91%) Spring
8 94 (12.22%) Hibernate
9 80 (10.40%) jQuery
10 72 (9.36%) SOAP
11 69 (8.97%) Ajax
12 58 (7.54%) HTML5
13 56 (7.28%) Java EE
14 55 (7.15%) JSON
14 55 (7.15%) REST
15 42 (5.46%) JSP
16 37 (4.81%) XSLT
16 37 (4.81%) Struts
17 36 (4.68%) RESTful
18 33 (4.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.10%) Computer Science
2 42 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.55%) Open Source
4 27 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.60%) Blackberry
7 19 (2.47%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.82%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.56%) Semantic Web
10 10 (1.30%) Mobile Games
11 9 (1.17%) Social Media
12 8 (1.04%) Animation
13 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.65%) AS400
14 5 (0.65%) DTV
14 5 (0.65%) EPoS
14 5 (0.65%) Replication
14 5 (0.65%) iSeries
14 5 (0.65%) iPhone
15 4 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 169 (21.98%) Linux
2 121 (15.73%) UNIX
3 92 (11.96%) Windows
4 56 (7.28%) Android
5 52 (6.76%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.60%) Solaris
7 19 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 16 (2.08%) AIX
9 7 (0.91%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.91%) SUSE
9 7 (0.91%) Debian
9 7 (0.91%) CentOS
10 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.65%) SELinux
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.60%) Scrum
3 118 (15.34%) Software Engineering
3 118 (15.34%) OO
4 97 (12.61%) MVC
5 65 (8.45%) TDD
6 62 (8.06%) SOA
7 50 (6.50%) iOS Development
8 47 (6.11%) OOP
9 45 (5.85%) E-Commerce
10 44 (5.72%) Android Development
11 43 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (5.46%) Unit Testing
13 40 (5.20%) Web Development
14 34 (4.42%) Multithreading
15 31 (4.03%) Waterfall
15 31 (4.03%) Project Management
16 26 (3.38%) DevOps
17 24 (3.12%) Test Scripting
18 22 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 239 (31.08%) SQL
2 180 (23.41%) JavaScript
3 118 (15.34%) PHP
4 112 (14.56%) C#
5 89 (11.57%) C++
6 62 (8.06%) Python
7 57 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 54 (7.02%) C
9 50 (6.50%) Perl
10 40 (5.20%) Shell Script
11 39 (5.07%) PL/SQL
12 31 (4.03%) Ruby
13 24 (3.12%) Groovy
14 21 (2.73%) ActionScript
14 21 (2.73%) VB.NET
15 18 (2.34%) ActionScript 3.0
16 14 (1.82%) Scala
16 14 (1.82%) VB
17 13 (1.69%) Delphi
18 12 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 140 (18.21%) Degree
2 76 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 64 (8.32%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.25%) Sun Certification
5 16 (2.08%) ISEB
6 14 (1.82%) OCPJP
7 13 (1.69%) OCMJD
7 13 (1.69%) OCP
7 13 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.04%) PhD
9 4 (0.52%) CISSP
9 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.39%) ACSA
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 3 (0.39%) CBAP
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.07%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) TickIT
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.65%) Postfix
2 5 (0.65%) Sendmail
2 5 (0.65%) vSphere
2 5 (0.65%) Varnish
2 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.13%) Nmap
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (3.51%) Puppet
2 15 (1.95%) Vagrant
2 15 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.91%) Nagios
3 7 (0.91%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.13%) Nessus
6 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 236 (30.69%) Oracle
2 83 (10.79%) JBoss
3 79 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.94%) Sun
5 31 (4.03%) VMware
5 31 (4.03%) Google
6 26 (3.38%) SAP
7 23 (2.99%) Sencha
8 21 (2.73%) Twitter
9 17 (2.21%) Appcelerator
10 14 (1.82%) Facebook
10 14 (1.82%) IBM
10 14 (1.82%) Sybase
11 11 (1.43%) HP
12 10 (1.30%) Apple
12 10 (1.30%) Zend
13 8 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.91%) CA
15 6 (0.78%) Adobe
15 6 (0.78%) Sitecore
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits incl pension
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, home working, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £450000.00 - £480000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 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: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago