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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 417 382 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.73% 7.07% 8.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.88% 14.28% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 382 346 354
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
2626 2675 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.66% 49.53% 49.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2363 2321 2189
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 165 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Warwickshire +5 95 £47,500 - 8
Coventry -12 81 £43,500 +2.35% 5
Staffordshire +13 26 £45,000 +46.34% 2
Worcestershire +6 20 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Solihull +6 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Shropshire -7 2 £30,000 +71.42%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 -
Walsall +3 1 £55,000 -10.20% 2
Dudley 0 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Wolverhampton -2 1 £16,000 -41.81%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 302 (38.67%) .NET
2 286 (36.62%) SQL
3 267 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (32.78%) Oracle
5 242 (30.99%) HTML
6 213 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 200 (25.61%) C#
8 169 (21.64%) Linux
9 151 (19.33%) Software Engineering
10 142 (18.18%) CSS
11 140 (17.93%) J2EE
12 134 (17.16%) Spring
13 132 (16.90%) JBoss
14 124 (15.88%) PHP
15 122 (15.62%) SQL Server
16 112 (14.34%) MySQL
17 109 (13.96%) XML
17 109 (13.96%) jQuery
18 108 (13.83%) Windows
19 107 (13.70%) Microsoft
20 102 (13.06%) Tomcat
20 102 (13.06%) SOA
21 100 (12.80%) UNIX
21 100 (12.80%) Hibernate
22 97 (12.42%) TDD
23 94 (12.04%) OO
24 93 (11.91%) Web Services
25 88 (11.27%) Scrum
26 87 (11.14%) Relational Database
27 86 (11.01%) Degree

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 132 (16.90%) JBoss
2 102 (13.06%) Tomcat
3 79 (10.12%) WebSphere
4 48 (6.15%) GlassFish
5 43 (5.51%) Apache
6 37 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (3.71%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.05%) MQSeries
8 16 (2.05%) Node.js
9 15 (1.92%) CICS
10 11 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.28%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.02%) CMS
12 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.90%) SAP Portal
13 7 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.77%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.66%) MS Office
3 5 (0.64%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) SAP R/3
1 6 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.69%) SaaS
3 7 (0.90%) Joyent
3 7 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.90%) IaaS
3 7 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.20%) Internet
4 22 (2.82%) HTTP
5 14 (1.79%) SSL
6 9 (1.15%) LDAP
7 7 (0.90%) Firewall
8 6 (0.77%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.51%) DNS
9 4 (0.51%) Network Security
10 3 (0.38%) LAN
11 2 (0.26%) Wireless
11 2 (0.26%) WAN
11 2 (0.26%) FTP
12 1 (0.13%) CTI
12 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 112 (14.34%) MySQL
3 87 (11.14%) Relational Database
4 77 (9.86%) RDBMS
5 48 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (3.97%) DB2
7 26 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 22 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.54%) Big Data
11 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.51%) MS Access
16 4 (0.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 77 (9.86%) Maven
2 62 (7.94%) JUnit
3 53 (6.79%) Ant
4 52 (6.66%) Visual Studio
5 43 (5.51%) Subversion
6 42 (5.38%) Selenium
7 39 (4.99%) Git (software)
8 33 (4.23%) Jenkins
9 30 (3.84%) Hudson
10 29 (3.71%) JIRA
11 15 (1.92%) Gradle
12 11 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.15%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.90%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.77%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.77%) NetBeans
15 6 (0.77%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.77%) NWDI
15 6 (0.77%) NWDS
16 5 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (10.76%) Finance
2 69 (8.83%) Retail
3 32 (4.10%) Banking
4 24 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.82%) Billing
6 14 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.66%) Games
7 13 (1.66%) Law
8 8 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.51%) Publishing
10 4 (0.51%) Electronics
10 4 (0.51%) Marketing
10 4 (0.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 403 (51.60%) Developer
2 211 (27.02%) Java Developer
3 88 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 83 (10.63%) Software Engineer
5 76 (9.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 66 (8.45%) Software Developer
7 59 (7.55%) Junior
8 56 (7.17%) Architect
9 53 (6.79%) Consultant
10 38 (4.87%) C# Developer
10 38 (4.87%) Analyst
11 34 (4.35%) Technical Designer
11 34 (4.35%) Designer
12 31 (3.97%) Graduate
12 31 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
13 29 (3.71%) .NET Developer
14 28 (3.59%) Junior Developer
15 26 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (3.20%) PHP Developer
17 24 (3.07%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (38.67%) .NET
2 242 (30.99%) HTML
3 142 (18.18%) CSS
4 140 (17.93%) J2EE
5 134 (17.16%) Spring
6 109 (13.96%) XML
6 109 (13.96%) jQuery
7 100 (12.80%) Hibernate
8 93 (11.91%) Web Services
9 84 (10.76%) HTML5
10 81 (10.37%) Java EE
11 58 (7.43%) REST
12 53 (6.79%) ASP.NET
13 50 (6.40%) RESTful
14 48 (6.15%) JSON
15 46 (5.89%) AngularJS
16 44 (5.63%) JMS
17 42 (5.38%) JSP
18 40 (5.12%) Struts
19 39 (4.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.94%) User Experience
2 59 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.46%) Semantic Web
6 26 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 25 (3.20%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.43%) Mainframe
9 14 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.54%) GIS
11 11 (1.41%) Physics
12 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.15%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.02%) W3C
13 8 (1.02%) Web 2.0
13 8 (1.02%) Informatics
13 8 (1.02%) Equities
13 8 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 169 (21.64%) Linux
2 108 (13.83%) Windows
3 100 (12.80%) UNIX
4 25 (3.20%) Solaris
5 23 (2.94%) Android
6 21 (2.69%) AIX
7 15 (1.92%) MVS
8 12 (1.54%) CentOS
9 8 (1.02%) HPUX
9 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.26%) zOS
13 2 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) OS/400
14 1 (0.13%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (19.33%) Software Engineering
3 102 (13.06%) SOA
4 97 (12.42%) TDD
5 94 (12.04%) OO
6 88 (11.27%) Scrum
7 75 (9.60%) MVC
8 59 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (7.17%) SDLC
10 53 (6.79%) E-Commerce
11 51 (6.53%) Analytics
12 47 (6.02%) Unit Testing
13 45 (5.76%) Open Source
14 39 (4.99%) DevOps
14 39 (4.99%) Mentoring
15 37 (4.74%) Kanban
16 33 (4.23%) Web Development
17 32 (4.10%) OOP
18 27 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 286 (36.62%) SQL
2 213 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 200 (25.61%) C#
4 124 (15.88%) PHP
5 71 (9.09%) C++
6 65 (8.32%) Perl
7 62 (7.94%) Python
8 56 (7.17%) Ruby
9 42 (5.38%) C
10 40 (5.12%) VB
11 35 (4.48%) Shell Script
12 33 (4.23%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.20%) VBScript
14 23 (2.94%) VB.NET
15 19 (2.43%) Scala
16 17 (2.18%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.92%) VBA
17 15 (1.92%) JCL
18 13 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 13 (1.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 86 (11.01%) Degree
2 15 (1.92%) ISEB
3 11 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (0.77%) PhD
5 5 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.64%) HND
5 5 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.26%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.26%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.13%) HNC
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.20%) QA
2 15 (1.92%) SLA
3 8 (1.02%) HL7
4 3 (0.38%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.02%) Docker
2 7 (0.90%) vSphere
3 6 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.51%) Varnish
4 4 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (5.51%) Puppet
2 26 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.69%) Nagios
4 15 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.79%) OpenNMS
6 11 (1.41%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.90%) Ansible
8 6 (0.77%) MOM
9 4 (0.51%) SELinux
9 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.26%) Control-M
10 2 (0.26%) Nmap
10 2 (0.26%) Nessus
10 2 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 256 (32.78%) Oracle
2 107 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.53%) Cisco
4 42 (5.38%) IBM
5 26 (3.33%) Sybase
6 24 (3.07%) Business Objects
7 21 (2.69%) VMware
8 19 (2.43%) SAP
9 15 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.28%) Google
12 7 (0.90%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.90%) HP
13 6 (0.77%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.77%) Adobe
14 5 (0.64%) Cloudera
15 4 (0.51%) Citrix
15 4 (0.51%) Pega
15 4 (0.51%) Splunk
16 3 (0.38%) Sun
Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexitime etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £40,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Life , Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, more
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0 - 90k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago