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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 25 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 352 434 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.54% 7.79% 8.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.45% 16.40% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 323 395 363
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
2617 2647 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.63% 47.54% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2345 2258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,273 £25,000 £26,000
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 1 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 1 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 +2 164 £40,000 - 21
Coventry +12 84 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Warwickshire -10 38 £42,500 +34.92% 7
Staffordshire -29 17 £25,000 -37.50% 8
Worcestershire -19 10 £35,000 - 5
Shropshire -3 7 £17,500 -61.11%
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Dudley - 3 £30,000 - 1
Solihull -5 2 £37,500 -
West Bromwich -5 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 224 (31.28%) SQL
2 210 (29.33%) Oracle
3 185 (25.84%) HTML
4 182 (25.42%) J2EE
5 181 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (22.91%) JavaScript
7 155 (21.65%) Tomcat
8 152 (21.23%) Linux
9 139 (19.41%) CSS
9 139 (19.41%) Web Services
10 138 (19.27%) Degree
11 135 (18.85%) Spring
12 131 (18.30%) .NET
13 122 (17.04%) Scrum
14 121 (16.90%) OO
15 119 (16.62%) UNIX
16 116 (16.20%) SQL Server
17 115 (16.06%) XML
18 113 (15.78%) C#
19 111 (15.50%) PHP
20 101 (14.11%) Finance
21 97 (13.55%) Software Engineering
22 91 (12.71%) Hibernate
23 86 (12.01%) Apache
24 82 (11.45%) C++
25 80 (11.17%) Eclipse
26 77 (10.75%) Windows
27 76 (10.61%) JBoss
27 76 (10.61%) MVC
28 70 (9.78%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 155 (21.65%) Tomcat
2 86 (12.01%) Apache
3 49 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 30 (4.19%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.09%) GlassFish
6 11 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.54%) Node.js
6 11 (1.54%) CMS
6 11 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.26%) nginx
8 9 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.98%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.84%) Jetty
12 5 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.56%) FileNet
14 3 (0.42%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 18 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.54%) MS Office
3 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) GIMP
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.42%) Lawson
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Cordys
5 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.42%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.28%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.93%) Internet
3 20 (2.79%) SSL
3 20 (2.79%) LDAP
4 19 (2.65%) HTTP
5 11 (1.54%) Firewall
6 7 (0.98%) DNS
7 5 (0.70%) Network Security
7 5 (0.70%) SAN
8 3 (0.42%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.28%) DHCP
10 1 (0.14%) Modbus
10 1 (0.14%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) Extranet
10 1 (0.14%) FTP
10 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.78%) MySQL
3 47 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (4.89%) RDBMS
6 34 (4.75%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.09%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.09%) JasperReports
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.12%) DB2
13 8 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.84%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.84%) Big Data
15 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 80 (11.17%) Eclipse
2 44 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.59%) Maven
4 35 (4.89%) Selenium
4 35 (4.89%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.33%) Subversion
5 31 (4.33%) Hudson
6 22 (3.07%) JIRA
7 20 (2.79%) JUnit
8 19 (2.65%) Ant
9 17 (2.37%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (1.82%) FitNesse
12 12 (1.68%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.40%) JBehave
14 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.26%) ProC
15 8 (1.12%) Xcode
15 8 (1.12%) PhantomJS
16 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (14.11%) Finance
2 61 (8.52%) Retail
3 40 (5.59%) Games
4 23 (3.21%) Banking
5 18 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.23%) Marketing
7 13 (1.82%) German Language
7 13 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.40%) Automotive
10 7 (0.98%) Advertising
11 6 (0.84%) Publishing
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.56%) Legal
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 392 (54.75%) Developer
2 223 (31.15%) Java Developer
3 90 (12.57%) Analyst
4 79 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 64 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (6.28%) Software Engineer
7 44 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 43 (6.01%) Architect
9 41 (5.73%) Development Manager
10 39 (5.45%) Team Leader
11 34 (4.75%) Graduate
12 30 (4.19%) Project Manager
12 30 (4.19%) Programmer
12 30 (4.19%) Applications Support
13 28 (3.91%) Junior
13 28 (3.91%) J2EE Developer
14 26 (3.63%) Test Analyst
14 26 (3.63%) Support Analyst
15 25 (3.49%) Software Developer
15 25 (3.49%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (25.84%) HTML
2 182 (25.42%) J2EE
3 139 (19.41%) CSS
3 139 (19.41%) Web Services
4 135 (18.85%) Spring
5 131 (18.30%) .NET
6 115 (16.06%) XML
7 91 (12.71%) Hibernate
8 68 (9.50%) SOAP
9 65 (9.08%) jQuery
10 55 (7.68%) Java EE
11 54 (7.54%) Ajax
12 51 (7.12%) REST
13 44 (6.15%) JSON
14 43 (6.01%) Struts
15 42 (5.87%) JSP
16 38 (5.31%) HTML5
17 32 (4.47%) Middleware
18 31 (4.33%) XSLT
18 31 (4.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 24 (3.35%) Open Source
5 18 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.54%) Semantic Web
8 10 (1.40%) Social Media
8 10 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.98%) iSeries
10 7 (0.98%) AS400
10 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.98%) Animation
11 6 (0.84%) PKI
11 6 (0.84%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.84%) iPhone
12 5 (0.70%) EPoS
12 5 (0.70%) Mobile Games
12 5 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 152 (21.23%) Linux
2 119 (16.62%) UNIX
3 77 (10.75%) Windows
4 43 (6.01%) Apple iOS
5 42 (5.87%) Android
6 30 (4.19%) Solaris
7 19 (2.65%) AIX
8 9 (1.26%) Windows 2000
9 8 (1.12%) SUSE
10 7 (0.98%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.98%) CentOS
10 7 (0.98%) Debian
11 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.70%) SELinux
12 5 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (17.04%) Scrum
3 121 (16.90%) OO
4 97 (13.55%) Software Engineering
5 76 (10.61%) MVC
6 64 (8.94%) TDD
7 42 (5.87%) Unit Testing
7 42 (5.87%) iOS Development
8 40 (5.59%) SOA
8 40 (5.59%) Web Development
9 38 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 35 (4.89%) OOP
12 32 (4.47%) Android Development
13 31 (4.33%) Multithreading
14 25 (3.49%) Project Management
15 24 (3.35%) CRM
16 21 (2.93%) Waterfall
17 20 (2.79%) Workflow
18 19 (2.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 224 (31.28%) SQL
2 164 (22.91%) JavaScript
3 113 (15.78%) C#
4 111 (15.50%) PHP
5 82 (11.45%) C++
6 62 (8.66%) C
7 54 (7.54%) Shell Script
8 47 (6.56%) Python
9 42 (5.87%) Perl
9 42 (5.87%) Objective-C
10 38 (5.31%) PL/SQL
11 33 (4.61%) Ruby
12 27 (3.77%) Groovy
13 18 (2.51%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.09%) Delphi
15 13 (1.82%) VB
16 10 (1.40%) Korn
16 10 (1.40%) ActionScript
16 10 (1.40%) VBA
16 10 (1.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 138 (19.27%) Degree
2 54 (7.54%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.35%) Sun Certification
5 13 (1.82%) OCPJP
6 12 (1.68%) OCMJD
7 11 (1.54%) OCP
7 11 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.54%) ISEB
8 8 (1.12%) 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%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.42%) ACSA
11 1 (0.14%) CSQE
11 1 (0.14%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.31%) QA
2 9 (1.26%) SLA
3 7 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.84%) TickIT
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.70%) Postfix
2 5 (0.70%) Sendmail
2 5 (0.70%) Varnish
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.28%) vSphere
3 2 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.14%) Xen
4 1 (0.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (1.82%) Puppet
2 10 (1.40%) CA SiteMinder
3 8 (1.12%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.98%) Nagios
5 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.28%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.14%) MOM
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 210 (29.33%) Oracle
2 76 (10.61%) JBoss
3 70 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.45%) Sun
5 29 (4.05%) SAP
6 25 (3.49%) Google
7 23 (3.21%) VMware
8 17 (2.37%) Sybase
9 16 (2.23%) Twitter
10 14 (1.96%) IBM
11 11 (1.54%) CA
12 10 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.40%) Apple
12 10 (1.40%) Facebook
12 10 (1.40%) Sencha
13 9 (1.26%) Zend
13 9 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.98%) HP
15 6 (0.84%) Adobe
15 6 (0.84%) Appcelerator
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus an excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competative salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago