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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 374 315 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 7.60% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.25% 15.59% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 333 281 328
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2452 2021 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.08% 48.75% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2164 1706 1932
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -5 136 £36,500 -8.75% 14
Coventry +2 100 £40,000 - 10
Warwickshire -17 37 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Staffordshire +11 32 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Worcestershire -3 20 £29,000 -17.14% 7
Wolverhampton -4 6 £22,000 +15.78% 2
Walsall -3 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Solihull 0 3 £42,500 +66.66% 3
Shropshire -23 3 £52,500 +84.21% 2
West Bromwich - 3 - - 1
Dudley - 2 £36,500 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 260 (35.86%) SQL
2 253 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (32.41%) .NET
4 225 (31.03%) Oracle
5 208 (28.69%) HTML
6 199 (27.45%) JavaScript
7 195 (26.90%) C#
8 161 (22.21%) Software Engineering
9 153 (21.10%) Linux
10 149 (20.55%) CSS
11 148 (20.41%) J2EE
12 124 (17.10%) Spring
13 111 (15.31%) JBoss
14 102 (14.07%) Tomcat
15 100 (13.79%) OO
16 99 (13.66%) PHP
17 97 (13.38%) Windows
18 95 (13.10%) Microsoft
19 90 (12.41%) SQL Server
20 88 (12.14%) Degree
20 88 (12.14%) Scrum
21 86 (11.86%) Relational Database
22 84 (11.59%) XML
23 82 (11.31%) jQuery
24 80 (11.03%) UNIX
25 79 (10.90%) MySQL
26 73 (10.07%) Finance
27 72 (9.93%) SOA
28 71 (9.79%) RDBMS
29 69 (9.52%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 111 (15.31%) JBoss
2 102 (14.07%) Tomcat
3 53 (7.31%) Apache
4 52 (7.17%) GlassFish
5 34 (4.69%) WebSphere
6 30 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.83%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.83%) Node.js
10 6 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.83%) Drupal
11 5 (0.69%) SAP Portal
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.90%) MS Office
3 6 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.55%) Enfinity
2 4 (0.55%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.76%) SaaS
2 10 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.55%) Office 365
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.41%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.41%) Joyent
4 3 (0.41%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.14%) Internet
2 24 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.79%) LAN
5 12 (1.66%) LDAP
6 11 (1.52%) HTTP
7 8 (1.10%) BIG-IP
8 6 (0.83%) Firewall
8 6 (0.83%) SSL
9 4 (0.55%) SAN
9 4 (0.55%) SNMP
10 3 (0.41%) DNS
10 3 (0.41%) Intranet
11 1 (0.14%) Network Security
11 1 (0.14%) WAN
11 1 (0.14%) GSM
11 1 (0.14%) FTP
11 1 (0.14%) CTI
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 86 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 79 (10.90%) MySQL
4 71 (9.79%) RDBMS
5 40 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.72%) DB2
7 22 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.90%) Big Data
8 21 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.83%) MS Access
14 5 (0.69%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.55%) Impala
Development Applications
1 61 (8.41%) JUnit
2 50 (6.90%) Maven
3 49 (6.76%) Selenium
4 36 (4.97%) Ant
5 34 (4.69%) JIRA
6 33 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 31 (4.28%) Jenkins
8 28 (3.86%) Hudson
8 28 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 25 (3.45%) Subversion
10 18 (2.48%) Eclipse
11 15 (2.07%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.10%) CruiseControl
13 8 (1.10%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
14 7 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (0.69%) NetBeans
16 4 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 73 (10.07%) Finance
2 46 (6.34%) Retail
3 25 (3.45%) Banking
4 13 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.79%) Games
5 10 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.83%) Billing
7 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.55%) Back Office
8 3 (0.41%) Publishing
8 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.28%) Marketing
9 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Legal
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 367 (50.62%) Developer
2 205 (28.28%) Java Developer
3 102 (14.07%) Senior Developer
4 95 (13.10%) Software Engineer
5 82 (11.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (6.07%) Software Developer
7 42 (5.79%) Junior
8 40 (5.52%) Analyst
9 38 (5.24%) Architect
10 34 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.41%) .NET Developer
12 30 (4.14%) Applications Support
13 29 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 28 (3.86%) Software Manager
15 27 (3.72%) Java Software Engineer
16 26 (3.59%) Designer
16 26 (3.59%) Junior Developer
17 25 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
17 25 (3.45%) Technical Designer
17 25 (3.45%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (32.41%) .NET
2 208 (28.69%) HTML
3 149 (20.55%) CSS
4 148 (20.41%) J2EE
5 124 (17.10%) Spring
6 84 (11.59%) XML
7 82 (11.31%) jQuery
8 69 (9.52%) Web Services
9 66 (9.10%) Hibernate
10 65 (8.97%) Java EE
11 63 (8.69%) HTML5
12 58 (8.00%) REST
13 54 (7.45%) JMS
14 51 (7.03%) Ajax
15 48 (6.62%) JSON
16 46 (6.34%) ASP.NET
17 42 (5.79%) RESTful
18 41 (5.66%) JSP
19 36 (4.97%) EJB
20 32 (4.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 45 (6.21%) User Experience
3 42 (5.79%) Open Source
4 39 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (4.41%) Semantic Web
7 28 (3.86%) Mobile App
8 24 (3.31%) Mathematics
9 20 (2.76%) Algorithms
10 19 (2.62%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.34%) Equities
12 14 (1.93%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.66%) Statistics
13 12 (1.66%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (1.38%) Physics
14 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.10%) iPad
15 8 (1.10%) iPhone
16 7 (0.97%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.10%) Linux
2 97 (13.38%) Windows
3 80 (11.03%) UNIX
4 37 (5.10%) Android
5 17 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.07%) Windows 8
7 13 (1.79%) AIX
8 11 (1.52%) CentOS
8 11 (1.52%) Solaris
9 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.41%) MVS
11 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) OS/400
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (22.21%) Software Engineering
3 100 (13.79%) OO
4 88 (12.14%) Scrum
5 72 (9.93%) SOA
6 65 (8.97%) MVC
7 57 (7.86%) Analytics
8 50 (6.90%) TDD
9 48 (6.62%) Mentoring
10 42 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 41 (5.66%) ITIL
12 35 (4.83%) OOP
12 35 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (4.28%) UML
13 31 (4.28%) Project Management
13 31 (4.28%) Web Development
14 29 (4.00%) Unit Testing
15 25 (3.45%) DevOps
16 24 (3.31%) Waterfall
17 21 (2.90%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 260 (35.86%) SQL
2 199 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 195 (26.90%) C#
4 99 (13.66%) PHP
5 64 (8.83%) Python
6 60 (8.28%) C++
7 58 (8.00%) Perl
8 37 (5.10%) Ruby
9 34 (4.69%) C
9 34 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 32 (4.41%) PL/SQL
11 30 (4.14%) VB
12 21 (2.90%) VBScript
12 21 (2.90%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.48%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.07%) VBA
15 13 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.79%) Erlang
15 13 (1.79%) VB6
16 12 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (12.14%) Degree
2 30 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.31%) VCP4
5 7 (0.97%) PhD
5 7 (0.97%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.97%) OCPJP
5 7 (0.97%) OCMJD
6 4 (0.55%) ISEB
6 4 (0.55%) HND
6 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CIMA
8 1 (0.14%) ACCA
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.07%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.41%) WAI
4 2 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (1.24%) vSphere
2 8 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.69%) Docker
3 5 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.41%) Varnish
5 3 (0.41%) HDFS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (4.97%) Puppet
2 29 (4.00%) Nagios
3 21 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.66%) OpenNMS
5 8 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.41%) SELinux
7 3 (0.41%) Ansible
7 3 (0.41%) MOM
7 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 225 (31.03%) Oracle
2 95 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.52%) Sybase
4 37 (5.10%) VMware
5 30 (4.14%) Cisco
6 20 (2.76%) SAP
7 18 (2.48%) IBM
8 16 (2.21%) Nimsoft
9 15 (2.07%) Citrix
10 10 (1.38%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.24%) Sencha
11 9 (1.24%) Sun
11 9 (1.24%) HP
11 9 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.10%) Google
12 8 (1.10%) Talend
13 7 (0.97%) Pega
13 7 (0.97%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.83%) CA
14 6 (0.83%) webMethods
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Easy Web Recruitment - Square Box Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 per annum
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
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago