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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 345 466 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.33% 9.39% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.00% 18.35% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 325 419 272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2653 2540 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.71% 51.20% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2220 2315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 141 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Coventry -13 69 £40,000 - 5
Staffordshire +16 54 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Warwickshire -26 34 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Worcestershire -11 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Solihull -12 4 £32,500 +25.00%
Walsall -8 3 £55,000 +10.00%
West Bromwich +4 1 - - 1
Dudley -5 1 £36,500 +46.00%
Shropshire -21 1 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 283 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (32.38%) SQL
3 243 (31.60%) Oracle
4 234 (30.43%) HTML
5 210 (27.31%) JavaScript
6 174 (22.63%) Linux
7 171 (22.24%) CSS
8 164 (21.33%) J2EE
9 162 (21.07%) .NET
10 160 (20.81%) Software Engineering
11 151 (19.64%) C#
12 125 (16.25%) Scrum
13 123 (15.99%) Spring
14 120 (15.60%) Windows
15 119 (15.47%) XML
16 114 (14.82%) Web Services
17 108 (14.04%) Tomcat
18 101 (13.13%) OO
19 97 (12.61%) UNIX
20 93 (12.09%) SOA
20 93 (12.09%) MVC
21 92 (11.96%) Degree
22 91 (11.83%) jQuery
23 90 (11.70%) SQL Server
24 89 (11.57%) Security Cleared
25 88 (11.44%) Ajax
26 84 (10.92%) Relational Database
27 83 (10.79%) SC Cleared
28 82 (10.66%) HTML5
29 81 (10.53%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 108 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 78 (10.14%) JBoss
3 70 (9.10%) Apache
4 34 (4.42%) WebSphere
5 33 (4.29%) GlassFish
5 33 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.43%) CMS
8 10 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.78%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.65%) Node.js
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.39%) IIS
13 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 55 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.56%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.52%) Enfinity
3 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.30%) SaaS
2 4 (0.52%) Office 365
3 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.98%) Internet
2 38 (4.94%) LDAP
3 30 (3.90%) HTTP
3 30 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.47%) Firewall
4 19 (2.47%) SSL
5 11 (1.43%) LAN
6 10 (1.30%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.52%) SAN
7 4 (0.52%) SNMP
8 3 (0.39%) Intranet
9 2 (0.26%) DNS
10 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.13%) VoIP
10 1 (0.13%) GSM
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 65 (8.45%) RDBMS
4 55 (7.15%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (6.76%) MySQL
6 43 (5.59%) DB2
7 36 (4.68%) Big Data
8 31 (4.03%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (1.04%) MarkLogic
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (8.71%) JIRA
2 55 (7.15%) Git (software)
3 52 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 51 (6.63%) Ant
4 51 (6.63%) Jenkins
5 46 (5.98%) Selenium
6 40 (5.20%) Maven
7 29 (3.77%) JUnit
8 27 (3.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 25 (3.25%) Subversion
9 25 (3.25%) Hudson
10 17 (2.21%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.82%) CruiseControl
12 13 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (1.43%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.17%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.17%) Artifactory
16 7 (0.91%) Xcode
17 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (10.53%) Finance
2 66 (8.58%) Retail
3 23 (2.99%) Games
4 19 (2.47%) Banking
5 12 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.91%) Advertising
8 4 (0.52%) Marketing
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.39%) Back Office
9 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) German Language
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 378 (49.15%) Developer
2 210 (27.31%) Java Developer
3 109 (14.17%) Senior Developer
4 98 (12.74%) Software Engineer
5 80 (10.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (6.11%) Analyst
7 39 (5.07%) Architect
8 38 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 35 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 35 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 33 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 32 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 30 (3.90%) Software Manager
13 29 (3.77%) Junior
13 29 (3.77%) Team Leader
14 28 (3.64%) Consultant
15 27 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
16 26 (3.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 25 (3.25%) Development Manager
18 24 (3.12%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (30.43%) HTML
2 171 (22.24%) CSS
3 164 (21.33%) J2EE
4 162 (21.07%) .NET
5 123 (15.99%) Spring
6 119 (15.47%) XML
7 114 (14.82%) Web Services
8 91 (11.83%) jQuery
9 88 (11.44%) Ajax
10 82 (10.66%) HTML5
11 71 (9.23%) Hibernate
11 71 (9.23%) JSON
12 67 (8.71%) Java EE
13 57 (7.41%) REST
14 53 (6.89%) RESTful
15 42 (5.46%) AngularJS
16 41 (5.33%) JMS
16 41 (5.33%) JSP
17 40 (5.20%) ASP.NET
18 38 (4.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.02%) User Experience
2 52 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 50 (6.50%) Open Source
4 40 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (4.68%) N-Tier
6 36 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.16%) Semantic Web
8 26 (3.38%) Blackberry
9 25 (3.25%) Mathematics
10 17 (2.21%) Equities
11 16 (2.08%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.95%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
13 11 (1.43%) Statistics
13 11 (1.43%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.04%) Animation
15 7 (0.91%) Social Media
16 6 (0.78%) Clustering
16 6 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 174 (22.63%) Linux
2 120 (15.60%) Windows
3 97 (12.61%) UNIX
4 61 (7.93%) Android
5 42 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 36 (4.68%) Windows 8
7 18 (2.34%) AIX
7 18 (2.34%) Solaris
8 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.78%) SUSE
10 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (20.81%) Software Engineering
3 125 (16.25%) Scrum
4 101 (13.13%) OO
5 93 (12.09%) SOA
5 93 (12.09%) MVC
6 68 (8.84%) Mentoring
7 55 (7.15%) E-Commerce
8 48 (6.24%) OOP
9 47 (6.11%) TDD
10 46 (5.98%) ITIL
10 46 (5.98%) Android Development
11 42 (5.46%) Project Management
12 41 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (5.20%) Analytics
14 36 (4.68%) iOS Development
15 34 (4.42%) Waterfall
15 34 (4.42%) UML
15 34 (4.42%) Web Development
16 33 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 249 (32.38%) SQL
2 210 (27.31%) JavaScript
3 151 (19.64%) C#
4 72 (9.36%) PHP
5 66 (8.58%) Python
6 64 (8.32%) Perl
7 61 (7.93%) C++
8 48 (6.24%) Objective-C
9 40 (5.20%) Shell Script
10 38 (4.94%) C
11 37 (4.81%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.64%) ActionScript
13 26 (3.38%) ActionScript 3.0
14 23 (2.99%) VB.NET
15 20 (2.60%) Ruby
16 19 (2.47%) VB
17 15 (1.95%) VBA
17 15 (1.95%) Erlang
17 15 (1.95%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (11.96%) Degree
2 89 (11.57%) Security Cleared
3 83 (10.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.43%) OCPJP
4 11 (1.43%) OCMJD
4 11 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 10 (1.30%) ISEB
6 8 (1.04%) OCP
6 8 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) ACSA
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.26%) HND
9 2 (0.26%) PhD
9 2 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.60%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (1.30%) vSphere
1 10 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.91%) HDFS
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (5.46%) Puppet
2 22 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.21%) Vagrant
3 17 (2.21%) Nagios
4 8 (1.04%) CA SiteMinder
5 5 (0.65%) OpenNMS
6 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 243 (31.60%) Oracle
2 81 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.98%) VMware
4 40 (5.20%) Sybase
5 33 (4.29%) Sencha
6 26 (3.38%) Appcelerator
7 22 (2.86%) Google
8 20 (2.60%) IBM
8 20 (2.60%) Sun
9 15 (1.95%) Twitter
9 15 (1.95%) Nimsoft
10 14 (1.82%) Facebook
10 14 (1.82%) HP
11 13 (1.69%) SAP
11 13 (1.69%) Talend
12 12 (1.56%) CA
13 11 (1.43%) Citrix
14 8 (1.04%) Informatica
15 7 (0.91%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.91%) Cloudera
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 38.50k to 45.90k per year GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £11000 car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago