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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 30 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 365 513 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.53% 9.81% 7.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.22% 19.32% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 345 463 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
2762 2655 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.41% 50.75% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2333 2321
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -6 153 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Coventry -12 71 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Staffordshire +9 51 £42,500 +36.00% 6
Warwickshire -26 41 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Worcestershire -15 13 £30,000 -22.07% 2
Solihull -8 4 £32,500 +4.00%
Walsall -5 3 £51,250 +2.50%
Herefordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Dudley 0 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -13 1 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 - 3
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 272 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (32.23%) SQL
2 244 (32.23%) Oracle
3 228 (30.12%) HTML
4 198 (26.16%) JavaScript
5 177 (23.38%) Linux
6 169 (22.32%) CSS
7 156 (20.61%) J2EE
8 143 (18.89%) .NET
8 143 (18.89%) Software Engineering
9 133 (17.57%) C#
10 123 (16.25%) XML
11 119 (15.72%) Scrum
12 115 (15.19%) Windows
13 114 (15.06%) Web Services
13 114 (15.06%) Spring
14 104 (13.74%) Tomcat
15 103 (13.61%) UNIX
16 102 (13.47%) OO
17 99 (13.08%) Degree
18 96 (12.68%) Security Cleared
19 93 (12.29%) SOA
20 89 (11.76%) MVC
20 89 (11.76%) jQuery
21 86 (11.36%) SC Cleared
22 85 (11.23%) Ajax
23 84 (11.10%) Finance
24 82 (10.83%) Microsoft
25 78 (10.30%) SQL Server
26 77 (10.17%) JBoss

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 104 (13.74%) Tomcat
2 77 (10.17%) JBoss
3 71 (9.38%) Apache
4 33 (4.36%) WebSphere
5 31 (4.10%) GlassFish
6 29 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.59%) CMS
8 12 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.92%) Node.js
10 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.79%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.40%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.40%) IIS
13 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.40%) FileNet
Applications
1 54 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.45%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.53%) Enfinity
4 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.40%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.66%) SaaS
2 4 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.94%) Internet
2 38 (5.02%) LDAP
3 31 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.96%) HTTP
5 20 (2.64%) Firewall
6 19 (2.51%) SSL
7 11 (1.45%) LAN
8 7 (0.92%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.53%) SAN
9 4 (0.53%) SNMP
10 3 (0.40%) Intranet
11 2 (0.26%) DNS
12 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.13%) VoIP
12 1 (0.13%) GSM
12 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 52 (6.87%) RDBMS
4 51 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (6.47%) MySQL
6 41 (5.42%) DB2
7 36 (4.76%) Big Data
8 33 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.06%) MarkLogic
17 7 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (8.72%) JIRA
2 57 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.00%) Eclipse
4 48 (6.34%) Jenkins
5 46 (6.08%) Ant
6 42 (5.55%) Selenium
7 30 (3.96%) Maven
8 27 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 25 (3.30%) Hudson
10 24 (3.17%) Subversion
11 22 (2.91%) JUnit
12 15 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
14 12 (1.59%) CruiseControl
15 11 (1.45%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.92%) Xcode
16 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
17 6 (0.79%) Mercurial
17 6 (0.79%) Artifactory
General
1 84 (11.10%) Finance
2 64 (8.45%) Retail
3 26 (3.43%) Games
4 22 (2.91%) Banking
5 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.06%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Advertising
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 369 (48.75%) Developer
2 210 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 102 (13.47%) Senior Developer
4 90 (11.89%) Software Engineer
5 73 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 54 (7.13%) Analyst
7 37 (4.89%) Applications Support
8 36 (4.76%) Architect
8 36 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 35 (4.62%) Applications Developer
10 32 (4.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 31 (4.10%) Team Leader
12 30 (3.96%) Software Developer
13 29 (3.83%) Software Manager
14 28 (3.70%) Consultant
15 27 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
16 26 (3.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 26 (3.43%) Development Manager
17 23 (3.04%) Junior
17 23 (3.04%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (30.12%) HTML
2 169 (22.32%) CSS
3 156 (20.61%) J2EE
4 143 (18.89%) .NET
5 123 (16.25%) XML
6 114 (15.06%) Web Services
6 114 (15.06%) Spring
7 89 (11.76%) jQuery
8 85 (11.23%) Ajax
9 77 (10.17%) HTML5
10 73 (9.64%) JSON
11 70 (9.25%) Hibernate
12 64 (8.45%) Java EE
13 52 (6.87%) RESTful
13 52 (6.87%) REST
14 42 (5.55%) AngularJS
15 41 (5.42%) JSP
16 38 (5.02%) PhoneGap
17 36 (4.76%) Middleware
18 35 (4.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 54 (7.13%) User Experience
3 48 (6.34%) Open Source
4 41 (5.42%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.62%) N-Tier
7 31 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (3.57%) Semantic Web
9 26 (3.43%) Blackberry
10 24 (3.17%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.25%) Equities
11 17 (2.25%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.98%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
13 11 (1.45%) Statistics
14 8 (1.06%) Animation
14 8 (1.06%) Mobile Games
15 7 (0.92%) Clustering
15 7 (0.92%) Social Media
16 6 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 177 (23.38%) Linux
2 115 (15.19%) Windows
3 103 (13.61%) UNIX
4 57 (7.53%) Android
5 43 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 35 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 21 (2.77%) Solaris
8 18 (2.38%) AIX
9 8 (1.06%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.79%) SUSE
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.89%) Software Engineering
3 119 (15.72%) Scrum
4 102 (13.47%) OO
5 93 (12.29%) SOA
6 89 (11.76%) MVC
7 65 (8.59%) Mentoring
8 60 (7.93%) E-Commerce
9 52 (6.87%) OOP
10 46 (6.08%) Android Development
11 45 (5.94%) ITIL
12 44 (5.81%) TDD
13 41 (5.42%) Project Management
14 37 (4.89%) iOS Development
14 37 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (4.49%) Waterfall
16 32 (4.23%) Analytics
17 31 (4.10%) Web Development
18 30 (3.96%) UML
18 30 (3.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 244 (32.23%) SQL
2 198 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 133 (17.57%) C#
4 74 (9.78%) PHP
5 63 (8.32%) C++
6 62 (8.19%) Python
7 58 (7.66%) Perl
8 47 (6.21%) Objective-C
9 40 (5.28%) PL/SQL
10 39 (5.15%) C
11 38 (5.02%) Shell Script
12 28 (3.70%) ActionScript
13 26 (3.43%) ActionScript 3.0
14 23 (3.04%) VB.NET
15 20 (2.64%) VB
16 19 (2.51%) Ruby
17 18 (2.38%) Scala
18 15 (1.98%) Groovy
18 15 (1.98%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 99 (13.08%) Degree
2 96 (12.68%) Security Cleared
3 86 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.59%) OCPJP
4 12 (1.59%) OCMJD
4 12 (1.59%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.45%) ISEB
6 10 (1.32%) OCP
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.40%) CCNA
10 3 (0.40%) ACSA
10 3 (0.40%) CISSP
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.26%) HND
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.04%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) vSphere
2 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (0.92%) HDFS
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (4.76%) Puppet
2 19 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.25%) Vagrant
4 14 (1.85%) Nagios
5 8 (1.06%) CA SiteMinder
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.26%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 244 (32.23%) Oracle
2 82 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.55%) VMware
4 34 (4.49%) Sencha
5 33 (4.36%) Sybase
6 26 (3.43%) Appcelerator
7 22 (2.91%) Google
8 21 (2.77%) Sun
9 18 (2.38%) IBM
10 17 (2.25%) Twitter
11 15 (1.98%) Nimsoft
11 15 (1.98%) HP
12 14 (1.85%) SAP
12 14 (1.85%) Facebook
13 13 (1.72%) Talend
14 12 (1.59%) Citrix
14 12 (1.59%) CA
15 7 (0.92%) Informatica
15 7 (0.92%) Zend
15 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 45000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits & excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + 46 days hols + Great Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: £80k - 100k per year + £5K Car Allowance + 10 % Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 46 days hols + Great pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + 39 days hols + great pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 46 days hols + Great Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Redditch
People Source
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago