The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 216 201 200
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 6 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.18% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
Sun Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1557 1580 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 29.04% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1361 1109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the West Midlands region.

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
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 Sun Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Coventry -8 6 £32,500 -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) Sun
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (82.14%) Degree
4 19 (67.86%) Hibernate
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) J2EE
4 19 (67.86%) Oracle
4 19 (67.86%) Struts
4 19 (67.86%) Linux
5 17 (60.71%) OCPJP
6 16 (57.14%) OCMJD
6 16 (57.14%) Spring
6 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 16 (57.14%) Apache
6 16 (57.14%) Tomcat
7 8 (28.57%) PhD
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (10.71%) SWT
9 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
9 3 (10.71%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (10.71%) MySQL
9 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
9 3 (10.71%) Swing

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (57.14%) Apache
1 16 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
1 28 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 16 (57.14%) J2EE Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Developer Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Software Support Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) J2EE
1 19 (67.86%) Hibernate
1 19 (67.86%) Struts
2 16 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) SWT
4 3 (10.71%) EJB
4 3 (10.71%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) XSLT
4 3 (10.71%) Swing
4 3 (10.71%) JavaBeans
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) COM
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Degree
2 17 (60.71%) OCPJP
3 16 (57.14%) OCMJD
4 8 (28.57%) PhD
5 3 (10.71%) OCP
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CIW
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Sun
2 19 (67.86%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft