The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 202 204
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sun 7 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 14
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,250 £25,145
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £48,500 £54,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2228 2300 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.77% 44.18% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1906 2099
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 3 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Coventry +12 2 £49,000 +22.50%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) JSP
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 6 (30.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) SUSE
8 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) PKI
8 4 (20.00%) Korn

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (10.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) J2EE
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) JSP
3 8 (40.00%) RESTful
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JMS
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) PKI
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Solaris
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) E-business
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Presales
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) PDM
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) CommVault
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) Netezza
3 2 (10.00%) NetSuite
3 2 (10.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (10.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive bonus package
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