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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 214 201 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -55
Permanent jobs citing Sun 11 15 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.30% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.64% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 49
Average salary £40,000 £31,908 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.36% -36.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,950 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Sun
England

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
2481 2328 2120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.01% 45.96% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2043 1684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sun
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry -3 2 £47,500 +40.74%
Birmingham -9 2 £27,500 -37.85% 1
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sun 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.

1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) Sun Certification
5 9 (31.03%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (27.59%) Struts
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) EJB
6 8 (27.59%) JSP
6 8 (27.59%) J2EE
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) NetApp
7 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sun 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) JUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Support
3 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (27.59%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Applications Developer
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Linux Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) EJB
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE
3 8 (27.59%) JSP
3 8 (27.59%) Struts
3 8 (27.59%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) Classic ASP
4 6 (20.69%) Servlets
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) iBATIS
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) iSeries
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Internal Audit
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Korn
4 6 (20.69%) VB
4 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 6 (20.69%) VBA
5 4 (13.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
1 9 (31.03%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.90%) OCMJD
2 2 (6.90%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) NFS
1 6 (20.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (10.34%) Simpana
3 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.90%) Legato
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) NetApp
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Veritas
3 4 (13.79%) Meridio
4 3 (10.34%) CommVault
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Netezza
West Midlands, Birmingham
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