The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.11% 3.60% 10.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 7.02% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 43.16% 51.35% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 32
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Java
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Java Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
1 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (69.23%) Test Management
2 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) Defect Management
3 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) XSD
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) JDBC
5 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) LAMP
5 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) QA Test Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Software QA Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
3 4 (30.77%) WSDL
3 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Management
2 7 (53.85%) Defect Management
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HNC
2 2 (15.38%) HND
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian