The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 14 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.00% 16.18% 12.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.20% 23.74% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 31
Average salary £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £42,900 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 139 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 62.50% 68.14% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 126 178
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Java
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Java Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Java
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Java
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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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
Malvern -3 5 £21,500 -38.57%
Evesham - 5 £55,000 -
Worcester -12 4 £33,750 -20.58%
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) JBoss
3 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
4 17 (41.46%) PHP
5 16 (39.02%) Windows
5 16 (39.02%) Linux
6 15 (36.59%) Perl
6 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 15 (36.59%) Python
6 15 (36.59%) Maven
6 15 (36.59%) Hudson
6 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
7 14 (34.15%) Degree
8 13 (31.71%) VMware
8 13 (31.71%) CruiseControl
8 13 (31.71%) BIG-IP
8 13 (31.71%) Puppet
8 13 (31.71%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
8 13 (31.71%) vSphere
8 13 (31.71%) OO
8 13 (31.71%) VBScript
8 13 (31.71%) DevOps
9 12 (29.27%) Artifactory
9 12 (29.27%) C++
9 12 (29.27%) Ant
9 12 (29.27%) Mercurial
9 12 (29.27%) Spring
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 10 (24.39%) Software Deployment

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 19 (46.34%) JBoss
2 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) GlassFish
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.44%) Infinispan
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Maven
1 15 (36.59%) Hudson
1 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) CruiseControl
3 12 (29.27%) Artifactory
3 12 (29.27%) Ant
3 12 (29.27%) Mercurial
4 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) PVCS
5 4 (9.76%) Toad
5 4 (9.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Junior
4 8 (19.51%) Graduate
4 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Programmer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Junior Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Administrator
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Graduate Programmer
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Spring
2 9 (21.95%) .NET
3 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.63%) J2EE
4 6 (14.63%) Spring MVC
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) JSP
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.76%) JMS
6 4 (9.76%) JSF
6 4 (9.76%) Ajax
6 4 (9.76%) JPA
7 3 (7.32%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (7.32%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) Java EE
7 3 (7.32%) EJB
8 2 (4.88%) CSS
8 2 (4.88%) SOAP
8 2 (4.88%) XML
8 2 (4.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.20%) Physics
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) OO
1 13 (31.71%) DevOps
2 10 (24.39%) Software Deployment
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Requirements Management
5 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (4.88%) RAD
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) Logistics
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) PHP
3 15 (36.59%) Perl
3 15 (36.59%) Python
4 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
4 13 (31.71%) VBScript
5 12 (29.27%) C++
6 10 (24.39%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
9 4 (9.76%) VB
9 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (31.71%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft