The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 112 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 3 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £40,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Java/J2EE Developer
West Midlands

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Birmingham region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Continuum
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) JMX
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Continuum
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) JMX
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Facebook