The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 134 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.29% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2239 1947 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.27% 94.74% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1777 1317
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) JBoss
3 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) JMS
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (35.71%) JMX
6 5 (35.71%) Games
6 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 5 (35.71%) FitNesse
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Maven
6 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (35.71%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (57.14%) JBoss
1 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) JasperReports
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) FitNesse
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) JMS
4 7 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) JMX
5 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) JSP
8 1 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) Struts
8 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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