The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 121 88 132
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 92 104 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 2.32% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 6.49% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 85 102 65
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
J2EE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1730 1602 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.35% 35.74% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1387 1837
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the West Midlands region.

J2EE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

J2EE
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 J2EE within the West Midlands 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
(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
Coventry -1 45 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Birmingham -7 25 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Warwickshire -18 8 £52,500 - 2
Worcestershire +9 6 £53,750 +43.33%
Staffordshire -1 2 £44,750 +16.23%
Dudley - 2 £36,500 -
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 158 (86.81%) Java
2 106 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (53.30%) SQL
4 85 (46.70%) Oracle
5 68 (37.36%) Spring
6 63 (34.62%) Linux
7 59 (32.42%) HTML
8 56 (30.77%) Tomcat
8 56 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 53 (29.12%) Scrum
10 49 (26.92%) Hibernate
11 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
12 43 (23.63%) Apache
13 42 (23.08%) REST
14 41 (22.53%) Perl
15 40 (21.98%) Web Services
16 39 (21.43%) Python
17 34 (18.68%) RESTful
18 33 (18.13%) PostgreSQL
19 31 (17.03%) Enterprise Software
20 30 (16.48%) Java EE
21 29 (15.93%) Maven
21 29 (15.93%) XML
22 28 (15.38%) XHTML
23 27 (14.84%) Big Data
24 26 (14.29%) DB2
25 24 (13.19%) UNIX
25 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
26 23 (12.64%) JSP
27 22 (12.09%) Struts

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 43 (23.63%) Apache
3 13 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 9 (4.95%) IIS
5 8 (4.40%) JBoss
6 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.20%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.65%) CMS
8 3 (1.65%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.55%) Mule
9 1 (0.55%) MQSI
9 1 (0.55%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Enfinity
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.44%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (14.84%) Big Data
3 26 (14.29%) DB2
4 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
5 19 (10.44%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.04%) MySQL
7 9 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.55%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (15.93%) Maven
2 12 (6.59%) JUnit
3 11 (6.04%) Hudson
4 10 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.40%) Ant
5 8 (4.40%) Subversion
6 7 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.65%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Electronics
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (63.19%) Developer
2 102 (56.04%) Java Developer
3 48 (26.37%) Senior Developer
4 47 (25.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (20.88%) Software Engineer
6 29 (15.93%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (15.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (12.64%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (6.59%) Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Developer Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Software Support Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.95%) Architect
11 9 (4.95%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 8 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.40%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.36%) Spring
2 59 (32.42%) HTML
3 49 (26.92%) Hibernate
4 42 (23.08%) REST
5 40 (21.98%) Web Services
6 34 (18.68%) RESTful
7 30 (16.48%) Java EE
8 29 (15.93%) XML
9 28 (15.38%) XHTML
10 23 (12.64%) JSP
11 22 (12.09%) Struts
12 21 (11.54%) CSS
13 20 (10.99%) .NET
14 19 (10.44%) EJB
14 19 (10.44%) JMS
15 16 (8.79%) SOAP
16 13 (7.14%) Servlets
16 13 (7.14%) Ajax
17 11 (6.04%) XSLT
18 10 (5.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.03%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Open Source
5 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.20%) GIS
6 3 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) DTV
7 2 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.62%) Linux
2 24 (13.19%) UNIX
3 13 (7.14%) Solaris
4 11 (6.04%) Windows
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 53 (29.12%) Scrum
4 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.54%) UML
6 19 (10.44%) TDD
6 19 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (10.44%) Kanban
7 18 (9.89%) MVC
8 16 (8.79%) OO
9 15 (8.24%) SOA
10 13 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.49%) DevOps
12 10 (5.49%) Project Management
13 7 (3.85%) ITIL
13 7 (3.85%) Project Planning
13 7 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.85%) Refactoring
14 6 (3.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (86.81%) Java
2 97 (53.30%) SQL
3 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 41 (22.53%) Perl
5 39 (21.43%) Python
6 16 (8.79%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.59%) Ruby
8 9 (4.95%) C#
9 6 (3.30%) XPath
9 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.65%) Groovy
12 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.10%) VB6
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) VB
12 2 (1.10%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 10 (5.49%) Sun Certification
2 10 (5.49%) OCPJP
2 10 (5.49%) OCMJD
3 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) Nagios
2 9 (4.95%) Tivoli
3 8 (4.40%) Puppet
4 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.85%) OpenNMS
5 6 (3.30%) Unicenter
5 6 (3.30%) Ansible
5 6 (3.30%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (46.70%) Oracle
2 10 (5.49%) Sun
3 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.20%) Open Text
4 4 (2.20%) Intershop
5 3 (1.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Pega
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) hybris
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago