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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 157 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 63 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 4.36% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 85 77
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2005 2020 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.26% 36.90% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1732 1720
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Birmingham +5 34 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Warwickshire +9 17 £50,000 -
Coventry -45 4 £43,750 +6.70% 2
Solihull - 4 £31,250 -
Shropshire - 2 £47,500 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 123 (93.89%) Java
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (51.15%) Spring
4 62 (47.33%) HTML
5 58 (44.27%) Hibernate
6 54 (41.22%) Oracle
7 52 (39.69%) JavaScript
8 43 (32.82%) Web Services
9 41 (31.30%) jQuery
10 40 (30.53%) SQL
11 37 (28.24%) MySQL
12 35 (26.72%) JSP
12 35 (26.72%) Tomcat
12 35 (26.72%) WebSphere
13 34 (25.95%) CSS
14 32 (24.43%) Scrum
14 32 (24.43%) TDD
14 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (24.43%) REST
15 31 (23.66%) Struts
16 29 (22.14%) IBM
17 28 (21.37%) WebLogic
17 28 (21.37%) Degree
18 27 (20.61%) JSON
18 27 (20.61%) XML
19 26 (19.85%) Maven
20 25 (19.08%) Servlets
21 24 (18.32%) Linux
22 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
22 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (26.72%) Tomcat
1 35 (26.72%) WebSphere
2 28 (21.37%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.16%) Apache
4 11 (8.40%) JBoss
5 10 (7.63%) GlassFish
6 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.29%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.53%) CICS
9 1 (0.76%) Mule
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) SaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) HTTP
2 6 (4.58%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) VoIP
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.24%) MySQL
2 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.05%) Big Data
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Maven
2 13 (9.92%) Ant
3 11 (8.40%) Hudson
4 10 (7.63%) Subversion
5 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.87%) JUnit
6 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.82%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.82%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.82%) Selenium
8 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.29%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) Log4j
General
1 20 (15.27%) Retail
2 11 (8.40%) Law
3 6 (4.58%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (64.12%) Developer
2 61 (46.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Senior Developer
4 21 (16.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (12.21%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (12.21%) Consultant
6 15 (11.45%) Java Consultant
7 12 (9.16%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Architect
10 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) QA Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (51.15%) Spring
2 62 (47.33%) HTML
3 58 (44.27%) Hibernate
4 43 (32.82%) Web Services
5 41 (31.30%) jQuery
6 35 (26.72%) JSP
7 34 (25.95%) CSS
8 32 (24.43%) REST
9 31 (23.66%) Struts
10 27 (20.61%) JSON
10 27 (20.61%) XML
11 25 (19.08%) Servlets
12 23 (17.56%) Ajax
13 18 (13.74%) Middleware
14 17 (12.98%) JMS
15 16 (12.21%) SOAP
16 15 (11.45%) Ext JS
17 12 (9.16%) Java EE
18 11 (8.40%) RESTful
19 10 (7.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.11%) W3C
3 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.34%) Web 2.0
4 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) GIS
6 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) MPEG
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Linux
2 16 (12.21%) UNIX
3 7 (5.34%) HPUX
3 7 (5.34%) Solaris
4 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.43%) TDD
2 32 (24.43%) Scrum
2 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
4 22 (16.79%) Kanban
5 20 (15.27%) Software Delivery
6 19 (14.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.21%) SOA
8 15 (11.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (9.92%) OO
10 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (6.87%) DevOps
12 8 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.11%) EAI
13 6 (4.58%) Refactoring
13 6 (4.58%) Open Source
14 5 (3.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 123 (93.89%) Java
2 52 (39.69%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.53%) SQL
4 12 (9.16%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.87%) Ruby
5 9 (6.87%) Perl
6 7 (5.34%) XPath
7 6 (4.58%) Python
8 5 (3.82%) C#
9 3 (2.29%) PHP
10 2 (1.53%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) Scala
10 2 (1.53%) C
11 1 (0.76%) CFML
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) Puppet
2 6 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.58%) Nagios
2 6 (4.58%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) Oracle
2 29 (22.14%) IBM
3 17 (12.98%) BEA
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.53%) webMethods
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.76%) Interwoven
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