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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 146 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 67 101 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.97% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 5.47% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 89
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%
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
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 31 £53,250 +33.12% 3
Warwickshire -1 24 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham -44 7 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Solihull 0 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £40,000 +10.34%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 140 (76.92%) Java
2 119 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (55.49%) SQL
4 91 (50.00%) Oracle
5 79 (43.41%) Tomcat
6 77 (42.31%) Spring
7 76 (41.76%) Linux
8 63 (34.62%) Scrum
9 57 (31.32%) Hibernate
10 54 (29.67%) Maven
11 52 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 51 (28.02%) HTML
13 45 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (23.63%) .NET
15 40 (21.98%) MySQL
16 39 (21.43%) Kanban
17 37 (20.33%) Perl
17 37 (20.33%) Struts
17 37 (20.33%) DevOps
18 36 (19.78%) JSP
18 36 (19.78%) UNIX
18 36 (19.78%) TDD
19 35 (19.23%) Solaris
20 34 (18.68%) Software Engineering
21 32 (17.58%) Windows
21 32 (17.58%) Python
21 32 (17.58%) Web Services
21 32 (17.58%) XML
22 30 (16.48%) Servlets
22 30 (16.48%) SQL Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (43.41%) Tomcat
2 28 (15.38%) IIS
3 23 (12.64%) GlassFish
4 19 (10.44%) WebSphere
5 14 (7.69%) JBoss
6 10 (5.49%) Apache
7 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.40%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.30%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.55%) MQSI
10 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.24%) Internet
1 15 (8.24%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.98%) MySQL
2 30 (16.48%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.44%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.75%) Big Data
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) Informix
7 2 (1.10%) DB2
7 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (29.67%) Maven
2 22 (12.09%) JUnit
3 19 (10.44%) Ant
4 18 (9.89%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.24%) Hudson
5 15 (8.24%) Subversion
6 10 (5.49%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.85%) NetBeans
8 5 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.55%) Log4j
9 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.55%) Gradle
9 1 (0.55%) Liquibase
General
1 20 (10.99%) Retail
2 11 (6.04%) Law
3 7 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.55%) Billing
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (62.64%) Developer
2 80 (43.96%) Java Developer
3 48 (26.37%) Senior Developer
4 45 (24.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (17.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (9.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 18 (9.89%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.59%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (6.59%) Graduate
8 12 (6.59%) Applications Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Architect
9 9 (4.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.85%) IT Graduate
11 7 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (42.31%) Spring
2 57 (31.32%) Hibernate
3 51 (28.02%) HTML
4 43 (23.63%) .NET
5 37 (20.33%) Struts
6 36 (19.78%) JSP
7 32 (17.58%) Web Services
7 32 (17.58%) XML
8 30 (16.48%) Servlets
8 30 (16.48%) JMS
8 30 (16.48%) REST
9 28 (15.38%) JSON
10 27 (14.84%) EJB
10 27 (14.84%) jQuery
11 25 (13.74%) CSS
12 22 (12.09%) Java EE
13 21 (11.54%) Ajax
14 15 (8.24%) XSLT
15 14 (7.69%) SOAP
16 13 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.04%) GIS
4 9 (4.95%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.85%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.85%) W3C
6 6 (3.30%) User Experience
7 5 (2.75%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 76 (41.76%) Linux
2 36 (19.78%) UNIX
3 35 (19.23%) Solaris
4 32 (17.58%) Windows
5 7 (3.85%) HPUX
6 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.20%) Android
6 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.62%) Scrum
3 45 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.43%) Kanban
5 37 (20.33%) DevOps
6 36 (19.78%) TDD
7 34 (18.68%) Software Engineering
8 26 (14.29%) SOA
9 23 (12.64%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.99%) Unit Testing
11 20 (10.99%) ITIL
12 19 (10.44%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (9.89%) MVC
14 14 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (7.14%) Refactoring
16 12 (6.59%) OO
16 12 (6.59%) Service Management
17 11 (6.04%) Software Deployment
18 9 (4.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 140 (76.92%) Java
2 101 (55.49%) SQL
3 52 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 37 (20.33%) Perl
5 32 (17.58%) Python
6 27 (14.84%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.99%) Ruby
8 16 (8.79%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.14%) C#
10 11 (6.04%) XPath
11 5 (2.75%) PHP
11 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.20%) C++
12 4 (2.20%) C
13 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.10%) VB
14 2 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.10%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.10%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.55%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 28 (15.38%) Nagios
2 25 (13.74%) Puppet
3 15 (8.24%) BladeLogic
3 15 (8.24%) Unicenter
3 15 (8.24%) Ansible
4 14 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (7.14%) OpenNMS
6 12 (6.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 91 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (7.69%) IBM
3 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.10%) Sun
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.55%) Citrix
5 1 (0.55%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexitime etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago