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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 137 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 82 103 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 2.08% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 5.90% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 98
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
2149 1745 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.18% 35.17% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1946 1497 1777
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 6 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 6 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 -2 43 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Warwickshire -8 21 £50,000 - 4
Birmingham -44 9 £63,750 +27.50% 2
Solihull +2 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -4 1 £40,000 +10.34%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 142 (76.76%) Java
2 121 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (57.30%) SQL
4 91 (49.19%) Oracle
5 83 (44.86%) Tomcat
6 78 (42.16%) Spring
6 78 (42.16%) Linux
7 62 (33.51%) Scrum
8 56 (30.27%) Hibernate
9 55 (29.73%) Maven
10 51 (27.57%) JavaScript
11 48 (25.95%) HTML
12 44 (23.78%) .NET
13 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (21.08%) Kanban
14 39 (21.08%) UNIX
15 38 (20.54%) Perl
16 37 (20.00%) MySQL
16 37 (20.00%) Solaris
17 36 (19.46%) JSP
17 36 (19.46%) Struts
17 36 (19.46%) Software Engineering
17 36 (19.46%) DevOps
18 35 (18.92%) TDD
19 33 (17.84%) XML
19 33 (17.84%) Python
19 33 (17.84%) JMS
19 33 (17.84%) REST
20 32 (17.30%) Windows
20 32 (17.30%) Web Services

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 83 (44.86%) Tomcat
2 28 (15.14%) IIS
3 24 (12.97%) GlassFish
4 18 (9.73%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.03%) JBoss
6 12 (6.49%) Apache
7 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.24%) Apache Solr
8 6 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.54%) MQSI
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.65%) HTTP
2 15 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.00%) MySQL
2 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.27%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.24%) Big Data
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.08%) DB2
8 2 (1.08%) Informix
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (29.73%) Maven
2 24 (12.97%) JUnit
3 19 (10.27%) Ant
4 17 (9.19%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.57%) Subversion
5 14 (7.57%) Hudson
6 10 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.78%) NetBeans
8 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.54%) Log4j
10 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.54%) Gradle
10 1 (0.54%) Liquibase
General
1 17 (9.19%) Retail
2 9 (4.86%) Law
3 7 (3.78%) Finance
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (61.62%) Developer
2 80 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 46 (24.86%) Senior Developer
4 43 (23.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (11.89%) Software Engineer
7 19 (10.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (9.73%) Applications Support
8 18 (9.73%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Graduate
10 9 (4.86%) Architect
11 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Java Architect
12 7 (3.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (42.16%) Spring
2 56 (30.27%) Hibernate
3 48 (25.95%) HTML
4 44 (23.78%) .NET
5 36 (19.46%) JSP
5 36 (19.46%) Struts
6 33 (17.84%) XML
6 33 (17.84%) JMS
6 33 (17.84%) REST
7 32 (17.30%) Web Services
8 30 (16.22%) EJB
9 29 (15.68%) Servlets
10 26 (14.05%) JSON
11 24 (12.97%) Java EE
11 24 (12.97%) CSS
11 24 (12.97%) jQuery
12 22 (11.89%) Ajax
13 16 (8.65%) XSLT
14 15 (8.11%) SOAP
15 12 (6.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.95%) GIS
4 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.86%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.78%) Web 2.0
7 6 (3.24%) User Experience
7 6 (3.24%) W3C
7 6 (3.24%) Open Source
8 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.70%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 78 (42.16%) Linux
2 39 (21.08%) UNIX
3 37 (20.00%) Solaris
4 32 (17.30%) Windows
5 7 (3.78%) HPUX
6 4 (2.16%) Android
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.51%) Scrum
3 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.08%) Kanban
5 36 (19.46%) DevOps
5 36 (19.46%) Software Engineering
6 35 (18.92%) TDD
7 26 (14.05%) SOA
8 25 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 22 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (10.81%) ITIL
11 19 (10.27%) MVC
12 18 (9.73%) Unit Testing
13 17 (9.19%) E-Commerce
14 15 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (7.57%) Refactoring
16 12 (6.49%) UML
16 12 (6.49%) OO
16 12 (6.49%) Service Management
17 11 (5.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 142 (76.76%) Java
2 106 (57.30%) SQL
3 51 (27.57%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.54%) Perl
5 33 (17.84%) Python
6 28 (15.14%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.81%) Ruby
8 16 (8.65%) PowerShell
9 15 (8.11%) C#
10 11 (5.95%) XPath
11 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.16%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.16%) C
13 4 (2.16%) C++
13 4 (2.16%) PHP
14 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.08%) VB
15 2 (1.08%) Groovy
15 2 (1.08%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (12.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.08%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.08%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.54%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (15.68%) Nagios
2 28 (15.14%) Tivoli
3 25 (13.51%) Puppet
4 15 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (8.11%) Ansible
4 15 (8.11%) Unicenter
4 15 (8.11%) BladeLogic
5 14 (7.57%) OpenNMS
6 12 (6.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 91 (49.19%) Oracle
2 12 (6.49%) IBM
3 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) Sun
5 1 (0.54%) Citrix
5 1 (0.54%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) hybris
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