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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 128 123 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 86 80 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.47% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 4.20% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83 75 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
2007 1904 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.81% 34.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1695 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +12 42 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Birmingham +24 35 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire 0 4 £50,000 +42.85%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 176 (95.65%) Java
2 80 (43.48%) Oracle
3 71 (38.59%) SQL
4 59 (32.07%) Hibernate
4 59 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (32.07%) Spring
5 58 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 57 (30.98%) Tomcat
7 56 (30.43%) HTML
8 48 (26.09%) Apache
8 48 (26.09%) Linux
9 42 (22.83%) Scrum
10 39 (21.20%) OO
10 39 (21.20%) XML
11 36 (19.57%) Struts
12 35 (19.02%) SOAP
13 34 (18.48%) JSP
14 33 (17.93%) Web Services
14 33 (17.93%) JBoss
15 31 (16.85%) CSS
16 30 (16.30%) Software Engineering
17 27 (14.67%) TDD
18 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
18 26 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (13.59%) XSLT
19 25 (13.59%) Maven
20 24 (13.04%) RESTful
20 24 (13.04%) Eclipse
21 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
21 22 (11.96%) Degree

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 57 (30.98%) Tomcat
2 48 (26.09%) Apache
3 9 (4.89%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.72%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.63%) FileNet
6 3 (1.63%) Sonic ESB
7 2 (1.09%) Confluence
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.09%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.54%) Maximo
2 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.70%) Internet
2 5 (2.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
1 26 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (7.61%) DB2
3 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (7.07%) Big Data
4 12 (6.52%) JasperReports
4 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.43%) MySQL
7 7 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.54%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 25 (13.59%) Maven
2 24 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 19 (10.33%) Subversion
4 16 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.07%) Hudson
5 13 (7.07%) Selenium
6 12 (6.52%) FitNesse
7 9 (4.89%) Ant
8 4 (2.17%) JUnit
9 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.09%) JIRA
11 1 (0.54%) JBehave
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.54%) Xcode
11 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (11.96%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Retail
3 11 (5.98%) Games
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 113 (61.41%) Developer
2 111 (60.33%) Java Developer
3 40 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 40 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 37 (20.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 23 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
6 21 (11.41%) Analyst
7 16 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (7.61%) Architect
10 13 (7.07%) Support Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) Developer Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) Software Support Analyst
11 9 (4.89%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.89%) Java Team Leader
11 9 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.80%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.07%) Hibernate
1 59 (32.07%) Spring
2 56 (30.43%) HTML
3 39 (21.20%) XML
4 36 (19.57%) Struts
5 35 (19.02%) SOAP
6 34 (18.48%) JSP
7 33 (17.93%) Web Services
8 31 (16.85%) CSS
9 25 (13.59%) XSLT
10 24 (13.04%) RESTful
11 18 (9.78%) Ajax
12 17 (9.24%) XHTML
12 17 (9.24%) REST
13 16 (8.70%) Spring MVC
13 16 (8.70%) JMS
13 16 (8.70%) Java EE
14 15 (8.15%) Servlets
15 13 (7.07%) JMX
15 13 (7.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.26%) Open Source
4 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.63%) DTV
5 3 (1.63%) Social Media
5 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Equities
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.09%) Linux
2 19 (10.33%) UNIX
3 6 (3.26%) Solaris
4 4 (2.17%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.83%) Scrum
3 39 (21.20%) OO
4 30 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 27 (14.67%) TDD
6 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.78%) MVC
8 17 (9.24%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.98%) Project Management
10 9 (4.89%) OOP
11 8 (4.35%) System Testing
12 7 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.80%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.80%) RUP
13 6 (3.26%) UML
13 6 (3.26%) OOD
13 6 (3.26%) Business Development
13 6 (3.26%) Product Management
14 5 (2.72%) BDD
14 5 (2.72%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (95.65%) Java
2 71 (38.59%) SQL
3 58 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.61%) Perl
4 14 (7.61%) Python
5 12 (6.52%) Ruby
6 11 (5.98%) Groovy
7 8 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.80%) XPath
8 7 (3.80%) C
9 6 (3.26%) PHP
10 5 (2.72%) C#
10 5 (2.72%) C++
11 3 (1.63%) Scala
12 2 (1.09%) Clojure
12 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.09%) VB
12 2 (1.09%) VBA
13 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Degree
2 16 (8.70%) Sun Certification
3 14 (7.61%) OCPJP
4 13 (7.07%) OCMJD
5 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) OCP
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.09%) PMP
7 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) COBIT
Vendors
1 80 (43.48%) Oracle
2 33 (17.93%) JBoss
3 17 (9.24%) Sun
4 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.26%) Google
6 5 (2.72%) SAP
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (1.63%) Adobe
9 2 (1.09%) Retek
9 2 (1.09%) hybris
9 2 (1.09%) ATG
9 2 (1.09%) Twitter
10 1 (0.54%) Intershop
10 1 (0.54%) Endeca
10 1 (0.54%) Demandware
10 1 (0.54%) webMethods
10 1 (0.54%) Kofax
10 1 (0.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.54%) Software AG
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & expenses
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