The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 133 121 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -48
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 81 86 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.55% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.19% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 78 82 128
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,875
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2020 2053 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.61% 36.95% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1829 1737
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2EE
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 37 £41,405 +27.39% 2
Birmingham +18 36 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Warwickshire +2 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 177 (96.20%) Java
2 71 (38.59%) Oracle
3 66 (35.87%) Tomcat
4 65 (35.33%) Spring
5 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (33.15%) Hibernate
6 59 (32.07%) JavaScript
7 53 (28.80%) SQL
8 46 (25.00%) HTML
9 42 (22.83%) Struts
9 42 (22.83%) XML
10 40 (21.74%) Linux
11 38 (20.65%) OO
11 38 (20.65%) Scrum
12 36 (19.57%) JBoss
12 36 (19.57%) CSS
13 35 (19.02%) SOAP
13 35 (19.02%) Apache
14 34 (18.48%) JSP
15 32 (17.39%) TDD
16 30 (16.30%) Eclipse
17 27 (14.67%) Maven
18 25 (13.59%) XSLT
19 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
19 24 (13.04%) UNIX
20 23 (12.50%) Web Services
21 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
22 21 (11.41%) Degree
23 19 (10.33%) WebSphere
23 19 (10.33%) Multithreading

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 66 (35.87%) Tomcat
2 35 (19.02%) Apache
3 19 (10.33%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.61%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.80%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.17%) FileNet
7 3 (1.63%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.63%) Sonic ESB
8 2 (1.09%) Confluence
8 2 (1.09%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.09%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Mule
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Maximo
1 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.54%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.61%) JasperReports
4 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (5.43%) MySQL
7 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.09%) DB2
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.54%) Big Data
11 1 (0.54%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 30 (16.30%) Eclipse
2 27 (14.67%) Maven
3 19 (10.33%) Subversion
3 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.70%) Hudson
5 15 (8.15%) Selenium
6 13 (7.07%) FitNesse
7 9 (4.89%) Ant
8 7 (3.80%) JUnit
9 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.09%) JIRA
11 2 (1.09%) JBehave
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.54%) Xcode
12 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 19 (10.33%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Retail
3 13 (7.07%) Games
4 3 (1.63%) Legal
4 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (63.59%) Developer
2 113 (61.41%) Java Developer
3 44 (23.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 35 (19.02%) Senior Java Developer
4 35 (19.02%) Senior Developer
5 28 (15.22%) J2EE Developer
6 18 (9.78%) Analyst
7 15 (8.15%) Architect
8 11 (5.98%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Developer Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Software Support Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) Development Manager
10 9 (4.89%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.89%) Java Team Leader
10 9 (4.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Integration Architect
13 5 (2.72%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.33%) Spring
2 61 (33.15%) Hibernate
3 46 (25.00%) HTML
4 42 (22.83%) Struts
4 42 (22.83%) XML
5 36 (19.57%) CSS
6 35 (19.02%) SOAP
7 34 (18.48%) JSP
8 25 (13.59%) XSLT
9 23 (12.50%) Web Services
10 19 (10.33%) Ajax
11 18 (9.78%) Spring MVC
12 17 (9.24%) Java EE
12 17 (9.24%) JMS
13 16 (8.70%) Servlets
13 16 (8.70%) RESTful
14 15 (8.15%) jQuery
15 14 (7.61%) JMX
16 13 (7.07%) ActiveMQ
16 13 (7.07%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Social Media
4 6 (3.26%) Open Source
5 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) DTV
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.74%) Linux
2 24 (13.04%) UNIX
3 7 (3.80%) Solaris
4 6 (3.26%) Windows
5 2 (1.09%) AIX
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.65%) Scrum
2 38 (20.65%) OO
3 32 (17.39%) TDD
4 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
5 19 (10.33%) Multithreading
6 18 (9.78%) MVC
7 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.98%) Software Testing
9 10 (5.43%) Project Management
10 9 (4.89%) OOP
10 9 (4.89%) CRM
11 8 (4.35%) B2B
11 8 (4.35%) RUP
11 8 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.35%) System Testing
12 7 (3.80%) B2C
13 6 (3.26%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.26%) ITIL
13 6 (3.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 177 (96.20%) Java
2 59 (32.07%) JavaScript
3 53 (28.80%) SQL
4 15 (8.15%) Groovy
5 13 (7.07%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.98%) Ruby
7 8 (4.35%) PHP
7 8 (4.35%) C
8 6 (3.26%) C++
8 6 (3.26%) XPath
9 4 (2.17%) C#
10 3 (1.63%) Perl
10 3 (1.63%) Python
10 3 (1.63%) Scala
11 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (1.09%) VBA
11 2 (1.09%) Clojure
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 14 (7.61%) Sun Certification
3 12 (6.52%) OCPJP
4 11 (5.98%) OCMJD
5 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) PMP
5 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.63%) OCP
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 71 (38.59%) Oracle
2 36 (19.57%) JBoss
3 16 (8.70%) Sun
4 10 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.26%) IBM
6 5 (2.72%) Google
7 3 (1.63%) SAP
7 3 (1.63%) Adobe
7 3 (1.63%) Retek
8 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.09%) Kofax
8 2 (1.09%) ATG
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
8 2 (1.09%) hybris
9 1 (0.54%) Demandware
9 1 (0.54%) Facebook
9 1 (0.54%) Alterian
9 1 (0.54%) Intershop
9 1 (0.54%) Endeca
9 1 (0.54%) webMethods
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago