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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 137 88 110
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +22
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 90 128 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 2.46% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 6.84% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 121 79
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
1994 1872 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.67% 36.01% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1673 1658
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 48 £35,000 -18.60% 6
Birmingham -17 25 £36,250 -19.44% 7
Staffordshire -7 8 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Warwickshire -40 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Walsall -2 1 £75,000 +50.00%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 164 (94.25%) Java
2 88 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (48.28%) Oracle
4 79 (45.40%) SQL
5 58 (33.33%) Linux
6 57 (32.76%) Spring
7 55 (31.61%) Apache
8 54 (31.03%) HTML
9 52 (29.89%) Tomcat
10 51 (29.31%) Hibernate
11 43 (24.71%) Software Engineering
12 42 (24.14%) JavaScript
13 40 (22.99%) Web Services
14 37 (21.26%) Scrum
15 34 (19.54%) RESTful
16 31 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (17.24%) XML
17 30 (17.24%) OO
18 29 (16.67%) XHTML
19 28 (16.09%) Struts
20 27 (15.52%) REST
20 27 (15.52%) Enterprise Software
21 26 (14.94%) JBoss
22 25 (14.37%) SOAP
22 25 (14.37%) DB2
22 25 (14.37%) Big Data
23 24 (13.79%) Perl
23 24 (13.79%) Python
24 22 (12.64%) Finance
24 22 (12.64%) JSP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 55 (31.61%) Apache
2 52 (29.89%) Tomcat
3 26 (14.94%) JBoss
4 6 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.30%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.72%) Sonic ESB
7 3 (1.72%) FileNet
8 2 (1.15%) CMS
8 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.15%) Confluence
8 2 (1.15%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.57%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.57%) Mule
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.72%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (14.37%) DB2
2 25 (14.37%) Big Data
3 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.60%) JasperReports
7 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.45%) MySQL
8 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Maven
2 14 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.05%) Eclipse
2 14 (8.05%) Subversion
3 10 (5.75%) Hudson
4 8 (4.60%) Selenium
4 8 (4.60%) FitNesse
5 4 (2.30%) Ant
5 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.72%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.15%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (12.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Retail
3 7 (4.02%) Games
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Marketing
5 3 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (62.07%) Developer
2 106 (60.92%) Java Developer
3 38 (21.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 36 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 36 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (14.94%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (14.94%) Software Engineer
6 25 (14.37%) J2EE Developer
7 23 (13.22%) Analyst
8 16 (9.20%) Software Support Analyst
8 16 (9.20%) Developer Analyst
8 16 (9.20%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Architect
10 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
13 5 (2.87%) Quality Analyst
13 5 (2.87%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.76%) Spring
2 54 (31.03%) HTML
3 51 (29.31%) Hibernate
4 40 (22.99%) Web Services
5 34 (19.54%) RESTful
6 30 (17.24%) XML
7 29 (16.67%) XHTML
8 28 (16.09%) Struts
9 27 (15.52%) REST
10 25 (14.37%) SOAP
11 22 (12.64%) JSP
11 22 (12.64%) CSS
12 20 (11.49%) Java EE
13 18 (10.34%) XSLT
14 13 (7.47%) JMS
15 12 (6.90%) Ajax
16 11 (6.32%) Spring MVC
16 11 (6.32%) Servlets
17 9 (5.17%) JMX
18 8 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.52%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.02%) Open Source
4 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.72%) User Experience
5 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.72%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (10.92%) UNIX
3 6 (3.45%) Solaris
4 4 (2.30%) Windows
5 2 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.71%) Software Engineering
3 37 (21.26%) Scrum
4 30 (17.24%) OO
5 22 (12.64%) TDD
6 17 (9.77%) Unit Testing
7 15 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.47%) UML
8 13 (7.47%) MVC
9 11 (6.32%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.17%) OOP
10 9 (5.17%) SOA
10 9 (5.17%) Project Management
11 7 (4.02%) System Testing
11 7 (4.02%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.45%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.45%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.45%) Business Development
13 5 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 164 (94.25%) Java
2 79 (45.40%) SQL
3 42 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.79%) Perl
4 24 (13.79%) Python
5 11 (6.32%) Ruby
6 7 (4.02%) Groovy
6 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.87%) XPath
7 5 (2.87%) C
8 4 (2.30%) C#
8 4 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (1.15%) VB
9 2 (1.15%) VBA
9 2 (1.15%) PHP
9 2 (1.15%) Scala
9 2 (1.15%) Clojure
10 1 (0.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.07%) Degree
2 18 (10.34%) Sun Certification
3 17 (9.77%) OCPJP
4 16 (9.20%) OCMJD
5 6 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) OCP
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) COBIT
Vendors
1 84 (48.28%) Oracle
2 18 (10.34%) Sun
3 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.30%) SAP
5 3 (1.72%) Google
5 3 (1.72%) Intershop
5 3 (1.72%) IBM
5 3 (1.72%) Open Text
6 2 (1.15%) Adobe
6 2 (1.15%) HP
6 2 (1.15%) Twitter
7 1 (0.57%) Pega
7 1 (0.57%) hybris
7 1 (0.57%) webMethods
7 1 (0.57%) Software AG
7 1 (0.57%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.57%) ATG
7 1 (0.57%) Kofax
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago