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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 129 130 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -57
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 82 84 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.51% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.13% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 125
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 £46,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2015 2032 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.50% 36.59% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1811 1740
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 29 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 29 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 +10 37 £41,405 +27.39% 3
Birmingham +25 36 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Warwickshire +1 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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%) JavaScript
6 60 (32.61%) Hibernate
6 60 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (29.89%) SQL
8 48 (26.09%) HTML
9 42 (22.83%) XML
10 41 (22.28%) Struts
11 40 (21.74%) Linux
12 38 (20.65%) OO
12 38 (20.65%) Scrum
13 37 (20.11%) Apache
14 36 (19.57%) JBoss
14 36 (19.57%) CSS
14 36 (19.57%) JSP
15 35 (19.02%) SOAP
16 32 (17.39%) TDD
17 31 (16.85%) Eclipse
18 28 (15.22%) Maven
19 25 (13.59%) XSLT
19 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
20 24 (13.04%) Web Services
21 23 (12.50%) UNIX
22 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
23 21 (11.41%) Degree
24 20 (10.87%) Subversion
25 19 (10.33%) Ajax

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (20.11%) Apache
3 18 (9.78%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.07%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.26%) 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 3 (1.63%) 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 12 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.61%) JasperReports
5 13 (7.07%) 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 3 (1.63%) DB2
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.09%) Big Data
12 1 (0.54%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 31 (16.85%) Eclipse
2 28 (15.22%) Maven
3 20 (10.87%) Subversion
4 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.70%) Hudson
6 15 (8.15%) Selenium
7 13 (7.07%) FitNesse
8 10 (5.43%) Ant
9 7 (3.80%) JUnit
10 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.09%) JIRA
12 2 (1.09%) JBehave
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.54%) Xcode
13 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 43 (23.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 36 (19.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 36 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 27 (14.67%) 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 9 (4.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Development Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.89%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Integration Architect
12 5 (2.72%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.33%) Spring
2 60 (32.61%) Hibernate
3 48 (26.09%) HTML
4 42 (22.83%) XML
5 41 (22.28%) Struts
6 36 (19.57%) CSS
6 36 (19.57%) JSP
7 35 (19.02%) SOAP
8 25 (13.59%) XSLT
9 24 (13.04%) 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%) jQuery
13 16 (8.70%) RESTful
14 14 (7.61%) JMX
15 13 (7.07%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (7.07%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.35%) 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 23 (12.50%) 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 60 (32.61%) 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 16 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.43%) Software Testing
8 10 (5.43%) Project Management
9 9 (4.89%) OOP
10 8 (4.35%) CRM
10 8 (4.35%) RUP
10 8 (4.35%) System Testing
11 7 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (3.80%) B2B
12 6 (3.26%) B2C
12 6 (3.26%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.26%) ITIL
12 6 (3.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (96.20%) Java
2 61 (33.15%) JavaScript
3 55 (29.89%) SQL
4 14 (7.61%) Groovy
5 12 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.52%) Ruby
6 8 (4.35%) PHP
6 8 (4.35%) C
7 6 (3.26%) C++
7 6 (3.26%) XPath
8 5 (2.72%) C#
9 4 (2.17%) Perl
9 4 (2.17%) Python
10 3 (1.63%) Scala
10 3 (1.63%) VB
10 3 (1.63%) VBA
11 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.09%) Clojure
12 1 (0.54%) VB6
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
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 11 (5.98%) 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%) 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%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.54%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 17 days ago