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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 163 136 113
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -23
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 78 86 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.61% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 4.02% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 91
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,304 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.44%
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
2114 2140 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.85% 40.12% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1927 1496
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -14 25 £50,000 +11.11%
Birmingham -5 22 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Walsall - 15 £80,000 -
Worcestershire -1 8 £25,000 -44.44%
Warwickshire -22 6 £25,000 -47.36%
Herefordshire - 4 £22,500 -
Staffordshire +8 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (59.46%) XML
3 82 (55.41%) JavaScript
4 71 (47.97%) OO
5 68 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (35.14%) Ajax
7 50 (33.78%) SQL
8 46 (31.08%) Spring
9 41 (27.70%) HTML
10 40 (27.03%) Pega
11 35 (23.65%) Web Services
12 34 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 34 (22.97%) Hibernate
13 32 (21.62%) Decision Table
14 31 (20.95%) REST
15 29 (19.59%) Eclipse
16 28 (18.92%) Scrum
17 27 (18.24%) JSP
18 26 (17.57%) SOAP
18 26 (17.57%) TDD
18 26 (17.57%) Mentoring
19 25 (16.89%) Degree
19 25 (16.89%) Struts
19 25 (16.89%) MySQL
20 23 (15.54%) CSS
20 23 (15.54%) Servlets
21 22 (14.86%) Maven
22 21 (14.19%) EJB
22 21 (14.19%) JUnit
22 21 (14.19%) jQuery

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (10.14%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.11%) JBoss
3 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.08%) Apache
5 7 (4.73%) FileNet
6 3 (2.03%) CICS
6 3 (2.03%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) MySQL
2 11 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.08%) SQLite
4 8 (5.41%) DB2
4 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.05%) Big Data
5 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.70%) GIS
6 4 (2.70%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Eclipse
2 22 (14.86%) Maven
3 21 (14.19%) JUnit
4 11 (7.43%) Ant
4 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.41%) Subversion
6 7 (4.73%) IntelliJ
6 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.73%) Selenium
7 4 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 14 (9.46%) Retail
2 13 (8.78%) Finance
3 10 (6.76%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Advertising
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (54.05%) Developer
2 67 (45.27%) Java Developer
3 34 (22.97%) J2EE Developer
3 34 (22.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 26 (17.57%) Senior Developer
4 26 (17.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Architect
5 16 (10.81%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Agile Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Senior Agile Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Development Manager
9 6 (4.05%) FileNet Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (59.46%) XML
2 52 (35.14%) Ajax
3 46 (31.08%) Spring
4 41 (27.70%) HTML
5 35 (23.65%) Web Services
6 34 (22.97%) Hibernate
7 31 (20.95%) REST
8 27 (18.24%) JSP
9 26 (17.57%) SOAP
10 25 (16.89%) Struts
11 23 (15.54%) CSS
11 23 (15.54%) Servlets
12 21 (14.19%) EJB
12 21 (14.19%) jQuery
13 20 (13.51%) JSON
14 18 (12.16%) HTML5
15 15 (10.14%) JMS
15 15 (10.14%) XSLT
16 14 (9.46%) J2SE
17 9 (6.08%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.43%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.08%) Social Media
5 8 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.38%) Photography
8 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.03%) Physics
8 3 (2.03%) PKI
8 3 (2.03%) RIA
9 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) Unix
2 16 (10.81%) Linux
3 13 (8.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) OO
2 68 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (21.62%) Decision Table
5 28 (18.92%) Scrum
6 26 (17.57%) Mentoring
6 26 (17.57%) TDD
7 17 (11.49%) Coaching
8 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.78%) Android Development
10 12 (8.11%) OOD
11 9 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.08%) MVC
12 8 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (4.73%) CRM
13 7 (4.73%) Service Management
13 7 (4.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (55.41%) JavaScript
3 50 (33.78%) SQL
4 10 (6.76%) PHP
5 8 (5.41%) Scala
6 4 (2.70%) C#
6 4 (2.70%) XPath
7 3 (2.03%) C
8 2 (1.35%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (1.35%) Python
8 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.03%) ISEB
3 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Pega
2 20 (13.51%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) SAP
3 7 (4.73%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.73%) Sun
4 4 (2.70%) webMethods
5 3 (2.03%) BEA
6 1 (0.68%) Escenic
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
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