The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 192 191 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 5 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.22% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.56% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 24
Average salary £48,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.28% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2SE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the West Midlands region.

J2SE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

J2SE
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 J2SE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Coventry +9 2 £48,000 +18.51%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Retail
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) Struts
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) OO
6 4 (44.44%) OOD
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (33.33%) Content Management
7 3 (33.33%) Document Management
7 3 (33.33%) FileNet
7 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (33.33%) Social Media
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) VB
7 3 (33.33%) VBA
7 3 (33.33%) .NET
7 3 (33.33%) PHP

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior J2EE Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) JSP
1 8 (88.89%) Servlets
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) Struts
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) EJB
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Dojo
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) MooTools
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Document Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Kofax