The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 176 143 103
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -40
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 24 54 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.08% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 2.78% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 87
Average salary £60,000 £40,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.06% -10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £21,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1734 1940 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.19% 38.71% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1722 1721
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% -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java EE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java EE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java EE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Java EE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java EE
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 Java EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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 -7 21 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Warwickshire +9 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 11 (36.67%) Middleware
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) JBoss
7 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (23.33%) Scrum
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) JSP
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) C
10 5 (16.67%) C++
11 4 (13.33%) JDBC
11 4 (13.33%) EJB
11 4 (13.33%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) Ajax
11 4 (13.33%) JSF
11 4 (13.33%) JSON
12 3 (10.00%) Degree
12 3 (10.00%) jQuery

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Informix
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.00%) ProC
3 2 (6.67%) Hudson
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Rose
4 1 (3.33%) WATIR
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) RSpec
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Development Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Java Software Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.67%) C Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Spring
2 13 (43.33%) J2EE
3 11 (36.67%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) JSP
5 4 (13.33%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) EJB
5 4 (13.33%) JDBC
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) JSF
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) JPA
6 3 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) OSGi
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
1 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Physics
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) AIX
1 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Process Management
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Business Development
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) B2B
5 1 (3.33%) B2C
5 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) C
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
1 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
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