The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 173 176 164
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 35 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.07% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 27
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Java EE
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
1872 1399 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.63% 34.02% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1179 1686
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 17 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -21 7 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 66 (98.51%) Java
2 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (52.24%) SQL
4 31 (46.27%) J2EE
4 31 (46.27%) Scrum
5 30 (44.78%) Spring
5 30 (44.78%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (43.28%) JMS
7 25 (37.31%) JUnit
7 25 (37.31%) GlassFish
8 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
9 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.36%) EJB
10 19 (28.36%) JBoss
10 19 (28.36%) HTML
11 18 (26.87%) UNIX
11 18 (26.87%) Retail
12 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
13 16 (23.88%) CSS
13 16 (23.88%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (23.88%) REST
14 15 (22.39%) Internet
14 15 (22.39%) Linux
14 15 (22.39%) jQuery
14 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.90%) Oracle
15 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
15 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
16 13 (19.40%) Kanban
16 13 (19.40%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (37.31%) GlassFish
2 19 (28.36%) JBoss
3 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.97%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) MarkLogic
5 3 (4.48%) DB2
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) JUnit
2 13 (19.40%) Maven
3 3 (4.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.48%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (2.99%) ProC
4 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Hudson
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) Gradle
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 18 (26.87%) Retail
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 36 (53.73%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
4 17 (25.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (22.39%) Software Engineer
6 12 (17.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Big Data Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) C Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Integration Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Senior C Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) J2EE
2 30 (44.78%) Spring
3 29 (43.28%) JMS
4 19 (28.36%) EJB
4 19 (28.36%) HTML
5 16 (23.88%) CSS
5 16 (23.88%) REST
6 15 (22.39%) jQuery
7 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
8 11 (16.42%) XML
9 10 (14.93%) JPA
10 6 (8.96%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (7.46%) Web Services
11 5 (7.46%) Ajax
12 4 (5.97%) Java SE
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (5.97%) Middleware
13 3 (4.48%) OSGi
13 3 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Open Source
3 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.48%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) UNIX
2 15 (22.39%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) AIX
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) Scrum
3 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.40%) Kanban
6 12 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.91%) Refactoring
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
8 7 (10.45%) Project Management
8 7 (10.45%) Use Case
8 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (10.45%) Business Development
9 5 (7.46%) TDD
9 5 (7.46%) Time Management
9 5 (7.46%) OO
10 4 (5.97%) EAI
10 4 (5.97%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (98.51%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.91%) Ruby
5 12 (17.91%) Python
5 12 (17.91%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Nagios
1 12 (17.91%) OpenNMS
1 12 (17.91%) Puppet
1 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) HP
3 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) Talend
4 3 (4.48%) Informatica
5 2 (2.99%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Home Working
Posted: 10 days ago