The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 205 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 6 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.50% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 26
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the West Midlands region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Warwickshire -10 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Staffordshire -4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Coventry -24 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Spring
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Hudson
5 9 (36.00%) Maven
6 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (32.00%) Struts
6 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) SOA
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) Apache
10 4 (16.00%) EJB
10 4 (16.00%) JSP
10 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) Sun
10 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
10 4 (16.00%) OCPJP
10 4 (16.00%) OCMJD

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Maven
1 9 (36.00%) Hudson
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (48.00%) Spring
3 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (32.00%) Struts
3 8 (32.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) JSP
5 4 (16.00%) EJB
6 3 (12.00%) Servlets
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) J2SE
7 2 (8.00%) JPA
8 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
8 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) OCPJP
1 4 (16.00%) OCMJD
1 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Sun
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText
4 1 (4.00%) Intershop
4 1 (4.00%) SAP