The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss 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 JBoss over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 170 158 147
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing JBoss 56 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.88% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.33% 4.77% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 46
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
JBoss
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1051 964 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.28% 18.35% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 888 843 790
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JBoss across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JBoss
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

JBoss Salary Trend in the West Midlands

JBoss
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JBoss across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

JBoss Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

JBoss
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 JBoss within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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
Birmingham +2 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Worcestershire +7 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Warwickshire -7 10 £38,000 -22.05%
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing JBoss 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 JBoss.

1 82 (83.67%) Java
2 58 (59.18%) Tomcat
3 52 (53.06%) Oracle
4 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
5 40 (40.82%) WebSphere
6 32 (32.65%) WebLogic
7 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (30.61%) Spring
8 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
9 29 (29.59%) J2EE
10 25 (25.51%) HTML
11 23 (23.47%) SQL
11 23 (23.47%) Linux
11 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
12 22 (22.45%) OO
12 22 (22.45%) Eclipse
12 22 (22.45%) CSS
13 21 (21.43%) JMS
14 20 (20.41%) Apache
14 20 (20.41%) XML
14 20 (20.41%) Maven
14 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
14 20 (20.41%) Degree
14 20 (20.41%) Selenium
15 18 (18.37%) MVC
15 18 (18.37%) SOAP
16 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
16 17 (17.35%) Subversion
17 16 (16.33%) GlassFish
18 15 (15.31%) Hudson

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 58 (59.18%) Tomcat
2 40 (40.82%) WebSphere
3 32 (32.65%) WebLogic
4 20 (20.41%) Apache
5 16 (16.33%) GlassFish
6 6 (6.12%) MQSeries
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) LDAP
2 7 (7.14%) Internet
2 7 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.20%) JasperReports
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.20%) MySQL
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.06%) Big Data
7 3 (3.06%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.02%) Infinispan
8 1 (1.02%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.45%) Eclipse
3 20 (20.41%) Maven
3 20 (20.41%) Selenium
4 17 (17.35%) Subversion
5 15 (15.31%) Hudson
6 14 (14.29%) Ant
7 10 (10.20%) FitNesse
8 9 (9.18%) JIRA
8 9 (9.18%) JUnit
9 7 (7.14%) CruiseControl
9 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.12%) Mercurial
10 6 (6.12%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (6.12%) Artifactory
11 5 (5.10%) Toad
11 5 (5.10%) PVCS
12 4 (4.08%) RSpec
12 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
13 3 (3.06%) WATIR
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Developer
2 33 (33.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.12%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.12%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) Spring
2 29 (29.59%) J2EE
3 25 (25.51%) HTML
4 22 (22.45%) CSS
5 21 (21.43%) JMS
6 20 (20.41%) XML
7 18 (18.37%) SOAP
8 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
9 14 (14.29%) jQuery
10 13 (13.27%) Web Services
11 11 (11.22%) JSP
11 11 (11.22%) XSLT
11 11 (11.22%) JMX
12 10 (10.20%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (10.20%) Ajax
12 10 (10.20%) JPA
12 10 (10.20%) Spring MVC
12 10 (10.20%) CSS3
13 8 (8.16%) RESTful
13 8 (8.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) Open Source
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Linux
2 15 (15.31%) UNIX
3 11 (11.22%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) OO
3 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.37%) MVC
5 15 (15.31%) OOP
5 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
6 13 (13.27%) TDD
7 12 (12.24%) SOA
8 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.22%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 7 (7.14%) UML
9 7 (7.14%) DevOps
10 6 (6.12%) Business Development
11 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.08%) Scrum
13 3 (3.06%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (3.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (83.67%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) PHP
5 11 (11.22%) C
6 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.18%) Ruby
7 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.16%) Perl
9 7 (7.14%) VBScript
9 7 (7.14%) Python
9 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.08%) Groovy
11 2 (2.04%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) XPath
12 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) OCP
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.02%) OCPJP
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) vSphere
1 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) VMware
4 6 (6.12%) Talend
5 4 (4.08%) Zend
6 3 (3.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.02%) BEA
7 1 (1.02%) Vitria
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Sybase
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Pega
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