The first table below looks at the demand for Maven 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 Maven 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 Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 172 151 143
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Maven 25 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.95% 8.12% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 33
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
505 628 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.21% 12.54% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 404 552 562
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Maven
England

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Maven
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Maven Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Maven
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Maven Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Maven
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 Maven 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
Warwickshire +12 12 £42,500 +30.76%
Birmingham -18 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton -10 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Maven
England

Maven
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 Maven 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 Maven.

1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 32 (68.09%) SOAP
2 32 (68.09%) Selenium
3 31 (65.96%) Unit Testing
3 31 (65.96%) Oracle
4 29 (61.70%) J2EE
4 29 (61.70%) Jenkins
5 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 28 (59.57%) Tomcat
5 28 (59.57%) Spring
6 27 (57.45%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (55.32%) Eclipse
8 22 (46.81%) MVC
8 22 (46.81%) Multithreading
9 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
9 21 (44.68%) Subversion
9 21 (44.68%) JBoss
9 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
10 20 (42.55%) JMS
10 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
10 20 (42.55%) Games
10 20 (42.55%) JMX
10 20 (42.55%) ActiveMQ
10 20 (42.55%) JasperReports
10 20 (42.55%) Ajax
10 20 (42.55%) FitNesse
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (40.43%) TDD

Maven
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 Maven 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 Maven. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (59.57%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (2.13%) Resin
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
3 20 (42.55%) JasperReports
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (36.17%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (23.40%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (68.09%) Selenium
2 29 (61.70%) Jenkins
3 26 (55.32%) Eclipse
4 21 (44.68%) Subversion
5 20 (42.55%) FitNesse
6 13 (27.66%) Hudson
7 12 (25.53%) JBehave
7 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
8 8 (17.02%) Ant
9 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.38%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
11 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 20 (42.55%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Team Leader
4 14 (29.79%) Java Team Leader
5 11 (23.40%) Test Engineer
6 9 (19.15%) Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (14.89%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) SOAP
2 29 (61.70%) J2EE
3 28 (59.57%) Spring
4 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
5 20 (42.55%) JMS
5 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
5 20 (42.55%) JMX
5 20 (42.55%) ActiveMQ
5 20 (42.55%) Ajax
6 14 (29.79%) Web Services
7 13 (27.66%) REST
8 9 (19.15%) CSS
8 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) JSP
9 6 (12.77%) jQuery
10 4 (8.51%) JSTL
11 3 (6.38%) XML
11 3 (6.38%) .NET
12 2 (4.26%) Servlets
12 2 (4.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Unit Testing
2 22 (46.81%) MVC
2 22 (46.81%) Multithreading
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) TDD
4 17 (36.17%) OO
5 11 (23.40%) System Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
10 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
11 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Web Development
11 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.13%) Release Management
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
11 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Ruby
3 12 (25.53%) Python
3 12 (25.53%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) XPath
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Oracle
2 21 (44.68%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Intershop
4 1 (2.13%) Endeca
4 1 (2.13%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.13%) hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Demandware
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) ATG
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