The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 189 174 169
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Maven 27 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 4.93% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 23
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Maven
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
706 527 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.18% 10.86% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 653 437 570
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Coventry - 12 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -3 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Worcestershire +14 5 £21,500 -38.57%
Birmingham -32 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £47,000 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (93.02%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
3 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
4 25 (58.14%) J2EE
5 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
7 21 (48.84%) Hudson
8 19 (44.19%) Perl
9 17 (39.53%) Linux
9 17 (39.53%) Python
10 16 (37.21%) JBoss
11 15 (34.88%) Ant
11 15 (34.88%) TDD
11 15 (34.88%) Puppet
12 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (30.23%) SQL
13 13 (30.23%) Oracle
13 13 (30.23%) JMS
13 13 (30.23%) Subversion
13 13 (30.23%) DevOps
14 12 (27.91%) Windows
14 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
15 11 (25.58%) Scrum
15 11 (25.58%) Spring
16 10 (23.26%) PHP
16 10 (23.26%) VBScript
16 10 (23.26%) UNIX
16 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (23.26%) VMware
16 10 (23.26%) CruiseControl

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (65.12%) Tomcat
2 16 (37.21%) JBoss
3 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
4 5 (11.63%) Apache
5 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.65%) Confluence
8 1 (2.33%) LiveCycle
8 1 (2.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) JasperReports
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.98%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Hudson
3 15 (34.88%) Ant
4 13 (30.23%) Subversion
5 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
6 10 (23.26%) CruiseControl
7 9 (20.93%) Artifactory
7 9 (20.93%) Mercurial
8 8 (18.60%) JUnit
9 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
10 5 (11.63%) Selenium
11 4 (9.30%) FitNesse
12 3 (6.98%) NetBeans
13 2 (4.65%) JIRA
13 2 (4.65%) PVCS
13 2 (4.65%) Toad
14 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (4.65%) Games
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Junior
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) J2EE
2 13 (30.23%) JMS
3 11 (25.58%) Spring
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) JSP
5 8 (18.60%) REST
6 7 (16.28%) Java EE
6 7 (16.28%) Ajax
6 7 (16.28%) EJB
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) SOAP
6 7 (16.28%) RESTful
7 6 (13.95%) XML
7 6 (13.95%) JMX
7 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
8 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (9.30%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) TDD
3 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) DevOps
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Software Deployment
7 8 (18.60%) Kanban
7 8 (18.60%) SOA
8 7 (16.28%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
11 4 (9.30%) OO
12 3 (6.98%) Project Management
13 2 (4.65%) Release Management
13 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
13 2 (4.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) Perl
4 17 (39.53%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) VBScript
6 10 (23.26%) PHP
6 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
7 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
7 9 (20.93%) Ruby
8 8 (18.60%) C#
9 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.65%) C++
10 2 (4.65%) XPath
11 1 (2.33%) Groovy
11 1 (2.33%) Scala
11 1 (2.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) vSphere
1 10 (23.26%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe