Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 232 199
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 -27
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 115 119 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 2.92% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 141
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% +28.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £72,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3898 4076 4020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.35% 34.51% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3452 3641
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the West Midlands

J2EE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for J2EE in the West Midlands

J2EE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the West Midlands

J2EE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 48 £32,500 -45.83% 3
Coventry +22 45 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Staffordshire +19 8 £45,000 -15.09%
Wolverhampton - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -7 3 £41,250 -13.16%
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 £22,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 110 (95.65%) Java
2 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (48.70%) Hibernate
4 55 (47.83%) MVC
4 55 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 54 (46.96%) Spring
6 43 (37.39%) TDD
7 40 (34.78%) Oracle
8 36 (31.30%) HTML
9 35 (30.43%) SQL
10 34 (29.57%) JBoss
11 32 (27.83%) Spring MVC
12 31 (26.96%) Linux
13 30 (26.09%) Scrum
14 29 (25.22%) Degree
15 28 (24.35%) Jenkins
16 27 (23.48%) BDD
16 27 (23.48%) SOAP
17 25 (21.74%) CSS
17 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (20.00%) XML
18 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
18 23 (20.00%) .NET
18 23 (20.00%) C#
18 23 (20.00%) Python
18 23 (20.00%) REST
19 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
19 22 (19.13%) JUnit
20 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (17.39%) RESTful

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (29.57%) JBoss
2 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 8 (6.96%) Apache
6 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.48%) Confluence
8 3 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.74%) IIS
10 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.87%) Drupal
10 1 (0.87%) Liferay
10 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Shopify
2 2 (1.74%) Exstream
3 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.35%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Firewall
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
1 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) MySQL
1 11 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.96%) DB2
2 8 (6.96%) MariaDB
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (24.35%) Jenkins
2 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.13%) JUnit
3 16 (13.91%) Mockito
4 15 (13.04%) jMock
5 12 (10.43%) Maven
5 12 (10.43%) Subversion
6 11 (9.57%) Eclipse
7 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.09%) Ant
9 4 (3.48%) Selenium
10 3 (2.61%) DbUnit
10 3 (2.61%) JIRA
10 3 (2.61%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.74%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.74%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (17.39%) Marketing
2 12 (10.43%) Advertising
3 8 (6.96%) Finance
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (79.13%) Developer
2 79 (68.70%) Java Developer
3 27 (23.48%) Junior
4 26 (22.61%) Junior Developer
5 24 (20.87%) Junior Java Developer
6 21 (18.26%) Graduate
6 21 (18.26%) Graduate Developer
7 19 (16.52%) C# Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Graduate C# Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Graduate Java Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Graduate Python Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Junior C# Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Junior Python Developer
7 19 (16.52%) Python Developer
8 16 (13.91%) Software Developer
9 14 (12.17%) Java Software Developer
10 13 (11.30%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (11.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (8.70%) Agile Developer
11 10 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.70%) Hibernate
2 54 (46.96%) Spring
3 36 (31.30%) HTML
4 32 (27.83%) Spring MVC
5 27 (23.48%) SOAP
6 25 (21.74%) CSS
7 23 (20.00%) .NET
7 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 23 (20.00%) REST
7 23 (20.00%) XML
8 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (17.39%) RESTful
10 19 (16.52%) JPA
10 19 (16.52%) Web Services
11 15 (13.04%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.57%) JSP
13 6 (5.22%) Ajax
13 6 (5.22%) HTML5
13 6 (5.22%) LAMP
13 6 (5.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) EPoS
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Social Media
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) MVC
3 43 (37.39%) TDD
4 30 (26.09%) Scrum
5 27 (23.48%) BDD
6 18 (15.65%) Web Development
7 14 (12.17%) Kanban
7 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.96%) ITIL
12 7 (6.09%) RUP
13 6 (5.22%) OO
13 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
14 5 (4.35%) Security Patching
15 4 (3.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (95.65%) Java
2 55 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 35 (30.43%) SQL
4 23 (20.00%) C#
4 23 (20.00%) Python
5 14 (12.17%) PHP
6 5 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) Delphi
7 2 (1.74%) ES6
7 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Degree
2 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) OCP
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.48%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) Puppet
2 16 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.57%) Ansible
4 7 (6.09%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.09%) Terraform
5 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.87%) Mesos
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Oracle
2 12 (10.43%) IBM
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) Sun
4 2 (1.74%) HP
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe
5 1 (0.87%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.87%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.87%) Veracode
5 1 (0.87%) WSO2