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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 170 157
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 50 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 3.18% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 63
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £67,500 £59,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1973 2105 2099
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 40.00% 34.76% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1792 1913
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing J2EE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 20 £37,000 -17.77% 6
Coventry -8 16 £38,250 -23.50% 3
Wolverhampton - 5 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +16 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Solihull - 3 £40,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 117 (93.60%) Java
2 76 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.80%) HTML
4 42 (33.60%) TDD
5 40 (32.00%) SQL
6 38 (30.40%) JavaScript
7 36 (28.80%) Spring
8 31 (24.80%) .NET
8 31 (24.80%) XML
9 29 (23.20%) Web Services
9 29 (23.20%) Tomcat
9 29 (23.20%) Scrum
10 28 (22.40%) Python
11 27 (21.60%) Linux
11 27 (21.60%) C#
11 27 (21.60%) BDD
12 25 (20.00%) MVC
13 24 (19.20%) Hibernate
13 24 (19.20%) Degree
14 23 (18.40%) Finance
14 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
14 23 (18.40%) CSS
14 23 (18.40%) JSP
14 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
15 22 (17.60%) OO
16 20 (16.00%) Apache
16 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (15.20%) SOAP
18 18 (14.40%) Struts

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 29 (23.20%) Tomcat
2 20 (16.00%) Apache
3 17 (13.60%) JBoss
4 10 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.20%) Apache Spark
5 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.20%) IIS
7 3 (2.40%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.60%) Jetty
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.80%) Confluence
9 1 (0.80%) Drupal
9 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.80%) Liferay
9 1 (0.80%) Mule
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.20%) PaaS
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) Big Data
2 10 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) SQLite
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) DataStage
7 1 (0.80%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) JUnit
2 14 (11.20%) Ant
2 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.60%) Maven
4 11 (8.80%) Eclipse
4 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.40%) Selenium
6 6 (4.80%) Subversion
6 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.00%) GoCD
7 5 (4.00%) Hudson
7 5 (4.00%) MSBuild
7 5 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.20%) DbUnit
8 4 (3.20%) jMock
8 4 (3.20%) Mockito
8 4 (3.20%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Marketing
2 17 (13.60%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) International Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (76.80%) Developer
2 81 (64.80%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.40%) J2EE Developer
3 23 (18.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (16.00%) Junior
4 20 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 19 (15.20%) Graduate
5 19 (15.20%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (13.60%) Junior Java Developer
7 16 (12.80%) C# Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Graduate C# Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Graduate Java Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Graduate Python Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Junior C# Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Junior Python Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Python Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.80%) Agile Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Agile Java Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.80%) HTML
2 36 (28.80%) Spring
3 31 (24.80%) .NET
3 31 (24.80%) XML
4 29 (23.20%) Web Services
5 24 (19.20%) Hibernate
6 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
6 23 (18.40%) CSS
6 23 (18.40%) JSP
7 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (15.20%) SOAP
9 18 (14.40%) Struts
10 17 (13.60%) HTML5
11 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
11 16 (12.80%) REST
11 16 (12.80%) RESTful
12 13 (10.40%) Servlets
13 12 (9.60%) JDBC
14 9 (7.20%) JSON
15 8 (6.40%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.60%) Fintech
3 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) Linux
2 8 (6.40%) Unix
3 6 (4.80%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) TDD
3 29 (23.20%) Scrum
4 27 (21.60%) BDD
5 25 (20.00%) MVC
6 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
7 22 (17.60%) OO
8 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.60%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.60%) SOA
10 14 (11.20%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.80%) Microservices
14 9 (7.20%) Web Development
15 8 (6.40%) DevOps
16 7 (5.60%) Coaching
16 7 (5.60%) Data Protection
16 7 (5.60%) OOD
17 6 (4.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 117 (93.60%) Java
2 40 (32.00%) SQL
3 38 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.40%) Python
5 27 (21.60%) C#
6 8 (6.40%) C++
7 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.00%) Go
9 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.40%) PHP
11 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) Dart
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB
4 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Docker
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Ansible
2 6 (4.80%) Puppet
3 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) Google
3 5 (4.00%) Sybase
3 5 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.20%) Sun
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
5 1 (0.80%) Apple
5 1 (0.80%) ATG
5 1 (0.80%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago