Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 213 208
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -42
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 121 125 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.11% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 3.14% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 108 133 157
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.05% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £78,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 3879 3977 3869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.42% 35.16% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3384 3474
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,750 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -1 51 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Coventry +31 48 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Staffordshire +14 8 £45,000 -15.09%
Shropshire -5 2 - - 1
Worcestershire -6 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Warwickshire -17 2 £32,500 -31.58%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull -1 1 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £22,500 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 120 (99.17%) Java
2 81 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
4 65 (53.72%) MVC
5 63 (52.07%) Hibernate
6 60 (49.59%) Spring
7 50 (41.32%) Oracle
8 46 (38.02%) HTML
9 43 (35.54%) Spring MVC
10 40 (33.06%) Linux
10 40 (33.06%) TDD
11 38 (31.40%) Scrum
11 38 (31.40%) JBoss
11 38 (31.40%) SQL
12 37 (30.58%) REST
12 37 (30.58%) Jenkins
13 34 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (28.10%) SOAP
14 31 (25.62%) CSS
15 28 (23.14%) JPA
16 27 (22.31%) Puppet
17 26 (21.49%) Mentoring
17 26 (21.49%) Degree
17 26 (21.49%) MySQL
18 24 (19.83%) Python
18 24 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (19.83%) Docker
18 24 (19.83%) BDD
19 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
19 23 (19.01%) .NET

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 38 (31.40%) JBoss
2 15 (12.40%) Apache
2 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.74%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.13%) Confluence
5 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) Liferay
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Shopify
2 2 (1.65%) Exstream
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
1 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) MySQL
2 10 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.61%) DB2
3 8 (6.61%) MariaDB
4 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) SQLite
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (30.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.22%) JUnit
3 16 (13.22%) Mockito
4 15 (12.40%) jMock
5 14 (11.57%) Maven
6 11 (9.09%) Subversion
7 10 (8.26%) Eclipse
7 10 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.31%) JIRA
9 3 (2.48%) DbUnit
9 3 (2.48%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.65%) Ant
10 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.65%) Selenium
10 2 (1.65%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 22 (18.18%) Marketing
2 12 (9.92%) Advertising
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (84.30%) Developer
2 92 (76.03%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Junior
4 29 (23.97%) Junior Developer
4 29 (23.97%) Junior Java Developer
5 21 (17.36%) C# Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Graduate
5 21 (17.36%) Graduate C# Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Graduate Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Graduate Java Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Graduate Python Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Junior C# Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Junior Python Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Python Developer
6 17 (14.05%) Lead Developer
7 16 (13.22%) Lead Java Developer
8 14 (11.57%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Agile Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (52.07%) Hibernate
2 60 (49.59%) Spring
3 46 (38.02%) HTML
4 43 (35.54%) Spring MVC
5 37 (30.58%) REST
6 34 (28.10%) SOAP
7 31 (25.62%) CSS
8 28 (23.14%) JPA
9 23 (19.01%) .NET
9 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
10 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (14.05%) XML
12 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
13 14 (11.57%) RESTful
14 13 (10.74%) Web Services
15 7 (5.79%) HTML5
16 6 (4.96%) Ajax
16 6 (4.96%) LAMP
16 6 (4.96%) MSMQ
17 5 (4.13%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.65%) NHS
3 2 (1.65%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.72%) MVC
3 40 (33.06%) TDD
4 38 (31.40%) Scrum
5 26 (21.49%) Mentoring
6 24 (19.83%) BDD
7 17 (14.05%) Kanban
7 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.57%) Web Development
9 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.79%) RUP
11 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.96%) OO
11 6 (4.96%) SDLC
11 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.31%) ITIL
12 4 (3.31%) UML
13 3 (2.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 120 (99.17%) Java
2 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
3 38 (31.40%) SQL
4 24 (19.83%) Python
5 23 (19.01%) C#
6 18 (14.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.31%) C++
8 2 (1.65%) C
8 2 (1.65%) Delphi
8 2 (1.65%) ES6
8 2 (1.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) OCP
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 24 (19.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (22.31%) Puppet
2 24 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.09%) Ansible
4 7 (5.79%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.79%) Terraform
5 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) Mesos
6 1 (0.83%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (41.32%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) IBM
3 10 (8.26%) Google
4 9 (7.44%) Twitter
5 3 (2.48%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) Adobe
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.83%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) OpenText
7 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) Veracode
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) WSO2