Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 182 197
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 -35
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 116 151 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.44% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 4.12% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 155 151
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £80,000
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 3,689 3,669 3,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.65% 35.01% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,094 3,196 3,158
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Coventry +18 51 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Birmingham -16 46 £36,250 -36.96% 5
Staffordshire +11 4 £46,250 -12.74% 3
Worcestershire 0 3 £22,500 -39.24% 3
Shropshire -2 3 - - 1
Solihull -12 3 £47,500 +19.50% 1
Warwickshire -21 1 £27,500 -42.11%
Herefordshire - 1 £22,500 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (69.83%) JavaScript
3 68 (58.62%) Hibernate
4 66 (56.90%) MVC
5 64 (55.17%) Spring
6 57 (49.14%) Oracle
7 49 (42.24%) Spring MVC
8 47 (40.52%) REST
9 46 (39.66%) JBoss
10 45 (38.79%) Scrum
11 44 (37.93%) HTML
12 43 (37.07%) Jenkins
12 43 (37.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (35.34%) SOAP
14 40 (34.48%) SQL
14 40 (34.48%) Mentoring
15 37 (31.90%) Linux
16 36 (31.03%) Puppet
17 35 (30.17%) CSS
18 34 (29.31%) JPA
19 33 (28.45%) MySQL
20 32 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (27.59%) Docker
21 28 (24.14%) TDD
22 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
23 19 (16.38%) BDD
23 19 (16.38%) .NET
23 19 (16.38%) C#
23 19 (16.38%) Apache

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 46 (39.66%) JBoss
2 19 (16.38%) Apache
3 14 (12.07%) OpenStack
3 14 (12.07%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.17%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) Liferay
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Shopify
2 2 (1.72%) Exstream
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (37.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) MySQL
2 11 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.03%) DB2
3 7 (6.03%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) SQLite
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 43 (37.07%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.07%) Maven
4 12 (10.34%) jMock
4 12 (10.34%) JUnit
4 12 (10.34%) Mockito
5 11 (9.48%) Subversion
6 9 (7.76%) Eclipse
6 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.45%) JIRA
7 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.59%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.59%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.72%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.86%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Marketing
2 9 (7.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (87.07%) Developer
2 91 (78.45%) Java Developer
3 26 (22.41%) Junior
4 25 (21.55%) Junior Developer
4 25 (21.55%) Junior Java Developer
4 25 (21.55%) Lead Developer
4 25 (21.55%) Lead Java Developer
5 16 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate C# Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate Java Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate Python Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Junior C# Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Junior Python Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Python Developer
6 13 (11.21%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (58.62%) Hibernate
2 64 (55.17%) Spring
3 49 (42.24%) Spring MVC
4 47 (40.52%) REST
5 44 (37.93%) HTML
6 41 (35.34%) SOAP
7 35 (30.17%) CSS
8 34 (29.31%) JPA
9 19 (16.38%) .NET
10 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET
11 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
13 11 (9.48%) RESTful
13 11 (9.48%) XML
14 7 (6.03%) JSF
14 7 (6.03%) Web Services
15 6 (5.17%) HTML5
15 6 (5.17%) MSMQ
16 5 (4.31%) LAMP
17 4 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) NHS
3 2 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.90%) MVC
3 45 (38.79%) Scrum
4 40 (34.48%) Mentoring
5 28 (24.14%) TDD
6 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
7 19 (16.38%) BDD
8 18 (15.52%) Kanban
9 11 (9.48%) SDLC
10 9 (7.76%) Web Development
11 8 (6.90%) RUP
12 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.31%) OO
13 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
14 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.45%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 2 (1.72%) Android Development
16 2 (1.72%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (69.83%) JavaScript
3 40 (34.48%) SQL
4 19 (16.38%) C#
5 17 (14.66%) Python
6 15 (12.93%) PHP
7 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Delphi
9 1 (0.86%) ES6
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) OCP
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (31.03%) Puppet
2 32 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.48%) Ansible
4 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.03%) Terraform
5 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.86%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (49.14%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Google
2 11 (9.48%) IBM
2 11 (9.48%) Twitter
3 3 (2.59%) HP
4 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) BEA
5 1 (0.86%) Informatica
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) OpenText
5 1 (0.86%) Pega
5 1 (0.86%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.86%) webMethods