The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 233 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.47%  

J2SE 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 1715 2095 1917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.91% 34.47% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1834 1715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing J2SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the West Midlands

J2SE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for J2SE in the West Midlands

J2SE
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 J2SE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Coventry +16 5 £45,000 -10.00%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Struts
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ

J2SE
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 7 (87.50%) Struts
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) webMethods