Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 271 251
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 57 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.69% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 69
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £55,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.28% +17.37% -3.06%
10th Percentile £30,000 £39,950 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £78,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java EE 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 3922 4071 3935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.55% 35.20% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3385 3464 3540
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £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% -

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
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 Java EE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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 +9 32 £46,250 -18.86% 1
Coventry +16 7 £75,000 +22.45%
Wolverhampton - 6 £38,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £48,500 +14.12% 1
Staffordshire +8 1 £56,000 +3.70%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 55 (96.49%) Java
2 45 (78.95%) Oracle
3 44 (77.19%) Spring
4 36 (63.16%) SQL
5 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (49.12%) TDD
6 28 (49.12%) JBoss
7 27 (47.37%) Hibernate
7 27 (47.37%) Scrum
8 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
9 25 (43.86%) JMS
10 24 (42.11%) Tomcat
10 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
11 23 (40.35%) JPA
12 22 (38.60%) HTML
12 22 (38.60%) CSS
13 21 (36.84%) Finance
13 21 (36.84%) XPath
14 20 (35.09%) XML
14 20 (35.09%) XSLT
15 19 (33.33%) JUnit
15 19 (33.33%) Computer Science
15 19 (33.33%) Unit Testing
16 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
16 18 (31.58%) BDD
17 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
17 17 (29.82%) EJB
18 16 (28.07%) MVC
18 16 (28.07%) EJB 3.0
18 16 (28.07%) TestNG

Java EE
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 28 (49.12%) JBoss
2 24 (42.11%) Tomcat
3 13 (22.81%) GlassFish
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (14.04%) WebLogic
5 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
6 6 (10.53%) Jetty
7 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
8 4 (7.02%) Apache
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) WildFly
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.75%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) MySQL
3 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 11 (19.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
5 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (12.28%) Big Data
7 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) JUnit
2 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
3 16 (28.07%) TestNG
4 9 (15.79%) Hudson
5 7 (12.28%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.28%) Maven
6 6 (10.53%) Subversion
7 3 (5.26%) JBehave
7 3 (5.26%) WebLogic Workshop
8 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
9 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.75%) gulp
9 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Billing
3 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 32 (56.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Digital Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Graduate
8 3 (5.26%) Java Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (77.19%) Spring
2 27 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 25 (43.86%) JMS
4 23 (40.35%) JPA
5 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
6 20 (35.09%) XML
6 20 (35.09%) XSLT
7 17 (29.82%) EJB
8 16 (28.07%) EJB 3.0
9 15 (26.32%) REST
9 15 (26.32%) RESTful
10 14 (24.56%) Web Services
11 10 (17.54%) XML Schema
12 9 (15.79%) JAX-RS
12 9 (15.79%) RESTEasy
12 9 (15.79%) SOAP
12 9 (15.79%) Spring Boot
13 7 (12.28%) JDBC
14 6 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Smart Meter
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) TDD
3 27 (47.37%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 18 (31.58%) BDD
5 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 16 (28.07%) MVC
7 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (15.79%) Microservices
9 8 (14.04%) Coaching
9 8 (14.04%) SOA
10 7 (12.28%) SDLC
11 6 (10.53%) Collateral Management
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.53%) Data Transformation
11 6 (10.53%) ETL
11 6 (10.53%) Time Management
12 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (36.84%) XPath
5 10 (17.54%) Scala
6 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Clojure
8 3 (5.26%) C
8 3 (5.26%) C#
8 3 (5.26%) C++
8 3 (5.26%) Python
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) ES6
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Marathon
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.75%) Mesos
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) FIS
2 2 (3.51%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) Black Duck
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.75%) Veracode
3 1 (1.75%) WSO2