Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 118 67
Rank change year-on-year +67 -51 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 180 107 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.63% 2.27% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 2.35% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 150 97 159
Birmingham median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3740 4551 3818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.40% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3402 3191
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Birmingham

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Birmingham

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Birmingham

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 180 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (53.89%) Spring
4 77 (42.78%) JavaScript
5 68 (37.78%) Hibernate
6 66 (36.67%) SQL
7 62 (34.44%) TDD
8 56 (31.11%) Finance
8 56 (31.11%) HTML
9 53 (29.44%) BDD
10 52 (28.89%) CSS
10 52 (28.89%) MVC
11 45 (25.00%) J2EE
12 43 (23.89%) XML
13 42 (23.33%) Degree
13 42 (23.33%) RESTful
14 40 (22.22%) Oracle
15 38 (21.11%) JUnit
16 37 (20.56%) Scrum
17 35 (19.44%) Linux
17 35 (19.44%) Web Services
18 32 (17.78%) Software Engineering
19 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
20 29 (16.11%) REST
20 29 (16.11%) Maven
21 28 (15.56%) XPath
22 26 (14.44%) Marketing
22 26 (14.44%) Microservices
23 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
23 25 (13.89%) Java EE

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (9.44%) JBoss
2 10 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.89%) Apache
4 3 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.67%) Drupal
4 3 (1.67%) Mule
5 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) Serverless
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.11%) MySQL
2 18 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.22%) Big Data
6 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.67%) DB2
8 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (21.11%) JUnit
2 29 (16.11%) Maven
3 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 24 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 18 (10.00%) TestNG
6 10 (5.56%) JIRA
6 10 (5.56%) Subversion
7 9 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (4.44%) Gradle
8 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.89%) Android Studio
10 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.22%) Liquibase
11 4 (2.22%) Mockito
12 3 (1.67%) DbUnit
12 3 (1.67%) jMock
12 3 (1.67%) Selenium
12 3 (1.67%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 26 (14.44%) Marketing
3 11 (6.11%) Banking
4 8 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (53.89%) Spring
2 68 (37.78%) Hibernate
3 56 (31.11%) HTML
4 52 (28.89%) CSS
5 45 (25.00%) J2EE
6 43 (23.89%) XML
7 42 (23.33%) RESTful
8 35 (19.44%) Web Services
9 29 (16.11%) REST
10 25 (13.89%) Java EE
10 25 (13.89%) XSLT
11 23 (12.78%) .NET
12 21 (11.67%) ASP.NET
12 21 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (11.67%) SOAP
13 20 (11.11%) JPA
14 19 (10.56%) AngularJS
14 19 (10.56%) JMS
15 16 (8.89%) EJB
15 16 (8.89%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) User Experience
4 11 (6.11%) Fintech
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.11%) CMDB
6 2 (1.11%) Derivative
6 2 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 11 (6.11%) Unix
3 7 (3.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.44%) TDD
3 53 (29.44%) BDD
4 52 (28.89%) MVC
5 37 (20.56%) Scrum
6 32 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 26 (14.44%) Microservices
8 24 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (12.78%) OO
9 23 (12.78%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.56%) SDLC
11 16 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.78%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.22%) OOD
13 13 (7.22%) Open Source
14 12 (6.67%) SOA
15 9 (5.00%) ITIL
15 9 (5.00%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
17 7 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (42.78%) JavaScript
3 66 (36.67%) SQL
4 28 (15.56%) XPath
5 23 (12.78%) Python
6 22 (12.22%) C#
7 5 (2.78%) C++
7 5 (2.78%) Ruby
8 4 (2.22%) PHP
9 3 (1.67%) C
9 3 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (23.33%) Degree
2 13 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.67%) Adobe
3 3 (1.67%) Google
3 3 (1.67%) Twitter
4 2 (1.11%) FIS
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.11%) Sybase
5 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.56%) HP
5 1 (0.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) OpenText
5 1 (0.56%) VMware