The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 73 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 51 71 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.79% 3.01% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 3.15% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 37
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Birmingham

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (47.32%) Spring
4 50 (44.64%) J2EE
5 42 (37.50%) TDD
6 40 (35.71%) MVC
7 33 (29.46%) HTML
8 30 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 30 (26.79%) BDD
9 29 (25.89%) Finance
10 27 (24.11%) Hibernate
11 26 (23.21%) Linux
12 25 (22.32%) Web Services
12 25 (22.32%) SQL
12 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
12 25 (22.32%) REST
12 25 (22.32%) AngularJS
13 23 (20.54%) Degree
13 23 (20.54%) JUnit
14 22 (19.64%) XML
14 22 (19.64%) SOAP
14 22 (19.64%) Big Data
15 21 (18.75%) Hadoop
15 21 (18.75%) Maven
16 20 (17.86%) OO
16 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
17 19 (16.96%) Fintech
17 19 (16.96%) .NET
17 19 (16.96%) C#
18 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (16.07%) Apache Spark
2 16 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.89%) Mule
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
2 1 (0.89%) Skype
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) Big Data
2 21 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.89%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (20.54%) JUnit
2 21 (18.75%) Maven
3 17 (15.18%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.93%) Mockito
5 9 (8.04%) DbUnit
5 9 (8.04%) jMock
5 9 (8.04%) SonarQube
6 6 (5.36%) Gradle
7 5 (4.46%) Ant
7 5 (4.46%) Subversion
8 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.79%) Selenium
8 2 (1.79%) TestNG
9 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.89%) JBehave
9 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Marketing
3 14 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.32%) Spring
2 50 (44.64%) J2EE
3 33 (29.46%) HTML
4 27 (24.11%) Hibernate
5 25 (22.32%) AngularJS
5 25 (22.32%) REST
5 25 (22.32%) Web Services
6 22 (19.64%) SOAP
6 22 (19.64%) XML
7 19 (16.96%) .NET
8 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
8 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (16.07%) RESTful
9 16 (14.29%) HTML5
10 15 (13.39%) CSS
11 12 (10.71%) jQuery
12 10 (8.93%) JPA
12 10 (8.93%) PowerMock
13 9 (8.04%) XSLT
14 8 (7.14%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Fintech
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Social Media
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Unix
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) TDD
3 40 (35.71%) MVC
4 30 (26.79%) BDD
5 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
6 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 20 (17.86%) OO
7 17 (15.18%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.93%) Kanban
10 10 (8.93%) SDLC
11 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 8 (7.14%) SOA
13 4 (3.57%) Microservices
13 4 (3.57%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.57%) UML
13 4 (3.57%) Use Case
14 3 (2.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.32%) SQL
4 19 (16.96%) C#
5 18 (16.07%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) XPath
7 7 (6.25%) Scala
8 6 (5.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.89%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (8.04%) vSphere
2 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle
1 9 (8.04%) VMware
2 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.89%) Sun
4 1 (0.89%) webMethods
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