Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 63 121
Rank change year-on-year -25 +58 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 104 168 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.91% 4.43% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 4.60% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 144 94
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% - +2.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £71,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.27%

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 3,441 3,650 4,439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.31% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,490 2,889 3,319
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (64.42%) Spring
3 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
5 29 (27.88%) TDD
5 29 (27.88%) Hibernate
6 27 (25.96%) Python
7 26 (25.00%) Finance
7 26 (25.00%) Linux
7 26 (25.00%) Scrum
8 25 (24.04%) SQL
8 25 (24.04%) NoSQL
9 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
10 21 (20.19%) Web Services
11 20 (19.23%) Maven
11 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (17.31%) DevOps
12 18 (17.31%) Content Management
12 18 (17.31%) CMS
13 17 (16.35%) Marketing
14 16 (15.38%) J2EE
14 16 (15.38%) Java 8
15 15 (14.42%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (14.42%) MVC
15 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (14.42%) Open Source
16 14 (13.46%) BDD
16 14 (13.46%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (13.46%) Perl

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 18 (17.31%) CMS
2 14 (13.46%) Anypoint
3 12 (11.54%) Mule
4 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.88%) JBoss
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.92%) WildFly
8 1 (0.96%) Apache
8 1 (0.96%) Captiva
8 1 (0.96%) Documentum
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.58%) Serverless
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) Fastly
4 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.92%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) SSL
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.65%) Big Data
2 9 (8.65%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.85%) Hazelcast
6 3 (2.88%) DB2
6 3 (2.88%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.92%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.92%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.92%) HBase
7 2 (1.92%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.92%) Redis
8 1 (0.96%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.23%) Maven
3 11 (10.58%) Subversion
4 9 (8.65%) Mockito
5 8 (7.69%) JUnit
6 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.77%) SonarQube
7 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.81%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.88%) JIRA
9 2 (1.92%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.92%) jMock
10 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (64.42%) Spring
2 29 (27.88%) Hibernate
3 21 (20.19%) Web Services
4 16 (15.38%) J2EE
5 13 (12.50%) RESTful
6 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.54%) J2SE
6 12 (11.54%) Java SE
6 12 (11.54%) Node.js
7 11 (10.58%) Ajax
7 11 (10.58%) Dropwizard
7 11 (10.58%) Java EE
7 11 (10.58%) REST
8 10 (9.62%) HTML
8 10 (9.62%) XML
9 9 (8.65%) JMS
9 9 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (8.65%) Spring MVC
10 8 (7.69%) React
10 8 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (14.42%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Fintech
4 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (5.77%) Unix
3 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
5 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) TDD
3 26 (25.00%) Scrum
4 18 (17.31%) Content Management
4 18 (17.31%) DevOps
5 15 (14.42%) MVC
5 15 (14.42%) Open Source
6 14 (13.46%) BDD
6 14 (13.46%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (10.58%) Analytics
7 11 (10.58%) Microservices
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.62%) Web Development
9 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.69%) Software Delivery
11 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.73%) OO
12 6 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (25.96%) Python
4 25 (24.04%) SQL
5 16 (15.38%) Java 8
6 14 (13.46%) Perl
7 5 (4.81%) Groovy
8 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.88%) C#
10 2 (1.92%) Go
10 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 2 (1.92%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.92%) R
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.92%) PhD
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Puppet
2 10 (9.62%) Kubernetes
3 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) Apple
2 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft