Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 65 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 +51 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 152 151 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.93% 3.85% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 3.99% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 151 122 98
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%

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 3,744 3,781 4,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.53% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,729 3,119 3,412
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,500 £24,349
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,875 £68,650
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (61.84%) Spring
4 57 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 53 (34.87%) Hibernate
6 50 (32.89%) SQL
7 45 (29.61%) TDD
8 44 (28.95%) Scrum
9 38 (25.00%) Web Services
10 34 (22.37%) XML
10 34 (22.37%) Degree
11 33 (21.71%) J2EE
12 31 (20.39%) REST
12 31 (20.39%) Java 8
13 30 (19.74%) BDD
14 29 (19.08%) Ajax
15 28 (18.42%) Finance
16 27 (17.76%) Software Engineering
16 27 (17.76%) Linux
16 27 (17.76%) NoSQL
16 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
17 25 (16.45%) MySQL
18 24 (15.79%) Oracle
19 23 (15.13%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
20 22 (14.47%) MVC
20 22 (14.47%) Microservices
21 21 (13.82%) Analytics
21 21 (13.82%) Open Source
22 20 (13.16%) JSON

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 14 (9.21%) Apache
1 14 (9.21%) JBoss
2 11 (7.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.26%) CMS
4 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) Mule
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) GIMP
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.95%) SaaS
4 5 (3.29%) PaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.97%) GitHub
6 3 (1.97%) Serverless
7 2 (1.32%) Fastly
7 2 (1.32%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.66%) npm
8 1 (0.66%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.66%) SSL
1 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.76%) NoSQL
2 25 (16.45%) MySQL
3 19 (12.50%) Big Data
4 17 (11.18%) Hazelcast
5 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.97%) Bigtable
10 2 (1.32%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.32%) Infinispan
10 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.66%) HBase
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.16%) Maven
3 17 (11.18%) Subversion
4 14 (9.21%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.24%) JUnit
6 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.95%) JIRA
7 5 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.63%) TestNG
9 3 (1.97%) Ant
9 3 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.97%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.32%) Gradle
10 2 (1.32%) Mockito
11 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.66%) JHipster
11 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 28 (18.42%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Marketing
3 11 (7.24%) Advertising
4 9 (5.92%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.26%) Retail
6 5 (3.29%) Banking
6 5 (3.29%) Front Office
7 4 (2.63%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (61.84%) Spring
2 53 (34.87%) Hibernate
3 38 (25.00%) Web Services
4 34 (22.37%) XML
5 33 (21.71%) J2EE
6 31 (20.39%) REST
7 29 (19.08%) Ajax
8 23 (15.13%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (13.16%) HTML
9 20 (13.16%) JSON
10 19 (12.50%) CSS
10 19 (12.50%) Java EE
11 18 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (9.87%) AngularJS
13 14 (9.21%) jQuery
14 13 (8.55%) .NET
15 12 (7.89%) React
15 12 (7.89%) RESTful
16 10 (6.58%) XSLT
17 9 (5.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 12 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.61%) Fintech
3 6 (3.95%) User Experience
4 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.76%) Linux
2 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.61%) TDD
3 44 (28.95%) Scrum
4 30 (19.74%) BDD
5 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
5 27 (17.76%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.47%) Microservices
6 22 (14.47%) MVC
7 21 (13.82%) Analytics
7 21 (13.82%) Open Source
8 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.53%) Web Development
10 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.24%) Coaching
11 11 (7.24%) DevOps
11 11 (7.24%) OO
12 8 (5.26%) Content Management
12 8 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (4.61%) Collateral Management
13 7 (4.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 50 (32.89%) SQL
4 31 (20.39%) Java 8
5 12 (7.89%) C#
5 12 (7.89%) Python
6 10 (6.58%) Scala
7 9 (5.92%) PHP
8 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.97%) XPath
10 2 (1.32%) Go
10 2 (1.32%) Groovy
10 2 (1.32%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (22.37%) Degree
2 17 (11.18%) PhD
3 7 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (8.55%) Docker
2 3 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.29%) Terraform
3 3 (1.97%) Ansible
3 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Ambari
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (3.29%) Google
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe
3 3 (1.97%) Twitter
4 2 (1.32%) Apple
4 2 (1.32%) webMethods
5 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.66%) Tableau
5 1 (0.66%) Vertica