The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 96 76
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 80 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.13% 2.02% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 2.10% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 54
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -6.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79%  

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 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (46.21%) Spring
4 57 (43.18%) SQL
5 54 (40.91%) TDD
6 51 (38.64%) MVC
7 50 (37.88%) Finance
8 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
9 40 (30.30%) HTML
10 39 (29.55%) BDD
11 33 (25.00%) JUnit
12 32 (24.24%) XML
12 32 (24.24%) Hibernate
13 31 (23.48%) Linux
13 31 (23.48%) J2EE
14 30 (22.73%) Web Services
14 30 (22.73%) CSS
15 26 (19.70%) Degree
16 25 (18.94%) REST
17 24 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 23 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (16.67%) Scrum
19 22 (16.67%) Oracle
20 21 (15.91%) OO
20 21 (15.91%) Fintech
21 20 (15.15%) C#
21 20 (15.15%) XSLT
22 19 (14.39%) .NET
22 19 (14.39%) XPath
22 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering

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 10 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.82%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) JBoss
3 4 (3.03%) Mule
4 3 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.06%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 8 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.03%) Slack
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) Skype
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
2 16 (12.12%) Big Data
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.85%) Hadoop
4 13 (9.85%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.82%) DB2
6 8 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.79%) SQLPlus
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.52%) MySQL
10 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.76%) Redis
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (25.00%) JUnit
2 14 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.85%) Maven
4 11 (8.33%) TestNG
5 6 (4.55%) Android Studio
5 6 (4.55%) Gradle
6 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.79%) JIRA
6 5 (3.79%) Mockito
7 4 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.27%) jMock
8 3 (2.27%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.52%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.52%) Selenium
9 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.52%) Subversion
10 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.76%) Protractor
10 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (37.88%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Marketing
3 9 (6.82%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (46.21%) Spring
2 40 (30.30%) HTML
3 32 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 32 (24.24%) XML
4 31 (23.48%) J2EE
5 30 (22.73%) CSS
5 30 (22.73%) Web Services
6 25 (18.94%) REST
7 24 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 20 (15.15%) XSLT
9 19 (14.39%) .NET
10 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.12%) JPA
11 14 (10.61%) RESTful
12 12 (9.09%) JMS
12 12 (9.09%) Node.js
13 11 (8.33%) Java EE
13 11 (8.33%) jQuery
13 11 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Fintech
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.79%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Derivative
6 3 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Unix
3 6 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) TDD
3 51 (38.64%) MVC
4 39 (29.55%) BDD
5 22 (16.67%) Scrum
6 21 (15.91%) OO
7 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.09%) Microservices
11 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.06%) SDLC
14 6 (4.55%) OOD
14 6 (4.55%) Open Source
14 6 (4.55%) SOA
15 5 (3.79%) Kanban
15 5 (3.79%) Multithreading
15 5 (3.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (43.18%) SQL
3 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) C#
5 19 (14.39%) XPath
6 16 (12.12%) Python
7 8 (6.06%) Scala
8 6 (4.55%) C++
9 5 (3.79%) PHP
10 2 (1.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (19.70%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.52%) Docker
1 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (16.67%) Oracle
2 10 (7.58%) Sybase
3 2 (1.52%) Adobe
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.76%) Sun
4 1 (0.76%) webMethods
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