Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 57 121
Rank change year-on-year -13 +64 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 134 174 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.68% 4.58% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.76% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 139 144 89
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £32,900
90th Percentile £70,850 £65,000 £69,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% -

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 3,527 3,659 4,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 96.26% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,567 2,950 3,471
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (60.45%) Spring
4 45 (33.58%) Hibernate
5 44 (32.84%) JavaScript
6 39 (29.10%) TDD
7 38 (28.36%) Scrum
7 38 (28.36%) SQL
8 31 (23.13%) Finance
8 31 (23.13%) NoSQL
9 29 (21.64%) Java 8
10 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (20.90%) Linux
11 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (18.66%) Web Services
12 25 (18.66%) J2EE
13 23 (17.16%) Jenkins
14 22 (16.42%) Software Engineering
15 21 (15.67%) Python
15 21 (15.67%) Open Source
16 20 (14.93%) BDD
17 19 (14.18%) DevOps
17 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
17 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (14.18%) MySQL
17 19 (14.18%) Maven
17 19 (14.18%) MVC
18 18 (13.43%) XML
19 17 (12.69%) Marketing
19 17 (12.69%) Microservices

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 15 (11.19%) CMS
2 12 (8.96%) Anypoint
3 10 (7.46%) Mule
4 7 (5.22%) JBoss
5 6 (4.48%) Apache
5 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.49%) WildFly
10 1 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.21%) Serverless
4 5 (3.73%) PaaS
4 5 (3.73%) SaaS
5 3 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.49%) Fastly
6 2 (1.49%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) SSL
1 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.13%) NoSQL
2 19 (14.18%) MySQL
3 14 (10.45%) Big Data
4 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.72%) Hazelcast
6 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.24%) DB2
8 3 (2.24%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.49%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.49%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.49%) HBase
9 2 (1.49%) Infinispan
9 2 (1.49%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.49%) Redis
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.18%) Maven
3 10 (7.46%) Subversion
4 8 (5.97%) JUnit
5 7 (5.22%) IntelliJ
6 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.73%) Mockito
8 3 (2.24%) Ant
8 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.24%) JIRA
8 3 (2.24%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Marketing
3 4 (2.99%) Advertising
3 4 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.24%) Games
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.45%) Spring
2 45 (33.58%) Hibernate
3 25 (18.66%) J2EE
3 25 (18.66%) Web Services
4 18 (13.43%) XML
5 17 (12.69%) REST
6 16 (11.94%) Ajax
6 16 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 15 (11.19%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (10.45%) HTML
8 14 (10.45%) RESTful
9 13 (9.70%) React
10 12 (8.96%) CSS
10 12 (8.96%) Java EE
11 11 (8.21%) jQuery
11 11 (8.21%) Spring MVC
12 10 (7.46%) .NET
13 9 (6.72%) J2SE
13 9 (6.72%) Java SE
13 9 (6.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) Fintech
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Social Media
6 2 (1.49%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.24%) Windows
5 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.10%) TDD
3 38 (28.36%) Scrum
4 22 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 21 (15.67%) Open Source
6 20 (14.93%) BDD
7 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.18%) DevOps
7 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.18%) MVC
8 17 (12.69%) Microservices
9 15 (11.19%) Content Management
10 13 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (8.96%) Analytics
11 12 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (8.21%) OO
13 10 (7.46%) Coaching
13 10 (7.46%) Web Development
14 8 (5.97%) Software Delivery
14 8 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 38 (28.36%) SQL
4 29 (21.64%) Java 8
5 21 (15.67%) Python
6 11 (8.21%) Perl
7 10 (7.46%) C#
8 8 (5.97%) Scala
9 6 (4.48%) Groovy
10 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.49%) Go
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) R
12 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) PhD
3 3 (2.24%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.21%) Puppet
3 5 (3.73%) Terraform
4 3 (2.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle
2 5 (3.73%) Adobe
3 3 (2.24%) Apple
3 3 (2.24%) Google
3 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Twitter