Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 215 168
Rank change year-on-year +26 -47 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 11 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.29% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 32
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +38.46%

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 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Birmingham

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (72.73%) RESTful
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) JPA
5 2 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (18.18%) TestNG
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) XPath
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) EJB
5 2 (18.18%) CSS

Java Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (72.73%) Maven
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) TestNG
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) EJB
3 2 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) XPath
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle