Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Senior Java Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 169 193
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 27 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.72% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 14
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +19.44%
10th Percentile £46,875 £45,000 £35,375
90th Percentile £80,625 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 3,649 3,689 4,597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.27% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,643 3,031 3,416
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £24,349
90th Percentile £72,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Birmingham

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Birmingham

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) Spring
6 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 11 (40.74%) Java 8
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (29.63%) Microservices
8 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.93%) Puppet
9 7 (25.93%) Docker
9 7 (25.93%) Open Source
9 7 (25.93%) Maven
9 7 (25.93%) Python
9 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
10 6 (22.22%) Serverless
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) TDD
10 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 6 (22.22%) Scala
11 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
11 5 (18.52%) REST
11 5 (18.52%) MongoDB

Senior 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 5 (18.52%) Anypoint
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.81%) Mule
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (22.22%) Serverless
4 4 (14.81%) PaaS
4 4 (14.81%) SaaS
5 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (7.41%) Fastly
6 2 (7.41%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) BigQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Bigtable
4 2 (7.41%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Redis
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Maven
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
5 3 (11.11%) Mockito
5 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 2 (7.41%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) TestNG
7 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) Grails
4 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.11%) Dropwizard
5 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) WireMock
6 2 (7.41%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (7.41%) Java EE
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) Memcached
6 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.41%) React
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (29.63%) Microservices
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source Development
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 2 (7.41%) Collateral Management
10 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Java 8
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Scala
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Groovy
7 2 (7.41%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft