Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 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.

Senior Java Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 199 129
Rank change year-on-year +37 -70 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 38 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.45% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.47% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 54
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,250 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -3.06%

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

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) Spring
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
5 22 (57.89%) SQL
6 21 (55.26%) Hibernate
7 18 (47.37%) Finance
8 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
9 15 (39.47%) TDD
10 14 (36.84%) Maven
10 14 (36.84%) RESTful
11 13 (34.21%) HTML
11 13 (34.21%) CSS
12 12 (31.58%) OO
13 11 (28.95%) XML
13 11 (28.95%) Microservices
14 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
14 10 (26.32%) QA
14 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (26.32%) Degree
15 9 (23.68%) XPath
15 9 (23.68%) SOA
15 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (23.68%) User Experience
16 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (21.05%) Bitbucket
16 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 8 (21.05%) Banking
16 8 (21.05%) MyFaces

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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Drupal
2 2 (5.26%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) AMQP
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
1 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.26%) DB2
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Bitbucket
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) JUnit
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.16%) TestNG
6 4 (10.53%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.63%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) Spring
2 21 (55.26%) Hibernate
3 14 (36.84%) RESTful
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) XML
6 8 (21.05%) MyFaces
7 7 (18.42%) JMS
7 7 (18.42%) JPA
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) XSLT
9 5 (13.16%) EJB
9 5 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (13.16%) Java EE
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
9 5 (13.16%) React
9 5 (13.16%) REST
10 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.26%) Drools
10 2 (5.26%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.68%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) OO
5 11 (28.95%) Microservices
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) SOA
7 8 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (18.42%) BDD
8 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Web Design
10 5 (13.16%) Open Source
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.53%) Collateral Management
11 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 4 (10.53%) Market Making
11 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.53%) OOD
12 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
3 22 (57.89%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) XPath
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Sybase