Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 161 184
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 36 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 22
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -
10th Percentile £44,200 £44,625 £35,125
90th Percentile £80,500 £58,125 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

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 3,719 3,646 4,523
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.87% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,676 2,987 3,436
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) Spring
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) Java 8
7 13 (36.11%) XML
7 13 (36.11%) REST
8 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 10 (27.78%) Fintech
10 9 (25.00%) Web Services
10 9 (25.00%) MySQL
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (22.22%) Analytics
11 8 (22.22%) Ajax
11 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) SOAP
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
11 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.67%) Scala
13 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 6 (16.67%) SaaS
13 6 (16.67%) Advertising

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 (13.89%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.67%) SaaS
4 4 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.78%) Fastly
6 1 (2.78%) Serverless
6 1 (2.78%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Bigtable
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) JUnit
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) TestNG
5 2 (5.56%) Gradle
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Automotive
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) Spring
2 13 (36.11%) REST
2 13 (36.11%) XML
3 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Ajax
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) J2EE
8 4 (11.11%) .NET
8 4 (11.11%) EJB
8 4 (11.11%) Java EE
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) JPA
9 3 (8.33%) MyFaces
9 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Fintech
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.22%) Analytics
3 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Microservices
5 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Collateral Management
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (41.67%) Java 8
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Scala
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) XPath
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ambari
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.56%) logstash
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Google