Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 173 155
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 44 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.21% 0.66% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 40
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +17.98% -1.11%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,625 £38,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +0.53%

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 3,528 3,992 3,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.99% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,608 3,073 3,299
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,975 £65,000 £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 25 February 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 February 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (86.36%) Spring
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
3 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
5 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) HTML
5 14 (31.82%) Microservices
6 13 (29.55%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (27.27%) REST
8 11 (25.00%) RESTful
8 11 (25.00%) Maven
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (22.73%) OO
9 10 (22.73%) SOA
10 8 (18.18%) JBoss
10 8 (18.18%) MySQL
11 7 (15.91%) Oracle
11 7 (15.91%) JUnit
11 7 (15.91%) Web Services
11 7 (15.91%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (15.91%) Subversion
11 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
11 7 (15.91%) Web Design
11 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.91%) Relational Database

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 (18.18%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.36%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) JUnit
2 7 (15.91%) Subversion
3 6 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) TestNG
5 4 (9.09%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Gradle
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) Spring
2 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) XML
5 12 (27.27%) REST
6 11 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (25.00%) RESTful
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 6 (13.64%) EJB
8 6 (13.64%) Java EE
8 6 (13.64%) JMS
8 6 (13.64%) MyFaces
8 6 (13.64%) React
9 5 (11.36%) Ajax
9 5 (11.36%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (11.36%) JPA
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) SOAP
9 5 (11.36%) XSLT
10 4 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Fintech
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.82%) Microservices
2 14 (31.82%) TDD
3 10 (22.73%) OO
3 10 (22.73%) SOA
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.91%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (15.91%) Web Design
5 6 (13.64%) BDD
5 6 (13.64%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Analytics
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Collateral Management
7 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.09%) Market Making
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Open Source
8 3 (6.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) XPath
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Sybase