Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 166 194
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 25 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 21
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £71,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 3,414 3,648 4,481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.30% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,466 2,889 3,357
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,125 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (56.00%) Python
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (52.00%) Puppet
6 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (48.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) Maven
6 12 (48.00%) Anypoint
7 10 (40.00%) Serverless
7 10 (40.00%) Mule
8 9 (36.00%) RESTful
8 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (36.00%) Microservices
8 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
8 9 (36.00%) Spring
9 8 (32.00%) Docker
9 8 (32.00%) Open Source
10 7 (28.00%) REST
10 7 (28.00%) DevOps
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) Grails
11 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
11 5 (20.00%) Cucumber

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 12 (48.00%) Anypoint
2 10 (40.00%) Mule
3 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (40.00%) Serverless
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Fastly
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.00%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) BigQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Bigtable
3 2 (8.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (48.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (16.00%) Mockito
4 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) RESTful
1 9 (36.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) REST
3 5 (20.00%) Grails
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (16.00%) Dropwizard
4 4 (16.00%) WireMock
5 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) Memcached
6 2 (8.00%) React
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.00%) TensorFlow
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) Kafka
7 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 8 (32.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Kanban
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) API Development
8 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Python
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) Groovy
4 5 (20.00%) Java 8
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (8.00%) R
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.00%) Google