Period
to 23 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

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

Java Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 124 84
Rank change year-on-year -10 -40 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 112 251 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.01% 2.39% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.49% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 263 435
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,020 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 5,351 10,085 11,650
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.22% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,253 8,538 8,884
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the Midlands

Java Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +53 81 £50,000 -4.76% 20
East Midlands -27 31 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (51.79%) Spring
4 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
5 43 (38.39%) REST
6 40 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 37 (33.04%) TDD
8 35 (31.25%) Microservices
9 32 (28.57%) Java 8
10 30 (26.79%) Docker
10 30 (26.79%) Hibernate
10 30 (26.79%) Git (software)
11 28 (25.00%) React
12 26 (23.21%) Node.js
12 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (22.32%) MVC
13 25 (22.32%) Spring Boot
14 24 (21.43%) Python
15 22 (19.64%) SQL
16 20 (17.86%) CSS
17 19 (16.96%) HTML
18 18 (16.07%) Test Automation
18 18 (16.07%) Scrum
18 18 (16.07%) MySQL
18 18 (16.07%) JUnit
19 17 (15.18%) Finance
19 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
19 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
19 17 (15.18%) JPA
19 17 (15.18%) Java EE

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (10.71%) Confluence
2 8 (7.14%) JBoss
3 7 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 7 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) AWS
2 7 (6.25%) GitHub
3 6 (5.36%) Firebase
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.68%) SaaS
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.79%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.79%) Azure
5 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.89%) GCP
6 1 (0.89%) npm
6 1 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) MySQL
2 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.36%) HBase
5 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.36%) SQLite
6 3 (2.68%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.89%) Cloud Spanner
8 1 (0.89%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 30 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.07%) JUnit
3 17 (15.18%) Gradle
3 17 (15.18%) JIRA
4 14 (12.50%) Maven
5 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.71%) Mockito
6 8 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (6.25%) Apache Archiva
7 7 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 7 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.25%) GitLab
7 7 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.46%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.89%) Bower
9 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.89%) gulp
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Retail
3 7 (6.25%) Automotive
4 5 (4.46%) Electronics
4 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (4.46%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.79%) Spring
2 43 (38.39%) REST
3 40 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 30 (26.79%) Hibernate
5 28 (25.00%) React
6 26 (23.21%) Node.js
7 25 (22.32%) Spring Boot
8 20 (17.86%) CSS
9 19 (16.96%) HTML
10 17 (15.18%) Java EE
10 17 (15.18%) JPA
11 16 (14.29%) JMS
11 16 (14.29%) RESTful
12 14 (12.50%) Vue.js
13 13 (11.61%) SOAP
14 12 (10.71%) Apache Camel
14 12 (10.71%) JAX-RS
14 12 (10.71%) Spring Integration
14 12 (10.71%) Web Services
15 11 (9.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Blog
4 4 (3.57%) Social Media
4 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Unix
2 6 (5.36%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) TDD
3 35 (31.25%) Microservices
4 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (22.32%) MVC
6 18 (16.07%) Scrum
6 18 (16.07%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.29%) SDLC
8 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (10.71%) CQRS
10 12 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (10.71%) Open Source
10 12 (10.71%) Pair Programming
10 12 (10.71%) Technical Leadership
11 10 (8.93%) DevOps
11 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.57%) Java 8
4 24 (21.43%) Python
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
6 11 (9.82%) C#
6 11 (9.82%) Kotlin
7 9 (8.04%) C++
8 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.14%) Go
8 8 (7.14%) Perl
9 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.57%) C
10 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.89%) Groovy
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
1 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (26.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) IBM
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) SAP
3 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.68%) Solace
5 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.79%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.89%) Google