Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 280 350
Rank change year-on-year +38 +70 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 132 112 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.01% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.75% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 132 100 77
Midlands median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,625 £39,425 £41,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,125 £58,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £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 12,645 14,929 17,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.73% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,837 12,337 13,968
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 +59 83 £53,150 -3.36% 5
East Midlands +10 49 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (68.94%) Spring
3 60 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 57 (43.18%) Hibernate
5 56 (42.42%) Java 8
6 46 (34.85%) Software Engineering
7 41 (31.06%) SQL
8 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 36 (27.27%) RESTful
9 34 (25.76%) Jenkins
9 34 (25.76%) HTML
10 33 (25.00%) Microservices
11 30 (22.73%) Maven
11 30 (22.73%) Finance
12 29 (21.97%) J2EE
12 29 (21.97%) CSS
13 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
14 27 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (20.45%) Oracle
15 26 (19.70%) TDD
16 25 (18.94%) MySQL
16 25 (18.94%) JUnit
17 23 (17.42%) Scrum
17 23 (17.42%) Docker
18 22 (16.67%) Mentoring
18 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (16.67%) Cucumber
19 21 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (15.15%) Puppet

Senior 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 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.33%) Anypoint
3 9 (6.82%) Mule
4 8 (6.06%) JBoss
5 7 (5.30%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.03%) WildFly
9 1 (0.76%) Apache
9 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.58%) Serverless
4 6 (4.55%) GitHub
5 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 5 (3.79%) SaaS
6 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.27%) Fastly
7 3 (2.27%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) MySQL
2 20 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.88%) MongoDB
4 16 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.58%) Big Data
6 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.06%) HBase
8 5 (3.79%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.79%) Impala
9 3 (2.27%) BigQuery
9 3 (2.27%) Bigtable
9 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.27%) OLTP
9 3 (2.27%) Redis
10 2 (1.52%) Ingres
10 2 (1.52%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.76%) Flink
11 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 34 (25.76%) Jenkins
3 30 (22.73%) Maven
4 25 (18.94%) JUnit
5 22 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.33%) Mockito
7 10 (7.58%) Gradle
8 7 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.30%) Hudson
8 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.55%) Gitweb
10 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.79%) JBehave
11 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.03%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.27%) JIRA
13 2 (1.52%) git-flow
13 2 (1.52%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.76%) StarTeam
14 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Retail
3 13 (9.85%) Advertising
4 10 (7.58%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (68.94%) Spring
2 57 (43.18%) Hibernate
3 36 (27.27%) RESTful
4 34 (25.76%) HTML
5 29 (21.97%) CSS
5 29 (21.97%) J2EE
6 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.64%) Spring Boot
8 17 (12.88%) Web Services
9 14 (10.61%) Spring MVC
10 13 (9.85%) Java EE
11 12 (9.09%) React
12 11 (8.33%) .NET
12 11 (8.33%) JMS
12 11 (8.33%) REST
13 10 (7.58%) HornetQ
13 10 (7.58%) HTML5
13 10 (7.58%) jQuery
14 9 (6.82%) Node.js
15 6 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.58%) Social Media
3 9 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.03%) Fintech
7 2 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Windows
3 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.85%) Software Engineering
3 33 (25.00%) Microservices
4 26 (19.70%) TDD
5 23 (17.42%) Scrum
6 22 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 21 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (13.64%) SDLC
9 16 (12.12%) DevOps
10 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (10.61%) BDD
11 14 (10.61%) MVC
12 13 (9.85%) OO
12 13 (9.85%) Open Source
13 11 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (7.58%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (5.30%) Software Delivery
15 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 56 (42.42%) Java 8
4 41 (31.06%) SQL
5 17 (12.88%) Python
6 14 (10.61%) Scala
7 12 (9.09%) Groovy
8 11 (8.33%) Perl
8 11 (8.33%) PHP
9 8 (6.06%) C#
10 7 (5.30%) Ruby
10 7 (5.30%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.55%) C++
12 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.27%) Go
13 3 (2.27%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.52%) R
15 1 (0.76%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.42%) Docker
2 7 (5.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) Puppet
2 13 (9.85%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.79%) Marathon
5 3 (2.27%) Terraform
6 2 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Oracle
2 4 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (1.52%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.76%) Borland
4 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft