Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Java Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 80 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 287 355 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.34% 3.60% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.73% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 272 315 290
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,375 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,276 9,518 11,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.41% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,437 7,904 8,976
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Birmingham -13 134 £55,000 +19.57% 23
Coventry +8 62 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Warwickshire +32 31 £62,500 +83.82%
Solihull +24 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Staffordshire +11 17 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Worcestershire -2 3 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Shropshire +15 2 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 West Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 287 (100.00%) Java
2 183 (63.76%) Spring
3 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (47.39%) JavaScript
5 106 (36.93%) Hibernate
6 101 (35.19%) SQL
7 74 (25.78%) Java 8
8 72 (25.09%) HTML
9 65 (22.65%) Scrum
10 64 (22.30%) CSS
11 62 (21.60%) Git (software)
12 61 (21.25%) NoSQL
13 60 (20.91%) TDD
14 57 (19.86%) Linux
15 50 (17.42%) Jenkins
16 48 (16.72%) Maven
17 45 (15.68%) J2EE
18 42 (14.63%) MySQL
18 42 (14.63%) MVC
19 41 (14.29%) XML
19 41 (14.29%) AngularJS
20 40 (13.94%) Software Engineering
20 40 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (13.59%) Web Services
22 37 (12.89%) Microservices
23 35 (12.20%) Finance
24 34 (11.85%) OO
24 34 (11.85%) Spring MVC
24 34 (11.85%) BDD
24 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 20 (6.97%) JBoss
2 16 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.23%) CMS
4 12 (4.18%) Anypoint
5 11 (3.83%) Apache
5 11 (3.83%) Mule
6 8 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.05%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.70%) WildFly
11 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.83%) Serverless
4 9 (3.14%) GitHub
5 7 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.09%) Fastly
6 6 (2.09%) PaaS
6 6 (2.09%) SaaS
6 6 (2.09%) Stackdriver
7 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 3 (1.05%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.25%) NoSQL
2 42 (14.63%) MySQL
3 26 (9.06%) Big Data
3 26 (9.06%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.97%) Hazelcast
5 19 (6.62%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (4.53%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.09%) BigQuery
10 6 (2.09%) Bigtable
10 6 (2.09%) Redis
11 3 (1.05%) DB2
11 3 (1.05%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.70%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 62 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 50 (17.42%) Jenkins
3 48 (16.72%) Maven
4 28 (9.76%) JUnit
5 20 (6.97%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 15 (5.23%) Subversion
7 11 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.14%) Mockito
9 7 (2.44%) IntelliJ
10 6 (2.09%) Gradle
10 6 (2.09%) JBehave
10 6 (2.09%) JIRA
11 5 (1.74%) Gitweb
11 5 (1.74%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.05%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.05%) Ant
12 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.05%) git-flow
12 3 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 35 (12.20%) Finance
2 31 (10.80%) Retail
3 24 (8.36%) Marketing
4 18 (6.27%) Advertising
5 7 (2.44%) Games
6 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (63.76%) Spring
2 106 (36.93%) Hibernate
3 72 (25.09%) HTML
4 64 (22.30%) CSS
5 45 (15.68%) J2EE
6 41 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 41 (14.29%) XML
7 39 (13.59%) Web Services
8 34 (11.85%) Spring MVC
9 33 (11.50%) RESTful
10 30 (10.45%) REST
11 28 (9.76%) React
12 26 (9.06%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (8.71%) Ajax
13 25 (8.71%) Java EE
14 22 (7.67%) Spring Boot
15 21 (7.32%) jQuery
16 20 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.27%) JMS
18 16 (5.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.41%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.48%) Social Media
4 9 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.79%) Grid Computing
6 7 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.09%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.39%) Fintech
9 4 (1.39%) NHS
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Robotics
11 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.35%) CUDA
11 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.86%) Linux
2 13 (4.53%) Unix
3 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.05%) Android
4 3 (1.05%) Windows
5 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.65%) Scrum
3 60 (20.91%) TDD
4 42 (14.63%) MVC
5 40 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (13.94%) Software Engineering
6 37 (12.89%) Microservices
7 34 (11.85%) BDD
7 34 (11.85%) Mentoring
7 34 (11.85%) OO
8 31 (10.80%) Open Source
9 30 (10.45%) DevOps
10 27 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (7.67%) Web Development
12 19 (6.62%) High Availability
13 16 (5.57%) Analytics
13 16 (5.57%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.23%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (5.23%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 287 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (47.39%) JavaScript
3 101 (35.19%) SQL
4 74 (25.78%) Java 8
5 33 (11.50%) Python
6 21 (7.32%) PHP
7 15 (5.23%) C#
7 15 (5.23%) Scala
8 12 (4.18%) Groovy
8 12 (4.18%) Perl
9 10 (3.48%) C++
9 10 (3.48%) Go
10 9 (3.14%) Ruby
10 9 (3.14%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.09%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.74%) C
14 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.05%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (7.32%) Degree
2 12 (4.18%) PhD
3 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) QA
System Software
1 32 (11.15%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (7.67%) Puppet
2 18 (6.27%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.48%) Terraform
5 6 (2.09%) Marathon
6 5 (1.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (11.50%) Oracle
2 10 (3.48%) Google
3 5 (1.74%) Adobe
4 4 (1.39%) Twitter
5 3 (1.05%) Apple
5 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.70%) ATG
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) Borland
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft