Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 90 81
Rank change year-on-year -56 -9 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 121 272 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 3.21% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 3.33% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 99 259 312
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,900 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 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 7,055 8,162 9,744
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.22% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,750 6,332 8,007
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,525 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 -24 55 £53,500 +0.66% 22
Coventry -16 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Warwickshire -28 12 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Shropshire +19 10 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Worcestershire -14 6 £51,250 +36.67% 4
Staffordshire -9 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Solihull -35 1 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (55.37%) Spring
3 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (37.19%) DevOps
5 40 (33.06%) Jenkins
6 39 (32.23%) Spring Boot
6 39 (32.23%) AWS
7 37 (30.58%) SQL
7 37 (30.58%) Maven
8 35 (28.93%) OO
9 34 (28.10%) Linux
9 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
9 34 (28.10%) Microservices
10 33 (27.27%) RESTful
10 33 (27.27%) Public Sector
11 32 (26.45%) Web Services
12 31 (25.62%) Oracle
12 31 (25.62%) J2EE
13 29 (23.97%) Unix
13 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (23.14%) Mentoring
14 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
15 27 (22.31%) JUnit
15 27 (22.31%) Scrum
16 25 (20.66%) TDD
16 25 (20.66%) Azure
17 24 (19.83%) Docker
18 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 21 (17.36%) SDLC
20 20 (16.53%) MongoDB

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 15 (12.40%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (10.74%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (5.79%) FileNet
4 6 (4.96%) JBoss
5 3 (2.48%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.65%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.65%) Mule
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.23%) AWS
2 25 (20.66%) Azure
3 12 (9.92%) Serverless
4 10 (8.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (8.26%) Amazon EKS
4 10 (8.26%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (8.26%) Amazon S3
4 10 (8.26%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.31%) PaaS
6 3 (2.48%) SaaS
7 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.65%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Broadband
2 6 (4.96%) xDSL
3 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) RS-232
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.53%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.40%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.44%) MySQL
6 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.31%) Big Data
8 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.65%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.65%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.65%) NewSQL
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 40 (33.06%) Jenkins
2 37 (30.58%) Maven
3 27 (22.31%) JUnit
4 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 16 (13.22%) SonarQube
6 12 (9.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (8.26%) Gradle
8 9 (7.44%) JMeter
9 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.31%) Babel
10 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.31%) JIRA
10 4 (3.31%) Selenium
10 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.31%) Toad
10 4 (3.31%) webpack
11 3 (2.48%) Mockito
12 2 (1.65%) GitLab
12 2 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.83%) Flyway
General
1 33 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
3 19 (15.70%) Finance
4 14 (11.57%) Manufacturing
4 14 (11.57%) Marketing
5 13 (10.74%) Electronics
6 7 (5.79%) Games
7 2 (1.65%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.37%) Spring
2 39 (32.23%) Spring Boot
3 33 (27.27%) RESTful
4 32 (26.45%) Web Services
5 31 (25.62%) J2EE
6 20 (16.53%) Java EE
6 20 (16.53%) XML
7 19 (15.70%) JPA
8 18 (14.88%) SOAP
9 17 (14.05%) JSON
10 14 (11.57%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (11.57%) Kafka
11 13 (10.74%) Apache Camel
11 13 (10.74%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
12 12 (9.92%) JDBC
12 12 (9.92%) REST
13 10 (8.26%) .NET
14 9 (7.44%) Apache NiFi
15 8 (6.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.44%) iPad
3 7 (5.79%) DataPower
4 6 (4.96%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Linux
2 29 (23.97%) Unix
3 4 (3.31%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) DevOps
3 35 (28.93%) OO
4 34 (28.10%) Microservices
4 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
5 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (23.14%) Mentoring
7 27 (22.31%) Scrum
8 25 (20.66%) TDD
9 21 (17.36%) SDLC
10 18 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (14.88%) Test Automation
11 16 (13.22%) MVC
12 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.57%) Decision-Making
14 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (10.74%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (10.74%) Programme Management
15 10 (8.26%) Open Source
16 8 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (30.58%) SQL
3 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) Python
5 8 (6.61%) C
5 8 (6.61%) Groovy
6 7 (5.79%) C#
6 7 (5.79%) C++
6 7 (5.79%) Java 8
7 6 (4.96%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.13%) PHP
9 4 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.48%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) Clojure
11 2 (1.65%) Elixir
11 2 (1.65%) Go
11 2 (1.65%) Haskell
11 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.65%) Perl
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (19.83%) Docker
2 6 (4.96%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) Kubernetes
2 14 (11.57%) Kibana
3 13 (10.74%) logstash
4 2 (1.65%) Terraform
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Grafana
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) SAP
3 7 (5.79%) Adobe
3 7 (5.79%) Cognos
3 7 (5.79%) IBM
3 7 (5.79%) Netezza
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.83%) Plumtree
5 1 (0.83%) Sun