Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 78 110
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 209 362 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.57% 3.62% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.75% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 193 314 275
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 7,782 9,660 10,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.67% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5,997 7,849 8,472
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -28 100 £52,500 +16.67% 21
Coventry -5 56 £50,000 +14.29% 4
Solihull +8 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Shropshire - 12 £52,500 - 9
Warwickshire +16 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Staffordshire +8 7 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Worcestershire -3 6 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 151 (72.25%) Spring
3 122 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (44.98%) JavaScript
5 76 (36.36%) SQL
6 71 (33.97%) Hibernate
7 65 (31.10%) TDD
8 52 (24.88%) NoSQL
9 50 (23.92%) Scrum
10 47 (22.49%) Jenkins
11 44 (21.05%) Java 8
11 44 (21.05%) HTML
12 39 (18.66%) CSS
13 38 (18.18%) MVC
14 37 (17.70%) Linux
15 36 (17.22%) Maven
16 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
17 34 (16.27%) Software Engineering
17 34 (16.27%) JUnit
18 33 (15.79%) REST
19 32 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (14.35%) AngularJS
21 29 (13.88%) DevOps
21 29 (13.88%) Spring MVC
22 28 (13.40%) BDD
22 28 (13.40%) Web Services
23 27 (12.92%) Microservices
24 26 (12.44%) Python
25 25 (11.96%) JBoss
25 25 (11.96%) RESTful

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 25 (11.96%) JBoss
2 20 (9.57%) CMS
3 14 (6.70%) Anypoint
4 13 (6.22%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.74%) Mule
6 7 (3.35%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.91%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.96%) WildFly
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) Captiva
11 1 (0.48%) Documentum
11 1 (0.48%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.26%) Serverless
4 9 (4.31%) GitHub
5 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Fastly
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) npm
6 1 (0.48%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) SSL
2 4 (1.91%) HTTP
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.88%) NoSQL
2 21 (10.05%) Big Data
2 21 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.13%) MySQL
4 14 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.22%) Hazelcast
6 11 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (4.31%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.44%) DB2
11 2 (0.96%) HBase
11 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.96%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.96%) Redis
12 1 (0.48%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.48%) Bigtable
12 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.48%) Riak
Development Applications
1 47 (22.49%) Jenkins
2 36 (17.22%) Maven
3 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
4 34 (16.27%) JUnit
5 19 (9.09%) Mockito
6 17 (8.13%) Cucumber
7 14 (6.70%) Subversion
8 11 (5.26%) SonarQube
9 10 (4.78%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.78%) Gradle
10 8 (3.83%) Gitweb
11 6 (2.87%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.87%) JBehave
11 6 (2.87%) JIRA
12 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.44%) Toad
14 2 (0.96%) DbUnit
14 2 (0.96%) jMock
14 2 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 24 (11.48%) Finance
2 22 (10.53%) Retail
3 20 (9.57%) Marketing
4 10 (4.78%) Advertising
5 6 (2.87%) Automotive
6 5 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (72.25%) Spring
2 71 (33.97%) Hibernate
3 44 (21.05%) HTML
4 39 (18.66%) CSS
5 33 (15.79%) REST
6 30 (14.35%) AngularJS
7 29 (13.88%) Spring MVC
8 28 (13.40%) Web Services
9 25 (11.96%) RESTful
10 24 (11.48%) J2EE
11 23 (11.00%) XML
12 21 (10.05%) Node.js
13 20 (9.57%) Java SE
14 18 (8.61%) JMS
15 17 (8.13%) Dropwizard
15 17 (8.13%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (8.13%) React
15 17 (8.13%) Spring Boot
16 15 (7.18%) Java EE
17 14 (6.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.83%) Fintech
4 8 (3.83%) Grid Computing
5 6 (2.87%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.91%) NHS
6 4 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.44%) Robotics
7 3 (1.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.70%) Linux
2 5 (2.39%) Unix
3 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.44%) Windows
5 2 (0.96%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.10%) TDD
3 50 (23.92%) Scrum
4 38 (18.18%) MVC
5 34 (16.27%) Software Engineering
6 32 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.88%) DevOps
8 28 (13.40%) BDD
9 27 (12.92%) Microservices
10 23 (11.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (11.00%) OO
11 22 (10.53%) Open Source
12 20 (9.57%) Content Management
12 20 (9.57%) Test Automation
13 18 (8.61%) Pair Programming
14 17 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (8.13%) Web Development
15 16 (7.66%) Digital Marketing
16 15 (7.18%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (6.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (44.98%) JavaScript
3 76 (36.36%) SQL
4 44 (21.05%) Java 8
5 26 (12.44%) Python
6 14 (6.70%) Perl
7 12 (5.74%) Groovy
7 12 (5.74%) Scala
8 11 (5.26%) PHP
9 10 (4.78%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.83%) Ruby
11 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.91%) Go
13 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.96%) C#
14 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.96%) R
15 1 (0.48%) C++
15 1 (0.48%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.31%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.39%) PhD
3 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) Puppet
2 15 (7.18%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.87%) Marathon
5 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (11.00%) Oracle
2 4 (1.91%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.44%) Adobe
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.44%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.96%) Apple
5 1 (0.48%) ATG
5 1 (0.48%) Borland
5 1 (0.48%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) IBM