Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 123 96
Rank change year-on-year +48 -27 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 360 273 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.59% 2.38% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.48% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 310 277 311
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +58 174 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Coventry +39 73 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Warwickshire -3 27 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Staffordshire +10 24 £45,000 -12.20%
Solihull +2 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Worcestershire -14 9 £42,000 -13.85% 1
Wolverhampton -2 5 £36,500 -2.67%
Herefordshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 213 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (52.22%) Spring
4 176 (48.89%) JavaScript
5 145 (40.28%) Hibernate
6 120 (33.33%) HTML
7 108 (30.00%) SQL
8 106 (29.44%) Oracle
9 97 (26.94%) MVC
10 93 (25.83%) Scrum
11 92 (25.56%) J2EE
12 89 (24.72%) CSS
13 82 (22.78%) Web Services
14 70 (19.44%) TDD
15 68 (18.89%) Linux
15 68 (18.89%) REST
16 67 (18.61%) MySQL
17 65 (18.06%) JUnit
18 60 (16.67%) XML
18 60 (16.67%) Maven
18 60 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 59 (16.39%) Finance
20 57 (15.83%) SOAP
21 56 (15.56%) Test Automation
21 56 (15.56%) AngularJS
22 55 (15.28%) Git (software)
23 53 (14.72%) BDD
24 51 (14.17%) RESTful
24 51 (14.17%) JBoss
25 50 (13.89%) Degree

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 51 (14.17%) JBoss
2 23 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.89%) Apache
4 14 (3.89%) Confluence
5 11 (3.06%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.11%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (0.83%) CMS
7 3 (0.83%) Mule
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.56%) Drupal
8 2 (0.56%) WildFly
9 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Serverless
5 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.44%) HTTP
2 7 (1.94%) AMQP
3 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) LDAP
5 2 (0.56%) X.509
6 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.61%) MySQL
2 35 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 33 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 28 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.89%) DB2
8 8 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.94%) Big Data
10 6 (1.67%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.28%) Bigtable
14 1 (0.28%) Redis
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 65 (18.06%) JUnit
2 60 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.67%) Maven
3 55 (15.28%) Git (software)
4 40 (11.11%) Subversion
5 23 (6.39%) JIRA
6 18 (5.00%) TestNG
7 16 (4.44%) Android Studio
7 16 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.89%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.78%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.78%) Selenium
10 9 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.50%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.50%) Xcode
11 8 (2.22%) Gradle
12 7 (1.94%) Mockito
13 6 (1.67%) jMock
13 6 (1.67%) Mocha
14 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 59 (16.39%) Finance
2 26 (7.22%) Marketing
3 11 (3.06%) Advertising
3 11 (3.06%) Banking
3 11 (3.06%) Retail
4 8 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.67%) Automotive
6 5 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (52.22%) Spring
2 145 (40.28%) Hibernate
3 120 (33.33%) HTML
4 92 (25.56%) J2EE
5 89 (24.72%) CSS
6 82 (22.78%) Web Services
7 68 (18.89%) REST
8 60 (16.67%) XML
9 57 (15.83%) SOAP
10 56 (15.56%) AngularJS
11 51 (14.17%) RESTful
12 48 (13.33%) JPA
13 47 (13.06%) Spring MVC
14 34 (9.44%) JSON
15 32 (8.89%) Java EE
16 30 (8.33%) XSLT
17 26 (7.22%) .NET
18 22 (6.11%) ASP.NET
19 21 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (5.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.33%) User Experience
6 11 (3.06%) Fintech
6 11 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.83%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 2 (0.56%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.89%) Linux
2 34 (9.44%) Android
3 15 (4.17%) Unix
4 11 (3.06%) Windows
5 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (26.94%) MVC
3 93 (25.83%) Scrum
4 70 (19.44%) TDD
5 56 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 53 (14.72%) BDD
7 44 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 42 (11.67%) SDLC
9 40 (11.11%) OO
10 38 (10.56%) Mentoring
11 32 (8.89%) Android Development
11 32 (8.89%) Unit Testing
12 29 (8.06%) Microservices
13 27 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (7.50%) OOD
14 25 (6.94%) Kanban
15 23 (6.39%) Web Development
16 22 (6.11%) SOA
17 16 (4.44%) E-Commerce
18 15 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 176 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 108 (30.00%) SQL
4 32 (8.89%) PHP
4 32 (8.89%) XPath
5 29 (8.06%) C#
6 27 (7.50%) Python
7 13 (3.61%) C++
8 12 (3.33%) Scala
9 10 (2.78%) C
9 10 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.50%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) Go
12 1 (0.28%) Groovy
12 1 (0.28%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (13.89%) Degree
2 34 (9.44%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.67%) OCP
5 6 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.89%) QA
System Software
1 45 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (11.39%) Puppet
2 28 (7.78%) Ansible
3 27 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.67%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 106 (29.44%) Oracle
2 15 (4.17%) Google
3 13 (3.61%) Twitter
4 10 (2.78%) IBM
4 10 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe
6 3 (0.83%) Guidewire
6 3 (0.83%) Pegasus
6 3 (0.83%) SAP
7 2 (0.56%) FIS
7 2 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.28%) Apple
8 1 (0.28%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.28%) OpenText
8 1 (0.28%) VMware