Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 68 107
Rank change year-on-year -69 +39 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 150 352 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 3.74% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 3.88% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 137 314 235
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.46% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,190 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 7,433 9,066 9,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.32% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 7,040 7,909
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -41 74 £45,000 -14.29% 14
Coventry -12 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Shropshire +6 16 £42,500 +41.67%
Staffordshire +11 14 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Warwickshire -38 7 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Solihull -25 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Walsall - 4 £58,750 -
Worcestershire -15 3 £37,500 -46.43% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £57,500 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (58.67%) Spring
4 55 (36.67%) TDD
5 51 (34.00%) SQL
6 41 (27.33%) Scrum
7 37 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (22.67%) Jenkins
9 31 (20.67%) J2EE
9 31 (20.67%) JUnit
10 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
10 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
11 27 (18.00%) DevOps
11 27 (18.00%) Hibernate
12 26 (17.33%) Test Automation
13 25 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 25 (16.67%) Web Services
14 23 (15.33%) MVC
15 22 (14.67%) Subversion
15 22 (14.67%) Marketing
15 22 (14.67%) Java SE
16 21 (14.00%) Oracle
16 21 (14.00%) Spring Boot
16 21 (14.00%) SDLC
16 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (13.33%) REST
17 20 (13.33%) J2SE
18 19 (12.67%) SOAP
19 18 (12.00%) Maven

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 12 (8.00%) JBoss
2 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) Jetty
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.33%) GitHub
5 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.00%) npm
5 3 (2.00%) SaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) HTTP
2 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.33%) RS-232
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) Broadband
4 1 (0.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
1 11 (7.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.00%) MySQL
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.00%) Big Data
5 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.67%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.67%) NewSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Redis
7 1 (0.67%) Riak
7 1 (0.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 34 (22.67%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.67%) JUnit
3 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
4 22 (14.67%) Subversion
5 18 (12.00%) Maven
6 16 (10.67%) Gradle
7 15 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.33%) Mockito
9 7 (4.67%) DbUnit
9 7 (4.67%) jMock
10 6 (4.00%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.33%) Gitweb
12 4 (2.67%) JIRA
13 3 (2.00%) Selenium
13 3 (2.00%) TestNG
14 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (14.67%) Marketing
2 11 (7.33%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Automotive
4 5 (3.33%) Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Games
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Finance
5 2 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (58.67%) Spring
2 31 (20.67%) J2EE
3 27 (18.00%) Hibernate
4 25 (16.67%) Web Services
5 22 (14.67%) Java SE
6 21 (14.00%) Spring Boot
7 20 (13.33%) J2SE
7 20 (13.33%) REST
8 19 (12.67%) SOAP
9 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.33%) Spring MVC
9 17 (11.33%) XML
10 16 (10.67%) RESTful
11 13 (8.67%) Apache Camel
11 13 (8.67%) CSS
11 13 (8.67%) HTML
12 10 (6.67%) JSP
13 9 (6.00%) Java EE
13 9 (6.00%) Kafka
14 7 (4.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Derivative
4 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.67%) Linux
2 12 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.67%) TDD
3 41 (27.33%) Scrum
4 27 (18.00%) DevOps
5 26 (17.33%) Test Automation
6 25 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 23 (15.33%) MVC
8 21 (14.00%) SDLC
9 20 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.67%) BDD
11 16 (10.67%) OO
12 15 (10.00%) Web Development
13 14 (9.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (6.67%) Microservices
14 10 (6.67%) Open Source
14 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.00%) Kanban
15 9 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (34.00%) SQL
3 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.00%) Java 8
5 9 (6.00%) C#
5 9 (6.00%) Python
6 8 (5.33%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.67%) C++
7 7 (4.67%) Scala
8 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.00%) C
11 2 (1.33%) Go
11 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.33%) PHP
11 2 (1.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) Clojure
12 1 (0.67%) Elixir
12 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.67%) ML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Postfix
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.67%) Google