The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 69 117
Rank change year-on-year -30 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 112 227 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.40% 3.69% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 3.83% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 197 97
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 51 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Coventry -5 19 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Warwickshire -12 18 £34,000 -35.23%
Shropshire +10 9 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Solihull -10 8 £39,750 +16.91%
Staffordshire +5 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Worcestershire -15 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Wolverhampton +9 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 131 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (48.73%) Spring
4 89 (37.71%) J2EE
5 83 (35.17%) JavaScript
6 76 (32.20%) HTML
7 74 (31.36%) TDD
8 64 (27.12%) Web Services
9 60 (25.42%) Hibernate
9 60 (25.42%) REST
10 55 (23.31%) MVC
11 53 (22.46%) SQL
12 52 (22.03%) CSS
13 48 (20.34%) Scrum
14 44 (18.64%) XML
14 44 (18.64%) SOAP
14 44 (18.64%) Software Engineering
15 43 (18.22%) OO
16 42 (17.80%) Linux
17 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
18 37 (15.68%) BDD
19 36 (15.25%) Degree
20 35 (14.83%) Finance
21 34 (14.41%) RESTful
22 32 (13.56%) Mentoring
23 31 (13.14%) HTML5
23 31 (13.14%) C#
24 30 (12.71%) Maven
25 29 (12.29%) .NET
26 28 (11.86%) JUnit

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (8.90%) Tomcat
2 19 (8.05%) Apache
3 18 (7.63%) Apache Spark
4 10 (4.24%) JBoss
5 8 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.69%) Jetty
7 3 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) WildFly
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.27%) GitHub
4 3 (1.27%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) HTTP
2 6 (2.54%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) Intranet
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) X.509
5 2 (0.85%) LDAP
5 2 (0.85%) Skype
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.44%) NoSQL
2 26 (11.02%) Big Data
3 25 (10.59%) Hadoop
4 21 (8.90%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.05%) MongoDB
6 17 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.93%) MySQL
8 10 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.42%) Riak
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 30 (12.71%) Maven
2 28 (11.86%) JUnit
3 25 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 20 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.51%) Ant
6 10 (4.24%) Mockito
6 10 (4.24%) Subversion
7 9 (3.81%) Android Studio
7 9 (3.81%) DbUnit
7 9 (3.81%) jMock
7 9 (3.81%) SonarQube
8 8 (3.39%) Gradle
9 7 (2.97%) Xcode
10 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.85%) JIRA
12 2 (0.85%) Log4j
12 2 (0.85%) Selenium
12 2 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 35 (14.83%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Marketing
3 15 (6.36%) Banking
4 14 (5.93%) Retail
5 6 (2.54%) Advertising
5 6 (2.54%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (48.73%) Spring
2 89 (37.71%) J2EE
3 76 (32.20%) HTML
4 64 (27.12%) Web Services
5 60 (25.42%) Hibernate
5 60 (25.42%) REST
6 52 (22.03%) CSS
7 44 (18.64%) SOAP
7 44 (18.64%) XML
8 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
9 34 (14.41%) RESTful
10 31 (13.14%) HTML5
11 29 (12.29%) .NET
12 18 (7.63%) ASP.NET
12 18 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (7.20%) jQuery
13 17 (7.20%) XSLT
14 15 (6.36%) Servlets
15 14 (5.93%) JSP
15 14 (5.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.05%) Fintech
2 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.97%) User Experience
4 6 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.69%) Blog
7 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.27%) Replication
8 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.85%) FMCG
8 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.80%) Linux
2 10 (4.24%) Android
3 9 (3.81%) Unix
4 8 (3.39%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.36%) TDD
3 55 (23.31%) MVC
4 48 (20.34%) Scrum
5 44 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 43 (18.22%) OO
7 37 (15.68%) BDD
8 32 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 28 (11.86%) SDLC
10 21 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.05%) OOP
11 19 (8.05%) Open Source
12 18 (7.63%) Microservices
13 16 (6.78%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.36%) Kanban
15 14 (5.93%) SOA
16 13 (5.51%) OOD
17 11 (4.66%) Low Latency
17 11 (4.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (35.17%) JavaScript
3 53 (22.46%) SQL
4 31 (13.14%) C#
5 24 (10.17%) Python
6 18 (7.63%) PHP
7 15 (6.36%) Scala
8 11 (4.66%) C++
9 10 (4.24%) XPath
10 7 (2.97%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.12%) C
11 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.27%) Ruby
12 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.85%) Clojure
13 2 (0.85%) Erlang
13 2 (0.85%) Haskell
14 1 (0.42%) F#
14 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (15.25%) Degree
2 10 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.81%) vSphere
2 3 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (6.78%) Oracle
2 13 (5.51%) ServiceNow
3 9 (3.81%) VMware
4 7 (2.97%) Google
5 4 (1.69%) Sybase
6 3 (1.27%) HP
6 3 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Sun
8 1 (0.42%) webMethods
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