Period
to 19 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 19 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 73 107
Rank change year-on-year -64 +34 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 151 350 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 3.71% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 3.85% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 137 313 236
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 £32,500 £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 7,440 9,084 9,489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.34% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,784 7,053 7,915
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 19 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 19 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 -46 74 £45,000 -14.29% 15
Coventry -7 25 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Shropshire +7 15 £42,500 +41.67%
Staffordshire +11 14 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Warwickshire -36 8 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Solihull -25 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Walsall - 4 £58,750 -
Worcestershire -17 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 19 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (58.28%) Spring
4 54 (35.76%) TDD
5 52 (34.44%) SQL
6 41 (27.15%) Scrum
7 38 (25.17%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
9 32 (21.19%) J2EE
9 32 (21.19%) JUnit
10 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
11 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
12 27 (17.88%) Hibernate
12 27 (17.88%) DevOps
13 26 (17.22%) Mentoring
13 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
13 26 (17.22%) Web Services
14 22 (14.57%) MVC
14 22 (14.57%) Subversion
14 22 (14.57%) Marketing
14 22 (14.57%) Java SE
14 22 (14.57%) Spring Boot
15 21 (13.91%) SDLC
15 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (13.91%) Oracle
16 20 (13.25%) SOAP
16 20 (13.25%) J2SE
16 20 (13.25%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (12.58%) REST
17 19 (12.58%) 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 (7.95%) JBoss
2 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.97%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) Jetty
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.31%) GitHub
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.99%) npm
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Serverless
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) HTTP
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.32%) Broadband
3 2 (1.32%) RS-232
3 2 (1.32%) xDSL
4 1 (0.66%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) MongoDB
1 12 (7.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.97%) MySQL
4 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.99%) Big Data
5 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.66%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.66%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.66%) NewSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Redis
7 1 (0.66%) Riak
7 1 (0.66%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
2 32 (21.19%) JUnit
3 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
4 22 (14.57%) Subversion
5 19 (12.58%) Maven
6 16 (10.60%) Gradle
7 15 (9.93%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.30%) Mockito
9 7 (4.64%) DbUnit
9 7 (4.64%) jMock
10 6 (3.97%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.31%) Gitweb
12 4 (2.65%) JIRA
13 3 (1.99%) Selenium
13 3 (1.99%) TestNG
14 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (14.57%) Marketing
2 11 (7.28%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.31%) Automotive
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Finance
5 2 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (58.28%) Spring
2 32 (21.19%) J2EE
3 27 (17.88%) Hibernate
4 26 (17.22%) Web Services
5 22 (14.57%) Java SE
5 22 (14.57%) Spring Boot
6 20 (13.25%) J2SE
6 20 (13.25%) SOAP
7 19 (12.58%) REST
8 18 (11.92%) XML
9 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.26%) RESTful
9 17 (11.26%) Spring MVC
10 13 (8.61%) Apache Camel
10 13 (8.61%) CSS
10 13 (8.61%) HTML
11 10 (6.62%) JSP
11 10 (6.62%) Kafka
12 9 (5.96%) Java EE
13 7 (4.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.99%) Derivative
4 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) iPad
5 1 (0.66%) PKI
5 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Linux
2 13 (8.61%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.76%) TDD
3 41 (27.15%) Scrum
4 27 (17.88%) DevOps
5 26 (17.22%) Mentoring
5 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.57%) MVC
7 21 (13.91%) SDLC
8 20 (13.25%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (11.26%) OO
10 16 (10.60%) BDD
10 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.93%) Web Development
12 11 (7.28%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (7.28%) Microservices
12 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (5.96%) Kanban
14 9 (5.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (34.44%) SQL
3 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.93%) Java 8
5 9 (5.96%) C#
5 9 (5.96%) Python
6 8 (5.30%) C++
6 8 (5.30%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.64%) Scala
8 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.65%) C
9 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) Go
10 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.32%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) Clojure
11 1 (0.66%) Elixir
11 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.66%) ML
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (9.93%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
2 2 (1.32%) Postfix
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Oracle
2 4 (2.65%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.66%) Google