The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 222 194
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 22
Median salary £40,000 £29,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -35.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 4939 5871 5538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.31% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4610 4614
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the West Midlands

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the West Midlands

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the West Midlands

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Warwickshire +12 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +7 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Coventry -9 1 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) Spring
5 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (38.46%) RESTful
7 9 (34.62%) Scala
7 9 (34.62%) Maven
7 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
9 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (19.23%) Ember.js
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Ext JS
9 5 (19.23%) Dojo
10 4 (15.38%) J2EE
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 3 (11.54%) C#
11 3 (11.54%) MVC
11 3 (11.54%) JBoss
11 3 (11.54%) Oracle
11 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
11 3 (11.54%) Subversion

Java Software 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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
1 9 (34.62%) Maven
1 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
2 14 (53.85%) Spring
3 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (38.46%) RESTful
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
6 5 (19.23%) Dojo
6 5 (19.23%) Ember.js
6 5 (19.23%) Ext JS
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) .NET
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.85%) JPA
9 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.85%) XHTML
9 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) OOP
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Scala
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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