Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 304 289
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 36 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 46
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £35,800 £26,500 £33,125
90th Percentile £52,125 £52,875 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
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 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Warwickshire +6 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +36 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +16 7 £45,000 -
Coventry +9 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wolverhampton +3 1 £36,500 -2.67%
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 27 (75.00%) Spring
4 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
6 19 (52.78%) AngularJS
6 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
7 17 (47.22%) Oracle
8 16 (44.44%) Maven
8 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (44.44%) RESTful
9 14 (38.89%) J2EE
10 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) Scala
12 6 (16.67%) JPA
12 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) JBoss
12 6 (16.67%) Subversion
13 5 (13.89%) Scrum
14 4 (11.11%) JSF
14 4 (11.11%) Linux
14 4 (11.11%) SOAP
14 4 (11.11%) MySQL
14 4 (11.11%) Computer Science

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 6 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (44.44%) Maven
2 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 27 (75.00%) Spring
3 19 (52.78%) AngularJS
4 16 (44.44%) RESTful
5 14 (38.89%) J2EE
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) JPA
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) JSF
8 4 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) SOAP
8 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Java EE
9 3 (8.33%) Spring Security
10 2 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (5.56%) JMS
10 2 (5.56%) jQuery
10 2 (5.56%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Kanban
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.78%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) Scala
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft