The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 240 198
Rank change year-on-year +26 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 11 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.065% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.067% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 46
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.34% -1.11%  
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,725 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,960 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.08% +11.11%  

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 4960 5935 5589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.71% 96.36% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18244 19737 22014
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Wolverhampton - 7 £35,000 -
Birmingham +11 2 £56,250 +45.16% 2
Solihull - 2 £33,250 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 9 (64.29%) SOAP
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data
7 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) JPA
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Spring
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) JSP
8 2 (14.29%) HTML

Java Software Engineer 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
1 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 7 (50.00%) Ant
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) J2EE
1 9 (64.29%) SOAP
1 9 (64.29%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Java RMI
6 1 (7.14%) Java SE
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) OSGi
6 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) API Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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