The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 232 193
Rank change year-on-year +27 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 4 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.086% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 20
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  

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 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 23 March 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 23 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
Coventry +16 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Staffordshire +10 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Unix
7 6 (33.33%) SOAP
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) RESTful
9 4 (22.22%) JUnit
9 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) JSON
10 3 (16.67%) Subversion
10 3 (16.67%) Delphi
10 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 3 (16.67%) Flash
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (16.67%) PROIV

Java Software Engineer 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) PROIV
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) Flash
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) EJB
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) Java EE
8 1 (5.56%) JMS
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) Android Development
7 1 (5.56%) Complexity Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.56%) Physics
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Delphi
7 2 (11.11%) C++
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) Clojure
8 1 (5.56%) Erlang
8 1 (5.56%) F#
8 1 (5.56%) Go
8 1 (5.56%) Haskell
8 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle