Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Lead Java Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 324 291
Rank change year-on-year +56 -33 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 43 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.057% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.059% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 5 18
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,950 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £71,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.45% +9.23% +4.00%

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 9,511 10,172 10,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.89% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,583 8,076 8,519
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the West Midlands

Lead 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 Lead Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Coventry +16 17 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Birmingham +31 14 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Solihull - 3 £47,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £45,750 - 1
Lead Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Lead Java 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 Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
3 29 (67.44%) MySQL
4 27 (62.79%) Mentoring
5 25 (58.14%) HTML
5 25 (58.14%) J2EE
6 22 (51.16%) Spring
7 20 (46.51%) Hibernate
8 19 (44.19%) Apache
8 19 (44.19%) Linux
8 19 (44.19%) CSS
9 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (32.56%) Oracle
10 14 (32.56%) Puppet
11 13 (30.23%) Docker
12 11 (25.58%) Twitter
12 11 (25.58%) Google
13 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (23.26%) Spring MVC
13 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 10 (23.26%) Ansible
14 9 (20.93%) REST
14 9 (20.93%) SOAP
14 9 (20.93%) Scrum
14 9 (20.93%) JPA
15 8 (18.60%) MVC
15 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
15 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (16.28%) Subversion

Lead 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 19 (44.19%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Confluence
2 6 (13.95%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) MySQL
2 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Maven
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Automotive
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) HTML
1 25 (58.14%) J2EE
2 22 (51.16%) Spring
3 20 (46.51%) Hibernate
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 10 (23.26%) Spring MVC
6 9 (20.93%) JPA
6 9 (20.93%) REST
6 9 (20.93%) SOAP
7 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.63%) Java EE
9 2 (4.65%) JSP
10 1 (2.33%) Java SE
10 1 (2.33%) JMS
10 1 (2.33%) JSF
10 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
10 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Mentoring
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Kanban
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Microservices
9 1 (2.33%) RUP
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) OCP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Ansible
3 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Google
2 11 (25.58%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) IBM