Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Java Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 296 221
Rank change year-on-year +27 -75 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 57 47 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.42% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 112
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham +27 38 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Coventry +5 8 £57,500 +17.95%
Solihull +2 6 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £42,000 +5.00%
Worcestershire -6 1 £60,000 +29.73%
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
2 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) Spring
3 30 (52.63%) Hibernate
4 29 (50.88%) SQL
5 26 (45.61%) HTML
6 22 (38.60%) CSS
7 19 (33.33%) MySQL
7 19 (33.33%) Maven
8 18 (31.58%) Subversion
8 18 (31.58%) Finance
9 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
9 17 (29.82%) RESTful
10 16 (28.07%) TDD
10 16 (28.07%) Oracle
11 14 (24.56%) JUnit
12 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.81%) OO
13 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
14 11 (19.30%) QA
14 11 (19.30%) Degree
14 11 (19.30%) JBoss
14 11 (19.30%) XML
14 11 (19.30%) Scrum
14 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
14 11 (19.30%) Node.js
14 11 (19.30%) Jenkins

Senior 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 11 (19.30%) JBoss
2 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) Confluence
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 2 (3.51%) Drupal
5 2 (3.51%) Mule
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) AMQP
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) MySQL
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.51%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Maven
2 18 (31.58%) Subversion
3 14 (24.56%) JUnit
4 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (14.04%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.53%) Mocha
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium
7 5 (8.77%) JIRA
7 5 (8.77%) TestNG
8 4 (7.02%) Liquibase
8 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.75%) Gradle
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) Spring
2 30 (52.63%) Hibernate
3 26 (45.61%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 17 (29.82%) RESTful
6 11 (19.30%) Node.js
6 11 (19.30%) XML
7 10 (17.54%) JPA
7 10 (17.54%) Web Services
8 8 (14.04%) MyFaces
8 8 (14.04%) REST
9 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.28%) JMS
10 6 (10.53%) Ajax
10 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
10 6 (10.53%) Handlebars
10 6 (10.53%) Sass
10 6 (10.53%) XSLT
11 5 (8.77%) EJB
11 5 (8.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) User Experience
3 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.51%) Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) Fintech
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 13 (22.81%) OO
5 11 (19.30%) Microservices
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
6 10 (17.54%) MVC
7 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) SOA
8 8 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.04%) Web Development
9 7 (12.28%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) ERP
10 6 (10.53%) CRM
10 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.53%) Time Management
10 6 (10.53%) Web Design
11 5 (8.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) XPath
5 6 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 2 (3.51%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) OCP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe
2 2 (3.51%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.75%) SAP