Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 244 289
Rank change year-on-year +15 +45 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 52 72 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.76% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 35
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £71,450 £65,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £61,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.60% +8.70%

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 7,446 9,499 10,205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.70% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,673 7,581 8,097
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -11 24 £54,075 -1.68% 2
Coventry +27 22 £45,000 -18.18%
Solihull +8 3 £47,500 - 1
Warwickshire +30 1 £50,000 +19.05%
Shropshire - 1 £60,000 -
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 January 2019, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (67.31%) Spring
4 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
6 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 21 (40.38%) SQL
8 18 (34.62%) HTML
8 18 (34.62%) CSS
8 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 17 (32.69%) Puppet
9 17 (32.69%) Scrum
10 15 (28.85%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (28.85%) BDD
10 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
11 14 (26.92%) TypeScript
11 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
12 13 (25.00%) OO
12 13 (25.00%) OOD
12 13 (25.00%) RESTful
12 13 (25.00%) Maven
12 13 (25.00%) Microservices
12 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (23.08%) Java 8
13 12 (23.08%) Gitweb
13 12 (23.08%) Anypoint
13 12 (23.08%) Gradle
13 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (23.08%) GitHub
13 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering

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 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 12 (23.08%) Anypoint
3 10 (19.23%) Mule
4 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) WildFly
5 1 (1.92%) Jetty
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) GitHub
2 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (19.23%) Serverless
4 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) HBase
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Riak
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 13 (25.00%) Maven
4 12 (23.08%) Gitweb
4 12 (23.08%) Gradle
5 9 (17.31%) Cucumber
6 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
7 5 (9.62%) JUnit
7 5 (9.62%) Mockito
7 5 (9.62%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.77%) JBehave
8 3 (5.77%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.92%) git-flow
9 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.92%) StarTeam
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (67.31%) Spring
2 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
3 18 (34.62%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 13 (25.00%) RESTful
5 8 (15.38%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) Spring Boot
7 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.54%) Grails
8 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
8 5 (9.62%) Dropwizard
8 5 (9.62%) Kafka
8 5 (9.62%) WireMock
9 4 (7.69%) Play Framework
10 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.77%) HornetQ
10 3 (5.77%) J2EE
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
10 3 (5.77%) Node.js
10 3 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.77%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) BDD
3 15 (28.85%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (25.00%) Microservices
4 13 (25.00%) OO
4 13 (25.00%) OOD
4 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (23.08%) AOP
5 12 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.08%) Web Design
6 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (17.31%) TDD
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 7 (13.46%) Software Delivery
10 6 (11.54%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) TypeScript
5 12 (23.08%) Java 8
5 12 (23.08%) Perl
5 12 (23.08%) Python
6 9 (17.31%) Groovy
7 5 (9.62%) Ruby
7 5 (9.62%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) C#
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) R
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Marathon
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.92%) Borland