Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £53,150 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 282 281
Rank change year-on-year +80 -1 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 97 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 89 41 54
West Midlands median annual salary £53,150 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.36% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 8,265 9,482 11,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.58% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 7,902 8,908
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 +39 35 £50,000 -6.98%
Birmingham +1 31 £55,000 - 5
Warwickshire +52 22 £67,500 +60.71%
Solihull - 5 £56,250 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 97 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (72.16%) Spring
3 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (55.67%) JavaScript
5 45 (46.39%) Git (software)
6 41 (42.27%) Java 8
7 37 (38.14%) Hibernate
8 35 (36.08%) Jenkins
9 31 (31.96%) Maven
10 28 (28.87%) RESTful
10 28 (28.87%) HTML
11 26 (26.80%) CSS
12 24 (24.74%) SQL
13 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (20.62%) Software Engineering
14 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
15 19 (19.59%) Spring Boot
15 19 (19.59%) NoSQL
16 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
17 17 (17.53%) Scrum
17 17 (17.53%) MySQL
17 17 (17.53%) Puppet
17 17 (17.53%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (17.53%) Microservices
18 16 (16.49%) Docker
18 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (15.46%) MVC
20 14 (14.43%) Spring MVC
20 14 (14.43%) Retail

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 9 (9.28%) Anypoint
2 7 (7.22%) Mule
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.19%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) WildFly
5 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.28%) Serverless
4 5 (5.15%) GitHub
4 5 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.15%) PaaS
4 5 (5.15%) SaaS
5 4 (4.12%) Fastly
5 4 (4.12%) Stackdriver
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.53%) MySQL
3 14 (14.43%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.12%) BigQuery
7 4 (4.12%) Bigtable
7 4 (4.12%) Redis
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.06%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) HBase
9 2 (2.06%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (46.39%) Git (software)
2 35 (36.08%) Jenkins
3 31 (31.96%) Maven
4 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
5 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (9.28%) JUnit
7 5 (5.15%) Gitweb
7 5 (5.15%) Gradle
7 5 (5.15%) JBehave
8 4 (4.12%) git-flow
8 4 (4.12%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.09%) Mockito
9 3 (3.09%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.06%) JIRA
11 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.03%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (1.03%) StarTeam
11 1 (1.03%) Subversion
11 1 (1.03%) TestNG
General
1 14 (14.43%) Retail
2 12 (12.37%) Advertising
3 11 (11.34%) Finance
4 10 (10.31%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (72.16%) Spring
2 37 (38.14%) Hibernate
3 28 (28.87%) HTML
3 28 (28.87%) RESTful
4 26 (26.80%) CSS
5 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
6 19 (19.59%) Spring Boot
7 14 (14.43%) React
7 14 (14.43%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.22%) Java EE
9 6 (6.19%) .NET
9 6 (6.19%) JMS
9 6 (6.19%) JPA
9 6 (6.19%) REST
10 5 (5.15%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (5.15%) HornetQ
10 5 (5.15%) Kafka
10 5 (5.15%) Node.js
11 4 (4.12%) Spring Security
11 4 (4.12%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.31%) Social Media
3 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.15%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (17.53%) Microservices
3 17 (17.53%) Scrum
4 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.46%) MVC
6 14 (14.43%) DevOps
7 12 (12.37%) BDD
7 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.37%) TDD
8 10 (10.31%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (10.31%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (9.28%) OO
9 9 (9.28%) Open Source
10 8 (8.25%) High Availability
11 6 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.19%) SDLC
11 6 (6.19%) Software Delivery
11 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (55.67%) JavaScript
3 41 (42.27%) Java 8
4 24 (24.74%) SQL
5 13 (13.40%) Python
6 12 (12.37%) Scala
7 9 (9.28%) Groovy
7 9 (9.28%) Perl
7 9 (9.28%) PHP
8 7 (7.22%) Ruby
9 6 (6.19%) C#
10 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.15%) TypeScript
11 4 (4.12%) Go
11 4 (4.12%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.03%) R
12 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.15%) Marathon
5 4 (4.12%) Terraform
6 2 (2.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.03%) Borland