Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 292 256
Rank change year-on-year +91 -36 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 97 35 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.35% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.36% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 91 35 70
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 8,696 9,626 11,490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.54% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,771 8,068 9,095
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +34 38 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire +54 27 £65,000 +56.63%
Birmingham +2 22 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Solihull +13 5 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £70,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 79 (81.44%) Spring
3 61 (62.89%) JavaScript
4 59 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (58.76%) Git (software)
6 50 (51.55%) Java 8
7 43 (44.33%) Hibernate
8 32 (32.99%) HTML
9 30 (30.93%) CSS
10 29 (29.90%) RESTful
10 29 (29.90%) Jenkins
11 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
11 28 (28.87%) Maven
12 22 (22.68%) NoSQL
12 22 (22.68%) Spring Boot
13 21 (21.65%) SQL
14 20 (20.62%) Cucumber
14 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
14 20 (20.62%) Docker
15 19 (19.59%) MVC
15 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (18.56%) Scrum
16 18 (18.56%) MySQL
16 18 (18.56%) Microservices
17 17 (17.53%) React
17 17 (17.53%) Oracle
17 17 (17.53%) Linux
18 16 (16.49%) Scala
18 16 (16.49%) Spring MVC
18 16 (16.49%) 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%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.15%) PaaS
3 5 (5.15%) SaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Fastly
4 4 (4.12%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) NoSQL
2 18 (18.56%) MySQL
3 14 (14.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (14.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (13.40%) Relational Database
5 12 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.12%) BigQuery
6 4 (4.12%) Bigtable
6 4 (4.12%) Redis
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (58.76%) Git (software)
2 29 (29.90%) Jenkins
3 28 (28.87%) Maven
4 20 (20.62%) Cucumber
5 15 (15.46%) JUnit
5 15 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (10.31%) JBehave
7 5 (5.15%) git-flow
8 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.06%) Gradle
8 2 (2.06%) Subversion
8 2 (2.06%) TestNG
9 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.03%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 16 (16.49%) Retail
2 13 (13.40%) Advertising
3 10 (10.31%) Marketing
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
5 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.09%) Electronics
6 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (81.44%) Spring
2 43 (44.33%) Hibernate
3 32 (32.99%) HTML
4 30 (30.93%) CSS
5 29 (29.90%) RESTful
6 22 (22.68%) Spring Boot
7 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
8 17 (17.53%) React
9 16 (16.49%) Spring MVC
10 12 (12.37%) JMS
10 12 (12.37%) Kafka
11 10 (10.31%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (10.31%) HornetQ
11 10 (10.31%) Java EE
11 10 (10.31%) Node.js
12 9 (9.28%) JPA
13 7 (7.22%) XML
14 6 (6.19%) J2EE
14 6 (6.19%) Spring Security
14 6 (6.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.31%) Smart Meter
2 10 (10.31%) Social Media
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Fintech
4 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
3 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (19.59%) MVC
4 18 (18.56%) Microservices
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 16 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (15.46%) BDD
6 15 (15.46%) TDD
7 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.34%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (11.34%) High Availability
9 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (10.31%) DevOps
10 7 (7.22%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (7.22%) SDLC
11 6 (6.19%) Open Source
12 5 (5.15%) User Stories
13 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (62.89%) JavaScript
3 50 (51.55%) Java 8
4 21 (21.65%) SQL
5 16 (16.49%) Scala
6 10 (10.31%) Groovy
6 10 (10.31%) Ruby
6 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.25%) PHP
8 5 (5.15%) C#
9 4 (4.12%) Go
9 4 (4.12%) PHP 5
9 4 (4.12%) Python
10 2 (2.06%) XPath
11 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) Marathon
3 5 (5.15%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.12%) Terraform
5 2 (2.06%) Ambari
5 2 (2.06%) Ansible
5 2 (2.06%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Oracle
2 4 (4.12%) Google